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    New to the VOA and Ownership Experience

    Good evening to all!

    I would like to intruduce myself to the forums as I have a feeling I'll be on here daily, if not, weekly. I have recently purchased a Gen II '00 GTS and would not have had the opportunity to do so if it wasn't for Nate's patience at American Supercars in California and a friend of mine who drove me +150 miles to see it and buy it. Currently, I reside in the Bay Area in California.

    There are a few things I've already done to the GTS since then:
    • Installed a ROE Racing Power Steering Vent Tube
    • Installed a Revelco System
    • Installed a Rexing Front & Rear Dashcam (front only at the moment)


    I do plan on having the cables run behind the dash and below the seats but would need an OEM Service manual with the "exploded view" so that I can remove the dash and other necessary items to have a clean install.

    I also am working on finding a reputable place I can have fresh tires delivered to as Putnam Dodge and Broadwalk Dodge (both in Redwood City Area) have been giving me the run-around. I've been recommended to check out Vayala Motorsports in San Jose by Nate for any work needed to be done and have seen that Normandin Dodge in San Jose is Viper friendly. Has anyone had experience with Ted or with Normandin on Capitol Expy?


    Looking forward towards being fully immersed in the Viper ownership experience. It's been three weeks and I still can't get this goofy grin off of my face after driving the GTS.


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    Nice ride, welcome

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    Welcome and congrats. Over 15 years of ownership here and the goofy grin never goes away.
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    Red...my favorite. Congrats and welcome. Contact Jon B for tires: https://www.viperpartsrackamerica.com/index.php
    If you want things to stay the same, things will have to change.

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    Congrats on the beautiful ride and welcome to the greatest car club on the planet!

    Your timing is perfect as we are opening registration for NVE4 (April 29 o May 2, 2020 in Miami & the Keys on October 10th. Now that's gonna be a party like no other with Vipers galore and people who love them not to mention a lot of planned activities!
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    Normandin is Viper friendly and they would be able to mount your new tires. Just get ahold of Jon B at PartsRack and I bet he could ship them directly to that Dealership?
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    Quote Originally Posted by uvbnbit View Post
    Welcome and congrats. Over 15 years of ownership here and the goofy grin never goes away.
    Thank you @uvbnbit, and that is great to hear!


    Quote Originally Posted by Bill W View Post
    Red...my favorite. Congrats and welcome. Contact Jon B for tires: https://www.viperpartsrackamerica.com/index.php
    @Bill W, mine too! Thank you and thank you! I've reached out to Jon a while back before joining the forums, just having trouble with getting the service departments to confirm if I can have the tires delivered there. (I don't own a truck or a vehicle that is equipped for towing.


    Quote Originally Posted by Herrsss View Post
    Congrats on the beautiful ride and welcome to the greatest car club on the planet!

    Your timing is perfect as we are opening registration for NVE4 (April 29 o May 2, 2020 in Miami & the Keys on October 10th. Now that's gonna be a party like no other with Vipers galore and people who love them not to mention a lot of planned activities!
    Thank you @Herrsss! I couldn't agree more! I will have to check that out and see if I can swing by. Thank you for the heads-up!


    Quote Originally Posted by Bill Pemberton View Post
    Normandin is Viper friendly and they would be able to mount your new tires. Just get ahold of Jon B at PartsRack and I bet he could ship them directly to that Dealership?
    @Bill Pemberton, just contacted them yesterday and awaiting for the "okay" today. Normandin didn't have a service adviser available at the time I called in yesterday. Once confirmed, I'll wrap up the order with Jon.
    Last edited by Voros_Siklo; 5 Days Ago at 09:50 AM. Reason: Because I am a dork and have forgotten on how to post on forums. :-D

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    That grin isn't gonna go away any time soon! lol Congrats!

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    Your new tires are on the way to a great shop in Mtn View..... THANKS

    Regarding that 'P/S Vent Tube': Be sure NOT to vent hot, steaming PS fluid down on the ground under your NEW TIRES! Much better and safer to keep PS fluid fresh, and not overfilled, so it wont boil over in the first place!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Voros_Siklo View Post
    Good evening to all!


    There are a few things I've already done to the GTS since then:
    • Installed a ROE Racing Power Steering Vent Tube


    Looking forward towards being fully immersed in the Viper ownership experience. It's been three weeks and I still can't get this goofy grin off of my face after driving the GTS.

    Last edited by JonB ~ PartsRack; 4 Days Ago at 02:14 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Viperenvy View Post
    Welcome - Love Gen IIs!!
    @Viperenvy, Thank you. So do I, they're my favorite gen!


    Quote Originally Posted by ILLMAX1 View Post
    That grin isn't gonna go away any time soon! lol Congrats!
    @ILLMAX1, Oh nooo... �� LOL. And thank you!


    Quote Originally Posted by JonB ~ PartsRack View Post
    Your new tires are on the way to a great shop in Mtn View..... THANKS

    Regarding that 'P/S Vent Tube': Be sure NOT to vent hot, steaming PS fluid down on the ground under your NEW TIRES! Much better and safer to keep PS fluid fresh, and not overfilled, so it wont boil over in the first place!

    Welcome...
    @JonB ~ PartsRack; Thank you for putting up with me these past couple weeks. It has been a pleasure working with you and can't wait to get my GTS in her new shoes! I would have taken months to find a great set and a place that can put them on. Wouldn't have been able to do this without your help. Thanks again Jon!

    I'll definately have to check the P/S Vent Tube and realign before the new tires go in. Might just add another section to it to better direct it away from the tires and headers.

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