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Old 05-16-2012, 09:54 PM   #1
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My 5th's Belated Journal

After almost 2 1/2 years of ownership I finally decided to create a journal about my 2010 2SS/RS. There's not really much ego involved with this journal, because I recognize there are a lot of cars on this site with much more into mods, performance and appearance than mine, but a journal is a good place to archive your photos to an off site location.

I lost many photos of my car to a hard disk crash a while back, and it's taken me a while to gather selected photos from some web sites--this one included--to include in this journal. I hope you'll enjoy reviewing my Camaro mods journey even half as much as I have so far.

After driving a Honda Passport for 14 years, and dumping money into repairs and maintenance virtually every month, I was finally able to convince my Overseer I needed a new car. We have had many Hondas over the years and have liked them as dependable and generally economical to own and operate.

But this time I knew I had to have something different. Having owned 4 other Camaros in the past--a 68, 72 SS, 78 Z28, and a 79 Z28 I was naturally gravitating toward a Camaro. I had narrowed my choices down to Black or CGM, and it had to have a stick, plus I wasn't going to pay sticker or sticker plus, so I had to have a discount. In February of 2010 that was a pretty tall order.

I finally found what I wanted, including a $1,500 discount, at Murdoch Chevrolet in Bountiful, Utah. Here she is in all her 100% stock glory. I tried to get the GFX painted black, but the dealer wanted $1,300 to paint them, and I felt that was way too much. About a year or so later I found another dealer who painted them for half that.

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SS side emblems
Window tint and Clear Bra
Billet “SS” door sill plates
Billet “SS” rear license plate frame
GMPP axle-back exhaust w/ oval tips--REPLACED WITH MAGNAFLOW 3" CAT-BACK SYSTEM
Billet brake, clutch, gas and footrest pedals
Airaid CAI--REPLACED WITH CAI BLACK
Elite Engineering billet oil catch can
Powder Coated Brembo calipers dark metallic grey w/Brembo decals
Hawk ceramic brake pads
Pedders Xa coilovers, bushing inserts, Solution B sway bars, braided brake lines
Spohn rear control arms, toe links
AAC P13W LED DRL’s (upgraded to plasma model)
Magnaflow 16483 3” cat-back exhaust
MBRP square exhaust tips
Lloyd’s SS logo Lux floor and trunk mats
Forgeline MD3P 3-piece forged wheels, 9 ½” X 20” front; 11” X 20” rear
Continental Extreme Contact DWS tires, 275/40 and 315/35
Kooks 1 7/8” LT headers, hi-flow cats, HP tune: 411 RWHP dyno run
Heritage Grille, Sparks Restoration billet SS insert
Painted GFX black-REPLACED WITH SEIBON CARBON FIBER
MGW short-throw shifter w/ retro shift lever and “SS” shift ball
Removed engine cover, fuel rail invert and wire clean-up
Holley valve covers, powder coated Carbon Flash Metallic, painted coils Gunmetal Metallic
MSD red spark plug wires
Showstoppers engine compartment box covers, Carbon Flash Metallic w/matte black inserts
Billet SS engine bay caps, radiator, overflow, power steering, master cylinder, WW washer
SLP billet strut tower caps
Roto-Fab radiator cover powder coated satin black
Replaced Airaid with Cold Air Inductions CAI, powder coated black
Sparks Restorations rear SS trunk badge
Plasti-dip taillight bezels and billet license plate frame
ADDED--Anvil Carbon Fiber rear spoiler

Future and hoped-for mods:
Forged 416 or 427 long block w/tweaked heads, blower cam
Whipple supercharger
ZR1 clutch, one-piece aluminum driveshaft, 1400 hp axles, JRE posi upgrade
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Proud previous owner of: 1968 327 Camaro, 1972 Camaro SS 350, 1978 Z28, 1979 Z28. 2010 SS is My 5th Camaro

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Old 05-16-2012, 09:58 PM   #2
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My first mod was the simple addition of SS logos underneath the CAMARO badging. I recall that my 72 SS had the SS logos on the side, so in homage to my long departed SS I added these. Shortly after this I added the GMPP axle back exhaust. I thought it sounded pretty good, but eventually the GMPP gave way to a Magnaflow 3" catback system. In these pics the car is Pre-Pedderized and at stock ride height. I had added a clear bra and window tint during this time.
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Old 05-16-2012, 10:05 PM   #3
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Next up was the installation of the Pedders Xa coilovers, bushing inserts and their sway bars. Also added Spohn trailing arms and control links. Thanks to JDP Motorsports I now had a better handling Camaro. I also had the Brembos powder coated. A big improvement IMHO. The first ride height was almost slammed, and after scraping my fron spoiler on my driveway I had Jordan at JDP raise it up about 3/4".
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Old 05-16-2012, 10:08 PM   #4
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Here's a couple more pics of the initial ride height. The second shot shows my AAC LED DRL's on with the halos. I've since replaced their first product with the plasma version, which are holding up much better.
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Old 05-16-2012, 10:11 PM   #5
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This shot shows the cheap oval tips I had on the GMPP axle back. With the addition of the Magnaflow 3" catback I added MBRP square tips. Also a closeup of the powder coated Brembo caliper.
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Old 05-16-2012, 10:14 PM   #6
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Headers in now

Time for some performance improvements. Added an Airaid CAI and Kooks LT's along with the 3" catback. since I anticipated--and still do--getting a supercharger I had the headers ceramic coated in the high-temp coating. I liked the appearance of the shiny silver finish better, but Jordan at JDP assured me it wouldn't hold up to the higher temps a supercharger would put through the headers.

The second shot shows my Continental DWS's on my Forgeline 20 X 11 MD3P wheels--but I'm getting ahead of myself
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Old 05-16-2012, 10:19 PM   #7
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Heritage Grille

Up next, I added the Heritage Grille with the Sparks Restoration emblem. This is the original version which is slightly smaller than their current version. I think I may upgrade to the bigger one because after all...size matters!
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Old 05-16-2012, 10:24 PM   #8
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After months or researching wheels on this forum I decided on the Forgeline MD3P 3-piece forged wheels. Nineball helped me through the process and I finally had a Camaro that set itself apart--at least a little bit--from the rest.

It took a month or more to get the custom center caps from Forgeline. As far as I know I was the first to order the SS caps. I think they now offer these to SS owners. So it looks like I was a pioneer.

As you can see in the third photo by this time I had my GFX painted black. Just my opinion, but the body color GFX is much preferred--makes the car look more integrated. Granted the Argent Grey finish is more chip resistant, but the painted look much better IMHO.
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Old 05-16-2012, 10:26 PM   #9
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One more side shot with the painted GFX.
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Old 05-16-2012, 10:34 PM   #10
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Engine bling was recently added. I removed the engine cover and had JDP Motorsports install the Holley valve covers, powder coated in Carbon Flash Metallic, and clean up the wiring some. I still need to clean up a few things, but it's looking better. Added the Showstopper covers, also in Carbon Flash Metallic, and changed to a CAI CAI. The Airaid performed well, but I was going for a subdued black-out look and thought the CAI would look better. Also added the Roto-Fab radiator cover which I had JDP powder coat satin black. Got the billet caps from Chevy Mall, and the strut caps from SLP

Also added the MSD spark plug wires to add a little color. There's nothing wrong with the stock wires performance wise, but with the MSD I could arguably say I add some HP (LOL). Painted the coils a Gunmetal metallic grey using Duplicolor ratttle can. The third pic was taken while the coils were "stock".
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Old 05-16-2012, 10:38 PM   #11
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Last shot for tonight is a rear view of the newly added Sparks Restoration SS badge. Also you can see the MBRP tips and the blacked out (with Pasti-dip) taillight bezels and billet license plate frame.

The second pic shows my billet pedals, billet sill plates, Lloyd's mats and the MGW retro shifter. Closeups will follow later.

Future plans include replacing the black GFX with carbon fiber, a cam, and either a forged motor followed by a supercharger. It never ends!
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Old 05-31-2012, 10:58 PM   #12
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Alpine Loop road trip pics

Took a a little road trip this week on the local Alpine Loop. Just a coouple of pics to update things. Maybe next time I'll spice it up a little and get some hot chicks across the hood.
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Old 06-03-2012, 11:02 AM   #13
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New Photos

Just updating for some pictures taken yesterday. Closeup of the MGW retro shifter ball and shaft and a couple of shots taken at sunset. There were no naked, hot chicks nearby so I couldn't include them--maybe next time.
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Old 06-05-2012, 09:18 PM   #14
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Nice car man! Youve done alot, I like it.
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Old 06-05-2012, 10:11 PM   #15
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Thanks, it's nice to hear that once every couple of hundred views.
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It's definately tastefully doneone of these days I'm gonna get around to a journal..nice car...
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Old 06-27-2012, 10:48 PM   #17
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Just bumping to the top to make my journal easier to find. In 2-3 weeks I'll be adding Seibon's carbon fiber GFX and the Anvil carbon fiber rear spoiler to the car, replacing the original Sparks SS on the grille with the current version which is slightly larger, and installing the separate clutch reservoir. All work being done by JDP Motorsports.

Of course pics will follow.
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very nice, everything you have done looks awesome.
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Old 06-27-2012, 11:09 PM   #19
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Man........ you've been holding out on me. I never knew you'd done so much work to your bay already. You need to post a pic on the thread Now Mr! I will put it on the OP gallery.

Great job so far, love the wheels, actually love everything about it! Very classy
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Nice Nathan, about time you posted her up here!
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Yes she is looking real good, i love all the transformation photos, it tells a great story! Looking forward to more pictures!
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Carbon Fiber GFX

Finally got the Seibon Carbon Fiber GFX and the Anvil Carbon Fiber rear spoiler installed. Took a lot longer than I thought. The following pictures aren't the best, but you get the idea how they look. In the sunlight these pieces really standout. That's the good news. The bad news is the install of the Seibon parts was VERY difficult. Seibon claims their pieces are direct knock-offs of the GM factory GFX, and at first glance it looks like they're right. When you try to put them on it's a whole different story. The side skirts mounting tabs are molded in with a 90 degree angle, where the GM parts flex and move the Seibon parts are fiberglass and do not flex. This makes the install much harder. The front splitter won't go on with the GM factory install clips because it too is fiberglass backed and will not flex enough to clear the clips, so the GM clips had to be removed and the splitter and front clip had to be drilled and riveted. The rear diffuser is the only part that installed without a hassle, but as is expected from two-sided tape it won't stay up without other mounting assistance--hence the screws. I'll replace them with black anodized or stainless bolts in a few weeks. The Anvil spoiler went on without a hitch, and the carbon fiber matches the Seibon so closely you'd never know they were from different companies.

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Great write up!!! Your Camaro looks, handles and runs excellent!!!! I appreciate your support and I'll talk to you soon!

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Old 02-27-2013, 08:49 PM   #24
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Thanks, Jordan. without your help I wouldn't have half the mods. I'm too old (and busy) to do much of my own wrenching anymore, so it's good to have a shop like yours to help me out. BTW....find a buyer for my factory GFX yet?
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Mods: Ridetech coilovers, prothane bushings, braided brake lines, Pfadt ZL1 style sways, Hawk ceramic pads, Spohn trailing arms, Kooks 1 7/8 LT's, HF cats, Magnaflow 3" cat-back, MBRP rec tips, Cold Air Inductions black CAI, MGW short-throw shifter w/retro shift ball, Showstopper Engine Bling, Forgeline MD3P's 9.5 & 11", Conti DWS 275's & 315's. JDP harness and DRL's. Seibon carbon fiber GFX, Anvil carbon fiber rear spoiler. Oracle ghosted LED side marker lights.

Proud previous owner of: 1968 327 Camaro, 1972 Camaro SS 350, 1978 Z28, 1979 Z28. 2010 SS is My 5th Camaro
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Old 03-14-2014, 12:06 AM   #25
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Just got my car back from 2 months in the body shop, repairing passenger side swipe damage. $18,000 later I have my car back. Thank goodness for insurance!

Debadged the front fenders, installed Oracle's ghosted side marker lights and LED backup lights and put clearbra on the gills, door handle cups and rear bumper below trunk opening.

Took the car to JDP for more goodies. Will post pictures soon of my new Ridetech coilovers which replaced my aging and rusty Xa's; replaced bushing inserts with solid polyurethane bushings; Granatelli dimpled and slotted rotors. Car looks pretty good for being so beat-up.

Will post before and after pics so you can see the damage and repairs. Stay tuned!
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Mods: Ridetech coilovers, prothane bushings, braided brake lines, Pfadt ZL1 style sways, Hawk ceramic pads, Spohn trailing arms, Kooks 1 7/8 LT's, HF cats, Magnaflow 3" cat-back, MBRP rec tips, Cold Air Inductions black CAI, MGW short-throw shifter w/retro shift ball, Showstopper Engine Bling, Forgeline MD3P's 9.5 & 11", Conti DWS 275's & 315's. JDP harness and DRL's. Seibon carbon fiber GFX, Anvil carbon fiber rear spoiler. Oracle ghosted LED side marker lights.

Proud previous owner of: 1968 327 Camaro, 1972 Camaro SS 350, 1978 Z28, 1979 Z28. 2010 SS is My 5th Camaro
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