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I’m always on the lookout for cool stuff, so if you’ve got a car, truck, van, suv etc. that you think belongs on here, shoot me an email with some pics and a mod list and if I like it you will see it on Safety Stance!

safety.stance@yahoo.com

 

Whether it’s slammed, stanced, hellaflush, fat and meaty, lifted, drag prepped, rally crossed, hard parked, drifter, rock crawler, mud bogger, street sweeper, or anything in between, I want to see it!

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Feature: Nathan Benton’s 2009 Chevy Cobalt SS

Pics and words: Nathan Benton

I posted a pic of this car for Cool wheels that work on everything v.4: BBS LM

and the owner contacted me with some more info. So, without further ado, Nathan Benton’s 2009 Chevy Cobalt SS.

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Nathan has owned his Cobalt for two years, and started modding it as soon as he got it home.

Currently it’s equipped with a Hahn Intercooler, Cold Air Intake with Injen charge pipes with the stock K04 on it but  Nathan was able to get 324hp 421tq with AEM water/meth and a 30psi spike tune. He is still utilizing the stock clutch, along with the stock internals which have been known to withstand up to 500hp!

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Originally Nathan was running 18×9.5 Varrstoens es2.2.1 but wanted to get away from the extreme stance look and get something more functional so after performing a hub swap and ditching the 5×110 with 5×114.3 hubs, he was able to put on the 17×8-front 17×9-rear BBS LMs.

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Additionally, Nathan added some other goodies like a Powell Raceshop Tow hook and Harness bar as well as a very stiff rear sway bar. He has autox’d the car a few times and have actually placed in his class recently.

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Nathan says the Cobalt has been awesome, and he plans on getting ZZP’s EFR 6758 kit which is a direct bolt on, and he’d like to rebuild the LMs to 18s. Check out his flickr page for more pics:

www.flickr.com/photos/natebauss/

Nathan gets much respect from me, and if anyone else out there has a cool car they would like to see on the site, send me some pics and info to safety.stance@yahoo.com

Unusual cars to see stanced, v.4:

Nissan Primera/ Infiniti G20 on Work Equip:Image

Toyota Corolla/ Geo Prizm on XXR wheels:Image

Geo Storm on banded steels, cambered out and hellaflush, from Japan of all places!Image

Toyota Tacoma X-Runner on Varrstoen 2.2.2’s. Definitely something I could see myself driving in a few years.

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How about a slammed and blacked out Ford Flex?Image

Flatbed Mazda B-series pickup stanced on steelies!Image

Not something you see very often: a slammed, vintage, supercar: the Detomaso Pantera on air ride.

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Tjin Edition Pontiac Solstice on One Lug wheels:Image

Well that’s an interesting license plate frame on your Mercedes CLS:Image

When worlds collide: Work CR Kai on a Supercharged V6 Ford Thunderbird.Image

Going against the grain

These guys march to the beat of a different drum:

Ford Faimont Rally cross?

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Saturn SW2 Touring Car?Image

Volvo XC70 desert exploration vehicle?Image

Audi Quattro drift car?Image

BMW E30 tow rig?Image

RWD Honda Civic drifter?Image

Lamborghini Gallardo winter beater?Image

Old ’40s lifted and diesel swapped tow rig?Image

Nissan 240SX rally cross?Image

Subaru GL prepped for wilderness survival?Image

Random sickness, v.4:

3 wheeling Fiat Abarth!Image

Modified Hyundai Veloster?Image

Was just talking to a friend the other day about how you almost never see the Kia Soul modded…

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Maybe a big Japanese GT-VIP style Lexus GS430 is more your style?Image

For more speed, add lightness: Lotus Cortina carrying the inner wheel through a banked turn.Image

Big Mercedes W126 laid out, likely on air: straight up gangster.Image

Another german on air ride: Mini Cooper on BBS wheels.Image

Sorry for the low res, but how awesome is this arctic prepped Nissan Frontier?Image

And some Japanese drifter conversion weirdness: Nissan S13 with Mercedes headlight conversion.

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I’m a sucker for air ride and roof boxes. Any car is better to me with those two things. Like this Scion XB 2nd gen.Image