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Old 02-16-2010, 06:59 AM   #20181
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Old 02-16-2010, 07:40 AM   #20182
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I don't like the side view of the front end. Looks too much like a Z4.
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Old 02-16-2010, 08:26 AM   #20183
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The front end looks too long
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Old 02-16-2010, 09:15 AM   #20184
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Hey for the guys that got their fenders rolled, any tips for doing our cars?
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Old 02-16-2010, 09:35 AM   #20185
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no tips, just show up, and stephen did his thing.
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Old 02-16-2010, 09:42 AM   #20186
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So it's pretty straight forward on our cars? I'm still thinking about getting one of those rollers. Did he have to use an infrared thermometer for the surface temp? No paint craked I assume?
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Old 02-16-2010, 09:45 AM   #20187
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yeah, he heated it, then rolled.
Colin and i had no gunk in our fenders.
my 11 year old paint looks the same as it did before.
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Old 02-16-2010, 09:48 AM   #20188
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Damn, lucky. I still haven't got that dremel in there yet.
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Old 02-16-2010, 10:12 AM   #20189
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Yea I didnt have any gunk in mine either. I put my 12mm spacers out back now and i rub on bumps and dips. Dont know if i wanna go 10mm or just wait and get some 265 and stretch a bit. What do you guys think? I just got the tires over the summer.

Or i can raise it up a little in the back. It looks like it hitting the top 1/3 of the sidewall
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Old 02-16-2010, 10:17 AM   #20190
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run 10mm spacers and try stretching a little if it still rubs.
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Old 02-16-2010, 10:46 AM   #20191
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soooo, time for some new grills... got my car back for a day and I rear end somebody. Lightly enough that the only damage was to the clearcoat on the CF on my grills. Ends up it was my old career school instructor and she was all pissed until she saw it was me and that there was no real damage to either car.

Needed new ones anyways, the passenger side one kept trying to fall out.
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Old 02-16-2010, 11:23 AM   #20192
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If you go for 10mm spacers I'll buy your 12mms
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Old 02-16-2010, 11:37 AM   #20193
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soooo, time for some new grills... got my car back for a day and I rear end somebody. Lightly enough that the only damage was to the clearcoat on the CF on my grills. Ends up it was my old career school instructor and she was all pissed until she saw it was me and that there was no real damage to either car.

Needed new ones anyways, the passenger side one kept trying to fall out.
guess the porsche brakes arent that great




sucks but at least there was no real damage and you hit someone you know, thats always better I guess
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Old 02-16-2010, 11:40 AM   #20194
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I don't like the side view of the front end. Looks too much like a Z4.
BMW is moving towards the shark nose on its cars now. I remember reading on how much they liked the design
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Old 02-16-2010, 12:39 PM   #20195
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guess the porsche brakes arent that great




sucks but at least there was no real damage and you hit someone you know, thats always better I guess
I was actually just drifting with the clutch in, and she stopped twice at a stop sign for no reason... so yea, work boots suck to drive bmw's. That and it was WAY WAY to early in the morning for me. It was in the black car, which has the rotora 6+4 piston setup.
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Old 02-16-2010, 01:02 PM   #20196
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That sucks Brad... glad nothing serious happened though, which car were you driving? I thought the Green was at Racewerks getting ripped apart?

So, Snik you could have put your stereo back together a long time ago is what you're saying?
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Old 02-16-2010, 02:56 PM   #20197
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If you go for 10mm spacers I'll buy your 12mms
Well i was using the 12mm in the front but decided to give them a shot in the back since i got my fenders rolled. They will def be going back in the front.
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Old 02-16-2010, 03:21 PM   #20198
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Old 02-16-2010, 04:38 PM   #20199
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That sucks Brad... glad nothing serious happened though, which car were you driving? I thought the Green was at Racewerks getting ripped apart?

So, Snik you could have put your stereo back together a long time ago is what you're saying?
huh? yeah, i got the amp back in december i think, but since the shock was blown i didnt want to, because at the time, i didnt know i could have changed it without removing the FG. damn, i just realized it when i thought abou twhat you just said. fak.. oh well. i'll just wait to be sure.

fukin bummer.

well few random parts are on the way for the roof rack, namely, screws and tool. maybe it'll get it before the meet.

BBS's 18x8.5 ET40 + 5mm = ET35, & 18X10 ET45
225/40 Front and 255/35 Rear.
no rubbing, looks like it wouldve cleared the fenders even without rolling them.

Now i just need the goods to come in and i'll throw on these Tein springs with the Bilstein sports out back and see how much it lowers the ass end.
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nice concave in the back! haha.

And as long as the nuts to remove your shocks are in the wheel well you can put your FG back in without worrying, I did mine not to long ago in like 20 minutes a piece jacking the car and lowering back down start to finish. super easy, I know I'd be aching to get music back in the car
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