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      12-04-2012, 04:05 PM   #45
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      12-04-2012, 04:10 PM   #46
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Man and i thought my DIY wrap was a bitch.......
Good Shit bro! and great seeing you at our meets. We're like the only 2 dominicans out the bunch lol
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So now to the DIY part.... NOT EASY. I give mad respect to BMW Mechanics. My fingers and my back are killing me, lol.
Congratts on the kit and the DIY install
How long did it take you? Took me about 35 hours to install mine
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lmao thats right! you be showing up late and shit thats why i forget
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Congratts on the kit and the DIY install
How long did it take you? Took me about 35 hours to install mine
Thanks. Yeah it did actually take me about the same. 3 days starting at 9am on the dot and finishing around 10-11pm. Crazy!
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Kick butt! Nice to start with a clean engine bay. Lookin good!

If I ever go this route I'll DIY for sure. The drilling bit doesn't seem fun though lol.
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      12-05-2012, 07:20 PM   #52
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Kick butt! Nice to start with a clean engine bay. Lookin good!

If I ever go this route I'll DIY for sure. The drilling bit doesn't seem fun though lol.
Hahaha nope that and the sawing the front radiator bracket. You gotta b Mr. Miyagi to nail that sh8t! Lol
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how long did it take to do the whole install? and have you done any other diy installs on the car

never mind I saw the answer to how long it took sorry
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Yes I have done other DIYs. Most recent was the CSL trunk. If you have any questions let me know
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35 hours?!? Site says 8-14. What are the times most shops are doing?
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35 hours?!? Site says 8-14. What are the times most shops are doing?
I don't doubt shops can do it in 8hrs.

My time included no lift, and no learning curve (first time doing it). Plus it is my car so I took my time even more so than normal.
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I don't doubt shops can do it in 8hrs.

My time included no lift, and no learning curve (first time doing it). Plus it is my car so I took my time even more so than normal.
yeah, i totally understand that.......i applaud you for DIY! I was just wondering cause i plan on getting a local shop to do it for me but didn't wanna pay out the wazoo for the labor/install
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yeah, i totally understand that.......i applaud you for DIY! I was just wondering cause i plan on getting a local shop to do it for me but didn't wanna pay out the wazoo for the labor/install
Hell yeah good luck! Def get it done. I swear the car is ridiculous with it.
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I don't doubt shops can do it in 8hrs.

My time included no lift, and no learning curve (first time doing it). Plus it is my car so I took my time even more so than normal.

yeah, i totally understand that.......i applaud you for DIY! I was just wondering cause i plan on getting a local shop to do it for me but didn't wanna pay out the wazoo for the labor/install
A very reputable shop quoted me a few grand to install a vt2-625 SC
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A very reputable shop quoted me a few grand to install a vt2-625 SC
Make the drive to SoCal and installation is included in the VT2-625 price.
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A very reputable shop quoted me a few grand to install a vt2-625 SC

That is crazy, The stage 2 kits are 10-12 hrs max. Stage 1 was 8 hrs with dyno time included.
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