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Old 11-30-2012, 04:14 AM   #113
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More parts have arrived and I'm days away from completing the deployment.

She'll be out of storage in exactly one week which means I'm days away from mod mod mod time!
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Old 12-11-2012, 02:55 PM   #114
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and....

there she goes-

off to Texas from SoCal
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Old 12-15-2012, 12:41 PM   #115
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Just arrived in Texas....
before and after pics of hood install and tail bezel replacement/black out.
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Old 12-15-2012, 04:28 PM   #116
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Old 12-16-2012, 08:26 AM   #117
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Paddles shifters installed.

painted by Lupe.
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Old 12-16-2012, 11:52 AM   #118
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Today's mod:

trunk lid cover w/ dual LEDs
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Old 12-17-2012, 12:12 PM   #119
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Scosche kit, center console / shifter bezel and knob before and afters---
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Old 12-18-2012, 03:33 PM   #120
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Car is looking very nice there my man.

Sorry we missed ya in PCola...looks like we just crossed paths as I PCS'd back to NM. Bummer! Enjoy it down that way and catch up with those ECC guys!! They are great!

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Old 12-18-2012, 03:40 PM   #121
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Car is looking very nice there my man.

Sorry we missed ya in PCola...looks like we just crossed paths as I PCS'd back to NM. Bummer! Enjoy it down that way and catch up with those ECC guys!! They are great!

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thank you-
I'll be in Pensacola next week!
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Old 12-19-2012, 10:16 AM   #122
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another view of new hood:
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Old 12-19-2012, 10:24 AM   #123
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Do you drive in the rain at all?
If so, would it matter if water gets in the vents?.. other than making a mess of your clean engine?

I just ask because I have seen people make a big deal of the Jay Leno style hood because it doesn't have anything to catch the water falling into the engine bay..
But water gets in through the grille too right?
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Old 12-19-2012, 10:29 AM   #124
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Do you drive in the rain at all?
If so, would it matter if water gets in the vents?.. other than making a mess of your clean engine?

I just ask because I have seen people make a big deal of the Jay Leno style hood because it doesn't have anything to catch the water falling into the engine bay..
But water gets in through the grille too right?
The hood has rainguards which I removed for the photo.
These rainguards will prevent water from getting into the top of the engine bay.
They are easily removed with about 5 or 6 philips head screws each.

This is the exact reason I chose VIS over Seibon. Seibon doesn't offer the rainguards. Water should not damage your engine but my car is entered into shows and I keep my engine spotless.... so the less water on it the better for show preps.
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The hood has rainguards which I removed for the photo.
These rainguards will prevent water from getting into the top of the engine bay.
They are easily removed with about 5 or 6 philips head screws each.

This is the exact reason I chose VIS over Seibon. Seibon doesn't offer the rainguards. Water should not damage your engine but my car is entered into shows and I keep my engine spotless.... so the less water on it the better for show preps.
Thank you very much! Your car looks incredible BTW!
Where did you buy the hood from?
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Thank you very much! Your car looks incredible BTW!
Where did you buy the hood from?
thank you very much...

this will answer the hood question-

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=266634
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