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Old 02-04-2010, 08:20 AM   #21
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Bill are you going to do a HID kit conversion for the headlights? Projectors maybe?...
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Already have the HID'* for low beams and fog lights. .. Currently I'm "testing" the low beam HIDs in the current car. I'd like to do projectors..but they don't seem necessary in the Regal housing. Maybe if the parts happen to fall in my lap. Ya know.
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Old 02-04-2010, 08:28 AM   #23
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hmmm..whats your address again?

I heard the TSX projectors are your best bag for the buck. I'm doing that to my Envoy...
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I've heard the same. but haven't looked for them yet as I hear they are still pricey. Dunno, I'm sure I'll be doing something sooner or later. My plate is pretty full at the moment and I keep adding things.

So far i've prepped the calipers and brackets. Need R1 rotora and pads $$ cha ching
Prepped the overhead DIC/sunroof button/compass/homelink
Prepped the HUD
Prepped the subframe
Prepped the oil pan/pick up tube
Got a lot of suspension parts new
Got some maintenance items new

Prepping the turn signals
Prepping door lights
Prepping the puddle lamps

Thinking about stereo
Pretty sure it'* Boston Acoustic
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I'll update the first post to include all the latest stuff. Meanwhile

It'* coming together. Lower control arms came in.

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I assembled the control arms onto the subframe, added the sway bar, trans mount, poly endlinks and center bushings
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Looking good Bill, soon it will actually look like a car.
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I thought about putting the brakes and brake lines in place, but lacked hubs.
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For now. Soon it will be rolling with a engine and trans.
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Those are both actually sitting on the floor in the garage if I really wanted to go further.
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so much easier to do when it'* not on the car.
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