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Hola!! Okay so I've been here a while on another username which I forgot until I made a couple posts on this one (gramlight), I just browsed around and what not. This past month kinda got fed up with my MKV R32 and decided to trade it for the 05 Elise (touring, hardtop, a few aftermarket things) had 6k on the clock, so its begging to be driven.

I usually keep an AWD car and a something with two wheels. I'm going to get another older Golf to DD and carry out surf duties, after the MV Agusta sells.

Prior to this I've owned a lot of different AWD "econo-rally rockets." My favorite was my 2005 Evo RS (KW V3, forged wheels, neova's, cam'd and tuned to 330/315 whp/wtq) which was hit by a semi from the rear, 2.5 years of loved died. Before it was a couple WRX variants, an STi, MKIV R32 and the recent MKV R32. Thought I could live with DSG, but I just made excuses justifying it when all I wanted to do was feel connected.


Blah, Blah here are the pics....oh before you say it I know the drill...search, read, and read some more. If your on any of the other above car forums I'm Ashumo.





 

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welcome :wave:, nice pictures :shift:
 

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Thanks, yeah I enjoy photography...not much into post processing though. VisualEchos stuff is pretty much on point though.

Just finished my first oil change, really like the fact the car doesnt utilize plastic clips like most of the cars I've had. Makes me feel like I'm actually working on a machine.

Got the tint done yesterday by SDTint.com they are recommended off the socaleuro.com forum. Did SolarGuard 28% all around.
 

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Welcome

good choice.........had an Evo......Lotus are for purists!!.....again welcome
 

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Amazing car,
beautiful location/background,
good shots - nice contrast :)

PS: Nikon D90 is one of the best DSLRs ;)
I used to have the D50 but when the D90 came out I figured it was a good time to go ahead and upgrade. Plus I already had the lenses I wanted (10.5 Fisheye, 18-200VR) Now I just want a super fast fixed 35mm lens.

Those pics were taken north of Las Vegas, NV @ Valley of Fire State Park. Pretty rad place if you can stand the heat, lol. I was like WTF is up with the A/C in the Elise.
 

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I do not have to worry about the Las Vegas heat right now,
i ordered my Exige Cup 260 without A/C (saved aprox. 55 lbs),
i will be staying 3 more years in Heidelberg - Germany :)

Have fun driving, i test drove an Elise last Friday,
LOOOOTS of FUUUUN :D
 

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Nice pics and car, now paint the wing the same color as the car and you're done :wave:
 

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Nice pics and car, now paint the wing the same color as the car and you're done :wave:
I think I'm going to keep it black. I'm doing black wheels, and black emblems...figure it will keep the scheme going. I'll post some pics with the tint soon.
 

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. . . and a black Diffusor would seal the deal :bow:
Photoshop ;)
thanks bro, that pretty much what i'm looking to do...shy of a BOE supercharger setup. talking to a shop in LA to do the work for me while im gone on my next trip.
 

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Why do u want to tint the emblems?

Yellow fits perfectly with black & grey :)
when i was waxing yesterday i thought about how the contrast works pretty good. i going leave them yellow, cause they show up real well on dark wheels.
 
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