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07-17-2019, 07:34 AM
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Posted By blackandgold

I think those actually pop off without too much...

I think those actually pop off without too much trouble, but I could be wrong. The thing I keep getting worried about is how brittle the plastics are getting when I go to remove them.



Ain't...
07-11-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 939
Posted By blackandgold

So incase anyone stumbles on this, for my 1999...

So incase anyone stumbles on this, for my 1999 z28 there were 8ish hogrings on each of the back seat bottoms, but other than that you just need the general assortment of metric sockets and torx bits...
07-11-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 19,277
Posted By blackandgold

Yeah I'm keeping an eye on craigslist for a set...

Yeah I'm keeping an eye on craigslist for a set of clean seats to canabalize so hopefully something pops up. But the moves are work related, I'm an Ops Manager for a large tech company it's a great...
07-10-2019, 09:37 AM
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Views: 19,277
Posted By blackandgold

Thanks! I'm going to need to find some new foam...

Thanks! I'm going to need to find some new foam for the drivers seat and redo it I think. I love the garage it's 24x36 which is the biggest I could get while keeping my commute < 30min and 100% why...
07-06-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,277
Posted By blackandgold

There is nothing wrong with giving in to the mod...

There is nothing wrong with giving in to the mod bug. Good looking car!
07-04-2019, 08:20 PM
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Views: 19,277
Posted By blackandgold

So my seat covers came in from lethal interiors...

So my seat covers came in from lethal interiors and I finally got to do a mod that I've wanted to do for a long time. (I still need to take care of the door panels and headliner)
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07-01-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 939
Posted By blackandgold

New seat covers, what tools?

After close to 4 months my new seat covers showed up from Lethal interiors and I'm planning on spending the 4th installing them because freedom? I've never done any upholstery work in my life, but...
06-12-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,243
Posted By blackandgold

I’ve got a d1 not an f series, but other than at...

I’ve got a d1 not an f series, but other than at idle it’s drown out by the full kooks exhaust :dark:
06-12-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,654
Posted By blackandgold

I'm not crazy about "Cutting of the wiper cowl is...

I'm not crazy about "Cutting of the wiper cowl is required. Depending on current engine height, possible relocation of passenger wiper arm might be necessary. Cutting of the hood or acquiring a cowl...
06-10-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,922
Posted By blackandgold

I'm a big sloppy mechanics fan because I love...

I'm a big sloppy mechanics fan because I love watching people push 15 year old OE engines to stupid high performance numbers. If I were going to pay for a shop to build me an engine it'd get lots of...
05-21-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,997
Posted By blackandgold

Still running the stock valvesprings, pushrods,...

Still running the stock valvesprings, pushrods, lifters etc in my 150k LS1 on 9psi #yolo
05-21-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,485
Posted By blackandgold

The bottom line is my boost, it's a WOT pull....

The bottom line is my boost, it's a WOT pull. Personally I like the smooth delivery since the car is on street tires 99.99% of the time, but my preference isn't everyone's
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05-20-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,485
Posted By blackandgold

I'm pretty happy with my D1SC, but with a single...

I'm pretty happy with my D1SC, but with a single 255lph pump I'm pretty much tapped out on 9psi and ~480rwhp (mustang dyno)
05-03-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,997
Posted By blackandgold

I think we will have pretty similar setups once...

I think we will have pretty similar setups once you're done. The advice in here is sound, if I could do it over again I would have gone way way overkill on fueling. I peak at 9lbs of boost at...
05-02-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By blackandgold

Honestly having dealt with a crappy tuner all...

Honestly having dealt with a crappy tuner all last summer the only advice I can give you is take it to a good tuner with a good rep as soon as you can. It's probably going to cost a bit, but it'll...
04-19-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By blackandgold

+1 talk to Strano. The Strano/UMI/Afco coilovers...

+1 talk to Strano. The Strano/UMI/Afco coilovers could be a good option here.
04-19-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 741
Posted By blackandgold

Agreed you're probably SOL, but I would try at...

Agreed you're probably SOL, but I would try at least talking to them face to face. Bring all of your paper work and be as organized as possible (pictures, written docs from the sale, written docs...
04-09-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By blackandgold

Of the 2 I'd pick JBL. I have a bose soundlink...

Of the 2 I'd pick JBL. I have a bose soundlink in my garage that I leave in there and it's been great.
04-09-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,590
Posted By blackandgold

I traded my 4th gen firebird v6 for a 5th gen 2ss...

I traded my 4th gen firebird v6 for a 5th gen 2ss that I drove for about a year. I'd be willing to bet you'll be back.
04-05-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 827
Posted By blackandgold

How thin is thin? You could pressurize it with...

How thin is thin? You could pressurize it with an air compressor before running it. I would vote to stick with a plastic one for low down power unless you're going to throw down on a frankenstein...
04-05-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 696
Posted By blackandgold

That doesn't look too bad, does your head unit...

That doesn't look too bad, does your head unit have android auto / apple carplay?
04-04-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 639
Posted By blackandgold

How much power you trying to push? Based on...

How much power you trying to push? Based on others's experience you'll probably be fine, FWIW I'm not sweating the ~500whp my car is making on an ls1 with gen 3 rods.
03-29-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By blackandgold

That looks like it would probably do the trick,...

That looks like it would probably do the trick, and it's another reason to buy a nice shopvac this year.



I think some of the aftermarket ones probably fit fine, I just have trouble replacing...
03-27-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By blackandgold

Best carpet cleaning technique / product

I'm finally making some more heavy handed interior updates! I have seat covers coming from lethal interiors, floor mats from lloyds and a headliner from somewhere. But that brings me to my carpet,...
03-23-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,205
Posted By blackandgold

I don't like leaving things like this open ended....

I don't like leaving things like this open ended. I took the car to MotorCity speed to swap to an 8-rib pulley up the boost and retune. No sensors had to be replaced, the fuel system was fine and...
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