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Old 09-06-2017, 12:35 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.

Instagram: @ff_kevin

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

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.:Index of Bad Financial Decisions:.

June 2017
20170603 | Purchased Olga

September 2017
20170914 | Super Bright LEDs license plate / reverse light bulbs
20170916 | HKS Super Hybrid Filter
20170919 | Acuity Instruments shifter cable bushings

October 2017
20171004 | PERRIN 2" antenna mast
20171005 | Acuity Instruments Accelerator Pedal Relocation Bracket
20171018 | Spoon Blue Wide Rear View Mirror
20171019 | Buddy Club P-1 Limited Edition seat
20171025 | AEM air intake
20171030 | Spoon Sports magnetic engine oil drain plug
20171031 | Morimoto M-LED projectors

November 2017
20171123 | Hasport rear motor mount

January 2018
20180106 | Morimoto Mini D2S 4.0 projectors

February 2018
20180224 | Höen H8 35W Endurance fog light bulbs

March 2018
20180304 | 3M Crystalline window film / Spoon Sports windshield banner
20180314 | Acuity Instruments shift boot collar upgrade
20180320 | Techna-Fit stainless steel brake lines / Spoon Sports stainless steel clutch line / Endless RF-650 brake fluid

April 2018
20180404 | Feal 441 coilovers / SPC camber bolts
20180405 | Ride height adjustments
20180408 | Hyakushiki Jidousha axle-back exhaust cleaned up

May 2018
20180526 | Firestone Firehawk Indy 500s

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.:Current modifications:.

Engine/Transmission
Hyakushiki Jidousha axle-back exhaust
Acuity Instruments shifter cable bushings
FEEL'S Honda TwinCam Works radiator cap (Type D)
AEM air intake (P/N: 21-748C)
Spoon Sports magnetic engine oil drain plug
Hasport rear motor mount (U70A)
Spoon Sports magnetic transmission drain plug
Torco MTF
Spoon Sports stainless steel clutch line (P/N: 46961-GE8-000)

Brakes
Spoon Sports brake/clutch reservoir sock
Hawk HP Plus brake pads (P/N: HB418N.646)
EBC "USR" series slotted rotors (P/N: USR850)
Techna-Fit stainless steel brake lines (P/N: HN-2615)
Endless RF-650 brake fluid

Suspension/Wheels
Progress Technology 19mm rear anti-sway bar
Feal 441 coilovers
SPC camber bolts (P/N: 81260)
205/50/16 Firestone Firehawk Indy 500

Interior
ASIMO plush doll
Acuity Instruments Accelerator Pedal Relocation Bracket
Spoon Blue Wide Rear View Mirror (P/N: 76400-BRM-004)
Spoon Sports aluminum shift knob
3M Crystalline window film
Acuity Instruments shift boot collar upgrade

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)
Luxe Auto Concepts "JDM Yellow" LightWrap vinyl applied to fog light lenses
Morimoto Mini D2S 4.0 projectors
Honda "The Power of Dreams" license plate frames
Höen H8 35W Endurance fog light bulbs
Spoon Sports windshield banner
Super Bright LEDs brake light strobe module (P/N: LSC-100A)

Pending installation
BRIDE Super Seat rail RO Type (P/N: H206RO)

Future modifications
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Olga's current look




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Old 09-06-2017, 12:42 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, 01:51 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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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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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



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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, I’ve 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

https://www.rallysportdirect.com/par...ty-antenna-2in

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





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Installed my Acuity Instruments Accelerator Pedal Relocation Bracket today!















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


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