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Old 02-03-2013, 01:48 PM   #15601
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Plasti dipped kidneys before I buy black ones what do you guys think? And ps Ik I need to ditch the amber corners..
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Old 02-03-2013, 01:56 PM   #15602
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Really thinking of h&r sport springs. I'm looking to just delete that unsightly front wheel gap. Any rubbing issues with your setup?
H&R is what I'm running. It gives your ride enough drop to look moderately aggressive while still maintaining it in a height free of damage from road bumps, potholes Etc. I'm running stock 119 wheels with 20 mm spacers and no rubbing issues. Dunno if it'll be the same once I run 19s
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Old 02-03-2013, 02:49 PM   #15603
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Old 02-03-2013, 03:00 PM   #15604
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H&R is what I'm running. It gives your ride enough drop to look moderately aggressive while still maintaining it in a height free of damage from road bumps, potholes Etc. I'm running stock 119 wheels with 20 mm spacers and no rubbing issues. Dunno if it'll be the same once I run 19s
I'm running 225/40/18 squared on a 40 offset vmr vb3s.
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Old 02-03-2013, 03:58 PM   #15605
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Put that alcantara steering wheel cover on. Took > 2 hours. It looks good with the tristitching. There is a thread about it.
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Old 02-03-2013, 07:27 PM   #15606
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Helped a friend swap his rear axle.

PITA, because the donor axle/wheel hub came with a wheel that was seized on.

We ended up installing the whole assembly with the wheel on...
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Old 02-03-2013, 07:32 PM   #15607
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You might try putting the weight of the car on it after installation with no lug bolts. That'll probably break the seize.
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Old 02-03-2013, 08:48 PM   #15608
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Old 02-03-2013, 09:55 PM   #15609
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Old 02-03-2013, 09:55 PM   #15610
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Old 02-03-2013, 10:23 PM   #15611
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dpe wheels
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found some used in good contd asking 4750
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yes or no?
Idk if maybe I'm not a big fan of wheels or whatever but 3500$ for wheels is way too much for me...they are real nice wheels and all but JEZUZ a lot can be done with 3500$
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Old 02-03-2013, 11:48 PM   #15612
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Old 02-04-2013, 12:31 AM   #15613
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Replaced entire cooling system, oil filter housing gasket, cleaned Icv and throttle body, and did vanos all this past Friday. That was a loooong day! Runs great but I'm getting the ses message in my dash now. Next I gotta figure out what I broke. Also I hear my blower motor running even when the heater is off. Time to do the final stage resistor??
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Old 02-04-2013, 12:31 AM   #15614
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Idk if maybe I'm not a big fan of wheels or whatever but 3500$ for wheels is way too much for me...they are real nice wheels and all but JEZUZ a lot can be done with 3500$
'pls take my money'
He wont go for 3.5k wants 4.3k and im not willing to go any higher. I liked the wheels but just getting crazy. They do have almost new nitto tires. 10.5" rears shiet. They are 19" wheels so sick.

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Old 02-04-2013, 12:46 AM   #15615
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'pls take my money'
He wont go for 3.5k wants 4.3k and im not willing to go any higher. I liked the wheels but just getting crazy. They do have almost new nitto tires. 10.5" rears shiet. They are 19" wheels so sick.

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Old 02-04-2013, 12:57 AM   #15616
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Didn't have a camera mount for the car, so i hopped on the lathe and made one of aluminum!
I'd buy one if you made another one!

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Old 02-04-2013, 01:00 AM   #15617
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Plasti dipped kidneys before I buy black ones what do you guys think? And ps Ik I need to ditch the amber corners..
Looks good! I bought Black kidneys last month and it made such an improvement in the look!!!


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Old 02-04-2013, 09:31 AM   #15618
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dpe wheels
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Breemer Kraft over those over priced things.
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Old 02-04-2013, 09:31 AM   #15619
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Helped a friend swap his rear axle.

PITA, because the donor axle/wheel hub came with a wheel that was seized on.

We ended up installing the whole assembly with the wheel on...
That's always alarming to me because that means the car was rarely maintained to the point the wheels got stuck on. Unless the hub has been damaged by hammering or something?

What was wrong with the axle?
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Old 02-04-2013, 09:58 AM   #15620
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dpe wheels
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Man, I think you could buy something else and still have money leftover for vacation.
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