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08 XB in pretty decent shape with 72k on the odo.
Auto, HID's, TRD CAI, 16" wheels, and the usual standard equipment.



I plan on using this as my race scoot hauler weighing in less than 1k with trailer.

First upgrade. Meet zombie Steve.



Future mods:
Front window tint same as the back windows
Trailer hitch and wiring
Trans cooler
DF210's
18's
Helper springs
Subwoofer
Yakima rack
and possibly a header back exhaust system if it actually makes power and don't sound crazy loud.

Consider this my build thread :boxing:
 

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Thanks.

We'll I have the hitch partially installed. Three of the six threaded holes were rusted so bad the threads were hanging. So I'm going to run a tap this evening and see if that helps. But yea hitch, harness, trailer, low springs, and some tint will be done by next Friday.

Thinking of leaving the wheels stock for awhile.

Still looking for my Yakima rack. Found them new for $365 shipped through moosejaw (I think) so I may just pony up and go that route.

Anyone make a set of spacers to flush out the back wheels? I can already see thats going to be a problem.
 

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Ran the M12 x 1.25 tap through the holes and everything went together smooth.

Ended up getting the wrong wiring harness from ebay so I'm waiting for the right one.

Other than that my wife thinks I'm a nerd, and I love this car more than I thought was possible. She might be jealous.

How can I get more power out of this thing?
Do the exhaust do anything but make it louder?
 

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Thanks for the tips guys.

I like to keep my stuff uber quiet actually. It has the TRD CAI on it already and I was wondering if the TRD exhaust had any hp numbers to back it up or was just show. I figured it was just for looks but weirder things happen.

No turbo for me this is a very mild build. Compared to my 06 Accord K Series this thing is dog *** slow. But then again I knew that going into it. Funny thing is Toyota has the hp rated at more than the Honda in the specs...

I may play with the rotating mass later on down the line but my hope is to keep this thing OEM as possible. Ive said that before HAhahahaha.

The roof rack is something I can live without, mostly for looks. Waiting for that uber good deal to pop up out of nowhere.

Is it me or are the xb forums kinda slow? The scooter forums I frequent flat blow up daily. Just a observation.
 
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