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Daniel Carlson: 2012 Hyundai Genesis

Daniel Carlson wanted to take his daily driver to the next level, so his Genesis Coupe went under the knife. With a reworked body design and a healthy dose of engine mods for more power, the car has been completely transformed.

Owner: Daniel Carlson
Location: Canyon Country, CA
Vehicle: 2012 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 3.8 Track Edition
Horsepower: 400 whp
Club: N/A

SOCIAL:
Instagram: @genesis_racer

Written by Adam Gordon.
Photography by Daniel Carlson.

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ENGINE & PERFORMANCE:
Bored out intake manifold
Turbonetics 64mm turbocharger
FMIC
Up-pipe
Downpipe
X-over piping
Forge blow-off valve
Injen intake
Deatschwerks 1000cc injectors
NGK Stage 1 spark plugs
Grimmspeed gaskets

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EXHAUST:
ARK Performance Grip cat-back

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PERFORMANCE ELECTRONICS:
BTR ECU tuned
AEM air/fuel, boost, pressure gauges

DRIVELINE
Limited slip differencial
Exceladyne rear differencial bushings

WHEELS & TIRES:
Ace Alloy Convex - 19-inch

CHASSIS & SUSPENSION:
Ark DT-P coilovers

BRAKES:
Brembo brakes

EXTERIOR:
Vega conversion kit
M&S Karat side skrits
Debadged w/ Genesis wing emblems

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LIGHTING:
Spec D headlights w/ Audi LEDs
Spec D Spyder taillights
XK underglow

COMPETITION EVENTS, CLASSES & AWARDS:
Racewars - 3rd place Best Korean


Hot Import Night - 1st place Best Hyundai


Clean Culture - Top 50

FAVORITE MODIFICATION:
"The front bumper is my favorite modifcation. 

It's made of high-quality duraflex and unavailable in the USA; it's very well-crafted with OEM-spec fitment. I get asked everyday if it's an Aston Martin and where I got the front bumper from."

FUTURE MODIFICATIONS:
"Fender flares or Remake full widebody kit, forged pistons, vinyl wrapped."

SHOPS/MECHANICS:
EFI tuner bethel CT installed exhaust
Turbokits Watertown CT supplied parts
Route 53 for the body paint - Danbury, CT

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