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      07-08-2011, 10:40 PM   #1
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Main purpose is to get some feedback as things progress and probably bounce ideas as I explore different options as I build it out. Feedback/ideas/constructive criticism all very much welcome! This is going to be a long build, so this car has a long way to go and I value people's input along the way. Most people get bitten by the mod bug, but I got swallowed alive. I'm a designer by trade, so I pay attention to all the details of how to make this car look best in my eyes

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09-28-2011: Wrap is done! Shoot coming soon with props to everyone who made this possible!


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1. Grilles- Matte Black OEM Grilles
2. Roundels- Black/White Roundels
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4. Tint- 25% All Around
5. Angel Eyes- LS3 + Full Black out
6. Side Gilles- Matte Black side gilles + LEDs w/Smoked Lenses
7. Trunk Lid - Amuse Ericsson Lid
8. Axel Back Exhaust- Eisenmann Sport MRF soon
9. X-Pipe- [b]MRF X-Pipe
10. Springs- RD Sport Springs
11. Intake- Macht Schnell Stage 2
12. Charge Scoops- Red RPI Scoops
13. Front Bumper/Lip- Amuse Ericsson
14. Wheels- 20" DPE matte black DP-SC 5
13. Matte Finish- Being wrapped now!
15. Pulley
16. Diffuser/Rear Bumper Amuse Ericsson
17. Tune
18. Recaro Seats
19. ESS Supercharger


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09-28-2011: Wrap in progress!


09-13-2011: DPE SP-SC 5s are on!


09-13-2011: Wheels getting prepped for the weekend install!


09-12-2011: MRF X-pipe has been installed. Beast Mode.


08-14-2011: Rear Bumper being test fitted!


07-29-2011: Amuse Bumper installed!




07-18-2011: Mini-detail before the new bumper goes on. Wash > Clay > Water spot removal > wash > sealant x 2 > wax. 4 hours of work til 1 am and many confused neighbors


07-15-2011: Amuse Front Bumper- fitted and going to paint today. RPI Scoops installed


07-08-2011: Amuse Front Bumper- painting/install coming soon (rogue keyboard FTW)


07/08/2011- Macht Schnell Stage 2 Intake


06/18/2011- MXP X-Pipe


06/10/2011- Random Photo


05/23/2011- RD Sport Springs + 25% Tint + Black Side Gilles


05/22/2011- Amuse Lid + Eisenmann Exhaust


05/05/2011- Day 1- Later that Day w/ black grilles/ LS3 headlights


05/05/2011- Day 1!!
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      07-08-2011, 10:47 PM   #2
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Nice J looking forward to seeing your progress!
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Very nice set of mods! Cant wait to see the car evolve.
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thanks guys! Getting the bumper test-fitted/adjusted and then painted is looking to be more costly than i expected tho. Talked to C & C– awesome people over the phone, and heard nothing but great things about their work and the people there... but you certainly pay the premium for their work based off their quote. And then K & W fully blew me off after having 2 pieces painted there– no thanks.

Anyone else have any recs for a body shop good with FRP in the LA area?
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Anyone else have any recs for a body shop good with FRP in the LA area?



Ranz Motorsport in El Monte. They did a bunch of MFEST cars recently.
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New photo: Amuse Ericsson bumper installed!
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New photo: Amuse Ericsson bumper installed!
Looks sick! Can reaallly see the color of Jerez in this pic.
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Looks sick! Can reaallly see the color of Jerez in this pic.
is it just me or it looks a bit of purpluish... LOL OMG that sounds so gay...
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New photo: Amuse Ericsson bumper installed!
Awesome bumper, makes me miss mine!
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      07-29-2011, 03:25 PM   #13
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Looks sick! Can reaallly see the color of Jerez in this pic.
Yea, i think this most accurately represents Jerez. Thanks soft light


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is it just me or it looks a bit of purpluish... LOL OMG that sounds so gay...
So gay right now Is it gay that i wish it was more of a purple than blue? Like a deep midnight purple... so gay haha


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Awesome bumper, makes me miss mine!
Thanks Tom! What do you have on now? And how did yours hold up with scrapes and what not? Im on RD springs as well, so I'm thinking clearance might become an issue and never had an FRP bumper... tough to crack them?
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Thanks Tom! What do you have on now? And how did yours hold up with scrapes and what not? Im on RD springs as well, so I'm thinking clearance might become an issue and never had an FRP bumper... tough to crack them?
Here's the experience with the Amuse front bumper from our early journal thread: http://www.m3post.com/forums/showpos...&postcount=272

The amuse front lip hangs low, coilovers and driveways aren't the best scenario - so you might need to repair every so often.

I'm running the Challenge GTS lip now, without the undertray panel:

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Damn Onnex i cant stop looking at this... im drooling on the front bumper.

pm me where you got this i need more details.

also is it purple or black
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Car looks great! Love the Amuse bumper!
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whoa!! front looks beast!
look'n forward 2 the rest...

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Thanks man! Yea, i think the front it just about done. Can't think of anything else to do besides a hood. Down the line I want to design my own and have a shop create it... but thats probably post SCing... so quite a ways out haha

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Oh. My. God. Amuse those headlights red scoops looks amazing. Wow. Seriously awesome looking front end
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Red cage and black recaros, lets go
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Oh. My. God. Amuse those headlights red scoops looks amazing. Wow. Seriously awesome looking front end
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my bank account doesn't thank you. Not sure I'll ever do the cage, but some red recaros would looks pretty sick. Once my OEM seats go to crap down the line, I think that might be an excellent call.

Lets see Recaro seats... it's on the board!
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