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Old 01-17-2015, 03:01 PM   #1
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Todd's Victory Red...

So I'm sitting here at the airport and my flight has been delayed a couple hours and i have my laptop on hand so I've decided side start my build thread. I got the car from Adam's Chevrolet in Maryland in March of 2013. Ive been on the forums since then, but never started a build thread. Ill start with the cars options from the factory and my mods. Im gonna try and update it as much as i can so i can get it updated to where the car is today. Pics starting with the day i got it.

2012 1lt RS

Factory Options:
- RS Package
- Sunroof
- Midnight Silver Rims
- Automatic Transmission
- Silver Stripe Package

Exterior Mods:
- SS Front Bumper
- SLP Style Splitter Painted Black
- ZL1 Factory Reproductions Rims- Satin Black 20x9 20x10
- ZL1 Rockers Painted VR
- ACS ZL1/TL1 Hood Insert- Gloss Black
- Blacked Out Bowties
- Blacked Out Bowties
- Blacked Out Bumper Valence
- Blacked Out Taillight Bezels
- 5% Window Tint All Around
- 6000k LED Fog Lights

Interior Mods:
- ZL1 Auto Suede Steering Wheel
- ZL1 Auto Suede Shift Knob
- Silver Door Panels off of a 2SS With Illuminating inserts
- Escort 8500 Hardwired
- Hifonics 1000W Amp
- 2 10' Kicker Comp Subwoofers In A Carbon Fiber Ported Box
- All Interior Lighting Replaced With White LED's

Performance/Suspension/Braking Mods:

- K&N Cold Air Intake
- Dynomax Axle Back Exhaust
- Elite Engineering Catch Can
- Pirelli P-Zero 275/40/20 On All Four Corners
- Brembo Brake Kit (Same As An SS) Painted Victory Red
- LG Motorsports Front And Rear Coilovers

Here Is The Car The Day I Got Her (March 2013) :big grin:

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Old 01-17-2015, 03:07 PM   #2
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only after a couple days of having her i took her to get a complete detail at my friends shop. This is the best the VR has ever looked!

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Old 01-17-2015, 03:10 PM   #3
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And let the modding begin.. K&N cold air intake (March 21 2013)
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Old 02-04-2015, 01:39 PM   #4
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awesome car! post more pics!!!!!!!
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Old 02-05-2015, 10:10 PM   #5
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awesome car! post more pics!!!!!!!
Workin on it, just trying to find the time!
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Old 02-05-2015, 10:44 PM   #6
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Yea wht he said ........more pics !!!
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Old 02-06-2015, 11:43 AM   #7
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Up next was a Dynomax axle back exhaust. This thing sounds awesome and is the best sounding exhaust for these cars in my opinion. Had a local muffler shop do the install. (April 18 2013)

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This video was from around the time i got the exhaust. Took it with my go pro





Took this video today for you guys. The first rev was to 3k and the other one was full throttle at like 4k or whatever the limiter is..




And the one and only burnout ill ever do with this car

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Old 02-06-2015, 11:58 AM   #8
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Next i pulled off the silver stripes and put some black ones on. The silver was cool but i didnt really think that i could get far in my build with them on.
A black/red theme was what i was looking for. The stripes literally just peeled off with no probelms at all. took me 5 minutes, no mess or residue left over.
Had a guy who does vinyl decals for a living do the stripes for me. Ive done pretty much everything on my car myself but i just thought ide
let him do it and not toss $150 dollar stripes down the drain.

I took the car down to car toyz and got the windows tinted 5% all around. The red/black theme is starting to coming together at this point!

I also plasti dipped the front and rear bowties any putting some vinyl on the side markers as well as the gills
(June 26, 2013)


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Old 02-06-2015, 12:05 PM   #9
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I hate chrome!! plasti dipped the bezels black. They came out awesome and have looked perfect just like this for over a year now. (June 28, 2013)

I also threw in some led fogs from ebay that lasted me well over a year. Almost a perfect match with the RS hid's


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Old 02-06-2015, 12:13 PM   #10
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I got a lot of catching up to do on this build. Trying to keep everything i did in order and finding all my pictures. doing as much as i can haha
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Old 02-12-2015, 10:05 AM   #11
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I'd like to see some pictures showing the new wheels!
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Old 02-12-2015, 10:33 AM   #12
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I'd like to see some pictures showing the new wheels!
you got it

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Old 02-12-2015, 02:06 PM   #13
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Just saw them. Very nice. I like the stance on your car. Hope to get mine there soon. Thanks for the inspiration.
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Old 02-12-2015, 10:11 PM   #14
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Just saw them. Very nice. I like the stance on your car. Hope to get mine there soon. Thanks for the inspiration.
no problem. I think it has a good stance due to the coilovers and the front tires being pretty wide. 275 tires in the front and I'm lowered probably 2 inches.
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Old 02-12-2015, 10:25 PM   #15
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after reading all the hype about the catch can and learning of how dirty and gunked up our direct injection engines can get i just had to go out and get a catch can. Installed at about 5000 miles. Which is about 5000 miles too late! should have done this the day i got the car. this thing catches a lot of *** (August 26, 2013)


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Old 02-12-2015, 10:37 PM   #16
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next up are zl1 rockers painted victory red. I wanted to be different and not do black along the bottom of them, and i thought the lines of them painted looked super clean and just flow flawlessly with the rest of the car. here they are..





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Old 02-13-2015, 09:20 AM   #17
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shes lookin great
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Old 02-13-2015, 10:14 AM   #18
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It is starting to look really nice.
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Old 02-13-2015, 01:41 PM   #19
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Old 02-13-2015, 01:56 PM   #20
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can you get quite a few pictures of the back end? I'm interested in plasti dipping my light bezels but don't know how i feel about it lol.
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Old 02-13-2015, 07:50 PM   #21
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can you get quite a few pictures of the back end? I'm interested in plasti dipping my light bezels but don't know how i feel about it lol.
Plasti dipping the bezels is a must. Ill try and get more pics up for you but try searching the site. Many people have done it
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Plasti dipping the bezels is a must. Ill try and get more pics up for you but try searching the site. Many people have done it
My tailights are tinted, so i feel like the chrome offsets it pretty well and think black trim might be too much.

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Nice ride!
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Old 02-18-2015, 09:11 AM   #25
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still working on updating the build. slowly but surely! heres a tease as to what she looks like as of today

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