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Yep, really a work in progress. Took delivery of it 7/6/09. It's solid red, with full Touring/Sport packages. Yep, even got the navigation! (by the way, someone tell me if

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Old 08-15-2009, 09:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Yep, really a work in progress. Took delivery of it 7/6/09. It's solid red, with full Touring/Sport packages. Yep, even got the navigation! (by the way, someone tell me if these pics are waaay too big, I'll resize them. I'm going to do so anyway for all future posts anyway..)

Current mods (as of 5/10/11):
-JDM badge
-Partial smoked rear lamps
-ClearBra (courtesy of AeroTect) (partially removed, need to find CB for the amuse bumper)
-Illuminated Kick Plates (RED! courtesy of Cjanik. Thanks!)
-SPC rear adjustable camber arms
-Volk 19x9.5 / 19x10.5 TE37SL (using Hankook V12, 295/30 and 255/35)
-NonStopTuning Pulley Kit
-Sun Auto Hyper Grounding Kit
-Password:JDM Shift Knob
-Amuse R1 Titan Extra STTi Exhaust
-Amuse Vestito Body Kit
-Amuse R1 Midpipe
-Amuse STTi Brace Bar
-MRWorks Custom Headlights
-Custom painted tower strut brace
-KW V3 Coilovers
-ARC Radiator Cap
-Password:JDM Carbon Fiber Engine Bay Accents (Radiator Plate / Battery / Brake Fluid Covers / Oil Filler Cap)
-Samco Red Hoses
-Squash Air Freshener

"Near future" to do:
-Lighting & LED mods
-Paint

"Out there" to do:
-Superchargaaaaa

Old mods
-Exhaust from Tony @ FI (#008)
-Volk 19x9.5 / 19x10.5 CE28N Genesis (using Hankook V12, 295/30 and 255/35)
-Injen Cold Air Intake

Once I get the car to a nicer location I'll take more pictures.

Completely stock:



Interior w/ Navi (had to wait for this option!):


Some nighttime garage shots with a bad camera:


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Old 08-15-2009, 09:23 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Partial smokes:


Rear valence (thanks VIP-Status!)



Front fangs + bumper plug (Dealership drilled front license ><', but thanks again, VIP-Status ):

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Old 08-15-2009, 09:43 PM   #3 (permalink)
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partial smokes, overlays or paint??
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looks great in red! nice work so far... keep it subtle !
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looking good! I want to do the fang blackout and rear valance as well, it makes it look better IMO.


p.s. Get some pic's of the red kick plates I made on here!
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I'm doing the installation of the kick plates tomorrow afternoon. I'll be sure to post pics
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looks awsome.....really love the red Z. After having my last car red though, sorta found that it fades a bit after 6 years so not going red this time around. Although in saying that back then i had no garage so it was outside :s
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btw, you might consider de-badging the rear
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what, the nissan badge? i thought that was inset?
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The fangs look great phelan! Very Nice!
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omg, this is so nice will you consider on body matching those door handles too?
get back to me on this one, I would really like to see red with this mod
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what, the nissan badge? i thought that was inset?
yeah, you're right... just looked around the board and some folks found out that there is a ~1/4" inset and hole behind the nissan 'burger'... would require body work
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yeah, you're right... just looked around the board and some folks found out that there is a ~1/4" inset and hole behind the nissan 'burger'... would require body work
I think having this flushed out at a body shop will be worth it.
it's a good opportunity to do so when you're doing other body work like kits.
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Looking good! What part of OC you live in? I grew up in Garden Grove.
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