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Old 12-28-13, 11:52 AM   #46
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I had to adjust mine up, a lot. They were aimed really low oh of the box, I'm just using some high grade Hella bulbs and the output is fine for me, however I run with my fogs on anyways. The cutoff is decent but nowhere near as sharp as my dad's old 06 GS430 or 2013 LS460 are. I decided not to put HID bulbs&balasts in these headlights because the look like the sort of lights that would have massive skattering issues. I'm less a fan of the side markers and will probably put the stock corners back in shortly.


I can't go lower without air. As it is, I already drag the underbody over driveways and speedbumps in my area.
I'm happy with how it looks so I have put off air in favour of building a stereo.
Pretty much finalized my parts list, just a matter of slowly squiring all the parts!
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Old 12-28-13, 01:50 PM   #47
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The Ordens are
What tires sized did you put on?
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Old 12-28-13, 02:17 PM   #48
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Not that you asked but it was asked earlier....
I had my refinisher diamond cut the faces, leave the original black on the insets, machine cut the lips and then clear everything.

I ended up going with the falken 453s in 235/35/19 and 265/30/19... Should have given me a decent stretch over 19x10s and 19x11s. BUT they stretch A LOT LESS than the 245/35 and 275/30 Falken 452s that I had on there before!

While they are a very nice tire, ride smooth and are very quiet, I do not recommend them to anyone for stretching. It's a good thing I wasn't pressed for space or these would have been wasted money!
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Old 02-10-14, 02:32 PM   #49
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Just a little update with fresh pics:


Rexxus01 by ZX3Tuning, on Flickr


Rexxus02 by ZX3Tuning, on Flickr


Rexxus03 by ZX3Tuning, on Flickr


Rexxus04 by ZX3Tuning, on Flickr


Rexxus05 by ZX3Tuning, on Flickr


Rexxus06 by ZX3Tuning, on Flickr

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Old 02-10-14, 04:08 PM   #50
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Your car looks very nice!!! Do you get any rubbing with the 235 in the front?
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Looks fresh!
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I saw that you rolled one fender earlier. As of now, have you rolled any other fenders since. My reason for asking is I just got my megan lps, ordered 225/35 for a slight stretch on my 20x8.5 and I was wondering if I should just order my fender roller now. Lol
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The amount of stretch depends on the tires. These 235s on 10" wide front wheels have less stretch than my old 245s did...

All 4 corners are rolled but my alignment may have negated the need to roll the fenders. I don't rub on anything but the inner fender liner now... I want to add 1" to the outside lips front and rear with the space!
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LS is lookin great Shmee
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The amount of stretch depends on the tires. These 235s on 10" wide front wheels have less stretch than my old 245s did...

All 4 corners are rolled but my alignment may have negated the need to roll the fenders. I don't rub on anything but the inner fender liner now... I want to add 1" to the outside lips front and rear with the space!

Thanks... And the car looks great. Those photos are really nice.
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Amazing transformation. She's a beaut
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Looks great! I had the same issue when switching from 452 to 453. The 235 previously had alot more stretch on my 10.5 than it does now.
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looks awesome
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looks very good!
sorry if it has been addressed before-but what are those real taillights? Id like some for my 2000
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Thanks for the compliments!
It's coming along nicely.

The proportions of these cars are deceiving, there is actually a lot of wheel gap still. While it's not visible in the pictures it is very obvious in person! Cannot wait for air...
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