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Old 06-03-2013, 08:48 AM   #169
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I feel like its real now that its rolling (even if its just rolling to the fabricator for the cage). I can totally see this thing tearing up the track now, and as others have stated, on the cover of many of the magazines we all subscribe to.
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Old 06-04-2013, 03:31 PM   #170
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Yep and Hot Rod magazine, Chevy Performance, Road and Track, Car and Driver....any and all of them. See which one(s) would be interested enough to send out a reporter/photographer to do a story because this build SHOULD be in a magazine!
Its the truth, this car belongs in every single one of those!
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Old 06-04-2013, 03:33 PM   #171
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Old 06-04-2013, 03:35 PM   #172
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I like Synner's idea. The dragstrip/track section is usually looking for ways to reduce weight.

Hey Synner, just sent out a package for you today. it's "COOL"

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Pfadt Trailing Arms and Tie rods came in a few days ago. Man they look good in their raw form. looks very racey and mechanical.

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We almost decided to keep them like that. But to keep with the theme, we started monkeying with them. I took a pic of them side by side, polished and brushed. We both agreed that we like the brushed look better.

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BTW, sorry for the bad pics. Somehow, the battery for the SLR got misplaced AGAIN. There's too much cr@p everywhere LOL

This weekend should be interesting as we are going to be working on getting all of the suspension back under the car so that we could get it on wheels. we need it somewhat mobile to take it to a shop where we will be putting in the cage. stay tuned...

Those trailing arms look great in there..... now we should talk about getting you some of our new Pfadt headers!
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Old 06-04-2013, 03:40 PM   #173
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Those trailing arms look great in there..... now we should talk about getting you some of our new Pfadt headers!
I need new headers too - well I need to get a new camaro first. But when I do - I'll need headers
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Old 06-04-2013, 07:29 PM   #174
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Those trailing arms look great in there..... now we should talk about getting you some of our new Pfadt headers!
When are said headers coming out???
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Old 06-04-2013, 08:02 PM   #175
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Old 06-06-2013, 08:20 AM   #176
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Looks sick!

Thanks Kj

I must say though that garage is dang clean despite all the stuff being out of the car and such. Where do you store everything haha.
I moved everything to the other garage.

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Are those pics with the Optic Armor glass installed for the rear window?
Doc thats the factory glass. I don't know what I was thinking when the guys came out to remove the front glass, I forgot to tell them to remove the rear

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When I did my rear bushings I painted everything with black spray paint... I feel like such a bum after seeing all this

Great work
Thanks Jeremy, she is starting to look like a car again.

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I feel like its real now that its rolling (even if its just rolling to the fabricator for the cage). I can totally see this thing tearing up the track now, and as others have stated, on the cover of many of the magazines we all subscribe to.
Vroom it definitely was encouraging to see her as a roller even if it just a mock up!


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Wait...... What

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Where this car belongs is on the track
Man we are looking forward to it!

Quick Update:

Placed my order for brakes this morning. StopTech Trophy Series. The rear ones will be ready in a week. The front in three weeks. Can't wait

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Old 06-06-2013, 08:52 AM   #177
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Placed my order for brakes this morning. StopTech Trophy Series. The rear ones will be ready in a week. The front in three weeks. Can't wait





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Old 06-06-2013, 09:14 AM   #178
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Quick Update:

Placed my order for brakes this morning. StopTech Trophy Series. The rear ones will be ready in a week. The front in three weeks. Can't wait

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Question though Nathan - can I ask why you didn't go with Racing Brake? Are the StopTech rotors lighter than RB's?
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Question though Nathan - can I ask why you didn't go with Racing Brake? Are the StopTech rotors lighter than RB's?
Are you referring to the RB BBK coming out or just the Rotors?

I'm not sure how they compare to RB rotors in weight, but the front ST rotors are 21lb 380x32mm, and the rear are 19lb 355x32mm. I believe the RB are factory sizes to maintain compatibility with the stock calipers.

We went with the trophy STR calipers because they are 20% lighter than the regular ST calipers. They are also a stronger design. We went with 6-pot front and 4-pot rear.

We'll make sure to post lots of pics when they come in
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Old 06-06-2013, 12:07 PM   #180
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Old 06-06-2013, 01:30 PM   #181
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Nope.. I am.
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Old 06-06-2013, 01:33 PM   #182
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Nope.. I am.
He likes to joke. Im actually bankrolling this one, and bruce's SST.
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