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Added more bits - changed the format - sorry for people thinking this might be a new project - its a bump

Spec

2005 - JDM Honda EP3 Type-R - Trim package is premiere edition with "C" options

6 speed C/R gearbox

Helical LSD

Recaro seats

Auto aircon

EXTERIOR

Legal window tints and a strip across the top of the windscreen

Headlight polish and UV protection

De-Badged

De-Stickered

INTERIOR

Shifter box solid mounted to frame

Pillow ball shifter bearings instead of rubber ones

MakoMotorsports dashboard cluster replacement to mount Haltech IC7 dashboard OEM style

ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONICS

New Battery

Engine grounding kit (5 point)

Haltech Elite 2500 ecu

Haltech EP3/DC5 plug n play wiring loom adapter kit

Haltech CANbus single Wideband O2 kit

Haltech CANbus IC7 digital dashboard

Haltech CANbus keypad – 5x3 layout

Haltech CANbus hub – 4 port

Haltech Tyre Pressure Monitoring System with internal sensors

UNDERCAR (Suspension/Steering/Brakes/Braces)

215x45x17 Bridgestone RE003 tyres

Updated steering rack slider bushing using Delron material

Hardrace full front and rear bushing kit (rubber)

Tein Endura Pro OEM replacement shocks (single adjustable)

ST Suspension OEM replacement springs

Project MU race brake pads 999 series

Project Mu 350 deg brake fluid

Strut tower to Brake master cylinder brace to prevent firewall flex

ENGINE/GEARBOX

Exhaust De-cat

1000cc Xspurt injectors - dynamically flow matched to within 1% of each other by MSEL NZ

Acuity hall effect TPS sensor

Haltech air intake temp sensor

Tegiwa carbon cold air snorkel intake

Gold foil heat insulation for the intake and intake metal heat-shield

Hasport billet engine mount kit (70a option)

Skunk 2 drop in baffle kit for the sump

Gearbox detent spring kit and internal gearbox centering spring kit

FUEL/IGNITION

Deatschwerks return style fuel system (fuel pump module, filter, regulator, lines, fittings)

NGK Ruthenium Spark Plug - HX 94279 (FR6AHX-S)

STILL TO BE DONE

Rear adjustable camber arms to correct camber after springs were installed

Roll center correction kit correct roll center after springs were installed

THINGS TRIED AND REMOVED DUE TO ISSUES

K-Mac camber and castor top hats for OEM shocks and springs

- workshop that has fitted these top hats previously on other cars advised that there were issues with fitment and design making it unsafe

K-Tuned oil pressure sensor adapter to allow extra ports (sensors / oil feed)

- leaked and was way too heavy for its size and the port it was fitted to and could have damaged the block if it pulled out

Auction site oil filter adapter plate to allow extra ports (sensors / oil feed)

- leaked between plate and filter

- also had a filter blow out the seal between the filter and block and dump 5L of oil due to a design fault with the plate

Car Stereo

- wanted to use the double din spot for keypads and the subwoofer was too heavy

Skunk-2 composite fuel rail

- was reading about failures with fuel rail fittings - nothanks

Great project keep up the great work

Regards Ross

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