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    Hey Emtea,

    I love seeing how much you have progressed the car in a few short months, it's helping to motivate me into getting back into fixing up my hachi.

    I have seen some people tape and paint the Zenki headlights to look Kouki and match the grill a bit better. I have tried to find a write up but can't find one. Could be a cheap alternative to forking out on some Kouki Lights.

    As for the hatch, thanks for the info on the hole, I have bubble rust in the same area so now I know when i fix it i may try and plug the hole with some rubber, maybe a rubber wiper block off?

    Once again good work and keep up that progress!

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    thanks for the kind words, though I'm not sure I've done all that much with it... doesn't feel like I've done much lately at least.. got 4 days off with the long weekend so hopefully I'll get some time in the shed to have a look at moving the gauges or tidying up some of the wiring..

    will eventually buy some kouki lights and parkers I think, I'm just being a tight arse about it haha.

    my mate that did the welding had some of these plastic things laying around:

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    I just did the holes that are on the sides, leaving the middle open so that it could still drain if it needed to.. also these plugs I used should still allow it to breathe while stopping the water getting blown in (at least that's the theory! haha)

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    Nice project, ae82 eyelids fit ae86 headlights if your after a budget kouki look a like headlights.

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    thanks for that, I'd read about the AE82 eyelids somewhere before but I'd been unable to find any in a quick search... doesn't matter now though as I stopped being tight and forked out the asking price for a set of kouki lights:

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    pretty nice condition...

    here's a crappy photo of them installed, but you get the idea...

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    suppose I need kouki parkers next

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