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Old 01-25-2012, 07:28 PM   #1
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My before and after (EVIL BEE)

UPDATES!!!!!!!! new pics!

HEY CAMARO FAMILY. Im 20 y/o and brought the car in August with 6 miles on it. Its a 2011 2LS (as stock as stock can get lol). Tossed around a couple of ideas that i liked(after purchasing of course) and came up with a great finishing look. NO ENGINE MODS YET!, I went for appearance first! Its a DD for me and I keep it clean despite the DMV area weather changes. Here's a few pictures of before and after, tell me what you all think.
PS- I did everything on this CAMARO myself. No shop help at all, just the DIY section from Camaro5 and helpful tips from buddies.

1 day old(brand new)


Hated the front plate bracket(told dealer to remove the next day)
then had to fill hideous holes with white screws





painted interior and both bowties





Plasti dipped the front, added fog lights, added front gfx and vinyl covered bowties




Added MRT V.1 (Cut an inch forward so tips will stick out more), blacked out tailights, tailight bezels, and side markers




LEDGLOW for the interior and exterior



Added side fender stripes, painted rings on heritage wheels,painted gas cover, and painted side mirrors



Put bumble bee stripes on and changed parking lights to RED



A few finishing shots....







halos installed
caliper covers installed
and 20 inch MS rims installed








A few future mods to come.......halos, intake, tuner, black and white seats, floor mats,and side gfx



new pics

surgery started!


added new grill and halo in the fogs


complete


technostalgia led lights also installed


blacked out when lights are off


hood pins installed



Other random pictures




and yes I have RS badges on the side of my car and its a LS......RS is my initials so im leaving them!

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Old 01-25-2012, 07:32 PM   #2
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Nice, love the summit white. Good job.

Fyi this should be your journal :p.
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Old 01-25-2012, 07:33 PM   #3
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Old 01-25-2012, 07:35 PM   #4
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you are making it your own nice job.
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Old 01-25-2012, 07:35 PM   #5
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Well done, man!! SW is killer. You're doing an awesome job with yours.
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Old 01-25-2012, 07:37 PM   #6
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Old 01-25-2012, 07:38 PM   #7
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Old 01-25-2012, 07:48 PM   #8
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Old 01-25-2012, 07:52 PM   #9
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Very nice work. Yours came with a spoiler? Mine did not. Fyi, it is against the law to have red lights on your front of the vehicle while driving. You might have to change your turn signals back to amber.

Did you install your stripes yourself?
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Old 01-25-2012, 07:56 PM   #10
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Lol yes mines came with a spoiler and I know It's against the law, had a few conversations with cops about it lol. And yes me and my brother installed them. Took about 2 1/2 hours
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Old 01-25-2012, 07:59 PM   #11
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This is inspiring. BTW if I were you I would ask the ods to move this thread and make it your journal!
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Old 01-25-2012, 08:02 PM   #12
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Old 01-25-2012, 08:03 PM   #13
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Dude, I'm telling you right now. If you don't have a build thread already, you need to make one!! This car is awesome!
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Old 01-25-2012, 08:10 PM   #14
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Best LS I've seen! Wish I had money to do stuff like this. Plastidip is as far as i can really go for now
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Old 01-25-2012, 08:13 PM   #15
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Old 01-25-2012, 08:14 PM   #16
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Old 01-25-2012, 08:19 PM   #17
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Looks Great !!!
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Old 01-25-2012, 08:20 PM   #18
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That's deff the best LS I've seen!! Lots of little touches make the difference. Also as said before the red front lights are illegal, and I know in Kansas the red underglow is as well. Anyway car looks sweet!
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Old 01-25-2012, 08:21 PM   #19
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Wow, your Camaro looks absolutely awesome
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Old 01-25-2012, 08:25 PM   #20
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Dude, I'm telling you right now. If you don't have a build thread already, you need to make one!! This car is awesome!
Working on it, I'm fairly new so I'm still learning the thread stuff
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Old 01-25-2012, 08:40 PM   #21
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Very nice. I really really like your camaro. The only other thing I would do appearance wise is a new set of rims. I personally dislike those LS rims.
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Old 01-25-2012, 08:46 PM   #22
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Very nice. I really really like your camaro. The only other thing I would do appearance wise is a new set of rims. I personally dislike those LS rims.
I had 22s and it sucked....I personally love the stock wheels but only in black and white
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Old 01-25-2012, 08:52 PM   #23
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I love the interior lighting. And where/how did you get those red turn signals? Those look sick too. I think I want to do that to mine.


EDIT: Could you post the pic that you have as your avatar? I would love to see that one from that angle.
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Old 01-25-2012, 08:53 PM   #24
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I had 22s and it sucked....I personally love the stock wheels but only in black and white
Sucked how? rougher ride?

BTW Your car looks amazing man, great job. The only thing id say is that the splitter should be matte black to match the lower lip blackout, looks kinda funky with gloss and matte right next to eachother. Other than that it looks insane man.
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Old 01-25-2012, 09:02 PM   #25
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Sucked how? rougher ride?

BTW Your car looks amazing man, great job. The only thing id say is that the splitter should be matte black to match the lower lip blackout, looks kinda funky with gloss and matte right next to eachother. Other than that it looks insane man.
Yes rougher ride and super slow take off!
I like the contrast, because the side mirrors and front lip are flat but the stripes are gloss and the splitter

I really like the green theme on your car, first LS I saw with wheels like mines that I liked!
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