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Old 02-11-09, 04:28 PM   #61
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Thanks for the comments everyone!

For those wanting to know about the treatment on the tails, it's a simple matte clear coat. Any body shop can do this for you.
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very nice pics

but...

some MORE!
Judd, meet my driveway:


This is the only reason my car isn't slammed. Until I move, the H&R's will have to do...
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Damn, Javy! Your car looks sick man! If I had your mods, I would say that I'm done. Clean and sexy! BTW, you have PM!
This car is by no means done. This is definitely 'to be continued...'
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most of these pics belong in the ONE OFF MOD thread.

LMAO!
^LOL - and I'm not even showing most of them!
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ok, so you plan to get the reflectors dulled right? mr. perfectionistmatchingcolortemperatureetc.

no wonder you've been so quiet.
I'm one step ahead of you - reflectors were done with the tails!
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Well done!

Well done indeed!!

You rock it like a **** star, Javy!!!
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I think that ride height, might be because of another mod
There seems to be some confusion as to my suspension. What you're looking at are regular, out-of-the-box H&R Sport Springs. I haven't gone coilover... yet.

The exhaust tips I knew would be a polarizing element - some would love it, some would hate it. That's okay, because I really like the way they look. It was actually a spur-of-the-moment thing - Joe Z found these while we were at PTB, and next thing you know I'm test fitting them on my car. I still can't believe they fit! The rest of my exhaust is the same Tanabe axle-back system I've had for 3 years now.

Thanks again for the comments everyone!

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Old 02-11-09, 04:31 PM   #62
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In true javyLSU style, I installed the Brembos myself (with some help from brake-pumper extraordinaire Joe Z... ) DIY baby!




The rotors come with a protective zinc coating that gives them a gold look:


Even the styrofoam box that the calipers come in is cool...












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Old 02-11-09, 04:36 PM   #63
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ur car makes me jealous.... lol

i jus quickly snapped a pic from my cam fone of mine (see mrr thred)
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Old 02-11-09, 04:43 PM   #64
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whoa man. car looks awesome. love that matte finish taillight setup too. so when are you and terr-bear gonna have a braking contest? jk.
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Old 02-11-09, 05:35 PM   #65
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the brembos are sick homie
thats one of my things that brings the car out like hell
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Old 02-11-09, 05:38 PM   #66
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nicely done javy! sick ride. you should find some custom trunk spoiler to put onn! also you shoulda matched the reverse light with the IS-f clear turnsignal light. the rear shot looks off to me? no?

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what kinda exhaust is that?

did 5axis make that?
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Old 02-11-09, 07:11 PM   #68
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Man, I'm not normally a fan of the modded look on our cars, but I have to say yours really looks good. Nice pics too.
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Looks sick Jav! Nice work on the brembos.
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Great mods, and even greater photography!! You did a EXCELLENT job of capturing the matte finish on the tailights.
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I'm jealous
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Thanks again for the comments guys, I appreciate it!
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nicely done javy! sick ride. you should find some custom trunk spoiler to put onn! also you shoulda matched the reverse light with the IS-f clear turnsignal light. the rear shot looks off to me? no?
The reverse lights might look a bit different because I have a lot stuffed in there... Polarg super-white reverse bulbs and the rear part of my strobe lights...
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what kinda exhaust is that?

did 5axis make that?
Check out post #60.

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once again sick car javy. how much did the custom matte tail lights run you?
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Loving the matte taillights!
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Old 02-12-09, 05:50 AM   #75
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i have red outs how did you get you tail light to be white where its normally yellow with the stock? i red-ed it if i can say that lol.
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