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Old 12-29-2011, 12:38 PM   #1
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SinisterEcho's LS3 Mongoose Build Journal

I had just gotten out of the military serving overseas. When I returned I took a break from work for about 2 months trying to figure out what I wanted to do. Once i had that figured out and got a job i was suddenly in the market for a new car, as I didn't have one at all. I sat there after getting the "Congratulations your hired" call and randomly decided that I wanted a Camaro SS. I told my dad my plans and he made a phone call to one of his friends from work. As it turns out that his friendís son (and now my Best friend and car buddy) works for one of the big dealership chains in Hampton Roads/VA Beach. He calls us back and says there is a 2010 Camaro 2SS/RS sitting in VA Beach at the Honda dealership with 12k miles on it. The rest is listed out in the thread....

This was taken when we got the car on the ground after the full exhaust install at MIR during the Import v.s Domestic World Championship.
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Performance Mods to date:
1-7/8 Kooks LT headers w/ Hi-flow cats
Magnaflow Competition 3" cat back exhaust
MGW Short Throw Shifter with MGW composite shift knob
Pedders XA Coil-Overs
Pedders EP6579 Bushings
Pedders EP1201HD Bushings
AEM Boost, Fuel Pressure, AFR gauges
Vortech V-3 Supercharger
ID 1025cc/96 lb/hr fuel injectors
MSD Boost-a-Pump
Pedders ZL1 Sway bar upgrade kit
EMAX V2 Cam specced out by AIR
C5R Timing Chain and LS2 Tensioner Upgrade
New Pushrods and Dual Springs
Smaller Pulley For supercharger
Melling Oil Pump

Waiting to Install:
Lingenfelter Twin Fuel Pump Kit


Performance Wish List:
LSX 427
Pedders suspension(what i dont have already)
DSS Carbonfiber Driveshaft
DSS 1400hp Axels
DSS 12bolt Rear end
RPM Xmsn
Fast/LSX 102mm intake manifold or Better
CNC Ported Throttle body
HEX Vents

Dress-Up Mods:
Heritage Grille w/ custom mounted SS logo (broken off and not replaced)
Rear panel Blackout (Plasti dipped)

Dress-Up Wish List:
HRE P40 Wheels or Weld Racing Wheels
Afterburner Tailight Upgrade
Z/28 Rear Spoiler
Painted Rally Stripes


Seeing as how I donít make loads of money this build is going to take some time to complete. I have some priorities that will be coming first (I.e. House and lift for the garage) that I have to buy. So, Iím getting the little things first.

In the meantime thanks for visiting and enjoy....

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Old 12-29-2011, 12:39 PM   #2
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Old 12-29-2011, 12:59 PM   #3
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Old 12-30-2011, 06:43 AM   #4
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Old 12-31-2011, 09:27 PM   #5
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Here are some pictures that I took after cleaning her up!

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Old 01-03-2012, 12:04 PM   #6
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Just dropped her off at T&T Perfomance for a tune. Gotta get rid of that annoying CEL.
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Old 01-03-2012, 12:51 PM   #7
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Just dropped her off at T&T Perfomance for a tune. Gotta get rid of that annoying CEL.
I am sure it will run much better too
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Old 01-03-2012, 05:31 PM   #8
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Great Sound

I love the sound of the exhaust. Magnaflow tips look good also. Nice job..
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Old 01-04-2012, 04:46 PM   #9
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I am sure it will run much better too
Oh it sure does. Nice and smooth. Not to mention the added power.

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I love the sound of the exhaust. Magnaflow tips look good also. Nice job..
Its also a tad quieter now because of the tune. Ill post another video of it when I get some free time this weekend.
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Old 01-04-2012, 04:54 PM   #10
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Here is the dyno printout from T&T.... Tim really did a great job and I am very satisfied....
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Old 01-09-2012, 07:58 PM   #11
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Just ordered some Pedders Xa ext coilovers! Can't wait to get them on!
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Old 02-02-2012, 10:33 AM   #12
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Pedders installed! Ill post more pictures later this weekend when I can upload them from home. Still need to get an alignment tho... Ill be taking her to IAG Performance for Tint, alignment and corner balance . They specialize in Subarus but they also come highly reccomended from some friends of mine.
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Old 02-02-2012, 08:05 PM   #13
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A couple weeks ago i installed the MGW short throw shifter I got for Christmas. The install was very straight forward and quite easy. I was very impressed with the videos that were sent with the shifter.

Heres some pics from the Install.....

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Old 02-02-2012, 08:20 PM   #14
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Installed my Pedders XA Coilovers last weekend! Busted a few knuckles... acquired some bruises.... and drank some beer
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Swapping out my front radius arm bushings to the EP6579 Pedders bushings while i have the car apart...
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Finished.... sorry there are no more pictures from the install... we were jobbing hard to get it done by nightfall... we obviously didnt make that time... but had a cute girl come up and say how nice my CHARGER was But thats ok... Ill forgive her.... she drives a V6 mustang lol.....
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Theres a daylight picture 2 posts up.....
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Old 02-05-2012, 09:54 AM   #15
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Old 03-05-2012, 04:45 PM   #16
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Taking her to Tim @ T&T Performance tomorrow to check out a cel and install my Pedders solid sub frame bushes! Will post pics when I get her back.
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Really taking shape. Sounds and runs better after the tune? Headers always sound good both at the engine and at the exhaust tips....I'm liking it, big time!!...
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Really taking shape. Sounds and runs better after the tune? Headers always sound good both at the engine and at the exhaust tips....I'm liking it, big time!!...
Thanks! Yeah it runs alot better with the tune and the sound is great. Not too loud cruising but mean as crap at WOT.
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Old 03-18-2012, 11:54 PM   #19
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Looking good bro! IBM is my second favorite color. Video of exhaust is really nice. Did the tune take care of the CEL?
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Thanks Gunny. The cel is back for the third time now. Bad part is I haven't been in town long enough to have it looked at. It came back the day after I picked it up from the tuner. Now I have to take it back a 3rd time. But I'm going to change the o2 sensors first.
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Cel is cleared for the time being... I still don't have the sub frame bushes in... I'm gonna try and have Tim do them sometime this month... But I did add a little something.... My honor and valor badge!
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My sub frames are in! The rear end feels much more planted to both the ground and frame. I didn't notice an increase in Noise/vibration but the handling during spirited driving was very noticeable.
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Went to a localish C5 meet and had a good time...
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