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Old 09-16-2015, 02:58 PM   #1
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SOCHRISB's Supercharged SS Build Thread

I decided to make a journal of my 2012 Camaro 2SS/RS. I purchased the car in August 2014.

I kept the car mostly stock for the first few months. I purchased the Range AFM device, Cold Air Inductions intake, CFD shifter, and Pypes catback exhaust. The car was a world of difference. As winter approached, I wanted more power. One of my best friends owns a shop in my hometown. Through conversation with him I decided to get a supercharger from SLP. I elected to keep the SLP canned tune and put my stock airbox back on, at first. After a month, I contacted Cold Air Inductions and ordered the extended elbow for the SLP blower. Upon arrival, I got it tuned and re-dyno'd.

2/8 - I installed my headers, plugs and wires. Car was tuned on 2/8 by New Era and dyno'd 498whp and 488wtq.

3/14 - installed Stainless Works 3 inch Chambered Exhaust

4/7 - installed new hood.

4/16 - installed front splitter & first time at the drag strip since it was supercharged.

5/21 - powder coated wheels

5/28 - installed BMR trailing arms and toe rods, AFR and boost gauges, and transmission cooler.

6/16 - installed race scoop for CAI

6/17-6/19 - went to GM Nationals. Took 2nd Place in the 2012 Modified Camaro Class.

7/29 - new best at the track. 11.87 at 117mph.

Modifications:
SLP TVS 2300 Supercharger
Cold Air Inductions Intake
Stainless Power headers with cat delete
MSD Wires
NGK TR6 plugs
New Era Performance Ported Throttle Body
New Era Performance Tune
Stainless Works 3 inch Chambered Exhaust
CFD Shifter
Blacked out emblems and markers
Powder coated wheels
RK Sport Hood
Front Splitter
BMR trailing arms & toe rods
AFR & Boost gauge
B&M transmission cooler
Cold Air Intake Air Scoop

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The day after I bought the car:
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This is the way the car looks today:
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This is how the car looked before the hood:
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It was like Christmas when the blower came:
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After the install....
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Current engine bay with CAI and SLP Coil Covers:
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2012 Camaro 2SS/RS
SLP TVS 2300 Supercharger, Cold Air Inductions Intake w/race scoop, New Era Ported Throttle Body, Stainless Power Headers, Stainless Works 3inch Chambered Exhaust. Tuned by New Era Performance.
498whp /488wtq
My Build Page: http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=423574
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Old 09-16-2015, 03:04 PM   #2
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Here are some more pictures of the car...

I took some pictures down on by the Hudson River:
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At a car meet with my buddy:
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with my friend's SRT Caliber.
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SLP TVS 2300 Supercharger, Cold Air Inductions Intake w/race scoop, New Era Ported Throttle Body, Stainless Power Headers, Stainless Works 3inch Chambered Exhaust. Tuned by New Era Performance.
498whp /488wtq
My Build Page: http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=423574
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Old 02-07-2016, 11:51 AM   #3
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Since winter has yet to hit western NY, I decided to install my headers, plugs and wires. I went with Stainless Power, no cats, MSD wires and NGK TR6 plugs.
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498whp /488wtq
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Old 02-07-2016, 11:56 AM   #4
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Here are a couple more pics. Getting it tuned tomorrow by New Era Performance.
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498whp /488wtq
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Old 02-09-2016, 08:53 AM   #5
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I got the car tuned yesterday. New Era Performance is top notch. Mike, the owner and tuner, is very knowledgeable and great to talk with. I would highly recommend them to anyone in the northeast

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SLP TVS 2300 Supercharger, Cold Air Inductions Intake w/race scoop, New Era Ported Throttle Body, Stainless Power Headers, Stainless Works 3inch Chambered Exhaust. Tuned by New Era Performance.
498whp /488wtq
My Build Page: http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=423574
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Old 04-07-2016, 09:37 PM   #6
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I installed my new hood. RK Sport with ram air and heat extractors. It is painted matte black. Install was easy. I had to lower the hood latch and make a few other adjustments. Overall an easy install. Took about 45mins.

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SLP TVS 2300 Supercharger, Cold Air Inductions Intake w/race scoop, New Era Ported Throttle Body, Stainless Power Headers, Stainless Works 3inch Chambered Exhaust. Tuned by New Era Performance.
498whp /488wtq
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Old 04-07-2016, 11:00 PM   #7
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Very nice build...love the look of the new hood...

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Old 04-08-2016, 10:29 AM   #8
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Very nice build...love the look of the new hood...

Kurt ABL99...
Thank you. You have quite an awesome build, as well!
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Old 04-11-2016, 08:51 AM   #9
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i think so,You have quite an awesome build, as well!
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Old 04-13-2016, 11:50 AM   #10
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How long did it take you to install the SLP supercharger and did you drive without a tune ??
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Old 04-13-2016, 12:09 PM   #11
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How long did it take you to install the SLP supercharger and did you drive without a tune ??
It took about 8 hours to install. It was a straightforward and easy install. It's nice to have a second set of hands, as well. It comes with a canned tune from SLP. I drove around with that tune for about a month or so before I got a custom tune and installed a cold air intake.
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Old 04-18-2016, 07:46 AM   #12
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I went to the local track for its opening test and tune weekend. It was a blast. This is the first time I ran my car since getting the supercharger. I ran between 12.337 and 12.358 on all 4 runs of the day. I couldn't get my 60ft faster than 1.93. I think it's time to invest in lowering it and getting some drag radials.

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498whp /488wtq
My Build Page: http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=423574
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Old 04-24-2016, 05:41 PM   #13
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498whp /488wtq
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Old 04-24-2016, 07:17 PM   #14
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I like what you have done to the car. Keep posting pic of the car and what do you plan to do next?

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