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Honda Fit SEMA Preparation - FIT AS A FIDDLE

Prepping our B-Spec Project for SEMA

Rikdaddy
Feb 7, 2007
Photographer: Henry Z. DeKuyper
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With the biggest show of the year just around the corner and what seemed like a billion commitments to fulfill, we had little time to crank out our Fit. Duke's fabbed up an insane rollcage, Hasport dropped in the ERL-built K20 motor, and the body shop had fitted (no pun intended) the Carbon Creations kit and implemented a crazy airbrush scheme. We're good to go, right? Wrong. Even after all of our sponsors did so much work on the Fit, we were still only about 25-percent ready for SEMA. And in terms of making it fully functional and race-prepped, we were even further than that. To make things worse, we didn't have a facility to work in. Luckily, Andy Yu was generous enough to let us "borrow" some space from the Zero 1000 USA warehouse. When Steve Wang from bBist dropped the car off at Zero 1000 for us, it was basically a painted shell, a motor and a thousand boxes of parts from HKS, Nitrous Express, Volk Racing, Koyo, Tein and hell...the list goes on and on.

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Hide And Seek
In case you get really bored, we figure we'd bring you back to your childhood days of reading Highlights. Go through this intro picture and see how many of the following items you can find. Circle these items, tear out the page and send it along with a self-addressed stamped envelope to Super Street c/o Hissy Fit, 6420 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048. The first 150 entries will get an NX sticker courtesy of Nitrous Express. (www.nitrousexpress.com)

01 Koyo radiator box
02 Takata harness boxes
03 Yamz
04 Nitrous Express boxes
05 Cherry picker
06 Air compressor
07 Big electric fan
08 S2000 exhaust
09 Zero 1000 banner
10 White hood
11 Tein coilover box
12 Floor jack
13 Rikdaddy



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253-922-2700
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888-236-6079
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Brian Crower
El Cajon, CA 92020
619-749-9018
http://www.briancrower.com
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Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
562-946-6820
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626-333-5398
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310-320-2273
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800-999-1009
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913-647-7300
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Wichita Falls, TX 76310
940-767-7694
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800-713-2786
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