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Old 12-31-2013, 12:40 PM   #1
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Finally!! CamaroI Build Thread Begins!! IOM Camaro [COTW 2/10/14]

Finally decided to post a build journal...Searching everywhere for photos when first brought home but having difficulty finding.

Here is what is done so far-----

Cosmetic Mods--

--DCT Motor Sports Custom Steering Wheel in Carbon Fiber/Leather
--3D Carbon Fender Vents
--ACS Hood Vents
--Hex Hood Vents
--Revolution Reverse Hood Kit
--Zl1 front end conversion from Garys Customz
--Black out front Big worm Graphix
--Javelin Spear Stipe Big Worm Graphix
--Red Calipers Mike Powder Coating
--R1 Slotted drilled Rotors
--Rhonana RC-5 Matte Black Wheels 20x10.5 with Vreds from Best Wheels
--Painted IOM antenna Lupe at overhaulengines
--Heritage Grill Matte Black painted by Fender Mender Keller Tx
--Concept Mirrors from Blacky Hydro Dipped
--Custom painted rear LED Bow tie from AAC painted by Lupe
--Jarheadbobandmax.com Custom Trunk Lid Panel
--ZL1 Rockers Matte Black
--BMR Coilovers installed by Whiteside Customz Dallas
--GM High Wing Spoiler with Matte Black Posts Painted by Fender Mender
--Rear trunk black out panel Big Worm Graphics
--CAMARO Windshield Sticker
--Ghost Armor Radio Cover
--CFD Short Brushed Aluminum Shifter
--Epco Rally Orange SS Shift Knob
--Custom Shifter Paddles hydro dip
--SLP Concept Rear Diffuser
--Complete Showstopper Engine Dress Kit with Hydro Dip inserts
--Custom Engine Caps IOM along with black
--Matte Black Tail light bezels painted by Lupe
--LED Side Markers painted/tinted by AAC
--Nitros Purge system which purges from Sides of 3d Carbon Vents
--APR Splitter
--Wire Harness Cover Hydro dipped
--Fender well covers (IOM)
--Hydro Dip Raiator Cover
--Hydro Dip Windshield Cover
--RP1 ZL1 Mud flaps


Lighting----All lighting is control by The Night Owl System along with Cup holder switch plate from Emblem Pros and Monster Switch Center Console.

--Headlight RGB Halos (AAC)
--Headlight RGB Demon Eyes (AAC)
--Fog Light RGB Halos (AAC)
--High Intensity bulbs for fogs and DRL 2GenDYI
--RGB Grill Lighting (AAC)
--Red Engine Lighting (AAC)
--Red Door Sill Lighting (AAC)
--Red Footwell Lighting (AAC)
--RGB Under Glow Strips (AAC)
--RGB Fender Lighting (AAC)
--Red Trunk Lighting for JarHead panel
--Wheel Lighting RGB
--Cup Holder Lighting (RGB)
--After Burner LEDs (AAC)

Performance Mods--Thanks to Andy At ADM---Dyno 726 at the Fly and
over 600 RWHP

--Whipple 2.9
--American Racing Headers
--Cam GT11
--Magnaflow Exhaust
--ADM CAI
--3:45 Gearing
--Auto Meter Dual Gauge Pod
--Pro Sport Evo Boost Gauge
--Pro Sport Evo Air Fuel Ratio Gauge

**Not really a performance mod but QTP electric cutouts**

In production---

--Relocation of Gas Cap to upper fender using Viper cap.


Upcoming--

--Focal Speaker package along with Amps/Subs (to be decided)
--Custom Trunk Enclosure for Sound System
--Custom Made Hood similar to current design
--Full Leather Center Console

Here is how she sits now----Going to post pics of mods listed above being installed or installed along the way. It has been a Transformation from one vision to the final vision shown below.

Sorry for starting build post late in the game. If anyone has questions feel free to ask.

















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Old 12-31-2013, 12:50 PM   #2
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Once I took delivery in 2010 the Mod bug hit hard. Living in Fort Worth it was a challenge to find a Custom Shop who specialized in lighting and cosmetic type mods. Luckily was able to hook up with Scorpion Customz in North Richland Hills. Owner and mechanic Craig went straight to work installing Halo lighting, 3d Carbon Vents, Reverse Hood, Lambo Doors and Emblem pros Cup holder Switch plate along with Monster Switches for center console. Craig also came up with the idea of Nitrous Purge from 3 D Vents. Cut me a killer deal on entire install!!















Lambos going in



Little bit of wiring







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Old 12-31-2013, 12:53 PM   #3
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So this was the early stage of having mods done. As you can see Lambos done along with Reverse hood and 3D Vents. Lighting completed at this stage was Halos on headlights and fogs, Grill lighting, Scanner Light and footwells.

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Old 12-31-2013, 12:58 PM   #4
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Another mod soon after above pic was the Trunk Panel from Jarhead...At the time Jarhead was starting to do more and more with LED lights as seen below. I was able to get a great deal on this as well. This is prior to GM requiring Jarhead to place a Center cut out for trunk release.









Final Install

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Old 12-31-2013, 01:07 PM   #5
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Yet another early mod was the Drake Shifter shown below. Loved using the shifter. However, in the last month member CFD created for me a Short Aluminum Brushed shifter to work with my L99 with GM Leather Boot. CFD was great to work with!! I highly recommend this product and included a video below in action. CFD customer service is top notch. I requested a short shifter design from his current longer version. In a matter of days he produced a shifter with install instructions for me to purchase!!!! Now that is a Vendor for you!!!!

Photos of Drake Shifter for Build Thread--







CFD Short Shifter Currently/Recently Installed with Video--







http://youtu.be/uJdDdBTts6M
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Old 12-31-2013, 01:17 PM   #6
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Here is another early on pic....In this photo had the Heritage grill painted IOM from Garys Customz along with SS badge on Grill. Seems like forever ago. Painted Fog Light Bezels as well by Lupe
AAC Side Markers also shown along with little IOM bowties on wheels from Big Worm Graphics





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Old 12-31-2013, 06:08 PM   #7
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This was when I had Some ACS parts installed which include ACS pod Lighting along with ACS lower fender cutouts. SLP splitter also installed.

I have since gone to the Zl1 front end which I think looks much more aggressive IMO



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Old 12-31-2013, 06:11 PM   #8
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Photo of the Nitros Purge in Action. To bad she wasn't wearing a skirt. This was at a local Twin Peaks Show and purged triggered from remote.

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Old 12-31-2013, 06:17 PM   #9
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This was taken right after SLP Concept Diffuser installed. It was painted a flat black by Fender Mender In Keller Tx. They also painted black post on the High Wing.

High wing was installed which involved filling in trunk holes from OEM SS spoiler.

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Old 12-31-2013, 06:21 PM   #10
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This is before and after pics of engine bay..

Before seeing Andy at ADM which included showstopper dress up and Roto fab engine covers



Current Setup after Andy working his magic. Still working on final look for the engine bay, but have squared away by Camaro Fest.

Open for suggestion on engine bay...Would love to have a cover for radiator from Show stopper to cover radiator since Whipple install.





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Old 12-31-2013, 06:28 PM   #11
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Those are some really nice changes, the car looks great.
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Old 12-31-2013, 06:29 PM   #12
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Those are some really nice changes, the car looks great.
Thanks Todd...Hated to start a build thread so late. Figured better late than never. Still a work in progress, but finally getting the look I have been wanting. Thanks again and be sure to stop by for some add ons coming soon
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Old 12-31-2013, 06:53 PM   #13
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Great build
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Old 12-31-2013, 06:57 PM   #14
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Thanks Black Night for stopping by. Have a Happy New Year!!
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Old 12-31-2013, 07:41 PM   #15
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Absolutely love this car! Subscribed to this one!
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Old 12-31-2013, 07:52 PM   #16
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Very Noice!!! That is one helluva build so far! I love what you have done to your ride so far. And the fact that it's an IOM, is just cherry on top!!

Subscribed also!! Happy New Year to You...
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Old 12-31-2013, 08:04 PM   #17
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lscamaro and rjdapilmoto thanks for taking a look and following my build. More exciting things to come soon!!

Cannot wait for Camaro fest since in Texas this year!!

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Old 12-31-2013, 08:40 PM   #18
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Damnnnnn very nice build....luv'n everything
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Old 12-31-2013, 08:56 PM   #19
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Thanks Laditee!! You know I have been a fan of your build as we'll!!!!
Your stereo install along with engine bay is sick!!!! So many great builds on this forum have inspired me along the way. Thanks for the nice comments it means a lot!!
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Thanks Laditee!! You know I have been a fan of your build as we'll!!!!
Your stereo install along with engine bay is sick!!!! So many great builds on this forum have inspired me along the way. Thanks for the nice comments it means a lot!!
Ur very welcome and well deserved...it looks amazing...and thank u as well
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Old 01-01-2014, 02:30 AM   #21
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Old 01-01-2014, 04:38 AM   #22
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Old 01-01-2014, 09:03 AM   #23
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Happy New Year Every one Wow 2014 already!!

Couple of people have asked about my new Shifter and Leather boot install for my L99 (Automatic). Member CFD makes and sells several different types of shifters. The one shown and installed is the "Short Aluminum Brushed Shifter". They are actually discounted until the end of the week if interested. He sales this short version and a long version. CFD also sales the leather boots.

Here is the link to CFD profile to PM him for pricing

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/member.php?u=25649

The difference in types---

The Long Version is direct plug and play. Very easy installation. Remove screws on back of current shifter and remove. Place new shifter in place and secure. That simple takes minutes.

The Short Shifter I have takes slight modification of the linkage to work. ***Once modified you cannot go back to OEM or another shifter without replacing OEM linkage***
If wanting to return to stock a new linkage is around $175 and must be installed from underneath car. I will show some pictures below what it takes to modify the linkage. It does require a dremel. The bonus of owning this setup is ability to change knobs at any time!!




Here are some pics to modify linkage for short shifter--Be very careful when doing. If cut to small it will not work properly.









Once you have it cut to right dimension its smooth sailing!! Slide shifter on and secure.

Now for the Leather boot install.
CFD does sale the leather boot as well. Another member did a great right up on this already. It can be found here. I followed and work out great.

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=283323

Here is another link which shows further installation of leather boot. ***Be sure to read to properly fill in the gap between leather boot and cluster***

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=241727

The end result if Fantastic IMO..Loving it so far and a breeze to operate. Knob was ordered from EPCO. Here is link to EPCO page

http://www.epcoshiftknobs.com/index.html

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Old 01-03-2014, 09:58 AM   #24
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Thinking about pulling the trigger on these seats soon. Decisions Decisions!!!!






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thanks for more info about the shifter , it's very clear and looks easy..

i like the seat but not sure if it's gonna be comfortable !
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