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Old 20-05-2012, 07:01 PM   #1
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'02 Bj-II hatch!

hey guys! newbie, ben!
this is my ridee!




How she started!



the wheels



wheels on the car



Future mods:
Lowering!
possibly a CAI
re-styled number plates (should be here sometime nextweek!)
Ecarboy Grille (hopefully here tuesday!)
exhaust
then some other subtle changes.

Mods:
clear side indicators,
scuff plates
kenwood sound system
16' mazda genki wheels
sprayed calipers now!

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Old 20-05-2012, 07:09 PM   #2
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I've always wondered what the Mazda2 Genki rims would look on a Protege/Astina, but I must say they do look awesome! Nice car colour too!
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Old 20-05-2012, 07:16 PM   #3
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yeahh i like the wheels too! ever considered painting them a different colour ?
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Old 20-05-2012, 07:21 PM   #4
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Rims looks great, nice BJ mate.
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Old 20-05-2012, 07:27 PM   #5
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yeahh i like the wheels too! ever considered painting them a different colour ?
i have thought of it, but at the time i'd prefer it to be a little bit lower. but the drive way is my main concern..
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Old 20-05-2012, 07:28 PM   #6
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I've always wondered what the Mazda2 Genki rims would look on a Protege/Astina, but I must say they do look awesome! Nice car colour too!
cheers xenon8!
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Old 20-05-2012, 07:37 PM   #7
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concerned about the drop in the middle of the driveway ?
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Old 20-05-2012, 07:45 PM   #8
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concerned about the drop in the middle of the driveway ?
at the top and bottom, it goes garage ( _/- ) street not that steep ofcause but it's an indication
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Old 20-05-2012, 08:04 PM   #9
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I just had to have a play in photoshop

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Old 20-05-2012, 08:06 PM   #10
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I just had to have a play in photoshop

i want that! i want! so bad
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do itt! maybe not thatt low.. ahaha
getting up the gutter is sweet.. and the driveway dip doesnt look to bad from the photos
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do itt! maybe not thatt low.. ahaha
getting up the gutter is sweet.. and the driveway dip doesnt look to bad from the photos
i'll take a better photo tomorrow for you smurfy!
it's not the decsent it,s the levelling out part.
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So the car scrapes in the middle when the driveway changes its incline? Is that what you mean?

Sorry for my ignorance if I'm not understanding correctly
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Old 20-05-2012, 08:29 PM   #14
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So the car scrapes in the middle when the driveway changes its incline? Is that what you mean?

Sorry for my ignorance if I'm not understanding correctly
pretty well, so it goes from a down hill gradient to flat again. it's hard to explain..
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park it where you think it will scrape and measure the clearance..
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pretty well, so it goes from a down hill gradient to flat again. it's hard to explain..
Ahh fair enough, definitely take a picture of it sometime!
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Old 20-05-2012, 08:31 PM   #17
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Old 20-05-2012, 09:49 PM   #18
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Nice wheels man! I had been looking for those Mazda2 wheels for a while but couldn't find any!
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Whatcha talkin about! Theres millions of them here...
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Old 20-05-2012, 09:59 PM   #20
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Wheels look great - i've been looking for a cheap set for a while myself!
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