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31  Extreme Forums / Build Threads / Re: Paul’s ANUDIMENSION Porsche GTB Build on: March 11, 2018, 08:22:53 AM
More shots of the car I had taken close up

32  Extreme Forums / Build Threads / Re: Paul’s ANUDIMENSION Porsche GTB Build on: March 11, 2018, 08:19:54 AM
During last year sometime I had also made my own rear boot lid grills/spoilers. These are from a real 911 Carrera. The grill is just mesh underneath that will be fixed to the boot lid permanently and painted back underneath. Didn't manage to get many pictures though. Sorry, but you get the idea
33  Extreme Forums / Build Threads / Re: Paul’s ANUDIMENSION Porsche GTB Build on: March 11, 2018, 08:07:13 AM
Finally got the headlights in. I alos fitted a towing strap behind the driver front grill that bolts onto the bumper bar.
34  Extreme Forums / Build Threads / Re: Paul’s ANUDIMENSION Porsche GTB Build on: March 11, 2018, 07:44:52 AM
Before and after lowering
35  Extreme Forums / Build Threads / Re: Paul’s ANUDIMENSION Porsche GTB Build on: March 11, 2018, 07:41:22 AM
I have also lowered the car at the front by around 30mm. I when I got the new big wheels on, the gap between top of the arches and the tyre was too big for my liking. So I have justed replace the front springs. Pretty straight forward to do. Shown below is a before and after picture

36  Extreme Forums / Build Threads / Re: Paul’s ANUDIMENSION Porsche GTB Build on: March 10, 2018, 07:55:07 AM
Hi Guys - sorry for the massive lack of updates. I am finally getting round to updating this thread. But first I want to reload the pictures that now don't work because of the photo bucket hosting thing
cheers
Paul
37  Extreme Forums / Build Threads / Re: Paul’s ANUDIMENSION Porsche GTB Build on: June 25, 2017, 07:41:19 AM
So there you are - 17 updates for you to enjoy over your sunday morning fry up! 

Paulie  Grin
38  Extreme Forums / Build Threads / Re: Paul’s ANUDIMENSION Porsche GTB Build on: June 25, 2017, 07:38:53 AM
As the grills are quite see-through, I didn’t want to be able to see the floor through them, so I set about making some templates for some under-bumper covers. These will be replicated in black-plastic and utilize the original under bumper cover mounting points.
39  Extreme Forums / Build Threads / Re: Paul’s ANUDIMENSION Porsche GTB Build on: June 25, 2017, 07:36:16 AM
Other side done – it’s always easier 2nd time round!
40  Extreme Forums / Build Threads / Re: Paul’s ANUDIMENSION Porsche GTB Build on: June 25, 2017, 07:34:46 AM
Front grills

These can be bought from Porsche for £27 so I had 2 brand new ones ready to go. You need to cut away a lot of the plastic to make them fit but don’t make the mistake I did and cut away the sections where the DRL’s attach to. In first photo below you need to ensure you keep the yellow circled sections I have marked. The second photo show after the cutting has been done (although this is the driver’s side one – after I realised my mistake). I also needed to cut away the section arrowed to allow it to fit inside the front bumper. You have to deal with the bumper bar as well so this is why this area needs to be cut.

You need to trim back the excess returns on the hole in the front bumper. Again it is trial and error. The bumper bar does show through, so once I was finished I took it all apart and sprayed it black.  On the lower part of the bumper hole, just neatened it up and once the grill is in place, you be able to mount it so it covers the bottom edge of the hole for a nice finish. You’ll need to cut away some fins from inside the grill frame to allow the thickness of the fibre glass to slide in but I was pleased how it all fits really well.

When the time comes you’ll need to bond this frame to the inside of the bumper hole. The finds then just clip onto the grill frame. You’ll need to make some slots in the bumper so the fins sit inside the sunken triangle sections.
41  Extreme Forums / Build Threads / Re: Paul’s ANUDIMENSION Porsche GTB Build on: June 25, 2017, 07:14:43 AM
I bought some car skates/dollies with a view to being able to put the car on these and move it around the garage to get better access to the sides of the car. My advice? Don’t bother – waste of time. The car is too heavy to push around and the only way I could move it sideways was pulling the wheel. Something I think over time will cause damage.   So now I just roll the car forward and backwards when required and for the sides well I’ll have to deal with that when I need to.

Having spent most of the time on the rear of the car, I fancied a change and move onto the front. Front bumper side indicators. You need to cut away quite a lot of the fibre glass to allow them to fit, as the bulb and connector stick out inside the bumper. Not an issue.  Just carefully cut away and use trial and error. Both done within 30 mins
42  Extreme Forums / Build Threads / Re: Paul’s ANUDIMENSION Porsche GTB Build on: June 25, 2017, 07:07:24 AM
Next was fitting the sport exhaust silencer. The standard exhausts it just too quiet for me. There needs to be some sort of grumble on start-up. So a while back, I purchased a second-hand sports exhaust from a breakers and then set about fitting it. What a pig of a job. The car is 15 years old and yes, those bolts are VERY rusty. Getting the old exhaust off was a nasty job. In the end I had to blow-torch the nuts and split them, but all came off in the end. One of the exhaust clamps has rusted away and just fell off!

Access is quite difficult to get to the clamps where the old silencer hangs although without the kit on I don’t think it would have been much easier tbh. I looked at you-tube videos so I had an idea for where the fixings were and we managed to get it old one off in a morning. I bought 2 replacement clamps and reused the other 2 clamps that attach the pipes to the cats. But I did have to replace the nuts and bolts on those. All now back in place and thread-locked.

The Boxster exhaust hangs on 2 brackets that are on the ends of the silencer whereas the new exhaust hangs on brackets and mounts in the centre (see photos, black circles). I fitted the sports exhaust up loosely and it then became aparent that it sat too high for the bigger tail pipes, so I had to fabricate brackets so it hung around an inch lower than standard to clear the arch in the rear bumper.

The sound? Much better. A nice louder roar at start up but not too loud to annoy the neighbours.  With a 3.2 litre, straight six blowing through it at 50 mph it should be just lovely.  Very pleased how it turned out!
43  Extreme Forums / Build Threads / Re: Paul’s ANUDIMENSION Porsche GTB Build on: June 25, 2017, 06:53:34 AM
more....
44  Extreme Forums / Build Threads / Re: Paul’s ANUDIMENSION Porsche GTB Build on: June 25, 2017, 06:52:34 AM
I also bought some new wheel centre badges for the car. The wheels came with silver badges with Bola written on them. I tried to get some Porsche badge ones but I just could get the right size. I even tried to make my own using the Bola centre badges, cutting out the middle and gluing the Porsche logo to them but it didn’t look good enough. So, from looking at previous pictures I liked the badge being black as opposed to silver. So I just bought some OZ racing ones instead and put them on.

With the drivers wheel all sorted it was time to get some decent photos of the car outside.
45  Extreme Forums / Build Threads / Re: Paul’s ANUDIMENSION Porsche GTB Build on: June 25, 2017, 06:43:37 AM
Rear quarter windows

Trailed fitted one of these. You have to drill 2 holes in the b-pillars to allow the window bolts through and then use repair washers from the inside along with nuts. You may have to thin down some of the fibre glass on the inside edge of the window hole to enable the window to slide in. Don’t waste time trying to align anything yet as you’ll need to account for the door windows as well, so that’s a job for after painting
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