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      12-13-2012, 09:14 AM   #45
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Looks great
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      12-13-2012, 09:20 AM   #46
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looks really good! I like the white and black combo.
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      12-13-2012, 01:31 PM   #47
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Nice!! Gloss black was the right choice!
agreed! I like the 2 tone you choose. side questions that you can pm if you need to, how much did it cost you to powder coat your rims?
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      12-13-2012, 02:08 PM   #48
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Plasti-dip for the win!
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      12-13-2012, 04:53 PM   #49
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Thanks, I had the factory 220M powder coated gloss black at Southern Product Finishing in Pearland, TX. I paid $400 to paint all four.

http://powdercoatinghouston.net/index.php
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agreed! I like the 2 tone you choose. side questions that you can pm if you need to, how much did it cost you to powder coat your rims?
Thanks, I posted earlier and included their link. They did a really good job.
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      12-13-2012, 04:59 PM   #50
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Plasti-dip for the win!
Powder coating last longer and stands up to the heat!
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      01-16-2013, 06:17 PM   #51
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are you also planning to cf the mirror?
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No, not planning on doing CF mirrors, although it would look cool.
Thanks for all the responses!
I decided to do the CF mirrors and ordered them today.
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      01-16-2013, 06:44 PM   #52
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      01-16-2013, 09:37 PM   #53
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Looks great man.
Thanks! Love your 2012 LSB!
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      01-17-2013, 12:07 AM   #54
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I decided to do the CF mirrors and ordered them today.
please show some pics, i have almost the same setup as you, and on the fence about the cf mirrors, sometimes they look good to me, but sometimes they make the car look like a giant panda, need your input.

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      01-17-2013, 01:21 AM   #55
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Beautiful car man!

Looks like you're in the Cinco Ranch area? I have a Highland Home similar to your neighbor across the street.

Where do you get the wheels done at? I've been thinking about black or gunmetal for my 220m's...just don't know how it'd look on SSII.
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      01-17-2013, 01:29 AM   #56
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Night and day difference looks awesome buddy
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Fellow AiB V4.5 owner here..

What are your comments on this product?

PS. Your car looks greatttt
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      01-17-2013, 09:17 AM   #58
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please show some pics, i have almost the same setup as you, and on the fence about the cf mirrors, sometimes they look good to me, but sometimes they make the car look like a giant panda, need your input.
That's cool, nice car! My bimmer has a twin out there! I debated the CF mirror for quite some time and decided just to do it. I will post pics after I receive and install.

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Beautiful car man!

Looks like you're in the Cinco Ranch area? I have a Highland Home similar to your neighbor across the street.

Where do you get the wheels done at? I've been thinking about black or gunmetal for my 220m's...just don't know how it'd look on SSII.
Thanks! Good guess. Yes, I'm in Cinco Ranch. I had wheels painted at Southern Product Finishing in Pearland. Very happy with the results.

http://powdercoatinghouston.net/index.php

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Fellow AiB V4.5 owner here..

What are your comments on this product?

PS. Your car looks greatttt
Thanks! I have had the AiB v4.5 since they were released and they are working well. I installed myself and installation was pretty much as described in EAS vids. My only complaint is they are not as bright as I expected.
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Love it man, great job. Katy, tx huh? Howdy
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      01-17-2013, 10:13 AM   #60
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Love it man, great job. Katy, tx huh? Howdy
Thanks! Howdy!
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Thanks! I have had the AiB v4.5 since they were released and they are working well. I installed myself and installation was pretty much as described in EAS vids. My only complaint is they are not as bright as I expected.
One gripe I had was the lack of a notched handle on the rear of the bulb assembly.. It was definitely not as easy as "twist with pliers" solution as shown in EAS vids I ended up having to figure out my own way to utilize the heatsink piece as my leverage to get them locked in place..

Are you having any issues with the colour not being uniform from the inner and outer rings? (Inner: White with blueish hue as advertised / Outer: Slight greenish hue?)
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One gripe I had was the lack of a notched handle on the rear of the bulb assembly.. It was definitely not as easy as "twist with pliers" solution as shown in EAS vids I ended up having to figure out my own way to utilize the heatsink piece as my leverage to get them locked in place..

Are you having any issues with the colour not being uniform from the inner and outer rings? (Inner: White with blueish hue as advertised / Outer: Slight greenish hue?)
Actually, now they you mention it I remember having difficulty tighten one of the bulbs with pliers. My rings vary slightly but not that noticeable. Here is a pic immediately after installation.
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Looks great!
Thanks man!
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