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Old 01-02-2014, 12:07 AM   #701
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I'd leave the brake lines alone then. (edit: way too slow again . . . .)

I used to live in Boise. Know all about inversions.

I've been to China in the Winter. Trust me, Boise/SLC/LA don't even come close. News is BS. What they left out was that SLC on the worst day of an inversion is twice as bad as Shanghai in the Spring after a strong front has blown through and the Chinese government has ordered all factories and cars shut off for two weeks to clean up the air for the Olympics.
All my family lives in southern Idaho and SLC and they say it is pretty gnarly but after seeing some photos of shanghai where it looks like it has bad fog, but is actually smog, I believe it. I feel bad for anyone I know who lives in those deep valleys. That air is really no joke. They say the amount of children with asthma has increased by a lot in the past 5-10 years.

That is why I love Cedar City. Elevation is 6k here and we live in a shallow valley with frequent winds that blow everything out of it. Plus with a total pop of 40k we don't have enough pop density/factories to even cause it.
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Old 01-02-2014, 06:22 PM   #702
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Old 01-02-2014, 06:24 PM   #703
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Are they more yellow than they look in the picture?
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Old 01-02-2014, 06:29 PM   #704
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Are they more yellow than they look in the picture?
Yeah but not by a ton. I am again a little disappointed. Maybe I asked for the wrong thing? Yellow Zinc plating is pretty self explanatory though.

Maybe they are covered in something that kills the shine, not sure.

They are yellow enough for me to not return them though.
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Well... as awful as this sounds, i'm going to use this as a learning experience for me when i send mine out and just send the place a picture of the yellow ones i posted in here that lit the fire under your *** with a note that says "Like this kthxbai."
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Old 01-02-2014, 06:33 PM   #706
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Well... as awful as this sounds, i'm going to use this as a learning experience for me when i send mine out and just send the place a picture of the yellow ones i posted in here that lit the fire under your *** with a note that says "Like this kthxbai."
Please do. It really does look a lot better in person, good enough that I'd put them on my car at least.

I am annoyed that I've been screwed twice now though.
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Old 01-02-2014, 06:35 PM   #707
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Either way, it's still baller **** and you're winning at life.
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Old 01-02-2014, 06:44 PM   #708
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Mount one in a drill and blast it while holding a rag tightly around it. See if it brightens up.
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Old 01-02-2014, 06:53 PM   #709
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Hmm maybe you need to ask for a clear coat over the yellow zinc yo get that maybe that is where I went wrong. I probably should have researched it more. As you said though. It still looks baller so I don't care anymore.
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Old 01-02-2014, 06:55 PM   #710
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I feel like it may be classified as gold. That is how I would have classified the ones you linked earlier. Shiny yellow= gold.
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Old 01-02-2014, 10:43 PM   #711
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Back hurts and eyes are blurring together. Taking a small break...

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That looks so confusing on the rug lol
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Old 01-02-2014, 11:15 PM   #713
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That looks so confusing on the rug lol
Doesn't help that I used my "if you move your cellphone 1 mm it will look like ****" camera.
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Old 01-03-2014, 12:19 AM   #714
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I bet yellow zinc over the silver made that custom zinc color, looks cool.
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Old 01-03-2014, 02:27 AM   #715
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Ok enough of the bullshit cell phone photos. I just got done organizing all the bolts as best I can. Every single bolt and nut and washer all matched up. That took...forever. I don't know if I ever want to do that again.

As you can tell, they actually really do look great with my good camera haha. I'm not disappointed anymore, I'm just getting really excited.

Sadly the hard part is going to be figuring out where each different length of bolt goes. I wish I could find some exploded part diagram of each section of the car with associated bolt length/references.















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They look wayyyy better in these pictures!!!! I would be happy with them!
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they look great

now assemble the car already

you're probably gonna finish your whole car before stupid retarded BEGI finally sends me my downpipe

I will cry and cut myself and talk trash about them in my frustration
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LOLOL!!

Yeah, I'm getting excited to see this car come together too!! Gold hardware on new, shiny blue paint.

Need pics of Vlad cutting himself.
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they look great

now assemble the car already

you're probably gonna finish your whole car before stupid retarded BEGI finally sends me my downpipe

I will cry and cut myself and talk trash about them in my frustration
Don't worry it will take me a while to reassemble this beast. If BEGI takes that long then that is your sign to go EFR Vlad.
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It's been a while since I've stopped in. I'm simply amazed by the level this build has reached. I'm finally getting settled in Pinehurst. Woohoo!
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