Hey man, what part of the 'burgh you from? I'm originally from McKeesport. I cruise back up in the summers for meets. There a couple 2nd gen guys up there. PM me your info and I'll let you know the next time we meet up.
crice8 pretty summed up everything you need to get started.
No I don't think my car needs "moar low". I apologize to everyone for my car not looking like all the other Foci at FR14.