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      02-21-2013, 09:46 PM   #45
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$3-4k in parts + Labor (which is much more than parts cost)
I'd almost attempt to do it myself...
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      02-21-2013, 09:47 PM   #46
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Wow, those pictures really show off how much more rubber you can squeeze under those arches
yeah ill start off with stuffing 265's up front and 295's in the rear
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      02-21-2013, 09:50 PM   #47
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I'd almost attempt to do it myself...
the front you can do youself, the rear unless you are a body guy that can shape and weld metal to make wheel arches i wouldnt attempt it...it took the guy a day on each side to do them
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      02-21-2013, 10:05 PM   #48
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Damn yea and you can't have one with out the other. Crap!!
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      02-21-2013, 11:17 PM   #49
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Lets get some proper pics of the rear arches -
proper pics? what would you like to see? what angles?
The sides please. I would love to see a close up of them. The work looks great.

I would love to see the width of the arches.
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      02-22-2013, 03:32 AM   #50
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The sides please. I would love to see a close up of them. The work looks great.

I would love to see the width of the arches.
you can see it in person at bimmerfest...ill take some closer pics tomorrow
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      02-25-2013, 11:50 PM   #51
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took some pics on friday ill take more tomorrow they buffed out the body today its all nice and shiny
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      02-27-2013, 09:00 PM   #52
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hood and trunk pics...dirty but i wanted to show everyone what i left carbon and what was painted
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      02-27-2013, 09:05 PM   #53
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hood and trunk pics...dirty but i wanted to show everyone what i left carbon and what was painted
Looks great! Congrats man! Any chance for full side shots?
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      02-27-2013, 09:24 PM   #54
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ill stop by on friday maybe by then the bumpers will be on and ill wipe it down and take some good pics... i shoulda took some yesterday when it was outside and clean but i didnt have my camera just my phone and i wanted better pics on a better note my blacklines came in today as well as my carbon fiber front splitter...ill take pics of those when i pick them up tomorrow
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      02-27-2013, 10:51 PM   #55
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      02-28-2013, 11:17 AM   #56
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Looks good man, I am thinking of going this route as well.
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      03-01-2013, 07:55 PM   #57
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front lip and black lines are here...now i just need to sell my lci tails to recoup a lil bit of the cost
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      03-02-2013, 04:00 AM   #58
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sick bulid ! more pix pls
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      03-02-2013, 06:32 AM   #59
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oh lawd this is cray. looking forward to the finished build
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      03-02-2013, 10:09 PM   #60
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      03-03-2013, 08:55 AM   #61
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      03-05-2013, 09:01 PM   #62
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bumpers and side skirts are on
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bumpers and side skirts are on
damn! looks amazing! Cant wait for our group pic
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Car looks great. Ur fender arches look perfect.
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      03-05-2013, 10:16 PM   #66
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That blue is going to look so good. Should have offered it like that from the factory.
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