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Hey guys, I finally got my CPT level 2 tranny with converter and my tubular manifolds from clear image installed! By the way, installing those manifolds sucked ass! Overall I am very pleased with all of my new mods. I drove my car about 40 miles when I just couldn't help but put my foot into it. Nothing like leaving a 5 foot squirley going into 2nd gear, very nice! Here are some pics-

http://www.cardomain.com/ride/795905
 
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Congrats!!!

Our cars are so alike.. nuts!

FYI, you can take out the whole airpump, that sucker actually has some weight.

Don't forget to tighten those header bolts after couple of warm/cool cycles.
 
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that looks good, the undercarriege is clean too, nice, that's how all the cars should look.
 
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Very nice did u do the K&N intake yourself was it easy to do. That black on black color looks sweet
 
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Originally posted by bigjohn6886:
Very nice did u do the K&N intake yourself was it easy to do. That black on black color looks sweet
K&N FIPK takes about 30 minutes to install tops. Very easy, get the 1LE elbow so you don't have to do the hockey puck plug.
 
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Thanks guys. I just finished the retightening of my bolts, and they did loosen up a bit since last night. I did put the K&N filter on it myself, and it was pretty basic stuff and took about 35 minutes. Very nice mod tho! I can't get over the whole 2nd gear tire spinning, very funny! Thanks again guys!!!
 
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Clean ride Chris. I love that "Ice Storm in Atlanta". I bet the commuters were flinging themselves airborne off Spaghetti Junction that day, eh?
 
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Very cool! Your reaction actually sounds EXACTLY like after a member on the other Cadillac board had a new CPT-2 installed and he couldn't believe how 1) better it shifted, and 2) how it would just lay tracks afterwards.

Same with the headers--great stuff, and I wish I had them :cool:
 
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Thanks again guys! And as for that ice storm we had a while back, people were not throwing themselves off spaghetti junction at all. When we get the news of possible ice the night before, everybody buys milk and bread and locks themselves in there house. There probabley wasn't any moving cars in the whole state of Georgia! Im originally from Cleveland Ohio, so when I see this kind of stuff it just makes me laugh!
 
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Freakin Cardomain won';t load for me now!!! But I'm it looks good. I would check those header bolts again tonight or tomorrow and retighten them... Do you still have the factory cats? If you do get rid of them altogether or get some high flow cats...
 
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I did tighten the bolts after I drove it a couple of times, I will probabley tighten them again tomorrow just to be sure. When I had my cats out, I just gutted them and put them back on the car, that way it looks like I have cats but really it's just a hollowed out pipe, shhhhhh!!! I do have a tiny leak from where the EGR line connects to the header. I will take care of that this weekend hopefully, but it's not so bad. My car now smells like an old redneck car, but im lovin it so much! I am thinking about getting some new mufflers that are loud and abnoxious but still gives me some back pressure. The glasspacks I have now are just a see through pipe and I need something with chambers. Any ideas? Flows,Borla,Magnaflow,Dynotech???
 
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have fun, and enjoy. BTW nice dealer it looks like real clean.
 
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Originally posted by chris joyce:
Thanks again guys! And as for that ice storm we had a while back, people were not throwing themselves off spaghetti junction at all. When we get the news of possible ice the night before, everybody buys milk and bread and locks themselves in there house. There probabley wasn't any moving cars in the whole state of Georgia! Im originally from Cleveland Ohio, so when I see this kind of stuff it just makes me laugh!
They've DEFINITELY learned a bit in the past decade then. It was the Fall of '97 and all the plant monitors were on the news showing cars sliding and flying from morning frost during regular commute. We just laughed. With early shift start we beat the rush, the congestion and the nuts!

Hey, a tech question about 2nd chirp. Does the Trac. Control do a brief hiccup with that, or have you disabled it and gone with a posi of some sort?
 
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If you want loud, do not go Borla. I went with Borla because it was one of the "quiet" aftermarket systems and it was all stainless with a lifetime warranty.
 
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The tracion light stays on for a second or two when going into second, unless I turn it off. Im about to order the Eaton posi and 3.73's, wounder what will happen then? :D
 
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Thanks for the muffler info "Lelo" I think im leaning towards flowmaster or magnaflow now, but im not sure as of yet. Thanks buddy!!!
 
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Okay I got to see the cardomain pics now... Man! your car is nice underneath.. And it is a nice dealership too...
 
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Thanks guys! My dealership is in the middle of Atlanta and we always try to keep it looking good for the high status people. AKA: Rappers/Football players/Base Ball players/ETC.
MTV came to my work last week to film that show sweet 16 for some football players daughter. Im not sure when it will air tho? Anyways, thanks so much and I will try and post some more pics of some "hidden" mods up my sleeves! :D
 
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