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Old 17-05-2013, 10:37 AM   #1
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The BA that could be

So it all started when I picked up my 1996 2.0 V6 323 Astina Hardtop, came stock as a rock, 94 000 kms and one previous owner being an old lady.




The first thing any p plater will do is buy new rims and unfortunately I must of recently watched a fast and furious movie and decided on the brilliant idea of purchasing these...




Along the way got the usual window tint and made another regrettable decision, nothing like a cannon to tell everyone you're a p plater.



My face every time I started the dam car.


Back then sticker bombing stuff was cool and got you those infamous internet points
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I actually kind of liked it but after a few months it turned to ****.
Then this happened.





Picked up some Momo pedals for a steal


Some random photos of the car




Got some new steel wheel nuts


Clear side indicators





Finally got a new muffler, HKS Hipower.


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Old 17-05-2013, 10:37 AM   #2
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The car stayed like this for awhile, then I decided something had to change about the 4wd height of the car. Picked up some brand new Yellowspeed Racing coilovers, car is so much more planted now.






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nice paint! looks immaculate.
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Hey man, the car looks good and it sits just right too.

all u need is a klze and ur set
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Old 17-05-2013, 11:23 AM   #5
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Old 17-05-2013, 11:43 AM   #7
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Old 17-05-2013, 12:45 PM   #8
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Old 17-05-2013, 02:12 PM   #9
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Im loving this build thread, purely for all the memes! The first face made me laugh for a good solid 5 minutes.

Looks nice and clean. I actually like the wheels
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Old 17-05-2013, 06:08 PM   #10
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Car looks very clean, but I'm not feeling those aftermarket wheels, stock ones look a lot better to me .
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Old 17-05-2013, 06:18 PM   #11
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Interesting. The rear coilovers dont have pillow ball tops.
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I'm not feeling the rims but a lip and side skirts could change my mind.
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Also think about series one JDM front bumper to delete the indicators or Eunos 30 clear indicators.
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Old 17-05-2013, 08:38 PM   #14
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I'm not feeling the rims but a lip and side skirts could change my mind.
Don't worry I despise them, I just can't afford to get rid of them. Trying to find a lip for as long as I can remember.

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Car looks very clean, but I'm not feeling those aftermarket wheels, stock ones look a lot better to me .
Sold the stock ones :'(
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Dem logs hahaha

Looks clean mate
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Dem logs hahaha

Looks clean mate
Some see logs as firewood... I see them as axle stands
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Old 25-06-2013, 05:00 PM   #17
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Finally an update, please hold you applause



All I have managed to do is lower the front by 15mm and the rears by 10mm, on my first attempt I snapped my spline drive rendering me unable to take my wheels of for two weeks...


Few photos from today, still needs a lot more low in the back and a little bit more in the front.









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Old 25-06-2013, 06:07 PM   #18
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Reminds me of mine. Don't worry the rims are okay I think mine were more F &F at the time. Do like the colour LOL

but one questions is that a HR holden in the background ?
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Reminds me of mine. Don't worry the rims are okay I think mine were more F &F at the time. Do like the colour LOL

but one questions is that a HR holden in the background ?
haha thanks. I THINK it is, it's my mates garage so I don't really know.
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Decided to take some proper photos of the car for once, typical Mount Panorama photos...













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