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Alright. I've seen this type of thread as a sticky on other forums basically just there to make small talk about small upgrades, customizations, or whathaveyou. I'll start it off and we'll see where it goes.

This weekend I managed, with the help of a Hoosier INC brother (BuiltBySparky on here) swapping all of my stock springs and shocks for stock SS springs and Monroe HD shocks. All in all, the swap wasn't too bad. I'm definitely loving the less "floaty" ride. The SS springs were a great choice because they still maintain a very nice, yet controlled ride.
 

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Just bought some stuff off amazon. Will install tomorrow when they get here.
Gates K060935RB Blue Racing Micro-V Belt
MSD blue Ignition 3183 Heli-Core Spark Plug Wire Set

Amazon always has great prices :D
 

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Changed the lifters, installed / set 1.6 roller tip rockers, painted the valve covers.
Changed the tune so it stays in gear to red line, (so I can beat it
on the Dyno again) :) and Installed resonators (still didn't put the H-pipe
in yet, ogh well ...
 

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I installed my tow hitch receiver on my new caprice..





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How'd it run?
Besides the white smoke and the exhaust leak from parking it slammed in the garage on carpet really well.I'm going to have the exhaust re-done I don't want the glass packs anymore but I learned my lesson not to park in the garage and slam it after I just finished driving it.
 

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Besides the white smoke and the exhaust leak from parking it slammed in the garage on carpet really well.I'm going to have the exhaust re-done I don't want the glass packs anymore but I learned my lesson not to park in the garage and slam it after I just finished driving it.
Not bad for letting it sit for 3 years. I hate letting mine sit, but I do it all the time. It hasn't sat for quite that long, but it did sit for almost 2 years. Mine fired right up without issue when I started it. I do have the battery on a tender and I'd occasionally start it. I guess it wasn't too surprising I didn't have any issues with it starting, but letting it sit caused my shocks to leak all the oil, at least that's what I'm attributing the bad shocks to. The car has only 43k on it. It shouldn't have been caused by wear and tear.

On topic, I demoed my system in there today for my brother-in-law.
 

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Drove it until the low fuel light came on. I have had it for over a year, but I have never seen the light come on except for with the key turned without starting it. I assumed that it didn't work correctly since it goes so far pass the F when I fill it up. Looking back at some old receipts I realize that I still have 6-8 gallons in the tank when I usually fill up.
 

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drop gas tank put it all back together then i thought i lost a socket in there it again then i saw i never lost the danm socket lol so i had to put it back on again
 

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Yesterday I swapped all the steering components with the exception of the steering box and pitman arm with the help of a few fellow Hoosier INC members. I aligned it with a trusty 2x4. It came out pretty good all in all. The steering wheel is turned slightly to the left but it tracks straight and is stable at highway speeds. I'll get under there one of these days to straighten out the wheel.
 

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