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RR's '99 coupe EX-L

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MODIFICATIONS

Engine / Performance
-AEM V2 CAI
- AEM polished CAI
- AEM red SRI

- Magnaflow SS catback
- 6spd swap
-- 6spd MT ('06 Accord)
-- Exedy clutch (OEM replacement)
-- CL-S axles
- Motor swap
-- J32a2 ('01 CL Type-S)
-- RV6 module
-- Innovative 60A Street motor mounts
- Comptech headers
- Magnaflow HFC


Wheels / Suspension
- Acura CL-S Enkei 17x7 +52 Rims >>Retired
- Toyo Proxes4 215/50/17 Tires
- RH Evolution Limited Edition C2000 18x7.5 +42 Rims >>Retired
- Pirelli P7000 SS 225/40/18 Tires
- RH genuine lugs w/key

- Acura A-Spec 18x8 +45 rims [/COLOR] >>Fall/Winter Setup
^^Sparkle Silver painted gunmetal with matching center caps w/*R94 "H"^^
- Yokohama Avid Envigor 225/40/18 tires >>Retired
- Bridgestone Potenza RE97 AS 225/40/18 Tires
- Work VS-XX 18x8 +38F 18x8.5 +31R >>Spring/Summer Setup
- Bridgestone Potenza RE760 Sport 225/40/18 Tires
- Hubcentric rings
- Koni "Yellow" SP-1 adjustable struts (f: bottom perch, r: top perch)
- Ground Control coilover sleeves 10.7k F/8k R
- Eibach Sportline springs >> RETIRED
- Neuspeed polished 1pc Strut Bar
- 07 Acura TL-S MT rear sway 20mm w/Moog endlinks
- H&R 5mm spacers - rear
- PowerSlot rear slotted rotors w/Duralast C-Max Gold Ceramic brake pads
- Rotora front slotted rotors w/Duralast C-Max Gold Ceramic brake pads
- DIY gold painted calipers

- CL/TL OEM strut bar
- Rotora BBK F
- Russell SS brake lines F/R
- Progress 24mm RSB
- Anodized red OEM lugs
- Wheel lugs/locks


Interior
- Chrome gauge rings
- OEM Ivory carpet floormats
- Tinted cabin
- Acura CL-S black steering wheel
- Chrome "H" steering wheel emblem
- EX trim emblem
- VTEC logo in tach
- Red gauge needles
- White gauge faces
- LED bulb conversion & red defrost button mod
- Tridon EP34 LED flasher
- Painted 3rd brakelight housing
- CL Type-S shift boot w/Type-S bezel
- TSX shift knob w/black perf leather
- 01-02 ivory headrests
- 01-02 silver HVAC/radio bezel swap
- APC cluster painted NH---L
- VW cc knobs
- Canadian 6GA heated seat cubby and illuminating switches
- 2003 CL-S 6MT front seats - power/heated
- SRP Racing aluminum pedals
- Door inserts wrapped in red perforated leather
- 01-02 silver door switch trim
- '99 Acura CL interior window/door chrome trim
- '97 Accord aluminum scuff plates


Exterior
- Honda Genuine OEM 98-00 foglights (Raybrig) - clearbra'd w/Ventureshield
- Custom mesh style grill with 6MT red V6 badge
- 6MT red V6 badge on trunk
- Honda Genuine OEM exhaust tips

- License plate cover
- OEM front underspoiler - clearbra'd w/3M Ventureshield
- OEM side underspoilers - clearbra'd w/3M Paint Defender
- OEM rear underspoiler
- OEM 6.5gen coupe rear bumper trim
- DIY Redhousing OEM Stanley headlights w/white LED's
- Paint-matched *R94 Eyelids

- Bosch Icon wiper blades
- Paint-matched center tail light
- AIT roof spoiler
- Spoilerless trunk
- Trunk lip spoiler
- HFP badge
- OEM hood bra
- Rolled fenders
- Blacked out chrome window trim - top section only
- Sonar all clear tail lenses w/red lamin-x tint
- DEPO rear sidemarkers


Lighting
- PIAA H3 Plasma Ion Yellow 2500k foglight bulbs
- DDM Apexcone 35w 6k 9006 HID kit w/relay harness
- LED bulb conversion
- V-LED white front parking lights (LED strip)
- Coupe tail light mod
- Rewired fogs to illuminate w/parking lights
- Blackhousing TSX retrofit/e46 shrouds w/color mod & DDM Tuning 6k D2S Slimballast HID kit
- 3G TL highmount LED brakelight
- MicTuning LED light bar


Electronics/Audio
- OEM 6 disc in-dash CD changer w/tape deck
- Duralast battery
- Polished battery tie-down
- 2010 Accord horns (painted red)
- '99 Acura CL factory option 6x9 rear speakers
- Rear view mirror w/comp & temp display


Current Projects
- Inspire side mirrors with TL glass & Alps Korea EP3 switch
- Rear calipers painted black
- OEM+ glow gauges (similar to 3G TL)
- custom LED rear sidemarkers


Future Projects: Modification
- Big 3 grounding
- '97 Acura CL factory option 6.5 front speakers
- Tow hook for front/rear in gunmetal or black
- Tanabe Hyper Medallion mufflers
- Polished IM / gunmetal IM cover / red valve covers
- J37 IM w/P2R TB adapter
- 99-02 Oddy alternator
- Pilot rear rotors / Fastbrakes/NVA-AV6 brackets
- rust repair
- shifter cable metal bushings
- Comptech Sports short shift adapter
- Ingalls Stiffy engine torque dampener
- Engine bay dress up kit
- Spy2 Hood
- Relocated reverse lights
- Techno-R front bumper conversion
- Paint matched mudguards
- Redo LED cluster to get white lettering (LED HVAC, CD, and gear lever lighting, matched to cluster)


Future Projects: Maintenance

- NGK Iridium Spark Plugs
- seafoam motor
- improve/recharge aircon
- replace floor carpet


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Maintenance Log:

Cabin Air Filter replacement: 2/26/2012
Repainted front lip & clearbra'd: 6/22/12
ABS wheel speed sensor replacement (rear passenger wheel): 8/10/12
Brake system fluid flush and refill: 9/08/12
Replaced gas cap with new one: 3/11/13
Replaced driver side rear sway bar endlink: 4/13/13 (157,750mi)
Replaced driver side rear rotor and pads (Duralast): 4/21/13 (158,035mi)
Replaced fuel canister (17011-S84-A00) #6, canister vent shut valve (17310-S0X-A0) #8, & sealed crack in hose #24 w/silicon: 5/11/13 (158,850mi)
Replaced passenger side rear rotor and pads (Duralast): 5/12/13 (158,889mi)
Alignment 6/20 @Tire Discounters on Fields Ertel (just after rolling fenders and putting Works back on): 6.28.13 (160,050mi)
Replaced 2-way valve (17371-S84-A01) #14: 6/30/13 (160,100mi)
Changed oil with Castrol GTX 5W-20 5qt & Honda filter/washer: 7/02/13 (160,300mi)
Changed oil with Castrol GTX 5W-20 4.7qt & Honda filter/washer: 9/29/13 (163,775mi)
Replaced solenoid valve set (17012-S84-A01) #7: 10/02/13 (163,922mi)
Replaced passenger side driveaxle with CL-S #44305 S0K C11 #4: 10/20/13 (164,300mi)
Replaced driver side driveaxle with CL-S #44306 S0K C11 #5: 10/21/13 (164,305mi)
Changed trans fluid with Honda MTF 2.3 qts and new crush washer: 10/28/13 (164,511mi)
Replaced ignition switch with new one (#35130-S84-A01): 11/11/13 (166,008mi)
Changed oil with 4.7qts Castrol GTX 5W20 / Bosch 3312 filter & reused washer: 2/23/14 (169,038mi)
Replaced primary/upstream (precat) oxygen sensor with Bosch #13256: 4/30/14 (171,538mi) [code was p0132]
Had lower ball joints and outer tie rods replaced at Premier Auto, OEM LBJ's/NAPA tie rods: 5/03/14 (171,630mi)
Replaced Rotora BBK brake pads on driver side using Excelerate/StopTech equivalent: 5/04/14 (171,737mi)
Replaced Rotora BBK brake pads on passenger side using Excelerate/StopTech equivalent: 5/05/14 (171,766mi)
Changed oil with 4.7qts Castrol GTX 5W20 / Bosch 3312 filter & reused washer: 5/23/14 (172,341mi)
Changed oil with 4.7qts Castrol GTX 5W20 / Honda filter & new washer: 9/14/14 (176,251mi)
Cleaned IACV and throttle body around throttle plate: 9/20/14 (176,459mi)
Had upper ball joint (not UCA) on passenger side replaced w/Moog, driver side had no movement so it was fine:
Changed oil with 4.7qts Pennzoil 5W20 / OEM filter & new washer: 1/17/15 (179,672mi)
Replaced hood lift supports: 5/11/15 (182,850mi)
Changed oil with 4.7qts Castrol GTX 5W20 / Honda filter & new washer: 5/25/15 (183,402mi)
Changed trans fluid with Honda MTF 2.3 qts and new crush washer: 5/25/15 (183,402mi)
Replaced front sway bar bushings, cleaned bolts and applied anti-seize: 5/30/15 (183,652mi)
Replaced Tyco main relay VRM-0022 with Intermotor main relay R4819 (bought @ Advance): 7/14/15 (186,200mi)
Replaced Denso MAP sensor with Intermotor _______ (bought @ RockAuto): 8/29/15 (~186,700mi)
Changed oil with 4.7qts Pennzoil 5W20 / STP filter & reused crush washer: 10/3/15 (~188,200mi)
Replaced battery ground cable (-) with OEM replacement: 10/10/15 (188,300mi)
Replaced battery: 1/02/2016 (189,945mi)
Replaced hood latch: 7/09/16 (
Replaced hood release cable: 7/09/16 (
Changed oil with 4.7qts STP 5W20 / STP filter & reused crush washer: 9/11/16 (197,736mi)
Replaced passenger side window regulator/motor assembly (Dorman): 9/24/16 (198,000mi)
Replaced passenger side door lock actuator (Dorman): 9/24/16 (198,000mi)
Changed oil with 4.7qts Castrol GTX 5W20 / STP filter & reused crush washer: 1/19/17 (200,176mi)


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Modification Log:

VLED white vanity LED's: 5/23/2012
SBL white dome/map/courtesy LED's: 5/25/12
Rotora BBK and front SS lines: 9/03/12
Rear SS lines & flush/refill all brake fluid: 9/08/12
Comptech headers cut/re-weld & install: 9/08/12
Progress RSB and new Moog endlinks: 9/08/12
VLED white/amber switch back 1157 LED bulbs: 10/18/12
New wingless trunk: 10/28/12
Swapped to 01-02 HVAC bezel/cc unit/clock: 1/23/13 [(155k miles) Retired 98-00 HVAC]
Lip spoiler w/HFP badge: 3/11/13
Ground Control coilover sleeves (removed Sportlines): 4/13/13 [157,750mi]
Installed Work VS-XX w/Bridgestone Potenza RE760 Sport (removed A-specs w/Yoko AvidEnvigor): 4/13/13 [157,750mi]
Removed Works and reinstalled A-Specs: 5/12/13 [158,800mi]
Rolled rear fenders, sprayed primer/rust prevention: 6/05/13 [159,500mi]
Installed Work VS-XX w/Bridgestone Potenza RE760 Sport (removed A-specs w/Yoko AvidEnvigor), & lowered suspension: 6/17/13 [160,000mi]
Replaced LEDAutomotive white guage LED's with red SBL LED's: 10/20/13 [164,300mi]
Blacked out top chrome window trim w/TrimBrite: 10/27/13 [164,511mi]
Installed Magnaflow high flow catalytic converter #27402: 11/02/13 [164,650mi]
Applied Type-S badge to IM trim piece: 11/08/13 [165,000mi]
Installed A-specs w/Yoko AvidEnvigor (removed Work VS-XX w/Bridgestone Potenza RE760 Sport): 11/16/13 [166,100mi]
Installed AEM V2 (replaced polished AEM CAI): 3/23/14 [170,100mi]
Installed Work VS-XX w/Bridgestone Potenza RE760 Sport (removed A-specs w/Yoko AvidEnvigor), & raised suspension: 5/18/14 [172,184mi]
Installed all clear Sonar tails w/red lamin-x tint on bottom portion, and SBL amber 3157 LED bulbs:
Swapped to 2010 Accord OEM horns & painted them:
Swapped rear speakers to 1G CL factory Bose:
Installed A-specs w/Yoko AvidEnvigor (removed Work VS-XX w/Bridgestone Potenza RE760 Sport): 11/16/14 [178,142mi]
New tires for A-specs - Bridgestone Potenza RE97AS installed: 12/05/14 [178,708mi]
SRP Racing aluminum pedals installed: 4/27/15 [182,650mi]
Installed front lip: 5/20/15 [182,675mi]
Installed 6.5gen rear bumper trim w/stainless hardware: 5/25/15 [182,700mi]
Installed brand new side underspoilers (3M Paint Protection used at front): 5/28/15 [182,750mi]
Installed Work VS-XX w/Bridgestone Potenza RE760 Sport (removed A-specs w/Bridgestone Potenza RE97AS) w/hubcentric rings and new red VS center caps: 6/4/15 [182,800mi]
Waxed tail light tint: 6/4/15 [182,800mi]
Installed Gentex 177 rear view mirror: 9/10/15 [186,800mi]
Swapped door insert, switch trim, top molding/window guide on pass side: 9/20/15 [187,050mi]
Installed A-specs w/Bridgestone Potenza RE97AS (removed Work VS-XX w/Bridgestone Potenza RE760 Sport): 10/31/15 [188,557mi]
Installed _: 1/02/2016 [189,945mi]
Installed LED light bar: 7/07/16 [
Installed tinted clear center tail: 7/14/16
Reinstalled trunk lip spoiler
Installed dress-up bolts
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Installed A-specs w/Bridgestone Potenza RE97AS (removed Work VS-XX w/Bridgestone Potenza RE760 Sport): 11/26/16 [199,200mi]
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Re: RedRyder's '99 Accord EXV6 Coupe

I say do the retrofit and do the red housing when you do it. And as far the fogs go, don't bother with film. If you want a light blue tint just go with some 5000K HID's. Other than that you're on the right track.
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Re: RedRyder's '99 Accord EXV6 Coupe

looking good Chris.
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Re: RedRyder's '99 Accord EXV6 Coupe

oh nice! im not a fan of the v6 emblem in the grill, but its clean! im curious to see how a drop would look on that. are you thinking about lowering it at all?
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Re: RedRyder's '99 Accord EXV6 Coupe

looks nice man
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Re: RedRyder's '99 Accord EXV6 Coupe

Originally Posted by Zero-Defect View Post
I say do the retrofit and do the red housing when you do it. And as far the fogs go, don't bother with film. If you want a light blue tint just go with some 5000K HID's. Other than that you're on the right track.
I was thinking of putting a light blue film on the fogs more for the look during day kinda like what people do with yello. I do plan on putting whiter bulbs in though too. Thanks for the comments!

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looking good Chris.
Thanks Alan. It'll look even better with those custom vinyls on the calipers!

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oh nice! im not a fan of the v6 emblem in the grill, but its clean! im curious to see how a drop would look on that. are you thinking about lowering it at all?
Yes sir I am. I have a set of Koni Yellows and Eibach Pro's sitting in my apartment just waiting to get put on. Starting with a slight drop at first, see how it looks.

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looks nice man
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Re: RedRyder's '99 Accord EXV6 Coupe

where'd you get the V6 emblem? that looks sick
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where'd you get the V6 emblem? that looks sick

Thanks man! I bought a couple off ebay, don't remember the seller's name.
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sell me one of them :leeann:
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Re: RedRyder's '99 Accord EXV6 Coupe

Clean looking ride. I like the v6 emblem in the grill since it's red. Coordination is always good.

As for the redhousing, I would say yeah, as well, if my car was a different colour, I would have done it as well. It's been done on a red Coupe already, but it's pretty rare to see a USDM Accord with that type of custom painted headlight housing, so I would say go for it.
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