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Old 12-07-11, 11:36 PM   #1
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Default Little update has been updated a bit more. Now w/more pics

Update 12/16/11: Added 95 tails!!! So I lazily washed my ***** and took out the Nikon. Also got my alignment readjusted, was able to remove another degree of camber using the stock adjusters, so the front is now down to -2* camber(was previously at -3*)


front1 by frontwheelfanatic, on Flickr


side1 by frontwheelfanatic, on Flickr


side2 by frontwheelfanatic, on Flickr


Light output!!

Quad retro by frontwheelfanatic, on Flickr


Sorta rolling by frontwheelfanatic, on Flickr



12/7/11-Small update for my POS, I did a quad retrofit! I redid the TSX retrofit in my low beams and managed to shoehorn in some Bixenon FX-R projectors into the high beams. The highbeam retrofit is still in "beta" LOL so i didn't put shrouds or wet sand the the fluting out of the lens. This was more of a proof of concept attempt for myself, Gonna rip them apart again soon to add shrouds and maybe remove the fluting from the lens.

I also added an H3 PnP kit into my foglights(which have es300 fogs retrofitted in) and modded the corner light to come on as a running light as well as function as a blinker.


It was late so I didn't feel like taking out my dslr for proper pics so I just used my epic touch's camera-







I also switched up my mini N1's to Megas........ but they hang so damn low!









Small insignificant, update I know but i was kinda excited and wanted to share

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Old 12-07-11, 11:40 PM   #2
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I wouldn't call Magas insignificant! looks good
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Old 12-08-11, 12:09 AM   #3
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best color for an sc
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Old 12-08-11, 12:57 AM   #4
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They do hang low, but thats whats nice about them especially since its polished you can see the whole can.

Oh, one of your exhaust is off
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Old 12-08-11, 02:14 AM   #5
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Nice update. I love how the rear looks
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Old 12-08-11, 03:09 AM   #6
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Nice job on retrofitting! I'd love to see some night shots of those great cut offs. There are too many SC's with plug 'n play HID kit with glare and it's nice to see someone do it right.
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Looks good wish they would make them with a 3" inlet

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Old 12-08-11, 09:24 AM   #8
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Looks very good on your car. Aggressive wheels and an aggressive exhaust. Looks sweet.
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Old 12-08-11, 09:43 AM   #9
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that exhaust always looks good man. nice car. also i see that you damaged your paint when you rolled your fenders, when you get them painted would you put some pics up? im doing this soon and am worried about the match ill get.

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The exhaust looks good. i never realized those hung so low.
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nah man dnt trip i get it small but exciting to get new things its like my mom said how do u eat a elephant? 1 bite @ a time so thats how cars r and urs look like its coming along especially that ur doing somthing custom on ur headlights its all that little stuff that set urs apart and those wheels r freaken sick!
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I wouldn't call Magas insignificant! looks good
lol good point

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best color for an sc
The color has grown on me

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They do hang low, but thats whats nice about them especially since its polished you can see the whole can.

Oh, one of your exhaust is off
Lol yeah I think I need new rubber hangers.

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Nice update. I love how the rear looks
TY sir

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Nice job on retrofitting! I'd love to see some night shots of those great cut offs. There are too many SC's with plug 'n play HID kit with glare and it's nice to see someone do it right.
TY, I honestly hate PnP kits. I only put them in the fogs cuz I had the kit laying around and with the ES300 fogs they dont glare at all and are a lot brighter.

The cutoff line is nice when its just the TSX projectors, but with all 4 on the fx-r's throw a little light above the cutoff due to the fluting in the high beam lens. This doesnt bother me though cuz it's not glaring for other drivers and it helps light up street/freeway sign. Something that the sharp TSX projectors don't do very well.

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Looks good wish they would make them with a 3" inlet
me too, maybe then these things would be a tad louder

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Looks very good on your car. Aggressive wheels and an aggressive exhaust. Looks sweet.

TY sir

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that exhaust always looks good man. nice car. also i see that you damaged your paint when you rolled your fenders, when you get them painted would you put some pics up? im doing this soon and am worried about the match ill get.
Yeah I damaged my paint cuz I used a 5lb sledge hammer to do the flaring. When I got the car it had crease in the driver quarter panel that wasn't allowing me to pull the fender with fender roller.... so I said F it and went to town.

If/when I get it painted it'll be a full respray so you won't be able to see how well it does/doesn't matches

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The exhaust looks good. i never realized those hung so low.
It doesn't help that the car is so low

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nah man dnt trip i get it small but exciting to get new things its like my mom said how do u eat a elephant? 1 bite @ a time so thats how cars r and urs look like its coming along especially that ur doing somthing custom on ur headlights its all that little stuff that set urs apart and those wheels r freaken sick!

TY man. Everything you said is true
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I thought this car was sold? Hmm.. glad to see you kept it and progressing on your build tho!
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Updated with fresh pics and 95 tails!!!!
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Those fogs are bright. I'm jealous.
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