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Old 08-09-2016, 10:30 PM   #441
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Why buy a block of ice when I can fill up a jug multiple times for way less?
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Why buy a block of ice when I can fill up a jug multiple times for way less?
Because there's no freezer in the hotel room at the track?

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suddenly everyone in your city will be blind
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Old 08-10-2016, 01:17 PM   #445
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suddenly everyone in your city will be blind
No city here

Actually this setup is much better than what i had previously. (hid kit in oem projectors angled upwards) These are bixenon, so I don't have to angle my low beams up anymore, I can adjust them properly, and then have the brightest highbeams on earth if I want.

I can still remember you talking about needing to contort yourself to be out of my headlights lol

I've watched the videos a few times already, I'm excited!
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yep. I was Ray Charles after driving in front of you for a few min
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Because there's no freezer in the hotel room at the track?

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We keep ours in a cooler with dry ice and they'll last all weekend at the track. Bonus, keeps your beers nice and frosty too for post track day celebrations.
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how much is this kit again? 400?
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Old 08-11-2016, 03:34 AM   #449
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FAST Cool Suit System

715 minimum with the cheapest shirt. 200ish less without the variable pump timer
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Wow. I paid like $360 new for my full Cool Shirt setup.
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sorry, I was too vague, I meant the hid kit.
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Old 08-11-2016, 02:14 PM   #452
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Raw parts from Morimoto and Osram is 990 for the quad projectors.

Just for a single projector retrofit (bixenon) with the Osram Nightbreakers (lightest bulbs on the market) 50w Morimoto ballasts, and 4TL-R lenses (or D2S, which are larger and a better fit for the oem projector location) is 445. You still need wiring harnesses, and to actually do the retrofit yourself, or pay someone to do it for you. I chose Lightwerkz, they charge between 400 and 900 per retrofit. That is for a single projector in each headlight.

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Old 08-13-2016, 09:33 PM   #453
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So I've been emailing with Guardian Designs, I have finally decided to try the "D" shaped steering wheel they offer, in black perforated napa leather. Matching shift boot (sized for the miataroadster lever I still have) and e-brake boot. (which I probably will never install)

We hope this will give me a bit more legroom. I still keep putting off the foamectomy, which I also need to do.
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How do you sleep at night with the stock seats in your car? Probax seats were one of the first things I did to Acamas. I can't stand driving cars with the factory seats.
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Buys $1000 headlights...runs stock seats.

Its the thumpetto way.
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How do you sleep at night with the stock seats in your car? Probax seats were one of the first things I did to Acamas. I can't stand driving cars with the factory seats.
Tempurpedic cloud mattress.

I actually like the stock seats. I have lower back problems, and the oem 2001 leather seats are the most comfortable seats I've ever sat in. I can drive 12 hours and not be uncomfortable.

Plus, I have to find a place that stocks a lot of different seats, so I can sit in them. I'm not blind buying tons of seats.

I also need floor modifications to fit a reclining seat. Blackbird hasn't got back to me about that.

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Buys $1000 headlights...runs stock seats.

Its the thumpetto way.
Do you think we could make thumpetto happen? Like, omg you totally thumpetto'd that install.
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Do you think we could make thumpetto happen? Like, omg you totally thumpetto'd that install.
You are at least a few incidents of admin harassment, a punk/alt band, a government job, and several sawzall blades away from being inducted into that particular club.
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I should give him Scott's number
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Hey, a girl can dream!
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