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      10-08-2018, 08:05 AM   #1
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What did you do to your i8 today?

Most car forums have this thread but didn't see one on the i8 so thought i would add one!

I installed the maxhaust sounds module and now my car sounds amazing!

Videos to follow soon.
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      10-08-2018, 11:49 AM   #2
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2019 i8 Roadster (so far):

- Paint Protection film for whole front Clip and mirrors

- Tinted the side/rear windows (30%)

- De-badged (removed) both the i8 and iDrive logo's on rear of car

- Rewired power socket under dash to change from always-on to acc-only power (fuse box micro-tap)

- Designed/3DPrinted windshield mount/shroud for Valentine 1 Radar Detector (prevents laser interference from Nav Screen)

- Wired Valentine 1 to new aux power circuit added to fuse box

- Mounted Valentine 1 Remote display and bluetooth transmitter just to the left of the headlight selector

- Installed RAM ball mount in little cavity forward of transmission selector

- Designed/3DPrinted Note8 slide-in phone holder with built in USB-C power connector. Mounted holder on RAM ball mount. Powered by low profile USB charger inserted into modified power socket under glove box.

- Designed/sewed black Spandex slip-on covers for sun visors. (Covers ugly yellow warning stickers and provides sleeve for parking ticket storage, etc).

- Added low profile USB charger to power port in console. Also added low profile right-angle USB extender cable so something can actually plug into it!

- Installed 256 GB micro USB 3.0 Thumb drive in USB port in console to hold my entire music collection. (Makes limited storage of internal Hard drive irrelevant and is removable for easy update using a PC).

- 3M Durolock added to windshield for removable mounting point of iPass toll token

I think that brings me up to date... ;-)
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My mods

Removed cup holder. (reduced 700g weight)

That's it
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      10-08-2018, 03:21 PM   #4
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...joking aside, I also had my wheels recoloured and had the official carbon fibre trim installed.







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      10-08-2018, 03:48 PM   #5
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...joking aside, I also had my wheels recoloured and had the official carbon fibre trim installed.
You really should get the steering wheel moved over to the proper side while you're at it...

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2019 i8 Roadster (so far):

- Paint Protection film for whole front Clip and mirrors

- Tinted the side/rear windows (30%)

- De-badged (removed) both the i8 and iDrive logo's on rear of car

- Rewired power socket under dash to change from always-on to acc-only power (fuse box micro-tap)

- Designed/3DPrinted windshield mount/shroud for Valentine 1 Radar Detector (prevents laser interference from Nav Screen)

- Wired Valentine 1 to new aux power circuit added to fuse box

- Mounted Valentine 1 Remote display and bluetooth transmitter just to the left of the headlight selector

- Installed RAM ball mount in little cavity forward of transmission selector

- Designed/3DPrinted Note8 slide-in phone holder with built in USB-C power connector. Mounted holder on RAM ball mount. Powered by low profile USB charger inserted into modified power socket under glove box.

- Designed/sewed black Spandex slip-on covers for sun visors. (Covers ugly yellow warning stickers and provides sleeve for parking ticket storage, etc).

- Added low profile USB charger to power port in console. Also added low profile right-angle USB extender cable so something can actually plug into it!

- Installed 256 GB micro USB 3.0 Thumb drive in USB port in console to hold my entire music collection. (Makes limited storage of internal Hard drive irrelevant and is removable for easy update using a PC).

- 3M Durolock added to windshield for removable mounting point of iPass toll token

I think that brings me up to date... ;-)

Wow you have been busy!! some great mods.
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...joking aside, I also had my wheels recoloured and had the official carbon fibre trim installed.








Love the CF has to be my next mod!
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You really should get the steering wheel moved over to the proper side while you're at it...


I was told it was a more rare & special model. Very few have the wheel on this side
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stared at it have it stored for winter
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Installed carbon fiber wing
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Did you order the wing from the guys in Aachen Ge?
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Bought it Saturday, gave it a hand wash yesterday. It was the dealership owner's 2015 and he put 10,500mi on it. New to me, totally enjoying it!
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Carbon fiber wing is from DarwinPRO. Saw it on eBay. Perfect fit finish and quality.
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I drove a loaner seven series into the dealership to find out why the hell they still had my i8 two weeks after dropping it off for a first service and a few little warranty items.....
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