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 Pics of my new Z28

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PostSubject: Pics of my new Z28   Sat Apr 10, 2010 2:02 pm







Don't ask me about the exhaust, cuz right now, I just don't know Shocked




Whatcha think?
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PostSubject: Re: Pics of my new Z28   Sat Apr 10, 2010 4:08 pm

Know how I know you're gay? Wink

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PostSubject: Re: Pics of my new Z28   Sat Apr 10, 2010 4:38 pm

toomanytoyz wrote:
Know how I know you're gay? Wink


LOL, bill.
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PostSubject: Re: Pics of my new Z28   Sat Apr 10, 2010 6:21 pm

Wow , that looks good for the miles it has. But the gay-ass top man! When ya get the new tranny , just flip'em mo fo's off as you blow by!
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PostSubject: Re: Pics of my new Z28   Sat Apr 10, 2010 8:10 pm

It I were you I'd get round headlights.

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PostSubject: Re: Pics of my new Z28   Sat Apr 10, 2010 10:17 pm

Ha thanks for the compliments/gay jokes guys Razz

Yeah, would like to get a nice tranny in there, with a nice edge converter...this mod shit never ends. Doh!

Jim, those your headlights? How much do those go for? I certainly do like them.
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PostSubject: Re: Pics of my new Z28   Sat Apr 10, 2010 11:14 pm

About $65 each for the lights. I got them from Amazon. Every once in a while they have a special and give you a $30 credit if you sign up for their credit card and spend $100. I got one and so did my wife.

I made a bracket that mounts about 1/2" behind the stock assembly.



If I were you I'd get some Vette wheels. Smile







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PostSubject: Re: Pics of my new Z28   Sun Apr 11, 2010 10:16 am

JRS9C1 wrote:
Ha thanks for the compliments/gay jokes guys Razz

Yeah, would like to get a nice tranny in there, with a nice edge converter...this mod shit never ends. Doh!

Jim, those your headlights? How much do those go for? I certainly do like them.

stay away from Edge, get a yank
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PostSubject: Re: Pics of my new Z28   Sun Apr 11, 2010 3:20 pm

mean ss wrote:
JRS9C1 wrote:
Ha thanks for the compliments/gay jokes guys Razz

Yeah, would like to get a nice tranny in there, with a nice edge converter...this mod shit never ends. Doh!

Jim, those your headlights? How much do those go for? I certainly do like them.

stay away from Edge, get a yank

I would get a yank if I could find a nice used unit. Other than that, too much money for me. I'm trying to stay "budget"
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PostSubject: Re: Pics of my new Z28   Sun Apr 11, 2010 3:28 pm

how many transmission are you willing to kill with a cheap Edge converter?
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PostSubject: Re: Pics of my new Z28   Sun Apr 11, 2010 3:49 pm

mean ss wrote:
how many transmission are you willing to kill with a cheap Edge converter?

http://www.ls1tech.com/forums/automatic-transmission/862534-torque-converter-education.html
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PostSubject: Re: Pics of my new Z28   Sun Apr 11, 2010 5:26 pm

mean ss wrote:
how many transmission are you willing to kill with a cheap Edge converter?

I didn't see where they said edge was bad? Do you think the quality of Edge is just as bad as TCI? If so, then I just might spend the extra couple hundred to do things right.


Could I get a used yank such as this, get it cleaned and restalled, and put it in my car?

http://houston.craigslist.org/pts/1681141502.html
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PostSubject: Re: Pics of my new Z28   Sun Apr 11, 2010 6:12 pm

those pictures look the same as my Edge converter on the outside.
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PostSubject: Re: Pics of my new Z28   Sun Apr 11, 2010 6:24 pm

my Edge cost $90 just to ship back and forth, if you have to put $200 into it I would just get a new one.
I got a new 3200 yank last year for $725 shipped That I don't dare use yet until I have my trans gone thru
because of all the brass I'm seeing in my filter
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PostSubject: Re: Pics of my new Z28   Sun Apr 11, 2010 7:49 pm

mean ss wrote:
those pictures look the same as my Edge converter on the outside.

This is true, I also know for a fact that Yank is more efficient in the top end than Yank. so it would not surprise me to see a clutch from a cavalier in there.

So you think I should buy new one instead of buying used and getting cut, clean, and restalled?
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PostSubject: Re: Pics of my new Z28   Sun Apr 11, 2010 9:36 pm

This is what my "Edge" did to my flywheel. Oh did I mention my level III IS FAILING!



I did not think my edge was that "cheap" , thinking a lot differently now.
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PostSubject: Re: Pics of my new Z28   Sun Apr 11, 2010 10:14 pm

JRS9C1 wrote:
mean ss wrote:
how many transmission are you willing to kill with a cheap Edge converter?

I didn't see where they said edge was bad? Do you think the quality of Edge is just as bad as TCI? If so, then I just might spend the extra couple hundred to do things right.


Could I get a used yank such as this, get it cleaned and restalled, and put it in my car?

http://houston.craigslist.org/pts/1681141502.html
are you putting it on a rebuilt trans? if not you might be able to use it as is
http://www.converter.cc/converters/street/GM/index.html
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PostSubject: Re: Pics of my new Z28   Sun Apr 11, 2010 10:20 pm

Tomz9C1 wrote:
This is what my "Edge" did to my flywheel. Oh did I mention my level III IS FAILING!
I did not think my edge was that "cheap" , thinking a lot differently now.
stock flexplates do crack but I did notice mine has a slight wobble, do you have any brass showing in your
fluid ? the only brass in a transmission is in the converters.my Edge has killed 3 transmissions,did Shane tell you he does not like them?
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PostSubject: Re: Pics of my new Z28   Sun Apr 11, 2010 11:10 pm

I did tell him, and he did not inform me of the Edge being a cheap converter. I know now!
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