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Hey guys, thanks for checking out my FIRST EVER showoff thread. Been a member for a while now, not many posts, much lurking.
Bought the car in 2010 COMPLETELY stock @ 64k miles save for a bike rack in the back (had to cut it off) from a dealership in Sandusky, OH (about 2 hours away from me).
Fell in love with it and brough it home. I come from the VW world (MK4 specifically). Pictures are pretty random since I haven't really kept track of install or anything throughout the years.
I've tried to detail as much as possible and I'd love to answer any questions you guys have. It's not as heavily modified as some on here but it's mine and I've done it my way. And I will try to update periodically. :wavey:

Most recent pictures as it sits:

Next to my girlfriend's car (badgeless grill and 08+ headlights are en router; just dropped on racelands on stock bronze-plastidipped wheels!)







Next to girlfriend's car (work in progress, will look proper once done):



Poopy interior shot before the TSX knob, spoon mirror and EP3 button:



Current interior:



Last set of wheels:



The bronze rotas plastidipped white (took it off a couple days later, they got way too dirty)



The bronze rotas plastidipped black (came out grainy)



Plastidipping my friend's 20th GTI



Fatman's Invasion Cruise:





Cruise picture:



Winter mode with gold badges and purple Si wheels:







Modification list:
Engine/Motor

K20Z1 @ 133k miles
Royal Purple Oil 5w30 (every 5k miles)
Honda OEM Oil Filter
Skunk 2 Drain Plug
NGK Iridium Spark Plugs
Hondata IMG
05-06 RH Hondata Reflash
OBX v2 Race Header (Comptech rep)
twist Angle CEL Eliminator
Energy Suspension Engine Mount Inserts
Volt Racing Exhaust Piping
Magnaflow Resonator
Volt Racing Apexi N1 Rep
BlackWorks Black Exhaust Hangers
Injen Black Mega Ram Intake (black) /w Injen Heat Shield
Injen CRSX Edition Cold Air Intake (gone, replaced by SRI)
CRSX Black Reservoir Socks
Black Valve Cover
Denso Primay o2 Sensor

Transmission/Shifter

OEM Type-S 6spd
Honda Manual Transmission Fluid (MTF)
Skunk2 Transmission Drain Plug
Skunk 2 Drain Plug Bolt
PSPEC Short Shifter
Buddyclub Shifter Box
K-Tuned Shifter Arm
K-Tuned Shifter Ball
K-Tuned 5th Gear Lockout
Hybrid Racing Shifter Cables
Hybrid Racing Shifter Base Bushings
CRSX Suede Shift Boot /w red stitching
Honda Si Shift Knob/ Skunk 2

Exterior

05-06 RSX Stage 2 Bixenon RSXRetrofits; OEM G37 bixenon projectors, STi-R clear lenses,
IRIS Shrouds (?) Osram 66240 bulbs, Matsushita Gen.5 / Denso ballasts, Morimoto H1 Heavy Duty Relay harness
P1 Front Lip
Type S Front Bumper, Side Skirts, Rear Bumper
Top1 Full Front Splitter
Top1 Winglets (Gone)
Top1 Side Skirts
Top1 Rear Half Diffuser
eBay J's Racing Rep Rear Diffuser (Gone)
Grillcraft Black Bottom Grill Insert
NHBP SSR Bumper Quick Release
NHBP Project10k Rear Window/Hatch Visor
NHBP Door Handle Keyhole Plugs
Red PowerRevRacing Rear Tow Hook (Gone)
Honda OEM Rear Wiper Plug Grommet
Black Lowered Lifestyle License Plate Brackets
eBay License Plate Relocator
Windshield Visors
50% Windshield Tint & Front Windows, 15% Back
OEM Gold Badge Kit (now back to stock)

Interior

A-Spec Interior Trim Kit
05-06 Base RSX Cloth Seats
05-06 Type-S Rear Leather Seats
EP3 Hazard Button
Strut King Pedals (polished)
Boomerang Armrest Reupholstered /w suede & red stitching
OEM Fog Light Button
Spoon Blue Wide Rear View Mirror Glass
Air Spencer CS-X3 Squash Air Freshener
iOttie iPhone Mount
Motor Trend iPhone Car Charger
LED Boards in map lights
White Morimoto XB LED T10/194 LED Trunk Light
White Morimoto XB LED T10/194 LED License Plate Light
OEM rubber trunk liner
OEM cargo net

ICE

Pioneer AVH3200DVD
Pioneer CD-BTB200 Bluetooth Wireless Adapter
Pioneer CD-VM1 Add-on Mic
Stock Bose Type-S Speakers, Amp, Sub

Brakes

Stop Tech Stage 2 Slotted Brake Upgrade
Motul RBF600 Synthetic Brake Fluid

Suspension

Buddyclub N+ Damper Kit
Buddy Club Ball Joints
Hotchkis front & rear end links
Progress Rear Sway Bar
SPC front & rear camber kit
Energy Suspension Bushing Kit
OEM Honda tie rod end
Progress Rear Sway Bar
Red PowerRevRacing Lower Tie Bar (Gone, now stock)
Red Megan Racing LCA's
-2.0 Camber all 4 corners

Wheels/Tires

Summer:
MB Weapons powder-coated black 17x8 43+ /w 215-45-17 Fuzion all season tires
Enkei Hub Centric Rings 73mm to 64.15mm
15mm Front Spacers (CNC Machined with studs)
25mm Rear Spacers (CNC Machined with studs)
Gorrila gold lug nuts
Gorilla black lug nuts on front front (Gone)
Blackworks extended lugs rear with extender rear studs (Gone)

Winter:
OEM 8th gen Si wheels plastidipped purple /w 215-40-17 Bridgestone Blizzaks
Stock lugs

Old Setup: Bronze Rota Torques 17x9 30+ /w 235 45 17 Continental Contisports

Wishlist/upcoming

CF Wrap interior pieces
JDM Integra DC5/EP3 Type R AMBER Side Markers ( w/ Wiring)
Black or Red recaro door inserts
ITR or base rear seats
Polished valve cover, various engine bay bits
K-Pro or K-Tuner
Invidia Q300 exhaust
CT Engineering Supercharger

Special shoutouts to:

My girlfriend
Brett (my car twin)
Nhbp-typeS for being one state over and constantly trading/selling parts with me
Cullen Chen for his awesome retrofit and the J's rep DIY
Spaz for his meticulous DIY's and answers to my random questions.
Anybody else that I've traded, sold parts or bought from!
 

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Looks good man! I dont know why this has so many views but no comments!?
 

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nice car, thanks for the seats!
 

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You're welcome man! Let me know when you're installing the supercharger if and when you do. I'd like to help/watch.
for sure, probably in the fall when i can get some time off of work.
 

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car looks great , interior shots are on point, I like how your knob, shift boot and arm rest match with cloth feel and stiching. keep it up
 

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Hmm this car looks familiar..


Lol looking good bro
 

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nice lookin car. I also have a shaved Mk4 Jetta i use as my daily. Glad to see you were able to transition from Euro to JDM
 

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JDM noob.
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nice lookin car. I also have a shaved Mk4 Jetta i use as my daily. Glad to see you were able to transition from Euro to JDM
Appreciate it, man. Bahahaha, did you creep through the photobucket? That car is long gone. Had a heater core leak plus it was a 2.slow auto. :rclap:
 

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Found these in my photobucket.. Back when you had my Aspec wheels




 
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