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1984 Toyota Corolla SR5 - Readers' Rides

Jonathan Wong
May 10, 2010 SHARE

It's that monthly time again for us to dedicate a few pages to our loyal readers. If you want to see your car here and possibly win some free parts, send some high-resolution photos of your ride to readersrides@superstreetonline.com. Make sure the pic is at least 1mb in size. Please do not use your camera phone. We don't care how much you like your iPhone, the photo will suck and will not look good in print. For snail mail users, send your letters to Super Street, c/o Readers' Rides, 831 S. Douglas St., El Segundo, CA 90245. Don't forget to tell us your full name, mailing address (no P.O. Box please), daytime phone, year and model of your car and highlights of your mod.

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This month's winner, JEFF MENDOZA wins a set of TSW Willow wheels, www.tsw.com. Lucky!!

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Ride Of The Month

Jeff Mendoza
Ride 1984 Toyota Corolla SR5
Location Auburn, WA
Mods Done Black top 20V 4AGE, BBP header, T3 velocity stacks, RS*R Magic exhaust, House of Kolor Deep Lilac Pearl Shimrin paint, molded CBY flares and AE92 side skirts, OEM JDM bumpers and Zenki lip, molded TRD spoiler, Konig Rewind wheels, TRD springs/Tokico shocks, TRD 2-way LSD, "Black Limited" steering wheel, Kouki Redline taillights
Mods That Should Have Been Done Clearly this Hachi has been through such a major transformation and we can't think of too many other mods you can do to top what you already have. We'd consider adding an old school touch, like TE-37Vs or if you're brave enough, some older SSR mesh. Luckily, you get to go new school with your TSW prize. Definitely hit us up when this car's completely done.

Model: Sudana Pa, www.myspace.com/sudanapa

Tammer El Habiby
Ride 2007 Lexus GS 350
Location Phoenix, AZ
Mods Done Tein CST coilovers and EDFC; Lexus F-Sport sway bars and cold-air intake; Tanabe Medallion Touring exhaust, 20x8.5/20x10.5 TSX Snetterton wheels; Lexol clear bra
Mods That Should Have Been Done Simple and tasteful mods for a VIP build like this. We'd opt for window visors, but not the window curtains. If you change the wheels up in the future, try and get a super-flush fitment with a nice stretched tire. Too much? Nahhhh.

Steve Nguyen
Ride 1999 Honda Civic Si
Location Garden Grove, CA
Mods Done Vortech V-5 supercharger, Setrab oil cooler, HKS blow-off valve, Skunk2 intake manifold, AEM fuel rail/FPR, DC Sports header, GReddy Spectrum Elite exhaust and front lip; ITR Recaro seats, TEIN Basic coilovers and front/rear strut bar; Buddy Club camber kit, Brembo drilled/slotted rotors, RAYS Gram Lights 57Pro wheels, 5Zigen ProRacer extended lug nuts
Mods That Should Have Been Done We like seeing blown B-series setups from time to time but now that the power looks dialed in, how about a color change?

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Alan Eades
Ride 2008 Kia Spectra5
Location Los Angeles, CA
Mods Done 4-2-1 header, custom cold-air intake, ported/polished intake manifold, Phenomic intake manifold spacer, NRG engine damper, Flexane solid motor mounts; APR carbon front diffuser, canards, rear carbon diffuser; Seibon carbon hood; KFX front lip, front/rear strut bar, 21mm rear anti-sway bar and springs; Megan Racing M-Spec II exhaust, Dantum rear tow hitch; NRG steering wheel, short hub, carbon quick-release and carbon shift knob; A'PEXi SAFC-II, XXR 17x7 007 wheels, Falken FK451 tires, Rotora big brake kit
Mods That Should Have Been Done Seeing as how most companies might not have parts readily available for your Kia, we're surprised to see how much you actually put on. Good job. There's something for everyone out there it seems.

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Lauren Robards
Ride 1997 Acura Integra
Location Sharpsburg, GA
Mods Done DC Sports 4-1 header, Exedy clutch, Fidanza flywheel, Neuspeed springs, 15" Rota GT-3 wheels, 8K HID kit, shaved antenna, custom paint job, Edelbrock short shifter
Mods That Should Have Been Done We read in your letter that you're scheming to drop a B20/VTEC in soon with a GReddy turbo kit; do we even need to give advice here?

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