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Old 09-02-2013, 03:36 PM   #301
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Hadn't thought of kinetic blue actually. Might have to do some PS mock ups.

And yes, the $125 + shipping is stupid expensive.
Nice. I would love to see what you come up with. I know of a few AGM/CGMs with Blue accents but not many and think it looks awesome. Maybe the C7s Laguna Blue could be another Blue to consider seeing it is some what a little different from Kinetic Blue.
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Old 09-02-2013, 04:17 PM   #302
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Nice. I would love to see what you come up with. I know of a few AGM/CGMs with Blue accents but not many and think it looks awesome. Maybe the C7s Laguna Blue could be another Blue to consider seeing it is some what a little different from Kinetic Blue.
Possibly, I might pick up some bowties from Ofer and a couple rattle cans of Leguna and Kinetic blue to mess around with. Haven't really decided yet.

Still need to talk to Pete and figure out what Pedders red is going on Fi.
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Old 09-02-2013, 06:24 PM   #303
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The bulbs or the carbon fiber?
the carbon fiber
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Old 09-02-2013, 06:36 PM   #304
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Bought it from Alan at G3 Concepts when he was selling his Camaro.
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Old 09-03-2013, 09:28 PM   #305
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Wow am I ever jealous! It will be a very happy day when a Z fits into the budget for me!
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Old 09-07-2013, 09:49 AM   #306
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Could have sworn I already posted pics of the AAC stuffs - odd.

Anyway, a box from AAC showed up the other day...



Inside was awesomeness...




Really loved that the side mirrors came to me unpainted. Got to see all the inner workings of them.








Here are a few installed pics of the side markers. It's really amazing how you forget how much the stock side markers stick out when you haven't had to look at them for 2 years.





Will be installing more stuff this afternoon....
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Old 09-07-2013, 03:30 PM   #307
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The most essential part - the part that my entire build will be focus around arrived today.

This bad boy can handle up to 75 pounds

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Old 09-07-2013, 03:39 PM   #308
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Might have done a bit more modding too...


Started off wanting to install my carbon fiber AAC side mirrors, but I noticed that there was a gap in the housing (see below). So shot an email to Alan asking him what I should do about it.



So back up plan - armrest. Here's the awesome DIY that I used: http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=93057

Stock armrest


Didn't bother taking photos of the install as the DIY I linked above pretty much covered everything.





Only thing that bugged me is the carbon fiber armrest weighs 5 ounces more than the OEM one.

Yes - everything that comes off or goes on Fiona gets weighed.
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Old 09-07-2013, 07:04 PM   #309
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RJ, glad to see you back in the game. Good start with weighing everything. Are you going to be doing much on the performance side of things? ZL1 is a top performer as is, just wondering if your gonna be pushing her much.

Enjoy her!
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Old 09-07-2013, 07:31 PM   #310
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Old 09-07-2013, 08:14 PM   #311
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RJ, glad to see you back in the game. Good start with weighing everything. Are you going to be doing much on the performance side of things? ZL1 is a top performer as is, just wondering if your gonna be pushing her much.

Enjoy her!
She won't be a show car if that's what you're wondering. These are just CF pieces I had purchased but not installed when Kaylee's final burn out happened.

I'll probably be starting with the Basica though: CAI, bushings, etc.

I'm hoping to get Racing Brake rotors on her eventually - 22 pounds of unsprung weight is just too good to pass up.
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She won't be a show car if that's what you're wondering. These are just CF pieces I had purchased but not installed when Kaylee's final burn out happened.

I'll probably be starting with the Basica though: CAI, bushings, etc.

I'm hoping to get Racing Brake rotors on her eventually - 22 pounds of unsprung weight is just too good to pass up.


Some Jenny Craig, Bolt ons, sways, bushings and your good to go! Not much else to do if you ask me.
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Was the armrest a laminated piece? If so it's the stock one with CF overlayed and epoxied on, could explain the weight difference. But of course you probably know that

Looking good, especially all of that awesome carbon fiber!
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Old 09-09-2013, 07:51 PM   #314
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Some Jenny Craig, Bolt ons, sways, bushings and your good to go! Not much else to do if you ask me.
Pretty much yea. My next mod (after I get all the stuff that's been sitting in boxes for the past 3 months installed) will be a Braille battery.

Fire extinguisher is on order too - not to worry

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Was the armrest a laminated piece? If so it's the stock one with CF overlayed and epoxied on, could explain the weight difference. But of course you probably know that

Looking good, especially all of that awesome carbon fiber!
Yep - it's the OEM piece laminated in carbon fiber. I figure I'll be able to lose those 5 ounces somewhere else though, not too worried. Might just take a page out of the Z/28 Owner's Manual: "driver must empty their bowels before driving ." Lol.
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Old 09-12-2013, 04:08 PM   #315
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Got my showstoppers mud guards yesterday, will be weighing them and installing later tonight or tomorrow.

I also have a surprise coming from Apex Motorsports - don't think anyone has seen anything like these before I'll be doing a DIY on the install and a review after I get some post-install miles on her.
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Old 09-12-2013, 06:57 PM   #316
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Got my showstoppers mud guards yesterday, will be weighing them and installing later tonight or tomorrow.

I also have a surprise coming from Apex Motorsports - don't think anyone has seen anything like these before I'll be doing a DIY on the install and a review after I get some post-install miles on her.
New catch can?
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Old 09-13-2013, 02:53 AM   #317
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Is it by any chance the new Apex can chase has been mentioning?
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Yep should be arriving today if I know Apex's shipping department.
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Old 09-15-2013, 02:45 PM   #321
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Installed my Showstoppers mud guards. Now just need to find a way to lose 6.2 ounces.

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Old 09-15-2013, 05:50 PM   #322
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Installed my Showstoppers mud guards. Now just need to find a way to lose 6.2 ounces.

LOL you're starting to sound like me.
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Car looks amazing and love the mods so far.
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LOL you're starting to sound like me.
Since when was that a bad thing?

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Car looks amazing and love the mods so far.
Thank you much. It's amazing how picky you get with mods when everything I put on/take off of the car gets weighed.

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