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Old 05-26-2014, 09:42 AM   #501
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My wideopens will be on all four corners until he gets something else to replace them, the 6uls have definitely seen better days.

But I'm not putting my good wheels and tires on with that much toe They'll be on all four corners tomorrow, when he brings me a non-bent spindle assembly.
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Old 05-26-2014, 02:22 PM   #502
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Naturally. There will be 4 matching straight wheels on it for the alignment.
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Curly every time you mention your "wideopens" I can't help but think you are referring to your a nus. Mt.net ftw!
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car has my flatouts on it now, I must say, the white actually looks quite good against the grey.
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Yes, unfortunately I never did get pictures, beyond Jack getting a ride to the vet in it.



Ed and I agree, it's just a little too much clubricer.

He's supposedly getting his RS3s mounted and an alignment today. Since he works at a Mazda dealership, he can actually get work done on it instead of waiting for a day off.
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Yup. They look pretty good IMO but definitely a bit clubricer.

I will be having the RS3's taken off the old wheels today, but I can't have them installed on the konigs because I don't have the MSM with me. I can't bring the wheels AND the MSM on the same day, and I didn't have time to unload the car last night.

SO... planning on doing the tire swap and alignment tomorrow. I think. So indecisive.
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Test fitted Martin's FFDs. I almost didn't go because I've never liked the monochrome look. I thought I needed contrast so thought it might be a waste of time.

Got a front on and realized it was gonna look really good.









So, I'm gonna buy some and mount them. I feel like the style fits the car perfectly. The wheel style makes the wheels look a little larger, which I like, and it looks very OEM in my opinion.

What think all of you?
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Get them in a light silver.
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I thought about that, but every time I've seen silver-painted wheels on a gray NB I don't like it. I like polished, but that's not an option.
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It'd look like my wideopens, which just look cheap on his grey MSM. See previous photos. Those FFDs look great on your car Ed, good choice.
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TI with dark grey looks badass circa 2008
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I may still be partial to dark grey and grey...
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Speaking of which, Mike, I understand you might have a stock MSM rear spoiler/trunk lid/something like that. Is this true?
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Had. I had a spare Ti trunk with an APR GT wing....but I gave it to a friend back in GA before I moved here. I think I'm regretting that.

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I think I'm regretting that.
Regret giving away the trunk/wing or moving?
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Lol... ah ok. At this point I'd be looking for a stock trunk without any holes, but I'll probably just pull my spoiler and plug the holes and call it good for now.

At least until I fix the rear quarter panel
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FINALLY got two wheels mounted. Yup they rub bad in the back. No rubbing in the front yet, but haven't driven aggressively. Hoping to roll the fenders this weekend.

Pics (too many, probably, but )

rear


front


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moar










Still too much rear camber IMO. Alignment hasn't been done yet.


ouch
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I'm guessing the passenger side is still FUBAR?

I like the wheels.
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We shall roll the fenders and you'll love it, we just need a heat gun.
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