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Old 05-01-2013, 09:23 PM   #71
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A balance is good to help keep things in perspective.
If you concentrate on visual mods too long you may end up overdoing it without really taking the time to step back and evaluate all the changes you've made.

And if you put the blinders on and go 110% performance you may wind up with a 9 second car that is almost unstreetable and a huge hole in your wallet.

We are actually in a good place with these cars right from the start, they look great and are faster than 90% of the other stuff on the road.
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Old 05-01-2013, 11:36 PM   #72
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Performance! The Camaro has enough presence as is.
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Old 05-02-2013, 12:02 AM   #73
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I say basic performance at least (exhaust, CAI,) then looks and maybe go back to put (TB, Headers, maybe tune)
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Old 05-02-2013, 09:33 AM   #74
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A balance is good to help keep things in perspective.
Even better is to have a reasonably firm plan before you start and stick to it. Then just enjoy driving it.


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Old 05-02-2013, 10:29 AM   #75
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I dont know about some of you, but Im having a tough time with the appearance mods. I have a victory red 2013 2lt. I was going to put a sinergy decal on it but then once I got it I fell in love with its simplicity. I think the only appearance mods will be the small gill strips, headlights and maybe a new smooth exhaust panel with matching paint... the rest i could do without. It just looks so hot with all red I dont think I could improve on it.
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Old 05-02-2013, 11:32 AM   #76
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Healthy dose of both, but I like to get it looking the way I want first.
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Old 05-02-2013, 12:07 PM   #77
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I went with appearance mods first to give the car the presence that I was looking for (ZL1 skirts, ZL1 rear diffuser, tint, clear bra). I moved onto performance mods by adding an exhaust, and headers will be going on pretty soon. Whatever route you choose, I would definitely suggest having a plan of attack instead with a clear vision of how you want your car to look and perform. Mindlessly throwing on random parts is a sure way to ruin the balance of your car.
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