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Old 11-20-2012, 07:23 AM   #101
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Are those the used tires that were for sale on the forum? Cause you got a great deal on those.

Also, the debadging video is awesome. I may have to do the same after seeing that. I love the sleeper look.

Yeah, snagged em up! Wondering how wide they will look after I lower it :P

My mustang buddy is debadging his car this weekend now that he saw my DIY vid....ha
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Old 11-25-2012, 11:50 AM   #102
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UPDATE

Build starts in the morning guys/gals(Mon)! Bringing my Mac and will try to upload pics as things develop :P

"should be done in two days...maybe into a 3rd".

Added a couple/few new parts to the build. Refer to post #1



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Old 11-25-2012, 12:06 PM   #103
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UPDATE

Build starts in the morning guys/gals(Mon)! Bringing my Mac and will try to upload pics as things develop :P

"should be done in two days...maybe into a 3rd".

Added a couple/few new parts to the build. Refer to post #1



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Old 11-26-2012, 06:32 AM   #104
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Old 11-26-2012, 09:23 AM   #105
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2013 1LE baseline Dyno (after 20 minute drive to shop):

378WHP 377WTQ (first pull in green)



Build continues.....

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Old 11-26-2012, 09:35 AM   #106
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Cant wait to see the finished product brahhh....
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Old 11-26-2012, 06:17 PM   #107
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Baseline dyno:


in GREENbelow....first pull after 20 min freeway drive...378WHP/377WTQ


Air Cond sucked dry for AI chiller install tomorrow:


1LE underbody:




Stock grill swapped for Heritage:



I swapped out the injectors for FIC 850s:(left is "stock" with TVS and right is new)



Added overdrive set up to blower with these:


Installed blower with 3.6" pulley.......



with everything torqued to specs only to notice....THIS:

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We were instructed to grind off ~2mm off of the fuel rail to ensure clearance. (tomorrow)

Stock suspension removed(below) and Pfadt springs installed(not shown today):


1 step colder plugs installed(NGK TR6):


I also painted the throttle body a low gloss black for 500*(no pic) :(

Good day! :P
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Old 11-26-2012, 06:39 PM   #108
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Only a couple issues today to be resolved tomorrow:
1-Since there is no power steering pump anymore...the belt that came with the TVS was WAY too big......Jessika @ Supercharger Connections called and gave us guidance to shave a couple mm's from the fuel rail to ensure clearance and we got a part number for a shorter belt and belt routing info.
2-the stock O2 sensors would NOT...I repeat.....NOT come out! 4 of them there and with back breaking effort along with a breaker bar...not one would budge at all. We assume there was some welding "sparks" that somehow locked them all in. I had to order new ones for my new headers :(
3-I wanted to powdercoat my strut bar & bolts since I confirmed that it will clear the TVS....and the shop that said they could have it done for me... (40 mins away) would not answer the phone. Finally they called me back and I'll drop off tomorrow

Otherwise it went pretty smooth and I got to do quite a bit myself as well so that was cool to be a part of the build and learn a lil bit.
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Old 11-26-2012, 06:42 PM   #109
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Dang. you are waisting no time! Looks awesome.
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Old 11-26-2012, 06:49 PM   #110
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Tomorrows agenda:
1-Strut bar powdercoating
2-Install new belt
3-Shave down fuel rail
4-Install ADM scoop
5-Install RotoFab intake and Washer relocation kit
6-Install boost and A/F gauges
7-Install AI competition chiller kit
8-Install new Pfadt springs
9-Put new rear tires on wheels
10-Alignment done
11-AC system recharged
12-Install front fascia
13-Install new O2 sensors and finish exhaust install
14-Tune Tune Tune....dyno dyno dyno :P
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Old 11-27-2012, 07:53 AM   #111
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DUDE!! you're car's going to be frickin' really lightin' up them 305's.






after the weather get's warmer

Congrats on getting this phase of the project going. I got a quick question, I noticed from the pics that your brembo's didn't appear to have the caliper weights on them, could you verify that for me? Do you think we could fit 18" wheels over them?(ok, that's two )

Oh...and that Gopro is just sick. I just invested in 2 camera's over the Summer and now they come out with this? my bank account just keeps getting lighter. :(
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Old 11-27-2012, 08:07 AM   #112
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ummm....take my 5 year mod plan and do it all in a week why don't ya!
Congrats man. It's gonna be SICK!
We have identical taste in mods.....except like I said....I gotta stretch it out over 5 years
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Old 11-27-2012, 09:31 AM   #113
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Tomorrows agenda:
1-Strut bar powdercoating
2-Install new belt
3-Shave down fuel rail
4-Install ADM scoop
5-Install RotoFab intake and Washer relocation kit
6-Install boost and A/F gauges
7-Install AI competition chiller kit
8-Install new Pfadt springs
9-Put new rear tires on wheels
10-Alignment done
11-AC system recharged
12-Install front fascia
13-Install new O2 sensors and finish exhaust install
14-Tune Tune Tune....dyno dyno dyno :P
BADASS! congrats Brandon

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Old 11-27-2012, 10:05 AM   #114
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ummm....take my 5 year mod plan and do it all in a week why don't ya!
Congrats man. It's gonna be SICK!
We have identical taste in mods.....except like I said....I gotta stretch it out over 5 years

For real! Hahahaha

Thats badass man!
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Old 11-27-2012, 03:47 PM   #115
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I assume the fuel rail clearance is because the FIC injectors are taller?

Never even thought about the serpentine belt routing on '13 MY camaros without PS pump. Jessika, can you address whether kits will be available that have a fix for this?
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Old 11-27-2012, 04:24 PM   #116
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I assume the fuel rail clearance is because the FIC injectors are taller?

Never even thought about the serpentine belt routing on '13 MY camaros without PS pump. Jessika, can you address whether kits will be available that have a fix for this?
Clearance is needed due to the OD cog set...

Routing is addressed with a shorter belt... No issues

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Old 11-27-2012, 06:11 PM   #117
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I assume the fuel rail clearance is because the FIC injectors are taller?

Never even thought about the serpentine belt routing on '13 MY camaros without PS pump. Jessika, can you address whether kits will be available that have a fix for this?
Injectors are BARELY taller at most.....main issue is OD pulleys as Jessika addresses below.
Additionally, the screws for the fuel rails tighten down flush anyways so the rail did not raise at all.

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DUDE!! you're car's going to be frickin' really lightin' up them 305's.

after the weather get's warmer

Congrats on getting this phase of the project going. I got a quick question, I noticed from the pics that your brembo's didn't appear to have the caliper weights on them, could you verify that for me? Do you think we could fit 18" wheels over them?(ok, that's two )

Oh...and that Gopro is just sick. I just invested in 2 camera's over the Summer and now they come out with this? my bank account just keeps getting lighter. :(
~315's :P
~I didnt see a caliper weight either and I could not say wether would work with 18s or not.
~Yeah, the GoPro3 black edition looks incredible. Going to be fun in the spring

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Clearance is needed due to the OD cog set...

Routing is addressed with a shorter belt... No issues

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Old 11-27-2012, 06:31 PM   #118
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Build day 2:

Clearance made in fuel rail for overdrive set up:


A pillar removed and gauges installed into the aftermarket one(boost on top; A/F on bottom) finished product tomorrow :P



Painted throttle body low gloss black:


Powdercoated strut bar satin black:


Pfadt springs ready to go in:


Manually actuating NPP valve(figured a few peeps werent sure how it opened & closed):


AI Chiller install:

This line was pre-fabbed with the fitting on the end but WAY too long as you can tell...we could have taken 2-3" easy and been good. No problem though as we used some large zip-strips and tied up to frame:

More chiller plumbing pics:



Misc:


Headers installed:


Mocked up (minus RX Catch Can...see below)



Strut clearance over TVS:


Only major issue was with the RX Catch can.......2 actually!

^straight out of the box/wrapping like this!
-Additionally, it came WITHOUT the required mounting bracket! 3 of us look frickin everywhere and did not find it...even though we opened the box and immediately found no mounting bracket.

Jessika immediately jumped on it and is having one overnighted to me....hopefully it shows up in time before my build is finished tomorrow!
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Old 11-27-2012, 06:55 PM   #119
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Hell yea .... I'm drooling get the paper towels
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Old 11-27-2012, 06:57 PM   #120
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Yeah, it will give you a CHONER
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Old 11-27-2012, 07:19 PM   #121
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Old 11-27-2012, 07:25 PM   #122
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Ha.... Listen up guys. Off topic but I'll explain per ^ request. This word is all mine BTW
It's that time when you have more than chub and less than a full boner....it's a CHONER
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Old 11-27-2012, 07:33 PM   #123
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Old 11-27-2012, 07:38 PM   #124
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Get it done already. I mean what is the hold up, this is the slowest build I have ever seen. Minutes have passed, may be even hours and no update!

Kidding aside. Awesome work. Beautiful car and build. It was amazing before. Can't wait to see the final results.
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Old 11-27-2012, 10:41 PM   #125
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Get it done already. I mean what is the hold up, this is the slowest build I have ever seen. Minutes have passed, may be even hours and no update!

Kidding aside. Awesome work. Beautiful car and build. It was amazing before. Can't wait to see the final results.
Looks like I have my first volunteer to be reported and blocked! Ha car will be done tomorrow night all! I've posted like 30+ pics....gimme a break will ya. Ha
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