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Package 1 11 40.74%
Package 2 3 11.11%
Package 3 1 3.70%
Package 4 12 44.44%
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Old 05-08-2012, 07:33 PM   #876
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I don't think there will be a package 5. Of the suggestions I've received, I don't have a man cave to put money into. I can't get paint and a full audio system since both are a majority of the budget alone, and nothing else has really been suggested.
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Old 05-10-2012, 11:40 AM   #877
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I already gave you mine, so you should be done.
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Old 05-10-2012, 11:45 AM   #879
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I already gave you mine, so you should be done.
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Old 05-10-2012, 12:19 PM   #880
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For all of you that were anxiously waiting to check out my wheels...

Enjoy!
Whats the tape for all over the front of the car?
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Old 05-10-2012, 12:57 PM   #881
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I was driving to SEMA that night, so I taped up the car to avoid rock chips on the 9.5 hour drive from SF to Las Vegas.
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Old 05-10-2012, 01:15 PM   #882
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I feel like repainting my car and clear bra the whole thing... got scrathes on rear side panel guessing from kid on a bike.. got scratch on top rear fender.. :o(
I need to vinyl the whole car
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Old 05-11-2012, 01:46 AM   #883
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I wish I could go to sema, I'm too far
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I change my vote to package 4.
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Old 05-12-2012, 08:26 PM   #885
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Change noted. It looks like it's a option 4 is running away with the vote. Looks like I'll be doing the hybrid thing. =)
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Old 05-15-2012, 08:38 AM   #886
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Hey Jay,

It was great talking with you yesterday.

In looking at your Options list, I think I'd take a few pieces from each package to make Option 5.

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  • Sub and amp for the trunk.- I'd go with something that looks and shows nice, but still leaves you some room to use the trunk if necessary.
  • Axles for when you drag race. - I wouldn't go nuts with performance parts you'll only use 4-5 times a year, though. It's a smarter spend when you buy things you can enjoy 360 days a year vs 5.
  • Interior Lighting touches, including something in the sub box. I think this really classes up the joint,
  • Paint correction to handle any of the chips here and there.
  • Carbon Fiber touches. - obviously, I'm a little biased here, but this is something that can both change the overall feel of your interior, as well as set you apart from the crown for the purposes of magazine and show recognition.
In looking at your car and it's overall layout, I'd recommend the following:

1. I wouldn't carry the strip into the car. I think it'll be too wide on the inside for people to really "get" what you're trying to do. It'll look like you have a half carbon and half painted dash trim, since the stripe doesnt reach the other piece of trim in an obvious way.

2. Color match some pieces, but don't go nuts. It's a fine line between cheese and wine. I'd love to see some soft blue accent lighting inside the cabin, plus some blue trim rings on the speaker box. (Maybe some blue lighting behind the plexi, too.)

3. Relative to the carbon: I'd recommend the 4-pack with a color match of the recessed area. You can sort of see it here. (we did this for Redline Motorsports)

http://i1120.photobucket.com/albums/.../IMG_6881W.jpg

I think the side trim would be a nice, and subtle, touch. We did this in the Redline car (above), as well as in our own (apologies for the cell hone pics)

http://i1120.photobucket.com/albums/...m/351e1400.jpg

http://i1120.photobucket.com/albums/...m/57a5a0b6.jpg

I also think you're on to something with the dash trim. (pics once I can get out to the car.)

I also REALLY think a set of ABL door panel inserts would be insane. It'd be nice to tie them into the dash trim and I only know of one other person who has a set. (Stieger)

Talk about setting yourself apart from the crowd.

Anyway, that's my story and I'm sticking to it.
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So you're saying forget the fenders and spend that money on more carbon fiber pieces?

The only issue I see with the cf dash panel is that it's a find line between too much and just right. the lighting is going in either way, as I will be getting rid of my dome light. I don't want to lose the depth of the door panels, but the only way to get some painted on the inside is the OEM pieces unfortunately. I may have found a way to lose the silver panels and make it look good. I'll give you another call on lunchtime in a bit.
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Old 05-16-2012, 11:23 AM   #888
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Well an interesting opportunity has presented itself. I need to rethink my interior scheme just a bit. =)
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Old 06-17-2012, 05:44 PM   #889
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My car is now featured on Boldride.com now! Thanks to Jessica for publishing the article.

http://www.boldride.com/blog/2012/06...vrolet-camaro/
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Very cool!
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Sweet Article...
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Old 06-18-2012, 04:40 PM   #893
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http://www.boldride.com/blog/2012/06...vrolet-camaro/

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That is awesome... Another article for the Blu Rsh....

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Great article man i loved it ,congrats.
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Old 06-20-2012, 01:38 AM   #898
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