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Old 02-04-2010, 10:02 AM   #76
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keep going... half those drivers are dead. those 'burbans arent going anywhere...
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Loaded it for a couple hours lastnight and it rejected it. Gotta do 2. It won't take over 10 minutes at a time.

Working on it.

Spike, I sent it to you but it cut off and you only have a few minutes. Grrrrrrr
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PQ, great job tackling this and working through all the issues, I know a lot of folks that wouldn't even dare to tackle something like this, you also provided me with a few laughs as you panicked . I too thought the front stock sway bar was a PITA and gave up after about 10 minutes and just took my 12 amp sawzall to it...



I only have the Pfadt front and rear sways installed now and noticed an immediate difference in decreased body roll and the rear end wanting to "sit down" as opposed to the inside rear of the car wanting to rise up. I think with the addition of the springs you'll be very happy with the end result, I myself am waiting on coilovers and did a brief write-up on the sway bars I installed yesterday. No intention of thread jacking but it is at least a thread with some feedback on how the car feels with only sway bars and no other suspension mods... http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=64099

Once again, great job PQ, now I just want to see your write-up when you install the camshaft and SuperCharger yourself... you know you're on the hook now to do it now that you are a seasoned DIYer
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Old 02-04-2010, 11:39 AM   #79
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PQ, great job tackling this and working through all the issues, I know a lot of folks that wouldn't even dare to tackle something like this, you also provided me with a few laughs as you panicked . I too thought the front stock sway bar was a PITA and gave up after about 10 minutes and just took my 12 amp sawzall to it...


I only have the Pfadt front and rear sways installed now and noticed an immediate difference in decreased body roll and the rear end wanting to "sit down" as opposed to the inside rear of the car wanting to rise up. I think with the addition of the springs you'll be very happy with the end result, I myself am waiting on coilovers and did a brief write-up on the sway bars I installed yesterday. No intention of thread jacking but it is at least a thread with some feedback on how the car feels with only sway bars and no other suspension mods... http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=64099

Once again, great job PQ, now I just want to see your write-up when you install the camshaft and SuperCharger yourself... you know you're on the hook now to do it now that you are a seasoned DIYer


I do have the bug. Hell, I need to make sure I use all those damn tools I bought. lmao

I got a video that if nothing else could be somewhat entertaining. It's just so big I have to cut it in half to get it onto You Tube. I'm working on it now. Spike is gonna help. I'm actually in the process of sending it to him.

I'mma check out your write up.

LMAO at the picture of your bar cut in half. I was SOOOOOOO close to it but wasn't sure I would be able to get the new one in. lol
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Loaded it for a couple hours lastnight and it rejected it. Gotta do 2. It won't take over 10 minutes at a time.

Working on it.

Spike, I sent it to you but it cut off and you only have a few minutes. Grrrrrrr

yeah, I'm downloading a copy of it right now...
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I got a video that if nothing else could be somewhat entertaining. It's just so big I have to cut it in half to get it onto You Tube. I'm working on it now. Spike is gonna help. I'm actually in the process of sending it to him.
got the vid... give me about 5 more minutes
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Old 02-04-2010, 02:05 PM   #81
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Old 02-04-2010, 02:36 PM   #82
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Old 02-04-2010, 03:45 PM   #84
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try it now...

I recommend downloading it cus its so big....



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I applaud your effort, Mr Jackstand Warrior. Hope my how-to article was helpful.

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Yes it was. I used it for mine.
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Crap. I can't even view my own video on here.

Some web sites don't load on my computer. I know it's a setting but don't know whitch one.

Can everyone else see it?
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Hmm to view the video... i have download link pop up and it says 1hr to download lmao... the server its hosted on has a low upload speed. Im getting about 80KB/s outta the host server. (and yes I am on high speed broadband)

Guess I better go make dinner ... lol
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Crap. I can't even view my own video on here.

Some web sites don't load on my computer. I know it's a setting but don't know whitch one.

Can everyone else see it?
Your wife turned on your "Child Safety Filter" on your computer, she is just looking out for you so you don't hurt yourself on the Internet
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I started to watch it but got bored and switched it off when it got to the part showing your tools and the Pfadt parts...that was about 10-15 seconds in.
I'm no Speilberg, that's for sure.

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Hmm to view the video... i have download link pop up and it says 1hr to download lmao... the server its hosted on has a low upload speed. Im getting about 80KB/s outta the host server. (and yes I am on high speed broadband)

Guess I better go make dinner ... lol
And this.

You won't be impressed.

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So THAT'S why I can't get no porn on here..................
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Hmm, I must say.. Interesting video.
Looks like an all day job just about.
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PQ, great job tackling this and working through all the issues, I know a lot of folks that wouldn't even dare to tackle something like this, you also provided me with a few laughs as you panicked . I too thought the front stock sway bar was a PITA and gave up after about 10 minutes and just took my 12 amp sawzall to it...



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Once again, great job PQ, now I just want to see your write-up when you install the camshaft and SuperCharger yourself... you know you're on the hook now to do it now that you are a seasoned DIYer
Can you do me a favor and measure the wall thickness of the bar you cut in half.

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Cool video.

I feel inspired to maybe try something like this but like you would have to invest in the proper tools. The video stated $550 on tools; what is the break down on this? After the tool purchase did you still come out saving a couple hundred dollars?

Can’t wait to see your next project since the bug has bitten!!


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Hmm, I must say.. Interesting video.
Looks like an all day job just about.
Yup. I had stuff to do in between. Visit a freind and run the kids diffeent places so it took longer. But it would have taken me twice as long as a pro anyway having never done it. Hell, I hadn't been under a car in 20 years. lol

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Cool video.

I feel inspired to maybe try something like this but like you would have to invest in the proper tools. The video stated $550 on tools; what is the break down on this? After the tool purchase did you still come out saving a couple hundred dollars?

Can’t wait to see your next project since the bug has bitten!!


I bought all Craftsman tools. But I I'm guessing I would have spent a couple of hundred less had I had someone do it. But I will use the tools. Especially now.
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Can you do me a favor and measure the wall thickness of the bar you cut in half.

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Because you asked nicely I'll run outside in my boxers and slippers in the freezing cold New Jersey night air and pull the bars out of the garbage to measure it for you

(there's a visual for all you sick freaks to go to sleep with tonight )
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Took me about 4 mins to download the vid. Pretty decent vid man, good descriptions of all the parts, appreciate that.

Favorite parts of the video:
1) 12:41, "I would do it all over again, save me $300 dollars" Caption: Face Palm.......LMFAO
2) The end when PQ turns the camera around and has that dinky light on his head "Piece of cake" LOL
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