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Old 09-18-2012, 09:04 AM   #1
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Drives: 10' 2SS/RS (His), 10' 1LT (Hers)
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Location: Normal, Illinois
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After owning my Camaro for a year and a half, I decided to create a build thread and post this modification craze I've been sucked in to. Nothing fancy, but good information for anyone insterested. So, let’s get started…

Camaro Modifications to Date:

Exterior:
- Custom Painted Striping Carbon Flash & Inferno Orange Metallic - Pete Petruzzelli (Mr. Showstopper)
- Custom Painted Roof Carbon Flash - Pete Petruzzelli (Mr. Showstopper)
- GM Heritage Grill (Painted) - GM Parts House
- GM Ground Effects Kit (Painted) - GM Parts House
- Motorsports Performance Design (MPD1) Rear Spoiler - Showstopper Accessories
- Custom Painted IOM/CF Bowtie Emblems - River City Creations
- Custom Painted Carbon Flash "CAMARO" Side Lettering - River City Creations
- LED Side Markers - Showstopper Accessories
- LED Side Mirrors - Showstopper Accessories
- LED Fog Light Bulbs - Showstopper Accessories
- Side Gill Graphics - Auto Trim Design
- “Camaro” Rear License Plate Frame - Camaro Collection
- Pro Custom Headlight Covers - Ohio Speed
- Showstopper Heat Extractor Hood - Showstopper Accessories
- Polished Billet Hood Hinges - The Billet House
- Custom Painted Tail Light Bezels - River City Creations

Interior:
- GM Accessories “Camaro” Floor Mats in Inferno Orange
- Cup Holder Surround - Showstopper Accessories
- 35% Window Tint - Showstopper
- IOM Painted Gauge Bezel - River City Creations
- IOM Painted Steering Wheel Bezel - River City Creations
- IOM Painted Gear Shift Bezel - River City Creations
- IOM Painted Lower Console Pieces - River City Creations
- White Accent Pieces - Billet Custom
- "Supercharged SS" Billet Door Sill Plates - The Billet House

Trunk:
- Lid Accent Piece w/ Graphics – JarHeadBobandMax
- Lower Enclosure - JarHeadBobandMax
- Lower Enclosure Bowtie - Showstopper Accessories
- Polished Accent Pieces - Billet Custom

Engine Bay:
- Cold Air Inductions, Inc. Cold Air Intake - Apex Motorsports
- Custom Painted CAI Box - Pete Petruzzelli (Mr. Showstopper)
- Custom Painted Engine Cover - Pete Petruzzelli (Mr. Showstopper)
- Custom Painted Radiator Cover - Pete Petruzzelli (Mr. Showstopper)
- Custom Painted Front Latch Cover - Pete Petruzzelli (Mr. Showstopper)
- Custom Engine Bay Covers - Showstopper Accessories
- VMAX Ported Throttle Body painted Carbon Flash Metallic - Apex Motorsports
- Custom Painted ROTO-FAB Engine Covers - Pete Petruzzelli (Mr. Showstopper)

NicKey Chicago Performance Modifications: (see post #107)
·Magnuson TVS2300 Supercharger including Rear Cog Overdrive, 3.4” Pulley & Belt, Super Tensioner
·NicKey Stage II CAM Kit including Custom Length Push Rods, 3 Bolt CAM Gear, High Performance Valve Springs, Valve Locks & Seals
·L99 to LS3 Conversion Kit including LSA Head Gaskets, Head Bolts, Valley Cover Assembly, Lifters, Lifter Trays & Bolts, Crank Bolt, Timing Cover Assembly
·NicKey Stage II CNC Ported Heads
·ZL1 Dual Fuel Pump
·ZL1 Controller
·Kenne Bell Boost-A-Pump
·Yank 3200 Torque Converter
·Driveshaft Shop 1000hp Axles
·Driveshaft Safety Loop
·ADM Transmission Cooler
·Rocker Trunions
·ZL1 Map Sensor
·RX Catch Can
·NicKey Custom Dyno Tune & Data Logger

Exhaust:
- Borla “Atak” Series Stainless Steel Cat-Back Exhaust – Apex Motorsports
- KOOKS Long Tube Headers
- MBRP Exhaust Tips - Southwest Speed

Suspension:
- Belltech 1.4” Lowering Springs - AutoAnything.com
- IOM Powdercoated Brembo Brake Calipers – Mike the Powdercoater
- Granatelli Extreme Performance Slotted Brake Rotors – Summit Racing
- Hawk Performance Ceramic Brake Pads - Apex Motorsports

Wheels and Tires:
- Genuine GM Chevy ZL1 5 Spoke Wheels F: 20x10 R:20x11 (NOT REPLICAS)
- Wheels Powdercoated Gloss Black - Like New Parts
- Goodyear Eagle F1 Tires - Front: 285/35ZR20, Rear: 305/35ZR20
- Custom Painted Wheel Center Caps - River City Creations
- Gorilla Wheel Locks - Apex Motorsports


The Beginning:
I purchased my 2010 2SS/RS on 2/19/2011 – Summit White with Inferno Orange Metallic Rally Stripe Package, IOM Interior Leather Package. The car was the last 2010 model the dealer had and he wanted it off his lot. I kind of felt like I stole this car from them, but hey, they were willing to take my offer.

The car came with a GM car cover (grey with black stripes), and I also got to select $1200 in GM Accessories as a promotional deal. I chose the GMPP Exhaust, IOM Engine Cover, and some really nice Orange “Camaro” Floor Mats. Below are pictures of what I came home with on that unusually warm day in February, 2011. It was so warm; I collected bugs on the front of the car on my drive home, not normally the case for Central Illinois in February.

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