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KentGTI

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  1. Just got my RS's back from ceramic polishing.. what would anyone recommend in looking after them as my track record isn't the best.. Has anyone sealed them before & does it actually make much of a difference or a bit of a gimmick? Was looking at the gtechnic c5. cheers
  2. BBS RS 16" barrel styles.

    I'm finding them thicker slightly than the originals.. Yeah, it was bought through OCD.
  3. BBS RS 16" barrel styles.

    I didn't know if all non genuine we're produced this way now, I've never needed a replacement barrel to be honest & have never seen one like this... not to my knowledge anyway. Only part I was worried about, was the outer lip slope & slight difference in thickness.
  4. BBS RS 16" barrel styles.

    Width is correct, photo should be attached. It isn't the mounting part of the barrel, you'll see what I mean from the photo. The black barrel is my previous & the bare one is the new one which has arrived.. the bead & lip are also at different angles/thickness's. https://imgur.com/a/26QpK
  5. BBS RS 16" barrel styles.

    It's the barrels that I meant not faces
  6. BBS RS 16" barrel styles.

    Just got myself a new barrel for a set of RS's, the shape on the new style is much more flat compared to what I presume is the original.. slightly different outer lip measurement too. I'd always presumed a barrel was a barrel.. anyone know anywhere to get hold of an original other than second hand or are all non genuine like this?
  7. BBS RS full height hex nuts - do they split?

    https://flic.kr/p/G7ER4c It's this I'm trying to split, the polished to the plastic threading.. there should be 2 photos.
  8. Got a standard genuine set of full height RS hex nuts, trying to separate the aluminium part from the plastic thread part. I've seen photos of it done, but don't want to be too heavy handed & can't actually see an inner join. Any help?
  9. Kent's Loop GTi

    finally decided to get these on after they'd sat in the garage for a few years, took more work than I thought.. but should be good. 16" BBS RS's, been plugged & redrilled to 4x100, then had clearance issues.. had them milled down at a local machining place, lots and lots of trial & error but all good now + had a general tidy up. radinox dishes all round, stainless gold bolts + gold valves.. just to decide on the finish now. Going pretty wide, for a lupo anyway, so fingers crossed all is good on test fit.. time will tell. RS, machined down to clear. by Ross Mullins, on Flickr RS's. by Ross Mullins, on Flickr
  10. Kent's Loop GTi

    I don't update here enough, couple of months ago the install was slightly switched up again. I got a bit tired of the tank being bare, so had the tank trimmed in alcantara to fit in with the rest of the build, with a stripe of the colour in the amp rack/door cards to split it up a little.. had some hardlines added just to spice things up. Rear t-piece trimmed, and mainly the entire floor was rebuilt to extend the area around the amp rack after I'd upgraded to the Mosconi Amps from the Rainbow iPaul's I had a couple of years back. In doing this a strip of edge lighting was added, changed all the LED strips from red to white & retrimmed. It was a lot of work for what essentially looks the same as before, but I really wanted a strip of edge lighting to light up that box. I've upgraded to the new Airlift 3P management at the same time, not for any reason.. just that it as new & looked a bit more modern, the iPhone Bluetooth app is pretty nice too, essentially the same as the Accuair E-Level bluetooth app, but nice to have, it has a few nice features. I think I was one of the first to mount it horizontally, I was adamant I wanted it in the same location as V2, it's built into the lid of the ashtray which is then trimmed in alcantara. The ashtray slides back into the dash recess with the management controller fitted flush. Mosconi Bluetooth streaming has also been added, no idea why this took me so long to get done. Can now jump in with just my phone if I'm in a hurry & stream from there, there's no loss of audio quality either, not that I've noticed. Still using lossless audio files. Here's a few photos from the last few months, from Edition38 onwards.. it's been that long. Fill up. by Ross Mullins, on Flickr Fill up. by Ross Mullins, on Flickr audio. by Ross Mullins, on Flickr audio. by Ross Mullins, on Flickr audio. by Ross Mullins, on Flickr edition. by Ross Mullins, on Flickr Just before we left for home after ED38. by Ross Mullins, on Flickr ED by Ross Mullins, on Flickr Ultimate Stance - SIC by Ross Mullins, on Flickr Ultimate Stance - SIC by Ross Mullins, on Flickr Ultimate Stance - SIC by Ross Mullins, on Flickr Airlift 3P by Ross Mullins, on Flickr Untitled by Ross Mullins, on Flickr Audio IG - @kentgti by Ross Mullins, on Flickr Untitled by Ross Mullins, on Flickr Cheers If anyone does wanna follow my build, it's rare I post here but my instagram is @kentgti where I keep pretty updated with stuff. x
  11. Kent's Loop GTi

    Untitled by Ross Mullins, on Flickr I'm truly awful at build threads, mainly post on instagram (@kentgti) if anyone's interested.. took the car back down to studioincar for a month just after jan for some more upgrades, basically one of my Rainbow iPauls decided to die on me with it going into protect mode over certain volumes.. bought a replacement from Germany as that was the only place who had any stock as the amp was discontinued years & years ago... however it turned out to be problem after problem.. like seriously, so many problems. Ended up taking the plunge and upgrading to Mosconi amps, which are a lot more powerful than the Rainbow ones, so now running 3 x Mosconi Gladen AS 100.2s & 1 x 200.2.. pretty tight squeeze though. At the same time we added another set of mid-bass as wanted more of a punch & for it to be louder than previously, which obviously meant the lower door cards being completely rebuilt, with lighting built in & trimmed to match the rear this time. Also added a XS Power Audio battery, trimmed the iPad dash surround & t-piece in alcantara, dash binnacle trimmed, heater surrounds trimmed, had some rear side builds to cover where seatbelt/plastics were trimmed, slam panel plastic trimmed & a full system tune. So now the whole of the rear is trimmed in alcantara & it's silly loud, like seriously.. they did a great job, really happy. Untitled by Ross Mullins, on Flickr /// by Ross Mullins, on Flickr /// by Ross Mullins, on Flickr I sorted the BBS out after having a dish crack on me after Edition last year, so they're back on for now.. although currently planning on building the RS's this year, now have the right sized barrels I need just need to decide on colour and order dishes. bbz by Ross Mullins, on Flickr Struggling what else to write now, met up with Alex Carroll who's local to us for some photos & I'll post some from UD where I was lucky to make it inside on Players/Airlift stand (cheers). Alex - dapper shoot. by Ross Mullins, on Flickr Alex - dapper shoot. by Ross Mullins, on Flickr Alex - dapper shoot. by Ross Mullins, on Flickr Alex - dapper shoot. by Ross Mullins, on Flickr Alex Carroll by Ross Mullins, on Flickr Few pictures I've taken recently, UD/General UD by Ross Mullins, on Flickr UD by Ross Mullins, on Flickr UD by Ross Mullins, on Flickr / by Ross Mullins, on Flickr Hex & caps. by Ross Mullins, on Flickr
  12. Kent's Loop GTi

    Seats are in, real happy now as feel it's sort of tied the interior together. //// by Ross Mullins, on Flickr
  13. Cheers guys, yeah i had seen it on amazon thankfully but cheers for the heads up. Might treat myself.
  14. :hMd:

    excited to see what you do with it, good times.. interior is beaut too.
  15. Mainly directed @ AutoFinesse range due to being unsure what to purchase, after something that's a bit glossy. I always find wax on silver a bit so-so.. I've previously survived on sample pots but have finally ran out so open to options any brand or recommendation. Cheers
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