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Old 07-14-2010, 02:48 PM   #41
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Beyern Mesh ftw!
^^^What he said! They are kinda heavy though! I love them.. Looks good OP
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Old 07-14-2010, 03:07 PM   #42
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Wheels look sick bro. Are there any vibration issues with the wheels? Leave the kidneys alone...they go with your polished lips. Besides all black kidneys stick out too much against white...look cheap & too big IMO.
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Old 07-14-2010, 03:20 PM   #43
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very nice set-up, agree with the drop and trunk spoiler
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Old 07-14-2010, 06:42 PM   #44
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thanks man, ya when i bought the carbon fiber hood and trunk logos, i went ahead and got the wheel ones too, so i just gotta take my car up and get discount tire to switch out the logos for me and then theyll be carbon fiber as well
A 1" suction cup and soapy water should pop those center caps right out. Bought one from the bathroom section at H Depot.
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Old 07-14-2010, 07:08 PM   #45
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Wheels look sick bro. Are there any vibration issues with the wheels? Leave the kidneys alone...they go with your polished lips. Besides all black kidneys stick out too much against white...look cheap & too big IMO.
So far ive had no issues at all with vibrations. and yea im trying to decide between the chrom or black grill, i think the chrome does tie in the lip and window trim...

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very nice set-up, agree with the drop and trunk spoiler
Drop, yes id love to do that sometime soon. haha and the spoiler came on the car when i bought it, should i take it off or would that look weird since i have everything else?

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A 1" suction cup and soapy water should pop those center caps right out. Bought one from the bathroom section at H Depot.

Good idea!! ill deff go up there tomorrow and try that thanks!
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Old 07-14-2010, 10:03 PM   #46
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I just ordered black glossy vinyl for my diffuser and roof!
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Old 07-14-2010, 10:45 PM   #47
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+1 for the hub centers as black C/F or the blue BMW style. I have Beyerns and used their soccer ball inserts for my winter wheels. That lip is crazy, you could lay a business card on that thing. Nice.
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Old 07-14-2010, 10:53 PM   #48
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looking good bro. Either way leave the grills chrome or black both will look good. Shouldnt worry TOO much about being matte or gloss black. i got matte black grills and doesnt stick out like a sore thumb as much as your thinking. never even really thought about it that way. i still have the factory matte ISH finish on my mtech ii diffusor. oh and fwiw i would leave the lips as is
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Old 07-14-2010, 11:02 PM   #49
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+1 for the hub centers as black C/F or the blue BMW style. I have Beyerns and used their soccer ball inserts for my winter wheels. That lip is crazy, you could lay a business card on that thing. Nice.
haha ya the lip is huge! but deff gonna be a pain to keep clean with all the brake dust..but ya cf center caps going in soon!

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looking good bro. Either way leave the grills chrome or black both will look good. Shouldnt worry TOO much about being matte or gloss black. i got matte black grills and doesnt stick out like a sore thumb as much as your thinking. never even really thought about it that way. i still have the factory matte ISH finish on my mtech ii diffusor. oh and fwiw i would leave the lips as is
i think ima get the black grills but keep the chrome slats so it wont look like an open hole, oh and is your diffuser black?
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Old 07-14-2010, 11:11 PM   #50
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|AW|NATALIE, do you have your car lowered??
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Old 07-14-2010, 11:30 PM   #51
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Old 07-15-2010, 01:17 AM   #52
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i think ima get the black grills but keep the chrome slats so it wont look like an open hole, oh and is your diffuser black?
BLACK-ISH.......... It's Matte Black (OEM finish) but I custom painted the bottom AW Here's a pic. Dont mind the wack azz exhaust. Its not finished yet. It will be this weekend Im currently back home in CA and will be back to where the car is this weekend
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Not right now I'm currently stationed in OKC & the roads suck balls in that area so it didnt really bother me & wasnt on a priority list to drop the ride. HOWEVER, I'm finally about to pull the trigger on suspension REAL REAL soon so be on the lookout for that
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Old 07-15-2010, 12:39 PM   #53
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I deff like the black diffuser, cant wait for the gloss black vinyl to come in!!
ohh and i finally got the cf wheel caps put on, thank you to whoever said to use a suction cup to get the beyern cap out!

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Old 07-15-2010, 12:41 PM   #54
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Lookin good! Very clean...

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Old 07-15-2010, 12:50 PM   #55
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Lookin good! Very clean...

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Thanks man! At first i wasnt really a fan of the AW, but after owning it and looking at it everyday i love it! The only other color id want is Imola Red
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Old 07-15-2010, 12:54 PM   #56
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looks really great man!
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Old 07-15-2010, 12:56 PM   #57
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why thank you sir
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Old 07-15-2010, 01:08 PM   #58
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Car looks amazing!.. congratulations and happy modding!..
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Old 07-15-2010, 01:09 PM   #59
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car looks great man! I'm thinkin' about making mine a dinan 3 as well!
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Old 07-15-2010, 01:26 PM   #60
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Car looks amazing!.. congratulations and happy modding!..
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car looks great man! I'm thinkin' about making mine a dinan 3 as well!
Thank you! And ya all the Dinan stuff i have is somewhere between 2-3k. I have intake, stage 3 exhaust, engine strut bar, high flow throttle body, ecu software, and tranny software. I would deff recommend doing it, i LOVE my car. The exhaust i think has the perfect tone and pitch for our cars, none of this trash can exhaust sound like all the rice burners have.
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