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Matt's Daily Driven FG3

Discussion in '9th Gen Honda Civic Builds / Show Offs' started by JDMxDB8, Jan 18, 2012.



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  1. JDMxDB8

    JDMxDB8 Corners > Straights Registered VIP 5+ Year Member

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    Hey everyone,

    Here's my new daily driver! It's a 2012 Honda Civic LX Coupe (FG3). The lease on my GE8 was coming up so I decided to trade her in early to pick up a new car so I wouldn't have to pay the penalty charges for overage on the mileage. My first and second choice was to get an Si or CR-Z, but it was just out of my budget. So I ended up with an FG3. Overall, I'm really happy with my choice. It's a well built machine from what I've experienced so far. It looks great, the chassis is extremely rigid, and it has more power than my GE8, which also a plus. Can't forget to mention that it's a 5-Speed. (Damn I missed driving stick...) I have a few plans lined up for the future. Already have a set of wheels waiting to get installed, but I won't put them on until I get some coilovers.

    Engine/Drivetrain:
    R18Z1
    5-Speed manual transmission
    Spoon Sports magnetic drain plug set
    Spoon Sports radiator cap

    Suspension:
    Eibach Pro-Kit lowering springs

    Brakes:

    Wheels/Tires:
    Work Emotion 11R Matte Black (17x8 +35) - Front/Left
    Work Emotion 11R Matte Black (17x8 +35) - Rear/Left
    Work Emotion 11R Matte Bronze (17x8 +35) - Front/Right
    Work Emotion 11R Matte Bronze (17x8 +35) - Rear/Right
    General G-Max AS-03 (245/45/17) - Front
    General G-Max AS-03 (225/45/17) - Rear
    Muteki Super Tuner Black lug nut set

    Exterior:
    AVS door visors

    Interior:
    Spoon Sports Duracon 5-Speed shift knob

    Electronics:

    Here are a couple of pictures. I'll post more later. :thumbs up

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    CHILD All Day, All JDM Registered VIP Registered OG 5+ Year Member

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    First shot = money!
     
  4. JDMxDB8

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    After having her for two days, she's already getting dirty. Going to wash her this weekend and do a proper photo shoot. :thumbs up

    Thanks man!
     
  5. Billy.

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    first shot is pretty sweet. get that gawd awful dealer plate off!! :lol:
     
  6. JDMxDB8

    JDMxDB8 Corners > Straights Registered VIP 5+ Year Member

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    Thanks bro. I'm going to leave the dealer plates on until I get my license plates from the DMV. If I take them off right now, I'll get pulled over for sure. I don't want to give cops a reason to pull me over.
     
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    Today, I stopped by iJDMToy to pick up some LED rear license plate bulbs and a pair of yellow headlight bulbs for the DRL/high beams. They sell quality bulbs and have excellent customer service.

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  8. JDMxDB8

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    I got a chance to install the iJDMToy LED rear license plate bulb last night. Looks way better!

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    JDMxDB8 Corners > Straights Registered VIP 5+ Year Member

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    Thanks dude!
     
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    Got any Fit parts left over that you want to get rid of?
     
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    My CR-Kais are for sale. $1000 OBO + shipping.
     
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    Thanks!
     
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    Billy. Has returned ;-) Registered VIP Registered OG 5+ Year Member 10+ Year Member

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    I had yellow headlights once. Popo pulled me over twice for those :x
     
  16. JDMxDB8

    JDMxDB8 Corners > Straights Registered VIP 5+ Year Member

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    They're for the DRL/high beams, not the low beams. I know I'll get pulled over if I had yellow low beams for sure.
     
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    Very nice car man. I dig the newer Civics. Looking forward for more updates
     
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    Thanks bro!
     
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    Just ordered a Spoon Duracon 5-Speed shift knob.
     
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