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Old 06-09-2011   #1
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Muirsy build thread

I picked up a 2004 civic se coupe almost three years ago at a dealer auction with 60 000 kms on it for $9000. The second I picked it up I already had plans running through my head of what I wanted to do it. The car stayed stock for almost a year until I finally started getting some money to put in to it.

The mods so far:

PDM front lip
HFP sides skirts
Type-r rear lip
Oem spoiler
Rota grids 17x7.5 +45 offset
20mm bolt on spacers
Type-r grill
Yellow fog lights
Blacked out headlights with 6000k hids
Painted mirrors and door handles
Gold blacks works racing tow hook
Gold skunk2 LCAs
Gold beaks bar
Skunk2 full coilovers
Front RSX type-s Leather seats
Alpine head unit
Apex%u2019i N1 cat back
Ebay header
High flow cat with custom down pipe

Mods no longer on the car
DAI rims
Tein s-tech lowering springs
Type-r front lip
Mugen front lip
2 10 inch subs

Future mods
RSX type-s rear sway bar
Polished subframe brace
CF hood
Tint
Sedan grill

First mod was apex'i n1 catback and DAI rims



next was typr-r front lip and grill



then painted the rims black, hfp sides, type-r rear lip, tein s-tech springs, and oem spoiler



painted the lip kit and yellow fogs



blacked out the headlights



RSX seats



painted the rims gold and installed gold tow hook



LCAs, beaks bar, and mugen front lip





2010 winter mode



pdm front lip and skunk2 full coils



new rims: Rota grids and how the car sits now minus the spacers






the only pic i have of the 20mm spacers on at the moment



I can't believe its almost been three years since I got the car. I have learned so much from working on it myself and being on the forums. I hope you guys like my car as much as I do.

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Everyone has build threads now !

The rear suspension looks great, are you planning on adding a sway bar and subframe brace at some point?
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yup looking at getting a asr polished subframe brace and i was suppose to pick up a rsx type s sway bar of a guy but he flopped on me so still currently looking for one
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Looking good !
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I've told you before that i was jealous of your car. It looks good man
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^ lol thanks man
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update 06/15/11

better pic of spacers on

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new pics... everybody likes pics right?







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LOVE THEM, car is a an absolute beauty
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Update 07/2/11

got the sedan grill on and got rid of the old steering wheel which had a bad airbag and replaced it with the ep3 steering wheel.





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Nice! How much you pay for the ep3 wheel?
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$200 shipped not to bad
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how was the install on that pdm front lip? did it just go over the stock bumper?
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yup i just had to trim apart of the lip to fit the fogs
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Looooks awesome man keep up the nice modding and MORE PICTURES

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picked up a nikon d3000 today to take down to Nashville and myrtle beach. heres a couple pics of my car testing out and getting to know how to use the camera.







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picked up a nikon d3000 today to take down to Nashville and myrtle beach. heres a couple pics of my car testing out and getting to know how to use the camera.



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Sweet pictures and ride bro. Very clean
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some action shots of my em2 concurring the dragon





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update 22/07/11

new red lug nuts

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Wow, that is a strange color combination red and gold, but it works oddly enough o.o
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The car looks amazing
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good looks. i just picked up my rsx rear sway from a scrapyard a few days ago, if you didn't already think of that lol
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^ i was suppose to pick up one a month ago but the seller never showed up
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I'd love to have a look at all the parts you aren't using. could have a shopping spree haha
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most parts i have lying around are just stock parts.. i have a canadian si header, stock struts, stock springs, stock air box, stock lower control arms
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polished stock lcas look pretty good, you just need a couple spare hours and a few materials.
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^ I'll sell someone my stock ones if someone is interested in polishing them
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