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Old 08-23-07, 08:49 PM   #1
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R154 Five Speed Transmission
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4.27 Torsen LSD
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LS400 Front Brakes
TT Rear Brakes
Supra Illumina Shocks
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Blacked Out Highbeams
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Blacked Out Exhaust Tips
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97+ Front Bumper
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Old 08-23-07, 09:22 PM   #2
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+1...my car paint still shine like the day she rolled out of the dealership. drove a 2001 accord which had terrible paint...kudos to lexus
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Old 08-23-07, 09:39 PM   #3
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Looks great. I dont like the blacked out exhaust.

Now, ...if you put some brand new chrome tips, on that fresh black, new looking exhaust, ...that would look excellent. .02
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Old 08-23-07, 09:49 PM   #4
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you need more pictures!
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Old 08-23-07, 10:00 PM   #5
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Looks good man.... the paint on my car (all except the chipped paint on the front bumper) was extremely shiny and in good condition before I painted it - the main reason I painted her was to get rid of all the dents and dings and of course the chipped front bumper...

Lexus used some good quality paint on these cars, only ones that have been severely neglected are in bad shape...

Yours does look good, and it sounds like we are on similar tracks with our cars...
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Old 08-23-07, 10:06 PM   #6
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Very clean man. That drop is perfect!
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Old 08-23-07, 11:09 PM   #7
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Note: Headlights/Highbeams were sanded, polished, and refinished in a much lighter smoke from this photo. I got a bit happy with the smoke spray on them at the time, but all is well now.
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Old 08-24-07, 12:25 AM   #8
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Lookin' good!
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The paint on the old cars is amaizing. I have a 93 and it's still beautiful.. bar the crappy fix due to some terrible hit and run! Pointed out how the place didn't match colors right and they redid my rear bumper... still not right... oh well I gave up.
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the only way to go is black...your car is gorgeous. i love the tail lights try and get some pics of the front so we can see the smoked heads, it would be very appreciated.
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Your car looks great, i wish my paint was that clean.
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the only way to go is black...your car is gorgeous.
The car is Jade, Royal Jade Pearl to be exact. I really love the color. Black accents definitely are abundant throughout, however.
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Front Pics!
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Old 08-24-07, 01:27 PM   #14
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looks hot bro-
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Old 08-24-07, 01:33 PM   #15
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lookin good.... got pics of the front?
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