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      02-02-2011, 10:02 PM   #111
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dont think anyone went cause of the weather.....i'm moving it to next month.
Just moved to houston from NJ and would like to be around some bmw's. When is your meet?
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      02-02-2011, 10:10 PM   #112
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LMAO! She really drives that as her daily?
yep - she loves it.

she drives the SRT8 with boltons and i drive the future JB4'd and DCI'd 335
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dont ask how I scratched my rims just know grey goose was involved. Anyone know where i can get my rims repaired in the houston area for a reasonable prices?????
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Just received my JB4 upgrade and should be installing by the weekend. Let's see how it compares to JB3. Should be fun!
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not really familiar with any shops up there but there is a place called tire 59 near Galleria area.
Thanks man, I will try to look it up.

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i can vouch for them. if you dont mind used tires they have the OEM runcraps for our cars for about half what you'd pay for them brand new with about 80% tread. I bought some rears from them and have 0 problems. good guys with reasonable rates.
Thanks for the info, I am planning to buy new ones from Tirerack once I settled in my new place. The place sells used 18s???
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Thanks man, I will try to look it up.



Thanks for the info, I am planning to buy new ones from Tirerack once I settled in my new place. The place sells used 18s???
They have pretty much everything. I'm going to check them out pretty soon - my buddy plans on doing a bleach burnout this weekend. Do you want me to ask anything for you while I'm there?
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      02-03-2011, 09:13 AM   #118
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Just received my JB4 upgrade and should be installing by the weekend. Let's see how it compares to JB3. Should be fun!
I might be contacting you soon......
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I might be contacting you soon......
Sure. Have you received yours yet?
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      02-03-2011, 02:20 PM   #120
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No, I placed my order on Jan 24th I believe and it hasn't shipped...

Did you receive shipping notification ??
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I received shipping notification on Monday, then I had the JB4 in my hands yesterday.
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Ok...I'll be on the lookout...I might shoot Mike an email when I get out of this meeting and get a tentative ship date...

I'm sure the JB4 install is exactly identical to the JB3 install...would be great to have you around for questions
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They have pretty much everything. I'm going to check them out pretty soon - my buddy plans on doing a bleach burnout this weekend. Do you want me to ask anything for you while I'm there?
Wow thanks for the offer man, sure I would love to know what kinda 255/35/18 tires they got. Just PM me if you got some info.
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Wow thanks for the offer man, sure I would love to know what kinda 255/35/18 tires they got. Just PM me if you got some info.
Alright. It's freezing over here, so I might not want to go lol. I'll PM you though!
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does anyone have a JB3/JB4 USB cable for sale by chance?
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I second that, I used them after IMC turned out to be a bunch of assclowns, who sat on my wheel for NINE DAYS doing jack shit while stringing me along on the phone.. Wheels America was quick, professional, affordable, and went above and beyond for me. Will be using them from now on.
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      02-04-2011, 03:44 PM   #127
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I second that, I used them after IMC turned out to be a bunch of assclowns, who sat on my wheel for NINE DAYS doing jack shit while stringing me along on the phone.. Wheels America was quick, professional, affordable, and went above and beyond for me. Will be using them from now on.
There's a shop called SABS in Houston that you guys should check out. Good reputation with EuropeanAG.com
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      02-04-2011, 05:42 PM   #128
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Just checking in, I am moving to Houston on 2/5 from NOLA. I will staying in North Texas on East T C Jester.
Ha, perfect timing for crap weather. Welcome to Houston!


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...if you see a silver steel SRT8 with 22" Torque Thurst II's and an exhaust that sounds like babies burning in hell, that's my wife HAHA !!!!
Babies burning in hell... not sure if babies actually go to hell, but I'm reconsidering the idea. Shouldn't god know if someone is going to turn out to be a dickhead?


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does anyone have a JB3/JB4 USB cable for sale by chance?
Pretty sure BMS sells them. (That was a joke.) If it wasn't for the JB4 coming to me soon I would sell you mine. But aren't they only 30 bucks or so? Me getting that thing out of my car would cost you more than that, lol. I hate working on cars now. I used to enjoy it, but no.

Holy crap! I see sunshine!
Anybody feel like coming over and taking out my jb3 for me? Let me know how much you'd charge. Seriously, I hate working on cars now.
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      02-04-2011, 05:53 PM   #129
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Yea, I was hoping for a used one quick so I can update and install my JB4 all at one time. Now I have to install the JB4 now, wait a few days-week for the USB Cable, reopen everything and update.
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Ha, perfect timing for crap weather. Welcome to Houston!
LOL well NOLA's weather is nowhere better man. I have been packing the Uhaul truck in 36 degrees weather for the past 2 days....
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There's a shop called SABS in Houston that you guys should check out. Good reputation with EuropeanAG.com
I've heard of SABS but Wheels America won my business until further notice. Just such a nice contrast to deal with competent professional people after my mini nightmare with IMC.
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I've heard of SABS but Wheels America won my business until further notice. Just such a nice contrast to deal with competent professional people after my mini nightmare with IMC.
I've also heard good things about Wheels America... I had some wheels repaired by SABS a few years back, and they did a pretty good job and the wheels held up nicely
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