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Old 09-15-2016, 07:02 PM
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Nice look down the sides, keep it up!
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Old 11-25-2016, 04:26 PM
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Its so refreshing to see something other than the usual bags, vinyl wrap and 20" Vossens. Please keep us updated!
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^^^^^^^ you so right!!!
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Old 11-28-2016, 10:38 PM
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ive been really busy with work lately and since it gets dark by the time i get home i get too lazy to work on stuff lol

but here's a sneak peak of the canards i have made. they're obnoxiously large right now but i'll trim them down once i'm happy with everything else. a lot more fine tuning left before these go on..





i also made a template for the front splitter but no real progress beyond that yet. i'll be using a 3/4" foam core sandwiched in fiberglass. i have the materials, just have to find the time to lay everything now
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Old 12-09-2016, 09:37 PM
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picked up a used nismo aluminum shift **** for $15 from japan. theres a small gap between the boot and the bottom of the ****, does anyone know what i can fill that space with? or is it something i have to live with it?

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Old 12-12-2016, 08:13 AM
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I used this to fill the gap when i changed my OEM shift ****.

https://www.z1motorsports.com/z1-pro...er-p-7259.html
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Old 03-20-2017, 11:35 PM
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Originally Posted by PongSanity View Post
I used this to fill the gap when i changed my OEM shift ****.

https://www.z1motorsports.com/z1-pro...er-p-7259.html
thats perfect, thanks!

as promised here's an update on the front end aero package for 2017. finished up fitment so now i just have to mount the splitter and paint it along with the canards



quick photoshop of what it'll look like:


once that's done i'll work my way towards the back with sidesplitters, a diffuser, and finally a voltex wing
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Old 03-21-2017, 08:30 AM
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Looking ready for the track...Which canards are those?
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Old 03-21-2017, 04:09 PM
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Originally Posted by Bravo at View Post
Looking ready for the track...Which canards are those?
both the splitter and canards are diy 1-offs. the canards are fiberglass and the splitter is a honeycomb core composite.

although, i have thought about making a plug and play version of the canards for the sport bumper if people were interested in them since i already have a mold.

another update, this time to the oil cooler setup. replacing the greddy sandwich plate with the mocal unit which is more compact overall. also picked up a z1 magnetic plug while i was at it.

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Old 03-22-2017, 02:11 PM
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@purist how did you purchase parts from Japan? Was it an auction or were you there physically?
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Old 03-22-2017, 06:19 PM
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Originally Posted by g35g37fan View Post
@purist how did you purchase parts from Japan? Was it an auction or were you there physically?
i either bought them while i was over there or online from croooober.com, which hosts the online store for UpGarage. they have new and used parts, worldwide shipping, and an english version of the site
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Old 03-24-2017, 12:05 AM
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paint tomorrow

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Old 11-25-2017, 02:45 AM
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Picture time Volk TE37RTs in dash white. 18x10 +39 with 3mm spacer in the front.

i can finally run non camber-gang specs in the rear lol. not sure how i feel about the fitment up front yet though. also trying out the nitto nt555 g2 so we'll see how these are compared to the invos

ordered a yellow spoke sticker but haven't received it yet.. i might go with pink or black. we'll see when it gets here. and bumper is off because i have another surprise hopefully before the end of the year













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Nice to see you updating this build, look forward to more!

What size tires are you running there, and are you going the same size w/ the NT555s?
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Old 11-25-2017, 01:11 PM
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Nice to see you updating this build, look forward to more!

What size tires are you running there, and are you going the same size w/ the NT555s?
The TEs have the nt555s on them in the pics. I went with 265/35 and 285/35 this time. On the old invos i was running 255/40 and 295/35
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