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Old 12-07-2011, 09:57 AM   #29
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Here's mine. Mods are in the sig...


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Old 12-07-2011, 10:20 AM   #30
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have any of you guys gotten a clear bra? i did the first week of ownership. just curious how the CFM holds up to rocks on the bumper/gills so far for you guys without one?
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Old 12-07-2011, 10:23 AM   #31
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Mine car looks SO much better than all of yours.
Bone stock. Its a 2SS L99 + Sunroof (That's what was on the lot and I fell in love with it during the test drive and, like a kid in a candy store, I just couldn't live without it).

Its a daily driver so I won't be doing too much in the way of performance upgrades. The MPG is bad enough already. I WILL eventually do COA and full exhaust though (when I find some good choices of exhausts that overcome the helmholtz resonance issues).

Mandatory pics because apparently mine doesn't look exactly like yours? :

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Haha this whole post cracked me up!
Looking great there! But no, your car definitely doesn't look anything like mine....

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what's your MPG? i have the M6 and live in downtown dallas. i've been getting 13.5mpg with a 23mph average this tank...

i've been told it gets better with miles; i believe it since i was getting 12.5 last tank
I'm getting around 19.8 MPG in mine according to the computer right now. That's surely got to do with my 250 mile trip from school to home that I make a few times a month. Pretty much the whole time I'm cruising in 6th gear, so I get all my mileage from that.


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Here's mine. Mods are in the sig...

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Very cool, I like the bowtie delete up front.
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Old 12-07-2011, 10:32 AM   #32
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I have one too. (About 650 miles on the clock) 2LT RS

Just installed the Hurst Automatic Shifter and plate. (That was a bitch by the way.)

Cover would be cool...depends on price
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Old 12-07-2011, 10:55 AM   #33
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have any of you guys gotten a clear bra? i did the first week of ownership. just curious how the CFM holds up to rocks on the bumper/gills so far for you guys without one?
I don't have many chips yet but bugs can be a pain to get off. I kinda wish I had gotten one, but I've already got 2,000 miles on the clock so it seems kinda late. Plus I got quoted $250+ to purchase and install one, and I'd rather save that money for tint and mods.
Speaking of mods, I just purchased an LMR CAI from a forum member, we'll see how that goes.

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I have one too. (About 650 miles on the clock) 2LT RS

Just installed the Hurst Automatic Shifter and plate. (That was a bitch by the way.)

Cover would be cool...depends on price
I bet that hurst shifter looks nice in there though.
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Old 12-07-2011, 11:04 AM   #34
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I don't have many chips yet but bugs can be a pain to get off. I kinda wish I had gotten one, but I've already got 2,000 miles on the clock so it seems kinda late. Plus I got quoted $250+ to purchase and install one, and I'd rather save that money for tint and mods.
Speaking of mods, I just purchased an LMR CAI from a forum member, we'll see how that goes.
if you have chips now at 2,000 miles, just think that they will doubled at 4,000, quadrupled at 8,000, so on and so forth...i would get one now!

don't install yourself. these are very tricky to install and that film is expensive to screw up! i paid $750 for my bumper, rear mirrors, and gills.
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Old 12-07-2011, 11:32 AM   #35
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have any of you guys gotten a clear bra? i did the first week of ownership. just curious how the CFM holds up to rocks on the bumper/gills so far for you guys without one?
I got the total front clear bra protection. Full bumper and lights, full hood, full front fenders, a-pillars, side mirrors, and gills. Well worth the investment.
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Old 12-07-2011, 11:38 AM   #36
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Oh wow, that's interesting. Well like you mentioned, you need that 1.5".

I knew I recognized that eight ball again!
And glad to see another daily driver around here! Same for me!
What rims are those? They look like they're made by Rockstar. And did you black out the badges? How'd you go about doing that? Vinyl or paint?
Those rims are Rockstar. I painted the chrome center star flat black. I got the wheels with my snow tires mounted. Thinking about powder coating the original rims because I dig the black look on the 45th. Badges are still chrome. The lighting in the pic makes them look black. But I'd love to black them out!
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Old 12-07-2011, 11:44 AM   #37
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Damn. I always forget how amazing the 45th anniversary looks, no matter what model. Nice cars everybody!
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Old 12-07-2011, 12:04 PM   #38
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2SS 45th, my daily driver is a 2002 v6 with the 35th badge on the dash. I love both my camaros.
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Old 12-07-2011, 12:04 PM   #39
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Mine car looks SO much better than all of yours.
Bone stock. Its a 2SS L99 + Sunroof (That's what was on the lot and I fell in love with it during the test drive and, like a kid in a candy store, I just couldn't live without it).

Its a daily driver so I won't be doing too much in the way of performance upgrades. The MPG is bad enough already. I WILL eventually do COA and full exhaust though (when I find some good choices of exhausts that overcome the helmholtz resonance issues).

Mandatory pics because apparently mine doesn't look exactly like yours? :

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Sorry but mine looks better than yours.
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Old 12-07-2011, 12:08 PM   #40
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2LT auto 45th here. Only mods are splash guards, clear bra - nose only (well under quarter flares also), and 1LT wheels for the winter.
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Old 12-07-2011, 12:12 PM   #41
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if you have chips now at 2,000 miles, just think that they will doubled at 4,000, quadrupled at 8,000, so on and so forth...i would get one now!

don't install yourself. these are very tricky to install and that film is expensive to screw up! i paid $750 for my bumper, rear mirrors, and gills.
I can't make up my mind!
Next time I wash my car I'll make a for sure decision after looking over my bumper.

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Those rims are Rockstar. I painted the chrome center star flat black. I got the wheels with my snow tires mounted. Thinking about powder coating the original rims because I dig the black look on the 45th. Badges are still chrome. The lighting in the pic makes them look black. But I'd love to black them out!
I like what you did with them, they look very cool! Why don't you just put regular rubber back on the rockstars when you go back to non-winter tires? To me it makes more sense to have winter tires on the stock rims and regular rubber on the rockstars.

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Damn. I always forget how amazing the 45th anniversary looks, no matter what model. Nice cars everybody!
Thanks! You couldn't be more right.
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Old 12-07-2011, 12:20 PM   #42
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I want to dark-colored my own out in the same way to yours. However I don't think I can touching the wheels as my dad purchased the street threat safeguard programs so I'm very sure if I powder-coat them like I thought out to do I'll avoid the manufacturer's warranty.
That's the exact same situation I'm in, haha
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