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Old 10-06-2012, 07:29 PM   #2501
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Yep he had two support rods the way it comes and at high speeds it came apart!!!
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Old 10-06-2012, 08:29 PM   #2502
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back plates?
Plates to give support behind the bumper. I'm our the race cars have something behind the bumper so the front end doesn't tear apart.

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Old 10-06-2012, 08:58 PM   #2503
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Plates to give support behind the bumper. I'm our the race cars have something behind the bumper so the front end doesn't tear apart.

Car is lookin good
Hmm I'll have to look into this. Hopefully APR will be able to help me out. Last thing I want is the splitter ripping off while at high speeds
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Old 10-08-2012, 05:55 PM   #2504
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Finalized APR Splitter pics.


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Old 10-10-2012, 11:01 PM   #2505
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Old 10-10-2012, 11:04 PM   #2506
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He is with Mr. Wyndham.
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Old 10-11-2012, 11:22 AM   #2507
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Old 10-11-2012, 01:13 PM   #2508
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What the hell happened to Stieger??
Well I couldn't log on for 3 days so I figured I'd take a mini vacation with the the girlfriend

Here's me getting our luggage up to the room




Nicest elevators EVER




The bar wasn't half bad either




I might have "borrowed" a gold cart at some point




The entire bathroom, like floor walls ceiling - all white marble. Ridiculous







At the pool





I finally worked up the nerve to get in the pool




The GF even went for a dip

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Old 10-11-2012, 01:30 PM   #2509
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Old 10-11-2012, 01:53 PM   #2510
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Old 10-11-2012, 02:22 PM   #2511
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you've never used water shoes before? I didn't want to get my driving shoes wet. I wouldn't be able to Heel-Toe
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Old 10-11-2012, 02:31 PM   #2512
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EPIC! That is 2 funny!
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Old 10-11-2012, 02:38 PM   #2513
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Haha this is awesome. Welcome back.

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Old 10-11-2012, 02:43 PM   #2514
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Old 10-11-2012, 03:23 PM   #2515
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Old 10-11-2012, 07:03 PM   #2516
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Definitely EPIC Stieger, glad you are back may i ask what happened?
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Old 10-11-2012, 07:51 PM   #2517
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Definitely EPIC Stieger, glad you are back may i ask what happened?
You can yes. But it'll most likely stay between me and the other Mods. Sorry.
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Old 10-19-2012, 11:50 AM   #2518
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Just got this email from Kevin. Kind of confused how that happens when installing 3M vinyl, but whatever I know Kevin will make it right.

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Iíve just gotten word the car is finished at Zebra Stripes. He mentioned that when he was doing masking on the rear spoiler, that upon removal he peeled our clear coat off. Iím heading out there now to pick up the car and will call you once I get back and let you know what I see.
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Old 10-20-2012, 12:20 PM   #2519
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Chatted with Kevin this morning and he explained his email further. I'm slightly grumpy with Zebra Stripes, not enough where I'll go all Wagonworks on them - but still grumpy.

Apparently Zebra Stripes used the green 3M tape when masking their lines off Now I didn't know they even made green tape. Apparently (this is what Kevin told me) is that blue (painter's tape) is the weakest, then yellow (which his shop uses), and then green is the strongest.

My only thought was "if this guy is the best," which according to Kevin he is, "then why didn't he just use painter's tape or heck - masking tape would even have been better."

Kevin assures me that the green tape didn't/couldn't have hurt Kaylee's clear coat, but the clear coat on the spoiler and clear coat on Kaylee is the same clear coat.

Kevin has honestly been amazing throughout this entire process with my constant nagging for updates and being a camera whore about every little thing. So when I told Kevin that I wanted photos of the stripe install, he assured me that it wouldn't be a problem and promised me that he made it clear to Zebra Stripes that they needed to take photos throughout the install.

They didn't take photos, not a single one. WTH!?! [sarcasm] So, that's awesome. [/sarcasm] Kevin apologized like a hundred times about it and I could tell he was annoyed to. After reading some online reviews it turns out that Zebra Stripes is just "a piece of work." They are hands down the best in the area when it comes to custom work, downside is that they know they are the best.

It's kind of like XM radio. If you want to have CM radio you at some point have to deal with their customer service. Everybody knows that XM has the worst customer service of any company ever created, they know it too, but they just don't care. Because if you want XM radio you're just going to have to suck it up and deal with the crappy customer service.


On a happy note, Kevin will be emailing me pics of Kaylee around 4pm ish. So that's awesome.

Until then here's a little SSX pr0n


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Old 10-21-2012, 01:40 PM   #2520
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It's 4 o'clock somewhere right?

Not the best photos, and she's a bit dusty - but beggars can't be choosers right? And yes, I'm referring to myself as a beggar in this instance as Kevin controls what kind of pics I get.









also, and this could just be me being crazy - but starting at the bottom of the upper grille, does it look like the left stripe is closer to the mid-line than the right stripe?

Also also, and again this could just be me being crazy and/or the lighting of the photo - but do the stripes look more like flat/matte black rather than satin black?
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Old 10-21-2012, 02:12 PM   #2521
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The Stig actually keeps his clothes on when taking a dump, nice .
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Old 10-21-2012, 02:14 PM   #2522
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also, and this could just be me being crazy - but starting at the bottom of the upper grille, does it look like the left stripe is closer to the mid-line than the right
Yes. I'd measure the distance between stripe and the point of the bumps all the way up and down it looks weird.
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Old 10-21-2012, 03:40 PM   #2523
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The Stig actually keeps his clothes on when taking a dump, nice .
Not that I want my bathroom habits posted on the internet or anything, but yes I keep my gear on

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Yes. I'd measure the distance between stripe and the point of the bumps all the way up and down it looks weird.
Yea, that's what I thought. Does anyone know if you can use photoshop to measure lengths/distances of stuffs?
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Old 10-22-2012, 01:22 AM   #2524
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x2... it looks like they actually tried to compensate for it and change the direction of the stripe at the edge of the bumper (top of the grille at that body line)
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Old 10-22-2012, 01:58 AM   #2525
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Yea, that's what I thought. Does anyone know if you can use photoshop to measure lengths/distances of stuffs?
RJ,
Send me the original photo. I'll photoshop measurements on it.
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