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Old 03-26-2012, 06:50 PM   #1
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Here is the build journal for my 2011 LLT/RS A6. Purchased 03/14/2011.
Here is the first shot of my car, only owned a few hours.



Here is what my car looked like when I purchased it new. Check out the awesome factory pinstripe !!!



Here is my first mod:



I got married in May, and handed my car over to Pete at Showstopper to work his magic while I was sunning in Mexico! Here is some of his handy work. He installed the MPD1 Spoiler and the Heritage grille, as well as painting the 45th anniversary inspired RS stripes.















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2011 LLT RS Black on Black Loaded. [x]Showstopper 45th Anniversary inspired Camaro RS Stripes, [x] MPD1 Spoiler, [x] GM Heritage Grille. [x] Removed RS and Bowtie Emblems. [x] 30% Tinted Headlight Armour DRL's. [X ] Ruff Racing R954 Wheels [X] Solo Cat Back Mach X-LLT Exhaust [X ] Vmax Ported throttle body [x] Halo SC Reverse Hood Kit [x] Showstopper Painted, Modded Engine Cover [x] Cold Air Inductions CAI [x] Tinted Tails and Black Bezels [x] Megan Racing Street Series Coilovers [x] Belltech F&R Sways
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Old 03-26-2012, 06:51 PM   #2
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Here she is after:







The stripes are Cyber Gray Metallic with Red metal flake instead of Blue.



Here is the car with Heritage wheels installed for winter. Thanks svtjackal !



And here is my latest mod



I have several things planned over the winter, I will have some mockups of these mods to post soon !!
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Old 03-26-2012, 06:52 PM   #3
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Installed a Ported Throttle Body from Mike Norris motorsports. This is my first engine mod, I wanted to install this first before everything else, to see if it indeed made a difference. It did indeed make a difference in the dead spot, the v6's have. Also improved throttle response. Next up is a CAI as soon as I decide which one I want.
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Old 03-26-2012, 06:52 PM   #4
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Black Bezels and Tinted Tails via Dark SS Thanks, Dan! Your car lives on!

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Old 03-26-2012, 06:53 PM   #5
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I was working on a center cap project for my New Ruff Racing wheels, I took the caps apart and I painted the center disk black. But before I put them back together I stumbled upon a place that makes replacement center disks for center caps. I ordered two sets, one set with Chevy Flags and the other set with Silver Chevy emblems. I just cleaned up the center caps and installed the new disks and they look great. Hopefully they hold up, if not I have a second set or the original disks I painted black. Hopefully have the wheels on this weekend.

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Here is a pic of both sets:
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Old 03-26-2012, 06:54 PM   #6
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Solo Cat Back exhaust went on last weekend. I have to admit initially I did not like the sound, but when I got my CAI intake the next week and installed it, it sounded a million times better !!!



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Old 03-26-2012, 06:54 PM   #7
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Pics of the CAI cold air intake install: This intake made all the difference in the way the SOLO cat back exhaust sounds! I got the powder coated intake from JDP Motorsports for $50 cheaper than anywhere else. Also here you can see my Vmax Ported throttle body.







Now if I could just find my engine cover :(
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Old 03-26-2012, 06:55 PM   #8
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Gina had a great idea to road trip to the dunes, we stopped and took some pics of the car with the new mods !!! Dunes trip could be a fun cruise destination.















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Old 03-26-2012, 09:34 PM   #9
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Awesome work on your car, man! Looks great. Love the custom paint job and your other mods!! Wish I'd gotten the black powdercoated CAI like you. Oh well....maybe that gives me an excuse to make mine white instead, haha. Keep up the good work.
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Old 04-06-2012, 08:19 PM   #10
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Thanks !
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Old 04-06-2012, 08:25 PM   #11
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could you let me know who did your center caps.
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Old 04-06-2012, 08:46 PM   #12
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I got them from here http://www.makingitdigital.net/store...=Center-Cap-GM They are slightly flexible, I believe they are designed to go over your existing center caps, but since I already had mine in 2 pieces, I used them in place of my center cap disks. So far held up for a few hundred miles, a few rain storms and today a power car wash.
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Old 04-06-2012, 08:59 PM   #13
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Old 04-15-2012, 02:14 PM   #14
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Engine Cover pics, I had the painted by Pete at http://www.showstopperaccessories.com/ I am still working on the round center emblem.



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Old 04-15-2012, 02:24 PM   #15
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Gorgeous car man. I'm from plainfield/Joliet..maybe we can get together or something at a show or so..or at least lemme know who does yor body work! PM me any info you can bud..you have a sexy sweet ride
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Old 04-15-2012, 03:08 PM   #16
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That looks amazing bro! Your whole care looks awesome!
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Old 04-15-2012, 03:19 PM   #17
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Your Camaro RS looks amazing. Great job.
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Old 04-15-2012, 03:26 PM   #18
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Thanks, I appreciate your comments !
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2011 LLT RS Black on Black Loaded. [x]Showstopper 45th Anniversary inspired Camaro RS Stripes, [x] MPD1 Spoiler, [x] GM Heritage Grille. [x] Removed RS and Bowtie Emblems. [x] 30% Tinted Headlight Armour DRL's. [X ] Ruff Racing R954 Wheels [X] Solo Cat Back Mach X-LLT Exhaust [X ] Vmax Ported throttle body [x] Halo SC Reverse Hood Kit [x] Showstopper Painted, Modded Engine Cover [x] Cold Air Inductions CAI [x] Tinted Tails and Black Bezels [x] Megan Racing Street Series Coilovers [x] Belltech F&R Sways
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Old 04-15-2012, 05:03 PM   #19
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Your car looks great. I love the look of the wheels...they are wonderful. The engine cover...WOW...Nicely done....
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Old 04-15-2012, 05:15 PM   #20
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Very nice, beautiful Camaro all your efforts are payimg off
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Old 06-22-2012, 08:39 PM   #21
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Old 07-13-2012, 11:30 PM   #22
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Had the reverse hood kit from Halo Supercars installed by Showstopper Friday.

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2011 LLT RS Black on Black Loaded. [x]Showstopper 45th Anniversary inspired Camaro RS Stripes, [x] MPD1 Spoiler, [x] GM Heritage Grille. [x] Removed RS and Bowtie Emblems. [x] 30% Tinted Headlight Armour DRL's. [X ] Ruff Racing R954 Wheels [X] Solo Cat Back Mach X-LLT Exhaust [X ] Vmax Ported throttle body [x] Halo SC Reverse Hood Kit [x] Showstopper Painted, Modded Engine Cover [x] Cold Air Inductions CAI [x] Tinted Tails and Black Bezels [x] Megan Racing Street Series Coilovers [x] Belltech F&R Sways
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Old 07-14-2012, 12:00 AM   #23
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Hey you goin to morris tomorrow or the show?
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Old 07-14-2012, 12:22 AM   #24
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Hey you goin to morris tomorrow or the show?
Maybe,
I really want to, but I have company in town. But I'm going to try and make it.
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Old 07-14-2012, 12:25 AM   #25
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