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onemoremile
04-27-2007, 09:39 AM
I've been bored and playing with the car a bit. This weekend I'll fit the new bumper mesh and Hella FF75 driving lights. The rest of the car will also go together. It should be back on the road towards the end of next week.

http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b397/onemoremile/IMG_4223.jpg

http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b397/onemoremile/IMG_4222.jpg

Hella FF75:
http://www.duw.de/Picture_Pool/787852za.jpg

This isn't easy with a South Bend SS pressure plate. That pedal is a bit stiff for the strong arm treatment. The brake was much worse.
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http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b397/onemoremile/IMG_4206.jpg

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ProOnThaSnow
04-27-2007, 09:47 AM
You need to vacuum her out [;)] looks good though!

onemoremile
04-27-2007, 09:59 AM
She is a filthy pig. When the bumper, hood, and fender are at the body shop I'll give her a full detail.

98a4
04-27-2007, 10:47 AM
No dead pedal?
You'd think the gas pedal would fit better from AWE?

pipe7284
04-27-2007, 11:12 AM
looking good.

Zodiak
04-27-2007, 11:25 AM
You'd think the gas pedal would fit better from AWE?

You can mount it however you would like. I assume onemoremile choose to mount it slightly to the left to improve heel/toe maneuverability.

ExpLlclT
04-27-2007, 01:20 PM
You can mount it however you would like. I assume onemoremile choose to mount it slightly to the left to improve heel/toe maneuverability.


ya thats the point , the pedal being over like that its for real drivers [drive] [race]

BeeFiveQuattro
04-27-2007, 01:26 PM
You can mount it however you would like. I assume onemoremile choose to mount it slightly to the left to improve heel/toe maneuverability.


ya thats the point , the pedal being over like that its for real drivers [drive] [race]

I don't know about him; but that would do nothing for my revmatching under braking.
-The way the throttle is sunken back, makes it perfect/easy to blip the throttle with my toe (opposite from what people do when the pedals are level, and have small feet).

UN-PIMP-Z-A4
04-27-2007, 01:38 PM
I Like But Would Be Scared Of The Rubber Grommet Things Poppin Out...

seank
04-27-2007, 01:57 PM
^awe will send you new ones for free if they do.[;)]

onemoremile
04-27-2007, 03:11 PM
You can mount it however you would like. I assume onemoremile choose to mount it slightly to the left to improve heel/toe maneuverability.

Exactly right. [up]

onemoremile
04-27-2007, 03:16 PM
I don't know about him; but that would do nothing for my revmatching under braking.
-The way the throttle is sunken back, makes it perfect/easy to blip the throttle with my toe (opposite from what people do when the pedals are level, and have small feet).

I wear a size 12 and use the outside of my foot. The depth difference between the pedals in the same as stock. I just wanted it a little closer to the brake so I don't have to roll my foot over quite as much. I had a similar setup in my old autocross Jetta and it really helped.

I wouldn't mind if the throttle was a bit further back since this mod is more for the track that around town. Around town I rev match but the braking is casual so the pedals are closer to each other. On the track I've got that brake down as far as it will go so the throttle is much higher in relation.

onemoremile
04-27-2007, 03:17 PM
I toured the body shop today that is doing the paint. They have a pair of very nice downdraft booths. They'll be painting the fender, bumper, the sides of the carbon hood, and the roof area just behind the windshield. About 6 weeks later they'll be applying clear bra to the bumper, hood, and roof area. That roof area got scratched up by the roof rack's fairing. After the clear bra that will never again be an issue.

panix73
04-27-2007, 05:51 PM
That roof area got scratched up by the roof rack's fairing.

Thule usually give you small pieces of clear vinyl for your roof to go where the little fairing feet sit on there. Picking up some extra clear vinyl for where the fit kit (rubber pieces that go under the aero foot/load bar feet) sits on and where the rubberized metal claps latch on the car is pretty key in order to not scratch up your ride.. I've seen people that have tightened the clamps on so tight that they've put dents under the door jam. (ouch)

anywhoo, lets get some pics once the bumper and spray job is all done!

onemoremile
04-27-2007, 05:58 PM
Those little feet won't work on my car since it has the factory cross bars. Those bars only go in one place and would put the fairing and little feet right over the middle of the moon roof. The old style fairing and steel mount arms put the fairing between the moonroof and windshield. The really sweet part about that is I can run the moonroof all the way open at any speed without that obnoxious wind resonance. I can even run it wide open on the freeway in a light to medium rain without getting any water in the car.

panix73
04-27-2007, 06:29 PM
Those little feet won't work on my car since it has the factory cross bars. Those bars only go in one place and would put the fairing and little feet right over the middle of the moon roof. The old style fairing and steel mount arms put the fairing between the moonroof and windshield. The really sweet part about that is I can run the moonroof all the way open at any speed without that obnoxious wind resonance. I can even run it wide open on the freeway in a light to medium rain without getting any water in the car.

True true, I forgot you had a wagon for a sec. Yeah, factory cross bars on just about all cars are the suck anyways. They are usually incredibly flimsy and have very low load capacity, not good when you have a 2100 cu.in. box with all your and your friends boards, boots, and gear up there. Looks like you have the Rapid railing system from your sig pic..(anyone have that on their car? havent really too many car with them yet) or thats just your silver bike rack.. but either way Thule FTW. Just sucks that you missed out on the 5 cent vinyls they throw in every box but yours.. anyways I'm sure your car's gonna look purrddyy with the new bumper, cf hood, and all the goodies done up! [up]

spec-4
04-27-2007, 06:33 PM
The double sided tape that AWE sends isnt enough...about half the grommets popped out in a month. I took em off, and put another two layers of 3M auto double sided tape (the really thin kind that is mounted under an M3 lip spoiler), and that worked perfectly.



I Like But Would Be Scared Of The Rubber Grommet Things Poppin Out...