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1994 Acura Integra LS - The Transformer

Haters Gonna' Hate....

By Jonathan Thompson, Photography by Quickworks Photography

Bolts & Washers

B18C5 engine
B18C1 head
Displacement: 2.0
Bore: 84mm
Stroke: 89mm
Compression ratio 9:1
Hasport engine mounts
Crower Stage 2 camshafts
Skunk2 Racing valves
Skunk2 Racing valve springs
Skunk2 Racing retainers
ITR keepers
ITR rocker arms
4 angle valve job
Ported and polished head
Milled head
Knife edged crankshaft
Golden Eagle sleeved cylinder block
Golden Eagle connecting rods
Arias pistons
O-ringed block
Moroso oil pickup
Garret T4 70 A/R supercharger (chrome platted)
TiAL 38mm wastegate
West Lane Muffler and Performance
custom 2.5-inch intake piping
Godspeed intercooler
Blitz blow-off valve
RPM Service 72mm throttle body
Rev Hard intake manifold (chrome platted)
Spoolin Performance custom
side exit exhaust system
Walbro 255 lph fuel pump
Earl's Performance fuel filter
Earl's Performance lines and fittings
JDM Sport fuel pressure regulator
STR fuel rail
RC Engineering 1000cc fuel injectors
NGK 7 spark plugs
MSD ignition plug wires
MSD ignition coils
MSD digital 6AL 2-Step ignition box
ITR LSD equipped transmission
Competition Clutch Stage 4 clutch
Fidanza flywheel
Skunk2 Racing short-shifter
Driveshaft Shop axles
Godspeed radiator
Custom radiator hoses
Mugen oil cap
24-karat plated valve cover
Hondata ECU
S300 data logger

Ground Control coilovers
Koni Yellow dampers with extended top hats
Cusco 6-point rollcage
Miracle X crossbar
Miracle X option bars
Beaks lower tie-bar
ASR subframe brace
BLOX lower control arms
BLOX alignment kit
Suspension Technique bushings

Brembo cross-drilled brake discs
EBC Green Monster brake pads
Summit Racing brake lines

Wheels & Tires
Front: 16x8 Mugen M7 (+15 offset)
Rear: 16x9.5 Mugen M7 (+15 offset)
Custom re-barreled rims
Custom 24-karat plated rims
Front: 205/40-16 Falken Ziex 512
Rear: 215/40-16 Falken Ziex 512
(Drag Race)
Front: 15x9 Modified 15-inch OEM spares
(+20 offset)
Rear: 15x3 Modified 15-inch OEM spares (+5 offset)
Front: 22/5-15 Mickey Thompson Drag Slicks
Rear: 24/5-15 Mickey Thompson Radials

ITR Championship White paint
Right hand drive conversion (CHP blue tag)
JDM ITR frontend
ITR front lip
ITR rear valence
Power 40 mirrors
EGR rear roof spoiler
OEM sun roof visor
OEM window visor
EDM rear taillights
Shaved front license plate holes
Shaved side moldings
Shaved antenna
Shaved trunk keyhole

Bride Brix-I seats
Takata safety harnesses
JDM ITR steering wheel
BLOX shift knob
Spoon Sports gauge cluster
BLOX boost controller
Auto Meter boost gauge
GReddy turbo timer
DC5 carpet
DC5 floor mats
JDM ITR full interior
Headliner wrapped in Bride upholstery
Door panels wrapped in Bride upholstery
Kenwood head unit

Minh Le "Miccy", Chen Masauan "Kim"
Hai Le, Quyen Tran, Son Nguyen
Hoang Dao, Hai Le, Og Thang,
Thuc Huynh, White Mike, China
Ralph @ Simple Wheel Werks
Derek @ Parris Engine Dynamics
N1 Concepts, West Lane Muffler and Performance
Angkor Auto Body and Paint
H1 Garage, 1320 Racing

Owner Specs

Favorite website

Screen name or nickname

Building Hondas for how long
Nine years

Your dream car
I already own it

Build inspiration
All the haters the ever doubted me, including myself

What's playing in your iPod/CD/MP3 Player right now
Dorrough's "Ice Cream Paint Job"

Greatest Movie Of All Time
Legend of Speed

Custom rollers
The low offset style often involves expert customizing, and the sheer number of choices is mind boggling. Ralph Wright and Paolo Caoile of Simple Wheel Werks in Stanton, CA, have customized wheels for over five years. They've built two-piece and three-piece rollers that range from 14 inches to over 20 inches. The shop can change everything on a wheel; from the bolt pattern to the type of lip, and even the diameter.

Ralph says the process can take three to four weeks and typically ranges from $1,200 to $3,000 depending on the desired options. The machine work and final assembly are all done in-house while any kind of plating, powdercoating, and painting are outsourced. "We treat every order like a custom order. We like to go over all of the details with the clients because our goal is to make them happy," he states. The shop takes local, national, and international requests.

Simple Wheel Werks • • 714-651-7239

PO Box 22745
Long Beach
CA  90801
Golden Eagle Manufacturing
414 Borrego Court
San Dimas
CA  91773
HASport Performance
2849 S. 44th St.
AZ  85040
Skunk2 Racing
2050 5th Street
CA  92860
Competition Clutch
704 Blacklawn Road
GA  30012
By Jonathan Thompson
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