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      10-29-2012, 06:07 PM   #1
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550 Done and Pics!

Well I finally finished up my ride! I got it to a place that makes me happy and imo still keeps it classy. Here is the list

-gloss black kidney grills, rear and front reflector delete, gloss black fender light trim (all from JB Speed)

-20" Vossen VVS CV2

-18% carbon tint

-lower front mesh painted gloss black to match grills

-ACS Springs (no noise and rides better then I could have imagined with the perfect drop)

-550 debadge happening this week

-Tru Audio amp w/ 12" JL audio sub

All work on car was done by California Customs in South Florida. Amazing work! Thanks for all the help and advice in getting her up to spec. Hope you guys like the pics.
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      10-29-2012, 06:40 PM   #2
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Wow love the way it sits perfect drop and rims look great nice choice
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      10-29-2012, 07:40 PM   #3
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Thanks man! Very happy with it.
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      10-29-2012, 07:42 PM   #4
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Looks great. Loving the color.

How much was the gloss black fender light trim? I am deciding whether to have mine painted or buy them ready made.
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      10-29-2012, 07:56 PM   #5
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I believe 90$ shipped. Takes a while to get through JB but the product is good.
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      10-29-2012, 08:18 PM   #6
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looks real sick!
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      10-29-2012, 08:42 PM   #7
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Very clean!!!
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      10-29-2012, 10:22 PM   #8
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Sweet ride.....everything looks HOT!!!
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      10-29-2012, 10:30 PM   #9
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Very Nice, sir.
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      10-29-2012, 10:30 PM   #10
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      10-29-2012, 10:35 PM   #11
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Very slick! Love the way she sits.

How are the springs in comfort mode? Are they too rigid at HWY speeds?

Also how did you mount the 12" JL Audio Sub? I have a nice JL audio amp (HD7500/1) I want to use but haven't been able to figure out how to mount the sub without going too crazy. Just want some nice fill in base. Please share pics if you can.

Those pics are great! Well shot- congrats on everything
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      10-29-2012, 10:59 PM   #12
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Thanks for the love guys. The springs, to me, have felt exactly the same as the msport ones did. I was worried they wouldn't but it has been great. The main difference is the car feels more grounded. It hugs the road more and corners like a sports car. All modes ride the same and I have switched back and forth between comfort and sport +.

I cant really take pics of the sub because it is behind a beauty board in the trunk of the car. I had a ported box built for the 12 because I wanted the same thing you did. Just some more bottom for when the windows are down and you want to hear it drop. Wasn't a crazy install. Had a box made pushed to back of trunk then covered it up. Cuts the trunk in half but gives me what I wanted.
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      10-30-2012, 12:26 AM   #13
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Exact specs of wheel & tires setup? Clean!
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      10-30-2012, 01:02 AM   #14
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Very nice! I love the color but I may be biased.
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      10-30-2012, 02:00 AM   #15
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I have to admit it looks like the acs springs only achieve the same lowering as m sport
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      10-30-2012, 08:46 AM   #16
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The wheels are 20x9 and 20x10.5 running 245/35-20 and 285/30-20 in the rear.
AMJAM, the ACS springs have actually already provided a noticeable difference in ride height compared to the msport springs and they haven't settled yet. You can see in the before and after
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      10-30-2012, 09:12 AM   #17
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Wow. That looks really sweet
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      10-30-2012, 01:07 PM   #18
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Nice and clean. Great job.
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      10-30-2012, 03:35 PM   #19
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      10-30-2012, 06:48 PM   #20
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Looks great!! Absolutely beautiful!!!
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Thanks for the update on the springs and sub. Will probably go the same route.

Beautiful job- enjoy!
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      11-04-2012, 12:57 PM   #22
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Looks great!!!!!
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