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      05-28-2013, 07:43 PM   #1
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A Few Subtle Space Gray Mods

After convincing myself I would never mod my car I decided to take the plunge. Did the standard grill and reflector replacement first. Then decided to to add the gloss black hood vents. This weekend I added the angel eyes (lost the majority of the skin on my knuckles in the process). Although the mods are cosmetic in nature I find myself craving an exhaust. I'm torn between the ACM mod for its value, the MPE for the warranty, and the Akra Evo for the performance. As most members have mentioned before "Modding is addictive". Hope you enjoy a couple of the quick pics I took this weekend.


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      05-28-2013, 07:47 PM   #2
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After convincing myself I would never mod my car I decided to take the plunge. Did the standard grill and reflector replacement first. Then decided to to add the gloss black hood vents. This weekend I added the angel eyes (lost the majority of the skin on my knuckles in the process). Although the mods are cosmetic in nature I find myself craving an exhaust. I'm torn between the ACM mod for its value, the MPE for the warranty, and the Akra Evo for the performance. As most members have mentioned before "Modding is addictive". Hope you enjoy a couple of the quick pics I took this weekend.


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      05-28-2013, 07:49 PM   #3
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      05-28-2013, 08:36 PM   #4
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Looks great. It's hard to resist modding, especially being a forum member.
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ACM MOD for sure, sounds great, gives a little improvement on performance..
Doesn't cost as much is a plus..
Had it on my car for a 1 year know,, still sounds great...
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      05-28-2013, 11:09 PM   #7
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I'd say with exhaust - keep in mind, ACM is cheap but MPE or Akra if you find one used, you can probably resell on without losing any money down the road and you'll have better looking exhaust itself...and more refined sound.

Nice job on first mods...welcome to the journey...I thought I had 'grown out' of the modding thing...but alas, it is with me for life I reckon...now I'm 10K deep in mods...it adds up quick.
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      05-28-2013, 11:27 PM   #8
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Looks great. It's hard to resist modding, especially being a forum member.
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Just added the gloss black hood vents myself. A nice complement on space gray.
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      05-28-2013, 11:30 PM   #9
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Light mods, your in the same boat as me (I cant afford a supercharger yet)
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      05-29-2013, 04:59 AM   #10
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Looking good. Change out the air filter + MPE and you'll be sorted for sound!
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      05-29-2013, 08:04 AM   #11
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Looks good. Keep it clean and simple.
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Looks great! I won't mention CF mirror caps...opps! Well, it's just another little cosmetic piece that looks great w/SG. MPE 100%.
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your off to a great start, but what AE's are you running? they look great!
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Any shots of the gloss hood vents? I am on the fence about getting them myself with SG...
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your off to a great start, but what AE's are you running? they look great!
Thanks. The AE's I'm running are the (Lux) H8 V3 6500K.
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Here is a quick pic. I'll try to take a better picture later.
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