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SSRick 08-20-2011 02:26 PM

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Lowered by Pedders...
Supercharged by Whipple...
New shoes by Boze Custom...

2010 Camaro SS 2DR Coupe
Born: 05-11-2009
Inferno Orange Metallic (IOM)/Black Rally Stripes
Black leather interior
L99 6.2L V8 Supercharged
Hydra-Matic 6L80 six-speed automatic transmission
Dyno: 539hp, 537torq

I bought the car from a fellow Camaro5 owner, Wicked Inferno. He had tinted the windows, lowered the car with Pfadt lowering springs, installed Texas Speed and Performance headers and Magnaflow exhaust. Also, as it is an L99 auto, he had installed a Vigilante converter – it dyno’d 369hp. It was a “fun, weekender” for him, but I planned to drive it every day!

First up, I added Lloyd tru –berber mats on the floor and trunk, aqua footwell, dome, and trunk LED lighting and Drake Muscle pedals. Next, I added projector halos with HID and HID fogs off Ebay. I removed all badging, going back with the modern black GM “SS”s on both sides, on my new Heritage grille and on the trunk. Simple, but sweet!

Performance enhancements were next and I decided to start with ride comfort and stability. I liked the lowered look, but not the less-than-stock ride of the Pfadts. Humberto Ortiz with Vulcan Specialties installed Pedders bushings and Supercar Coilovers to replace the Pfadt springs. We set the car about 1.25” lower than stock…very cool! The ride was awesome, but the dampening introduced some lean and body roll. Pedders sway bars and endlinks fixed that. Wow, that allowed me to smooth out my ride and the bars kept the car on the ground!
Next, Humberto installed a complete BMR package for strength and rigidity. Big change in the ride – no chassis flex and no wheel hop. I changed out the rotors with EBC slotted and drilled rotors and Hawk PC pads. They stopped nicely, dusted very little, but sqeaked like a little girl…gonna have to come back to brakes later.

At CamaroFest in Arizona, I got a pinstriper to paint an orange highlight around the SS badges all around and AAC installed their LED side markers while I waited!

Back home in Lubbock, my friends at Custom Sound added my rearview camera mirror and a 10” kicker sub in the trunk.

It was time for new wheels and tires! I chose Boze to build my custom three piece alloys. I went with Lateral Gs…a classic 5 spoke design…the only way to go on an American muscle car! Zak with Boze started with brushed center spokes, painted the lip black with an orange pinstripe, and finished with my custom “SS” center caps…they are truly one of a kind! We wrapped them around Vredstein Ultrac Sessantas – 275s up front and big, fat 315s on the back!

With a solid foundation underneath, it was time for some more horsepower! Texas Speed and Performance installed my new CAI intake and Whipple Supercharger with a 3.8” pulley! BAM! 190 extra RWHP…539hp/537tq! Awesome!

With that much horsepower, my buddies thought the half shafts were the weak spot, so I added Lingenfelter 1,400hp chromoly shafts and while it was in the shop, Humberto installed my new Brembo Gran Turismo big brakes front and back. Smooth, even, QUIET braking…amazing!

My wife said she did understand a word I wrote, but I want to thank her for her support!

Modifications

Suspension

Pedders dual reservoir Supercar Coilovers
Pedders sub-frame and radius bushing poly inserts
Pedders eccentrics alignment bolts
Pedders 27mm adjustable sway bars
Pedders end links and rods

BMR red trailing arms
BMR red adjustable toe rods
BMR red chassis sub-connector
BMR red driveshaft safety loop
BMR red lower control arms

Lingenfelter 1,400 hp chromoly shafts
Hotchkis black strut tower brace

Cabin

Lloyd TruBerber Orange Camaro SS mats
Aqua footwell , dome and trunk lighting
Black billet orange “CAMARO” door sills
Drake Muscle billet pedals
Kicker 10” sub (trunk)
Autometer pillar gauges with cobalt fuel pressure/boost

Exterior

Blackout SS badges both sides
Inferno Orange Heritage grill with blackout SS badge
Black SS trunk lid emblem
Black taillight bezels
Drake Muscle black billet reverse light bezels
Oracle LED side markers
H.I.D. Halo blackout headlights
H.I.D. fogs
1.25” drop
Tinted windows

Performance

Whipple supercharger with 3.8” pulley
Cold Air Inductions intake
Transmission cooler
TSP long tube headers
Magnaflow dual exhaust
Vigilante stall converter

Shoes

Boze Custom Forged 3-piece “Lateral-Gs”
Vredestien Ulrac Sessanta tires
275/40R20 front
315/35R20 rear
Brembo Gran Turismo 6p/4p silver calipers
Pedders brake lines
EBC drilled/slotted rotors
:thumbup:

Jeffm 08-20-2011 02:29 PM

beautiful

SlowSS 08-20-2011 04:48 PM

Absolutely SICK!!

nycoupe11 08-20-2011 05:28 PM

wow one of my favoriteS! wish i got that color!

sub zero 08-20-2011 06:31 PM

very nice and clean job

pwrmanpaul66 08-20-2011 06:37 PM

very nice car !

GEEo 08-20-2011 06:42 PM

Looks Great!! :thumbup:

Forcer 08-20-2011 07:02 PM

Correct me if im wrong, I think your tires on facing the wrong way, those are directionals, and they are facing the rear, u may need to swap sides so the arrows face forward... If im wrong my bad, judging by the picture thats the way it looks, Beautiful car and wheels either way =) fix the direction it will handle better =)

SSRick 08-20-2011 09:25 PM

Asymetrical, not directional...
 
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Originally Posted by Forcer (Post 3646085)
Correct me if im wrong, I think your tires on facing the wrong way, those are directionals, and they are facing the rear, u may need to swap sides so the arrows face forward... If im wrong my bad, judging by the picture thats the way it looks, Beautiful car and wheels either way =) fix the direction it will handle better =)

I appreciate you noticing, but these tires are actually asymetrical, not directional. They are marked on the inside. Continuous groove goes to the inside... http://www.vredestein.com/file_bande...ijrichting.jpg

FINALLYSATISFIED 08-20-2011 09:47 PM

Looks good! Keep it up!

McCoymrc 08-20-2011 10:53 PM

:bow:

shadow09 08-20-2011 11:20 PM

looks great!

SnoopyAce7 08-20-2011 11:59 PM

sweet. got pics under the hood?

2010 SSRS 08-21-2011 12:02 AM

looks real good

Wicked Inferno 08-21-2011 02:42 PM

looks awsome bro!

Chris-10 08-21-2011 03:24 PM

great looking ride!!!

bpoirier 08-21-2011 03:24 PM

Nice job, What a beautiful car.

Sterling 08-21-2011 03:35 PM

That car looks great! I see you have LED side markers also that you didn't put on the mod list. Those halos look really good too. It took me a minute to realize that it wasn't an RS. Such a nice clean look... well done!

1badtie 08-21-2011 04:10 PM

where did u get the ss centercaps for the wheels?? i like it!!

Purdue2011SS 08-21-2011 09:15 PM

great pics!

Deke736 08-21-2011 09:24 PM

Your car is sick! I love it!

68/2010 08-21-2011 09:33 PM

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Originally Posted by SSRick (Post 3645318)
Lowered by Pedders...
Supercharged by Whipple...
New shoes by Boze Custom...

Nice!!!!!!!!!!!!

FINALLYSATISFIED 08-21-2011 10:03 PM

Simply an amazing car. COTW worthy? I think so.

SSE 4 2SS 08-21-2011 10:28 PM

Very Nice, A whole lot of attention to detail going on...

Wicked Inferno 08-21-2011 10:57 PM

Hey brother the car come full circle & it's great to see u enjoying the car!


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