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Old 01-20-2012, 09:18 AM   #141
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4RD H8R works for Performance Auto Collision. They do a lot of high-end repair work on porsches and such. They aren't cheap...but obviously you are done looking for cheap. Neal was the real reason why it turned out as good as it did. He kept on them making sure it was as perfect as could be.

I need to get back to the lighting mod, but been a little busy.
Thanks. And I like their motto on their site; "The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of a low price is forgotten" ....so true
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Old 01-20-2012, 09:50 AM   #142
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i guess i shouldve posted this in this thread... Here goes.. Are you staying with the stock cam or going blower friendly?
Staying with the stock cam for now. Too much work to convert the L99 to an LS3. I also think this will have no problem getting me to 11.0. I don't want to go lower than that...cause I don't want to go with a cage.
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Old 01-20-2012, 06:08 PM   #143
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I figure $50-$75 an hour is fair. They could do this job in 30 minutes max. You do the math. I would call it fair if they charged you $100, because it would take you a long time. It isn't hard, but if it has been put on a car already, then the tubes where the clamps went will need to be stretched back out. Got a tool for that? See what I mean?
Ah true!

I'll probably just have them do it.
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Old 02-01-2012, 01:20 PM   #144
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Snapped a bunch of pics for ya on saturday Joe:



















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Old 02-01-2012, 03:40 PM   #145
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Just remembered I have video of you demo run. The loud exhaust shut down the camera, but I see how much it caught. I'll check it out tonight.
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Old 02-01-2012, 04:09 PM   #146
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Joe - Don 't think I've told you, but your build has been inspiring. I admire the ability you have to work on your car yourself. I know you've enjoyed it and you have done a great job!
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Old 02-01-2012, 05:55 PM   #147
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Snapped a bunch of pics for ya on saturday Joe:
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Just remembered I have video of you demo run. The loud exhaust shut down the camera, but I see how much it caught. I'll check it out tonight.
If you got something, cool. If not, don't worry.

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Joe - Don 't think I've told you, but your build has been inspiring. I admire the ability you have to work on your car yourself. I know you've enjoyed it and you have done a great job!
I appreciate that Diane!
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Old 02-01-2012, 06:02 PM   #148
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Joe, are you gonna run cats or no cats?
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Old 02-01-2012, 06:13 PM   #149
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Joe, are you gonna run cats or no cats?
I will be running cats until I get ready to head to the track, then I'll swap them out. I got both straight pipes as well as cats. I hate the smell without cats, plus I'm hoping it will quiet the pipes down a little. What about you?
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Old 02-01-2012, 06:49 PM   #150
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I'm running HF/cats now and will probably continue to run them. However, I believe one of them is on its way out now.. I'm gonna have them checked friday.. I'll never hit the 600 hp benchmark so I will keep them.. lol Time will tell.
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Old 02-01-2012, 07:06 PM   #151
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best vert ive seen.
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Old 02-07-2012, 02:41 PM   #152
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Man you've done a lot to that car since we were both anxiously awaiting our tpw last year!!! WELL DONE! It looks amazing.
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Man you've done a lot to that car since we were both anxiously awaiting our tpw last year!!! WELL DONE! It looks amazing.
Thanks! Yeah, sure have been busy on it.
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Old 02-19-2012, 08:09 AM   #154
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I'm working on the engine bay...dressing some things up! Thanks to Nathan for starting this thread: Project Cleaning the Clutter in Our Engine Bay

Here I have done the toilet mod:
Noise in the front, look here....might have something for you, +fill strutplate gap!

Also installed the LSR Performance billet strut covers.

I have rewired the injector/coil harnesses, painted the connectors black, painted the coil packs, and installed the coil packs with ARP 12-point black oxide bolts. You can't really see the wires through the braided sheathing without the flash. I'm still waiting on my new plug wires which are on back-order.

Stay tuned for more under-the-hood updates in the coming couple of weeks.
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