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Old 09-15-2014, 01:17 PM   #1
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The Matmobile 2013 2SS/RS Vert

Decided it was time to go ahead and start a build thread. Unsure at this point how far I'm going to go with it, but the obsession is currently in full swing and I'm down to share it with others

Currently unnamed, but matmobile sounds funny and has a nice ring to it lol.

Purchased on 8/30/2014 used with 11.7k miles on her.

Current mods as of 9/15/2015
Airaid CAI
Solo HF cats
Solo Mach-XL cat-back exhaust.

Planned mods:

Catch can (still researching)
Ported TB
Blue highlights inside and out (full blue on black theme, no white/chrome/red/etc anywhere on the car, all either black or blue)
Tune or Vitesse throttle controller (depending on outcome of fixing CEL from high flow cats)

will post more pics and updates as new mods are added.
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Old 09-15-2014, 01:19 PM   #2
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Top pic is the day I got her home with a cell phone.

Shop pics where during the exhaust install.

Road pic was driving through Miami showing off on the way to a full moon drum circle on the beach.
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Old 09-15-2014, 01:31 PM   #3
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Old 09-16-2014, 11:15 AM   #4
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HF cats + catback from underneath

Crappy cell phone pics from under the lift of the Exhaust and cats
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Old 09-17-2014, 06:42 AM   #5
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Extenders on the 02 bung appears to have fixed the CEL. Fuse pull going on as we speak right now in the parking lot at work, will report if any difference tomorrow.
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Old 10-02-2014, 07:24 AM   #6
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CEL isn't going away, will be ditching the HF cats and going with LT headers + tune later this month. Already ordered headers.

Also installed the Vittesse Throttle Controller, I'll get some pics up this weekend. Really enjoying it so far.

3.91 rear end gear and BMR bushings paid for this morning also.

Seems my plans of staying small and inexpensive, and keeping the warranty intact are out the window at this point LOL.
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Old 10-02-2014, 09:48 PM   #7
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CEL isn't going away, will be ditching the HF cats and going with LT headers + tune later this month. Already ordered headers.

Also installed the Vittesse Throttle Controller, I'll get some pics up this weekend. Really enjoying it so far.

3.91 rear end gear and BMR bushings paid for this morning also.

Seems my plans of staying small and inexpensive, and keeping the warranty intact are out the window at this point LOL.
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Old 10-10-2014, 09:47 AM   #8
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Appointment made for 10/27 for LT headers and Dynotune at Lashaway.

Got the 3.91 and Bushings in the mail, will likely be installed in November.
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