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Old 01-11-2017, 08:01 AM   #121
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I actually think the best sleeper look is to make it look restored. Most restored muscle cars run 14s while I've seen a bunch of primerEd rides click off 9s with junk boosted 5.3s.
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Old 01-11-2017, 09:35 AM   #122
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I actually think the best sleeper look is to make it look restored. Most restored muscle cars run 14s while I've seen a bunch of primerEd rides click off 9s with junk boosted 5.3s.

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Old 02-02-2017, 06:06 PM   #123
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Wow! Looks great. What size are the back tires?
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Old 02-02-2017, 07:18 PM   #124
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As much as i thought these were abominations back in the day, i wouldn't mind owning one now.
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Old 02-03-2017, 02:52 AM   #125
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Old 02-03-2017, 02:55 AM   #126
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As much as i thought these were abominations back in the day, i wouldn't mind owning one now.

I'll loan you the plasma cutter to get started...once you cut the roof off it's kinda a no turning back type deal.....lol
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Old 02-03-2017, 11:21 AM   #127
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Looking good! When does it go in for paint? Are you going to do white with the Judge stripe package, and the wing?
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Old 02-03-2017, 12:02 PM   #128
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Looking good! When does it go in for paint? Are you going to do white with the Judge stripe package, and the wing?
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That. Would. Look. Dopeeee
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Old 02-03-2017, 12:35 PM   #129
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I'm still up in the air on colors. I was originally going white with black spoiler and judge stripes.
BUT, I want to black things out, tint windows, black out window chrome, headlight chrome, black out grills, black wheels, etc... and I think that is too much black out for a white car...
so I am leaning towards a dark color, black wing, blacked out window trim, black chrome rear bumper (who remembers that) and the blacked out wheels.
I want to do a matte gray, but I think the judge stripes with the reflective tape might look like crap on a matte car...
So to answer your question about what color...I don't know yet. lol

As to when it goes in to be painted? I'm working a lot of hours at the paying job right now. As I get time I will be blocking out and priming and getting ready to paint. I hope to have it painted by April or so.
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Old 02-03-2017, 05:54 PM   #130
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I'll loan you the plasma cutter to get started...once you cut the roof off it's kinda a no turning back type deal.....lol

I hit that point tonight where I cut out the drivers side wheel well to get the Gforce tubs in. Not even close to your project but it's all relative.
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Old 02-04-2017, 01:56 AM   #131
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Yep the point of no return..
I love it!!!!
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Old 02-17-2017, 02:25 AM   #132
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I am going to have to send one back because the face color is wrong, but I spent some time mounting and hooking these up today.




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Old 02-17-2017, 04:51 AM   #133
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I wish my dash looked like that. Especially those two gauges up near the windshield.
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Old 02-17-2017, 03:57 PM   #134
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I am going to have to send one back because the face color is wrong, but I spent some time mounting and hooking these up today.




I dig it. Of you don't miND could you take a picture through the windshield of the two gauges in the corner.
Have you thought about doing a hood tach with the same gauge face style?
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Old 02-18-2017, 05:43 AM   #135
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The dash and defroster pieces are dirty as hell. I need to clean them and see how well the gauge pods match. Can still adjust color on the pod.
I intend to run a hood tach, getting the face of the hood tach to match these gauges is going to be a challenge but I am going to try.




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Old 02-22-2017, 12:10 PM   #136
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The dash and defroster pieces are dirty as hell. I need to clean them and see how well the gauge pods match. Can still adjust color on the pod.
I intend to run a hood tach, getting the face of the hood tach to match these gauges is going to be a challenge but I am going to try.

Here's a company that can do it for you. I know, not a site sponsor so I can't post a link, but their information is below.


www dot redlinegaugeworks dot com
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Phone: 661.259.8891
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Old 02-24-2017, 06:30 PM   #137
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Here's a company that can do it for you. I know, not a site sponsor so I can't post a link, but their information is below.


www dot redlinegaugeworks dot com
Redline Gage Works
23347 Newhall Avenue
Santa Clarita, CA 91321

Phone: 661.259.8891
Fax: 661.259.9177

Thanks, I will keep them in mind
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Old 02-25-2017, 07:03 PM   #138
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Spent some time today making hood hinges and working on getting hood mounted...
This is a "High Flow" hood.....lol


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Old 02-26-2017, 05:58 PM   #139
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Was working on getting the good hood mounted today. Because I had to modify the hinges I have to use gas shocks to support the hood.
Well, my dog made off with one of the ball socket brackets, so I have to order another one before I can finish getting the hood to open and support itself.


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Old 02-27-2017, 04:48 PM   #140
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I gave them every chance in the world to make things right.
My suggestions to EVERYONE is

DON'T EVER USE
HPMotorsports in Katy Texas and tell all your friends to stay away.
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Old 03-03-2017, 09:53 AM   #141
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how much power did it make and what are the specs on the turbos?

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Old 03-03-2017, 10:48 AM   #142
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HPMotorsports in Katy Texas and tell all your friends to stay away.

Thanks for the heads up. Heard the same thing!
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Let's all send that place glitter bombs.
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Old 03-03-2017, 05:46 PM   #144
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Dan,
It made 638 @9.5lbs of boost thru the mufflers.
(Which by the way are Flowmasters and I have a set of MagnaFlows that are going on when I get a chance)

The turbos are Precision Turbo 66mm.
My plan it to get whole car worked out, finished on the road and then start building a LS3 or LS7 to replace the stock LS2 in it now.
Injector, fuel pump system, axles, driveshaft etc.. are all set up to handle 1000-1500hp.
Ultimate goal is 900-1000hp

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Old 03-04-2017, 06:46 AM   #145
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Very Nice.

Who did the tune , or did i miss that..
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Old 03-04-2017, 06:25 PM   #146
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The good tune was done by G Force Performance in Pearland Tx.
I am real happy with what he did for me. I would recommend him.
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Got the gauges back from Speedhut. They did a great job. All that is left now is getting the hood tach worked out.

Meanwhile its bodywork, sanding, blocking, more sanding and more blocking... I really dislike bodywork


Oh by the way HPMotorsports in Katy, TX SUX

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Old 03-29-2017, 03:01 PM   #148
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Decided to put new quarters on


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Old 03-29-2017, 03:36 PM   #149
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Hooray for body work!
No mini tub while you're at it?
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Old 03-29-2017, 05:09 PM   #150
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Hooray for body work!
No mini tub while you're at it?

He already fits 335's under there...
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