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Old 02-02-2017, 07:59 AM   #41
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Dammit Sam you have so much stuff I want lol
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Um, I'm sorry? (not sorry)

A few new things coming shortly. Not mega dollar stuff either. Stay tuned.
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Dammit Sam you have so much stuff I want lol
Just takes money lol
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Old 02-03-2017, 03:27 PM   #44
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No pictures today. But here is today's update:

I'm an Autopower dealer. Have been for years. Race Roll bar headed in for the car.

When it goes in, rear seat is coming out.

I'm an Improved Racing dealer. Full Mocal Oil cooler setup headed my way along with the oil pan baffles. Don't need to blowing any stuff up and this car will see a lot of track time.

Finalizing the "new parts" we are working on. One should be ready to debut to the public and ready to take some orders next week... I hope.
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Just takes money lol
And he'll continue to do so! I need to order my sway bars at some point.
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Well, if you are gonna spend it, best to do with a small business who likes these cars and happens to have a pretty good track record knowing how to make them drive well, right?

In all seriousness. Thank you all for your support, and it's a big reason I bought another one so I could keep on doing new parts and running one of these 4th gens. I kinda missed it and in a lot of ways find it more fun to thrash than the Z06.
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Well, if you are gonna spend it, best to do with a small business who likes these cars and happens to have a pretty good track record knowing how to make them drive well, right?

In all seriousness. Thank you all for your support, and it's a big reason I bought another one so I could keep on doing new parts and running one of these 4th gens. I kinda missed it and in a lot of ways find it more fun to thrash than the Z06.
My suspension and brake needs will be fulfilled by you Mr. Strano!
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Standing by for more pics.

I assume you have an idea what specs are needed for a set of 18x10's all around, and still clear BBK's
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The suspense is killing me
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Standing by for more pics.

I assume you have an idea what specs are needed for a set of 18x10's all around, and still clear BBK's
Uh, sure. The wheels are critical in that. If a wheel spoke design is very flat in on the back, you'd need an offset that pushes the wheel way out which clearly affects fit.

For instance, I have two sets of wheels, one 9" and one 11" that need spacers to fit over my Wilwood calipers. But I have 9.5" and 11" wheels that clear by miles. And the offsets are very similar on the 11's, it's all about the spoke design.

I can help you with wheels that clear big brakes. And I also have a variety of nice hubcentric spacers as well if you love your wheels. We can figure out what you need and what will work (or not).
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What suspense?
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What do you offer in terms of hubcentric spacer thicknesses? I didn't see any on your site.
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What suspense?
You can't just mention new parts and leave a brotha hanging. It's downright inhumane
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You can't just mention new parts and leave a brotha hanging. It's downright inhumane
Ahhh. Soon. Very soon.
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What do you offer in terms of hubcentric spacer thicknesses? I didn't see any on your site.
That's because there are more than a few. I have H&R and Eibach. Also Billet Specialties, AllStar Performance, Wilwood, Baer... and well there are more. Really I start with the thickness you need, and work from there.
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Yes to all of this

I've got a black 2000 SS hardtop and you've sold me. I definitely can't drive like you, but I sure will buy your parts! lol
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Today's update:

As you should know, I hope, I am a Forgestar dealer. I got my new set of wheels in for the Camaro today.

Here they are out of the box, Matte Black.


Excuse the pieces parts on the lift, working on two other projects.


And with a 315 BFG Rival S mounted up on with the Strano Performance Parts Wilwood caliper/brake kit (with lots of room to spare no spacer needed... these clear big brakes by a mile).
Sam, those look pretty good. Any side shot and full on shots. Also, are you able to get the CF5's. Thinking about those in gray to go with my NBM SS.

Thanks.
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CF5 in Gunmetal on a 4th gen? Oh, you mean like this????



That's my car, and those are another set of wheels I have (they happen to be for my Corvette but I borrowed them for a track day last fall).
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Once the weather breaks and the car can be out and about I am sure you will see more and more photo's.

Here's one of my friend Karl Bender's Pontiac in NBM on Gunmetal CF5's.

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Yep, like the ones on your friends TA, the concave style. I saw them on this thread on a camaro.

https://ls1tech.com/forums/wheels-ti...-wheels-2.html

Is that something you can do? Do you do wheel and tire set ups or just wheels?

Thanks Sam. I've using some of your stuff for a long time, I had your springs back in 09...wish I still had them. I have BMR's now and not too impressed.
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