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Michael Passarge: 2008 Pontiac G8

Michael Passarge admires Pontiac's G8 as a serious muscle car in disguise. Looking for a car with power and good looks, he decided to take the road less travelled, and modify a 2008 Pontiac G8 GT as a street-driven show car.

Owner: Michael Passarge
Location: North Las Vegas, Nevada
Vehicle: 2008 Pontiac G8 GT
Horsepower: 402 whp
Club: Team Hybrid (Retired)

SOCIAL:
Facebook: Michael Passarge
Instagram: @g8holden

Photography by Focal Photo.

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ENGINE & PERFORMANCE:
Duspeed OTR intake
Custom egnine cover

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EXHAUST:
XForce exhaust
1 7/8 long tube headers
Full 3-inch stainless Pipes
Varex Mufflers (Electronic)

PERFORMANCE ELECTRONICS:
91 octane or higher tune

WHEELS & TIRES:
Fondmetal 9XR wheels - 20x9 (f/r)
General Tire G-Max tires - 235/45ZR20 (f/r)

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CHASSIS & SUSPENSION:
Pedders full poly bushings
Pedders V8 supercar coilovers
Pedders sway bars
Pedders end links
Adjustable A-arms

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BRAKES:
DBA 6-piston calipers (f)
DBA 4-piston calipers (r)
DBA two-piece rotors (f)
DBA one-piece rotors (r)
Stainless lines
AMSOIL 4 DOT

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EXTERIOR:
Custom wrap
Custom splitter
Hydro dipped parts
Custom painted parts
6LE Designs cowl hood
Carbon rear wing
Upgraded diffuser

LIGHTING:
Spec-D headlights
Custom tinted tail lights
LED lights throughout
Aftermarket fogs

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INTERIOR:
HSV center gauge cluster
US speedo inlay
iPerformance seats
5-point harnesses
Custom harness bar
Custom lighting
Custom trim

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AUDIO & MULTIMEDIA:
Soundstream deck
Rubicon RN4.1400 / RN1.2000D amplifier
Reference R.124 12-inch subwoofers (2)
RC.6 component sets (2)
BX-22i bass processor
XS batteries (2)

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COMPETITION EVENTS, CLASSES & AWARDS:
Many IFO Awards
Stancewars- Best Function
Many local show awards- Best Domestic/ Best Wrap

FAVORITE MODIFICATION:
Wrap & suspension

FUTURE MODIFICATIONS:
LSA
Cosmetic modification

SPONSORS:
Pedders Suspension, XForce Exhaust, DBA, Fondmetal, AMSOIL, Soundstream, 6LE Designs, Arjie Vinyls, GTOG8TA.comShadow, XS Batteris, General Tire, Quik-Latch, Spec-D Tuning, Accentrick Tint, Big Idea Branding, Six Star Armor, Spider Energy Drink, Downforce Dynamics

SHOPS/MECHANICS:
LV Audio & Customs