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Old 17 Oct 2005, 12:44 am
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Well ive had a pile of mods ive done to the cruiser in the past few months. I just wanted everyone to see them and let me know what you think.

Also let me know if all the pics work.
  • Lowered with Aerospeed Springs and KYB shocks and struts
  • OBX Camber Kit
  • Paint matched front bumper due to an accident i was in
  • Stainless Pillar Molding
  • Strut Tower Bar
  • PT Cruiser Windshield Banner
  • Painted Taillights Red
  • Painted reflector on backup light red to match taillights
  • Painted Foglight Housing Yellow
  • Silverstars
  • Removed tab on backup lights and reversed direction they mount(reflector toward the inside of car)
  • Removed Touring Edition Logo
  • Replaced Touring edition Logo with "Modified Edition" Logo
  • Airmax Intake
  • Custom Axle Back exhaust with Dynomax Super Turbo Muffler
  • Tint Matched Front Windows
  • A Pillar Guage Pod with Vaccuum Guage and Volts Guage
  • Black Shiftnob like my Factory White One
  • Flamed Billet Cover for Wiper/ Trac Switch Panel
  • Hyper White Backup Bulbs


<center>Last But Not Least</center>

I just yesterday, installed a [u]SPEC Stage 2 Modular Clutch and Flywheel Kit.</u> I have yet to beat on it, but thus far with 250 miles on it, i love it. Perfect engagement that is smoothe and feels seamless between shifts. Not all that heavy of a clutch but good to 400 horsepower and noticably firmer than stock but perfect and manageable in heavy trafic. Over all i would sofar say this is a good upgrade. The job wasnt all that bad either.

Here are a few pics






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Old 17 Oct 2005, 10:49 am
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The pics worked Dan, but think you should have waited till daylight so we could get a better look. [:I]
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Old 17 Oct 2005, 06:23 pm
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yeah ill be replacing them shortly, i think you can see the lights better in the dark anyways. I'll edit it shortly.
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The pics worked Dan, but think you should have waited till daylight so we could get a better look. [:I]
I'm with you Carey. Pics in the light would show better.

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Old 25 Oct 2005, 06:25 pm
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The pics worked Dan, but think you should have waited till daylight so we could get a better look. [:I]
got new pics what do ya think?
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Old 26 Oct 2005, 02:24 am
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I got a set of lowering springs in my storage unit. I will have to put them on next year for sure now after seeing yours.
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Old 26 Oct 2005, 12:51 pm
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I got a set of lowering springs in my storage unit. I will have to put them on next year for sure now after seeing yours.
i love the lowered look, and it handles like a dream. You wont be disapointed.

Also my clutch just got past break in period and i did a couple dragh launches and quick shifts and it holds like i couldnt even imagine. it will definetly spin the tires right off because now the clutch is holding well, as opposed to the old clutch. [8)]

Over all im happy beyond belief with my car now. I just need a little more power. [?][:X]

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Old 27 Oct 2005, 12:41 pm
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CruiserDan,

Your PT looks sweet! I love the lowered PT and can't wait to have mine done!

Question #1: What brand of paint did you use for the foglights, and is there any guaranty that it won't peel or crackle from the heat of the lights?

Question #2: Did you install the new clutch yourself?

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Old 27 Oct 2005, 05:52 pm
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CruiserDan,

Your PT looks sweet! I love the lowered PT and can't wait to have mine done!

Question #1: What brand of paint did you use for the foglights, and is there any guaranty that it won't peel or crackle from the heat of the lights?

Question #2: Did you install the new clutch yourself?

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thankyou for the compliments, i love the lowered look also, and the increase in performance in the twisties.



The foglights i just used KRYLON stained glass paint from a hobby store, its the yellow color. I used the same type of paint just red for my tail lights. Ive had it on for nearly 6 months its not cracking but the problem is i didnt use clear coat on them so the paint will wear away back to the plactic. It's not hard to fix they just need to be painted again. Acetone takes the paint off pretty easily for a new paint job. But it could be remidied with some clear coat. The hartest part of that job was getting around the inner fender to get the lights out. I have to take them out and re install them anyways because my bumper doesnt line up with the lights after the body shop took it off.

If you want a more permenant guarantee there are companies floating around that sell yellow film that you put on the lense like it was window tint. Personally i like my look better. But i also have contemplated taking the lense off and painting the inside yellow so it wouldnt weather.

The clutch , i did it with my friend in his garage on a set of jack stands. Im an automechanics student and have worked in shops before so this isnt my 1st clutch job , but honestly it wasnt that hard. The hardest thing was droppin the tranny out ,and putting it back in when the clutch was installed. The only things u really have to do are disconnect shift linkage the slave cylinder and starter the battery and battery tray the distrobution block has to be moved and then bell housing bolts loosened after the engine is supportted then the tranny mount. I love the new clutch and it was worth the money and more.

If you have any more questions , i would be happy to answer.
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