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Old 03-23-2011, 12:43 AM   #35
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Parts are here!!!!!

ARH Headers, cats and pipes are here. I can hardly wait to hear this thing. The SLP Loudmouth II axle back will be here Friday.

BMR Level 3 suspension pcs are almost all here. Waiting on sway bars and sub frame connectors. Will be here by Friday also.
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Old 03-23-2011, 12:45 AM   #36
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Oh ya forgot we got Pedders Stainless brake lines.

Car goes in this weekend to CarbCon in Kirkland to get all the goodies installed. Come on SUNSHINE we want to go for a drive.
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Old 03-25-2011, 03:02 PM   #37
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In an hour and a half, it will be time to fire up the engine & meet my husband at the shop for all the Mod work to begin.

Pictures to follow.
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Old 03-27-2011, 08:59 PM   #38
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Cars in the shop and exhaust has been removed and is now ready to start suspension install.

Should be up and running middle of next week and will get a custom tune and Dyno run when complete. Will post more pictures of install and when complete.

Should be a different car when we get her back!!!
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Old 03-27-2011, 09:41 PM   #39
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car looks great i love the garage!!!!!!!!!
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Old 03-27-2011, 10:01 PM   #40
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car looks great i love the garage!!!!!!!!!
+1 You can eat off that garage floor and I bet there is deer, fish and beef in that freezer! LOL But... that car is the showstopper! NICE RIDE!
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Old 03-29-2011, 09:45 AM   #41
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Camaro 2lt & Orange Krate, thank you. I could host parties out here, but I won't ask the guests to eat off the floor.

If all goes as planned today, I will be going to the shop to check on the progress & take more pictures.
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Old 03-29-2011, 09:52 AM   #42
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Old 03-30-2011, 12:59 AM   #43
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Since we have the ground effects package on our Camaro we went with square tips to match the rectangular opening on rear valance. Only problem is the tips are not polished. They are stainless though so I spent an hour or so polishing them up before they get installed. I think they look great and will look great when installed, better than having the round tip in the square hole!

Don't be discouraged or avoid the SLP square tips if you are running the GM ground effects because a little elbow grease and they look great.

Get these polished ones to the shop tomorrow so they can be installed with exhaust.
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Old 03-30-2011, 01:03 AM   #44
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Second car show we entered since buying the car. I took 1st place in the 2000 & Newer Cars.

Sorry Mustangs!!! Competition was Shelby Super Snake & Mustang GT.

Kids were excited that I won, ok I was too!
Wow, a '83 Hurst Olds in the lower right hand portion of the picture. Remember the lightning rods!

BTW, I like your car!
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Old 03-30-2011, 01:05 AM   #45
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More photos of suspension work being done. Dropped the whole rearend out of the car to install bushing kit, springs and trailing arms.

Hopefully tomorrow we have photos of rear suspension installed and maybe front as well.
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Old 03-30-2011, 01:15 AM   #46
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Wow, a '83 Hurst Olds in the lower right hand portion of the picture. Remember the lightning rods!

BTW, I like your car!
Ya, there was a few really nice cars at the show. The red metallic 53 Chevy cab over pickup across street from the Olds was really nice and won best in show.

Lightning Rod's, what where they thinking!
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Old 03-30-2011, 04:20 AM   #47
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Old 04-01-2011, 12:04 AM   #48
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More pictures of the suspension mod! This turned out to be a huge project! We didn't realize how much work replacing most the bushings would be. Pretty much got it all done today and am glad I decided to have a shop do it for me. Carb-Con in Kirkland WA, has done a great job.

Should have pictures of the car on the ground tomorrow. Headers, cats and cross over are installed now also. Mufflers should be tomorrow morning and then off to get alignment.

Its starting to feel like Christmas eve and I can't wait to open the presents. Plan is to hopefully get on the Dyno on Saturday and do custom tune and see what kind of numbers the stock motor will have with the exhaust mods, tune and CAI.
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Old 04-01-2011, 10:43 PM   #49
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I've been to the shop every day to look at my car & taking pictures. It's quite the process.

Today, I showed up as they were bleeding the breaks. I took a few more pictures of it on the rack. The tires are back on it : o) (That's the one picture I don't have yet.)

It went off for it's alignment just after we left (husband met me).

I think I heard my car tell me..."I'm ready to come home now!" It might be all done tomorrow, if so...I will drive it home.

Brownie's are in the oven, baking for all the hard work the guys did for me on my car.
Thanks, Carb Conn!!! I/we can't wait.
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Old 04-02-2011, 10:54 PM   #50
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I brought the car home today. It just had to rain.
Pictures to come......
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Old 04-02-2011, 10:57 PM   #51
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I brought the car home today. It just had to rain. Pictures to come......
The big question is... HOW DID IT FEEL AND HANDLE? Not enough time behind the wheel to tell? The install photos look clean and pristine. I am orange with envy...er should I say RED with envy? Great thread.
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