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Vanna White

Rating:
5/5,
Year:
1990
Model/Trim:
Eagle Talon TSi AWD
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  1. MorrisonFab

    MorrisonFab Supporting Vendor

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    104  1

    1993 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    awd · manual · 1G DSM

    686  1

    1990 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    manual · 1G DSM

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    1992 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    awd · manual · 1G DSM

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    1993 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    868 whp · 546 lb/ft · 1G DSM
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  2. MorrisonFab

    MorrisonFab Supporting Vendor

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    I have wanted a white 1ga since as long as I can remember.

    There were a few times in the early 2000s that I tried to buy one but they were either not as advertised or it sold before I could get there. It was frustrating so I just gave up with it after like the 12th letdown but they remained my absolute favorite.

    I first learned of this car in 2018 when Zak bought a manifold from us. Matt showed me pictures of it and I can remember looking at him dead in the face and saying, “I want that.”

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    It was really fun to cheer him on with all the badass stuff he was doing but man, the jealousy was unreal. I was like completely obsessed with it.

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    At last year’s shootout he parked next to Clunkbox and I looked at Matt, pointed at it, and said, “Who owns that?!” because it looked even better in person- which was crazy because it already looked perfect in just photos.

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    Last October Zak contacted Matt and asked if we would be interested in buying the car from him. He had some personal reasons for needing to sell it and he knew how much I loved and wanted it (LOL).

    There was no hesitation in the response: I wanted it.

    It was nearing snow flying time here in Wisconsin by the time he would have had everything out that he wanted to sell so he said he’d store it for winter for us, which was incredibly generous and kind of him.

    The plan was to go get it in April but then COVID happened and he’s a nurse at a hospital in Ohio and my doctors put me on lockdown as I’m considered “high risk” due to several kidney issues. So we had to keep waiting.

    And waiting.

    and waiting.

    A few weeks ago, he asked if it would be ok if he just delivered it to us as we got incredibly busy during the shutdowns. We couldn’t find a free weekend to run to OH to pick it up. Again, incredibly generous. We said we’d pay for transport, his time, etc., and we picked a date for delivery.
    He sent these photos two days prior :)

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    It pulled into my driveway at 4 pm. Nearly jumping out of my skin while we were working in the shop, I shouted, “HE’S HERE!!!!!” and we went outside.

    It was just as beautiful as I remembered. Maybe even more.. knowing it was mine and I’d be able to spend my whole life loving and cherishing it.

    And yes, I know, it’s “just a car.” But it’s “the car.”

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    On Saturday we just spent time looking at everything and just being in awe that it was finally home.

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    On Sunday we changed out the rear end and put mine in from prototype. We put in the sumped tank and got that all ready. I cleaned the interior pieces thoroughly and decided we need to cut out the current and get a new one put in sometime in the spring. We haven’t tackled that yet but probably in a few weeks. It’s really getting in the way and it will be nice to just get it out.

    Today I cleaned out the engine bay and started shampooing the carpets. I didn’t get all the way through carpet shampooing but mostly there. each side will need another round or five. And one side I only got half done.

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    All the boring stuff that is annoying but needs to be done before the big stuff can happen. Next will be the cage removal and seat installation. Then buying haltech and doing those beginning parts of getting things where they need to be and ready. exciting!
     
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    1993 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    awd · manual · 1G DSM

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    manual · 1G DSM

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    awd · manual · 1G DSM

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  3. MorrisonFab

    MorrisonFab Supporting Vendor

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    Here are a bunch of photos from when it was getting painted. And if I’m not mistaken, there’s like 3 extra coats of clear (on top of whatever is usually put on) on it!

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    1993 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    awd · manual · 1G DSM

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    1990 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    manual · 1G DSM

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    1992 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    awd · manual · 1G DSM

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    868 whp · 546 lb/ft · 1G DSM
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  4. MorrisonFab

    MorrisonFab Supporting Vendor

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    Remaining paint photos :)
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    1993 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    awd · manual · 1G DSM

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    1990 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    manual · 1G DSM

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    1992 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    awd · manual · 1G DSM

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    868 whp · 546 lb/ft · 1G DSM
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  5. Ludachris

    Ludachris Founder & Zookeeper

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    Hey, look what I see on the homepage of the site! :)
     

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    1997 Eagle Talon TSi AWD (sold)
    manual · 2G DSM

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    1991 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX
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  6. 90'AWDTalonFroggy

    90'AWDTalonFroggy Supporting Member

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    Subbed...love your guys work, builds, and everything you all do for the DSM community thank you!!!
     

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  7. mikEclipse99

    mikEclipse99 Proven Member

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    Excited to see updates! Zak and I go back about 12 or 13 years when we first got our dsms! This car is piece of NE Ohio history
     

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    1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX
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  8. chinola69

    chinola69 Proven Member

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    1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX
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  9. 1990TSIAWDTALON

    1990TSIAWDTALON Moderator

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    That is a "Queen"!!!! Love it Sam! Keep up the posts!
     

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    1992 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
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    1990 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX
    awd · manual · 1G DSM

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    1967 Chevrolet Camaro RS
    rwd · automatic · Misc Vehicles

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    1998 Eagle Talon TSi
    fwd · manual · 2G DSM

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  10. MorrisonFab

    MorrisonFab Supporting Vendor

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    In preparation of a new cage going in once I save enough, it was removed. That felt like a good next step.

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    Cleaning every crevice of the interior of this car was AWFUL. That metal dust got everywhere and in places I didn’t think things could go. Hours and hours with a vacuum, cleaner, and q-tips. Exhausting.

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    I’m ordering new carpet for it because while I spent several hours cleaning it, after removing the bolt-in part of the cage, the carpet where it was is just wrecked. It’ll be a few weeks before that comes in but still, exciting.

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    Once the carpet comes in, the stock seats/seatbelts will be put in temporarily (mostly to get them out of my way in the garage but it’ll also be nice to have the car look and feel like a car, ha!). The plastics will be painted, too - probably black. Spent a good amount of time really scrubbing those today since they were out of the car. Most are not in terrible condition but they’re not in great condition so hopefully the paint covers up the defects.

    Coming up is ordering some kirkeys and making the driver adjustable so Matt can drive it too. Just finished looking into Haltech and trying to wrap my head around all that goes with needing that. So hopefully getting that ordered soon and getting to work on the harness and stuff.

    It’s all these little things though... yuck
     
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    1990 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    manual · 1G DSM

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    awd · manual · 1G DSM

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  11. 1990TSIAWDTALON

    1990TSIAWDTALON Moderator

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    Use Adhesion Promoter on the plastic parts and the paint will stick like glue. We completely repainted the red plastic pieces in my sons 1986 Z/28 and they turned out fantastic. He used paint matched color in spray cans that we had Oreille's mix for us. It would have been cheaper for me to spray with a real paint gun but it was his project not mine. He used a plastic primer also and the paint was for plastic/vinyl specifically.
    Love Vanna, she looks like my 90 GSX! :thumb:
    Pops
     

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  12. LaserRS92

    LaserRS92 Supporting VIP

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    Where are you getting your new carpet from?
     

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  13. MorrisonFab

    MorrisonFab Supporting Vendor

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    I don’t remember who it was that said it but I read somewhere in Facebook land that they had good luck using stockinteriors.com so I was going to give them a shot! I’m currently waiting for the color samples :)
     

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    manual · 1G DSM

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  14. Jerzm3

    Jerzm3 Supporting VIP

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    FYI. I believe rockauto sells the same ones as stockinteriors.com. They even have the same exact pictures!! Someone correct me if I am wrong!
     
  15. Jk's97DSM

    Jk's97DSM Proven Member

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    Not many places have the manufacturing to produce the carpets so they are probably the same. I did the same thing on mine. Cleaned and cleaned but in the end it was still 25 year old carpet and some of the pile was rubbed off. If you know a good upholstery shop they can overlay it with material.
     

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    1990 Mitsubishi Mirage EXE (SLO CSM)
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  16. Jk's97DSM

    Jk's97DSM Proven Member

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    Lucky for me the wall to the left in my profile picture is an upholstery shop and my shop is to the right .
     

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    manual · Misc Vehicles

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