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Old 10-29-2013, 09:59 PM   #1
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GBear's slow pitch black ZX3 build

Hey guys,

I've been lurking around a bit and decided to post up some pictures of my 2005 pitch black ZX3. Enjoy.









Modifications:

C-F-M CAI
Cosworth 4 to 1 Header
Exedy Lightweight Flywheel
Exedy Stage 1 Clutch
FSWerks Stealth Exhaust
Autolite 104
Massive "Massacre" matte black strut tower bar
Team Dynamic Pro Race 1.2 17x7.5
BFGoodrich g-Force Sport Comp-2 205/45/ZR17XL
Lamin-X Red Tail lights
3M 5%VLT all around except windshield
Steeda Shorty Antenna
Steeda Short Throw Shifter
SCTX3 Tuned

Plans:

Fix paint chips
New struts and lowering springs
RS/SVT Spoiler
Door card inserts (leather is peeling)
Interior LED conversion

Thanks for looking!


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Old 10-29-2013, 11:45 PM   #2
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nice ride!!!
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Old 10-30-2013, 01:45 AM   #3
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Drop it 2" and then ul be in business! Looks good.
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Old 10-30-2013, 01:09 PM   #4
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That car looks great. Throw svt suspension/ brakes on that and it'll bring you down some, and handle like whoa!!
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That's quite a clean car, looks great.
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Old 10-30-2013, 02:32 PM   #6
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Yep, my next step is lowering it! I'm curious how much handling will improve.

Ford Racing vs SVT? Any preference?
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SVT FTW! Eibach is really good too, thats what I have on my SVT, sportline springs (2" drop) and im soon to get some Koni yellow shocks... Im still running the stock SVT shocks with the Eibach springs... Its a little rough due the shocks being compressed but it handles like a boss!
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Exact same

Also, you will need to find out the MFG date of your car. Early 2005's use the same suspension as 2000-2004, later 2005's changed the knucles
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Old 10-31-2013, 01:21 AM   #9
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Exact same

Also, you will need to find out the MFG date of your car. Early 2005's use the same suspension as 2000-2004, later 2005's changed the knucles
You just saved me a lot of future headaches. I'll look around for the date and see what's up.
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Door card inserts (leather is peeling)
Picture of the interior? Cant say I've seen leather door cards in an 05
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