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Godsplumber 10-03-2012 06:32 PM

My BAD ZL1 2012 VR M6 # 1247
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Ok, thought i would start my build thread since we have already begun the addiction. Here are some stock pics, it didnt stay that way long.

Godsplumber 10-03-2012 07:11 PM

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Next I added RiderGraphics stripes. Blacked out rear and side marker lights and all chrome, including bezels, and badging and the stabilzer bar under the hood, except for The ZL1 logos, which i left alone. Also, went to full limo tint all the way around and 50% on the front. Cant see out my side or back windows at night worth a crap but i like the way it looks. Also added Black Gorilla locking lug nuts. Also, during this time, we attended our first car show at the Pavillions in Scottsdale with the Arizona All Gens Camaro Club. It was here that I met the guys from IPF tuning and they offered to give my car a free Araid and dyno tune, so i said ok, because this was part of my planned mods anyway. So, i am also including pics of that install, and the dyno showing before tune, after tune, and after tune with Araid, and a vid of it on the dyno. Here are some pics after all this, sorry about the iphone quality.

Godsplumber 10-03-2012 07:24 PM

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Here is the first dyno #s, this is going to come into play and raise questions, because of the next dyno runs done over the last two days when we installed headers and HF cats and a 160 degree t-stat with corresponding tune to turn fans on at lower temp. Interesting numbers i will say for sure, but you will see when i get too it. For now look at these, some have already seen this, some of you haven't.

Godsplumber 10-03-2012 07:28 PM

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Godsplumber 10-03-2012 07:53 PM

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Ok, so next we did the JDP multi color changing halo kit. That was fun. And i really love the look, i drive with it on red most of the time all day and night, change to green when someone passes me, which doesnt happen much. Also love the 3 color flash setting, It flashes from red to green to blue, and if i set the speed of the flash fast enough it blends together and all you see is red and blue like cop lights, i have freaked a few people out in drive thru lines, and had some people on the freeway move out of my way for me. Here is some pics and vids

Godsplumber 10-03-2012 08:05 PM

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Ok, so next we have done 1 7/8" headers into 2 1/2" HF cats, we also did the 160 degree tstat and tune. This has added 44.9 rwhp to my car. Which if you have been following my build now puts me at + 101.9 added rwhp. Pretty good for just these mods i would say. Now, the interesting thing is when we did the base dyno before the headers they put my car at 646 bhp. Which is crazy with just an Araid and a tune. I didnt believe the numbers, so i brought my wife 2013 Black A6 ZL1 over there and had them do a baseline run on it because it is still all stock, and thier #s they got from hers corrected out at 581 bhp. So they are pretty much right on. Here are some pics of the dyno sheets before and after the install. I will post the pics, vid of install if Mark over at Speed Sports, in Gilbert, Az. recorded it like I asked him to. I also included to vids one with me revving the engine in neutral standing behind it, and another of me coming and passing by the camera with a high rpm shift into second.

Bad@ssCamaro 10-03-2012 08:39 PM

All the vids say they are private. :(

Godsplumber 10-03-2012 09:05 PM


Originally Posted by Bad@ssCamaro (Post 5651641)
All the vids say they are private. :(

Sorry, fixed now. 10-03-2012 09:43 PM

Very nice, got to love it!

Godsplumber 10-03-2012 10:36 PM

Totally lovin it, it has so much more noticeable power now. I'm stoked.

Godsplumber 10-04-2012 05:15 PM

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A couple new pics and a couple vids

Godsplumber 10-04-2012 07:29 PM

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New photos. Showing different shade of lights during the day in the shade. and random photos around it.

Godsplumber 10-04-2012 07:33 PM

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Godsplumber 10-05-2012 03:21 PM

I dont know why, but the vid above and pics above do not show the colors well, you can see them pretty good in the day time.

pierre777 10-05-2012 03:33 PM

Nice ride man congrats.

Godsplumber 10-24-2012 05:45 PM

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Finally Got pics of headers and HF cats and Corsa exhaust install thought i would put them up. :headbang:

Godsplumber 10-24-2012 05:53 PM

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Here are some vids of the sound now and the before and after dyno sheets for the Corsa exhaust install.

Cpanthers85 10-24-2012 08:43 PM

Hey! My cousin lives two doors down from you! I was just there a few weekends ago and I saw both ZL1s + the Challanger... I was drooling!! Sweet rides! Love the ZL1s.

What do you think of the tune shop? I've been told to go to extreme Motorsports in Tempe once I'm done putting a Blower on my SS.

Godsplumber 10-24-2012 10:10 PM

They are a good tune shop for sure. I have been going to Speed Sports in Gilbert out of convenience. They are also good.

Godsplumber 10-24-2012 10:14 PM

Thanks for the compliments by the way

Godsplumber 10-29-2012 05:40 PM

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Installed RX catch can and matching vented breather oil fill cap.

Godsplumber 12-03-2012 03:01 PM

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Ok, so i just got my car back on Friday. We added the Lingenfelter 5% overdrive lower with harmonic balancer, and thier 2.55" supercharger pulley, powder coated black, with the lingenfelter solid isolator coupling, and a new 8 rib serpentine belt, and 63lb per hour injectors, and Alcohol Injection Systems water/meth injection system with a 50/50 mix. I also go rid of the RX catch can and we installed a nice billet Moroso catch can. And last but not least some NGK plugs. Here is the dyno sheets i got from Mark at Speed Sports. I was very surprised that we didn't pick up very much added HP. But we did pick up a signifigant amount of torque and boost. But if you look at the previous dyno sheet after the headers and exhaust i had 528 hp and 516 torque, now i am at 536 hp and 552 torque, that is only a gain of 8HP but a gain of 36 torque. And i got a gain of 5.5 psi boost. I was wondering what the experts on here think about my mods and these results. I cant remember what the torque # is but the hp # is now 744 to the flywheel.:headbang::headbang::headbang:

Rodslnger 12-03-2012 06:35 PM

5 psi of boost gain and only 8 RWHP something is not right.

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