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      01-27-2013, 01:01 AM   #1
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Smile OEM99 Working Conservatively Pt. 1 (long read)

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Hey Ladies and Gents...

Just wanted to share a few pics of the evolution haha. It's nothing crazy, just simple conservative mods.

I came from the SC world way back in the day (and good god the engines were freaking bulletproof even at over 300k on the odometer) and finally went the euro route. Didn't have enough funds to complete the 2JZ-GTE swap, but I'm starting to contemplate it again haha

Well anyways on to the rest...

Beginning...




then the car went into the shop for a good amt of time, numerous "issues" with injectors, water pump leak, valve cover gasket leak, oil filter housing leak, you name it... Everything except hpfp and turbo leak... for now

but luckily had my cousin take care of most of the issues and get it back up and running properly.

so meanwhile, just stocked up on a few supplies...

staying loyal....




everything conservative but the piping haha



yeeee


had second thoughts on changing it, but why not??


spot on fitment..








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On to the rest...

























Specs:

Interior: New carpets (that counts right? )

Exterior: TiAg

Lighting: Underground Euro HID Fog & LED AE's - good guys to work with, no errors yet, looks decent, had the install done at my homies shop, happy with it for now...

Susp: CKS Coils with camber plates

Engine: DCI, ER CP w/ ssqv2, hpf gen 2, stock dp's, blasted at LTMW

Wheel: Work Brombssssss 19x8.5 +31, 19 x 10 +38 wrapped in Hankook V12...... >> 215/35, 245/35... considering selling them and adding more beef and less stretch, not sure yet

Photo creds: Sam K. some of you might know him . PM me for any details. He knows his stuff and this was just a spur of the moment shoot... We'll be shooting down in LA soon...


[b]Hope you enjoyed the pics and the progress so far... More to come in the future... cheers everyone B]
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your E90 looks AWESOME with all of those mods especially your exhaust... and also the pics look great, thanks for sharing

TiAg FTW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Beautiful car and awesome pictures!!
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Cool build OP.

Curious though, why'd you get those wheel sizes/offsets? They don't need stretch at all
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Thats some awesome first round of mods, whats next in store...

id say its begging for some cosmetics
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Cool build OP.

Curious though, why'd you get those wheel sizes/offsets? They don't need stretch at all
thanks all!

i have to agree with you; im thinking about getting a different set of tires! any recommendations? Throw em my way!
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Looks clean dude. Just wish it was a little lower and those beautiful wheels had better specs. Clean non the less
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thanks all!

i have to agree with you; im thinking about getting a different set of tires! any recommendations? Throw em my way!
I've had falkens fk 452, hankook evo 12s, general g-max, toyo t1s, Michelin PS2s, just to name a few.. I know I'm forgetting some. And the PS2s were hands down my favorite. Most expensive too though.
As far as sizes, you could easily do 235/35, 265/30. Probably could fit 245 and 275 if you wanted more tire, but if you go with PS2s bare in mind they run decently larger than other tires. (a 245 would be more like a 255)
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love the wheels!!
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thanks again everyone!

deemo I'll check those out bro!
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