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Old 06-13-2013, 10:25 PM   #85
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Still a great build!
Thank you!

So i just got my new heritage grill back painted from the body shop...install took about 1 hr. That should add a few hp...

Better pictures later after she gets a bath.
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Old 06-14-2013, 07:23 AM   #86
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Thank you!

So i just got my new heritage grill back painted from the body shop...install took about 1 hr. That should add a few hp...

Better pictures later after she gets a bath.
Looks great! Congrats on the COTW, you deserve it!
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Old 06-14-2013, 08:11 AM   #87
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Looks great! Congrats on the COTW, you deserve it!
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Old 06-14-2013, 08:14 AM   #88
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Congrats on COTW! We thank you very much for choosing to run our CAI on your vehicle, and appreciate your business and support! Awesome build man, keep up the great work!
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Old 06-14-2013, 08:54 AM   #89
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Congrats on COTW! We thank you very much for choosing to run our CAI on your vehicle, and appreciate your business and support! Awesome build man, keep up the great work!
Thank you! Brings back memories as that was my very first mod...now I'm just hoping it fits on my 102mm throttle body that's on the way!
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Old 06-14-2013, 11:58 PM   #90
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Question Grill color

I hope to get some better pics this weekend... So my original intent was to paint the grill grey to match the stripes. But I was on the fence, and the body shop i brought it to recommended to match the black. I like it, but was hoping to make it a little more differential...

Anyone think i should repaint it to match the grey?
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Old 06-16-2013, 12:13 AM   #91
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Royal Purple May 2013

BTW, i finally uploaded videos from my last trip to the track. Lots of opportunities at the moment. I just received my RX Super Chiller, my TPiS should be here any day...Bogarts may be a while...may end up w/one more trip to the track before making the jump to slicks...


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Old 06-16-2013, 08:45 AM   #92
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Must be nice living in Texas.I live in California and very limited motor mods allowed due to Ca Smog tests. Thank You for sharing your journey.Besides I don't think my wife wants me to soop up our SS to much, because our 25 year old son passed away in his 98Z28 with 518 RWHP.Your car is Bad Ass keep up the great project.Be Safe

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Old 06-16-2013, 10:47 AM   #93
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I love your build, hope to do one myself.
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Old 06-16-2013, 11:32 AM   #94
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Must be nice living in Texas.I live in California and very limited motor mods allowed due to Ca Smog tests. Thank You for sharing your journey.Besides I don't think my wife wants me to soop up our SS to much, because our 25 year old son passed away in his 98Z28 with 518 RWHP.Your car is Bad Ass keep up the great project.Be Safe
Yes, it is nice living in Texas for many reasons. Summer heat not one of them, but I expect the rx super chiller to help with that. I think most folks in California hold on to their stock cats when going to inspection. Sorry to hear about your son, I try to keep safe...roll bar, fire extinguisher, etc. and I generally drive sane when I'm sharing the road.

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Thanks! I certainly didn't have plans to do it in my first year, but shit happens like an arp balancer bolt snap in the crank and you have to do what you have to do . I have to admit, in hind sight it was my favorite costly mistake I've ever made. . My wife thinks I did it on purpose...
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Old 06-17-2013, 08:23 AM   #95
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How much did the cradle bushings change the handling characteristics on your ride? I'm thinking of doing it but I want to make sure it makes a great difference.
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Old 06-17-2013, 10:32 AM   #96
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Your build just rocks! It is absolutely stunning.
p.s the wives or gfs will never understand the joys of driving and mods.
Take the heat and keep on going!
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Old 06-17-2013, 08:04 PM   #97
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Your build just rocks! It is absolutely stunning.
p.s the wives or gfs will never understand the joys of driving and mods.
Take the heat and keep on going!
Thank you! And yes, she definitely doesn't understand.
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Old 06-17-2013, 08:07 PM   #98
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How much did the cradle bushings change the handling characteristics on your ride? I'm thinking of doing it but I want to make sure it makes a great difference.
I made so many changes in a short amount of time I'm not really sure how it impacted handling. Certainly no negative impact.

As I recall, they aren't very expensive. I bought them 6 months before installing. I recommend if you are racing to buy and then wait for a good reason to drop the cradle. While it is down, install them.
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