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Old 11-22-2011, 01:14 AM   #51
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Nice i just installed MGW in my M6 V6
Very cool, how do you like it?
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Old 11-30-2011, 09:36 PM   #52
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Great story Hightower. It reminds me a little of my first Camaro, a 79 Z28. Mom helped me out with mine early on and I had it well over 15 years. Enjoy it and especially enjoy the memories. There will be many.
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Old 11-30-2011, 10:49 PM   #53
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Great story Hightower. It reminds me a little of my first Camaro, a 79 Z28. Mom helped me out with mine early on and I had it well over 15 years. Enjoy it and especially enjoy the memories. There will be many.
Thank, glad I helped bring back some good memories! And a '79 z28 sounds like one helluva car! I bet you loved it.

And I most certainly look forward to wonderful memories with this beauty.
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Old 12-06-2011, 09:48 PM   #54
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wow what a great story very impressive good luck with the car, im scared to do mods to mine to i hear there is over 9000 of us out there
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Old 12-06-2011, 11:51 PM   #55
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wow what a great story very impressive good luck with the car, im scared to do mods to mine to i hear there is over 9000 of us out there
Thanks!
I've decided I'm going to do mods but only reversible ones. And I won't do anything that voids the powertrain warranty (until it expires in 5 years, lol).

And wow, I had no idea those were the numbers. I look forward to seeing next year when they stop production to see how rare our cars are. (I realize they won't be very rare unfortunately, haha)
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Old 12-07-2011, 01:38 AM   #56
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CONGRATS.

Btw name her/him LUCKY SS.
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Old 12-07-2011, 01:58 AM   #57
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CONGRATS.

Btw name her/him LUCKY SS.
I wanted 111111SS (for 11/11/11) but you have to have more letters than numbers on a personalized plate in GA. :(
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Old 12-07-2011, 05:25 PM   #58
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What about, ll11llSS or or 1l1l1lSS
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Old 12-07-2011, 05:32 PM   #59
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What about, ll11llSS or or 1l1l1lSS
Good thought but I think the "l"s are uppercase unless I'm mistaken. And besides, I've already ordered a personalized plate entitled: "2SS45TH"
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Old 12-08-2011, 10:05 PM   #60
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Love your story! I subscribed. congrats on the 45th!
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Old 12-08-2011, 10:46 PM   #61
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Love your story! I subscribed. congrats on the 45th!
Thanks man! Appreciate the subscription. This might as well be my mod thread as well so I'll update here. I've got a CAI in the mail as well as those HID bulbs waiting on me at home.
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Old 12-11-2011, 01:48 PM   #62
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Great read. Mind i give you some advice from the eyes of a 40 year old man. There will be times it will be tempting to push this car beyond the rules of the road don't do it ever. When your buddies say punch it man just remember there are a lot of soccer moms out there just ignore them. Also do your best to never ever sell it ever as you go through life change's. My dad past away 2 years ago i would love to have kept the trans am he bought me after i graduated high school. Again thanks for the great read. Thrillz.
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Old 12-11-2011, 02:40 PM   #63
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Congrats on the new car! I wish my parents would have made me an offer like that, even for a V6. I gotta admit, the story actually kinda brought a tear to my eye. Enjoy the new ride, and have fun with it!
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Old 12-11-2011, 06:31 PM   #64
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Great read. Mind i give you some advice from the eyes of a 40 year old man. There will be times it will be tempting to push this car beyond the rules of the road don't do it ever. When your buddies say punch it man just remember there are a lot of soccer moms out there just ignore them. Also do your best to never ever sell it ever as you go through life change's. My dad past away 2 years ago i would love to have kept the trans am he bought me after i graduated high school. Again thanks for the great read. Thrillz.
No worries, I'll be very responsible. I know a few of my buddies who are that reckless type, and I haven't told them I have a camaro yet, haha, nor do I plan to. Even when they do find out and tell me to do a burnout or punch it, I know better than to get myself into trouble.

And I want to hold onto this car forever. I want to drive it 'till it dies, throw another engine, trans, etc. 'till it's literally on it's last leg and then either restore it or store it to restore later. If I ever get into hard times this will not be something I would sell. It's a gift to me and we all know you don't go selling a gift someone gave you.


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Congrats on the new car! I wish my parents would have made me an offer like that, even for a V6. I gotta admit, the story actually kinda brought a tear to my eye. Enjoy the new ride, and have fun with it!
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Old 12-12-2011, 01:25 AM   #65
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you need to tell your ol man your ready to trade up for a "z"
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Old 12-12-2011, 02:19 AM   #66
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Old 12-12-2011, 02:33 AM   #67
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you need to tell your ol man your ready to trade up for a "z"
says "the camaro king"
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Haha oh I'd love to trade up to a ZL1, but I certainly don't see that happening! I'm not in the same league as the "camaro king" yet so my ZL1 will have to wait!

Also my old man doesn't really have the best perspective for modified cars either, like the ZL1 versus a regular 2SS. Back in '68 he left his '68 GTO bone stock. He's just the kinda guy who would leave things as they were. Real old fashioned if I were to put it simply.
He's more of a "it's either a 6 cylinder or V8" kinda guy.

Which is why I'm sure he'll be hesitant to hear I've ordered a CAI and plan to do a muffler delete.

Maybe I can get a z28 in the future?

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Old 12-27-2011, 06:42 PM   #68
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Installed some P13W LED DRL bulbs! $43 well worth it!!!

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Old 12-28-2011, 02:53 AM   #69
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Hey man, I didnt even know you had a build thread!

All I have to say is this, your story was heartwarming. Its amazing because this was very similar to my story and you have now inspired me to make my own build thread.

Its amazing to be able to say you drive your dream car, especially one you never thought you would have the privilege of owning.

Because of your thread alone, im going to take my time and make by build thread a story of my life and what the Camaro has done for me.

Awesome thread man!
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Old 12-28-2011, 06:56 AM   #70
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Great Story..... It is so funny how a simple vehicle sparks a feeling like this....Like you I LOVE Classics and could never have enough.

Take Care of your wonderful ride and take even better care of the memories you have...........
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Old 12-28-2011, 02:50 PM   #71
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Hey man, I didnt even know you had a build thread!

All I have to say is this, your story was heartwarming. Its amazing because this was very similar to my story and you have now inspired me to make my own build thread.

Its amazing to be able to say you drive your dream car, especially one you never thought you would have the privilege of owning.

Because of your thread alone, im going to take my time and make by build thread a story of my life and what the Camaro has done for me.

Awesome thread man!
Glad you found it TJ! I couldn't agree more, driving my dream car is wonderful!

And please do make a build thread, I'd love to see it and stay tuned with your self and your camaro!


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Great Story..... It is so funny how a simple vehicle sparks a feeling like this....Like you I LOVE Classics and could never have enough.

Take Care of your wonderful ride and take even better care of the memories you have...........
Thanks for taking the time to read! And you're right, a simple car can mean so much!

I'll be sure to take care of her!
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Old 12-29-2011, 06:43 PM   #72
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Went and got a baseline on the dyno yesterday. Very happy with my numbers!





Time for mods soon!!!
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Old 12-29-2011, 06:59 PM   #73
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Awwww, man....got a little teary eyed myself. You've got a great dad...appreciate him!!! Congrats on the new car!
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Old 12-30-2011, 08:09 AM   #74
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Thanks for taking the time to read! And you're right, a simple car can mean so much!

I'll be sure to take care of her!

Mine all started years ago with My Uncle's 63 Chevy Sepside truck...many years later I begged him enough and he finally gave it to me.......It has been a labor of love but hopefully soon it will be finished......

Here's a thread about it if you have a chance to read it.


http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=124380
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Old 12-30-2011, 07:47 PM   #75
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Went and got a baseline on the dyno yesterday. Very happy with my numbers!





Time for mods soon!!!


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