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    Thread: 'Cause I eat my Ramen with chopsticks, like a true balla'

    1. Member flamtastix's Avatar
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      06-01-2012 11:26 AM #1
      Finally getting my car to a point where it's worth sharing...so here's a little time-line

      Last winter during a snowboarding trip to Vermont, bone stock:


      After an incident on some ice I had to replace the front end...made some bad choices, like LED headlights and a rep R32 bumper. I also picked up some summer wheels:


      Then I made some friends. Also got coilovers, and replaced a blown K03 with a Frankenturbo (mod list in my sig). I always scoffed at ppl that had to cut their sway bar...so what's the first thing I have to do when I installed the coilovers? Yeah, cut the sway bar lol:


      Finally this is how it looks now. Went back to a stock bumper and headlights and refinished my wheels. Still a long to-do list, but I don't feel embarrassed to go up to a local get together anymore:


      Went to visit my parents a few weeks ago, and took a couple shots behind their barn...yes the grass is too tall, but I still thought it was a neat spot:


      Last edited by flamtastix; 06-01-2012 at 12:42 PM.
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      06-01-2012 11:29 AM #2
      for the most part

      rims
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      06-01-2012 11:30 AM #3
      I like it, nice and simple. Mine it still looking like your first shot but it still has some cheesy azz halos on it from the PO. Keep her looking good man!

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      06-01-2012 11:31 AM #4
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      06-01-2012 11:41 AM #5
      Thanks! I've been back and forth on the hood, but for now it's staying. Honestly I bought it because it was lighter so I could install it by myself easier, and because it didn't have to get painted.
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      06-01-2012 11:45 AM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by flamtastix View Post
      Thanks! I've been back and forth on the hood, but for now it's staying. Honestly I bought it because it was lighter so I could install it by myself easier, and because it didn't have to get painted.
      maybe mess around with photoshop and see what you think about a matching vinyl roof for that hood.

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      06-01-2012 11:49 AM #7
      hood looks out of place, needs matching roof or to be painted to match the rest of the car. but, for progress
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      06-01-2012 11:58 AM #8
      A black roof and B pillars is on the list of things to do this summer...along with a FMIC, upgraded clutch and flywheel (did i mention this has 217k on the factory clutch? lol), and upgraded brakes. Still toying with doing a built AEB head and rods so I can let the Frankenturbo really do it's thing.
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      06-01-2012 12:43 PM #9
      i got drunk at gettysburg. there is a case of yingling bottles at devils den...
      hate the wheels
      hate the hood.

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      06-01-2012 01:24 PM #10
      yolo. lol.

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      06-01-2012 02:25 PM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by rawkusmode32 View Post
      its ok
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      06-01-2012 02:27 PM #13
      paint the hood... rimz...
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      06-01-2012 02:51 PM #14
      Wheels, no
      Hood, no
      Other than that

      Just clean it up, everyone makes mistakes in the beginning, some of us continue to make mistakes
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