I'm using amax -30mm front and rear on standard shocks they made a huge difference to handling and were super cheap (£40 from euro car parts). If you want decent handling I wouldn't bother with cheap coilovers
So I've started on smoothing the front bumper. I filled all the detail lines with plastic weld. I cut out the grille bars and the number plate recess then flipped it and plastic welded it flush. Got a lot of tidying and plastic welding to do but should hopefully look good when its finished
Theres a pcv valve in the rocker cover which vents pressure from the crankcase. Some people when fitting an induction kit just git a small filter but there's arguments that this doesn't actually allow the pcv to work correctly as the the air passing through the intake opens and close's the...
Next up some performance mods. Made a custom induction kit with a japspeed oil catch can fitted and did away with the charcoal canister. Also fitted a backbox delete pipe so sounds pretty good. Also fitted some amax 30mm lowering springs and a front splitter from a mk3 golf.
So the eagle eyed will notice the front bumper has been sprayed. This was the biggest change along with spraying the wheels and the mirror caps
Front End Stripped
sanded down ready for paint
Custom Grilles fitted
Before and After
So next I fitted a Rev counter and had to replace my headlamp connectors with ceramic ones as the original's melted. I also fitted some usdm indicator/sidelights by modifing some Honda Civic bulb holders. The first photo was with the flyeye kit and tinted indicator inserts fitted but found they...