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      Alright....3 weeks later I have the car back from...

      Alright....3 weeks later I have the car back from the latest round of modifications.

      Brief review -

      The mufflers have been totally over hauled. Compartmentalized and packed with material. New...
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      Next: The S7 will be going back to SEMA in...

      Next: The S7 will be going back to SEMA in November with HRE wheels. I just came from the Open House and we specked out a new 21" wheel in a one off bespoke finish - further, the car will be...
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      Its been a while folks. Life, work....all that...

      Its been a while folks. Life, work....all that stuff.

      Some critical updates and a few photos.

      #1 Car is back at Brink as of today. I was not pleased with two things. 1, there is some...
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      Quick video...excuse the Go Pro Audio...

      Quick video...excuse the Go Pro Audio Quality....but here is a basic taste...though it doesn't pick up the lower frequencies very well and unfortunately magnifies the sharper ones.
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      Update. Got the car back Friday evening. The...

      Update. Got the car back Friday evening. The exhaust is fantastic. I still believe we need to tweak the hangers a bit, but it sounds even better. Solid Ti hangers, no clearance issues and a rear...
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      Here are some additional pictures as the project...

      Here are some additional pictures as the project continues!


      The Carbon intake progress continues.....

      https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7453/13747666475_38c732188e_c.jpg
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      Morning everyone- wanted to keep this updated....

      Morning everyone- wanted to keep this updated. The car has been at Brink for 3 weeks today. Intake work has started, and mock downpipes have been fabricated. They have also started heat exchanger...
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      So yesterday I dropped my car off at Brink...

      So yesterday I dropped my car off at Brink Motorsports in Austin. it will be there for two weeks having several things done as outlined below.

      Exhaust: I ran the Titanium Prototype that we...
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      ....took a few new photos of details on the HRE...

      ....took a few new photos of details on the HRE P101's and Brembo/Michelin set up after a wash....have a good weekend everyone.

      http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2827/11878049634_e7cb00fd2b_b.jpg...
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      Quick update on the exhaust and intake etc. ...

      Quick update on the exhaust and intake etc.

      Drove to Brink today (2 hrs) - we removed the titanium exhaust for some additional tweaks after about 4K miles of R&D testing (drove it to Vegas and...
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      Happy New Year! Been a while - and after the...

      Happy New Year!

      Been a while - and after the holidays we are back in the saddle for 2014 as ProjectS7 continues. Wanted to put up a photo after this afternoons cleaning. Mothers...
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      ... and the #ProjectS7 build continues. ...

      ... and the #ProjectS7 build continues.

      http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3672/11077301175_0b481d07b3_o.jpg
      Brembo Calipers Refinished. by TheChef810, on Flickr

      ...stay tuned!
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      Thanks. So- having been home for a few days...

      Thanks.

      So- having been home for a few days has given me time to reflect on SEMA, but more as it relates to this forum the driving experience with the S7 to and from Las Vegas. Specifically with...
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      Here are a few pics the night the car got...

      Here are a few pics the night the car got initially finished and a few at SEMA. Ill update with more pics later and I have to head back up to Brink to do more dyno work and also downpipes. That car...
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      The exhaust has been completed! The guys stayed...

      The exhaust has been completed! The guys stayed up finalizing the system all night long...amazing work...going to pick the car up in about 6 hours. Leave for Vegas at 7am tomorrow morning.

      ...and...
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      I want to take a second to recognize Mike Brink...

      I want to take a second to recognize Mike Brink and Antonio Calvo of Brink and Calvo Motorsport. Any one following this thread knows those are the guys making the first Titanium Exhaust ever on an S7...
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      Evening all- so, some good news and bad. Good...

      Evening all- so, some good news and bad. Good news. I have dyno results. Bad news, nothing really usable for graphs or plots.

      I received the raw .drf files from Mike Brink after he did 4 dyno...
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      So here are some photos from the last two days......

      So here are some photos from the last two days...

      Finishing wrap....

      http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5474/10362605173_f47bf0edd0_b.jpg
      Wrapinstall by TheChef810, on Flickr

      ...rear, before...
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      Wrap is finished. It's just incredible. I can...

      Wrap is finished. It's just incredible. I can honestly say its one of the most beautiful 4 door cars I have ever seen. Gabe and his crew took 10 days to get it show car ready. Amazing stuff and I...
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      ...alright, back on topic. The wrap is finishing...

      ...alright, back on topic. The wrap is finishing tonight. The is looking absolutely MEGA. Cannot describe the quality and how good of a job Gabe and the guys at Vinyl Werkz in Houston have done on...
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