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1995 Silver Series IV Slicktop Version S - Taking To Another Level


phutumsch

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  • 1 month later...

Infinity have completed my exhaust, this is what wasĀ stated on the invoice..........

'Shorten existing front pipes & fabricate & fit 3" stainless steel twin exhaust system including x pipe setup & centre silencers & with quad large rectangular tailpipes'.

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Interesting, didn't know they updated these switches. On another note, you've got to replace thoseĀ faded door handles with theĀ metal Terrano II handles - will give a premium solid feel andĀ finish it off nicely.Ā 

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9 minutes ago, naz27 said:

Interesting, didn't know they updated these switches. On another note, you've got to replace thoseĀ faded door handles with theĀ metal Terrano II handles - will give a premium solid feel andĀ finish it off nicely.Ā 

Thank you, but I used to sell those handles to other membersĀ šŸ˜€.

Those you see are the original import's cards, I have some alcantara ones to be migrated in from my 94, of course the chrome handles as well, all with Jim.

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Thank you, but I used to sell those handles to other membersĀ [emoji3].


Ah ha, something else I didnā€™t know. Sounds like a solid plan [emoji1417].
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The last post I dealt with the Akebono brakes, for these I needed 18 inch wheels so I got some. Concave 'A' fitment and the type of rim I got,Ā all roundĀ caused an issue on the fronts with calliper clearance, basically the wheels would not go over or it was far too tight or close.

Anyway, Jim solved this by fitting CZP brackets instead of what I had the Z1 ones which shifted the calliper further inside by about 5mm.

So with 62mm long extended studs and a 10mm hubcentric spacer, 15mm was too much poke fyi, we finally have got there.

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The wheels are 18 inch Work Emotion CR2P's, Gunmetal centres with polished lip, fitted with Michelin Pilot Sport 4's all round.

Rears are bolt on +32, fronts are the same offset but with a 10mm spacer making them +22.

This picture just shows the rear fitment, Jim's wheel is on the front when this was taken a week or so back.

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And where we are today, on its newĀ wheels, still all a work in progress but we're getting there.

Fronts are 8.5J, Rears are 9.5j.

Tyres are 245/35/18 and 275/35/18.

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10 minutes ago, phutumsch said:

Anyway, Jim solved this by fitting CZP brackets instead of what I had the Z1 ones which shifted the calliper further inside by about 5mm.

Nice wheels Andy. How did you deal with the disc offset after moving the caliper by 5mm?

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On 02/03/2021 at 15:46, phutumsch said:

UPDATE :-Ā After a long cv19Ā blamed delay, I am informed my new Work wheels are in the country.

This postĀ brings things up to present day, I have chosen thisĀ shape of quad exits and slash cut,Ā I have also stressed the length must be to my liking also, the reason for the side on trial fit pic.

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I really like the look and style of those Andy - great choice....!!Ā 

I agree with your decision to keep the length just inside the bumper, I'm not a fan of the tailpipes protruding too far out either. That's the kind of thing I'd pick too....šŸ˜

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I have something to say............ It's better to burn out than to fade away..... :tt2:

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Little engine bay glimpse and wheel alignment.............

Front bumper needs spraying, that moustache debate again, I guess I'll go with whatever,Ā I know the colour it needs to be btw, 95 cars didn't tend to have it though.

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1 hour ago, AndrewG said:

Nice tube welding! Just how quiet is that system?

I have not heard it or driven it, only can go off what Jim says and he likes, bit more refined thanĀ the old 2.5 inch Alunox system, and that was the remit.

Jim is close to driving the car apparently, might get a video soon perhaps, especially if he reads this !!

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