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Old 11-20-2011, 03:47 PM   #35
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congrats on the new AE (anniversary edition). Not going to lie, my eyes got a little watery reading your OP.
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Old 11-20-2011, 04:02 PM   #36
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Old 11-20-2011, 06:00 PM   #37
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Nice story! Can't wait to see the car in person!
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Old 11-20-2011, 11:08 PM   #38
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Very nice, hightower. Congrats, and nice read. Looking forward to meeting you.

Window tint is a good first mod. Being so young, I might be inclined to get legal tint. If you get caught with darker, you'll have to redo it with lighter.
Thanks! Same here, I look forward to meeting you as well!
And I think that's very sound advice. I'd hate to drop money into it just to have it reversed and cost me more. I'll probably just go with the limit.

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This was a good read Chip.

Awesome story.

I'm glad you got the LS3...isn't rowing gears fun? I took my Dad's mustang to get lunch today since they were out of town...love shifting gears.
Thanks JT! I love the LS3 and hurst short throw! There's nothing like shifting, I wouldn't take an automatic over a manual any day, not in a camaro!
And I bet that was a fun ride!
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congrats on the new AE (anniversary edition). Not going to lie, my eyes got a little watery reading your OP.
Thanks, and I appreciate you reading it. Whenever someone says it affected them somehow I know it hit home.

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Nice story! Can't wait to see the car in person!
Thanks! I'll try to please! haha
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Old 11-21-2011, 12:52 AM   #39
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If you think you have anything fun to do during this Thanksgiving break let me know.

I wouldn't mind meeting somewhere and checking out your ride...and going for a ride!
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Old 11-21-2011, 01:41 AM   #40
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If you think you have anything fun to do during this Thanksgiving break let me know.

I wouldn't mind meeting somewhere and checking out your ride...and going for a ride!

Yeah man I'll let you know. We've gotta cruise sometime! I know I'll be busy 'till either friday or saturday, all depends on if I hunt. I leave sunday morning. If I'm not busy we should meet in conyers or somewhere. I'm in Madison. And if that doesn't work we'll have to meet up over the christmas break for sure. I've got a month off from GSU. There should definitely be a meet around then too.
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Old 11-21-2011, 11:59 AM   #41
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Yeah man I'll let you know. We've gotta cruise sometime! I know I'll be busy 'till either friday or saturday, all depends on if I hunt. I leave sunday morning. If I'm not busy we should meet in conyers or somewhere. I'm in Madison. And if that doesn't work we'll have to meet up over the christmas break for sure. I've got a month off from GSU. There should definitely be a meet around then too.
I'm leaving sometime Sunday to go back to Auburn so we will see what happens.

I have two weeks of school left when I get back and then its xmas break for us too.
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Old 11-21-2011, 12:11 PM   #42
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I'm leaving sometime Sunday to go back to Auburn so we will see what happens.

I have two weeks of school left when I get back and then its xmas break for us too.
Yeah same, 2 weeks of class then exams for me.
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Old 11-21-2011, 04:59 PM   #43
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Yeah same, 2 weeks of class then exams for me.
Oh dang.

I got one week of class then the last week I have 2 exams.
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Old 11-21-2011, 07:23 PM   #44
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Oh dang.

I got one week of class then the last week I have 2 exams.
Lucky dog, haha
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Old 11-21-2011, 11:10 PM   #45
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Regarding your question about my tint.

Honestly, I don't know the percentage of my tint. I made the dealer directly install it and I just wanted it to be legal... But I agree with you, too dark could be weird with the cfm color...
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Old 11-21-2011, 11:18 PM   #46
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I say go 35.

I have 35 and its still dark... and you are still 3% away from legal so you have room for error if you ever get checked for it.

I have to roll my windows down if Im trying to back accurately at night.
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Old 11-21-2011, 11:55 PM   #47
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Stick or Auto, and welcome, nice ride.
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Old 11-22-2011, 12:01 AM   #48
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Regarding your question about my tint.

Honestly, I don't know the percentage of my tint. I made the dealer directly install it and I just wanted it to be legal... But I agree with you, too dark could be weird with the cfm color...
Ah well I appreciate the help.

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I say go 35.

I have 35 and its still dark... and you are still 3% away from legal so you have room for error if you ever get checked for it.

I have to roll my windows down if Im trying to back accurately at night.
Yeah the guy who installs tint at the place I called suggested 35% as well. Said since camaros aren't the easiest cars to see out of he would suggest it over 32%. I can see his reasoning, haha.

I can either go tomorrow morning, or wait 'till the christmas break. Someone sway me!


He charges $180 installed with tax. Been in the business 30 years. Used the same film company for the past 20 years. I feel pretty confident about this guy.
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Old 11-22-2011, 12:10 AM   #49
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Stick or Auto, and welcome, nice ride.
LS3 my man.

Hurst Short Throw to boot.
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Old 11-22-2011, 01:53 AM   #50
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Nice i just installed MGW in my M6 V6
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Old 11-22-2011, 02:14 AM   #51
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Nice i just installed MGW in my M6 V6
Very cool, how do you like it?
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