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Old 09-16-2015, 04:28 AM
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Few Mods to 2015 MDX

Hey everyone. I got a 2015 Acura MDX and I decided to do a few mods to it. I added BC Racing BR Coilovers and have 22x9 Vossen CVTs gloss graphite wrapped around with 265/40 Falken Ziex. So far loving the ride and no issues at all. Also did a custom audio system. Went with two JL Audio 13TW5 and two XD600/1 amplifiers. Custom Fiberglass box and Custom Plexi Panels for the Amps. Great sound and bass. Just a simple clean system which is what I was going for. Next step would be having all the chrome blacked out. Thinking of a Satin black vinyl wrap. Leave a comment and let me know what you guys think. Thanks.
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Old 09-16-2015, 04:29 AM
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Posting from a phone and it won't let me post multiple pics. Here is another one from a different angle.
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Old 09-16-2015, 01:45 PM
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nice! i'm going to add your pics/info over to the mdxers 3G wheels/tires thread, if you don't mind.

Oh, and what offset? Nvm found it +38.

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Old 09-16-2015, 05:22 PM
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Love it. Been waiting years for someone to seriously lower an MDX with aftermarket wheels.

There's been a lot of discussion on the boards over the years about no support for lowering kits. How did you come about the BC Racing BR Coilovers?
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Old 09-16-2015, 05:47 PM
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Love it. Been waiting years for someone to seriously lower an MDX with aftermarket wheels.

There's been a lot of discussion on the boards over the years about no support for lowering kits. How did you come about the BC Racing BR Coilovers?
Vossen actually showed a model with VFS2s lowered on the BC Racing Coilovers a little while back. https://www.vossenwheels.com/gallery...s.aspx?id=1183

I forgot where we found out it was the BC Racing coilovers but then again, BC Racing practically makes something for every model these days lol
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Absolutely stunning. Will definitely use your car as an inspiration when i mod the mdx
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Old 09-17-2015, 09:23 AM
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I love the look! I wish Acura would offer the option for sporty version of the MDX (larger front/rear stabilizer bars, sport+ IDS, few extra HP, suspension upgrade, wheel upgrade, dual exhaust, more aggressive sh-awd with more rear bais). I prefer something less "soccer mom" and more "mid-life crisis" if I had a choice.
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Old 09-17-2015, 06:09 PM
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Bravo, looks really good.
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Old 09-23-2015, 08:37 PM
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Old 10-02-2015, 05:23 PM
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@tpraka everything's top notch man - if you're around a cars n coffee in the bay area, i'd love to hear that system you did; making me think i need to upgrade that OE 8" Sub!
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That looks badass!!!! Nice work!!
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WOW! Nicest MDX 3G I've seen yet. Love the look of sound system.
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I love the look, nicely done..
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it's sittin perfectly. lowering it did it affect your IDS System?
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Originally Posted by Type34 View Post
Love it. Been waiting years for someone to seriously lower an MDX with aftermarket wheels.

There's been a lot of discussion on the boards over the years about no support for lowering kits. How did you come about the BC Racing BR Coilovers?
Just did some research and these were the best ones out.
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Originally Posted by Acura_C View Post
it's sittin perfectly. lowering it did it affect your IDS System?
Didn't effect the IDS at all. I still use all three and have had no issues with it thus far. Driven it for 1500 miles so far.
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Updated look with the all the chrome blacked out.
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Is your whip a SH-AWD?
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Each and every1 has their own taste. No need to blackout the chrome.
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Gorgeous , best mdx on this site
I liked it with chrome

So if you used bc, and mdx shares parts with oddy and pilot, means both those could be lowered similarly, no?
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Very nice looking car. Will look even better with front windows tinted to match the rear. IMHO
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Is your whip a SH-AWD?
Yes it is.
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Very nice looking car. Will look even better with front windows tinted to match the rear. IMHO
Fronts are tinted, but out here in Northern California, cops are all over giving fix it tickets to dark tint. So just did a lighter version but it's perfect to keeping the car cooler.
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Gorgeous , best mdx on this site
I liked it with chrome

So if you used bc, and mdx shares parts with oddy and pilot, means both those could be lowered similarly, no?
Thanks. And I would think so.
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Another pic from this past weekends car show.
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how did you blackout your chromes???
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how did you blackout your chromes???
Vinyl (aka wrap)
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Another pic from this past weekends car show.
Just stunning !
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Another pic from this past weekends car show.
Looking good...I'd appreciate a clean shot of the rear (straight on) when possible. Curious what the wrap looks like over the chrome between the lights. Thx.
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Roof rails please!!
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Great looking MDX! I was very disappointed that Acura didn't offer a viable 20" factory option. They're on the plan for spring. I'm putting winter tires on the factory wheels this winter, so I'll buy a summer set of tires and wheels next spring. I already have 2 lowered cars and this is the wife's, so I'll probably leave it stock height.
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I too, have wondered how the MDX would look with a few tasteful mods. In my mind's eye it would look great. Nice job confirming that!
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What running boards do you have in the first picture? Thanks.
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Looks good. Vossens are lame. But over all package looks pretty cool.
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Any chance you can take a pic from the rear.....
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get a letter from your doctor so you won't get hassled about your tint! Something about a skin condition and excessive light...
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Originally Posted by Acura_C View Post
it's sittin perfectly. lowering it did it affect your IDS System?
IDS in the MDX has no relation to the suspension. its just simply alters the amount of power it sends to the steering wheel.
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