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Offline Yogi

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New Guy
« on: May 16, 2010, 04:12:43 PM »
According to my stats I have made 7 posts so I thought I'd go ahead and introduce myself.

I'm 62, retired and living in League City, TX.  It's a suburb of Houston down in the Clear Lake area.

I've had my eye on the Kappas for a couple of years now.  I finally pulled the trigger on a used '08 Sky Red Line back in Feb.  Been hanging out mostly on Skyroadster.com and Solsticeforum.com.  Found a link to this site one day so now this is one of my regulars also.

My Red Line is all stock at the moment, but I'm thinking real seriously about the Trifecta tune. 

Went to my first AutoX a couple of weeks ago and I plan on doing that some more.

No Kappa clubs here in the Houston area but some of us are getting together next weekend so maybe that will result insomething regular.

That's about it for now.  Here's a pic of me and my ride:
2008 Saturn Sky Red Line
2.0 Turbo LNF
5 Speed Manual
Snowflake Wheels
Monsoon Sound System
Leather Seats

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Re: New Guy
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2010, 04:46:08 PM »
Yogi,

Welcome to the KP forum!  You will find lots of advice and opinions for your upgrades and fun mods!  Congrats on your Sky and thanks for including a pic in your post! 

GJ
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Re: New Guy
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2010, 04:52:05 PM »
Yogi,

Welcome to the KP forum!  You will find lots of advice and opinions for your upgrades and fun mods!  Congrats on your Sky and thanks for including a pic in your post! 

GJ
Thanks, GJ!  Looking forward to some good times!
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Snowflake Wheels
Monsoon Sound System
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Re: New Guy
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2010, 05:01:02 PM »
Welcome. These guys can answer any questions you have.
08 Cool Gxp, XM radio, Monsoon Package, 3M Clear bra. Vertical doors, Solo Mach and  3 inch Cat. GMPP turbo upgrade, DDM Race Backbone and Probeam

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Re: New Guy
« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2010, 05:11:33 PM »
Thanks for posting, there are some serious AutoX guys on this forum.  Great photo!!!

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Re: New Guy
« Reply #5 on: May 16, 2010, 05:17:42 PM »
Wohoo, black sky, welcome sir
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Re: New Guy
« Reply #6 on: May 16, 2010, 06:17:01 PM »
Welcome to the forum.
Solstice GXP 2007.
Aggressive and fully loaded.
Mods: Magnaflow 2.5" exhaust, DDM Backbone & ProBeam,ZOK suspension,LV Kappa Front Chassis Brace, BTF Turbo Upgraded Wheel, Windristrictor, JPM Center console,arms,tulip,side doors,DDM Upgraded wheel tune.

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Re: New Guy
« Reply #7 on: May 16, 2010, 07:06:46 PM »
Welcome. These guys can answer any questions you have.
Thanks, Dick W!
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Re: New Guy
« Reply #8 on: May 16, 2010, 07:07:45 PM »
Thanks for posting, there are some serious AutoX guys on this forum.  Great photo!!!
Thanks, Deep Blue!
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Re: New Guy
« Reply #9 on: May 16, 2010, 07:08:22 PM »
2008 Saturn Sky Red Line
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Snowflake Wheels
Monsoon Sound System
Leather Seats

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Re: New Guy
« Reply #10 on: May 16, 2010, 07:09:10 PM »
Wohoo, black sky, welcome sir
Thank you, Kelu!
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Monsoon Sound System
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Re: New Guy
« Reply #11 on: May 16, 2010, 07:34:50 PM »
Another youngster joining to forum.  welcome aboard
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Backbone, Probeam, Cross Strut Brace
Underhood, trunk, & door Lights
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Re: New Guy
« Reply #12 on: May 16, 2010, 09:09:55 PM »
Welcome to the forum! Nice pic, gotta love black, it would have been my first choice if I had one when I bought my Solstice.
As for "the OTHER forums" I visit on occasion but this one is "home" plenty of great people & info.
Enjoy your ride & future mods!!!

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Re: New Guy
« Reply #13 on: May 17, 2010, 09:21:58 AM »
Another youngster joining to forum.  welcome aboard
Thanks, Critterman! 
2008 Saturn Sky Red Line
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5 Speed Manual
Snowflake Wheels
Monsoon Sound System
Leather Seats

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Re: New Guy
« Reply #14 on: May 17, 2010, 09:24:52 AM »
Welcome to the forum! Nice pic, gotta love black, it would have been my first choice if I had one when I bought my Solstice.
As for "the OTHER forums" I visit on occasion but this one is "home" plenty of great people & info.
Enjoy your ride & future mods!!!
Thanks, Jimmy!  Looks like a great bunch here!  I'm looking forward to some great times here!   :)
2008 Saturn Sky Red Line
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5 Speed Manual
Snowflake Wheels
Monsoon Sound System
Leather Seats

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Re: New Guy
« Reply #15 on: May 17, 2010, 09:35:51 AM »
Welcome!  We have quite a few ol' F*arts here (incl me) and then a bunch of young whippersnappers too. But as you know, "Old Age and Treachery Trumps Youth and Beauty" anytime :)

Good luck, have fun and enjoy!
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Re: New Guy
« Reply #16 on: May 17, 2010, 09:49:22 AM »
Yogi, thanks for joining the forum.  Great shot of your 2008 Red Line.  You will enjoy every moment of ownership.  I would definitely recommend a Tune from a good tunner that you have confidence in.  I remember after getting a tune from another tuner, saying that my ride had been transformed.  Looking forward to your next post.
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2007 Aggressive GXP, 5-speed, Ebony Leather seats w red accent stitching, Chrome Wheels, Air, 6-Disc, Monsoon, Sport Metallic Pedals & Premium Headliner.

MSRP $30,300 less $1,000 GMMC credit.  Deal: $28,180. ($2,120 under MSRP).


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Re: New Guy
« Reply #17 on: May 17, 2010, 10:09:47 AM »
Welcome!  We have quite a few ol' F*arts here (incl me) and then a bunch of young whippersnappers too. But as you know, "Old Age and Treachery Trumps Youth and Beauty" anytime :)

Good luck, have fun and enjoy!
Thanks, Soup!     ;)  I hope that I can keep the treachery stored away!   :thumbs:
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Snowflake Wheels
Monsoon Sound System
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Re: New Guy
« Reply #18 on: May 17, 2010, 10:13:09 AM »
Yogi, thanks for joining the forum.  Great shot of your 2008 Red Line.  You will enjoy every moment of ownership.  I would definitely recommend a Tune from a good tunner that you have confidence in.  I remember after getting a tune from another tuner, saying that my ride had been transformed.  Looking forward to your next post.
  Thanks for the kind words, GXP!   ;)  I'll be looking forward to that 'Transformation' with great anticipation!   :thumbs:
2008 Saturn Sky Red Line
2.0 Turbo LNF
5 Speed Manual
Snowflake Wheels
Monsoon Sound System
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Re: New Guy
« Reply #19 on: May 18, 2010, 07:37:27 AM »
Welcome , get a tune 4>8cyl

Formally Slowsol with a 07 solstice gxp e85 331whp 400wtq trifecta tune
2013 verano turbo

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Re: New Guy
« Reply #20 on: May 18, 2010, 01:48:59 PM »
Thanks, Slowsol!   :)
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Re: New Guy
« Reply #21 on: May 18, 2010, 07:20:05 PM »
Welcome, most of us were original members on solstice forum (we call it BB for Big Board)  Joe and friends created this to have a friendly, no flaming, racing and social place to get together.  It has grown from there and lots of us have gotten together socially. 

We are trying to raise funds to bring Kelu and his car and Greek friends over here with their cars.  So far we have raised a buck twenty five.   You can paypal 15 or 25 cents to iloveromania@nohair.com
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Re: New Guy
« Reply #22 on: May 18, 2010, 08:40:00 PM »
I tried to send thruppence.  It didn't work  :huh:
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Re: New Guy
« Reply #23 on: May 18, 2010, 11:44:36 PM »
Welcome Yogi, it is good to have you with us. Your car is great! Good selection. You look very familiar. Have you ever been down Albuquerque, NM way?

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Re: New Guy
« Reply #24 on: May 19, 2010, 11:09:25 AM »
Welcome Yogi, it is good to have you with us. Your car is great! Good selection. You look very familiar. Have you ever been down Albuquerque, NM way?
Thanks, Cruiservic!

No, I've never been to Albq.  At least, not that I remember. 
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5 Speed Manual
Snowflake Wheels
Monsoon Sound System
Leather Seats

 

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