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#16 deanoo

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Posted 30 December 2012 - 07:20 PM

Thanks for your replies, since I have had time off over Christmas I been watching too much Westcoast Customs and then looking at my Focus on the drive. I think I will look at doing the auto boot opener in the future; I have just purchased a rear view camera from Ebay so that should keep me busy for a while. I did find a video on youtube where the guy fitted new struts for the boot to auto open and they were quite cheap but the boot is a lot smaller on the 1 series BMW. Thanks

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Posted 30 December 2012 - 07:23 PM

There would be the need to fit a dash switch or a seperate remote relay of some sort.
They need to have a maximum and minimum position setting so as to be tuneable and not result in a strained mechanism or snapped brackets.
I have seen it done on programmes such as Monster Garage and Custom My Ride so the application is sound.

Monster Garage season 2 episode 7

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Posted 30 December 2012 - 08:17 PM

I been watching too much Westcoast Customs and then looking at my Focus on the drive.

I started out the same way lol that show should come with a warning may give you extreme inspiration
I mean look at this, after watching Pimp My Ride for 6 months back in 2005


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Now its too much West Coast Customs and Gas Monkey on Discovery Channel

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Somebody please climb on my roof and take down the Sky satelite dish lol

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Posted 30 December 2012 - 08:27 PM

Is that you Lenny in picture nine? with the ladies.............

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Posted 30 December 2012 - 08:32 PM

Well neither of them is his wife put it that way.
No wonder he bans her from the forum :P

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Posted 30 December 2012 - 08:36 PM

Is that you Lenny in picture nine? with the ladies.............

Lol no im 20years younger than that
That picture is part of an advertisment that either renault or nissan createdand intended to air on television but never got that far because ford sued them,
I think it may be on Tube though.
I cant remember if it was nissan or renault but their the same company since 2010 anyways lol

Well neither of them is his wife put it that way.
No wonder he bans her from the forum :P

Ah she'd be close enough to the dolly bird on the left now.... lol when she gets her own IP address she can log on as much as she wants, but not on my ip lol i dont want to be blocked too.
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Posted 30 December 2012 - 08:37 PM

There would be the need to fit a dash switch or a seperate remote relay of some sort.
They need to have a maximum and minimum position setting so as to be tuneable and not result in a strained mechanism or snapped brackets.
I have seen it done on programmes such as Monster Garage and Custom My Ride so the application is sound.

Monster Garage season 2 episode 7


Lol season 2 episode 7
Seriously though it would be nice to have full auto unlock,lift, stop.
Then full auto close,shut tight, lock.
But could end up costly, although a number of sets could be built after the first was complete.

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