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    Default Quick pic of my Elite

    A quick pic of my car as it stands at the minute.

    I did go out with the intention of capturing a scenic sunset after reading Duncans photo guide but by the time i found somewhere decent the sun had dropped too much and rather than go home empty handed i took a few quickies in the nearest empty car park i could find.

    Not a brilliant pic of the car, the 18's look tiny and the suspension looks too high still, depsite it being on sri springs. Looks much better in the flesh


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    lookin good m8 like the chrome really sets it off.

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    lookin good matey

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    I like it. What's next?

    I had the same problem with the wheels looking small and suspension high when I took a piccie of mine at that angle.

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    Looking good their Andy - been keeping all that quiet!!
    Quote Originally Posted by AJA
    I had the same problem with the wheels looking small and suspension high when I took a piccie of mine at that angle.
    Yep, they do tend to look higher in pics than in the flesh for some reason.

    One little trick for the very dedicated amongst you (something used by car photographers everywhere). Take a bunch of stage weights, or equally heavy lumps - sand bags etc., and place them in the footwell of the side that is closest to the camera. This will cause the car to squat down a lot more and look better in pics. The downside is that you do need a quite considerable number of them to get the springs to compress enough!!

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    This is the picture I was on about -



    Although my rear looks lower than yours. Mine didn't look much higher than Paul's with his lowered springs, so i wonder if I've got to spend some money soon?

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    Still love the chrome mirrors, especially on that colour. Duncans turn for some now!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by R-man
    Still love the chrome mirrors, especially on that colour. Duncans turn for some now!!!
    LOL - he's still determined to get those on my car!! Tell you what, I won't stop you from sending a pair my way so that I can 'evaluate' them for a while!!

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    Tell you what Doc I'd be tempted cos I bet if you had them on for a week you'd keep em! I take it your still not convinced then mate?

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    Wheels, Tuning Boxes, Phones, Tuning Boxes, Mirror covers & Tuning Box`s, Anything you don`t sell dude

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