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Old 11-04-2012, 09:38 PM   #18
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So, it's been a while since I have updated this thread so I figured I would provide some updates.

Since last time I added JDP halos and AAC grill lighting. Here's a pic:



I love these lights. They give the car the attitude it came from Chevy with!

I also added some custom painted ZL1 emblems to the fenders. These are temporary until I get my custom emblems made by Roger at Emblempros. Here is a pic of the temp ones:



I have also recently gotten into drag racing at our local track. I have been 4 times now with a total of 19 1/4 mile runs. My best run to date is a 12.21 and my best trap speed is 116.xx! I recently put on a pair of Nitto NT05r drag radials for track nights. They are awesome and I ahve seen my 60' times drop steadily. My best is currently a 1.87! Here are a few pics and videos of my races along with my best timeslip from last Wednesday:









I am car #3093 in the slip below:



I am installing a line lock next weekend which will be controlled with a custom shift knob from CFD:





Finally, here are my two favorite pics. They were taken by a professional photographer the other night at the drag strip:





Thanks again for stopping by my thread!
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Old 11-05-2012, 10:06 AM   #19
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Awesome pics!
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Old 11-06-2012, 03:55 PM   #20
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Can't believe I missed this thread!?!?
For sure COTW in your future Matt! Car is off the hook.
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Old 11-07-2012, 01:15 AM   #21
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great pics and car looks fantastic.
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Old 11-07-2012, 01:32 AM   #22
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Wow, one of my new favorite ZL1's it's simple, but looks awesome!

I'll be keeping an eye on this one!
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Old 11-07-2012, 07:09 AM   #23
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Your car is amazing!!
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Old 11-07-2012, 09:31 AM   #24
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Thanks everyone! I appreciate the comments! I I will definitely have more updates coming soon!
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Old 11-07-2012, 12:09 PM   #25
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looks great love the stripes
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Old 11-11-2012, 03:40 PM   #26
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After months of anticipation, I finally was able to order my new custom ZL1 emblems from Roger at Emblempros. I ordered them on Monday and received them on Friday. For a custom made emblem, that is an amazing turnaround time and fast shipping! I got them put on the car Friday evening. Here are a few pics:













I also spent yesterday at the drag strip for the final test and tune of the year. My goal was to get below 12 seconds. The weather was perfect, about 70-75 degrees. It was a busy day, so after 5 hours at the track I only managed 3 runs. My first was a 12.54, my second was 12.16 (my best to that point) and my final run of the day (and the year) was a 11.92 at 116.91 MPH. My only mod is tires, and I am running a Nitto NT05R drag radial on 18x9.5 Corvette GS replica wheels.

Here is my time slip. I am car #3311 in the RIGHT lane:



A couple pics from the strip:







And a couple from the track photographer:





It was a great day and I was happy to have achieved my goal before the drag racing season ended for me locally.

I hope you enjoy the new pics.
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Old 11-11-2012, 05:12 PM   #27
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those last 2 are a couple calendar-worthy pics for sure!
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Old 11-11-2012, 06:12 PM   #28
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those last 2 are a couple calendar-worthy pics for sure!
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Old 11-11-2012, 07:07 PM   #29
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Old 11-11-2012, 07:24 PM   #30
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Thanks for the compliments guys! Including the ones below, I think I am almost all the way to a calendar!

Seth- thanks for stopping by my thread! I appreciate your comments. I hope you are doing well!

Here are a few more pics I got from my photographer that were taken on a few different nights the strip:







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Old 11-12-2012, 09:49 AM   #31
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Gorgeous car! Excellent pics.
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Old 11-14-2012, 10:10 AM   #32
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This is a SWEET ZL1! Great choice on the color scheme, too.
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Old 11-14-2012, 11:42 AM   #33
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Love that lighting!! Car looks fantastic with that color combination!

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Old 11-25-2012, 09:02 PM   #34
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Just thought I would post an update with some teaser pics on my next mod:







Care to guess what's coming?
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