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Old 01-19-2013, 11:52 PM   #26
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Whoa! Thought you got kidnapped...
Haha! That would be a more exciting story. Red Bull keeps me pretty damn busy man. Drove to LA twice last week for work. And plus...I didn't even want to try to top the Borrego Cruise! Just layin' low for a little bit and instead of modding my car I have been modding my condo!
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Old 01-20-2013, 12:04 AM   #27
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Do we have a Lars comeback??
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Old 03-02-2013, 06:43 PM   #28
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Do we have a Lars comeback??
We are about to have a Lars going away. I will be moving to LA within the next 30-60 days to work at Red Bull Headquarters.

But, in the meantime, I just bought a complete set of SS brakes to do a swap. Also ordered some Granatelli Stainless Brake Lines. Car is in the shop this week to get the Havoc Diffuser glued on (broke a couple clips) and fix a couple dents and scratches in the passenger door. Recently covered up the red accent stripes with flat black vinyl and installed the Magnaflow Resonated X-Pipe...that makes a HUGE difference! Can't wait to get her back!

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Old 03-09-2013, 01:01 AM   #29
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The back of car is amzing you should post up some normal pics of it as well ima bump this to the top I keep having to look through pages to find this lol
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Old 03-09-2013, 10:49 PM   #30
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Very nice thread. Love the color idk why lol
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Old 03-15-2013, 08:18 PM   #31
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Just bought some SS Takeoffs and painted the calipers with G2 Glossy Black paint! Also bought some Granatelli Stainless Steal Brake Lines and can't wait to get this installed this weekend!!!

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Old 03-15-2013, 08:29 PM   #32
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Very nice thread. Love the color idk why lol
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The back of car is amzing you should post up some normal pics of it as well ima bump this to the top I keep having to look through pages to find this lol
Thanks! I appreciate it! Here are a couple more recent pics with the Matte Black Vinyl.





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Old 03-18-2013, 07:07 PM   #33
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Old 04-10-2013, 01:25 AM   #34
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Is that really platidip coating your wheels? I looked it up after you mentioned it, and I read that it's supposed to last only a few weeks. If that is plastidip, how long has it lasted for you?
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Old 04-10-2013, 11:45 AM   #35
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Is that really platidip coating your wheels? I looked it up after you mentioned it, and I read that it's supposed to last only a few weeks. If that is plastidip, how long has it lasted for you?
It's lasted about a year I think. It's probably about 4 coats on there...one can per tire. I touched up one spot in that whole time and all i did was use a razor to cut out the piece that was damaged and respray and you cannot tell. It covers pretty nicely without overspray lines.

I just replaced my tires so I will need to do some coverup again, but all-in-all its pretty damn good for only $25...and most people don't know it's plastidip.
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Old 04-10-2013, 12:39 PM   #36
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Dude who knew there were so many camaros in San Diego man I got to meet up with you guys sometime do you have any meets coming up???? Have you moved to LA yet and I love your car man what a great transformation
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Old 04-10-2013, 05:48 PM   #37
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Dude who knew there were so many camaros in San Diego man I got to meet up with you guys sometime do you have any meets coming up???? Have you moved to LA yet and I love your car man what a great transformation
Thanks man! Haven't moved to LA yet. Keep an eye on the Local Threads for SD events.
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Old 04-11-2013, 12:32 AM   #38
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sweet car bro. everything youve done looks amazing! pm sent about your brake install
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Old 04-11-2013, 10:32 AM   #39
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sweet car bro. everything youve done looks amazing! pm sent about your brake install
Thanks man! I appreciate it! Replied to your PM.
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Old 04-11-2013, 10:32 AM   #40
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great great great car, quick question how hard/easy was it to put that havoc diffuser on, if u dont mind me asking
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great great great car, quick question how hard/easy was it to put that havoc diffuser on, if u dont mind me asking
Thanks man! I had a shop paint it and install it for me. If I remember correctly they had to perhaps shave a couple spots to make sure it fit properly. The two pieces that hang down on the rear of the boot had to be screwed down from behind but you cant see it. We tried first with 3M but it only held for a couple months. I know some people will gasp at putting a hole in the trunk lid but I am not one of those people. I think it looks great and aggressive and those havoc pieces get me a lot of looks and compliments. They aren't going anywhere!
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Old 04-11-2013, 01:47 PM   #42
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Great build, and awesome color choice!
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Old 04-11-2013, 02:05 PM   #43
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Looks real good! I really like the look of the back of the car, looks tuff and it looks a lot better without the red stripes.
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Thanks man! I had a shop paint it and install it for me. If I remember correctly they had to perhaps shave a couple spots to make sure it fit properly. The two pieces that hang down on the rear of the boot had to be screwed down from behind but you cant see it. We tried first with 3M but it only held for a couple months. I know some people will gasp at putting a hole in the trunk lid but I am not one of those people. I think it looks great and aggressive and those havoc pieces get me a lot of looks and compliments. They aren't going anywhere!

tx man!! yeah i will def buy that havoc diffuser one of these days lol
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Great build, and awesome color choice!
Thanks man! And ya, IBM is pretty unique and looks great!

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Looks real good! I really like the look of the back of the car, looks tuff and it looks a lot better without the red stripes.
I appreciate the compliment! And ya, looks much better without the red stripes. Ha! I was just trying to not do the same thing everyone else did. I gave it a shot, but I really like the subtleness of the matt black.

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It's a great mod. Good luck!
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Old 04-24-2013, 10:32 PM   #46
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Schmidty, I just got my IBM Camaro 2SS/RS yesterday. Last week I ordered the havoc spoiler after seeing yours. I got it from phastek performance since Ive read good reviews on them, but today I took in the spoiler to my local auto body shop to get painted, and the guy informed me that it's a piece of s***. I figured it was given that it seems very flimsy and he pointed out a couple things about it that make it a not-so-good quality piece. It's "reaction injection molded urethane" as stated on the phastek site.

Where did you buy yours, how much did you pay, and what material is it? Was it already painted, if not was it primered and how much did it cost you to paint it? I'm thinking now that I'll just return it and stick with the rear lip spoiler but I'll wait for your answers or any recommendations/suggestions you might have for me.

Thought you might like to know that I also got the blackout panel with the CAMARO cutout like yours. For my polished aluminum wheels I also got gloss black wheel accents and tomorrow I'm getting gloss black factory style rally stripes installed. I'll post pics when it's all done

Another question: What did you do about the two holes that held the rear trunk bowtie in place? Cant see evidence of them in your pictures. The CAMARO cutout blackout doesn't cover them up. I temporarily covered them with small pieces of an IBM vinyl which looks almost perfect except you can see the indentation where the holes are. I think I should have put something stiff over them to flatten the surface first :(

Thanks dude!

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Old 06-17-2013, 09:00 AM   #47
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Schmidty, I just got my IBM Camaro 2SS/RS yesterday. Last week I ordered the havoc spoiler after seeing yours. I got it from phastek performance since Ive read good reviews on them, but today I took in the spoiler to my local auto body shop to get painted, and the guy informed me that it's a piece of s***. I figured it was given that it seems very flimsy and he pointed out a couple things about it that make it a not-so-good quality piece. It's "reaction injection molded urethane" as stated on the phastek site.

Where did you buy yours, how much did you pay, and what material is it? Was it already painted, if not was it primered and how much did it cost you to paint it? I'm thinking now that I'll just return it and stick with the rear lip spoiler but I'll wait for your answers or any recommendations/suggestions you might have for me.

Thought you might like to know that I also got the blackout panel with the CAMARO cutout like yours. For my polished aluminum wheels I also got gloss black wheel accents and tomorrow I'm getting gloss black factory style rally stripes installed. I'll post pics when it's all done

Another question: What did you do about the two holes that held the rear trunk bowtie in place? Cant see evidence of them in your pictures. The CAMARO cutout blackout doesn't cover them up. I temporarily covered them with small pieces of an IBM vinyl which looks almost perfect except you can see the indentation where the holes are. I think I should have put something stiff over them to flatten the surface first :(

Thanks dude!
Hey man! So...the local body shop that helps me with some of my mods painted the spoiler for me. They also did a little adjusting, shaving trimming or something to make sure the spoiler fit just right. It looked great when I left the shop, but a few weeks later I went back and had them screw down the two pieces that come down to the tail lights. Now its perfect, but also permanently affixed. For the diffuser, it didnt sit as snug as I would have liked, and it got caught on a parking stop and it pulled it off...so I had that permanently attached to the car as well. As for the CAMARO cutouts...I didnt have any holes on my deck lid, they stopped that for the later part of the 2011 models I believe.

I am very happy with the way my 2LT/RS turned out!
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Old 06-17-2013, 09:01 AM   #48
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So..after two years of owning this beauty...I am parting out some of the mods and keeping some for my upgrade to an SS this week, hopefully! Mods that I am parting out have been posted for sale including...

SS Brembo Brakes (complete set of 4)
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BBK LT Stainless Steel Headers SOLD
Rotofab Intake (LOCAL PICK-UP/DELIVERY ONLY, San Diego to LA)
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Heritage Grille SOLD
LED Sidemarkers SOLD
VMAX Throttle Body SOLD

Havoc Diffuser and Spoiler are permanently attached and not going anywhere...sorry.
I am keeping the Halos, Fogs, Tail Lights, and Sway Bars for the SS.
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