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Old 02-14-2011, 07:36 AM
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Shoots yeah man, it lookin good. Ive liked watchin your car come together.
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Old 02-14-2011, 10:28 AM
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Shoots yeah man, it lookin good. Ive liked watchin your car come together.
Well thanks, its like one of them long a$$ movies that your still watching because you want to know how it ends....... then your let down . I'll try not to do that to ya
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haha, no let downs here, its coming out nice.
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Old 02-21-2011, 01:18 AM
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Day 248:

Today marks the end of an eventful and tiresome weekend. I have put the maro through a lot in the past three days. and I think she has recovered quite nicely. Here are the record of events (with pics, for the special people!):

Day 245 & 246:

Well its tax time of course and the first order of business is the transmission. Thrusday night I pulled the transmission out. Friday I took vacation and bought a used transmission (38000 mi). It took me and a friend all night to put it in. Also with the trans, I put in a new clutch and bought an alum drive shaft while I was at it. I think when Tremic bought borg & warner is when these trans quit having problems. Tremic, this trans IS! Anyway, I am so happy to have a properly working transmission.
I came home late and found on my door step a surprise! I received a STB and a CAI. Complements of Colin (savagecamaro96).







Day 247:

Saturday, I started the day off by giving her a much needed bath.





After the wash, I finished the the paint and clear. I think I got a good match but I'll have to wait till I get the clear coat smooth again to know for sure.







I painted into the night and got the last coat of clear on.

I even painted the CAI.




And got the STB & CAI installed.




I couldn't tell what shape my paint skills were until the morning.

Day 248:

I got up this morning sorta dreading what I might see in the daylight I think it turned ok. maybe it will match better after i color sand it.







I took it for a spin today. let me tell you OMG that STB really made a difference...... Its almost ready for G15.. almost!!
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Old 02-21-2011, 01:28 AM
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nice progress bro! keep us updated. this is by far one of my favorite threads!!!
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wow, I think Im jealous, aluminum driveshaft tremic trans. Keep up the awesome work.
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That car is coming along nice, its looking good.
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nice progress bro! keep us updated. this is by far one of my favorite threads!!!
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wow, I think Im jealous, aluminum driveshaft tremic trans. Keep up the awesome work.
OH don't be jealous. I got lucky. They give me a 3.4 trans first. i said whoa, let me come look at your racks. I practically said gimme that one. This guy was reasonable on his prices too. trans 350 and drive shaft 100. yeah bouy !!!!

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That car is coming along nice, its looking good.
Thanks, I hope to get the rest of it looking better too. I still got a couple months till G15. I believe thats all the performance stuff for now. Gotta focus on the interior and the details. and still got a few maintence things to patch up too......... just realized i gotz more work to do
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Well i'm sad to say the paint isn't quite as close as I would like. the (5) 8oz cans from autozone its enough to get the full coat of paint that it needs. I did some buffing and got it to shine a little. But I'm almost inclined to get me a sprayer and some paint from auto body supply and repaint the doors and fender as well as paint the front cap.




Also I received my replacement fitting for my heater Hoses. Complements for V6fixit.com. (which is a recently new member here at V6F-body.com) Now I can make it look right. And let me tell you. that STB make the car feel good, but it make a PITA to work on in those tight spaces.

Now to get that engine bay clean.

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Day 261:

I have some bad news. My radiator leaked all the coolant from the system and I didn't know it. I drove about five miles and realized the temp gauge hasn't moved. As i got off the highway my valves started chattering. I blew a head gasket and my radiator has a huge leak on the seal in the ends. Looks like i'll be pulling the motor again, tearing down the motor and get the heads reworked. This will give me a chance to clean the motor and engine bay. maybe i'll find a deal on some goodies while i'm at it.

Here it is me putting a new radiator in. shortly after the disaster.
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