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Old 12-22-2005, 09:25 PM   #1  
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<update> lots of pics from today from post #36 onwards

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I will be having the last of my "Mod Parties", before I move to Florida.

When? This coming Monday & Tuesday December 26th/27th 2005 (2 days)
Start time: 12noon.
Location: East Lyme, Connecticut (South East Shoreline close to the casinos)
PM me for the address & phone number if you need it


Mods : 1> Completely ripping the front of my LS1 down for the last time before it is sold to it's new owner. This is to fix a "walking cam retainer" that appears to have worked loose after the monster cam install this past July. So if you want to see a naked LS1, now is your chance.

Mods : 2> Change the rear coilover springs and set the car at it's final ride height. New wheels and tires are in-house and waiting for final alignment.

I also have about 40 other mods (big and small) to install but I will probably tackle them after my migration south.

I bought a 175,000BTU space heater so the garage will be nice and toasty - but it will be somewhat tight quarters because although it's a 2 car garage, the garage door will be closed.

So, if you don't mind the 'bonding' thing, come one and come all. All good and true souls are very welcome. Outside will be cold be we will be warm in the garage.

So far Connecticut and SGreen said they will come over and Chucks88 siad he might drop in. Bill (Curlee), hope you can come over after work to make sure your new engine is buttoned up tight

Please reply in the thread if you can make it.

Merry Christmas!!

Stephen


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EG,

Cant wait to see what the mod parties in FL bring...

Maybe I will catch up with you down there sometime. I am in FL a pretty good bit with work...


Merry Christmas!!! (But then again it seems like christmas year round for you )

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I'll be working. But can't wait for a Florida Mod Party. I still need to lower mine.
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We can hook you up with that in less than an hour
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Might need to have another mod party at the shop in another month or so. Turnout was great last time. Need more mods this time.
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I'll be working. But can't wait for a Florida Mod Party. I still need to lower mine.
I allready told you i'd lower it for you!! Want me to fix your oil pressure sensor at the same time?

Just bring it over, it won't take too long. Or I can come over there and give you a hand if need be.


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All,

I will be having the last of my "Mod Parties", before I move to Florida.

When? This coming Monday & Tuesday December 26th/27th 2005 (2 days)
Start time: 12noon.
Location: East Lyme, Connecticut (South East Shoreline close to the casinos)
PM me for the address & phone number if you need it


Mods : 1> Completely ripping the front of my LS1 down for the last time before it is sold to it's new owner. This is to fix a "walking cam retainer" that appears to have worked loose after the monster cam install this past July. So if you want to see a naked LS1, now is your chance.

Mods : 2> Change the rear coilover springs and set the car at it's final ride height. New wheels and tires are in-house and waiting for final alignment.

I also have about 40 other mods (big and small) to install but I will probably tackle them after my migration south.

I bought a 175,000BTU space heater so the garage will be nice and toasty - but it will be somewhat tight quarters because although it's a 2 car garage, the garage door will be closed.

So, if you don't mind the 'bonding' thing, come one and come all. All good and true souls are very welcome. Outside will be cold be we will be warm in the garage.

So far Connecticut and SGreen said they will come over and Chucks88 siad he might drop in. Bill (Curlee), hope you can come over after work to make sure your new engine is buttoned up tight

Please reply in the thread if you can make it.

Merry Christmas!!

Stephen
Damn, I feel almost sorry for the northerner's We've stolen a big source of mod parties, and moved them down here!! Woohoo..sorry guys, enjoy your last mod party!


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Im in! See you there!
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I will most likely be there. Do you need me to bring anything??

See you then!

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Damn, I feel almost sorry for the northerner's We've stolen a big source of mod parties, and moved them down here!! Woohoo..sorry guys, enjoy your last mod party!


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I like the idea of Eg being within driving distance soon!
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I will most likely be there. Do you need me to bring anything??

See you then!

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So, bill, what is it going to take to get you to move down here for mod days too?


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You guys suck...... J/K....You guys have all the cool Mod Parties going on,...and seems to be getting better all the time...

I guess I now know why 420,000 people moved to Florida this year...
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Congratulations on your fabulous mods, EG. Can't wait to see (pics) and hear about the new engine going into the heart of Sir Grond. Enjoy.
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I will most likely be there. Do you need me to bring anything??

See you then!

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Bill, if you have a monster torque wrench that goes to 150-200 or 250 ftlbs that would be good. The el cheapo one I have only goes to 100 ftlbs. Other than that, I can't think of anything else except bring yourself
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I'll see if I can borrow one. That reminds me. I will need to get that spanner wremch back.

What time do you need me there??

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I'll see if I can borrow one. That reminds me. I will need to get that spanner wremch back.

What time do you need me there??

Bill
Bill, I will call you. And I got a replacement spanner wrench from DRM
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