custom rb25/20 coil covers!!!

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Re: custom rb25/20 coil covers!!!

Postby bmxarmy » Fri Apr 08, 2011 3:43 pm

Deadly! Looks awesome man!!! Anybody else want a cover? I will post pics of the remaining covers I have tonight. And as I have said before, one offs are always welcome.

Oscar, I'm not gonna lie i didnt think the coilpacks so close was gonna look that good but the pics have me second guessing my coil decision:)


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Re: custom rb25/20 coil covers!!!

Postby bmxarmy » Tue Apr 12, 2011 5:59 am

Here is a picture of the remaining coil covers I have made so far. Buy em up as I only have 1 RB!!

Thanks to all that have bought so far, it has been a big help funding the RBambler.

nolan

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Re: custom rb25/20 coil covers!!!

Postby bmxarmy » Sun Apr 17, 2011 6:03 pm

Sold the swiss cheese cover today a friend in the local area. Check it out he has a 94 skyline awd. Pretty nice car....we also installed a thermostat switch and relay for his electric fans. turned out pretty nice. Also turns out rb20 has 2 holes that are not the same as the rb25. I made a new template and I am glad I found this out now, first hand instead of sending one out to someone who lives a long way from me!

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you can also see we mounted the stock ignitor on the cover. thanks again.

nolan

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Re: custom rb25/20 coil covers!!!

Postby StricNyne » Sun Apr 17, 2011 8:04 pm

hey i instralled mine, used burnt titanium bolts, powdercoated it along with my valve covers, my friend did it all for me i will post up pics when i can !!

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Re: custom rb25/20 coil covers!!!

Postby nismoplsr » Mon Apr 18, 2011 3:27 am

Have you made any out of aluminum yet?

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Re: custom rb25/20 coil covers!!!

Postby bmxarmy » Mon Apr 18, 2011 5:43 am

the one with the holes is aluminum. And I have made one blank aluminum one also.

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Re: custom rb25/20 coil covers!!!

Postby Jimefam » Mon Apr 18, 2011 6:42 am

I will take an aluminum louvered one. PM me you info and the price(for it being in aluminum rather than steel). Thanks

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Re: custom rb25/20 coil covers!!!

Postby bmxarmy » Mon Apr 18, 2011 8:01 pm

Well turns out louver's in aluminum is a pain in my a**. Not mater what I do the aluminum splits at the corners. I even tried to aneal the aluminum half way, it helped but still split. So here is an example of what I can do with the aluminum. The dimple dies and bead and step rolls work really good. I can also cut slots or drill holes with no problems. here is one I whipped up tonight.

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it is super light too!

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and here is a little sample piece of aluminum beside a steel louvered one.

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thanks again all

nolan

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Re: custom rb25/20 coil covers!!!

Postby nismoplsr » Tue Apr 19, 2011 4:19 am

Oh sorry i missed that, it thought the swiss cheese was ti.

Damn, louvered aluminum is what i was wanting. What alloy are you using? Perhaps using a softer alloy would help, or anneal it even more? Bummer.

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Re: custom rb25/20 coil covers!!!

Postby bmxarmy » Tue Apr 19, 2011 6:07 am

Yeah I am going to do some more research, likely a different alloy of aluminum. I have seen aluminum panels louvered before so I know it can be done.

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Re: custom rb25/20 coil covers!!!

Postby bmxarmy » Wed Apr 20, 2011 6:50 am

I made the most expensive cover yet! haha. Jimefam wanted a louvered aluminum cover but i was having a hard time with the louvers wanting to split on the corners. What he really wanted was ti but I had no luck with that earlier so that wasn't an option. After screwing up like 3 aluminum covers and my last piece of ti I went shopping. I found a small piece of ti that was a little but thinner than the first sheet I got. Long story short here is Jimefam's titanium louvered and dimpled under the ignitor cover! It turned out pretty awesome.

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Re: custom rb25/20 coil covers!!!

Postby ninety1two40 » Wed Apr 20, 2011 9:56 am

Looks great! I can't wait until I get my cover in!

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Re: custom rb25/20 coil covers!!!

Postby ninety1two40 » Tue May 03, 2011 7:41 am

Installed my Ti cover! Looks great and keeps the water out of the spark plug galleys from my vented hood!

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Thanks!

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Re: custom rb25/20 coil covers!!!

Postby Extamasy » Fri Apr 27, 2012 10:00 pm

Dude, I wish I would've gotten into this scene 2 years ago! Those covers are awesome! Have you made anymore since? Any chance you could?

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Re: custom rb25/20 coil covers!!!

Postby bmxarmy » Fri Apr 27, 2012 10:06 pm

Yea man, I still have some left, and could always make more.

Here is what is left over still.

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Re: custom rb25/20 coil covers!!!

Postby Extamasy » Fri Apr 27, 2012 11:35 pm

I would love a louvered one! One like above, but without the the ingnitor spot, and same amount of louvers +1. Could you do that, and for an RB20? I remember you saying something about the Rb20 having two differnent bolt holes.

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Re: custom rb25/20 coil covers!!!

Postby bmxarmy » Sat Apr 28, 2012 7:28 am

PM me for more details.

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Re: custom rb25/20 coil covers!!!

Postby Extamasy » Sat Apr 28, 2012 8:46 am

I Don't think it'll let me cause my account is new.. I lost my old account info.. That or I just don't know how..

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Re: custom rb25/20 coil covers!!!

Postby Wade2012 » Thu Nov 22, 2012 3:04 am

Hi Bmxarmy,

I know this is an old thread but by any chance do you still have a dimpled coil pack cover and is Australia (Melbourne) too far away.....Cheers

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Re: custom rb25/20 coil covers!!!

Postby Rickyv42 » Thu Nov 22, 2012 2:29 pm

Bmxarmy,

Is there any chance you could make just the garnish part of the coil cover?
Just this. I want to personalize one
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Re: custom rb25/20 coil covers!!!

Postby bmxarmy » Thu Nov 22, 2012 7:11 pm

likely..... You want just a flat aluminum one?

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Re: custom rb25/20 coil covers!!!

Postby Rickyv42 » Fri Nov 23, 2012 6:08 pm

Yes that would be awesome!! Actually if you could put S26 AWD it it would be even better.

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Re: custom rb25/20 coil covers!!!

Postby Rickyv42 » Sat Nov 24, 2012 3:15 pm

I got your PM but since my account is brand new I can't reply. I have a RB26 and don't want the whole coil cover just the garnish that goes on top. Where it would say Skyline GTR on the R34s or Nissan Twin Cam on the 32/33. I would just need a blank one to go there.
Here's a pic of the first one I posted a pic of installed
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Re: custom rb25/20 coil covers!!!

Postby advan_s13 » Sun Nov 25, 2012 9:52 pm

Not sure how this might look. But I was thinking of this style (see pics) with the old shcool "nismo" down the center. Or maybe even the newer "nismo" writing. I'm trying to think how that would look or if it would look rice. Or possibly just copying the stock little name plate but replacing the "nissan" with "nismo". Dunno. What do you guys think? Just throwing ideas.

EDIT* or maybe even " nismo power" kind of like an old tomei one or something. I think it might look pretty neat.


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Re: custom rb25/20 coil covers!!!

Postby bmxarmy » Mon Nov 26, 2012 8:12 am

I forgot I made that one...One of the prettier ones if your not worried about heat on the coil packs like in my case.

The one above was made in titanium i think.

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Let me know the size of the piece you need and I can cut one up quick.....Like I said I cant engrave though so essentially all you would be getting is a flat piece of aluminum.....Might be cheaper to get one cut locally by the time I ship it from Canada.

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Re: custom rb25/20 coil covers!!!

Postby AdrianGTT » Wed Dec 26, 2012 7:57 am

Hey mate, really keen on grabbing one of these, have you got any left?

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Re: custom rb25/20 coil covers!!!

Postby AZhitman » Wed Dec 26, 2012 10:03 am

Such an awesome thread, we get a ton of compliments on our coil cover, Nolan!

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Re: custom rb25/20 coil covers!!!

Postby bmxarmy » Wed Dec 26, 2012 11:51 am

Hey Greg!

Thanks again! I still lurk the s*** out of NICO! lol.

Have you checked out my drag build? I will have a huge update this week.

AdrianGTT I sent you a PM.

I hope everyone on here had a great Christmas! Mine was awesome, our first child was more than spoiled by the proud new grand parents, and as always my wife and I were also spoiled! Have a great 2013 everyone!

Nolan

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Re: custom rb25/20 coil covers!!!

Postby AdrianGTT » Wed Dec 26, 2012 4:37 pm

Nolan i have gotten your PM, but i cant reply since im new here :/
I would like the louvered cover with the two slits in it, can you please email me the best price you can do plus shipping to australia. Here is my email: [email protected]
Cheers mate!

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Re: custom rb25/20 coil covers!!!

Postby Jet-r32 » Wed Jan 01, 2014 6:56 pm

bmxarmy wrote:Here is a picture of the remaining coil covers I have made so far. Buy em up as I only have 1 RB!!

Thanks to all that have bought so far, it has been a big help funding the RBambler.

nolan

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Hi mate i know it was a long time ago and I'm new to this site to but how
Much are these covers they look so good I want one.
Also I'm in Australia do you post down here?


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