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So Im still trying to figure out where to start the build thread since I really started building the car a couple of years ago. may just be a bunch of photos and then any progress I make will be added as I do it.

Car started as a stock 2003 R53 that was bone stock minus some aftermarket wheels when I bought it.

The day I picked it up I ordered a DDM Works intake for it and the week after I had my MagnaFlow exhaust ordered......then everything spiraled out of control......

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Decided to update the first post with a current mod list.

Exterior:
Window Tint
Honda S2000 Shorty Antenna
Silver M/A Decals
Red tinted tail lights
Front plate relocation bracket for tow hook
Smoked side marker lights
Rear Wiper Delete

Interior:
Mini Cooper Rubbish Bag
Mini Cooper Rubber Mats
Color Matched Dash Panels
Custom Rear Seat Delete
Whalen Shift Machine Brushed Aluminum Shift Knob
Whalen Shift Machine Brushed Aluminum E-Brake Handle
Schroth Quickfit Racing Harness's
Works Bell Short Hub Steering Wheel Adapter
Grip Royal Wood Steering Wheel
P3 Digital Vent Gauge

Under-the-Bonnet:
DDM Works Intake
WMW 17% Reduction Pulley
ACT Clutch Kit and Flywheel
Wavetrac LSD
RMW Tune
Megan Racing Header and test pipe
Magnaflow cat-back Exhaust
JCW Spark Plugs
Airtec Intercooler

Suspension:
Accuair switchspeed air management with Airrex air struts.
Specialty Suspensions 3 Gal Seamless air tank
Viair 440c Compressor
Mk5 VW front sway bar end links
Megan Racing rear adjustable control arms(uppers and lowers)
M7 Strut Brace with Defender Caps

Wheels/Tires:
16x8 and 16x8.5 Gotti J55C's
Chrome Lips and Wood grain faces
wrapped in 205/40 Nitto Neogens
18mm adapters in the rear and 25mm adapters in the front to go from 4x100 to 5x112.
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Wow - now I have to see pics!


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Click the image to open in full size.Click the image to open in full size.
Here are a couple of current pics
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Nice! Are those Gotti's with custom barrels?
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Nice! Are those Gotti's with custom barrels?
factory lips/barrels but with custom 5x112 faces. they were originally made for and ordered by race driver bruce canepa. they even have his signature and what race they were used for inscribed into the barrels
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because of running the harnesses, and the fact a rat chewed through my driver side factory seat belt, im choosing to do so custom seat belt pillars to remove the seatbelt openings. I will post progress pics as I work on the project
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Man - that looks clean. You have it on the ground. Can't wait to see more pics as you move forward..


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talking with a buddy last night we may be trying to make some vented fenders. I've seen them on a few cars but haven't been able to find any through searching that are still being made. possibly thinking of making them in carbon fiber and painting part of them but undecided
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