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Old 05-25-2013, 10:56 PM   #3061
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what is this royal elite club stuff
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Old 05-26-2013, 08:38 AM   #3062
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its worrying about someone hitting it, me wrecking it...pita to shift, gearing too low, be careful not to curb a wheel, be careful not ot have the tires/wheels rub the body...front that sits about 2" off tarmac - so hard to get in and out of driveways...

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I love my car, I love my choices and the car works well - but that doesn't mean it isn't a stressful pita to drive
exactly, we spend a lot of time and money making our cars less practical and more stressful to own
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Old 05-26-2013, 08:40 AM   #3063
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what is this royal elite club stuff
Just the coolest club on the internet. Your car qualifies for membership, would you like to join as managing director?



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Old 05-26-2013, 01:04 PM   #3064
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Old 05-26-2013, 03:45 PM   #3065
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That's one of the reasons I didn't go for extreme mods. I'm still worried someone will hit me and insurance totals the car.
I did get torque greedy and went with 3.46. 3.07 or 3.15 would have been better choice.
My diff failed so I can go down to 3.38 but that's as low as my LSD gears allow.
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Old 05-26-2013, 04:22 PM   #3066
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its worrying about someone hitting it, me wrecking it...pita to shift, gearing too low, be careful not to curb a wheel, be careful not ot have the tires/wheels rub the body...front that sits about 2" off tarmac - so hard to get in and out of driveways...

it goes on and on

I love my car, I love my choices and the car works well - but that doesn't mean it isn't a stressful pita to drive
Excellent observations. This is why my car continues to be somewhat "un-complicated." I worried about my new wheels for months, then once one of them got curbed, it was a matter of just a few months before they all were curbed. It's my daily driver, **** is going to happen. One day it won't be my daily driver, then I can make her just how I want (very complicated).
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Old 05-29-2013, 12:46 PM   #3067
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Old 05-29-2013, 12:47 PM   #3068
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Old 05-30-2013, 10:22 AM   #3069
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Old 05-30-2013, 03:20 PM   #3070
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Old 05-30-2013, 10:10 PM   #3072
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Curse you and your M-Tech rear touring bumper!!!! =P

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Old 05-31-2013, 12:33 AM   #3074
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Just installed the Osram Cool Blue Intense 5000k D2S bulbs. They are much whiter than 4300. The light pattern is wider, cut-off sharp (lens not bulbs responsible). Pricey, but worth it - especially now with the car coded to have the bi-xenon high beams on with the halogen (flash-to-pass/highbeams for halogen headlight assembly) and the fogs....ALL AT ONCE...lights up the road like an airplane.

New on the left (passenger side)






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Very nice. How much are they?
My experience is that when you say pricey it's usually five times more than something I would call pricey
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$110 a piece. $218.97 total shipped on amazon
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I've been busy:
m54b30 that will find it's way into my car one day:


7pm

8pm

9pm



next day did door panels


today: carpet and door sills:






still gotta do the armrest but i'm le tired
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