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Old 07-14-2012, 11:12 AM   #151
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Beautiful vert and very nice build. I never realized how small the braille battery is compared to the stock battery. Also your numbers seem very impressive.
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Old 07-14-2012, 11:14 AM   #152
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Yikes... a bit close there... But Ginger is looking good as ever...
Yeah, Tony and i got the offsets perfect on the wheels, but the tire's sidewall bulges more than I want. You can see in this picture how flat the Pirelli's sidewall is compared to the Goodyear's.

I bought these tires because they were CRAZY cheap. My next tire will have a flatter sidewall.


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Old 07-14-2012, 11:37 AM   #153
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I need to get w/ Tony on some ZL1 offsets for the same wheel...
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Old 07-17-2012, 09:53 PM   #154
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Just a few more pics.
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Old 07-18-2012, 04:22 AM   #155
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great pics man i really dig your rims
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Old 07-18-2012, 04:49 AM   #156
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Old 07-18-2012, 08:44 AM   #157
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Thanks for the pics J.
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Old 07-26-2012, 07:35 PM   #158
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Ginger got some Welds!
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Old 07-26-2012, 08:08 PM   #159
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You suck SUX. Looks great!
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Old 07-31-2012, 09:01 PM   #160
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How much faster are the wheels/tires helping in the quarter?
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Old 08-01-2012, 10:15 AM   #161
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Damn been awhile since i visited over here, car is looking sweet as it always has. Love those welds, i should put mine up for sale? Have fun at the Fest!
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Old 08-01-2012, 11:45 AM   #162
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The Welds...FTW!!!

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Old 08-01-2012, 12:05 PM   #163
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Thanks for all the compliments guys!

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How much faster are the wheels/tires helping in the quarter?
I already had light weight skinnies and drag radials so my times probably won't change, these are just prettier.
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Damn been awhile since i visited over here, car is looking sweet as it always has. Love those welds, i should put mine up for sale? Have fun at the Fest!
Unfortunately I'm not Going to the fest. :(

I have a two month old to take care of.
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Old 02-02-2013, 10:21 PM   #164
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2/2/13

New best MPH, slower ET. Stupid 28" tires.
So I finally made it out to the track, It's been almost a year since I have been. My best is 12.35 @ 112.91 w/1.89 60 ft and today i ran a 12.48 @ 114.16.

I have always said 28" tires were too big for our heavy, under geared cars and tonight proves it. I could not get out of the hole AT ALL with these giant meats, it just kept bogging. With my 26" tires I rode a fine line of getting a decent hook or spinning. I couldn't get these big ole 325/45 17 M&H tires to spin at all. The only good thing was that I was able to cross the traps in 3rd and that probably accounts for the slight bump in MPH.

I don't really know what is next. I want to finally install that 231/236 cam that I bought almost a year and a half ago so I can have that nice lumpy idle and finally break into the 11's, but I know a clutch will soon follow.

OR....

I was thinking about finally biting the bullet and getting a 9" set up with some 4.10 or 4.30 gears. That will solve the getting out of the hole on these giant tires problem and I won't be paranoid about blowing up my stock rear AGAIN every time i go to the track.


I was thinking about downsizing to some 26s but with my car being so slammed I like how the 28s raise my car up a little. Plus I sold my 26"fronts to get 28" fronts so I could drive around town with the Welds and not get the traction control lights.




What to do, what to do.....



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Old 02-03-2013, 08:46 AM   #165
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I saw that last pass you made. Looked like you let the clutch out quicker, had a bit of spin, then it took off.
Cam it. Get it over with so that you can enjoy it. You've already got the parts, right?
Then worry about the rear end.
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Old 02-03-2013, 09:21 AM   #166
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I saw that last pass you made. Looked like you let the clutch out quicker, had a bit of spin, then it took off.
Cam it. Get it over with so that you can enjoy it. You've already got the parts, right?
Then worry about the rear end.
Yeah, I had a lot of clutch slip on that last pass, didn't smell good. It also made a horrendous sound during my burn out so I was a little worried, but it drove home great. That made me think even more and more about a rear end.
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Old 02-03-2013, 11:18 AM   #167
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Juan did you happen to notice what kind of rpms you are buzzing through the traps, and are you shifting at 6000?

You used to run at least 4.10's in the old [red or white] 98 SS right?

I'm trying to a cam dead last I have a semi-aggressive goal for for a streetable DD setup.
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Old 02-09-2013, 11:49 AM   #168
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If I had a dollar for every time I read or heard "Convertibles aren't for racing." or "Now that you have kids are you gonna get rid of your car?"

Both of those points make this picture so much sweeter. Ginger on welds with a "Little Racer on board" sign. I love the double take people do when they see the sign or the infant seat in the back.


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Old 02-09-2013, 12:05 PM   #169
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Juan did you happen to notice what kind of rpms you are buzzing through the traps, and are you shifting at 6000?

You used to run at least 4.10's in the old [red or white] 98 SS right?

I'm trying to a cam dead last I have a semi-aggressive goal for for a streetable DD setup.
It was probably right around 6,700. I know i hit my 6,800 rev limiter just after the 114 mph run. I like revving high, I have my shift light set at 6,300 so I probably shift around 6,400.

I had 4.10 gears and then stepped up to 4.57s, I never looked back. I also decided not to put my cam in. I too want to maximize my stock internals set up to see how fast I can go. So I will be saving my pennies for a 9" set up with probably 4.30 gears.
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Old 02-09-2013, 01:28 PM   #170
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Where do you shift this car at? My shift points are at 6000. I don't think I can do the 1/4 with 3.91's, though if I could I would try a set SI.
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Old 02-09-2013, 02:07 PM   #171
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Where do you shift this car at? My shift points are at 6000. I don't think I can do the 1/4 with 3.91's, though if I could I would try a set SI.
Sorry, that first part was about this car, the second part was about my last car. I shift at about 6,400.
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Old 04-17-2013, 06:42 PM   #172
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Awesome car! I work in Addison and I'm almost positive I've seen you on the road before. The liscense plate is kinda hard to mistake, LoL!
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Old 07-18-2013, 05:22 PM   #173
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I guess I can let the cat out of the bag now. I bought this DSS 9" kit off my buddy for dirt cheap. He had 3.70s in it and I finally got off my ass and ordered some 4.57s. Dropped off the center section to get them installed today. Should be ready tomorrow.
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Old 07-18-2013, 05:58 PM   #174
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Very very nice man, should make a world of difference, definitely make it more durable than the stock rear end!!
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Old 07-18-2013, 06:00 PM   #175
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