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Old 06-06-2009, 06:59 PM   #99
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I'm jealous Tag, you are going to have one BAD ASS Camaro.
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Old 06-06-2009, 09:51 PM   #100
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Nope! Hey! I need to come up with a name!

This will be difficult since I always refer to my cars as "she." But, in this case, this guy's a freakin' monster...

I don't know!!!

But, I do have to come up with a name. Something....shadow(y)? Something sleek and powerful.....

How about something mythological?

Hephaestus - god of fire and forge


tho really you should name it Caerus... the god of luck and opportunity.

cus you are one lucky sob...


after reading thru all this (cus I missed it while I was gone) there's only one post that really sums up my feelings on this Doug.
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I'm jealous Tag, you are going to have one BAD ASS Camaro.







side note.... something caught my eye reading thru this....




you have an even more unique car than previously thought....


the First CGM CamEro!
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Old 06-06-2009, 11:02 PM   #101
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Old 06-06-2009, 11:35 PM   #102
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I saw that too....LOL!

I'm having some issues with paint right now. I've been so incredibly lucky thus far....and I hope it CONTINUES!
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Old 06-06-2009, 11:56 PM   #103
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Tag from you avatar your car looks sick I can't wait to see full sized pictures. That thing is not only going to look impressive but it will have the power to back it up
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Old 06-07-2009, 03:43 PM   #104
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I see you have a new avatar... Did I miss something?
i believe that's his car with the new stripes done
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Old 06-07-2009, 03:58 PM   #105
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Old 06-07-2009, 06:26 PM   #106
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The silver is too bright; needs to be toned down like the renderings you posted. Should be more of a dull aluminum color; you have an anodized silver look which (to my eye anyways) overwhelms the car. In fact the side stripe of the rendering looks almost like a soft platinum which I think would look better.
Without looking at the camera and lighting situation how can you judge it properly from that picture?

Don't even know if it's cured or not either at that point.
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Old 06-07-2009, 07:22 PM   #107
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I'm having some issues with paint right now. !
Are you talking about the silver stripe on the hood? It appears biased towards the Driver's side....appears that it almost touches the passenger side of the mail slot but has about an inch of space on the Driver's side.....Is that by design or was it a mistake? Hard to tell from the Avatar, but even in the pictures showing the hood masking, it appears that it's uneven.

Very nice ride though, and the sound in those videos is awesome. When do you estimate the whole project will be complete?
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Old 06-08-2009, 01:54 AM   #108
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No. The shape of the hood stripe is perfect. What I'm having an issue with is it's brightness. I think the main problem might be the pictures. The shots I have make the stripes (hood and hockey) appear to be SUPER BRIGHT and almost white...which is NOT like I wanted. I wanted silver, but not I AM GOING TO BLIND YOU SILVER!!!!!!!!!!! It's tough to explain, but.... Tom sent me a paint sample before painting my car. I like it. But, I see the pictures of the completed paint project and it's off....I can't put my finger on it, but it's off. Read the posts above and you'll see. I just don't feel right showing pictures that do not truly represent what I want this car to say. The pictures of the completed paint are also missing the front splitter, spoiler, and chrome/CGM wheels. So, it looks WAAAAY off to me...almost like a "Oh sh!t...what did I do..." I'm sure it's just me and the lighting that the pictures were taken in. The colors are very similar to my wifes car and I LOVE the colors on her car. Again, maybe it's just the lighting in the pictures and the fact that it's missing parts.

I have complete pix. I'm going to hold off.
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Old 06-08-2009, 02:45 PM   #109
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Okay why is it on a hauler with a bunch of 9C1s?
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Old 06-08-2009, 03:13 PM   #110
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I have complete pix. I'm going to hold off.
Fair enough... We'll give you till June 29th
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Old 06-09-2009, 12:26 AM   #111
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WOO!!!

Man, I freaked myself out over nothing!!!

The pictures I was sent after the paint job showed an almost WHITE appearance.....and let me tell you....

IT SCARED THE SHIT OUT OF ME.

On top of that, it's a work in progress....the paint HAS to go with other parts that are not yet on. Right now, it was just paint. I looked and literally freaked out. I do NOT remember the last time I stressed that much. But, it's all good.

AND....that is why I am NOT going to show pictures of it at this time. I UNDERSTAND. But, a lot of others might say, "oh boy....."....like we saw in a post or two in the last page. So, we are going to hold off. 16 days left until Carlisle. Not long at all. I just pray that we can get the most important part done by the time we get to Carlisle....the WHEELS. THAT is, IMO, what is going to make the car tie in to the paint.

I'm good....I'm ALL good!!!!
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Old 06-09-2009, 01:58 AM   #112
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Arrow wheels

What did you say you are going too for the wheels, style, Chip Foose?
Do you have your own design?

R U going to let people sit in your Camaro at Carlisle.
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