My GTS Vapor Steel Grey

Discussion in 'RT/10 and GTS Discussions' started by Flames, May 17, 2013.

  1. Flames

    Flames Enthusiast

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    Hi all,

    I've bought this viper and modified it to my taste during the last 6 months, I think it is now finally presentable.
    So here's some shots I took yesterday:

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    What's on the car right now:

    - Vipair Coilovers (Thanks Steve!)
    - 3.73 Differential Gear
    - SCT street tune
    - High Performance K&N Induction Kit
    - Upgraded Throttle Bodies
    - Upgraded Mass Air flows
    - Belanger Headers
    - Belanger 3.5" straight exhaust
    - MSD spark plug wires
    - GTS-R spoiler removal
    - Clear corners
    - Limo window tint
    - HID kit 6000k
    - Toyo Proxes RA1
    - Spacers 1" rear


    Coming soon:

    - Spacers for front
    - Black paint wheels, gas cap (I'm alergic to chrome) & maybe stripes
    - Lower rear springs (gonna lower the car a little bit more front & rear)


    Future plans:

    - Custom made Twin Turbo system


    I am a web developper from Montreal, Canada and lover of Japanese super cars. Yes, that's right, Japanese haha. I had many japanese cars in the past, including a nice RX7 FD3S Twin Turbo and a beasty Toyota Supra which I swaped single turbo and put down 600 hp. There's a time in life that you want some change in your car world, and I always had a little something for the Viper. With the new generation coming out, older model seems to be affordable now, which is nice since the gen 1 & 2 are my favorite model, so I went ahead and bought one on impulse, without knowing anything about Vipers or any American car in particular. The seller did'nt even let me drive it before I bought it, so it was pretty much a dice roll...

    Which turned out GREAT because I'm in LOVE with this car fair and square. WOW, what a blast to drive, the torque and the sound is INSANE :D
    It's a little slower on the highway than my supra, but it's definitely faster 1-2-3 with good tires (Toyo Proxes 100 threadwear).

    Well, virtual hi five to every Viper fan out there, I'll stick around for some time!
    Thanks for looking
     
  2. DrTaco

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    Congrats on the car. Mods & car look nice, and I love the background you chose for the pics.
     
  3. sassafras

    sassafras Viper Owner

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    Since when did these cars get MAF's?
     
  4. agentf1

    agentf1 Viper Owner

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    Is it a 2000? I am assuming it was Steel Gray when it was born. Beautiful car and one of my favorite colors for a Viper. Welcome to the club. Make sure you join the VCA, it is worth it.
     
  5. stemal

    stemal Viper Owner

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    Beautiful car Flames!!! :2tu:

    i live near Montréal pm me, maybe we can get together, i have an 06 vert same color (viper slate christal, very similar)
    :headbang::drive:
     
  6. Flames

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    Thanks! :D

    Not sure, the previous owner told me that.

    Yes it is an oem steel gray 2000 GTS! Thanks :D

    Thanks! Oh nice, that would be great !
     
  7. Indy

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    Yes, I would agree :D
    Definitely one of the best colour combos for the GTS!!!!
     
  8. speedracervr4

    speedracervr4 Viper Owner

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    Congrats, Great looking snake! I also have a few Japanese sports cars (95 & 99 3000gt vr4), but the Viper is in a whole other league. What's a GTS-R spoiler removal? Did it have a wing and you just removed it?
     
  9. Flames

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    Hey! Nice 3000GT, I love those cars!!

    Yeah my car came with the GTS-R spoiler from the dealer.
    I removed it, I think it looks really bad and I don't do serious lapping so I dont need the extra downforce.
     
  10. Sybil TF

    Sybil TF Viper Owner

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    Maybe he meant cats.
     
  11. denniskgb

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    are you running stock studs or longer studs with 1" spacers. also what kind of spacers you have, huncentric or regular? i went through with this with my car already. just curious.
    dennis
     
  12. Flames

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    The spacers I bought are hubcentric and have studs on them, so you bolt the spacers on your oem studs and your wheels bolts onto the spacer's studs.

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    OEM viper wheels have "holes" in the center peice so the oem studs sits in there.
     
  13. coupe

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    Why on earth would you use those spacers? The car doesn't need them. ???

    And no... the Vipers didn't have Mass Airflow meters until 2008.
     
  14. Flames

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    Because the oem wheel gap is hideous.

    Aftermarket wheels aren't needed, yet most people install a set.
     
  15. Viper98912

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    beautiful color combo
     
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    Does you car vaporize when it gets hot?
     
  18. brentsGTS

    brentsGTS Viper Owner

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    I must say your car looks absolutely perfect. Love every part of it!
     
  19. Flames

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    Thanks everyone!! I love it too :D
     
  20. Torquemonster06

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    Very nice. Tastefully done. I love that color.
     
  21. Zentenk

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    Man... probably the only Viper I like with stock wheels is that color combo right there. I would garage that thing, I love it... oh baby.
     
  22. Blainne

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    Looks great. But not too sure the black wheels would compliment that shade of grey. Perfect how it is. Don't change perfection.
     
  23. Flames

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    Thanks!! :D

    I'm not too sure about the black wheels & stripes anymore... I don't think it's gonna happen.
     
  24. Jeffsss

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    looks good.
     
  25. 98intrigue

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    Just watched your video on youtube. Love your Supra!
     
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    looks sweet. nice color combo
     
  27. Catwood

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    My track rims are getting black powder coated at my shop now. It's "fill" work so I'm not sure when they will get done. Anyway, once I get them back and get the Toyo's on, I'll post up a pic since my car is the same exact year and color. track wheels back...another step down that damn slippery slope....
     
  28. REDSLED

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    Carl, if you already have track wheels and are talking about Toyos, you're already on your way back into the pool. Jump on in , the water is nice!
     
  29. Catwood

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    I put in the oil pan trap door kit yesterday. I need an intervention.
     
  30. Flames

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    *last update*

    Car made 435 whp and 500 wtq on a dyno without any correction, so this is pretty good numbers! :D

    I sold the car not very long ago, I'm changing project, going with something less expensive to mod up to high HP numbers. I truly think the Viper GTS is the most intense / fun to drive car I've ever own and I'm very proud I owned one of these beast during some time :) Pretty sure I'll miss the torque, the sound and the driving feeling all together wrapped with that exotic sexy badass look :D

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    Farewell Viper fans! it was short but so worth it :)
     

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