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Old 04-13-13, 09:08 AM   #31
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Spent a little bit more time yesterday adjusting the suspension.

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And this was the result.. more pictures coming soon lol

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Old 04-13-13, 01:14 PM   #32
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Spent a little bit more time yesterday adjusting the suspension.

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Car is coming along nicely bro, clean low low too.. is that a 65?
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Yeah it's a 65. Been trying to buy it off a friend for a couple years, but she won't give it up lol
few more from the other day. Hopefully the lip will be painted and mounted tomorrow. I might mess with the height a bit more.

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Old 04-15-13, 09:12 PM   #34
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few "nice" pictures from today. Damaged my exhaust so plan to see how bad it looks later this week. Also need to adjust the suspension a bit more from further damage to my exhaust. Decided to wait on the lip install till i finish these. Although i did mock it up and it looks like it'll fit nicely against the bumper.

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I should have much better pics this coming week. At that time the suspension will be dialed in correctly and lip should be mounted as well.
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Your ride is lookin' proper
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Thanks for the compliment.

I think my tranny mount actually went bad on me today. Its making "A heavy vibration that caused a clunking sound with the motion of the engine" according to a friend. I've already ruled out the exhaust because i decided to take a look before i had a friend come over and try and see if he could figure it out. Been searching and from the sounds of it, it could be that tranny mount. So looks like on Thursday i'll be trying to replace the tranny mount.

Is there a DIY write up for the tranny mount replacement?
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So a small update.

I mocked up the lip, seems like the fitment will be good. hopefully mounting it today

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Also replaced my rear tranny mount last night. No more vibration. That seems to have been my problem. The old mount didnt show and signs of wear but i figured since i pulled it out, might as well be safe and replace it. It was VERY straight forwards job.

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Old 04-26-13, 06:48 PM   #38
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Good stuff, keep it up homie
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Good stuff, keep it up homie
thanks.
I'm actually looking for another car to start on since i should be close to done with this one by hopefully end of May.

Well just a little update. Lowered the car another 1/2 inch or so.

Changing some things up. Going with a new suspension setup (yes again). The BC's are great, but I decided on another route. So I now have Tein CS coilovers w/ EDC and BC racing coilovers w/ extreme drop kit and swift springs(less then 500 miles) that im not using now. I know i'm taking a loss, but not much i can do about it LOL.

Here's a few teasers from this past week. I'm shooting a car tonight, so hopefully once i finish, i can start uploading picture of my own car lol

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looks great....
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super clean car bro, hopefully mine will get there soon
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looks great....
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Thanks. Yours will be too, just takes money and time lol.



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Wekfest announced that the next venue after LA is San Jose, which happens to be where i live lol, so looks like i'll hopefully be making a wekfest appearance after all.

Also going on another 14 hour adventure to LA to get some more goodies for my car. Already going to do a major overhaul on my car. I know i wasted alot of money, but it's just not quite the setup i want.
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Workin quick haha. Whos ls430 is that? Those profounds look really familiar haha
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Workin quick haha. Whos ls430 is that? Those profounds look really familiar haha
It was Thanh. He used to have a silver 2gs. Now the new ower of the profounds is kevin with an ls400

couple pics i found that i never posted.
Been slacking on updates. lol. Painted the lip. Been looking for some new wheels and still need to purchase my air soon.

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