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XM 1 07-18-2011 11:14 PM

XM1's build thread
It has been a while since my last post here :rolleyes:.Since my front got f++ked up in an accident with a petrol canister, i thought it would be good time to change some things here and there :icon38:
So i bought a ING'S +1 Type-E long nose for my yet existing ING'S LX sport kit already installed (btw thanks Adam @ Z1 for the good idea buying this front :thumbup:), ARC underpanel and several other little things (can't remember all :icon38:).So last week i finally had the time to install the front with my gf and here is the result. I personally think the Type-E front works absolutlly perfect with the LX sides.( oh and yes thats my Supra in the back of the first pic....that's the reason why my Z isn't done yet :D )

i also installed my Gruppe-M intake and this thing :icon38:

if you look closer to the last pic you will recognize that i changed the part which holds the engine harness in place with this:cool:

my first self creation out of titanium :thumbup: and yes it is real titanium ;)
you actually can't buy this part :p had some spare time over the winter and thought i'll give it a try......and it came out bada++
and if i tell you what kind of tools where used to build this you would't believe me :icon38:. i used a dremel and some drills and that's it :rolleyes:, but i think the fact that it was Titanium grade 5 did help a lot too, because there is a certain amount of aluminum mixed in. so the bending wasn't that hard,but it was a hard job.

so boys just let me know what you all think:thumbup:
oh btw here's a pic of the car before the accident and yes the stock wheels will be changed for the GT-S in the near future.

ChriZTT 07-18-2011 11:17 PM

Car looks great. Welcome back.

ASpecTL 07-18-2011 11:19 PM

Sick, one of my favorite fronts. I love long nosed Z's. Can't wait until it's all finished!

VashZ350 07-19-2011 12:00 AM

sick! Jan keep up the good work! :)

XM 1 07-19-2011 12:51 AM

thx buddy i'll try my best :)

Bober'z 07-19-2011 04:15 AM

nice man, pics of supra? lol

Diesel350 07-19-2011 05:32 AM

Very nice. Those Volks look very shiny. What color are they?

1_BAD_Z 07-19-2011 05:37 AM

Love the evolution of the Z man.

verdict. 07-19-2011 06:53 AM

Welcome back. Nice front - I'm sure the car will look great once finished.

XM 1 07-19-2011 07:49 AM

Originally Posted by Diesel350 (Post 9266112)
Very nice. Those Volks look very shiny. What color are they?

RMC sir :icon38: Rays Metal Coating or simply chrome look

Ruthless18x 07-19-2011 08:12 AM

Nice man.

BoomerZ33 07-19-2011 09:34 AM

nice Z and a supra as well?? i'm jelly

lgear080 07-19-2011 09:40 AM

are you the guy that bought blue350zed's arc cooler?

great pickup... nice selection sofar. not loving the gruppe-m bong,
but it's yours not mine.

XM 1 07-19-2011 10:56 AM

nope i bought the arc cooler brand new from arc :)

lgear080 07-19-2011 06:32 PM

whoa... what's that running today? are they still avail?

XM 1 07-19-2011 11:17 PM

not sure what i payed (about 1,5 year ago) but i think it was around 1600 euro or so....and no i don't think they are still far as i know ARC went bankrupt about 3 or 4 months ago....but i had a conversation with Dino from Speedhunters and he told me that he heard that they are allready back in bussiness....but not 100% sure about that

XM 1 07-19-2011 11:23 PM

here's a pic of the Sup

stickers had been removed...those where some leftovers from the guy i bought the car...the car was full of stickers :D

it's only an NA Supra but therefore it's an JDM RHD :)
it def. wasn't the best choice to buy this car since it came from england (first japan, than england, than germany) and is pretty beat up and rusty as hell, but it's fun to drive and besides the Z my new project car.i'll post up a new thread for this one i guess :)

NA&CH 07-20-2011 06:15 AM

Can't wait to see it finished. That front flows awesome with the sides and rear. That Grupp-m needs to be removed and shipped to me :D I have the lower half need to find the top now :D

Keep it up.


XM 1 07-20-2011 09:52 AM

:D fore sure

the only thing i now need is the Final Flag or ARC strut and im done with the engine bay...i also have a Billion power steering tank laying around and a titanium bracket for it which is 50% finished :)

XM 1 07-28-2011 11:26 PM

some crappy mobil pics of the Sup now with Tein Super Street coilovers and VOLK GT-N rims :)

need to drop the car a bit more in the front

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