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Hi all,

So after a long time away from the CRZ I started looking for another around 6 months ago. I found a 2011 CRZ sport spec with Mugen front and rear bumpers.

The car had done 34,000 miles from new and overall condition was good. The previous owner had swapped the stock alloys for a set of 17” Rota blitz alloys. Not to my taste really and they were fairly beat up!

A few pics from when the car arrived.

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That's a good looking low millage example you have there. Where abouts in the UK you based?
 

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So the first thing was to remove the dealer stickers, plates and just generally refresh the car.

The first two proper jobs were getting fresh brake all round as the previous were overdue for replacement. Nothing too fancy, I just went with OEM brembo discs & pads.

Second job was fairly straight forward. A second decat from Tegiwa. Not game changing on its own but frees up a few horses and alittle more burble.


List of things updated so far:

  • new reg plates
  • new wipers
  • LED reg plate lights
  • LED interior & door lights
  • HID kit 6000K 35w


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Thats funny, I'm based near Brighton and had to go the Cheshire to collect my CRZ a couple years back. Got any other plans for it?
 

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Thats funny, I'm based near Brighton and had to go the Cheshire to collect my CRZ a couple years back. Got any other plans for it?
Funny thing buying cars!

Yes plenty planned/in progress.

Quick run down:

  • Spoon N1 exhaust, fitting tomorrow
  • Spoon panel air filter, fitting tomorrow
  • Genuine Mugen wing, all painted, fitting on Saturday
  • HKS Supercharger kit, ordered
  • HKS step up fuelling kit, ordered
  • Enkei RPF1 wheels (17x7et45silver) ordered
  • Hondata FlashPro, ordered
Very exciting year ahead!
 

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Another mod I wanted to do was change out the standard radio system for something modern.

iPhones don’t have AUX connectors anymore and apple car play is brilliant in my opinion. So I ordered a GT spec double din fascia plate complete with airbag light & hazard button to go with the Pioneer SPH-DA230DAB double din.

Fitting was reasonably straight forward. I had to find a lot of different patch leads and connectors to get the system to work right but it’s all together now and totally brings the interior together!
 

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Car looks slick man! I think I prefer the Mugen kit without the wing. Makes it feel more like a true hatchback with the uninterrupted rear.
 

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Looking good! Very keen to see how you get on with the HKS Supercharger. Been wanting to get one for a while, but having got the 2013+ model I'm unable to use Hondata and will have to probably have to use a Ktuner. Ideally I would love (a now discontinued) Jackson Racing supercahrger and I'm often keeping an eye out for one. How do you find the spoon exhaust?
 

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Looking good! Very keen to see how you get on with the HKS Supercharger. Been wanting to get one for a while, but having got the 2013+ model I'm unable to use Hondata and will have to probably have to use a Ktuner. Ideally I would love (a now discontinued) Jackson Racing supercahrger and I'm often keeping an eye out for one. How do you find the spoon exhaust?
The spoon exhaust is really nice paired with the 2nd de-cat, primary cat still in place. A few pops, burbles and audible now but not intrusive.

Me too! Very keen for the SC. I’ve got the fuel step up kit with the updated injectors and 34mm restrictor (vs 28mm in the standard kit) on order too.

Kit with existing exhaust mods should make 200bhp flywheel easy. Won’t be pushing any higher due to stock internals.

That is a shame about the 2013 model. I like the change they made to lithium on the battery pack but the sport+ button is a strange inclusive imo.
 
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