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That's "wings", by the way (not sings). And in case anyone wonders about the "new convert" subject... I always drove the boxy ones daily. I never really thought to buy one of these LT1 cars. What an idiot I was.

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Hey Adam welcome to the forum. Your pics didn't come up in your other posts. Try using the edit feature and fixing the two other posts. Where in NY are ya?
 
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Funny, I can see 'em in both of the posts (didn't mean to do it that way). I'm in Hyde Park.

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Glad to see you here, Adam. Your pic isn't working, so I took the liberty....

 
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Very nice Adam. I like it. Are you gona mod it. Or leave her alone?
 
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Pretty. Don't you just love seeing them sitting there stock and so innocent like, not knowing how much modding might happen to them?
 
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Purty car... DCM looks good on any B ... er D-Body. :cool: Congrats on the purchase!
 
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Thanks Fred.... I don't know what I did wrong, but anyway, she'll stay stock for now. After I get a pesky water leak fixed, I'll probalby upgrade the ignition and intake, get rid of the godawful "first base/home plate" stuff, then after the winter, I think a set of SS springs with some nice five spokes would be in order.
 
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Um, would this water leak happen to be in the trunk?
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No. I've read of issues with that. Mine is coming from a seam in the cowl area.
 
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the digital camera did justice to the dcm <borat accent> i like </borat accent> :D

You would be surprised what a set of gears and a tune will do to make that boat move. I just finished getting my 9c1 with atrociously high gears out of the shop and i swear the fwb whips its arse off the line.
 
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<borat voice> the color I like!!! How much??? <borat voice>
 
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I got her for a great price... $4800. These cars are amazing. This is my 15th Caddy, and by far my favorite as a driver. I'd like to do some mild mods to increase the get up and go (not that it really needs it), for now, a set of snows for winter driving and some new shocks will have to do.
 
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Sweet car! Do a search on "drip hose" for more info drip hose mod this is the most common water leak 99% of the time. On mine the elbow fell off and all of that water was coming right in. If that's not the problem it couild be a seam leak. I had a bad seam leak on my S-10 Xtreme with a large gap in the sheet metal in the passenger side door jam. So anything posible.
 
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Thanks for the compliments, everyone. My leak is similar to your Extreme, wheelz. It was in a cowl seam, but that drip hose mod looks like a good idea, just the same! On another note... am I the only guy who still wants to use whitewalls? I'll join the crowd and go for some nice rims and lower profile tires come spring, but for now I'd like to keep the white stripes. Where do you find snow tires for these with a white stripe?
 
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No, I have wire wheels with white walls on mine. I too plan on up grading to an 18" wheel package come spring along with some low profile tires. I will probable keep the wires and white walls (235/75/15) for winter.

When I figure out how to download pics, I'll attach.
 
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I seem to have problems with adding photos as well. How do the 235/75/15's fit? Any problems with them being taller?

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These cars still look great with OEM-like whitewalls--to some, it's the only way to have it. There are still quite a few all season choices, but I'm not too sure if anyone makes a winter specific whitewall in this size. They're mostly all just blackwalls.

Are winter treads really a necessity where you live?

As for the other question, 235-75's usually fit fine, they're just a bit taller so they throw the speedo off just a tad. That's what they used on limo's and other fleet models from time to time, so it's a fairly common thing. No real reason to change to that, though, unless you absolutely can't find tires in the stock size.

[ 11-28-2006, 10:50 PM: Message edited by: caddyguy109 ]
 
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The 235/75/15 fit ok, there sure is a lot of tire scrub and body lean with this size. I should have went with the 70 series instead.
 
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