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Old 03-12-2012, 01:48 PM   #1
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Essential mods???

I want to hear from fellow Camaro5 members....What are mods that you have added to your car, in which you were so happy with the addition that you think everyone should add this to their camaro regardless of trim? Maybe something that exceeded your expectation!

There are so many modifications that can be done, I think this could help as a starting point for people just getting started.
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Old 03-12-2012, 02:00 PM   #2
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cai, hiflo cats and catback corsa. first. then tranny tune on a l99.
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Old 03-12-2012, 02:02 PM   #3
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Toss up between the blower and related and the Pedders/PFADT suspension.
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Old 03-12-2012, 02:05 PM   #4
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CAI, FLOWMASTER Axle-back exhaust for starters, gained about 2-4 mpg after adding these bad boys...
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Old 03-12-2012, 02:06 PM   #5
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Old 03-12-2012, 02:07 PM   #6
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I think a cai goes without saying, added hp and the increased mpg more than pays for it in the long run. Anything that adds power and mpg you would be a fool not to do so I'm surpised, tho maybe I shouldn't be based on their track record of the last quarter century, that gm doesn't design these cars with one of these.
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Old 03-12-2012, 02:14 PM   #7
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Supercharger, Shifter, Rims/Tires my favorite mods so far
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Old 03-12-2012, 02:16 PM   #8
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For the SS: LT headers, ported TB, CAI, exhaust, suspension upgrades...and a tune. You will happy with this...for a month or so, then you will want more. The Mod bug is highly infectous so beware!!
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Old 03-12-2012, 02:21 PM   #9
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Changing the Bowties is an absolute must IMO.
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Old 03-12-2012, 02:23 PM   #10
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Cut off the stock garbage cans GM calls mufflers, replace with cat back or axle back of your choosing.
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Old 03-12-2012, 02:25 PM   #11
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filter, cat-back, headers, tune
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Old 03-12-2012, 02:30 PM   #12
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IMO Cold air intake, catch can, and exhaust.

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Old 03-12-2012, 02:47 PM   #13
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Old 03-12-2012, 02:53 PM   #14
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Cold air with scoop for sure! I have a m6 and put about 300kms on in te last week, haven't had the skip shift activate once yet. I have the eliminator on the bench in the garage but haven't needed it yet.
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Old 03-12-2012, 03:55 PM   #15
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Old 03-12-2012, 04:09 PM   #16
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Tires that get more than 26k miles but don't sacrafice performance
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Old 03-12-2012, 04:13 PM   #17
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Wheels/tires, Suspension, Exhaust.

I typically do it in that order as well, but normally in a 2 week span lol. Those are the bare essentials. Obviously a supercharger on this car would be lovely as well haha.
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Old 03-12-2012, 04:14 PM   #18
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Any interior, that is where you spend your time It is also the weakest part of the car...
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Old 03-12-2012, 05:34 PM   #19
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Exhaust should be #1 on the list!!
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Old 03-12-2012, 06:05 PM   #20
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Very interesting. I wanted to see how you all would respond. Most of you said performance mods which doesn't surprise me. Very few interior and exterior mods. Very consistent responses and I will make a list of essentials. Thanks for responses so far.

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Tires that get more than 26k miles but don't sacrafice performance
I couldn't agree more!
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Old 03-12-2012, 06:06 PM   #21
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Full Exhaust and Tune
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Old 03-12-2012, 06:06 PM   #22
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Fuzzy dice!

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Old 03-12-2012, 06:18 PM   #23
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I did rims/tires, pfadt stage 3 combo, grille, side markers, all at once. Definatly glad I did it that way
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Old 03-12-2012, 07:22 PM   #24
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Catch Can whether it be Elite or RX. I have mine installed, but haven't gotten to really use it since its a garage queen in the winter.
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Old 03-12-2012, 07:52 PM   #25
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