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Old 01-29-2014, 02:08 PM   #1
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Just another Black LS3 SS Camaro

I bought this black beauty on September, 5 2013. The car was a 1 owner vehicle with only 6,500 miles. A black Fully loaded 2SS/RS M6 with a sunroof was exactly what I was looking for. I've wanted this car since I seen the concept back in 06' and although I've had a few chances to buy a 'camaro' I didnt want to settle for anything less than a fully loaded SS and I didnt want to buy it until I could afford to mod it!!! so it begins, my new project is underway.
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Old 01-29-2014, 02:11 PM   #2
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Congrats on getting your dream Camaro! and great color choice..
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2013 Black / Black Camaro 2SS/RS M6 w/Magnuson TVS2300, ZL1 Fuelpump / ADM FPCM, NPP Exhaust, Cold Air Inductions CAI w/ Scoop, Elite Engineering Catch Can, VMAX Ported TB, OEM 1LE Front Splitter, AAC Ghosted Side Markers, Dropped on BMR Split Drop Springs
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Old 01-29-2014, 02:35 PM   #3
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First few things I ordered: Black smooth bow ties, Black tail light bezels, tinted tails & side markers.Name:  IMG_0713.PNG
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It took me a while to decide on wheels and Im still unsure if I made the right decision or not. I purchased a set of Savini 3 piece wheels. Model SV23-C, 22x9 front and 22x11 rear with Pirelli Pzero Nero tires 265/30/22, 315/25/22ATTACH]595234[/ATTACH] Name:  IMG_3466.jpg
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Old 01-29-2014, 02:53 PM   #4
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Meanwhile, I knew winter was coming up so no sense in mounting wheels and tires right now. I decided the suspension needed some work I wanted to do coil overs however I also didnt want to spend money on something and not use its full potential so decided to spend money else where for the moment. I purchased the Stage2 ZL spec suspension package from Pfadt Racing. The kit included ZL spec adjustable front/rear sway bars with endlinks and performance 1.25' drop springs. I also had to purchased the 2012+ rear lower control arm conversion kit from Pfadt since I have a 2011.

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Old 01-29-2014, 02:53 PM   #5
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Old 01-29-2014, 02:53 PM   #6
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Nice car, Congrats!
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Old 01-29-2014, 02:55 PM   #7
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a little poor quality test fit teaser shot of the wheels
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Old 01-29-2014, 03:02 PM   #8
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Nice car, Congrats!
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Congrats on getting your dream Camaro! and great color choice..
Thanks everybody! I think I finally got his journal thing figured out
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Old 01-29-2014, 03:32 PM   #9
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Thanks everybody! I think I finally got his journal thing figured out
Your off to a great start.
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Old 01-29-2014, 10:07 PM   #10
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Get the black Gorilla Locking Lugs.. Nice rims!!!
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Old 01-31-2014, 09:55 PM   #11
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Looking good so far. I like your choice in mods, keep going!
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Old 01-31-2014, 11:01 PM   #12
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Get the black Gorilla Locking Lugs.. Nice rims!!!
Definitely getting black gorilla lugs. I like "the system" from gorilla
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Old 01-31-2014, 11:06 PM   #13
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I finally got to take this beauty on a few turns after having the bushing reclocked (bush timing) and the alignment set to aggressive street Pfadt specs. Very impressed with the Pfadt Racing set up. Feels more like a sports car now! You can really feel the improvement with the sway bars.
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Old 01-31-2014, 11:35 PM   #14
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Sweet! Congrats and welcome! Enjoy the beast!
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