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X-81, blue on blue thats fucking ross.

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Oh, look, someone left an X8 in the hot sun too long, and the corners melted off....

 

What?

You say it was made that way ??

 

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Pls lower ASAP. I love these things, but they need to be stupid low.

 

That's like telling a fish to swim..

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19" LS105 and coilover coming soon. Will get the 19 up in the guard quite quickly, I want to use this one though so maybe Torsen first ? hmm Lots to do.

 

have plenty left over from getting rid of the last 2 so a big shopping spree may be in order

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I'm excited for this. Not many verossas and I like these stupid pigs. Imo only look good when they're super wild and silly. I dont even know what exists for these things from factory or anything other than BN

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Got the Ganadors on, it looks pretty good imo. SXE10 fit like a few people said they would.

 

Wired them in and they work well too, paint a bit later.

 

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I have wheels and coilover on the way.

 

Some of you may have seen those NOS Kei Offices on YAJ, yeah they are a bit old, but unused so they should be good right ?

 

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I also have some wheels coming, you'll probably not like them but they are a good size.

 

18x9J 10J +20 square.

 

WORK Euroline Design LS with chrome spoke / brushed spoke wall finish.

 

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Up next is an LSD and Nardi 34 Perforated deep wheel and some floor mats because mine are a little gross

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A small update,

 

All of the parts I sourced have been chucked on,

 

-Work Euroline Design LS. 18x9 + 20, 18x10+20. The fronts are R disk which is why they show far less dish, allows for 4-pots without a spacer though which is cool.

 

-Kei Office new-old-stock coilovers are in.

 

-Ganador electric Sport Mirrors are on, they look great imo.

 

-Nardi 340 mm deep wheel, I think it works well with black interior especially.

 

I've done small maintenance orientated things such as replace the starter motor with a remanufactured unit, install a larger alloy radiator and trans cooler as the OEM one was getting quite brown.

 

I guess next it would be appropriate to R15* swap it, I want Vertex T&E aero for it but seeing as that will require paint, it would make sense to leave the aero until I decide if I want to leave it black or even wrap it etc.

 

 

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I thought the corn was 330/360 only? The 330 look way different too.

It does look a good. Why did you pick up these wheels again? That thing just swallows 18s hoolee

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It's an N761 (same as this https://tinyurl.com/y7qraj3b)

 

I went with the LS because since I saw them on Hirota's Verossa (from 2003-04 ish), I've always wanted the same look

 

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I do want a set of 19s as well, Evolution Intensive Hank in 19x9/10 +30 all around is the goal

These https://page.auctions.yahoo.co.jp/jp/auction/l365279563 but less aggressive.

 

A kit should help with the fact that 18s are a small wheel on this car, either way, I'm not adverse to 19" and will likely go that way eventually

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wheels called hank are ok in my book, spoken without bothering to look them up.

 

i forgot you had this and read the 18 specs as if they were on your x8. fun times.

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lmao, those would have been hilarious on the 81. It has since sold, some kid bought it and the long-nose. That chapter is firmly done and dusted.

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oh my. well, that book was a good read.

thats awesome they make the corn in the 340 now and not look tiny.

those wheels look good with the aero, stock body...like most things, very hard to look good on this car. vertex will be great.

my vote would be to keep it black but maybe add some pearl if it doesnt have some already. Lexus has a few nice black pearls now. im partial to a blue pearl in black as locally many have purple or red in theirs and we have a lot of purple spectrum cars locally...still looks nice though

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Small-ish update.

 

Apexi AVC-R put in, deleted J-pipe for turbo-dort (kinda lame), some ricey flashing lights and a pair of SR3 Lemans.

Certification is done as of last week so I can go through inspection with airbag delete and adjustable suspension.

 

Also put some 18 x 9/10" Koenigs on it for the mean time, not sure I like the look though.

 

And finally, I bought another car.. Missed my gold MX83 BADLY and have kinda wanted a shitty old car again, odd how that happens even after I get something 1J, new and reliable...

 

X8s are being taxed to shit here due to popularity and there is an uptake of retards buying them / sending them to an early grave.. So no thanks. I grabbed this for $500 bucs and it just needed a windscreen. The bundys who owned it said they couldn't find one ( I believe them, they were 300 km from Wellington and 500 km from Auckland). I called NZ's largest Glass supplier and they have multiple in stock for $390.00 fitted. Too easy then, old cruising boaty hardtop to enjoy while I decide where to take this Verossa.

 

Will update next week as I have a Legerfort (T&E) full Titan exhaust for the Verossa and a pair of T&E side steps arriving via container. Should be sweet..

 

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Please paint koenigs silver face and get the lips polished.

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I think they match the baked potato car just fine - Ugly !

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Side steps on, T&E helps this car a lot.. Front will change drastically too (and the grille)

 

Will get the T&E Ti exhaust fixed too, has some holes in it but at 2500 JPY or something, it's fine.

 

 

 

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came in a container, won the pipe for $32 NZD, total landed cost $200 NZD. Still cheaper than a meter of 80 mm Ti tube which is alright

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