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Old 10-20-2012, 08:33 AM   #26
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Good info! Thanks.
Are there any slight angle/bend mods that can be done with your kit to avoid this problem?

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The tight fit in picture is factory AC line and normal RotoFab CAI. Relocating washer tank may change this, I donít know? All the Camaros with RotoFab CAI I have worked on still had the stock washer tank. Iím not purposely bashing RotoFab but as someone who is always working with AC I can tell you technicians donít like it when they canít connect there gauges EZ. Nothing with the Super Chiller can change this.
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Old 10-20-2012, 08:46 AM   #27
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The tight fit in picture is factory AC line and normal RotoFab CAI. Relocating washer tank may change this, I donít know? All the Camaros with RotoFab CAI I have worked on still had the stock washer tank. Iím not purposely bashing RotoFab but as someone who is always working with AC I can tell you technicians donít like it when they canít connect there gauges EZ. Nothing with the Super Chiller can change this.
Fair enough....I guess I'll find out during my build and I'll have to try and provide feedback
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Old 10-27-2012, 09:03 PM   #28
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Any particular reason besides maybe cost you chose pfadt springs versus coil overs?
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Old 10-27-2012, 09:32 PM   #29
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Congrats can't wait to see this build come together. If I were buying a new camaro is would be a 1LE
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Old 10-27-2012, 11:03 PM   #30
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Any particular reason besides maybe cost you chose pfadt springs versus coil overs?
Partly cost and partly because the 1LE handles so well to begin with I will see how I like the lowering springs first.
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Old 10-31-2012, 03:16 AM   #31
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What’s the status of your taking delivery? What about build, it must look like Xmas at your house?
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Old 10-31-2012, 04:57 AM   #32
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Could you not have gotten a ZL1 with all of this? I mean you would have a warranty, magnetic ride, and exterior hotness. To each his own I suppose.
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Old 10-31-2012, 06:13 AM   #33
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Whatís the status of your taking delivery? What about build, it must look like Xmas at your house?
It feels like I could SPIT to my car for how close it is. Everything was put on hold for certain businesses being closed so it did not ship to the dealer yesterday. Likely today but I have to leave to D.C. until the weekend :(
Most of the parts I had directly delivered to my build shop but I'm sure it's quite a lil pile

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Could you not have gotten a ZL1 with all of this? I mean you would have a warranty, magnetic ride, and exterior hotness. To each his own I suppose.
Just had a lengthy discussion about this on another thread. In short, Anyone with the $ can just BUY performance. I wanted to make the car more of my own and have a say in it. My 1LE delivered to me plus ALL parts & labor for the build, tuning taxes and shipping included for everything.....the whole 9 will cost me $52K. (I ordered just about every single option I could for the 1LE as well!)
That's still a few thousand less than a base ZL1 and several thousand less than a loaded one that doesn't have any customization to it. I've never cared less about a warranty so thats out. I'll be roughly 550WHP or more and the ZL1's have 500WHP(ballpark) The magnetic ride is not a dealbreaker IMO at all. The handling/suspension reviews for the 1LE are BEYOND spectacular so that's a wash for me. I DO love the ZL1 look and CF hood insert/cooling but again not a deal breaker.

All said: cheaper, faster(more HP anyways) and custom to how I want to start my project.....
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Old 10-31-2012, 07:17 AM   #34
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It feels like I could SPIT to my car for how close it is. Everything was put on hold for certain businesses being closed so it did not ship to the dealer yesterday. Likely today but I have to leave to D.C. until the weekend :(
Most of the parts I had directly delivered to my build shop but I'm sure it's quite a lil pile



Just had a lengthy discussion about this on another thread. In short, Anyone with the $ can just BUY performance. I wanted to make the car more of my own and have a say in it. My 1LE delivered to me plus ALL parts & labor for the build, tuning taxes and shipping included for everything.....the whole 9 will cost me $52K. (I ordered just about every single option I could for the 1LE as well!)
That's still a few thousand less than a base ZL1 and several thousand less than a loaded one that doesn't have any customization to it. I've never cared less about a warranty so thats out. I'll be roughly 550WHP or more and the ZL1's have 500WHP(ballpark) The magnetic ride is not a dealbreaker IMO at all. The handling/suspension reviews for the 1LE are BEYOND spectacular so that's a wash for me. I DO love the ZL1 look and CF hood insert/cooling but again not a deal breaker.

All said: cheaper, faster(more HP anyways) and custom to how I want to start my project.....
Sounds good to me! Best 1LE on the forum!
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Old 10-31-2012, 11:36 AM   #35
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It feels like I could SPIT to my car for how close it is. Everything was put on hold for certain businesses being closed so it did not ship to the dealer yesterday. Likely today but I have to leave to D.C. until the weekend :(
Most of the parts I had directly delivered to my build shop but I'm sure it's quite a lil pile
I was thinking Dual Super Chillers for 650+ HP, you could still do the hidden tank during your install if you want but I was thinking you were using a CAI scoop under air intake. We would have to make sure you have room. I know the Super Chiller fits left side with the big Kenny Bell CAI.

Does your build shop service AC in house?
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Old 10-31-2012, 02:34 PM   #36
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Sounds good to me! Best 1LE on the forum!
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I was thinking Dual Super Chillers for 650+ HP, you could still do the hidden tank during your install if you want but I was thinking you were using a CAI scoop under air intake. We would have to make sure you have room. I know the Super Chiller fits left side with the big Kenny Bell CAI.

Does your build shop service AC in house?
I think I'll be good with just the single :P I DO have the ADM intake scoop going on under the intake. The shop said that there wouldnt be a problem but I think he said that he has a local shop that can do the freon charge or whatever is necessary.
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Old 11-02-2012, 06:02 PM   #37
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Finally: All pics/vids from buddies phone.....but enjoy nonetheless.

Pulled up to my new 1LE!


Love it...as I parked this guy was taking pics of it. He told me that he almost wrecked his diesel pickup when it caught his eye he almost rear-ended some lady. LOL



OUT with the Cobalt(selling soon)....IN with the Camaro!


Right before we headed out:


My new view:


Flyby vid:(buddy sent from phone and said he didn't know how to rotate...sorry)


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Made it home:



2 Issues I'm dumbfounded GM didnt' catch:
1:This is my right rear tire....see anything wrong?

Looks like they slapped on a ZL1 wheel/tire combo on my 1LE...will talk to my local dealership tomorrow and see what they can do.
2:This is what my steering wheel looks like to drive straight :( See anything wrong?

The dealer I picked it up from said GM will not realign a new car until it has 500miles on it. WTF! I'll address this as well.

Anyways, car feels awesome....already have about 150miles on it and I'm in love.
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Old 11-02-2012, 06:08 PM   #38
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Drive it the 500, being fresh of the truck it will settle a bit...

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Old 11-02-2012, 06:14 PM   #39
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Drive it the 500, being fresh of the truck it will settle a bit...

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Old 11-02-2012, 07:30 PM   #40
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Just one tire was wrong? 285/35/20 right? All four.
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Old 11-02-2012, 07:33 PM   #41
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Just one tire was wrong? 285/35/20 right? All four.
Only on the RR
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Old 11-02-2012, 08:37 PM   #42
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That might explain the steering anomaly. Big congrats on the car!!! Looks good in white.
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Man that looks and sounds good straight from the factory. Congrats man wish this was around when I got mine.
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Old 11-02-2012, 11:11 PM   #44
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That might explain the steering anomaly. Big congrats on the car!!! Looks good in white.
Don't think so....sure it might pull a little with one tire off......but the steering wheel being not exactly at 1200 dead is something totally different. i will drive the 500ish miles and see if things settle(hopefully have a new tire way sooner than that though)

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Man that looks and sounds good straight from the factory. Congrats man wish this was around when I got mine.
Thanks man...sounds incredible in person both inside and outside the car.
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Old 11-03-2012, 04:39 AM   #45
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Congrats on taking delivery of that awesome machine I and many others will be living vicariously through you until we get our machines....so don't forget to feed the animals.
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Congrats on your car, love what your doing with it! Really like to hear stories like yours...people with real passion about their cars and the journey they take to make it their own. Good luck brother and can't wait to see your build progress!
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Don't think so....sure it might pull a little with one tire off......but the steering wheel being not exactly at 1200 dead is something totally different. i will drive the 500ish miles and see if things settle(hopefully have a new tire way sooner than that.
Don't drive imbalanced tires. If both on right are 305s move them to the rear. If only one is a 305 then go buy something in the mean time either a non G2 285, two non G2 285s or 1 non G2 305 and tell your dealer 500 miles isn't a settling problem but a wheel to axle ratio problem and they need to cover the cost of your tire.
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Old 11-03-2012, 10:57 AM   #48
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Sounds good to me! Best 1LE on the forum!
The only 1LE basically, lol.

Congrats on the 1LE, white/black is my favorite color combo!
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Old 11-03-2012, 05:23 PM   #49
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Well the sound of your car during the fly by video just put the last nail in the coffin for me on deciding if I want to convert my 2011 SGM 2SS to the NPP exhaust. Sounds absolutely incredible!! Thanks for posting the video!
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