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Old 03-01-2012, 11:01 AM   #1
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steveo's 45th SS

Well I decided to start a journal.

Car was built 8/11/11 (2 days after my birthday.. SO CLOSE lol)

Purchased her on 11/19/11 with 50 miles on her.

I dont know why but I always take the first picture with a new car in a gas station. Did this with my 94 z28 I had and my 08 G8 GT. Here is the camaro




More to come.
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Old 03-01-2012, 11:02 AM   #2
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From then till now I have just enjoyed the amazing machine. Monday I ordered and picked up my Cold Air Inductions CAI from Juiced Motorsports. (Jason and Juiced is top notch with great pricing)

Installed the intake on 2/28/12



Engine bay is dirty I know. I am almost embarrassed to post that picture.

Car now has 5200 miles on her. You can thank the very mild winter Chicago has had for the mileage. I have only put 50 or so miles on my winter beater.
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Old 03-01-2012, 11:04 AM   #3
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2/29/12

Happy leap day to me and my beautiful lady. Got the call that the Solo Mach XL exhaust I ordered was in! Took my sisters equinox and picked up these two large packages!



If all goes well the exhaust will be installed this weekend.

Again a big thanks to Jason with Juiced Motorsports.
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Old 03-01-2012, 01:35 PM   #4
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can't wait to see how it turns out?
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Old 03-01-2012, 04:22 PM   #5
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can't wait to see how it turns out?
Me too....Get it installed and let's check it out...Congrats and welcome....
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Old 03-01-2012, 04:29 PM   #6
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It's driving me crazy that I don't have the time to install it until possibly Sunday. Here is an idea I keep throwing around but have not decided if I should do it.

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Old 03-01-2012, 04:36 PM   #7
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It's driving me crazy that I don't have the time to install it until possibly Sunday. Here is an idea I keep throwing around but have not decided if I should do it.

I like that too...Is this something you come up with or what?...Looks cool..
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Old 03-05-2012, 03:33 PM   #8
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I like that too...Is this something you come up with or what?...Looks cool..
Yeah I came up with that idea. with the help of a fellow C5'er we got that photo shopped. I have a quote to get them done just have not pulled the trigger yet......
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Yeah I came up with that idea. with the help of a fellow C5'er we got that photo shopped. I have a quote to get them done just have not pulled the trigger yet......
Nice touch....I vote for it...this will be your idea....have yet to see them on anything else....
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as of 3/4/12 got the solo mach XL cat back installed.

Quieter then i had expected to be honest. But definitely wakes up the car. Will post a video when I get a chance.

Install was very simple. 2.25 hours and that would of gone by faster if I wasn't constantly checking C5.
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Old 03-05-2012, 03:36 PM   #11
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Nice touch....I vote for it...this will be your idea....have yet to see them on anything else....
Thanks. One concern is right now it is my daily driver. A lot of people don't think the painted wheels will hold up too well.

I did share this in the 45th thread so maybe someone will pull the trigger before me.
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Old 03-09-2012, 02:31 PM   #12
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well here is a quick start up and idle video with the exhaust.



Now What shall I do?

the wheels?

ZL1 grill?

I took a look at the centennial edition vette and those wheels would look nice on the 45th camaro. I wonder if they will fit.

I was thinking ZL1 bumper but then I'd have to do the rest of the car to match.
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Old 03-17-2012, 02:46 PM   #13
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well here it is! got the grill in today. Hopefully going to do the install tomorrow.

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Now What shall I do?

the wheels?

ZL1 grill?

I took a look at the centennial edition vette and those wheels would look nice on the 45th camaro. I wonder if they will fit.

I was thinking ZL1 bumper but then I'd have to do the rest of the car to match.[/QUOTE]
I think you have the right idea on the wheels..I like your rendition of the 45th...Someone will be able to paint and seal them to last!! Nice upgrades so far...I am keeping a watch on the progress........
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Old 06-01-2013, 12:54 PM   #15
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Well it's been a while since I have done anything to the car. Today I did a dyno day with c5g. Still same mods as listed above

First pull 333/341
Second pull 333/335

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Old 07-07-2013, 01:00 AM   #16
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Installed dynatech long tube headers today! Love the sound paired with the solo Mach xl!
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