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Old 02-21-2011, 03:00 PM   #205
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There ya go. I was going to order the CGM spoiler, but am sort of in a bind right now. If we can get some cash freed up, maybe. I can't wait to see how yours turns out. There are a few pix here and there on the site of the spoilers, but all the cars that have them have the GFX.
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Old 02-21-2011, 03:16 PM   #206
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There ya go. I was going to order the CGM spoiler, but am sort of in a bind right now. If we can get some cash freed up, maybe. I can't wait to see how yours turns out. There are a few pix here and there on the site of the spoilers, but all the cars that have them have the GFX.
I plan on doing some substantial paint work down the road, so, I may just paint it myself for now and let the paint shop I choose redo the whole car when I get to that point...
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Old 02-21-2011, 04:05 PM   #207
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I plan on doing some substantial paint work down the road, so, I may just paint it myself for now and let the paint shop I choose redo the whole car when I get to that point...
Does TAG know about this? ...lol
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Old 02-21-2011, 04:15 PM   #208
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MT 3786 Drag Radials 305/45/18 's on the way from Jegs......Ordering wheels from Nine Ball, Wanted something with a substantially softer sidewall, so the launching hit on the drivetrain isn't so hard....
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Old 02-21-2011, 08:04 PM   #209
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and, thanks to C5's own Nine Ball, I have a pair of Piano Black F14's on the way to mount the tires on... I may end up buying a pair for the front as well... You never know...
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Old 02-21-2011, 08:57 PM   #210
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and, thanks to C5's own Nine Ball, I have a pair of Piano Black F14's on the way to mount the tires on... I may end up buying a pair for the front as well... You never know...
oooooooooohhhh how much they weigh?
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Old 02-21-2011, 09:12 PM   #211
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oooooooooohhhh how much they weigh?
I'll find out for sure and let you know...
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Old 02-22-2011, 08:15 AM   #212
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MT 3786 Drag Radials 305/45/18 's on the way from Jegs......Ordering wheels from Nine Ball, Wanted something with a substantially softer sidewall, so the launching hit on the drivetrain isn't so hard....
Guessing these are track only? Since you only bought the rears? What do you plan on running with all the way to Chandler? I need to figure that out still.

Get those in skinnys for the front... haha
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Old 02-22-2011, 10:23 AM   #213
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oooooooooohhhh how much they weigh?
Doug, here is the information on the weight of the wheels vs the factory rears.

Forgestar 18x10 = 21 lbs each
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Guessing these are track only? Since you only bought the rears? What do you plan on running with all the way to Chandler? I need to figure that out still.

Get those in skinnys for the front... haha
These are DOT approved but that having been said, I may try to get the wheels and tires in the trunk and have them monuted in Chandler... That is yet to be determined.

My other option is find someone in the Phoenix area that can recieve them and ship the wheels to them, mount them there and then ship them back home after the Fest....
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Old 02-22-2011, 12:25 PM   #214
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Doug, here is the information on the weight of the wheels vs the factory rears.

Forgestar 18x10 = 21 lbs each
Factory 20x9 = 33 lbs each

These are DOT approved but that having been said, I may try to get the wheels and tires in the trunk and have them monuted in Chandler... That is yet to be determined.
The only thing to be careful of (I had a long discussion with ForgeLine about the SST wheels which have a similar design which is why I bring it up) is that under "ideal" track conditions with great bite and a lot of TQ/HP these wheel have 10 small attachment points between the center and the rim. You may have the ability to snap one or more of those attachment points. Probably not, but just something to be cognizant of.
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The only thing to be careful of (I had a long discussion with ForgeLine about the SST wheels which have a similar design which is why I bring it up) is that under "ideal" track conditions with great bite and a lot of TQ/HP these wheel have 10 small attachment points between the center and the rim. You may have the ability to snap one or more of those attachment points. Probably not, but just something to be cognizant of.
Was this based on thee massive amount of HP your planning on, or the lesser but still massive amount I'm planning on... there is quite a difference between 1600 and 900, but 900 is still pretty amazing... These are based on a racing wheel, but the cars they are used for are substantially lighter than my 3900 lb Camaro... I've never spoken with anyone at Forgestar....

I guess worse case scenario, I break one and replace them with something designed for pure racing.... that will handle the HP torque....
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Old 02-22-2011, 02:00 PM   #216
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You guys are killing me 1600 hp, 900 hp. I'm excited with 463. I can only hope to see these machines in person one day and hopefully go for a ride. The torque has got to be amazing in these things.
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You guys are killing me 1600 hp, 900 hp. I'm excited with 463. I can only hope to see these machines in person one day and hopefully go for a ride. The torque has got to be amazing in these things.
Bro, 463 is nothing to sneeze at... My Camaro was pretty fast with just the CAI, running a best 12.7 at 113. That was with 375-380 HP...

You car ought to be substantially faster than that, and if your at the Fest, you are more than welcome to go for a ride... You are the first to ask, so you are first on the list if any others want to go... I know Doug is going to take her for a spin (literally) here at some point...in San Antonio one friday night...
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Didnt read as I havent ever read any of the "build" threads but I must say...

I LOVE YOUR DOG!!! (and you have a nice car too! )
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Didnt read as I havent ever read any of the "build" threads but I must say...

I LOVE YOUR DOG!!! (and you have a nice car too! )
Thats Satchmo, he of the big black cheeks, named for Louis Armstrong, one of my all time favorites...
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Well he is beautiful.
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Well he is beautiful.
Thanks, we get a lot of compliments on him, and he is the neighbor hood dog... All the kids love him, and several of our neighbors come over and let him out through the garage when I'm overseas, my wife is at work, and he is home by himself. He loves nothing more than laying in the front yard and watching the world go by....which is what he is doing at the moment...
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