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Old 12-03-2012, 04:16 PM
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Off Topic : Wifey's whip - the build - Porsche Content

Just thought I would share it here, since this is the forum which I like most.

This is the wife's little project.

Stage 1

When we purchased this car, she came with 19" Champion Motorsports RS128 wheels but we had to add H&R springs to fix the wheel gap a little. We thought this would have been good for the long run, but I think we ended up going out of hand and what was supposed to be a daily driver.



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Old 12-03-2012, 04:18 PM
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We got bored a little too fast and swaped out the wheels for a set of 19" HRE P40's, and ditched the H&R springs for JIC Magic coilovers.



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Old 12-03-2012, 04:20 PM
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Wheel swap to 19" Roderick RW5 Concave wheels.



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Old 12-03-2012, 04:28 PM
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Stage 4

This is where things started getting out of hand and this is the part that took the longest. Car sat on the backburner in pieces while we were trying to find out what she wanted to do, and get a hold of all the parts. We decided to go this route because there wasnt too much aftermarket cosmetics stuff that she liked.

- JIC Magic Coilovers were ditched for KW Variant 3 Coilovers
- OEM Turbo Front End Conversion with GT3 Upper Grille, Techart Front Lip, and functioning OEM LED's
- Techart Side Skirts
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- OEM 997.2 LED Tail Lamp update
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- Fabspeed X-Pipe with Hight Flow Cats
- Fabspeed Center Exhaust Conversion with black powdercoated tips
- OEM Speedster rock guards







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Old 12-03-2012, 04:29 PM
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Last but not least. Put the HRE P40's back on for the meanwhile.


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Old 12-03-2012, 04:59 PM
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Looks great man! Probably lost alot of cash going back and forth on all those parts..
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Old 12-03-2012, 05:20 PM
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Old 12-03-2012, 05:54 PM
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Old 12-03-2012, 05:55 PM
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Nice Sam, I know you have some nice whips hiding somewhere Wifey's whip huh??
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Old 12-03-2012, 07:35 PM
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So this is strictly for the wifey ehhhh...?

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Old 12-03-2012, 09:21 PM
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Old 12-03-2012, 09:43 PM
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Old 12-03-2012, 10:43 PM
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sam, be honest...

does your wife even know the difference between JIC Coilovers vs KW V3's? or even H&R springs for that matter?
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Old 12-03-2012, 11:07 PM
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Wow! That was a huge transformation great job man. I definitely like the concave wheels over the HRE's. Both are still excellent wheel choices though.
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Old 12-03-2012, 11:54 PM
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sam, be honest...

does your wife even know the difference between JIC Coilovers vs KW V3's? or even H&R springs for that matter?
Our butt and our backs can tell the difference. Lol
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Old 12-04-2012, 09:10 AM
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Old 12-04-2012, 03:35 PM
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Agree with Rookie, the wife has excellent taste in automobiles. Love the P40's. Some of my favorite wheels.
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