Location: Golden, B.C., Canada Car: 1990, MkI Supercharged, WHITE Mileage: 76,000 km -Exterior body is essentially stock. Performance Modifications: 1/ All stainless steel Japanese 2 3/4" cat-back mandrel-bent exhaust and dummy catalytic converter. Imitation stainless HKS mini-drager 4 1/4" tip, straight edge, angle-cut -> Brand: Exhaust Systems Technologies (ES) ordered from Options Auto Salon 2/ RS Akimoto Intake with funnel ram II filter replaces stock air box 3/ 12" radiator fan attached to bottom of stock intercooler draws cool air from top vents through to bottom of car. Fan is only active from idle to ~50km/hour 4/ MSD 6A ignition amplifier and tach adapter supplies extra spark 5/ HKS pulley upgrade for supercharger 6/ 1993 MR2 TURBO Nippondensso platinum plugs 7/ C's short shift kit (makes shifter feel a little notchier and sporty) 8/ 16" X 6.5" OZ Corsa wheels for street shod with 205/45/16 Toyo Proxes FZ4 all-season performance radials, stock 14"ers for the drag strip 9/ Suspension Techniques lowering springs improve cornering capabilities 10/ Clear front bumper turn signals and complete body colour exterior trim (you have to see the pictures: it looks really trick) 11/ On race day, driver's side triangular body trim panel adjacent to engine bay lid is replaced with ram air scoop to feed cool air to intercooler and akimoto intake (wish I could show you - awaiting software for scanner to work) 12/ Momo Top Power steering wheel, Momo Shadow shift knob, and Razo titanium series pedals spice up the interior 13/ Python system 70 Alarm with 4 DEI sirens and 2 Auxilliary battery backup sirens - Glass, Doors, Trunks, Perimeter, Fuel Cut, Shock, Ignition kill, Battery backup capable of supplying enough juice for 48 hours of continuous noise (boy is it ever irritating!) 14/ Self-designed and Fabricated headlight conversion set. Lexan / acrylic composition (looks like current 300ZX style or 3rd generation RX7 conversions) Light is supplied by one PIAA 1000 and one high-intensity-discharge (HID) PIAA fixture on each side (both light housings are body-coloured) 15/ HKS turbo timer cools down the engine after runs (rev limit has been increased to 8,500 RPM thanks to computer reprogramming) 16/ Stereo upgraded to Pioneer double-din (1992 model) feeding one Orion 2150 GX and Cobalt 230 amplifier into two pioneer 8"ers and MB Quart 4" mids and 3/4" tweets (stock rears used for surround sound channel) For all of those number freaks, my car is not as fast as I thought it would be: 1/4 mile times are low 15's to high 14's in full street trim mid to high 14's in race mode (200+ lbs shaved off of street weight) Still awaiting dyno information.
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