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Old 05-29-2011, 02:40 PM   #1
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Arrow COMM 17 has gone Topless [COTW 7/14/13]

We are now a 2 camaro family… Blu needed a companion and momma wanted a convertible to enjoy the
beautiful weather that we have in Southern California.

A special thanks to Robb at Camino Real Chevrolet. Since IBM is on hold and you cannot order it
Robb had to do some extreme searching. He found the only IBM SS/RS within a 1,000 miles of us.
I really wanted the first year run, and it HAD to be IBM.

My Rob (comm54) tried to make it a surprise for my birthday but couldn’t contain himself,
some say I’m spoiled, I say loved…

Here are a picture from pick up.

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My first mod is a clear bra. Tint to follow but it was a 3 day weekend, my birthday cruise, and there was just no way I was gonna not be able to put the top down.

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And a few from our first cruise, a birthday cruise I will never forget.

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Next mods planned Grille to match Blu and need some Hotchkis!!!

EDIT: and OMG I need exhaust....she is too quiet!!!
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Old 05-29-2011, 03:52 PM   #2
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Congrats! Beautiful car! Can't wait to see in June!
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Old 05-29-2011, 04:01 PM   #3
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Love the matching cars! What wheels are those?
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Old 05-29-2011, 05:04 PM   #4
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Love the matching cars! What wheels are those?
Thanks, I'm gonna do most of the same mod's too.

Wheels are Axis Zero's had them on Blu 1 but they were too dark.
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Old 05-29-2011, 09:10 PM   #5
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Congrats Trish and happy B-Day again.
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Old 05-29-2011, 09:13 PM   #6
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Old 06-01-2011, 09:51 PM   #7
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Congratulations Trish! Nice addition to your family!
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Old 06-07-2011, 07:04 PM   #8
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Old 06-07-2011, 09:26 PM   #9
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Nice and also congrats on the hubby's win at CF II
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Old 06-09-2011, 11:08 PM   #10
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Thanks enjoying the vert just as much as Blu 1, I've had her 2 weeks and already have 1,000 miles.

Did another cosmetic mod, to my floor mattes. Plan on also doing the stitching but havent had the time to do it.

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Suspension, CAI, and Exhaust still to come......
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Old 06-10-2011, 12:27 AM   #11
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They look great together Trish. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!
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Old 06-16-2011, 09:11 PM   #12
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Got the windows tinted...






Also sporting my new gift from my camaro sister Nicole....

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Old 06-17-2011, 12:31 AM   #13
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Awesomeness! Holy Cow! Bookend blues... one hard top one soft top. Congrats. They both look fantastic. I guess this gives me some more motivation to buy a second Camaro...ZL1! I just have to figure out what lottery to win or bank to rob.
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Old 06-26-2011, 10:20 AM   #14
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Got a couple more cosmetic mods complete....

Blu2 spent the week with Mark Jimenez from T-Rex Grilles for a photo shoot. Here's a picture from Mark.

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While there she got a new smile, some chrome BowTies, a new fuel door and SS badging.


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Also got a nice surprise with this....

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Still waiting on CAI, Suspension, and Exhaust
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Old 06-26-2011, 10:22 AM   #15
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Of course added this too....
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Old 07-06-2011, 10:47 PM   #16
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YEAH Finally got my suspension....

Love those guys at Hotchkis Sport Suspension!!! Installed Springs, Endlinks, and Swaybars!!

Going autocrossing this weekend so just in time!!!!

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Still awaiting CAI and Exhaust.....I need some growl so I think a muffler delete is in order while waiting on Exhaust!!! Stay tuned.

Ok took her in for a muffler delete just to get some sound.
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Old 07-06-2011, 11:23 PM   #17
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Looks good Trish.
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Old 07-06-2011, 11:32 PM   #18
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Old 07-14-2011, 10:22 PM   #19
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Spent last weekend at the NMCA/NMRA at AutoClub Speedway enjoyed 3 days of autocrossing. Worked the suspension as hard as I could. The handling is awesome, and it felt great on the track. I finished in the middle of the pack for the modern muscle class, it was more driver holding back then car. This was the first time she had been on the track and definately ready for more.

As far as the daily drive improvement with the suspension, the ride is a little firmer, which is not a bad thing. The one big thing i noticed is I have this big hill in my neighborhood, before the suspension when i came down the hill i would feel like the back end wanted to slide out, now i can just haul a$$ down the hill....
And of course my kids love to do the slalom, and before it would bounce you around in the car, now its a smooth back and fourth motion.

As far as the cosmetic's the change in stance makes the car look that much better!

Going in for the chasis brace tomorrow.


HEre is a run from sunday, what a blast!!!

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Old 07-14-2011, 10:32 PM   #20
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Old 07-17-2011, 07:14 PM   #21
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Blu 2 got her first trophy today!
Best Custom at the LS Series Showdown Car Show
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Old 07-17-2011, 07:41 PM   #22
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Congrats on your win today, it was good seeing you also..
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Old 07-17-2011, 07:48 PM   #23
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Congrats on your win today, it was good seeing you also..
Thanks, you too!! See you in a few weeks.
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Old 07-19-2011, 12:39 PM   #24
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Looking good and nice trophy Trish. So now you have 200 in Haddad bucks to put into it.
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Old 07-19-2011, 12:44 PM   #25
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What all did you clear bra? The whole car? Also what brand and do you like it?
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