|06-07-2009, 01:03 PM||#1|
Ljustin293's Camaro Journey
My Story...(written: June 6, 2009)
...three years ago I still see myself as a kid...this all changed when I got my first job in April 2006. I started working at a golf course just washing carts and picking range balls..but the job began to create character and a lot of maturity...I loved the golf course and started to work my way up. For a couple of months I worked up in the pro-shop but I soon found out that a indoor job just wasn't for me. I then moved out to work on the golf course dealing with all of the grass, etc. I started that job in June 08 and within a year I had been promoted to second assistant, one of the youngest if not the youngest in the southeast...
...so how does the Camaro fit into this whole story?? Well my parents always had a camaro in the family, except for the last few years, so I was born to love this car. I first saw the 5th gen in the movie TRANSFORMERS. From that day I have wanted this new car...
...I started to get serious about the possibility of getting one when I joined this site in Aug. 2008...probably the best move I could have made, this site has done some amazing things for me and I give thanks to the Admins and Mods that keep this forum running so smoothly...
...then the big day came...I found out that a 5th gen was going to be at my dealership on 9/26/08...
There was some debate about me getting this car on the site...many said I was too young..and some gave me great respect
....Then some things started to not work out...
I was devastated...I did love my new truck and I am thankful for what I have..but the Camaro just kept calling my name...
...I stayed away from this website for a couple of weeks...then started checking in once a week, then it became everyday...and I knew...I still have to get this camaro...so after looking at my options...I saw that I could make it all work again...
...I then joined a great family here on the boards...this is the people over in the PWAII thread...Badgebunny, CC, Cam, Irpq, Milk, Pink, GTA, Fen, Diddiyo, 68, 69, Spike, DG, Xanthos, DIC, and who ever else I missed...I thank all of yall
...so I kept the faith, and on 5/25/09 I went and ordered again at John Thornton Chevrolet from Joe Adams...VR 2SS/RS M6
....so can things get any better??? Well they did on 8/9/09 when I got a PM from Super60 saying I was going to receive lithograph #39!! All I had to do then was wait for the car
...and the wait begins
3000 TPW 10/19 9-28
3800 10-22 2G1FT1EW2A9158103
The car's journey-
Cambridge at 10:13 PM 10/26/09
Woodstock at 10:59 PM 10/26/09
London arrived@ 4:27 AM 10/27/09
London departed @ 6:47 AM 10/27/09
Chatham, ON departed @ 9:00 AM 10/27/09
Walkerville JCT Arrived @ 10:26 AM 10/27/09
Received in interchange Detriot Michigan @2:10 AM 10/28/09
Departed for Walbridge Ohio @ 10:50 PM 10/28/09
Walbridge, Ohio Arrived @ 6:57 AM 10/29/09
Departed for Lima, Oh 6:56 AM 10/29/09
Departed for Cincinnati, Oh 1:55 PM 10/29/09
Cincinnati arrived at 6:50 PM 10/29/09
Departed for Louisville Kentucky @ 5:08 AM 10/30/09
Louisville, Kentucky arrived @ 1:08 PM 10/30/09
Departed for Atlanta, Georgia @ 6:48 AM 10/31/09
Atlanta, Georgia arrived @ 1:41 PM 11/1/09
Placed in industry in Lawrenceville, Georgia @ 11:29 PM 11/1/09
Rail car Empty 11:38 AM 11/2/09 in Lawrenceville, GA
delivered to customer 11/4/09
delivery day 11/4/09
QTP Cutouts and SLP Headers
Update: 6/21/11 Getting headers on today...along with Hotchkis Sway Bars and QTP Exhaust Diverters
5/19/10 White Stripes
7/4/10 Heritage Grill and painted engine cover
November 19, 2010....I traded the car for a white Z71 Crew Cab ....then on Wednesday February 23, 2011 I was lucky enough for my car to still be on the lot and I got it back!!!
My First time racing, best run firstname.lastname@example.org
Prom and my beautiful girlfriend and Camaro
Last edited by ljustin293; 03-23-2012 at 01:26 PM.
|06-07-2009, 08:02 PM||#6|
Drives: 1967 Malibu / 2002 Caddy DTS
Join Date: May 2009
Location: St. Aug. , Fl.
She's been sold ( Goodies List Updated )http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=86262
|06-08-2009, 08:26 AM||#8|
Drives: 2013 Sonic RS MT
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Saint Augustine FL
Nice Brother! Can't wait to see it.
Click image to see build thread.
PQ - "the love of cars. It's a boys first step toward manhood and a mans last hold on boyhood."
Fbodfather - "We do not want to use the Z28 moniker on a car that does not deserve this hallowed name."
The_Blur - "Let's not confuse competitors with equals."
|06-09-2009, 06:12 PM||#9|
Drives: Future 5th gen Camaro
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Los Angeles California
Yeah Justin Keep us posted.
Plan: Buy a Summit White Camaro right after College.
|06-29-2009, 03:18 AM||#13|
I haz camaro again :)
Drives: 2010 Chevrolet Camaro 1SS
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Union, South Carolina
it's cool to see a teen with a story. my grandpa has always loved cars(chevy is and has always been is his/my blood) and growing up with him as someone to look up to has made me want a muscle car, and now that i'll be getting my 1ss as a graduation present, i'm so happy i could scream. i've been doing anything i can to try to help, as when the next school year starts(i'm an up and coming senior) i want to find a job and help pay for it, but dude you've really gotta nice story and it's something i like to hear coming from another teen. much respect man.
2010 Camaro 1SS(back in a camaro again, yessssss!)
2010 silverado z71 ccsb(sold, old dd)
2010 camaro1ss(sold, missed, will have another someday)
|06-30-2009, 09:22 PM||#14|
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