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Cruze Make Over

Postby subzeroracing » February 15th, 2017, 2:52 pm

First time posting any sort of thread, so bear with me while i put my thoughts together. i have owned this cruze since 2012, 1.8 engine with the side skirt package. for my money at the time, to me it was the best deal in relation to what the other Dealers were offering at the time. Always thought about doing something extra but time and money was always against me unitl Dec 2016. One my way outta Point Fortin, while passing thru the Old Oilfield roads, my brakes failed and i ran into another car.
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After going back and forth with insurance, i was given a settlement which was half the price quoted for parts. Good thing that i can get these parts online, so i went about bringing in the Front Bumper, Fog lamps, Headlights, Powerstop brake kit and I decided to step up a little and start with a suspension drop. I chose a Spring from a German Manufacturer called Vogtland. I have read some good reviews on that brand online and decided that i should purchase.

My painter started the work to straighten the hood and prep the car while parts came in.

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The Brakes and Suspension were the last parts to come in.

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The rims where also painted to change up the look a little. Subtle and Simple. Once done it was off to get it aligned to make sure everything was straight.

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and here it is.

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as time goes on, i am looking to add a cold air intake, 4-1 extractors and a full 2.5 exhaust. will post pics as things go along.

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Re: Cruze Make Over

Postby Captain Awesome » February 15th, 2017, 3:28 pm

This looks great. I enjoyed looking at the transformation. I always liked the look of these cars too.

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Re: Cruze Make Over

Postby nick639v2 » February 15th, 2017, 4:04 pm

Very nice... Subscribed for that new exhaust sound

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Re: Cruze Make Over

Postby eliteauto » February 15th, 2017, 6:51 pm

looks good man

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Re: Cruze Make Over

Postby Morpheus » February 15th, 2017, 7:25 pm

Nice and simple...

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Re: Cruze Make Over

Postby K74T » February 15th, 2017, 7:46 pm

Nice

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Re: Cruze Make Over

Postby supercharged turbo » February 15th, 2017, 11:27 pm

Nice work

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Re: Cruze Make Over

Postby wagonrunner » February 15th, 2017, 11:46 pm

ummm, what caused the brakes to fail?

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Re: Cruze Make Over

Postby subzeroracing » February 16th, 2017, 7:25 am

had a worn rotor disc that i didn't pay much attention to...my error, my fault.

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Re: RE: Re: Cruze Make Over

Postby racedriverpro » February 16th, 2017, 8:08 am

subzeroracing wrote:had a worn rotor disc that i didn't pay much attention to...my error, my fault.

Worn rotor discs caused brakes to fail? Interesting. But good job with all the planning and coordinating in bringing it back.

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Re: Cruze Make Over

Postby subzeroracing » February 16th, 2017, 8:12 am

I think I should have been clearer. When I meant 'fail' I think I should have started that the brakes didn't hold as they should have under normal circumstances.

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Re: Cruze Make Over

Postby agent007 » February 21st, 2017, 1:57 am

Looks good
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Re: Cruze Make Over

Postby Pointman-IA » February 22nd, 2017, 1:56 am

I guess when you cleared the 2nd hump, you weren't expecting the other one.

Is the body shop located at the corner of Bypass Road?

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Re: Cruze Make Over

Postby subzeroracing » February 22nd, 2017, 11:32 am

nah the body shop is located in BonAir.

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Re: Cruze Make Over

Postby Dave » March 8th, 2017, 7:15 pm

Have been seeing this on a regular basis in and around champs fleurs....looks better in person bro

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Re: Cruze Make Over

Postby urbandilema » March 8th, 2017, 8:19 pm

Dave wrote:Have been seeing this on a regulation basis in and around champs fleurs....looks better in person bro

Actually saw it south side too...looks mean...good upgrades

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Re: Cruze Make Over

Postby TurboSingh12 » March 10th, 2017, 10:34 am

looks nice man.How much did the overall cost run you?

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Re: Cruze Make Over

Postby htsob » April 24th, 2017, 6:59 pm

GOOD JOB

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Re: Cruze Make Over

Postby nyronoel » June 4th, 2017, 1:50 pm

Simple and sweet looks good

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Re: Cruze Make Over

Postby Ted_v2 » June 4th, 2017, 3:29 pm

Like the look

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Re: Cruze Make Over

Postby subzeroracing » November 6th, 2018, 1:47 pm

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Some Bilstein B8s to be installed soon

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Re: Cruze Make Over

Postby Dave » November 6th, 2018, 8:06 pm

Nice. Missed the car a few days in it's parking spot.

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Re: Cruze Make Over

Postby subzeroracing » November 8th, 2018, 1:20 pm

Dave wrote:Nice. Missed the car a few days in it's parking spot.


was outside for a bit

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