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      10-17-2012, 10:10 AM   #23
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      10-17-2012, 10:32 AM   #24
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I think the carbon trunk and hood look aggressive. Love the car, the only thing i think that's a little excessive is the tinted tails. Blackline LCI's would look sexy .
This. Other then that, that car is pure drop dead sexy

The first picture is now my background... I like to set goals for my own car
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      10-17-2012, 11:44 AM   #25
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With the M3 suspension mods do you use the m3 camber plates as well?
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      10-17-2012, 02:55 PM   #26
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With the M3 suspension mods do you use the m3 camber plates as well?
No. You don't. Same e82 plates from vorshlag
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      10-17-2012, 02:59 PM   #27
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I`d love to have your suspension mods!!<3
+1!

I could only just imagine how it feels...
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      10-17-2012, 03:13 PM   #28
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I`d love to have your suspension mods!!&lt;3
+1!

I could only just imagine how it feels...
It is unbelievably planted. It easily out handles my dads m3 no question.
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      10-18-2012, 11:01 AM   #29
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Car looks great, but im curious if you are just using the factory latch assembly on the hood as the only thing holding it?

Ive seen a lot of people say that pins are mandatory with CF, but ive seen a couple people without them.

What is your opinion without using them? Do you feel your hood is "safe"? What is the highest speed youve taken your car with it like this?
Im on the fence about it. I probably should get hood pins, but i really dont notice any lift or wobble, even in in the 100 plus mph range
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      10-18-2012, 11:37 AM   #30
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Nice car!

Last edited by love67; 10-18-2012 at 11:46 AM.
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      10-18-2012, 08:03 PM   #31
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Who did you get the Hood through?
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      10-19-2012, 02:01 AM   #32
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It is unbelievably planted. It easily out handles my dads m3 no question.
I drove his car after he got the new coilovers mounted.... It's unbelievable, we are doing the Nov. 11th AutoX in LA, i cant wait to see this thing scream around the track :-)
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      10-19-2012, 10:59 AM   #33
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very nice! the setup looks perfect.
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      10-19-2012, 02:56 PM   #34
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Currently un-tinting my tails. Will post pics after
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      10-21-2012, 10:39 PM   #35
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car looks great man
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      10-21-2012, 10:45 PM   #36
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Your B&W photo is really Nice!
(4th pic)
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      10-22-2012, 10:56 AM   #37
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sent you PM about parts you told me you were selling. no response.
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      10-22-2012, 11:09 AM   #38
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Almost 20 psi

Are you running a full tank of E85? How does the car like it? Your MPG must be like 14 miles a gallon lol
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      10-23-2012, 12:01 AM   #39
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And now she is sold.... :-(

He is running 50/50 mix of e85 - I am running the same

The car does not have any issues on e85 (We are tuned for it) and it is waaaaaaay faster!!! My MPG is actually ~16-17 mpg city
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      10-23-2012, 09:00 AM   #40
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A bit much for my taste. Sticker is a bit silly and I would swap the rear lights to darkline LCIs or something.
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      10-23-2012, 07:17 PM   #41
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Man that's alot of boost for stock snails...As others have said, your suspension bits make me very jealous.
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      11-28-2012, 12:15 AM   #42
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trade plus money ?? please send me a PM .. i have a fully built 350z with almost everything you can Mod on it . spank evo's and sti's .. lets work something out , your car is very responsive to my likings .
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      11-29-2012, 01:40 AM   #43
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Love the hood, the suspension kit, and everything else.
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      11-29-2012, 04:48 AM   #44
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Love the 1er, looks sick!
BTW what is the size/specs of your wheels? 18s or 19s? Been looking into buying some 701s!
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