Joel Quesnel 2008 Honda Fit TBGLIVE PAS 01

The Honda Fit you see here isn’t Joel Quesnel’s first. After owning a 2007 base model for five years, he noticed how good the Fit's Sport Edition looked with skirts and a spoiler. From that moment on, he knew his next car would be the Fit Sport, and it wasn’t long before he purchased the 2008 Sport Fit that you see here.

The biggest challenge for Quesnel while building was not knowing where to start. “Having a car that was rarely modified was one thing but not knowing where to start was another,” he tells us. However, with a little time and experimentation, he figured out what he had to do to build the car for himself. Despite the challenges, says the reactions to a modified Fit make it all worth while.

Quesnel emphasizes the important of building a car for yourself, and for your own personal taste, and extends his thanks to his friends who helped him get to where he is today through automotive knowledge.

Joel Quesnel 2008 Honda Fit TBGLIVE PAS 04

With 52% of the Popular Vote, the winner of the PASMAG Tuner Battlegrounds award category competition at Part Source Charity Car And Bike Show in North Bay, ON is Joel Quesnel with a 2008 Honda Fit!

ESSENTIALS
VEHICLE: 2008 Honda Fit Sport
OWNER: Joel Quesnel
LOCATION: Wahnapitae, Ontario, CAN
ENGINE: Honda L15A 1.5L I4
HORSEPOWER: 109 (est.)

SOCIAL:
Facebook: Joel Quesnel
Instagram: @crazyquesnel

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ENGINE:
DC Sports cold air intake

EXHAUST:
Straight pipe exhaust

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WHEELS/TIRES/BRAKES:
Fast Kimura wheels – 17x9 +20 (f/r)
Falken Azenis tires – 205/40/17 (f/r)

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CHASSIS/SUSPENSION:
B&G 2-inch lowering springs

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EXTERIOR:
Gloss black hood wrap
Gloss black painted roof
Purple spike quick-release fender clips
EZ Lip front and sides
JDM wiper mod
Custom retrofitted headlights w/ Morimoto D2S 3.0, Xb35 quick-fire ballasts and color-changing demon eyes

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INTERIOR:
White steering wheel
White shift knob

AUDIO/MULTIMEDIA:
Pioneer (7-inch head unit, TS-G1645R speakers)
MTX Jackhammer 12-inch subwoofers (2)
Power Acoustik 4500W amp

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SPONSORS:
Sudbury Tirez and Wheelz
Sudbury Custom Auto
North American Wraps
Sickspeed
Mishimoto

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