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Alright, so I've waited long enough.

Here is Christine the day I got her March 10, 2012 ImageUploadedByTapatalk1377131187.187400.jpg

Added my autobot logo
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And practiced transforming

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Then the wheels went to the dark side
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And it got hood stripes and lots of washes

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Then I was tired of the ride height, so we went lower on sportlines ImageUploadedByTapatalk1377131647.309041.jpg
And the wheels went back from black TO white real paint.

Then I dropped the steeda RAI/CAI in ImageUploadedByTapatalk1377131733.396719.jpg


And let her exhale better with the FSwerks stealth ImageUploadedByTapatalk1377131771.239768.jpg

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Very nice nick! Race red or die!
 

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Yeah, she's talented
 

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After being slightly disappointed with the air temperature of the steeda intake (or any "CAI" since our hoods are sealed) I decided to make an.... Uh adjustment to my steeda CAI.

Using the Griffin Air mod's idea I ordered a 3 inch pre bent rubber tube.

Here's the twist, I also ordered a 9X5X4 intake duct to slap into my drivers side triangle.

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(Torque loves working on cars too apparently)

Sooooo I removed that pesky air flow blocker and opened up my drivers side triangle

Then I removed another useless part that was at one time a bracket for the factory air box.

Then I did the unthinkable. I took a three inch hole saw and drilled a 3in diameter hole in my $300 steeda intake.

I then routed my intake duct and tube through the bumper and up through my fresh 3in hole in my CAI box.

The result was great!

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It has a nasty texture to it because I had some extra plastidip laying around so I drown it in dip so the plastic wouldn't rattle together. (Not sure if it would have or not... Wasn't gonna stick around to find out)

You can't see it unless you're at triangle level a foot away anyway.


Performance Increase is more than I expected! Pulls harder when it would usually bog and the filter is COOL to the touch after 40 minutes of hard driving. Awesomeness!
 

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After being slightly disappointed with the air temperature of the steeda intake (or any "CAI" since our hoods are sealed) I decided to make an.... Uh adjustment to my steeda CAI.

Using the Griffin Air mod's idea I ordered a 3 inch pre bent rubber tube.

Here's the twist, I also ordered a 9X5X4 intake duct to slap into my drivers side triangle.

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(Torque loves working on cars too apparently)

Sooooo I removed that pesky air flow blocker and opened up my drivers side triangle

Then I removed another useless part that was at one time a bracket for the factory air box.

Then I did the unthinkable. I took a three inch hole saw and drilled a 3in diameter hole in my $300 steeda intake.

I then routed my intake duct and tube through the bumper and up through my fresh 3in hole in my CAI box.

The result was great!

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It has a nasty texture to it because I had some extra plastidip laying around so I drown it in dip so the plastic wouldn't rattle together. (Not sure if it would have or not... Wasn't gonna stick around to find out)

You can't see it unless you're at triangle level a foot away anyway.


Performance Increase is more than I expected! Pulls harder when it would usually bog and the filter is COOL to the touch after 40 minutes of hard driving. Awesomeness!
Awesome job bro! Looks like that might be my next mod! Ive noticed that same bog on my K&N especially during hot days, it needs air and this is sufficient [thumb]
 

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I'm thinking I may put a screen in somewhere, not sure where yet
 

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Alright so disregard everything I said in my above post^

Saw these Jaguar xj8 18x8 wheels for a cool 250 with 300 miles on them and couldn't pass it up. ImageUploadedByTapatalk1385653666.527083.jpg
 

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Ez lips look good in pictures but disappoint in person. I only had mine on for a week or two before it started to fall off and look bad so I ripped it off.
 

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And we are now in full winter mode...

Also just ordered a hydro shield and am currently not so patiently waiting on 2 parts to arrive in the mail.


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Quick update: desperately wishing winter would go away so I can mount my xj8 wheels. Also my girlfriend got me a scanguage 2 for Christmas so it's temporarily mounted here ImageUploadedByTapatalk1388182274.231788.jpg

But soon will have it mounted inside an ST gauge pod ImageUploadedByTapatalk1388182486.566876.jpg
 

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Got my ST gauge pod mounted up. I really really like it!

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Also, snake says it's time for spring
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Went full racecar and got some awesome ST2 recaros
 

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Thanks man!
 

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I seen those Jag wheels on a car today at school, I swear my first thought was "I wonder how they will look on a 3rd gen", and boom here we are!
 

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Hopefully the lip of the wheel and my rear fender will be great friends here very shortly :)
 

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Looks like I forgot to post these as well. ST spoiler will be paint matched as will the midwing


 
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