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Graphite Ghost (Wagon) Progress......

I brought the Ghost home on Feb 27. Its 3/23 and i have about 500 SMILING MILES.


2012 TSX SportWagon Tech GLM.

I will catch up in this poat........




tinted at 20%



debadged



weathertech first 2 rows





OEM rear tray



exLED 6000K xcept vanity 3500K



blue doors



maps with clear lens to help diffuse it



license plate









i did a full detail......only pic is of some shampoo with the foam gun. but she got Clayed, then 205/ then menzerna 085rd. then optiseal/ still needs some coats of P21S.



















still in the pile to install: and more to come.

jlclightings CREE LED DRLs
OEM GLM Splash guards
OEM Wagon rear bumper protector



the wish list;

retrofit projector fogs
wheels
coilovers
progress rear bar and links
rotors and pads
CTE intake and exhaust
 

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the wagon trunk light is different than the sedan and the exLED didnt fit. they are giving me credit towards something esle. GREAT CUSTOMER SERVICE from exLED>



so i got some 6K 2w Flank bulbs from Vleds.



both on







one with exposure turned way down/













and I got some supplies for some colormatching projects !

out with the old and n with the new LOL


 

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After I posted my OTHER trunk lights above I was in contact with exLED about exchanging the sedan trunk lights as they did not fit my wagon. In the midst of that discussion Jin told me that they MADE ME some trunk lights that would fit and match my 6K exLED kit. not only did he send me my exchange maney but he sent me the pair of trunk lights as well; basically for free/



and here they are......



i had to twist the small metal bulb holders out of the way to get the exled plug in.....not a big deal just use a needle nose.



the pair



one closer



and real close




can't say enough about exLED customer service; and lets not forget how great of a product they make too!
 

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Nice wagon! Do you know if the sedan and wagon suspension are the same? They would look great with a mild drop...or dumped lol
 

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Nice wagon! Do you know if the sedan and wagon suspension are the same? They would look great with a mild drop...or dumped lol

i need to worry about snow so I want CO so I can go LOW but also JUST A BIT LOW when the winter comes.

but it seems as if the suspension parts are the same. the wagons been selling for a few years as a accord in the EU and have seen many dropped from there.

i may also wait until I choose some wheels first.

Rob
 
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splash/mud guards installed.....GLM












took the opportunity to anti-sieze the wheel studs.






also protected the wheels - used about 3 coats of this




some new tools :D






and one pic of them installed















tomorrow she gets her BRA
 

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clear bra:

suntek PPF:

18" hood and fenders, headlights, door handle pockets, mirrors, full front bumper w/seam.

i let him seam the front bumper using 18" film. I think he did a good job.

took pics of the hood and the front bumper seams......








 

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my REBADGE badges showed up today WOOT!

the lot



closeup large one



these have some dimension to them. the "TSX" is a second layer.







the weathertech ready for a re_badge



i always use a primer for foam tape. this one is special for plastic.



ok done/









the outside one needs some prep. i need to remove my sealant from the paint.
post pics of that installed when its done/
 

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here are some pics. I tried to make it level. It REAL close :D













 

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progress enabler :D

 

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i ALWAYS do a 1K mile oil change so no matter what my MINDER says I wanted to get some synthetic in there.

so i went to stealer and bought a filter and a washer for $7.xx

I went to autozone and got the oil; 5 qts of 0-20 Mobil 1.
I also TRIED their wrench and it DID SLIP BAD. so i passed.

I needed to return something to napa for my other ride so i brought my filter with me. they point me to the NAPA branded wrenches. they have the 65/67 14 flute. But it SLIPS TOO!

so i tell the guy and he says for giggles there are a few MORE wrenchs over near the oil/ i go there and its this cheaper brand "evercraft" something like that. it FITS LIKE A GLOVE/

no slip and it was like 5 bux vs. 9 for the Napa ones.




and I thought I toook more pics but.........

the 7 fasteners for the under cover are now Phillips. I used a large #3 and it worked perfect. dont use a small phillips it will tear them up. the slots go deep and the bigger head is neeeded.



after that it was all the same as above.


the ONE SURPRISE for me was that there was ZERO grief with a first time change. nothing was overtight. all went as exepcted/




the oil; i have 5 but I started with 4/

HOW DO YOU MEASURE POINT 2 to get 4.2 qts in there LOL ???????





chocked and jack stands for safety/

 

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whoa that badge looks big! haha
 

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i was not happy with the LED DRL bulbs that come with the JLC kit. they were ONLY forward firing and in a good sunlight almost impossible to see.

so I found some on eBay from iJDMTOYS that have a forward firing LED as well as some surface ones to hit the reflector.

i am also working on getting full power to these as DRLs so they will be even brighter ! stay tuned for that.

a few other things purchased .....

Progress RSB - arrived
Progress RSL - shipped
Energy Suspension 22mm greasable sway bush shipped

4 TPMS are here if I ever buy some wheels.




pics of the LEDs

the bulb



you can see these light up the reflector......



closer...you can see the reflection of the SMT




oh yeah

saw these at cars and coffee.....

 
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