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Old 03-30-2018, 08:17 PM   #351
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Looks good! Nice run too BTW...

90/10s and 50/50s should be the ticket!

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Thanks! We expect to cut a 10.6 of faster just replacing the coilovers with the drag shocks and the 3.90 gears. Everything else is running smoothly, we are just not getting any weight transfer on the launch. So one more session of test n tune, see the improvement and get imformation with the gear swap and new shocks then we are turning up the boost and swapping in a new 6L50E. Tracy has been experimenting and ordering parts for the 6L50E. We are attempting to beef it up and thus push the TH350 swap, saving me a lot of money.
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Old 04-06-2018, 09:16 PM   #352
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Still waiting on the Lakewood drag shocks (90/10 fronts and 50/50 rears). The 3.90 gears are ready to be installed. Shipped Tracy down my OEM v6 springs since they are required to maintain proper spring seat pressure. Tracy also finished beefing up another 6L50E. So once the drag shocks arrive we will drop the rear to do the gear change and replace the coilovers and also swap the transmissions.
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Old 04-17-2018, 05:48 PM   #353
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Just ordered the BMR bushing kit, rear, upper control arm in red and the Braille battery B2015, 15lbs. Stock is 44lbs, so cutting 29lbs in the rear.

Still waiting on the Lakewood drag shocks, there was supposedly a supply issue which held them up. So we decided to strip the interior, take out the windshields and drop her off for the cage work; 8.5cert cage with door swing outs and halo.
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Old 04-24-2018, 10:19 PM   #354
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Parts have arrived.......Lakewood drag shocks, braille battery (B2015) and BMR bushing kit, rear, upper control arm in red. Waiting on the AEM meth fail safe gauge and the TCI blackout w/o cover shifter.

Ordered the Griffin Universal Fit ComboUnit Radiator, Part# CU-55182-XS. Dimensions 17x19x2.68.

We did run into an electrical problem; we disconnected the battery and the flashers came on. Since we removed the radio control panel we have no way to control them. Since the panel is no longer plugged in, it is defaulting to flashers on in the BCM. I have contacted Ofer from gen5DIY. He responded back right away, he has camaro con this weekend so next week he will take a stab at figuring this problem out for us.

Car was put on a trailer and cage work starts tomorrow. We have a time deadline, so he is going to be working overtime on designing and fabricating the cage. Should have her back Monday (4/30/18). I will post up progress images over the next week.
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Old 04-25-2018, 08:46 AM   #355
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Old 05-03-2018, 03:53 PM   #356
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Some progress images. This weekend we are going to get the cage certified and drop in the polycarbonate windshields
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Old 05-21-2018, 11:08 PM   #357
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Ordered a JAZ 12gal drag racing fuel cell setup (through Justin Hilliard from BCS Auto) and the VFN fiberglass dash (4lbs). Patrick has removed the rear deck and rear seat support bar. Next he is cutting off the rear spare tire well and fabricating a firewall. Then he is installing the X bar. Once the dash and the pro racing steering column arrives, he will finish the dash bar. Patrick also removed the black box surrounding the cabin air filter and sealed the firewall. I also decided to remove the ebrake setup.
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Old 05-27-2018, 09:25 PM   #358
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Dash bar completed, firewall sealed, door swingouts completed. Patrick also removed my ebrake setup.
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Old 05-27-2018, 10:38 PM   #359
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That's a nice cage, you plan on painting it, or leaving it?
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Old 05-27-2018, 10:44 PM   #360
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That's a nice cage, you plan on painting it, or leaving it?
Painting the interior and cage inferno orange!
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Old 05-31-2018, 05:13 PM   #362
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I recently dropped my car off to the shop to have them install the hood pins, clear coat the carbon fiber and convert my bowtie emblem into a flowtie.
Did they paint or wrap the chrome outter part of the bowtie? I like it being color matched.
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Did they paint or wrap the chrome outter part of the bowtie? I like it being color matched.
Painted Inferno Orange Metallic!
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Old 05-31-2018, 10:19 PM   #364
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