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Updated on May 05, 2012
1997 Acura CL 2.2
HOW SHE CURRENTLY LOOKS
YAY FOR IDIOTS WHO CAN'T DRIVE.
I was stopped in traffic behind my boss and the light was red. I was sitting there for a good minute then out of no where this Dodge Ram shows up and plows into me. I heard breaks, tires sliding then felt him put off me onto the sholder. He tried swerving but failed. I saw him and out of habbit i cut my wheel left and as soon as i left off the brake he hit me and i slammed back on it to avoid being pushed into on coming traffic. Damages estimate over $4000. don't knwo what will happen. Have to wait and hear from his insurance. Cop put him 100% at fault. and he WILL pay.
She on her way now. Everything is actually starting to unfold for this one.Can't wait for income tax, gonna throw some shoes on her and get the windows retinted.The she'll look slammin. BLACK ON BLACK BABY
THE NEW 99 COBRA WING
WINDER TINT AND NICE PROFILE OF THA CAR
WHEN I FIRST GOT HER......TO PRESENT
So....no more Taurus now or ever, unless its the new SHOs lol
Got me an import, and couldn't be happier. Had her for almost a month and she has been great. Picked her up for dirt cheap, and is in pretty good condition.
Got leather interior, sun roof, automatic climate control, and all the goodies
Second day with her I noticed my old double din touch screen would fit perfect in the opening. So I freaking hooked that sh*t up, neg, lmao. Got the boss sound system, sounds amazing, even got a significant amout of bass, and it shakes things lol.
Well, had these rims. couldn't get a 4th one for a decent price so i did away with them.gonna get some new ones eventually
And here is my cute little engine. 2.2L SOHC vtecor has the honda kids would know it: f22b series (not sure if its the 1 or the 2)
Wanna do a lot to this one, since she has so much potential.
Nice sleek clean sport look. Lots of options for the motor
So here is the new intake, sounds real niceAnd the painted strut brace
So.. didn't really feel like blowing a crap load of money for top of the line import exhaust, so i went the easy way and got a magnaflow race series. heard good stuff bout these, and it is all the hype, loljust gotta get my pipes changed out cause i want it deeper, and eventually headers.
old muffler, traded this one for an HKS. (good trade, but now i kinda want greddy duals...)***neva satisfied***
Interior at night
painted chrome bezel inside headlights
Tinted brake lights and front turn signals
New header set, plug wires, red top battery, and blah blah blah
the header really didnt do a lot for performance, but you can feel it at the bottom of the power band and a lil around 4krpm. it beefed up the sound of the car pretty nicely. overall, worth it.
i dunno the actual name, all they said of the description were JDM Racing Headers
the rear strut bracehelps a little in cornering
low in the frontand the blacked out blinkers, and the smoked headlights
blacked out taillights and the HKS barely showin
Okay, so i don't update this enough but here is whats goin on.
Got my 8000k HIDs, put on some projector fog lightslowered the whole car with a 2.5" dropand now she's in the shop gettin some fresh new paintwith a little custom touch :D
i'll post picture later on when i get her back.
so these are pictures of some of the stages through the painting process
1st coat black and 2nd coat black
Cleared twice (through cloud of fumes)
i'll post picture in the daylight when i get her back.
FINISHED PRODUCT! LOVE IT
Gotta love the HIDS
from far and the debaged truck with the blacked out lights
So i finally, a week after i ordered them. my rims finally show up18" Xtatic Sinister rims
This is the only picture i could take after puttin them on, cause it had just started raining right then
The new Venom 400, it actually does make a difference. I was skeptical when i was looking at it cause it only plugs into ur throttle position sensor and ur manifold air pressure sensor, but it did make a difference. The only thing i do not like is that it is quick to down shift to a lower gear for power, and it likes to hold gears a tad bit tooooo long. But it is good for track purposes.
Ordered some blue LED for my guage from superbrightleds.comthey were only about $1 a piece. they light up my guage cluster with no hot spots, so i'm pretty satisfied with them. i'll post a picture soon.
Also, i ordered a 2.5" stainless steel cat-back along with a test pipe resenator so i'll be having a new sound soon. i'm hopin it'll be a lil deeper cause it'll have 2 resenators, bigger piping, full steel pipe, and a Greddy EvoII tip. i'll soon find out, if i can't get the sound i want, i'll try HKS or even an Apexi tip.
Alright guys and girls. My Acura will not be totaled :D. The insurance worked with me and i'm geting PAID without losing the clean title. So I have the money to fix it. Plus some to make her better. Started doing the body work. got all the corners lined up and flat for the most part. Purshased a new tail light and resprayed it. Primmed up everything until I can get around to doing the bondo work. need to get a new bumper. Also got some brandnew blackhouse headlights. New HIDs 12000k low beam. 8000k high beam. and that's all for now. When i actually have time i'll throw up the pics. but i ain't got the time to sit around while they upload to the puter.
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crazy to see the ongoing transformation.
nice cl :)
wut kind of intake do you have
The black is awesome. Wish I had money to repaint mine but I am working on my Accord so maybe later. But overall very nice it looks like a completely different car.
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