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Discussion Starter · #1 · (Edited)
So far:
1. 18% window tint
2. Black vinyl bowtie overlays
3. De-badge rear decklid
4. 6000k DDM Tuning HID kit
5. LED bulbs inside and out
6. Tinted tail light housings (going darker now the LEDs are in)
7. KSport coilovers installed. Sitting at 25 3/4" front and rear. After it settles, I'll raise the rear to 26", I think. Dampers set for 10 turns off full firm in front, 15 off full firm in the rear. Haven't driven it enough to know if I'll keep those settings. Ride is firmer, but not terrible.



Next up:
1. Wheels! Front runner so far is Vertini Magic. Black with machined face. 19x8.5 +35 with a 245/40/19 tire. Might end up with a 235 tire.



They'll be a tight fit, but here's a picture for proof:

 

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Those nice skinny sidewall low profile tires might make the ride more rough than your suspension ... maybe. Wonder what the combination will be like with both low-pro tires & stiffer suspension.

Car does look good though
 
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Discussion Starter · #5 · (Edited)
Still undecided on wheels and tires. Along with the Vertini's, I like a few of TSW's wheels.

TSW Mechanica. 19x8, rotary forged, less worry about any rubbing:


TSW Rascasse. 19x8



TSW Bristol. 19x8.5 (+40), easy to keep clean.




 

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I kinda like the last one (Bristol). Would like to see photoshopped on the car.
 

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So far:
1. 18% window tint
2. Black vinyl bowtie overlays
3. De-badge rear decklid
4. 6000k DDM Tuning HID kit
5. LED bulbs inside and out
6. Tinted tail light housings (going darker now the LEDs are in)
7. KSport coilovers installed. Sitting at 25 3/4" front and rear. After it settles, I'll raise the rear to 26", I think. Dampers set for 10 turns off full firm in front, 15 off full firm in the rear. Haven't driven it enough to know if I'll keep those settings. Ride is firmer, but not terrible.



Next up:
1. Wheels! Front runner so far is Vertini Magic. Black with machined face. 19x8.5 +35 with a 245/40/19 tire. Might end up with a 235 tire.



They'll be a tight fit, but here's a picture for proof:

I have never done many mods to my cars, yikes the stance and the wheels on the Gray car looks really sweet. :grin:
 

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Ordered the TSW Mechanica today. 19x8 +35. Getting the Pirelli P7 All Season Plus in 235/40/19. Local Discount Tire gave me a pretty good deal on the package. New wheels, tires, TPMS, lugs/locks, lifetime road hazzard warranty and lifetime balancing. Out the door for $2400. Pretty good deal for a forged wheel, imo. Should be installed next week.
 

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Ordered the TSW Mechanica today. 19x8 +35. Getting the Pirelli P7 All Season Plus in 235/40/19. Local Discount Tire gave me a pretty good deal on the package. New wheels, tires, TPMS, lugs/locks, lifetime road hazzard warranty and lifetime balancing. Out the door for $2400. Pretty good deal for a forged wheel, imo. Should be installed next week.
Post pics when they are on!
 

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I have always been happy with TSW wheels and plan to install them on my Cruze too!
 

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Discussion Starter · #11 · (Edited)
Got the wheels and tires installed today. Very happy with how they look. Discovered the rear end assembly isn't centered in the car. Probably 3/4" offset to the driver's side. Have some rub marks on the sidewall of the driver's side rear tire. Going to raise the rear a bit tomorrow. Ride is not harsh at all with the 19s.








Close up of driver's side:

 

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Discussion Starter · #13 · (Edited)
Had the rear raised about 3/4" and re-aligned yesterday.






 

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Got the ScanGuage II installed tonight.



 

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Had the car professionally detailed by SweetCars, Fort Wayne, Indiana. They did a full paint correction and "Gold Package" with 3 coats of Ceramic Pro 9H ceramic paint protection, full leather treatment inside, glass treatment and a coating on the wheels. I'm very happy with how it turned out. Car had some pretty nasty scratches in the hood and roof when I took delivery. The car was dealer located from Chicago area. Think it sat outside during the winter and they used a broom to clean off snow. Car turned out great. Pics:









Info on Ceramic Pro:

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Finally took the plunge. Ordered the Fleece tuner and a K&N filter. Going to wait on the delete until warranty on the emissions stuff expires. At least that's what I'm telling myself now, lol.
 
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Finally took the plunge. Ordered the Fleece tuner and a K&N filter. Going to wait on the delete until warranty on the emissions stuff expires. At least that's what I'm telling myself now, lol.
good luck with the tune, lol
 

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Nice looking car! I just picked up a cpo 14 Cruze diesel myself. I'll get wheels and a tune when we get our profit sharing lol.
 
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