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Old 02-27-2013, 04:21 PM   #251
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Same as it is from Indy 2 Buffalo. Mike when ar
e you getting your parts back?

Parts??? Do tell!
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Old 02-27-2013, 04:29 PM   #252
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Old 02-27-2013, 05:14 PM   #253
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Parts??? Do tell!
To borrow a word from the Camaro Fest threads....SOON you will see! Nothing major, just a few bits and parts getting freshened!
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Old 02-28-2013, 03:37 PM   #254
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Slick car man... question, and i apologize if the specs are in the build thread. The F14's. What offsets are you running?
Im on the fence on these or the Nurburgrings. Looking at the Invo 275/315 similar set-up. Mine is dropped by an inch.

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Old 02-28-2013, 06:07 PM   #255
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Slick car man... question, and i apologize if the specs are in the build thread. The F14's. What offsets are you running?
Im on the fence on these or the Nurburgrings. Looking at the Invo 275/315 similar set-up. Mine is dropped by an inch.

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I bought the F14's from Nine Ball and he doesn't advertise his offsets, sorry! Someday I'll measure them so I know!
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Old 03-01-2013, 02:52 PM   #256
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I bought the F14's from Nine Ball and he doesn't advertise his offsets, sorry! Someday I'll measure them so I know!
No worries -- I'm talking with Tony now. I 'think' i prefer these over the nurburgrings. Plus i can get a wider rear rim with the right offsets, which will suit the 315's a little better
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Old 03-01-2013, 06:27 PM   #257
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No worries -- I'm talking with Tony now. I 'think' i prefer these over the nurburgrings. Plus i can get a wider rear rim with the right offsets, which will suit the 315's a little better
The correct offsets is what sold me on the F14's over the Nurburgs. Not only that but Tony is so respected around here that I decided to go with him just for that comfort feeling of knowing he'll take care of me and get it right the first time!
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Old 03-02-2013, 01:14 PM   #258
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So I was reading a thread here about guys having traction issues under hard acceleration, especially a back and forth swaying of the rear end. Big Red does the same thing and I thought maybe it was due to toe rod bushings or UCA bushings or something. Come to find out that the BMR outer trailing arm bushings are the problem, and BMR has acknowledged it! o I went and ordered a set of Pfadt bushings and just did the install. BMR is developing a new bushing but I didn't want to wait. Here's a link to the thread http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=274767 and a comparo pic of the bushings. Left are BMR, right are Pfadt.
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Old 03-02-2013, 01:56 PM   #259
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Looks great man!
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Old 03-16-2013, 11:44 AM   #260
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Old 03-16-2013, 11:49 AM   #261
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I finally got some of my under hood parts back from the painter, FINALLY! It took him over 3 weeks do do 5 fairly small parts but it's OK cause the weather here still sucks anyway! I had him buff out one of my Roto-Fab engine covers because I accidentally scratched it up when I closed the hood and didn't have it seated all the way onto the fuel rails! Here's a before and after pic. He did a real good job buffing it out!
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Old 03-16-2013, 11:52 AM   #262
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I decided to relocate the RX catch can to the drivers side in the stock air cleaner was. It was too crammed where I had it to the left of the Vararam. The new location will make it MUCH easier to empty and it kinda fills in the space over there!
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Old 03-16-2013, 11:54 AM   #263
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Here's the rest of the pieces he painted RJT for me. The catch can, fuse cover and connector cover. There are a couple more pieces he is finishing up for me which I will post hopefully next week!
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Old 03-16-2013, 11:55 AM   #264
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And a pic of the whole engine compartment!
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Old 03-16-2013, 12:10 PM   #265
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Looks awesome bro great work.
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Old 03-16-2013, 12:13 PM   #266
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And a pic of the whole engine compartment!
Looks outstanding Mike. I love the color. RJT is tough to beat...

Nicely done....

Kurt ABL99...
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Old 03-16-2013, 12:23 PM   #267
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Looks fantastic!!!!!
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Old 03-16-2013, 12:24 PM   #268
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Thanks! My camera sucks so the color kinda comes out brighter red.
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Old 03-16-2013, 12:30 PM   #269
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It looks great Mike
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Old 03-16-2013, 12:38 PM   #270
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That's just were your blushing from the over joy of how that DAM thing looks. With the combination of the red or RJT & black. What else can be said ( You the Man)
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Old 03-16-2013, 12:51 PM   #271
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Looks good mike!!
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Old 03-16-2013, 01:07 PM   #272
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It looks great Mike
Thanks Ron!

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That's just were your blushing from the over joy of how that DAM thing looks. With the combination of the red or RJT & black. What else can be said ( You the Man)
That's not blushing, that's the reflection of the red on my face as I gaze in adoration!
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Looks good mike!!
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Old 03-16-2013, 01:42 PM   #273
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And a pic of the whole engine compartment!
Wow!
That's nice!
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Old 03-16-2013, 04:30 PM   #274
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Mike, moving the catch can to the stock intake location was brilliant!!! I am doing this for sure when I get my can! I also absolutely LOVE those engine covers. You've definitely got the total package going on there.
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Old 03-16-2013, 04:39 PM   #275
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That's nice!
Thanks John!

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Mike, moving the catch can to the stock intake location was brilliant!!! I am doing this for sure when I get my can! I also absolutely LOVE those engine covers. You've definitely got the total package going on there.
I've seen other guys put the catch can there so I can't take all the credit!
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