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  • My first project turd: Matt's 97 SL2 (Updated 9/25)

    I bought this car for $1500 in October of 09, and promptly joined 6s. This car was always intended as a project from the beginning, and It's finally well underway.

    Engine

    94 Cylinder Head: 98 Valve Springs, EGR Adapter, Race Cams, Port & Polish, Flat Face Valves
    92 Block: .020 Over, Sealed Power Pistons, Stock Compression
    98 Crank: Polished, Sealed Power Main and Rod Bearings
    AEM Cold Air Intake
    92 Header
    2.25" Custom Cat-back Exhaust
    Dynomax Super Turbo Muffler
    AMR Engineering 3-Core Aluminum Radiator (Courtesy of AMR Engineering)
    SPS Wires
    NGK BRK5EIX Plugs
    AIR CONDITIONING! (only works when it feels like it)

    Transmission

    92 MP3 Transmission
    VMS Short Throw Shifter (Courtesy of VMS150)
    Sachs Clutch
    Fidanza Aluminum Flywheel

    Suspension

    KYB GR-2 Struts
    Sprint 2.0" Springs
    Hein's 1/2" Rear Hub Spacers
    AMR Engineering Front Strut Tower Brace
    SPS Adjustable Rear Sway Bar

    Brakes

    Traction Control
    Factory ABS/4-Wheel Disc
    Slotted Rotors
    Bosch Ceramic Pads

    Wheels and Tires

    Konig Helium 15x6.5
    225/50-15 Falken Ziex ZE-912's

    Exterior

    Black Badges
    Clear Side Markers
    Factory Fog Light Retrofit
    SL1 Trunk Panel

    Interior

    Black Leather Coupe Seats (SpecialForces old interior)
    White Hot Gauge Cluster
    Custom Door Panels (Black Inserts)
    Sony CDX-GT640UI Head Unit
    Sony Component Front Speakers
    Sony 4-way Rear Speakers
    Kenwood 4-channel Amplifier













    Last edited by Inertiacraze; 09-18-2012, 02:47 PM.
    -Matt


    97 SL2m: 2x Dragon Veteran <----- SOLD!
    06 Redline Comp: 1x Dragon Veteran
    08 Malibu LTZ: What's a Dragon?

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    Re: My first project turd: Matt's 97 SL2

    I like the seats a lot, they are pretty much what I would like to put in my car. All I seem to be able to find are stained/worn blue ones


    http://www.sixthsphere.com/forum/sho...kJoke-1994-SL2

    PM me if you need clean, rust-free parts

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    • #3
      Re: My first project turd: Matt's 97 SL2

      Here's the first pic I took of it when I got it home the day I bought it.





      Recaro seats, no longer in this car but in the capable hands of "ProjectSL2"
      http://www.sixthsphere.com/smf/index.php?topic=56846.0
      Last edited by Inertiacraze; 11-16-2010, 03:42 PM.
      -Matt


      97 SL2m: 2x Dragon Veteran <----- SOLD!
      06 Redline Comp: 1x Dragon Veteran
      08 Malibu LTZ: What's a Dragon?

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      • #4
        Re: My first project turd: Matt's 97 SL2 (Updated 9/25)

        Big Update 9/25/10, Check first post.
        -Matt


        97 SL2m: 2x Dragon Veteran <----- SOLD!
        06 Redline Comp: 1x Dragon Veteran
        08 Malibu LTZ: What's a Dragon?

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        • #5
          Re: My first project turd: Matt's 97 SL2 (Updated 9/25)

          looks good so far

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          • #6
            Re: My first project turd: Matt's 97 SL2 (Updated 9/25)

            looks good! i've been looking for the exact same strut tower bar and can't seem to find it anywhere, google hates me, ha,ha.

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            • #7
              Update: 2/5/2012

              New engine is on the way. Here's the rundown.

              92 Bottom End
              Stock Rods
              98 Crankshaft
              Sealer Power .020 Pistons/Rings
              Sealed Power Main and Rod Bearings
              92 Block, .020 Over
              94 Cylinder Head with EGR Adapter
              92 Flat-faced Valves
              98 Valve Springs
              SDA Power Cams
              Port/Polish
              AEM Cold Air
              92 Header, 92 Cat, Custom 2.25" Cat-back, Magnaflow Muffler
              Fidanza Aluminum Flywheel
              Centerforce Clutch
              Stock MP3
              Short Throw Shifter

              100% Brand New Sensors, Accessories, and Belts/Hoses
              -Matt


              97 SL2m: 2x Dragon Veteran <----- SOLD!
              06 Redline Comp: 1x Dragon Veteran
              08 Malibu LTZ: What's a Dragon?

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              • #8
                Sounds slow
                98 SL2m - Intake, Raceland coilovers, daily driver
                94 SW2a>m - slammed and boosted 9 PSI - sloppymechanics.com inspired. Now owned by Importsdontlikeme.
                94 SC2m - Build in progress, Ford EDIS, 720cc's, stock engine, MS2v3.57 7 on the road again

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