This is the build thread for my 2012 Camaro 45th Anniversary SS Coupe, it was purchased with an M6 transmission and the hurst shifter (the only option). Overall, the goal for the build is to become one of the few 9 second Camaros here. To get there, I plan on using the Magnacharger TVS2300 with an LSX motor and a little nitrous :D. I will be keeping the clutch pedal for a bit, but a TH400 is already in the works. Here goes nothing!
I picked up the car on 1 June, 2012; here it is once I got it home!
Special Thanks to:
USA Performance Engines
Texas Speed and Performance
Jessika at Supercharger Connection
Fuel Injector Connection
Mods to Date:
LSX Short deck Block
Callies 4" stroke Crankshaft
Callies I Beams, ARP hardware
Wiseco 4.07 bore, gas ported.
Wiseco Rings gapped for Nitrous
LSX-LS3 6 bolt heads, ported
PRC Dual springs
Inconel Exhaust Valves
Titanium Intake Valves
Custom TSP Blower cam
Cloyes Hex-a-just Timing Chain
Melling High Volume Oil Pump
Lunati LSX Roller Lifters
Lunati VooDoo Rocker Arms
RX Dual Valve Monster Catch Can
Lingenfelter 10 rib 6% Overdrive Kit
Magnuson TVS2300 with OD Cogs, Ported Snout, and Ported Tub
Nitrous Outlet Single Nozzle Wet Kit
Stainless Works 2" Primary Headers
Magnaflow Competition Series 3" Center Exit
LPE Dual Fuel Pump
FIC 90lb Injectors
ACT Twin Disk Clutch
DSS 1000hp Axles
Eaton TrueTrac Differential
JRE Billet Main Caps
Coming Soon: TH400
Eibach R2 External Reservoir Coilovers
Eibach 29mm Sway Bars, Front and Back
BMR Fabrication Complete Pro Bushing kit
Pfadt Rear Toe rods
Pfadt Rear Trailing Arms
Lakewood Subframe Connectors
Hotchkis Strut Tower Brace
Plasti dipped Bowties
45th Anniversary Mats
Modulare M2s: 22x9.5 and 22x11 wrapped in PZero Neros
its about time somebody puts on the center outlet diffuser,looks sick man!! great job. make a revving video,i want to hear that monster!
car sounds sick man and i like the center exhaust idea ,good work .
Thanks for the compliments guys! Gotta find someone willing to stand back there for the vid :D
Nice! thanks for sharing.
Got my new wheels today, hopefully get them on the car tomorrow, so stay tuned for pics!
cars sounds good. You should post up the pics of your new wheels! So on a scale of 0-10 how much louder would you say the new exhaust is vs the stock one? Personally I am not looking for much louder but just "better" and headers with Magnaflow is up there on the list of options.
Here's my scale: 1 is stock, and 10 is a full on drag car. It's probably a Seven without a cam. And I'll post wheels pics right now!
more wheel pictures :paddle:.... Just kidding, :yikes:, but I would like to see some more pics though. I'm looking at the Modulare wheel myself. What's your impression going from the 20's to 22's?
So the headers and Magnaflow (and headers) exhaust really bumped up the sound levels? I heard the Magnaflow wasn't too loud. I want the power, but not all the noise. I was thinking magnaflow was the answer.
Magnaflow is defintely the answer, just not the 3" center exit system. That system is currently the only 3" they have without mufflers. I will get better pics of the wheels soon too. Going to the 22s was different, and the ride isn't as solid. Can't say anything bad about Modulare, just didn't really want to spend 8k, but I liked them a lot!
Update: Ordered a Complete Suspension set up, will be installing within the next week! Eibach R2 External reservoir coilovers, Eibach Sways, BMR complete bushings, Lakewood subframe brace, Hotchkis strut tower brace, and Pfadt rear to and trailing arms!
Supercharger will be here tomorrow! Pics to follow, hoping to be installed by end of the month.
Project Officially Started:
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