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RB Accent GLS Sedan
Basic as you can get-6spd manual
Bought it new with 17 miles on the clock.
Future track day car and daily driver.
Ultimate goal is to use a VT engine for a swap and lay down 300 horses to the ground when it's all said and done.
Long term project car and my best build to date.


AEM cold air intake.
Evilla 2 point front subframe brace.
Evilla x-brace subframe brace-modified.
Custom installed 3 point trunk brace using a front strut brace from a 2001 Lincoln Mark IV.

Evilla rear torsion bar from Pierce MotorSports.
SxthElement NST lightweight water pump and crank pulleys.
Spring valve delete from the slave cylinder.
Billet Racing oil pan from KDMTuners purchased and shipped soon.

Rear axle drum to disc swap coming soon along with poly axle bushings. Parts are in and installing late spring 2020.

Elantra 60mm throttlebody.
Throttlebody coolant bypass.
Dual catch can using Mishimoto and SAIKOUMICHI Catch cans.

Setrab 19 row oil cooler, integral cooling fan, Setrab isolation mounting bracket, and 2 Setrab AN adaptors are in. Waiting to purchase Mishimoto sandwich plate.

Mishimoto red billet oil cap from Evilla.
Mishimoto 1.3 bar radiator cap.
SoCalGarage Delrin shifter cable bushings by SxthElement.

Upgraded grounding and battery wiring.
SxthElement lower racing engine mount dog bone with 85 durometer bushing.
TTR upper engine mount
Torkon Rigid collars from KDMHolic.
Whiteline adjustable sway bar end links from Evilla.

Moog camber bolts.
H&R springs for now but DGR coilovers are in and ready to install during axle swap.
NRG gen2 quick release.
NRG short hub adaptor.
NRG reinforced steering wheel.

SoCalGarage billet shifter bushings.
Dewhel shift boot adaptor.
SickSpeed shift knob.
Ultragauge OBD2 gauge.
OnlineLedStore 4 gang switch box for gauge on and off actuation.

Switch activated upper clutch switch mod.

AutoMeter gauge pods on steering cover housing for oil and fuel pressure gauges coming soon.

Mounted classBC fire extinguisher for safety and track use.

Corbeau Forza fixed back racing seats on Corbeau modified Toyota sliders.

Weather tech front floor mats.
Sparco aluminum pedal set hard mounted to pedals.
Front lip for a Subaru.
Modified Ford Fiesta rear mud guards
Korean OEM factory rear spoiler painted factory white.

Custom made side skirts.

KDMHolic lower led rear bumper lights.
Custom led side marker lights front and rear.
Modified lower front OEM grill to allow more air flow to the radiator and future fmic.

Functional corner fog light openings for air flow to cai and future oil cooler.

Rennline front tow hook hard mounted to crash bar.
AutoDynasty Rear 10mm billet rear tow hook.
Bone stock.
Exhaust is my symphony. 馃槈
All led by JDMAStar converted inside and out.
Nokya 2700K headlamps.
Evilla Motorsports mid cat delete pipe.
Custom axle back.
Polyurethane exhaust hangers.
Wheel and Tire
Konig Rewind rims with 15x7 size and 40 offset. 14 pound weight each.

Yokohama S1 summer tire with 205/50R15 size.
McGard spline lug buts with red tips.
949 Racing billet valve stems.


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Hey, this will sound crazy if you aren't...

But are you the same MISNBLU that had the blue Cavalier years ago on

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Yup I'm the same. 馃槀馃憤Cant you tell with all the work so far and I'm just getting started. 馃憤

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Look forward to seeing your build, looking forward to getting my 2013 VT back on the road after the 2013 curse blew the motor - coming back with a 2016 motor.

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Yeah I've done a lot of reading on the 2013 models and how they're cursed.
For you there shouldn't be a problem with the swap at all. I'd get the ECM from the donor motor just in case if it's available.

The Cavy finally died when it was rear ended by a lady texting and 6 months later one of the cam journals decided to go.
I really miss that car and was my ultimate build I've ever done. So much work and 2 years on jack stands to build it.
But man that car was the bomb. NOBODY wanted to race me because of how the car looked and sounded when it was done. HPTuners worked wonders on the midrange and won many street races with it.

I feel the soul of the Cavy is now in this Hyundai Accent as it will be turbocharged and making a minimum of 300 who if not more.
My ultimate sleeper because nobody would expect an Accent to gap them on the highway.
Im keeping it simpler with this build too as all of the bespoke parts that were on the Cavalier couldn't be replaced so I learned to keep it simple but durable and unbreakable.

You plan on doing anything to the engine on yours?
Got a build thread? Send me a link and I'll follow it. 馃憤馃槑

Btw got some nice goodies on the way to the house. 馃檶
I'm so pumped. 馃槏