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Old 08-26-2010, 09:37 PM   #443
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I'm really excited to see some video of your car, speedster. Is there a dyno that will read high enough for it? A video of that would be cool in iMax!
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Old 08-26-2010, 10:21 PM   #444
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Old 08-27-2010, 05:40 PM   #445
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Well, here is a neat interim pic. Not the best angle to show the true width, but these are 345's on the SST. (The drop coilovers have not been installed in this pic so it is sitting high). For reference those are 3 inch exhaust pipes with no tips... The tires are approximately 14 inches wide each.

The second pic will give you an idea of the aspect ratio off of the car. (This is the 345 on a different wheel)
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Old 08-27-2010, 05:45 PM   #446
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Old 08-27-2010, 06:35 PM   #447
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I can't wait to see finished pics and video of this car.

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Old 08-27-2010, 06:41 PM   #448
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Old 08-27-2010, 06:42 PM   #449
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You really need to black out that bowtie.

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Old 08-27-2010, 06:59 PM   #450
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You really need to black out that bowtie.

The bowtie is going away. It's being replaced with the badge on the bottom.


It is the factory GM SS emblem with a "T" added. It has the bend in the middle to match the rear panel.
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Old 08-27-2010, 08:41 PM   #451
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The bowtie is going away. It's being replaced with the badge on the bottom.


It is the factory GM SS emblem with a "T" added. It has the bend in the middle to match the rear panel.
Well... alright then. Now I like it.














Your car is so far out of my league it ain't funny, but I am thoroughly enjoying watching this build. Thanks for sharing it with us peons...

My car asked if he can have an autographed photo of your car.
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Old 08-27-2010, 09:25 PM   #452
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This build (and thread) never fails to put a smile on my face.

I kid you not...a couple days ago when I realized I was eating a cheese steak...I almost spit it out I was laughing so hard.
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Old 08-27-2010, 09:54 PM   #453
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Well, here is a neat interim pic. Not the best angle to show the true width, but these are 345's on the SST. (The drop coilovers have not been installed in this pic so it is sitting high). For reference those are 3 inch exhaust pipes with no tips... The tires are approximately 14 inches wide each.

The second pic will give you an idea of the aspect ratio off of the car. (This is the 345 on a different wheel)
Makes my 315's seem so inadequate, and here I thought the 315's were MANLY and you gotta go and burst my bubble and break those bad boys out.... just goes to show someone always has a bigger set than you... now where did I put my Viagra
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Old 08-27-2010, 10:20 PM   #454
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Kinda late, but...
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Old 08-27-2010, 10:53 PM   #455
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My car asked if he can have an autographed photo of your car.
We can both do autographs...it's sometimes referred to as a burnout.

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This build (and thread) never fails to put a smile on my face.

I kid you not...a couple days ago when I realized I was eating a cheese steak...I almost spit it out I was laughing so hard.
Oh, beat up on the poor Camaro 5 Sub Shop Special - The SST is going to have an inferiority complex during road tuning...

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Makes my 315's seem so inadequate, and here I thought the 315's were MANLY and you gotta go and burst my bubble and break those bad boys out.... just goes to show someone always has a bigger set than you... now where did I put my Viagra
Hey, you're the reason why these things even fit. You went right out, climbed under your car and took all those measurements and posted the photos. Do you realize we overlayed the pictures you sent with the wheel tub shots and actually measured for the wheels off of my computer screen at work? Then we sent the dimensions to Forgeline. And the funniest part - They are dead nuts on... Thanks !!! P.S. If you happen to be working on your car you may not want to take Viagara - if so, you may be stuck under your Camaro for a few hours...

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Let's hope so. Otherwise it will be an overpriced doorstop.
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Old 08-28-2010, 12:15 AM   #456
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Well i just spent about 2 hrs reading this thread and all I can say is WOW! even if I won the lottery I dont think I would have the presence to top a build like this....And I have been in the business for 24 years....over the top builds and imaginations are awsome!!!

Great job so far!!
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Old 08-28-2010, 07:40 AM   #457
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Well i just spent about 2 hrs reading this thread and all I can say is WOW! even if I won the lottery I dont think I would have the presence to top a build like this....And I have been in the business for 24 years....over the top builds and imaginations are awsome!!!

Great job so far!!
Thank You for the compliments. There have been some pretty creative imaginations working on the SST. Some idea comes out of left field (or center or right ) and they end up increasing functionality while still looking stock. GM produced such a great platform with this new Camaro. They did the hard part.
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Old 08-28-2010, 11:22 AM   #458
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Lovin' the tires..... Even the wife said, "whoa... why don't you do that.... " she's a gear head at heart.

It didn't take long for her to realize "not in the budget"



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Old 08-28-2010, 11:28 AM   #459
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