To colour code or NOT colour code a Super VR-4

Discussion in 'Customising Your VR-4' started by BuzzPuppy, Aug 10, 2007.

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Should BuzzPuppy colour-code the Super VR-4

  1. Absolutely! It'll neaten it up and go well with the included SSR 17" rims.

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  2. What are you thinking BuzzPuppy? It's a "Super VR-4" thing to have a black kit.

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  3. Not too sure, I'll give you my reasons in the post below.

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  1. BuzzPuppy

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    Well, I'd thought I'd turn to people here to ask some advice re: colour coding.

    As you may or may not know, I'm in the process of organising to buy Drifter-X's other car, the Super VR-4 (as seen starring on IronChef's site). It's to do with the body kit... I'm looking to get it colour-coded but should it be left black as a "Super VR-4 characteristic" thing? I'm thinking "yes" for consistency and make it look semi-euro with the silver all over for the consistent look. And besides, having colour-coded headlights standard with it... well why not?

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  2. drifter_x

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    Keep in mind here that the colour coding (if wanted) comes free with the purchase of the car! (My Dad is a panel beater).

    My vote is to colour code it. Once saw a Super VR4 on trademe which had been painted and it integrated the front bar much more subtly into the body.

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  3. Big Paul

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    colour code for sure, will look far better
     
  4. Gly

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    colour code, IMO the black kit makes them look unfinished.
     
  5. BuzzPuppy

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    That's right Scott, I hadn't forgotten. I did see that red Super VR-4 offered for sale in NZ with the colour code and the darkened rims. It did look very schmick :D
     
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    ^ this should help your decision :)
     
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    Yeah do it man...
     
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    Hawks speaks the truth (through imagery).
     
  9. BuzzPuppy

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    Ah yes, "VR FOE" from CubVR4... I do like the lower lip being left black for a bit of contrast though. MUST... RESIST... EVO... BONNET...
     
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    Resist? I think not dude, get the bonnet and colour code that kit. Then you'll have one of the sickest looking legnum's in Victoria.
     
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    Isn't there an issue with water getting on and rusting engine components with the EVO & other vented bonnets?
     
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    Colour code for sure


    What's the deal with the dog on the bonnet of the car?
     
  13. BuzzPuppy

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    re: EVO bonnet... yes, I've seen the photos where some of the mild steel piping shows slight signs of corrosion underneath the vents. I COULD replace the lot with stainless steel or anodise the bejesus out of everything.

    Then again *ahem* back to sanity. I need the car first! Keep the opinions rolling peoples, it's greatly appreciated (and thanks for helping "the new guy" out).
     
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    It's a Speed Dog, one of NZ's best kept secrets for getting insane power out of your VR-4.

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    Can some one please find a you tube video of that speed dog in action?
     
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    I did quite like the look of that car with the bumper on painted like that.

    imho the kit definitely needs to be painted, it looks a lot better with it all painted, and makes the body kit look integrated, while if it is black it looks stuck on and a bit rough
     
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    Actually, I was wondering if someone can dig up the "Top Gear" segment where they compared the difference between Speed-Dogs vs Speed-Holes. Remember when Hammo took a car out that had Speed-Holes dug into the bonnet by the Speed-Dog? It got an increase in boost AND cornered like it was on rails!!! :D

    [yes it's Friday and I've been at work for too long]
     
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    That ain't no dog. It's a fluffy rat type animal. It would work well as a speed hump.
     
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    It has been decided by the members of this illustrious forum... we paint! :D
     
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    Someone doesn't want me to colour-code? Hmm, must be Mitchy and his black rims ;)
     

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