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Old 02-09-2012, 04:24 PM   #1
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73camaroLT's 2002 SS Build Thread

So i have decided it is time to tell the story of my car. Got lucky in being able to find and buy the car from the dealership so here goes nothing:

As i am searching online at my local dealer, i come accross a used 1999 Pewter SS. I went down to the dealer to find the car to be modded up and not what i wanted but was still interested. Next day i get a call from the salesmen telling me someone out of state bought the car without his consent. So i took a few steps back.

A few days later, i get a call from him again, he tells me someone is planning on trading in a Black Camaro SLP Hurst? I wasnt to sure but was willing to take a look. When i first saw the car it was beautiful. It is all stock and very clean. Only 46k miles. So i talk about the car and when it passes inspection i plan to go take it for a test drive.

The next day i find out my dad leaves for Michigan and we will not be able to drive the car for 2 weeks. The dealer was nice about it and kind of hid the car in the internet. Didnt advistise to much and kept it on the down low. My dad returns and we take the car for a drive. He loved it and we started talking numbers. They were stuck on 15,500 but that was a little more than i wanted to pay for we walked.

4 days later we go back and try to work the deal. They only came down to about 15,200 but i decided i would rather spend a few extra $ for the car i really want. So we pulled the trigger and brought it home.



I love this car. It is a blast to drive and cant wait for warmer weather to the t-tops off and cruise some more.


Current Mod List:

Performance
-BBK Longtube headers (ceramic coated)
-BBK offroad y pipe
-SLP Loudmouth 2
-SLP lid w/ K&N filter
-Ported TB Powdercoated Black
-Norris Catch Can
-Free Ram Air Mod
-Tick Master Cylinder with Speed Bleeder
-Hurst Short Throw Shifter
-4.11 Gears
-Dyno Tune (354hp 360 TQ)

Suspension
-BMR Lowering Springs
-Bilstein Shocks
-UMI Strut Tower Brace
-UMI Bolt in LCA Relocation Brackets
-UMI 2-point Subframe Connectors Bolt-In
-UMI Front Sway Bar
-UMI Rear Sway Bar
-Founders non-adj LCA's
-Heater Hose Mod
-BMR adj Panhard Bar
-Drilled and Slotted Brakemotive rotors and pads

Cosmetic
-SLP SS Grille
-SLP Chrome ZR1's
-SLP CME
-25% Window tint, 45% windshield tint with 5% strip
-Depo Whistler Headlights
-LT1 Taillights
-EmblemPros Onyx and Red edge Rear Inlays
-Red Painted Brake Calipers
-Red LED Interior Lights, LED tag light
-Chrome Hurst Stick with black ball knob
-Rapter Shift Light
-T/A gauge bezel
-Clear Front Turn Signals
-Blacked Out Rear Sidemarkers
-Corbeau FX1 Driver seat


Future Mods:
-Monster Stage 3 Clutch Kit
-17x11 ZR1's in the back
-Front Race Stars
-Cam with ported 241's?????




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Old 02-09-2012, 04:46 PM   #2
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What're your SLP options on this baby? (the ones listed on the door sticker)

Interested to see another high school student doing a build thread
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Old 02-09-2012, 04:49 PM   #3
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Damn I used to want one of these BAD! Good looking ride! I only have 2 requests:LOWER IT AND TINT IT!!!
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Old 02-09-2012, 04:57 PM   #4
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What're your SLP options on this baby? (the ones listed on the door sticker)

Interested to see another high school student doing a build thread
Just basic SS I believe. I will double check tomorrow.

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Damn I used to want one of these BAD! Good looking ride! I only have 2 requests:LOWER IT AND TINT IT!!!
I plan on it! Going to do exhaust then tint And then lower it.
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Old 02-09-2012, 06:03 PM   #5
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Sharp car dude! Should last you a long time, mine just turned 171k and is still kickin ass.
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Old 02-11-2012, 02:10 AM   #6
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Old 02-11-2012, 03:26 AM   #7
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Old 02-11-2012, 11:42 AM   #8
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Thanks everyone! Plan on ordering a short stick sometime this weekend. Now trying to decide what to do with my birthday money. Tint or save for exhaust...
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Old 02-11-2012, 12:44 PM   #9
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Thanks everyone! Plan on ordering a short stick sometime this weekend. Now trying to decide what to do with my birthday money. Tint or save for exhaust...
I'd tint it before the super gets here. I got two payers of 20% on the sides and 5% on the back. Best investment yet. Especially in the summer, you don't want a cracked dash board.
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I'd tint it before the super gets here. I got two payers of 20% on the sides and 5% on the back. Best investment yet. Especially in the summer, you don't want a cracked dash board.
Then that's probably what I'll do but I'm not sure what percent I want to do. 35% is legal but I want to do 20% but don't want to worry about the cops.
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dam, my phone messed that post up completely I don't know how you was able to read that..
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Then that's probably what I'll do but I'm not sure what percent I want to do. 35% is legal but I want to do 20% but don't want to worry about the cops.
I'm not to sure about the cops where your at, in Dallas the legal % is 35 but my buddies nor have I ever been in any trouble with the cops regarding my window tint. Blacked out windows on a black Camaro would look nice tho!
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I'm not to sure about the cops where your at, in Dallas the legal % is 35 but my buddies nor have I ever been in any trouble with the cops regarding my window tint. Blacked out windows on a black Camaro would look nice tho!
Cops are usually really strict on the imports. My brother has a modded RSX and he has 20% and 35% on the windshield. I think I may test it and go for 20%. 35% wouldn't be to bad but 20 looks better.
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Yea tinting the windshield will def get you caught up with the cops
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Yea I wasn't planning on doing. But I have good news! My family is celebrating mine B my bros bday tonight. So I'm getting money for gas and tint lol. Also I believe my brother got me a short stock from UMI! Not sure but a box was delivered to him from them but when I was talking to him a few days ago about the short stick he had never heard of them. Hmmmm lol
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Mod #1- UMI short stick! I'll post some installed pics tomorrow!
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Great looking ride! Congrats!
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Old 02-12-2012, 11:06 AM   #18
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Updated with pics of short stick installed! Love the feel with the short stick. Definitly a must have for anybody with a 6 speed.
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Thanks everyone! Plan on ordering a short stick sometime this weekend. Now trying to decide what to do with my birthday money. Tint or save for exhaust...
Exhaust, you already know!! lol
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Exhaust, you already know!! lol
I know but i am a broke high school student! Plus i cant decide which exhaust i want. Something fairly loud but not alot of drone. Ive been watching LS1tech for an exhaust but they are hard to come by.
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Magnaflow sounds heavenly IMO
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Magnaflow sounds heavenly IMO
Right now I'm looking mainly at SLP loudmouths. Pretty sure I am going to do LM II and then whenever I get headers maybe switch to true duals. Talking to someone on LS1tech with LM II with 3.5 in tips for about 300 shipped. I really wanted the dual dual tips but I can always switch them out.
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Old 02-14-2012, 12:25 AM   #23
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Don't do the LM's. I think they sound 'eh' at best. A dynomax bullet muffler sounds much better.

If you can find someone selling an SS/Firehawk dual/dual setup, its great. Not to loud, but aggressive. I love how the SS sounds. I really liked my Hooker catback on my TA but another member here on the board didn't have the best luck with them.
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LM's are fine and you can interchange multiple mufflers to adjust the sound to your liking. I'm going to be building a borlamouth. LM1 with a Borla XR-1 Muffler.
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I've heard the stock Camaro dual dual and it is pretty quiet for my taste. I've looked a a few exhaust and the LM seems the best. And If I can swap out mufflers if need be that's another plus. I can't wait to here how that Norma muffler sounds. I've heard only good things about them.
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