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Old 11-26-2012, 09:11 PM   #1
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Finally had time to drop off car for mod installs

Dropped off my Camaro at my local shop to get a few mods installed.. ZL1 front fascia, dual vented front fenders, ZL1 rockers (Thanks for the great products Gary!!, orange10s.c.) and DJ Hawkeye Retractable Grille (Thanks Unique Auto Depot ) I'm hoping to pick my Camaro up Wednesday, if not sooner, then off to San Antonio to see Lupe, overhaulengine, to have vertical doors installed on Friday..sometime between that time or after I'll have the NS-1 stripes put on as well.

Love this forum and all the resources it has to offer!

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Old 11-26-2012, 09:13 PM   #2
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Dropped off my Camaro at my local shop to get a few mods installed.. ZL1 front fascia, dual vented front fenders, ZL1 rockers (Thanks for the great products Gary!!, orange10s.c.) and DJ Hawkeye Retractable Grille (Thanks Unique Auto Depot ) I'm hoping to pick my Camaro up Wednesday, if not sooner, then off to San Antonio to see Lupe, overhaulengine, to have vertical doors installed on Friday..sometime between that time or after I'll have the NS-1 stripes put on as well.

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nice list of mods
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Old 11-26-2012, 09:19 PM   #3
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post some pics when it's done! Sounds like it should look killer!
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Old 11-26-2012, 11:01 PM   #4
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Thanks 2010 SSRS and CHMSC. Hope to be able to put up pics by this weekend or sometime next week.
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Old 12-03-2012, 12:20 PM   #5
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I'm loving the new look of my Camaro! I have some NS-1 stripes in polished black... I would like to hear some opinions if this is "too much black"?? Camaro already has a black convertible top..
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Thanks Gary for the ZL1 bumper, rockers and the front dual fenders..Thanks Lupe for the vertical door install...and Thank Unique Auto Depot for the DJ Hawkeye Grille.
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Old 12-03-2012, 12:26 PM   #6
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Diggin that new grille sir....looks nice!

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Old 12-03-2012, 12:54 PM   #7
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Sweet ride mate!! The Retractable Grille looks great. Keep up the good work.
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Old 12-03-2012, 01:01 PM   #8
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Looking good. Go with the stripes!
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Old 12-03-2012, 07:09 PM   #9
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Diggin that new grille sir....looks nice!
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Sweet ride mate!! The Retractable Grille looks great. Keep up the good work.
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Looking good. Go with the stripes!
Thank you all for the compliments.

Has anyone seen a yellow convertible with stripes? Just wondering if it will be too much black...I dont want to take away that much yellow.
I'll try putting the stripes up against the car and see how it looks..

Next, I'll be lighting it up with LEDs.. undercar and footwells to start off and painting stitching yellow when I get time.
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Old 12-04-2012, 04:42 PM   #10
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Looking great 2LTVert! I finally got my Hawkeye grille straightened out myself! Did they have any issues with the Zl1 fogs and the Hawkeye at night with the car on?
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Old 12-04-2012, 04:57 PM   #11
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Looking great 2LTVert! I finally got my Hawkeye grille straightened out myself! Did they have any issues with the Zl1 fogs and the Hawkeye at night with the car on?
I just had the shop install mine on Thursday..they didnt wire it correctly. signals dont work with during the day the way they should and bottom left fog light wont come on.. I had to take it from them though so I could have Lupe in San Antonio install my vertical doors. I hope I can get time to take it back to the shop to get the wiring corrected soon.

Wiring issue aside I love the new look!! Have any pics of your install Pharmaro?
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Old 12-04-2012, 05:37 PM   #12
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I just had the shop install mine on Thursday..they didnt wire it correctly. signals dont work with during the day the way they should and bottom left fog light wont come on.. I had to take it from them though so I could have Lupe in San Antonio install my vertical doors. I hope I can get time to take it back to the shop to get the wiring corrected soon.

Wiring issue aside I love the new look!! Have any pics of your install Pharmaro?
damn they couldnt follow the directions?
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Old 12-04-2012, 05:49 PM   #13
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damn they couldnt follow the directions?
Exactly! It took them FOUR DAYS to install ZL1 bumper, rockers, grille, and fenders! and when I picked it up my Camaro was filthy!
Im not looking forward to going back to them but they were paid to install these items and they need to fix it!
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Old 12-04-2012, 07:23 PM   #14
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Exactly! It took them FOUR DAYS to install ZL1 bumper, rockers, grille, and fenders! and when I picked it up my Camaro was filthy!
Im not looking forward to going back to them but they were paid to install these items and they need to fix it!
WHOA four days. a turbo couldve been put in your car and road tested in 4 days. GEEZ
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Old 12-04-2012, 07:36 PM   #15
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WHOA four days. a turbo couldve been put in your car and road tested in 4 days. GEEZ
Yeah..they should have been simple replacements but took FOUR days and still resulted in wiring wrong and a dirty car. Not cool!
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Old 12-04-2012, 07:44 PM   #16
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The wiring may not entirely be their fault, my Hawkeye harness was labeled incorrectly but I was able to figure it out based on their supplied diagram though. I waited 3 weeks for a resistor to come because my JDP halos screwed with the relays. I got it working but it was too late/dark last night for pictures/video. I have some install pics in the original thread in the sales section.
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Old 12-04-2012, 08:01 PM   #17
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The wiring may not entirely be their fault, my Hawkeye harness was labeled incorrectly but I was able to figure it out based on their supplied diagram though. I waited 3 weeks for a resistor to come because my JDP halos screwed with the relays. I got it working but it was too late/dark last night for pictures/video. I have some install pics in the original thread in the sales section.
Thanks for the heads up. I'll try searching for them when I get a chance and see if I can get the wiring fixed. Thanks Pharmaro.
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Old 12-04-2012, 08:29 PM   #18
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No chattering relays on your end though? DJ said they had a problem with their ZL1 front end fogs drawing less power than stock leading to another resistor needing to be placed. This is what happened with mine, but because the JDP halos cuts the stock halos out of the circuit.
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Old 12-04-2012, 09:14 PM   #19
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The wiring may not entirely be their fault, my Hawkeye harness was labeled incorrectly but I was able to figure it out based on their supplied diagram though. I waited 3 weeks for a resistor to come because my JDP halos screwed with the relays. I got it working but it was too late/dark last night for pictures/video. I have some install pics in the original thread in the sales section.
Says the thread is no longer active... no chattering relays but I wonder if thats the reason one of my fog lights isnt working...
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Old 12-07-2012, 03:23 PM   #20
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Install the stripes.
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Old 12-07-2012, 03:38 PM   #21
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I'm having mixed feelings about the stripes.. what do you think? Here's a photoshop..
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Old 12-07-2012, 04:04 PM   #22
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I like it, I really do!
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Old 12-07-2012, 05:00 PM   #23
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Half my friends/family like it..It does give it a unique/aggressive look but is it too much black because of the black convertible top? Is it difficult to remove if I decide I dont want to go with the look?
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Old 12-07-2012, 05:55 PM   #24
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Half my friends/family like it..It does give it a unique/aggressive look but is it too much black because of the black convertible top? Is it difficult to remove if I decide I dont want to go with the look?
It's too plain without them IMO. But in the end you need to be happy. I think it would look awesome. If it's to much for you though... a lot of guy's with Verts have bought our NS-4 Kit.

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As far as removing them, since we use the best Vinyl in the industry they come off incredibly easy with no glue residue left behind.

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Old 12-07-2012, 09:18 PM   #25
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It depends on what look you're going for. If you want the "cleaner" look keep them off. But I will say....those are pretty cool stripes and your photoshop looks pretty darn good with them on. I say go for it. I don't think it's too much black.
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