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Old 06-09-2014, 04:21 PM   #251
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looks good!

The upgrade is great! you definitely pay attention to all the details.
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Old 06-09-2014, 04:42 PM   #252
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That's legit....I hate the concept of needing onstar to use navigation...gotta push this on the wish list
Yeah, it was great that the Nav/GPS started right up without any extra subscriptions. I am really happy with the MyLink upgrade!

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The upgrade is great! you definitely pay attention to all the details.
Thanks a lot! I hope you guys are doing well! To me, the devil is in the details, so I am always looking for the little stuff that may not seem like a major change, but really sets the car apart from others.
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Old 06-09-2014, 04:44 PM   #253
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Nice work, can you send me a link to the center dash guy? need that in my 2010 car.
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Old 06-09-2014, 08:23 PM   #254
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Nice work, can you send me a link to the center dash guy? need that in my 2010 car.
Thanks! I really appreciate all of your help working through my install issues. On the console, I installed the leather on the console myself, but I will PM a link to the leather I used.
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Old 06-09-2014, 08:25 PM   #255
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Ofer is there a special mylink for camaros with the lock button in center console?
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Old 06-09-2014, 10:52 PM   #256
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I know this is a weird request but could you a do rundown vid with the nav and diffenj screens?
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Old 06-10-2014, 09:38 PM   #257
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I know this is a weird request but could you a do rundown vid with the nav and diffenj screens?

I can make a video for you. Are you just wanting to see the MyLink work or specifically see it work in a retrofit car?
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Old 07-10-2014, 12:25 PM   #258
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I posted this in a new thread over in the photo forum, but since this is my build thread, they belong here as well. Since I finally have my exterior mods all done and I am really happy with the current look of the car, so I decided to have some photos taken by a local photographer that specializes in cars. I think you will see from the photos below, the guy has some talent. I particularly love the rolling shots, but they all turned out great so I wanted to share.

































Let me know what you think!
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Old 07-10-2014, 12:27 PM   #259
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Old 07-29-2014, 10:43 AM   #260
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After much debate and anticipation, I decided to take my performance mods to the next level. About a week and a half ago I dropped my car off with Chad Barton at CBI Street Cars just South of St. Louis for a cam install and upper pulley swap. While we were at it, I had the supercharger snout ported, and a solid isolator installed. I ended up going with the BTR Stage 3 cam, the BTR platinum spring kit with titanium retainers, chromoly rods, and we did the Comp Cams trunion upgrade. For the upper pulley, I went with a 2.55, and we switched to NGK TR6 plugs, and a HD greenback belt.

Dave Steck with DSX Tuning worked his magic and really dialed in the car. He also completely rewrote the trans tune, which I had been have some issues with.

I am extremely happy with the results in both power and sound. The S/C screams now at WOT, and the lope at idle is great. I also love that when cruising the car still basically sounds stock. While I haven't put it on the dyno, Chad felt that i should be around 650rwhp and the car should get into the 10's on the drag strip. The weather here is great this week, so I'll be working on a new PB on Friday at the strip.

Here is a quick video I took of my cold start-up.



Unfortunately, these mods maxed out my fuel system, so an upgrade there is going to need to be in my future. I am leaning towards an E85 Flex-Fuel conversion for both it's power and it's cooling effect on the engine. I also need to start addressing my cooling, which the E85 should help with also. So far I am completely stock on the cooling system.
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Old 07-29-2014, 12:33 PM   #261
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Great additions, can barely hear the cam. If you could get a video with you driving it, it would be nice. You have one of the baddest if not the baddest AGM ZL1s I'm jealous
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Old 07-29-2014, 01:28 PM   #262
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Sounds awesome, and your new pictures are killer. I keep trying to find someone who can take pics like that down here. Also Im in love with your fender hash marks. Very Unique and one of a kind
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Old 07-29-2014, 02:04 PM   #263
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Sounds great Matt ~
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Old 07-29-2014, 03:03 PM   #264
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Great additions, can barely hear the cam. If you could get a video with you driving it, it would be nice. You have one of the baddest if not the baddest AGM ZL1s I'm jealous
Thanks! I will try to get a video driving for you sometime soon. In the meantime, here is a video of a warm engine start-up. The cam lope is more noticeable in this video.




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Old 10-04-2014, 10:15 AM   #265
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Glad I found this car! Looks awesome!

That striping you are using - is it available to buy anywhere? I'd love to have that on my black ZL1.
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Old 10-04-2014, 11:07 AM   #266
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Glad I found this car! Looks awesome!

That striping you are using - is it available to buy anywhere? I'd love to have that on my black ZL1.
They are "NS-1 Stripes". No one rocks them like Matt's car does!
PM me or Night Shades for pricing info please. There is also a link to them in my Signature.



Hope all is well and to see you around soon buddy!
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Old 10-04-2014, 12:16 PM   #267
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Glad I found this car! Looks awesome!



That striping you are using - is it available to buy anywhere? I'd love to have that on my black ZL1.



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They are "NS-1 Stripes". No one rocks them like Matt's car does!

PM me or Night Shades for pricing info please. There is also a link to them in my Signature.







Hope all is well and to see you around soon buddy!

Glad you like the stripes! They've been on my car over 2 years and they still look new. Top quality product! Seth and Night Shades will take care of you!

Hope to see you soon Seth!
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Old 10-04-2014, 08:34 PM   #268
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Glad you like the stripes! They've been on my car over 2 years and they still look new. Top quality product! Seth and Night Shades will take care of you!

Hope to see you soon Seth!
Thanks! I got a black ZL1 and I think that very dark matte gray can turn out pretty nicely!
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Old 10-25-2014, 03:36 PM   #269
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Ran a new personal best at Gateway Motorsports Park last night of 11.19! Getting close to 10's! Was running 91 octane with great weather, so I am hoping with 93 octane, better track prep and similar weather, I can shave off a few more tenths!

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Old 10-25-2014, 03:39 PM   #270
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Old 10-26-2014, 09:41 AM   #271
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Ran a new personal best at Gateway Motorsports Park last night of 11.19! Getting close to 10's! Was running 91 octane with great weather, so I am hoping with 93 octane, better track prep and similar weather, I can shave off a few more tenths!


Wow! That's really fast, great job.
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