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Old 12-03-2007, 02:59 PM   #201
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You mind if I post one or two photos of my updates from this past weekend?
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Old 12-03-2007, 03:07 PM   #202
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go right ahead - I am going to go get the bumpers in a bit

maybe i will install the rear tonight
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Old 12-03-2007, 03:11 PM   #203
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Cool! Thanks

DINAN S Signature package and OEM ZHP wheels:






(not the best photo, but the camera died just after I took this ONE shot last night...)

I've got to take the car back to BRRacing to have them complete the DME install (my ecu was being *****y) - but other than that, I'm pleased with the sound and fitment of everything. The ZHP wheels fit the wheel wells much better than the photo above depicts. The flash REALLY lit up the wheel wells and made the gaps seem worse. The rears actually tuck up nicely.
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Old 12-03-2007, 03:18 PM   #204
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wow - nice...good work
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Old 12-03-2007, 03:39 PM   #205
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wow - nice...good work
Thanks... I know it's not quite as rewarding as if I had done it myself, but it's the mod that counts... right?

I did do the wheels myself.
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Old 12-03-2007, 03:42 PM   #206
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Looks good.. TRP.. I need to get an exhaust for mine one of these days
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Old 12-03-2007, 03:51 PM   #207
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You guys are killing me...

I live near Lake Michigan and lots of lake effect snow, so my Touring has been stored for a few weeks already.
It will be sometime in late March before I'll be driving it again.
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Old 12-03-2007, 03:52 PM   #208
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I have some winter snow tires on my stockers.. those will go on when the time comes
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Old 12-03-2007, 04:03 PM   #209
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(not the best photo, but the camera died just after I took this ONE shot last night...)

I've got to take the car back to BRRacing to have them complete the DME install (my ecu was being *****y) - but other than that, I'm pleased with the sound and fitment of everything. The ZHP wheels fit the wheel wells much better than the photo above depicts. The flash REALLY lit up the wheel wells and made the gaps seem worse. The rears actually tuck up nicely.
The wheels look great...
In case you start to run out of mod ideas... I added spacers to my OEM ZHP wheels. 5mm in front, 10mm in the rear.
It doesn't sound like much, but it made a big difference.

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spacers do a world of good for those wheels
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Old 12-03-2007, 04:06 PM   #211
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The spacers just push the tires 'out' further? My rears are 8.5" wide (fronts are 8.0") and I'm running 35 series on the rear - it looks pretty good. I'll have to take a shot like the one you've provided and see if I can tell the difference..

Modding is like being in the Mafia. Once you think you are out.. you get pulled back in...

ohh.. I just now noticed that you have clear corners in the rear. Niiiice...
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Looks good.. TRP.. I need to get an exhaust for mine one of these days
Thank you - I appreciate the kind words.
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Old 12-03-2007, 06:20 PM   #213
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picked up the bumpers and all the trim - it is too dark i think

i installed the trim and the grills and you can see the difference...ugh....
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Old 12-03-2007, 10:53 PM   #214
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maybe it was just the lighting - I looked at it in a few other lighting locations and they look to be right
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ur saying the paint may not match? eh?
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Old 12-03-2007, 10:58 PM   #216
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at home with a flash light, no...and school and at a gas station they did...

I will wait to see them in the daylight to make final call - Bubba said he will redo if not right...
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Uncle Don - I want to try out those 15mm spacers you mentioned. Please give me your paypal address. Thank you.
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Uncle Don - I want to try out those 15mm spacers you mentioned. Please give me your paypal address. Thank you.
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bumpers on - what a pita

the rear aluminum bumper had to be modified for the PDC..three of us that looked up the parts missed this one...

the front required some changes as well (removing old brackets et al)...

But everything is on - just need to align the xenon fogs and install the splitters...and possibly paint the rear diffuser...it got scratched...

the bumpers need to be buffed now that they are on the car

We took some pics tonight but nothing worth while - i will try to get some pics up tomorrow

THANK YOU BRENDAN FOR THE HELP AND THANK YOU UNCLE DON FOR THE SPACERS (I will let you know how they work out)

I am still waiting for the rear clears....

any ideas (other than exhaust and SC) still to do to the car? I would like to pick up some mtech rockers at some point...to finish the look
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