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Old 05-16-2012, 07:42 PM   #226
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So you'd better bee done quickly ,the beast is waiting
Well my friend, the move is finally over and now just spending the days unloading boxes
So how are you enjoying life in the fast lane?


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hey kronix. anything new to show? i hope you got the zl1 bumper by now. cool. thanks
Hey RC, the ZL1 bumper finally did arrive last Thursday!! Gary did a good job with it, we actually fine tuned his design on the ZL1 splitter and put a nice beveled edge on it. Sorry I don't have any pics yet because this past weekend was spent moving down to the LA area, so I left the SS in good hands at my buddy's shop while he finishes up with it. We've wired the projector fog lights just like my DRLs and used an Oracle LED ring switch.

As for new goodies, I also upgraded the projector bulbs with AAC's Plasma LED bulbs. Also installed the painted gloss black pieces by River City Creations, the Speedo/Tach bezel, center console, and the long strips on the sides of console. So the interior will carry the same theme of gloss/matte black as the exterior. To really make the gas pedal more responsive I ordered a larger, ported VMaxx Throttle Body painted in gloss black from RX, and just waiting for that to come in, along with the hydro-coated CAI lid that Emblem Pros is doing to match the other engine compartment pieces. Except on this CAI lid the plexiglass has been removed, and a gasket supplied by Eric@MPD1 will seal the hood to the lid creating true ram air induction. Also decided to go all in on the suspension and we added Pfadt Camber/Castor plates to the Pedders Xa Coilovers. I also got some front lens tint from Big Worm Graphix for the front turn signals.....I think that's everything to date & I know the words are useless without pics, but I promise plenty of pics when I bring the car back to LA!




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Thank you Nate, I'll have some nice engine bay pics for you coming up!
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Old 05-16-2012, 11:07 PM   #227
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Hey j , missed you man , congrats for moving in to your new home ,I'm leaving for turkey today for a 4 day vacation with my wife ,I'll try and keep in touch from the Hayek if I find wifi there , my car is running like a beast ,I'm really happy with it ,my heritage grille and the cc arrive tomorrow so I guess Monday I'll install them and the AAC 2.0 kit and the strut brace all together , any pics after moving to your new home and of your car's new home . Post some pics when you have the ZL1 bumper installed .
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Old 05-18-2012, 11:39 AM   #228
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Hey j , missed you man , congrats for moving in to your new home ,I'm leaving for turkey today for a 4 day vacation with my wife ,I'll try and keep in touch from the Hayek if I find wifi there , my car is running like a beast ,I'm really happy with it ,my heritage grille and the cc arrive tomorrow so I guess Monday I'll install them and the AAC 2.0 kit and the strut brace all together , any pics after moving to your new home and of your car's new home . Post some pics when you have the ZL1 bumper installed .


Thank you my friend!!
You know I'll post plenty of pics, the ZL1EATR is a photo whore She'll be in her new garage next Thursday, so I'll have a bunch of pics of all the stuff we installed while I was moving.

Have a great time with the wife on vacation bro, and schedule that trip to Cali soon!
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Old 05-18-2012, 03:17 PM   #229
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Sure thing buddy, thanks
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Old 05-20-2012, 06:54 PM   #230
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Thank you my friend!!
You know I'll post plenty of pics, the ZL1EATR is a photo whore She'll be in her new garage next Thursday, so I'll have a bunch of pics of all the stuff we installed while I was moving.

Have a great time with the wife on vacation bro, and schedule that trip to Cali soon!
Looking forward to those pics!
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Old 05-26-2012, 02:44 PM   #231
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Well, moving sucks!!! I mean it's good to finally be in Southern Cali, but just the whole process blows!!

Because of the move I had the shop take their time with the punch list since I have to still get the garage ready for it's new occupant. I did visit the shop on Thursday since I was back in the area. The bumper just looks SICK!!! My man Ray at Extreme modified the ZL1 Splitter that came from Gary's Customz, and it just really makes it look 1000 times better...

Here's the beveled edge we did





What it looked like before



Sorry for the shitty pics, it's still indoors but you get the idea. Just have to add the front tint to the front turn signals, DRLs already have the Big Worm 30% tint on there. Just waiting for the ported Throttle Body from RX. We added a black crinkle finish to the Jannetty Racing Tensioner to keep with the black engine theme.






Next pics I post, it should be in sunny SoCal, badged, trimmed and ready to rock!
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Old 05-26-2012, 05:35 PM   #232
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Jesus man we missed you , I know you were moving and everything ,I hope your done by now , car looks killer amazing man ,real badazz I love it , it's got the stealthy aggressive look great work brotha .
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Old 05-26-2012, 07:12 PM   #233
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like the splitter good choice, well bro cant wait to see the car in person ciz i know pics dont do justice you know
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Old 05-31-2012, 11:00 PM   #234
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Quick update....adding the ALKY Meth Kit tomorrow & Saturday. Looks like I'll have the car back in SoCal mid week. Dyno tuned to follow, and I've been told to be prepared for 7**rwhp....Could be getting a little out of control, in a good way

FYI: That's not the tank I'm using in pic.
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Old 06-01-2012, 09:00 PM   #235
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Quick update....adding the ALKY Meth Kit tomorrow & Saturday. Looks like I'll have the car back in SoCal mid week. Dyno tuned to follow, and I've been told to be prepared for 7**rwhp....Could be getting a little out of control, in a good way

FYI: That's not the tank I'm using in pic.
Lol, I knew holding off on more power wasn't going to happen. ;-)

Lookin good!
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Old 06-01-2012, 09:28 PM   #236
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Damn bro, that thing is getting INSAIN!!! love it!

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Old 06-03-2012, 03:33 PM   #237
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Kronix, What's up Dude? Looks like the ride is coming along....Still one of the coolest things around.....ABL99.....
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Old 06-16-2012, 08:05 PM   #238
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Been slacking on my thread but not on the SS. The move to SoCal was a bitch, but finally getting settled in the new house and setting up the garage for the Camaro's arrival next week.

The ALKY Meth kit has been installed and let me tell you, it's a fantastic kit and upgrade. Everyone on the Corvette forum has nothing but good things to say about it, performance & safety wise. Many people don't realize that with a supercharged engine comes high heat and this Meth kit drastically helps reduce internal air temps up to 100-150 degrees. It also keeps the engine much cleaner as well. We actually reformed the stock windshield wiper bottle with a heat gun to make it work with the ZL1 brake ducts, and Julio from ALKY sent me a smaller washer bottle to use for the wiper fluid, since I'll be running straight Meth at boost. I better buy some stock in Pirelli, cause this beast is going to cook the rubber!

The mod bug never stops with me and I picked up a RX Ported Throttle Body from the guys at RX, they're great folks to deal with and the TB is really a thing of beauty! I'll attach a pic below. Good for even more HP

The ZL1 bumper fits flawlessly, and I upgraded all bulbs to AAC's Oracle Plasmas, to go along with their new "LED Ghosted Sidemarkers". Added 30% tint to my DRL's & the front Amber/Turn signals on the headlights, thanks to Big Worm Graphix.

I'll be bringing the SS home next week after it gets buffed out, then we'll be applying the special Onyx badges courtesy of Emblem Pros and then 185 mile test drive home and off to get tuned!!! I'm super stoked to finally be able to meet up with some of the SoCal crew and be able to finally have the one of a kind car that I built from the ground up!

The next time I'll be posting, I'll be reviewing the Meth kit and have plenty of pictures to post!
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Old 06-19-2012, 10:04 PM   #239
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Such a bad ass ride dude. I love all the upgrades you have done. If you ever wanna cruise shoot me a message.
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Old 06-20-2012, 09:51 AM   #240
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Great long story! Wow you have put a lot of money into it, I love it.
I'll keep you updated for our next meet, maybe you can come on out.
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Old 06-20-2012, 12:37 PM   #241
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Such a bad ass ride dude. I love all the upgrades you have done. If you ever wanna cruise shoot me a message.
Thanks fellow Jersey Boy
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Great long story! Wow you have put a lot of money into it, I love it.
I'll keep you updated for our next meet, maybe you can come on out.
Glad you enjoyed it Fiascoes1, it's been really fun building the car!
It would be a pleasure to meet up with you & your crew, I'd definitely make it a point to come out, especially since I'm new to SoCal, be nice to meet some guys with a common interest!
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Old 06-24-2012, 08:37 PM   #242
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We need more pics!! How about an updated engine bay pic when the TB is installed. Oh and I'm pretty sure I won our bet. ;-).
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Old 07-02-2012, 12:23 AM   #243
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Hey Kronix. Hope all is well. Your build just keeps getting more amazing. I found a 2SS in Seattle that I'm interested in. I'm in CA bay area. Though it doesn't have a sunroof, the rest is just like your car. It's a 2011 with 19k miles on it. Really new. The asking price is $34k but I offered $30k OUT THE DOOR. They will charge me $1k for transport. Do you think this is a good deal? Could I get it for lower since 2013 is just around the corner? Thanks for the input.
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Old 07-02-2012, 03:11 AM   #244
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We need more pics!! How about an updated engine bay pic when the TB is installed. Oh and I'm pretty sure I won our bet. ;-).
LOL, yes brother Luke, you won our bet!! I think I went all of 2 weeks without leaving good enough alone and adding more mods!! But from your last PM, I didn't win by much

As crazy as it may sound, my car isn't in my garage here in SoCal yet. As you know, I wasn't in a rush to bring it down here until I got settled in and was able to set up the garage. The shop ran into some heavy work, so I told them I'd take a backseat to buy me some more time. But now the time has come, and I'll be bringing her to her new home this week. There's so many things I have to post pics of and then it's still getting dyno'd once here, so I'll have the pics/videos covered shortly.

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Hey Kronix. Hope all is well. Your build just keeps getting more amazing. I found a 2SS in Seattle that I'm interested in. I'm in CA bay area. Though it doesn't have a sunroof, the rest is just like your car. It's a 2011 with 19k miles on it. Really new. The asking price is $34k but I offered $30k OUT THE DOOR. They will charge me $1k for transport. Do you think this is a good deal? Could I get it for lower since 2013 is just around the corner? Thanks for the input.
Hey RC, thanks for the props bro and good to hear you're getting close to pulling the trigger on your ride! Does the car have a Maggie Supercharger? IMO if it DOESN'T have one, then the price is a bit high. Since you're looking at transport and outside of Cali, I've seen quite a few really low milage 2011 for around that price on ebay (from dealerships). Now if it has a Supercharger, then it's a little different story and would definitely want to know all about the car first. I don't have the paperwork in front of me, but if I recall correctly I got mine from the dealer in October 2011 for around $34-35K with no miles. Granted the 2012's were out at that time, I just think 19K miles is a little high @ $30K. I can send you a bunch of cars that I've seen on ebay for you to compare or just search ebay motors and put all the options you want in and how far to search, I think you'll be surprised at the results. Keep me updated!
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Old 07-02-2012, 02:45 PM   #245
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Hey J where've you been man missed you here on c5 ,waiting for the vids and pics ,try and postem ASAP bro.
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Old 07-02-2012, 06:28 PM   #246
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Thanks Kronix for the response. No, the 2011 I am looking at does not have a super charger. It's a stock 2ss. I should check out eBay motors like you said. Thanks a lot.
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Old 07-12-2012, 10:30 PM   #247
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I search everywhere including other states and can't find a 2ss, black, stick, leather, sunroof.
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Old 07-13-2012, 09:09 AM   #248
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Old 07-13-2012, 02:31 PM   #249
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Hey J where've you been man missed you here on c5 ,waiting for the vids and pics ,try and postem ASAP bro.
i feel you bro, and hey when u gonna have ur ride in socal, ive been waiting to have the cruise with my buds
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Old 07-13-2012, 02:53 PM   #250
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i feel you bro, and hey when u gonna have ur ride in socal, ive been waiting to have the cruise with my buds
Dizz, you know I'm dying over here without my ride!!

I've just been laying low on the forum due to my ZL1 bumper mishap, but that's all been corrected now and got a pic sent to me with the phrase "looks like glass" and the paint job was stellar! I just got off the phone with the shop up north and he asked if he could have the car until mid-week next week, to just button up everything, he wants it perfect when it leaves his shop since this was his best build and they wanted to do a photo shoot before it comes to LA. I figure I've waited this long, what's another couple days. I talked to my tuner that's in Temecula and he said we can dyno tune it the first week of August. How do you like those side markers I sent you? They look badass, and zoo much better than the stocks. Just bear with me a couple more days and then we'll be cruising my brother, and you can introduce me to your other boyz, I'm really looking forward to it!!!

Here's the ZL1 bumper after getting a new paint job.....Tick, tock, tick, tock...
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