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Old 02-05-2014, 05:47 PM   #241
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Damn Nick, that sucks. My back bumper got scraped up in a parking lot and I was livid, I can't imagine how pissed you are. At least you have a witness so you can get it taken care of!
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Old 02-05-2014, 06:31 PM   #242
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Hopefully something comes out of the guys statement or just knowing who did it and why, but I doubt it. Oh, I was unbelievably pissed but I knew I had to relax since I couldn't do anything about it. The people around me know thatsit's my baby and the security guy that fits his rounds said he's going to keep an eye out. I need a garage/they need security cameras. My friend had his bike stolen from this place but he also parked it out in the front where anyone passing by could see it.

$700 to remold, repaint, and reinforce the front bumper; fix the **** the ****** did to the side; a good clean/claybar/buff/wax to get all the weathering and break dust off; and fix where people treated my trunk lid as a shelf/door dinged my car.
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Old 02-06-2014, 06:56 PM   #243
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So little update about my car.
The person spotted hitting my car, hit it with her car, looked at only HER car, and then just drive away. Horribly for her she lives here.
She was suppose to apologize to me last night but I want home until late..
So now I wait.. Ohh this will be good.
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Old 02-13-2014, 03:23 AM   #244
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Currently on page 9 of this build. Very cool see progress, even though I have no idea of the acronyms and terms you are using, awesome build man.

Sorry to hear about your car, having a dent in the can be annoying, especially if it does not open or close properly.

Hope everything works out!
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Old 02-13-2014, 01:58 PM   #245
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Thanks, I appreciate it. Sorry about acronyms, ex-military, I tend to use them haha.

Well Tim doing his thing at the paint shop, same shop that repainted and fitted my bumper, they were just starting out then and now they can't keep their shop empty.

This was Weds, he said everything should be done either later today or Friday. I'll finally have my bumper back one, with they sexy new air splitter!


Got some new shiny stuff: V8 Roadsters cowl braces and their frame rails are on their way as well.

My clearview. I didn't snap a picture of the tow hooks but the rollbar and hooks are currently at the powdercoater getting some Candy blue. I think blue rollcages are sexy, hopefully rollbars have the same effect.

I have a 3.63 gear set, from Nagase, on the way as well. I kinda wanted the 3.308's but I really can't justify if it'll be that good. You may laugh but I tested it on my car in Forza and **** it could go fast but it felt weird control wise. Though all the car does in Forza is drift so who knows.

I'm trying to think of a 3rd gauge, I'm thinking oil temp, maybe EGT? hmm. There's really no use for 3 gauges.
Now I must go pick up a package.. probably car parts but I have no idea what :P hahah
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Old 02-13-2014, 09:53 PM   #246
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Glad your door is fixed. Did you fix the scrape on the bumper from the trailer incident?
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Old 02-14-2014, 01:33 PM   #247
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Glad your door is fixed. Did you fix the scrape on the bumper from the trailer incident?
Yessir, the body shop told me yesterday that it may be until Monday/Tuesday since they are strengthening it. But they just said it should be done around 1530-1600. Which I'll be at work ><
He teased me with this picture last night.


And that mysterious package I got yesterday wasn't car parts at all.. it was this:


I don't remember ever ordering one but it is cool to play with, though I've already cut myself a few times.

I don't understand why I got negative props for this haha.
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Old 02-14-2014, 10:36 PM   #248
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Lol. Kind of a bonus if they are strengthening the bumper.
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Old 02-19-2014, 12:41 AM   #249
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I should be getting the car back Thursday with a bumper. Still haven't heard anything from the person who hit me.
My rollbar/towhooks at the powdercoater got put on the back-burner because the ******* Mercedes dealership wanting 8 sets of wheels specially done and some lame *** football player expecting powdercoating to be a 1 hour process.
Sigh..

So, I want to get some wheel spacers to get a better stance and trying to figure out what color I should get my wheels powdercoated.
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Old 02-19-2014, 12:51 AM   #250
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So, I want to get some wheel spacers to get a better stance and trying to figure out what color I should get my wheels powdercoated.
Did you really just post that on miata turbo?
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Did you really just post that on miata turbo?
I'm thinking an obnoxious pearl blue, just as my rollbar will be

Hahah I know I know, but in all seriousness. I love the RPF1's but I'm very tempted to trade them from knock off TE32's or knock off RPF1's with less offset. NOT et0 or anything negative also 15x8's not 16x8.
+38 is just to much I'm noticing. I want a wider stance, not stance(jdm).

Nothing wrong with a little aesthetics :P
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You'd be silly to powder coat rpf1's. Just throwing that out there.
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I have no problem with crazy colors. It was the wheel spacers and powdercoating wheels comments. If you're going to trade the damn wheels off and want more hella stance, get 15x9s.
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I found out the butterfly knife was ordered from one of my buddy's that's currently deployed. So I removed the blood from it, polished it and placed it back.

But:
No no no no no, none of that hella stance ****. Just don't want anymore sunken wheel look that it kinda has now. More flush I suppose you could say.

But why would it be silly to powder coat RPF1s? What you seen what hawk blues have done to them?!

Also, I shall be picking her up tomorrow from the body shop.
Teaser of their "Nick let his car sit for a year outside and doesn't wash his car like he needs too" paint restoration. Granted must of the dust if from them fixing the door and bumper but you get it. It's going to look like it did when I first got her painted almost 2 years ago!
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Old 02-20-2014, 10:32 PM   #255
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I got my car back from the body shop and I love it
I'd like to give credit to Harbinger(?) and Doppelganger(?) from mx5atlanta. They cars are sexy and were a bit of inspiration, if you couldn't tell.
Brakes are getting changed tomorrow and I may under take putting in the cawl braces.
I want to drive it around more before it gets torn apart of the new turbo setup though.

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I need a much MUCH bigger intercooler to fill that bumpers mouth.





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Old 02-21-2014, 03:42 AM   #256
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Not at all a fan of that front lip but to each their own. Car looks clean though! Nothing like a clean black car.

Now: 15x9 nickel or bronze 6ULs....
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Not at all a fan of that front lip but to each their own. Car looks clean though! Nothing like a clean black car.

Now: 15x9 nickel or bronze 6ULs....
I'd love to trade these 16x8s for 6ul or te37s
Thank you though! Keeping a black car clean is RIDICULOUSLY time consuming.
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I am fully aware of that fact. I did NOT want a black one.
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is your oil cap unscrewing when you rev the car?
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