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PostSubject: Re: Project Rat Rolla!   Wed Jul 24, 2013 12:18 pm

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I wouldn't say that the "ratty" look is what I'm going for, to be honest. I guess what happened was that i got the car in a certain way and with all the mishaps it ended up becoming what it is now. I'm just trying to work with what i have and even though it isn't much, I still enjoy this car and the way it is. It's nothing to take seriously to me, I just piece together what I like and try to add some of my own character to it. I guess it would be a "rat" in that aspect so I just embrace that for what it's worth. And besides, what fun is it in looking like everybody else out there right? Hehe tongue 

Oh, well the only reason I used the word "rat" was because you used it first in the thread title! lol.

The visors... the part that looks weird is where the tape is, looks all uneven.

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PostSubject: Re: Project Rat Rolla!   Wed Jul 24, 2013 4:02 pm

SHEHROZE ARAIN wrote:
sorry for the accident bro..hope u get it fized soon..the fender alignment would be hard.

Oh man you have no idea how bad the body alignment probably is lol but oh well!

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PostSubject: Re: Project Rat Rolla!   Wed Jul 24, 2013 4:05 pm

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I wouldn't say that the "ratty" look is what I'm going for, to be honest. I guess what happened was that i got the car in a certain way and with all the mishaps it ended up becoming what it is now. I'm just trying to work with what i have and even though it isn't much, I still enjoy this car and the way it is. It's nothing to take seriously to me, I just piece together what I like and try to add some of my own character to it. I guess it would be a "rat" in that aspect so I just embrace that for what it's worth. And besides, what fun is it in looking like everybody else out there right? Hehe tongue 

Oh, well the only reason I used the word "rat" was because you used it first in the thread title!  lol.

The visors... the part that looks weird is where the tape is, looks all uneven.

Haha true true, I couldn't think of a better title so I just went with that since that's what people call my car lol

But yeah with the visors, it was a mock up with duck tape. I'll get some double sided tape when the time comes for it Approve! 

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PostSubject: Re: Project Rat Rolla!   Fri Jul 26, 2013 2:21 pm

Yeah I think they will look very clean with the right tape! That must've been the problem lol.

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PostSubject: Re: Project Rat Rolla!   Fri Jul 26, 2013 11:48 pm

trust me i know how bad an alignment can get and can get the biggest accident cars fixed

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PostSubject: Re: Project Rat Rolla!   Sat Jul 27, 2013 6:50 pm

SHEHROZE ARAIN wrote:
trust me i know how bad an alignment can get and can get the biggest accident cars fixed

If only you were nearby to fix mine haha

As for now, I've pulled the fender to get it as close as I can to how it originally was. Looks good enough for now lol

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PostSubject: Re: Project Rat Rolla!   Wed Jul 31, 2013 7:15 pm

ill buy new fenders because in my experience our model corollas are the worst to get aligned if damaged from front

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PostSubject: Re: Project Rat Rolla!   Tue Aug 06, 2013 8:53 am

Rotated my tires today, first time since I've got them back in April

Low car, high jack struggles lol



Checkin out the undercarriage carnage..



The two rear tires, very minimal wear on these. Just a bit of camber wear and some scuffs from rubbing. Rear was never aligned or flipped.



One of the front tires, the worse one of the two. Had the fronts flipped after the first 3000 miles on them, put a bit over 5000 miles on them since.



Overall satisfied with the life of these tires so far. Obviously seeing some accelerated tire wear but I expected that with how I drive on them and the fact that they are soft compound summer tires. Yes! Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Project Rat Rolla!   Tue Aug 06, 2013 10:33 am

nice dude!! I want t1r's but im afraid of the wear Sad 
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PostSubject: Re: Project Rat Rolla!   Tue Aug 06, 2013 11:11 am

The tires do look pretty good actually.... now the underside of the car, that's a different story!!

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PostSubject: Re: Project Rat Rolla!   Tue Aug 06, 2013 11:44 am

you cant beat T1R for the way they make your car feel, but the major downside is the wear, they do wear really quickly

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PostSubject: Re: Project Rat Rolla!   Tue Aug 27, 2013 6:15 am

Latest discovery, pretty crazy lol Shocked 

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PostSubject: Re: Project Rat Rolla!   Tue Aug 27, 2013 9:31 am

And here are some recent shots, taken by some friends of mine



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PostSubject: Re: Project Rat Rolla!   Tue Aug 27, 2013 10:08 am

lol, I actually like the tape on the head lights

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PostSubject: Re: Project Rat Rolla!   Tue Aug 27, 2013 10:48 am

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lol, I actually like the tape on the head lights
I'm glad it won your approval Approve! 

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PostSubject: Re: Project Rat Rolla!   Tue Aug 27, 2013 11:30 am

Yeah normally I think stuff like that is plain dumb, but it matches your style without really affecting the output, plus just having the one stripe actually looks aggressive!

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PostSubject: Re: Project Rat Rolla!   Tue Aug 27, 2013 5:19 pm

Still looking good! But was that a spark plug?!

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PostSubject: Re: Project Rat Rolla!   Tue Aug 27, 2013 5:51 pm

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Still looking good! But was that a spark plug?!
Yeah dude! Crazy, I don't even know what happened to it

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PostSubject: Re: Project Rat Rolla!   Wed Aug 28, 2013 8:35 am

Wait, the spark end of the plug? I thought it was the socket end lol.

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PostSubject: Re: Project Rat Rolla!   Wed Aug 28, 2013 8:43 am

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Wait, the spark end of the plug?  I thought it was the socket end lol.
Yeah that was supposed to be a spark plug lol

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PostSubject: Re: Project Rat Rolla!   Wed Aug 28, 2013 10:27 am

I guess it is running better now that it has 4 cylinders lol.

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PostSubject: Re: Project Rat Rolla!   Mon Sep 02, 2013 8:39 pm

From a recent photo shoot done by my friend John Sediego


More shots and a small write up on his blog www.jayodesigns.wordpress.com

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PostSubject: Re: Project Rat Rolla!   Tue Sep 03, 2013 8:49 am

at least put the grille and corner lights on lol.

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PostSubject: Re: Project Rat Rolla!   Tue Sep 03, 2013 8:53 am

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at least put the grille and corner lights on lol.
The corners are busted, to me the grille looked weird on there without them and I actually like the look haha

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PostSubject: Re: Project Rat Rolla!   Tue Sep 03, 2013 10:20 am

I meant get new corners!  Like $10 each lol.

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