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Old 07-08-2014, 07:39 PM   #1
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DJ's 2010 Camaro SS

Been on the forums for a while and I have finally decided to make a build thread, it will be a slow one since I'm about to head out to college but it's still a build thread right? It all started when I bought my first Camaro last summer. It was an IBM 2011 SS Auto and it was fun for a while but I knew in my heart I really wanted a manual so I went out and bought one back in March and a lot has changed since. She is a black 2010 LS3 and a hell of a lot more fun to drive! Here's a few pics of the day she came home with me!

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So far to date this is what I have done

- Plasti-Dipped rims
- Oracle Concept Sidemarkers
- BMR 1.4" drop springs all around
- CAI Intake
- Dynatech 1 7/8" LT Headers w/cat-delete
- ZL1 Grille
- ZL1 Suede shift boot & knob
- Removed all badges
- Hurst Short throw shifter
- Magnaflow Competition Axle-back w/x-pipe

Here's what she looks like now:

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And a pic of the two beauties together:

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2010 Camaro 2SS/RS LS3
- TSP 231/236 Cam
- Dynatech 1 7/8" LT Headers
- Dynatech Offroad Pipes
- CAI Intake
- BMR 1.4" Drop Springs
- Hurst Short Throw
- Magnaflow Street Series Axle-Back w/X-pipe

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Old 07-09-2014, 01:14 PM   #2
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Looks good!
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Old 07-21-2014, 11:14 PM   #3
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Cam Install

So did my TSP 231/236 cam install and it's an awesome cam to say the least! I am in love with the lope

Ordered the TSP cam kit with
- PRC .650" Spring Kit
- TSP 231/236 Cam 112 LSA
- 3 Bolt Cam Gear w/ARP bolts

Also ordered a C5R Timing Chain and a Melling HV Oil Pump. All together I spent about $1500 and did my own work so I didn't have to pay a shop.

Here are pics during the install:

Cam Kit

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Tearing into the engine

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Spring Install

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Sorry forgot to take pics of the actual cam install but here are a couple of pics of it put back together

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Then after I finished and started, I found out I had misfires on cylinders #1 and #6 Here's a link to the misfire:

So I had to go back into tearing apart the engine and found this...

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...So I had to wait another week to receive my new valves and put everything back together and today I finally finished my cam install! Turned the car on aaaannnnddd

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2010 Camaro 2SS/RS LS3
- TSP 231/236 Cam
- Dynatech 1 7/8" LT Headers
- Dynatech Offroad Pipes
- CAI Intake
- BMR 1.4" Drop Springs
- Hurst Short Throw
- Magnaflow Street Series Axle-Back w/X-pipe

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Old 07-21-2014, 11:42 PM   #4
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I am very happy with this cam and I would highly recommend it to anyone looking for a good cam. I can definitely feel the power difference and who doesn't love a good lope?
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2010 Camaro 2SS/RS LS3
- TSP 231/236 Cam
- Dynatech 1 7/8" LT Headers
- Dynatech Offroad Pipes
- CAI Intake
- BMR 1.4" Drop Springs
- Hurst Short Throw
- Magnaflow Street Series Axle-Back w/X-pipe
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Old 07-22-2014, 12:16 PM   #5
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Congrats on your second SS and youre only in college, Pretty lucky. The cam sounds great and its awesome that you did all of your own wrenching
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Old 07-22-2014, 12:54 PM   #6
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Congrats on your second SS and youre only in college, Pretty lucky. The cam sounds great and its awesome that you did all of your own wrenching
Thanks! Ya my dad's a mechanic so I learned a lot from him!
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2010 Camaro 2SS/RS LS3
- TSP 231/236 Cam
- Dynatech 1 7/8" LT Headers
- Dynatech Offroad Pipes
- CAI Intake
- BMR 1.4" Drop Springs
- Hurst Short Throw
- Magnaflow Street Series Axle-Back w/X-pipe
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Old 07-23-2014, 12:06 PM   #7
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Ouch that misfire sounds rough. Glad you got it all! Great work
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Old 07-25-2014, 09:18 PM   #8
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Did a small mod today. I put a matte black vinyl on the bumper and trunk panel, then added my fender "CAMARO" emblem to the trunk panel. I think it looks pretty good, but I might buy a black set from emblempros.

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2010 Camaro 2SS/RS LS3
- TSP 231/236 Cam
- Dynatech 1 7/8" LT Headers
- Dynatech Offroad Pipes
- CAI Intake
- BMR 1.4" Drop Springs
- Hurst Short Throw
- Magnaflow Street Series Axle-Back w/X-pipe
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Old 08-08-2014, 08:45 PM   #9
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Got my new LED fogs put in and they look great! Also installed a hydrodipped carbon fiber door trim that I bought from a member on here but not quite sure how I am feeling it. I might just have them vinyl wrapped in carbon fiber.

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- TSP 231/236 Cam
- Dynatech 1 7/8" LT Headers
- Dynatech Offroad Pipes
- CAI Intake
- BMR 1.4" Drop Springs
- Hurst Short Throw
- Magnaflow Street Series Axle-Back w/X-pipe
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