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Old 09-22-2010, 12:03 AM   #1
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Cool Ready for the fall. (Pics)

Fall is my favourite season for cruising. The colours are beautiful. When you drive down country roads you see a whirl wind of leaves in your rear view mirror. The air is cool, crisp, and refreshing.... which is great for both me and my motor.

I washed up my car on the weekend and snapped a couple pics. She's ready for some fall time twisties.




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Old 09-22-2010, 02:25 PM   #2
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you have a huge foookin lot!
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Old 09-22-2010, 02:28 PM   #3
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you have a huge foookin lot!
It's about 3.5 acres. The space is nice. Cutting all the grass isn't lol.
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Old 09-22-2010, 02:45 PM   #4
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Put up a barn so we can store our shit for the winter!
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Old 09-22-2010, 03:30 PM   #5
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Put up a barn so we can store our shit for the winter!
Trust me, I've been pushing work a workshop at the back of the property. I don't even have a place to store a car inside if I wanted to. My old man wants a place to store his M5 as well so another car can be kept in the garage during the winter. Hopefully we'll be building something decently sized next year.... not big enough for all your shit though lol.
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Old 09-22-2010, 05:14 PM   #6
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I hate cutting grass.
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Old 09-22-2010, 05:38 PM   #7
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I'm pretty sure I should have a yard like that one day... with a nice metal building to fill to the roof with misc e30 parts, rare 4x100 rims, and one of every e30 body style. And a couple hoists. And pave over the grass so I don't have to cut it. That is all.
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Old 09-22-2010, 05:47 PM   #8
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^ Metal... as long as you frame and insulate the inside. There's no way I could work in a metal building that's not insulated during the winter. Would definitely need to have a wood fired stove in it.
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For sure... wood stove is a must. For now, I get to have a one car garage, and a small basement... it's going to take some convincing to get my GF to agree to store rims in the spare bedroom, but damnit I'm going to try! "But Sweetie, they're Centra Style 8's, they'll fit on your VW one day, as soon as I spend countless hours in the spare room sanding them and polishing them.... WHAT DO YOU MEAN 'THEY'RE UGLY?!!!!.... THEY'RE OLD SCHOOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
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Old 09-23-2010, 12:09 AM   #10
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Oh yeah fall is here
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Old 09-23-2010, 12:42 PM   #11
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For sure... wood stove is a must. For now, I get to have a one car garage, and a small basement... it's going to take some convincing to get my GF to agree to store rims in the spare bedroom, but damnit I'm going to try! "But Sweetie, they're Centra Style 8's, they'll fit on your VW one day, as soon as I spend countless hours in the spare room sanding them and polishing them.... WHAT DO YOU MEAN 'THEY'RE UGLY?!!!!.... THEY'RE OLD SCHOOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
YES.

POLISH THEM.

Don't paint them white again, polish them. Polish them, polish them, polish them, polish them.

Polish them.

I'm done here.
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Old 09-23-2010, 12:54 PM   #12
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Great fall mentality,

How are those 500/700 springs? Do you drive in winter? Have you driven on rough unpaved roads with that setup? I'm just asking as I'm thinking of getting GC's; initially 225/350 seemed adequate.
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500/700 is a bit too firm for a DD. I rarely drive on unpaved roads as I try to avoid them as much as possible so I can't really comment, but I've driven on rough paved roads and the ride obviously can't be described as comfortable lol. I drove last winter on vogtland lowering springs, however I won't be driving the car this winter as I'll be in school and I don't really have a need for a car.

To be honest I only got the kit with 500/700 springs because I'm hoping to start converting the car into a purpose built track car next year, but that will be subject to me getting a job after I graduate and take a break for a little while.

I think that 225/350 would be a probably great spring for touring, nice an comfortable, too soft for the track though. It all depends on what you want.
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Keep in mind majority of the 'ride' is dictated through shocks. I think those GC kits come with Konis (I think that's right, correct Steve?) and Konis ride much better than Bilsteins for the most part. You can afford to pick a slightly higher rate, at least a 100 or so pounds more.
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Old 09-23-2010, 06:40 PM   #15
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Yeah single adjustable koni yellows and GC custom valves them depending on the springs you pick.
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