Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com
 
Dyno Max
Go Back   Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com > General Camaro Forums > Member Car Journals

Member Car Journals Want to keep a long term Camaro project journal to share with the community? Use this forum to create a single thread which you can update over time to document the progress.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 09-08-2012, 11:31 AM   #1
Matrim77
 
Matrim77's Avatar
 
Drives: Nocturne
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Reston
Posts: 37
Nocturne

I have a 2012 1LT Camaro and she is beautiful. She is all black and will soon have dark blue vinyl decals. (most likely hood spears hockey stripes and gills.) I chose to name her nocturne because she is all black and will soon have dark blue detailing just like the night. Colors = black and blue!

For upcoming mods I have already purchased the eagle eyes halo headlights and CAI cold air intake. In the future I plan to install new catch cans eventually, as well as the Borla attack catback and blue ambient interior lighting! I have dreamed of having this car since transformers came out and I can't wait to have fun modding it and driving it around. I will continue to post more pictures as I modify the car.
Name:  leftside.jpg
Views: 384
Size:  194.6 KB

Here is the new CAI that went in on Tuesday SEPT 4th.
Stock intake removed
Name:  noCAI.JPG
Views: 289
Size:  426.4 KB
New CAI
Name:  CAIx2.JPG
Views: 302
Size:  448.1 KB

Here are the first of the vinyls that went on the car!
graphics by www.bigwormgraphix.net
color= Candy Blue Metallic
her brand new gills!
Name:  gills.JPG
Views: 450
Size:  358.6 KB

Just for fun!
this is totally a biased site to put this up on, but which one looks better?
Name:  comparo.JPG
Views: 286
Size:  582.7 KB

Here are the second set of stripes I was able to put on. I was slowed down because of the 71% humidity which is very bad conditions to apply vinyl in. However, today was beautiful so I took a little free time after work to put the door panel stripes on.
Name:  panelstripe.jpg
Views: 259
Size:  217.3 KB
Name:  darkside.jpg
Views: 245
Size:  180.2 KB
Name:  sunlitstripe.jpg
Views: 235
Size:  234.0 KB
Name:  darkside2.jpg
Views: 249
Size:  222.1 KB

Also here is a look at the front. Notice I have also applied carbon fiber bow ties to the car because gold just didn't make sense. Also the lights are stock and that leads to my next mod the eagle eyes, which are sitting in my living room waiting to be put on!
Name:  front1.jpg
Views: 242
Size:  162.9 KB
Name:  front2.jpg
Views: 240
Size:  151.8 KB

New Eagle eyes finally installed! (SEP 14 2012)
Name:  oldlightsnobump.jpg
Views: 215
Size:  175.9 KB
Name:  nobumpangle.jpg
Views: 207
Size:  183.2 KB
Name:  neweyesnobump.jpg
Views: 207
Size:  177.9 KB
Name:  neweyes.jpg
Views: 210
Size:  199.2 KB

I have also finally finished all decals! It looks so good! I'm impressed. (SEP 14 2012)
Name:  rearview.jpg
Views: 197
Size:  215.2 KB
Name:  donerightside.jpg
Views: 207
Size:  193.6 KB
Name:  leftsidedone.jpg
Views: 208
Size:  181.6 KB
Name:  frontdone.jpg
Views: 211
Size:  209.5 KB

RX Catch can install (November 2012)
Brand New RX Catch can fresh out of the Box.
Name:  rxcan.jpg
Views: 174
Size:  130.9 KB

Finished install of Catch can
Name:  rxinstall.jpg
Views: 118
Size:  149.0 KB

Full View
Name:  rxfull.jpg
Views: 265
Size:  166.5 KB


Mods to come:
Corsa or borla catback exhaust after Christmas.
Blue ambient lighting sometime hopefully.
Rims Powder painted black with candy blue metallic brake caliper covers.
If you all have any ideas or critiques please let me know, I'm always open!!!

Last edited by Matrim77; 04-17-2013 at 12:12 PM.
Matrim77 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2012, 11:50 AM   #2
mikeSS


 
mikeSS's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 E92 M3
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: MI
Posts: 7,333
you play league?
__________________

2010 camaro cammed- sold
2013 E92 V8 M3 DCT ZCP
C7 pending order
mikeSS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2012, 11:52 AM   #3
Fyx
 
Drives: 2013 2SS/RS
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: CT
Posts: 181
Quote:
Originally Posted by mikeSS View Post
you play league?

Same thought I had when I saw the thread title. And yes, I do.
Fyx is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2012, 11:53 AM   #4
mikeSS


 
mikeSS's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 E92 M3
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: MI
Posts: 7,333
whats your guys names?
__________________

2010 camaro cammed- sold
2013 E92 V8 M3 DCT ZCP
C7 pending order
mikeSS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2012, 11:57 AM   #5
Matrim77
 
Matrim77's Avatar
 
Drives: Nocturne
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Reston
Posts: 37
I play league! that's half the reason why I named the car nocturne, but it was honestly cus she is black and blue like the night.
Matrim77 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2012, 11:58 AM   #6
mikeSS


 
mikeSS's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 E92 M3
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: MI
Posts: 7,333
add me friend. Domenic DeCoco
__________________

2010 camaro cammed- sold
2013 E92 V8 M3 DCT ZCP
C7 pending order
mikeSS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2012, 12:00 PM   #7
Matrim77
 
Matrim77's Avatar
 
Drives: Nocturne
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Reston
Posts: 37
okay sir! mine is Matrim Tallavor
Matrim77 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2012, 12:05 PM   #8
Matrim77
 
Matrim77's Avatar
 
Drives: Nocturne
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Reston
Posts: 37
BTW I love your rims. I really want black rims, I am thinking of painting mine or finding a good deal on some. any ideas?
Matrim77 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2012, 12:10 PM   #9
mikeSS


 
mikeSS's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 E92 M3
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: MI
Posts: 7,333
cool we should play some time. my friends and i are playing every night.

but ya look into painting or powder coating your stock ones. and get some tints. !
__________________

2010 camaro cammed- sold
2013 E92 V8 M3 DCT ZCP
C7 pending order
mikeSS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2012, 01:06 PM   #10
Matrim77
 
Matrim77's Avatar
 
Drives: Nocturne
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Reston
Posts: 37
Thanks will do!
Matrim77 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-09-2012, 12:14 AM   #11
Mersades
Web Geek Chick & NHRA fan
 
Mersades's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 2SS LS3 RJM
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Reno, NV
Posts: 398
Wandered over from the new members section... wanted to say HELLO and THANK YOU for serving!

Nocturne is beautiful, and I dig her name! I also love the color scheme... I am considering black or silver hood spears on my IBM. I'm really looking forward to seeing the future additions to Nocturne... I think they will look sweet.
__________________
Mersades is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-09-2012, 10:55 PM   #12
Matrim77
 
Matrim77's Avatar
 
Drives: Nocturne
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Reston
Posts: 37
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mersades View Post
Wandered over from the new members section... wanted to say HELLO and THANK YOU for serving!

Nocturne is beautiful, and I dig her name! I also love the color scheme... I am considering black or silver hood spears on my IBM. I'm really looking forward to seeing the future additions to Nocturne... I think they will look sweet.
Thank you! I saw a couple black and silver Camaro's at the dealership I think silver racing stripes look better than the hood spears actually. But you should definitely get a look at both types before you decide. yours is beautiful too. I am glad you understand that dark colors are the way to go!
Matrim77 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2012, 12:34 AM   #13
Mersades
Web Geek Chick & NHRA fan
 
Mersades's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 2SS LS3 RJM
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Reno, NV
Posts: 398
Quote:
Originally Posted by Matrim77 View Post
Thank you! I saw a couple black and silver Camaro's at the dealership I think silver racing stripes look better than the hood spears actually. But you should definitely get a look at both types before you decide. yours is beautiful too. I am glad you understand that dark colors are the way to go!
Agreed... It will be a bit before I add stripes of any sort, simply because I haven't decided what I want yet. I've really fallen for the IBM, so that is part of why I may keep to accents. We'll see.... Research is part of the fun!
__________________
Mersades is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:34 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.