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Old 06-21-2013, 04:49 PM   #1
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Best mod...

Thoughts on best mod for $250.
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Old 06-21-2013, 04:56 PM   #2
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Personally I feel as though I'm the best mod on the site. I'll take your $250 bucks. Thanks!


FIRST MOD EVER SHOULD BE A FIRE EXTINGUISHER!

In all honesty, what do you want to do with your car? There is no best mod overall. If you want visual impact, I prefer the heritage grill or LED/SMD sidemarker lights.

If you want performance, Possibly look at Intakes or brake ducting from the ZL1. I believe it fits the SS and will allow a little bit more air to help cool your brakes.
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Personally I feel as though I'm the best mod on the site. I'll take your $250 bucks. Thanks!


FIRST MOD EVER SHOULD BE A FIRE EXTINGUISHER!

In all honesty, what do you want to do with your car? There is no best mod overall. If you want visual impact, I prefer the heritage grill or LED/SMD sidemarker lights.

If you want performance, Possibly look at Intakes or brake ducting from the ZL1. I believe it fits the SS and will allow a little bit more air to help cool your brakes.
+1 on the fire extinguisher.
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Old 06-21-2013, 05:01 PM   #4
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I have the intake. Brake ducting, huh? I'll have to look into that.
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Old 06-21-2013, 05:04 PM   #5
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Best mod? Depends on where you want to go .. I fully agree so far; however, the skip shift will probably be the best mod in my opinion. Do you really want the Camaro to drive you .. or you to drive the Camaro.

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Old 06-21-2013, 05:04 PM   #6
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It's just a small plastic piece that routes some air from the lower grill into the wheel well. I believe the ss has the same mounting holes for the piece. I have no idea on what it costs though. Those are the only things that I know of the could be under 250. Short throw shifter is another option also.
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Old 06-21-2013, 05:06 PM   #8
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Old 06-21-2013, 05:46 PM   #9
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I have the following: short throw, CAI and black bowties.
The brake ducting sounds interesting. Still on the fence with the catch can. Several mechanics/car guys have said it's not necessary. I was thinking about a strut tower brace and drive shaft brace.
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If you don't know what you want, you are simply wasting money.
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Old 06-21-2013, 05:55 PM   #11
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I know what I want; it's MORE than $250. That's why I used the term "thoughts" in the first post. I'm just looking to bounce around some ideas.
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+1 on the catch can, then put the rest toward that expensive mod you are looking at.

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Old 06-21-2013, 06:56 PM   #14
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Short throw shifter is the best one close to your price range. I have the MGW with the composite race knob and I love it. Window tint, and heritage grill are great too.

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Old 06-21-2013, 10:48 PM   #15
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Best mod is a lien free title, put it towards that.
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Old 06-21-2013, 11:15 PM   #16
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If you don't know what you want, you are simply wasting money.
I agree with this... there is no end-all-be-all mod for X amount of dollars... in the past two weeks (since I've owned my car) I've installed the CAI Cold Air Intake, Apex Washer Bottle Relocation Kit & Cold Air Scoop, Skip Shift Eliminator, Elite Engineering Oil Catch Can, Heritage Grille (bowtie delete, with EmblemPros SS bracket), Stillen ducted lower grille, and I have a VMAX PTB on the way... these cars are a blank canvas for you to start with... make it your own, and achieve the results you want... if it were me, I'd get the heritage grille... I think they should be coming from the factory with them, but that's just me. ShopChevyParts.com has the painted Heritage Grille for about $283, and the finish was outstanding on mine.

Just my opinion, of course. Do as you like.
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