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      02-17-2013, 04:47 PM   #23
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No sir, sadly they do not.
Any chance we can get some day time pics? A little further back so we can see it with the rest of the interior, and from the side, would be awesome! TIA
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      02-17-2013, 11:04 PM   #24
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Cute 1-er! What color are those seats?
I believe its Oyster White Boston Leather... but I am not certain about that. Kind of an off/cream white. I think it looks aweful but I got too good of a deal o the car to worry about it. I will be recovering the door panels in alcantara soon and replacing the front seats with race seats. Off white in a white white car looks dumb.
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      02-21-2013, 01:04 AM   #25
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Still waiting on the tax man to deposit some dough so I can buy the big big mod (still undecided... full exhaust?), but for now I'm itching the mod bug by putting in some elbow grease.

I dropped the car off at the powder coaters Tuesday, but before that I went ahead and ripped all the trim out of the car so I could swap it with another member and get it wrapped while she was away.

I should be picking up the car with satin black 261's either tomorrow or Friday

3M 1080 carbon wrapped trim should go back in shortly there after, as well as the custom seat bottom board and seat back I'll be wrapping in some black carpet.

Theres currently more of my car in the hallway of my apartment then in my actual car lol ...



OH, and 12mm and 15mm spacers will be going on the car when I pick it up too!



Finally starting to feel like this car is MINE.
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      02-23-2013, 01:14 AM   #26
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Made some good progress on the car today.

Picked her up from the powdercoaters today and I am really happy with the satin black finish on the 261's. I threw 15mm spacers in the rear and 12mm spacers in the front and ITS KILLING ME that the car isn't lowered now because the flushness is sexy.



I had originally planned to swap interior trim pieces with someone with non-textured trim, but after being bored last night I thought I'd check out how the carbon looked on the textured trim. I freakin' loved it, so I stayed up till 5am wrapping everything.



Installed it all back in tonight and am very very happy. I feels much more sleek inside the car now.




I am going to start building the custom back seat panels this weekend and take my time to make them look really nice. Hopefully this keeps my busy while I save up a little more for the next big mod (exhaust? suspension?)

Once the back seat panels are done I'm going to take another little photoshoot with good quality pictures... sorry about all these bad iPhone pictures in the progress posts.
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      02-23-2013, 12:07 PM   #27
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Your car is coming along so well! Where did you get your carbon wrap from? I'm so interested in doing this as I hate the wood dash thus far
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      02-25-2013, 12:31 AM   #28
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Your car is coming along so well! Where did you get your carbon wrap from? I'm so interested in doing this as I hate the wood dash thus far
I bought the 3M 1080 vinyl from ECS Tuning, as it is a little more realistic than the other 3M vinyl available.

I actually have a good bit of vinyl left over if you're interested in buying the leftovers from me. Theres enough to do all the pieces I did plus more for sure. 24" by 40" is left on the roll or so. Shoot me a DM if you want, ill sell it to you cheap.
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      02-25-2013, 12:44 AM   #29
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The back seat panels are in the works, but I did a little side project last night to see how it would go. I wrapped the seat side panels in black carpeting so that there was absolutely no white leather in the back anymore. It was a quick mod and actually looks quite good if I may say so myself. It's going to look real good back there with the panels in place and these guys wrapped. Here is the before (after removing leather shell) and after shots of the seat side panels.





Once the panels are in I'll snap a photo of the back seat area all together
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      02-26-2013, 10:42 AM   #30
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Man you are some handy person!! Wrapping parts nicely like that
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      02-26-2013, 08:46 PM   #31
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great job! keep us updated
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      02-26-2013, 09:38 PM   #32
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Nice set of mods, interested on what you are doing to the back seat area.
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      02-26-2013, 11:15 PM   #33
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Nice set of mods, interested on what you are doing to the back seat area.
Thanks mang. I'll hopefully have the back seat done before the meet on the 9th. I plan to snap some quality updated pictures of the car before then... so you shall see soon
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      03-14-2013, 09:57 PM   #34
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Back seat panel is in the words and coming together well! I should have some updated photos of that project for everyone soon.

I just bought an ARK DT-S exhaust system from Mckenna on here. I am extremely excited to be receiving that in a week or two. I can't wait to hear this particular exhaust with catless DPs since I wasn't able to find any online. It should be sex to the ears.

All I need now is a FMIC and I can move on up to Cobb Stage2+. I cant wait!

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      03-14-2013, 10:18 PM   #35
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Nice work on this so far! Quick question about the pedals. I see you have the M-Sport package so I'm assuming you had the M dead pedal? Did you remove that before putting on the new one or did you just install the new one directly on top of the stock M one?

Keep posting pics of your new mods!
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      03-14-2013, 10:24 PM   #36
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Nice work on this so far! Quick question about the pedals. I see you have the M-Sport package so I'm assuming you had the M dead pedal? Did you remove that before putting on the new one or did you just install the new one directly on top of the stock M one?

Keep posting pics of your new mods!
Thanks broski! I did have the M-Sport dead pedal. The pedals come withe slightly raised adhesive strips so the rubber section of the dead pedal sits nicely underneath and doesn't cause anything to be un-level. One thing I did have to do though is color in the aluminum around the oval rubber insert with some black marker because it bugged me that you could see the shape of the insert from far back inside the cutouts. Other than that though, everything installed amazingly and I absolutely LOVE the pedals.
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      03-14-2013, 11:51 PM   #37
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I believe its Oyster White Boston Leather... but I am not certain about that. Kind of an off/cream white. I think it looks aweful but I got too good of a deal o the car to worry about it. I will be recovering the door panels in alcantara soon and replacing the front seats with race seats. Off white in a white white car looks dumb.
Interested in selling it sense you will be replacing the seats?
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      03-15-2013, 03:35 AM   #38
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Looks awesome, good job.
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      03-15-2013, 09:18 AM   #39
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Awesome work man! I'd love to see some high quality photo's of your wrapped panels, I was worried about wrapping my textured panels but after reading that you loved how it came out. I'm curious to see how it looks. Thanks in advance! Cars coming along nicely!
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      03-15-2013, 12:07 PM   #40
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Awesome work man! I'd love to see some high quality photo's of your wrapped panels, I was worried about wrapping my textured panels but after reading that you loved how it came out. I'm curious to see how it looks. Thanks in advance! Cars coming along nicely!
Thanks man. Once I get a few other things installed I am going to snap some quality/detailed photos of everything so far to share. I'd say in 2-3 weeks!
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      03-21-2013, 01:35 PM   #41
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My Ark Performance DT-S exhaust arrived yesterday. For the price, the quality is completely top notch. I seriously cannot wait to get it installed.



Speaking of which, does anyone in Chicago have a driveway or a garage they'd let me use? I'll pay in beer and pizza. I'd prefer to do the install myself but I don't have a spot to work on the car at the moment

ETS Charge pipe with Synapse BOV will be in soon, and I am installing the BMS downpipe fix later this evening. Loving how much progress is being made right now!
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      03-24-2013, 04:49 PM   #42
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Finished building the panels to cover up the rear seat area. Man the interior is so much cleaner!



I did a DIY on it in case anyone was interested in doing one themselves.
http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showthread.php?t=819595

Exhaust and chargepipe/BOV will going on the car within the next week or two. Heck yea!

Again, quality photos of everything to date coming soon. Probably once the exhaust and charge pipe are installed.
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      03-24-2013, 06:41 PM   #43
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Car is looking good! I may have room for you to install the exhaust in a week or two. Let me know if that's still needed.
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      03-24-2013, 06:44 PM   #44
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Car is looking good! I may have room for you to install the exhaust in a week or two. Let me know if that's still needed.
Sweet man, appreciate the offer! Let me know when would work for you and we can plan something. Shoot me a DM?
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