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Hello FF!

2015 Honda Fit EX 6MT
Alabaster Silver Metallic
Purchased Used at 39,000 miles, Clean Title, 3rd owner

Initially purchase as a daily commuter-beater, shortly became a small money pit. Building Hondas just never gets old. The intention of my build was to craft a a track-ready, commuter friendly auto mobile. So far, I think i'm pretty close to completing it. Here are my mods so far:

Mods:

Engine/Transmission:

K&N Drop-in Air Filter
Spoon Type D Radiator Cap
Spoon Magnetic Engine Oil Drain Plug
Spoon Magnetic MT Oil Drain Plug
Spoon Reservoir Socks
DIY OEM Intake Mod (block resonator hose)
Hasport Rear Engine Mount - U70A (Part No. GERR)
J's Racing Oil Filler Cap **For Sale**
HKS Cool Style Axel Back Exhaust
RV6 downpipe
Acuity Instruments Shifter Cable Bushings
KTuner V2 SOLD
Seeker Lightweight Oil Cap
3D Printed Custom Ram Air Scoop (TM Ram Air Scoop Thread: https://www.fitfreak.net/forums/gaug...-duct-gk5.html)

Wheels/Suspension:

Volk TE37RT Black Edition (4100, 15x8, +35, 11.3lbs) +
Falken Azenis RT615K+ (205/50/15)* SOLD
Yokohama S-Drive (205/50/15)**Unmounted*
Work Emotion CR Kai Gun Metal (4x100, 16x7 +35) + Accelera Phi R 205/45/16
FireStone FireHawk Indy 500 (205/50/16)SOLD
TR MotorSports C1 Wheels (4x100, 15x17.5, +42, 12.8lbs)*SOLD
Hankook Ventus V2 Concept2 (205/50/15) SOLD
H&R Sport Springs (Part No. 51831)
Koni STR.T Shocks (Part Nos. Front Left: 8750-1102L , Front Right: 8750-1102R, Rear: 8050-1131)
Progress 19mm Rear Anti-Sway Bar
Tanabe Sustec Strut Tower Barc
Project Kics Iconix Lugs+Locks
Project Kics WTS 10mm Wheel Spacers SOLD
H&R DRS 10mm Wheel Spacer SOLD
Muteki Aluminum 65mm to 56.1mm Centric Hub Rings for TE37rt's*
All 4 Fenders Rolled
Project Kics 5mm Wheel Spacers for the rear
Megan Racing Front Roll Center Adjusters
Tein Flex Z Coilovers Not Installed
BeatRush Front Pillowball Mounts Not Installed
Savanini Rigid Collars Not Installed


Brakes:

EBC Green Stuff Front Brake Pads
EBC USR Front Slotted Rotors
TechnaFit SS Brakelines (Part No. HN-26)
Brembo Rear Brake Shoes (Part No. 30137-01182245) Not Installed
Wilwood 4-Piston DHPA Kit Not Installed

Interior/Exterior/Lighting:

Spoon Duracon Shift Knob **unmounted**
Bride ViosIII Seat (Rep)
Buddy Club Racing Spec Seat Rails
LED interior lights
OEM Cargo Cover
HiPro H4 4900K Bulbs (off)
PIAA H11 2500K Bulbs
OEM Honda "RS" Rear Emblem
OEM Window Visors
OEM Splashg Guards
Short CF Antenna
Yakima Baseline Towers+Round Bars+40" Fairing
Yakima Rocketbox 12*
JDM RS Wing Color matched (Rep)
SiriusLED MX H4 LED Bulbs
Amazon LED Switchback Front Parking Light Bulbs
LED Rear Turnsignal Light Bulbs
Acuity Instruments Gas Pedal Relocator
Spoon Side view mirrors
Benen Front Tow Hook
Takero's GK5 RS Plus Gurney Flap
Rep. Noblesse Rear Diffuser (Not installed)
Rep. Mugen Side Skirts (Not installed)
Ebay 3pc Lip SOLD
Amazon Special Replica Type R shift knob


Wishlist:

BeatRush Rear Pillar Bar
BearRush Lower Floor Bar
HardRace Front Lower Arm Bushing
HardRace Front Lower Arm Bushing (Front/Big)
HardRace Front Reinforced Strut Mount
HardRace Front Reinforced Stab. Link
HardRace Front Lower Brace
Willans Racing Harness
Recaro Pole Position Seat


the next morning after i purchased her 5/20/17:



Several mods later:








2018 Setup


WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca - June 2018



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Last edited by TougeMonster_GK5; 06-04-2019 at 01:07 AM. Reason: updated mods, pending mods, future mods.
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I really like the look of the wheels minus looking so darn small!
 
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So decided to purchase the Koni Orange STR.T to complement the H&R springs. Will have to wait another week for their arrival and installation.

Also ordered the following: (cant seem to get my mind off of my Fit Spirited Tune lol)

-Hasport Rear Engine Mount (U70A)
-TechnaFit SS Brake Lines
-EBC Green Stuff front pads

I think I saw somewhere that Brembo makes brake shoes for our car. I'll have to research again.

Sorry for lack of pictures, but would like to share the finished product once lowered.

My goal for the car is for 'Spirited Commuting Driving' (Occasional canyon carving, Getting ahead of the dreaded i880/i680 communte [Oakland > n < Fremont]

Btw, its rare to see other hopped up GKs in the bay area for some reason. Where you all at?!
 
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I'm in the valley. I've seen three or four modded Fits, other than mine, in my area so far. We tend to show up at the same bar
 
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Originally Posted by skatana View Post
I'm in the valley. I've seen three or four modded Fits, other than mine, in my area so far. We tend to show up at the same bar
We gotta have a bay area fun drive sometime this summer.
 
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Originally Posted by TougeMonster_GK5 View Post
We gotta have a bay area fun drive sometime this summer.
That'll be fun. I'll pm ya when I'm headed out that way.
 
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looking good so far! can't wait to see the setup with H&R and Koni though.
 
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Originally Posted by Midnight Run View Post
looking good so far! can't wait to see the setup with H&R and Koni though.
Will be installed by end of Friday.. i hope
 
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Just came in the mail. Can't wait to throw this on. Thanks Axion Industries!!!


Hardness: U70A
 
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Finally dropped.




 
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And more goodies came in the mail.

 
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Just before I head out from the office, installed the JDM emblem. Should have made it 1/4 - 2/4 inch lower. Oh well eyeballed it the best I could.

 
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nice drop on the suspension setup! looking good!

Did you install the Hasport rear motor mount? What is your impression with it? Can i get the part # if you don't mind. Thanks
 
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Originally Posted by Midnight Run View Post
nice drop on the suspension setup! looking good!

Did you install the Hasport rear motor mount? What is your impression with it? Can i get the part # if you don't mind. Thanks
hey thanks man! The car feels so much better while cornering now. As for the rear mount, not installed yet.. planing to put it on sometime next week and will let you know. Part no. I believe was #GERR. Purchased thru Axion:

http://stores.axionind.com/2015-honda-fit-gk5-hasport-rear-motor-mount/

ask for the 10% promo code!!
 
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that dropped pict looks so much nicer, congrats.

you can probably do 10mm spacers in the back if you want to flush that up, but then you might feel a tad bit of understeer so might want to add more camber up front.

also id suggest running shorter profile tires next time to change the gear ratio. should give you a nice pickup.
 
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Originally Posted by kenchan View Post
that dropped pict looks so much nicer, congrats.

you can probably do 10mm spacers in the back if you want to flush that up, but then you might feel a tad bit of understeer so might want to add more camber up front.

also id suggest running shorter profile tires next time to change the gear ratio. should give you a nice pickup.
Thanks for the brotherly tip! Ill definately play with some negative camber at the front after throwing on the rear spacers. I too was thinking 10mm will flush it out. Amazon prime here we go again.

Having a hard time deciding between H&R or Ichiba:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00CZBHLN6/ref=mp_s_a_1_fkmr0_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1498396738&sr=8-1-fkmr0&pi=AC_SX236_SY340_FMwebp_QL65&keywords=4x100 +100mm+56.1+h%26r

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B007ZG76ZY/ref=mp_s_a_1_fkmr0_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1498396738&sr=8-2-fkmr0&pi=AC_SX236_SY340_FMwebp_QL65&keywords=4x100 +100mm+56.1+h%26r
 
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nice! looking good.
 
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Originally Posted by TougeMonster_GK5 View Post
Thanks for the brotherly tip! Ill definately play with some negative camber at the front after throwing on the rear spacers. I too was thinking 10mm will flush it out. Amazon prime here we go again.

Having a hard time deciding between H&R or Ichiba:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00CZ...0mm+56.1+h%26r

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B007Z...0mm+56.1+h%26r
np. for rears im sure the ichiba will work just fine, but i too run H&R's on my rides. i like the lighter weight.. super nice quality too.
 
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Fitted Yakima Rack with old school Q-Towers from a GD Fit. Fits snug but I think i'd rather cough up the extra $$$ for BaseLine Towers..



 

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