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Old 06-25-2012, 05:02 PM   #51
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Man car is looking awesome, i feel C.O.T.W. coming soon brother!
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Old 06-25-2012, 07:06 PM   #52
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Mike, your car is definately ready to represent, add one vote for COTW.
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Old 06-26-2012, 12:26 PM   #53
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Thanks for the votes guys! Greatly appreciated! Still more in the works so stay tuned!
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Old 07-11-2012, 11:11 AM   #54
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That steering wheel is beautiful. One of the things that have me leaning towards the 2012 or the 2011 is the steering wheel but after seeing yours, it open my option alittle more. awesome car again
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Old 07-22-2012, 02:27 PM   #55
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That steering wheel is beautiful. One of the things that have me leaning towards the 2012 or the 2011 is the steering wheel but after seeing yours, it open my option alittle more. awesome car again
It's made by Ace.
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Old 07-22-2012, 02:29 PM   #56
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It's been a while since I made any changes or added mods so I thought I'd post and show a couple things I just did! I added an Emblempro 6.2L emblem to the Vararam intake and also added a black metal connector cover to the left of the relay box under the hood! Dresses it up a little!
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Old 07-22-2012, 06:30 PM   #57
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Just got home from a 4 day Syracuse Nationals weekend,what a great time. Just beautiful cars and a lot of great people. Was model car for the people that did all the Hydrographics on my car got so many compliments unbelievable. Never talked to so many people before. beautiful weather. this car should be COTW I have seen it in person and it will be well deserved.
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Old 07-22-2012, 07:07 PM   #58
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Thanks Spike! I wish I could have made it to the Nationals! Just too much stuff going on, I'm missing a lot of fun! :(
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Old 07-28-2012, 09:26 AM   #59
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Congrulations on the trophy at Geneva. And on second note the BIG RED looks more than ready to be nominated for COTW you got my vote .
+1, Mike!

The transition of your car over the winter is awesome, especially the suspension/brake/wheels. That car is ready for the track, yet it still looks perfect for daily driving. Well done

Are those 18" Forgestars?
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Old 07-28-2012, 09:41 PM   #60
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+1, Mike!

The transition of your car over the winter is awesome, especially the suspension/brake/wheels. That car is ready for the track, yet it still looks perfect for daily driving. Well done

Are those 18" Forgestars?
Thanks! The wheels are 20" Forgestar F14's
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Old 07-28-2012, 09:44 PM   #61
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I had a request from spikeIII to post some pics of my diffuser so here they are Spike! The last pic is the custom braket I made to keep the center of the diffuser stable!
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Old 08-12-2012, 06:23 PM   #62
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Today I finally got around to installing the replacement brass bushings on my Hurst Billet Plus 2 shifter! The nylon bushings supplied by Hurst just wear out and causes excessive play in the shifter. It took a couple hours but was well worth the time and effort! Here's a link to the thread on the Hurst shifter fix: http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=226328

edit: Anyone with an aftermarket Hurst shifter this is a must upgrade! I've been driving it now for a couple weeks and the feel of the shifter is superb, like it should be!

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Old 08-19-2012, 07:47 PM   #63
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I finally got around to replacing my grill after months or even years of wanting to do it! I installed a new ZL1 grill last night and realized that I should have done this a while ago! I was worried about removing the front clip but I soon realized just how easy a job it is! The price on these ZL1 grills is so cheap it was a no brainer! I often concidered a Heritage grill but I'm glad I held out for this one!

The bowtie is matte black and SS is RJT. Both were purchased from Gary's customs and the grill is from Patrickt.

A tip for those who want to remove their front clip, remove the wheels and inner fender to gain access to a couple hard to reach bolts. Other than that it was a piece of cake, took me about 1 1/2 hours to do by myself!
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Old 08-19-2012, 07:50 PM   #64
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Looks good Mike.
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Old 08-19-2012, 09:58 PM   #65
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Looks great. I've been actually using your build to show the wife how cool the car can be in the hopes of convincing her of some of the mods we should do. Seems to be working so far. Keep up the good work!
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Old 08-20-2012, 06:56 AM   #66
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Looks good Mike.
Thank you!

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Looks great. I've been actually using your build to show the wife how cool the car can be in the hopes of convincing her of some of the mods we should do. Seems to be working so far. Keep up the good work!
Thanks! I'm honored that you use my build for ideas! I have a few more cosmetic things to do so stay tuned!
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Old 08-20-2012, 07:35 AM   #67
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Thanks! I'm honored that you use my build for ideas! I have a few more cosmetic things to do so stay tuned!
See I keep track of your build journal. You tell me there isn't much more I can do to mine. And here you go sneak in some more mods.The new grill looks out standing,& with the matt black bowtie really goes good with the RJT
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Old 08-20-2012, 08:35 AM   #68
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Haha, couldn't help myself! I've been wanting to do this grill since it became available! You just happened to jump in sooner with yours! I'm still waiting to see pics of your quad tips!
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Old 08-20-2012, 06:33 PM   #69
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Haha, couldn't help myself! I've been wanting to do this grill since it became available! You just happened to jump in sooner with yours! I'm still waiting to see pics of your quad tips!
That's not all I've got for you to see?
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Old 08-20-2012, 06:52 PM   #70
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That's not all I've got for you to see?
Ooooo! Now you got me really anxiuos to see it! Come on now, throw us a bone!
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Old 08-20-2012, 07:18 PM   #71
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Car looks great bro !
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Old 08-20-2012, 07:23 PM   #72
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Car looks great bro !
Thanks man!
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Old 09-11-2012, 07:32 PM   #73
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mike, Big Red is looking FANTASTIC! RJT was my second color choice. You've done a great job, enjoy!
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Old 09-11-2012, 07:36 PM   #74
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Mike, your car is definately worthy of COTW!!!!!
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Old 09-12-2012, 12:59 PM   #75
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Thanks! Stay tuned, more to come!
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