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Old 01-21-2013, 12:23 PM   #1
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2012 ElementOwnersClub.com RIDE of the YEAR!

2012 EOC RIDE of the YEAR


CONGRATULATIONS!

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This 2008 Rootbeer Honda Element SC is a real DAILY DRIVER in every sense of the word and she is a work horse with a 52 mile commute she earns her keep and then some. Although she see the road more than most, she is one of cleanest Honda Element SC and you will be hard pressed to find another as clean. Packed with plenty of creature comforts you will forget you were ever stuck in traffic and feel like you're in your second home. And did I mention she has a little under the hood too... She is turning out 195 Hp she can really get out of her own way.

MODIFICATIONS...

INTERIOR:


SC Leather Steering Wheel w/Copper Stitching. SC Leather Shifter w/Copper Stitching. LLumar Tinted windows. RÄZO Brushed Aluminum Race Pedals Gas/Brake. A custom fabricated Dead Pedal. Type-R Red/JDM [H] Steering Wheel Emblem. Auto Butler Coat Hanger on driver's seats.

AUDIO:

Pioneer AVIC-F90BT Navigation System with DVD Playback, Full iPod Control, Bluetooth for Hands Free calling, Backup Camera. Pioneer GEX-HD10 HD Radio was added to the stereo. Front Focal Access 6.5" CA1 Seperates Speakers, Focal tweeter installed in A-pillar. Rear Focal Access 6.5" CA1 Two Ways Speakers. Custom ring spacer were built and installed to accomodate 6.5" driver front/rear. Custom Focal logo fabricated into speaker grill Front/Rear for a factory look. Rockford Fosgate P300.1 amp 300x1 WATT. Rockford Fosgate P400.4 amp 100x4 WATT. JL Audio 10W3v3-4 10" Sub. DYNAMAT was installed on the floors and trunk. Speakers re-wired using JL Audio 16 AWG silver wire. Monster 8 gage Power/Ground.

EXTERIOR:

SC Fog Lights. SC Mud Guards. SC Rear Spoiler Color Matched. ZTECH Low Beam HID. V-LED HID High Beams. V-LED HID Fog Light kit. Type-R/JDM RED [H] Front and Rear. Blox Shorty Antenna. Weather Tech Window Deflectors. LED License Plate Lights. Stealth Back Up Camera built-in to License Plate frame. Thule 2 bike roof rack and fairing.

ENGINE/EXHAUST:

INJEN Technology Cold Air Intake. INJEN Technology 60mm Cat Back Exhaust System w/Blue Burnt Titanium Tip. DC Sports 4-2-1 header custom fabricated by Frank at Garage Bozo. NRG Polished Hood Dampeners. Custom One-off Polished Aluminum Cooling Cover. Chromed Strut Bar. Interstate Battery. Honda Factory Performance (HFP) Billet battery stay. Skunk2 Brake Sock/Power Steering Sock.

SUSPENSION/BRAKES:

Shocks/Struts: TEIN Basic Coil Overs Struts on front. TEIN Heavy Duty Rear Suspension Package with re-valved shocks and 14 Kg springs.
Camber Adjustment: SPC Front Camber Bolts, SPC Rear Camber Kit.
Lower Control Arm: Skunk2 Lower Control Arms (Gold Hard-Anodized).
Rotors: EBC Ultimax Slotted Rotors.
Pads: EBS "Green Stuff" Organic Brake Pads.

WHEELS AND TIRES:

Wheels: SSR Professor VF1 Super Black Coat 3 Piece forged wheels (19x8" offset +47mm) black chrome and chrome dish.
Tires: Yokohama Advan S.4 - 245/45R-19" on all four corners.
Accessories:
SSR carbon fiber logo center caps, SSR logo valve caps.


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Old 01-21-2013, 12:36 PM   #2
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CONGRATS to hector and root beer float. well deserved for such a well built ride.
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Old 01-21-2013, 09:01 PM   #3
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wanted to add an extra plus to his awesome ride.

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Old 01-21-2013, 10:55 PM   #4
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Well deserved!!!!

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Old 01-22-2013, 02:32 PM   #5
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Congrats Hector lets see some new pics of that great ride
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Old 01-22-2013, 03:00 PM   #6
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Congratulations ! Those are some really nice pics .
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Old 01-23-2013, 01:35 PM   #7
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nice looking SC! way to go man!
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Old 01-24-2013, 03:22 PM   #8
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Congrats! Nice looking ride
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Old 01-26-2013, 02:28 PM   #9
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Congratulations!
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Old 03-22-2013, 01:51 PM   #10
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Wow I am speechless I had no idea I was even in the running. Thanks guys and I am honored that you guys picked The Rootbeer Float!
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