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GlassHeadlights

West West Yall
Whatever happened to the Yellow Wheels from the old CRX?

I picked up a 4x4 myself - 2004 ZR2 Blazer. Building that now.

Your new project looks nice Brad.

I'm with Matt - you can paint it yourself.

Old yellow wheels were painted matte black and track Hoosiers were put on them for Auto-X :)

Blazers are decent, they're everywhere!
 

GlassHeadlights

West West Yall
Winter sucks.

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Detached, heated, three car garage at the new place we rent :thumbsup:

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Finally got a nice socket set!

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Rebuilding the GSR trans with the new ITR diff :) Roommates uncle runs/owns a Kenworth dealer and is going to get the case sent through the parts washer. Just waiting on bearings/seals from Syncrotech

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'98+ ITR differential bearings

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Bearings & seals

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GlassHeadlights

West West Yall
Finished and installed the new trans a week before Christmas. Put the car in the garage on friday after work, pulled the old trans, swapped 5th gear, assembled the new trans, installed, then drove to wok monday :)

Friday

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Old trans out

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Old trans apart

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New trans case cleaned

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Pressing off the LS 5th gear set

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LS 5th

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New gear set put together with new bearings

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New updated style bearings on the ITR LSD

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In she goes

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Gear sets and shifter forks in right after

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After sizing my differential pre-load I had to order a specific shim from the dealer, it arrived the following morning

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Back together

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Mated together at last

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It's been performing great ever since!

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GlassHeadlights

West West Yall
It was winter since I posted. Little has been done to the car, city life is consuming me

Couldn't find a reasonably priced roof rack for the car so I bought a used Thule off a Camry and tig welded up some custom brackets

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Found a low mileage black interior swap, I was very, very happy about this

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Finally installed my Nardi, first time on a car since I bought it a couple years ago!

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Got a spoiler-less trunk and 98+ JDM bumper

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Installed a nice large 2.5" stainless resonator off a Lexus on the cheap

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And never a stranger to the authorities!

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Xanatos

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Really nice build! If I may, don't skimp on the paint job, spend some money and get a nice one. The guy that owned my Teggy cheaped out (700$ paint job). Hopefully it'll all buff up halfway decent but you never know. And JDM front on the 4 door looks fantastic. I'd never really thought about that swap, like a civic sedan but cooler :p
 

GlassHeadlights

West West Yall
Thanks man I'm really fond of this car. It's the longest Honda I've owned and it's only been just over two years haha. I've got a little surface rust and some minor dents to get worked out so when paint job time comes I'm sure it'll be a couple of grand for a resto situation

Although it's way cooler than a civic sedan it gets called a civic by people all the time :(
 
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Xanatos

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Funny enough first I saw a JDM front was before I took an interest in the Honda game and I was just like "wow that's a really cool civic" until my friend corrected me. How did the Prelude seats fit that were in it? I bought a set for cheap because the seats in mine are beat to hell as a temp fix and I read you can swap the tracks and they work
 

Briansol

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looking good man keep it coming. nice photo skills too
 

GlassHeadlights

West West Yall
Funny enough first I saw a JDM front was before I took an interest in the Honda game and I was just like "wow that's a really cool civic" until my friend corrected me. How did the Prelude seats fit that were in it? I bought a set for cheap because the seats in mine are beat to hell as a temp fix and I read you can swap the tracks and they work

The guy offered them to me but I didn't take them, I had gsr seats waiting at home

looking good man keep it coming. nice photo skills too

Thanks appreciate it! Believe it or not they're iPhone photos lol, haven't had access to a real camera in a long time and I miss it
 

GlassHeadlights

West West Yall
Tires on and new alignment. I found a Honda guy that likes modified stuff, he said he did more of a stock itr alignment, I guess it's just more aggressive rear toe. Feels really good! I don't think any of my Hondas have had as good turn in and rotation. Stoked! Brakes in soon
 
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