the_prodigy

Having Fun With My Car

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gotta say i love working on my car aha, i see a lot of heads turning.

so my mods have mostly been cosmetic thought i am working on an exhaust system at work i get stainless that's left over from pipeline installations it's free and the boss doesnt mind so all good . i'm an electrotechnician with an industrial mechanics background so if i can help out anyone just ask i'd be happy to.

I also just picked up my injen cold air intake today and installed it looks pretty good. thought i'd modify the headlights while the bumper was off black out the inside and add some inner eyelids and angel eyes but i coudn't find any gasket maker at my place so that's probably gonna go to tomorrow. i painted the bumper logo in gloss red plastidip love how it turned out and under the hood i used pearlizer plastidip with red plastidip. shot both at a 45 degree angle at the same time it turns out less pink but just as shiny i like it

i'm waiting for my carbon fiber lip spoiler and vortex generator along with a few exterior leds one for the wheel solar powered should be here next Wednesday even thought someone did tell me vortex generators were not worth it because they all end up flying off i'm thinking of drilling holes or finding a way to stick it to the roof vinyl

here's a few pics lmk what you guys think

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THAT HOOD VINYL THOUGH! For your vortex generator, go to the auto parts store and get 3M double sided tape (the automotive grade stuff) and jsut completely cover that thing on the bottom. Thats how I did mine

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THAT HOOD VINYL THOUGH! For your vortex generator, go to the auto parts store and get 3M double sided tape (the automotive grade stuff) and jsut completely cover that thing on the bottom. Thats how I did mine

thanks!

also for the vg, I was wondering if you had vinyl on your roof? i wouldn't be as concerned if it wasn't going directly on the vinyl

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Thats a good question. I'd consult a vinyl specialist. If they recommend not doing that, cut out a piece where the VG would cover and peel that vinyl section off

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Thats a good question. I'd consult a vinyl specialist. If they recommend not doing that, cut out a piece where the VG would cover and peel that vinyl section off

That was also one option i was thinking of, beats drilling holes in my baby thanks a lot bro. I appreciate it!

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Wow thats cool. I think it needs a lip or something. Still love the hood even though I have never been a big fan of that black out over the headlights thing.

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Wow thats cool. I think it needs a lip or something. Still love the hood even though I have never been a big fan of that black out over the headlights thing.

thanks and yeah it still needs a bunch of things i was thinking of black painting the inside of the headlight not the cover you make it sound like it might be a bad idea but why?

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thanks and yeah it still needs a bunch of things i was thinking of black painting the inside of the headlight not the cover you make it sound like it might be a bad idea but why?

No I am talking about the line from the top of the hood to the area over hte headlights. I just didn't like the look.

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No I am talking about the line from the top of the hood to the area over hte headlights. I just didn't like the look.

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forget it i misunderstood again just give up on me lol

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Ok Simplified. Your hood. The black part surrounding the logo. I am not a fan of the look. But the way you did it made it bearable.

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welcome to pl.

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Ok Simplified. Your hood. The black part surrounding the logo. I am not a fan of the look. But the way you did it made it bearable.

sorry i get retarded past my bedtime, btw thanks for pointing out something was missing in the front i just added that front lip you suggested and it does make it look a lot better

and thanks Ilancer08

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got my vortex generator and tested it on the highway it started peeling off with just 3m tape covered all over it because of my vinyl rooftop so i bought plastic weld which permanently sticks plastic to any surfaces including my vinyl roof i was driving around 160 km/hr and no problem so far beats drilling holes in your car. i'll post pics as soon as i finish mounting my new exhaust

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here's a few pics, not amazing quality taken off my phone at night, with vortex generator and cf lip spoiler (which we can barely see) and re plastidipped my wheels black with red caps to match the front bumper, spent the whole day yesterday installing my muffler which sounds pretty loud had some issues with pipes touching the body causing rattling but spent the day fixing that today btw i've upgraded everything to 3 inches which was problematic finding a exhaust tip nothing that wasn't 20 inches long anywhere guess i'll have to order online unless you guys know of a place i coud go to

oh and i've also added some hid lights

the muffler isn't as low as it looks and don't mind the dirt on my car and tires there's a lot of construction going on around my area

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here's some clearer daytime pics i really like the vg it's very subtle i'm thinking of adding a gt style spoiler i think it would fit well with the vg

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just installed my v lip and rear diffuser looks pretty good IMG-20140920-00057_zps3b211e21.jpg

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i'm also wondering if red leds behind my grill is legal or not in quebec heres a pic attached if anyone knows would be a great help

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Loving the front & rear lips! Grabbed them from Nextmod?

If I'm not mistaken as long as you're not driving with them on, you should be fine. In Ontario I think they rule it as a headlight. I Would think it may be the same in Quebec.

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Loving the front & rear lips! Grabbed them from Nextmod?

If I'm not mistaken as long as you're not driving with them on, you should be fine. In Ontario I think they rule it as a headlight. I Would think it may be the same in Quebec.

thanks and nope not nextmod just got a deal from a guy that sells anything lancer tuning was 400 for both all fiberglass,

and for the lights if they can't see the actual lights just the red glow?

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The v lip goes with the hood decal like a foot in a comfortable shoe.

Very nice set up.

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i'm having trouble deciding what wheels i want to get i am definitely up sizing i've got a few good deals i've seen on dai alloys and one set of enkei, i've got a bbs style i really like but it'll cost a lot more then the other 2 models still let me know what you think i've been going from store to store for 2 weeks now and i still can't decide i'd like to make a decision by the end of the week if possible

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I like the bottom the most

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The first one is my favourite. The silver and black en km enkei.

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I like the bottom the most

which ones the bottom one ? to me their all lined up lol you mean the bbs?

The first one is my favourite. The silver and black en km enkei.

i still don't know and now i've seen the konig red illusion it's like being a kid in a candy store and your mom is only letting you get one kind

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