knucklehead's ecoboost build thread!

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    #1 Knucklehead, Dec 26, 2015
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    Sup fellas, I wanted to start a build thread. It's going to be a slow and steady build. Keeping it simple.


    Pics!

    Day one-

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    After day one-

    Exterior:
    GT upper and lower grill/mesh delete
    Corner light tints
    Diode Dynamics switchback turn signal LED kit
    Diode Dynamics reverse LED light
    Raxiom clear LED rear markers
    MMD rear diffuser
    Street Scene spoiler
    GT front chin spoiler

    Interior:
    Carbon fiber GT350R steering wheel
    Diode Dynamics interior LED kit
    Blox harness bar
    Rockford Fosgate R165X3 Prime 6.5 Speaker

    Suspension:
    BC Racing coilovers
    Steeda front strut tower braces
    Steeda front/rear sway bars
    Steeda g-trac brace
    Steeda IRS subframe alignment kit
    Steeda IRS subframe support braces
    Steeda low profile chassis Jacking Rails
    UPR billet IRS vertical link
    3mm spacer all around

    Wheels and tires:
    JR21 20x9f 20x10r
    Falken azenis fk453 255/35/20f 285/30/20r

    Engine:
    Mishimoto oil catch can
    Mishimoto oil cooler
    Turbosmart blow off valve kompact shortie dual port
    Flowmaster Y-pipe
    Roush axle back
    K&N Drop-In air filter

    Drivetrain:
    Roush knob
    Barton billet reverse lock out collar
    Steeda shifter base bushing bracket

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    #2 Knucklehead, Dec 26, 2015
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    Got myself a few parts

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    GT upper and lower grill
    Mesh grill inserts
    MMR CAI
    BC Racing coilovers
    Roush shift knob
    Corner light tints
    Diode Dynamics switchback turn signal LED kit
    Diode Dynamics interior LED kit
     
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    I decided to start off on the grill by cutting and putting on the mesh inserts.

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    after the cut
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    after putting on the mesh insterts
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    i think it came out pretty neat.
     
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    Where did you grab the mesh inserts from?

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    I got the mesh inserts from www.customcargrills.com
     
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    Thanks! Looks good I already have the upper and lower sitting around and yours look great with the mesh.

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    Just came in the mail, 3m carbon fiber vinyl wrap. Im thinking about wrapping up some of the interior pieces.

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    Thanks brotha. Anytime :)
     
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    Got a few more piece.

    Diode Dynamics reverse LED light
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    Barton Industries reverse lock out adapter
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    Just a lil update...
    I had some time the other day to put in a lil work.

    Got my roush knob and barton rev lock on with a lil touch of the carbon fiber wrap. What you guys think?

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    Swapped out my Ecoboost grills for the GT honey cone delete and throw on the Diode Dynamics switchback today. Im digging the new look. :D

    Here's the before

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    and after

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    That looks way better than stock!!

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    Looks good! Definitely in the "to do" list this spring.
     
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    i think so too:D

    :thumbsup:

    thanks guys. im trying to find some time next week so i can throw on the coilovers. ill post pics once im done.:)
     
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    I'm liking that CF wrap. It looks real!
     
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