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Old 10-03-2012, 08:26 PM   #151
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Yea I'm right around 5k spent so far too haha. My wheels/tires are half that! lol
I just saw your wheels very nice!!! but... somebody need to paint the calipers... a least until you get the brembos!
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Old 10-03-2012, 08:51 PM   #152
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I just saw your wheels very nice!!! but... somebody need to paint the calipers... a least until you get the brembos!
Haha I know. I wanna get some brembos and slotted/drilled rotors. Then it would look really good.
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Old 10-03-2012, 08:57 PM   #153
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Question? The Magnaflow x pipe replace your MRT 2?
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Old 10-03-2012, 09:11 PM   #154
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Old 10-03-2012, 09:26 PM   #155
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Question? The Magnaflow x pipe replace your MRT 2?
No the suggested place to put it is towards the front of the exhaust. Here are two pics to clearify it. They come from rtcat600man.









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Old 10-04-2012, 07:21 AM   #156
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No the suggested place to put it is towards the front of the exhaust. Here are two pics to clearify it. They come from rtcat600man.





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So this is for louder drone sound? It help in performance?
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Old 10-04-2012, 10:06 AM   #157
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So this is for louder drone sound? It help in performance?
Um people usually get it when they get headers because the headers will cause a ton of rasp and this will pretty much completely remve the rasp. I'm not sure if it actually helps in performance though, but it is a def must if you get headers I feel.
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Old 10-04-2012, 11:05 AM   #158
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Anytime brother, You and SSMike inspired me to start my own build thread!
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Old 10-04-2012, 11:10 AM   #159
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Old 10-09-2012, 02:59 PM   #160
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I swear I have such bad luck in my life. I ordered a DRL Harness off someone and they told me it was delivered on Thursday Oct. 4th. Check my mail and nope wasn't there. Friday I look, nope nothing and the same for saturday. So I am thinking great they lost my package and I'm gonna be S.O.L. So on Monday I went to the post office to see what was going on, forgot it was a holiday . So I go today instead to see what is going on and all they tell me is well it was delivered there is nothing else we can do. So on my way back I check my mail again and it was there with a note from one of my neighbors. It was placed in the wrong mailbox . Anyways I went to install it and once I actually knew where it had to go the install was a breeze. Literally the hardest part was actually figuring out where the dang thing went haha. For anyone who intends on doing this mod be sure to check out this thread I made asking where it goes, it will def clear and confusion. http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=254543.

In other news still waiting on some vinyl I ordered from Revolution Motorsport, also got my hands on an LS3 mid-pipe (just got to find a shop to install it for me) and looks like I'll be getting an Rx Breather in IOM .
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Old 10-09-2012, 03:17 PM   #161
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I swear I have such bad luck in my life. I ordered a DRL Harness off someone and they told me it was delivered on Thursday Oct. 4th. Check my mail and nope wasn't there. Friday I look, nope nothing and the same for saturday. So I am thinking great they lost my package and I'm gonna be S.O.L. So on Monday I went to the post office to see what was going on, forgot it was a holiday . So I go today instead to see what is going on and all they tell me is well it was delivered there is nothing else we can do. So on my way back I check my mail again and it was there with a note from one of my neighbors. It was placed in the wrong mailbox . Anyways I went to install it and once I actually knew where it had to go the install was a breeze. Literally the hardest part was actually figuring out where the dang thing went haha. For anyone who intends on doing this mod be sure to check out this thread I made asking where it goes, it will def clear and confusion. http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=254543.

In other news still waiting on some vinyl I ordered from Revolution Motorsport and looks like I'll be getting an Rx Breather in IOM .
Delivery ppl, ugh! I've had stuff delivered to the wrong address, partial deliveries, and when I ordered my Forgestar wheels no one was home so they dropped them off in front of my garage door and just left them there! I couldn't believe my eyes, anyone could have just walked off with them! I was so pissed, but only till I got them in the garage and opened them up! lol!

I love your Nurburgrings by BTW!
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Old 10-09-2012, 03:25 PM   #162
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Delivery ppl, ugh! I've had stuff delivered to the wrong address, partial deliveries, and when I ordered my Forgestar wheels no one was home so they dropped them off in front of my garage door and just left them there! I couldn't believe my eyes, anyone could have just walked off with them! I was so pissed, but only till I got them in the garage and opened them up! lol!

I love your Nurburgrings by BTW!
Yea that sucks, living in an apartment complex doesn't help either. Luckily I was home when my wheels came and thanks I love them too haha. I was torn between them and the Forgestar honestly but got a good deal at discounttiredirect and couldn't pass it up!
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Old 10-15-2012, 09:49 PM   #163
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Not much going on. Went to the track this Saturday and did a handfull of passes. My best was 14.00@99.61. My 60ft vaired from about 2.14xx to 2.23xx and my ETs ranged from 14.00 to 14.5xx usually around 14.17x. Looks like I'll have to go out and buy a helmet for the next time I go lol. Anything under 13.999 I need a helmet so after this winters planned mods I'll have to get one lol. Well here is my best time slip. O and this run was made with 3/4 full tank lol, filled up earlier in the week and thought I would of used more gas. There is another T&T in 2 weeks and I'll mess around with tire pressure and try to lower that 60ft. By then maybe I will have my LS3 midpipe installed, would be interesting to see if that helps at all.
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Car is going to sound much better with the exhaust!
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Old 10-15-2012, 10:56 PM   #165
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Car is going to sound much better with the exhaust!
Thanks that's what I am hopping for haha. Maybe get a lil power out of it too? Idk lol
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Old 10-19-2012, 06:50 PM   #166
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Well yesterday I finally got around to getting the LS3 midpipe I got of a fellow Upstate C5 member installed. Thanks Scott! I haven't really noticed any difference with either the sound or power but atleast now my MRT v2 are welded on lol. I'll try to add up a cold start video and put it with a before, maybe there will be a little difference idk lol. It will be interesting to see if my 1/4 times change at all next weekend when i got back to the track since this will be the only difference, well that and this time going with less fuel haha. (doubt it though) My vinyl blackout kit arrived yesterday too but haven't gotten a chance to install it since it yet, was actually gonna do it yesterday but it took longer than I thought for my midpipe install.

Next time this month though my poor girl will be in storage. Don't worry though haha the modding won't stop, I'll be taking her apart and bringing stuff back with me!
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Old 10-22-2012, 05:36 PM   #167
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I must say I am not good at all with this modding thing. Something always seems to go wrong. Today I tried to replace my magnetic trunk blackout with some vinyl I got and one side looks good but the other has bumps gallore(sp) I tried working them out but they wont budge and it looks horrible. I am gonna leave it on for now maybe someone can shed some advice on how to deal with them. I thought about maybe getting a needle and pricking a hole to get the air out but I'll wait for some others to give some advice. By the way must say dang look at the pain of that IOM, look how it shines in the sun
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Vinyl can be a real PITA! Did you use water on the trunk lid and on the vinyl when you installed it? I just replaced my magnetic strip with vinyl and I had some bubbles too. I was able to work them out with the hand squeegie and patience, but that was when it was still wet. My bubbles were water pockets that would ooze out when I worked it from center to edge. It may be too late for you now to work them out though. You may want to call the vendor you got them from for advise! Good luck!
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Vinyl can be a real PITA! Did you use water on the trunk lid and on the vinyl when you installed it? I just replaced my magnetic strip with vinyl and I had some bubbles too. I was able to work them out with the hand squeegie and patience, but that was when it was still wet. My bubbles were water pockets that would ooze out when I worked it from center to edge. It may be too late for you now to work them out though. You may want to call the vendor you got them from for advise! Good luck!
Yea I used some soapy water and was able to work out some pockets that water came out of but some just wont budge. Grr haha now I am even more hesitant to apply my front grill black-out!
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Old 10-22-2012, 06:34 PM   #170
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Bummer on the air bubbles bro =( Good news is that it doesn't look too noticeable from a distance. However if you're anything like me it will be the only thing you see when you look at it.

I'd call the vendor and see if they maybe could hook you up.

I was considering doing a DIY on my side stripes, but ended up making an appointment with Burdick to have them installed professionally. Initially I was really wanting to be able to say "I did that" But I've never done vinyl. I'm going to go with "I paid for that"

Honestly, I screwed up putting my upstateC5 decal in my side window LOL So I think I would personally butcher my vinyls.

I'm better at making money than modding my car so $$$$$$$ to the professionals. *sigh* someday.

Either way you've been pretty ambitious and I bet you've learned a ton. Don't get discouraged, nobody wakes up being a professional. Your car looks great bro. Keep it up!
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Bummer on the air bubbles bro =( Good news is that it doesn't look too noticeable from a distance. However if you're anything like me it will be the only thing you see when you look at it.

I'd call the vendor and see if they maybe could hook you up.

I was considering doing a DIY on my side stripes, but ended up making an appointment with Burdick to have them installed professionally. Initially I was really wanting to be able to say "I did that" But I've never done vinyl. I'm going to go with "I paid for that"

Honestly, I screwed up putting my upstateC5 decal in my side window LOL So I think I would personally butcher my vinyls.

I'm better at making money than modding my car so $$$$$$$ to the professionals. *sigh* someday.

Either way you've been pretty ambitious and I bet you've learned a ton. Don't get discouraged, nobody wakes up being a professional. Your car looks great bro. Keep it up!
That is all that I look at haha! The Camaro letters on my windshield were vinly and I did that myself, thought what the heck maybe I found something I am good at but nope haha! I'll have to call the place tomorrow and see what they say.
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I'm going to be doing rally stripes on my MPD spoiler when it comes and also hash mark vinyls. Hopefully I learned with the blackout so it will go well! Keep moving forward with your mods and remember, like someone told me recently, if your not making mistakes your not doing anything!
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Old 10-23-2012, 12:32 PM   #173
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I'm going to be doing rally stripes on my MPD spoiler when it comes and also hash mark vinyls. Hopefully I learned with the blackout so it will go well! Keep moving forward with your mods and remember, like someone told me recently, if your not making mistakes your not doing anything!
Good luck! Idk I think I may not of let it sit long enough before I removed the plastic covering off the back. I think I may end up just getting a needle and poke everyone and push the air or whatever is in there out. I tried to look today to see how it the vinyl was but of course it is raining and I can't see anything. Will have to check it out tomorrow, if it seems to be getting better I'll just leave it alone.
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Take a blow dryer to the vinyl and work it slow heating up the air inside the bubbles thus evaporating any moisture that might still be in there!
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Good idea but be VERY carefull with that heat! it's real easy to over heat the vinyl and ruin it! Warm it slowly!
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