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      06-18-2012, 08:22 PM   #89
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I just purged my archived emails this morning. Will ask to Sparoz to resend now.

Let's just say, this is a touch more than wrapping!
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      06-18-2012, 08:27 PM   #90
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I just purged my archived emails this morning. Will ask to Sparoz to resend now.

Let's just say, this is a touch more than wrapping!
Thanks mate..

EDIT; have you seen this link.. http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showthread.php?t=706982
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What are you boys up to now with the roof?
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looking good Steve, jeez i tune out for a week and theres brembos, suspension and .... a new roof??
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I think Steve's car will be the most worked in Australia soon?
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Thanks mate..

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Yes I did actually. I like the piano black trim - looks much nicer than the cheap stock stuff.
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What are you boys up to now with the roof?
I'll leave Sparoz to do the reveal. I think he wanted it to be a suprise!
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I think Steve's car will be the most worked in Australia soon?
You're always likely to have that honour!
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looking good Steve, jeez i tune out for a week and theres brembos, suspension and .... a new roof??
It's outrageous!
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Yes I did actually. I like the piano black trim - looks much nicer than the cheap stock stuff.
I had the piano black trim installed in my 135i vert by BMW, and it looked great..
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I had the piano black trim installed in my 135i vert by BMW, and it looked great..
It looks really nice - factory trim must have been even nicer.

If I could be bothered I would get it done - but fortunately I'm not really that way inclined.

This roof, however, oh boy...!
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It looks really nice - factory trim must have been even nicer.
This roof, however, oh boy...!
True.. the factory piano finish had a blue metalic fleck in the black..

STOP talking about this damn roof.. need some pix..
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True.. the factory piano finish had a blue metalic fleck in the black..

STOP talking about this damn roof.. need some pix..
That does sound good. Almost tempted...!

The roof, the roof! Waiting on Sparoz to get home, he's using Web Outlook at work and it didn't forward the pictures.
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Sparoz, you are the Aussie Powerbeast, without doubt.

Looks like you are going down the same road, Brembo's (powerbeast's were carbon ceramic ) BBS etc, you still need an Akra hahaha

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Roof?...show us the roof
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He said the suspension needs to work less so doesn't have to be as stiff - which made sense to me at the time. He said the stock suspension didn't need to be adjusted and should cope easier with the lighter wheels.

Looking forward to seeing them on your car. What colour did you go with?

Re Roof: The body shop in town is excellent and should be able to fit it with no issues. Just not sure about the cost/weight ratio.
It make sense, I think, I am still trying to wrap my head around it. Honestly spending my whole day trying to wrap my head around my shop at the moment.

Went with the DBK. Initially I ordered the DSK, but changed my mind . Might have to have custom grills and side gills to match .

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looking good Steve, jeez i tune out for a week and theres brembos, suspension and .... a new roof??
Thanks! I have been speaking with Kamal for a while about the mods. It needs to be functional.

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I think Steve's car will be the most worked in Australia soon?
Probably can't be you Vinney! May be the most expensive... don't remind me of that though. The philosophy was to stay within the same 1M platform - what would BMW do without any budget constraint.

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Sparoz, you are the Aussie Powerbeast, without doubt.

Looks like you are going down the same road, Brembo's (powerbeast's were carbon ceramic ) BBS etc, you still need an Akra hahaha

http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showthread.php?t=668780
Lol - Akra? May be? . I will stick with functional mods. Although I love the Dakar Yellow the point of the exercise is pure functional. All the mods coming will have a quality that is better than stock. Not saying the quality of the Wagner, ER and the Forge is poor, nor they are bad mods, but I would look into options again a bit later.
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I am actually not convinced with the roof yet in terms of bang for buck. Kamal is the one wanted the roof . Although it is a lot cheaper than the wheels. a-workx specialising in lightening cars. Unlike the revozport they recommend keeping the three steel beams, so weight savings is just about 6kg - but at the highest point.
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Changing the hood and trunk would save more IMO
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Steve's car is coming alone really nicely! Look forward to seeing it when all the mods are on.
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Steve's car is coming alone really nicely! Look forward to seeing it when all the mods are on.
Long wait for the brakes though... time off in summer, time off in winter, time off for ciesta...

Got to love Italy though .
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Don't bring me into this Steve!

I do like the roof though. But as per our discussions, the wheels are probably the best in gains/cost ratio.

Sparoz's car is going to be the most prolific 1M in Aus pretty soon!
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