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Did the track day this past Sunday I honestly didn’t even get close to my goal and I went flying off the first session losing the ebay lip. Mainly because of cold tires I didn’t expect it to be that cold. It was a fun event regardless and got some pretty consistent times for the most part. I also meet another tsx there so that was cool.
 

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Haven’t been on here much and I haven’t been really driving the tsx. I’ve been focused on the e36 m3 that I can hopefully drive and possibly sell soon and get back on track with the tsx. I signed up for some track days in these next two months so I will be driving the car as is for the 19th and 20th at streets next week and upgrading tires for chuckwalla on March 6th. I also took a nice long drive yesterday and took some pictures it felt good to drive the car again.
 

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So I went and did the weekend at streets with ach motoring and doghouse events and had a blast, but a couple of days before I took the car to work and was driving on mullholand testing the car and underestimated a bush that took my side mirror out, shout out to my buddy in the grey tsx for picking up some mirrors for me in his area! Aside from that I dropped my time down to a 1:31 without any modifications...maybe the black side mirrors? Super stoked and going to get ready for chuckwalla on March 6th just need good tires and ball joints :)
 

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that's funny i read about you switching out to black mirrors on a CGP TSX. just a few minutes earlier i was on my break looking over my CGP 06 thinking about doing blacked out window trim and dechromed handles and how black mirrors would look better as the black would flow uninterrupted to the fender/A pillar area. Then i come here and see a black mirror CGP TSX! Could you be so kind to take some side profile photos? Want to see how well the line flows with everything above the window line black.

Also i would love if you did some reviews of your head light setup. really tempted to pick up a beat set from ebay and do a similar setup with stupid bright high beam spotlights. Running a now recalled for being too bright Hikari eye of ultron H1 bulb in the high beam and while they're crazy bright they don't have the distance i want. You can see the future in front of you, they're perfect in the rain, but there's not enough light 100' down the road.
 

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that's funny i read about you switching out to black mirrors on a CGP TSX. just a few minutes earlier i was on my break looking over my CGP 06 thinking about doing blacked out window trim and dechromed handles and how black mirrors would look better as the black would flow uninterrupted to the fender/A pillar area. Then i come here and see a black mirror CGP TSX! Could you be so kind to take some side profile photos? Want to see how well the line flows with everything above the window line black.

Also i would love if you did some reviews of your head light setup. really tempted to pick up a beat set from ebay and do a similar setup with stupid bright high beam spotlights. Running a now recalled for being too bright Hikari eye of ultron H1 bulb in the high beam and while they're crazy bright they don't have the distance i want. You can see the future in front of you, they're perfect in the rain, but there's not enough light 100' down the road. I recommend some eBay headlights or at least some used headlights that the
here are some photos of the side honestly it blends into the cgp and you can’t notice any difference, I’ll try to do a solid review of the headlights if I find another tsx willing to help for a video. As for doing it yourself I recommend some eBay headlights or second hand that would be easy to restore. I struggled by wet sanding and re clearing the lens because of the condition, looks great but it’s not perfect or worth the time spent on doing it. (Updated)
 

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So the weekend is over and had a blast at chuckwalla, I met Tony that’s on here, and had a blast over all! I hope to go back soon and figure out the line there. I feel like the car had more in it but with my first time being there i was just getting the feel of the track and learn it in general. Had a high goal of 2:06 but didn’t get near it as always. Here is some pictures from the event, I didn’t purchase any good ones just stuff from my phone.
 

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Tsx will be getting some new moog ball joints and I bought some dt male connectors and wired the lights up to the original high beam. The external switch was cool in the mountains but didn’t feel natural and I caught myself driving with them on a couple of times. the car will unfortunately stay as is until after the next vtec club event or sell my e36. So no updates for a bit.
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(I used electrical tape so this isn’t the final product but I didn’t want to cut up the kc light harness or cut the oem)
 

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So the weekend is over and had a blast at chuckwalla, I met Tony that’s on here, and had a blast over all! I hope to go back soon and figure out the line there. I feel like the car had more in it but with my first time being there i was just getting the feel of the track and learn it in general. Had a high goal of 2:06 but didn’t get near it as always. Here is some pictures from the event, I didn’t purchase any good ones just stuff from my phone.
Good meeting you and your wife!
 

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Haven’t updated in a while but there’s also not much to update. I switched to the advan a052 tire so I’m Just having fun at the track the way the car is with @Senna88 . I’ve been trying to rack up parts and will update you guys as I do the installs and trying to focus on the car again at the beginning of the year. So all I can do is flood you with pictures
 

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Got some random updates on the car surprisingly. My battery died in my daily and I have the same optima yellow top so I did the switch went to autozone and there back ordered. I asked about the odessey pc680 and they swapped it out and refund me some money. Bought a box for it on Amazon that I had to install some rubber trim to keep the battery snug and had to purchase sae posts but so far it’s good bought a battery tender with the extra cash shaved some weight up front too
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Ran into a couple of second hand parts , big thanks to him I got
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Im only going to put in the headers for now and wait till next year for the rest and other parts I’ve been hoarding
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Also sourced a cf trunk, it was a bit sun faded but polished right up and I added some layers of different ceramic coatings to match the rest of the car I’m actually liking the look since it matches the sunroof.
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Did the last vtec club event of the year at buttonwillow first time there managed a 2:11and went off twice. it was honestly super fun. Time to get ready for next year.
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