The 5 trophies I have won BLING BLING..(JK)
Yup, I'm excited to...(My fiance btw)
- 2" LED rear-turnsignals (inside t... Show morehe lens)(est $40) (-Purchased-)
- 4" LED semi brake lights (cut to fit insde the lens)(est $40)(-Purchased-)
- Graphics? ($150-300)
- Headers (est. $660)
- Performance struts or air ride (est. $2500)
- Re-carpet trunk to match interior and do something cool to the trunk ($125 cool stuff) (-Purchased carpeting-)
- Tan Sparco Milano seats (pair) ($950)
- Suicide doors in back (est. $3000)
- Lexus GS 400 headlights for front end conversion $200 est.(-Purchased-)
- Carbon Fiberhood ($?)
- Stereo? depends on how crazy right?
- To be continued...($?)
*Update Oct.24th 2k6* The pile has not run now for over a year and i have lost interest in the project. It will now sit and rot in my garage until i see fit to do something with it, and no I am not selling it or parting it out.
*Update April 16th* New pics for your, I know you've been hungry for them. These are the pics of the exhaust up close and the spoiler I put on it. You can barely see but, I put a liscence plate box in the rear bumper in the stock place, because the kit dosen't have anywhere for it! If you are interested I will post more pics, and do a how to if nessecary!
*Update Jan.9th* Got enoght money saved up to take it in, hopefully it won't take to long or too much money becasue i don't have much of either right now. I'll let you all know what they find.
*Update Oct.29th* Leaving to go to SEMA in VEGAS! Car still won't start so I'm saving money to take it in to see what is wrong w/ it.
*Update Oct.6* Not much getting done right now, finishing up painting my house, and cleaning up in general. I'm at a stand-still right now because the theft deterent sys. went haywire and it won't start :( I hope to get it towed to Ford to see whats up soon, but until then...ho hum
*Update July 20* w00t! Bodykit is almost complete! I have new pics too! Having trouble with the door caps, we test fitted one as you can see in the pics but it looks like it is going to take a ton of work...I also got in the new spoiler & rims, and am awaiting my carbon fiber hood, and strut tower barce. Also if it isn't evident from the pics, I have painted the car flat black...for now...and if anyone is interested I am hopefully getting a new job soon, and then I should be able to afford internet, which means more a better updates more often. Enjoy...
*Update Apr.6* Still here, been working on the rear bumper, and passenger side side skirt. thats about it stil trying to get time to work on it but not having much luck...owning a house sucks...
*Update Feb.15* Just got in my wing and cannards, and hopefully will have enough money to order my front splitter as well soon. I am also putting my wheels and tires up for sale so if somebody is interested hit me up. No new progress on the bodykit have been working and playing to much. I have also included a diagram on why I am getting the spliter & cannards *FYI*
*Update Nov.12* New pics of the Andy's auto monstrosity. BUYER BEWARE this kit is not a buy paint and go kit. I have put in a lot of time strengthening and FIXING the kit, anyways here are some first pic of fitiment on my car. Also got pics of the Lexus headlights...-N-JOY!
*Update Oct.23rd* Got the bodyKit but it is needing a lot of work, A LOT OF WORK. Anyways still working on it here and there, and I am hoping to get some new pics up soon, I just gotta get some cash.
*Update Aug 25th* I was run off the road 2 weeks ago and destroyed my passenger front rim, but the car was ok and the tire was fine (F*&@'n Subarus). Still awaiting body kit and strut tower brace.... Was told that it will be another 2 weeks last week for the body kit...I am also inquiring @ Fiber images about a carbon fiber hood...Still awaiting a response, and an internet connection @ my house...
*Update July 13th* Purchased the Andy's Auto body kit and anxious to get it (next month sometime they said), also go the LED tails and turns for the rear, this will keep me busy for awhile, later gotta go tinker...
*Update July 6* Just started settling into my new home (mortagage payments suck), hopefull have internet soon so I can be back on and update more frequently...
*Update Apr.11* Got new plugs and plug-wires(pain in the ass to put in the back 3), and spray painted everything I could rip off my car b4 I got bored.
I hate those plug wires
Time now for a well deserved meal!
*Update Mar.28* New pics on pg 1, 2, & 4. Hopefully have the S-AFC in by end of the week, and hopefully have my strut tower brace as well.
*Update Mar.7* Here are the 2 different graphic styles I have narrowed it down to, let me know what you think...
*Update Mar 3* Got a lot of stuff for ya today. Pics of my c-pillar bar, new pedals, new headlights, and what happens to your car's bumper when you have a bodykit!
*UPDATE Feb 12/13* Got the bumper all primered and ready to be painted! NOW THATS TIGHT!!
*UPDATE Feb 8* Got my 5th wheel for the trunk, and my cold air intake done! Here ya go check it out, Thank You TAURUSSETYPES!
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Ok this page is to explain a lot of what is on my car since I get a lot of questions...
First off why a Taurus...
Well why not?
1) They're cheap,
2) S... Show moreafe* (see pic below),
3) There are tons of them a round so there is tons of parts cheap,
4) Insurance is cheap,
5) Pretty good gas milage,
6) Sleepers (to a degree),
7) Not many others are working w/ them so your still pretty original,
8) Its not a Honda (not that I have anything against them, they just get to me after awhile),
9) you can fit your friends,
10) 2 words... back seat,
12) Reasonalbly quick,
13) Some parts availiable for (astetics, performance, stereo, etc.)
14) Domestic, so all you have for cometition in car shows are Neons and Cavaliers,
15) Not a Mustang (not that I have anything against them, they just get to me after awhile),
16) Etc. (for now)
The driver lived through this w/ out any really serious injuries...
Why the body kit...
Because I needed to do something big, plain and simple. I was not winning car shows anymore, and I hate losing, especailly to sub-compact Chevrolets (not that I have anything against them, they just get to me after awhile). I also really enjoyed working on the SHO front bumper and wanted to do a bigger project.
Why not something else...
Because all the crap I have taken for that car would be for not if I just traded it in on another import (not that I have anything against them, they just get to me after awhile). And because I have put a lot of time and effort into the car and I feel it reflects who I am, so it is a part of me and I cannot just get rid of it just as you could not just get rid of your arm, and no it is not different to me!
Whats w/ the wing, splitters and cannards...
I think APR's website says it best...
What Difference Does the Height of a Wing Make?
Ever wonder why people put such high wings on their cars? No, it�s not to make their cars to look like shopping carts. Race cars utilize high pedestal for their wings because they are positioning their wing in an area where �clean air� is located.
Clean air is basically the area of air that is flowing smoothly around a moving car. When a car goes forward, it is displacing air around itself. In the front of the car, high pressure builds up because more air molecules are being compressed from the cars front bumper and the forward motion of the car. Conversely, the rear portion of the car has low pressure because the car has displaced air molecules from the forward motion of the car. This causes a vacuum effect in the rear portion of the car. No clean air is flowing to this vacuum.
A wing can only produce downforce if it is being affected by a clean air flow. If a wing is located in the rear vacuum of a car, it has no chance of utilizing the clean air flow to produce downforce. So which wing height is best for your car? Below is a breakdown of different car styles that can help you choose which height is best for you.
Because sedans have a steep rear window angle, the vacuum effect in the rear is much greater then coupes/fastbacks. This means that lower height wings are not positioned in an area of clean air. The best way prevent this is to put a wing higher up from the rear deck of a car into an area of clean air. High to mid-range wings will work the best for sedans to produce downforce.
What Do APR Carbon Fiber Canards Do?
To reduce lifting of the front end and to create more downforce in the front of the vehicle, the APR Carbon Fiber Canards can be attached and removed depending on how much front downforce is needed.
What is a Wind Splitter?
To combat the effects of front end lift, splitters are utilized to give more traction and control in the front of a car. A splitter is a protruding flat surface in the front of a vehicle. Splitters are designed to decrease front end lift by creating a high pressure area in front and low pressure below the vehicle.
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What is Cantide, and whats it got to do w/ your car...
The name Cantide it comes from an Anime called FLCL or Furi Kuri. Cantide is a character in a video game that one of the characters (Samejima Mamimi) plays in the video game. She then thinks that she becomes Cantide (burning down a school, "purifying" the town) until... she sees a manifestation of Cantide in a robot (named Kanchi) which "belongs" to the main character (Nandaba Naota)...Anyways its a good series but this portion is quite involved (and quite cool), so I supplied a pic for all of us visual learners that can help possibly show and explain better...-C-
- Samejima Mamimi
- Nandaba Naota
- Nandaba Cantide
"Nothing amazing happens, only mundane things occur."
- Naota Nandaba
* By the way props to www.animewallpapers.com for having awsome & FREE wallpapers from your favorite animes and mine. -C-
What are you going to do next...
That is the question isn't it? Well I guess I will try to catch up w/ all the crap I have started and get it finnished and then go from there, time will tell, won't it...
The rest will be added as I go but for now that is all.
As always the email is email@example.com
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