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 Old 12-03-2018, 10:54 AM   #11921
 
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Originally Posted by andale927 View Post
Got some goodies in the mail. Too bad it'll be a few months until I can install it
I really hope Full Race fixed their down pipe fitment issue:
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Hitting 50k soon, since last post:
  • New Wheels\Tires (Konig Rennform 18x8 +45 with 235/40 Indy Firehawk 500 are ~5lbs lighter per corner
  • Installed Corksport TMM Insert + drain\fill with Redline MTL 75w80 & 2oz Motorcraft XL3 Friction Modifier
  • Installed Borla Axleback (easy install, good sound, but fit like crap, ended up having to go to a shop to heat up and bend the hangers into better position to even out tips)
  • Power steering drain\fill with Valvoline Syn ATF

Ran my E33 tune for about 600 miles (amazing) but am waiting to switch over to Pennzoil Platinum 5w30 to run it long term since I have read mixed info on running Rotella with ethanol. Thoughts?

After almost a year of ownership I can say that an upgraded RSB and short shift plate are the biggest bang for buck daily driver mods. Thanks for all the knowledge guys, looking forward to another awesome year with the MS3.
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Installed cpe intercooler and also CorkSport tip
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More like what I can't do in my ride today.

Almost everyday .. at some point I need to go full boost .

Now I discovered that my fanbelt has some small pieces missing, needless to say I can't go into boost until a new replacement belt arrives.

It's been 4 long days of not boosting and the wait is surely killing me.

Not a happy camper.
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Originally Posted by lazza151 View Post
More like what I can't do in my ride today.

Almost everyday .. at some point I need to go full boost .

Now I discovered that my fanbelt has some small pieces missing, needless to say I can't go into boost until a new replacement belt arrives.

It's been 4 long days of not boosting and the wait is surely killing me.

Not a happy camper.
That's the reason why I keep an old belt handy. Never know when you could need it.

I installed a new downstream o2 and replaced the rear sway bar bushings. Between a loose spoiler and those bushings it was driving me crazy.
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did a seat swap. Not quite the seat i wanted, but still an upgrade
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Has anyone installed a civic type r seat on there ride? MS6
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Has anyone installed a civic type r seat on there ride? MS6
Not sure but that would be the ultimate swap. The seats in the fk8 Type Rs are the most comfortable things to ever grace my booty cheeks
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I have a type r FN2, Ill probably remove the seats on both car and see how much mods is involved, and if it is doable, I'll probably buy and fit them. Your right Bertospeed3 they are super comfy and they hold your booties so well on tight corners.
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Let’s see.. this weekend I did:
New plugs
New 3.5” HTP intake
Damond EGR delete
Walnut blasted valves and intake manifold
New PCV (and retaining clip)
New generic catch can
New UR downpipe
New ETS TMIC
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New boostleak (stupid oem rubber couplers)
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Not today, but recently (1/25/19), sold my beloved '08 Speed 3 to another younger forum member. Bought the car new in May, 2008 and have owned and enjoyed it greatly for 136,000 miles and more than ten years.

It was bittersweet to let it go, but I have a different daily driver, now, and don't have the time to maintain it going forward as it deserves.

I'll probably hang around for a bit.
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CP-E SRI & TIP, JBR boost tubes, GFB hybrid BPV/BOV, Accessport V3
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Oil change with that sweet Rotella T6 juice.

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Hitting 50k soon, since last post:
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  • Installed Corksport TMM Insert + drain\fill with Redline MTL 75w80 & 2oz Motorcraft XL3 Friction Modifier
  • Installed Borla Axleback (easy install, good sound, but fit like crap, ended up having to go to a shop to heat up and bend the hangers into better position to even out tips)
  • Power steering drain\fill with Valvoline Syn ATF

Ran my E33 tune for about 600 miles (amazing) but am waiting to switch over to Pennzoil Platinum 5w30 to run it long term since I have read mixed info on running Rotella with ethanol. Thoughts?

After almost a year of ownership I can say that an upgraded RSB and short shift plate are the biggest bang for buck daily driver mods. Thanks for all the knowledge guys, looking forward to another awesome year with the MS3.
Car looks clean, my friend. I have the same color and always wanted to get the lip.
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New shoes: Michelin Pilot Super Sports. I'm very pleased.
which reinforces past statements of "buy nothing else, period".
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Very nice. I wanted those on mine but the need for tires came unexpectedly and I had to get cheaper Generals.
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New shoes: Michelin Pilot Super Sports. I'm very pleased.
which reinforces past statements of "buy nothing else, period".
I always wanted to get those, but never got myself to fork up money for them all at once .
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Cleaned up the bay.

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Cleaned up the bay.
Looks good - do you use a plastic\rubber dressing product?

I saw another thread where someone modified the OEM shroud to fit an ETS TMIC, I'm a big fan of the look. Might source a donor shroud to modify so I still have mine if the time to stock out ever comes.
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Looks good - do you use a plastic\rubber dressing product?

I saw another thread where someone modified the OEM shroud to fit an ETS TMIC, I'm a big fan of the look. Might source a donor shroud to modify so I still have mine if the time to stock out ever comes.
Thanks, I looked and couldn't find a thread so I hoped it would look okay, i think it turned out okay and kinda sticks with my stock like appearance. Got a few other things to tidy up like hiding the methanol hose/painting the vc breather/move the ebcs to the battery box.
I normally use carguys plastic restorer, it's the best stuff I've ever used on plastic/rubber. In this photo I used original armor all, I am out of the carguys stuff.
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  • Damond OCC (Stage1 VTA) - had to slice the factory hose to get it off the pcv!
  • Damond EGR delete
  • JBR throttle body TIG & coolant bypass (deleted the second hose instead of using the barb)
  • JBR boost tubes \ bpv hose
  • Corksport BPV
  • Homelink rear view mirror (found a used gntx-453 off ebay for $30, OEM install kit 0000-8C-L31A for $23)
  • Independent fog light mod (connect BCM grounds with t-taps)
  • 6k LED H11 bulb fogs \ 6k LED 194 bulb "Nagare" parking lights

Also assembled my front Bilstein B8 struts on Eibach Pro springs w\Ford mounts&bearings... BUT the rear shock backorder was pushed from March to May.
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New shoes: Michelin Pilot Super Sports. I'm very pleased.
which reinforces past statements of "buy nothing else, period".

i did PS4S (successor to PSS) in stock fitment and holy moly i don't know why i didn't do it sooner. we're going through some wet stuff in so cal and needless to say even at full tread the arenas 615k+ was not exactly confidence inspiring. love everything about the michelins except the aesthetics.
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Originally Posted by sd_e30er View Post
i did PS4S (successor to PSS) in stock fitment and holy moly i don't know why i didn't do it sooner. we're going through some wet stuff in so cal and needless to say even at full tread the arenas 615k+ was not exactly confidence inspiring. love everything about the michelins except the aesthetics.
Yeah their wet traction is unreal lol. Can actually do pulls while it's raining

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Last weekend I stocked out a friends gen 2. He gave me a 2k mile old set of BC racing coilovers (for my stock suspension) and a set of Evo X rims with some unknown tire.
I installed the coils yesterday and today I put in my tr1035 with cx piping today. It turned out pretty good, just got to finish up final fitment and adjust the centering.
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Earlier in the week I got rid of the El Cheepo Goodride 225/40 18 tires .. Replaced all four with Falken Azenis FK510 235/40 18' .

Wow what a surprise , car feels much more stable in tight turns and at speed.

Even torque steer seems less.

Very pleased with how they perform.
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Originally Posted by lazza151 View Post
Earlier in the week I got rid of the El Cheepo Goodride 225/40 18 tires .. Replaced all four with Falken Azenis FK510 235/40 18' .

Wow what a surprise , car feels much more stable in tight turns and at speed.

Even torque steer seems less.

Very pleased with how they perform.
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