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Old 12-11-2011, 03:11 PM   #41
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Thanks man. I appreciate it.
Before the plan was just to refinish mine in silver since I got bored of the black. Now I want more concave. Badly. And to go lower.
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Old 12-11-2011, 03:12 PM   #42
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My only worry is not clearing the strut on the inside, and then the wheels being too far out.
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Old 12-11-2011, 03:44 PM   #43
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My only worry is not clearing the strut on the inside, and then the wheels being too far out.
It's gonna be close.. AST's give you a lot of room to work with, but I'm not sure about other brands
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Old 12-11-2011, 03:46 PM   #44
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So here are some really quick pics. I still need to lower more we just threw the coils on last week Sillie and I ran out of time to adjust them. I needed to get to work/school. I also need to get some spacers to push them out a little more.

Things done since last exterior shot:

-OEM M-tech 2 bumper installed
-OEM M3 Mirrors installed
-Vorst Hood Filled and Painted
-Titanium Headlight trim changed to black
-Matte black grills
-Body Trim Painted Black

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YES YES YES

Very good choice on doing the hood like that. I'm speechless
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Old 12-11-2011, 03:46 PM   #45
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Old 12-11-2011, 07:45 PM   #46
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nice build, very clean

Since you had both the uuc tse3 and magnaflow full catback, which do you like better?
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Old 12-11-2011, 07:56 PM   #47
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Old 12-11-2011, 08:02 PM   #48
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My only worry is not clearing the strut on the inside, and then the wheels being too far out.
et35 on a 9.5 in the front should clear just about every strut from my knowledge (with the exception of racelands, which i know for a fact you are wanting to run)


ps brian, looks legit! when i sell my bbs, i'm thinking about buying some of those 9.5s!

p/s black out htat chrome trim!
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Old 12-11-2011, 08:46 PM   #49
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YES YES YES

Very good choice on doing the hood like that. I'm speechless
Thank you Sir! For some reason I think we have similar tastes. I really love your car as well.


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nice build, very clean

Since you had both the uuc tse3 and magnaflow full catback, which do you like better?
Thanks! Overall I like my Magnaflow more it is a little quieter than my old TSE3. I do miss however the burbling sound that that TSE3 made under very light load. That and the TSE3 tips didn't get as dirty since they were chromed I think the Magnaflow is polished stainless. I got it covered now I put a coating on the tips now that prevents the black build up.

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Looks great dude!!
Thanks again!

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et35 on a 9.5 in the front should clear just about every strut from my knowledge (with the exception of racelands, which i know for a fact you are wanting to run)


ps brian, looks legit! when i sell my bbs, i'm thinking about buying some of those 9.5s!

p/s black out htat chrome trim!
Yeah they are pretty awesome. I thought I remember you saying you didn't like ARC's because of the hub area though? I knew I had to get my stuff posted before everyone started to run the ARC's. I was surprised not many are running the 9.5's yet.

Don't worry Raj... that is happening this week.
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Old 12-11-2011, 10:30 PM   #50
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Old 12-12-2011, 05:15 PM   #51
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yeah, what can i say, they are growing on me. i'm really into the csl/bbs rc clean look. and that works with the lightweightness. lol.
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Awesome thread, Brian! I just don't know how I feel about the hood...I can clearly see the imperfections where you blocked off the inside portion of the vents...looks slightly half-assed

And I think we have a meat flush winnar
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Awesome thread, Brian! I just don't know how I feel about the hood...I can clearly see the imperfections where you blocked off the inside portion of the vents...looks slightly half-assed

And I think we have a meat flush winnar
it will be fixed. he's been busy and lazy lol
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Old 12-12-2011, 07:55 PM   #54
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You car looks good, especially like what you did with the hood.
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Old 12-12-2011, 10:00 PM   #57
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Old 12-23-2011, 04:11 AM   #58
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the zebra pattern camo is working really good. you can't even see the mod...or so i think lol
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Old 12-23-2011, 07:25 AM   #59
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Did you happen to weigh your stock hood and/or the Vorsteiner piece?
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Old 12-23-2011, 07:27 AM   #60
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