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SILVER1 05-16-2012 08:26 PM

My New Rims.
 
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My story :D

Ever since I was little I dreamed of owning a muscle car. I for some reason never wanted a truck, and when I was little I had many toy cars. One of them was a 2004 Mustang with a black convertible. For a long time that was my dream car :yikes:

However, in 2006, I begged and begged to get a toy car which was a concept Camaro. I rushed to the store with my dad and right away I headed to go get it. It was a basic silver Camaro SS :chevy: which was a 1/24 figurine. For days and days, I stayed up and read and read and put this bad boy together after many attempts.
So fast-forward 5 years, and I am now 16. I know, I know I am young but don’t judge me just yet. I was soon blessed with a 2010 SIM Camaro LT. :happyanim: In the past year, I have driven it over 8K miles, and boy do I love it!

About a week ago, I found my toy car hiding in my closet, and I was astonished that it was the exact same car I dreamed of! So I dusted it off, and after a little workshop I quickly got the car to look just like mine! I then took apart the car, re-glued everything so it was sturdy, and wala! It is a working machine. Now I place it on the dash of my car and everywhere I go, people compliment me on my “Toy Car”. So many times I get a “Hey man!, Can I see your car” “Yeah… its right there! Haha” “Oh no, I am talking about the toy car!”…

So I knew I needed to change my car up a little. I blacked out the bowties, and for a year now the vinyl has been holding on strong. I then installed by myself foot well lighting with a switch, which I wired to the Speedometer lighting in the middle console. I then added the most realistic matte black gills you can ever see! People have to touch the vinyl to see if it is real or not! And finally, after a year on the LT rims, I upgraded to the RS wheels powder coated, and I absolutely love them!

Also I included my amateur sketches of my beloved Camaro.
-Ryan

SixCyl 05-16-2012 08:34 PM

Haha, that's awesome man. I love that the toy car matches. And great sketches.

SILVER1 05-16-2012 08:38 PM

Haha thanks. I found myself modding the toy car more than mine, so I knew that had to change!

SILVER1 05-17-2012 10:46 PM

UPDATE
 
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Finally got a good picture of the foot well lighting even though I have had it for over a year!

GunnyG 05-17-2012 10:47 PM

That's really nice!!! Enjoy!

pierre777 05-17-2012 11:19 PM

Congrats bro!

J-ROD-210 05-17-2012 11:34 PM

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Attachment 372830Hey, I have a little version of mine too!!!:laugh:

SILVER1 05-18-2012 02:37 PM

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Originally Posted by GunnyG (Post 4981546)
That's really nice!!! Enjoy!

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Originally Posted by pierre777 (Post 4981656)
Congrats bro!

Thanks guys!

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Originally Posted by J-ROD-210 (Post 4981700)
Hey, I have a little version of mine too!!!:laugh:

That's sweet! I love it! Do you know the size of it?

J-ROD-210 05-18-2012 06:48 PM

Don't know the size,because I just threw out the box. It's metal with working hood and doors and wheels

Yazeed 05-18-2012 08:25 PM

Awesome rims!

SilverSlayer-SS 05-18-2012 08:26 PM

congrats , looks great , and great sketches ;)

SILVER1 05-20-2012 09:08 PM

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Originally Posted by J-ROD-210 (Post 4985746)
Don't know the size,because I just threw out the box. It's metal with working hood and doors and wheels

Well it looks great!

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Originally Posted by Yazeed (Post 4986194)
Awesome rims!

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Originally Posted by SilverSlayer-SS (Post 4986204)
congrats , looks great , and great sketches ;)

Thanks guys! It means a lot from Camaro enthusiasts like yourself!

SILVER1 05-29-2012 02:28 PM

Updated my sig!
Tell me how it is!


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