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Hello everyone!

A new Supra owner here, I decided to create a log for my car in case other people are interested in some of the parts I have installed/plan to install.

I signed up today because this forum have been really helpful for me, I had a lot of doubts and questions over some stuff and thankfully I found a lot of answers in different topics thanks to you people!

So here are the details of my car:

Car Details:
Make: Toyota Supra
Year: 2020
Region: Middle East (No gas particulate filter, same as the US version)
Exterior Color: Phantom Matte Gray
Interior Color: Red and Black

Planned Upgrades

Body Protection & Windows:
- XPEL Stealth PPF - Done
- ASWF window tint - Done

Exhaust:
- aFe Takeda exhaust (will replace to another brand due to fitment issues) - Done
- aFe Power catted downpipe (will replace to a larger and a better flow one) - Done
- Evolution Racewerks black coated catted downpipe - Ordered, waiting for shipping
- AWE touring resonated exhaust - Ordered, on the way

Intake & Piping:
- Injen Evolution intake - Done
- Injen charge pipe - Pre-ordered, waiting for shipping
- Forge oil catch can - Received, waiting for the charge pipe

Brakes:
- R1 Concepts Forged series front and rear big brake kit - Ordered, on the way

Cooling:
- Forge chargecooler radiator - Done
- Koyorad remote radiators - Done
- Verus turbo heat shield - Received, waiting for the charge pipe

Tune:
- MHD wireless adapter - Done
- MHD super license - Done
- MHD custom tune - Pending, looking for options and prices

Exterior:
- Rexpeed painted rear trunk spoiler - Done
- Paint rims black - Done
- M style mirror covers - Ordered, waiting for shipping

Interior:
- Rexpeed steering wheel + passenger side carbon fiber badges - Done
- Custom carbon fiber steering wheel - Pending
- Carbon fiber steering wheel shifters - Pending
- OLM LE carbon fiber door still cover - Done

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For a matte car, the most important think is taking care of the paint. The weather over here is hot and the roads are full of sand and small rocks, so I decided to wrap my car with XPEL's Stealth PPF. I'm happy with the installation and how the car looks (see the pictures in the first post and the third & fourth pictures in this post) but the front bumper was a pain in the *** to install.

It's not perfect, but I'm okay with it. I highly recommend installing it if you have a matte A90 Supra. I also used XPEL's Ultimate Plus for the headlights, lower part of the side mirrors and front pillars since they are glossy.

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Injen Evolution intake arrived yesterday and installed :nixon: (did not expect a huge box)

No sound difference since the exhaust is loud inside the cabin, but I do feel the car is a bit more responsive. I wanted an open air intake but with the hot and sandy weather over here makes it a big risk.

Now waiting for the charge pipe which I pre-ordered 3 weeks ago from Speed Industry. :banghead:

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Nice I just pick up mines a month ago 21 Phantom Supra I'm about to clear wrap mines as well.. nice job on your car.
 
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MHD wireless adapter is here, not going to use it until I finish installing the charge pipe, catch can, heat exchanger and remote radiators :thumbsdown:

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Rexpeed rear painted spoiler arrived, it came painted in Nocturnal Black. There is no option to choose any other colors expect the ones that are offered from the dealer (no matte gray as well).

The packaging is ok (could have been better), the spoiler came damaged on the right. Fortunately I found someone who can fix it. I also wrapped it in XPEL Stealth PPF insteas of painting it matte black. Overall im very happy with the results!

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Shipping damage:
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Wrapped in XPEL Stealth PPF:
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Damage fixed:
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XPEL sent me this amazing gift package, a big thank you to them and their marketing manager!

I will use the Ceramic Boost bottle that they have sent on the Stealth PPF on my car.

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UI like most of the mods you are doing, and while I am not a fan of 99% of the rear spoiler additions, this one looks good. Nice work so far.
 
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Finally got Froge chargecooler radiator installed, the packaging was fantastic! it's around two inches shorter but much thicker. I stallation was a breeze and the only thing that sucked was the removal and reinstallation of the bumper. Frostox HT-12 coolant was used (which is the OE coolant that came with the car).

A good upgrade especially that I live in a hot country :thumbsup:

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Koyorad remote radiators also installed, used the same green coolant which is Frostox HT-12. Installatiob was easier butbthe wheels and wheel cover must be removed.

Note that there is no manual included.

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Are you planning on tracking the car, or are most of these mods of this nature (as opposed to aesthetics) just because you live in a hot climate? I live in Phoenix Arizona, and this year already we hit 145 days over 100 degrees, and 53 days of 110 and over. Even at that, unless I start taking the car on the track frequently, I would be reluctant to make these types of mods. Also curious, are you taking any extra precautions for dust/sand? With the dust storms and weather we have here, I am considering options for that that will not negatively impact performance.
 
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Are you planning on tracking the car, or are most of these mods of this nature (as opposed to aesthetics) just because you live in a hot climate? I live in Phoenix Arizona, and this year already we hit 145 days over 100 degrees, and 53 days of 110 and over. Even at that, unless I start taking the car on the track frequently, I would be reluctant to make these types of mods. Also curious, are you taking any extra precautions for dust/sand? With the dust storms and weather we have here, I am considering options for that that will not negatively impact performance.
Temps during the summer range between 113 - 122 F (45 - 50c) .. i wont use my car on a track but im trying to keep the engine and temps at safe levels because I will be tuning the car. I also have a bad habit of pushing the car (mostly accelerating from a traffic light), thankfully its not my daily use car and wont be using it during bad weather.
 

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Thanks, that makes sense. I just checked, and we had over 14 days this summer where the temp was over 115. At one point, we did not drop below 90 degrees for a record 28-NIGHT stretch during the summer. This month however, it dropped from over 100 degrees one day to 70 the next, like it saw a police officer. LOL
With all of this care to protect your car, it sounds as if you are indeed looking at very long term ownership. Enjoy it!
 
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Installed OLM LE carbon fiber still door cover today, looks great! It came in a huge box but not protected well enough, they used paper instead of a bubble wrap, one of the still covers came damaged on the side but it's okay. I also wrapped them in XPEL PPF to avoid scratches.

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Damage:
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Wrapping the still covers in XPEL PPF:
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After installing the PPF:
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OEM still cover:
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OLM LE carbon fiber still cover installed:
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