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PostPosted: Tue Feb 05, 2013 7:02 am 
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Are you painting the cosmis wheels white?

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 05, 2013 8:47 am 
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If anything I would get them sandblasted and powdercoated white, but I'll do that after they get a few chips after a few events.

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 05, 2013 9:14 am 
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Congrats on the sponsorships! Car looks ready to go.

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 05, 2013 10:43 am 
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Powder coating can wreck the heat treat on some aluminum wheels. ( baked on powder coat. )
Do your research first. I would just bead blast and paint, since you have the booth already.

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 05, 2013 10:58 am 
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Paint sucks because it likes to chip off, I would have to get some hard clear coat for them. Idk I'll see later on

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 05, 2013 12:05 pm 
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I vote to keep them black at least for the season. Looks sinister. Especially that finish on them!


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 05, 2013 12:21 pm 
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Cars looking sick as always.

I would consider plasti dip for the wheels. I'm going to give it a try soon myself.

I would think it should hold up a lot better than paint, and you won't have to fuck up that sexy black if you ever want to go back.


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 05, 2013 12:37 pm 
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Naw, I def not the type of guy that does Plastidip, I mean it's great stuff but its either powder coat or nothing. And yeah I'll run them like this for at Least half the season.

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 05, 2013 12:55 pm 
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Whatever rubs your buddha. :D

I'm going to give it a go. I'm ordering my wheels in black because I plan to paint the car white.
This way I can just rip that shit off when I get my car painted.


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 05, 2013 1:54 pm 
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Needs more bagged dually in This build thread

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 05, 2013 5:55 pm 
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It looks like those swift springs are softer AND SHORTER, am I looking at this wrong?
What rate and free length are they? if they're too soft can I have them :)

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 05, 2013 9:25 pm 
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Soft is good (to a degree). Homeboy is going to have traction. Drifting is a drag race!

Start Craigslist watching for a cheap oven that will fit 18's. Harbor Freight blast cabinet or free standing gun. Cheap Eastwood powder cost kit. Rosey's powder coat for cheap powder. Could be ready to go for pretty cheap and it looks like you have the space (and I'm sure 220 in the shop). Beyond just the wheels, you'll love being able to do all the little brackets and nonsense you want to clean up. My masterpiece was the KA intake mani on Greg's car. Everything was done. Stripped the throttle body and cleared it. Did all the brackets and hard lines. Looks awesome. Clear cost powder cost is amazing. Just blast the aluminum and clear it. It will look new forever and clean easy.

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 06, 2013 12:07 am 
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car looks like shit bro. Just stop... you're giving kcda a bad name. :?



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PostPosted: Mon Feb 11, 2013 3:01 pm 
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this is really shaping up nicely man. keep it up. congrats on being accepted to the drivers program as well


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 20, 2013 11:16 am 
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 20, 2013 11:49 am 
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This thing rips...so ready for this season. Update soon.

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 20, 2013 11:53 am 
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Where did you get your LEDs? They're plenty bright.

Mine has red ones in it and they're barely visible.


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 20, 2013 4:07 pm 
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$3 for 4 of them on eBay. Also have them in my corner lights, shits rad as fuck.

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 21, 2013 9:18 am 
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Rolando_JDM wrote:
...shits rad as fuck.


Agreed, looks pimp.

Did you get the 9 LED tree style? I got the 5 and they look like shit, but I was afraid the 9 would be too tall.


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 21, 2013 11:56 am 
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its the 5 one, they look good, no gaps of darkness in the cluster

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 09, 2013 2:43 pm 
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Update time!

I left off with painting the little things for my car, so the next day I went in and painted my aero and wing:

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Soon after I got a pair of achilles in the mail, I was pretty stoked since that meant I could finally put my car on the ground:

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At this point the wing wasnt mounted, just placed on the trunk, so I drilled the holes....I definitely put this off for a reason haha:

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SO over the next week or so I finished up a few things and then went for a drive:

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During the drive, my ignition was cutting out at 6k+, so it was backfiring like crazy and sounded like a war movie scene. After getting it back to the shop, I came back the next day and found it was a loose coilpack ground. I guess all the idling (solid mounts) vibrated it loose. But its fixed and runs amazing (as off march 8th, 2013...lol)

So if youve read the build thread prior to this update, you have noticed a major lack of front bumpers...haha well good thing I picked up VIS Racing Sports for the 2013 season, So this year I should never have to run without any of my aero!

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Lastly the weakest point on my car, IMO, is the ebay clutch Ive been running since 2010. So Thanks to ACT, Im running one of their Sprung 6 Puck Clutches and Prolite Flywheels. Im super stoked to have them onboard this year and should be less headaches for me in the long run (clutchwise)

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Yesterday I took my car out for a drive, besides that the caster and toe are off, it drive amazing. I have an alignment scheduled for monday, Im painting the bumpers sometime next week, and Ive got some more Cosmis wheels coming in and a stacks on stacks of Achilles on the way. First Event is March 16th at Heartland Park Topeka, and its gonna be a BLAST!

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AS you can probably tell, most of these pictures are from instagram, so if you feel so inclined to get breaking Rolando Alfaro Drift news, follow me at @rolandoalfaro in instagram. I will not disappoint.

Stay Tuned!

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 09, 2013 10:37 pm 
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its come along way from last season

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 10, 2013 3:02 am 
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Yeah Definitely! My whole program has came along way, Im pumped about this season, should be another good growing year, still have a long ways to go.

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 10, 2013 4:06 am 
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Looking awesome dude. I'm looking forward to the adventures this year will bring.

My only comment is in regard to the wing endplates. Can they be flipped directionally or put on the opposite side? Something looks a bit weird. They seem to clash with the "forward direction" the car has standing still.

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