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Old 04-28-2013, 09:36 AM   #1
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Talking 2011 RJT 1LT RS Sketch's Car Journal

Just a little thread to help me keep track of my mods. Most mods will be done myself. I will give credit to those that deserve it. I will also post before and after pictures for comparison. Thanks for viewing.
My first car was a 1996 Honda Accord. It was a graduation gift from my parents when I graduated High School in June 2007. It served me well until I got into an accident in October of 2010. I was driving home for my mothers birthday since I'm lucky enough to be stationed within driving distance of my parents. My car was in pretty bad shape but I was okay. Since my car was my only means of transportation I decided to go car shopping. After looking at a few sports cars I decided I wanted to buy an American car. I fell in love with the Camaro after seing it on the Transformers movie so I started looking for some used ones. Since the car was still fairly new, for the price of a used one I deiced I could get a brand new one. I used USSA car buying service to find a Military friendly dealer. Portor Chevrolet of Newark Delaware was the closest to me. Thanksgiving was coming up but the dealer didn't have a Camaro with the options I wanted. He couldnt find a local dealer to trade from and he offered to have one built for me but it would take eight months! I was running out of time because I had plans to meet with some family in PA for thanksgiving. Then I noticed that the dealership had a delivery of a V6 Camaro with most of the options I wanted on its way. So I settled for that one. The dealer called me the night it came in and I picked it up the next day on November 24, 2010. I was so excited to finaly get my Camaro. After I drove back to base to pack I head out to PA to meet up with family for thanksgiving. I was in Honor Guard at the time so I had Funeral Honers to perform after Thanksgiving. My father wanted to see how the ceremony was done and also want to drive the car back home so he came with me. We got there about two hours early so we took some pictures of the car.

Here some pictures my father took on November 26, 2010. They will serve as my "Stock photos"


Currently looks Like:




Mods:

Cosmetic:
5% Tint by Accurate Tint December 2010
Painted Calipers August 2011
GM Ground Effects June 2012
ZL1 Bumper Conversion May 2013
Painted Bow Ties May 2013
Ghosted side markers May 2013
Panted break disks June 2013
Mud flaps June 2013
Red interior stitching June 2013
Black 10 Spoke 1LE/ZL1 Wheels June 2013
3 Step Opticoat September 2013

Performance:
I am currently focusing all my attention on cosmetics until the GM warranty goes.

Wish List:
Red foot well lighting
GM High Wing Spoiler
Sinister Hood
Quad Exhaust Tips
Painted Black Stripes
RED ABL Lighting with RJT painted door panels and trim.
RX Catch Can w/ Dual Check Valve
CAI Cold air intake
VMax CNC Ported LLT Throttle Body
VMax ICEolator LLT Spacer
BBK Stainless Headers with high flow cats
BBK 2.5" Stainless Steel Mid and X Pipes
MRT V2.0
BREMBO 1N5.8001A2 - GT Series Front Slotted Red Brake Kit (6-Piston Caliper, 355x32 1-Piece Rotor)
BREMBO 2P5.8001A2 - GT Series Rear Slotted Red Brake Kit (4-Piston Caliper, 365x28 1-Piece Rotor)
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Old 06-22-2013, 02:21 AM   #2
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GM GFX installed by Townsend Bros. Chevrolet on June 5, 2012.
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Here are some pics of when I was working on the front bumper.
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Old 06-22-2013, 02:57 AM   #4
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Replaced the side markers with Ghosted ones:
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Old 06-22-2013, 12:34 PM   #5
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Love how you painted your ZL1 grill. Great looking car man!
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Sketch,
Nice RJT. I also love the look of the grill and the front end...

Keep up the good work..

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Love how you painted your ZL1 grill. Great looking car man!
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Nice RJT. I also love the look of the grill and the front end...

Keep up the good work..

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Some Pictures of me painting my brakes, sharping the stitching on my seats and the mud flaps I installed to help compensate for the bigger wheels.
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