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Ryan Ramnarain’s Team Vertex IS300

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Driver: Ryan Ramnarain
Vehicle Make: Lexus
Vehicle Year: 2001
Vehicle Model: IS300
Engine Model: 2JZ

Vehicle Parts/Modifications:
• Fully shaved Engine Bay/ Firewall and painted GOLD
• Supra TT short block
• Brain Crower 3.4L stroker Kit
• Carillo rods
• BC Pistons
• BC 3.4L Crank
• ARP head studs
• HKS 272 Cams
• Ferrera Valve, Springs, retainers
• Port and Polished Head
• AEM standalone
• 90mm virtual Works TB
• HKS Twin Power DLI
• Polished Valve Covers
• Polished Turbo
• Polished IC piping
• Greddy Exhaust Manifold (Jet Coated)
• Custom Polished Virtual Works Intake manifold made to my measurements
• Garrett GT-47 turbo with upgraded cartridge
• Custom Virtual Works Fuel Rail ( -10 instead of -8)
• Tiltan Race Pedals (eliminated clutch cylinder and brake booster in engine bay)
• Tial 55mm wastegate
• Tial Blow Off Valve
• Greddy Oil Catch Can
• Greddy Oil catch can converted into a coolant overflow
• Stainless Steel Braided Oil Supply Line
• 1600cc Precision Injectors
• 2 Bosch fuel pumps out of a Porchse GT2
• Mandrel Bent Steel Intercooler Piping
• HKSIntercooler
• Titan Cam Gears
• Chrome radiator supports
• 2 13” electric fans
• High Temp Silicone Couplers And Connectors
• High Temp Silicone Vacuum Lines
• NGK Performance Iridium Spark Plugs
• All stainless steel lines used, All polished and brushed aluminum fittings used)
• Greddy Oil cap
• 4″ Mandrel Bent Front Midpipe

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Transmission
• Supra TT Getrag V160 6- speed swap from original E-shift Automatic
• Transmission Cooler
Exhaust
• Custom 4” Downpipe
• Custom 4” Exhaust System exiting out the side of the car to a Greddy Tip

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Electronics
• Blitz Boost Controller
• Race Stack Display
• Painless Race switchboard ( starts the car, fans, fuel pumps, lights)
• Custom Flip Plate ( rear license plate flips up and 6 VERY BRIGHT LIGHTS BEAM straight back)
• The Entire car has been rewired by removing ALL the OEM wiring and running every relay/fuse/aem/circuit breakers all directly behind my glove box and to my painless kit
• ALL DONE BY COLM AT DESIGN TECH!!!!

Exterior
• House of Kolor Brandi Wine over Gold paint job
• Carbon Fiber roof
• JDM Elixir CF hood Kandi clear to make red carbon (1 of 5 in North America, imported by Fizz Auto Sports in Queens, NY)
• JDM Vertex race Front Bumper
• Authentic Cwest side skirts and rear bumper
• Custom Metal Wide body
• Molded Rear Bumper
• Shaved Door handles
• Shaved Moldings
• TRD carbon Fiber Spoiler
• JDM Ganador Carbon Fiber Mirrors
• JDM Wald Fender Flares molded to wide body
• JDM Black housing Headlights
• JDM Black housing Taillights
• JDM Red Inner Taillights
• 8000k HIDs
• Rod Millen Grill
• JDM chargespeed CF roof fin ( 1 of 2 imported from Japan by FIZZ auto sports in Queens, NY)
• Custom Rear Diffuser made and painted flat black
• JDM short antenna
• JDM Altezza Wind Guards
• CF door Pillars (kandi clear to appear red)

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Wheels/Suspension/Brakes
• 19” JDM Work VS-XX 19×12 and 19×9 ( 3-PIECE!)
• Bridgestone Potenza 305/19/25 (rear) 255/19/30 (front)
• JDM JIC FLT A2 Coilover
• JDM Endless 6-piston caliper (Front) 14” rotor
• JDM Endless 4-piston caliper (Rear) 14” rotor
• Hotchkis Sway bars
• PLP underbody Panel
• TRD strut bar (only IS300 to have one, it was made from a Toyota supra strut bar)
• JDM cusco CF rear strut bar ( inside trunk)
Interior
• JDM Bride Stradia (Maziora limited edition, chameleon backing)
• JDM Takata MPH series 5-point harness
• JDM Cusco Roll cage color matches to car
• JDM CF Cusco add- on roll cage bars
• JDM ARC shift knob
• Aftermarket black carpet
• JDM Vertex Steering wheel
• JDM Vertex Floormats (front and rear) (Only set every sold by Vertex in the USA) ( Dat (owner of Vertex USA has confirmed this)
• JDM Bride Rear Seats, re wrapped in bride material and tweed
• JDM Bride Headliner, A B C pillars, door panel, visors, and e-brake boot
• Dash Trim color matched to car
• Inside of the trunk is all lined with Carbon Fiber panels
Audio
• MB Quart Interior Speakers and tweeters
• (4) Fahrenheit 7” widescreen TV’s in Visors and dash board
• Eclipse 5550 7” touch screen DVD/TV
• (4)7” widescreen TV’s in trunk deck
• (1)Memphis 1200w amp motorized
• (1) Kinitek Battery
• All 4 door panels have been fiberglass and added 1 tweeter in each door and 1 speaker in each door ( totaling 8 MB quart speakers 8 MB quart tweeter throughout the car, went for this approach as my car is a performance car and did not want the weight of subwoofers and a box in my trunk)
• Custom made speaker pods in the rear deck
• Custom Glass enclosure made in the door panel that light up with 3 L.E.D’s to brighten up the interior of the car.

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SHOUT OUT AND THANK YOUS!!!
( THESE NEED TO BE IN THE FEATURE PLEASE FOR MY SPONSORS)

NICK, JEFF AND MARCOS AT GRAFX ( VINYL WORK)

COLM AT DESIGN TECH ( AUDIO AND REWIRING OF MY ENTIRE CAR)

SEAN IVEY AT IVEY TUNED ( MOTORWORK AND TUNING)

RUI AT AZEVEDO MOTORSPORTS ( BODY WORK AND PAINT)

EMIR AT HYTUNED (WIRING)

ROBERT AT FIZZ AUTOSPORTS (ALL RARE JDM PARTS)

NEW IMAGE MOTORSPORTS FAMILY
WWW.NEWIMAGEMOTORSPORTS.COM

LAST BUT NOT LEAST MY FIANCE LANESSA FOR PUTTING UP WITH THIS CRAZY HOBBY!!!

3 Responses to “Ryan Ramnarain’s Team Vertex IS300”

  1. om1kron Says:

    Wow I like how I didn’t even notice the wilwood or tilton reservoir set up in the dash.

  2. Justin Says:

    How did you manage to fit 305′s without hard rubbing?!! I think this is the nicest IS300 i have ever seen. Another one for team Vertex!

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