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This is the build thread for my '05 6i MTX Hatch. I bought it November 3rd, 2012 and my parents drove it all the way up from Maryland for me. It was given to me on June 15th, 2013 as my graduation present. I got it with 62k on it, and with 68k, I drove allll the way back to Maryland to trade it in on a 2013 Scion tC Release Series 8.0 on February 22nd, 2014

For those who do not already know, I would like to introduce the background story of my 6's. I bought a fully loaded '04 6s MTX Hatch in May 2012 as my first car. It's mods included a Racing Beat Axle Back Exhaust, Chrome Dipped Bulbs, Chrome OEM Tails, 4000K Halogen Bulbs, and Partial Tint.

I loved my car, but unfortunately, in October 2012, I was involved in a 3 car accident with a drunk driver. I had hope for it being repaired, but in the end, frame damage wrote it off. Some pics of the original 6:





I tried to find a car just like like it, but none were in my budget. I ended up settling on the engine size and options, and bought my new baby. The only pic I have of them together:



ON TO THE NEW CAR!

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Meets and Cruises:

NEM6 Mt. Greylock - 2013
Cruise - November 2013

Current mods:

"Gas Cap Mod"
Brake Light Mod
Car_LED Tail Lights
WeatherTech Floor Liners

Summer:
2nd Gen Speed3 Wheels with 215/45/18 Hankook Ventus V2 Concepts and "Red" Gorilla Acorn Lug Nuts

Winter:
Stock M6 Wheels with 215/50/17 Goodyear UltraGrip Ices & OEM Lugs

Coming Soon (err.. Eventually):

Magnaflow Catback
Moar Low
Badgless Grille
De-badging & Evil M
Stubby Antenna
Powdercoat Wheels
Put LEDs on every square inch of my car (LED strips in hatch, Footwell lighting, swap interior lights, etc.)
Paint Interior

When I got it:



Mods & other pics:







 

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Nice 6's! Sorry about the accident.

Are they both hatches? How come you didn't take the mods off your old 6 and put them on the new one?
 

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Thank you! Both are hatches, yes :) I've gotten over the accident, but its part of the story behind my 6s, so I posted it up. I have the 4000Ks, but I haven't gotten around to putting them in. One of the chrome dipped bulbs blew a couple weeks before, so I didn't bother. The tails were destroyed, and my exhaust was beyond destroyed.

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Lol. I was waiting until I had at least 1 mod! :p

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Well we're all glad you weren't hurt in that accident. Cars are eerily similar so at least you've got that going for you since clearly you really liked your old one.

At least now you have a place to showcase your mods :)
 

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Ricer buddy's thread!
Glad you found something to replace the old one, and that they are so similar!
Also I hope you don't mind but imma make myself at home in this thread *pulls out box of cookies*
Anyone want any? :p

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Well we're all glad you weren't hurt in that accident. Cars are eerily similar so at least you've got that going for you since clearly you really liked your old one.

At least now you have a place to showcase your mods :)
Thanks :) they're great little cars. After it took care of me like that, I knew I wanted one just like it.

Hopefully I'll actually have some to showcase soon!

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Ricer buddy's thread!
Glad you found something to replace the old one, and that they are so similar!
Also I hope you don't mind but imma make myself at home in this thread *pulls out box of cookies*
Anyone want any? :p

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Yayy ricer buddies unite! :D what flavor cookies are they?

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White chocolate macadamia nut :D

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My favorites! You are sharing

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Hey... I'm the one with the vacuum gauge... And write up for gas cap mod? C:


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Sure, I can throw one up in the DIY... not sure if you can get the parts for it.

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You will need:

  • Something to hang the cap on (I use these*)
  • Molding Tape (Like this)
  • Rubbing Alcohol
*Note: Wave solder fingers are not available to the general public (unless you want to order from the UK), but if you have a friend who works for Lockheed Martin (or another company that uses these machines), you may be able to get one. Otherwise, anything with tabs on it should work.

Step 1: Prepare the hanger. Clean it with the rubbing alcohol, and apply the molding tape.

Step 2: Prepare the car. Clean the area you intend to apply your hanger, also with the rubbing alcohol. The best place to apply it is the one pictured at the end of this post.

Step 3: Apply the hanger to the car, and you're done! :)

End product:

 

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I need something like this. It drives my OCD crazy when my gas cap is resting against the paint instead of in a holder lol.


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That's how I was. First time I put gas in my car and noticed it didn't have a hanger, I told my dad and he put that in for me. I was hoping to put it on the new car before I had to get gas, but I just ended up putting it on this morning.

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