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Old 09-24-2012, 03:37 PM   #1001
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Those should pop rowdy!! Been trying to get some of the IBM Guys out here to go IOM on them too.

IOM looks killer on IOM and Black cars....this will too!!

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Those should pop rowdy!! Been trying to get some of the IBM Guys out here to go IOM on them too.

IOM looks killer on IOM and Black cars....this will too!!

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IOM is too dull for me unless it's sunny out. The orange looks like a washed out red on an overcast day. I wanted something that would pop if any light hit it, hence SOM. I need to find some cool looking fonts today since I have the color scheme down already.
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pictures of car with iom calipers on yet?
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Calipers are Sunset Orange Metallic, not IOM.

Car was dropped off to have the Rideskinz bumper fit to the car. It seems that the bumper was created from a mold that was built around a seibon carbon hood and doesn't fit with my hood very well. I pick the car up next friday, right in time to take it directly to Bakersfield for our annual state meet. The following week I will have my calipers installed. Pics will come then.

As an update, I'm making a list to cross off as I complete things. Below is what I am going to do and what I would like to do to "finish" the car before xmas.

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Brake calipers installation
Stainless Steel Braided brake line installation
SMD Strip and 2 single LED interior lighting installation
Pedders Street Z kit
Lower grill
Carbon fiber door panels that retain the ambient lighting
Rear footwell lighting
Gauage overlays from Ivan@Southwest Speed
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Wired switch for color changing halos
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Well my buttons for the center console piece done in carbon fiber should be arrive within the next few days, so I'll be posting up a diy on how to swap out the 4 pack gauge bezel.

I'm going to try and find a low profile jack and jackstands so I can swap out my brake calipers too.
If you haven't found a low profile jack yet, harbor freight actually has a great one and the lowest I've seen. It even fits under my car and the nose of it is long as well to get to the hard to reach jack points for lowered vehicles. Definitely pick one up man, and the price is relatively cheap. Here's the link:
http://www.harborfreight.com/2-ton-l...ump-68050.html

Good luck with the new mods bud, you'll love them especially the lighting and engine cover customization. The calipers look badass, and the paint is sharp as hell. I'll check back often. Also, luckily, my new bumper is ready for pickup and I can take it to get prepped and painted. Unfortunately, my car will be so damn low that I won't be able to make it up my driveway :(. I need to beg an airbag company for sponsorship hahaha. That's my only way I can get an airbag set-up .

Talk to you soon!
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If you haven't found a low profile jack yet, harbor freight actually has a great one and the lowest I've seen. It even fits under my car and the nose of it is long as well to get to the hard to reach jack points for lowered vehicles. Definitely pick one up man, and the price is relatively cheap. Here's the link:
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Good luck with the new mods bud, you'll love them especially the lighting and engine cover customization. The calipers look badass, and the paint is sharp as hell. I'll check back often. Also, luckily, my new bumper is ready for pickup and I can take it to get prepped and painted. Unfortunately, my car will be so damn low that I won't be able to make it up my driveway :(. I need to beg an airbag company for sponsorship hahaha. That's my only way I can get an airbag set-up .

Talk to you soon!
Sorry to hear about your driveway. Have you checked out bridjit ramps? I'm planning on getting them as soon as we can get our house.

You may be able to talk to Solomon Lee at Exotic Air. They make a system called "lifters". It fits at the top of the coilover, and allows for up to 3" of lift. See below

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Hey Pete, did you ever get any sort of info on whether or not the lifters would affect performance? I just need to know if I should be worried tracking my car with them on the car.
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Sorry to hear about your driveway. Have you checked out bridjit ramps? I'm planning on getting them as soon as we can get our house.

You may be able to talk to Solomon Lee at Exotic Air. They make a system called "lifters". It fits at the top of the coilover, and allows for up to 3" of lift. See below



Hey Pete, did you ever get any sort of info on whether or not the lifters would affect performance? I just need to know if I should be worried tracking my car with them on the car.
That's interesting stuff man. Thanks for the heads up, as their lifters may be exactly what I need. I think 3" will be plenty of adjustment room to clear most driveways and speedbumps. I wonder how many brands of coilovers the lifters fit.
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We have them installed on a show car. I'll be meeting with them at SEMA.
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Please pass on your findings when you do Pete. =)

Tommy, are you working next friday? I want you there when I pick up my car.
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Old 10-11-2012, 11:24 AM   #1011
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Please pass on your findings when you do Pete. =)

Tommy, are you working next friday? I want you there when I pick up my car.
I am working next Friday, but I'm not sure if I'll have the morning shift or night shift. I should know by this Friday though, as my supervisor schedules the next week only a week out. I'd love to be there though, and I'll see if I can once I receive the schedule.
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Voted and hoping for the 75% =)
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If it's anything like the Presidential debate it'll be very civil, but here goes nothing.
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LOL... this one is a bit more animated.
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Well one word was mentioned. I'm hoping to get my kit at almost half off. I could order tomorrow if that's the case.
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Old 10-16-2012, 10:34 AM   #1019
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Updated list of my mods and where I stand with them.



Brake calipers (waiting for installation)
Stainless Steel Braided brake line installation (ordering today)

Pedders Street Z kit (ordered)

Lower grill (Waiting to hear from body shop)

SMD Strip and 2 single LED interior lighting (yet to order)
Rear footwell lighting (yet to order)

Gauge overlays from Ivan@Southwest Speed (waiting on renderings)

Color changing halos (Waiting to hear from Ofer)

Carbon fiber door panels that retain the ambient lighting (Waiting to hear from G3 composites)
Switchplate (ordered)

Switchplate configuration
1: DRLs
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3: Interior/footwell lighting

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12 hours or so until I pick up my car. Can't wait to see it.

Russ also said he took my 1/6 scale RC camaro to another level too. I'm curious to see what he's done to it also.
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Giants game held me up last night on building your lights. Hoping that I'll finish the lights tonight. I drank way too much Dr Pepper last night.

Wish the SF Giants well.....
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Well the bumper fits almost flawlessly now. It got a lot of positive reaction from the Bakersfield meet this weekend. I had a blast hanging out with the CVC family, and even a few of the SoCal Family made the trek. We all had a great time racing and chatting and Spymaster even showed up to present John with Veteran1, which he won in Kelly's Raffle.

This Friday, the calipers go on, stainless brake lines and fluid are also being put in. I may be able to get started on my bushings and lighting mods also. We'll see.
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Giants game held me up last night on building your lights. Hoping that I'll finish the lights tonight. I drank way too much Dr Pepper last night.

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Well the bumper fits almost flawlessly now. It got a lot of positive reaction from the Bakersfield meet this weekend. I had a blast hanging out with the CVC family, and even a few of the SoCal Family made the trek. We all had a great time racing and chatting and Spymaster even showed up to present John with Veteran1, which he won in Kelly's Raffle.

This Friday, the calipers go on, stainless brake lines and fluid are also being put in. I may be able to get started on my bushings and lighting mods also. We'll see.
I have a question to ask you about your lights. I think I know the answer but I want to make sure so that we have everything before Friday.

I'll message you in a little I am about to head into town real quick.

Glad you had a nice trip, I can't wait to see the newly aligned bumper.
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So a thought crossed my mind on Friday when I was staring out looking at the plane that was going to take me from Sacramento to LA to pick up my car. I was going to make a statement on a popular social media site that my chariot had arrived to take me to pick up my vehicle, but then that would mean that my camaro isn't a chariot. What would my camaro be then? After thinking about the feeling of being inside the car, the interior looks not unlike the ****pit of a fighter jet, especially with a few of the mods that have yet to be installed. Fighter jets normally have a moniker of their classification and an official and unofficial nickname.

SR-71 Blackbird
F-14 Tomcat
F-15 Eagle
B-2 Spirit

I've decided that I'd like to give a moniker to the Rush and make emblems for the car. The problem is I can't come up with one that I like.

One option is SCZ-650.
SC (SuperCharged)
Z (track spec)
650 (flywheel horsepower since Hennessey/Lingenfelter/insert-company-name-here advertise flywheel horsepower instead of actual power to the wheels)

The other option that I was trying to build around was the YF classification. The military uses Y for prototype and F for Fighter, but the number is where I'm drawing a blank. I could use horsepower, or 376, even 62 for the engine size.

I've been tossing around ideas, just trying to come up with a few that sound and flow "right" to me. Anyone mind tossing their ideas into the hat?
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Don't forget the newest fighter F-35 Lightning II

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