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Old 04-28-2014, 04:16 AM
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Nice upgrades!
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Old 04-28-2014, 05:14 AM
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Originally Posted by TheYellaBrick View Post
Gotta woody, dude !
Too much information DD!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 05-12-2014, 06:52 AM
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I got the front Strano sway bar installed and it makes a hell of a difference! I am still waiting to get the bushing brackets for the rear Strano bar then take the car to work for the UMI subframe connector install
Stock front bar still in place and the GM tag still on it


Strano vs stock
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Strano in place, hardest part was that left rubber splash shield and the metal plate that bolts to the sway bar bushing mount on the drivers side.


Slowly starting to handle the way these cars should have came from the factory
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Old 05-13-2014, 07:09 PM
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Do I see an auto cross or two in the near future ?! Maybe the Ultimate Street Car Challenge ?
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Old 05-14-2014, 05:58 AM
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Originally Posted by TheYellaBrick View Post
Do I see an auto cross or two in the near future ?! Maybe the Ultimate Street Car Challenge ?
I might...
There are a few clubs in the area and I have always wanted to try it. I know there is a nice road course up in Joliet that they have open track days on. I have never had a car that handles like this before. Most of my previous toys were mostly setup to just go like hell in a straight line.
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Dropped Betty off at a local guys house Friday that does some detail work on the side. He uses a product called Opti Coat http://opti-coat.com/ its a ceramic clear coat that is permanent. It is like a protective shell for the paint about 2 microns thick when applied, that's 100 times thicker than any wax or sealant. It does not wear out over time and beads water like Teflon. Its pretty cool shit, about $400 for an application and that does not include if you need the paint buffed or corrected before its applied. I had it put on the wifes Sportage right after we bought it, 1 3/4 year later it still looks great and water just repels like it did when first applied after 2 winters of driving.
Heres how Betty looked after about 5 hours of paint correction and then the Opti Coat applied.



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Old 05-21-2014, 07:55 AM
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I'm not a big fan of black wheels on just any car, but they are really sharp on this one.

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Slap a number on it and let's go racin' !!
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