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Old 04-14-2012, 11:10 PM   #1
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I just placed my order for my first mods for my Camaro!

I ordered the LED Conversion Kit for my dome and trunk lights, license plate LED's, footwell ambient lights, and the incredibly sexy Afterburner Tail Lights from AAC.

Granted, the conversion kit and license plate lights don't really count as anything spectacular, but I felt I should mention them anyway, being as I'm all kinds of giddy and eager to start making my Camaro look even sexier than it already does.

I'll post before and after pictures when the lights arrive and I am installing them.

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Old 04-15-2012, 01:44 AM   #2
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Congrats man it's asdicting
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Old 04-15-2012, 02:03 AM   #3
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Are you going to do the afterburner install?
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Old 04-15-2012, 07:04 AM   #4
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I just placed my order for my first mods for my Camaro!

I ordered the LED Conversion Kit for my dome and trunk lights, license plate LED's, footwell ambient lights, and the incredibly sexy Afterburner Tail Lights from AAC.

Granted, the conversion kit and license plate lights don't really count as anything spectacular, but I felt I should mention them anyway, being as I'm all kinds of giddy and eager to start making my Camaro look even sexier than it already does.

I'll post before and after pictures when the lights arrive and I am installing them.
They are VERY special to you!--and that is what counts...Can't wait for the pix. Congrats on your quest...ABL99...
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Old 04-15-2012, 07:56 AM   #5
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Old 04-15-2012, 08:49 AM   #6
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Are you going to do the afterburner install?
I was planning on it, since I have the tools I need and the installation vid on Youtube doesn't look very complicated(I'll just need to buy some silicone adhesive and possibly a diamond cutter for my dremel). However if I feel like it's over my head I have a couple places in town I can take the car to have them professionally installed. Hopefully I can get it done on my own, though.
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Old 04-15-2012, 12:31 PM   #7
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I was planning on it, since I have the tools I need and the installation vid on Youtube doesn't look very complicated(I'll just need to buy some silicone adhesive and possibly a diamond cutter for my dremel). However if I feel like it's over my head I have a couple places in town I can take the car to have them professionally installed. Hopefully I can get it done on my own, though.
That is music to my ears!! Do all you can yourself...It pays big dividends...Congrats on DIY.....
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Old 04-15-2012, 06:12 PM   #8
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That is music to my ears!! Do all you can yourself...It pays big dividends...Congrats on DIY.....
Thanks! I'm pretty confident in most of the stuff I want to do, but the interior ABL/door panel/dash panel replacement and halo headlights have me worried... I'm sure I'll end up screwing up on those.
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Old 04-15-2012, 07:14 PM   #9
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Thanks! I'm pretty confident in most of the stuff I want to do, but the interior ABL/door panel/dash panel replacement and halo headlights have me worried... I'm sure I'll end up screwing up on those.
Don't count yourself short quite yet. Visit the DIY section...it has all you want to know about anything...and everything....I am a BIG fan of doing things myself...

DIY link http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=60650
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Old 04-15-2012, 07:33 PM   #10
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Uh oh, it's begun....... hold on to your wallet
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Old 04-18-2012, 03:22 AM   #11
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Aaaaaand I just ordered a set of tinted concept sidemarkers from AAC as well. I only wish the illuminated bowtie wasnt on backorder, otherwise I'd order one of those too.
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Old 04-18-2012, 02:41 PM   #12
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Great man you're gonna love them trust me ,one of the most eye-catching mods I've done.
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Old 04-18-2012, 02:42 PM   #13
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Old 04-18-2012, 06:42 PM   #14
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Any pics of your car?
Yep! They're on my new member intro page. Mine is the SIM 1LT. My moms is the yellow '10 2SS.
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=215286

There are no mods on it yet. I'll take more before and after I install them.
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Old 04-19-2012, 01:02 PM   #15
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My first lights arrived today. Need to go grab some silicone adhesive for the Afterburners and get started on installation.
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Old 04-19-2012, 03:52 PM   #16
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Having more trouble than I thought I would, removing the lenses from the tail lights. Too late to stop now...
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Old 04-19-2012, 04:32 PM   #17
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Old 04-19-2012, 05:12 PM   #18
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Well it may be a bit before I can get pics posted. The motor on my dremel burned out before I even got through removing the first lens from the housing. Trying to figure out how else I can get them removed.
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Old 04-20-2012, 12:56 AM   #19
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FINALLY finished. I worked on these things for 13 hours(goes to show how big a newbie I really am...) but it was worth it.

For some reason, AAC only sent me 4 t-taps when I needed 8. Thankfully I was able to make it to AutoZone before they closed and buy the last pack they had in stock.

On the plus side, I got to tell people throughout the day that I was planning on robbing a train.

Next up: footwell SMD lighting and my sidemarkers when they arrive.
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Old 04-20-2012, 11:54 PM   #20
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Got my footwell lighting installed, will take pics and post them when my headache goes away.
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Old 06-19-2012, 12:49 AM   #21
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Got my AAC LED Sidemarkers installed, as well as my footwell lighting and blue interior LED's in the trunk and dome lights. Been slacking, and haven't got pictures taken yet. I'll post them shortly.

I ordered the painted plastic trim, silver, for my doors and dashboard, and will be installing ABL in them once I find out exactly how. I've got the dash part down fairly well, but I haven't been able to find a DIY on how to do the door panels. I may have to do some investigation into my moms 2SS and see how they are wired. If anyone has the link to a DIY that I have been completely unable to find, please let me know.

Next up: debating between Carbon Fiber NS-1 stripes, or getting the halos for my headlights and fog lights, as well as HID bulbs.
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Old 06-19-2012, 01:07 AM   #22
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Here are the pics. I wanted them to be all in the dark, but the stupid motion sensing light in the driveway wouldn't allow it. And I sure wasn't turning it off, since it doesn't like to come back on.
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Old 06-19-2012, 04:27 AM   #23
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Nice job!! I have the same Halos and think those definitly look the best..
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Old 06-19-2012, 09:50 AM   #24
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Old 06-19-2012, 01:26 PM   #25
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I just got an email from ShopChevyParts saying GM has changed the availability of the door/dash trim to "future part" with no availability date, and asked if I'd like to cancel my order. Has anyone seen this before? Should I cancel the order and try to find the parts somewhere else?

Edit: I just cancelled the order. Currently stalking the classifieds for any available silver ABL panels. If anyone has a set available, PM me please.

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