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Old 11-17-2013, 12:13 PM   #41
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Also I decided that I wanted to keep the brakes OEM...


The kit is from ECS tuning...

Also got more CF

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Old 11-17-2013, 12:16 PM   #42
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Here is the fitting process


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Old 11-17-2013, 12:18 PM   #43
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Old 11-17-2013, 12:36 PM   #44
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As I explained before mu mum has owned the car since new. So I have no doubts about the condition of the engine & gearbox


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Old 11-17-2013, 12:37 PM   #45
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The start of the swap...





Radiator is KO so a new one will go in...
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Old 11-17-2013, 12:43 PM   #46
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Old 11-17-2013, 12:44 PM   #47
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Old 11-17-2013, 02:21 PM   #48
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Old 11-17-2013, 03:28 PM   #49
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Old 11-18-2013, 02:07 PM   #50
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This thread delivers! Keep it coming!
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Old 11-18-2013, 02:48 PM   #51
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me lo imagino con ese acsento Espanol? Calidad ese hombre. Keep pushing, I want to see that swap in there.
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Old 11-18-2013, 03:00 PM   #52
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Loving this build, great progress and parts.

The only thing I don't like are all the M badges, Nurburgring sticker, fake CF front grills, and minor details like that that have come and gone.

(edit: I know the car may have come with the M badge, but that doesn't change my opinion on it)
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Old 11-18-2013, 03:15 PM   #53
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Really an interesting thread...

Not a fan at all of compacts, but you've truly done a spectacular job with yours. All of your mods are tasteful and nothing you've done brings the car over the top. Respectful work - I look forward to reading more.

Awesome stuff dude
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Old 11-19-2013, 09:06 AM   #54
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Loving this build, great progress and parts.

The only thing I don't like are all the M badges, Nurburgring sticker, fake CF front grills, and minor details like that that have come and gone.

(edit: I know the car may have come with the M badge, but that doesn't change my opinion on it)
The front grill are real CF,
The M badge (there is only one) as you said came with the car, here in Europe the ZHP package is called ///M package and a lot of non ///M cars have it. Although it will soon come off

The Nurburgring sticker is from a group of friends, we made them when we did a roadtrip to Nurburgring. So nothing wrong with it.

May not be everyone's cup of tea, but at least I have been in nurburgring


I would like you to tell me what other details I could improve in your opinion, as every opinion is good to take in consideration.

The car has changed a lot during my ownership (It's been 10 years).
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Old 11-19-2013, 09:09 AM   #55
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me lo imagino con ese acsento Espanol? Calidad ese hombre. Keep pushing, I want to see that swap in there.
Nah... he speaks english! Although with Irish accent as I lived there for 3 years!

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Really an interesting thread...

Not a fan at all of compacts, but you've truly done a spectacular job with yours. All of your mods are tasteful and nothing you've done brings the car over the top. Respectful work - I look forward to reading more.


Awesome stuff dude
Thanks will update soon. The engine is in and starts ok
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Old 11-26-2013, 05:08 PM   #56
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Keep it coming, your selection of modifications so far has been absolutely great respect for all the hard work you have done so far and the challenge you have taken upon your self now is well!
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Old 11-26-2013, 05:34 PM   #57
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Keep it coming man, everything looks great thus far! One thing I would look into if it were my car would be swapping the front end for a facelift coupe front end of course with an mtech II front bumper.
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Old 11-29-2013, 02:49 AM   #58
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nice build - I love the Ti (mainly because we cant get them here)
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Old 11-29-2013, 04:22 AM   #59
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