Its finally time that I put together my build thread for my SQ5. Had it a few months now Ė I bought it used in the middle of May. Iím well into the upgrades now and heading towards a stopping point for now. So here we goÖ
Here it is at the Volvo dealer I found it at. First time seeing it in person.
Took it to my normal photo spot at the time.
So stock wasnít going to last long and quickly I made my first mods to the engine bay: Porsche Coolant cap, R8 Oil cap, Billet windshield washer cap, 034 intake hose, and ECS CF engine covers.
Next up I had KW HAS springs, and all the 034 inserts installed at 034 since they are local to me.
After that I added the AWE S-FLO CF Intake.
So I couldnít handle it being so quiet so on went the AWE exhaust.
That didnít satisfy me so I had to put on the Brembo Brakes.
Painted the rear caliper red to go with the Bremboís up front.
Next thing on the list was Ceramic Pro coating and tinted all windows including the sunroof (no windshield)
Then I noticed that I didnít get the AWE exhaust tips aligned well so I did that and painted the rear valance black.
Finally I was able to install my ecodes and all my parts for my black optics conversion Ė painted mirror caps and BO front grilles. Also installed the 034 Rear Sway Bar at the same time.
Once all of that was done I flashed the car and went with EPL stage 1 tune. What a difference that makes! I have had that a few days at this point and I am still surprised at how much more fun it is to drive. Last up I am getting wheels. I put in the order on Monday October 3rd. Getting Brixton Forged and I canít wait to put up pics of them! So that will be about it for now. I am sure something else will creep in but its not planned at this moment.