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Old 10-06-2012, 08:01 PM   #381
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How many threads are you at in the front and did u have to spin them up alittle when you changed the tops
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Old 10-07-2012, 01:04 PM   #382
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When are you intalling a Mtech 2 front bumper? And can you please make a DIY about it..i cant find a really thorough diy about it.
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Old 10-09-2012, 10:12 AM   #383
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Anyways, wanted to give some props on a clean build.
One question I had though was what did you use to black out the window trim? I have seen so many different techniques; plastidip, powdercoating, rattle canning, vinyl wrap, just wanted to know what you did.
Nice Editing work! Pic looked good! I appreciate it! Getting close too pulling the trigger on some other random mods that are soon to come!

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To answer you're other question, the trim on my car as stated by another member came in matte black. I did not have chrome trim. I do use trim dye, or gel based tire shines work well as a trim dye to really bring the richness back out of your trim and keeps them moistureized and healthy so they dont dry out and loose color.

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How many threads are you at in the front and did u have to spin them up alittle when you changed the tops
I have to double check I am not 100% sure, I belive I am about 11 thread up front. Before I put the camber plates on, I had the front coils spun all the way down with the factory top hats. The camber plates added lots of low. So I spun them up to about 11 thread up or so from there.

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When are you intalling a Mtech 2 front bumper? And can you please make a DIY about it..i cant find a really thorough diy about it.

Not sure at this point and time. I might have sourced someone near me who I can get one from. I can assure you though that I will make a wonderfully detailed DIY on Installation! Just keep Checking in to the thread!
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Old 10-09-2012, 02:28 PM   #384
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I am more of a function over form guy but that looks super clean and you should keep it headed in that direction.
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Old 10-21-2012, 08:39 PM   #385
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I am more of a function over form guy but that looks super clean and you should keep it headed in that direction.
thank you very much. I am a very much function guy myself. Just not when it come to ride height.... detail is very important to me.

Just got Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4... It is incredibly powerful software and I have much to learn with it. I come from videography, but am no stranger to photography. Looking forward to getting some new pictures and editing done.

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Old 10-22-2012, 03:28 AM   #386
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Sick picture!!

Congrats, that doesn't seem like 18" wheels. Excellent work there!!
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Old 10-22-2012, 11:48 AM   #387
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That is the lowest E46 ive ever seen
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Old 10-22-2012, 02:34 PM   #388
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really like everything.. simple and drool.
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Old 10-22-2012, 02:46 PM   #389
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You free Saturday in the day/morning? Possible photoshoot with my other buddy in a AW sedan? Gonna part my car out really soon, but I wanna get one last set of pics in
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Old 10-22-2012, 05:08 PM   #390
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lol really?
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Old 10-22-2012, 09:51 PM   #391
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Where in Ventura County are you from dude?
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Old 10-22-2012, 10:03 PM   #392
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lol really?

yea how does he even drive? haha
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Old 10-22-2012, 10:14 PM   #393
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Fine until he doesn't see that pothole in the dark in the rain and loops it into a guardrail when the chassis hits the ground...

Looks awsome, but I draw the line at practicality, of course I built my first modded car in 1975..... LOL
And I drive 70 to100K a year... SO it has to be practical and our roads in the great NW suck...

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Old 10-22-2012, 10:31 PM   #394
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Old 10-22-2012, 10:32 PM   #395
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That picture is awesome! Love the car man.
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Old 10-23-2012, 12:54 PM   #396
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Fine until he doesn't see that pothole in the dark in the rain and loops it into a guardrail when the chassis hits the ground...

Looks awsome, but I draw the line at practicality, of course I built my first modded car in 1975..... LOL
And I drive 70 to100K a year... SO it has to be practical and our roads in the great NW suck...

Keep the updates coming...

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LOL @ rain in southern CA. It rains about 2 days a year here. And our potholes are big enough to swallow an E46 so you don't really have to worry about them changing your trajectory.
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