Most Wanted Hatch Build… Part 2

Update time! Much has happened since our last post on Jamaal’s Civic, the car has since been tuned and attended a B.A.D.D event. The car did exceptionally well given the time to prepare just before the event. Today well be taking a look at the progress and steps that were necessary to have the car prepared for the drag event. I’ve also attached a few photos while at the track. I hope you guys enjoy!

 

For those who may be viewing this build for the first time, I’ve provided the link to the previous post below:-

Most Wanted Hatch Build… Introduction

Most Wanted Hatch Build… Part 1

 

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After Jamaal got the car up and functioning a few minor adjustments to the ride height were necessary before executing the alignment..

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A few shots take in the alignment bay…

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Alignment in progress…

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Already going in with a plan to race the car, Jamaal went ahead and picked up a pair of Konig Hypergram wheels in 15×8 spec…

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He then had them wrapped in 225/45 Maxxis RC-1 rubber…

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Within the engine bay Jamaal made a switch to a yellow valve cover…

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Close up on the Skunk2 intake manifold and throttle body…

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Random shot that as taken while the car was on the hoist having the brakes bled…

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Jamaal picked up another item from K-Tuned’s catalog…

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Wasting no time Jamaal went to work on fitting it together; this this unit will aid with front end stability…

 

Jamaal received a few additional items he’d been waiting on…

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Unboxing of the seat rails that arrived…

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Installing the seat rails to the NRG reclinable bucket seats that Jamaal purchased…

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He chose a black with red stitching as an to accent the CTR carpet. And for the race car factor a pair of Sparco seat belt harnesses were installed…

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To follow through with the colour theme this wheel was added in the mix…

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Jamaal also picked up a Trac Tuff 3″ intake pipe with a K & N air filter…

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With most of everything completed and functioning as it should, Jamaal made a few adjustments on the car for the upcoming drag event…

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A look at the Konig wheels fitted…

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The fender to tyre fitment on the the wheels…

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A few close up on the wheels and Wilwood brake setup…

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A closer look at the K-Tuned EP3 idler pulley…

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Putting in some work replacing the inline fuel filter…

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For a Fuelab unit…

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Skunk2 and K-Tuned combination…

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A look at the filter fitted to the car…

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With the bulk of work done it was like to add fuel and carry the car to have it tuned for the event…

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Race numbers applied to the doors…

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A random shots taken before the event…

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In the pits at bushy park as Jamaal set the desired tyre pressure…

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Despite the car having a few issues, it was still able to set a time of 8.6 secs. in the 1/8th at 80 mph. The plan moving forward is to have the gearbox issue sorted and be ready in time for the next drag event.

 

That’s it for today’s post stay tuned for more to come when Jamaal returns to the track…

 

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