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Old 01-01-2008, 05:05 PM   #1
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Default Fender Flares + COPS - 56k no way

Install pics below.. sending it out in a week or so to have the front bumper repaired and freshly painted. Having a bit of a problem w/ the front right corner of the hood also, hopefully will end up working that out this week.

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Side view of flares


This shows how much of the wheel well was cut off, the rear gained significantly more clearance

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Man i wish the COP plugs were black, that brown is horrible. Looks good though. That's the HDACE isn't it, and how do you like your Starts?
What suspension are you running? Do you have plans to run 0 offset wheels or 275s? Just curious why you went with the flares.
Looks like you live in a pretty nice neighborhood.
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Time for new rims, only reason I dont want to get flares, I like my ssr's..

56k ftw
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nice...i still cant bring myself to cut the wheel wells :( but one day i will have to
great work...
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Man i wish the COP plugs were black, that brown is horrible. Looks good though. That's the HDACE isn't it, and how do you like your Starts?
What suspension are you running? Do you have plans to run 0 offset wheels or 275s? Just curious why you went with the flares.
Looks like you live in a pretty nice neighborhood.
The connectors came with the COPs.. the damn junkyard literally sent me the whole valve cover with it all attached. I have no idea the rollbar came with the car, I was told it was custom made at Porsche of West Chester by the previous owner. The car starts amazing with the COPs and has a great idle. Suspension consists of koni yellows with Apexi springs. I am going with the 949 racing wheels and with how low my car is, my 16x7s with 205/40s still barely fit.
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would have been nice if we could have finished....too bad a pole took up a lot of our time
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Man i wish the COP plugs were black, that brown is horrible
no biggie, a little spray paint and you cant tell a difference, i've had great success with spray paint for plastics and vinyl, even around heat...
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Man i wish the COP plugs were black, that brown is horrible.
Can of flex black spray paint can fix this easy
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Flares will look the business once lower offset wheels go on!
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Well I wanted to get the 949racing 15x8's with some nice rubber however i'm learning quickly that the 15" wheel only supports a 225 or a 275 for "common sizes".. nothing in between. The only "in between" is a 245/50/15 that they offer either a dunlop (168 a tire) or the hoosier ($225). Not to mention I doubt that would fit.
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Where'd ya get that bonet from ?
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get some wheel spacers for the time being, would help the wheels look more flush with the flares
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get some wheel spacers for the time being, would help the wheels look more flush with the flares
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A set of wheel spacers atleast 1 inch thick would make those wheels and tires look much better.

I have the 15x8 6ul wheels from 949 Racing and it does not fill the wheel well with flares on my new project car. I had to buy 15x8 zero offset sportmax wheels. I was going to cut up my red daily driver and put the flares on. But I could not get myself to cut virgin quarter panels. So I put the 15x8 6ul wheels from 949 Racing on that car and got a project car to put the flares and front fiberglass fenders on.
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good to know.

his sizing is odd. dunno why he doesnt offer a 20-0 offset.
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