Feb 2005 Featured Car

 
 
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 Screen Name: TopSCecret
 Age:
20
 Profession: Student nursea
 Car Model:
Lexus SC 400
 Car Year:
1992
 Engine Size:
1UZ-FE 4.0 V8
 Color: Gold

Modifications

1. Engine

  1. Custom 2.5’ Exhaust piping
  2. Red Grounding kit
  3. Color Matched engine bay pieces

2. Exhaust
  1. Blitz NurSpec Dual Mufflers

3. Suspension
  1. TEIN CS Coilovers
  2. JIC Magic Front Strut Tower Bar

4. Exterior
  1. JIC Magic Full Front Bumper
  2. JIC Magic Sideskirts
  3. JIC Magic Rear Skirt
  4. C-Wings OEM Carbon Fiber Hood
  5. Outer Edges Painted Gold
  6. Sparco Hoodpins
  7. JDM ‘SOARER’ Badge
  8. JDM Soarer Griffin Badge
  9. ‘97+ OEM Grille custom painted
  10. ‘97+ OEM Foglights
  11. Shaved “LEXUS” emblem
  12. Shaved “SC400” emblem
  13. House of Kolors Zenith Gold Paintjob
  14. Bohmen HID Kit 7500k
  15. Lextech White City Lights

5. Interior
  1. Bride Brix Super Seats
  2. Sparco Seats brackets/rails (custom installed)
  3. Takata 4-point racing harness
  4. Cusco 4-point Roll Cage
  5. Junction Produce Fusa
  6. Rear Seats Removed

6. Stereo (in the process of installing)
  1. Alpine CDA-9815 Head Unit
  2. Alpine Type-R 10’ Sub
  3. Kicker Impulse Amplifier

7. Wheels/Tires
  1. Racing Hart CX multi-piece
  2. 19x8.5 Front
  3. 19x10 Rear
  4. Bridgestone Potenza SO-3 (245/35-19 and 275/30-19)


What led you to buy a Lexus?
I received my Lexus as a hand-me-down birthday present from my dad when I was 16. At the time I wasn’t really interested in it, but over time I grew to love my car. So far, I’ve had my ups and downs, but I couldn’t be anymore happier with the way it is right now. The sleek, low profile stature of the coupe gives me a sense of thrill and excitement when I’m driving it.

Interests
On my spare time, I like to play tennis and workout. I also like to play the piano and draw occasionally. I like to hangout with my friends and family anytime I could. I enjoy meeting new people and other car enthusiasts.

Goals:
My overall goal with my car is to build a balance of a show car and driveable street car. I’m still working on getting some performance modifications done, but so far, I’m satisfied with the way my car is turning out. I want to be a firm competitor in the Lexus class and hopefully become exposed. My ultimate goal for my car is to get a feature in a magazine.

Why you chose to modify your Lexus?
The smooth, timeless design of the first-generation SC led me to pursue customizing my car. The overall sleekness and attention I receive gives me a rush and motivation to do more.

I would like to thank everyone from ClubLexus that has helped me out and gave me advice; I would like to thank my brother Allan for helping me with my car; I would like to thank ALL my friends that have helped me and have given me advice through it all. I would like to give a shoutout to Team Illmatic…..we reppin strong!!

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