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Feb 12, 2013
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Model: Tailyr Monette
Photo Sam Du

Are you a Super Street reader and want to see your car in our magazine? Just submit a couple hi-res photos of your ride to For those who don’t know what hi-res means, each image should be at least 1-megabyte. Still don’t know what it means? Ask your three year-old nephew to help you out. Include with your submission, a brief list of mods, year and model of your car, full name, hometown and daytime phone.

Vincent Chan

Ride 2009 Honda Civic Si
Location Los Angeles, CA
Mods done Civic Type R headlights & taillights; J's Racing valve cover, titanium after-cat exhaust, front strut tower bar, front bumper, rear tow hook, titanium shift knob; CF-Spec K20 carbon-fiber intake manifold, carbon-fiber fenders, hood, trunk, side skirts; K&N Typhoon air intake; Forged Racing aluminum radiator; Skunk2 Pro-S Series coilovers; Tanabe front SUSTEC under brace; Progress 22mm rear sway bar; Brembo big brake kit; Project Mu B Force racing pads; Volk Racing CE28N wheels; Hankook Ventus R-S3 tires; Defi water temp, oil temp, oil pressure gauges; Buddy Club low seat rails; Bride Zeta III & XAX II seats
Why we like it J's for days! This Civic has a great combo of show and go, and a complete catalog from one of Japan's best tuning houses.

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Ty Pertab

Ride 2000 Lexus GS400
Location New York, NY
Mods done Junction Produce rear wing & grille; Mode Parfme body kit; custom rear bumper with GS430 exhaust tips; red suede diamond stitched headliner with matching leather seats; custom wood trim & steering wheel; K-Break fiberglass hood; Q45 retrofitted headlights; rear LED taillights; 19" Junction Produce wheels; Hankook V112 tires; BC coilovers; Universal Air Suspension air ride; chrome valve cover & water pump; dipped carbon-fiber engine covers; Magnaflow exhaust; SRT Intake
Why we like it Can’t go wrong with a clean VIP GS, and this example has a lot of attention paid to small details. We even like the red pinstripe.

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Jorge Pinto

Ride 2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VIII
Location Miami, FL
Mods done HKS Type-1 turbo timer, Ti-Power exhaust, SSQV blow-off valve; Injen front-mount intercooler & upper intercooler piping; AEM intake; Megan Racing exhaust manifold; ACT Stage 3 clutch, lightened flywheel; Perrin adjustable Short Shifter; Weapon•R torque damper; Carbign Craft carbon-fiber radiator cooling panel, spark plug cover & heat shield; Rexpeed carbon-fiber fuse box, mirror cover, vortex generators; Ralliart oil cap
Why we like it Jorge’s Evo is certainly not a flashy whip, but it has a ton of carbon-fiber parts. And we like carbon-fiber.

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Jason Griffith

Ride 1990 Nissan 180SX
Location Regency Park, Australia
Mods done RB25ET swap; R33 Skyline 5-speed manual transmission; Nismo 2-way differential, custom one-piece driveshaft; GReddy oil cooler, radiator cap, forward-facing plenum, intercooler; Saber radiator; Garrett GTX3076R turbocharger with TiAL stainless turbo housing; V-band mount & dump flange; TiAL MVR44 wastegate with AM Performance switchable screamer; AT Performance steampipe merge collector manifold (ceramic-coated); AM Performance stainless lobster-welded intake; Z32 AFM relocated to pressure side; Walbro in-tank lift pump; Turbosmart FPR1200 and gauge; Teflon -6AN fuel lines; custom fuel rail; 1000cc injectors; Z32 NIStune EMS; 3" stainless steel exhaust system
Why we like it It’s fun to try and do Kilowatt to horsepower conversions from our Aussie brethren, this car makes about 531 RWHP which ain’t nothing to shake a stick at.

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Travis Langness

Ride 1996 Acura Integra GSR
Location Los Angeles, CA
Mods done Mugen Gen 1 rear wing; GodSpeed rear crossbrace; Type-R rear sway bar; ASR subframe brace; Skunk2 upper and lower control arms; Tanabe Pro-C coilovers; AEM short ram intake; DC 4-2-1 header; Magnaflow exhaust; Ate Superblue brake fluid; stainless steel brake lines; Benen B-pillar brace and tow hooks; replica Type-R lip and side skirts; Password JDM cooling plate; APC front strut bar; 98-01 Taillights; wiper/antenna delete; full tan-to-black GSR interior swap; Pioneer deck/speakers; Alpine amp; alphasonik sub; 6000k HID low beams; NGK wires and iridium plugs
Why we like it We have a soft spot for ‘94-97 front-ends and 1st generation Mugen wings, Travis’ car has both of those!

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