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Old 10-09-2013, 03:08 PM   #253
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A6 on the wheels
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Old 10-12-2013, 10:08 AM   #254
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Those look NICE
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Those wheels look great, and will fit perfectly with the theme
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A6 on the wheels
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Now those are some serious wheels, glad you changed them!
I thought you would like them, LOL

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Nathan - what booth are you guys going to be in at Sema. I want to see the car before some big roller offers you guys a bunch of Money at Sema.
Race Ramps, Are you going to be at SEMA?

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I checked their site out. Will they have these for sale or are they all custom one off?
Drew you can get a set, just call Steve at Forgeline.

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Car was painted on Thursday but I don't have those pictures yet. Should be cutting a buffing today and be ready for pick up next Friday. That's the plan and we are sticking to it.

Spent all week ordering parts and we are still not done!
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Old 10-13-2013, 08:50 PM   #255
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What color are you going with again?
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Old 10-13-2013, 11:32 PM   #256
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We toyed with the idea of adding pearl to the base white to amke it somewhat distinct. Three test panels were shot with different amounts of pearl. Although it looked great, it would have been a departure from G5.R mechanical racy theme. After much contemplation, we stayed with the factory Summit White and glad we did. As expensive as the paint work is, it would have been nice to distinct it. Most people wont even know it's been repainted. For the folks in the know, they will be able to tell theres no orange peel. Unfortunately most people don't even know what orange peel is, LOL.

Next year we are planning to be back to SEMA if we get an invitation for the Optima Challenge. For a refresh, we are planning on updating the look with the Z/28 body panels (hood, front fascia, rockers, rear diffuser, trunk, rear spoiler and flares) with the Z/28 components. I just think the Z/28 style will look great in white with all the trimming in black.

Unfortunately this means that all the carbon fiber panels we had made (ZL1 diffuser, ZL1 rockers, ZL1 rear spoiler 1LE splitter plus the trunk and hood) will have to go. Kinda disappointed about getting rid of my hood as its a beautiful piece, 100% dry carbon both inside and out. The weave is gorgeous! Currently its getting clear coated. So far it has 12 coats of clear on the underside alone. We did this to fill in some pin holes that you in the carbon. I need to go by next week to give the green flag that we are satisfied and finally it will get two more coat of clear with a minimal amount of flatting agent to give it a satin look. The hood alone was $3,200 on I'm going on time and material on the paint so how know how much we'll have into the hood alone when done.
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Old 10-14-2013, 03:02 AM   #257
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What kind of cooling system do you have for your credit cards?! They must be visible from the space station by now lol.

Can't wait to see this finished but I'm also going to hate to see it get dirty. You've put so much work into this it really should be showcased under glass in a museum somewhere.

Great job you guys...just unbelievably freakin great!
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Old 10-16-2013, 02:25 PM   #258
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Old 10-16-2013, 02:42 PM   #259
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I thought about converting mine to the new Z28 look as it makes the car look like a track car which I love and of course it would fit your car perfectly.

See you at Sema just 19 day's away.

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Next year we are planning to be back to SEMA if we get an invitation for the Optima Challenge. For a refresh, we are planning on updating the look with the Z/28 body panels (hood, front fascia, rockers, rear diffuser, trunk, rear spoiler and flares) with the Z/28 components. I just think the Z/28 style will look great in white with all the trimming in black.

Unfortunately this means that all the carbon fiber panels we had made (ZL1 diffuser, ZL1 rockers, ZL1 rear spoiler 1LE splitter plus the trunk and hood) will have to go. Kinda disappointed about getting rid of my hood as its a beautiful piece, 100% dry carbon both inside and out. The weave is gorgeous! Currently its getting clear coated. So far it has 12 coats of clear on the underside alone. We did this to fill in some pin holes that you in the carbon. I need to go by next week to give the green flag that we are satisfied and finally it will get two more coat of clear with a minimal amount of flatting agent to give it a satin look. The hood alone was $3,200 on I'm going on time and material on the paint so how know how much we'll have into the hood alone when done.
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Old 10-18-2013, 01:38 AM   #260
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What kind of cooling system do you have for your credit cards?! They must be visible from the space station by now lol.

Can't wait to see this finished but I'm also going to hate to see it get dirty. You've put so much work into this it really should be showcased under glass in a museum somewhere.

Great job you guys...just unbelievably freakin great!
Thanks Doc, we always appreciate your encouraging words!

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Can't wait for SEMA!
Looking forward to it! Chase make sure to say hi

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I thought about converting mine to the new Z28 look as it makes the car look like a track car which I love and of course it would fit your car perfectly.

See you at Sema just 19 day's away.
Hey Marty! I agree the Z/28 has a look like no other! I which GM would had released it sooner so that we could had redone all those pieces in carbon.

In the meantime, we had the ZL! rear spoiler, diffuser, rocker and the 1LE diffuser made out of carbon.

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Track tires came in

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Seat look amazing!

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Non of these pictures do justice!
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Old 10-18-2013, 06:45 AM   #261
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Thanks Doc, we always appreciate your encouraging words!



Looking forward to it! Chase make sure to say hi



Hey Marty! I agree the Z/28 has a look like no other! I which GM would had released it sooner so that we could had redone all those pieces in carbon.

In the meantime, we had the ZL! rear spoiler, diffuser, rocker and the 1LE diffuser made out of carbon.

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Non of these pictures do justice!
Those CF pieces are gorgeous
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Old 10-18-2013, 08:45 AM   #262
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The CF pieces and seats are perfect man, they look soooo good
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Old 10-18-2013, 08:52 AM   #263
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Looking forward to it! Chase make sure to say hi
Definitely. Are you guys going to the C5 SEMA dinner?

SEMA Dinner Anyone?
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Old 10-18-2013, 10:13 AM   #264
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The Carbon fiber is a work of art I so want to do that to my car.

You guys are killing me.

Have you guys thought about doing the roof in the 3m Carbon Fiber Di-Noc Vinyl ?

http://www.carbonfiberfilm.com/?gcli...FYk-MgodFjgArg
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Old 10-18-2013, 10:42 AM   #265
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The Carbon fiber is a work of art I so want to do that to my car.

You guys are killing me.

Have you guys thought about doing the roof in the 3m Carbon Fiber Di-Noc Vinyl ?

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Aint no vinyl on this car hahah
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Old 10-18-2013, 10:57 AM   #266
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Aint no vinyl on this car hahah

Then it looks like we need to convince him to cut off the roof. Heck the Ring Borthers did it on there Mustang Shop car. I say we convince Nathan to cut the roof off and make it in Carbon.

ps - Anyone know who owns the Yellow Camaro with the Carbon Fiber Vented Fenders that lives in the Downers Grove, IL area. I have tried to catch him a few times but no success. I would really like to talk to him about the fenders.
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