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    Thumbs up What I Did Today...

    1. HIDs fitted - the Ultimate kit from HIDs4U, plug and play. And what a difference! It's hard to describe just how bad the vec and sig lights are until you've seen how good they can be!

    2. VXR airbox mod - while the front of the car was in pieces anyway, i took the airbox out and drilled a 50mm hole in the front wall beside the existsing intake. Hey presto! A replica of the VXR airbox without giving £80 to vx! There's no real change in induction noise, but it does seem to have smoothed out the slight flat spot right at the bottom of the rev range.

    3. Brake Cooling Ducts - well, in all honesty i didn't do this, but noticed them while the bumper was off... On my 2.8, the foglight surrounds have holes cut in, and there are ducts that lead back to each wheel arch. Something else i never knew!

    4. Disconnected the temperature sensor... I didn't actually mean to do that, i'll have to take the bumper off again to reconnect it!

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    nice work m8, shame you got to remove the bumper again

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    Quote Originally Posted by parapaul View Post
    4. Disconnected the temperature sensor... I didn't actually mean to do that, i'll have to take the bumper off again to reconnect it!


    Snowman, you got your ears on?

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    How much are the brake cooling ducts? id quite like them

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    Honestly no idea m8 - you'd have to find the part numbers on TIS or something. Mine's an 06/06 Elite 2.8TV6 if that helps...

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    some decent work there matey, you have been a busy boy....
    Midlands Mod Shop - NFFC.

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    You can pick them up for about £21 a pair.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maverick View Post
    You can pick them up for about £21 a pair.
    That sounds interesting... May have to go to vx soon then. Need to go for the handbrake thingy so just another excuse...

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