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Old 12-17-2012, 09:46 AM   #1
caverman


 
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Drives: '69 SS Convertible
Join Date: May 2009
Location: DFW, TX
Posts: 7,066
Caverman's VR 2SS Build

I've had the car for almost 3 years (picked up February 2010) now and I'm just now getting around to starting up my build thread. So here goes.....

Performance Mods
-MGW shifter w/Race knob
-Halltech CAI w/ADM scoop (custom made washer bottle)
-KOOKS 1 3/4" ceramic coated headers
-High Flow cats
-Magnaflow 3" cat-back (#16483)
-ADM tuned (411 rwhp / 413 rwtq)
-LPE 3.91 gears
-VMax ported Throttle Body
-Seperate clutch resivoir
-RX catch can
-Heater hose relocation
-Raptor shift light
-Hurst line lock
-18" Corvette wheels w/Mickey Thompson drag radials


Suspension Mods
-20x9 OEM wheels with BFG 275 all around
-Pedders cradle bushing inserts (removed)
-Whiteline differential bushings
-Whiteline radius rod bushings
-Spohn Del-Sphere trailing arms
-Pfadt trailing arm bushings
-BMR toe rods
-Pedders FE4 ZL1 spec sway bars
-Pedders HD front end links
-OEM FE4 control arms and drop links
-Pedders steering bush
-Stainless steel brake lines
-Motul 600 - DOT 4 brake fluid
-BC racing coilovers
-Pedders rear eccentric bolts
-Pedders Aggressive Street spec alignment
-ADM solid cradle bushings
-ADM carbon upper control arm bushings


Cosmetic Mods
-Tinted windows
-Custom vinyl extended stripes
-Vinyl gill inserts
-Painted engine cover
-Painted roof ditch molding
-SS grill and side emblems
-Powder coated brake calipers
-Morimoto projectors retrofitted
-AAC 5202 fog light bulbs
-Custom wiring harness (removed DRL and added automatic fog lights)
-JL amp with Sub-Thump harness
-Polk Audio front speakers
-SRP pedal covers


I ordered my car in the August 2009 time frame. There was a 6 - 8 month waiting period for dealers to get their allocation and for the car to actually get built at that time. I think I was about 15 on the dealers wait list when I put down my $500 deposit.

I ordered a 2SS with polished wheels. That's it, no RS package for me. That's mostly because I wanted to make mine look very similar to a 1st Gen Camaro and in my opinion the Halogen headlights looked better than the blacked out housing of the RS. 1st Gen Camaros have been big in my family. I've had my convertible since I was 15. I got it about 4 months before turning 16 back in 1985. Now between my dad, my brother, and I our family currently has 7 of them.

Here are some pictures of the wife and I when we picked up the car in February of 2009 as well as some pictures of it in the garage on the first day it got home.
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-2010 Camaro 2SS | M6 | VR w/White Stripes | 1 3/4" KOOKS - 3" Magnaflow | LPE 3.91 gears | ADM tuned | Halltech w/ADM Scoop | Spohn/BMR Trailing Arm/Toe Rod | BC Coilovers| Pedders FE4 ZL1 swaybars | Cradle/Diff/Radius Rod bushings | VMax TB | Morimoto Projectors | MGW shifter | Red Calipers
Build Journal

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