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Well i guess i will start it off like this, My ride is a 06 GT 6 Speed with 81,000 miles on it now, i bought the car February 2015 with 77,000 miles on it for $4,600. Car has moon roof, leather seats, heated seats, rockford upgraded stereo system (fully loaded with every option from the factory). My goal is to hit in the 12's in a 1/4 with it eventually. That may take a bit as my family comes first and i refuse to dump all my money in my baby at one time, so this will take time.

I have pictures scattered in different threads on the forum, but to make this my official build thread and easier for all to see my car pics in one spot, i am posting them here as well.

MODS that have no pics

complete LED upgrade to all exterior and interior lights.
2010 head light conversion. (seen in many pictures, just not directly)
tail light blinker switch mod.
8,000k HID's in the fog lights
8,000k in the head lights
Greddy cat back Exhaust.
catalytic converter delete.

Car was already lowered over 2 inches when i got it, maybe Tein S. Tech Springs??

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First set of pictures are my rims plasti dipped different colors over the summer of 2015, went from none, to purple metalizer , electric lime green and last to Blaze blue.









These next set of pics is what i will be installing soon. OBX long tube headers will hopefully be here in the next few days, picture to follow. edit: OBX was a no go thank god, RRE was what i ended up with :)

Polyurethane Motor Mounts


Nitrous


RPM window switch that does not work with our cars lol, What i ended up with is on page 2


Digital Nitrous Gauge


Triple Pillar Pod


o2 sensor non fouler


Kenwood :)


This next set of pictures is my Ebay CAI i modified so MAF would read properly. I would not suggest anyone to buy the Ebay CAI unless you have your MAF recalibrated or mod it like i did in the pictures below.

So as a few of you might know, when i got that Ebay CAI my car did not idle correctly and my CEL came on. All because of the Ebay CAI being 3" all the way through like alot of you have described being the main problem. The high end CAI's drop down to 2 3/4" where the air passes through the MAF and then back up to 3" to the throttle body. Due to this issue i took it off and went back to my stock one for almost a month now. But last week i was determined to get that thing to work since i spent $62 on it.

So what i did was, i purchased a piece of 2 3/4 aluminum pipe, 2 couplers that went from 3" to 2 3/4" , and i picked up 4 more hose clamps.

Now to make all that work!! I brought the CAI to work, had our welder cut the MAF mounting block off the Ebay CAI and had him tig weld it onto the piece of 2 3/4" aluminum pipe i purchased. I cut the section of pipe out of the CAI that i would no longer need and i replaced it with my new 2 3/4" pipe that i had made.

the car now idles as smooth as it did with the stock breather box and no more CEL coming on!! i have had it on for 2 days now and put roughly 65 miles on it. And damn i can tell a huge difference from the stock breather to this set up! it definitely pulls alot harder now.

I might take it back off and paint that section of pipe. Not to sure yet lol

Here are a few photos , enjoy













I will ad more info as i go along, because i do know i always forget something lol.
 

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California Car Cover i purchased just before winter hit, $260 well spent. Amazing cover!!





after being covered for almost 5 months, pulled the cover off the other day on March 13th for the first time and still looks good :) took her off the blocks, put the battery back in and fired right up. Our new Kia Sorento in the back ground! No more Caravan lol

 

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My baby sitting there covered the day before Christmas as i wash my winter beater lol. First time i have ever been outside in shorts and T Shirt hand washing my car the day before winter, should have snow and 30 degrees lol, it was 70 degrees out that day.

 

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I just posted a thread of these next pictures in the general area, maybe i should not have since i am adding them to my build thread, sorry.

I made these ramps just before summer hit last year, forgot i took pictures of them or i would have posted these earlier. Makes it a hole lot easier to get the car up in the air when its lowered.







 

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Nice, I'm loving all the upgrades you've done so far! Especially the Kenwood unit. Extra jealous since you have a GT haha

How did you get the headlight conversion btw?
 

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Nice, I'm loving all the upgrades you've done so far! Especially the Kenwood unit. Extra jealous since you have a GT haha

How did you get the headlight conversion btw?
Thank you, yeah the Kenwood was a great addition, was money well spent. Cannot ever cheap out on a shit unit lol. Got to spend that money on a good one lol

The headlight conversion was already done when i bought the car. The 2 things that were already done to the car, was the suspension and the head lights.
 

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Well, OBX headers were cancelled due to being out of stock, tried ordering from 2 other sellers as well and they also refunded my money, unreal!!!! i have one more order i just placed that is pending, so i will see whats up by tomorrow i am assuming.

If that one falls through, i am screwed!!! no OBX long tube headers any where. Might have to save up another $180 and buy the RRE. That will be my only option if i want headers before summer hits.

Just so you all know, ebay sellers show that they have them, but they really do not. I purchased them from every ebay store lol
 

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RRE is probably a better choice any way :naughty: love the build so far keep it up man
 

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RRE headers delivered today! :)








Oh no.. I see they made a terrible mistake. you need to send them back ASAP! Wait.. just send them to my house. I will send them back for you lol.:naughty:

Thats awesome man. Let everyone know how it works out. The headers are pretty much my next big buy.
lol i was going to be an ass and send you nothing but spoiler pics! Like hahahahah you may have headers but you dont have the spoiler!
Then i thought about it.
I think you made a great choice with RRE. How long do you think it will take to install them?
 

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lol thanks man, installing them will depend on the weather, since i have to do this outside lol, was 60 out today, 60's the next few days but suppose to rain till Sunday, then next week drop back down into the low 30's. UGH i hope soon, they already burning a hole in my eye balls because i been staring at them so damn much haha.

I still want a damn wing to lol, someday lol

I also want to do my motor mounts at the same time when i do my headers.
 
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