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Old 03-25-2014, 12:11 PM   #1
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Love reading everyone's build threads so I've decided making one of my own is long overdue. Kind of a rough build journal for now but I'll clean it up to make it more user friendly when things slow down. But for now, here goes...

I bought my 2010 Camaro 2SS in May 2012 with just a click over 11k miles. Gas prices were ridiculous at the time and it had been on the lot for about 3 months already so the dealership made it worth my while to take it off their hands and accepted my offer.

2010 Camaro 2SS/RS
Silver Ice Metallic
Black Leather
Aftermarket Sunroof

More to come as I sort through my pics and the car parts start coming in the mail. CamaroFest is coming around in about a month so expect to see updates as I try to get everything squared away in time. In the meantime, here's a few before shots and my current mod list:

Roto-Fab CAI
BC Racing Coilovers
ARH 1 7/8" LT headers
ZL1 front grille
Blacked out front bowtie
Big Worm Graphix rear blackout
Custom painted Sparks trunk emblem
MGW shifter
Forgestar F14s (on the way as of 3/27/14)
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Old 03-27-2014, 09:03 AM   #2
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Couldn't stand the front license plate so that was one of the first things to go. I replaced the front bumper & installed BC coilovers to give her a more aggressive stance.
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Old 03-27-2014, 09:18 AM   #3
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At this point I loved the stance but I needed a little more *oomph*. I got a great deal on a set of ARH headers that I had ceramic coated locally. Once they were done my friend & I installed the headers along with the Roto-Fab intake. Even untuned at that point....what a difference!
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Old 03-27-2014, 09:36 AM   #4
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Took the car on a roadtrip to Austin for my other half's bday last December. Got drunk and had street pizza down on 6th Street when we got there Friday night & then got up super early Saturday morning with a hangover to do a Color Me Rad 5k...horrible idea. BUUUUT since Saturday was her actual bday, we couldn't be tacos so that night we right back down to 6th Street all over again. What can I say....we're troopers

Note: These were brand new tshirts we bought that morning. She thought she'd be funny and bust me with one of those color bombs right upside the head (which you can see on the right side in the first pic of me)...I was pulling pink powder shite outta my ear for a week! *smh*
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Old 03-27-2014, 09:58 AM   #5
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Now that everything I've ordered is starting to come in, my mailbox is starting to become my new best friend! Here's what came for me yesterday. Needs a few touchups but overall I'm happy with it. The color has a way of changing based on the lighting, which looks killer in person. Keep an eye out for a review on it in a separate thread.
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Old 03-27-2014, 10:17 AM   #6
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Now that everything I've ordered is starting to come in, my mailbox is starting to become my new best friend! Here's what came for me yesterday. Needs a few touchups but overall I'm happy with it. The color has a way of changing based on the lighting, which looks killer in person. Keep an eye out for a review on it in a separate thread.
I likey that!! They did an outstanding job on the headers..

Have fun with your ride and enjoy each other....

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Old 03-27-2014, 11:39 AM   #7
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Yeah they did a stellar job on the powdercoating! They were extremely thorough, answered all my questions, & gave me a quick turnaround. ADM Performance referred me over there & they didn't disappoint.

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Old 03-31-2014, 11:20 AM   #8
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Weekend updates. Ordered Big Worm Graphix blackout for the rear on Thursday at 1:57pm and it was on my doorstep before I got home on Friday. Wowzers! Installed it Friday night and mounted the new Sparks trunk emblem on Saturday morning.
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Old 04-13-2014, 09:09 AM   #9
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Thanks for posting the pic! Those are some nice headers, what are you using from the cats and back?
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Old 04-14-2014, 03:54 PM   #10
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So far it's just OEM behind the cats. My next big purchase is going to be the Stainless Works Retro catback. May take a few months though. The wheels and tires put a pretty decent dent in the budget
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nice wheels thou
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