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Old 02-07-2013, 08:42 AM   #1
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2012 Camaro 2SS/RS LS3 (Truck #342)

I've been a partner in an air conditioning and heating business in Florida, going on 27 years now. For administration purposes, every vehicle gets a number and put on a list. We call it our truck list and my Camaro happens to be #342 on the list. Hence the reason I call it "Truck 342".

During my time here, my company "truck" has been quite a variety. From standard Silverado work truck, to Volvo XC60 T6 all wheel drive. I drove a Trans Am in the late 80's, a Mustang GT in the early 90's, then SUV's for a while. I had a 2003 Jeep Rubicon (wish I still had it), a Silverado 2500HD 4x4 around 2006 (still wish I had this one too), and after that the Volvo.

As my kids have gotten older, the need for hauling them and their things around has gotten much less. Since my wife drives a Jeep Grand Cherokee, I wanted something I could play with. That's why I felt it was time for the Camaro.

Before I ordered it, I started browsing for information about it and stumbled across Camaro5.com. The addiction began immediately. I ordered the Camaro in December 2011 and picked it up towards the beginning of February 2012. It was great timing because I wanted to attend the 1st Annual Sunshine State Camaro Rally which was in March.

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Old 02-07-2013, 08:43 AM   #2
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2012 Camaro Coupe - 2SS / RS - 6.2L - LS3 - M6

Under Hood & Performance Mods
Cold Air Intake - CAI, Inc.
Intake Scoop and Washer Bottle - Apex-Speed
Ported Throttle Body - VMax
Hurst Short Throw Shifter - OEM
Catch Can - RX Performance
Oil Breather Cap - RX Performance
Long Tube Headers - Stainless Power
High Flow Cats - Stainless Power
Cat Back Exhaust - Stainless Works
1" Lowering Springs - BMR
Plenum Cover - American Car Craft
Fuel Rail Covers - American Car Craft
Strut Tower Brace - OEM
Dyno-Tune - Next Level Performance

Exterior Mods
Custom Stripes - Gloss Black and Candy Cobalt Blue
Double Clear Wet Sanded Smooth Finish
Rear Quarter Panel Gill Delete
Forgestar F14 Deep Concave Gloss Black 20 x 11 - 20 x 9.5
Vredestein Sessanta 275/40/20 - 315/35/20 
35% / 20% Tint - LLumar
Heritage Grill - OEM
Splash Guards - OEM - Deleted
Custom Rear Bowtie - River City Creations - Deleted
Custom Fender Letters - River City Creations - Deleted
Body Color Bezels - River City Creations
Plasma smd Fog Lamps - Oracle
Powder Coated Brake Calipers - ThePowdercoater.com - Repainted
Satin Black Powder Coated OEM Wheels - Replaced
Side Skirts - Stillen
Front Splitter - Stillen
Rear Spoiler - MPD1
Ghosted Sidemarkers - Oracle
Dynamic RGB Headlight Halo's - Oracle
Dynamic RGB Fog light Halo's - Oracle
Dynamic RGB Mail Slot Scanner - Oracle

Interior Mods
LED Dome Light - Oracle
LED Footwell Lighting - Oracle
Subwoofer Amplifier - Elemental Designs
12" Subwoofer - Elemental Designs
Subwoofer Enclosure - ********.com

Currently Working On
After Market Rear Diffuser Research
Painted Custom Engine Cover

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Old 02-07-2013, 08:44 AM   #3
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Old 02-07-2013, 09:02 AM   #4
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Yesterday I dropped my car off to have custom painted stripes, painted ground effects, and other misc. items to be painted.

Stay tuned.

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Old 02-07-2013, 09:25 AM   #5
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Can't wait to see the paint complete...looking good now should be great.
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Old 02-07-2013, 09:52 AM   #6
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Dang that's a heck of a list, I better get busy I'm starting to feel like a slacker..lol
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Old 02-07-2013, 10:25 AM   #7
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Yikes...you've been busy
Can't wait to see at the Rally!
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Old 02-07-2013, 04:42 PM   #8
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Haha...not really. I just have a lot in progress at the same time. The work I'm getting done is gonna knock out a lot of it. I'll still have some things to get done within the last week leading up to it.

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Old 02-08-2013, 02:22 PM   #9
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Sheesh...it's only been 2 days since I dropped my car off and I'm already having withdrawls.

Inside of a couple weeks my car is going to go from the picture above to having side skirts, front splitter, new rear spoiler, custom painted stripes, a painted plenum cover, painted fuel rail covers, and a painted strut tower brace.

Then a few days after that, new wheels.

I'm just a little anxious....:bangdesk:

Rob

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Old 02-08-2013, 02:34 PM   #10
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Thats sweet man congrats on the build your car looks awesome so far, White just looks so amazing on these cars
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Old 02-09-2013, 07:03 PM   #11
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Thats sweet man congrats on the build your car looks awesome so far, White just looks so amazing on these cars
I appreciate the complement. I love what you've done with yours. It's really unique.

3 days in...I'm starting to have the shakes already. LOL

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Old 02-13-2013, 07:08 PM   #12
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While the car is off getting custom stripes, I just received a nice boost of adrenaline by getting a picture of the wheels that are soon to be on the way to me.

Forgestar F14 20x11 and 20x9.5 in Gloss Black - I'm STOKED!!


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Old 02-15-2013, 11:36 AM   #13
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Love the wheels Rob...do they come in chrome? Seems like everthing is brushed or black...I want chrome wheels, they just stand out so nice on a black car.
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Old 02-15-2013, 11:55 AM   #14
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They are finished after you order them but I'm not sure if they do chrome.

I ordered from forgedwheelsource on the forums.

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