That is really terrific CF work! That's going to look amazing on your GTM!
Also, I really, really love your LCD gauge set-up that you have created!! I can't tell you how impressed I am with your creativity, your design, and execution!! Not only will it look amazing in your car, but has all kinds of applications in the hot rod/custom car field. I think you are going to have a real hit with this, and you certainly deserve it! I hope you keep us updated on how things proceed with this effort, and I wish you luck with it. I suspect SEMA should get you a great deal of positive attention.
Getting somewhere with this interior (finally!). The Carbon Fiber is just beautiful; the vinyl can no longer stay! Over the Winter I'm
hoping to have the doors skinned with CF and the remainder of the console covered with a flat CF.
The gauges are alive, but not yet connected to the sensors. I'll be digging away all week to get a functional video of this thing in action.
Sorry about the blacked out squares, there are just too many eye-sores happening with wires and unfinished interior.
The new pod fits very nicely. It's not screwed down yet, but the contour matches well.
The Double DIN is roughed-in. I'll need a 90 degree adapter to get more clearance for cable in the rear,
then it will sit flush with the console. The LCD is a live shot, but there's no bezel over the display yet.
I'm trying to find the best method to cut Carbon Fiber straight and clean.
This is a little photo edit of how it will look with trimmed and finished.
Here's a quick clip of my touch screen with engine start and tach working. I'm still
working away to get all the trim and final fit completed for the dash and console screens.
It's starting to take shape!
I'll be uploading a longer video this week showing more of the functions:
First off, I'm headed to SEMA this week. If any of you are going to be around,
let's meet up for a quick hello! I'll be seeing some guys from the F5R team and
"Crash" which will be fun.
Not much happening on my car, but here is more of the carbon fiber work.
The dash pod is bolted down and it fits exactly as it should. The passenger
side piece doesn't line up so well, and it's the original piece that was skinned
with CF. Go figure?
All that vinyl is going to get replaced with flat CF, as well as the door skins.
Maybe some Alcantara brand fabric on key places as well?
With all that done, I've made up my mind to strip the entire car down this
Winter. This video will explain why I suppose. I'm also going to extend the
console area to fit a bigger touchscreen. I'd like to have it inset for an OEM
look - thinking Tesla, glass cockpit! :nerd:
maybe a 12 inch LCD , with a more personalized graphic.
The tear down has begun. I'm ripping out all of the wiring and starting fresh. While the interior is gutted,
the console is getting chopped to make room for a bigger touchscreen. The red line in the photo is the
Also having some thicker gauge vent covers made up. I'm not liking the bent aluminum look very much.
Lastly, the LCD system got a fresh graphic. It's a mix of LaFerrari, McLaren 720S, and some personal
touches. I've given up on the space-tech theme and going with a more performance oriented feel.
Thought I’d post an update on GTM 418. last Weekend I clicked over 10,000km. Can’t say it’s been trouble free but that’s what building car from boxes is all about. I am glad to say that at the 10k mark, it’s been a comfortable frequent driver. The milestone coincides with my first renewal of...
It has been a very long road and I can see a light at the end of the tunnel on the paint and body work on my GTM. More pics will follow once I get everything back together and finalized, but I couldn't wait and wanted to share some pictures now with you all. I figured this group can relate best...
Up for sale is a 2008 Factory Five GTM, and was originally tag and title in 2017. This stunning beau weight 2520 lbs. with only 127 miles. Finish work, paint and interior by VRaptor Speed Works. House of Kolor paint job. LS-6. With Kooks exhaust, @ 450HP. Porsche 5 speed trans, Brandwood cable...
I was a little disappointed today to see the reading of the bump steer. Now when it comes to adjusting bump steer I can not claim to be a professional in that area. However for a quick note of what I saw is that after maxing out my rear tie rod adjustments I was still getting more toe in than...
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