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Community Lounge, Introductions and General Discussion Discussion, whats the most extreme customizing you did to a vehicle you've owned in General Discussion; Originally Posted by 96Fleetwood My 1996 Fleetwood Brougham: 1) Suspension: a) Impala SS lowering springs on all four corners b) ...
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    Re: whats the most extrem customizing you did to a vehicle you have owned

    Quote Originally Posted by 96Fleetwood View Post
    My 1996 Fleetwood Brougham:

    1) Suspension:
    a) Impala SS lowering springs on all four corners

    b) Bilstein sport shocks in the front

    c) Bilstein HD shocks in the rear with deleted air ride

    d) Hotchkis front and rear sway bars

    e) UMI control arms

    f) Moog heavy duty front suspension rebuild kit

    g) ZQ8 performance bump stops & Polyurethane bushings for sway bars

    2) Drivetrain:
    a) 3.73 gears & Eaton Posi

    b) FLT Stage II 4L60e transmission w/2200 stall converter

    c) Trans Go shift kit
    d) Custom BV tuning for gears & transmission

    3) Engine:
    a) HD Waterpump & MSD Optispark

    b) MSD plug wires & AC Delco Platinum Plugs

    c) Throttle Body Bypass & 160 degree Thermostat

    d) RAISS ram air intake w/ SS studio MAF boot

    e) Heavy duty aluminum Radiator

    f) Powdercoated Valve Covers w/Felpro gaskets

    4) Exhaust:
    a) Clear Image Automotive Stainless Steel Tubular Headers

    b) New header gaskets & ARP bolts

    c) Clear Image Automotive stainless steel Export Pipes

    d) Borla Cat Back stainless steel exhaust

    e) Deleted Air pump, EGR, & rear O2 sensors

    5) Brakes/Wheels/Tires:
    a) Cross drilled rotors & ceramic pads in front

    b) Heavy Duty Drums & Shoes

    c) Powdercoated rear Drums

    d) New Moog wheel seals & wheel bearings

    e) (5) 18X8.5 custom drilled OZ Nova wheels w/ custom Cadillac center

    6) Miscellaneous:
    a) Custom BV PCM dyno tested programming

    b) LT4 Corvette Starter

    c) Tinted taillights & markers

    d) Side moldings painted black to match car

    e) Tinted windows

    Elias, that is still the coolest '96 I have seen. I'm betting you regret selling. The car was "right", from the color to the wheels, etc.

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    JMBIII is offline Cadillac Owners Member
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    Re: whats the most extreme customizing you did to a vehicle you've owned

    Quote Originally Posted by Aron9000 View Post
    So was the engine still in the back? I can't imagine having that heavy ass v8 behind the rear axle, that must've been some wicked snap oversteer.
    Engine was in rear seat area. Used three speed Corvair trans turned upside down. Radiator in the trunk with 3 electric fans.
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