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Old 12-21-2013, 11:57 PM   #1
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- Whooty -

Hello,

So I finally got back from college and got to do a little work on my car that has got the name whooty.

It is far from finished but I would like to share the progress.

Here is the earliest photos I have of her back in 2011.

I'm sure many of you will not like some of the choices but I enjoy it.

Clear corners, smoked side markers, tinted windows, carbon fiber emblems, black kidneys, and red/clear/red tail lights.


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Old 12-21-2013, 11:57 PM   #2
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Then I picked up a mtech 2 front bumper and just plasti dipped it black and got some smoked corners.


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Old 12-22-2013, 12:01 AM   #3
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Then I got the best coil overs on the market, race lands (sarcasm). I am very content with them however. Had them for about 2 years and they have had no problems.


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Dipped my wheels black and blue just to annoy people who can't stand to see someone just having fun with their car and modding it a way that he doesn't approve of.


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Old 12-22-2013, 12:07 AM   #4
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Then I got bored of the blue and decided to go back to mostly stock.


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Got some cheap racing seats that probably won't keep me safe in a crash.


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New seats as well as a new shift knob and shift/e brake boots.


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Painted my wheels graphite and went back to smoked corners.


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Got a roof rack.


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Went back to blue haha.


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Got some new lug studs and nuts


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And that brings us to current time.

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Old 12-22-2013, 12:13 AM   #5
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Now for christmas break first thing I did was install my new Depo headlights. Then took off my front and rear bumpers in order to drive to SF and then LA to pick up some new ones.


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Old 12-22-2013, 07:23 AM   #6
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Your car looks good with the roofrack. Slammed sedans are freaking sweet. Just get some decent wheels and the car would be sick. Even something like Oem M3 18s IMO. But I'm sure you have something in mind for that. Nice work.
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Old 12-22-2013, 08:08 AM   #7
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Did you install p46 headlights? I assume so since u said depo... Anyway did you use all the OEM headlight plugs? I have the p46 and I took them out over 2 years ago now Im trying to put them back in but it seems I have an extra connector on each side...

Here is a pic of the connectors I'm talking about, I know the ones with blue tape connect to the depo light but the one I'm not sure about is the plug I'm holding (the one without blue tape)

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I don't mean to get this thread of topic I always love your pics and had to check them out when i saw this thread. but when u mentioned just putting in depo lights I couldn't resist asking for help.

Car looks good
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Old 12-22-2013, 09:17 AM   #8
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Looks good Dom- not feeling the bright blue though.
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Old 12-22-2013, 09:41 AM   #9
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Looks like a fun little budget project!
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Old 12-22-2013, 11:00 AM   #10
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Awesome Sedan ! I can't decide between the M3 bumper or the Mtech II , such a hard decision !
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Did you install p46 headlights? I assume so since u said depo... Anyway did you use all the OEM headlight plugs? I have the p46 and I took them out over 2 years ago now Im trying to put them back in but it seems I have an extra connector on each side...

Here is a pic of the connectors I'm talking about, I know the ones with blue tape connect to the depo light but the one I'm not sure about is the plug I'm holding (the one without blue tape)

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I don't mean to get this thread of topic I always love your pics and had to check them out when i saw this thread. but when u mentioned just putting in depo lights I couldn't resist asking for help.

Car looks good
Car looks goood!

Auto leveling headlights, the plug is most likely for that
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Old 12-22-2013, 12:56 PM   #12
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Your car looks good with the roofrack. Slammed sedans are freaking sweet. Just get some decent wheels and the car would be sick. Even something like Oem M3 18s IMO. But I'm sure you have something in mind for that. Nice work.
Thanks man. Yea I do have some wheels sitting at home with me, the only problem is that they are too wide for my current fenders. I'm going to try and fix that on monday :eels:

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Looks good Dom- not feeling the bright blue though.
Understandable, I have some black paint with bronze flake that I'm going to paint them. Probably monday.

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Looks like a fun little budget project!
Yessir I love messing with it, And definitely on a tight budget.

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Awesome Sedan ! I can't decide between the M3 bumper or the Mtech II , such a hard decision !
I went with the CSL front. It's more unique I think. All are great options though!

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Car looks goood!

Auto leveling headlights, the plug is most likely for that

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Old 12-22-2013, 01:01 PM   #13
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Did you install p46 headlights? I assume so since u said depo... Anyway did you use all the OEM headlight plugs? I have the p46 and I took them out over 2 years ago now Im trying to put them back in but it seems I have an extra connector on each side...

Here is a pic of the connectors I'm talking about, I know the ones with blue tape connect to the depo light but the one I'm not sure about is the plug I'm holding (the one without blue tape)

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I don't mean to get this thread of topic I always love your pics and had to check them out when i saw this thread. but when u mentioned just putting in depo lights I couldn't resist asking for help.

Car looks good
Hey I hope I can help. What color are the cords going into the connection? Yellow and black?
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After I took the bumpers off I drove 2.5 hours to San Fran where I picked up an OEM Mtech 2 rear for an amazing price. Only problem is that it doesn't come with moldings or a diffuser. I plan on getting a special diffuser anyways so that doesn't really matter.


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Car looks goood!

Auto leveling headlights, the plug is most likely for that
i think your right....

I always thought p46 were auto leveling like the OEM xenon i had but i guess i was wrong. P46 are not auto leveling?

edit: i found some more info and it seems like the pre-facelift p46 were not available in auto leveling, the facelift p46 had auto leveling as an option, but not all of them have it. (mine is pre-facelift)
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Old 12-22-2013, 05:56 PM   #17
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i think your right....

I always thought p46 were auto leveling like the OEM xenon i had but i guess i was wrong. P46 are not auto leveling?
Im not sure, but if you're interested in OEM xenons with bulbs and ballast and new headlight lenses, let me know
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Im not sure, but if you're interested in OEM xenons with bulbs and ballast and new headlight lenses, let me know
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Old 12-22-2013, 06:39 PM   #19
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So the next stop was 8 hours away in Los Angeles where I picked up a CSL rep front bumper from DDM tuning for a really great price. It fits almost perfect. It's off slightly on the passenger side but that might be because of my bumper slider things. I can't think of the name right now...

Installed it in their parking lot.


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Old dude came at the perfect time to see us fail at getting my car off the ramps. Bumper was too low even with wood so we ended up leaving the car where it is at in this picture and used jacks instead.


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i love the CSL front bumper, the only reason i dont get one myself is because i want something symmetrical.

awesome story and pic of the old man. Why is it that someone is always there watching at the moment of fail...
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