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#1 (permalink) Old 10-02-2004, 09:37 AM
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Look what the fedex guy brought me on friday . Before you guys start saying it, I know, it needs to be lowered. Yeah, thats next on the list so hopefully next month the fedex guy will be bringing some konis with eibach.


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#2 (permalink) Old 10-02-2004, 10:58 AM
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Looks awesome man. THe more I see those wheels and that color, the more I love both.

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Good looking car.. looks like its been taken care of... congrats....

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Yep 139, on the clock. Still pulls hard.

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I personally don't like lowering cars, every time you come to a speed bump or steep driveway you either A) have to slow down to a foot per hour or B) you end up scraping the whole underside/bumpers.
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I personally don't like lowering cars, every time you come to a speed bump or steep driveway you either A) have to slow down to a foot per hour or B) you end up scraping the whole underside/bumpers.
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Or C) Both...

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I guess it all depends on what matters most: Better handling which leads to a more exciting drive, or being able to go over speed bumps faster which saves time when parking :nana

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actually (lol) i lowered my car and that happened quite a bit

THEN! one day when my sister was driving my car - who the hell knows why... she drives over the speed bump and normal speed.... hmmm not even close to a scrape or BAM.... so now i just drive at this set speed and no speed bump can touch me.... AHAHAHAHHA I WIN!

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Not sure what the speed bumps in the US are like but in the UK I have found that the faster you go over certain types the less "bump" you get

The concrete ones in the UK are best driven over at 39mph - anyone else notice this?

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Not sure what the speed bumps in the US are like but in the UK I have found that the faster you go over certain types the less "bump" you get

The concrete ones in the UK are best driven over at 39mph - anyone else notice this?
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Hah, thats great. Anyway, I found something interesting today and it looks like my suspension setup will be coming soon. I found a nice hole in my front right (passenger side) shock. Yeah, it's pretty big too.

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nice wheels man. looks great. could you give me a link to where you got them? or did you not get them online? -Thanks
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nice wheels man. looks great. could you give me a link to where you got them? or did you not get them online? -Thanks
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I bought them from somebody off of BFc.

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