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Haulin_A_Doo Sep 25, 8:44pm - #284421 
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I stopped into the local car audio joint to see the Honda Civic SIR they had on display from Alpine. Its a little far out for me, but its kinda cool. Its a single seater. They claim they have $350,000 (BS) in labour & material into it.

http://ecominet2.alpine-usa.com/html/adc/adc_fp4.html?par=p1c4

http://ecominet2.alpine-usa.com/html/adc/adc_install4.html?par=p1c4

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eddie_725 Sep 25, 8:48pm - #284422 
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DiabloGTS Sep 25, 10:28pm - #284423 

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cycocelica Sep 25, 10:41pm - #284424 

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i can believe it
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combatc87 Sep 26, 1:46am - #284425 

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if labor is involved in the price, then yeah it's believeable. little too extreme for me.

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CelicaRacer05 Sep 26, 2:31am - #284426 

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350,000 is easy to get, if the labor is like 200 bucks an hour for work on that car, LOL
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booyaolian Sep 26, 3:42am - #284427 
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they moved the steering column and linkage to the center. it is a purpose-built car, but it is fully functional. they fabricated custom linkages for the steering, shifting, and pedals. not to mention all the monitors, fiber-glass interiors...& other stuff...

i dont know how much these all cost, but it seems a lot.
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celicafourotwo Sep 26, 3:50am - #284428 

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i wouldn't drive it..it look too extreme..

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Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?

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i want to race it.
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Elec-FuYu Sep 26, 6:09am - #284430 
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they used to use the RSX~ but now they changed it to SiR~ thumbsup

oh and the price... idk, the paintjob isnt easy.

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JBing Sep 26, 6:33am - #284431 

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celicat23 Sep 26, 12:31pm - #284432 

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Just goes to show...

350.000 is how much you need to make people take notice of your honda shitvic.
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jonnyess Sep 26, 1:18pm - #284433 

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Designer_GTS Sep 26, 11:25pm - #284434 
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It looks like a blue terd. And the interior makes me want to gag. What a waste of money when there are starving children in the world.
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RetroJ84 Sep 27, 12:22am - #284435 
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Originally Posted by jonnyess
i want to key it
rofl

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Speed4TheNeed Sep 27, 12:25am - #284436 

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personally, i don't like it.

but you have to admit they hatched a good idea and ran with it. its nice--for a demo car.
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sbocaj55 Sep 27, 12:29am - #284437 

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Originally Posted by JBing
Thats not a car its a god damn spaceship rice


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Haulin_A_Doo Sep 27, 12:39am - #284438 
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Just switching the car over from left hand drive to center is an achievement:
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The awesome speaker & sub enclosures:
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The custom seat:
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The custom built dash to house the lcd screens:
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More stuff:
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Custom amp racks with a servo motor:
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Putting two head units in each door:
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I find it pretty easy to look past the color & graphics choices & see excellent workmanship & vision. thumbsup
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Speed4TheNeed Sep 27, 12:44am - #284439 

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^^ it is excellent worksmanship & vision...and while the finished product does indeed look 'stunning' it is also 'tasteles' in my opinion.

it is also easier to do custom work like that when your not actually going to drive the car.

i wonder how well the center steering would hold up IF the car were to be driven hard...personally i doubt it's made to withstand much of anything, and that includes the dash.

that said, yes--excellent worksmaship & vision. thats it.
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Haulin_A_Doo Sep 27, 12:50am - #284440 
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You probably don't want to be flying around in rush hour traffic in a customized car like that. They are built to be trailer queens, which means they only drive from the trailer to the spot at the show & back on the trailer. Its an Alpine demo vehicle, used to promote their product & it travels from one audio shop to another.
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Speed4TheNeed Sep 27, 12:54am - #284441 

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which was my point.

its easier to customize a vehicle that you aren't really going to drive because you don't need to worry about it 'holding up' over time...not that this was easy, just easier than what it would be.
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qbanprepster21 Sep 27, 7:18pm - #284442 
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ghostingcelica Sep 28, 3:36am - #284443 
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i like it
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Pnoy Oct 1, 4:20pm - #284444 
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so which planet did that car came from? grin I admire the uniqueness of the interioir but i think it's too much spineyes
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Sancho Oct 1, 4:39pm - #284445 

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Originally Posted by Haulin_A_Doo
I stopped into the local car audio joint to see the Honda Civic SIR they had on display from Alpine. Its a little far out for me, but its kinda cool. Its a single seater. They claim they have $350,000 (BS) in labour & material into it.

http://ecominet2.alpine-usa.com/html/adc/adc_fp4.html?par=p1c4

http://ecominet2.alpine-usa.com/html/adc/adc_install4.html?par=p1c4

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Didn't they do the exact same thing to a cut top Mini Cooper? Or was that a different company. Looks almost the exact same inside. It was featured in Super Street couple months back.

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Rocketman Oct 2, 12:54am - #284446 

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mikalous Oct 2, 1:37am - #284447 

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Yeah, I saw the same car at V8Less Nights here in Calgary. Made all the other project cars look lame, even the riced out Cavaliers rolleyes
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QuickChick03gt Oct 2, 4:34am - #284448 
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I seen that car in a magazine like year ago. I think in Super Street or something. It kinda looks like a space ship on the inside.

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RookieGTS Oct 2, 5:13am - #284449 

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I think it looks cool! but a lil too wild spineyes
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KMFDM Oct 2, 5:20am - #284450 
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Think if they did something like that to a celica that shit would be cool.

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Haulin_A_Doo Oct 2, 6:13am - #284451 
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Instead of all that glossy blue, could do a nice textured carbon fiber. thumbsup
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Sancho Oct 2, 6:23pm - #284452 

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Some shots of the Alpine Mini Cooper. It was in Car Audio and Electronics Magazine and Super Street Magazine. thumbsup

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GTS02 Oct 2, 6:53pm - #284453 

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I love how the seat slides out the back on the mini cooper
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Elec-FuYu Oct 2, 6:54pm - #284454 
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i found out that there are really a lot of honda haters here... lol!

and mini cooper is goin to have a convertible model soon~! weee!!

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silver Oct 2, 8:36pm - #284455 
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You do realize that they didn't actually spend $350K on it, right? That would be how much it would cost the average person if they wanted to replicate it. I'm sure there was very little money involoved, other than the 2 builders salaries and the cost of the car.
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