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The Stig 08-09-2010 02:12 PM

From the Ashes: The Stig's Ashen Gray ZL1
 
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Soon.....



Exterior Mods
  • Apex Motorsports catch can

Exterior Mods
  • Showstoppers front mudguards #320
  • Splitter Guard Washers #348

Interior Mods
  • Carbon fiber wrapped side panels for the center console #290
  • Carbon fiber armrest #307

Lighting Mods[list][*]Gen5 DIY
- 11 watt H11 5,000K #290
- 50 watt PSX26W 5,000K #290
[*]Advanced Automotive Concepts
- Ashen Gray side markers #305

Coming Soon
  • CAI Inc cold air intake
  • Braille lightweight battery
  • Roto-Fab "Plan B" washer fluid relocation kit

The Stig 06-24-2013 12:31 PM

So.......Fiona is the third 5th generation camaro I have owned. Not out of choice mind you (well I mean buying the camaro was my choice, but I was very happy with Kaylee - my second 5th gen). What happened was something that I'll probably remember for a long long time, and even though I wasn't physically hurt - the experience left me pretty beat up.


For anyone who are curious - this is what happened the night I lost Kaylee: Jump to Kaylee's last and final burnout

This led me to purchasing a new camaro, which after some thought I settled on a ZL1 - ordered from Becky D at Rodgers Chevrolet of course :D

The rest as they say - is history.

The Stig 06-24-2013 12:31 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by vroomapunk (Post 6708041)
I was thinking that as well, you are probably ready for some color, def need something that pops so I assume the metallics are your only option now.

I was a victory red guy since I could drive (and w/e other name chevy had for it, bright rally red, etc), but I saw CRT on a cruze, and now I can never go back to non-metallic paint.

Well this was the issue I ran into. I didn't want to buy a used one - because I would always think of it as "I only bought this because I couldn't afford to get what I wanted." I also knew, if I bought a used one and made compromises on things that I'd eventually trade it in when I was in a better financial position, and taking a trade-in hit twice just seemed kind of redundant to me.

So I talked to Becky, she still had a couple 2013 camaros let on her lot. One of them being a 2013 black 1LE with Nav and the NPP exhaust. Which - was basically perfect, except for being black. This got me thinking......could I swing ordering a 2014 and just doing a long term financing plan? Becky helped me crunch the numbers, and while it'll be very very tight - it's doable.

So without further ado - I have an order placed with Becky for a.....


.....2014.......








.....Ashen Gray Metallic......























......ZL1 :happyanim:

vroomapunk 06-24-2013 12:36 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by The Stig (Post 6708961)
Well this was the issue I ran into. I didn't want to buy a used one - because I would always think of it as "I only bought this because I couldn't afford to get what I wanted." I also knew, if I bought a used one and made compromises on things that I'd eventually trade it in when I was in a better financial position, and taking a trade-in hit twice just seemed kind of redundant to me.

So I talked to Becky, she still had a couple 2013 camaros let on her lot. One of them being a 2013 black 1LE with Nav and the NPP exhaust. Which - was basically perfect, except for being black. This got me thinking......could I swing ordering a 2014 and just doing a long term financing plan? Becky helped me crunch the numbers, and while it'll be very very tight - it's doable.

So without further ado - I have an order placed with Becky for a.....


.....2014.......


.....Ashen Gray Metallic......


......ZL1 :happyanim:


Get the **** out.

Mindz 06-24-2013 12:41 PM

Congrats on the new order man! You know you're making me, Doug and Chris look bad, right?

HP Turbine 06-24-2013 12:54 PM

Well that is freaking awesome news! congrats on the new to come wheels!

vroomapunk 06-24-2013 12:55 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by The Stig (Post 6709043)
100% serious. I mean I had to do it for 72 months, but go big or go home right?


Lol :bellyroll:


You got that right. Its pointless not to go for 72 months when interest rates are next to nothing, theres no downside.

The Stig 06-24-2013 01:05 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by HP Turbine (Post 6709077)
Well that is freaking awesome news! congrats on the new to come wheels!

Thank you much.

Quote:

Originally Posted by vroomapunk (Post 6709083)
You got that right. Its pointless not to go for 72 months when interest rates are next to nothing, theres no downside.

I wouldn't say the interest rate I'm getting is next to nothing - but hopefully I'll be able to pay it off before the 72 months.

HP Turbine 06-24-2013 01:18 PM

You factored the price of the fire extinguisher into everything right?

Mindz 06-24-2013 01:24 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by HP Turbine (Post 6709170)
You factored the price of the fire extinguisher into everything right?

:bellyroll:

tramtwo 06-24-2013 01:44 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by The Stig (Post 6708961)
Well this was the issue I ran into. I didn't want to buy a used one - because I would always think of it as "I only bought this because I couldn't afford to get what I wanted." I also knew, if I bought a used one and made compromises on things that I'd eventually trade it in when I was in a better financial position, and taking a trade-in hit twice just seemed kind of redundant to me.

So I talked to Becky, she still had a couple 2013 camaros let on her lot. One of them being a 2013 black 1LE with Nav and the NPP exhaust. Which - was basically perfect, except for being black. This got me thinking......could I swing ordering a 2014 and just doing a long term financing plan? Becky helped me crunch the numbers, and while it'll be very very tight - it's doable.

So without further ado - I have an order placed with Becky for a.....


.....2014.......








.....Ashen Gray Metallic......








......ZL1 :happyanim:


And you will name it Phoenix? :w00t:

terry_b 06-24-2013 02:01 PM

Congrats on the ZL1!

JusticePete 06-24-2013 02:07 PM

So the insurance claim is resolved?

fsusmithc2 06-24-2013 02:11 PM

Congrats on the new ride! Not that we're taking a vote but +1 on Phoenix as a name suggestion. Rising from the ashes, as it were. Seems fitting but perhaps too much of a reminder? :noidea:

Anyway I'm sure you'll be back on your wheels in no time. Can't wait to see the personal touch you give to this one! :thumbsup:

vroomapunk 06-24-2013 02:12 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by HP Turbine (Post 6709170)
You factored the price of the fire extinguisher into everything right?

:smm7: :mad2: :fear: :smiling1:

Jay_LHD3 06-24-2013 02:15 PM

Congrats!!


:happy0180:

swizlstik 06-24-2013 02:21 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by The Stig (Post 6708961)
Well this was the issue I ran into. I didn't want to buy a used one - because I would always think of it as "I only bought this because I couldn't afford to get what I wanted." I also knew, if I bought a used one and made compromises on things that I'd eventually trade it in when I was in a better financial position, and taking a trade-in hit twice just seemed kind of redundant to me.

So I talked to Becky, she still had a couple 2013 camaros let on her lot. One of them being a 2013 black 1LE with Nav and the NPP exhaust. Which - was basically perfect, except for being black. This got me thinking......could I swing ordering a 2014 and just doing a long term financing plan? Becky helped me crunch the numbers, and while it'll be very very tight - it's doable.

So without further ado - I have an order placed with Becky for a.....


.....2014.......








.....Ashen Gray Metallic......













......ZL1 :happyanim:

Kick ass!!!

Congrats!!!!!

GTAHVIT 06-24-2013 02:48 PM

Very nice. :headbang:

HDRDTD 06-24-2013 02:57 PM

Outstanding.
Let the mods begin...

ssmike 06-24-2013 03:47 PM

Very cool man! Congrats! I had a feeling you'd end up with a ZL1! Nice! :clap2: :headbang:

bluetooth-ss 06-24-2013 04:25 PM

Awesome!Good to hear that you are getting what you want.

Dangeruss 06-24-2013 04:27 PM

Congrats on the new ride! :thumbsup:

2SSRS@Gen5diy 06-24-2013 05:42 PM

First you know congrats from all of US on camaro5, if any one deserves this ride its you, and on the lighter side, one fire extinguisher is not good with your luck, you need 3 one in the trunk and 1 per side, LOL.

90503 06-24-2013 05:51 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by 2SSRS (Post 6710376)
First you know congrats from all of US on camaro5, if any one deserves this ride its you, and on the lighter side, one fire extinguisher is not good with your luck, you need 3 one in the trunk and 1 per side, LOL.

...Ofer, just design up an engine compartment Halon system...lol...

...Stig, congrats...good choice, and good luck!...

ssmike 06-24-2013 06:05 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by 90503 (Post 6710416)
...Ofer, just design up an engine compartment Halon system...lol...

...Stig, congrats...good choice, and good luck!...

If anyone can, Ofer can!!


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