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Old 12-01-2013, 08:53 PM   #1
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Back in Black. SSTG's 1LE.

Some of you will remember my 2010 2SS/RS I had that won COTW 3/19/2012. Thanks C5!

SSTG's Build.

I sold it a couple of years ago to buy a C6 Z06 Corvette. I REALLY loved the Corvette, but I found myself thinking about all the fun I had with my old Camaro and this forum. I met so many friends here.
While I stayed active here because of the NS Stripe kits I created and sell here. I wasn't really part of the community.

So, I sold the Vettes and bought a 2014 2SS/RS 1LE to pick up were I left off, hence the "Back in Black" title.

The car has every option GM had available for 2014 including the Reacaro seats.

And so it begins...

So far I have installed Xpel clear bra on the bumper,mirrors,rockers,gills and behind both the front and rear wheels.

30% Ceramic tint on all windows.

Blacked out the bow ties.

Black Camaro SS License plate surround.

Replaced all the Yellow lights with White LEDS.

Installed Elite Catch can.

Installed ZL1 Rockers.

Installed Show Stoppers LED side markers.

Installed Hash Marks for the 1LE I created. New Stripe Designs for 1LE's!!! - Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com

1LE Emblems on the rear deck and dash strip.

Ofers 5000K Fog Lights.

Diode Dynamics Cup Holder and Foot well Lighting.

And over 30 hours polishing the paint to get it to near perfection.

New and how I bought it less the Bow Tie Black outs (did those the day I got it)


How it looks now.
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Old 12-01-2013, 08:53 PM   #2
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Elite catch can installed at just over 200 miles and I Blacked out the Yellow handle on the oil gauge.
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Old 12-01-2013, 08:57 PM   #3
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ZL1 Painted Rockers will be here tomorrow.
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Old 12-01-2013, 09:15 PM   #4
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Seth…my goodness bro!…that is AWESOME!!!
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Old 12-02-2013, 12:30 AM   #5
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Congrats for your new ride Seth ,looks fantastic ,another ride another build ,can't wait to see what's cominn for this one
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Old 12-02-2013, 07:24 AM   #6
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Thanks my friends.
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Old 12-02-2013, 07:45 AM   #7
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Sexy. Can't wait to see what you have planned!
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Old 12-02-2013, 08:21 AM   #8
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awesome ride!
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Old 12-05-2013, 10:01 AM   #9
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ZL1 Rockers installed from Maureen @ Rodgers.
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Old 12-05-2013, 10:05 AM   #10
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Still undecided on the Camaro windshield banner.
I know it's old school 80's, but it also goes with the 1LE track car vibe.

Thoughts?
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Old 12-05-2013, 12:48 PM   #11
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Can we see the white LEDs turn signals
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Old 12-05-2013, 12:51 PM   #12
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Very cool! Welcome back.
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Old 12-05-2013, 06:21 PM   #13
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Can we see the white LEDs turn signals
I changed all the Yellow lights as in the dome, lisc plate...

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Old 12-05-2013, 10:48 PM   #14
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The new seats look awesome!
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Old 12-05-2013, 11:10 PM   #15
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Old 12-05-2013, 11:14 PM   #16
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That's one fine ride. I like the ZL1 rockers. I kind of want to do that on mine. Mind if I ask how much those run?
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Old 12-06-2013, 10:39 PM   #17
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Thanks guy's!

The ZL1 Rockers are $464 shipped from Maureen at Rodgers.
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Old 12-06-2013, 11:33 PM   #18
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Congrats man.
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Old 12-06-2013, 11:45 PM   #19
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I love that you have 2ss with recaros. And another black 1le with rs which seems to be rare.

Loose the camaro windshield thing IMO

Cars looking good, I have some rockers in the mail as we speak.

Interested to see what yu do next.

What was the polishing process you used? Machine or hand?
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Old 12-07-2013, 12:18 AM   #20
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I love that you have 2ss with recaros. And another black 1le with rs which seems to be rare.

Loose the camaro windshield thing IMO

Cars looking good, I have some rockers in the mail as we speak.

Interested to see what yu do next.

What was the polishing process you used? Machine or hand?
Machine, by hand doesn't do anything.
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Old 12-07-2013, 02:43 PM   #21
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Still undecided on the Camaro windshield banner.
I know it's old school 80's, but it also goes with the 1LE track car vibe.

Thoughts?
Nice ride...the windshield banner is great, i'm doing the same thing!
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Old 12-07-2013, 03:20 PM   #22
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I love that you have 2ss with recaros. And another black 1le with rs which seems to be rare.

Loose the camaro windshield thing IMO

Cars looking good, I have some rockers in the mail as we speak.

Interested to see what yu do next.

What was the polishing process you used? Machine or hand?
Machine.
Polished it with Car Pro Velvet pads and Megs M205 via Rotary buffer.
Finished with Ultra soft pad and M205.
Just so others don't read this and think they can easily do the same, I have over 20 years of experience in Detailing. It is very hard to finish with a high speed buffer and not leave buffer trails or some sort of paint defect behind.
A D/A buffer with a soft pad to finish would work well for newbies.

http://www.autogeek.net/orange-peel-removal-pad.html

http://www.autogeek.net/ccs-5-5inch-...fing-pads.html

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Nice ride...the windshield banner is great, i'm doing the same thing!
It's hit or miss with people, including me.
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Old 12-07-2013, 07:34 PM   #23
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Man that car is looking killer with those side skirts.
Beastly!
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Old 12-08-2013, 07:07 PM   #24
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Man that car is looking killer with those side skirts.
Beastly!
Thank you. I love the color of your Stang.
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Old 12-28-2013, 11:48 AM   #25
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Installed Ofer's H11 5000k Fog Light bulbs.

Also have Showstoppers Side Markers on the way!
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