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Old 03-20-2013, 11:16 AM   #35
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Love the brake color also my favorite color. Too bad it wouldn't match orange very well.
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Old 03-20-2013, 02:15 PM   #36
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AM FL,

Your ride looks outstanding and I REALLY like the Brembos....Nice touch against the white and black...

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Thank you...I appreciate it. More blue to come

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Dude havent been in here in awhile man youre killing it keep it up get the new shoes asap haha
Thanks man...your ride is amazing. The new shoes are on and I'll update this thread shortly.

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Love the brake color also my favorite color. Too bad it wouldn't match orange very well.
I'm not a blue and orange fan either and I live in Florida.

I like the new blue better, pics are coming.

Thanks for looking,
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Old 03-20-2013, 02:19 PM   #37
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When you get the pics of your wheels on, etc., be sure to post them also in the very post of your thread just so everyone sees the "updated" Airman .
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Old 03-20-2013, 02:57 PM   #38
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A couple of weeks after I got the headers and dyno-tune, my car went to the paint and body shop to have a few things done including:
Wet sanding, painted stripes, Stillen gfx installed, mpd1 spoiler installed, and a few under hood dress up items that I won't be showing until later.

The blue highlight around the black stripes and the brake calipers is Kandy Cobalt Blue from the House of Kolors.

I'm sorry about the poor quality cell phone pics, I promise I have better ones coming with the new shoes on:




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Old 03-20-2013, 04:30 PM   #39
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Ok...so I feel really bad about how much the last pictures suck so I want to get this update out quick.

This will get me mostly caught up, even though I'm still not happy with these pics. They do show off the cobalt blue better though.

The next update is getting the wheels and tires installed:
Forgestar F14 Deep Concave - Gloss Black
20 x 9.5 +27 offset
20 x 11 +48 offset

Vredestein Sessanta
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315-35-20






Right now, the car is back at the paint shop for some minor changes to the stripes but the colors are staying the same. It's getting stripped, and re-painted with double clear coat. Then it will be wet sanded, buffed, and polished to a mirror no orange peel finish.

I know it sounds crazy but it will be worth it.

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Old 03-20-2013, 06:23 PM   #40
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I dropped the car off yesterday and my painter is already making progress. It's great to see him going to town on it and not letting it sit for a week in his shop.

Here are some updated pics that are sure to make those with a weak stomach nauseated. I ain't skeerd






I'll keep posting updates as they come in.

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Old 03-20-2013, 11:07 PM   #41
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The pictures look great! I can't to see more pics of when it comes out of the shop perfect and ready to roll. It will feel like an eternity, but it's well worth it.
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Old 03-20-2013, 11:14 PM   #42
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The pictures look great! I can't to see more pics of when it comes out of the shop perfect and ready to roll. It will feel like an eternity, but it's well worth it.
Thanks. I was shocked at the progress already. I dropped it off yesterday morning and they jumped on it.

He said 2 weeks, give or take a day and I didn't believe him. I'm starting to now though.

Texting me pics at the end of two days is a pretty nice bonus.

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Old 03-20-2013, 11:29 PM   #43
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Can't wait to see the finished article!!
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Old 03-20-2013, 11:49 PM   #44
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Thanks. I was shocked at the progress already. I dropped it off yesterday morning and they jumped on it.

He said 2 weeks, give or take a day and I didn't believe him. I'm starting to now though.

Texting me pics at the end of two days is a pretty nice bonus.

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Damn!! I wish the shop I took my spoiler too was like that. It took them over 2 damn months to complete the carbon fiber and painting. It was a joke.
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Old 03-21-2013, 03:14 PM   #45
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Just curious if you have any better pictures showing off the strip you had done? maybe from up high where you can show the full length of it? thanks!!
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Old 03-21-2013, 03:17 PM   #46
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Just curious if you have any better pictures showing off the strip you had done? maybe from up high where you can show the full length of it? thanks!!
I don't have anything that turned out well. But when I get the car back in a couple weeks I will definitely have better, more complete pics.

I'll see what I can drum up in the meantime.

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Old 03-21-2013, 03:20 PM   #47
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I don't have anything that turned out well. But when I get the car back in a couple weeks I will definitely have better, more complete pics.

I'll see what I can drum up in the meantime.

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thanks. yours looks like one of the nicer stripes i have seen yet.
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Old 03-21-2013, 03:21 PM   #48
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Thanks...my blue highlight stripe is about 5/8" wide. It's back under the knife as we speak though. A few changes being made and I hope to have it back in about 2 weeks.

Your car looks great. A little blue will look awesome.

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Thought I'd move the conversation to your build thread.....

Cool. I know I want my stripe between 1/2 to 1" wide, so yours gives me a good reference. I'll keep an eye out for your updates...

Thanks! The accent color will be Medium Quasar Blue Metallic to match the front bowties. Then maybe change the pinstripe on the wheels to match.

Here's a photoshop of my stripe (blue accent is too thin here, I think).

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Old 03-21-2013, 03:27 PM   #49
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Thought I'd move the conversation to your build thread.....

Cool. I know I want my stripe between 1/2 to 1" wide, so yours gives me a good reference. I'll keep an eye out for your updates...

Thanks! The accent color will be Medium Quasar Blue Metallic to match the front bowties. Then maybe change the pinstripe on the wheels to match.

Here's a photoshop of my stripe (blue accent is too thin here, I think).

That looks real nice!
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Old 03-21-2013, 03:41 PM   #50
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Great looking truck! I'm pretty sure you were right behind me in the cruise at the rally. I really like your car. Nice choice of mods.
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Old 03-21-2013, 03:58 PM   #51
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thanks. yours looks like one of the nicer stripes i have seen yet.
I appreciate the compliments. I found a couple more pics and I'll put them in a separate post. Not exactly what you're looking for but iit will give you the idea.

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Thought I'd move the conversation to your build thread.....

Cool. I know I want my stripe between 1/2 to 1" wide, so yours gives me a good reference. I'll keep an eye out for your updates...

Thanks! The accent color will be Medium Quasar Blue Metallic to match the front bowties. Then maybe change the pinstripe on the wheels to match.
I think that will look really good. Are you doing that in vinyl?

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Great looking truck! I'm pretty sure you were right behind me in the cruise at the rally. I really like your car. Nice choice of mods.
Thank you...I'll have to look at some of the pics my wife took on the cruise to see. I can't remember who I was behind, but I can tell you I was making sure I didn't rear-end whoever it was. There was a serious rubber band affect on that one. whew!

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