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Old 03-04-2013, 05:04 PM   #21
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i'm more concerned about the strut tower where the actual struts bolt up as it bears load and stresses. make sure all 3 strut bolts point straight up and not away from eachother
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Old 03-04-2013, 05:07 PM   #22
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Sry the forum didn't load before last post, the last pic is the one on the other side and is covered. There is a part of the front bumper that is scraped but I thought it was from a fender bender from the guy drifting into a parked car. Idk it looks like its supposed to be there but idk. It drives straight
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Old 03-04-2013, 05:50 PM   #23
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Old 03-04-2013, 06:29 PM   #24
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Everything looks normal the bolts all seem to point up, so i think im fine and i dont think the well is bent if you look at this one they look identical
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Old 03-04-2013, 09:25 PM   #25
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Old 03-04-2013, 09:33 PM   #26
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Old 03-04-2013, 09:39 PM   #27
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i'm more concerned about the strut tower where the actual struts bolt up as it bears load and stresses. make sure all 3 strut bolts point straight up and not away from eachother
Here are my strut towers:
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Old 03-04-2013, 10:06 PM   #29
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^ dude for real with the cup holder there? hahah
Gotta have some place for a beer or two when detailing under the hood - right?
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Old 03-04-2013, 11:40 PM   #30
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Old 03-05-2013, 12:10 AM   #31
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Looks good to me. Even got the Pacifico waiting to be swigged.
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I'm so stealing this idea! And nice choice of beer to boot!
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Old 03-05-2013, 09:50 AM   #35
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Very nice conversion, I have the same conversion (of course not as nice as yours) but mainly for storage of some car detail stuffs only. Per your picture you still have plenty space inside that box for an electric portable wine cooler so I suggest you install one since you seem to enjoy wine either on the go or when working on the car.
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Very nice conversion, I have the same conversion (of course not as nice as yours) but mainly for storage of some car detail stuffs only. Per your picture you still have plenty space inside that box for an electric portable wine cooler so I suggest you install one since you seem to enjoy wine either on the go or when working on the car.
i'm pretty sure that's beer
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I hate how these threads go from one person asking one simple question, to others asking completely off-topic questions.

I'd say get an AFE Intake, you'll be happy with it.
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I'd say get an AFE Intake, you'll be happy with it.
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