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Old 08-18-2011, 08:07 AM   #85
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Looks good did you paint the Camaro letters or just put the chrome inserts in I cannot tell
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Old 08-18-2011, 09:47 AM   #86
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Looks sharp, I love anything where people go for the subtle approach. Great work.
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Old 08-18-2011, 10:55 AM   #87
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looks good. i think silver panel with NBM letters would have looked good, or maybe pewter with blue letters...not as subtle but...would look good
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Old 08-18-2011, 04:41 PM   #88
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Looks good did you paint the Camaro letters or just put the chrome inserts in I cannot tell
Thanks

I already had Silver vinyl letter inserts on it, so I just taped them off and then painted it

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Looks sharp, I love anything where people go for the subtle approach. Great work.
Thanks! I love the subtle look of it.

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looks good. i think silver panel with NBM letters would have looked good, or maybe pewter with blue letters...not as subtle but...would look good
Thanks DMG!

At first I was think of going the silver way, but I was thinking it would stick out like a sore thumb.. And I really wanted a real subtle look to it. I'm proud of the way it turned out.. First time i have done anything like that

I will post some pics in a little bit. I forgot to get the clear coat today so I will get it tomorrow and it will make it look a ton better I believe.. It's pretty damn glossy like it is now lol.
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Old 08-18-2011, 08:09 PM   #89
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Here are the pictures... At least my car isn't afraid to get in the sun... even if it is cloudy...






Should I put the old SS and Bowtie back on or do something different??


You can see that my taping job on the letters didnt go so hot lol. I will probably be ordering stainless steel ones from Emblem Pros...






So I thought that my passenger side looked lower then my drivers side......... It is.... Idk how that happened but I measured from the ground to the fender and the Drivers side rear is about 29" The Passenger side rear is 28"

Drivers side front is 28". The Passenger side front is 27"....

Any ideas on what could have happened and/or how to fix it??

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Old 08-20-2011, 10:16 PM   #90
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Took my car to our Camaro Clubs meet today! Got a lot of compliments. Here are some better pictures of the Berger Panel.. Seeing it in the sun real good today really made me start liking it more...





And now some pictures of the car... Nice and shiny... and Tops Missing....




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Old 08-21-2011, 12:28 AM   #91
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Have I mentioned.....

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Old 08-21-2011, 09:47 PM   #92
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Have I mentioned.....

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Thanks!
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Old 08-21-2011, 10:08 PM   #93
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NBM is like sex to me..
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Old 08-21-2011, 10:21 PM   #94
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I could say so many things to that, but I will keep them to myself.....

I love it it has such a rich color to it... Pewter has grown on me a bunch because there is one in town for sale that is pewter.. Looks sharp.
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Old 08-22-2011, 12:41 PM   #95
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I could say so many things to that, but I will keep them to myself.....

I love it it has such a rich color to it... Pewter has grown on me a bunch because there is one in town for sale that is pewter.. Looks sharp.
much appreciated

I would trade my pewter for NBM ANY day! lol
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Old 08-22-2011, 03:59 PM   #96
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I would trade my pewter for NBM ANY day! lol
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Old 08-30-2011, 08:06 PM   #97
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What do you guys think about straight pipes?? I know it's loud, but I have heard that LM1 Resonator is basically like running straight pipes, so why waste 70 bucks on the resonator when I could do this?

I am going to go buy the local muffler shop tomorrow and see how much they would charge me for cutting out my muffler and putting the pipe in where it was.

I just listened to some videos and it sounds sick without headers, but down right nasty with them
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Old 08-30-2011, 08:20 PM   #98
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What do you guys think about straight pipes?? I know it's loud, but I have heard that LM1 Resonator is basically like running straight pipes, so why waste 70 bucks on the resonator when I could do this?

I am going to go buy the local muffler shop tomorrow and see how much they would charge me for cutting out my muffler and putting the pipe in where it was.

I just listened to some videos and it sounds sick without headers, but down right nasty with them
If they charge you more than probably 100 bucks out the door for a clamped in piece then I'd go elsewhere. Deleting the muffler isn't all that hard on these cars; cut just after the axle, install bent pipes to chosen set of tips.

I've been tossing around the idea myself. With Cats it'll still be a little muted and raspy but if you can have a custom bent/extended Y pipe-back assembly made and you'd probably get the better sound.

Thing is that unless you don't have emissions regs you can't touch the Cats. You'd also have to do some tuning to the emissions systems if you ran true straight pipes from the headers due to the sensors.
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