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Showcar Build My almost perfect Fast and Furious Rep Eclipse

Posted by OctaneFix, Nov 11, 2015
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  1. OctaneFix

    OctaneFix Probationary Member Montréal, QC_Canada

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    Hi guys! New to this forum...

    Here's my car, 99 GS Eclipse bought in May of 2015 as a dark red clean lowered 170,000 miles car. Never been in the DSM world before (i also own a 2015 STi and a 2006 RSX Type S). We managed to find all the rare parts and build it in 2 months.
    Let me know what you think..
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    By the way, i'm looking for the exact wheels (Axis Se7en in 18") Mine are the newer version with the chrome lip but i want the real one....

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    Here's the car:
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    Under the hood

    420a FWD
    Custom Header
    Apex’i WS2 Catback
    2 x10 lb chrome NOS bottles
    2 x Holley quick release bottle holder s
    Audio
    Alpine IVA-D310 HU
    2 x Alpine Type R Components
    2 x Alpine Type R two-way 6×9 speakers
    Alpine PDR-F50 Alpine Type R 12’ subwoofer
    Interior
    Sparco Steering Wheel
    Sparco Nitrous button holder
    Sparco Torino Seats
    Sparco Torino 4 points belts
    Custom Trunk Setup
    Body
    Robocar body kit
    APR Carbon GT Side mirrors
    APR GT-II Wing
    Seibon carbon fiber hood
    Custom roof scoop
    Sunroof delete
    Eurolite undeglow green neons
    Original graphics from Modern Image San Diego
    Wheels and suspension
    18×7.5 Axis S3ven Mod Gen II
    215/40R18 Toyo Proxes T1S
    Scale Suspension Coilovers
     
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  2. 2gGst98

    2gGst98 Proven Member Concord, North_Carolina

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    That does look like the busters car, not a bad way to spend 10k hahaha

    only kidding man the car does looks really nice and well done. :thumb:
     
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  3. ERJ-145 driver

    ERJ-145 driver Probationary Member Costa Mesa, California

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    Car looks great, it's would have been nice to do a 4g63, but the movie car was 420A. Pros, it's one of the best rep car I've seen in a long time.
     
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  4. GST with PSI

    GST with PSI DSM Wiseman Annapolis, Maryland

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    That's pretty cool! Any under hood shots?

    Say what you want about Brian Earl Spilner, but that movie never fails to entertain!
     
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  5. OctaneFix

    OctaneFix Probationary Member Montréal, QC_Canada

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    Did not had the time to finish it... This part will be ready next spring.
     

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  6. Dragnous

    Dragnous Proven Member Clearwater, Florida

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    The F&TF Eclipse is what sparked my love for DSM's and even cars for that matter. Before the Movie my uncle has an eclipse and I started my journey there however he sold it to someone else before I was able to get it. and the movie rekindled my spark specially once i seen its potential.

    Great Job! Hoping to get my GS to that level sooner or later. right now its got other issues i must attend first.
     
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  7. oneslowwdsm

    oneslowwdsm Proven Member Spring, Texas

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    For what it is it actually looks pretty good. Looks like the real movie car. I can't help but notice how clean it was in the before picture too though LOL.
     
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  8. str95tsi

    str95tsi Proven Member Eugene/springfield, Oregon

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    Looks great
     
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  9. biglady112

    biglady112 Proven Member Commerce City, Colorado

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    Hate it. Then again I have no interest in 2G's. I really don't like this one though.
     
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  10. akdov823

    akdov823 Proven Member feeding hills, Massachusetts

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    It is the car that got me started as embarrassing that is to admit. Look good, should of broke the rules and went 4g63t though
     
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  11. tylersevo

    tylersevo Proven Member Fort Wayne, Indiana

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    Wow! Great job that looks awesome. About the only time you can get away with a body kit and wing like that haha
     
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  12. Vdubzr32

    Vdubzr32 Proven Member Lake Hopatcong, New_Jersey

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    I saw your page on Instagram a lot of work you put in. Great job.
     
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  13. AlwaysSunnyOhio

    AlwaysSunnyOhio Proven Member Columbus, Ohio

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    Yeah buddy!!! Loved those earlier movies. There used to be a replica in Columbus Ohio.

    Can't stand the last few fast furious movies though. When did ludacrisp become a highly trained fighter and computer hacker?

    Love the car though. I hope you try to replicate the engine bay that would be bad ass
     
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  14. talonesi95t

    talonesi95t Proven Member prosser, Washington

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    Congrats on the clean work done to it.
     
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  15. jjw205

    jjw205 Proven Member Syracuse, New_York

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    Looks great man. Glad to see these still being done.

    BTW, what wheels are these?

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  16. Canadian_CD9A

    Canadian_CD9A Proven Member Winnipeg, MB_Canada

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    Amazing job. I've always loved the F&F Eclipse, and I do think it's respected everywhere despite the erhm, outdated parts, since it is such an icon to the sport-compact and DSM world.

    Even finding Axis Se7ens and correct APR wing deserves some praise, they are mostly trashed and gone now. You are missing the hood pins and gas cap though :)
     
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  17. akdov823

    akdov823 Proven Member feeding hills, Massachusetts

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    The gas cap was stuck on top the of fuel
    door, it used to drive me nuts when I saw that
     
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  18. shakeandbake

    shakeandbake Proven Member Flourtown, Pennsylvania

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    This is dope dude, I hope youre planning on getting some underglow and a flame thrower kit.
     
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  19. Josh Hester

    Josh Hester Probationary Member Luther, Oklahoma

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    Im fixing to start building one too!
    may i ask what the green color is you used?
     
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  20. IHeartMyHonda

    IHeartMyHonda Proven Member murfreesboro, Tennessee

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    Interior shots? Also, it takes some major commitment to get rid of the sunroof for a roof scoop.

    Overall, I love it.
     
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  21. eziomandude

    eziomandude Proven Member Dale, Texas

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    Just wondering were the stickes custom cut or did you find them?
     
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  22. Korey anglin

    Korey anglin Probationary Member Kingston, ON_Canada

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    Looking to do this with my 95 GSX, any help with paint codes and stickers would be greatly appreciated thanks
     
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  23. Tanro

    Tanro Proven Member Hanceville, Alabama

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    Good luck finding the Robocar Bodykit, Axis Se7ens, and APR Wing if you can't even find the paint code.

    Also IIRC the red parts brand ecals where across the bottom of the door, not the side skirts.

    But seriously. The body parts have been out of production for a long time now. And the hood scoop I think has always been something you had to do custom.
     
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  24. Korey anglin

    Korey anglin Probationary Member Kingston, ON_Canada

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    Already have the body kit, the hood and the APR wing and I know the 2 paint codes mostly used for these reps, just wanted to know which one he used as there as it's the best replica I've seen.
     
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  25. Korey anglin

    Korey anglin Probationary Member Kingston, ON_Canada

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    Thanks for the help! Have everything but the APR GT 2 wing, will pay the cost of wing and shipping and $500 finder fee if anyone comes across one
     
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