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Old 03-14-2013, 06:58 AM   #76
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Nothing over the winter for me. Been sidelined for awhile
Sorry to hear that. I hope everything is well (or at least improving )

Your car is pretty sweet as is anyway. Hands down the best lighting job i've seen in person.
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Old 03-14-2013, 10:18 AM   #77
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Congrats on the wheels man!! There going to look sweet! Can't wait to check em out....
Are cars should look sick parked at work together this year!!
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Old 03-14-2013, 10:29 AM   #78
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I think I'm going to order a set of those......haha j/k bud. They're going to bring car from mean looking to just plane evil!
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Old 03-15-2013, 03:18 PM   #79
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I think I'm going to order a set of those......haha j/k bud. They're going to bring car from mean looking to just plane evil!
Don't think I've seen a ZL1 with Forgestars yet =p

BTW Bro, my buddy Eric just bought a VR 1LE. Your car has a little brother in the club now.
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Old 03-28-2013, 11:14 AM   #80
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New Shoes are here!!!! Forgestar F14 20x9.5 front 20x11 rears. Nitto Invo tires 275-40-20 front 315-35-20 Rears.

Love the new stance, as the pictures show: The wheels now sit flush with the fenders and the view from behind is just sinister.

The car, is filthy however. It's just nasty out and I really won't get to drive it much until the weather warms up and it rains a bit.

Thanks to everyone who helped me decide which wheels to buy, what tires, where to have them installed. Ron_Robinson and SSRS55 for putting up with a MILLION questions and listening to me whine while I waited. SpikeIII for helping me cart my wheels to the installation location, and for helping to get my Take Off's home.
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Old 03-28-2013, 11:18 AM   #81
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Old 03-28-2013, 11:21 AM   #82
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, great color choice. They look perfect!
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Old 03-28-2013, 12:53 PM   #83
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Old 03-28-2013, 02:15 PM   #84
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Old 03-28-2013, 02:33 PM   #85
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I think I'm going to order a set of those......haha j/k bud. They're going to bring car from mean looking to just plane evil!
Looks Nasty bud! told you haha!


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Don't think I've seen a ZL1 with Forgestars yet =p

BTW Bro, my buddy Eric just bought a VR 1LE. Your car has a little brother in the club now.
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Old 03-28-2013, 02:48 PM   #86
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Looks Nasty bud! told you haha!




Sweet!
You weren't kidding bud! Next we need to get Ron's Wrap done :-D I also had some questions for ya about painting up a catch can. I'm going to snag one of the cans that Ron has laying around and I'd like it to be a nice bright red. (That's the theme I'll eventually be going with in my engine bay.) He tells me you're the DIY paint expert!
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Old 03-28-2013, 03:13 PM   #87
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haha its not hard at all. We'll do it up! And I'm defiantly gonna need your help with Ron's stripes, two pairs of long arms will be needed hahaha
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Old 03-28-2013, 03:17 PM   #88
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haha its not hard at all. We'll do it up! And I'm defiantly gonna need your help with Ron's stripes, two pairs of long arms will be needed hahaha

Yeah that's some major vinyl, but I'm confident we can do it. I saw a DIY for his stripes and the material seems very workable. We got this! MOD PARTY FTW!
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Old 03-28-2013, 03:28 PM   #89
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Yeah that's some major vinyl, but I'm confident we can do it. I saw a DIY for his stripes and the material seems very workable. We got this! MOD PARTY FTW!
Can I come? We can do mine right after! We can practice on Ron's first
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Old 03-28-2013, 03:42 PM   #90
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Old 03-28-2013, 10:24 PM   #91
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The wheels look awesome man!!
Honestly don't think you could of choose better, they contrast so well with the cyber grey, .can't wait to see them in person.
All right banged in to work for a reason tonight , back to the garage to get my front fascia back on, got the halos and harness installed, came great!!

Soon my friend soon will be making that work parking- lot look great again!
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Old 03-28-2013, 11:20 PM   #92
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HAHAHA Which ones did you go with bro? We definitely need to meet one another this summer!

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Thank you so much! "Vegas" Keeps getting better too! We are lucky to have great people in our club and this site for a little occasional "Inspiration"

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The wheels look awesome man!!
Honestly don't think you could of choose better, they contrast so well with the cyber grey, .can't wait to see them in person.
All right banged in to work for a reason tonight , back to the garage to get my front fascia back on, got the halos and harness installed, came great!!

Soon my friend soon will be making that work parking- lot look great again!
Yeaaahhhhh Buddy! I know how picky you are with this type of thing so I'm taking this as a major compliment

I was wondering where the hell you were tonight kid! Especially after telling me how I leave work too often

You missed NOTHING tonight. Tourney central. I managed to rack up 4 downs between 6 and 9. I had to skidaddle. Go get that shit done already. Dude it's going to be stellar this summer. I can't wait to see that 1LE!
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Old 03-28-2013, 11:43 PM   #93
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I got the same ones as Ron haha.
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Old 03-29-2013, 04:01 PM   #94
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I got the same ones as Ron haha.
Those are going to look amazing on your IOM dude.
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Old 04-01-2013, 04:08 PM   #95
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Old 04-02-2013, 04:28 PM   #96
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Thanks Becky!!!! I never would have thought that I would be doing so much to this car, and I'm just scratching the surface right now.

Unless the 6th gen is rediculously amazing. Then we will be talking again
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Old 04-09-2013, 07:00 AM   #97
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So my buddy SSRS55 had an extra DRL harness laying around since he traded in his 2012 SS RS L99 for a non RS 1LE.

He did most of the work (since he'd done it before and it literally takes 5 minutes or less) but we got the harness into my SS, and now I have DRL's and Halos, or DRL's and full headlights Been wanting to do this mod for quite some time. I'm holding off on pics until I get my PW13 LED bulbs (also ordering a red interior dome/footwell light set from OFER on Gen5Diy)

He had a set of PW26x bulbs leftover from his old car that unfortunately didn't fit on mine since the connectors are slightly different. It looked as though we could trim the tabs on the connectors to make it fit into the socket, but the bigger problem was that the tabs that twist and lock the light itself into the housing just wouldn't line up. Would have been nice to get them on in one shot, but no big deal. Off to gen5diy.com to spend some more $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

Pics coming when the parts arrive

Thanks again ERIC!!!!


BTW, we also did a side mod on Eric's 1LE.


Upstate C5 side window stickers. (good for at least 20 HP)
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Old 04-09-2013, 09:59 AM   #98
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Awesome build thread. I just traded up to a CGM and love looking to see what others are doing. I just made a build thread yesterday.
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Old 04-09-2013, 10:06 AM   #99
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So my buddy SSRS55 had an extra DRL harness laying around since he traded in his 2012 SS RS L99 for a non RS 1LE.

He did most of the work (since he'd done it before and it literally takes 5 minutes or less) but we got the harness into my SS, and now I have DRL's and Halos, or DRL's and full headlights Been wanting to do this mod for quite some time. I'm holding off on pics until I get my PW13 LED bulbs (also ordering a red interior dome/footwell light set from OFER on Gen5Diy)

He had a set of PW26x bulbs leftover from his old car that unfortunately didn't fit on mine since the connectors are slightly different. It looked as though we could trim the tabs on the connectors to make it fit into the socket, but the bigger problem was that the tabs that twist and lock the light itself into the housing just wouldn't line up. Would have been nice to get them on in one shot, but no big deal. Off to gen5diy.com to spend some more $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

Pics coming when the parts arrive

Thanks again ERIC!!!!


BTW, we also did a side mod on Eric's 1LE.


Upstate C5 side window stickers. (good for at least 20 HP)
Nice! gen5diy is def the way to go! I got some LED DRL off of amazon and one burnt out fast and replaced them with AAC (which have been known to go bad too haha) but I have yet to hear anything bad about the ones from gen5diy..if and when my AAC ones fail def getting theirs.
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Old 04-09-2013, 10:40 AM   #100
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So my buddy SSRS55 had an extra DRL harness laying around since he traded in his 2012 SS RS L99 for a non RS 1LE.

He did most of the work (since he'd done it before and it literally takes 5 minutes or less) but we got the harness into my SS, and now I have DRL's and Halos, or DRL's and full headlights Been wanting to do this mod for quite some time. I'm holding off on pics until I get my PW13 LED bulbs (also ordering a red interior dome/footwell light set from OFER on Gen5Diy)

He had a set of PW26x bulbs leftover from his old car that unfortunately didn't fit on mine since the connectors are slightly different. It looked as though we could trim the tabs on the connectors to make it fit into the socket, but the bigger problem was that the tabs that twist and lock the light itself into the housing just wouldn't line up. Would have been nice to get them on in one shot, but no big deal. Off to gen5diy.com to spend some more $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

Pics coming when the parts arrive

Thanks again ERIC!!!!


BTW, we also did a side mod on Eric's 1LE.


Upstate C5 side window stickers. (good for at least 20 HP)

Anytime kid..
Yeah that harness thing worked out well that I could let you have it... I can't believe I didn't know that my new car had fogs instead of drl's...having full control over the fogs from the headlight knob and being able to turn them on or off with my halos or halos with the projectors is just AWESOME!!
My garage is open to you anytime man, I love Modding...... and doing that with one of my boys is even better..
Thanks for helping me get those C5 stickers straight, I can feel the extra 20 horse by just looking at it,

Hey man also wanted to point out how awesome your car looks dirty... this is a great characteristic to have in a ride....

Talk soon man, look forward to helping you along with your footwell kit to, when ya get it!
Ofer is a great dude he'll set you up right!!
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