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Old 08-12-2017, 04:22 PM   #199
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So another task I have been wanting to address, is the tailights after i removed the paing from the hazard and reverse lights.

Instead I sourced some red tint film like i said i would

Made a template of the area i wanted to cover

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Came out awesome with the slightest effort

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And still is in place perfectly after much washing, dust, and abuse

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Stay tuned, more to come

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Old 08-13-2017, 03:07 PM   #200
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So, truth be told i was pushing my luck somewhat

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In the past i entered the sea with the Cherokee pretty ofter at this particular spot. However . . .

This is not a Jeep

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Got pulled out by a family car, but not without my pride and my car being hurt as well. AC radiator got pushed by the bad Darkside IC installation probably, and also, wheels were scratched from the rocks at the beach.

Had no Ac for the next days, and scratched wheels, oh well

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On my way back home, at a highway parking

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Got back to Athens, and lost no time

First AC radiator replacement, and new mounting points and brackets for the IC, properly this time, and not like my half-ass job on a bad product

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All done and I love how the new BEHR Ac Radiator is silver instead of black

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Looks mean

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Temporary Audi wheels while mine were sent to be painted

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Gave it a proper wash

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Do these wheels make it look like a Renault or is it just me

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I also ordered this Powerflex mount - Diesel Specific - To reduce engine movement which was getting frustrating especially after the track visit.
It increased vibration, but reduced movement like it should

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Oem

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And then wheels were ready

I opted for a change to see how it would look. I normally like to keep my cars in a two tone theme. And this is no exception, it was red and black.
However, i thought I'd give it a go on something rather different.

So. . .

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This is what I came up with

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First time on the car

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They sure look bigger

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To be honest at first i couldnt get used to it but the more i saw it the more i liked it

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Threw on some Rota caps in Gunmetal which I ordered from UK again

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And the box as well

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Car is currently away on vacation mode, seeing some dusty roads and beaches

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Cheers

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