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    Unhappy Car is away for a few days

    Well my modding plans are in full swing.

    You might have remembered the thread 4.5k to spend on the car?

    Well I actually decided to go ahead with it.

    So far thanks to the great advice from Danny Sport(THX!) I've managed to realise what exactly I want from the car and it should be lovely once done.

    It is currently in the bodyshop to take care of some deep scratches done by some mad knob that keyed my car. I am also having an irmscher bonnet extension fitted. Also all the little scratches and dings on the car are being looked at.

    Been speaking to balance motorsport about the right spring shock setup, so its going to be bilstein b8s, eibach springs and a whiteline rear fixed roll bar.

    Rims are going to be BBS RK's courtesey of norm29 and some h7 sharkeyes too. I have HIDS already but will be investing in some HB3s for the fogs. Yellow lights are so urgh.

    I replace my cracked Lexmauls with a shiney pair from Nicko

    The best will be my brake setup, 330mm AP Rotors and Willwood Calipers in Red. I can't have piddly 280s poking behind 18"s. However the 330 setup should hopefully weigh the same if not less than the 280.

    Combined with the BBS RKs my unsprung weight should hopefully be less than a Standard Audi 18" S4 Alloy.

    Lexmaul Manifold Cat is fitted which has transformed the car. So thats it with the engine mods combined with my Dbilas Flowmaster, Remus Centre Section and Irmscher backbox.

    I do want to also fit an oil temperature gauge as more than ever I really want to know when the car is ready to be driven more enthusiasticly.

    Apart from that thats probably your lot for now. Everything should hopefully be completed by 25th July. Just in time for my insurance renewal
    Drives:Mazda 6 MPS- Zoom Zoom

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    no probs andy I hope you like the new set up

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    on the Oil temp I would go for a Stack one
    looks nice I have one in my zafira

    at night they light up nice


    have a look see if you find any you like
    http://www.stackltd.com/boost.html

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    Danny I'll give you a bell later to talk about this, I was looking at stack but they are a bit £.

    There is a company near me Real Steel that sells lots of gauges by all makes but it just the sandwhich plate that I am bit unsure of how to fit or even if one exists.
    Drives:Mazda 6 MPS- Zoom Zoom

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    noticed you have an irmy back box

    wouldnt this restrict your system quite alot?? i kno they look the dogs dangles but surely with ur performance mani and centre u would want a performance back box

    any who all plans sound awesum (Make sure u get some pics up matey)
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    "Love it and shove it and dance around the bucket"

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    It restricts the system a hell of a lot, but I'm also mindfull of the noise. I like the fact that the car is quite below 2k for around town diving but really opens up above that.

    Manifold has helped loads though and really I couldn't ask for more performance wise. Its a nice compramise of daily drivability and performance when I need it.
    Drives:Mazda 6 MPS- Zoom Zoom

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    Should be a nice set up

    how much were the brakes mate?

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    paying cash about £1.1K
    Drives:Mazda 6 MPS- Zoom Zoom

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    Quote Originally Posted by haulme View Post
    paying cash about £1.1K
    Off your head

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    bad news, AP Racing discontinued my rotors, they only have 1 left rotor in stock

    so it looks like just plain grooved 330mm discs

    sucks
    Drives:Mazda 6 MPS- Zoom Zoom

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