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Old 08-18-2013, 01:54 PM   #701
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So what does this say about you, fast cars can do it at any moment, not so fast cars take years to blow up....
It blew up 3 years ago too. Before most were doing anything. Not my first rodeo with this turd. We used the invoice from 2010 to get all the part numbers for this time. See, were resourceful!
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Old 08-18-2013, 01:55 PM   #702
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It blew up 3 years ago too. Before most were doing anything. Not my first rodeo with this turd. We used the invoice from 2010 to get all the part numbers for this time. See, were resourceful!
lol, knew you would have an answer...
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Old 08-18-2013, 01:56 PM   #703
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lol, knew you would have an answer...
I have many....
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Old 08-18-2013, 03:13 PM   #704
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LOL, you guys are a riot. I'll do my best to keep up and not destroy too many parts. I figured if I sell my other two projects that I would put some of the $$$ aside for a shortblock. Didn't put much thought to the trans and clutch.

Ball busting is okay and I don't mind. I have used a bit of it myself when helping guys tune a carb and get their ignition curve set. I know a lot about that stuff but NOTHING about fuel injection, forced induction or nitrous. I am going to be so lost! Maybe I should be saving up for a professional driver...
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Old 08-18-2013, 03:18 PM   #705
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LOL, you guys are a riot. I'll do my best to keep up and not destroy too many parts. I figured if I sell my other two projects that I would put some of the $$$ aside for a shortblock. Didn't put much thought to the trans and clutch.

Ball busting is okay and I don't mind. I have used a bit of it myself when helping guys tune a carb and get their ignition curve set. I know a lot about that stuff but NOTHING about fuel injection, forced induction or nitrous. I am going to be so lost! Maybe I should be saving up for a professional driver...
It's more rewarding when you're behind the wheel when your car breaks. Then you have no one to blame but yourself!
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Old 08-18-2013, 03:32 PM   #706
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The best pass I ever made in my IROC ended with a smoke show right past the finish line. I went 11.79 at 115 and the DA was over 3000'. One stock piston gave up its ringlands after too many 7000RPM shifts. It didn't feel rewarding though. You are a sick man LOL.
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Old 08-18-2013, 05:15 PM   #707
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It's rewarding.... Think of all the discussions going on in your head about how to convince the wife it really needs to be repaired... I blew up a motor last October, and then blew up two turbos in March.... I bet there were at least 20 different practice stories going on at the same time...

Ended up not needing them at all, she asked how long it would take to get a replacement turbo.... and if and when you decide to fire at Jaime, be prepared... he shoots to win...
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Old 08-18-2013, 05:42 PM   #708
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I already promised my wife I wouldn't break anything! LOL! You'll have to share some of your practice stories...just in case.

First an foremost, I plan on keeping this a street car, not a race car. Did that sound convincing?
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Old 08-18-2013, 06:24 PM   #709
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Keeping it warm for you and its tanked up. I'm sure the neighbors will be glad its gone LOL.

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Old 08-18-2013, 06:33 PM   #710
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I already promised my wife I wouldn't break anything! LOL! You'll have to share some of your practice stories...just in case.

First an foremost, I plan on keeping this a street car, not a race car. Did that sound convincing?
Pretty convincing, but then you'll hit the gas....hit the strip. That'll change haha. Its a car show winner though. . Best part is just when someone at the show thinks your just all show and no go. Then you get next to them and GO.
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Old 08-18-2013, 06:38 PM   #711
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Love the video. Thanks! Was just surfing the classifieds for Bogarts. There were a few sets, but they were all scarfed up already. I'll have to keep looking.
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Old 08-18-2013, 08:05 PM   #712
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I already promised my wife I wouldn't break anything! LOL! You'll have to share some of your practice stories...just in case.

First an foremost, I plan on keeping this a street car, not a race car. Did that sound convincing?
We'll work on that... lol...
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Old 08-19-2013, 06:19 PM   #713
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Test drove a car tonight, think its going to be the winner to replace the wrx and camaro. Very happy liked it much more than I thought I would.
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Old 08-19-2013, 06:23 PM   #714
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Test drove a car tonight, think its going to be the winner to replace the wrx and camaro. Very happy liked it much more than I thought I would.
If you're happy, what else matters... As long as its legal...
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Old 08-19-2013, 06:31 PM   #715
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If you're happy, what else matters... As long as its legal...
Haha its for sure legal. I mean its not a 900whp camaro thats for sure but it was a pleasure to be in. '13 Audi RS5. Should fit the bill for the year round performer.
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Old 08-19-2013, 09:28 PM   #716
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Haha its for sure legal. I mean its not a 900whp camaro thats for sure but it was a pleasure to be in. '13 Audi RS5. Should fit the bill for the year round performer.
Oh hell yeah....
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Old 08-22-2013, 09:45 AM   #717
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I test drove a bunch of cars, I hated them all. I'm destined to have a box to drive daily and a nice car for the weekends. I'm going to look at a ZR1 and if I like it its coming home with me.
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Old 08-22-2013, 08:39 PM   #718
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Just saw that a month back you were looking for a photographer to do pics of your SS for 360.. Im in NJ as well, so feel free to hit me up if you need pics done. Good luck in your search for a new ride btw
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Old 08-26-2013, 10:13 AM   #719
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Just saw that a month back you were looking for a photographer to do pics of your SS for 360.. Im in NJ as well, so feel free to hit me up if you need pics done. Good luck in your search for a new ride btw
Hey. I would have taken you up on it for sure but the car has been sold. Do you have any shots of it from DOR? Thanks.
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Hey. I would have taken you up on it for sure but the car has been sold. Do you have any shots of it from DOR? Thanks.
Probably some motion shots. Will check this week. Have a lot going on during the week, and am going to be in Baltimore for the grand prix all weekend, including Friday, so I will check ASAP.
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Old 08-29-2013, 11:05 PM   #721
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Well. Tomorrow is the big day as the car will be heading off with its new owner. You know its awesome too look back and see the doors this car opened up for me. I met a lot of great people through this forum and just car events in general and have made some great friends. I look back and I succeed in making the car superbike fast which was always one of my goals. At heart I'm a motorcycle guy through and through but I grew to love the car scene more so than I already did. It also never ever ceased to amaze that I had the car for years and I always got compliments on it no matter where I went from many many different types of people througout the entire time I owned it, can't beat that.

Although it was always a dream for me to own a camaro and it was always crushing when they discontinued it and I thought I'd never get my chance, well I did and I loved it. Never thought I'd get rid of it but its funny how life changes and with that your perspective on whats important. I don't think there will ever be a car that will replace this one for me, I think it'll always have a place in my heart. Its the end of the road for my journey on this one but I might be back in a camaro sooner than later. Anyway enough of that, my buddy took a few photos as I was pulling back into the garage.


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