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Old 03-25-2013, 12:49 AM   #26
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Treat the wheels like the paint on your car. If small swirl marks show up, you can polish them with specific polish, then wax them after polishing. Polishing is just to remove major blemishes. You can use many synthetic waxes on the market from reputable brands. Adams has good stuff (even though very pricey), and a simple spray wax like Adams Quick sealant(http://www.adamspolishes.com/p-701-a...k-sealant.aspx), or their machine super sealant (http://www.adamspolishes.com/p-139-a...r-sealant.aspx).

Now, if you take care of the rims and don't clean them at car shows a lot with a micro rag while dirty from the drive there, then you'll minimize wheel damage. Clean them only when washing the car with a soft boars hairs brush from Adams, or a very soft washing pad, then dry them with a very good quality microfiber towel, or better yet blow them dry using an electric leaf blower. I use a leaf blower, but I make sure everything around the car is clear so it doesn't get blown onto the wheels. This usually eliminates swirl marks, and water spots, as well as temporary rusted rotors.
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Old 03-25-2013, 12:49 AM   #27
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wheels look great, i was seriously thinking about getting the same style. Congrats and enjoy.
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Old 03-25-2013, 01:06 AM   #28
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Treat the wheels like the paint on your car. If small swirl marks show up, you can polish them with specific polish, then wax them after polishing. Polishing is just to remove major blemishes. You can use many synthetic waxes on the market from reputable brands. Adams has good stuff (even though very pricey), and a simple spray wax like Adams Quick sealant(http://www.adamspolishes.com/p-701-a...k-sealant.aspx), or their machine super sealant (http://www.adamspolishes.com/p-139-a...r-sealant.aspx).

Now, if you take care of the rims and don't clean them at car shows a lot with a micro rag while dirty from the drive there, then you'll minimize wheel damage. Clean them only when washing the car with a soft boars hairs brush from Adams, or a very soft washing pad, then dry them with a very good quality microfiber towel, or better yet blow them dry using an electric leaf blower. I use a leaf blower, but I make sure everything around the car is clear so it doesn't get blown onto the wheels. This usually eliminates swirl marks, and water spots, as well as temporary rusted rotors.
Ok I will get that super sealant asap. O just "applied" to HT. I want those dam stickers already lmao

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wheels look great, i was seriously thinking about getting the same style. Congrats and enjoy.
Thanks dude. I like your set up as well though. any regrets? or would you keep them?
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Old 03-25-2013, 01:10 AM   #29
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That'a boy! You have a darn good chance, as you're car is absolutely amazing.
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Old 03-25-2013, 01:38 AM   #30
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Ok I will get that super sealant asap. O just "applied" to HT. I want those dam stickers already lmao



Thanks dude. I like your set up as well though. any regrets? or would you keep them?
No regrets, i see others wheels i like and would love to have but i dont think i can part with the ones i currently have. I always wanted mesh wheels but cant find the perfect ones just yet in my price range.
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Old 03-26-2013, 10:32 AM   #31
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No regrets, i see others wheels i like and would love to have but i dont think i can part with the ones i currently have. I always wanted mesh wheels but cant find the perfect ones just yet in my price range.
well you have an awesome lookin sig so I wouldnt regret anything either dude.

ok so now my to do/wishlist:
paint fog light bezels gloss black
paint the inside of the fog lights black (I dont know if that would look good when the fog lights are on)
take off my aweful lookin halo fog lights because they dont match the head light color and the bottom leds are burnt...
save for the VIS AMS hood
take a bolt out that is makin this scratching sound because it hits the top of the firewall
log my car to see how its doin after my headers install
fix my bumper for $450 :((((((((((
get an alignment

then save for a turbo.
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Old 03-26-2013, 01:15 PM   #32
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car looks amazing man, i did notice those hockey pads though!!!
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Old 03-26-2013, 01:20 PM   #33
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car looks amazing man, i did notice those hockey pads though!!!
hahaha WOW thats in like one pic and at the corner of it! I played my whole life. I just finished playin for the d2 penn state team last year. It was the best time of my life. I cant wait to get back on the ice this summer.

and thanks man
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Old 03-26-2013, 02:31 PM   #34
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What happened to the bumper? :(
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Old 03-26-2013, 03:46 PM   #35
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What happened to the bumper? :(
I was in the woods at 2 am with limo tint in the back. dont make fun of me!! hahaha I was worried about the other side and bam! I was so upset
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Old 03-26-2013, 04:30 PM   #36
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I think it's a sign that it's time for an upgrade
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Old 03-26-2013, 04:38 PM   #37
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for a rear bumper? haha what upgrade is there?
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Old 03-26-2013, 05:27 PM   #38
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Oh just kidding, I thought it was the front bumper....

You could get a rear diffuser?
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Old 03-26-2013, 05:31 PM   #39
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the rear diffuser isnt damaged at all though. I wish it was just the diffuser...
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Old 03-26-2013, 09:39 PM   #40
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Oh that sucks :(

It's going to be 450 for repaint?
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Old 03-26-2013, 09:48 PM   #41
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and repair for 2 dents. I dont know how the other one got there though...
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Old 03-29-2013, 05:11 PM   #42
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updating my original post with this now. DT shorties installed.


it definitely gave it a more distinct/deeper sound than before. I am not sure how much you can tell from the videos, but it sounds way different from before. I think it is a tiny bit louder and a good amount deeper with a more throaty tone now. This is what I am aiming for (besides a really v8 monsterous sound). I wonder if there is anything else I could do to make it deeper.

I dont know whether to get high flow cats or maybe even delete the resonators. I dont mind going louder, I just was the deepest sound v6 I can get without any (more) rasp. I think I am close or maybe even at it...
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Old 03-30-2013, 02:03 AM   #43
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Man your car sounds sick! Love how deep that sounds! Now I'm torn between dt shorties or the bbk long tubes... gee thanks...

Guess it's not a bad dilemma to have ... hmm more power or better sound
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Old 03-30-2013, 10:29 AM   #44
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Man your car sounds sick! Love how deep that sounds! Now I'm torn between dt shorties or the bbk long tubes... gee thanks...

Guess it's not a bad dilemma to have ... hmm more power or better sound
well, I wanted to go the turbo route eventually and you cant have longtubes with it so that was the main reason why I went with these. These were also 300 bucks compared to the 900? + 300 to install?

The longtubes would sound like absolute crap with my setup. Kids have tried and then went with the magnaflow xpipe afterward because of how bad it was. I like being kinda different too. I think I am the only person who has the loud mouth 1 and shorties. I strongly recommend these.

I might go the supercharged route now since the installing the turbo would take Rx a couple of weeks, which I cant do. People said installing the IPF supercharger is easy enough to do myself, so I might go with them. who knows...
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If you decide to go the IPF route or just want to see the install manual let me know. I have a copy of it I can email you if you'd like. I know the rx kits are taking quite a while to get put out. If you don't have another car, like myself, you're kind of out of luck It sucks but oh well.
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Old 03-30-2013, 12:54 PM   #46
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If you decide to go the IPF route or just want to see the install manual let me know. I have a copy of it I can email you if you'd like. I know the rx kits are taking quite a while to get put out. If you don't have another car, like myself, you're kind of out of luck It sucks but oh well.
lmao you sent it to me like a week ago already hahaha
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Old 04-10-2013, 07:02 PM   #47
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Updated the original post with some pics I took recently.

I am selling everything I can to get that VIS hood already...
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Old 04-22-2013, 10:59 PM   #48
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added new pics and deleted some old ones that werent so good just now.

Also added an interior pic. I need to get some more pics of my trunk and interior...
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Old 05-29-2013, 10:39 AM   #49
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I pulled the trigger on the ported throttle body and the magnaflow resonated x pipe yesterday. There is just too much rasp with this setup. It sounds awesome down low though.
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Old 06-03-2013, 04:36 PM   #50
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Good choice on the new mods man. The new pics look great!!
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