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Old 01-06-2013, 07:31 PM   #26
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I'll have to accomplish this mod tomorrow. Been raining all day today here in eastern NC.
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Old 01-09-2013, 07:29 AM   #27
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Ok there seems to be some slight confusion as to what fuse to pull for the NPP exhaust modification. My intention is to clear up any confusion. I didn't take alot of pictures but I will take some more tomorrow and update certain areas to make this as painful as possible for those that will be attempting to do this. Install literally took 15mins and thats including fastening the cargo net plastic pieces. The vehicle used was a 2013 2SS/RS 1LE. For those wondering about pulling an engine code, you should not worry. I have not pulled a code thus far and haven't heard of anyone doing so. You only have to pull the fuse, do not pull the relay. This is only for the 2013 Camaro equipped with the NPP (Dual-mode exhaust).

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If needed there is a fuse puller located in the fuse box which is located underneath the hood. The fuse box is outlined in red.
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1. Unfasten (1) flat black plastic revit
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2. Unfasten (6) black plastic cargo net screws
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3. Simply pull back the carpet to access the fuse box located in the trunk on the passenger side. Use a flash light if too dark.
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4. Open the fuse box and locate F8. It should read "EXH FLAP" 10a. Pull the fuse with the fuse puller(located underneath the hood on the left side) if needed.
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5. Now simply repeat steps 1-4 in reverse order to put everything back together. If you want to go back to stock, simply put the F8 fuse back in.

6. With the F8 fuse being pulled now the exhaust flaps will stay open, at any RPM and/or gear. You'll now witness the sound of god at any given time.

I hope this clears up some confusion on what to do and which fuse to pull. Any questions please feel free to ask, I can try and help the best way I can. Keep in mind also your stock 2013 Camaro with NPP, the exhaust flaps will stay open at idle/start up. This mod is only makes the flaps stay open all the time.
Your forgot the top carpet rivet, I found that when put the carpet back in. Thank goodness I did not tear my carpet taking it out.
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Old 01-09-2013, 07:32 AM   #28
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Your forgot the top carpet rivet, I found that when put the carpet back in. Thank goodness I did not tear my carpet taking it out.
I'll update this, its been rainy the past couple of days! Thanks.

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Old 01-16-2013, 05:26 PM   #29
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Thanks for the post and instruction. I did this a couple of days ago on my 13' 2SS and now I like my car even better.
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Old 01-16-2013, 05:57 PM   #30
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Thanks for the post and instruction. I did this a couple of days ago on my 13' 2SS and now I like my car even better.
Glad I could help!
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Old 01-16-2013, 10:19 PM   #31
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+1, much thanks!

Did the Fuse Pull...and the wow-factor just spiked!
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Old 01-16-2013, 10:29 PM   #32
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+1, much thanks!

Did the Fuse Pull...and the wow-factor just spiked!
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Old 01-27-2013, 10:56 PM   #33
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Great specs, thanks. In other posts regarding how to get to fuse box to install Mild2Wild exhaust controller it mentions & shows the need to lift the rubber trim on top of the liner. Did you have to touch that at all ? Also, the top liner rivet can be removed fairly easly with a hard plastic trim tool without ripping the liner . It will bend some of the rivet threads but it can still be used to put back in.
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Old 01-28-2013, 12:29 AM   #34
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Great specs, thanks. In other posts regarding how to get to fuse box to install Mild2Wild exhaust controller it mentions & shows the need to lift the rubber trim on top of the liner. Did you have to touch that at all ? Also, the top liner rivet can be removed fairly easly with a hard plastic trim tool without ripping the liner . It will bend some of the rivet threads but it can still be used to put back in.
Rubber trim? Not sure what that is? Did the DIY work for you?
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Old 01-28-2013, 07:42 AM   #35
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Here' the rubber trim piece (ie. deck lid seal) I was referring to in the other post about how to get to the fuse box to install the Mild2Wild controller... "Remove the deck lid seal...just enough to pull the trunk latch carpet panel up and out." Did you have to lift the trunk latch carpet panel in order to lift the passenger side carpet panel to access ther fuse box?

I have not yet done the DIY. I just removed the rivets to see how hard the top one was to remove. I'm currently waiting on the Mild2Wild controller to come b4 procedding, but I'd like to do the "fuse pull" first using your technique.
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Old 01-28-2013, 08:21 AM   #36
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Old 01-28-2013, 11:13 AM   #37
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Did mine with finally filming:
To get to the fuse box were you able to lift up the passenger side carpet panel (after removing rivets & net fasteners) without having to lift up the carpet panel under the trunk latch?
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Old 01-28-2013, 11:13 AM   #38
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Here' the rubber trim piece (ie. deck lid seal) I was referring to in the other post about how to get to the fuse box to install the Mild2Wild controller... "Remove the deck lid seal...just enough to pull the trunk latch carpet panel up and out." Did you have to lift the trunk latch carpet panel in order to lift the passenger side carpet panel to access ther fuse box?

I have not yet done the DIY. I just removed the rivets to see how hard the top one was to remove. I'm currently waiting on the Mild2Wild controller to come b4 procedding, but I'd like to do the "fuse pull" first using your technique.
Oh, ok. I'll take a pic of that area to include in the DIY.
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Oh, ok. I'll take a pic of that area to include in the DIY.
I've seen pic's of it in the other post. I just want to know did you have to remove the deck lid seal just enough to pull the trunk latch carpet panel up and out in order to lift the passenger side carpet panel ?
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I've seen pic's of it in the other post. I just want to know did you have to remove the deck lid seal just enough to pull the trunk latch carpet panel up and out in order to lift the passenger side carpet panel ?
I didn't have to remove a seal. Just had to pull the carpet down from the fastener on the top of the truck.

It took literally 5mins for everything.
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I didn't have to remove a seal. Just had to pull the carpet down from the fastener on the top of the truck.

It took literally 5mins for everything.
Good, thanks for clarifying as I really wasn't looking forward to lifting up the trunk seal. Thanks again for the quick replies.

I'm an ole muscle car driver from back in the day ...prior vehicles: new '66 GTO, new '66 442 (everybody who didn't go to college had em)... I went at nite after being drafted. Now that I'm retired I got myself a new one again. 6 speed 426HP with Hurst short shifter with CAGS eliminator,NPP and aqua LED inside & underneath. I'm 18 again! Really helps to have the forum with guys like you sharing.
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Good, thanks for clarifying as I really wasn't looking forward to lifting up the trunk seal. Thanks again for the quick replies.

I'm an ole muscle car driver from back in the day ...prior vehicles: new '66 GTO, new '66 442 (everybody who didn't go to college had em)... I went at nite after being drafted. Now that I'm retired I got myself a new one again. 6 speed 426HP with Hurst short shifter with CAGS eliminator,NPP and aqua LED inside & underneath. I'm 18 again! Really helps to have the forum with guys like you sharing.
No problem! This site has helped me in sooo many ways the least I can do is put a DIY up for this. I didn't see anyone who had one so I snapped a few pics and wrote one up. I tried to be as detailed as possible. Hope it helps!
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Old 01-29-2013, 04:06 PM   #43
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No problem! This site has helped me in sooo many ways the least I can do is put a DIY up for this. I didn't see anyone who had one so I snapped a few pics and wrote one up. I tried to be as detailed as possible. Hope it helps!
Did the fuse pull today. Took about 10 mins. No rips or tears. Now it sounds like the 60's big block muscle cars sounded all the time ...you gotta love it ! Drone not a factor.

I would add to the instructns to use a trim tool to remove the top passngr side rivet, and after unscrewing the cargo net covers from the trunk trim ,to pull the trunk trim panel down a little & out on the passngr side to enable pulling out the passngr side carpet panel from behind it to give you clear access to the fuse box. Thanks again.
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Great mod. I love the new sound. Quick and easy.
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Old 02-24-2013, 05:44 PM   #45
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Fuse Pull..

Just did it went way easy 10min tops. Will be driving more today got a long ways to go :( picked it up yesterday and only have 135 mi. on it. Well gota go going for a drive

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Old 02-24-2013, 09:14 PM   #46
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sorry guys ...i have a 2012 ss2/rs automatic w paddle shifters. i notice the exhaust sound louder on certain days. does mine have the fuse pull option?
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Old 02-24-2013, 09:43 PM   #47
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sorry guys ...i have a 2012 ss2/rs automatic w paddle shifters. i notice the exhaust sound louder on certain days. does mine have the fuse pull option?
I don't think so as i beleive it is only an option for manual V8s. The option code would appear as NPP on your sticker.
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Old 03-09-2013, 11:18 AM   #48
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Did the fuse pull today. Took about 10 mins. No rips or tears. Now it sounds like the 60's big block muscle cars sounded all the time ...you gotta love it ! Drone not a factor.

I would add to the instructns to use a trim tool to remove the top passngr side rivet, and after unscrewing the cargo net covers from the trunk trim ,to pull the trunk trim panel down a little & out on the passngr side to enable pulling out the passngr side carpet panel from behind it to give you clear access to the fuse box. Thanks again.
No problem! I've learned many things on the camaro5.com forum and this is the easiest way I could do to give back. I searched around once I had the NPP on my vehicle and couldn't find any answers so I created this for anyone that had the same issue. Glad everything worked out!

I'll add the trim tool as a tool you can use, I never used one/dont own one so I didn't include it. Thanks again!

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Just did it went way easy 10min tops. Will be driving more today got a long ways to go :( picked it up yesterday and only have 135 mi. on it. Well gota go going for a drive

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sorry guys ...i have a 2012 ss2/rs automatic w paddle shifters. i notice the exhaust sound louder on certain days. does mine have the fuse pull option?
Unfortunately, the only model to feature the NPP exhaust in 2012 was the ZL1. It comes in the MY2013 models as an option but is stock for 2012+ ZL1s
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Old 03-09-2013, 11:56 AM   #49
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Sorry for the noob question, but pulling this fuze will make my exhaust sound better? Wth!! I need to do this hahahaha. I have a 2010 SS 6 Speed, so this would benefit my exhaust sound?
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Old 03-09-2013, 12:58 PM   #50
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Sorry for the noob question, but pulling this fuze will make my exhaust sound better? Wth!! I need to do this hahahaha. I have a 2010 SS 6 Speed, so this would benefit my exhaust sound?
NO The fuse pull is only for SSs with the NPP exhaust option ( which only became avaialabe in the '13 SS models).
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