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ZoMBiE_KMF 10-07-2011 02:00 PM

ZoMBiE_KMF... Breaking Bad (BrBa) [COTW 2/20/12]
 
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*Upgraded to SS. --> SS Build Thread: http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=295615

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I have had people telling me for some time that I need to start building a journal.
I had some free time today so I decided to stop slackin and let people know how my plain 1LT had to Break Bad. :evil:
This may take a while I have a ton of pics.

I started doing minor mods just to make her a little bit different to other cars at the local C5 meet. Soon I got addicted.

:chevy:Before..:chevy:
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:chevy:Now..:chevy:
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Mods

  • Exterior
  • Giovanni Kilis 20" Wheels (Flat Black)
  • Havoc Rear Diffuser (Carbon Fiber and Cyber Gray)
  • SS Front Fascia
  • Revolution Styling Front Splitter
  • Stillen Side Skirts
  • Unrestricted Motorsports Gen1 Spoiler
  • Side Accent Devil Tail Stripes (CGM)
  • Front Grille Blackout (CGM)
  • Rear Trunk Blackout (CGM)
  • ZL1 Grille with 1LT badge
  • RS Headlight Upgrade
  • AAC Colorshift Halos
  • AAC RGB Scanner
  • AAC Painted LED Sidemarkers
  • AAC Blue LED Lighted Bowtie (White & Carbon Fiber)
  • AAC Plasma Foglight Bulbs
  • AAC Switchback Turn Signals
  • Blacked out Taillights
  • CGM Taillight Bezels
  • GM Nickel Fuel Door Painted Summit White
  • Decepticon Emblem
  • 20% Window Tint
  • Showstoppers Premium Underhood Package
  • Showstopper Billet Underhood Caps
  • MGP "CAMARO" Caliper Covers
  • Interior
  • Summit White Door Panels, Dash, Speedometer and Steering Wheel Trim
  • GM Transformers Door Sills
  • Red LED Footwell Lighting
  • Premium GM CAMARO Floor Mats
  • Defenderworx Kick Plates
  • Defenderworx Cup Holder
  • Defenderworx Shifter
  • 4-Pack Auxiliary Gauges
  • 2 Boston Acoustics Subwoofers
  • Memphis Amp
  • Katzkin Interior (not installed yet)
  • LED Interior Conversion kit
  • Performance
  • Polished Injen Long Tube Intake
  • L99 SS Exhaust
  • SLP Loudmouth II Axleback
  • Trifecta Tune
  • RX Performance Catch Can & Breather
  • RX Performance 1" Black Ice-olator
  • RX Performance Plenum Spacer
  • MACE Ported Intake Manifold (painted Kinectic Blue Metallic and Cyber Grey Metallic)
  • VMAX Ported Throttle Body
  • OBX Long Tubes
  • Magnaflow X-Pipe Muffler
  • B&G 1.5" Lowering Springs
  • Hawks Brake Pads
  • Drilled and Slotted Rotors
  • Pfadt Strut Tower Brace (not installed yet)
  • Zex Nitrous Kit (not installed yet)
  • Future Mods
  • Aftermarket Hood


:chevy::chevy:

Backstory..
I never had a fast car before the Camaro. :thumbdown:
My last two cars (a Saturn and Toyota) I never really wanted but kinda had to settle for because I was only 23 and no credit so there were the only cars I could get approved for. When I first seen a Camaro in person I knew sooner or later I was going to get one! After slacking for about a year and a spur of the moment I stopped by the closest dealership and decide to try my luck. (I can thank Ivan @ Southwest Speed. and hclove09 for that one with all their talk about the local Camaro5 meets. :D)
After a day at Reliable Chevrolet and putting down $2400 I walked out with a Cyber Gray Metallic LS. On 14% interest and payments $620 month. :happyanim:
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I was so stoked! After the last couple years finally got a car I wanted! Wasted no time adding simple mods. Blacked out the bowties and added Red footwells.

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After a week of driving everywhere showing family and friends, I got a call from Reliable to come in to dealership for some final paper work. When I got there they told me " We need another $1200 if you want to keep that car." After a few days of fighting with them I decided to let em take it back.:fighting0040:
Back to my Corolla. :mad0260:
After a week I went to Galles Chevrolet and told them about the :bs: that had just happened to me. Next day the called me to go in that they had an awesome deal for me. A Summit White LT with 3.75% interest, $515 payments and all had to put down was a $1000. Done. :happyanim::happyanim:

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I guess everything happens for a reason.

tmac1granger33 10-07-2011 02:08 PM

car looks awesome bro :chevy:

ZoMBiE_KMF 10-07-2011 02:17 PM

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Again I wasted no time adding a few mods. :D
After hitting a local C5 meet I wanted to start making my car my own.
I didn't know at the time it would turn into an addiction. :laugh:


First up was the ugly gold bowties.
I don't like the gold so I had to add some black vinyl to them. Minor mod but I think it made a big difference.

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Switched out the exhaust right away too. (Later switched to a stock SS exhaust.)


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Upgraded to stock 20's.
Got an awesome deal on the wheels by my bro Harold who had just put some aftermarket wheels on his SS.

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Added some decals on the gills. Another minor mod but again I think it made a big difference.

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Added the trunk black out piece. Scored it off my friend Heather. I like the white color but for me it was too much white. This helped out.

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I was happy with that for a while. ;)
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ZoMBiE_KMF 10-07-2011 02:19 PM

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Originally Posted by tmac1granger33 (Post 3855085)
car looks awesome bro :chevy:

Thanx brotha. :D

skinman 10-07-2011 02:28 PM

Looks FAAAANTASTIC!! Just letting you know, I'm stealing your Gill setup...

AngelSpeedFreak 10-07-2011 04:35 PM

Looks awsome. I live in RR as well, You are going to have to let me check it out sometime.....

Chris-10 10-07-2011 06:21 PM

Looks real good!

ZoMBiE_KMF 10-08-2011 09:36 AM

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Originally Posted by skinman (Post 3855150)
Looks FAAAANTASTIC!! Just letting you know, I'm stealing your Gill setup...

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Originally Posted by O-10maro (Post 3855914)
Looks real good!

Thanx. :D

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Originally Posted by AngelSpeedFreak (Post 3855602)
Looks awsome. I live in RR as well, You are going to have to let me check it out sometime.....

We are having a meet tonight at Sonic on San Mateo by Hooters roll by. :w00t:

ZoMBiE_KMF 10-08-2011 10:01 AM

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I was starting to get a little more addicted. The next round of Mods... :D


I wanted to add some more black to the car. So I went and tinted the taillights and side markers.
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My car did not come with door sills so I wanted to add something there, but not the same Camaro ones everyone else has, so I added the Transformer door sills.
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Since I added the Transformer door sills I figured I might as well do the Autobot center caps too. Also added some black vinyl insert on the wheels just to be a little different.
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I originally wanted the Defenderworx fuel door, but decided to go with Camaro Nickel Fuel Door painted Summit White.
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Finally added the Red footwell lighting I pulled out of the CGM LS. Also I thought I would change out the gray floor mats for some black and red Camaro ones.
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After seeing Ivan's bowtie I thought I would get me a Red LED illuminated bowtie. Had it installed to only come on when I hit the brakes.
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ZoMBiE_KMF 10-08-2011 10:04 AM

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Got tired of the stock grille and very few people at the time had the Heritage grille so I had to put that on. Plus I hadn't done any mods to my car in a couple of months and was starting to go crazy. :sm0:

ZoMBiE_KMF 10-08-2011 11:15 AM

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The addiction kicked in hard and I was ready for more mods!
So for the next round of mods I wanted to do a bunch of major appearance mods.
I wanted to do them all at one time so my car would feel like a completely different car.
With the help with Ivan from Southwest Speed that goal was accomplished in one weekend. :thumbup:
It was a long weekend..:word:
Changed stock 20's to some new 20" Giovanni Kilis.
20% Window tint. Also tinted foglights and turn signals.
Swapped out my v6 front fascia for an SS one.
Added Stillen side skirts and front splitter.
Put in the carbon fiber Havor rear diffuser.
Upgraded to the RS headlights and installed Colorshift Halos.
Also put in an RGB scanner, LED side markers, and Plasma fog light bulbs.
Tinted turn signals and fog lights.
Painted door panels, dash and speedometer trim Summit White.
Installed a Unrestricted Motorsports Gen1 spoiler.
Added a 1969 RS emblem to the Heritage grille.
(and yes I know my car is not a true RS but with the new SS fascia I didn't want to be confused as being an SS so hoping that would help people know I am a v6)


:chevy:Goodbye stock 20s.. Hello Giovanni Kilis! I didn't want the stocks anymore so after a long search I found the wheels I wanted and went to go see my cousin Chris at Discount Tire.

Last pic of my car with the SS 20's..
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Off with the stocks..
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My cousin putting on the new wheels..
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My cousin approves.. :sm0:
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Amazing how changing the wheels makes a complete difference..
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:chevy:Now that I had the wheels on it was time to get to work on the rest of the mods. :D

Time to start painting..
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First up some Summit White pieces.. (SS Fascia, side skirts, spoiler and interior trim)
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Next up some Cyber Gray Metallic pieces.. (Rear diffuser, front splitter, and molding)
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We had also painted the molding white to match the body like RS cars, but I didnt end up liking it. I liked the color contrast better on the roof so we decided to paint them CGM to match stripes.
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Time to take open up the RS headlights and put some colorshift halos in..
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Off with the halogen lights..
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Taking off the rear bumper to put in the new diffuser..
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:chevy:Finished product after a very long no sleep 3days. :happyanim:

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Colorshift halos with RGB scanner..
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New Cyber Gray Metallic and Carbon Fiber Havoc Diffuser..
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Summit White LED sidemarkers..
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Plasma fog lights..
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Freshly painted white interior with a retro Camaro by Chevrolet emblem..
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Last I added a Southwest Speed decal because Ivan and Christa are awesome and help me out so much. :D
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ZoMBiE_KMF 10-08-2011 11:52 AM

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I have to add some pics from Camaro5 Fest II cuz it was an awesome time!! :thumbup:
A Camaro filled weekend with a bunch of awesome friends, probably the most awesome vacation I ever had.


Originally I wanted to meet up with the huge caravan stopping in Las Cruces, but work screwed up that one. After missing the Camaro Club of New Mexico/Camaro Club of the Rockies caravan I was lucky enough to catch up with the Oklahoma group..
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A few pics of my car parked at the Fest..
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Found an award on my car! :happyanim::happyanim: Thank you again GTAHVIT! :D
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Could not have done it without the help of Ivan and Christa! :thumbsup:
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In line to get car signed by Camaro Team..
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My cousin DJ getting video of my car getting signed..
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Some farewell pics with Camaro Club of New Mexico..
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ZoMBiE_KMF 10-08-2011 12:07 PM

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Entered the Albuquerque Museum car show with some fellow Camaro Club of New Mexico members.
We were in category with all Camaros and Firebirds 1967-2011.
Tied with 2nd place with fellow member Don and his '69 Camaro.
Never thought would beat out all the awesome 1st Gens out there.
Beat only by a 1978 Trans Am.
Awesome time. :thumbsup:

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ZoMBiE_KMF 10-08-2011 12:29 PM

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Next set of Mods..


Changed front splitter to a carbon fiber splitter..
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With the help of my cousin Derek, I added some CGM Side Accent Devil Tail Stripes that I got from RiderGraphix..
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I had to change sides to Decepticon..
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Installed CGM LS7 Front Grill Blackout that I also got from RiderGraphix..
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New Roto-Fab with Carbon Fiber and White Radiator cover..
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Jmack25 10-08-2011 12:42 PM

Awesome build thread bro !! :w00t:

ZoMBiE_KMF 10-08-2011 12:49 PM

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ZoMBiE_KMF 10-08-2011 12:51 PM

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Originally Posted by Jmack25 (Post 3858136)
Awesome build thread bro !! :w00t:

Thanx brotha. U going to Sonic tonight?

Jmack25 10-08-2011 12:56 PM

Wouldn't miss it :headbang:

Ivan @ Southwest Speed 10-08-2011 05:21 PM

About time! Thanks for the love!! :respekt: :drinking:

Great story, great build, great car!!!

Love being a part of not only a persons Camaro build, but also his tribulations of getting there.

It's been great.....I know that you have more in store so I'll hold off..:emoticon16: on talking about how we do it Big here!

Just don't let Andre get ahold of your ear.....:emoticon7:
Ivan & Christa :thumbup:

andredmg 10-08-2011 10:56 PM

COTW son for sure just wait, I swear this is one of the illest V6 Camaros out there. Keep the mods comin, you definetly got style...:chevy::popcorn::thumbsup:

ZoMBiE_KMF 10-12-2011 09:37 AM

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Originally Posted by andredmg (Post 3859824)
COTW son for sure just wait, I swear this is one of the illest V6 Camaros out there. Keep the mods comin, you definetly got style...:chevy::popcorn::thumbsup:

:D Thanx Andre means a lot coming from you. :thumbup:

Ivan @ Southwest Speed 10-12-2011 10:40 AM

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Can I add my favorite new pic????

Spoiler installed with new CGM Stripes painted!

Ivan :drool:

ZoMBiE_KMF 10-13-2011 08:55 AM

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Originally Posted by Ivan @ Southwest Speed (Post 3873356)
Can I add my favorite new pic????

Spoiler installed with new CGM Stripes painted!

Ivan :drool:

Yeah totally since I havent had time to take any yet. :w00t:

ROD_SS 10-13-2011 09:28 AM

looks good

ZoMBiE_KMF 10-24-2011 11:25 AM

Thanx :D


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