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ST - Storm Trooper Build

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Let the games begin. I’ve decide to cut into the vent a little to make sure the gauge is completely seated behind the frame showing no edges and will be a snug fit. Happy with the results! Very tedious project!

Put a strip of matte black vinyl to accent with the vents and not show any flaws on the cuts from the dremel.

Wiring for ethanol will start tomorrow.











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That looks amazing, nice work, it looks like it came from the factory that way. If I recall, this is the wifey's car, doesn't she get impatient with you hot rodding her ride all the time, lol. Are you really building it for her or you?
 

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That looks amazing, nice work, it looks like it came from the factory that way. If I recall, this is the wifey's car, doesn't she get impatient with you hot rodding her ride all the time, lol. Are you really building it for her or you?
Lol… sometimes impatient but she loves it and she supports my need for speed. I have my company F150 so I don’t have anything else to work on at the moment! The build is definitely for the both of us.


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Let the games begin. I’ve decide to cut into the vent a little to make sure the gauge is completely seated behind the frame showing no edges and will be a snug fit. Happy with the results! Very tedious project!

Put a strip of matte black vinyl to accent with the vents and not show any flaws on the cuts from the dremel.

Wiring for ethanol will start tomorrow.











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Damn
That’s some nice work.


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Hard wired into the OBD wires so I still have access to the port if needed. Soldered most of the wires but these little T connectors are badass on Amazon. Worked like a charm with the 22 AWG wires. I’ll get to the fuel lines one day.





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I forgot to ask, how difficult was the steering wheel install?


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It’s not hard at all. You’ll notice 2 small holes on the side of the steering wheel. Use something to get in there and press somewhat hard to release the spring to the airbag. (One on each side) disconnect it and use a T50 torx bit in the center that hold the steering and that’s it. I can do it in under one minute now.





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It’s not hard at all. You’ll notice 2 small holes on the side of the steering wheel. Use something to get in there and press somewhat hard to release the spring to the airbag. (One on each side) disconnect it and use a T50 torx bit in the center that hold the steering and that’s it. I can do it in under one minute now.





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Not bad at all! I think I’m going to order the wheel!


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