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      04-25-2014, 06:11 AM   #243
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thanks for the encouragement guys

just a quick update.... the headlights have been installed and the bumper, fender and bonnet has been removed... i took a quick pic:

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      04-25-2014, 08:54 AM   #244
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Hmmmm!
This gonna be one mahusive come back!!! Looking forward to it all!!!
Great positive spirit by the way Achu!
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      04-25-2014, 03:32 PM   #245
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What is wrong with some people... should have their hands chopped off!

Least you are ok and will come back with something even better to show!
indeed in Saudi they do don't they? As for the rise of the Phoenix Achu good to see your car and your inner spirit punching hard and above the damage done
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      05-14-2014, 12:58 PM   #246
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Hmmmm!
This gonna be one mahusive come back!!! Looking forward to it all!!!
Great positive spirit by the way Achu!
thanks man

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indeed in Saudi they do don't they? As for the rise of the Phoenix Achu good to see your car and your inner spirit punching hard and above the damage done
ahaha, Phoenix - i like that...

thanks for the motivation guys



ima stop posting up proper update photos cos the cars getting closer to the finishing point... i think ima do a proper photoshoot when it's done and show you guys the result

anyways, a little teaser for now:


that's 265/30 over 11J... my dad saw and asked if it's going on a lorry LOL... if i can fit 275 under the arches then ima do that, MEAT over STRETCH any day
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      05-14-2014, 12:59 PM   #247
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Thats just wrong!!!...we need updates!!! Lolololol
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      05-14-2014, 01:02 PM   #248
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Love the 275s
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Looking good can't wait to see 11j rear what will you be running on the front ?
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      05-14-2014, 02:41 PM   #250
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Looking good can't wait to see 11j rear what will you be running on the front ?
9j with 225/35
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      05-14-2014, 03:04 PM   #251
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That's some stretch! Great to see the car getting back to life
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Are these gonna be on for the NEM meet? Can't wait to see this there!
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      05-14-2014, 03:32 PM   #253
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Are these gonna be on for the NEM meet? Can't wait to see this there!
haha i'm gonna try my best... struggling to find time to get my fenders rolled!
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Achu waiting patiently for your car to come back alive.

For me meatier tyres look better, and better traction in the dry. I run the max on a 9.5J, 275. You can easily run 275 on an 11j but its just rubbing issues depending on your offset. Sometimes wider tyres are cheaper, so go for the max!
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For me meatier tyres look better, and better traction in the dry. I run the max on a 9.5J, 275. You can easily run 275 on an 11j but its just rubbing issues depending on your offset. Sometimes wider tyres are cheaper, so go for the max!
damn that must bulge like a racecar tyre lol!

yeah 275 is the smallest i should be running on 11j, but at et30 it could rub... i thiiinkkk if i roll my arches to the max and max out the camber, i could fit in some 275s... then i'll sell these falkens and buy some new vreds
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damn that must bulge like a racecar tyre lol!

yeah 275 is the smallest i should be running on 11j, but at et30 it could rub... i thiiinkkk if i roll my arches to the max and max out the camber, i could fit in some 275s... then i'll sell these falkens and buy some new vreds
Yeah it does have a nice buldge but its not too much.

Vreds are what i run they are very good. Rears are running low so i might sell the front and try out PSS.

I guess you're going for the stretched look? Have you, or are you going to be modding for performance? If so then the wider the better
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Yeah it does have a nice buldge but its not too much.

Vreds are what i run they are very good. Rears are running low so i might sell the front and try out PSS.

I guess you're going for the stretched look? Have you, or are you going to be modding for performance? If so then the wider the better
yeah definitely, PSS are a bit too expensive imo, not worth the extra (had them on my dads e60 and now hes on Vreds)... they do have a nice bulge to them as well, fit wider than Vreds

and noo i want to run as much tyre as possible, but i want my rim to be flush as well, that's why i went for 11j - so i can run a fat tyre and still have a bit of stretch
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yeah definitely, PSS are a bit too expensive imo, not worth the extra (had them on my dads e60 and now hes on Vreds)... they do have a nice bulge to them as well, fit wider than Vreds

and noo i want to run as much tyre as possible, but i want my rim to be flush as well, that's why i went for 11j - so i can run a fat tyre and still have a bit of stretch
Definitely going for PSS next then

Oh i get you now. Looking forward to some nice pics of your rear then
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Looking good man, glad to see how the works are progressing
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Hat off to you for not throwing in the towel, keep the updates coming amazing work
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thanks guys


a little teaser... well a bit more than a teaser.... the repairs are coming to an end...



a few little niggles to sort out:
- the newly wrapped parts are a slightly different colour to the old parts so im having words with 3M; also the bonnet is too be wrapped, but a little differently
- there's a few little problems with the alignments of windows and tiny bits that need to go on
- i'm soon getting a security system installed with a proximity, shock and tilt sensor (maybe even remote start + GPS tracking)
- a good clean!

after all this is done, i'm gonna take it to a nice location for some epic photography and i shall post them all up

anyways, i'd like to thank all you guys for being really supportive, i know you wouldn't think reading words on a laptop would make me feel better about this whole situation but it really did... i don't even care that it's hit my wallet, my insurance has gone up and my car is a Cat D... i just love how it looks now
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Looks beautiful mate!!!!
Credit to you !!
The best E93 on here !!
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Good too see it'll be soon back meaner and better!.

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