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Is my 98 WS6 ready for a magazine???

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    Junior Member johnagiacobbe's Avatar
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    Is my 98 WS6 ready for a magazine???

    Hey there,

    Here is the low down on the ride.
    1998 Pontiac Trans Am WS6
    Milage: Under 8,000 miles
    Possible horsepower: +550 rwhp
    (working out the boost and block limitations now)
    Dyno: 529rwhp

    Engine
    • 5.7L LS1 V8
    • Vortech V9 high polished supercharger with intercooler
    • Supercharger cam
    • Lingerfelter high polished LS6 intake
    • Stronger valve springs, pushrods, and rod bolts
    • Racetronix fuel pump

    Wheels and Tires
    • HRE Wheels 3 piece high polished billet aluminum
    o Front: 1/2 inch offset wheel ; 275x35x18 BF Goodrich G-Force T/A KDW
    o Rear: 2 1/2 inch offset wheel; 315x30x18 BF Goodrich G-Force T/A Drag Radial
    Brakes
    • Baer Extreme Plus 6 piston braking system high polished
    • Bear rotors are cross drilled, slotted, and high polished Bear

    Drive Line
    • ACPT carbon fiber driveshaft rated for over 1,000 rwhp
    • Moser 12 bolt with a 3:73 gear ratio
    • Transmission was Mikronited and built to withstand over 700 rwhp
    • Spec Stage 3+ clutch

    Exhaust
    • QTP Polished Stainless Steel Headers
    • QTP Polished Stainless Steel Y-Pipe
    • Borla cat back exhaust

    Suspension
    • UMI Performance weld in sub frame connectors
    • UMI Performance transmission mount torque arm
    • UMI Performance double adjustable rear control arms
    • UMI Performance on car adjustable panhard bar
    • rear control arm relocate kit
    • All custom powder coated silver metallic

    Other
    • Billet pedals, door sills, shift knob
    • Custom under hood mirrors
    • Silver cluster gauge face
    • Auto Meter boost pressure and Air Fuel Ratio gages mounted in carbon fiber pods
    • MSD pen shift light

    “Why Try” to race me cause you’re gonna loose anyhow!

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    more pics

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    that is one nice damn TA.... could use a suspension drop but i would say it is Mag worthy!

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    Quote Originally Posted by KyleLs1 View Post
    that is one nice damn TA.... could use a suspension drop but i would say it is Mag worthy!

    ouch wned:

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    Quote Originally Posted by Danger731 View Post
    ouch wned:
    explain the ownage ????

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    I second that -- very mag worthy.

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    I really ain't feelin the wheels, but that is a bad motha a

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    Quote Originally Posted by tater_salad View Post
    I really ain't feelin the wheels, but that is a bad motha a
    They are the type that look alot better in person

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    What has all this ended up costing?
    -Geno
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    1987 Black WS6 "WS87"
    2002 Black WS6 "Silver Streak"
    Sold the other four f-bodies

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    All you need to be mag worthy would be a custom interior... everything else is super sweet!

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    Put it in GM Hightech

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    send those picts to pontiac enthusiast mag they would like it

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    Hey guys, thanks for the positive feedback. Does anyone knw the name of a mag editor on this site? stay well.

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    are you kidding?? this is the kinda car that sells mags!!!would love to see her with clear front sidemarkers. labor of love does pay off!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by JD_Z28 View Post
    Put it in GM Hightech
    Quote Originally Posted by F-Bomb View Post
    send those picts to pontiac enthusiast mag they would like it
    Anyone know how/who to contact about this??

    I would like to try to make a magazine with mine as well someday.


    Quote Originally Posted by johnagiacobbe View Post
    “Why Try” to race me cause you’re gonna loose anyhow!
    I will try.
    Nice ride!

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    blacker than wesleysnipes
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    why haven't you thrown on a new lid? just curious

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    id say its ready for a mag.

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    one of the niceset ws6's i've seen, the performance and the beauty balance very well

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