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Old 04-12-2012, 07:47 AM   #81
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they look sick

lets do my grille now!!!!!!
haha yeah but we need to figure out how to get it off! on the other hand i guess we can mask the front up and spray it on the car but i just dont know about all that paint going through.....

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Good job with the grilles, gloss looks heaps better then matte!

Looking forward to see the gloss black diffuser. I've been thinking of painting mine as well since its sort of starting to fade.
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Gloss black diffuser should look pretty sick.
Here's a pic I found:
http://www.abload.de/img/dsc_0039ou5l.jpg
Thanks damo! I will update here on how it goes with the diffuser. right now my diffuser is wrapped in CF because i got bored one day lol. But yeah it looks awesome in gloss! dont know if i'd do it with a spray can though, would probably send it off to get properly sprayed with a gun.

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Old 04-12-2012, 08:02 AM   #82
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Thanks damo! I will update here on how it goes with the diffuser. right now my diffuser is wrapped in CF because i got bored one day lol. But yeah it looks awesome in gloss! dont know if i'd do it with a spray can though, would probably send it off to get properly sprayed with a gun.
Yeah you have a point. I might use my gun for a better result.
One thing to consider is the heat coming off the exhaust, should be ok with most paints though i don't think it gets too hot there.
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Old 04-12-2012, 08:11 AM   #83
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Yeah you have a point. I might use my gun for a better result.
One thing to consider is the heat coming off the exhaust, should be ok with most paints thought i don't think it gets too hot there.
Yeah true, didnt think of that. I will have a look at the CF wrap to see if its affected by the heat... i assume it would peel off from the edges being near high temperature. If not then i guess it should be all good.
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Old 04-19-2012, 06:26 PM   #84
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You can fit style 95 fronts fine. It's just the rear that gives trouble. My rear fenders have been flared and I'm running a ton of camber, but the rears are just so damn aggressive.



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Ur running camber arms?
Does it eat ur tires?
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Old 04-19-2012, 08:18 PM   #85
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Ur running camber arms?
Does it eat ur tires?
Yeah, I was running 6 degrees of camber in the rear lol. Managed to go through a set of rear tires in 2 months of daily driving.

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Old 04-19-2012, 08:36 PM   #86
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Yeah, I was running 6 degrees of camber in the rear lol. Managed to go through a set of rear tires in 2 months of daily driving.

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Straight big ballin' Lol
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Old 04-19-2012, 08:39 PM   #87
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Yeah, I was running 6 degrees of camber in the rear lol. Managed to go through a set of rear tires in 2 months of daily driving.

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Damn, screw that... U got balls... And money to burn!
Haha
What's the max camber on stock sport suspension on a coupe??
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Old 04-19-2012, 08:43 PM   #88
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I'm running max camber on mine without camber arms at I think -2 or -2.5 deg, around there
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Old 04-20-2012, 04:52 PM   #89
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I'm running max camber on mine without camber arms at I think -2 or -2.5 deg, around there
Do u have pics from the side and rear??
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Old 04-22-2012, 06:56 AM   #90
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broooo! wheres the style 95s?!?

but i do have to say, i love your car fking dumped! it sure as hell got my attention


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Old 04-22-2012, 08:14 PM   #91
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broooo! wheres the style 95s?!?

but i do have to say, i love your car fking dumped! it sure as hell got my attention
hahaha sick!! man its too low i need to raise it LOL.
the 95's were powder coated and i wasn't happy with the colour so i sent them back to be re-done!!! they will be back on soon Lol
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Old 04-22-2012, 09:12 PM   #92
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hahaha sick!! man its too low i need to raise it LOL.
the 95's were powder coated and i wasn't happy with the colour so i sent them back to be re-done!!! they will be back on soon Lol
haha, nah man it looks awesome

ahh i see i see, what colour are you going with now?
btw, the powder coating was a family business right? how much would it cost for a set of wheels to be powder coated silver? could you PM me a rough cost?

Thanks steve!
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Old 04-22-2012, 09:52 PM   #93
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Man I wish I could find some 95s in 18s instead of my 19s.

Are they borbets? What did they come off??
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Old 04-23-2012, 02:54 AM   #94
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they came off an E60 5 series.
I forgot, i never read the back of the wheels but i do remember it saying it was made in germany.
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Old 05-22-2012, 01:14 AM   #95
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Palm Beach Cruise

UPDATE

Sup guys,
So ended up spraying my wheels silver, they came up better than i expected.

Put them on Saturday, and on Sunday went for a cruise up to palm beach.

Took a couple of pics..... Edited the pics on photoshop so hopefully you all like them!! Btw, im only a rookie.

PS it started to rain on the way up so car was dirty.

Enjoy


































feel free to give me pointers for photoshop!
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Old 05-22-2012, 01:19 AM   #96
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Old 05-22-2012, 01:25 AM   #97
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Man those wheels look awesome, you've seriously changed my opinion on that style of wheel.
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Old 05-22-2012, 01:27 AM   #98
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Looks awesome dude, love it!
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Old 05-22-2012, 01:54 AM   #99
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aren't they Nick's old set?
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Old 05-22-2012, 02:01 AM   #100
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