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Hi All,


Figured I should actually start a post after years of lurking on here - A big belated thanks to all the various threads I've read up on!

Think I did post up a 'Hello' thread years ago but it seems to have disappeared.


I've had the car for about 5 years now and its a proper joy to drive. Thought it was just because it was my first car and having nothing to compare it to, but after driving/having other cars these Hondas are fun!

Only recently started modifying it properly now the insurance isnt shafting me!


Mod list:

VTIS Front Lip & Skirts (Have the rear lip aswell but prefer it without)

Optional Extra OEM big fogs!

Leather Steering Wheel - think its the VTIS/Sport one?

Honda alloys off an EP (I think) with Toyo Proxies CF2's

Heko Wind Deflectors

2.25" Gravity Performance Spoon N1 rep stainless catback Exhaust (For an EJ/EM - just had to lengthen the backbox pipe) - with custom baffle as its too bloody noisy, should have gotten a smaller tubed exhaust!

MGZS shocks & springs all round


Future plans:

Double rear fogs - in the blank space on the tail lights.

Coilovers - The car is sitting high at the front with the MGZS setup, the D14 engine is too light for the springs really. When I swapped the suspension from the stock setup the rear dropped 25mm but the front remained the same, I even tried ZS120 springs but no difference. So it'll be nice to even it out and lows!

New LCAs & MGZS rear ARB - Ive had this for about 4 years now waiting to go on! The MB2's LCA's dont have the bolt hole needed for the ARB's drop links annoyingly. Need to pick up some EG LCAs but will sort the coilovers first so the shocks fit onto them.

Front Strut brace.

K&N panel filter (waiting to go on)

Rear wiper delete (waiting to go on)

Vinyl wrap the chrome trim.

Projector headlights (have a spare set of lights just need to get projectors etc)

Various maintenance (timing/clutch).




Engine swap



Cheers, Dan






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Hi Dan, that's a nice looking mb - like the mods that you've done... Looks classy 8-)

Nice one on getting a hold of the big fog lights friday.gif1

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Welcome Dan, really sweet MB2 you've got. Reminds me of Ruby my MB6! Loving the mods so far, and the bigger front fogs are rare as hell! Nice MB this!

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Nice motor that. AHH man id love some of those fogs.

Always see little old men driving round with them on the front. Oblivious. There's me drooling

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Cheers guys, I can only thank the previous owner for the fogs! When I bought the car it came with a spare bumper and these retro fitted in so im guessing he got them from a scrappy.

I've seen a pair on ebay though for £120!! Mental money.



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Slight update -

 Finally got round to removing the rear wiper and followed the guide from  here. If anyone else does this, removing bothside trims on the boot definitely helps and you cant get away with just removing one!

Managed to find a nice aluminium bung which uses O-rings as a seal.

Think it tidies up the rear nicely but highlights just how rubbish the paintwork is on the car!


Other than that I think future mods are going to have to wait - bloody Covid and all the uncertainty it's bringing. Cant really justify spending lots if things are going to get tough with work etc.


Cheers, Dan







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