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Old 08-07-2011, 04:36 AM   #3901
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Lost me at painted rims. Do those ever look good?
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Old 08-07-2011, 06:02 AM   #3902
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Finally got the car out after being up on stands since mid-April. Completed:

-Complete cooling system overhaul including new radiator
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-Beisan systems vanos repair with all new gaskets, seals and washers
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-Audio system installed consisting of Vibe Audio components, JL 12w0 sub, and Fosgate amp
-and finally a car wash!

Now I can enjoy it for a couple months until I begin my OEM Mtech 2 swap.
Which Wilwood Calipers exactly? I was looking for something like this without going BBK or OEM calipers.
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Old 08-07-2011, 11:57 AM   #3903
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installed a new fuel pump. my mechanic quoted me 800.00 for the job, so with a little research on here, i wound up getting the pump for 160.00 shipped and installed it myself & i must say was quite easy.
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Old 08-07-2011, 11:59 AM   #3904
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installed a new fuel pump. my mechanic quoted me 800.00 for the job, so with a little research on here, i wound up getting the pump for 160.00 shipped and installed it myself & i must say was quite easy.
Should've told your mechanic to stick a fire-extinguisher up his azz
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Old 08-07-2011, 04:35 PM   #3905
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Finally clear the light on the picture , together with the brake light
Oil change
Paint calipers, red could't find any other color
Wash it
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Old 08-07-2011, 06:07 PM   #3906
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Plasti-dipped the faded mirror trim.


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Old 08-07-2011, 07:49 PM   #3907
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Old 08-07-2011, 07:50 PM   #3908
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Plasti-dipped the faded mirror trim.


Looks good I just used Mothers Back to Black and it looks awsome too.


But good work looks brand new.
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Old 08-07-2011, 09:47 PM   #3909
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Old 08-07-2011, 09:53 PM   #3910
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battery died leaving me stranded in the grociery store parking lot with a bunch of frozen foods melting in the back seat..but im gona use this opportunity to try out a braille light weight battery
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Old 08-07-2011, 10:41 PM   #3911
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Gave her a good wash and used a little spray wax to make her shine even more. Been really thinking about painting the high beam bowls black to give her a little more personality but still not sure yet...
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Old 08-07-2011, 11:38 PM   #3912
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rebuilt the vanos (beisan systems). car feels better than ever.
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Old 08-07-2011, 11:44 PM   #3913
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- Installed my new wheels from Duke@ASpecWheels
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Old 08-08-2011, 12:22 AM   #3914
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Looks good I just used Mothers Back to Black and it looks awsome too.

But good work looks brand new.
I tried Back to Black. It didn't do jack! I think mine were just too faded.. Texas sun will do that.
I hope the plasti-dip stuff lasts a while.
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Old 08-08-2011, 01:15 AM   #3915
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I tried Back to Black. It didn't do jack! I think mine were just too faded.. Texas sun will do that.
I hope the plasti-dip stuff lasts a while.
Mine where the same why it took me around 10 coats probably of it till it was where i liked it.
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Old 08-08-2011, 02:07 AM   #3916
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Old 08-08-2011, 03:12 AM   #3917
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Old 08-08-2011, 04:50 AM   #3918
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Old 08-08-2011, 11:14 AM   #3919
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battery died leaving me stranded in the grociery store parking lot with a bunch of frozen foods melting in the back seat..but im gona use this opportunity to try out a braille light weight battery
Take pics of the battery and the weight on a bathroom scale and post it up!
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Old 08-08-2011, 03:11 PM   #3920
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Replaced the grimy yellow'd headlight covers today. I should have done it way sooner! I guess I oughtta get all of those bugs off of the bumper, next...



I have the cold weather package on my xi, and I was very much confused by the headlight washers. No one seemed to have any information on how to deal with these, other than "just pull it out real hard and have someone hold it". A visual would have been handy, but I figured it out. I'll have to do up a video for future reference.

I'm hoping to get a lip spoiler soon, as well. Cause, you know, I need that downward force. Because racecar.

Anyone know about the fitment of the lip spoilers on a regular i versus an xi? I've heard the trunk lids are different sizes.

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