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Old 07-28-2013, 02:33 PM   #1511
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Well, good news, bad news.

Good news is that I'm almost done with the PS fender. I polished it yesterday and am almost done with the fitment again. Hope to have the side skirt on by the end of the day.

Bad news is that my DS lower control arm is shot. It was brand new 9 months ago but it's in even worse condition than the old set was. Hopefully, I can get some kind of warranty for it but I'm not hopeful.
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Old 08-05-2013, 04:54 AM   #1512
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Quick update.

The lower control arm is fixed. The parts store gave me a free replacement because these have a lifetime warranty. Very happy about that.

Bought a new set of Hankook tires from Discount tire. Hopefully they will arrive this week and go on this weekend so I can get my car inspected.

Bought a CF hood this weekend and hoping to have it in a week or so. Has some paint fade but that wont be an issue.

Also very lightly tinted my taillights only enough so that they don't glare pink in direct sunlight anymore.
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Old 08-05-2013, 09:49 AM   #1513
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Sorry man, every time I went on my phone up there I guess it never updated your thread or said you commented again. We were in Camden/Willamsport. Damn I wanted to see the car too lol.
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Old 08-05-2013, 09:59 AM   #1514
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sweet... on the hood and the free raplacement..

tail lights sound like how i wanted to tint mine, but i went a tad darker due to not finding a light enough vinyl tint for them.
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Old 08-06-2013, 04:30 AM   #1515
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Sorry man, every time I went on my phone up there I guess it never updated your thread or said you commented again. We were in Camden/Willamsport. Damn I wanted to see the car too lol.
I probably wouldn't have been able to do anything that weekend anyways. It was another one of those hectic, never ending workends.

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sweet... on the hood and the free raplacement..

tail lights sound like how i wanted to tint mine, but i went a tad darker due to not finding a light enough vinyl tint for them.
I may have gone to dark on mine as well. I don't know if it's because I always look at them in the sun when I was spraying them or if they've darkened some more, but they seem darker now than when i sprayed them. Still like them, though. The turns don't stand out so much anymore.

As for the free replacement, that part was great. Now I have a horrible toe in problem. Yet another problem to try to fix.
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Old 08-12-2013, 04:43 AM   #1516
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CF hood added to the pile of thing that need to go on the car.
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Old 08-14-2013, 04:57 AM   #1517
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Began sanding and polishing the CF Hood yesterday; it's not perfect but it will work for now. I'll probably reclear it at a later time but first I want to run it on the car as is and see how I like it or if I want to paint all or part of it.

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Looks good man. is it real carbon fiber? and how much lighter is it?
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Yes, it's real. At least I think it's real, I've never dealt with CF and only seen one other CF part in person before so I don't even know how to tell if it's it's truly real or just vinyl with a quarter inch of clear over it. lol

As for weight, I don't know yet. I'll compare when I take the metal off the car but I can easily chuck this hood around without any problems. That said, it will only be a few pounds lighter, so unless your trying to save every little ounce, a CF hood doesn't really make that much difference as far as weight is concerned.
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My Fiber Glass Hood Is Drastically Lighter, So I Can Only Imagine. Looks Really Good.
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