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mede8er 08-13-2010 10:28 AM

Grill material....
 
Just back from the paint shop...The grill from my old 930 dam was destroyed...what are you guys using and how is it affixed?????

Powder coated the wheels....

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploa...1281724041.jpg

New dash....

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploa...1281724061.jpg

Spruced up the intercooler....

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploa...1281724079.jpg

Ken911 08-13-2010 01:01 PM

I got an old used plastic rear deck lid grille and cut it to fit.http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploa...1281733254.jpg

Ken911 08-13-2010 01:06 PM

here is a little better pic the other was too darkhttp://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploa...1281733581.jpg

Miguel Antonett 08-13-2010 04:12 PM

Cool looking car...

I use 1/2" diamond mesh with semigloss black paint, it works everytime.

gsmith660 08-13-2010 05:21 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Ken911 (Post 5504991)
I got an old used plastic rear deck lid grille and cut it to fit.http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploa...1281733254.jpg

Thats what I did looks good

kilodawg 08-13-2010 06:08 PM

Depends on what you are looking for in regards to originality. This is the mesh that the factory used.
http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploa...1281751712.jpg

Miguel Antonett 08-14-2010 01:41 PM

I don't think so... recognizing that the car is in a Porsche dealer.

kilodawg 08-14-2010 02:01 PM

Having seen several original cars ( in person) I can vouch for the fact it is a factory original. This is a low mileage untouched euro car. I can also post a picture from a factory special wishes catalog.

Ken911 08-14-2010 02:20 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by kilodawg (Post 5506583)
Having seen several original cars ( in person) I can vouch for the fact it is a factory original. This is a low mileage untouched euro car. I can also post a picture from a factory special wishes catalog.

Yeah factory euro's had the wire mesh. A few of the very first special wishes cars had cut down rear deck grilles ( at least that's what i have read in a couple different magazine articles about special wishes cars) But i am not sure if thats actually true. I have been thinking about going to the wire mesh for better air flow and more accuracy

kilodawg 08-14-2010 05:50 PM

Also of note is that the lights in the valence are not the same as those on US Carrera's or 930's

Ken911 08-14-2010 07:41 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by kilodawg (Post 5506895)
Also of note is that the lights in the valence are not the same as those on US Carrera's or 930's

and those lights arent available any more

kycarguy 935 08-15-2010 08:27 PM

Yes that white car has the M506 option I believe. I think it is a pic of Bill's 1986 car.

mede8er 08-16-2010 04:02 AM

Thanks guys.... so, how did you mount these screens???

I have no 'lip' on this aftermarket piece......

kilodawg 08-16-2010 07:20 AM

While I can't comment how the grill material is attached I thought I would add a few pictures from a euro slant car that I took earlier in the year at Daytona.

The grill material looks slightly different but similar in effect. I don't recall all the details on the car but it was a euro model brought to the states.

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploa...1281971727.jpg

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploa...1281971753.jpg

As well as a closeup of the driving lights

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploa...1281971789.jpg

You'll notice that the overall affect of both the white and silver cars appears to be to minimize the visual disruption of the opening for the cooler in the front valence. Additionally, per the PET the grill comes pre-attached to the valence as both are one part.

gsmith660 08-16-2010 07:46 AM

Boy that valence looks a little chewed up and thats a shame the mesh is attached to the valence as in his case it looks like rock have punched holes in the mesh I think I would go with something stronger

vmb 08-16-2010 08:07 AM

my valence has what appears to be small screws or bolts attached with epoxy or even overlaid fiberglass. The grill material is just held on the posts with a washer and a nut. Sorry for the lack of pics, I'm at work but can post pics later.

lin7310948 08-16-2010 12:38 PM

wire mesh
 
not a turbocharged model, but i bought one-quarter inch stainless steel mesh from a speed shop and made this one. http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploa...1281991079.jpg

mede8er 08-16-2010 01:47 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by vmb (Post 5508957)
my valence has what appears to be small screws or bolts attached with epoxy or even overlaid fiberglass. The grill material is just held on the posts with a washer and a nut. Sorry for the lack of pics, I'm at work but can post pics later.

That would work.....thanks bud.....

Miguel Antonett 08-16-2010 03:02 PM

Another "el cheapo" solution.
[QUOTE=Miguel Antonett;4455209]What about this one?
http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploa...1233375392.jpg[/QUOTE

zaman fu 08-16-2010 03:58 PM

man, the brown 930 above is plain awesome. are those the zuffenhausen 17" fuchs lookalikes?


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