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Postby exactly13 » Mon Jul 28, 2008 3:21 pm

yeeeeeeayyy! Come by sometime soon!
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Postby professor science » Mon Jul 28, 2008 3:28 pm

8)

what size did you end up going with?
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Postby Dreamstate » Mon Jul 28, 2008 4:18 pm

205/55/16 summer yokos.. $155 each installed at Johnson and Magwood in 'sauga.
I went in to order the tires.. they had them in stock. I was driving away within 30 minutes with new rubber :shock:
I like that place! You drive the car into the bay yourself and then watch from the sidelines, good people there!

The size is larger than I would like aesthetically.. but I am driving on the 401 for 2 hours a day. :(
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Postby wide_load » Mon Jul 28, 2008 4:24 pm

Pictures are worth 1000 words. :)
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Postby diagnosis » Mon Jul 28, 2008 7:12 pm

Nelson truly is a good person to deal with.
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Postby Maraschino Larry » Mon Jul 28, 2008 9:08 pm

did that size do the trick clearance wise?
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Postby Dreamstate » Mon Jul 28, 2008 9:35 pm

yup! s'all good.
officially resting on bump stops in the rear.
next mod: remove bump stops.
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Postby Dreamstate » Wed Jul 30, 2008 3:25 pm

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Postby Maraschino Larry » Wed Jul 30, 2008 5:20 pm

where's the after shot??

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Postby square head » Wed Jul 30, 2008 6:49 pm

< Insert Dave Question >
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Postby Dreamstate » Wed Jul 30, 2008 6:56 pm

I may have to modify the rear brackets.
The car can *actually* drive that low on a smooth road btw. I go an inch higher for normal driving.
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Postby diagnosis » Wed Jul 30, 2008 11:41 pm

oooh, I like the new driving lights! :)
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Postby wide_load » Thu Jul 31, 2008 7:40 am

Pimp Pimp, Horay!

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Postby gregosh » Thu Jul 31, 2008 7:50 am

Spectacular!
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Postby square head » Thu Jul 31, 2008 9:13 am

Bring the benzo by sometime this weekend mang!
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Postby tripwalking » Thu Jul 31, 2008 6:18 pm

yeah those lights are awesome.
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Postby Mandeep D » Mon Aug 04, 2008 10:08 am

square head wrote:< Insert Dave Question >


You should let some air out of the back :wink:
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Postby tripwalking » Mon Aug 24, 2009 2:57 pm

I never know where to post in this forest.


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Postby Dreamstate » Mon Aug 24, 2009 3:29 pm

Can't see the threads for the posts? :lol:
Thanks DW :)

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Postby Maraschino Larry » Mon Aug 24, 2009 3:33 pm

:lol: :lol:

Nice work chaps :love:
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Postby tripwalking » Mon Aug 24, 2009 3:41 pm

0.0 hours of sleep

Sarah called at like 4am just to make sure I wasn't unconscious somewhere else.

I think I'll start a thread with links to items I'm interested in for my car and folks can select an item and match it to a job on their own car we can do at the shop. 8)
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Postby Maraschino Larry » Mon Aug 24, 2009 3:55 pm

Oooh ooh I'll trade you an underglow kit for a chop top!! Or whatever you want for an axle notch...!
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Postby Dreamstate » Mon Aug 24, 2009 6:34 pm

excellent idea dw.
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Postby Dreamstate » Mon Aug 24, 2009 10:36 pm

As posted on the vortexxxx:

This weekend I went to the exhaust shop to move over the S-bend for the installation of the shocks.. forgot my SLR camera there :banghead:
So here the progress pics are from the phoney-cam.

Supplies - Slam specialties RE-6 bags, Short monroe shocks, hot rod shop with various in-stock brackets and fasteners. :)

6pm - Arrive at DW's(Tripwalking) shop (Welder Series) and put the car up on the hoist. Some final inspections are made before the work takes place. I climb into the trunk and drop the shocks out.

7pm - A quick dinner at DW's. His wife knows how to make a simple meal delicious. Also, a five star milkshake.

12am - we're well on our way.. the old bags removed, body bump stop mount cut off, new mounting plates cut and drilled, set in for a test fit

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1:30am - one side welded in, spacer added to mounting plate to make room for folding bag

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2am - Test fit. Looked pretty good until we saw the bag folding over a little too much and contacting the mount. Had to cut out a little more of the mounting plate. After which, perfect!

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3am - I look all too pleased at our progress.

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DW is a master at tig welding. This pleases me greatly.

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4:45am - DW builds some mounting brackets for the control arm shock mount. Did I mention I was doing a remote mount shock? :D

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A test bar for the compressed shock length +1/4", to make sure the car does not bottom out on the shock.

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So far so good..

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6am - Finally all welded up and assembled!

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The fender eats a few more inches of wheel :laugh:

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When we aired it all out, I was wondering how level was sitting. DW pulled out the digital level and I put it on the door opening.. it came out PERFECTLY LEVEL at 0.0 degrees! Not bad for doing it by eye!

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Quite happy about how it eats the rear wheel now. The Slam Specialties RE-6 bags have a greater height range than the outgoing Universal Air bags. Much lower and about 1.5" higher as well. Very comfortable ride.

Real pics coming as soon as I get the SLR back.

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Postby tripwalking » Tue Aug 25, 2009 12:25 am

beer is right... still catching up on sleep. obv. im not doing well.
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