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http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=270407253947

Should be here by next weekend. I already purchased lowering springs, Z06 endlinks, Cags skip shift eliminator, and uuc shifter. Thomas at hendrix is pricing me out shipping and i should have the axles ordered on monday.
Now I have to hunt for rims.

I'm swapping my specter hood, and front V bumper(no lisence bracket) from my old cts.Also swapping my brand new fe4 shocks and struts, eibach sways, painted headlights, dual weave grill, vouge strut brace(hopefully it fits) rms strut brace, tinted tails, bezel panel, subs and amp, remote start and alarm, stsv fogs, and tinted side markers(I think that covers it), then i'll sell my old cts.
 

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http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=270407253947

Should be here by next weekend. I already purchased lowering springs, Z06 endlinks, Cags skip shift eliminator, and uuc shifter. Thomas at hendrix is pricing me out shipping and i should have the axles ordered on monday.
Now I have to hunt for rims.

I'm swapping my specter hood, and front V bumper(no lisence bracket) from my old cts.Also swapping my brand new fe4 shocks and struts, eibach sways, painted headlights, dual weave grill, vouge strut brace(hopefully it fits) rms strut brace, tinted tails, bezel panel, subs and amp, remote start and alarm, stsv fogs, and tinted side markers(I think that covers it), then i'll sell my old cts.
Sweet deal tommy!!! good to see another Cts guy step Up to a V :cool:
 

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Uh-h ... I think I saw some lint in the trunk. :tisk:






Very nice car! Congrats!
 

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wow! fantastic price!!! nice find mr. compton
seems he sold it after the factory wrrnty ran out, and being it's bone stock
you really got one helluva DEAL. BEST I'VE SEEN THUS FAR HANDS DOWN~!


ls2 ftw!! ;)


congrats!

p.s.
post pics after you've finished your part swap plans.
 

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That looks real nice, and a great price too. $21K for an '06!
 

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nice work compton.. good to see you got the fastest color

what wheels are you gonna put on it?
 

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Not sure, I'm still looking. It's not a very rim friendly car, forged are out of my range right now, and the stockers have to go. I got it narrowed down to a few, just have to find out if they infact offer the bolt pattern, some companies I tried that say they offer them, infact do not.
 

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Not sure, I'm still looking. It's not a very rim friendly car, forged are out of my range right now, and the stockers have to go. I got it narrowed down to a few, just have to find out if they infact offer the bolt pattern, some companies I tried that say they offer them, infact do not.
Lower it and powdercoat them until you find somthing that you like better :rolleyes:
 

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nice work compton.. good to see you got the fastest color
Ahemm, I think you meant to say slowest, but I'll let it slide since its still a V.
 

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:yeah:

But going from a CTS right to a Black V would have been a little too much to handle. It's better he got a slower one so it is easier to adjust.
 

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Actually prefered a silver so I could swap body parts without having to paint my old one before selling. I think my final plans will be to go satin black, although I do like silver.
Just ordered a bmr pinion support brace too. That with the new axles and washer modding the rear craddle, I figure I should be good to go.
 

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:highfive: Good on ya, Tommy. She looks shweeeet.
 

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Actually prefered a silver so I could swap body parts without having to paint my old one before selling. I think my final plans will be to go satin black, although I do like silver.
understood, sounds like a good plan.

Just ordered a bmr pinion support brace too. That with the new axles and washer modding the rear craddle, I figure I should be good to go.
i applaud you for wasting no time building your V up right. :thumbsup:
 

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silver is by far the fastest and with the ls2 you should be able to trailer your old cts to car shows.
once gain...


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congrats... nice 51k blank canvas

post some pics of your old cts..
 
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