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Old 08-03-17, 06:01 PM
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So something I just learned today while installing my CarShop Glow taillights and rear spoiler...

1. Taillights are modified, used stock pieces. They take a set of stock, used lights and mod them with their LEDs. Definitely not what I expected.

2. Carbon rear spoiler is poorly finished, has brackets made by a 3 year old and is something I'd expect from a Chinese part. I also didn't know that you had to remove the third brake light to use it. The clear was cloudy in several spots on the bottom side. Luckily you wouldn't see it when it was installed. I decided to not install it at this time. I'm waiting for the Shine piece to see if it's any better before I decide what way to go with this.
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Old 08-03-17, 07:33 PM
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bummer on the parts
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Old 08-03-17, 08:11 PM
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bummer on the parts
For me the led thing is a case by case basis. I love them on my GTR as well.
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Old 08-03-17, 08:26 PM
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OEM Door Handles from Mr GoodFellaFD3S
Where did you get the art work from!? That is too cool!
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Where did you get the art work from!? That is too cool!
Black Art Graphics out of the U.K. did that one. There is a US company that does the same thing but the sizes aren't the same. Black Art doesn't do this size anymore but did it for me because they've done 10 others for me already in this same size so I needed one to match.
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Old 08-03-17, 08:58 PM
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I don't think people realize how nice that Engraved Blueprint Art piece really is. Engraved metal on wood and 20 x 30 inches big. It's very nice and there are not a lot of people who have them.
This one is not by them but I do have other made by them and they are just as nice, just in a different size.
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Old 08-04-17, 11:52 AM
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Tikore Titanium Lugs + Locks



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Turbosource Inconel Heat Shields for turbo and LIM.
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Originally Posted by gmonsen View Post
We seem to have remarkably similar taste. I have the same lug nuts. They are simply the best. Great choice.
Do you have a build thread? Maybe I need to check it out.
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Old 08-07-17, 07:54 AM
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Originally Posted by THE TECH View Post
Do you have a build thread? Maybe I need to check it out.
Gordon and some other 3 rotor guys started the build thread movement LOL

I'm loving all these awesome build threads

It's such a cool way to document your car and share knowledge
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Originally Posted by Fritz Flynn View Post
Gordon and some other 3 rotor guys started the build thread movement LOL

I'm loving all these awesome build threads

It's such a cool way to document your car and share knowledge
Yeah I've owned several different cars and this is the first time I've really done one.
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Wow that exhaust
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Wow that exhaust
Yeah, light as a feather too
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Some progress shots from this past weekend.
  • Interior is 90% done.
  • Headunit installed
  • Rear speakers installed
  • Amp wiring run
  • Mazdaspeed cluster installed
  • Radar detector installed
  • Gauges and interior wiring installed (need to run the wires for the sensors into the engine bay still
  • CarShop GLOW tail lights installed
  • Two of four wheels installed
  • Efini wheel installed
  • Niche Motoring pass through installed
  • JL Audio bass control installed
  • JDM armrest tray installed
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Interior looks great. Love the AEM dash gauges
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Interior looks great. Love the AEM dash gauges
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Originally Posted by gmonsen View Post
Looking good. At this rate you'll be done in a couple of weeks.
That's the plan!
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Old 08-07-17, 09:28 PM
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Is it me or does the head unit not sit flush? Did you have to cut or did it come with adapters?
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Originally Posted by 7_rocket View Post
Is it me or does the head unit not sit flush? Did you have to cut or did it come with adapters?
Fits flush. The screen can move to whatever angle you want plus it opens when you want to use a disc or update the nav.
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Are those for the stock twins?
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Are those for the stock twins?
No, they're for the Turblown EFR setup and Xcessive LIM.
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Awesome! Must of missed that good turbo choice!
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Old 08-08-17, 12:22 PM
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Hi Matt,

The MS cluster looks sweet! I have one in the stash.

One thing to consider here. The car your purchased is low mileage. Since you are replacing the original cluster with the MS, I would have some sort of documentation to ensure that true mileage is represented or correlates between the MS cluster and the original one ....

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Some progress shots from this past weekend.
  • Interior is 90% done.
  • Headunit installed
  • Rear speakers installed
  • Amp wiring run
  • Mazdaspeed cluster installed
  • Radar detector installed
  • Gauges and interior wiring installed (need to run the wires for the sensors into the engine bay still
  • CarShop GLOW tail lights installed
  • Two of four wheels installed
  • Efini wheel installed
  • Niche Motoring pass through installed
  • JL Audio bass control installed
  • JDM armrest tray installed
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Originally Posted by FourtyOunce View Post
Hi Matt,

The MS cluster looks sweet! I have one in the stash.

One thing to consider here. The car your purchased is low mileage. Since you are replacing the original cluster with the MS, I would have some sort of documentation to ensure that true mileage is represented or correlates between the MS cluster and the original one ....

JP
I agree. Not sure how I can accomplish that other than if I were to sell the car some day, I have whatever miles on the car added to the stock cluster.
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OEM Door Handle Mount and Aluminum Handle installed
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