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Tezzaworld's June Feature

Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2011 1:38 am
by Damok
This is Altezzaheads (aka Ronan) Altezza

I'm not going to give a huge intro as I think Ronan's car is one of thoses cars that the pics can do the talking. Enjoy.

SPEC

MODELLISTA BODY KIT
MODELLISTA GAUGE CLUSTER
TRD LOWERING SPRINGS
TRD ANTI-ROLL BARS
TRD CLUTCH
TRD LIGHTWEIGHT FLYWHEEL
GREDDY OIL FILTER
GREEDY FRONT STRUT BRACE
GREEDY BLUE OIL CAP
GREEDY CHROME RADIATOR CAP
C-ONE ENGINE COOLING PANEL GOLD
APEXI RSM
C-one Eyebrows
Donso IK20 Plugs
Black Headlights
HKS SUPER HYBRID FILTER
EBC GREEN STUFF PADS
GROOVED DRILLED BRAKE DISCS All ROUND
JDM BLACK ALTEZZA WINDOW VISORS
CUSTOMIZED BLACK JDM LED REAR LIGHTS
CUSTOMIZED BLACK JDM LED INNER TRUNK LIGHTS
XENON HID CONVERTION KIT
SMOKED SIDE REPEATERS
KAKIMOTO EXHAUST
AUTOBAHN88 SILICONE RADIATOR HOSES
EONON TOUCHSCREEN TV 7" CAR MONITOR VCD DVD PLAYER
POLISHED STAINLESS STEEL CLOCK SURROUND
POLISHED STAINLESS STEEL DIALS
AND A FEW SPRAY JOBS DONE TO ENGINE BAY , BRAKE CALIPERS , HUBS , GRILL.

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QUESTIONS

What made you pick an Altezza as your car?
The day I looked at it in the garage and sat into it for the first time I knew I was getting it and it was the car for me.

Did you know much about Altezza’s before you got one?
Absolutely nothing , it was a friend of mine suggested I look at one so I took his advice .

Where did you get your altezza ?
It was bought from a garage in Waterford.

How long have you had your altezza?
Nearly 3 years.

How much you have spent on the car?
At a guess I would say,, Enough .

Did you buy your altezza modified or is it your own work?
It was standard Modellista spec straight from Japan , The rest is all my own work and ideas.

If its your own work, where do you get your ideas?
A lot of my ideas just came from what I think would suit the look of the car and hopefully create a better looking car. But sometimes I might like what someone else has done and try it out myself.

Why did you modify the car?
Good question . I never would have predicted it being so addictive but once you start personalising the look and other bits of your car you can always be coming up with new ideas and trying them out . Sometimes it doesn’t work but theres great satisfaction when you know you got an idea right and people give you good feedback or copy the idea.

What’s your favourite thing about the car?
The way it drives I'd have to say . I always love driving it. When I drive other cars I don’t get the same buzz if that’s the right word as I do driving the Altezza.

Is there anything you don’t like on the car?
The suspension is something I would like to eventually change when I have the money.

What part of the car would you like to modify next?
Coilovers without question. I have springs but feel the car would sit better with coilovers.

Where do you get your parts?
It varies , some from Nick the site trader , bits from ebay also other internet sites and my Toyota dealer.

Does price or quality make a difference when choosing parts for the altezza
,like if its cheaper to get the same part from japan or usa than here would
you buy it?

Some parts are over priced but quality is more important than price for me. It depends on the function of the part your buying though .

Have you ever got your car dyno'd? if so where did you get it done and what
was the result?

The car was dyno'd in June 2010 at Westward Precision Engineering and the result was 200.6 BHP .

Have you increased the power or done anything to try increase the power of
the car since?

No.

Have you ever had your altezza on a track ? If so where and what kind of
times did you have ?

Never had it on a track.

Does your other half know how much money you have spent on the car ?
She would have a fair idea, I think.

What is the worst mod you have seen on an Altezza ?
A Lime green altezza with the same colour interior.

What is your fav modified car?
Probably the Supra .

What cars have you had before the altezza?
Fiat 128
Ford Escort Mark 1
Ford Escort Mark 2
Fiat Ritmo
Suzuki GP 100 (motorbike)
Mazda 323F

Would you buy another altezza in the current climate or would you look at
something else?

I'd like to think I would , I think I’d would miss driving one.



Big Thanks to Ronan for doing the feature.

Re: Tezzaworld's June Feature

Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2011 2:06 am
by tezza mick
Stunning motor ,looks crazy clean :shock: nice pics to 8)

Re: Tezzaworld's June Feature

Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2011 8:25 am
by Alex-evita
NICE ! :D

Re: Tezzaworld's June Feature

Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2011 8:59 am
by mlcoolj
nice! gratz ronan!

Re: Tezzaworld's June Feature

Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2011 9:07 am
by P.D.87RWD
Unreal lookn Tezza 8) fair play it's a credit to you love the front bumper & spots,& loads of other parts too.. :)

Re: Tezzaworld's June Feature

Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2011 10:16 am
by E910
Always liked the qualitat & yours is a fine example. Great backdrop for the photos too.

Re: Tezzaworld's June Feature

Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2011 10:49 am
by Noel
Fabulous 8)

Re: Tezzaworld's June Feature

Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2011 11:43 am
by Damok
Fair play Ronan, its fairly clean :lol: :lol: Its mint :wink:

Re: Tezzaworld's June Feature

Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2011 6:50 pm
by poTTa
LOVEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

SPANKINGLY CLEAN!!!

8)

Re: Tezzaworld's June Feature

Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2011 8:25 pm
by d2carazy
stunning looking car ronan looks great, great write up also 8)

Re: Tezzaworld's June Feature

Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2011 8:32 pm
by Robin H
Tidy 8)

Re: Tezzaworld's June Feature

Posted: Wed Jun 29, 2011 3:30 am
by Shockraiser
Great Feature Damok 8) Lovely Motor Ronan Well Done

Re: Tezzaworld's June Feature

Posted: Wed Jun 29, 2011 10:15 pm
by choopz
Absolutely gorgeous!!!
Congrats bro :wink:

Re: Tezzaworld's June Feature

Posted: Thu Jun 30, 2011 10:23 pm
by Evelyn
Do you ever let the car get dirty even the exhaust is clean :lol: :lol: great feature :D Why would you change the suspension just visual?

Re: Tezzaworld's June Feature

Posted: Fri Jul 01, 2011 1:29 pm
by Squire
Another great feature and fantastic looking car!! :D Credit to ya lad! :wink: