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Old 04-09-2012, 05:42 PM   #18
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Thanks yea I did, I bought the orange paint from http://www.automotivetouchup.com/choosecolor/year.aspx

and I got clear coat from Lowe's. The black paint is just flat black enamel paint that I use to do car models with.
thanks alot!!! will be ordering soon
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Old 04-09-2012, 06:06 PM   #19
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cool story!
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Old 04-10-2012, 06:34 PM   #20
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cool story!
Thanks....more mods to come hopefully soon
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Old 04-11-2012, 07:08 PM   #21
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So today I painted my engine cover and man did that take long. It took forever masking everything off and then took awhile touching up everything. I must not of put the cover back on right because the left side of it was hard to take off initially and when I put it back on it is easy to take off so there must be something I didnt do right but o well. I also did not realize that the middle bowtie was a sticker, I thought I would of been able to just pop it off and put it back on later but I was wrong and I ended up bending it some and reattached it with 3M tape. Now the black script Camaro decals are from BowtieBelle who was generous enough to pay it forward to me. Here are pictures of the process:

I ended up ditching the engine cover do to future plans. -2.5lbs
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Old 04-11-2012, 07:10 PM   #22
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Here is what my engine bay looks like to date: Soon to be added are my roto-fab cai and rx catch can.
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Old 04-15-2012, 08:50 PM   #23
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Love the look of the orange engine bay! Very well done! I take it the catch can and CAI will be orange as well?
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Old 04-15-2012, 09:26 PM   #24
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Love the look of the orange engine bay! Very well done! I take it the catch can and CAI will be orange as well?
Thanks and yup well the CAI is a roto-fab. I'm going to leave all the hoses black i just have the IOM box, I don't want too much orange.
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Old 04-18-2012, 03:55 PM   #25
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So I went to inquire about tinting my windows to see how much it would cost. They told me it would be $160 for 35% for the sides and rear and I felt bad just walking out so I said what the heck and scheduled myself an appointment in 2 weeks to get them done. This seems like a good price but whos knows, my refund check will be able to cover it so I am happy
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Old 04-21-2012, 09:03 PM   #26
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I noticed that you have painted calipers on your wish list. I just did this mod last weekend on mine. I used G2 orange it only cost $40 and you dont have to remove them to paint them. Just do good a masking job and you will be fine. I posted a few quick pictures of mine here to give you an idea of what they will look like.

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showth...51820&page=843

You are doing a nice job on yours.
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Old 04-22-2012, 11:24 AM   #27
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Thanks! Yea i was looking into G2 I would had done it already I just dont have a way to take off all the tires and paint them so that is still why it is on my "wish list"
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Old 04-22-2012, 02:27 PM   #28
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man i might have to start painting stuff under my hood now cheap easy mods that look great thanks for helping never being entirely done modding my car
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Old 04-22-2012, 02:46 PM   #29
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man i might have to start painting stuff under my hood now cheap easy mods that look great thanks for helping never being entirely done modding my car
Haha it def does make it look so much better and no matter what you are never done modding haha its a disease!
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Old 04-22-2012, 03:13 PM   #30
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Today I finally managed to install my RX Catch Can. I think I connected the hoses the right way, I will find out once I start driving. It took me a little while to install since I did it at work but it was relatively easy, just a little hard to mount due to the huge bulky stock airbox.
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Old 04-22-2012, 04:32 PM   #31
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Thanks! Yea i was looking into G2 I would had done it already I just dont have a way to take off all the tires and paint them so that is still why it is on my "wish list"
That is a bit of a pain I was lucky and was able to borrow a second set of jackstands from my wifes uncle it helped a lot.
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Old 04-22-2012, 04:53 PM   #32
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That is a bit of a pain I was lucky and was able to borrow a second set of jackstands from my wifes uncle it helped a lot.
I don't own any jack stands and I live in an apartment complex so it is kinda hard to work on my car in general lol.
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Old 04-22-2012, 05:48 PM   #33
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Here is a before and after of my engine bay:
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Old 04-23-2012, 04:58 PM   #34
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So today my gill inserts from Emblem Pros came in and I wasted no time painting them black, originally chrome. I can't wait to install them and see how they are. Unfortunately the weather is crap and it is suppose to rain for the next week straight and not be warm at all. So in the mean time I will be patientlly waiting to install them. Here are some pics of them originally and after I painted them black.
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