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Old 05-20-2011, 11:53 AM   #1373
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I have it on good authority that they have a cam on the shelf right this very second that is just calling your name, matter of fact I have taken the liberty to let Ron know to put your name on it. Will work perfectly with your S/C'd car.
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Old 05-20-2011, 11:55 AM   #1374
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I wouldn't worry about cutouts unless you want to spend $500+ just to flip a switch to be obnoxiously loud. Waste of money IMO when you could put that money towards something with more performance benefits. (like a cam or stall)

I'd briefly toyed with the idea of cutouts until I took a minute to evaluate everything. One of the things that swayed me was reading and hearing about issues people have had with solenoid failure leaving the cutouts partially open, etc. Not to say that it's a common occurrence, but the possibility is there.
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Old 05-20-2011, 11:57 AM   #1375
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I wouldn't worry about cutouts unless you want to spend $500+ just to flip a switch to be obnoxiously loud. Waste of money IMO when you could put that money towards something with more performance benefits. (like a cam or stall)

I'd briefly toyed with the idea of cutouts until I took a minute to evaluate everything. One of the things that swayed me was reading and hearing about issues people have had with solenoid failure leaving the cutouts partially open, etc. Not to say that it's a common occurrence, but the possibility is there.
I worried about that too. But, then I heard them. hehehe...

If I had to pick the cam and stall vs. the cutouts, I'd def. do the cam and stall. I consider the cutouts to be a toy.
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Old 05-20-2011, 11:58 AM   #1376
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Oh crap
He just thinks he is going in for a tune at 8:00 am OK and Bonnie will be driving up later

I can hear it now.

Hey Honey...... Uh.... Uh.... John and Norm......Uh Uh... They took me to lunch....... and when I got back......Uh Uh Uh they kinda, sorta , well , I really don't know what haaaaaaaaaapppppppppeennnnedddddd, but They toook out theeeee skiiiiipppppp, buttttt now IIII haveeee a Lope



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Old 05-20-2011, 12:01 PM   #1377
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I have it on good authority that they have a cam on the shelf right this very second that is just calling your name, matter of fact I have taken the liberty to let Ron know to put your name on it. Will work perfectly with your S/C'd car.
I better leave my credit cards at home.

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He just thinks he is going in for a tune at 8:00 am OK and Bonnie will be driving up later

I can hear it now.

Hey Honey...... Uh.... Uh.... John and Norm......Uh Uh... They took me to lunch....... and when I got back......Uh Uh Uh they kinda, sorta , well , I really don't know what haaaaaaaaaapppppppppeennnnedddddd, but They toook out theeeee skiiiiipppppp, buttttt now IIII haveeee a Lope
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Old 05-20-2011, 12:05 PM   #1378
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I wouldn't worry about cutouts unless you want to spend $500+ just to flip a switch to be obnoxiously loud. Waste of money IMO when you could put that money towards something with more performance benefits. (like a cam or stall)

I'd briefly toyed with the idea of cutouts until I took a minute to evaluate everything. One of the things that swayed me was reading and hearing about issues people have had with solenoid failure leaving the cutouts partially open, etc. Not to say that it's a common occurrence, but the possibility is there.
Oh what is 500 or 600 when we spent 5 or 6 K on wheels, But it is fun as all get out when you hit the button and here that cam hitting a lick.

Dont worry Randy you will know that feeling Sunday , well Saturday afternoon Unfortunately from both sides, Bonnie and the car But there is a cure for that
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Old 05-20-2011, 12:05 PM   #1379
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I worried about that too. But, then I heard them. hehehe...

If I had to pick the cam and stall vs. the cutouts, I'd def. do the cam and stall. I consider the cutouts to be a toy.
I agree 100%.
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Old 05-20-2011, 12:11 PM   #1380
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I agree 100%.
Although on back-to-back dyno pulls, I picked up 8 rwhp and 8 torque with them open. So, there is a modest gain. I'd open them if I was going down the track.
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Old 05-20-2011, 12:11 PM   #1381
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Oh what is 500 or 600 when we spent 5 or 6 K on wheels, But it is fun as all get out when you hit the button and here that cam hitting a lick.

Dont worry Randy you will know that feeling Sunday , well Saturday afternoon Unfortunately from both sides, Bonnie and the car But there is a cure for that
Speak for yourself. I wouldn't spend that much on wheels. $3k would be as high as I'd pay for any set of wheels. I will say that you have a killer looking set, but I couldn't make myself pay that much for something that doesn't give me additional horsepower.

I agree with you guys about them being fun to have, but I couldn't talk myself into it. I'm glad now because my car is loud enough with my exhaust, cam and long tubes.
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Old 05-20-2011, 12:14 PM   #1382
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Speak for yourself. I wouldn't spend that much on wheels. $3k would be as high as I'd pay for any set of wheels. I will say that you have a killer looking set, but I couldn't make myself pay that much for something that doesn't give me additional horsepower.

I agree with you guys about them being fun to have, but I couldn't talk myself into it. I'm glad now because my car is loud enough with my exhaust, cam and long tubes.
Well Randy and Terri twisted my arm so bad I had to have surgery... That is my story and I am sticking to it.......

Oh and trust ALL OF US if we had it to do over again neither would we.
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Old 05-20-2011, 12:17 PM   #1383
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Oh what is 500 or 600 when we spent 5 or 6 K on wheels, But it is fun as all get out when you hit the button and here that cam hitting a lick.

Dont worry Randy you will know that feeling Sunday , well Saturday afternoon Unfortunately from both sides, Bonnie and the car But there is a cure for that
I got my prescription filled already. I'll be bringing it with me. LOL

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Although on back-to-back dyno pulls, I picked up 8 rwhp and 8 torque with them open. So, there is a modest gain. I'd open them if I was going down the track.


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Speak for yourself. I wouldn't spend that much on wheels. $3k would be as high as I'd pay for any set of wheels. I will say that you have a killer looking set, but I couldn't make myself pay that much for something that doesn't give me additional horsepower.

I agree with you guys about them being fun to have, but I couldn't talk myself into it. I'm glad now because my car is loud enough with my exhaust, cam and long tubes.
It's like that car commercial where the car gets scared and drips oil all over the road.
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Well Randy and Terri twisted my arm so bad I had to have surgery... That is my story and I am sticking to it.......
LMAO!!! I really wanted the Concave 5 last year until I was quoted $6k for them. If I were more of a car show type person I MAY have done it, but I don't plan to enter any shows and I can live with a cheaper and more subtle wheel.

I'm just hoping I get my quote soon on some 18" wheel options so I can get rid of these 20s.
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Oh and trust ALL OF US if we had it to do over again neither would we.
I sure wouldn't. I"m looking pretty bad right now.

Especially to my family and freinds.
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