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Old 02-05-2011, 11:34 PM   #57
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I have spent over $14,000 so far and still have about another $5k to go to get where I want to be... I love this car but it is a huge money pit.
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Old 02-05-2011, 11:45 PM   #58
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I'm about $10K in, do all the work myself with help from the forum.
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Old 02-05-2011, 11:55 PM   #59
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I'm up to $11,600
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Old 02-06-2011, 11:12 AM   #60
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I would guess right at 20K....and would do it again! Love this car, and this coming from a Ford Mustang guy, all my life.
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Old 02-06-2011, 11:41 AM   #61
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I dont think C5 made me spend and more or less, Well I guess it did because of the ideas I have seen on others cars on here, And being that I bought a set of tires and wheels from a member on here that has to add towards mone spent, Im about 4k into it so far with more to come soon
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Old 02-06-2011, 11:45 AM   #62
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I don't dare add up the receipts...
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Old 02-06-2011, 11:51 AM   #63
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I have purchased 100% of the mods for Veteran1 from vendors right here on Camaro5, and it's safe to write that combined, you could by a 2011 1LT with the funds.....
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Old 02-06-2011, 11:52 AM   #64
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I have purchased 100% of the mods for Veteran1 from vendors right here on Camaro5, and it's safe to write that combined, you could by a 2011 1LT with the funds.....
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Old 02-06-2011, 11:58 AM   #65
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Old 02-06-2011, 11:58 AM   #66
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My wifey reminded I should throw in the travel costs to the various events I've attended with Veteran1 (SEMA, Pinks All Out, Fireball Run, GM Nationals, National Memorial Day Parade, etc) and I definately could buy the new HP
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Old 02-06-2011, 01:46 PM   #67
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I try to think not so much how it has cost me but how much I have gained because of it.
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Old 02-06-2011, 03:04 PM   #68
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Did I mention my car hasn't even been built yet??? Lol!

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Old 02-06-2011, 03:09 PM   #69
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They saved me money, considering I would of ended up doing the same mods at twice to cost, I'm sure I would of bought something that looked good on the net but not on the car, then the replacement part to make it look right again..
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Old 02-06-2011, 03:41 PM   #70
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S/C - lets say 7000 with install
Wheels 1300
Headers 1000
Exhaust 600
engine covers 500?
CAI 400
Gauges 500
Hood 1300 after pain
Springs 600 with install


sooo around 13-14k, not bad for 23 and not living under mommy and daddys roof and money . Im guessing by the end of the year I drop anohter 10-12 in it, would like to see 700RWHP before we start building my wifes camaro.
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