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Old 02-26-2014, 10:29 AM   #126
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The car looks great how are you liking the car so far?
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Old 02-26-2014, 10:43 AM   #127
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The car looks great how are you liking the car so far?
I could not be happier..it sounds and looks better than I could have ever imagined. With this crappy weather I got to drive it very gingerly for about 20 miles in 20 degree weather so I have not really got to feel the new found power yet. I will say I was absolutely astounded how just normally driving around the driveability really is unchanged from stock. I was floored that it drove that normally until you really wanted to feel it...amazing work.

The Livernois name is on the outside of the car, it will be under the hood, it's on custom gauges, and will be proudly displayed on my show board. I'm a dedicated customer that hopes to send lots more work your way by showing mine off. Thanks again guys. Anything I can do to help you guys, to promote you, or to show up with my car somewhere to show it for you, just say the word.

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Old 02-26-2014, 02:30 PM   #128
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The beast is in surgery today. Getting a set of drilled and slotted rotors, Hawk pads, and stainless lines. Then a transfusion to Motul 600 fluid.
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Old 02-26-2014, 04:16 PM   #129
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Done! And topped it off with Gorilla lugs in black instead of OEM chrome.
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Old 02-27-2014, 11:27 AM   #130
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Things are getting crazy in here. A tad nervous but its time to start cutting stuff up again....
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Old 02-27-2014, 01:50 PM   #131
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Everything is looking good. Awsome build
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Old 02-27-2014, 02:22 PM   #132
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Sick build man!! I'll be stealing some ideas haha
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Old 02-27-2014, 03:06 PM   #133
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Now were getting somewhere....lol. Always wanted to do this to a car!!
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Old 02-27-2014, 06:13 PM   #134
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Going back together along with a set of Gary's Customs dual vented side fenders.
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Old 03-04-2014, 07:28 PM   #135
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A little update. Car back in my hands tomorrow finally so I will post up some final pics with the vertical doors and new fenders, etc. and maybe a video.

In the next few days I will be installing engine bay dress-up such as Showstopper covers, polished caps, knobs, covers, red CAI rubber joints, etc.

I will also be pulling the front end to do some mods to it, custom headlight assemblies with halos, grill lights, new ACS ports, heritage grill, etc.

Replacing the hash marks (have to due to fender change) with some in back carbon fiber.

My Anvil spoiler on the way!

Custom fender badges...

And things like the strut tower brace, throttle body, ports, hood liner, rear quarter ports, etc will all be going out for paint.

Just a peek into the next few weeks work...spring and car show season is coming...gotta speed this up....
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Old 03-05-2014, 07:01 PM   #136
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setback today...unfortunately an employee of the shop I used for the door install was unexperienced with the install of the VDI kit on Camaros although he has done many on other vehicles. He miss cut the back of the fender for clearance and has ruined a brand new set of Gary's Dual Vented custom fenders.....argh....

Everyone was pretty torn up and they will make it right. Mistakes and #&#$^% happen I guess but still pretty disappointed.

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Old 03-05-2014, 07:27 PM   #137
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setback today...unfortunately an employee of the shop I used for the door install was unexperienced with the install of the VDI kit on Camaros although he has done many on other vehicles. He miss cut the back of the fender for clearance and has ruined a brand new set of Gary's Dual Vented custom fenders.....argh....

Everyone was pretty torn up and they will make it right. Mistakes and #&#$^% happen I guess but still pretty disappointed.

Eric
Ah man, sorry to hear that Eric.
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Old 03-05-2014, 07:51 PM   #138
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Damm hope the shop gets that straighten out for you
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Old 03-06-2014, 02:40 PM   #139
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BMR parts arrived today! So once I get past this fender/door caper I will get started on the BMR suspension components install. Even with brand new BMR Trailing Arms it took about 10 minutes in the car to know it's still got pretty good wheel hop. So I now have on hand:

BMR Rear Trailing Arm Bushing Set
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Old 03-06-2014, 04:57 PM   #140
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Sucks to hear about the fenders man, how bad we're they ruined?
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Old 03-06-2014, 05:23 PM   #141
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I have thought about swapping out my 3d carbon vent fenders for a set of Garys. To much other mods going on though. Looking good. Losing my reverse hood this month for a new hood coming from MPD. One of a kind fabrication
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Old 03-06-2014, 06:43 PM   #142
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Sucks to hear about the fenders man, how bad we're they ruined?
Bad. With the entire lip cut off they lost their shape. Once that happened due to wind pressure the door hit it the first time I opened it after stopping and it is both damaged and no longer lines up with the door almost all the way from top to bottom. The only repair would be to cut sheet metal using the OEM panel as a guide and then tack it on the back side of the fenders to reshape it. By the time you get done with that, body work on them, and new paint. Might as well throw them away and start over.
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Old 03-07-2014, 07:10 AM   #143
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Bad. With the entire lip cut off they lost their shape. Once that happened due to wind pressure the door hit it the first time I opened it after stopping and it is both damaged and no longer lines up with the door almost all the way from top to bottom. The only repair would be to cut sheet metal using the OEM panel as a guide and then tack it on the back side of the fenders to reshape it. By the time you get done with that, body work on them, and new paint. Might as well throw them away and start over.
Man that's too bad I don't think I would have handled that very well. Hope the shop gets a new set for you.
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Old 03-13-2014, 08:46 PM   #144
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Car back Monday minus the vented fenders...The wait from Gary was a week or two and that's longer than I had to leave the car due to other projects. I'll go back to them but most likely in the off season late this year.

Car back Monday with all the BMR parts installed! Anvil spoiler arrived today so I'll get that done next week as well as a couple other cosmetic things.

Next big project is to tear into the front bumper...new ports, heritage grill, custom badging, leds, and custom projector headlights...
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Old 03-18-2014, 08:29 PM   #145
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Anvil spoiler on...to late for pics. Gotta run and get a full alignment tomorrow now that the suspension work is done. It's clearly way off as I can feel it driving in the way the back end is reacting to the road.

Then time to tear into the front end.
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Old 03-19-2014, 06:47 PM   #146
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Decided to install the hash marks today given I didn't have time to get into the front end removal. I went a different route and changed the hash marks to black carbon fiber pattern from the original matte black of the rest of the graphics. This will tie in the hash marks with the CF Anvil spoiler and the custom badging I'll do tomorrow which also has CF in the pattern.

Not very bright in my garage so pics don't do it justice but I think its perfect.
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Old 03-19-2014, 09:20 PM   #147
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Love the contrast and your car bro!
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Old 03-19-2014, 09:37 PM   #148
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Love the contrast and your car bro!
Thank you...IT LOOKS AMAZING with the contrast. Looking forward to a wash, wax, and some photos outside in the sun IF the damn weather ever improves here...

The hash marks incidentally were cut PERFECT...never seen anything like it. I literally put them on in 15 minutes and never trimmed even a sliver....

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Old 03-19-2014, 09:55 PM   #149
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Thank you...IT LOOKS AMAZING with the contrast. Looking forward to a wash, wax, and some photos outside in the sun IF the damn weather ever improves here...

The hash marks incidentally were cut PERFECT...never seen anything like it. I literally put them on in 15 minutes and never trimmed even a sliver....
Thank you Eric. It is nice to see someone that appreciates the effort we put into making the kits.
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Old 03-20-2014, 10:38 PM   #150
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Your car is incredible. I like your style.
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