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Old 03-04-2012, 10:28 AM   #201
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Great job Alex, you're doing a hell of a lot of stuff that I've never thought of.

How much did the CSL steering rack set you back?
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Old 03-06-2012, 09:47 AM   #202
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I just read the entire thread, good progress so far!
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Old 03-11-2012, 03:55 AM   #203
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Looks great. I will say though HANDS-DOWN (absolutely hands down) keep the front clears. not even a QUESTION. Looks entirely more premium that way.
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Old 03-17-2012, 07:54 AM   #204
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Old 04-09-2012, 10:19 AM   #205
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Alex I've definitely asked this before but how are you not rubbing at all? you're quite low and are running 255/285s and are running quite flush. No fender modification?
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Old 04-09-2012, 10:57 AM   #206
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Alex you have done a excelent job with you car love all the mods done
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Old 04-10-2012, 03:36 AM   #207
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Alex you have done a excelent job with you car love all the mods done
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Alex I've definitely asked this before but how are you not rubbing at all? you're quite low and are running 255/285s and are running quite flush. No fender modification?
Nope, no fender modification. I'm not really that low at all. But it depends on wheel offset and brand of tires too. Some 285s will actually be blocky on the edges. I can put 4 people in my car and not rub. couldn't do that in my 323Ci even with the fenders rolled. in my sig i'm on it good in a long inclined sweeper so it looks kinda low there.
here's another photo of my car from the backside and you can see it's all good.
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^ looks like it's in EAS
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Old 04-10-2012, 04:27 AM   #209
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Old 04-10-2012, 10:44 AM   #210
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iv seen your sig around the forums for a while and glad i finally got to read the build/mod thread. very good job. hope to do something like this one day
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Old 05-03-2012, 05:04 AM   #211
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Old 05-23-2012, 03:31 AM   #214
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Love your mods so far. I hope that you'll not change your direction.

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I'm not only diggin' angel eyes in this case - it's just too much for this OEM beauty
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oh nice. yea i don't check this thread often as you can tell lol but i'm at EAS like all the time lol
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Old 05-28-2012, 08:37 PM   #216
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little update for the month

complete oil & filter change. vanos filter change and all new Bosch Coil Packs



went back to oem clear corners about a month or so ago

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Old 05-28-2012, 08:47 PM   #217
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and a follow up to the early teaser of the authentic GruppeM CF intake



all in. the matching 1x1 CF in the engine bay is nice. actually surprised by the feel in flow this intake has when opened up. wasn't expecting it to feel like it was gaining as much as it does, but it truely feels improved. will dyno soon to see if the gains show up on a treadmill dyno. sound is about the same, not much difference which some might not like but i do. i'm happy with it, but would not suggest to pay the $2,000 GruppeM charges for it.
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June 9 rtab

Finally got the UUC rear Trailing Arm bushings in.
This second time was so much faster using the rtab tool. Car feels tighter in turns. Nothing negative to report back at this time with the upgrade.
*thanks goes out to fellow fanatic Scott for the great deal on the tool.

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