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Old 11-20-2011, 12:38 PM   #52
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Looks good. Very unique as you say and yes harder to do these days! I have to put on my matte fades along with the blackout panel yet. Keep up the good work!
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Old 11-20-2011, 01:20 PM   #53
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Almost done with powerless cosmetic mods for now.

First up...XPEL Stealth Paint Protection Film - Used this matte finish film to cover the raised cowl section of the hood and also did a stripe down the reverse mohawk section of the roof. Turned out a bit more subtle than I thought it would but I really do like it. Depending on the lighting conditions, you can see the matte finish really well or not at all. It has quite an interesting effect and, for now, I haven't seen another Camaro exactly like this. Getting harder to be unique looking now...

Second...SLP Gloss Black Fade Gill decals - looks more realistic than the solid gill decals out there and goes well with the green.
Cool...gotta see this in person.
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Old 11-20-2011, 03:26 PM   #54
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Bro be rolnfst now....

I'm Green with envy...
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Old 11-20-2011, 04:03 PM   #55
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Bro be rolnfst now....

I'm Green with envy...
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Old 11-28-2011, 02:51 PM   #56
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Old 12-16-2011, 10:25 AM   #57
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Nice work roln.

Still new at this, tho. What's the "Ultragauge?"
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Old 12-16-2011, 10:29 AM   #58
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I REALLY REALLY like this... way to make it your own... Love it...
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Old 12-16-2011, 04:20 PM   #59
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Nice work roln.

Still new at this, tho. What's the "Ultragauge?"
Cheap but useful auxiliary gauge that hooks up to the OBDII port and provides real-time info. http://www.ultra-gauge.com


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I REALLY REALLY like this... way to make it your own... Love it...
Thanks Mike. Someday I'll catch up with the club again...
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Old 12-16-2011, 05:09 PM   #60
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Someday I'll catch up with the club again...
You should...we barely see you.
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Old 12-16-2011, 05:23 PM   #61
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Old 12-16-2011, 11:14 PM   #62
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Will miss out on the party in Kemah but will keep up with the HTCC forum to see what else is going on. See y'all eventually...
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Old 01-01-2012, 10:55 PM   #63
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I love living in Houston ...sunny and upper 60's to low 70's this weekend. Was able to get the car completely cleaned up and 4 coats of Zaino on it (2-Z5, 2-Z2). Didn't think it was possible to make SGM stand out more but wow! Will try to get out and take some new pictures tomorrow.
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Old 01-30-2012, 09:55 AM   #64
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Well, crappy! Made it to 5100 miles before something went wrong.

Started off on Friday last week with an intermittent rhythmic screech sound from under the hood - like metal on metal bearings going out on a pulley sound. By the time I made it home from work, the screech sound had stopped and been replaced with an equally rhythmic ticking sound. :(

Pull off the Vararam intake and poked around a bit. Looks like the ticking sound is coming from the belt that runs the A/C compressor. The front most rib on the belt has pretty much been chewed off and the belt is splitting between the first and second rib. Nice...

Ribbed belts just don't magically start to shred unless one of the two pulleys is out of alignment. It's either the crank pulley or the A/C compressor. Either way, the car is now sitting at the dealership to see what they can figure out...
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Old 01-30-2012, 07:26 PM   #65
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Well, new belt installed and they verified that the crank pulley wobble isn't out of spec (yet). They re-torqued the main pulley and sent me on my way. Said if it happens again, they'll take the next step of replacing either the crank pulley or the AC compressor (& pulley). One of those is causing the belt failure, if it wasn't just a defective belt to begin with...

We shall see....
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Well, new belt installed and they verified that the crank pulley wobble isn't out of spec (yet). They re-torqued the main pulley and sent me on my way. Said if it happens again, they'll take the next step of replacing either the crank pulley or the AC compressor (& pulley). One of those is causing the belt failure, if it wasn't just a defective belt to begin with...

We shall see....
Hopefully that s it and no more. 3200 miles and first oil change to do.No problems yet
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Old 04-23-2012, 11:11 PM   #67
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Talking

Been busy at work lately but managed to get some stuff done recently.

First off - hit 10k miles last week. Miles are flying by...

Next up, new green stuff - SGM bowties from Big Worm Graphics, Anvil Auto fiberglass spoiler, and some extra SGM under the hood. (all paint done by Eric @ http://www.ericscustomfinishes.com/ in Pearland, TX.)













And lastly, my Camaro finally gets a name (by way of new license plates): NVSBL [Can't wait for the first time I get pulled over..."...but officer, how'd you see me, my car's invisible?"

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Old 04-23-2012, 11:15 PM   #68
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I sure hope you're bringing this car to Kemah on the 5th...

I can't wait to see it again... Looking Good..
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