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Old 05-15-2012, 02:28 PM   #1
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HP Turbine's Silver and Black Build

HP Turbine's 2012 1LT build






Exterior:
  • Back hockey stripes
  • Black hood spears
  • Black trunk panel
  • Black gills
  • Black CAMARO fender lettering
  • Black headlight turn signals
  • Black taillight bezels
  • Black taillights
  • Carbon fiber bowtie inlay
  • Carbon fiber RS inlay
  • Heritage grill
  • Street Scene ported lower grill
  • AAC ghosted side markers
  • AAC P13w drl bulbs
Interior:
  • Color changing map light
Performance:
  • Corsa cat back exhaust
  • Cold Air Inductions intake
  • RX ported throttle body
  • GM strut tower brace
Future holes in my wallet:
  • Window tint
  • Catch can
  • Footwell lighting (purchased)
  • R1 concepts drilled and slotted rotors w/ hawk ceramics (purchased)
  • JDP color changing halos
  • PFADT lowering springs and performance sway bars
  • Stall converter
  • 3.55 gears
  • Tune
  • Cams?
On 10-26-11 I bought my first 2012 Camaro 1LT/RS with 10 miles on it.


(funny thing with the picture above. The red head at the computer was actually pretty much making fun of me for taking a bunch of pictures of the car. He didn't think I would actually buy it. And I still want to water board him with mobil 1)

4-27-12
I got my heritage grill installed.


5-2-12
I decided to lose the bowtie

4-14-12
Blackout Kit





Current pictures (8/3/12)





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Old 05-16-2012, 04:44 AM   #2
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dip it

Well last night I found myself with a decent amount time on my hands and stumbled upon plasti dip. I'm quite interested in how well it works. All I know is I popped off my tail light bezels and heading to the hardware store in the morning
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Old 05-16-2012, 08:08 AM   #3
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car looks sharp man ,congrats.
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Old 05-16-2012, 08:53 AM   #4
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coming together perfect , congrats
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Old 05-17-2012, 12:52 AM   #5
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I picked up a can of plasti dip and sprayed three or 4 coats on my tail light bezels. I'm really happy with how it came out. Not sure why there are only three bezels in the picture. Such an easy mod.


Rainy days don't make the best light to show off black bezels.


A little better view


If I have some down time I think I'll try spraying the RS tag, bowtie, and maybe the camaro on the fenders. If I don't like it, I'll just peel it off.
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Old 05-17-2012, 01:06 AM   #6
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good move removing the bowtie ,i ordered a h grille myself and it's arriving tomorrow i got it without the bowtie looks way cooler.
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Old 05-17-2012, 02:55 AM   #7
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good move removing the bowtie ,i ordered a h grille myself and it's arriving tomorrow i got it without the bowtie looks way cooler.
I love the look without the bowtie. I feel it looks more aggressive. I thought it was going to be a pain in the butt to remove after the grill was installed, but it took me like 25 minutes to do in my pajamas.
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Old 05-18-2012, 03:41 AM   #8
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I thought I would add a funny little piece for my car earlier today.


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Old 05-21-2012, 01:38 PM   #9
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Over the weekend I blacked out my rear bowtie and RS emblem. I think it looks great . My girlfriend on the other hand hates it and thinks I am ruining my Camaro, her opinion on my car doesn't matter too much to me though . What does everyone else think?

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Old 05-22-2012, 10:14 AM   #10
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I love the look without the bowtie. I feel it looks more aggressive. I thought it was going to be a pain in the butt to remove after the grill was installed, but it took me like 25 minutes to do in my pajamas.
but how did you remove the Bowtie? I don't want to bend the grill
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Old 05-22-2012, 10:53 AM   #11
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but how did you remove the Bowtie? I don't want to bend the grill
Reach behind and give push the clips up and down, then pull side to side, much harder than you think you should have to lol, it will start coming
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Reach behind and give push the clips up and down, then pull side to side, much harder than you think you should have to lol, it will start coming
Sorry I meant the heritage grill
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but how did you remove the Bowtie? I don't want to bend the grill
Remove this, get tiny hands and pop the tabs off the back of the Bowie. May need a little force. Then take the landing plate off.



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Old 05-22-2012, 06:09 PM   #14
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Dang you did this with the grill on? You sir are much braver than me lol I'm glad I just got the grill thanks again! And What a beast you got there
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