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Old 06-19-2009, 11:18 PM   #1
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A northern sleeper - pictures up! - 56K warning!

Deliverer September 18, 2009

Step 1
Debadge the car, except for drilled badging. [Postponed until body work]

Step 2
5 minute run time oil change to break in oil (Royal Purple) [Complete]

Step 3
Full HP dyno run, X3 to seat rings correctly [Today]

Step 4
engine and performance mods
  1. TVS2300 Supercharger [Completed]
  2. Fuel system upgrade, including rails, injectors, fuel pump and lines [Completed]
  3. 1 range colder spark plugs [Completed]
  4. Racing spark plug wire set [Completed]
  5. ARH headers, 1.875" w/ cats [Completed]
  6. Magnaflow competition series axle back exhaust [Completed]
  7. SLP 160 Degree Thermostat [Completed]
  8. HPE CAI w/ heat shield [Completed]
  9. HPE base performance tune [Completed]
  10. Battery replacement [Completed]
  11. Hurst short throw shifter [Ordered, delivery date unknown]

Step 5
3M RockGuard film and graphics [Completed]

Step 6
Custom dyno tune with all performance parts installed [Completed]

Step 7
1800km round trip to complete break in, season brakes and datalog [Completed]

Step 8
Change oil with Type 4 synthetic oil (Amsoil Dominator 15W50) [Completed]

Step 9
Replace rear differential fluid [Completed]

Step 10
Suspension and brake mods
  1. Pfadt Coilovers [On hold due to shipping delays]
  2. Pfadt Race 2 Swaybars [On hold due to shipping delays]
  3. Pfadt Spherical Bearings [On hold due to shipping delays]
  4. Baer 15" front and rear rotors w/ 6 piston calipers, stainless steel brake lines [On order]
Step 11 (When/if I can find anyone who makes them)
  1. Strut tower bar [Waiting on availability]
  2. Replacement engine mounts [Waiting on availability]
  3. Replacement transmission mounts [Waiting on availability]
  4. Replacement differential mounts [Waiting on availability]
  5. Camber/toe kit [Waiting on availability]
Step 12
Custom paint scheme [2010/11 timeframe]

Some inside (build details) done before cleaning and graphics.

Stainless steel (red!) brake lines

LT headers pic 1

LT headers pic 2

Exhaust pic 1

Exhaust pic 2

Supercharger on table

Supercharger placed on engine

Supercharger installed

CAI heat shield

CAI being installed

CAI installed pic 1

CAI installed pic 2

CAI installed pic 3

Headers and racing wires

Supercharger from right side of car

Fabbing up catch can mount pic 1

Fabbing up catch can mount pic 2

Catch can mounted

Catch can installed

Early gauge install


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Last edited by SoloSK71; 09-24-2009 at 09:54 PM. Reason: Delivered - build pictures #1 - titles for pictures - more work completed
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Old 06-20-2009, 01:00 AM   #2
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Yowza! Someone's got a big budget! I can't wait to see how this one pans out!
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Old 07-02-2009, 05:27 PM   #3
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Updated, final plan and TPW.

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Old 07-03-2009, 09:31 PM   #4
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Ordered/Purchased most of the parts.

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Old 07-03-2009, 09:33 PM   #5
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wow...that's a big plan...can't wait to see it!!
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Old 07-08-2009, 09:06 PM   #6
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Almost all parts purchased/paid for now. Everything is shipping to dealer to hold until the car arrives.

Now for some aftermarket electronics, DashDaq II and GPS Snitch. Maybe a VBOX mini or 3i 100hz system.

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Old 07-08-2009, 10:31 PM   #7
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can't wait to see it!
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Old 07-08-2009, 10:40 PM   #8
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Old 07-09-2009, 03:35 AM   #9
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Old 07-09-2009, 08:02 PM   #10
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Dymag dealer called to say they are not sure now if the wheels will fit for sure. :(

DashDaq II with GM codes purchased, waiting to head to the big city to buy GPS Snitch.

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Old 07-18-2009, 01:27 PM   #11
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Changed the exhaust due to availability.
Cancelled the Dymag wheels as I don't want to be the test fit case from over 8000 miles away. Now looking for non-staggered wheels.
Added upgraded spark plugs and wire set.


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Old 08-09-2009, 01:46 AM   #12
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I R CAN HAS VIN!

2G1FT1EW9A9132212, hehe, it is on carfax and everything ...

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Old 08-09-2009, 07:37 AM   #13
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Engine Mounts

Hey Solo...Sounds great! I am in the middle of a engine build & swap for my new SS. MTI Racing has the polyurethane engine mounts.

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Old 08-09-2009, 12:15 PM   #14
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Yeah, but I called them and availability is not yet. After looking at some of the dyno vids I was completely convinced of the need for motor and transmission mounts.

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