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Old 06-20-2013, 11:41 AM   #151
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Old 06-20-2013, 11:46 AM   #152
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Nah, I should be getting a few things installed pretty soon here. Just gonna start in the afternoon when it's not scorching hot. I'm also gonna post a pic of what I got..... I'm so excited for it
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Old 06-22-2013, 01:48 AM   #153
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The boxes just keep piling up
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Old 06-22-2013, 01:49 AM   #154
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Old 06-22-2013, 03:00 AM   #155
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I have pedders z sway bars, pfadt trailing arms, pfadt tie rods, and headers all sitting in boxes. That pic is of the sways
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Old 06-22-2013, 05:07 AM   #156
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Nice. You're gonna let me test those upgrades, right?

Btw, I still got that grill if you're still interested.
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Old 06-22-2013, 12:30 PM   #157
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Red was interesting but I definitely love your black hash marks! Nice car man
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Old 06-22-2013, 12:43 PM   #158
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Nice. You're gonna let me test those upgrades, right?

Btw, I still got that grill if you're still interested.
If I see you at a meet, I'll definitely let you test it out bud

If you have a buyer for the grille, go ahead and sell it. I don't get back into San Antonio until mid August

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Red was interesting but I definitely love your black hash marks! Nice car man
Thank you very much. It ain't much but it's getting there
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Old 07-21-2013, 12:02 AM   #159
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The other day, I decided to take off the rear bowtie on the car because it was a mess. It was one of the first mods I tried to do and it had some of the red showing where plastidip has peeled off as well as had some overspray around it from where we didn't mask 100%. Well I took it off and cleaned up the overspray and everything else. Here's how it looks right now. Have 2 different bowties I may put on but I'm waiting a bit for another mod to see which bowtie I put on. Although, I will say that I like the bare "clean" look.
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Old 07-21-2013, 01:43 PM   #160
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Thanks to my girlfriend being bored, we decided to tackle the front pedders sway bar install. Thank god she helped too because some areas I couldn't get a hand into, she did. After starting one day and getting rained on, we finished it up the next day. Here are a few pics of the install. Oh and one of my girlfriend installing the tire lugs (she wanted to do that also)

FYI, you don't have to take the bumper off for the install but I was doing some work to it so that's why it's removed.
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Old 07-21-2013, 01:45 PM   #161
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Sweet ! How does it feel ?
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Old 07-21-2013, 01:49 PM   #162
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Sweet ! How does it feel ?
Way way better. Wish I had done this mod a long time ago. The car now just goes exactly where I tell it to go. When I tell it to turn, it turns and does it with no body roll. I used to be a "more power" kinda guy but if I had to do it again, I will sway that I'd do at least the sway before most of the bolt ons. We will see how I feel after I do the rear sway, the trailing arms, and the tie rods.

Just need to get a hold of the pedders street z kit and I'll be where I want to be with my suspension.
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Old 07-21-2013, 01:55 PM   #163
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Thats what you call an awesome GF Glad you like the Sway bar
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Old 07-21-2013, 01:57 PM   #164
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Old 07-22-2013, 03:13 PM   #165
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Yup that front sway is a PITA.

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Way way better. Wish I had done this mod a long time ago. The car now just goes exactly where I tell it to go. When I tell it to turn, it turns and does it with no body roll. I used to be a "more power" kinda guy but if I had to do it again, I will sway that I'd do at least the sway before most of the bolt ons. We will see how I feel after I do the rear sway, the trailing arms, and the tie rods.

Just need to get a hold of the pedders street z kit and I'll be where I want to be with my suspension.
I've always said that this was one of the most noticeable mods I did on my car.
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Old 07-22-2013, 03:18 PM   #166
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Looks good ls! I always wondered though when putting in sways how do you know which stiffness to do or is it like a trial and error sort of thing.
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Old 07-22-2013, 04:54 PM   #167
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Looks good ls! I always wondered though when putting in sways how do you know which stiffness to do or is it like a trial and error sort of thing.
STIFF AS POSSIBLE!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 07-23-2013, 02:16 AM   #168
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Yup that front sway is a PITA.



I've always said that this was one of the most noticeable mods I did on my car.
It definitely was a very noticeable mod!

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Looks good ls! I always wondered though when putting in sways how do you know which stiffness to do or is it like a trial and error sort of thing.
I was told to put the front at full soft to start off so that's what I did. Considering its so easy to change it, I'll probably go out and up it to the middle setting soon.

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STIFF AS POSSIBLE!!!!!!!!!!!
want to see what it'll do at full stiff
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Old 07-23-2013, 11:17 AM   #169
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Any links as to where you got your sway kit?


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Old 07-23-2013, 12:33 PM   #170
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This is the exact kit I bought. But I bought mine from a member on here for a smokin deal.

http://www.peddersusa.com/product/Ca...s/Default.aspx
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Old 07-24-2013, 10:49 PM   #171
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Just a quick update. Set the front pedders bar from full soft to fully stiff and wow, that was a huge difference as well. Absolutely no body roll anymore, the car feels like its on rails. It was totally worth the change. There was a small change in ride quality when going over really abrupt bumps or dips but if no one experienced the stock ride, they'd never know the difference. It really isn't bad at all and that teeny drawback is totally worth it for the feeling of the fully stiff bar while taking turns.
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Old 07-25-2013, 01:00 AM   #172
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Old 07-25-2013, 01:15 AM   #173
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Makin me want suspension lol
Definitely do it. The single front sway alone is worth it. Can't wait for the rest
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Old 07-29-2013, 06:23 PM   #174
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Just got my heritage grille in and got it installed. Here are some pics of it on the car.
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Old 07-29-2013, 07:45 PM   #175
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