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Discussion Starter #1 (Edited)
I thought it would be a cool idea to start a thread for us Midwest guys to display a couple pics, list mods, and give location and other information. I thought if we all posted in the same manner, we can have a nice organized thread for reference and contact info.

I think BGWilly should sticky this also...

So, here is what I was thinking...

1. Post personal information: First name, DOB, location, (City, state), email, etc. Of course you do not have to post any info you do not feel comfortable disclosing.

2. Next post FOUR pics. A front 3/4 shot, rear 3/4 shot, engine bay, and Interior/stereo pics.

3. List all mods... List them under categories such as: Engine/drivetrain, Exterior, interior/ICE, and Wheels/suspension

4. List future mods... List what is on your wish list!

5,684 Posts
Discussion Starter #2
Also, whenever you get new mods, new pics or change info, you an go in and edit your original post. Then maybe make a post saying that you have updated whatever it is you changed.

Try to keep the off-topic banter in this thread to a minimum as well...

5,684 Posts
Discussion Starter #3 (Edited)
I will go first...

Michael Phillips
Rittman, Ohio
[email protected]

2002 MT (6-Speed) MSM

What the engine used to look like... ;)

To be announced... ;)

Full Wald bodykit w/Flares
Carbon Creations CF Hood
Gunmetal Painted Headlights
Gunmetal Painted Fogs
Gunmetal Painted Tails
Tinted Rear Red Lenses
Gunmetal Painted Badging
Kamiari Trunk Spoiler
2003 SportDesign Grille
JDM Short Antenna
C-West Eyeliners

MVP Motorsports Shift Knob
B&M Short Shifter
TRD Guage Pod
Apexi EL2 EGT,Boost, and Oil Pressure Guages

iForged Classic Wheels, 19x8(f) +45, 19x9.5(r) +55
BF Goodrich KDW TA tires, 235/35/19(f), and 265/30/19(r)
Apexi N1 Type V Coilovers
TRD Chassis Braces
Toms Trunk Brace
Eibach Sways
Rotora Slotted Rotors
Porterfield Pads
Black Painted Calipers w/Silver Lexus Stickers

Future Plans
Crazy Engine Build (in progress)
JDM Rear Bumper
Cobra Misano L Racing Seats
DVD Player
Single 10" Subwoofer in Ski Pass

2,426 Posts
John "Kaiyin" Krueger
St. Paul, MN
[email protected]

most current pictures because it's sitting at DB Performance

$$$Titan$$$ ;)
Boost Logic custom turbo kit
SP400 transmission
4" exhaust

Tein S-techs
Tokico shocks/struts
EBC brake pads
17x7+45 (F) MB Weapon's in Bronze
17x8+42 (R) MB Weapon's in Bronze
15x8 Weld Pro-Star drag package
MT ET Streets

C-West Front
black chrome tail lights
03 spoiler

stock-ish looking...;)
working on a cage

Sofa King
4,826 Posts
Darren Braml
Minneapolis, MN
PM me for email or phone

>>Don't have any good engine bay or trunk pics that are up to date yet.

Stock Options
5 Speed

Aftermarket Mod List

18x8.5 +45 Manaray Sport Vertec VR5 Wheels
225/40/18 Kumho Ecsta MX tires
TRD front lip
RMM sideskirts
Carson Tuned rear lip
Seibon CF hood
Aerocatch hood pins
C-West CF eyelids
CF TRD mesh grille
CF mirror covers
Black Chrome taillights with all rear red lenses tinted
Black Chrome headlights with AAC Angel Eyes
Black Chrome foglights
Custom painted GGP front corners with Plasma Ion yellow bulbs
35% tint all around
JDM short antenna
Black painted calipers w/Lexus logos
Silver coated rear blinker bulbs
Black McGard Spline Drive lug nuts
Valeo Ultimate wiper blades
Debadged rear (minus “L”)
Black Pearl rear emblem
Stand alone fog mod & disabled DRL’s
Horn relocation mod

Tein Flex coilovers
Tein Electronic Dampening Force Controller (EDFC)
JIC CF front strut bar

SRT intake w/ R-ECU (powdercoated black)
HKS Ti-Limited Exhaust
OBX Y-pipe
PLP Gen 2 Short Shifter
Tek grounding kit
Figs hood prop kit
CF cam cover
Black vented radiator panel
Red TRD oil cap

Valentine 1 radar detector (hardwired)
Sparco Globe-X shift knob
CF shift boot
CF shifter surround
CF window switch covers
Chrome climate control rings
Lexus visor decals

Alpine IVA-W200 double din headunit
Alpine PDX 1.1000 amp
Alpine PDX 4.150 amp
Focal 165V1 components
Focal 690 CV1 6x9’s
Alpine 12” Type-R sub
Custom “hidden” trunk setup
KCE-422i full speed Ipod connection
Pac video bypass unit
30GB Ipod video (custom mounted in ash tray location, felt lined)

It's 5 o'clock somewhere.
6,017 Posts
Nick Pasqualone
Kirtland, Ohio

2004 GAM Sportdesign
M/T with LSD

• TurboEast Tubular Stainless Steel Manifold
• Garrett T04E 60 Trim turbo
• TurboEast Front Mount Intercooler
• TurboEast Aluminum Intercooler Piping
• Tial 38mm Wastegate
• Greddy Type RS Blow-Off Valve
• TurboEast 3" Stainless Steel Downpipe
• TurboEast 3" Stainless Steel Racepipe
• Blitz Nur Spec exhaust
• "Black Box ECU reset"
• Begi Rising Rate Fuel Pressure Regulator
• -4 Fuel return line
• Walbro 255lph Fuel pump
• NGK BKR7E Spark Plugs
• TurboEast Air Filter
• Boost Logic Turbo Blanket

• L sportline roof spoiler
• RMM Carbon Fiber Front Lip
• Carbon Creations CF Hood
• Smoked Front and Rear Bumper lights
• Titanium Headlight, taillights and fogs
• Black Pearl Emblems
• SportDesign grille and Badges
• 3" Short Antenna
• Painted calipers w/ Lexus stickers

• Stewart Warner 52mm Fuel Pressure Gauge
• Stewart Warner 52mm Vacuum/Boost Gauge
• AEM UEGO Wideband Controller
• Custom gauge pod
• SportDesign Interior with black leather/Gray piping
• Pro Lex Performance Short Shifter
• Sirius Satellite Radio
• Custom shift knob
• 35% window tint
• Bell Electronics Radar Detector

Wheels/ Suspension
• Tein S-Tech lowering springs
• 18x8 HP Design Evo custom painted
• 225-40-18 Exclaim UHP

7,824 Posts
Kevin M
Bloomington, IL


Intake - K&N air filter with Joe-Z black pipe, red couplers
First Gen Toyomoto Header
JIC stainless steel front strut bar
LMS heatshield
PLP vented radiator cover


TRD (toyota racing dev) brake Brake Pads
I-Rotors zinc plated slotted/drilled rotors


Flik lex gunmetal w/ toyo proxes4 18x8


TRD CF mesh grill
TRD JDMeyes replica front lip
L-tuned replica side skirts
L-tuned replica rear lip
L-tuned sportdesign springs
Sportdesign struts
TRD red rear sway bar (17mm)
35% window tint
GGP painted front side markers


JDM Dash Tray with closing lid
JDM Short Antenna
Cup holder divider


HKS Hi-power Exhaust

-Future Plans-

Vroooooom Pssssssh

89 Posts
Dennis Pape
Florissant, MO
[email protected]

03 GGP Sport Design

K&N fipk intake

VHT tinted side markers
painted fog light housings black pearl
15% tint all around

Tein s tech springs

stock sport design

viper 771xv
eclipse avn-5435
JL audio 12W6V2
alpine speakers
mtx 6500D amp

Future plane:
19 inch axis hiro's

1,788 Posts
Greg Willingham
Affton, Mo
[email protected]
[email protected]

LMS CIA w/K&N filter
LMS heatshield
PLP vented radiator cover
5 piece CF engine set

B&M short shift

Seibon CF hood (OEM style) Painted v-ed
Wald front lip
Vizage sides and rear
Altezza smoked grill
CF eyebrows
5% tint on rear
20% tint on side
Black vinyl in windshield

OBX LR header
Toyomoto y-pipe
Greddy EVO II

HKS HipperMax II
Black Painted calipers with silver decal
Brembo slot/drilled rotors

20x8 (42offset)
Motegi DP-1 Black w/polished lip
Nitto NeoGen 225/30/20

Spring Plans
Complete repaint
Smoked bumper lenses
Smoked truck lenses

Oompa-Loompa of Science
1,995 Posts
Adam "NattySlide" Tissot (aka The Anti-Bling)
Cleveland, Ohio
PM for email and cell

Purchased New Dec. 17, 2001
2002 M/T with LSD


Specifics announced in the Spring...


IPT CF Dash kit
PLP GII short shifter
JDM dash tray (customized for gauges)
Momo Sphere knob in Black leather/chrome
Exterior color matched plastic piece in steering wheel


Full Xpel kit
custom painted CF eyelids
Area51 front lip
LSportline side skirts
LSportline rear valence
Black double pin stripe
JDM Altezza Antenna
Custom Painted headlights and foglights
Smoked corners and 3rd brakelight
Black pearl emblems All around
Black pearl Lexus License plate frame
Custom painted grill
25% tint


Tein HA Coilovers
JIC Front Strut tower bar
Rotora Slotted rotors
Black calipers with silver Lexus vinyls


5Zigen Fireball (To be replaced in the Spring)


Rays Versus Campionato SS7's (Gunmetal...of course ;) )

-Future Plans-

The Anti-Bling 2.0... (New wheels, bodykit and paint)

1,824 Posts
Tim "habitual line stepper" Gentil
Sagamore Hills, OH
email: no spam for me!
Cell: PM me and I'll give you my # so I can tell you how to make your car fast. :p

These pictures do not represent the current look of the car becuase I don't have any current pics that meet the Phillzpeed criteria. ;)

508whp/482wtq - Mustang Dyno
CP Pistons
ARP Head Studs
Perrin Turbo Kit
GT35R .82ar
Tial 44mm EWG
Tial 50mm BOV
Buschur Racing Catback Exhaust
TurboXS Intercooler Core
Reversed Intake Manifold
Custom FMIC piping
Perrin modded stock injectors
Perrin fuel rails
Ported TGV Housings
EcuTek reflashed ECU
TurboXS UTEC and TurboXS 5-bar MAP sensor for speed density tuning
TurboXS DTEC electronic boost controller
Exedy Twin Disk Clutch
SS Clutch Line
GroupN Motor Mounts
GroupN Transmission Mount
GroupN Rear Diff Mount
Kartboy Exhaust Hangers Rear Half Shafts

Megan Racing Coilovers (coming this winter)
Perrin Rear Sway Bar
SS Brake Lines
18x8 Rota Torques
235/40/18 Kelley Fierce Tires
Stock 17x8 BBS wheels (coming this winter)
225/45/17 BFG Drag Radials (coming this winter)

Cleared Headlights
Cusco GT Front Lip (coming this winter)
No wing!! (coming this winter)

Defi Center Gauge Pod
Defi Blackface White/Red Gauges - Boost, EGT, Oil Pressure
NGK AFX Air/Fuel Ratio Meter
TurboXS Knock Lite
Nintendo Gameboy to control TurboXS DTEC

Alpine MP3/CD Player
MB Quart Components in front doors
MB Quart Co-axials in rear doors
JL 4-channel amp
JL Mono amp
JL 10w0 Subwoofer

Future Mods
trying to keep up with Phillzpeed :devil:

Virgin Magnet
8,768 Posts
Collin Andrews
Atlanta, GA (i know its not really the mid west but damnit i helped make the ohio thing what it is today, OG)

these aren't the most current, right now it looks like rolling mudball

Thanks to Accelerated Performance: with HUGE props!
-GE Block Bored 0.020" over
-CP pistons 0.020" oversized
-Eagle H-Beam's with 3/8's rod bolts
-Clevite Bearings
-stock supra tt headgasket
-don's special sauce
Garrett t04e-60 0.84 hot side
smaller than i want intercooler
Turbo XS BOV
TE tubular turbo manifold
Tial 44mm wastegate (recirc'd)
TE fuel rail
-6an Fuel line
TE fuel Return
Custom 3" turbo back with JIC Spartan DE type II muffler
Siemens 630CC injectors
Supra TT pump with PHR pump bracket
ABS Relocated
Battery Relocated
Custom heatshields All over the place
Toyota R154 Transmission, rebuilt with heavy duty bearings
HKS GDMax twin disk clutch
Steel one piece drive shaft (aluminum ah-spolded)
custom transmission mounts
TE AEM EMS with N1.11 software (tuned by Dan @ Batlground Engineering)
GM 3bar Map sensor
TUI motorsports ignition simulator (no cel's)
TUI Motorsports PCV delete CCV system

project Mu titan kai pads front and b-force rear (will be EBC yellow stuff front and rear)
Brembo sport rotors front (soon to go back to stock they are good rotors)
stock rotors rear
2 sets of wheels
1:stock set of sportcross, 7.5" wide rear with 225/45 front and 235/45 rear Michelin PS2
2:17x7.5 advan RCII silver with 245/40 front and rear Advan neova
JIC FLTA2 coilovers (amazing by the way)
TE Boxed in rear control arms(powder coated red :cool: )
Hotchkis sway bars
TUI Racing sway bar endlinks
Tanabe under chassis braces front and rear
ATE super blue brake fluid
Project Mu brake lines

JDM antenna
Phillztyle headlights and tailights
DRL delete
the word "NO" so cleverly carved into the drivers door :pissed:
various rock chips
cracked front bumper from a piece of ply wood in the freeway :pissed:
tail of the dragon sticker :cool:
TUI Motorsports Emblem

innovate wideband
greddy weighted shiftknob
boost controller

bone stock

Future Mods
widened stock wheels
big brake kit
Garrett T67 DBB
Bigger intercooler
Beefier IC piping

3,830 Posts
ZaK Koehler
West Chester/Blue Ash , Ohio
Pm me for eMail and #

2002 BLack Onyx 5spd w/ LSD

Engine/ Transmission
-> K&N Fipk Gen II

Brakes / Suspension / Wheels / Tires
-> Tien S. Tech Springs
-> Soon to be Illumina Shocks & New Sways
-> Hawk Brake Pads & Painted Calips
-> Toyo Proxes4

-> Nothing...yet.
-> 30% tint to come...

-> Escort 8500 x50 RD

Future Plans
-> JDM Aristo 2JZ-GTTE w/ v160)
-> Rmm or Trd Grille
-> Ltuned front bumper or Greddy/Trust Front
-> 5zigen Fno1rc's
-> Wheels , probably 5zig fn's or advan RS's

1,859 Posts
Brett Steinhauser
Mt. Vernon, Ohio

PM me for email and cell

If anyone wants to help me make some better pic with photo shop ill send you some pics to clean up.

• SRT stage 2.5 kit (overhauled by me!)
• 60-1 hi-fi turbo
• Satin black powder coated IC piping
• Turbo East 2mm head gastket
• Titan cam gear
• TUI fuel return kit
• RC 440 injectors
• Gready emangle
• Blitz turbo timer
• Gready type-s boost controller
• PLP short shifter
• PFS 3" exhuast


• Black painted calipers
• Hawk Pads
• TRD rear sloted rotors
• TUI boxed rear controll arms
• Tein s-techs
• Tokico illuminas
• PLP front strut tower bar
• 5Zigen 01rc's in bronze
-Front 18x7.5 +42
-Rear18x8.5 +48 in rear
• Dunlop sp9000's (thanks Dunlop for the free tires)
-Front 225 45 18
-Rear 245 45 18
• Super blue brake fluid

• JDM antenna
• RMM front lip
• TRD grill
• L sportline rear roof spoiler (i think thats what it is???)
• Black housing headlamps
• Black Pearl emblems
• Route 129 dragon sticker


• TRD gauge pod
• Blitz BLM gauges (boost/egt/fuel pressure)
• Zeitronix wideband
• XM radio

Future Mods
1. Supra front brakes
2. GTE internals
3. Rebuilt turbo
4. Custom intake manifold
5. AEM EMS (wishful thinking)


1,620 Posts
Eric(Wrench Master) Nixon
Hudson, OH
Email: Feel free to PM me
Cell: Ask Philzpeed for it :bigSmile:

Note; I have been told by Phillzpeed to post in here. If I don’t he will kick my ass. ;)


2005 Mitsubishi EVO


410whp/400wtq - Buschur Mustang Dyno
Stock Block, Stock Head
Buschur Stages 1-4
Buschur Racing TBE w/ testpipe
Ebay coated O2 housing
Ported & Coated exhaust manifold
Ported & coated 10.5 hotside
HKS 280i/280e cams
ARP Head Studs
BR8ES sparkplugs
Buschur 20g-LT turbo
Turbo outlet pipe
TiAl 50mm BOV
Buschur 3” intake pipe
Buschur Filter
Buschur Race FMIC
Buschur FMIC piping
Precision 1000cc Injectors
Buschur modified 255 Walboro
Buschur Manual boost controller
Buschur mini battery kit
12" Spal fan
Exedy Twin Disk HD Clutch
SS Clutch Line
Buschur Motor Mounts
Kartboy Exhaust Hangers
Short Shifter
Shifter Bushings
Buschur polished Heatshield
K&N breather filter


Hotchkis Springs
255/40 ZR17 Kumho Mx Tires
225/45/17 BFG Drag Radials (coming this winter)


Blacked out Headlights
Black vortex generator
JDM Evo taillights
Carbon fiber exhaust bumper cover


Center Gauge pod
52mm Stewart Warner Gauges, Boost /Oil Pressure/EGT
AEM UEGO Wideband Gauge


12" Kicker Sub with Sony amp

5,684 Posts
Discussion Starter #16
Nline6 said:
thanks guys

and jeff had the wheels first so you wouldnt be copy'n me...

and phillz love the thread idea but i think one thing shouldl be added. i thing we need 3 pics. i mean i like the front half and back half pic but i think and under the hood pic would also be nice. some guys arnt all about whats on the out side of the car its about whats under the hood, and i know a lot of us spent some money under there to not show it off. just a thought

Yes, that is a great idea! I was actually thinking about that last night...

So, let's add 2 pictures... for a total of 4. One front angle, one rear angle, one engine shot, and one interior shot for the I.C.E. heavy guys.

I will edit my original post now...

Recently Constipated
931 Posts
Mike "DS8" Piehl (the OTHER Mike P. - hah!)
12/08/older than dirt
Maumee, Ohio
PM for email and cell

Leased New 10/10/2001, purchased on lease expiration 01/15/2005
2002 Manual with LSD


Alphawerks Header - wrapped
Stock Y Pipe
GReddy Evo2 Catback Exhaust
PLP Heat Shield
PLP Silent Flow Intake, with Blitz Drop-In filter (retains more torque)
ACT Stage I clutch with Modified Disc
Fidanza Aluminum Flywheel (12 lbs! vs. 29 lbs stock)
Teck Pro Grounding Kit - Red
FIGS Hood Prop Kit
In the works:
Unorthodox Cam Gear
GReddy EManage Ultimate
Boo-ya Turbo? - working up the specs & $$ - or spray? or both?
Edit: $$ being pulled into eventual retirement beach house @Hilton Head


PLP GII short shifter
Momo Gara knob (Red/Black)
2003 Cup Holder (wOOt!)
JDM Dash Tray
In the works:
SoundLinQ SLU
Custom sound & lighting

Black Pearl Emblems
In the works:
Modellista or Kaminari Full Kit
Kaminari Roof Spoiler
CF Hood (Elixer II?)
Custom flares


Koni Yellow Sport Shocks
Eibach Pro-Kit Springs
Hotchkis Sways
Stop-Tech Slotted Rotors
Stop-Tech Stainless Steel Brake Lines
Red Calipers with Black Flatline Graphix Lexus Emblems
EBC Red Pads (Front)/EBC Green Pads (Rear)
JIC Magic Polished Front Strut Tower Bar
Tanabe Red Polished Rear Strut Tower Bar
In the works:
Custom End Links
Front and Rear Subframe Braces
TRD Full Suspension Piece Set


Mayo's Cast-offs!
19x8 Konig Crosshairs (+40 offset) with 235/35-19 Nitto 555
AutoX wheels, 18x8 +42 ASA AR-1 with 245/35-18 Kumho V710
Fatter street tires, gotta find out what works - need the flares first.

Domestic Reaper
3,025 Posts
Roll Call

Daniel, May 02, 1990, West Chester, Ohio, [email protected], email for phone.





Engine/Drivetrain: Black Secret Weapon-R Short Ram intake, HKS Carbon Fiber Ti.

Exterior: 20% tint with reflective layer, black emblems, Greddy/Trust front lip, Wald Sides, TRD rear, CF hood, CF TRD rear spoiler, JDM window visors (more to come)

Interior/ICE: Nada...

Wheels/Suspension:5Zigen FN01R-C's and Toyo proxes 4, tein s.techs w/ tokico shocks...

Future: Sport Design Grille, OBX b pipe, SRT intake w/ race ecu, HKS exhaust cam gear, roof spoiler,

Intend to keep car N/A due to $$ and want my car to last me. (i do lust for a turbo tho... :( )

514 Posts
Name.. Shawn
DOB.. 10/27/1984
location... Sheffield lake, oh
email.. [email protected]

Current mods..
Dragger II exhaust
20% Window tint
Painted Wheels
Clear Corners
Wald Front lip
Eye Lids

Waiting in to be shipped
C West Side Skirts
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