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Old 02-06-2014, 08:37 PM   #1
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Post Black SS - Mod Addiction [COTW: Soon..]

Here she is.. A 2010 Camaro 2SS RS

Updated: 4/9/2014


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Old 02-06-2014, 08:38 PM   #2
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Old 02-06-2014, 08:41 PM   #3
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Day 1: Fresh off the lot - 11/2013

Here she is, fresh off the lot.. Purchased in West Chester, PA. Hate to admit but it was at a Ford Dealer..
  • 2010 2SS RS
  • > 50k Miles
  • $25,000
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Old 02-06-2014, 08:44 PM   #4
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Mods already on the car - 11/2013

I knew there were already some mods on the car when I purchased it.

Here is what I found:
  • K&N Cold Air Intake
  • Pypes Cat-Back Exhaust System
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Old 02-06-2014, 08:50 PM   #5
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Front licence plate removed - 12/2013

Front license plates are not required in Delaware. This was one of the first mods. Also took off the front emblem... It's a bit too big

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  • Home Depot Hole Plugs - $2.00
  • Black Touch Up paint - $8.00
  • Drake Emblem Delete - $30
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Old 02-06-2014, 08:54 PM   #6
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Full body rally stripes installed - 12/2013

My previous V6 had rally stripes and I couldn't wait to get them on the SS. Went with the full body.


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  • Full Body Rally Stripes (ProMotorStripes) - $90.00
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Old 02-06-2014, 08:57 PM   #7
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Door projector lights installed - 1/2013

Installed "Camaro" door projector lights. It's amazing how crisp they are. I'll admit, this was much more work then I anticipated (3+ hrs).

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  • Oracle Projector Lights - $100.00
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Old 02-06-2014, 08:59 PM   #8
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Splitter Installed - 2/2013

Installed the SLP or ZL1 style splitter. Great fitment and a easy project (1hr).

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  • SLP Style Splitter (ebay) - $150
  • Satin Black Automotive Trim Spray Paint - $7
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Old 02-06-2014, 09:03 PM   #9
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Calipers Painted - 2/2014

I gave the DIY Caliper Paint a try and it turned out pretty well. Had I known the ceramic paint sealed when dry, I wouldn't have put it on so thick (slight run here and there). I'd recommend but I will also probably be getting them powdercoated someday.

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  • Duplicor Caliper Paint - $20
  • 4 High Temp Brembo Logos - $10
  • Another Brembo Logo for the One I Messed Up - $5
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Old 02-06-2014, 09:05 PM   #10
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Custom 45th Style Stripes Installed - 2/2014

After awhile I started to dislike the full body red stripes. It was almost too much red and the effect was lost. Went with red/white imitation 45th style stripes. I like it and it matches the red/white caliper paint.

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  • Custom 45th Style Stripes (ProMotorStripes) - $50
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Old 02-06-2014, 09:11 PM   #11
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Driving in Vermont Blizzard - 12/2013

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I was up skiing in Killington, VT when a huge blizzard was about to hit 20 inches. I decided to leave the night before schedule as it was best to get off the mountain while I could at about 10 @ night.

Little did i know, I would end up driving through the heart of the blizzard. I'm lucky there were no uphill battles for the 100 miles I drove. I manged to never get stuck cause I had the high way to myself and could slide side-to-side and keep up speed.

My buddys who stayed with there Jeep said all the roads were cleared by next morning.
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Old 02-06-2014, 09:15 PM   #12
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Hit 50k Miles - 12/2013

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Hit 50k in the Camaro and still looks as good as new.

This is actually the 3rd Camaro this year I hit 50k miles in.
  • 1st Camaro - 2011 2LT (traded in for SS)
  • 2nd Camaro - 2011 2SS (totaled in accident)
  • 3rd Camaro - My current 2010 2SS (hope to pay this one off)
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Old 02-06-2014, 09:16 PM   #13
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More snow in the North East - 1/2014

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This is my first year owning a rear wheel drive car and first winter owning a Camaro...

It's also a record setting snow year in Delaware.
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Old 02-07-2014, 10:33 PM   #14
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Cup Holder Lighting Install - 1/2014

Installed a set of "SS" cup holder lighting. Easy install. Color matches ABL.

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Diode Dynamics SS Cup Holder Light Kit - $40
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~ Build Thread | 371HP & 390 TQ
Performance Mods: K&N Cold Air Intake | Pypes Cat-Back Exhaust | Aluminum Paddle Shifters | VaraRam Wedge | Cross Drilled/Slotted Rotors | Hawk HPC Pads | M.M. Ported Throttle Body | Kooks 1 7/8 Headers w/ High Flow Cats | Dyno Tune @ RPM
Cosmetic Mods: Rally Stripes (style1, style2, style2.2) | Splitter | Painted Calipers | Door Projector Lights | Front-Emblem Delete | Cup Holder Lighting | Quarter Window Covers | Phantom Grille | Ghosted Side Markers | Tinted Fog Lights | ZL1 Rockers | Tail Light Bezels
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Old 02-09-2014, 04:41 PM   #15
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Quarter Window Covers Installed - 2/2014

I had my eye on these covers for months. Finally broke down and bought a set.

Great fitment!


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  • Drake Quarter Window Covers - $90
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~ Build Thread | 371HP & 390 TQ
Performance Mods: K&N Cold Air Intake | Pypes Cat-Back Exhaust | Aluminum Paddle Shifters | VaraRam Wedge | Cross Drilled/Slotted Rotors | Hawk HPC Pads | M.M. Ported Throttle Body | Kooks 1 7/8 Headers w/ High Flow Cats | Dyno Tune @ RPM
Cosmetic Mods: Rally Stripes (style1, style2, style2.2) | Splitter | Painted Calipers | Door Projector Lights | Front-Emblem Delete | Cup Holder Lighting | Quarter Window Covers | Phantom Grille | Ghosted Side Markers | Tinted Fog Lights | ZL1 Rockers | Tail Light Bezels
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Old 02-10-2014, 09:38 PM   #16
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Let me know when you need some Performance mods
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Old 02-10-2014, 09:58 PM   #17
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Hi Fran,

I spoke to you awhile back about a tune but thought I would hold off till I got a pair of long-tubes..

I'm looking at picking up a set now, can you PM the price of a header install + tune vs just the tune?



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Performance Mods: K&N Cold Air Intake | Pypes Cat-Back Exhaust | Aluminum Paddle Shifters | VaraRam Wedge | Cross Drilled/Slotted Rotors | Hawk HPC Pads | M.M. Ported Throttle Body | Kooks 1 7/8 Headers w/ High Flow Cats | Dyno Tune @ RPM
Cosmetic Mods: Rally Stripes (style1, style2, style2.2) | Splitter | Painted Calipers | Door Projector Lights | Front-Emblem Delete | Cup Holder Lighting | Quarter Window Covers | Phantom Grille | Ghosted Side Markers | Tinted Fog Lights | ZL1 Rockers | Tail Light Bezels
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Hi Fran,

I spoke to you awhile back about a tune but thought I would hold off till I got a pair of long-tubes..

I'm looking at picking up a set now, can you PM the price of a header install + tune vs just the tune?

Shoot me an email and ill get you taken care of. Fran@raceprovenmotorsports.net
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Old 02-24-2014, 09:45 PM   #19
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Aluminum Paddle Shifters - Installed 2/2014

Picked up a set of these Aluminum Paddle Shifters off of a fellow Camaro5 member. They certainly help with sport shifting vs the tiny buttons...

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  • Aluminum Paddle Shifters - $50
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~ Build Thread | 371HP & 390 TQ
Performance Mods: K&N Cold Air Intake | Pypes Cat-Back Exhaust | Aluminum Paddle Shifters | VaraRam Wedge | Cross Drilled/Slotted Rotors | Hawk HPC Pads | M.M. Ported Throttle Body | Kooks 1 7/8 Headers w/ High Flow Cats | Dyno Tune @ RPM
Cosmetic Mods: Rally Stripes (style1, style2, style2.2) | Splitter | Painted Calipers | Door Projector Lights | Front-Emblem Delete | Cup Holder Lighting | Quarter Window Covers | Phantom Grille | Ghosted Side Markers | Tinted Fog Lights | ZL1 Rockers | Tail Light Bezels

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Old 02-24-2014, 09:54 PM   #20
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Kooks 1 7/8 Headers w/ High Flow Cats - Installed 2/2014

Installed a set of Kooks headers with high flow cats. The performance and sound is great.

I won't go into detail about the install but below are a couple posts about my troubles...

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=343904
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=344124

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  • Kooks 1 7/8 w/ High Flow Cats - $1100
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~ Build Thread | 371HP & 390 TQ
Performance Mods: K&N Cold Air Intake | Pypes Cat-Back Exhaust | Aluminum Paddle Shifters | VaraRam Wedge | Cross Drilled/Slotted Rotors | Hawk HPC Pads | M.M. Ported Throttle Body | Kooks 1 7/8 Headers w/ High Flow Cats | Dyno Tune @ RPM
Cosmetic Mods: Rally Stripes (style1, style2, style2.2) | Splitter | Painted Calipers | Door Projector Lights | Front-Emblem Delete | Cup Holder Lighting | Quarter Window Covers | Phantom Grille | Ghosted Side Markers | Tinted Fog Lights | ZL1 Rockers | Tail Light Bezels
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Old 03-02-2014, 08:33 PM   #21
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Custom 45th Style Stripes PROFESSIONALLY Installed - 3/2014

Finally found a good pro to install my custom 45th stripes. Turns out most places hate installing the hood stripes on camaros because of the cowl. Turned out great. Shout out to GotShade in Newark, DE.

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  • Custom 45th Style Stripes, front + rear (ProMotorStripes) - $80
  • Got Shade Professional Install - $290
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~ Build Thread | 371HP & 390 TQ
Performance Mods: K&N Cold Air Intake | Pypes Cat-Back Exhaust | Aluminum Paddle Shifters | VaraRam Wedge | Cross Drilled/Slotted Rotors | Hawk HPC Pads | M.M. Ported Throttle Body | Kooks 1 7/8 Headers w/ High Flow Cats | Dyno Tune @ RPM
Cosmetic Mods: Rally Stripes (style1, style2, style2.2) | Splitter | Painted Calipers | Door Projector Lights | Front-Emblem Delete | Cup Holder Lighting | Quarter Window Covers | Phantom Grille | Ghosted Side Markers | Tinted Fog Lights | ZL1 Rockers | Tail Light Bezels
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Old 03-02-2014, 08:35 PM   #22
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Phantom Grille Installed - 3/2014

Picked up a Phantom Grille. Love the look and the lights still seem just as bright at night.

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  • Phantom Grille via Ebay - $100
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Cosmetic Mods: Rally Stripes (style1, style2, style2.2) | Splitter | Painted Calipers | Door Projector Lights | Front-Emblem Delete | Cup Holder Lighting | Quarter Window Covers | Phantom Grille | Ghosted Side Markers | Tinted Fog Lights | ZL1 Rockers | Tail Light Bezels

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Old 03-02-2014, 08:37 PM   #23
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ZL1 Rockers Installed - 3/2014

Finally got around to installing a set of ZL1 rockers. I picked these up off a member here and been waiting for winter to be over. Finally got a nice day and just in time, snow again tomorrow.

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  • ZL1 Rockers (used) - $300
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Hey, do you know which supplier off eBay you got the phantom grille from. Haven't been able to find them that cheap and ship to Canada. Thanks
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Old 03-02-2014, 10:12 PM   #25
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Here's a link to the auction... I'm not sure if it's as good as the name brands but it worked. Brackets and mounting screws could have been better but those can be picked up at the hardware store for a few bucks..

http://www.ebay.com/itm/400576372763...84.m1439.l2649

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Hey, do you know which supplier off eBay you got the phantom grille from. Haven't been able to find them that cheap and ship to Canada. Thanks
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Performance Mods: K&N Cold Air Intake | Pypes Cat-Back Exhaust | Aluminum Paddle Shifters | VaraRam Wedge | Cross Drilled/Slotted Rotors | Hawk HPC Pads | M.M. Ported Throttle Body | Kooks 1 7/8 Headers w/ High Flow Cats | Dyno Tune @ RPM
Cosmetic Mods: Rally Stripes (style1, style2, style2.2) | Splitter | Painted Calipers | Door Projector Lights | Front-Emblem Delete | Cup Holder Lighting | Quarter Window Covers | Phantom Grille | Ghosted Side Markers | Tinted Fog Lights | ZL1 Rockers | Tail Light Bezels
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