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2011 Black Mica MZ3 hatch sport w/ moonroof & bose

picked the car up from the dealer on 7/18/11

Removed pinstripe
Removed rear "3" & "2.5"
Drove from Clearwater FL to Little Rock AR.

7/20/11-7/23/11
Painted front M
Painted rear mazda
Painted rear M and made it an evil M
Hardwired Passport 9500i
Hardwired iPhone charger and ran cable to cup holders
Removed rear wiper

7/24/11
Drove from Little Rock AR to Clearwater FL

7/26/11
Painted fog light shroud
Painted Headlights, Taillights & Rear reflectors

7/27/11
Installed Scanguage II in center console pocket
Installed Vent Visors

7/28/11
Installed alarm VIPER 5900 + battery back up, 2 interior sirens & 530ts

7/29/11
Tint 5% all around with eye brown & 50% over the windshield

8/1/11
Installed 5 LEDs on the interior of the car

8/2/11
Wrapped most of the silver interior trim in black vinyl
installed roof rack – Yakima base, 2 Hullraisers, 1 viper & 1 wheel fork

8/3/11
First stickers on fairing

8/4/11
Installed BC coilovers
Painted calipers black

8/8/11
Installed 6000k 55w HIDs in the low beams
Installed 3000k 55w HIDs in the fog lights
Rewired the fogs to be on with parking lights, dash stalk still works, fogs also on with high beams.
MoAr sticker on fairing.

8/11/11
Finally removed the door guards.

8/12/11
Sticker bombed the smile.

8/13/11
Removed 2 collars from the front coils, removed everything from the rear springs.
Installed CF air duct in front bumper.
Installed CF shift knob.
Installed some wheel locks (due to losing one of the OEM ones)

8/15/11
Installed Black Injen SRI

8/17/11
Alignment
Smart turn signals activated

8/18/11
LED strip cargo area lighting.

8/21/11
Modified my Yakima faring so i can open my sunroof.

8/22/11
Finally put my bike on the roof since i had time to go for a ride.

8/25/11
Installed LED dome light
Installed LED map lights
Installed LED license plate lights
Added a few stickers.

8/27/11
Removed the little mud flap thingys in front of the rear tires.
Received my TheSpeedLine.us order
Installed LED Scuff Plate Sill (BLUE)
Installed LED 3rd Brake Lamp (RED LENS)
Installed OEM SMOKE 16 LED Reflectors
Installed LED Blue Tint Convex Side Mirror Lens
Installed Hood Bonnet Damper Lifter
*today was a good day for my car*



8/30/11
Installed Qualir headunit.

8/31/11
Dropped car off at shop to get custom fiberglass box made for stereo.

9/02/11
Picked my car up from the shop, stereo installed
2 JL 8w7’s
1 JL HD750/1
sealed box in the floor

9/03/11
Trimmed out some of the jack storage area to make it a larger hole for general storage as i dont carry the jack or spare
32oz of expanding foam in the hatch (first round of sound deadening)

9/04/11
16oz of expanding foam – reinstalled all hatch trim

9/05/11
Wired the turn signals in the mirrors (Finally)

9/09/11
Installed Corksport rear chassis brace.

9/11/11
Installed Thule 575 on the strut bar for my longboard.
16oz of expanding foam in the wall in the hatch floor.

9/12/11
Installed New hatch lighting – Oznium Inferno V1

9/17/11
Removed OEM jack mount inside car to use area as general storage.

9/18/11
Installed Crown Royal Shift Boot

9/18/11
Removed the key hole from the driver door.

9/28/11
First oil change
Removed some more random flaps under the car to give a bit more ground clearance.

10/08/11
Sticker bombed the rear armrest cubby.
Oznium Blue superflux LED to light it up.

12/21/11
Girlfriend got me a Wink Mirror for Hanukkah!

12/26/11
2nd oil change

12/27/11
10,000 miles

01/03/12
Bought Rims

01/04/12
Rolled fenders

01/05/12
Rota D2 17×75 +35 205/50/17

projects wanting to complete:
Sound deadener

future part plans for the car:
Euro spec rear fog light
Speed Leather interior
Exhaust
Sway bars (front & rear)
Strut bars (front & rear)
GT spec subframe
18×9.5 w/ 225/40
DDM pedals
OEM footwell lighting (just want the switch!)

Parts for sale
(this isn’t a for sale thread but I figure as im taking parts off the car ill throw them on here if anyone needs them. PM me if you have interest in anything listed in this section.):
OEM airbox, both bumper tubes & filter (3,300 miles)- $100 shipped obo
OEM struts & springs (3,000 miles) – $500 shipped obo
OEM shift knobs (3,000 miles) – $20 shipped obo
HID bulbs only 5000k 9006 (fog lights) (BNIB, Never installed) – $25 shipped oboLY
Black painted headlights (still on car) – straight trade of OEM headlights, you ship first.
Black painted rear bumper reflectors – $30 shipped obo

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