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Old 09-04-2012, 06:42 PM   #26
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Looks nice!! Great choice with the ark exhaust. I love mine
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Old 09-04-2012, 06:44 PM   #27
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Looks nice!! Great choice with the ark exhaust. I love mine
Much appreciated! And yeah, Ark was the way to go for sure.
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Old 09-04-2012, 06:57 PM   #28
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NICE! Loving the ACS products? I just can't get enough of them...
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Old 09-04-2012, 07:23 PM   #29
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NICE! Loving the ACS products? I just can't get enough of them...
Thank you! And yes, VERY high quality products from ACS. Great to do business with, too.
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Old 10-06-2012, 07:26 PM   #30
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When I finally got this next mod installed, I found it hard to remember how I ever did without it! Thanks to the fantastic products and help of "2SSRS" and a great DIY, Brandon at Saints Motorsports hooked me up yet again.

OEM Rear View Camera/Mirror! It has made parking in tight spots MUCH easier...and with my T2 front Splitter it is almost always a better idea to park in reverse.

This is the complete kit. The harness provided by "2SSRS" allows it to simply replace the stock mirror.



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Brandon used a dremel to carve out a niche for the camera to fit. There are a few ways to do this on the DIY, depending on what model Camaro the camera is going on.






We snuck in some LCD's for the license plate and some Oracle footwell lighting as well (red to keep the subtle red accents throughout)...





And finally, the install was done!





It's quite subtle and so far has only been noticed AFTER I pointed it out, but it makes a world of difference. It's a wide-angle, so a quick glance shows me if anyone is coming from either direction.

LCD appears in the mirror when the car is put in reverse:



Closer for clarity:

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Old 10-08-2012, 11:37 AM   #31
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Wow great thread man.
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Old 10-08-2012, 12:14 PM   #32
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Soon after that I did another quick, easy mod that makes a big difference in my opinion- "RS" embroidered headrests. I can't believe this isn't available as an option!



Brandon at Saints Motorsports hooked it up with the install, literally next-day turnaround.
Great thread!
I too can't believe this. I also think the SS headrests should have been red on RS models and white on non RS models. instead of the weird color they are now.
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Old 10-10-2012, 01:28 PM   #33
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Wow great thread man.
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Great thread!
Thanks guys!!
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Old 10-10-2012, 01:33 PM   #34
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Another quick mod that I've been wanting for a long time:

AAC Sidemarkers -CGM/Ghosted/Tinted!



FRONT:





REAR:



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Old 10-10-2012, 01:36 PM   #35
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Also, I just had to include some Camaro shots in my recently-taken engagement shoot! Thankfully I have the greatest fiancee ever.



As you can see I had some inspiration...



Special thanks to Jennifer Williams for taking such amazing photos. I'll post more as they become available. PS- Before anyone tries to or me for having the pictures taken while on the hood, I'd just like to make it known that extreme care (and a footstool) were used to make sure the hood remained pristine.

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Old 12-17-2012, 04:51 PM   #36
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One mod that I had been on the fence about for awhile was the ZL1 Upper Grille. I actually kind of liked the "egg crate" grille the way it was, but once I got this installed I was glad I went for it. Soon as I saw the grilles go on sale on the forums I jumped on it.

One last shot of the old look:



I made sure to clean all those hard-to-reach areas while the fascia was off. It's amazing how many bugs you can kill just driving around town...



With some slight modification, we were able to use my original bow tie on the new grille. I also ordered a spare "RS" emblem to cover the "ZL1" space on the right. It fits almost perfectly- a slight edge can be seen around the "RS" upon VERY close inspection.



The finished product. Looking meaner than ever!

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Old 04-16-2013, 10:43 AM   #37
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Just read this whole thread. Love seeing all the work you have done done
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Old 04-16-2013, 10:49 AM   #38
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Thanks man! Still got some more stuff to update on here when I have the chance!
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Old 04-16-2013, 11:26 AM   #39
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Nice! I like what youve done man
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Old 04-16-2013, 11:39 AM   #40
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Car looks great. Great color choice too
Have you ever thought of painting wheels black? It would go with your color choice..
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Old 07-26-2013, 09:45 AM   #41
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Car looks great. Great color choice too
Have you ever thought of painting wheels black? It would go with your color choice..
Thanks! Actually, I have definitely been thinking about some black rims lately. Kind of waiting on these current rims/tires to go bad first, though...just because they're so damn expensive. But it's on the list...as well as a new hood, side-rockers, etc...
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Old 07-26-2013, 10:56 AM   #42
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WOW....nice thread Will! You have done a lot of mods on your car since I last hung out with you guys. Good job on everything. I will be doing a new mod soon also, not because I want to but because I had a little mishap on the 1-5 about two weeks ago. So this mod is a must.

PS: I never knew you had a build thread going until today.
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Old 07-26-2013, 11:36 AM   #43
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Thanks man! Yeah, you should definitely come out with us next time. It's been too long since we've seen "Lawbraker" too!
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Old 07-26-2013, 12:32 PM   #44
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WOW....nice thread Will! You have done a lot of mods on your car since I last hung out with you guys. Good job on everything. I will be doing a new mod soon also, not because I want to but because I had a little mishap on the 1-5 about two weeks ago. So this mod is a must.

PS: I never knew you had a build thread going until today.
What happen? A honda park on u lol
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Old 08-20-2013, 11:51 AM   #45
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Where did u go to have ur ports installed? I'm not going to get them just wanted to know so when I get a new hood.
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Old 08-21-2013, 08:28 AM   #46
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Where did u go to have ur ports installed? I'm not going to get them just wanted to know so when I get a new hood.
Ports and splitter were done at Valens Body & Paint in Clovis. They painted them matte black there as well!
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