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CanadianSS 04-07-2013 06:57 PM

CanadianSS "The Beast"
 
So I've been putting ths on the back burner for awhile. Time to do this.

I'm not going to tell my story all over again, so pease read this thread: http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=268557

Now lets start the mod'in:happyanim:

CanadianSS 04-07-2013 07:00 PM

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Day I bought the car. Absolutely mint. 13,000kms (8300miles approx.)

CanadianSS 04-07-2013 07:02 PM

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Threw it in car hauler to bring home (5hrs. away).

CanadianSS 04-07-2013 07:03 PM

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Close the door. Lets go!

Supermaro585HP 04-07-2013 07:12 PM

I know this is a really stupid question.. How the hell do you get out of the car once you get it into the trailer.

Merc 04-07-2013 07:16 PM

:popcorn:

:thumb:

CanadianSS 04-07-2013 07:42 PM

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Originally Posted by Supermaro585HP (Post 6395035)
I know this is a really stupid question.. How the hell do you get out of the car once you get it into the trailer.

Duke's of Hazzard baby.

Lombardi 04-07-2013 07:44 PM

Very nice. Never seen blue stripes on silver combo but I like it.

CanadianSS 04-07-2013 07:48 PM

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My fathers 2010 Camaro model.

CanadianSS 04-07-2013 07:49 PM

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1 more pic

CanadianSS 04-07-2013 07:52 PM

So I originally was just going to remove the blus stripes and do black. Add a double din nav, CAI and exhaust. Leave the rest as stock.

That all changes after I find a forum....Camaro5

CanadianSS 04-07-2013 07:57 PM

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I start reading like crazy. Seeing what I like, people like, tried and tested stuff. I then buy my first piece and install it. This was a brutal procedure. Good thing I had some beer kick'in around. Took a whopp'in 5min inc. opening the package.

CanadianSS 04-07-2013 08:04 PM

Back to the forum. Read more. I actually was on for quite awhile befor my 1st post. I was so nervous. I then buy some RS headlights and Offers wires. Then something happened. I had a investment that cashed out.....BIG TIME! Pay the car off and I start stock piling parts. I end up buying the following:
Apline 8" Nav w/ Apline dash kit (that I had to order)
Kooks 1 7/8 headers & HFC
Hurts short throw shifter

CanadianSS 04-07-2013 09:56 PM

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Magnaflow Comp GFX kit comes in

CanadianSS 04-07-2013 09:57 PM

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Originally Posted by Lombardi (Post 6395185)
Very nice. Never seen blue stripes on silver combo but I like it.

It changes my friend. Read below your post.

CanadianSS 04-07-2013 10:06 PM

I then pick up some appearance parts. GFX kit off member here, but doesn't have the front splitter. Never used, so I buy it. I call a buddy who works at a GM place and find out how much a splitter is. OUCH. Forget it. But, he has as Heritage grille in SIM that's a good deal. Buy! I look around on Camaro5, no one as one. But then I find some guys putting on some parts off a company called ACS. They have a new splitter (T4) that I like even better. Not only that, I love the bumper ports and they have a ZL1 replica hood insert...Score! Wait, he's Canadian, I get everything in a few days. Now I know what you Americans feel like getting stuff so fast.

CanadianSS 04-07-2013 10:12 PM

One day my buddy was looking through a local website and saw someone who had NIB Eibach pro lowering springs. He calls them up and buys it or me same day and drops it off at my doorstep. Now the wife is wanting to know what's up. I take her out for dinner and explain how I've always wanted to do something like this. Make a car all mine. A head turner. She says "go do it, never know what's gonna happen" but...gotta use some of the investment cash for family. No prob, cruise vacation her we come.

CanadianSS 04-07-2013 10:22 PM

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A few weeks go by, and I was looking brought the sponsors wheels for sale section and see 2 rims I like. TSW Mirabeau and Niche Apex. I pm both on shipping. Man, talk about expensive. Not only that, I have to pay duty. I talk to my long time friend here locally who owns a tire place. He does his magic and the TSW where not available (and too expensive), but Niche Apex are available. A week later...

TRC-SS 04-07-2013 10:24 PM

Im watching and reading as your updating!!

So far great!!:happy0180:

CanadianSS 04-07-2013 10:25 PM

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I get 20X10 275-40-20 for fronts, 20X10.5 315-35-20 for rears with Nitto Invos. Rings, TPMS sensors, chrome lugs all in. Boys these are nice.

CanadianSS 04-07-2013 10:27 PM

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Originally Posted by TRC-SS (Post 6396062)
Im watching and reading as your updating!!

So far great!!:happy0180:

For some reason, I knew you would. I wish you lived closer, I know we would become good friends:happy0180:

CanadianSS 04-07-2013 10:36 PM

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Then a big break happens. By pure luck, a member her (you know who you are and thank you again) has a NIB SLP TVS2300 for sale. New model. Now I'm in a dilemma. This is big bucks. Not only that, sending that kind of cash via Paypal is risky. A few hundred bucks lost, whatever. A few grand, my wife will shoot me. My mod'in would stop. I pm, and we tart texting. Come to a deal where he understands and sends me pics as he's shipping with my shipping company. I send cash and after 2 weeks (stupid customs holding it for clearance)....

CanadianSS 04-07-2013 10:37 PM

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I open the best box

CanadianSS 04-07-2013 10:53 PM

I think I have everything I want now. Wrong. I see a member here who put on the ZL1 rear spoiler. Luv it, gotta have it. Call good friend up at GM, Orders it, I pick it up in a week. Now I have everything. What to do. Appearance mods 1st, performance 1st. I go out for lunch with my friend who bought me my lowering spring (yes, I pay or lunch) and we discuss. He's mod'in his 2012 Sierra HD diesel, so we are both enjoying our projects and advice. He comes up with a great plan. While my parts are getting painted, I can get my performance done. Excellent. I call my OTHER GM friend who is a mechanic. He talks to his boss, and he lets us use the shop for the weekend. F***'in lucking out. My buddy says lets go hard, install everything. SC, intake, headers, HFC, exhaust, lowering springs, Hawk brake pads, Hurst short throw shifter. Really, long hours here we come.

CanadianSS 04-07-2013 10:58 PM

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I call tune shop up, book me in for the Monday after install weekend. Ship all the parts to paint to my uncle, and bring all the performance parts to my GM buddy's workplace. We are a go. Friday comes, take wife out on date night. Wake up early Saturday, here we go....


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