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Old 02-22-2012, 07:37 PM   #1
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My 2010 RJT 1SS "RED DUSK"

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Well at first i told myself i didnt want a new camaro because everyone else out there was going to have one just because it was a hot design, and i like to be different. So i started looking into C5 Z06's until the camaro was released. After i went and checked out a 2003 Z06, my mind was set.... im buying a 2010 Camaro!! I've driven a camaro since i was 15(currently 29) I've had more than 10 in my time... I usually buy one a year. At the time when i made up my mind i was sitting with a 1997 SS coupe, 1996 SS convertible and 1991 RS convertible... I needed to make some room so i sold the 91, traded in my wifes car and sold the 96 the month after. booted the 97 from the garage and took a road trip.

I started searching for my car in Jan 2010. I wanted to make sure i got something that would be somewhat uncommon so i went with Red Jewel Tintcoat, one of the lower produced colors. Secondly It had to be a manual, and just about everything i found on a lot was a 2SS loaded model, too common for me. I didnt need all the little goodies that added weight to the car, so i went for the 1SS. RS package was a must, and went with the sunroof and upgraded sound system. thats all i needed, and i found one.... in ohio!!

Im from ohio but live in Savannah GA, so this called for a road trip. Made arangements with the dealer, drove all night, woke up and traded in our 2007 G6 GT Vert on this

Current Mod List
Kooks longtube headers / no cats
Custom muffler delete
CAI industries Black
Barton shifter
H&R Sport lowering springs
debadged entire car
GTS headlight blackouts
bowties blacked out
LS7 front blackout decal
SLP filler panel
SLP splitter
ZL1 Diffuser, quad 4" tips
ZL1 side skirts
Unrestricted Motorsports Comp Dovetail spoiler
MNP Customs rear blackout kit (and tail lights/side markers
20% door tint, 5% 1/4 glass and rear window, 5% windshield strip
Gill inserts
2013 21" Dusk Edition wheels
LED drl lights wired to run with halos
SCT w/JRE tune 415 rwhp




With a sticker price of $34,515... they sold it to me for $32,671!! this is why i didn't hesitate to make the trip. When i got the car home it had just under 900 miles on it already and they were a quiet 900 miles. Something needed to be done. A camaro should sound mean.. So...





I took it to a shop and had them remove my trashcan mufflers. I was the first new camaro that they got to cut up. $60 spent was better than $500+ on an axle back.

Within a few days of my muffler delete, these had to go...





needed to make room for a set of KOOKs 1 3/4 Longtubes, thanks to marylandspeed.com for the great deal. went with off road pipes to connect to my factory exhaust.



Next was a K&N cold air intake and H&R lowering springs




Now that it sounded good, looked better sitting on the ground, i needed to make it shift better as well. I went with the barton short throw shifter.

Before


After


Added some GTS headlight covers and took some pics with its new stance.




Took it to camaro5 fest in south georgia with my blacked out bowties


Trip to ohio to visit over the summer.


Not much else happened in 2010 or 2011.

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Old 02-22-2012, 07:47 PM   #2
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Got to like the sound of that car!!! Somehow reminds me of my 68 Camaro...I also like the RJT....Nicely done.....
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Old 02-22-2012, 07:59 PM   #3
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but sofar 2012 is a different story...

Went ahead and got myself a killer deal on the SLP splitter. Snagged it from summitracing for $302 shipped. Due to an error in their system i got it for 269 plus fees and shipping. they fixed the site shortly after i ordered it. Also got the SLP filler panel for the mailbox






And today 2/22/12 i got my LS7 front headlight decal in, and installed it right away....



Still waiting on my side gill faded decals. And my carbon fiber RKSport spoiler.

gills shipped out today, there was a hold up on the spoiler, so i have to wait a week or 2 before it gets sent out.

I would like to do a carbon fiber hood at some point, along with some more engine work. A whipple SC would be my choice, but i think im going to go with a nice cam and tune for now. Still searching for the right cam.

heres a short clip if you like burnouts



and these are just some random pics over the years...





Looks silly with no spoiler!!


Me and my neighbor (CHIEF_SS)













Need to get this figured out and fixed.


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Old 02-22-2012, 08:23 PM   #4
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Very nice car! Wonderful choice of color. I'm liking that splitter more and more now that I have seen your pics.

BTW I don't know if this is the cause of your oil leak or not but I had to take mine in a while back there was a tsb for something I forgot what it was and they fixed it no problem. But then again I didn't have headers on mine so that might make a difference but you can search the site for the info there's a section for that.
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Old 02-22-2012, 08:40 PM   #5
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I can smell the oil after I get on it hard and come to a stop real quick. The header install didn't require messing with anything oil related. I've read the oil cooler seals leak and the oil pan gaskets too. Ill need to take it in but I hate to have someone elsewhere hands on my car. I do all my own work.
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Old 02-22-2012, 09:09 PM   #6
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I was just sayin that the dealer would probably try and link the leak to some "modification" or something. I know what you mean about someone else and your car. I have to go get it inspected for the first time and im not real cool with someone else driving it and "checking the brakes." lol Did your splitter come black and ready to install or did you have to have it painted? I was thinking of doing one in RJT but yours looks pretty good!
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Old 02-22-2012, 09:30 PM   #7
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It comes out of the box like it looks. Textured black plastic. I think it looks good as is but would like to see one painted.
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Old 02-25-2012, 11:24 PM   #8
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Gills came in from Auto trim design.


Another pic after the LS7 decal install


Bought a new cold air intake. Selling my K&N and installing a black cold air industries intake. Thanks to Deke736. should see it by next weekend
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Old 02-26-2012, 08:33 AM   #9
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Nice, subtle mods you've got going on! Looks awesome!! I really like the headlight/turn signal tinting! Haven't seen that a lot.
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Old 02-28-2012, 06:13 PM   #10
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Gills installed





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dropped the car off a little bit ago for window tinting. not being done til tomorrow but i had to drop it off because my work schedule. I'll be picking up up tomorrow afternoon.

I went with 20% on the door window, and 5% on the 1/4 and rear with a 5% strip on the top of the windshield. should look way better!! will post pics when its home

other than that, im currently waiting for the UPS man to bring me my CAI, but now i have no car to put it on
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Old 03-01-2012, 06:41 PM   #12
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Tint is done.

Ill get better daytime pics when its sunny out




And my new intake is on. Missing the mass airflow sensor screws, so its not quite final. Anyone know what size bolts they are that come with the CAi intake kit? My K&N bolts are a little too fat.

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on a side note... MNPCustoms is sending me a full rear blackout kit for my bumper/trunk. and i ordered a set of ZL1 rockers and rear diffuser. still waiting on my carbon fiber RKSport spoiler. I'm running out of ideas. and money!!

Any suggestions on what i could do to improve my ride? wheels/tires and more HP are on hold for right now because i seem to have an expensive taste in wheels, and i'd love to supercharge it one day
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This is a first for me, RJT with complete rear blackout installed. havent seen on yet



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and i got these in today



ZL1 rockers.... still waiting on the diffuser to ship
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Dude I think you may have one of the best looking RJT Camaros on C5.
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Dude I think you may have one of the best looking RJT Camaros on C5.
Thank you. Im waiting on some more stuff to come in but my RKSport spoiler did show up unexpectedly yesterday





This is what they look like unpainted, I also ordered the new unrestricted motorsports comp dovetail spoiler. I didnt know mine was going to show up yesterday.





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Well i had my car in for the oil leak issue. at first they said it was leaking from the rear of the engine and they needed to remove the transmission to get to it. after pointing out the oil cooler dripping oil, they then decided it was the cooler and not the rear seal. so they replaced the oil cooler. after i got it back home, i noticed a clean drip on the garage floor, smelled more like gear oil than motor oil. and my car has a coolant smell to it as well.

enough with all thet. On a good note i did get some more work done

ZL! diffuser installed.
Blacked out tail light bezels
Smoked all the marker lights
LED DRLs installed
Unrestricted Motorsports comp dovetail installed!!
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or the spoilerless version of my car!!

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Old 03-28-2012, 07:00 PM   #19
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Very nice RJT! My favorite color you got your whip set up pretty good If you're looking for input about the rear spoiler, I would go with the Dovetail, gives it a more aggressive look IMO. Keeping it black with the gfx and the GS stripes gives it that extra edge, if that's what you're looking for? I like how you keep your car cleeeeaaannn for the photo ops . I take it that you will be adding the dual exhaust tips feature, it will look saaaweeeet!!
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Just ordered some dual 4" tips for each side. can't wait to get them in and put on. hope i can get them by next wednesday so i can have the exhaust finished up.

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i admire your work sir, you have a very good taste.
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skirts painted

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So how is Keller's flea market these days . Haven't been there in years.
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been there one time in the 5 years ive lived here. not my crowd of choice
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