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Old 08-25-2012, 01:56 PM   #1
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Drives: 2012 Camaro RS
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Customizing my Black RS

I fell in love with camaros when I saw a white convertible IrocZ at a dealer near my home back in the early 90s, I have been a camaro guy ever since. I was not able to get my 1st camaro till about 10 years later it was a used 1995 V6, I drove the spit out of that camaro. I was never really a fan of the 4th gen camaros but it was a camaro non the less. I was extremely happy when they debuted the 5th gen and even happier that it looked so friggin awesome. I knew my 95 was not going to last much longer being it had over 250k miles on it so I started saving every pinny I could. After 2 years of saving I finally was able to make my dreams come true and drove home my brand new camaro

2012 Black Camaro RS

Exterior Mods:

VIS Terminator carbon fiber hood
VIS carbon fiber trunk
JDM Carbon Fiber Spoiler
Ground effects body kit
Heritage front grill
5% rear window tent
20% side window tent
Smoked taillights and side markers
Rear window Louver

Mods planed:

Havoc Black Chrome Wheels
Street Scene Lower Billet Grill
Side window louvers
AAC P13 LED Bulbs
AAC D1S 12000k Bulbs
AAC colorSHIFT 2.0 Halo kit
AAC colorSHIFT foglight Halo kit
AAC Concept SMD Sidemarkers
AAC RGB Grill Illumination kit
AAC Illuminated rear Bowtie
Vertical door kit

Current look as of 8/25



July 2012 Home from the dealer



Customization

08/25/12 VIS Terminator Carbon Fiber hood, 20% tent on side windows, removed bowtie from Heritage grill.

08/25/12 JDM carbon fiber spoiler


08/25/12 VIS carbon fiber trunk, 5% tent on back window, smoked tail lights and side markers.


08/29/12 Rear window Louver


That's my baby so far, still have lots to add. Any and all suggestions and comments are welcome.

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Old 08-25-2012, 02:03 PM   #2
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Get this lights then u don't have to choose.http://www.jdpmotorsports.com/jdp-mo...ckage-jdpl1001
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Old 08-25-2012, 02:37 PM   #3
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Not a fan of the rear spoiler but it's your WHIP and a kick ass start to your build! I look forward to seeing lot's more!
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Old 08-25-2012, 02:46 PM   #4
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Thanks for the comments guys. I like those JDP lights, I had not seen them yet!! I am on the fence about the spoiler as well, it sits a little higher than I like. The great thing about customizing your own ride is you can change things whenever you want, if you don't like something you can easily change it.

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Old 08-25-2012, 05:00 PM   #5
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Aggressive look. What's next? Black wheels?
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Old 08-25-2012, 06:34 PM   #6
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Havoc Black Chrome Wheels..... coming soon
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Old 08-25-2012, 07:47 PM   #7
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I love them! But didn't install them. 2 guys in TCC5 installed on their own. Shop that did mine said AWESOME product and easy install.
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Old 08-25-2012, 08:03 PM   #8
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awesome cf hood any tips for the install?
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Old 08-25-2012, 08:20 PM   #9
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Was easy as pie, I did it by myself. I didn't have any fitting problems at all, it fits just like the org. I am very happy with it. The VIS hood was only about 27 lbs and the org hood only a few lbs more. The VIS hood came ready to install, no additional hardware or drilling of any kind. It took me about as long to get it out of the box as it took to get it on the camaro.
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Old 08-25-2012, 08:24 PM   #10
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I love them! But didn't install them. 2 guys in TCC5 installed on their own. Shop that did mine said AWESOME product and easy install.
Cool, thanks again for the link, the more I see of them the more excited I am to get them.
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Old 08-25-2012, 08:31 PM   #11
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Cool, thanks again for the link, the more I see of them the more excited I am to get them.
JDP just has AAC beat on this but i do like AAC also have alot of there products.
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Old 08-27-2012, 10:17 AM   #12
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Looking good, any performance mods planned ?
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Old 08-27-2012, 12:19 PM   #13
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I like your hood looks badazz.
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Old 08-27-2012, 08:22 PM   #14
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Looking good, any performance mods planned ?
Thanks, no performance mods just yet, I am more of a looks kinda guy. Moma always told me "It doesnt matter whats on the inside, its the looks that count." or was that the other way around

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Old 08-29-2012, 11:15 AM   #15
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My rear window louvers came in today, I realy like the look.



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Old 08-30-2012, 03:59 AM   #16
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Not a fan of the rear spoiler but it's your WHIP and a kick ass start to your build! I look forward to seeing lot's more!
+1 on the spoiler, but the hood is sick, haven't seen it on a black car yet, waiting to see how ur car comes along
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