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I never thought I would see the day when I could say im upgrading from the a V6 to a V8...Well today (12/31/12) was day I went from being a V6 camaro owner to and V8 camaro owner. I originally went to the Chevy dealership with no intensions of buying anything. I took a walk around the dealership parking lot to see what they had in stock for camaros and such. All i saw were V6 2013 models and took a look at the new Blue Ray Metallic which was nice. As I walked down the next row I saw this Inferno Orange Metallic 2ss/rs that just calling my name. It was a used 2010 but the car was mint and it already had a Borla exhaust atak axle back system on it, so I just had to ask what they wanted for it. I decided its time to test drive this thing because I never got behind the wheel of the V8 so I really wanted to see/hear/feel the difference between the two. The dealer said let me go get the keys and temp plates so you can test drive it. Well he comes back and puts the temp plate on the back and what number is it? Thats right its number 28, my lucky number. I took it as a sign that maybe this was the right thing to do if the price was right. Well I took it out and noticed a huge difference in power and handling, when I got back I was sold on it. I told them to hold it for me Ill be back on monday and well now I own a beautiful fully loaded L99 IOM 2ss/rs. I was actually really upset and almost felt depressed after trading in my V6 camaro because of the memories that I had while owning it even though I had a V8 now. Its amazing how something like a car can truly make you feel on the inside, but I know ill have some great memories and times ahead of me while owning the V8 and looking forward to modding it.
So without further or do, Id like to welcome to the Camaro5 community SSydney
SSydney is a fully loaded 2010 IOM 2SS/RS L99 with IOM interior and gloss white rally stripes, I picked her up with 26k miles
The day i saw her parked on the lot
2 days later then dropped off my beloved v6.. was pretty hard to do. Hope the next owner treats her as good as i did.
Papers were signed and i was out the door with the new upgrade. Finally safe at home
Current Exterior Mods:
+GM Splitter Painted Inferno Orange
+GM Side Skirts Painted Inferno Orange
+GM Rear Diffuser Painted Inferno Orange
+Matte Black Vinyl Hood Spears
+Matte Black Vinyl Side Gills
+Matte Black Trunk Lid Blackout
+Matte Black Front Fascia Blackout
+Matte Black Mail Slot Blackout
+Carbon Fiber Rear Bowtie
+Painted Black Tail Light Bezels
+Black Plasti-Dipped Rims
+Plasti-Dipped GM Rear Diffuser Fins
+Plasti-Dipped MBRP Square Exhaust Tips
+GM Heritage Grille Painted Inferno Orange
+3D Carbon Fender Vents Painted Inferno Orange
+Madico Charcool 20% Tints
+CAMARO Fender Emblems Painted Black
+20% Tint Side Markers
+20% Tint Reverse Lights
+20% Tint Tail Lights
+Forgestar F14's 20x9 Fronts & 20x10 Rears with Carbon Fiber Center Caps (Ordered)
Current Interior Mods:
+Lloyd floor mats with "CAMARO SS" embroidered in IOM
+Camaro SS emblem from stock grille below the shifter
+ORACLE LED Conversion Kit in red
Current Performance Mods:
+NGK TR55 Spark Plugs
+KOOKS 1 7/8" Long Tube Headers w/Hi Flow Cats
+Roto-Fab CAI Painted in IOM
+Borla Atak Axle Back Exhaust
+MBRP Square Exhaust Tips (From RJ aka, Camaro5 member The Stig)
A little piece of Kaylee that lives on!
+VMAX CNC Spiral Ported Throttle Body
+Tune by Rob Kats (RKTuning)
Current Engine Bay Mods:
+Custom Painted Fuse Box Colorshift
+Custom Painted CAI Tube Colorshift
+Custom Painted Plenum Cover Colorshift
+Custom Painted Engine Cover Colorshift
+GM Strut Tower Brace Painted Inferno Orange
+TPIS Strut Tower Bar Brackets Kit
+Oracle Side Markers
+MPD1 Spoiler Painted IOM
+Catch Can Painted IOM
+Grille Lighting in Red
+Painted Break Drums Black
+Painted Break Calipers IOM
+Roto-Fab Washer Bottle Relocator
+T4 Ports w/LEDs & Painted IOM
+Adam’s Porter Cable 7424xp
+Adam’s Severe Swirl Remover Polishing Pad 7"
+Adam’s Swirl & Haze Remover Polishing Pad 7"
+Adam’s Fine Machine Polishing Pad 7"
+Adam’s Machine Super Sealant & Wax Pad 7"
+Adam’s Severe Swirl Remover Polish 16 oz.
+Adam’s Swirl & Haze Remover Polish 16 oz.
+Adam’s Fine Machine Polish 16 oz.
+Adam’s Machine Super Sealant 16 oz.
+Adam’s Detail Spray 16 oz.
+Adam’s Detailing Clay Bar 200 Grams
+Adam’s All Purpose Cleaner 16 oz.
+Adam’s Single Soft Microfiber Towels
The day I picked SSydney up: