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Old 05-23-2014, 06:14 PM   #141
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That looks good!
What year is your car JDF? The piece around the shifter is different than my car. Mine has the traction control switch, the rear defrost, and the fog lamp delete.
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That looks good!
What year is your car JDF? The piece around the shifter is different than my car. Mine has the traction control switch, the rear defrost, and the fog lamp delete.
Mine is a 2000. In 01 Ford switched to the double din unit that should be in your car. My fog light switch is by the coin holder and my rear defrost is right under the headlight switch
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I like that one in your car better. My ABS doesn't work so I could just have the rear defrost in that hole and that's all I would need.
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Yeah I like not having the large head unit and having the ability to run those gauges how I want.
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You may be able to get some bezels that angle the guages more towards the drivers seat.
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Unfortunately there isn't enough space behind the bezel for me to angle the gauge, that's why I picked mi or gauges for that pod.
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Well I got a nice surprise the other day when I pulled my e-brake up. The front mounting bolt pulled right through the sheet metal somehow. I'm gonna try and get a big washer on both sides of it to disperse the tension a bit more. I'm looking to get that done in the next few days
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Well I got a nice surprise the other day when I pulled my e-brake up. The front mounting bolt pulled right through the sheet metal somehow. I'm gonna try and get a big washer on both sides of it to disperse the tension a bit more. I'm looking to get that done in the next few days
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Mine did the same thing. Only it fell out the bottom when I loosened that nut. I keep forgetting that it needs to be tack welded...
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Calm down hulk!!!
Haha I didn't know I had it in me. I'm just amazed that it pulled through instead of something else just giving way.
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Ordered some Maximum Motorsports caster camber plates the other day. My tires are shot due to my excessive camber and need replaced. I'm still trying to decide if I should just buy some really cheap Summitomo summer tires just to get me to winter and tax season (I'm contemplating new rims) or if I should just sack up and buy a decent set of tires
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I just had some Maximum Motorsport cc plates installed last week as like you my front camber was of and tires are shot.

Picked up two brand new tires from Discount Tire, they had their cheapest Falkens on sale for $67 each

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I just had some Maximum Motorsport cc plates installed last week as like you my front camber was of and tires are shot.

Picked up two brand new tires from Discount Tire, they had their cheapest Falkens on sale for $67 each

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Nice! Yeah I can get a set of Summitomo of 255/45 17s for $77 or 275/40 17s for $89
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Just wondering if you can maybe send some of the rain that you're getting over here to CA.

It's brutally hot here!
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You can take all of it. I'm getting quite sick of it. I haven't been able to wash my car in over 2 weeks and it might ruin my trip to the drag strip tomorrow.

On another note, new tires are mounted and now I just need to install my C/C plates and pull my front bumper so I can get on the alignment rack
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What tires did you go with?
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Those cheap summitomos. There's a very strong possibility thay I'm gonna sell these wheels come winter time
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Which wheels are you looking at?
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I haven't decided yet, but it's between Varrstoen ES7s (CCW Classics knock-offs), chrome Saleens, Enkei RPF1s, and possibly some others. I want to step up to 18s
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How do you like the 255/45s? I was conciliating this size with 275 40s in the rear. I know the 255s would be .3 higher than the rear but would that even be noticeable?

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Damnit contiplating not conciliating

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Old 07-30-2014, 10:45 PM   #161
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How do you like the 255/45s? I was conciliating this size with 275 40s in the rear. I know the 255s would be .3 higher than the rear but would that even be noticeable?

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Damnit contiplating not conciliating

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Mine is thay same way though I'm running a 315/35R17 in rear. I do notice a tiny bit of a difference in height when compared to the fronts.
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Old 07-31-2014, 02:23 PM   #162
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How do you like the 255/45s? I was conciliating this size with 275 40s in the rear. I know the 255s would be .3 higher than the rear but would that even be noticeable?

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Well the FR500s might be gone in a couple weeks, I want to step up to 18s and have a local guy who really wants these wheels. Has anybody seen these before http://m.americanmuscle.com/charcoal...18x9-9404.html

I think they would look pretty good and it's slightly different from what most people run
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Just read the entire thread and like your build up. What's your current point of progress at it sits.
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From the original post I currently only have 4.10s and the misfire done. I have some Maximum Motorsports caster camber plates chilling in my room waiting for me to stop being lazy and get around to installing them. Those are the last piece of the puzzle as far as the frint coil-overs go. I'm currently sitting at a cross-road on the rest of my build. I'm trying to decide if I wanna raise the car back up and make it a bit more comfortable so that it can continue being my DD while I save for a weekend warrior (C5 Z06 or S2000), or buying a cheap civic for a DD and start tearing this one down. I've been slowly losing interest in making this this a hard core race car. If I do keep modding it then I plan on doing a saleen S281 wing and possibly a 2000 Cobra R hood.
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Well the FR500s might be gone in a couple weeks, I want to step up to 18s and have a local guy who really wants these wheels. Has anybody seen these before Saleen Style Charcoal Mustang Wheel - 18x9 (94-04 All) - Free Shipping - AmericanMuscle

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I have not.
They do resemble Cobra R's though, huh?
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I've seen plenty of Saleens but not in that finish..... Remember they are HEAVY


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I have not.
They do resemble Cobra R's though, huh?
I didn't really think they looked like the Cobra R's, I can see where they would look similar though. This is just the first time I've heard of a charcoal finish on those wheels. All I've ever seen is black, white, and chrome.
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I gave the Black Chrome ones a thought at one point but decided I'm just going to get forged wheels next.


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I don't like the look of black chrome for the most part, which is why I like the charcoal. I have a hard time justifying the money for a set of wheels worth half as much as my car. Especially when it is just a bolt-on GT
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I don't like the look of black chrome for the most part, which is why I like the charcoal. I have a hard time justifying the money for a set of wheels worth half as much as my car. Especially when it is just a bolt-on GT

I'm not too much away from having as much money into my car as I bought it for.


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I'm not too much away from having as much money into my car as I bought it for.


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Lol.
I've already exceeded that amount on BOTH of my Bullitts...
I didn't pay very much for Bullitt 2117 though...
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I'm only $5k into mine so I've got that going for me
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Well..... Should i count all the gifts and the free parts i've gotten from my job?
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