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Old 04-29-2014, 11:07 AM   #1 (permalink)
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So, I apologize in advance for my noobishness, as I'm kinda new to this.

Basically, I have a 2010 EX that I'm working on. As of now, I've just lowered it by installing Megan Racing coilovers. Next on my list is wheels and tires. I need a low profile so they don't rub, but want a wider stance. So I was thinking 185/45-15s and going with a 15x8 wheel.

Any thoughts or input would be vastly appreciated. :]
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Old 04-29-2014, 08:37 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You got a red 2010 huh? Is it the tango red pearl? I think black is a good color to match the red paint. Id like to black the head lamps and get the 2012 tail lights that have the black accents.

You arent too far from me so to speak. We are going to have a meet up in MD in May. You going?



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I think it's called Tango Red, yes. I wanted to get smoked out tail lights for it after I finish with the wheels and tires. I'd like to have it eco modded for the most part.

And depends, when in May and where in Maryland? :]
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YEAH ! where and when if i havent left yet i will be there. !
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https://www.insightcentral.net/forums...ntic-meet.html

Ive done some stuff and others have as well. I dont really want to repeat myself, but here are a few items.

Replaced radio
Replaced speakers
Added sub, amp, cap
Smoked window visors
Painted wheels black
Lower grill block
Block heater
Hid head and fog lights
Led side markers
Nikka(SP?) yellow high beams
Silver star reverse bulbs
Leather steering wheel cover
All weather floor mats
Curt hitch
Strut tower braces
Progressive rear sway bar
Rear wiper removed
Eneos cvt fluid and magnet filter
KN CRZ CAI
Muffler delete
Leather Fit shift knob
Fit under dash lights
etc, etc, etc



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Old 06-07-2014, 11:24 AM   #6 (permalink)
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https://www.insightcentral.net/forums...ntic-meet.html

Ive done some stuff and others have as well. I dont really want to repeat myself, but here are a few items.

Replaced radio
Replaced speakers
Added sub, amp, cap
Smoked window visors
Painted wheels black
Lower grill block
Block heater
Hid head and fog lights
Led side markers
Nikka(SP?) yellow high beams
Silver star reverse bulbs
Leather steering wheel cover
All weather floor mats
Curt hitch
Strut tower braces
Progressive rear sway bar
Rear wiper removed
Eneos cvt fluid and magnet filter
KN CRZ CAI
Muffler delete
Leather Fit shift knob
Fit under dash lights
etc, etc, etc
This is going to sound ridiculous, but how can you replace the radio when it takes up half the dash and has the hazards intergrated into the head unit? Wouldn't you have to rip the dash apart and rewire the hazards?

Also, update: I've settled on 17x7 Tenzo Concept 10 wheels and 205/40r17 tires. I should have them the end of this month. Next up is HID head and fog lights and tinting my tail lights.
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Old 06-07-2014, 12:32 PM   #7 (permalink)
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It is very common for aftermarket companies to make replacement dash
parts to fit single and double din car stereo. One person here actually wanted the OEM glossy look and bought the actual Honda part that is used on NAV equipped models.

Also, if you have never upgraded a factory head unit or speakers, Metra (and others) have wiring adapters that make it really easy and reversible. One end plugs into the factory connector and the other end has labeled wires (or standard flat spade connectors in the case of speakers)
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Old 06-07-2014, 01:19 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Its optional to use turn signals or hazard lights now days. Helps to save fuel too.



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