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Old 09-06-2017, 01:35 AM
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Olga: The SoCal GK5

Hello FitFreak.net members, my name is Kevin and these are the chronicles of my '17 Honda Fit EX 6MT.

The goal behind this car is to create a true dual-purpose car that is capable of being a weekend warrior as well as handling daily commuting needs.

Instagram: @ff_kevin

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXw...02bYGkRqmCpenw

.:Current modifications:.
Engine/Transmission:
Hyakushiki Jidousha axle-back exhaust - 5,999 miles
HKS Super Hybrid Filter (P/N: 70017-AH016) - 6,795 miles // Replaced with AEM air intake
Acuity Instruments shifter cable bushings - 7,012 miles
FEEL'S Honda TwinCam Works radiator cap (Type D)
AEM air intake (P/N: 21-748C) - 10,078 miles
Spoon Sports magnetic engine oil drain plug
Hasport rear motor mount (U70A) - 12,314 miles

Brakes:
Spoon Sports brake/clutch reservoir sock
Techna-Fit stainless steel brake lines (P/N: HN-2615) // Not installed
Hawk HP+ brake pads (P/N: HB418 N.646) // Not installed

Suspension/Wheels:
Progress Technology 19mm rear anti-sway bar - 1,611 miles
SPC camber bolts (P/N: 81260) // Not installed

Interior:
ASIMO plush doll (Jeff)
Acuity Instruments Accelerator Pedal Relocation Bracket - 8,109 miles
Spoon Blue Wide Rear View Mirror (P/N: 76400-BRM-004)
Buddy Club P-1 Limited Edition seat - 9,468 miles // Removed
Buddy Club Racing Spec seat rail - 9,468 miles // Removed
Spoon Sports aluminum shift knob // Not installed

Exterior/Aero:
Super Bright LEDs license plate bulbs (P/N: 194-WHP6 | Temperature: 6000 K)
Super Bright LEDs reverse light bulbs (P/N: 7440-CW3W-G | Temperature: 6000 K)
PERRIN 2" antenna mast (P/N: PSP-BDY-126)
Morimoto M-LED projectors - 10,265 miles
Luxe Auto Concepts "JDM Yellow" LightWrap vinyl applied to fog lights - 10,265 miles

Awaiting arrival:
Spoon Sports stainless steel clutch line (P/N: 46961-GE8-000)
Spoon Sports side mirrors (P/N: 76203-GK5-030)
Spoon Sports windshield banner

Future modifications:
Centric Premium brake rotors (P/N: 120.40085)
ATE TYP200 DOT 4 brake fluid

Dream modifications:

Olga's current look:







Hyakushiki Jidousha axle-back exhaust sound clip:


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Old 09-06-2017, 01:42 AM
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Awesome license plate haha! Nice rig, too. Look forward to seeing your thread evolve.
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Old 09-06-2017, 02:51 AM
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Awesome license plate haha! Nice rig, too. Look forward to seeing your thread evolve.
Thank you!

I'm excited as well.
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Exhaust sounds good!
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Exhaust sounds good!
Thank you! I'm very happy with it.
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Great color! Looking forward to following your progress.
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cool sounding muffler you got there.
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In for updates. Looking good so far!
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Old 09-07-2017, 01:54 PM
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Great color! Looking forward to following your progress.
Thank you very much! Modern Steel Metallic has definitely grown on me.

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cool sounding muffler you got there.
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In for updates. Looking good so far!
Thanks!
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Here's a small update for you all! I went ahead and ordered LED license plate and reverse light bulbs. I'm very happy with the results!

The part numbers, for those who may be interested, are listed below this text.

Super Bright LEDs license plate bulbs (P/N: 194-WHP6 | Temperature: 6000 K)

Super Bright LEDs reverse light bulbs (P/N: 7440-CW3W-G | Temperature: 6000 K)

I am happy to report zero fitment issues! Both the license plate and reverse light bulbs are plug and play.



Here's what the laser beams look like when activated:



There's a significant improvement in night-time visibility when using my rear camera.


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Old 09-16-2017, 04:04 PM
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I received my HKS Super Hybrid Filter yesterday!

P/N: 70017-AH016

Below this text is a link containing information on the HKS Super Hybrid Filter.

https://www.hks-power.co.jp/en/produ...ter/index.html



Contents of the box:





Minty!



The sticker made for a nice finishing touch. Overall, I noticed a slight improvement in throttle response as well as a slight increase in induction sound.


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Is the HKS filter washable and reusable? I looked at getting one but no one seemed to know.
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Is the HKS filter washable and reusable? I looked at getting one but no one seemed to know.
That's a great question! I was wondering the same thing, but I didn't find any concrete answers.

HKS super hybrid panel air filter - Civinfo

How to clean HKS Super Hybrid Air Filter? ? club.liberty.asn.au

I'll probably end up purchasing a new filter when the time comes.

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Installed my Acuity Instruments shifter cable bushings today!



Installation was fairly straightforward. I did not have the right tools for the job, but I made it work. This would've been a lot easier with an extra pair of hands. Shifting feels more crisp now!



I also purchased a FEEL'S Honda TwinCam Works radiator cap.



This is a special piece for me because FEEL'S Honda TwinCam Works have built my favorite GK5.



Check out the link below for more information on the FEEL'S GK5!

https://stickydiljoe.com/2016/02/25/...am-visit-2016/

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Nice install. I'll have to give this a try. Have you tried a weighted shift knob? For me, it reduced, just about eliminated vibration and made shifting so much smoother. I wonder how both affect overall feel. (no gay innuendo).
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Nice install. I'll have to give this a try. Have you tried a weighted shift knob? For me, it reduced, just about eliminated vibration and made shifting so much smoother. I wonder how both affect overall feel. (no gay innuendo).
Thank you! No, Iíve not had a chance yet. Stay tuned though!
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Very nice build! Solid mods, and very nice future mod list. Great info too - especially love the Acuity shifter cable bushings, didn't even know about these, so thanks a lot for sharing! Spent too much on my Fit recently, but definitely adding this to a Christmas wish list

Oh and that FEEL's Fit is crazy! Saw a couple of photos a little while back, but had no idea what was under that hood. So awesome!
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Very nice build! Solid mods, and very nice future mod list. Great info too - especially love the Acuity shifter cable bushings, didn't even know about these, so thanks a lot for sharing! Spent too much on my Fit recently, but definitely adding this to a Christmas wish list

Oh and that FEEL's Fit is crazy! Saw a couple of photos a little while back, but had no idea what was under that hood. So awesome!
Thank you very much for the kind words!
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Here's another update for you all. Thanks for the idea, sixlovelylies!

P/N: PSP-BDY-126

http://perrinperformance.com/i-13324...-fr-s-brz.html

The PERRIN antenna mast is 2" tall, while the OEM antenna mast is 7" tall.





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Installed my Acuity Instruments Accelerator Pedal Relocation Bracket today!















Check out my review for more information!

https://www.fitfreak.net/forums/3rd-...n-bracket.html


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