Erik Ulintz 2013 Scion tC RS 8 TBGLIVE PASMAG lead

The first Scion Erik purchased was a 2007 tC in 2010 for its reliability as a daily driver. In early 2014, he found the opportunity to purchase one of only 2000 tC RS 8.0's available and his days of buying purely for reliability were over.

Erik has worked as a technician for the past nine years, with almost three of those years at an independent aftermarket shop catering to the "high line" brand and European vehicles. Erik has worked on everything from minor modifications to full-blown race cars. His favorite aspect of this build, believe it or not, is that it is daily driven.

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Erik's belief is that this makes the build more unique and is born out by everyone's look of disbelief at shows it sets his ride apart from the rest of the clean cars that sit in garages most of the year. The biggest challenge he faced was a tire and wheel combination that would look aggressive while still allowing him to drive it daily comfortably.

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#TBGLIVE WINNER: HOT IMPORT NIGHTS CLEVELAND, CLEVELAND CONVENTION CENTER, CLEVELAND, OHIO
58%OF THE POPULAR VOTE

ESSENTIALS
2013 Scion tC RS 8.0
LOCATION: Grove City, OH
CAR CLUB: Central Ohio Scikotics
ENGINE: Toyota 2.5L DOHC VVT-II-4 (2AR-FE)
HORSEPOWER: 180 HP
TORQUE: 173 LB-FT

ENGINE
Takeda TF-9007D Pro DRY S air filter
aFe Takeda attack cold air

EXHAUST
TRD center exit 
FIVE:AD integrated rear lip

DRIVETRAIN
TRD 6-speed quick shifter

WHEELS/TIRES/BRAKES
FIVE:AD R5:F 19 x 9.5 +35 (f/r)
Goodyear Eagle GT 245/35R19 (f/r)

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION
Ksport Kontrol Pro springs (f/r)
Tanabe front strut brace 
TB Performance rear adjustable upper control arms 
Shorty antenna 
Password JDM under-hood carbon fiber trim

EXTERIOR
FIVE:AD (front lip, side skirts, rear lip / diffuser) 
Modified OEM fenders (rolled and pulled) 
Racing Solution Duckbill spoiler 
NIA eyelids (painted Absolutely Red) 
SIXSPEEDGRAPHIX vinyl graphics 
Upgraded lighting

INTERIOR
Diode Dynamics carbon fiber accents / trim
15% window tint

SPONSORS
Underground Photography & Imaging

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