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Old 12-21-2012, 07:36 AM   #14561
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Old 12-21-2012, 08:20 AM   #14562
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Old 12-21-2012, 11:05 AM   #14563
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There from GodSpeed, There Adjustable Control arms up the -3 degree's But my Guy did some stuff to it and there really good. I got them for like $130, you can get them off eBay.


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I got the Muffler tip welded on but its a Flowmasters Super 40 Straight piped from the headers back. Most of my friends say that the exhaust looks Ugly but the sound is amazing lol.

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Old 12-21-2012, 03:39 PM   #14564
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Old 12-21-2012, 03:54 PM   #14565
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those arms... ehh =/
Yeah yeah lol, I didn't want to buy the UUC ones cause I liked the red ones more, and they work great and still lightweight. There pretty good tho..
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Old 12-21-2012, 04:08 PM   #14566
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Yeah yeah lol, I didn't want to buy the UUC ones cause I liked the red ones more, and they work great and still lightweight. There pretty good tho..
No I mean they weren't necessary to begin with. Stock arms allow for plenty of camber adjustment.

you'll probably say, "but, i'm stanced."

to which, i'd reply, ""

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Old 12-21-2012, 04:18 PM   #14567
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No I mean they weren't necessary to begin with. Stock arms allow for plenty of camber adjustment.

you'll probably say, "but, i'm stanced."

to which, i'd reply, ""

Noooo lol, the stock ones would still rub with my fenders, I didn't exaggerate the camber, I only put what's necessary to where it won't rub lol. I'll camber it out for you one day lol.
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Old 12-21-2012, 04:27 PM   #14568
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Noooo lol, the stock ones would still rub with my fenders, I didn't exaggerate the camber, I only put what's necessary to where it won't rub lol. I'll camber it out for you one day lol.
you are too low and using improper wheels.

and no, please don't.
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Old 12-21-2012, 04:46 PM   #14569
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Old 12-21-2012, 04:47 PM   #14570
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you are too low and using improper wheels.

and no, please don't.
Lol. It looks good tho so I ain't trippin lol..
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Old 12-21-2012, 05:00 PM   #14571
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Old 12-22-2012, 12:46 AM   #14572
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replaced stock speakers with Polk Audios and added a Separate JVC amp to run them.
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Old 12-22-2012, 11:09 AM   #14573
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Old 12-22-2012, 12:05 PM   #14574
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Old 12-22-2012, 01:16 PM   #14575
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fixed my EE LED tails
kept showing bulb out on left after my speaker install
ended up being the ground pulled loose in the harness
i took the ground wires out on both sides and connected them outside the harness
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all wires for the tails are so thin and crappy, also the contacts they join to inside the harness are very short making it easy for them to come loose
i think i may delete the harness if i have any more problems in the future
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Old 12-22-2012, 01:24 PM   #14576
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Finally put my thermostat in. I had a disaster when bleeding the system though. I managed the snap the ET level indicator into 3 pieces (float and 2 sticks). I ended up having to remove the whole ET to get the pieces out. Duff city. Anyway, I was putting off my system overhaul until January, but I'm buying the parts Monday and installing them asap.
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Old 12-22-2012, 03:06 PM   #14577
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Old 12-22-2012, 04:05 PM   #14578
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Finally put my thermostat in. I had a disaster when bleeding the system though. I managed the snap the ET level indicator into 3 pieces (float and 2 sticks). I ended up having to remove the whole ET to get the pieces out. Duff city. Anyway, I was putting off my system overhaul until January, but I'm buying the parts Monday and installing them asap.
Did that happen, by using a turkey baster when extracting excess coolant after the bleed?

Either way kinda good that it snapped, under your nose...if it was that brittle, then it possibly indicates the condition
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Old 12-22-2012, 06:28 PM   #14579
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I replaced the head gasket, while upgraded the vanos seals. If you ever get the chance to take out the two vanos bolts prior to reading the directions, don't, as I snapped one of the two LEFT HAND bolts. Luckily my metals tech friends on base can fix the bolt. Life happens (smiley faces)
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Old 12-22-2012, 06:44 PM   #14580
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I got my PA Soft 1.4.0 BMW scanner today, I'm catching my @ss to get it to work on W7 prem. 64!!

Also got the correct aftermarket wiring harness (after one prior attept the dude at the mobile A/V shop I went to gave me the wrong sh!t and connected it to a Pioneer AVH-P6600 dvd HU... probably'll slap it in in the morning.

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