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Old 07-08-2012, 03:14 PM   #137
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And you didn't make any changes? It fit? How's the performance with the SS suspension? TIA!
everything fit just fine. Dealer tried to scare me off the idea saying it'd throw codes at me but none flashed. the springs, sways, shocks and struts didn't have any fitment issues.

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Beautiful car, I love your idea with the ABM.
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Old 07-13-2012, 12:11 PM   #138
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My RS was Imperial Blue - actually about the same color as my first car which was an '85 Camaro Berlinetta. I love my silver SS, but honestly nothing brings out the folds in the metal of this car like that Imperial Blue color. I loved it on my V6 and sometimes wish I had it on the V8 too.
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Old 07-16-2012, 10:17 AM   #139
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My RS was Imperial Blue - actually about the same color as my first car which was an '85 Camaro Berlinetta. I love my silver SS, but honestly nothing brings out the folds in the metal of this car like that Imperial Blue color. I loved it on my V6 and sometimes wish I had it on the V8 too.
The V8 IBM's aren't easy to find! I found one but they were asking over $40K for it, which I thought was just obscene, so I'll keep my RS
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Old 07-17-2012, 10:55 AM   #140
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This thread is missing some pics....
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Old 07-17-2012, 11:19 AM   #141
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This thread is missing some pics....
I hadn't posted in here yet!

I've started my leather install... got the back seat done last night. A few pics:
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Old 07-17-2012, 11:20 AM   #142
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NICE! Can't wait to see the rest.
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Old 07-17-2012, 11:24 AM   #143
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My hands STILL hurt! Hog Rings kinda suck!

Passenger seat Wednesday night. If it goes well enough I may try to do the driver seat then too. I'm worried about how hard they are going to be to remove from the car. Loc-tite on the bolts, I hear... :(
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Old 07-17-2012, 11:28 AM   #144
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Sarah, you are doing some great upgrades on your car. Bella is shmexy!!!
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Old 07-17-2012, 11:32 AM   #145
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The diffuser looks really nice. Good work!
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Old 07-17-2012, 02:09 PM   #146
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Thanks guys

I must be losing my mind, 'cause I stopped at the local custom shop and blew more money on seat warmers to install while I'm at it My 2SS-driving boyfriend always complains that I don't have them, so maybe this will hush him up
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Old 07-19-2012, 11:47 AM   #147
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And the leather is now done!

My hands are throbbing red and covered in cuts. I have gashes in both legs; I threw my back out lugging around those ridiculously heavy seats...

But it was SO worth it to sit in these seats today

I installed the seat warmer buttons on the sides of the seat shields; they look factory that way IMO. They are in the seats, wired and ready to go but I need to connect the power wires up to the center console. I'll do that later.

Just stoked this little project is wrapped up, and I think it came out quite nicely!!! I forgot how pleasant leather is..
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Old 07-19-2012, 11:49 AM   #148
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Well done, Sarah, well done. I think it's cute how you were doing the work in your living room.
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Old 07-19-2012, 11:56 AM   #149
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Thanks guys

I must be losing my mind, 'cause I stopped at the local custom shop and blew more money on seat warmers to install while I'm at it My 2SS-driving boyfriend always complains that I don't have them, so maybe this will hush him up
Make him help with the seat cover install for the front buckets
including the seat warmer pads.
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Old 07-19-2012, 01:29 PM   #150
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Strych I wasn't about to work out in the heat! luckily I am house sitting for my parents and they have a huge formal living room. And my dad has a workshop. Vise clamp and drill came in handy for the seat warmer install!



Haha I'd tell him to but they're already done thanks to nearly killing myself last night to complete them! I have the gashes and cuts and rug burn to prove it

Now he just gets to enjoy them
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Old 07-19-2012, 06:31 PM   #151
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Strych I wasn't about to work out in the heat! luckily I am house sitting for my parents and they have a huge formal living room. And my dad has a workshop. Vise clamp and drill came in handy for the seat warmer install!



Haha I'd tell him to but they're already done thanks to nearly killing myself last night to complete them! I have the gashes and cuts and rug burn to prove it

Now he just gets to enjoy them
LOL...I don't blame you a bit. We've been blasted in heat for weeks.
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Won best in show tonight at the local cruise night car show!
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Old 07-24-2012, 11:53 PM   #153
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Hi pretty

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