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Old 03-21-2014, 12:24 PM   #151
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Your car is incredible. I like your style.
Hey thank you very much!!


Your is absolutely beautiful as well. Hopefully we can connect at some point as we sure the same state and I am sure will end up at an event or two at the same time I suspect!

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Old 03-21-2014, 04:28 PM   #152
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Thank you too. My car is pretty much "stock" according to callaway, lol. I am getting a lot done in the next 3 weeks though. I can't wait. That would be awesome to see your car in person. I am pretty sure, If I see it, I will know who's car that is. Looking forward to this summer and hopefully bumping in to you along the way.
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Old 03-22-2014, 02:13 PM   #153
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Getting some work done on engine bay dress. Red CAI couplers, ShowStopper accessories, painted the Whipple shaft cover letters, and added some matte edge trim to the inside fender edges. Topped of with polished billet caps with logos.

Have my 1LE strut tower brace out for paint right now in Victory Red finish and then the Livernois logo in matte black on top.

Still wondering if I should do the throttle body in matte black or Victory Red. Your thoughts??
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Old 03-25-2014, 12:39 PM   #154
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Exciting day for the Scorpion Build!!!

Next big round of changes in final preparations and off to paint!!

They include:

ACS Custom Hood Liner for the T-10 Window Hood Insert in Matte Black
ACS Rear Functional Quarter Ports in Matte Black
ACS T-3/S Front Bumper Ports in Matte Black w/3 Eagle LEDs Verticle per side as DRL's

My Strut tower brace and throttle body both in Victory Red should be done at the same time!!

Note that I don't think ACS was ready to ship the rear ports yet to those waiting but they were very supportive in getting me the two external pieces so I could paint this stuff in bulk at a better price. They have just been awesome to work with and I am so pleased with all the workmanship and support!!!
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Old 03-29-2014, 05:41 PM   #155
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Prepping the body color matched Heritage grill for install soon now that I received the custom Scorpion emblem that matches the others on the bumper and inside the car. Thanks Roger and the team at Emblem Pros!!!
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Old 03-30-2014, 07:53 AM   #156
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Prepping the body color matched Heritage grill for install soon now that I received the custom Scorpion emblem that matches the others on the bumper and inside the car. Thanks Roger and the team at Emblem Pros!!!
Man this car is coming together great! I'm going to have to make the trip down south to some Mid Michigan car shows and look you up, I would love to see it in person.
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Old 04-09-2014, 08:34 PM   #157
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Been a couple weeks since I updated. The ACS hood liner came back from paint in matte black and the strut tower brace and throttle body in Victory Red. Also changed all the hardware to stainless.

Next up is my headlights from AAC. Had Bi Xenon HID retrofits done with the housings in matte black with Colorshift halos installed. While the front is off I will install the heritage grill with the custom badge as well as the ACS T3/S ports with LEDs.

My interior is also all out with Lupe at River City Customes getting treated with black and Victory Red paint.
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Old 04-12-2014, 09:46 PM   #158
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Front end is off today. Heritage grill with custom Scorpion emblem from Roger is in. Headlights are going it next!!
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Old 04-14-2014, 06:40 PM   #159
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Best wife ever. Car parts in the living room!! Front bumper is done. Retrofitted with Heritage grill with customs Scorpion emblem, ACS T-3/S ports with a vertical row of three Eagle led pods in each.
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Old 04-18-2014, 09:20 PM   #160
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Lots of pics to come once I get her cleaned up. I finished up the last of the mods I stacked up over the winter finally. Here is the finished front end. Changes included a heritage grill in Victory Red with custom Scorpion Emblem. ACS T3/S ports in matte black with Eagle LED pods in each, and headlights with bi-xenon HID retrofits also in matte black with AAC ColorShift Halos.

Finished the interior as well that Lupe did for me. Pics of that tomorrow.
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Old 04-23-2014, 09:46 PM   #161
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Well the car is finally all back together and my stack of saved up mods from winter are done. I am waiting on some Lloyd's mats and some detailing supplies to give it a massive cleanup and show car prepping. Thanks to Lupe for painting all the interior pieces!
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Old 04-23-2014, 10:15 PM   #162
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Excellent build. Got to love a polished Whipple supercharger!
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Old 05-08-2014, 08:32 PM   #163
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Some pics from today..
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Old 05-08-2014, 08:41 PM   #164
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awesome pics, looks bad ass
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Old 07-12-2014, 11:21 PM   #165
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Been awhile since my last post due to business and other projects. Got time for a car show today. 450 entries and I took one of the two top spots. Mine was for best of show custom car while the other was for the same but all original. There were about 80 other small trophys for first, second, third in numerous classes. Great day and very proud of how the car showed.

Had more than a couple negative comments from the old schoolers who think just because my car is newer it took less money, time, and passion to make it what it has become. I just showed one the trophy and asked what he got. Lol
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Old 07-29-2014, 10:48 PM   #166
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The latest mod...some matte black rear quarter ports! Nerve racking cuts but turned out great!
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