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Old 08-10-2012, 05:47 AM   #1
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Talking ZL1 #271 Rubeus XIII (aka Silent Thunder) and her quest to be a single digit DD

I'm not the best with words and all post will be VIA my IPhone (its my only internet ) so forgive me for favoring pictures over words. I'll be having a local performance shop, 510 Race Engineering to turn my not so mild mannered 2013 ZL1 I've affectionately dubbed Rubeus XIII into a daily driver that when out fitted with some sticky shoes can turn single digit quarter mile times. I will be taking her to work every day as I have done since the day I took delivery (as long as it wasn't raining) do if you're in the area and feel like catching a movie at the drive-in Rubeus and I will be there to greet you

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Old 08-10-2012, 05:55 AM   #2
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Here are a few shots of Rubeus with her first add on, a factory black stripe (I'm using mod loosely since its a ZL1 item I just couldn't get it as I wanted from the factory) I think the black sets off the exposed weave pretty well.Name:  mLgXf.jpg
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Old 08-10-2012, 06:08 AM   #3
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niiiiiice looks awesome ,CONGRATS.
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Old 08-10-2012, 06:29 AM   #4
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Thank you, I was just checkin out your build, you've got an awesome ride my friend!
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Old 08-10-2012, 06:39 AM   #5
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20% window tint. Name:  HFSK1.jpg
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Body color heritage grille installed. Not everyone is hip on changing from the stock grille but I've always been partial to it myself. Name:  yf8Ki.jpg
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Old 08-10-2012, 08:11 AM   #6
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Beautiful car, congrats on the ZL1
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Old 08-10-2012, 04:29 PM   #7
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I appreciate it, she's an amazing car, seems better every day I drive lol
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Old 08-10-2012, 07:43 PM   #8
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JusT cut a check to my friend Randy at 510 Race Engineering for a laundry list of parts for both Rubeus and her older sister Nox. Hopefully if nothing is on back order I'll get my pre modification dyno and then get started on the build next week Very excited.
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Old 08-10-2012, 08:35 PM   #9
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Old 08-10-2012, 09:17 PM   #10
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Thanks buddy, it's a car and a half and I'm not talking about her weight lol
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Nice rides man! Can't wait to see what you've got in store!
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Old 08-10-2012, 10:49 PM   #12
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That Z is amazing. I think I found a new favorite color.
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Old 08-10-2012, 10:51 PM   #13
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awesome looking ZL1, congrats
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Old 08-10-2012, 11:41 PM   #14
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Nice rides man! Can't wait to see what you've got in store!
I Appreciate it buddy, it should be fun. Will hopefully be posting up the more in depth modifications soon. I'm told there will be a fairly involved video being done of the build by hightechcorvette so as soon as that gets under way I'll have to figure out how to link videos in the thread. They have a short vid up of the Z06 I sold to order and build my ZL1, I'll see if I can post it up if anyone's interested in the car I gave up to finance this little venture. Though I will be with the great guys at 510 Race Engineering so that I can take many pics of the build, the head and blower work, Cam, fuel pump upgrade, exhaust etc, etc. few more cosmetic things as well.


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Old 08-10-2012, 11:44 PM   #15
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That Z is amazing. I think I found a new favorite color.
Thank you! It's really hard to capture the CRT in a picture (even using something much better than my phone) but I love it. It's a very deep color and the candy red it makes it pop in the sunlight.

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Old 08-10-2012, 11:54 PM   #16
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Not sure if this will work but I'm trying to post a short vid by hightechcorvette showing my corvette I sold to fund Rubeus XIII's build getting work done at 510 Race Engineering.

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