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Old 06-25-2013, 08:37 AM   #211
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I guess you can say I can "laugh now", That was a pretty hair raising moment at the time. Coming out the garage and seeing the car up in smoke!!! I remember screaming for Seth to run out and a pull the battery cable off as I ran to get an extinguisher, scaring $htiz right there!

BTW, thanks for keeping the secret as long as you did......... we should definitely hit 1.5 Gs now

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Got the rear Stop Tech in yesterday. Should be another week for the fronts. All I can say is these things are BAD A$$!!! This by no means was a cheap propositions as they were an $8,000 upgrade! They will definitely help us reach our goal for project G5.R. We will keep the goal under raps for now.


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You can see how they carve in between the pistons just to reduce as much weight as possible.

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Changing from street pads to track pads couldn't be easier. Calipers don't need to be removed. Just remove the two bolts on "black colored" assembly and remove. Replace pads and reinstall, it that easy.

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Changing the pads without taking the calipers off is extremely bad ass.
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Old 07-09-2013, 09:19 PM   #212
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Hey Nathan, can u please weigh one rear rotor and the rear caliper without pads? Please. Would love to see fronts too.
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Old 07-10-2013, 08:37 AM   #213
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Changing the pads without taking the calipers off is extremely bad ass.
the stock calipers work the same way FWIW

and Nathan, i am still checking your threads every day keep up the good work! everything looks awesome!
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Old 07-10-2013, 08:51 AM   #214
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the stock calipers work the same way FWIW

and Nathan, i am still checking your threads every day keep up the good work! everything looks awesome!
Yep, but if you have the roller skates (i.e. stock pads still installed) then you need to take the wheel off. As I don't believe the roller skates can clear the wheel.
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Yep, but if you have the roller skates (i.e. stock pads still installed) then you need to take the wheel off. As I don't believe the roller skates can clear the wheel.
ya that sucks... 2009 build date here didn't have to worry about that...
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Old 07-10-2013, 09:21 AM   #216
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Yep, but if you have the roller skates (i.e. stock pads still installed) then you need to take the wheel off. As I don't believe the roller skates can clear the wheel.
Really? So I can just pop the wheels off and yank the roller skates and pads off and replace them without having to remove the calipers? I didn't know that.
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Old 07-10-2013, 09:29 AM   #217
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FYI, received some great news today parts that will be making their debut on G5.R at SEMA. I wish I could share it with you guys but it still top secret. I'm just hoping everything goes as planed.

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Old 07-11-2013, 09:20 AM   #218
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Really? So I can just pop the wheels off and yank the roller skates and pads off and replace them without having to remove the calipers? I didn't know that.
the stock SS calipers have a hole a lot like nathans caliper:

except the black piece is a much cheaper metal spring and the two screws are pins. Use a punch to remove the pins. use a wood clamp to compress the caliper and the pads slide right out the top.
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Old 07-21-2013, 11:01 PM   #219
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those are bad a$$. Nice choice. Curious if you compared them in weight to the OEM rears.
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I'd be interested to see if they were able to keep them at OEM weight - ideally less, but going from 4 to 6 pot adds a bit of weight lol
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Hey Nathan, can u please weigh one rear rotor and the rear caliper without pads? Please. Would love to see fronts too.
Guys I will just extremely busy at this stage but give me some time.

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I heard this a 100 times hope it for real this time.
Offer I'm referring to some other stuff, not the intake........ call me and I will give you more details

Quick update:

Note: the arrow pointing to the hole were the rivet will go doesn't have anything to grab to.

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The concave channel is were the battery cable use to run through. If we left it like this, it would look unfinished. So the domino effect starts begin!!!

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I figure we might as well cut the whole channel out and make it symmetrical like the other side.

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Made a template.....

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welded the new filler plate .....

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Heck, why not get rid of the seam while we are at it

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More welding

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And skim coat. still need a little more work. Did I say I HATE body work!!!

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What the hell, we might as well do all the spot welds while we at it.....

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I though I had taken more progress picture of were we left off but I guess we got caught up in the moment. So stay tune for more.





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Old 07-30-2013, 04:01 PM   #220
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Update soon

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Old 07-30-2013, 09:49 PM   #221
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goodbye frame!
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Old 07-30-2013, 10:45 PM   #222
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goodbye frame!

HMMMM, I wish I had more time before SEMA, LOL

Actually work on the cage today

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I will add text to these picture in a bit, life is calling just about now.

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Old 07-31-2013, 07:36 AM   #223
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I will add text to these picture in a bit, life is calling just about now.
Cant you take a laptop to the bathroom?
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Old 08-04-2013, 08:58 AM   #224
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LOL,


This nifty tool allowed for the removal of the seem sealer in seconds. Justin is cleaning up the area were we will be welding the plates on to the floor to build the rest of the cage.

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Finished the bumpers......

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