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      I'm with you. GLI is a nice ride to own long...

      I'm with you. GLI is a nice ride to own long term anyways. There's plenty you can do to keep it relevant if you you think it's missing features anyways
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      If anybody is ever wondering about my inspiration...

      If anybody is ever wondering about my inspiration for this build...here it is...

      Andy and Gary won an SQ competition with a stock BMW. They added the ms-8 and a sub+amp combo FTW.
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    3. My neighbor did the same thing with their dog...

      My neighbor did the same thing with their dog during a heat wave. Dog never seemed upset about anything.

      Then they noticed brown blots all over their carpet. Finally realized it was from the dog...
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      There might be a difference in pricing as the...

      There might be a difference in pricing as the dealer I use is the largest on the east coast I believe.

      He's also one of llumar's premier installers. He's into car wraps and commercial tint as well...
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      Wow! I can get air blue 80 fit $80 on my...

      Wow! I can get air blue 80 fit $80 on my windshield. I guess I have a great dealer
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      I would strongly suggest Llumar CTX. It was $225...

      I would strongly suggest Llumar CTX. It was $225 for my vehicle
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      I don't care how many people own them... I love...

      I don't care how many people own them... I love those wheels.

      They look great with the new bumper too
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      Finally got my audio install up and running. This...

      Finally got my audio install up and running. This is by far the best sounding car I've had yet.

      The Audio Frog speakers are amazing.

      If anybody ever wants a demo while in Virginia drop me a pm....
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      Wow. Got it up and running... Fixed a couple...

      Wow.

      Got it up and running... Fixed a couple of issues and I'm stunned.

      BTW... I'm not sure anybody would guess I have a 10”sub in a small enclosure. That thing blew me away. This whole time...
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      Deaden the door with CLD(constrained layer...

      Deaden the door with CLD(constrained layer dampener) and add a layer of MLV (mass loaded vinyl) and CCF(closed cell foam). It will sound so much better...promise! Do the same thing with the pillars...
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      fixed mine with a heat gun. Heat up the bends...

      fixed mine with a heat gun. Heat up the bends from the inside and just flex it together with your hand. Be sure to move the heat gun around and not to let it sit in one place...probably ruin it. ...
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      Too bad you aren't closer. I'd love to make some...

      Too bad you aren't closer. I'd love to make some things on the side with your expertise. Now that I know your background your tips make perfect sense!

      It'd be sweet if we could put our heads...
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      Here's a great story about how consumer reports...

      Here's a great story about how consumer reports fails

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zrpUDuUtxPM&feature=youtu.be&t=48m
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      Here's a decent cut from the video; just listen...

      Here's a decent cut from the video; just listen for about 3 minutes....the circle of confusion...


      https://youtu.be/zrpUDuUtxPM?t=44m7s
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      I appreciate that. There wasn't any quality MDF...

      I appreciate that. There wasn't any quality MDF at Lowe's or Home Depot. And I agree...it looks like particle board but that's what they're calling MDF. I'm guessing it's a QA problem. I used...
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      Another update. Making final connections and...

      Another update. Making final connections and pillar repairs are going nicely. I'm not making them a priority...they'll be something to do when there's free time here and there.

      Still up in the...
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      Update. That glue was ridiculous. It almost...

      Update.

      That glue was ridiculous. It almost ripped off everything I did removing the vinyl. I realized why my install was looking so bad too. Part of the vinyl had been stretched so much it...
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      They do look better as of right now. All that...

      They do look better as of right now. All that black was just wrong. If my fabrication skills aren't good enough then I'll just end up with the fender pillars :)

      Here's my new inspiration for my...
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      That would be cool. Last time I read VW didn't...

      That would be cool. Last time I read VW didn't think Americans were ready for that or engine turn off. Guess we'll see what happens.
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      Fixed. Still don't think I like the black vinyl....

      Fixed. Still don't think I like the black vinyl.


      http://i188.photobucket.com/albums/z307/I800C0LECT/Car%20Audio/IMG_20150801_200243750_HDR_zpsqou9ztgh.jpg
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