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What did you do to your GS today?

 
Old 01-22-17, 08:18 AM
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Washed it. I last washed it Dec 27th. It snowed, lots of salt, too cold to wash, then it has rained non-stop since 1/7. I couldn't stand it anymore. It's all clean now, but is supposed to rain all day tomorrow. At least now, it will be easier to clean up.
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Old 01-22-17, 11:19 AM
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Added the real carbon fiber emblem inserts! Before and after...excuse the dirt, nonstop rain in these parts haha

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Old 01-22-17, 09:27 PM
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Washed mine as the weather was super nice today. Super windy might I add. Needed her spotless for our date night.
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Old 01-22-17, 09:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Sevn86
Washed mine as the weather was super nice today. Super windy might I add. Needed her spotless for our date night.
Are u describing Dallas weather 😂
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Old 01-23-17, 05:28 AM
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Not today but Fri/Sat - Received my wheels back from Vossen, that were refinished for some Warranty work!! Thank you Diego @ Vossen!!! & since I had the day off & it was 50 degrees Friday I cleaned my calipers in doing so i stripped some of the clear coat off, so on Saturday I just reapplied another 4 coats Now im waiting for Spring to put the GS back on the road
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Old 01-23-17, 10:48 AM
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Are u describing Dallas weather ��
lol Im describing Houston/ Sugar Land weather. It was so gusty out that my Italian cypress trees are all leaning over. Y'all now know what I'll spend my weekend doing.
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Old 01-23-17, 11:45 AM
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These came in the mail today! Putting them on when I get off work.

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Old 01-26-17, 07:14 AM
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Originally Posted by Dallasguy1 View Post
Post back how did the brake dust repellent worked , my car is clean but the front wheels are baked in the dust.
Well, I washed my car on Sunday and applied the brake dust repellent. Usually I need to wipe down the rims Wednesday night, as I can't stand dull rims due to brake dust build up if the whole car is still clean. I checked them out this morning (Thurs), and............




I'm impressed!!! I think Armor All just gained another satisfied customer. Curious how many applications I can get out of the can (which cost $10). A little advice - don't cake the spray on, you just need a light layer all over the rim.


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Old 01-26-17, 07:53 AM
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Originally Posted by DJP333 View Post
Well, I washed my car on Sunday and applied the brake dust repellent. Usually I need to wipe down the rims Wednesday night, as I can't stand dull rims due to brake dust build up if the whole car is still clean. I checked them out this morning (Thurs), and............




I'm impressed!!! I think Armor All just gained another satisfied customer. Curious how many applications I can get out of the can (which cost $10). A little advice - don't cake the spray on, you just need a light layer all over the rim.

Buying this today!
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Old 01-26-17, 04:22 PM
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Just finished giving mine a bath and good wipe down with Wolfgang Fuzion Spray Wax............can't wait to see it out in the sunshine tomorrow!!!
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Old 01-27-17, 06:58 AM
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New shoes - Pirelli P7 Cinturato. I couldn't stand the ride/noise of the Bridgestone RE050 any longer!
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Old 01-27-17, 07:29 AM
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New shoes - Pirelli P7 Cinturato. I couldn't stand the ride/noise of the Bridgestone RE050 any longer!
Are you running 19" wheels? How do you like the Pirelli's?
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Old 01-27-17, 08:37 AM
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I had the RE050 and asked Discount Tire for advice. I have always had good luck with the Michelin AS3+ tires and that's what they recommended (Tire Rack said to go with the P7). DT went on to say that I could swap them (within 30-days) if I didn't like them. The Michelins were very quiet and definitely smoother than the RE050 but I had hoped for more. So two days ago I had them swap the AS3+ for the P7 tires.

It's very close. I'd swear the AS3+ tires are better (smoother and a bit quieter), but we've had a cold front move in and the outside temperature is quite a bit colder since I got the P7 tires. So I don't know if I can make a fair comparison right now. I can easily state the P7 tires are much quieter and smoother than the RE050 units I had before.

Anyway, yes they are 19" wheels and I went with 245/40. BTW the P7 tires have a 70,000 mile tread-wear guarantee!
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Old 01-27-17, 09:04 AM
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I had the RE050 and asked Discount Tire for advice. I have always had good luck with the Michelin AS3+ tires and that's what they recommended (Tire Rack said to go with the P7). DT went on to say that I could swap them (within 30-days) if I didn't like them. The Michelins were very quiet and definitely smoother than the RE050 but I had hoped for more. So two days ago I had them swap the AS3+ for the P7 tires.

It's very close. I'd swear the AS3+ tires are better (smoother and a bit quieter), but we've had a cold front move in and the outside temperature is quite a bit colder since I got the P7 tires. So I don't know if I can make a fair comparison right now. I can easily state the P7 tires are much quieter and smoother than the RE050 units I had before.

Anyway, yes they are 19" wheels and I went with 245/40. BTW the P7 tires have a 70,000 mile tread-wear guarantee!
DallasDave, please tell us more. I have the RE050 right now also, and although not horrible, not that great either. I was thinking about going AS3+ also next (which may still be 5k miles away). I had the AS3's on my IS350 and I could tell a huge different in comfort, precision and grip compared to the prior tire. I like shooting off the line fast and taking turns pretty aggressively, and the AS3's on my IS did not disappoint. Is that the case with the AS3+ on the GS also?

What is your driving style? Did you go with the P7's due to wanting a more comfortable ride? They are considered Touring vs Performance of the AS3's, so driving style has a lot to do with the type of tire you would enjoy.
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Old 01-27-17, 09:57 AM
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Finally put tags/plates on her!!
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