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Old 06-12-14, 01:16 PM   #31
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So the entire definition of VIP has some people confused, and with all of the hype I am really thinking about selling my car and starting over with another platform. I tend to get bored easily with cars so I have a tendancy to flip cars a bit. I now have my ls460 bumpers in place but I cannot get any work done for a few weeks since Stance Nation will be in Dallas on June 29th and eveyone is getting ready for that. Here is a few more pics of how she sits right now. Not bad IMO........
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Old 06-13-14, 05:34 PM   #32
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So the entire definition of VIP has some people confused, ........
confused about what exactly?

but just the rims (a tasteful set btw) and a drop on your ride has it looking proper already. unless you want to go for something more aggressive and extreme or just plain newer, what do you hope to achieve by switching up the platform? i think it looks pretty damn good as is presently

see the wheels really do make a difference
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I think the car is starting off well. Try not to get caught up in labeling "VIP". JUST KEEP IT CLEAN. IMO: You got a lot of Small things to be done that can go a long way in looking better. 1: painting the bottom half black will make a big difference. I found a guy to paint mine for 200, looks great. 2: tint the windows. 3: replace all amber with clear lense. Find a good deal on some RCR taillights. You have a lot of Small "budget friendly" mods you can do that can go a long way to make this car look even better. I wouldn't give up on it.
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Old 07-19-14, 08:19 AM   #34
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I posted up locally on Craigslist. Funny thing is selling my car was like interviewing people but I wasn't going to sell to just anyone with cash. Fortunately I found another enthusiasts that knew the potential and had the cash no haggling etc. So she's gone now.
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So this is what I'm building next. ......
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that front tire is gone! lol
needs some 20 hr3s on that badboy ;D
looks nice tho im jelly! much better condition than my mica blue GS
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ok well good luck with that one.
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I got the gs400 for $2k. It was sitting on ghetto 20s with brand new 245/35s, had an exhaust leak, needed a tuneup, struts were blown, previous owner cut the springs so low that it wasn't functional to drive. I copped a set of Tein coilovers for $200, I traded my 01 oem tail lights off my other gs for some sport design type led tails, new wheels.
I'd say I'm moving pretty quick. I'm going to do my exhaust setup next and then start my custom body kit.
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wow, that is a great bargain.
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great color. You got the car for a steal as well. Paint looks great.
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whaat looks hella minty! i paid 3x that for my 300!!! danng trade me haha over 200k miles im assuming?
i need to do my next lexus shopping in tx! oklahoma has alot less so im sure the saturation of cars there helps alot with pricing

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whaat looks hella minty! i paid 3x that for my 300!!! danng trade me haha over 200k miles im assuming?
i need to do my next lexus shopping in tx! oklahoma has alot less so im sure the saturation of cars there helps alot with pricing
Actually the car only has 165k, needs new plugs, has an exhaust, needs an actual oem remote key, a few little odds and ends.
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A fellow cl member sold me a set of Tein coilovers for$200, previous pics I was on springs.
I installed them the next day. The new stance I'm going to go lower in the rear but I need my fenders rolled 1st.
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you go to hell sir...thats a steal! lol
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