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Old 11-12-2013, 07:27 PM   #51
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Cars looking good
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Old 11-12-2013, 08:35 PM   #52
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Could you post your impressions on the Megan coilovers when you get them? I'm looking into them myself.
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Old 11-13-2013, 08:48 AM   #53
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Could you post your impressions on the Megan coilovers when you get them? I'm looking into them myself.
Will do. Hopefully my expectations aren't too high. I'd like to think that the ride quality is going to be significantly better than my lowering springs.
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Old 11-13-2013, 09:25 AM   #54
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car looks great, love the wheels with the red calipers.
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Old 11-14-2013, 08:09 AM   #55
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Car is going to PCM of North Carolina in Mooresville on the 25th of November. Going to start on my first round of winter upgrades.

1. New injectors. This will be in preparation for headers/cam install down the road.

2. MSD boost a pump. Again in preparation of the headers/cam install down the road.

3. 160 degree t-stat. Kelly of PCM recommended this as a cheap way to keep the temps down, and I agree.

4. Install my Megan racing coil overs. Had these sitting in the garage for quite a while now. They were purchased used from a member here on C5 and only have about 2000 miles on them. I really hope this is an improvement of the ride quality over the pfadt/pedders lowering spring combo that I'm currently running. Can anyone comment on going from lowering springs to coil overs on any improvement in ride quality?

5. Dyno tune. The injectors will require a tune. So maybe with the improved fuel flow, and tuning for 93 octane, we will be able to squeeze out a few more HP before the headers and cam install.
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Old 11-15-2013, 01:47 PM   #56
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Nice car man! Excited to see how it turns out with a cam.

You dont already have headers? You are gonna love how it sounds with LTs.
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Old 11-17-2013, 06:34 PM   #57
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Nice car man! Excited to see how it turns out with a cam.

You dont already have headers? You are gonna love how it sounds with LTs.
No haven't done the LT's yet. That will be the next trip to PCM. Then the cam after that. No idea on timeframe though since I have to leave for Afghanistan in January for 4 months. That will pause my efforts. Probably won't get to the long tubes until I return in May
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Old 11-26-2013, 08:11 PM   #58
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Well today I got my car returned to me after being up at PCM of NC in Mooresville. It was an absolute shit day here in NC unfortunately. It was literally raining from early this morning all day and has not stopped yet (It's currently 9pm EST).

They took my beast for two days and did a few things for me:

(1) Installed some megan racing coil overs in place of my pfadt/pedders lowering springs. All I have to say is what a difference! Just sitting in stop and go traffic on 77 on the way home I was struck at how much BETTER the ride quality is with the coil overs. I purchased the coil overs on C5 second hand and they have about 2000 miles on them before I had them installed. I'm so glad to finally be rid of my lowering springs which have always felt like riding on a piece of plywood.

(2) 160 degree thermostat. This was a last minute addition but Kelly at PCM recommended it.

(3) FIC 850cc fuel injectors. This was an upgrade over the 52lb injectors that came with my Lysholm supercharger.

(4) MSD boost a pump.

So with that, they dyno tuned the car and found 52 extra hp over my previous dyno run from when I first had the supercharger installed. I'm VERY happy with my experience at PCM and I will be returning to them in the spring when I get headers and possibly their "545" cam package.

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Old 11-27-2013, 12:28 AM   #59
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Old 11-28-2013, 04:02 AM   #60
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How do you like the coilovers? Did you keep the same drop?
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Old 11-28-2013, 09:11 AM   #61
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So far I really like the coil overs. It's such an upgrade over the lowering springs. I was dropped 1.5" with the lowering springs but I had them bring it up to 1" for practical purposes. The ride quality is awesome though


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Old 12-22-2013, 09:23 AM   #62
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Great build sir! Thank you for your service. Come home safe so we can see what else you're going to do to this beast.
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Old 12-22-2013, 09:54 AM   #63
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Those GA3s are perfection, did you happen to weigh them when they came in?
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Old 12-22-2013, 10:13 AM   #64
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Tsunami: thankyou! I'm actually home right now, but I am heading out again for 4 months in January


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Old 12-22-2013, 10:14 AM   #65
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Those GA3s are perfection, did you happen to weigh them when they came in?

Colt, I didn't personally weigh them but they are considerably lighter than the OEM wheels. I know the weights are published, let me see if I can find them on their website really quick


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Old 04-15-2014, 12:53 PM   #66
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I dont have a camaro, but im kinda itching to pick one up. Your car looks great!
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Old 04-15-2014, 12:58 PM   #67
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I dont have a camaro, but im kinda itching to pick one up. Your car looks great!
Dude you should absolutely get one. Get an Ashen gray metallic 2SS/RS 1LE manual transmission with the recaro seats.

And thank you! She is my baby!
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Old 04-19-2014, 01:20 PM   #68
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Old 04-19-2014, 10:19 PM   #69
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I just read through your whole build. Fantastic! Looks so good. Can't wait to see what you get when you cam it.
Just curious, do you have your Sparks SS badges still?
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Old 04-19-2014, 10:49 PM   #70
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I just read through your whole build. Fantastic! Looks so good. Can't wait to see what you get when you cam it.
Just curious, do you have your Sparks SS badges still?

Hey thanks man I appreciate that. I'm quite proud of my baby. I still have my sparks emblem mounted on the back but took the front one off.


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Old 04-19-2014, 11:35 PM   #71
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You should be proud. You work hard and rightfully so you deserve it. I'm love to take the top front off your hands.
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Old 04-19-2014, 11:36 PM   #72
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It was supposed to say " front SS". Stupid spell check. Lol
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Old 04-20-2014, 12:50 AM   #73
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You should be proud. You work hard and rightfully so you deserve it. I'm love to take the top front off your hands.

Sure thing man, if I decide to sell it I'll let you know.


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