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Motaboata's 98 Z28

Post by motaboata on Thu Mar 31, 2011 11:17 am

Well as most of you know I just bought a 1998 Camaro z28. Here is some info about the car and will keep this thread updated as I go....
Listed is the pro's and con's of car... I bought the car knowing there was issues and I am ok with that.. Just listed what my personal preferences were on some items that I want changed and some stuff that needs to be done..


1998 Camaro Z28 (BB II)
T Tops
Gray Leather Interior
LS6 Intake Corvette Intake, Rails and Injectors
8 way KYB Adjustable
Line Lock
PaceSetter Long Tubes
Flow Master Catbacks
QTP 3 1/2" O/R Y Pipe
SLP LID
Aftermarket Lower Control Arms
Poly Bushings all of suspension
Z06 Wheels 17"
Wideband A/F Gauage
Tranny Temp
Performa Built Stage 2 w/ 3600 Stall
Tuned
Halo Headlights..... Getting Swapped ASAP
Baer Slotted and Drilled Rotors
Tinted Tails
Tinted Turn Signals



The Good
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Engine Runs Strong
T Tops Don't Leak
Leather in good condition


The Bad
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Front Tire has Sidewall Plug
Rear Hatch is missing chunk and leaks
Exhaust tips cut off...
No Radio
Rear Tires Bald
Tranny Needed to be warrantied...
Battery needed to be replaced....
Body Needs to be repainted ( To be perfect)
Headlights need to be replaced.
Passenger Window Covered in Glue from Tint

Fixed
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Replaced Battery
Replaced Rear Tires w/ M/T Street Drags
Purchased CD Player

Inprogess
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Redoing VHT on Tails with Clear and Wet Sanding
Installing Radio
Putting Stock Shifter Back On
Purchasing new rear hatch
Transmission being sent out for repair

Plans
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Fix Exhaust Tips
E Cut Out
Replacing Headlights for Stock 1's with HID's
LS2 Stroker...if all works out will have end of Feb
Retune
Delete Strobes
Change out switches that are for Line Lock and Strobes
Subframe Connectors
Strut Tower Bars F and R




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Re: Motaboata's 98 Z28

Post by motaboata on Thu Mar 31, 2011 11:17 am

**Update**

So CEL kept coming back on with new MAF from Junk Yard.. Went to Auto Zone and bought a reman from them... Works Mint....

Car has misfire replaced plugs and wires... The new e3 plugs and MSD super conductor wires...

did oil change... ouch it was black like nasty black

Transmission was put it... Damn shitty company... damn trans pan is leaking even though brand new trans

Put OEM headlights on with 6k HIDS... Looks sooo much better

Had buddy weld Ypipe to Intermediate pipe

Flowmaster muffler taken off.. so intermediate dumps off over rear axel and thats it she is loud!

Put aftermarket radio in and installed all new interior speakers, bypassed factory amp

Cleaned up wiring under the hood and in fuse panel.

Changes GAY FnF switches for simple black rocker switches.

Had rear end redone added 3.73's and all new bearings...everything on old 1 was smoked

Subframe Connectors added weld in type... MMMMM so much better... So stiff.....

New Tires put on all Around 255 Front 285 Rear

Got special floor mats from a friend which i even beat the company they were made for on a pair...


ALSO GOT A 403 STROKER IN MY BASEMENT FOR HER!!!

*****Pix can be seen here ***

http://s43.photobucket.com/albums/e365/JoshSousa/1998%20Camao%20Z28/

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Re: Motaboata's 98 Z28

Post by Lil_Shank on Thu Mar 31, 2011 11:21 am

Looks great bro cant wait to see that 403 finished and in bounce

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Re: Motaboata's 98 Z28

Post by Duct_Tape on Thu Mar 31, 2011 11:33 am

she's pretty..i love american muscle

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