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Reader's Rides - February 2007

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Carter Jung
Feb 8, 2007
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CARTER'S RIDE of the Month
Son Le

OWNS A '94 Acura NSX SEE IT ON THE ROAD IN Southern California LOOK FOR A BRS Autodesign GT wide body kit; Downforce carbon fiber wing, Aeroduo GT carbon fiber hood; Work Equip (18x8.5 f, 19x11 r); Pirelli PZero Rosso tires; Endless Zeal suspension; Taitec JGTC parallel exhaust, test pipes; HKS intake; '02 NSX taillights; Maple red paint Son says, "I've been a reader for a while now, hopefully I can get my NSX in there." PLANS TO supercharge the motor and swap the headlights for '02 spec CARTER SAYS the updated headlights should look sick with the widebody. Afterwards, work on the motor and interior to complete the JGTC look.

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Tyler Lee
OWNS A '90 Nissan 240SX SEE IT ON THE ROAD IN Granada Hills, CA LOOK FOR A Red Top SR20DET; HKS intake, blow-off valve; Tomei short shifter; A'PEXi GT spec exhaust, boost gauge; Blitz turbo timer; JDM Kouki 180SX seats; Espelir springs; Origin body kit; Enkei rims; Bridgestone tires TYLER SAYS, "Thanks to my girl, family, friends and Team Limitless for putting up with my drift habit." PLANS TO buy a GReddy front-mount intercooler and intake CARTER SAYS it sounds like drifting changed your life.

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Sean Taylor
OWNS A '94 Honda Civic EX SEE IT ON THE ROAD IN Jacksonville, FL LOOK FOR A swapped JDM B18C; Uberdata ECU; ACT clutch, flywheel; Type R valve cover; Hasport mounts; Tein coilovers; rear disc brakes; Rota Circuit 10 rims; Powerstop brake rotors; Auto Meter gauges; OEM foglights SEAN SAYS, "Thanks to friends, family and Springrates.com! See, Civics can be alright." PLANS TO sell the car and buy an IS300 CARTER SAYS if you can afford it, keep your Civic. You spent a grip and you won't make it back. Make it your "fun" car.

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John Doe
OWNS A '98 Mitsubishi Eclipse SEE IT ON THE ROAD IN Anytown, USA LOOK FOR A S15 headlights; S2000 taillight conversions; custom widebody; APR mirrors; canards, splitter, carbon wing; VIS carbon hood; roof scoop; air ride suspension; Wilwood brakes; 18-inch Axis Reverb rims; Nitto tires; Corbeau seats; Stewart Warner gauges; LCD monitors; Pioneer head unit; custom system; Hahn Racecraft turbo; Percision Turbo intercooler; NX nitrous kit; A'PEXi N1 full cat back exhaust. JOHN SAYS, "A whole lotta nothing." PLANS TO learn how to follow directions. Or at least write his name. CARTER SAYS you suck, anonymous reader. You're lucky we needed red cars.

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Eric Noss
OWNS A '99 Acura Integra LS SEE IT ON THE ROAD IN Coeur d'Alene, ID LOOK FOR A S.D.S. EM-4E ECU; MSD ignition; Innovative boost controller, T3/T4 ball bearing turbo; Darton sleeves; Arias pistons; Eagle rods; Skunk2 cam gears; AEM fuel rail, regulator; Wings West body kit; VIS carbon hood, hatch; 17-inch ADR RS rims; Toyo tires; F2uning rollcage; Auto Meter gauges; Pioneer head unit; Neuspeed coilovers; Quaife LSD; ACT clutch ERIC SAYS, "The car is daily driven, puts down 540 hp, and ran a 10.85 @ 133mph." PLANS TO see his car in Super Street CARTER SAYS I'd change out the body kit for something milder and break fools off on the street, er, if that were legal.

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Wayne Terai
OWNS A '90 Mazda Miata SEE IT ON THE ROAD IN Kelowna, Canada LOOK FOR An AVO T28 turbo and intercooler; TEC-3 ECU; Turbo XS blow-off valve; 16-inch Power Racing VS-04 rims; Falken tires; KYB shocks; Eibach springs; Wilwood brakes; Racing Beat bumper, sway braces; Brainstorm exhaust; HKS intake; Boss Frog rollbar; Alpine head unit; VIS side skirts, rear bumper; Koyorad radiator WAYNE SAYS, "I've attached some pics." PLANS TO swap in an ACT clutch and Torsen LSD CARTER SAYS rocking a red Miata is very emasculating.

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Chris Rennie
OWNS An '02 Mazda Protege 5 SEE IT ON THE ROAD IN Yorkton, Canada LOOK FOR 18-inch Kobe Z-10 rims; cold air intake; Fireball exhaust; custom-painted hood (looks like a carbon fiber hood) Chris says, "Thanks to my beautiful wife and daughter and Hector's Autobody for the custom-painted hood and the body work after the accident." PLANS TO purchase coilovers and Euro taillights. CARTER SAYS you have a carbon fiber hood....NOT! High five!

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