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Forum: 4th Generation Camaros 01-05-2015, 07:35 PM
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Posted By nicave13@gmail.com
Thanks for all the great compliments!

Nice job taking a picture,"james bond" :thumb: I can't imagine we have ever meet, even if we are in the same Camaro's only club. Say hi next time you see me, you seem like a real classy guy :iono:...
Forum: Member Car Journals 11-20-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,677
Posted By nicave13@gmail.com
The Work Continues

Currently teaching myself woodworking and upholstery:bonk: Oddly sewing is the easy part, it's the patterns that are tricky. I have decided to go a little classier, see inspiration photos below. ...
Forum: Member Car Journals 09-23-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,387
Posted By nicave13@gmail.com
Great thread on an amazing car Jake. Just one...

Great thread on an amazing car Jake. Just one question, when am I gonna drive it ;)
Forum: Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 09-10-2014, 10:30 PM
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Views: 141
Posted By nicave13@gmail.com
2014 RS Halos, but in RGB???

Well I was tinkering with my buddy Ofer, aka 2SS/RS today and we started thinking about the 2014 RS headlights. I said, you gotta make em RGB!!! We mocked up what you see below. I am the...
Forum: Member Car Journals 08-30-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,677
Posted By nicave13@gmail.com
Couple car's I did last week :P

First pic with MGM in background is for those that don't think I have a "real" Camaro :emoticon1: 5 years, 51k and its probably way cooler than yours :bow:

Next pic's are of two cars I did just...
Forum: Member Car Journals 08-30-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,677
Posted By nicave13@gmail.com
Underglow, I don't get it!

Locally in Vegas I install well, a LOT of LED's:clap2: My customers all frigin love underglow, so here you go! I am the LEDgod so instead of using regular 5050 tri chip RGB LED's I went for more...
Forum: Member Car Journals 08-18-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,677
Posted By nicave13@gmail.com
I still find time to work on my baby ;)

Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU!!! for all the positive words :bellyroll: Who knew I would have such a warm reception :iono:

At this point I have a DVD touch screen with blue tooth audio, phone...
Forum: Member Car Journals 07-24-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,677
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It get's hot in Vegas, real HOT!!!

Such a sexxxy ass car needs to stay cool so I fixed the A/C. How? Well I replaced every single component. That involved replacing the condenser, compressor, evaporator core and all 3 lines!!! ...
Forum: Camaro DIY & HOW-TO instructions & discussions 07-22-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 865
Posted By nicave13@gmail.com
Or above...

I found it easier to drill out the area above the connector. Fit wires through no problem. I highly recommend disconnecting the battery b4 doing this. Very long process getting windows working...
Forum: Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 07-22-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,259
Posted By nicave13@gmail.com
I think you would have been happier with my kit...

I think you would have been happier with my kit sold by Gen5diy.com It may not have the "finished" look of an AAC kit, but it's 100% adjustable and built to last. They have the full circle of...
Forum: Member Car Journals 07-21-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,677
Posted By nicave13@gmail.com
More to come???

So what does the future hold for the Tamaro? A new interior of course!!! I am taking the rest of the summer to plan it, design it, DREAM IT!!! :happyanim:Thoughts right now is red carpet, red...
Forum: Member Car Journals 07-21-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,677
Posted By nicave13@gmail.com
Before and after, see the difference? It's subtle!

To me, just my opinion now, she turned out amazing!!! :amen: Just look how the front fenders flow from horizontal Camaro bumper to Taurus sides. Look how the shrunken bumper looks seamless! How the...
Forum: Member Car Journals 07-20-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,677
Posted By nicave13@gmail.com
Happy and Proud =D

In the end though the results were worth it. I’ve never seen a factory paint job this friggin shiny, like coated in goo or something :happyanim: See my shadow shots below? Just check out...
Forum: Member Car Journals 07-20-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,677
Posted By nicave13@gmail.com
To wet sand or not to wet sand. SHOW CAR!!!

Finally it was time to clear, ugh, I hate clear coating. It sure does make everything purty and shiny, but so hard to get smooth. I used a decent HVLP gravity feed gun with a 30 gallon tank and a...
Forum: Member Car Journals 07-20-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,677
Posted By nicave13@gmail.com
Now to make her purty!

First step was painting entire car red or my base coat. Man I love urethane paint, goes down so easy but leaves a rough texture when I paint it. I did this with the bumpers off first then the body....
Forum: Member Car Journals 07-20-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,677
Posted By nicave13@gmail.com
It's all in the details.

Even though I had what looked like a car, it was rough. Panels weren’t perfect and things didn’t line up quite right. How about a month of body work! :mad0260:Well I needed probably another 2...
Forum: Member Car Journals 07-20-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,677
Posted By nicave13@gmail.com
Eureka!!! I know how to make it look like a car!!!

Finally it was looking a little more like a car, one I was still driving b/c I’m me ;) But that front end was wrong, too high. And those sides with my plastic rockers, um no. Here came the most...
Forum: Member Car Journals 07-20-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,677
Posted By nicave13@gmail.com
Finishing up the trunk was easyyyyy!

I had already removed the back up and marker lights to clean things up, but how was I gonna get the corners to work. Hmmm, and make it look good and make it look tough? How about shrouding them in...
Forum: Member Car Journals 07-20-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,677
Posted By nicave13@gmail.com
So it's got a Camaro front end...

Initially when I talked about all this with Gene Meek once at Spring Mountain Raceway in Pahrump, NV we thought the rear would be the hardest. Well, it wasn’t!!! Front end probably took 3 months,...
Forum: Member Car Journals 07-20-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,677
Posted By nicave13@gmail.com
COPO Tamaro?

After the fenders I wanted to butch up that hood a little bit :smoking: I mean my license plate is TOXCESS after all so I copied as best I could the COPO Camaro with a sweet 5” cowl induction style...
Forum: Member Car Journals 07-20-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,677
Posted By nicave13@gmail.com
Two words, MILK CRATE!!!

Now we got a front end, time for fenders. This was not going to be easy, maybe the hardest part of the entire build. One day I got up and was like, it’s time to cut off the fender. Buzzzzzzzzzzzzz...
Forum: Member Car Journals 07-20-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,677
Posted By nicave13@gmail.com
Taurus to Tamaro, starting is the hardest part!

So now other than not really having front or rear bumpers she was a relatively clean rust free good running Taurus. TAURUS!!! NOOOO, we want a Tamaroooooooo!!! Now keep in mind I did all this in...
Forum: Member Car Journals 07-20-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,677
Posted By nicave13@gmail.com
What rust?

So now she runs, rides, steers and sounds great, but what about looks… First step believe it or not was swapping 7 body panels in one day. Yup, SEVEN!!!:wave: So that’s 4 doors, 2 fenders and the...
Forum: Member Car Journals 07-20-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,677
Posted By nicave13@gmail.com
Who likes to rock?

Sound system was next, had to upgrade the crappy 4 $15 a piece Pyle 10” woofers to something a little better:barf: How’s 1500 RMS monster 10” Pioneers ported and facing through the rear seats! No...
Forum: Member Car Journals 07-20-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,677
Posted By nicave13@gmail.com
So it's gonna be a show car, huh?

Next it was time for a little cleaning. Just check out how bad my trunk was! Geez! Do you see that rust hole, Fu$*! This was my first welding work, um, no comment :P Quite the transformation! ...
Forum: Member Car Journals 07-20-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,677
Posted By nicave13@gmail.com
I like a smooooth ride!!!

Before I really got started on the transformation I had to make her more road worthy, more show car like ;) Brakes sucked so I switched to discs from drums in the rear for only $78. My hard lines...
Forum: Member Car Journals 07-20-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,677
Posted By nicave13@gmail.com
Why did you...

A friend, Ev Dasilva, posted a pic of the Taurus orange with black stripes. Then I drove it to our local weekly car show “Car’s and Coffee” and people didn’t have nice things to say about it.:barf: ...
Forum: Member Car Journals 07-20-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,677
Posted By nicave13@gmail.com
The Tamaro or I call her Sinnamon: A True Transformation!!!

This is a build journal on how I transformed a completely rusted out 1991 Ford Taurus into a four door near Camaro. Because I could.


First off I will state that I have had many haters and...
Forum: Exterior Parts & Accessories 05-25-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By nicave13@gmail.com
How do you tell?

Don't know what car they came off of. They have 3 wires, all I know.

Nic
Forum: Interior Parts & Accessories 05-20-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,098
Posted By nicave13@gmail.com
I will help in anyway I can by text, phone or...

I will help in anyway I can by text, phone or email. These controllers will need a 12V power supply.
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