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Old 06-23-2010, 09:15 AM   #1
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It Begins! Cami Lynn 2011 IBM 2LT

Well I finally picked her up yesterday afternoon and I have to say that I am extremely impressed with the power and handling of my new baby. I used to be into the sub compacts, my first car was an 00 Ford zx2 coupe, then I had an 06 Scion tC as my first new car, then stupidly leased an 09 Lancer Ralliart...I now could not be happier! I love the surprising agility of this car and the HUD is absolutely stunning! I have yet to open her up completely since I still believe in a proper break in period and we have had some crazy rain storms running through the area since I picked her up. Like everyone else I cannot wait to start modding her. On my first day off I plan on installing my lip spoiler, stealth bulbs, HID's and 2 12" MTX Jackhammer subs in a box I built myself when I still had the tC. Here are my first few pics, I hope to keep this log going along the way. This car is amazing!

Thanks to everyone who helped me out with ordering and advice!
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Old 06-23-2010, 09:21 AM   #2
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awesome!

CONGRATS ON THE NEW CAMARO!!!
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Old 06-24-2010, 09:33 AM   #3
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Nice to see a journal for a 2011 model!
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Old 06-24-2010, 06:32 PM   #4
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Old 06-24-2010, 07:04 PM   #5
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Old 06-24-2010, 08:12 PM   #6
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Old 06-24-2010, 08:44 PM   #7
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WEAK................ attempt at hiding the plate. Clearly visible on the second pic.


So, any performance mods in mind?
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Old 06-27-2010, 08:59 PM   #8
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lol yea so much for the plate hiding...o well. After work today I washed her and waxed her and shined the wheels n tires up all nice. Took her for a little spin then I put the stealth auto turn signal bulbs in and did a test fit with the lip spoiler which went well. I was losing daylight so I decided to just stick to the test fit and make sure it lined up right and the color matched perfectly so that once I build up the courage to drill the holes it will take no time at all. I wanted to put my 2 MTX Jackhammers in but even though measurement wise the box I made should fit, I could not get it in the trunk so I ordered the subthump dual 12" box and will just throw that in instead. I also tested out my one guilty pleasure lighting mod and once that is done I will post up pics. I cannot believe how many people stop and stare at the car, I know of two others in my area, and the neighbors still stare. I work in a very affluent area and even they stare from inside their high end vehicles. This car is extremely classy and feels so right. I plan on eventually putting the HID's in, getting an intake, and thats most likely it. I am very pleased with everything about my baby and I really do not think that I will go mod crazy with her. Who knows though haha.
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Old 06-30-2010, 08:33 AM   #9
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REAR SPOILER INSTALL PICS!

I finally had the guys at work put on the rear spoiler! Easy install only took 20 minutes! take a look see...


Tomorrow my box from Subthump for my 2 12's will be in then friday is install day for that! Then she is done for a while until I find nice door sill plates and a Cold Air intake. Other than that I am really not sure what else to do...

Pics to follow as soon as I upload them to my comp.
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Old 06-30-2010, 08:35 AM   #10
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Old 06-30-2010, 08:37 AM   #11
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Spoiler install pics. Thanks Penn Body Spot! That was one breakfast feast that was well worth it haha.
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Old 06-30-2010, 01:07 PM   #12
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Awesome spoiler! It looks better with it..
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Old 06-30-2010, 01:28 PM   #13
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Old 06-30-2010, 02:28 PM   #14
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congrats... beautiful shine... let the modding begin...
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Old 07-01-2010, 05:30 AM   #15
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congrats cant wait to see sub install
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Old 07-01-2010, 11:45 PM   #16
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Subthump box is here! I am going to go step by step with pics and post them up tomorrow. The quality and craftsmanship of the box is amazing and very lightweight for it's size! Can't wait to install! Here are some random pics from the past few days.
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Old 07-02-2010, 12:54 AM   #17
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aww you put the front plate on..
oh man and u got the new NY plate.. you should trade it in for a custom one..
http://www.nydmv.state.ny.us/cplates.htm

I put plate in front windshield

bad pic sorry.. old pic
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Old 07-02-2010, 09:37 PM   #18
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Yea I kinda like how the plate looks against my dark blue but I am def getting a custom one soon. I finally put my subs in today and holy crap was it an endeavor. I got everything rigged up and then found out that my am was broken and would power on but no sound came out. Then I ran to best buy...literally 3 blocks away and found a Kenwoon mono class d for a decent price and finished the install. The subthump box is absolutely perfect and fits like it should have been there all along. I also still had room for my golf bag and my tool box so overall great success. I finally have some nice boom to go with the awesome boston mids and highs. I do want to play around more and possibly bridge the speakers and drop it down to 2ohms but I am not sure yet. Here are some pics!
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Old 07-02-2010, 09:44 PM   #19
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Old 07-06-2010, 11:51 AM   #20
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Kenwood sux!!!.. This bastard is very hard to tune and overheats very quickly. I am returning it and just bought an MTX 600 watt rms jackhammer amp to match my subs. This one has remote bass boost, internal cooling fans, and much better reviews! Cannot wait to install. Oh and did I mention it looks absolutely insane! I will post up the new pics and results of the new amp on friday.
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Old 07-08-2010, 11:22 PM   #21
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Got the new amp today and wired it up right after work....it is absolutely AWESOME! Hits so much harder and cleaner it is like night and day! Here are a few pics, now my MTX setup is all matching and complete and I could not be happier! Crutchfield was awesomely fast, and for a change had the best price out there on the amp which is a jackhammer 600x 1 mono class d 2ohm with 1200 max output so it is specifically made for the subs that I'm running. Take a look see. HID's hopefully finally go in tomorrow.
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Old 07-08-2010, 11:22 PM   #22
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tomorrow i'll take better pics of it all mounted up then I have to do some sound dampening to lessen the rattles lol
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Old 07-09-2010, 09:03 AM   #23
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I also got the new NY plates on my IBM. Not a big fan of them, but it could be worse...
Sweet audio system though, man.
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Old 07-15-2010, 07:26 AM   #24
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Thanks, today I go on my first road trip with my Cami heading down to AC for the extended weekend...should be fun.
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Old 07-24-2010, 09:02 PM   #25
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While my vacation stunk a definite highlight was cruising in my Cammi. I averaged 28.4 MPG for the trip and the only problem I faced was an overheating AMP. Needless to say with an amp that is so highly rated for it's ability to keep cool via it's internal adaptive fan I was a bit surprised. Especially since I had the gain up roughly a quarter of it's true potential. In any case. The amp continued to give me problems, then last night while I was taking a look at it after all output stopped about 5 minutes into the trip with the rear seats folded down and the AC blasting the damn thing sparked at me from the inside where the fan is located as I was unscrewing it from the back of the box! Very frustrating but I called crutchfield customer service and they said that very few of these units have to be returned but after describing my wiring and setup the advisor said that without a doubt I had a defective unit whos fan never worked properly to cool it. The new replacement is already on it's way and after the Jannety racing intake test confirmed what I thought about the Injen Intake, I placed my order for one in wrinkle black today from a sellar I deal with pretty often on ebay for under $300 shipped. I have used Injen in every vehicle that I owned but was a little wary of the placement on the Camaro. I researched a lot and once the dyno results were in and confirmed the great numbers I finally ordered one. After this I am done with major mods for the summer and plan on taking it easy as I save up for a place of my own to live. Pics to come as soon as I install the new amp and intake. Stay tuned true believers lol
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