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Old 04-16-2013, 10:45 AM   #51
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I had an "82 and an '86 back in the day. But no, I traded the Silverado for my 1LE.
Sounds like quite a bit of an upgrade. Enjoying it?
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Old 04-16-2013, 11:57 AM   #52
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How r u loving your rims??!!

Im LOVING mine! I Dont regret getting these one bit!

your car is looking GREAT btw. Subscribed to see whats next
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Old 04-16-2013, 01:34 PM   #53
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How r u loving your rims??!!

Im LOVING mine! I Dont regret getting these one bit!

your car is looking GREAT btw. Subscribed to see whats next
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Old 04-16-2013, 07:11 PM   #54
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Sounds like quite a bit of an upgrade. Enjoying it?
Very much.


And yes, the wheels are a pain. At least they aren't chrome.
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Old 04-17-2013, 09:05 PM   #55
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Really want to get powdercoated orange calipers as my next mod(like MINDZ's color),but the issue is I want the brembo brake upgrade .

But that's alot of money, not sure how it would look with v6 powefetcoated orange.
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Old 04-17-2013, 09:16 PM   #56
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Really want to get powdercoated orange calipers as my next mod(like MINDZ's color),but the issue is I want the brembo brake upgrade .

But that's alot of money, not sure how it would look with v6 powefetcoated orange.
If you are getting the Brembos, I wouldn't get your V6 ones powder-coated. Paint them instead! It is super easy, I did mine last year and they still look like they did the day I painted them
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Old 04-17-2013, 10:17 PM   #57
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If you are getting the Brembos, I wouldn't get your V6 ones powder-coated. Paint them instead! It is super easy, I did mine last year and they still look like they did the day I painted them
oh no im not getting the v6 powdercoated than brembos...im saying the brembos are so expensive that idk if i would get them even though i want them.

Say i dont get the Brembos, i think ill just like my v6 brakes alone, because im not sure how good it would look.
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Old 04-18-2013, 06:15 PM   #58
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A roll of tape, some old newspaper, a can of spray paint (or the brush on kind), and a couple of hours and they can be any color that you want. If you don't like the color, repaint a different color.

Personally, I prefer the classic red. Silver would make them appear stock, or black and they would be hardly noticeable. (or any other color of your choosing).
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Old 04-18-2013, 06:27 PM   #59
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A roll of tape, some old newspaper, a can of spray paint (or the brush on kind), and a couple of hours and they can be any color that you want. If you don't like the color, repaint a different color.

Personally, I prefer the classic red. Silver would make them appear stock, or black and they would be hardly noticeable. (or any other color of your choosing).
no i know how to do it lol..

Im saying i dont even think its worth painting the v6 calipers because i dont even think they will look nice.

On the otherhand, i know brembo calipers painted orange on a IBM looks great.

I dont like the red IBM combo
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Old 04-18-2013, 07:49 PM   #60
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Either will look awesome! But if you painted your V6 ones it definitely makes a difference, I mean of course, Brembos look better, but if you are starting to reconsider because of the expensive price tag, you will not be disappointed with painted V6 calipers. here are mine
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Old 04-18-2013, 07:55 PM   #61
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I think they look very good painted! even for V6 brakes...
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Old 04-18-2013, 08:34 PM   #62
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Either will look awesome! But if you painted your V6 ones it definitely makes a difference, I mean of course, Brembos look better, but if you are starting to reconsider because of the expensive price tag, you will not be disappointed with painted V6 calipers. here are mine
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I think they look very good painted! even for V6 brakes...
Not bad! i like them

Aubrey- Can you take a sideview pic of the car like the one you did but further away? Just so i can see the IBM.
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Old 04-18-2013, 08:38 PM   #63
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Just ordered BLACKFIRE midnight sun carnauba wax, all my mod money is slowly depleting because im buying alot of car care products

But than again, the mods are pointless if the cars not shining
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Old 04-18-2013, 09:34 PM   #64
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Not bad! i like them

Aubrey- Can you take a sideview pic of the car like the one you did but further away? Just so i can see the IBM.
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Yeah sure thing, Here it is. If you need me to take a better one tomorrow when it is light out, just me know. Hope this helps!
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Old 04-18-2013, 09:48 PM   #65
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Yeah sure thing, Here it is. If you need me to take a better one tomorrow when it is light out, just me know. Hope this helps!
looks really good! thanks
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Old 04-19-2013, 07:59 PM   #66
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They will look good either way. Doesn't really matter if they are Brembos or not. I painted the calibers on our Grand Prix and my Silverado, and they were just stock units. If you can see them, they might as well look nice. Especially if it's something that catches your eye. I know I tend to look at the calibers all the time when I'm checking out a car.
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Old 04-20-2013, 06:53 PM   #67
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Hey im 17 also! Nice ride, I really like your ZL1 body kit ... we should meet up
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Old 04-21-2013, 01:04 PM   #68
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They will look good either way. Doesn't really matter if they are Brembos or not. I painted the calibers on our Grand Prix and my Silverado, and they were just stock units. If you can see them, they might as well look nice. Especially if it's something that catches your eye. I know I tend to look at the calibers all the time when I'm checking out a car.
yea same, the wheels and calipers are one of the first things i notice on a car. I may opt to just paint my v6 calipers some orange color. Thats going to be the next hard part, figuring out exactly what orange i like.

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Hey im 17 also! Nice ride, I really like your ZL1 body kit ... we should meet up
Thanks! like the blacked out look of your car
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Old 04-21-2013, 01:30 PM   #69
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Judging by the pictures inside your garage it appears your step father understands your love of cars. A lot of people would scoff at buying a teenager a new car but if they are have demonstrated maturity and responsibility I see nothing wrong with it. I bought my daughter her first new car when she was 18 and graduated High School. I enjoyed giving her that car as much as she enjoyed having it and I bet your parents feel the same way. Be sure to show them your appreciation. Congratulations and nice job with the mods so far. BTW I am 50+ and just bought my first Camaro 3 weeks ago.
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Judging by the pictures inside your garage it appears your step father understands your love of cars. A lot of people would scoff at buying a teenager a new car but if they are have demonstrated maturity and responsibility I see nothing wrong with it. I bought my daughter her first new car when she was 18 and graduated High School. I enjoyed giving her that car as much as she enjoyed having it and I bet your parents feel the same way. Be sure to show them your appreciation. Congratulations and nice job with the mods so far. BTW I am 50+ and just bought my first Camaro 3 weeks ago.
thank you, really appreciate the kind words.

And my stepdads first car was a camaro when he was a kid so it was rather fitting for me to get one

Love the color combo of your camaro!
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Old 04-25-2013, 09:50 PM   #71
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My car, my friends 09 Gt and my other friends gt500!
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Old 05-14-2013, 08:22 PM   #72
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Curbed my rim last week, decided to fix myself instead of paying 200 for a wheel repair.

did this all by myself after watching a few videos and reading threads on DIY's

i cleaned,sanded lightly,bondo w/hardener, sand, sand, again bondo w/hardener, sand, sand, clean, than paint

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Old 05-14-2013, 08:30 PM   #73
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awesome job on the fix!
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Old 05-14-2013, 08:34 PM   #74
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That's 1 hell of a repair job,nice work. And a very nice looking car. But then i'm partial 2 IBM. Keep the great work going.
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Old 05-14-2013, 08:37 PM   #75
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