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    Default Hakuna Matata: Evo Content

    Picked up this Evo IX in mid September. Let the slow process begin!





    The trunk before I started the construction on the wood trunk.


    The templates were complete.


    Let the cutting begin.


    Finished.


    Coils arrived.
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    When are you putting your suspension in. It should look really good.

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    Considering I have the Chicago winter to deal with I've decided to wait until spring since this is my daily. For now just accumulating parts. Smaller stuff shall be happening thru-ought the winter months though.
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    Pretty good progress so far, I like the wood in the trunk not something you see everyday

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    I like the wood, but I dont know how that will tie in to everything

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    Diggin the wood...build a theme off that and you have one baller evo if you ask me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ThatEF9kid View Post
    Pretty good progress so far, I like the wood in the trunk not something you see everyday
    Quote Originally Posted by Yogi_Bear View Post
    I like the wood, but I dont know how that will tie in to everything
    Quote Originally Posted by tstacks View Post
    Diggin the wood...build a theme off that and you have one baller evo if you ask me.
    Glad to see the wood is liked, I wasn't to sure how it would be taken. Will definitely have to figure out how to incorporate more of it, subtle touches here and there possibly. Thanks guys.
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    How much extra weight does the wood add on, is it even noticeable?

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    Def didnt expect to see wood in an evo thread. I like it
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    Quote Originally Posted by Yogi_Bear View Post
    How much extra weight does the wood add on, is it even noticeable?
    I don't notice a difference. I am guessing the wood is probably 25lbs more than what the stock carpet and wood was.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Haole View Post
    I don't notice a difference. I am guessing the wood is probably 25lbs more than what the stock carpet and wood was.
    Yeah, never mind I had thought you were going to do the entire floor with it since the carpet was shot to hell

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    Sweet! I've always liked these cars.

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    Should've kept the spoiler

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    kbuss you finished the battery relocate?? Nice. And I think I'm going to make you put those coils on very soon.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Yogi_Bear View Post
    Yeah, never mind I had thought you were going to do the entire floor with it since the carpet was shot to hell
    now that would be awesome
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    Quote Originally Posted by JC. View Post
    Should've kept the spoiler
    I still have it sitting in my basement, but I don't have any plans on putting it back on right now.
    Quote Originally Posted by NeedingAnAudi View Post
    kbuss you finished the battery relocate?? Nice. And I think I'm going to make you put those coils on very soon.
    Yea I was fiddling with it all day today trying to figure out why it wouldn't start. Turns out it was just a stupid mistake by me not leaving enough wire exposed in the new eye to make a connection. Runs good now.
    Quote Originally Posted by Icana4dit View Post
    now that would be awesome
    NeedingAnAudi actually suggested I do a whole entire wood floor throughout the car as well, but the amount of work seems so insane.
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    done right. vinyl wood is for pansies
    Hatchbacks, wagons... It's NOT all the same. You want in? Don't get a mazda 3, get a mazda 6 wagon. Don't get a wrx get a legacy wagon. and theres a reason the A3 isn't called the A3 avant... Scion does not make a wagon it makes a weird van, but no wagons

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    It should look really good.



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    wood in trunk is insta-win

    curious to c where u will be heading with this

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    Digging the wood! Not sure how I feel about it with the wing off, but I may be swayed later on!

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    this is right!

    im in for more!


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    Quote Originally Posted by cbeebz View Post
    Digging the wood! Not sure how I feel about it with the wing off, but I may be swayed later on!
    I think once it goes lower it will look better wingless.
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    So I picked up some spacers the other day from a buddy of mine. 15mm for the rear and 25mm for the front. Car still needs more low but at least for the winter I'm sitting a little wider. CAUTION: Excessive wheel gap below

    15mm spacer on the left v. 25mm spacer on the right

    15mm v. 30mm by KyleBuss, on Flickr

    Front: BEFORE

    Before 30mm by KyleBuss, on Flickr
    Front: AFTER

    After 30mm by KyleBuss, on Flickr

    Rear: BEFORE

    Before 15mm by KyleBuss, on Flickr
    Rear: AFTER

    After 15mm by KyleBuss, on Flickr

    Looking down at the rear

    After 15mm by KyleBuss, on Flickr


    Post Spacer Install by KyleBuss, on Flickr

    Will get day shots tomorrow.
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    dude I'm with alex, do the whole floor in wood. If you want, I'll come help since you're local

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