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Old 01-18-2012, 10:37 PM   #126
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Oh those carpets and headrests are going to look real sweet, can't wait to see them bad boys!
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Old 01-19-2012, 07:07 PM   #127
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Oh those carpets and headrests are going to look real sweet, can't wait to see them bad boys!
Thanks Tim. Jackson and I got a sneak-peak at the spoiler today. It is done and ready to pickup tomorrow. We will get some pix this weekend. I took the day off to spend with him and we had about 5-6 inches of new snow to play with. We used the JD 318 with the snowblower and cleaned several drives. We went to breakfast, Hubbard's, and back home to have fun together...What a life!!!!...
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Old 01-21-2012, 04:23 PM   #128
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Spoiler's on and lookin' good...Will get pix this evening...
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Old 01-21-2012, 08:48 PM   #129
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Snow Time in Indiana

New photos coming of the spoiler. We had some serious snow here both yesterday and today. Jackson and and his friend Jacob Yerk had to get some digging time yesterday in the back yard.
He and I had to move the snow on our drives plus several others in the neighborhood. He is a great helper. I love him sooo much!!! I worked on Blue today after lunch time...

PS---Thought those of you in Scottsdale Az. and Hawaii might get a kick out of the weather you left behind........
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Old 01-21-2012, 09:02 PM   #130
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Spoiler is done!!

I finished installing the SLP spoiler for Blue this afternoon...

I wanted to say what a pleasure it is to do business with Hubbard GM Center. Matt and his staff are the best. Mike Weatherholt and the guys in the body shop are top-notch as well. They painted the spoiler and had it done on Thursday. I did not get it picked up due to the weather. That was just fine because Mike said they needed to give it the "once over" and clean it up.
Here are some photos as I installed and layed down the rally stripes. In the end, I am so happy with the way the car looks with the new addition. It seems to bring out the pinstriping even more!! I also wanted to compare the original to the new SLP....

I love not only doing the work but bringing you the photos and the stories....
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Old 01-21-2012, 09:11 PM   #131
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Compare the original to the SLP!

The following is a comparison from the original to the new SLP....
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Old 01-22-2012, 06:56 PM   #132
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Boy that sure is purty!
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Old 01-22-2012, 09:45 PM   #133
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Thanks Man!! It sure would be nice to get a call from Lynn's this week to say the headrests and the embroidery work for the floormats are done...---Here's hoping!!!---

PS---I bought the color pens for the white thread on the interior...Can't make up my mind to take the leap. I sure do like the look of the 45th interior...Red, White and Blue. If I don't like it after the fact, I am hosed!...
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Old 01-23-2012, 04:44 PM   #134
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Headrests Done!!!!

[QUOTE=aquablueL99;4361143]Thanks Man!! It sure would be nice to get a call from Lynn's this week to say the headrests and the embroidery work for the floormats are done...---Here's hoping!!!---

PS---I bought the color pens for the white thread on the interior...Can't make up my mind to take the leap. I sure do like the look of the 45th interior...Red, White and Blue. If I don't like it after the fact, I am hosed!...

GOOD NEWS!!!! Headrests are done...pix later tonight.......
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Old 01-23-2012, 08:04 PM   #135
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Headrests Done!!!!

Stacey Tate at Lynn's finished the embroidery on the headrests and the leather for the floormats. She again did an outstanding job for me. I thanked her for a job-well-done even as I walked out the door to get in my truck!!! What talent she has!!....

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Old 01-23-2012, 08:11 PM   #136
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Removal and Installation of the covers

Removal and installation simply takes time and patience--It is definitely worth the time and labor....
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Old 01-23-2012, 08:14 PM   #137
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Done and in Blue!!

Installed in Blue. They really exceeded my expectations!!.... Stacey, I hope you don't get tired of my telling you thank-you!!...
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Old 01-23-2012, 08:23 PM   #138
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Tom's up to bat!!

I took the floormats and the embroidered leather to Adair's Shoe & Leather Repair. Tom stated he was to glue and sew the leather to the mats with white thread. I will dye the thread blue. He said they would be done on Wednesday of this week....
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Old 01-24-2012, 05:28 PM   #139
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Plan "A" did not work!!

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I took the floormats and the embroidered leather to Adair's Shoe & Leather Repair. Tom stated he was to glue and sew the leather to the mats with white thread. I will dye the thread blue. He said they would be done on Wednesday of this week....
Tom had installed the RS/SS on the floormats today. When I picked them up, They did not meet my expectations. The mats are so thick, he had trouble making the thread straight. This resulted in the edges not being uniform as well. I advised him of my concerns, paid him for his time and told him not to feel bad. This was a trial. I have a Plan "B" now which includes getting thinner, less expensive floor mats. Kathy and I will remove the binding, pull the carpet from the backing and ask Stacey to embroider the RS/SS directly to the carpet. We will then glue the carpet and backing. I will take the carpets to a location in Buffalo, Indiana and ask the girls to sew the binding again.

Stay tuned for further updates.....This is what this is all about--the quest and the result of making this your own!!!.....
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Old 01-26-2012, 10:33 PM   #140
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Tom had installed the RS/SS on the floormats today. When I picked them up, They did not meet my expectations. The mats are so thick, he had trouble making the thread straight. This resulted in the edges not being uniform as well. I advised him of my concerns, paid him for his time and told him not to feel bad. This was a trial. I have a Plan "B" now which includes getting thinner, less expensive floor mats. Kathy and I will remove the binding, pull the carpet from the backing and ask Stacey to embroider the RS/SS directly to the carpet. We will then glue the carpet and backing. I will take the carpets to a location in Buffalo, Indiana and ask the girls to sew the binding again.

Stay tuned for further updates.....This is what this is all about--the quest and the result of making this your own!!!.....
Plan "B" give up the ship..We were doing good seperating the carpet from the rubber right up to the moment when I ran my thumb through the carpet..as I said, "It was the cheapest set of mats I could find."

Well, now on to Plan "C"---I am going back to the original mats with the leather sewn on and remove all leather. We are then going to remove all the carpet in the form of a rectangle. Stacey said she can make new leathers w/new embroidering. We will then use strong epoxy glue to attach them to the backing. This should put the leather at the same height as the rest of the floor mat's carpet.
Here's hoping!!...
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Plan "B" give up the ship..We were doing good seperating the carpet from the rubber right up to the moment when I ran my thumb through the carpet..as I said, "It was the cheapest set of mats I could find."

Well, now on to Plan "C"---I am going back to the original mats with the leather sewn on and remove all leather. We are then going to remove all the carpet in the form of a rectangle. Stacey said she can make new leathers w/new embroidering. We will then use strong epoxy glue to attach them to the backing. This should put the leather at the same height as the rest of the floor mat's carpet.
Here's hoping!!...
Ok--back to the drawing board. I messed up the mats beyond repair...I ran my knife clear through the passenger side one.. I have contacted Stacey letting her know my situation. I also contacted another vendor in maybe getting a set made with the RS/SS embroidered as they are being made....
While talking with Roger Neace at Emblempros, I ordered something else for the interior that will compliment the Defenderworx CAMARO shifter. Will be getting it soon... Thanks Roger...
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I saw the 68 sneaking into a few shots. Very nice build thread.
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Old 01-28-2012, 01:28 PM   #143
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I have been in Hawaii but i just had to come check out the build thread, glad to see the headrests done and looking hot as hell, good luck with the mats. Trial and error sometimes is the only way to get the look you want to achieve!
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Old 01-28-2012, 04:43 PM   #144
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I saw the 68 sneaking into a few shots. Very nice build thread.
Rpomeroy, Thanks so much for keeping an eye on her! We appreciate the comments. She has trouble not getting into the act!!....
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Ok--back to the drawing board. I messed up the mats beyond repair...I ran my knife clear through the passenger side one.. I have contacted Stacey letting her know my situation. I also contacted another vendor in maybe getting a set made with the RS/SS embroidered as they are being made....
While talking with Roger Neace at Emblempros, I ordered something else for the interior that will compliment the Defenderworx CAMARO shifter. Will be getting it soon... Thanks Roger...
Thanks to talking with Roger Neace on Friday, we are back in the game with the orginal mats....Uh, would this be Plan "D"? I will call it going back to Plan "C", cause Roger suggested to simply glue the slit with rubber cement. I also found a set of animal clippers that would take the "hair" right off the mat and get it down to the backing. I emailed Stacey the photos tonight. I will be touching base with her on Monday to get her approval to move forward. I really did not want anything other than her work on the mats, especially after her wonderful talent on the headrests...........

Like I said before, "Real men don't need instructions and/or advise....Well, I am not real sure of that statement"!!....
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That does not look like fun? I think your on the right track though!
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Oh and instructions are way overrated, typically they are wrong or in the wrong order!
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Old 01-28-2012, 11:29 PM   #148
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They look outstanding....Nicely done...check out ours on our thread... I like your personal touches....
Thanks for visiting my journal and your kind comments.

And your ABM ride is looking mighty fine as well!!!
Isn't PERMAGRIN a wonderful thing??
Keep up the good work and keep those pix coming!

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Thanks for visiting my journal and your kind comments.

And your ABM ride is looking mighty fine as well!!!
Isn't PERMAGRIN a wonderful thing??
Keep up the good work and keep those pix coming!

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Camaro_krazee, Thank-you for looking at our BlueL99. As far as your car, there is just something about a girl taking command of her camaro!! It does a "body good" to see that!!...Keep the photos and stories coming....
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Rpomeroy, Thanks so much for keeping an eye on her! We appreciate the comments. She has trouble not getting into the act!!....
My Cammy has the same problem and since I've been show her some upgrade love this last year, she got pretty jealous when the 2010 (Buzz) came on the scene and took all my attention away from her.

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