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Old 02-04-2008, 08:27 AM   #1
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Body kits

First, maybe this thread section should add "Body Kit's" to the title while I know it's early.

Anyway, I think we all have seen the renderings that mimic the classic Camaro hidden headlights (just look at my icon on the right) and I was wondering what you all think about it? Do you think someone could figure out either hidden headlights or better yet those LED's laid out in a classic fashion?

Basically, that is exactly what I'd hope my Camaro (if all goes to plan) looks like one day. I know it's SUPER early but how doable are LED/Hidden lights like that for the Camaro?
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Old 02-04-2008, 09:21 AM   #2
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Anything is possible with money. I would expect to see a few body kit, hood, and light options within the first year. Always remember that nothing fits like OEM parts.
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Old 02-04-2008, 10:27 AM   #3
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I know, OEM fitment is something that really makes me avoid body kits to be honest with ya. But, that led lighting looks so dang good that I would love to see someone make headlamps like that...while still legal.
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Old 02-04-2008, 05:50 PM   #4
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well if you just want the LED lights thats a lot easier to make on your own or buy after market
all you need is the extended grill so it goes from side to side and then you can either make the backing an air intake (that will require a bar to mount the LEDs on) and if you just want a regular one(with a backing) all you need then in a black plastic plate to mount then on
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Old 02-04-2008, 07:19 PM   #5
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well if you just want the LED lights thats a lot easier to make on your own or buy after market
But, would it be legal? The last thing I need is to give another reason for "the man" to hold me down, lol.

I wonder what are the legal requirements for car headlights?
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Old 02-04-2008, 07:31 PM   #6
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that i can't tell you A) because every state, country, and so on have there own laws about that and B) i just plain don't know
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Old 02-05-2008, 10:49 AM   #8
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^I tried, but I thought it was federal so I'll try again locally.

I know they make LED's that large, seen them, so it should be easy for someone with skill (not me, but I'd try) to try it and sell it. I think we can agree that there would be a market for such a headlight setup.
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Old 02-05-2008, 11:48 PM   #9
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As far as doing work on the exterior of the Camaro the only I may add would be a cowl hood. Only if they made one after market with the quality to give the look that it came like that.
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IF I mod a car, which I never have but if I get the Camaro it's a keeper, I'd focus on cutting weight, tweaking looks (come on, it looks great already), and maybe add a bit of HP, handling, and breaking.

Looks wise, I'd LOVE those LED lights!
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IF I mod a car, which I never have but if I get the Camaro it's a keeper, I'd focus on cutting weight, tweaking looks (come on, it looks great already), and maybe add a bit of HP, handling, and breaking.

Looks wise, I'd LOVE those LED lights!

Yeah the lights and exhaust placement might be the only exterior mods I make. And if the exhaust isn't practical it'll have to go.


I plan on getting the first line of SLP airflow management products aka making my car really fvcking loud.
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^LOL, I tend to like to be a silent killer...lol. But, since it would be a daily driver I wont be going crazy with mod's...looks or in chase of HP.
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^LOL, I tend to like to be a silent killer...lol. But, since it would be a daily driver I wont be going crazy with mod's...looks or in chase of HP.
Oh common haha, its always fun to let people hear you 200 yards away. I love it. Flowmasters....
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I hope they come out w/ a side exhaust kit.
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I hope they come out w/ a side exhaust kit.
ya same here, the side skirts on it make it look like that might be an option.
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Old 03-15-2008, 02:47 PM   #16
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ya same here, the side skirts on it make it look like that might be an option.
Man I hope. I wonder if they'll offer the RS headlights as well... Man o man. If they don't most likely there will be someon making the kit for it right?
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corvettes dont have flip up lights anymore for a reason there was legislation that all lights must be always visible its bs i know but i dont know the fine print of it but hide-a-way headlights are not going to be an option... i got a ticket for light covers on my f 150 DURING THE DAYTIME
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corvettes dont have flip up lights anymore for a reason there was legislation that all lights must be always visible its bs i know but i dont know the fine print of it but hide-a-way headlights are not going to be an option... i got a ticket for light covers on my f 150 DURING THE DAYTIME
That sucks, but I've never had a problem. Before I got aftermarket projectors, I had AVS covers on my Cobalt's headlights and never got in trouble. Maybe it's just illegal in some places. Regardless, someone will offer something sellable even if it is illegal.
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