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Surprising our SUBSCRIBER with his DREAM CAR BUILD! (Full Transformation): 2014 Subaru BRZ

  Alex was recently announced as the winner for throtl Dream Build #2! As the winner of #throtldreambuild2, Alex got his car shipped out to San Diego California to be fully modified by the throtl team. When Alex's car arrived, it was a mostly-stock 2014 Subaru BRZ. As soon as the car arrived at the throtl headquarters, the team immediately got to work on some modifications. Alex's car got the works with some new interior, exterior, and performance-based modifications. Interior Modifications For the interior of the BRZ, we installed a custom black suede headliner, throtl shift knob, and a new audio system from OEM Audio+. The OEM Audio+ system sounds significantly better than the factory audio system. This made it way more enjoyable to listen to music in the BRZ. The Opelite Optics headliner had a space theme with led shooting stars that lit up the roof of the BRZ, adding a nice bit of style to the interior. The new throtl shift knob was the cherry on top for interior modificati

Locating that elusive part w/ throtl.com!


Locating that elusive part with the Alert feature! 



We've all been there at one time or another in our car building days. Searching every known auto forum for that one part that you just have to have to cap off your project. Some are much harder to find than others. In my case, I had been looking for a brand new, in box (BNIB) or lightly used Mugen valve cover (pictured) to complete my 1992 Honda Civic (EG6). It was undergoing a restoration, and already consisted of many of the high end Honda tuners components. Years of searching and trying to remember my damn login/password for the forums finally paid off though (I still don't remember my passwords). I did score that rare, ultra clean Mugen valve cover that I had always lust over.

 That was just one such experience in my car building endeavours and thankfully there is now a much easier way to hunt down these elusive parts faster and easier. Turns out I wasn't the only one that saw the need for a used part and modified car marketplace. A couple buddies of mine decided to take a crack at developing such a marketplace and have created what is now known as throtl.com - a used car/part marketplace and search engine developed for enthusiasts to buy and sell their parts. Sure, other marketplaces exist but, nothing like this. Not having to deal with seller fees and auctions or scammers as you do with other outlets is a breath of fresh air. And, taking the part hunt to another level is the keyword search feature. If throtl had existed back then, I could have simply created an alert and once a Mugen valve cover was listed (or any part you wish) I would've received an email notification telling me that one had just been posted for sale. HOW AWESOME IS THAT!?! And that's just scratching the surface of the throtl.com tools. If you haven't already signed up for the site, do so. It's free and there's a very good chance you are going to find items you need for your project on there. Go on! Happy part hunting.

- Mickey Andrade

Some useful items:
10mm socket
Rubber Gloves
Screwdriver



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