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Old 18 Jun 2005, 05:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
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What does anyone mod first on their car?

I have a few things I'd like to change next on my Type R, mainly

Wheels
Exhaust
Big brake conversion
Oil Cooler
SECS 'PC' for the inside..

I'm really unsure which way to do them. I know if I go for bigger brakes, I will have to have bigger wheels, which aint no problem... But what about the rest of them?
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Old 18 Jun 2005, 05:24 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I would say the Number 1 mod is

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Old 18 Jun 2005, 05:26 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Right... Exhaust is now number one

When what? Hows this?

1. Exhaust
2. SECS 'PC'
3. Wheels
4. Brakes
5. Oil cooler..

What does anyone else think?
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Old 18 Jun 2005, 07:39 PM   #4 (permalink)
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8) thats about right mate ...... :wink:
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Old 18 Jun 2005, 07:44 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Sounds good then

Can anyone else think of any mod's I might like to have? Anything or everything here!!
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Old 18 Jun 2005, 08:01 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I woudl definately have Anti-Lift Kit, uprated ARB's, Bumpsteer Mod and a geometry setup near the top of mods.....for me the ALK made a Huge difference 8)
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Old 18 Jun 2005, 08:04 PM   #7 (permalink)
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What are ARB's? Anti Roll Bars? Bumpsteer mod? I might consider that a bit later on. the mecanics of the car I just want to make sure are good before doing too much too it. Although, anything that helps the handling, is always a good thing
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Old 18 Jun 2005, 09:45 PM   #8 (permalink)
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First thing i did was de-tango then exhaust
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'De Tango'? ops:
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Change the amber coloured indicators etc for clear

See Warren Jenkins post about changing his lights - this is de-tangoing
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i think most people go down the exhaust backbox route for there first mod.....the noise is a must have subaru accessory.

i was recommended to do the suspension and brakes before going for more power.
a good set up is worth 20-30 bhp in performance terms.

my car is now finished mod wise apart from a set of headlights which i think will figue in most bug eye owners top five list somewhere.

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Old 19 Jun 2005, 11:21 AM   #12 (permalink)
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I was thinking of leaving the lights to be honest, I like them just as they are and the same goes for the suspension, its hard enough as it is!! The brakes are a definite as I would like the big brake conversion done on my car. I like to be able to stop fast if I need too! Its ok going faster but you still need to stop!
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i uprated my brakes after getting brake fade at 130mph i sh*t myself ops:
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I'm looking at getting Pro Drive to have a look and a tweak up of the car.. I'm looking at some of there wheels and the big brake conversion, maybe the suspension lowered as well. Unsure about the suspension just yet but we will see...

If I'm putting more power through the car, I want to stop faster.. I dont like the thoughts of not being able to stop!!
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Old 20 Jun 2005, 12:04 PM   #15 (permalink)
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brakes are the top of my list then a Boo control after that its either meters or suspensions :P
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