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  1. ColinGreene

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    Busy assembling plates, Been behind because of a bunch of work i have on my plate.
    And some hardware delivery issues. All sorted out now!
    Ill be calling the group buy people and talking to them all real quick before these parts go out.

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  2. Firebro17

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    Colin's taken us all to Ruths Chris for dinner. Thus far, five have ordered the filet and lobster and I'm guessing the others are content with the shrimp. :D
     
  3. ColinGreene

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    Yes actually that is the plan, they will be.
    I might do the center in gold or black. I have not decided.
    Having each say Green then black then gold, might help with customers that call in with questions, it would make it easy to describe where to look.
    i want everything to be easy to service and adjust.
     
  4. BlimeyCabrio

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    If I had these plates already, my car probably wouldn't look like this.

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    Be smart! Don't be a statistic! Expand your limits! Ante in for these plates!!!
     
  5. ColinGreene

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    Material is in and we are starting cutting.
    Score.
     
  6. Metalman

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    I see you are working on your Scottish language skills...:Thumbsup:
     
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    Best bet is to handle all the regular maintenance needs before starting on your path to "full retard" mode.
     
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    "full retard" mode is for sissies.

    I've gone "Triple Dog Dare Retard Mode" as of today.
     
  9. Dave.0

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    Colin's plates look awesome and I am sure they will be a great high quality product like other things he has developed.

    For those that need a great set of adjustable plates or are considering a set this is your chance to get in on a great deal.
     
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    He's too busy building a nuclear arsenal to launch an attack on Ryan. Uranium is really expensive these days.
     
  11. Sleek Motoring

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    Sorry I'm late guys! We've been very busy at the shop!

    Order #1128!!!

    Hey Colin, How many more are needed to make this happen? I can probably get a couple of my customers in on this!
     
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    #81 clifforddward, Jul 24, 2015
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    For those wondering about the advantages of these Green Performance caster/camber plates, I thought some might be interested in comments I received from Colin during a recent email exchange we had when I asked about the function of these plates...below are some excerpts. Once one understands exactly what these plates do and the advantages they offer to car set up, the buying decision becomes a no-brainer. The potential for reduced tire wear alone makes them quite useful...

    Comments from Colin:
    "...with additional caster put into the front end you have much less need for static camber that wears tyres. Also adding front caster will help the front end feel more stable on the highway as well as add a bit of steering weight to the front end. The entire reason i started building these was I drove a mini with added caster and had to have them...."

    "...It is a bit of a take on the JRZ design for the plate but we significantly changed a bunch of factors on them to make them actually function well for a mini. Some of the design work JRZ had was a bit incomplete...."

    "...As far as making sure the front end is dead accurate, with these plates they will be "infinitely" adjustable, meaning no pre set slots...So in a nut shell whats good about that?...Inherently since metal moves around with heat when the car is stamped and welded together it makes the car slightly twisted from one side to the other, with these plates and a bit of time you can make it completely perfect..."

    "...The other thing thats nice is that with less need for such aggressive camber angles you don't have to really worry about tyre wear as much..."
     
  13. ColinGreene

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    I have a cooper here on Old TSW springs and Koni yellows, its not bad.
    Id like to try a set of our Swifts on it.
    the Spec R is a great spring i always like selling them because i know they make customers happy.
    Assembling plates! Ill have to post up some pictures. Everyone likes pictures right?
     
  14. BlimeyCabrio

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  15. WolfGTI

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    Arrived yesterday! SWEET! Way to go Colin!!!!

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  16. cct1

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    Pretty much what I'm doing, minus the camel toe out in front.

    (That was just for you Nate).
     
  17. Savvy

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    I think you mean "less flighty" and "more grounded." [emoji14]
     
  18. WolfGTI

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    I know a tree at the Dragon that sprayed the corner with teflon to negate your glue.:postcount

     
  19. WolfGTI

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    Bump - come on people let's make this happen.
     
  20. Dave.0

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    If anyone is wondering why would you want to be able to change the caster?
    Adding caster will make the steering feel more steady on center, and it also decreases the need for extreme camber angle for front end grip. with additional caster as you turn the wheel off center it adds camber meaning the front end will not need more than two degrees of camber anymore.