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08 Grand Touring Roadster in progress

Just want to get some feedback on the direction I'm taking. Next step is suspension and another round of paint. Just got the wheels and tires on.
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Update: Bought

KW Variant 3 Coilovers
Brembo Slotted Rotors
Carbon Ceramic F/R Break Pads
Auto Meter Triple Pod A-Pillar
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Pioneer AVH X8500BHS Double Din Stereo.

Also have the fenders solidly mounted and I began molding them in. Pictures this weekend when everything is installed.
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I appreciate the work and the expense that is going into your wide body. However I think the stock body is much prettier. Just not feeling it..........
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I hope you paint the car a new color. Since you're going big, you might as well do a different color entirely.

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I appreciate the work and the expense that is going into your wide body. However I think the stock body is much prettier. Just not feeling it..........
I can respect that. To each their own. I never liked it either until I saw one in person.
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I hope you paint the car a new color. Since you're going big, you might as well do a different color entirely.
I haven't decided on the color yet. Luckily paint will be the cheapest part of this entire project. Cousins with paint shops are convenient! Since you mentioned it do you have any suggestions?
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Just realized wheel/tire sizes aren't anywhere.

Wheels and tires are Niche Targa

245/25Z 20 Front
305/30Z 20 Rear

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Not sure about the color. That's more of a personal thing.

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Everything but the coil overs. They sent me the wrong ones :(

Update: New coil overs are on their way (again) Hoping they get here before I deploy next week!
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Nice looking rotors. Next major brake job on my Z, I'm going to use Super Blue fluid. I have Motul DOT 4 right now.

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