Budget Build Twin Turbo LT1

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  1. hoppin5478

    hoppin5478 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Installed the front marker lights and cleaned it up a little.

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  2. Da-bigguy

    Da-bigguy Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    That looks really sharp!!
     
  3. hoppin5478

    hoppin5478 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Thanks! I wasn't sure about going yellow but I'm happy I did. It was originally my dads car and his plan was always to paint it yellow. I figured I'd follow through so he could see it and I couldn't be happier.
     
  4. Turbo70Camaro

    Turbo70Camaro Veteran Member Gold Member

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    Looks good man can I suggest a taller/beefier tire at least for the rear it kills the look a little for me, also please do not tint the windows really really dark in my opinion it doesn't look good on yellow cars and yes Arizona needs limo tint all around.......................
     
  5. hoppin5478

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    Finally ordered up water injection. It should add some added insurance and allow higher boost levels if I ever decide to take it to the track. Should've done it a long time ago as I know my brother has been itching to help me finish off the wiring.

    Here's a parts list.
    Summit Racing
    AVM-30-3015 AEM water/meth injection pump $134.06
    AVM-30-3012 AEM water/meth injector nozzle $87.67 (x2 for the twins)
    AVM-35-4500-20 AEM water/meth injection line 20ft $10.94
    Amazon
    9milelake Stainless Steel 200psi Pressure Transducer or Sender for Oil,air $23.95
    Legris 3008 56 11 Nylon & Nickel-Plated Brass Push-to-Connect Fitting, Branch Tee, 1/4" Tube OD x 1/8" NPT Female $4.87
     
  6. hoppin5478

    hoppin5478 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    I agree, the tire and wheel combo was one I had laying around off my 3rd gen. The tires were probably even a little small for the look it had going on. I'm still debating keeping the IROC style wheels or possibly looking for something with black centers to help compliment the black trim and then I'll invest in some new tires. Although the tint would cool it down I'm not tinting it. IMHO if you spend this much time working on something you want to be seen in it and I agree with you the lighter colored cars don't look as good tinted.
     
  7. hoppin5478

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    Got some work cut out for us this weekend. I'm planning on buttoning up the ac and starting the water injection install. Goodies started showing up....

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  8. Da-bigguy

    Da-bigguy Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    I will be doing mine in an original 1971 Yellow, Code 52 sunflower yellow. That is the colour my dad's car was and I really like it. I can still remember the day he brought home. It was parked under the streetlight and when I looked out at it, the streetlight made it look fluorescent green!! My first thought was 'Why would he buy a fluorescent green car??' but then I saw it in the daylight and I really loved it!
     
  9. hoppin5478

    hoppin5478 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    I debated going with the factory yellow that actually came on mine but is was just to close to the yellow on my dads GTO. From the beginning one of my big goals was having something I could take to the shows with him and I didn't want the colors to be to similar when they were parked together. My dads always had a thing for yellow cars and I have to admit its growing on me. We have a 17 hardtop Camaro at work that is really close in color to mine and I'm dying to get a picture of it next to mine.
     
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