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Old 10-30-2013, 08:08 PM   #1
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Arrow My "Horsepower Therapy" [COTW 12/30/13]

Decided that having a journal would be the best way to track the progress and modifications I have made and will make in the future.

I have always been a Corvette guy, having owned and modified 3 Corvettes, so this will be a new project I am very much looking forward to.

Since she will need a name - "Horsepower Therapy"

10/23/2013 - Place Order - 2014 Blue Ray Metallic, 2SS, RS, 1LE with Dual Mode Exhaust.
10/30/2013 - Car in Pre Production - Code 3000, No TPW
11/04/2013 - Order Accepted by Production Control, Code 3000 with TPW 11/18
11/23/2013 - Built and Bayed.
12/05/2013 - Shipped
12/12/2013 - Arrived
12/16/2013 - ADM Performance for Engine Build
6/11/14 - Off to TZD for body mods

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ADM Performance Built Z1LE 800 -
Balanced and Mapped LS3 (9.75:1 Compression)
Forged Pistons and Rods
Ported and Polished Heads
Stage 2 Comp Cam 224/230
Pulleys - Stock Upper, 10" Lower
LSA Supercharger
LPE Oil Catch Can
ADM CAI with Race Scoop
Stainless Works Headers
160 Deg Thermostat
Custom Painted Strut Brace by River City
ADM Performance FPCM
Radiator Shroud by Showstoppers
Engine dress up covers by Showstoppers

Interior:
Stealth Sub Enclosure by SubThump
JL XD700/5 Amp from Soundstage Car Audio of Olympia
JL 10" Sub
ADM Exhaust Switch
SRP Race Pedals
Lloyd's SS mats
Leather Wrapped Console - Double D Mods
Footwell Lights by Oracle

Exterior:
Elimin8R Wheels by USW Forged
LED Side markers by Showstoppers
ZL1 Rock Guards by Showstoppers
Color Matching Bowties by River City
Color Matching SS Emblems by River City
Splitter Guard Washers
ZL1 Belly Pan
ADM Hood Vent
Black Out Kit by Big Worm

Suspension:
BMR Trailing Arms and Bushings


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Have to keep up with SGDM and his monster. Andy was the man with a plan for my engine, and making her a Z1LE 800

Final pull... 702 RWHP.





Always a work in progress...

Slideshow of build pictures:
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Currently under transformation for SEMA 2014 at Tommy Z Designs....
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Old 11-01-2013, 12:39 PM   #2
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First parts arrived, nothing super cool, but they are the first parts for my car still being built.

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Old 11-01-2013, 12:46 PM   #3
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Old 11-02-2013, 12:16 PM   #4
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Decided that having a journal would be the best way to track the progress and modifications I make in the future.

I have always been a Corvette guy, having owned and modified 3 Corvettes, so this will be a new project I am very much looking forward to.

Since she will need a name - "Horsepower Therapy"

10/23/2014 - Place Order - 14' Blue Ray Metallic, 2SS, RS, 1LE with Dual Mode Exhaust.
10/30/2014 - Car in Pre Production - Code 3000


Parts already on order (yes it's a sickness) -
Oil Catch Can by Apex
Gorilla Wheel Locks - Arrived
Stealth Sub Enclosure by SubThump
JL XD700/5 Amp
JL 10" Sub
LED Side markers by Showstoppers
Color Matching Bowties by River City

Planned parts to come - Cold Air Induction, BMR Trailing Arms and Bushings, Headers, SC

Also a trip to Speed South will be needed for more HP under the hood. Have to keep up with SGDM and his monster.

Now I just need a car to out parts on. It will be a work in progress.
I love Hookers...you deliver bullets and gas.

We will have to have a Little Bird/Hook shoot out when you are done.
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Old 11-02-2013, 12:17 PM   #5
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Old 11-03-2013, 06:25 AM   #6
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I love Hookers...you deliver bullets and gas.

We will have to have a Little Bird/Hook shoot out when you are done.
I was wondering how long it was going to take for that Chief.

I love gun guys, you protect my six while we do the big boy work.

Shoot out challenger accepted chief, right after I get done a ADM.
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Old 11-13-2013, 02:02 PM   #7
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More parts in for her... Audio parts
Thanks to SubThump and Soundstage Car Audio of Olympia for the components.



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Old 11-23-2013, 05:23 PM   #8
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Built and Bayed!!!

Got in a few more parts.
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Old 12-13-2013, 04:18 AM   #9
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Arrived on the car hauler yesterday afternoon. Didn't her home til after dark, so will take some better pictures later today.

Heading to TX for a visit to ADM next week.





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Looking good man.
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Old 12-13-2013, 07:41 AM   #11
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Congrats on the 1LE

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Old 12-13-2013, 05:14 PM   #12
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First mod complete....

Stealth Sub Enclosure by SubThump
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Old 12-14-2013, 10:50 AM   #13
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Second mod complete...
Installed the Showstopper side markers. Raining out, so inside pictures.

I really like the look.



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Old 12-14-2013, 10:59 AM   #14
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Engine and SC sitting at ADM waiting for my arrival and install....









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Old 12-14-2013, 11:55 AM   #15
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Old 12-17-2013, 07:49 AM   #16
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Pulled in to ADM yesterday, and they made fast work of pulling the engine.



The new engine waiting to be put back in...



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Old 12-19-2013, 09:06 PM   #17
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Andy worked his mojo on her, like any Mad Scientist there is a method to the madness.

Final pull today..... 702 RWHP. Max Torque...678. Max Boost.... 15

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Smile from ear to ear. Job well done ADM, well done!
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Old 12-19-2013, 09:08 PM   #18
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Here's a pic off everything under the hood.

Will get this cleaned up once back home.

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Old 12-19-2013, 09:58 PM   #19
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A few mods while up on the lift...

ADM installed a belly pan, and I put on Splitter guard washers.



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Went by Big Worm in Ft Worth before my drive home yesterday...



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Old 12-26-2013, 07:22 PM   #22
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ZL1 Side Rockers installed today. Very easy, and only broke one fastener on each side.



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Old 12-27-2013, 01:34 PM   #23
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Old 12-27-2013, 04:36 PM   #24
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Couple Interior Mods this week...

SRP Race Pedals, Lloyds SS mats, Supercharged Door sill plate.

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