The Evolution of My LS

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    Hey guys, I thought I'd properly introduce myself on the forum. I am really active on the Facebook page, and I browse here sometimes too, but I haven't properly introduced myself nor my car. This is the first picture I ever got of my 2002 LS V8 that goes by the name "Pearl" on 07/23/2013. It is one of the rare white LS's with a black interior.

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      Shortly after, I had it tinted, got new headlights, and added various LED's around the car

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      Then in 2015 I ended up getting a McLaren grille on eBay and some new wheels. Niche Targa 19x8.5 +42

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      At the end of 2015 I ended up putting RGB halos in my headlights. In 2016, I lowered the car with an Eibach Pro kit, put a rice LED wheel well kit in (they didn't last long), and retrofitted my headlights with a HID projector

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      Sometime in between I ended up getting my hands on a set of Jaguar Zeus wheels. It turned out that they were all bent so I had to get rid of them. Sad sad day.

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      In 2017, I got another set of wheels. Staggered 20" Niche Form wheels in bronze... I didn't like the way the bronze clashed with the chrome so I had them professionally powdercoated OEM Ford Wheel Silver and put smaller tires on them before mounting.

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      (these are my old wheels on a fellow LS owner's car)
       
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      So far in 2018, I put D2 adjustable coilovers on the car in April (was not a fan of the Eibach's at all), had another layer of 5% tint added (double 5 all around), bent a wheel and had it refinished, and built myself another set of headlights in August.

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      (please ignore this curb rash. I have had the entire wheel repowdercoated)

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        This doesn't include everything by any means. I've done small knick knack things such as a complete exterior and interior LED conversion, a LED emblem in the McLaren, exhaust work, blacked out the trim around the windows, and added some LED accent lights on the inside, and much more I'm sure I am forgetting.
         
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          Beautiful. Classy.
           
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            thank you man!
             
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            Did a lot of work to your LS, it came out great.

            To bad about the Zeus wheels those looked gorgeous on there!

            White and black like you said on an LS is very rare indeed. That's awesome.
             
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              I see you on there, Look great man!! Lots of work! What does the future look like for mods?
               
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                I thought so too. If I find a set for a reasonable price I would definitely grab another pair!
                 
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                thank you man! and probably not too much. I may vinyl wrap the roof black, add an intake or tune, and a first gen LSE kit if I can find one in decent condition for a decent price
                 
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                How are you liking those D2 coil overs? Performance, ride quality, fitment etc.
                 

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