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New member from VA. Purchased a 2011 coupe back in April.

I’ve been lurking here for the last few months - I can’t tell you how helpful this place has been while I was researching and later getting to know my “new” V. So now I’m finally setting up an account to make it official.

I have drooled over the V2 coupes for the last 10 years. Always considered it one my (possibly realistic) dream cars. After a divorce last year and starting life over at 40 something, I said "F it". Time to start doing what I want!

So, I found a 2011 coupe nearby in NC and pulled the trigger. Bucket list item checked off the list! ✅ A month or so later it still puts a smile on my face everytime I look at it.😁

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Congratulations from another coupe owner. I have a 2012 that I bought in 2013. I still love driving it.

Welcome.




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Welcome aboard! Anything done to it? Plans for any mods?
Thanks!

Yep, I purchased it with headers, no cats, resonator/muffler delete, straight pipes, engine tune, transmission tune and upgraded plugs/wires/heat boots. Also had Airaid intake, Moroso catch can and Eibach lowering springs. Some cosmetic stuff as well like tint, chrome delete, debadged, black powder coated wheels and orange calibers, etc.

In the last month or so I've installed high flow cats (needed to pass VA State inspection), Corsa Touring cat back mufflers (it was WAY too loud!), hardwired radar detector and front/rear dash cam, front splitter lip and side skirts, Aeroforce gauge, Navtool system with front camera added and a dash iPhone mount. I had full paint correction and ceramic coating put on it last week.

I need to get an updated tune after the cats/mufflers have been installed. Other than that, I'm pretty happy with where it is...the mod bug has been cured (for a while, at least). ;) Going into maintenance mode now as I approach 75k miles.
 

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Sounds like your CTSV Coupe journey is similar to mine, I also see a resemblance in forum name... haha

Here is my latest obsession.
Yea, I saw your post about the drama you've had getting it! I noticed the username and V similarities as well. :)
 

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Yep, I purchased it with headers, no cats, resonator/muffler delete, straight pipes, engine tune, transmission tune and upgraded plugs/wires/heat boots. Also had Airaid intake, Moroso catch can and Eibach lowering springs. Some cosmetic stuff as well like tint, chrome delete, debadged, black powder coated wheels and orange calibers, etc.

In the last month or so I've installed high flow cats (needed to pass VA State inspection), Corsa Touring cat back mufflers (it was WAY too loud!), hardwired radar detector and front/rear dash cam, front splitter lip and side skirts, Aeroforce gauge, Navtool system with front camera added and a dash iPhone mount. I had full paint correction and ceramic coating put on it last week.

I need to get an updated tune after the cats/mufflers have been installed. Other than that, I'm pretty happy with where it is...the mod bug has been cured (for a while, at least). ;) Going into maintenance mode now as I approach 75k miles.

Welcome. I'm in VA as well. Your car looks super clean. Nice find.

Worried about cats for state inspection but installing a radar detector (illegal in VA) made me laugh.

I will never own, or let anyone in my family own a car without dash cams - you will not regret installing them.

Skyline Drive Photo below from last October. If you are anywhere near northern VA and have never done it I would highly recommend. enjoy the car and welcome.
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Welcome. I'm in VA as well. Your car looks super clean. Nice find.

Worried about cats for state inspection but installing a radar detector (illegal in VA) made me laugh.

I will never own, or let anyone in my family own a car without dash cams - you will not regret installing them.

Skyline Drive Photo below from last October. If you are anywhere near northern VA and have never done it I would highly recommend. enjoy the car and welcome.

Thanks man! You're in Va Beach? I lived in Chesapeake for a few years but am over in the Richmond area now.

Yea, they're illegal...but that's an easy fix when/if necessary. 😎 Cats = not so much. Actually, my muffler shop wouldn't even let me make the appointment until I had cats (or told them I was sending new cats with the mufflers so they can install them all at the same time).
 
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