Author Topic: Joshy's Ed30 Build Thread  (Read 2472 times)

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Re: Joshy's Ed30 Build Thread
« Reply #15 on: March 04, 2018, 12:40:00 PM »
 :grin: yeah it needs a steady hand when soldering.Keep.thinking bout the reverse camera but  seems a lot of work

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Re: Joshy's Ed30 Build Thread
« Reply #16 on: May 15, 2018, 05:47:18 PM »
Not had any updates on the car in a while!

Anyway, bought myself a smooth front grille (eBay special!), ordered yesterday, and arrived today.
First opinion is that I'd prefer to have a genuine US spec grille, however, for the money i paid for this grille. I can't really complain. It does't look too bad once fitted, but if you're picky, its likely you'll pick up on the differences between this and a genuine.









When removing my old grille, i notice a few things that i probably did not want to see :scared:
Looks like i need some new screws for the bumpers (anyone got a PN?) as well as the clips/screws for the bottom of the grille.

Where the paint is peeling on the bumper (part that is behind the grille) i think i'll get some black plasti-dip or matte black paint and cover it the best i can. Looks horrible with all the red peeling off!  :fighting:















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Re: Joshy's Ed30 Build Thread
« Reply #17 on: May 15, 2018, 07:00:56 PM »
what are you going to do with the plate?

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Re: Joshy's Ed30 Build Thread
« Reply #18 on: May 15, 2018, 07:01:15 PM »
what are you going to do with the plate?

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Re: Joshy's Ed30 Build Thread
« Reply #19 on: May 15, 2018, 07:13:50 PM »
what are you going to do with the plate?
I've got a private plate to go on, so Im going to do the old trick with magnets on the plate and magnets behind the grille :happy2:

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Re: Joshy's Ed30 Build Thread
« Reply #20 on: May 19, 2018, 07:54:27 PM »
Covered up the mess on the bumper beneath the grille today.
Had a delivery of some screws that were missing off the bumper/grille too.

Also managed to glue the magnet to my numberplate as well as get it wrapped in fabric.
Hopefully will get the other magnets glued to the underside of my smooth grille tomorrow :happy2:






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Re: Joshy's Ed30 Build Thread
« Reply #21 on: May 21, 2018, 08:10:20 PM »
Rushed home after work to get the new reg transferred and onto the car :grin:






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Re: Joshy's Ed30 Build Thread
« Reply #22 on: May 23, 2018, 05:42:15 PM »
The front grille was on my to do list. Didn't realise it was in that bad a mess underneath.

Front bumper was off last april when the peron was fitted, but i didn't see it. Really hope that mess wasn't created then as id think twice about using the garage that did.

Anyway great improvements mate. Really adding the final little details to it.

Oh and i found a bottle opener/cup holder divider the other day if you want me to post it down mate?