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Old 07-22-2009, 04:49 AM   #35
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Nice ride and congrats! This car will officially make you a man or at least a ladies man

LOL, being a 'Ladies Man' sounds great in theory and name. But, after almost 9yrs of marriage and a divorce while I'm working in Iraq with the troops, I'm just glad that I managed to keep it together over here. I have great kids I still see, my health (only slight padding left), my hair, my bills are still getting paid, and I am still able to get the car I want. I'll be driving it for the next 20yrs but I'll live with that.
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Old 07-22-2009, 05:03 AM   #36
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Cool car man, you deserve it.

Thank you for your service to this great nation.
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Old 07-22-2009, 05:27 AM   #37
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22nd Jul

To the Director of the Office of Interior:

These latest difficulties we have incountered are not insurmountable and I see no reason for this project to fall behind let alone off track. We are still working on making a balance between patient upgrades and a place to secure the patient between transports, I understand that the budget is tight during these times and will make every effort meet operational and financial obligations.
Outside of that, all the training, products and services have been identified and priced for Phase II to begin.

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Old 07-22-2009, 06:02 AM   #38
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Cool car man, you deserve it.

Thank you for your service to this great nation.
Thanks Blu, now I just have to get Phase two ironed out and then make my way home to enjoy it. Where I can be there in person to oversee Phase III, IV, and maybe V stretched out over the next two years.

It's like I'm a sick man.
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Old 07-26-2009, 04:50 AM   #39
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Jul 24th

Got the hold up straightned out. People taking vacations in the middle of this project. Got the tire and wheel guy's hooked up.

Defender Werx has come on line to do my shop work. This is going to be cool. Pedders is onboard with the suspension and drop. Now working on getting Borla completely onboard.

Jet-hot is on hold till break in now. An working on something for the lights.
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Old 07-27-2009, 02:22 PM   #40
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27th Jul

Got the Wheels and tires officially ironed out today. Now Pedders is building out my Drop Coil kit and Camaro Street kit.

Defender Worx is now my shop of choice to build out my ride and they have informed me they will receive my car from the dealer when I have it shipped. The rest of all my parts and materials are on there way to Brian now.

The wheels will be picked up at the Dayton Wire Wheel factory in Ohio (they even offered to give me a tour when I get there too, cool) along with my tires (balanced).

Trying to get the people over at Borla to hook me up with the first of thier 2010 Camaro V6 Cat-back X-pipe dual exhaust system.

Now all I have to do is get the Head Lights plan ironed out and complete.
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Old 07-29-2009, 05:58 AM   #41
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29th Jul

First, correction: Camaro Sport kit from Pedders. Not the Camaro Street kit.


Got a plan for the lights just need to get everything together here in the sandbox. Now that's going to be a challenge.

Now that I've got Phase II underway firmly. I will only do the lights as a special side edition to get them done and share with others. I'm putting the rest of the Phases on hold till I come home and get everything in life straight again. I'm now going through a divorce so that has made things a bit more difficult and also makes me just want to come home and stop doing this stuff out here. I know people say I'm crazy for leaving, but they also said I was crazy for coming out here in the first place. But, the truth is I came out here to pay bills and get the family out of debt. Life sure is a trip.
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Old 07-29-2009, 10:10 AM   #42
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Interesting you should mention Dayton Wire Wheel... Now I know why Gary was interested in my V6 instead of heinzd01's SS. I was at a cruise-in last Friday (7/23) and he approached me to ask if I could bring my car to his place so he could get measurements. I said sure, and gave him my number. Haven't heard from him yet; now that I know you're wanting those wheels, I'll give him a follow up call.

Your car sounds nice! If you're here on Friday night after you get your wheels installed, you should bring your car to our weekly cruise-in to show it off!
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Old 07-30-2009, 01:50 AM   #43
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one word on the nitto invo's ... i have them on my saturn ion redline. they are a great tire, and i will probably put them on my SS as well when the stockers run out.
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Old 07-31-2009, 12:01 PM   #44
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Interesting you should mention Dayton Wire Wheel... Now I know why Gary was interested in my V6 instead of heinzd01's SS. I was at a cruise-in last Friday (7/23) and he approached me to ask if I could bring my car to his place so he could get measurements. I said sure, and gave him my number. Haven't heard from him yet; now that I know you're wanting those wheels, I'll give him a follow up call.

Your car sounds nice! If you're here on Friday night after you get your wheels installed, you should bring your car to our weekly cruise-in to show it off!
Yea, hit him up. We've pretty much got everything finished for my wheels. There in build now and then I just have to pick them up. It took about 6-8 weeks of emails to get this far due to current job but, I'm happy. An I'm estatic that they agreed to do the Sceptors for me since they were not doing them anymore when I first called. Talk about heart break. I've been looking at getting a set of those for years now. I've known Dayton's work from Junior High, grew up in Pasadena. Low Riders and all. Now I got my own pair and there 20's too.

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one word on the nitto invo's ... i have them on my saturn ion redline. they are a great tire, and i will probably put them on my SS as well when the stockers run out.
I've never had a set before but I looked long and hard at many tires to find the combination I wanted. Since low profiles are notorious for road noise I figured there had to be some one that was dealing with this problem but also offering great handeling dry and wet. That's when I came across Nitto's INVO's. Haven't looked back or second guessed myself since.
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Old 08-03-2009, 03:36 PM   #45
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03rd Aug

Found the exhaust I've been searching for finally. Ordered my Borla exhaust from Jegs today and haveing it shipped to the shop now. Last part of Phase II to work on before I come home in Sept. is the lights.

Nick, if your reading this then YO! drop me a line an lets talk.
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Old 08-03-2009, 11:50 PM   #46
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Jericho,
I was sporting some converse boots in Iraq in 08. Know what you mean about the convection oven feel, it gets retarded hot. Don't feel bad about concentrating so much on the car/website, do what you got to do to get through and home. Car sounds like it will look great...can't wait for pictures when its done. I'm down the road in Ft Walton and should have mine orderd and in hand by Christmas hopefully. Be safe and get home so you can enjoy your car. Talk to ya later!
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Old 08-04-2009, 05:40 AM   #47
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I was sporting some converse boots in Iraq in 08. Know what you mean about the convection oven feel, it gets retarded hot. Don't feel bad about concentrating so much on the car/website, do what you got to do to get through and home. Car sounds like it will look great...can't wait for pictures when its done. I'm down the road in Ft Walton and should have mine orderd and in hand by Christmas hopefully. Be safe and get home so you can enjoy your car. Talk to ya later!
Yes, I wear a lot of boots and I have to say that these were the most comfortable out of the box. An as with everyday, today is retarded hot too. It's lunch time and I'm not even hungry.
I can't wait to get pics and take more myself, going home on vacation in a month or so and will hopefully be taking delivery then. The only stickler point may be the exhaust, we'll see. Then it's back to the crib and off on another business venture to pay bills.
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Old 08-10-2009, 06:44 AM   #48
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Phase II

To: All Personnel
From: Director of The Office of Interior
Subject: Project Eternal Night

Greetings ladies and gentlemen, we are now initiating Phase II of Project Eternal Night. As many of you may have noticed several members of this project have been reassigned while a few have been downsized. Even though budget constraints have forced us to reevaluate certian personnel choices we feel that the brightest and most talented were retained to continue work.
Our condolences go out to the Riakon family for there loss. Gary Riakon's untimely demise was a tragic and unfortunate accident to come so suddenly on the heels of his positions downsizing. The athorities have ruled out all possibility of foul play from tampering with his vehicle and the drawbridge. If you wish to send flowers the address for the memorial services can be obtained from management.
Also, due to continued recent aggressive activity on the Patients part all access will be restricted to personnel authorized by the Office of Interior. The Office of Medicne has been instructed to ensure all personnel involved with the project that there is no cause for alarm and the Patients attack on the pony during the first round of trials is an isolated incident. I repeat there is no need for alarm.
Phase I is considered a success and we have been given a green light for Phase II.

Please read and understand the following secure attachment.

Note: Any unauthorized distribution, reproduction, and trasnsfer (be it electronic or physical) will be procecuted under Civil Order #234,934. 'Treasonous acts while assigned to a secret government project and facility'. Violators will also be subject to Defence Code #6. 'Violators found harming the state and her citizens in any way may be shot on sight if reasonable means of detainment can not be reasonably applied on sight'.

For the State and her Citizens!!!
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Old 08-14-2009, 02:53 PM   #49
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My baby

She has arrived!!!



3000+lbs of pure dark sexieness. This is my baby Krystine arriving at the dealers and stretching her legs before her trip to the shop to be touched up by the Defender family. Three weeks, I can't wait to see her.
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