Reader Rides: Amber Lynn Wilson

Owner: Amber Lynn Wilson

Location: Mesa, AZ

Vehicle: 2005 Scion xA

Car Club Affiliation: alpha SQUAD

What Events have you competed in?

I have competed in REMIX EVENTS, NOPI, and HIN. Car was also featured at SEMA 2009. I also do a lot of local shows at dealerships, and charity shows.

What will be your next performance modification/upgrade?

Don't know if its considered performance, but I will be installing the air ride suspension in weeks to come.

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“All Show’, “All Go” or Both, Why?

It’s all show. It's a Scion xA 1.5L motor, not very much horsepower, but with the suspension, body kit, and paint. Really not looking to go too fast with it.

Any Shout Outs?

I would love to give a shout out to all my friends in alpha SQUAD, AFTERMATH, and SCIONAPOCALYPSE. I would like to give a shout to all the companies that have supported me. Thank you to TOP-LINE INDUSTRIAL, VOODOO RIDE, XXR WHEELS, HAWAIIANXBZEE INC., KTWELVE, CONTROLLED COATINGS INC., KILLERGLASS, KYOEI USA, AND NO LIMITZ BUILT. And thank you to my family for their continued support.

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