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Old 09-14-2015, 11:21 PM   #1
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2015 2SS 1LE

Well I had a build thread for my old Camaro
I loved that car. I really wanted to keep it until the wheels feel off. But then I usually played in my mind "what if I had a V8" and the reason I played that in my mind was because the options in upgrading the performance was very limited. (Cams cost a arm and a leg for only like 10hp, only 1 decent option for supercharger and 1 really good option for twin turbos.) and at the end of the day that V6 will only be near the same power as a stock V8. Also I had a 1LS (it is what I could afford at the time) I did my research and was dead set on getting a 1LE when it came out in 2013. It was just too damn expensive. So now I was finally able to get the 1LE and boy was I glad to get it. However in order for me to do that I had to trade in my first Camaro. This car meant a lot to me. It was my first brand new car, and my first muscle car. I learned a lot from playing around and tinkering with it. And now this will be my first V8 and just like in the V6 this will be a enormous learning experience. I am super excited where this journey going to take me. It is going to a lot of money, a lot of frustration and most importantly it is going to be a lot of fun so I can't wait to start this journey. BTW I named the car Gambit. Favorite comic book character of all time. He is such a badass and still looked cool while kicking ass.
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Old 09-14-2015, 11:26 PM   #2
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Lucky man!! I am kicking myself right now for getting a v6. Shoulda stuck to what I wanted and not settled for lower payment. Great looking car!!
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Old 09-14-2015, 11:39 PM   #3
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I got the car on 8/14/15 and from hearing that those Goodyears are extremely sticky and if I don't do anything then my paint will suffer. I love that paint job (Red Hot) so on 8/15/15 I ordered the factory mud guards and unfortunately I was unable to get them install 3 weeks later. I also installed the GTO clutch reservoir and the Elite E2 Catch Can I went to lashway motorsports to get the install. I have only gotten the best reviews for that performance shop. They installed it even though it was only for maintenance parts but still with the most care as if I bought cams and headers. I will for sure going to them again.
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Old 09-15-2015, 12:17 AM   #4
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Nice job so far
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Old 09-15-2015, 09:24 AM   #5
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ahhhhh yesss! I've been waiting to see a build thread for your new beast! it's fun to finally have a V8, and now you can do so much more performance I can't wait to see what you have in store
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Old 09-15-2015, 11:04 AM   #6
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Lucky man!! I am kicking myself right now for getting a v6. Shoulda stuck to what I wanted and not settled for lower payment. Great looking car!!

Don't do that. Yes the V8 is awesome but it is expensive. It is what you can afford right now. I wanted a 1LE 2 years ago. I saved money and traded in my V6. Who knows maybe 2 years from now you can get the 50th Anniversary SS. (which I wanted to get for my 30th Birthday) but then I saw how the 6th Gen looked and I am not pleased on how it looks at all. And yes the V6 are quick, don't knock them down. I got the 1LE because I wanted something more.
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Old 09-15-2015, 11:07 AM   #7
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ahhhhh yesss! I've been waiting to see a build thread for your new beast! it's fun to finally have a V8, and now you can do so much more performance I can't wait to see what you have in store

I am super excited to see what I do for this car.
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Old 09-15-2015, 11:13 AM   #8
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Don't do that. Yes the V8 is awesome but it is expensive. It is what you can afford right now. I wanted a 1LE 2 years ago. I saved money and traded in my V6. Who knows maybe 2 years from now you can get the 50th Anniversary SS. (which I wanted to get for my 30th Birthday) but then I saw how the 6th Gen looked and I am not pleased on how it looks at all. And yes the V6 are quick, don't knock them down. I got the 1LE because I wanted something more.
Thank you I appreciate that. I will be enjoying for now and modding because it's what I like to do. When the time comes I'll definitely be upgrading tho
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Old 09-15-2015, 11:57 AM   #9
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I like how it looks so stock so I decided to take some pics. Yes I need to start making a habit to start cleaning the Engine Bay every week at least.
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Old 09-18-2015, 12:51 PM   #10
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The first pic was when I went to lashways. I am starting to think that they really like red cars.

Well I've had it for over a month now and I have already hit 1K last week. I am about to hit 2K either next week or the week after.
I was meeting with my friend and I had to parked next to her as well. Also since this is my daily driver I had a ton of dings in my previous car I have to find ways to park away from everyone as possible. I would rather park and not have a ding.
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Old 09-18-2015, 02:46 PM   #11
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The first pic was when I went to lashways. I am starting to think that they really like red cars.

Well I've had it for over a month now and I have already hit 1K last week. I am about to hit 2K either next week or the week after.
I was meeting with my friend and I had to parked next to her as well. Also since this is my daily driver I had a ton of dings in my previous car I have to find ways to park away from everyone as possible. I would rather park and not have a ding.
Lashway Motorsports is seriously the best. So easy to do business with them I'm glad you made the choice to do work to your new baby with Erik.
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Old 09-29-2015, 02:19 PM   #12
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Saw this a couple of weeks ago and I had to only give the trooper props. I went to cars and coffee palm beach and I saw this very nice Z/28.
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Old 09-29-2015, 08:36 PM   #13
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are you going this sunday?
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Old 10-01-2015, 10:55 AM   #14
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are you going this sunday?
I might go. and if I do go I am going to go in a group.
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Old 10-02-2015, 09:25 AM   #15
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Old 10-06-2015, 04:50 PM   #16
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Sweet ride man!
Thank you yes it is my first V8 and I am enjoying every minute of it.
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Old 10-06-2015, 05:39 PM   #17
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Cars looking good . Congrats on getting your 1LE
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