Backstory: I won this car from the Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana Chevrolet Dealers Association. This 2010 2LT Camaro was customized by Real Wheels for the 2010 Chicago Auto Show. He was voted the "Coolest Car" at the show. He spent some time at the United Center where the Chicago Blackhawks play. He rode in front of the players buses at the championship parade. "Blackhawk" was presented to me by team captain Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane on September 20, 2010. This Camaro has both of their numbers located on the hockey stripes, side windows and engine cover. He has their autographs on the dash and the engine cover. I give you the "Blackhawk".
Blackhawk Camaro Specs
http://www.realwheels.com/camaro/images/spacer.gif Custom Wheels
http://www.realwheels.com/camaro/images/spacer.gif These awesome 20” “Kibo” design rims from GWG Wheels are jet-black with red accents, and added just the right attitude to the car.
http://www.realwheels.com/camaro/images/spacer.gif For additional grip to the road, the custom wheels were wrapped with Pirelli P-Zero tires.
http://www.realwheels.com/camaro/images/spacer.gif Custom Leather Interior
http://www.realwheels.com/camaro/images/spacer.gif The creative team used some of the most luxurious leather available from Katzkin Leather to carry the red/black theme into the car. Custom embroidered headrests and center console make a bold statement with the Blackhawk’s logo.
http://www.realwheels.com/camaro/images/spacer.gif Custom Paint
http://www.realwheels.com/camaro/images/spacer.gif Lake County based artists, Estrada Customs painted the black stripes, rear fascia and spoiler with the Blackhawk’s colors. The red was also carried into the interior with custom red door panels.
http://www.realwheels.com/camaro/images/spacer.gif Rear Spoiler
http://www.realwheels.com/camaro/images/spacer.gif The RealWheels team used an aggressive spoiler design from MPD1 to provide the car with improved aerodynamics and aggressive styling.
http://www.realwheels.com/camaro/images/spacer.gif Performance Exhaust
http://www.realwheels.com/camaro/images/spacer.gif For improved sound and styling, the build team used the latest air intake and exhaust system combination from SLP Performance. The 4” stainless exhaust tips are an indication that this car means business.
http://www.realwheels.com/camaro/images/spacer.gif Custom Billet Accessories
http://www.realwheels.com/camaro/images/spacer.gif The car features many new products that have just become available for the 2010 Camaro. This includes an assortment of precision-machined, solid billet aluminum parts directly from RealWheels Corporation. The custom fuel door is enhanced with a machined Blackhawk logo. Race inspired billet pedals were installed, and a sport-style race shifter was added.
http://www.realwheels.com/camaro/images/spacer.gif Stainless Steel Trim Accessories
http://www.realwheels.com/camaro/images/spacer.gif The team at RealWheels installed their new stainless grille design to provide the car with an aggressive front-end appearance. They added side vent trim and a rear fascia trim piece to provide balance to the design.
Changes I've made:
HID lamps in the OEM halogen housing with AAC dual color halos (white/red) (replaced)
JDP Motorsports color halo kit
LED fog lights, dome light, trunk light, license plate lights
Dual 15 inch AAC nite riders (red)
AAC red foot well lights
Showstopper painted LED side markers
Showstopper custom side mirrors (painted black) [best mod]
Showstopper painted brake light bezels (glossy black)
Showstopper under hood accessories
Showstopper custom painted engine cover
Yates Performance back up light surrounds
Stillen splitter (painted glossy black)
OEM black splash guards
RX oil catch can
RX Black Iceolater
PFADT 1.25 inch lowering springs
JarHeadBobandMax custom trunk lid
Showstopper painted roof
Showstopper painted trunk
Showstopper painted rotors
Showstopper hood liner bowtie
MGP caliper covers, customized by Showstopper
DSV e-brake leather boot
DSV shifter boot
Engine bay lighting (red)
Matte black painted strut caps
Chicago Blackhawks rubber floor mats
VMAX ported throttle body
2nd set of 1LT wheels plastidipped black
3rd set of 2LT wheels polished aluminum
4th set of SS wheels
BBK longtube ceramic headers with high flow cats
SJM Camaro Afterburner tail lights with the "flicker" option.
Showstopper "custom" lighted mirrors
These are pics before I started to change a few things and add a few more. http://i127.photobucket.com/albums/p123/elykson/073.jpg
Toews and Kane autographs the day I got the Blackhawks Camarohttp://i127.photobucket.com/albums/p123/elykson/062.jpg
Engine cover by Showstopper
i remember entering a competition for this car
Jonathan Toews, me and Patrick Kane with "Augie" when he was just weeks old. http://i127.photobucket.com/albums/p123/elykson/049.jpg
Current pics coming soon. Plus more mods in the wings and a trip to Showstopper real soon.
Upcoming mods: Stillen splitter painted glossy black, OEM black splash guards, and black brake light bezels.
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