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Old 07-25-2012, 02:52 AM   #1
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MODS MODS MODS

whats going on guys, so im FINALLY being stationed back in America after being in Germany for about 4 years and that means i can finally mod my camaro. the only problem is i dont know where to begin so what are some good things to start off with or what are some mods that are a must have or some that i shouldnt waste my time on thanks in advance
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Old 07-25-2012, 03:00 AM   #2
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Start with a cold air intake dude gives a nicer deeper sound, make sure to get a tune for it.. pull all the HP and torque you can out of the CAI with that tune
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Old 07-25-2012, 03:02 AM   #3
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You could black out your lights and tail light bezels to be the the newest blacked out camaro owner
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Old 07-25-2012, 03:03 AM   #4
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Are you looking for performance or cosmetic??
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Old 07-25-2012, 03:11 AM   #5
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Hey Crisco,

So you have a V6 like me so I recommend at most only a few performance mods because at the end of the day you can be as fast an SS, but by then you would have spent more than the difference in the V6 and SS price and you will lose your warranty. However, an exhaust and CAI is nice!

So I recommend cosmetic all the way. See some of my mods in my sig. Any peak your interest?
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Old 07-25-2012, 03:13 AM   #6
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Old 07-25-2012, 03:17 AM   #7
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im looking at both cosmetic is a tad bit more important i was looking at some k&n cold air intakes though i hear they are pretty good
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Old 07-25-2012, 03:18 AM   #8
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thanks man its gonna feel great to be back
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What year is your Camaro? Some performance mods aren't compatible on 2012 cars and they also have less choices.

BTW... Stay away from K&N
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Old 07-25-2012, 03:22 AM   #10
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i have a 2010 and what do you reccomend???
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Old 07-25-2012, 03:23 AM   #11
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Hey Crisco,

So you have a V6 like me so I recommend at most only a few performance mods because at the end of the day you can be as fast an SS, but by then you would have spent more than the difference in the V6 and SS price and you will lose your warranty. However, an exhaust and CAI is nice!

So I recommend cosmetic all the way. See some of my mods in my sig. Any peak your interest?
all of your mods sound good i would love to see some photos if you get a chance and how does that exhaust that you have sound
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Old 07-25-2012, 03:29 AM   #12
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Performance or Cosmetic? Cosmetic is a personal choice so that's your call. I have colorshift halos in my car so I can get my halos to turn any color. If you want that, I'd recommend the jdp color changing package since you don't have to crack your headlights open with their option. There are loads of body kits, spoilers, wheels, and just about anything else you can stomach! One of the perks of having a Camaro!!!

Performance: This one is a bit different. Again, this is a personal choice but I can give you some advice. Since you have a 2010, you have all the options I have. I've done tons of research.

Cold air intakes - The big three right now are... Vararam, Cold Air Inductions, and Injen. They all put out about the same power but it really depends on what you want.

Exhaust is a personal choice but if you go to the v6 llt section, one of the first threads you will see is a compilation of every single exhaust setup every tried and recorded for this car.

Anything specific you want me to answer? I'm here to help
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Hey Crisco,

So you have a V6 like me so I recommend at most only a few performance mods because at the end of the day you can be as fast an SS, but by then you would have spent more than the difference in the V6 and SS price and you will lose your warranty. However, an exhaust and CAI is nice!

So I recommend cosmetic all the way. See some of my mods in my sig. Any peak your interest?

There's nothing short of turbos that'll make a stock 6 cyl as fast as as a stock SS.. your talking about a diff of 105whp and 120engine HP... let's be realistic..
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The best exhaust I've heard on a 6cyl is a corsa catback exhaust.. very nice and clean.. great on performance as well.. if you like sound more than power check out the MRT V2 axel back exhaust
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