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Well I figure its time for me to post in here to get more ideas flowing.

I will be starting on my mods here shortly. Here is a quick rundown.
2015 Daytona Sunrise Orange Z06, M7, Chrome wheels, Aurora

Planned Mods:
Immediately:
Stage 2 splitter and rockers from g3carbon - DO NOT RECOMMEND. PM if needed.
curb alert - purchased but still in the box
front tow hook plate mount -COMPLETE
detailed from glen's masterpiece - -COMPLETE/CONTINUED
Jacking Pucks -PURCHASED


Near Term:
Borla Exhaust -COMPLETE
New floor mats and cargo mat -COMPLETE


Long Term:
MGW Shifter with flat stick and ball
sound dampening pads
cargo mat
rear cargo area divider/shelf
custom "launch button"
tint (HI only allows 35 all the way around and Im used to darker. But not sure if I will here since taking off later could damage the defroster, albeit a small chance)

I will update as I progress. Any input is greatly appreciated and desired!!

~Jon
 

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My stage 2 rocker skirts arrived yesterday, along with OEM Z06 splitter and grille (blade silver painted air ducts) from RPI. I was going to install rockers and spliter myself but since I didn't want to tackle the grille, I decided to have a local body shop do everything for $495. The older I get, my most useful tools have become a pen and checkbook. :):)

I'm sure this thread will fill up quickly from members who have great tips on installation. You might also want to check previous threads for info.
 

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My stage 2 rocker skirts arrived yesterday, along with OEM Z06 splitter and grille (blade silver painted air ducts) from RPI. I was going to install rockers and spliter myself but since I didn't want to tackle the grille, I decided to have a local body shop do everything for $495. The older I get, my most useful tools have become a pen and checkbook. :):)

I'm sure this thread will fill up quickly from members who have great tips on installation. You might also want to check previous threads for info.
Thanks Henry! I have read a few threads on it, but haven't found a solid video on actually performing it for the ones from g3. I will be documenting everything I do to possibly help other members in the future too. :)
 

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Well I figure its time for me to post in here to get more ideas flowing.

I will be starting on my mods here shortly. Here is a quick rundown.
2015 Daytona Sunrise Orange Z06, M7, Chrome wheels, Aurora

Planned Mods:
Immediately:
Stage 2 splitter and rockers from g3carbon (anyone with experience putting in these rivets? pointers?
curb alert
front tow hook plate mount
detailed from glen's masterpiece
Jacking Pucks (not sure which to get for having the rockers... so input appreciated


Near Term:
Borla Exhaust
New floor mats and cargo mat


Long Term:
MGW Shifter with flat stick and ball
sound dampening pads
cargo mat
rear cargo area divider/shelf
custom "launch button"
possible custom keychain/tags for RKTSHP relations
tint (HI only allows 35 all the way around and Im used to darker. But not sure if I will here since taking off later could damage the defroster, albeit a small chance)

I will update as I progress. Any input is greatly appreciated and desired!!

~Jon
The pucks you want are Reverse Logic w/extension. They clear the rocker skirts and are wonderful quality.
 

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Ditto on the excellence of the Reverse Logic jacking pucks. A touch more money, and the Reverse Extension extensions I have on mine, results in extra clearance for rocker skirts, and when you are jacking up on side only, do not having the slippery plastic that many other brands do, and no concerns what if a plastic puck's attachment tab breaks (several documented already).
 

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Ditto on the excellence of the Reverse Logic jacking pucks. A touch more money, and the Reverse Extension extensions I have on mine, results in extra clearance for rocker skirts, and when you are jacking up on side only, do not having the slippery plastic that many other brands do, and no concerns what if a plastic puck's attachment tab breaks (several documented already).
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The pucks you want are Reverse Logic w/extension. They clear the rocker skirts and are wonderful quality.
Thanks for the info guys. These aren't stay-in since they are longer though right?
 

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Thanks for the info guys. These aren't stay-in since they are longer though right?
That's correct they are not intended for 'stay in' over any long period of time…maybe just to drive to a service garage locally.

Also, thought I should add a photo for you of another Rocket Ship! Good luck with your new machine! IMG_2490.JPG
 

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Aurora made her debut onto Hawaii last week. Picked her up and took her home to give her the first bath, as she was quite dirty from the boat ride. Mods will start tomorrow morning! Heres a few "first pics" from the bath, and then an impromptu car drive-in (saw them as I was driving by so stopped by for a while).

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Got around to some of my installs this weekend and a detail session.
I installed the mud flaps. Quick and easy. Took about 4 mins..
Took pictures, but won't post um since it is pretty standard and easy. (obviously if someone has questions, feel free to PM me)

Next I put on my front plate holder. Installs into the front tow hook. Pretty simple as well, just took some time to figure out exactly where I wanted to angle it and attach the actual plate part. As you will see from the pictures, it can be adjusted higher, lower, more left, and more right. Very very versatile design (for the most part). Great for those who are required to run a front plate, or want one to throw on for inspections/etc. Does not alter anything with the car.

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Went to install my curb alert, but realized I wanted some D rings for mounting the wires, as well as some other 3M tape, as I want to mount it with tape on the bottom of the mount plate vice the side that its on (so that it sits on top of the grill rung, instead of attached to the bottom of the rung.) So that install will be later on, with pictures of course.

Last I did a nice wash/clay and wax followed by wet diamond in accordance with Glen e's method. Realized right before starting that I didn't have my crystal seal... somehow I guess I missed that when I ordered my supplies. I went back and checked my receipts as I keep all of them for reference.

Anywho, heres some shots from right after the wet diamond. Not sure I put enough of it on, but it looked much glassier/glossier than before.
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More to come later!
 

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Beautiful JonnyL. Thanks for posting :cool:
 

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Beautiful and a nice set of mods you are planning. Good luck with your new ride and may you have many miles of smiles!
 

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JohnnyL - that car looks sweeeet!

If you ever get to Maui in it...my grandson wants a ride.

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Awesome Z! I spent two months there two summers ago. Stayed in the Ala Moana by the big mall. Made the mistake of bringing the bride over for a couple of weeks. Now ending up in Hawaii when I retire is worked into at least one conversation every single day. Hawaii Life TV show is recorded on the DVR every episode. Got yelled at when I got orders that weren't for Hawaii. I am told that Ewa Beach area is where we are buying a house.
 

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Beautiful car Jonny! With our plates, I feel like we are REALLY car brothers. Enjoy the beast...:smile: IMG_2490.JPG
 

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Awesome Z! I spent two months there two summers ago. Stayed in the Ala Moana by the big mall. Made the mistake of bringing the bride over for a couple of weeks. Now ending up in Hawaii when I retire is worked into at least one conversation every single day. Hawaii Life TV show is recorded on the DVR every episode. Got yelled at when I got orders that weren't for Hawaii. I am told that Ewa Beach area is where we are buying a house.
That's the mistake you risk when you let the bride visit! Haha
Well there are a lot of good areas including Ewa. Ewa can be a traffic nightmare but I suppose if you are retired you won't be fighting rush hour.
 
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