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Old 06-03-2006, 01:22 AM   #1
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title says it all. i will not be offended by anything you say about my car or my picture-taking abilities. critique my car and make suggestions. give me stuff to build off of here.

please note, i do like replies similar to "I like your car" and "your car is awesome" and "you must be the coolest person in the entire flippin world to be driving a beast like that, you handsome man you", but please find something negative to say too. i dont want this to be a "pat jwakamud on the back" thread.
if this thread dies in anonymity, thats okay. ill be disappointed, but thats okay. ill apologise for wasting your time.

this thread has pictures of my car (rather than repost all the pictures):
http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...ic.php?t=55874

heres my photobucket account:
http://s51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/jwakamud/
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Old 06-03-2006, 01:27 AM   #2
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1. I am not too fond of the tint on those tails. Where I'm from, the cop would slap a few hundred dollar ticket on that for ya.

2. I'm not too thrilled about the factory door strip things.. (the plastic trim in the middle of the panels.. ) makes it look too busy

Otherwise, I like everything!

Wishing the rims were 17'* but hey who cares, more sidewall to absorb bounce and stuff
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Old 06-03-2006, 01:47 AM   #3
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http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f3...ngine_half.jpg

there'* something missing under there... :P

i think it'* a great looking car. everything flows smoothly
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http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/jwakamud/engine_half.jpg

there'* something missing under there... :P

i think it'* a great looking car. everything flows smoothly
the silver logos on the cover?
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well i was going to say shave the badges but it looks like youve already done that.

so the 00+ SE'* dont have a transverse mounted muffler anymore?

if you could rework the exhaust somehow to either hide the muffler better, or give it a nice set of tips(harder to do on an SE i know) that would definetely make things better.

http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f3...-06/IMG_11.jpg

in that pic the muffler and stuff just really take away from that beautiful back end.

you could also do something like paint your calipers to maybe set off the car a little more, but that at times can look a little ricey, and your car has that whole subtle kickassedness downpat right now, so maybe drawing that kind of attention to it is unwise?

other than that i cant come up with anything, because thats just a nice nice looking car.
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Okay I'll be honest on one thing. I do NOT like the rims. If you actually wanted my advice, I would tell you to get rid of those rims and get 17 (minimum) off Discount tires or Tirerack.com. The clear corners works good, the tint is good. It'* just those godawful rims. They IMO look better on a classic muscle car or a modern Mustang than a Bonne.

Otherwise, keep it clean
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http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/jwakamud/engine_half.jpg

there'* something missing under there... :P

i think it'* a great looking car. everything flows smoothly
the silver logos on the cover?
Supercharger.
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....the cleared corners and tails really set it off...the tint compliments the car...the rims all to the smooth flow...I like it just the way it is.
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Hey Jawacky, that car looks fantastic,the rims are not god awful, I would not choose them but I also would not waste money on changing them they are nice just not fantabulous.
I agree on the exhaust tips , get a nice set of magnaflows single or dual .Thats pretty well all you need, not sure what you have on there cant see them well.Anyways great job.Love it
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My opinion...

Get a decent set of springs and lower it about 1-2'' to rid yourself of the wheel gap

get some larger rims. I'm thinking something like the Konig Unknowns would look HOT on your car. Either that or something similar to the style of the TSW hock r'*. I'm thinking an 18'' would fill it out nicely, with around a 40/45 series tire.

looks clean though :thumbsup:
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