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2 Weeks Ago 07:22 AM
04palaSS Unfortunately yesterday was the day I'm counting the days until spring!





2 Weeks Ago 06:27 AM
retiredpauly Kinda like having to put the family pet down once a year.

3 Weeks Ago 10:50 AM
04palaSS Not looking forward to winter storage

08-25-2019 02:54 PM
04palaSS Updates! I can't remember which thread I mentioned it in but here is what happened with the base 2005 parts car I got. It was rust free in the areas I needed. It had roughly 250k miles with a bad trans. Some parts went to another SS I have and here is what is going on this car.

For awhile the rear of the trunk floor has not been perfect. I POR 15'd it a couple years ago. What happened was a previous owner spilt a bag of what looked to be softer salt in the rear and it trickled down to the rear part of the floor. It sat like that for years and eventllly make the metal soft. Now its not totally rotted out but its not up to the standards i'd like it to be for this car.

Here is the car being prepped to get cut up







Now I cut way more than I needed but I would rather have too much than not enough



It did have some surface rust so I sand blasted it





Then hit it with some primer





Now I'm not positive when I will actually dig into this but we will see.
07-23-2019 07:35 AM
04palaSS Just love how this thing has come out

07-08-2019 03:01 PM
04palaSS I love the stance of this thing so much

06-03-2019 06:29 AM
04palaSS I got some things done over the weekend, I installed poly engine mounts from intense racing. Defiantly make a big difference and not much more vibration from what I can tell.



I also installed a new fuel pump, the old one was a bit weak and with 270k miles she was due. (sorry no pics of this). But here are some photos I took the other night



05-07-2019 01:27 PM
retiredpauly Its purdy
05-06-2019 07:32 AM
04palaSS Got the first wax in 2 years this weekend!

04-26-2019 10:03 AM
04Imp38 Thanks for all the updates. Keep it up!!
04-26-2019 09:07 AM
04palaSS Minor update, after I put in my rear strut brace the carpet didn't fit correctly which was driving me nuts so I trimmed it and re glued it down.

Before (sorry for the terrible picture)





After all trimmed and glued



04-24-2019 11:02 AM
04palaSS
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Originally Posted by Joes74challenger View Post
i'm awaiting your input on the foam cannon. i bought a power washer and left out buying the foam cannon. i wasn't sure if it made washing the car any easier or not for the extra money they cost.
Funny you ask that, while it looks cool and may be nice for a dusty vehicle or something to be honest I don't see myself using it all that much. It uses ALOT of soap and I don't see any real added benefit over a regular proper hand/bucket wash.



But I did finally find a tire shine I really like. It lasted a week and a half and it was raining for a few of those days.

04-23-2019 08:41 AM
Joes74challenger i'm awaiting your input on the foam cannon. i bought a power washer and left out buying the foam cannon. i wasn't sure if it made washing the car any easier or not for the extra money they cost.
04-22-2019 08:51 AM
04palaSS Beautiful weekend, went to a car meet. I also got a foam cannon I will use later this week. I love how this car is set up and looks now. I am very pleased.

04-08-2019 03:43 PM
04palaSS Got it aligned again after re adjusting the coils for the 19"s. This thing sits perfect

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