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Old 04-10-2014, 08:45 PM   #26301
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Old 04-10-2014, 08:59 PM   #26302
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Old 04-10-2014, 09:01 PM   #26303
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I'm sure Safelite is fine. Just do it.
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Old 04-10-2014, 09:02 PM   #26304
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Yes, the cat ate my driver's side tire. Doing 55 mph, no chance to dodge whatsoever. Felt kinda bad, but you know, Darwinism and all that.
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Old 04-10-2014, 09:32 PM   #26305
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Yes, the cat ate my driver's side tire. Doing 55 mph, no chance to dodge whatsoever. Felt kinda bad, but you know, Darwinism and all that.
Just did quote online...$115...I was thinking more along the lines of $50, but guess I'm just crazy.
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Old 04-10-2014, 09:59 PM   #26306
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Old 04-10-2014, 10:03 PM   #26307
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I installed an oem nav with the mk4.
Is this the matte chrome trim?
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Old 04-10-2014, 10:11 PM   #26308
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Yes, the cat ate my driver's side tire. Doing 55 mph, no chance to dodge whatsoever. Felt kinda bad, but you know, Darwinism and all that.
When I was 13 I was riding my dirt bike through some woods and my own cat jumped out from behind some bushes. No time to stop. I cut the bars and flew off but it was too late for the cat. Crushed it's ribs and it's lungs filled with blood. Had to put it down and bury it myself, that was a life changing experience for my young self.

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Old 04-10-2014, 10:20 PM   #26309
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Oh and I also almost got hit head on today on the way home by a girl texting. DSC saved me from spinning out after the swerve and max brake with two tires on dirt. Luckily there were no trees or mailboxes. I've never been more furious at someone in my life. Thought about running her down but I would've done something stupid to her probably. So two great days commuting now. I swear though next time something like that happens I'm ****ing that person up.


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Old 04-10-2014, 10:37 PM   #26310
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Received my "replacement" shocks and left front strut from Bav Auto. Turns out they literally sent me the same ones back. I believe there is some disconnenct between my definition of new, unopened and functional versus theirs. My desire for politeness is quickly diminishing. Tomorrow, take three.
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Old 04-10-2014, 10:55 PM   #26311
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Finally some nice weather. Installed mtech II front bumper...
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Old 04-11-2014, 06:34 AM   #26312
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Installed koni STR.T shocks. Springs will come later down the road. I wanted to see if just the konis lowered it any before I put springs in to make sure I wouldn't have to roll fenders.

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Old 04-11-2014, 08:39 AM   #26313
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First time out on the road since last November. Valeo single mass conversion feels great. If anything, the car is easier to drive. Maybe the dual mass was just thrashed?

Don't know if it has anything to do with the ECS strut brace I installed over the winter, but the car feels tighter over the frost heaves and busted up pavement than I would have expected.

I will be the first to admit that my exhaust experiment didn't work out well. Installed a high flow cat in place of the first resonator/muffler (running catless headers). Much louder than I expected. Plus the welding is a little off, so I'm getting some vibration against the car. Sound clip to follow.
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Old 04-11-2014, 09:35 AM   #26314
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Looks great! Trunk lip spoiler?

You facelift guys are making me jealous. Is that an '01? My '00 sedan is Alpine White with an M-Tech II bumper cover.

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Old 04-11-2014, 10:10 AM   #26315
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Looks great! Trunk lip spoiler?

You facelift guys are making me jealous. Is that an '01? My '00 sedan is Alpine White with an M-Tech II bumper cover.

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Or did they switch during '02?

Looking around at pictures, I saw this ...





Edit: Although, I really don't care for those wheels.

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Old 04-11-2014, 10:35 AM   #26316
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Old 04-11-2014, 12:05 PM   #26317
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Finished off my electric fan conversion - Took the pusher fan out today. Realized the housing around my passenger fog light was broken into pieces, so that'll be epoxied back together until I can replace it. Good times.
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Old 04-11-2014, 12:42 PM   #26318
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