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Old 02-26-2013, 05:17 PM   #1
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Neu's '10 S/C Admiral Blue Build

Hello, My name is Nate and this is my slow going build of Jasmine, my 2010 2SS/RS IBM. Nothing outrageous will happen here, don't really have the money to go bonkers on this. But it will still be fun and plus its getting to the point I need help keeping track of every thing Iv done and I figured many of you would like to see it.


Picking Jasmine up from the Dealership

Bought the car October 31st 2011, It took a lot of talking to the wife so she'd let me get a Camaro. Truthfully I was looking at buying a V6 as the V8's were a bit out of my price range. However I found a 2010 2SS/RS M6 sitting in a Ford used car lot, test drove it and I was in love. This is the part where I said to myself that I won't really do anything to it. Well, I was wrong and now Im to the point I keep telling myself "just one more mod and Ill leave it alone". But here is everything that has happened, about to happen and will happen in the near future.

Ill try to keep this as updated as possible and add pictures of the mods and perhaps some installation pictures. Specifically when I do my cam/UD Pulley install. Also I will be posting up track times from last year and once the track opens up Ill also post my progress.




Current Mods
ZL1 Grille
Painted Rims Charcoal Grey
Drive Shaft Loop
Removed Stripes
Drilled & Slotted Rotors
Hurst Short Throw w/ T-Handle
K&N CAI
Borla S-type Catback
Pacesetter Headers
Tune by Justune (MC Racing)



Parts not installed
25% UD Pulley
Seperate clutch resevoir
PFADT Trailing Arms and Toe Rods
20x9 Stock rims for front



Ordering Soon
LR Night Fury Cam
Melling High Volume Oil Pump
C5R Timing Chain
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Old 02-26-2013, 05:30 PM   #2
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Everything besides the tune Iv done myself with some help from friends and my dad.


Painting my rims Charcoal Grey


K&N CAI


ZL1 Grille


Hurst Short Throw Shifter


T-Handle
Came off my Grandma's 1972 Chevelle SS. It now has a Long shifter after we put a Richmond 6seed transmission in it. Thanks to my dad grenading the original 4 speed.


Camaro5 Fest last year at Indy
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Old 02-26-2013, 05:38 PM   #3
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Drilled and Slotted Rotors w/ Hawks HPS pads


Plasti-dipped bow tie
Still need to re-do the back one, didn't come out right so I pealed it all off.


Plasti-dipped tail light bezels


Little fun with my left over white Hurst ball
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Old 02-26-2013, 05:55 PM   #4
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Middle of Installing the long tube headers.


Fellow member Clinc preparing my car for the dyno.


Dyno sheet after tuning 440RWHP/437 RWTQ

Dyno was on the happy side I think, but either way my tuner did a great job. It was like night and day after the tune. Seen a big improvement on the 1/4 mile as well. Ran a PB of 12.71 @ 113 w/ a shotty 2.107 60'. Trapped between 113-115 all weekend long.
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Old 02-26-2013, 06:01 PM   #5
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First meet and greet with some of the forums KC Camaro drivers.


Clinton Lake, KS. As I was late for my farewell get together with the guys from KC. I still made it in time for food though.
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Old 02-26-2013, 06:05 PM   #6
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I had surgery and had to park my car for about a week and when I was cleaning my car after recovering I discovered this mess. They chewed on the wires for my MAF sensor, but luckily didn't destroy them. Wrapped them up with electrical tape and called it good. Never found the damn things, but I set about 6 traps in the garage alone.



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Old 02-26-2013, 07:20 PM   #7
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Holly crap it only took them a week to do that. Must have been a sewer rat.
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Old 02-26-2013, 07:34 PM   #8
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Great looking car. Love what you've done so far. Looking forward to your next set of mods
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Old 02-26-2013, 11:06 PM   #9
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Holly crap it only took them a week to do that. Must have been a sewer rat.
Im just glad they didn't destroy my MAF. They sure did do a lot, wish I would of caught the bastards.

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Great looking car. Love what you've done so far. Looking forward to your next set of mods
Thanks, hopefully Ill get to it soon. Probably go tomorrow and install the trailing arms and toe rods. Either way it'll get done before the track opens up.

Can't wait to get my cam ordered and see how it performs.
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Did you have to buy separate O2 sensor extensions for the pacesetter header install? From your one picture it looks like you have exactly what I just bought. Sorry about the rodents, at least there was no permeant damage.
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Or could you post more pictures of the install if you have them?
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Did you have to buy separate O2 sensor extensions for the pacesetter header install? From your one picture it looks like you have exactly what I just bought. Sorry about the rodents, at least there was no permeant damage.
Yea I had to buy the O2 sensor extensions, sorry don't have any more pictures of the install. But if you have any questions I can help you out.
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Ok, I do have a few questions then. Where did you finally get the extensions from? Did the black paint burn completely of after running them or did you get the coated ones? And how is the heat in the engine bay from running the headers? I'm thinking about wrapping the headers but I want to run them first to heat them up. I like the numbers you were getting! Any tips or advice for the install?
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Ok, I do have a few questions then. Where did you finally get the extensions from? Did the black paint burn completely of after running them or did you get the coated ones? And how is the heat in the engine bay from running the headers? I'm thinking about wrapping the headers but I want to run them first to heat them up. I like the numbers you were getting! Any tips or advice for the install?
Bought the extensions from TSP

Yes the black paint burns off, I didn't coat them or anything. Figured if they rust ill actually buy a good set as I got these for dirt cheap anyways.

The heat isn't too bad, not much of a difference that I could tell. I could be wrong though, I didn't really pay too much attention before the headers.

Some general tips, make sure you don't break the O2 sensors when you take them off the manifolds. Mine came right out but Iv read on here of people breaking them. Buy a GM manifold gasket, the one that comes with it is junk. I have heard of people reusing theirs but I didn't go that route. If you have access to a lift it would make it a lot easier. If not atleast tall jackstands, the more room the easier it will be. And this sounds obvious but don't drive your car before the install if you can help it. Installed some for another member and he drove to my house. Burnt myself a few times doing his, those exhaust ports are hot and stay hot for a while lol.
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