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Old 07-14-2014, 06:29 PM   #1
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Howdy'all! Howie here with the construction of my decepticon themed Camaro. Retired USAF Load Toad working on F-16, A-10, F-15, F-4 and F-22's. Worked as a Field Lead Engineer for General Atomics running the site for the Predator Drones for a couple years and now working with my brother with a franchise of 6 McDonalds restaurants around Houston TX. Have always been a rule follower and one of the good guys, so decided to go with the dark side and have Carmikaze represent the Decepticons. I am not a die hard Transformers fan, I like the movies but just thought it would be a good theme for the car. (and I don't think it will turn into a huge robot one day!) Car was originally my work vehicle for about 6 months, then I bought it, found the H-Town Camaro Club and they, along with this site, hooked me into all the mods that can be done with this car. Enjoy.


Straight off the Dealers lot. I had the Stripes painted on and the GFX installed.

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Next came the Custom name and badging from emblem pros

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Blacked out the rear bowtie and Bezels

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Got a killer deal on VDI hinges and install from Knohl's Customs

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Had Airbrushbrothers.com do all of my airbrushing

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Took off my Calipers and had them powdercoated and installed a set of GOBO lights under the rear bumper

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Installed a Decepticon emblem and plastidipped the Gas cap cover

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Had FNG from this site cut me some glyphs and vinyl for the bottom of the doors

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Had the Decepticon emblem stitched into the headrest covers

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Installed black rims with decepticon center caps, added "to punish and enslave" logo and added red vinyl pinstriping to the rims

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Installed custom front bowtie from Gary's customs and personalized plate

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Old 07-14-2014, 06:47 PM   #2
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Very cool man! I love the black and red theme.
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Old 07-15-2014, 11:58 AM   #3
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haha nice build, Love all the airbrushing under the hood
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Old 08-10-2014, 11:49 PM   #4
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Added airbrushed strut tower brace.


Installed SOLO exhaust and square black tips, also painted trim rings black

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Old 01-19-2015, 08:02 PM   #5
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Haven't updated in a while, but installed the night owl system, which is awesome and removed my spoiler to get ready for the installation of a high wing.

Also removed the mirrors and door handles to have them painted black




Trunk ready for the high wing


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Old 01-19-2015, 08:03 PM   #6
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Black mirrors and handles reinstalled


High wing installed


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Old 02-08-2015, 11:25 AM   #7
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Night owl LED's. Also installed underbody LED's



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Old 06-02-2015, 10:29 AM   #8
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Added wheel lights. very cheap mod for about $30 using LED strips and attaching to the heat shield.
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Old 06-02-2015, 10:31 AM   #9
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Had the dash panels and door panels airbrushed.
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Old 06-02-2015, 10:35 AM   #10
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Pics from Chevy corvette car show and San Antonio Camaro revolution
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Old 06-18-2015, 11:50 AM   #11
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Added an airbrushed bra and Zex nitrous kit.




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