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Old 10-25-2008, 07:29 PM   #21
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our cars are practically twins. I'll have to snap some good pics one day. Same ride height, wheels and all. I used an eastwood roller that I rented from a guy on ebay. Went slowly, used a heat gun. Only had a tiny tiny crack in the paint on the edge of one fender which you can't see.
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My fenders are an advertisement for a heat gun and an Eastwood roller. My fronts were done with a Maglite and no heat and it shows - the paint is cracked badly. You can actually see the damage in the photos. The rears were heated to 140 degrees and done with a roller and there is no cracking at all.
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11.7" front, 12.2" rear.
What spring rates are you running? And a corollary... if I was staying around 12.5"-ish front and 12.75-13" rear, do you think something like 450 lb fronts and 300 lb rears would fix the bit of fender liner rubbing I get at the track with 225/45s on 15x8s? Currently using stock springs on the Koni yellows, but my Koni sleeves are here and it's time to order springs for them.
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Old 10-26-2008, 08:50 PM   #24
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emilio needs to hurry up with that december shipment ! lol

looks amazing !

to bad my 6uls wont be dailies :( could always pick up an extra set of 15x8s tho!
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Old 10-27-2008, 08:10 AM   #25
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Looks very nice. Now stop making me jealous
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Old 10-27-2008, 11:51 AM   #26
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See.... 9" wide with 225's is a good middle finger to the so-cal gay style of 0 offset and 195's. ******* awesome.
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Hey Sav, looks fat! Do you have 8" 6UL's for the street?
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As soon as I decide on tires. R1R, RE-11 (if it comes to the states), or Dunlop Direzza Star-spec.
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Left is 225/45 Toyo RA-1 on 15x9, Right is 225/45 Nitto NT-01 on 15x8. I want to try them back-to-back but at least placebo-wise, the 9s feel like they have more grip.
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Star specs are an amazing tire. Esp for a "200" treadwear.
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225's on 9's look stretched! What's Emilio say about lap times 8's vs 9's.
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