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Old 06-30-2013, 09:42 AM   #176
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Thanks! I ordered the strut tower covers from him earlier this yr and I agree his work is top notch

How long did it take to install?



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Old 06-30-2013, 02:09 PM   #177
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Thanks! I ordered the strut tower covers from him earlier this yr and I agree his work is top notch

How long did it take to install?



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Well, it should have been about a 30 minute install with the wiring, but due to an issue with the factory tolerances in my car, I couldn't get the screw to line up. George spent 3 hours on the phone with me at night to help me figure out what to do. I ended up needing to grind down about a 1/16" of plastic where the shifter sits on the shaft. This was not an issue caused by George, as he test fits every shifter on a bench setup prior to shipping (I saw the pics of mine). Once I did that, everything worked perfectly.

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Old 06-30-2013, 11:49 PM   #178
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Spent my evening building custom engine bay strip lighting and harness to tie into my NightOwl Controller. It's got two light strips built in. The front strip is about 4-1/2 feet long and will run across the front of the engine. The second strip is about 3 feet long and will mount against the firewall. All the connections are soldered and have been wrapped in heat-shrink. All exposed wiring has also been wrapped in wire loom. It worked fine using a 9v battery, so my fingers are crossed that it will all work tomorrow when I install it! Here's a pic:



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Old 07-05-2013, 02:13 PM   #179
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That is one sweet wicked ride. I enjoy following this thread and hear about what is next on the list. I like seeing what can be done to the Z.
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Old 07-05-2013, 04:25 PM   #180
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That is one sweet wicked ride. I enjoy following this thread and hear about what is next on the list. I like seeing what can be done to the Z.
Me too, and he really knows his stuff!
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Old 07-05-2013, 11:07 PM   #181
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Me too, and he really knows his stuff!
Thank you both very much! I definitely appreciate the compliments! I have a few more things in mind that I am working on. Please stay tuned, I hope to have a few more updates in the coming week or two!
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Old 07-15-2013, 10:35 PM   #182
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You've sold me on the NightOwl system!
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Old 07-16-2013, 07:06 AM   #183
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You've sold me on the NightOwl system!
That's awesome! You are going to love it!
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Old 07-18-2013, 12:12 PM   #184
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Wow great build thread! I can't wait to see this run at the new Midnight Madness!

You have great taste!

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Old 07-18-2013, 01:59 PM   #185
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A few more mods are coming this weekend! I'll be installing underglow LED strip lighting, and red halos in my DRLs! If time allows I may also swap my red footwell lighting to RGB. Finally, I've also got Pedders drop springs coming and will hopefully get them installed before C5Fest!
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Old 07-19-2013, 11:51 AM   #186
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Nice ride! I am loving all your lights! great mods!
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Old 07-20-2013, 10:58 PM   #187
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Sneak peak pic of my latest mod:



More pics to follow soon!
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Old 07-20-2013, 11:03 PM   #188
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Old 07-26-2013, 04:16 AM   #189
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Got a couple new mods being installed this weekend! Just in time for C5F4! Pics will be posted ASAP!


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Old 08-24-2013, 07:59 PM   #190
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Damn... I just did a search on this thread and found I haven't been following.

Major FAIL...

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Old 08-24-2013, 09:12 PM   #191
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Thanks Mike! I need to update it, but haven't had time! Lots of new mods to add!
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Old 08-29-2013, 07:34 AM   #192
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Car looks awesome! How long did it take to install the Nite Owl set up? Great job, still my favorite ZL1!


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Old 12-24-2013, 06:02 PM   #193
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nice car,is the red in the grill from the head light kit or did you install led's ? that's too funny it looked like you kept your foot floored for another 1/8 of a mile after the finished line,looks like a lot of fun....
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Old 12-26-2013, 01:13 AM   #194
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nice car,is the red in the grill from the head light kit or did you install led's ? that's too funny it looked like you kept your foot floored for another 1/8 of a mile after the finished line,looks like a lot of fun....

Thanks. The grill is lit up with an LED strip. It used to be a red led strip, but when I switched to the NightOwl system I changed it to an RGB strip.

I love getting out to the strip, I just don't do it as often as I would like.
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Old 02-01-2014, 11:32 PM   #195
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whats new with this thing???????????????????
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Old 02-02-2014, 10:55 AM   #196
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Hi Matt! Did ya ever do the Noweeds? Remember you asking about it. I love mine!
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Old 02-02-2014, 12:57 PM   #197
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So, I have really been slacking on keeping my thread updated! I have done a bunch of mods since I last updated this!

Here are is a list of what's been done lately (and I have more on the way):

Norma- I did install the Noweeds diverters! I love them! I am going to be adding headers soon, so I cannot wait to hear them after!

Installed Pedders drop springs. I love the new stance. Here is a pic I took in November while out on a cruise.



Installed Victory Red painted steering wheel & speedometer bezels, and e-brake handle w/ leather boot:





As you can see from the interior photos above, I have also added dual Aeroforce Interceptor gauges on the A-pillar with red lighting and ZL1 faces.

Wrapping up exterior mods, I recently installed a full carbon fiber ZL1 spoiler from G3 Composites/ Big Top GT. It was a long time coming, but I think it looks great!







Moving on to some performance upgrades, while at Camaro5Fest last August, I had Jannettey install their 75RWHP Tune kit on the car. It runs like a beast and has trouble keeping traction! I think I'm about due for some new tires!

Jannettey's kit included:
10% crank pulley
longer belt
Roto-Fab CAI (already had installed)
SCT Tuner with custom JRE tune

I have a few new mods in the works as well, including some additional HP! I will be sure to keep this thread updated!
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Old 02-02-2014, 03:11 PM   #198
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Everything is looking good. One of my favorite builds. Keep us updated..
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Old 02-02-2014, 03:26 PM   #199
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Love It! That interior looks amazing, and the new CF Spoiler, well it's seriously badass. You do great work. Like to see what your next 1/4 mile time runs. Headers and Noweeds, probably see flames underneath! How cool is that, keep us posted, oh and what is it now, like four inches off the ground? Best looking Ashen Gray! It looks fast parked!!!......
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Old 02-03-2014, 02:27 AM   #200
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love the new spoiler , looks fantastic
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