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I agree. They still need to trim a section that is kinda in the badge area but overall it is a closer cut.
This is supposed to be the same kit so my main issue is that the original stripes (first pic)
Have a taper from 9.5in at the top down to somewhere around 8in at the bottom. The new stripes are straight all the way down.
I am trying to see if anyone notices or what your preferences are between the two.
I like that the new stripes are uniform.
 
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Installed led projector bulbs into the fogs today. Also installed leds into the high beams (didn't notice much improvement) as well as the turn signals (need resistors). I've read that it's not recommended to put leds in the cornering lights, but I'm determined to find a pair that work as well, if not, better than factory bulbs. First pair I've tried were no good.

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Installed led projector bulbs into the fogs today. Also installed leds into the high beams (didn't notice much improvement) as well as the turn signals (need resistors). I've read that it's not recommended to put leds in the cornering lights, but I'm determined to find a pair that work as well, if not, better than factory bulbs. First pair I've tried were no good.
this is clean!! WOW!
 

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I agree. They still need to trim a section that is kinda in the badge area but overall it is a closer cut.
This is supposed to be the same kit so my main issue is that the original stripes (first pic)
Have a taper from 9.5in at the top down to somewhere around 8in at the bottom. The new stripes are straight all the way down.
I am trying to see if anyone notices or what your preferences are between the two.
It was hard to notice the taper in photos on a phone.
Overall, I like the stripes after better, especially no yellow around the Ford oval.

Which is strange, because by the description it sounds like a good idea to have the stripes taper some like the hood lines do, but I actually like it better without taper looking at photos.
 

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Installed led projector bulbs into the fogs today. Also installed leds into the high beams (didn't notice much improvement) as well as the turn signals (need resistors). I've read that it's not recommended to put leds in the cornering lights, but I'm determined to find a pair that work as well, if not, better than factory bulbs. First pair I've tried were no good.

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The body shop misaligned one of my bulbs by less than 1/8in. My cornering lamp is now in the trees. Haha. The diodes will have to be in the exact position of the filament or I fear you will have the same issue.
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And damn. Your ST is CLEAN. Nice looking car!
 

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Installed led projector bulbs into the fogs today. Also installed leds into the high beams (didn't notice much improvement) as well as the turn signals (need resistors). I've read that it's not recommended to put leds in the cornering lights, but I'm determined to find a pair that work as well, if not, better than factory bulbs. First pair I've tried were no good.

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I whipped some leds into my turning lamps. Had to trim the bulbs, work great though.

Check my build thread, in my sig. It took some trimming.
 
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this is clean!! WOW!
The body shop misaligned one of my bulbs by less than 1/8in. My cornering lamp is now in the trees. Haha. The diodes will have to be in the exact position of the filament or I fear you will have the same issue.
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And damn. Your ST is CLEAN. Nice looking car!
Thanks, guys! I recently got a new front bumper cover thanks to an inattentive driver who backed into me.

I whipped some leds into my turning lamps. Had to trim the bulbs, work great though.

Check my build thread, in my sig. It took some trimming.
The bulbs fit fine so I'm thinking it's the type of bulb I used. I'll check tomorrow if it's the alignment and if it's not, I'm gonna order a pair that is completely covered with diodes.
 

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Took my OEM Snowflakes to the powder coaters Friday. They actually have a powder coat that matches the OEM color on my wheels. 😊
 
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Thanks, guys! I recently got a new front bumper cover thanks to an inattentive driver who backed into me.



The bulbs fit fine so I'm thinking it's the type of bulb I used. I'll check tomorrow if it's the alignment and if it's not, I'm gonna order a pair that is completely covered with diodes.
Yes, iirc mine had a uniform full coverage, including the end, of LEDs. VLEDS ftw!!
 
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Thanks, guys! I recently got a new front bumper cover thanks to an inattentive driver who backed into me.
I'm certainly enjoying the new thicker paint on my bumper cover after an old guy scraped mine trying to navigate between gas pumps. No more chips!
 
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Stubby!
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Cravenspeed stubby. Doesn't rub on the spoiler lift now. Nice.
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Also +5 HP. Lol
Never saw myself as a sticker person but here we are....
 
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I misread this topic as "what did you do to your wife's Chevy today?"

Zzp intercooler/piping kit
 

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I misread this topic as "what did you do to your wife's Chevy today?"

Zzp intercooler/piping kit
Good lord. That (I'm assuming) OEM unit is tiny!
Looks like a needed upgrade.
 

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@jesse_sanders nah, Cruze. They're absolute DOGS to drive. Pathetic power delivery. So we've been doing supporting mods getting it in line to hopefully do the zzp big turbo.

@Skykri yeah its a wimpy little excuse for an intercooler. Sits behind the condenser too. I'm pretty sure they heatsoak worse than our stock ones.
 
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