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Forum: Exhaust
Yesterday, 03:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 951
Posted By Abubaca

Re: Dyno Don header gaskets

I'm not running DD's headers (although I DO have a set I have yet to install) ....but I AM running Remflex gaskets, and give them a big thumbs up!
06-14-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 26,951
Posted By Abubaca

Re: 17x9 IROC wheels coming from Hawks!!!

For what it's worth, Continental also offers a 285-40-17, which I had considered for no other reason then to finally.....after 20 years.....cram in every last inch (.5") that i can back there!!!!!!!!...
06-14-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 26,951
Posted By Abubaca

Re: 17x9 IROC wheels coming from Hawks!!!

Sweet baby jebus, THAT!!!!!!!! -is awesome! Good for you for doing that! Heck yeah! -now get 'em on the car!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Interior
06-14-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,096
Posted By Abubaca

Re: New seats from Lethal Interiors - Beechwood & Houndstooth

I paid $500 for installation of the covers on all 4 seats, "some" foam, and gluing and assembling of the door panels. Lethal provided the sewn material and backer board, but doors were unassembled....
06-13-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By Abubaca

Re: Cartoon Style

Sweet! ...couple more highlights and lowlights would really add to it.
06-13-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,417
Posted By Abubaca

Re: Be Careful With Registration in MA

Nice Corvette! -I'm shopping....well....about to be shopping for a c5Z. ....I agree on the undervalued prices, and one can only hope you buy, then they go up! LOL -and they will.
06-12-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,093
Posted By Abubaca

Re: Photo Shoot - 89 Iroc

Hey man! How your car coming along!? -Yes, I'd like to go but, my weekend of deck staining got rained out last weekend, and if it's gonna be clear, I'll probably be doing that.
Forum: Interior
06-11-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By Abubaca

Re: Rear hatch release

Just so I'm clear. Your concern is that if you can't open the hatch, you won't be able to access the pulldown motor, since your sub is essentially stuck back there, right? -The key should always...
06-11-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,093
Posted By Abubaca

Re: Photo Shoot - 89 Iroc

Thanks!!!!!!!!


Pretty sure it does, but I haven't dug that deep yet. I'll certainly look into that. I'm looking for another cool spot to shoot. Might grab a few of the guys and have a few cars...
06-10-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,093
Posted By Abubaca

Re: Photo Shoot - 89 Iroc

For what it's worth.....TGO on the left, Photoshop on the right. The saturation difference is night and day! -though not sure how well you can see it in this picture. Keep in mind the photoshop pic...
06-10-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,093
Posted By Abubaca

Re: Photo Shoot - 89 Iroc

That pic in color.
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thirdgen.org-vbulletin/864x500/img_0246_close_ea1aed4fbc1e01d9a93f270fc0d4be7670b25d94.jpg
06-10-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,093
Posted By Abubaca

Re: Photo Shoot - 89 Iroc

I'm shooting with an EOS Rebel T6. Right now all I'm using is the 18-50 kit lens. Sweet spot seems to be about 18-25 with a higher F Stop. as that's where most of my favorites are taken. I try to...
06-10-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,093
Posted By Abubaca

Re: Photo Shoot - 89 Iroc

Thank you!

That 2nd to last is one of my favorites too. -and yeah, the bokeh is on purpose! I struggle because I feel the camera isn't as sharp with the autofocus with the larger aperture, and my...
06-09-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,093
Posted By Abubaca

Re: Photo Shoot - 89 Iroc

A friend once said, with regard to my work "you're talented enough to know you're not a professional". It was meant kinda tongue in cheek but I really identify with it. I can pick apart every photo...
06-08-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,093
Posted By Abubaca

Re: Photo Shoot - 89 Iroc

Not sure where my text went. ?? ...anyhow:

So they're doing lots of these spray paint murals here in the downtown Greensboro area. VERY cool. AMAZING artists. This location is the "Red" Cinema....
06-08-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,093
Posted By Abubaca

Photo Shoot - 89 Iroc

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thirdgen.org-vbulletin/864x576/img_0202_5110b47f976bff279e11c2dd08b2baf157b7b560.jpg...
Forum: DFI and ECM
06-07-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 422
Posted By Abubaca

Re: aftermarket Ecm

I've been using the Holley for 2 years. Nothing but good things to say. Feel free to hit me up with any questions you might have.
06-05-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,465
Posted By Abubaca

Re: Is t56 really the best option??

I've been very happy with my TKO 600. In general only minimal problems, none of which I had. Did have to slightly relocate the shifter, but it was quite easy.
Forum: Interior
06-04-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,900
Posted By Abubaca

Re: Beechwood GTA Seats

Another vote for Lethal Interiors here.....although I don't know that it'd be less than $1000. Send her a quote request, she's very easy to deal with. While my seats are a bit different, they ARE...
Forum: Exhaust
05-31-2019, 07:02 PM
Forum: Interior
05-31-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,258
Posted By Abubaca

Re: Interior Color Thoughts

I'm a big fan of the tan! -but I get that most aren't. Hawk's normally has what you need, since they have tons of old parts cars. I bought my beechwood plastics from them. I always have my eyes open,...
Forum: Exhaust
05-31-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 960
Posted By Abubaca

Long tubes and clutch slave/clutch fork

Anyone have any experience with longtubes and a hydraulic slave cylinder interfering? I know every bell is slightly different, every set of headers is slightly different, and each thirdgen is...
Forum: Interior
05-31-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,096
Posted By Abubaca

Re: New seats from Lethal Interiors - Beechwood & Houndstooth

I did 99% of my communication with Princess (she is Lethal Interiors) via Facebook messenger. Just look up Lethal Interiors on Facebook. That being said you could always google it and just give her...
Forum: Interior
05-30-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,096
Posted By Abubaca

Re: New seats from Lethal Interiors - Beechwood & Houndstooth

LOL, All good man! - I appreciate the compliments, -and you checking out my car. Thanks.:burnout:
Forum: Electronics
05-30-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,161
Posted By Abubaca

Re: Electrical short apparently gone, but I didn't fix it. Thoughts?

It's main power comes directly from the battery. It's activated by the pink "hot" when cranking/ignition wire. Pink I think. -which of course comes from the under dash block.

I've driven it a bit...
Forum: Interior
05-29-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,096
Posted By Abubaca

Re: New seats from Lethal Interiors - Beechwood & Houndstooth

Headliner is just a factory repop from Hawk's, purchased many years ago. I priced out many options from Lethal, leather, vinyl, different insert materials, door panels, no door panels, etc. etc. ...
Forum: Interior
05-29-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,096
Posted By Abubaca

Re: New seats from Lethal Interiors - Beechwood & Houndstooth

Yeah, I was joking around about using plaid. ...couple people chimed in with other odd ideas including blue jean inserts, and I mighta made a few photoshops! ...someone DID mention houndstooth, and...
Forum: Interior
05-28-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,096
Posted By Abubaca

Re: New seats from Lethal Interiors - Beechwood & Houndstooth

Thanks guys!
...yes, new foam, and yes, a LOT more comfortable! Princess made the door panel fabric, and sent me the door card material. I patterned the door cards off my old ones and my upholstery...
Forum: Interior
05-27-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,096
Posted By Abubaca

Re: New seats from Lethal Interiors - Beechwood & Houndstooth

Thanks Vinny!
Lethal just makes the covers. I had them professionally installed. I can handle a wrench and torque specs, but stretching and cramming all the foam scared me! LOL
Forum: Interior
05-27-2019, 07:20 AM
Forum: Interior
05-26-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,096
Posted By Abubaca

Re: New seats from Lethal Interiors - Beechwood & Houndstooth

Thanks for the compliments guys!


You just showed your age! -cuz that's how we ALL did it in the 80's and 90s!!!!!!!!!!!! LOL :lmao:


Exactly what I was going for!:thumbsup:
Forum: Interior
05-26-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,096
Posted By Abubaca

New seats from Lethal Interiors - Beechwood & Houndstooth

So not too much to say that the pictures don't say for themselves. Wanted something that was pretty much stock, but not quite. I think I hit the mark. Thanks to Princess for another job well done....
05-26-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,243
Posted By Abubaca

Re: Clutch hydraulics. AN fittings/braided stainless line.

It had one. ....couldn't find where it bolted to, besides, the way I have my wiring routed kinda gets in the way, PLUS....the header extends out farther than the manifold. Even if I could've found a...
05-26-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,374
Posted By Abubaca

Re: Stock 5 speed

I agree with Granny's math, but the solution is to get the right transmission, not build your car around the existing one.
Forum: Electronics
05-26-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,161
Posted By Abubaca

Electrical short apparently gone, but I didn't fix it. Thoughts?

So I was having a problem where the accessory 20a fuse on the Holley HP ECU was blowing, cutting fuel and ignition. I was also seeing some odd oil gauge readings on the old cluster. Since I wired the...
Forum: TPI
05-26-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,332
Posted By Abubaca

Re: My TPI Breathe Build

Nice work Vinny! ....looks great too. Glad you're enjoying the performance! Got your text btw......had a graduation party for my stepson yesterday, was pretty busy!
05-26-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,243
Posted By Abubaca

Clutch hydraulics. AN fittings/braided stainless line.

Figured I'd post this as a reference.

I installed a new OE plastic clutch line a month ago, and during install it was about an inch from the header. At some point it musta moved, because I almost...
05-26-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,374
Posted By Abubaca

Re: Stock 5 speed

I ran my later design (world class) T5 behind my beefed up bolt on, cammed L98. It did fine, but I drive like a grandpa a lot of the time. No drag races, no slicks, minimal burnouts. Your's might...
05-20-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By Abubaca

Re: How to fix peeling decals?

Agree with Drew. ....you need genuine decals. I make decals (sign shop/vehicle wraps) for a living, and I bought high end decals from Phoenix Graphics instead of making them myself. It's a...
05-16-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 920
Posted By Abubaca

Re: Old school "survivor"

I like it. I wouldn't do that myself, but I like it.
05-11-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 97
Posted By Abubaca

Re: AN fittings / Braided clutch hose help

Found one.
Russell Part Number: 799-614704 ....or even better, Earl's PART# 924104ERL

...they're called adapters which is why I couldn't find 'em. Adapter sounds like NPT to AN or one size to...
05-11-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 97
Posted By Abubaca

AN fittings / Braided clutch hose help

OK, so I'm replacing the stock plastic clutch line that goes from the slave to the master. Old piece started leaking at the slave connection and noticed it was a little closer to the header than I...
05-11-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 668
Posted By Abubaca

Re: What's Your Favorite Year Camaro and Why?

With regard to the Fox body, I think both the Fox and (our) thirdgens defined the generation. I was a kid when they came out and got my license towards the end of their run. To this day I love them...
05-09-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 668
Posted By Abubaca

Re: What's Your Favorite Year Camaro and Why?

69 would be my overall favorite.
88/89 woulda be my second. -Wheels, minus the 90 dash and steering wheel.
Split bumper second gens would be a close third.
05-08-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 710
Posted By Abubaca

Re: 1986 Camaro with a 5.7L 350ci L98. -EPA Info

EPA said it was the engine/drivetrain combo, so not necessarily a specific car, and that GM option did NOT certify every car under a given certificate. -in other words, Firebird OR Camaro, but...
05-01-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 710
Posted By Abubaca

Re: 1986 Camaro with a 5.7L 350ci L98. -EPA Info

I agree with everything you said. Completely. ....that being said, I had assumed my inquiry would've provided firm proof of NOT existing. In fact it is possible. I still have no belief that any...
05-01-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 710
Posted By Abubaca

1986 Camaro with a 5.7L 350ci L98. -EPA Info

Soooo for many of us, the topic of a 1986 Model with a 350 has been an annoying topic that seems to come up on an almost weekly basis. I was under the impression that it would've been illegal for GM...
04-27-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,891
Posted By Abubaca

Re: OK, This has to be a rare GTA

I love the brown. I think it's awesome.
04-25-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 26,951
Posted By Abubaca

Re: 17x9 IROC wheels coming from Hawks!!!

THERE WEEEE GOOOO!
NICE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Looks awesome!!!!
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