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Re: Buying new shoes for my baby
« Reply #30 on: April 01, 2009, 08:12:40 PM »
Congratulations Chris !!! Those should look really nice on your car. Did you go with the Exclaim UHP tires ?

Dan,

I'll need to wait till I get them to know for sure...  :)

The whole ordering process went so quick on the phone that all I caught was the General name. 

Man I can't wait to get these on my car! 

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Re: Buying new shoes for my baby
« Reply #31 on: April 19, 2009, 10:34:10 AM »
Chris, are they there yet ? Post pictures when you can.
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Re: Buying new shoes for my baby
« Reply #32 on: April 20, 2009, 02:38:05 PM »
Dan,

They arrived on Saturday and I got them installed on the car.

It's been raining like crazy here and I promise to get some pictures posted as soon as it dries up with the exact wheel & tire sizes I went with.

THEY LOOK AWESOME!   :o

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Re: Buying new shoes for my baby
« Reply #33 on: April 20, 2009, 03:57:55 PM »
Dan,

They arrived on Saturday and I got them installed on the car.

It's been raining like crazy here and I promise to get some pictures posted as soon as it dries up with the exact wheel & tire sizes I went with.

THEY LOOK AWESOME!   :o

Chris

You've got to be kidding me dude!!

Snap a pic or 2 in the garage.
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Re: Buying new shoes for my baby
« Reply #34 on: April 20, 2009, 07:06:28 PM »
Chris,

That's great  ;D Happy everything turned out well  8)
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Re: Buying new shoes for my baby
« Reply #35 on: April 24, 2009, 11:11:41 PM »
Ok guys.... sorry to keep you all waiting!

I brought the ole girl out today for some quick pictures with her new shoes.

Let me know what you think...

Chris

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« Reply #36 on: April 24, 2009, 11:12:59 PM »
Here are a couple more for ya!

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Re: Buying new shoes for my baby
« Reply #37 on: April 24, 2009, 11:22:57 PM »
A couple things stood out at me from the pictures.

1.  I need to refinish my rocker moldings.. they look really bad!

2.  I have a top pad that needs adjusted by the rear window.

3.  The front bumper needs adjusted.

4.  I really need to get my wheel moldings refinished and back on the car.

5.  My taillights need to be adjusted (left side appears a little higher).

6.  THESE RIMS REALLY SET THIS CAR ON FIRE!   ;D

I'm running about 30 psi in my air shocks and I've not heard a wheel rub yet (even with four people in the car)!

What is crazy is that the 14" rims and tires on the car before would rub all the time... I just can't figure it out.   ???

I swear that this car has attracted more compliments, stares and "thumbs up" this past week than any other car I've ever owned.  I would've never have believed that a newer set of larger rims and tires would set off a white car like this has. 

Chris
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Re: Buying new shoes for my baby
« Reply #38 on: April 25, 2009, 09:00:39 AM »
Chris, that looks very sweet. Great choice. I have had the same experience as you - new wheels = lots more attention.
You did get a lot of rain there. That's a really big puddle in the pictures  ::)
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Re: Buying new shoes for my baby
« Reply #39 on: April 25, 2009, 09:06:46 AM »
You did get a lot of rain there. That's a really big puddle in the pictures  ::)


Dan.. you noticed.. that's where my back yard used to be!

I told you guys that it was raining here a lot.

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Re: Buying new shoes for my baby
« Reply #40 on: April 25, 2009, 09:29:53 AM »
Chris, those rims really do make your car look great!!.

Got any with the top down??
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Re: Buying new shoes for my baby
« Reply #41 on: April 25, 2009, 10:44:38 AM »
Hey Tom.. good to hear from you.

I'm going to work on detailing the inside today and I'll try to snap some shot of her with the top down later on today or tomorrow.

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Re: Buying new shoes for my baby
« Reply #42 on: April 25, 2009, 12:41:15 PM »
Chris,

Very nice look!

BTW you could send some of that rain our way . Been a bit dry here, the pond is down at least 4 ft.

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Re: Buying new shoes for my baby
« Reply #43 on: April 25, 2009, 01:15:35 PM »
Loren,

What do you prefer..... UPS or FedEx?   ::)

I just need to find a box big enough to hold four feet of pond water.

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Re: Buying new shoes for my baby
« Reply #44 on: April 25, 2009, 05:42:53 PM »
Ahhh, welcome to 2009 my brother! Looks awsome!!
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