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Old 05-08-2013, 03:34 AM   #15
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Gahh I was so close to buying this car.
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Old 05-13-2013, 10:54 PM   #16
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I love the tints. Do you get in trouble with them often?
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Old 05-14-2013, 08:56 AM   #17
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I love the tints. Do you get in trouble with them often?
Unfortunately... trying to figure out my next move w/ them.
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Old 05-14-2013, 11:18 AM   #18
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Old 05-20-2013, 09:25 AM   #19
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5/19/2013

Installed a BFI Stage 1 Torque Insert

Install:
Went smooth. I took my time jacking the car up on jack stands and properly removing/installing. I initially tried to install it without removing the dog bone, but it did not want to go in (used lithium grease). Once the dog bone was removed completely, I added lube to the inside of the OEM mount and was able to slide it in 2/3 of the way, then followed it up with a rubber mallet and voila done.

Be careful not to strip the threads when rebolting the OEM dog bone. I can see it happening since its a snug fit.

Initial Impressions:
Definitely heavier vibrations in reverse, I think it will smooth out over time though. I feel an increase in vibration at idle. It is subtle, but there. I'm sure this will also smooth out. Right now, I am indeed very sensitive to it and notice where/when it vibrates.

On driving impressions, it's really wet outside, so I couldn't really test takeoff or anything. I did notice though shifts are smoother. I couldn't understand for the life of me how this would happen but now I do. Before, when I would clutch in to shift gears, I would feel more weight in the car surge forward. Now when I shift, the engine/trans seems to stay in place and I feel way less movement going forward.

I am looking forward to watching a passenger's head next time I have one. They are usually a good indicator if I am driving smoothly or not.


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Old 05-22-2013, 02:58 PM   #20
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I envy your Snap on tools! I just can't justify their prices for my occasional use. And if I ever buy a set, they will never get used, because I don't want them dirty. LOL.
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Old 05-22-2013, 04:30 PM   #21
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Those are actually my buddies I do all my work in his garage. I make sure I clean all of them after each use.
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Old 06-05-2013, 01:58 PM   #22
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Cherry Red Tails ordered Can't wait!!!
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Old 06-05-2013, 02:00 PM   #23
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Car was polished/waxed last week. Used Collinite 845 and I must say it beads quite well:


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Old 06-05-2013, 02:08 PM   #24
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walked out of the gym and saw a sweet MK4 that matched mine. Had the white on white theme going:

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Old 06-06-2013, 01:47 PM   #25
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Old 06-12-2013, 01:02 PM   #26
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Oh hello LED tails... the wrinkling is the plastic wrap.
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Old 06-12-2013, 01:04 PM   #27
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Old 06-26-2013, 06:49 PM   #28
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Car's looking great, man! Love the color theme you've got going on between paint, grill, rims.
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