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Old 03-04-2013, 08:10 PM   #301
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Hey Sharp ZL1 - I forgot to mention, that I am actually going with the GT-X for the narrower top from the Ring and the slightly larger bottom since I'm 6'0 and about 190lbs. I think that the fit will be more appropriate. Also, the narrower top will be helpful since I'm going to have the roll bars.

I now know why! I sat in the Ring GT earlier and my back and hips actually fit. The lower leg portion is way too tight. I thought we were over the "European/Asian" sized fittings for people in America. Please get a clue manufacturers, I'm not a female and starving myself to fit into a dress!? WTF do they want to sell seats or what? They are an American based company make a Frakkin custom sized seat for bigger sized people. I'm 6'0 240lbs it's not that difficult? Never was a problem with my size as a Firefighter! Not a problem when I bought my Cobra seats, they fit at first sitting. I have never been small. The Status dealer took measurements and will call his source. Thank you rant over!
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Old 03-04-2013, 08:24 PM   #302
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I now know why! I sat in the Ring GT earlier and my back and hips actually fit. The lower leg portion is way too tight. I thought we were over the "European/Asian" sized fittings for people in America. Please get a clue manufacturers, I'm not a female and starving myself to fit into a dress!? WTF do they want to sell seats or what? They are an American based company make a Frakkin custom sized seat for bigger sized people. I'm 6'0 240lbs it's not that difficult? Never was a problem with my size as a Firefighter! Not a problem when I bought my Cobra seats, they fit at first sitting. I have never been small. The Status dealer took measurements and will call his source. Thank you rant over!
Did they have the GTX there as well? Yeah most fixed back seats are very snug. It does make a significant difference on the track though. The spa seems nice and a decent chunk wider as too. Seats are much like shoes, will drive you nuts and create discomfort if they don't fit right. However, you get a good quality shoe and a good fit, you can go for hours comfortably.
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Old 03-05-2013, 12:23 PM   #303
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They going to smooth out some of the rivet areas in the engine bay while repainting??
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Old 03-05-2013, 03:30 PM   #304
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Not sure if they are doing that or not.
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Old 03-06-2013, 09:10 AM   #305
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Looking forward to the end results!
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Old 03-06-2013, 09:55 AM   #306
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Old 03-06-2013, 02:07 PM   #307
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Old 03-06-2013, 07:42 PM   #308
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Old 03-06-2013, 07:44 PM   #309
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My custom illuminating door sills (Orange Lighting) arrived today from Emblempros (thanks Roger!) Looks good, can't wait to see them installed and lit up. Should be good.

Not the best pic, will have more when they are on the car.

Those black? Looks goooood
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Old 03-06-2013, 08:17 PM   #310
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Luke, I must get around more. I had no idea what you were doing with this car. Extremely nice.

Here are some more pictures of the sills: These are the black mirror stainless.







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CamaroI - glad you like the sills! They do look great don't they.

DragonZ28 - thanks Roger, those are much better pics! I can't wait to see these bad boys light up. Glad you like what's going on. Yes, it's quite involved!

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Just so everyone knows, Roger at Emblempros is top notch. Not only high quality product, but really works with you to get things done right!
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Old 03-07-2013, 08:46 PM   #312
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I thought it would be a good time to go ahead and add in the dash ABL lighting. A mod I wanted to do a long time ago but just never found the time. Thanks Ofer!

I'm also adding Dashtronix HUD display for my Escort 9300ci Radar. This will be useful since right now for me it's all audible only as my interface is hidden. Here is a video I found that shows how it works.

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Old 03-11-2013, 02:10 PM   #313
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Some more pics









My Accusump Kit arrived! Although a teaser shot of the box seems wrong. Lol.

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Old 03-11-2013, 03:58 PM   #314
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Roger at emblempros is a great guy and his products are TOP NOTCH!!
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Old 03-11-2013, 04:42 PM   #315
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Old 03-11-2013, 05:51 PM   #316
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Hey Lukeko meant to tell ya. That High Wing and SLP diffuser I am loving!! I have gotten sooo many compliments since adding. The diffuser was well worth the $1000 spanks and really sets it apart from other Camaros around town. Decided not to stripe it for now. Looking into the whipple soon and then going to take a trip down to florida to have American Car Craft customize the engine bay in Brushed alum with some added touches here and there.

Oh yeah had to send all 4 wheels back to SLP since they were all knicked up but they should be sending more out soon. Took your advice on the tires and they will be added once wheels arrive...Have some custom mirrors coming from Europe as well : > )
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Old 03-11-2013, 07:14 PM   #317
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Hey Lukeko meant to tell ya. That High Wing and SLP diffuser I am loving!! I have gotten sooo many compliments since adding. The diffuser was well worth the $1000 spanks and really sets it apart from other Camaros around town. Decided not to stripe it for now. Looking into the whipple soon and then going to take a trip down to florida to have American Car Craft customize the engine bay in Brushed alum with some added touches here and there.

Oh yeah had to send all 4 wheels back to SLP since they were all knicked up but they should be sending more out soon. Took your advice on the tires and they will be added once wheels arrive...Have some custom mirrors coming from Europe as well : > )
Glad you're liking the new add ons. Also, glad they are fixing you up on the wheels. Sounds like you've got some fun mods coming you're way!
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Pretty cool video on how the seats I'm getting are made.

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Old 03-13-2013, 03:27 PM   #319
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Wow that video was cool. So is there very much padding in those type of seats??
As a daily driver just buckling in looks like an event.
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Outside of the foam that goes around the seat there is backing and padding on the bottom that are inserts. Yes, these are not the best for daily drivers, but from what i've read people love them and have them in weekend cars and are comfy on long drives, etc.
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Old 03-13-2013, 03:40 PM   #321
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Seats look awesome bro I think they're gonna look sick when finished.
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Seats look awesome bro I think they're gonna look sick when finished.
I appreciate it Pierre, I'm really looking forward to these seats. I'm really curious how well the upholster will match the rear seats. Will be interesting.
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Approximately 4-5 weeks left. Still some time to go.
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Old 03-18-2013, 11:32 AM   #324
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Where you are doing the 427 are they replacing the factory valves and push rods? The Vette guys are having issues with the hollow stems breaking. I'd hate to see all that work take dump on you due to a bad part.

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Where you are doing the 427 are they replacing the factory valves and push rods? The Vette guys are having issues with the hollow stems breaking. I'd hate to see all that work take dump on you due to a bad part.

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I know the push rods are being hardened. I do think the valves are being replaced, but on that one i'm not 100% going to double check. Thanks for the note.
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