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Old 09-08-2009, 08:33 AM   #76
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Your right it is a public forum. An I apologize, I forgot that not only any one can join but kids can too. If fact there's a very popular thread on here about a 13 year old kid who's getting a Camaro too. I hope he gets it too.
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Old 09-08-2009, 10:47 AM   #77
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07 Sept. 2009

Today was the DAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I picked up my Camaro from Quality Chevy in Escondido and later had coffee with the beautiful Lori, my dealer. In fact if anyone was considering using there dealership there on the list of good places to get your Camaro from. An Lori had two more people coming in today after me to pick up Camaro's as well. Plus, she also told me that her dealership where she woks has been given 20 more Camaros from GM as there alottment.

Back to my ride.

The V6 Camaro is no joke to begin with. After driving it today I will be reconsidering if I need moe power or not. I think I still will but now on the fence again. That car pulls like a you wouldn't believe from a V6 that's not a suppedup Euro. I was running 4th gear comfortable at freeway speeds in California at around 3-3.5k rpm. What!! I love this car!!

Black on black is the shit. An another thing. Who the hell decided it would be a good idea not to mention that the car basically has it's own built in cell phone with the connectivity package through the OnStar. If you declined the onstar but still have the system then you might be able to use it later. I don't know. You'll have to ask OnStar. What I did discover is that with all the options for your OnStar you can load minutes up on your system and use your car's OnStar system just like a cell phones. The system will also remember numbers dailed. This is cool.

Also, you don't get a map with the turn by turn feature but one is not necessary, the system is accurate enough that you even get beeps when you hit your turn markes.

Charging my camera, pics to follow shortely.
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Old 09-08-2009, 10:52 AM   #78
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Old 09-08-2009, 10:59 AM   #79
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I don't know anyone else who has found this but my dealer tells me that it's pretty much like the lottery. Some of the cars coming out of GM's factory that would have had Ambient lighting as a standard option might or might not come with ambient lighting. I will make sure i get some good pics of this.
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Old 09-09-2009, 06:55 PM   #80
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Bro you got your car from Lori at quality? She's awesome.. in fact I was picking mine up and she was telling me of a guy in Iraq who was emailing her , and going to pick it up when he gets back... That is a great dealership, the owner is a fantastic guy too.
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Old 09-09-2009, 11:50 PM   #81
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Really, she is cool. In fact she had customers picking up two other Camaros the morning I was there. I have to go back to have the shop adjust my GFX and show her the Defender Worx parts. I didn't meet the owner while I was there but I did talk to many of the staff.
I love my Camaro. In fact I don't think I'll be doing a power adder for a while now, the V6 is awsome, powerful, and handles. There's nothing whimpy about this car.
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Old 09-10-2009, 12:03 AM   #82
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Really, she is cool. In fact she had customers picking up two other Camaros the morning I was there. I have to go back to have the shop adjust my GFX and show her the Defender Worx parts. I didn't meet the owner while I was there but I did talk to many of the staff.
I love my Camaro. In fact I don't think I'll be doing a power adder for a while now, the V6 is awsome, powerful, and handles. There's nothing whimpy about this car.
ya no doubt, you should hit one of these camaro meets with us one of these weekends. Last one we had 35 2010's and Chevy high performance mag was out there taking pics..
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Old 09-10-2009, 01:13 AM   #83
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Driving around

The car is totally awsome. I can't say enough about it period. I've taken a few quick pics but will do a better shoot soon of the car in a good setting. The Defender works parts are also a wonder in them selves, the fit and quality is exceptional. The car is so cool and the Defender Worx parts are so tight that I recently spent 2hours at a local food joint in Hollywood last night showing the car and parts off to many people walking by and they all loved the car and parts.
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Old 10-02-2009, 01:05 AM   #84
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Update

I am now back in pensacola and sad as I must leave again. I've enjoyed spending so much time with my little boys and my car. The car now has 5k+ miles on it in less than a month. Nothing like it. I have some pics for everyone.
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Old 10-02-2009, 01:15 AM   #85
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Old 10-09-2009, 07:24 PM   #86
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You have a great lookin car. Just not feelin your wheels, though. Everyones taste is different. You have car that is different than the rest and sure to please many other people.

Enjoy the hell out of it, Man!

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Old 10-10-2009, 09:17 AM   #87
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You have a great lookin car. Just not feelin your wheels, though. Everyones taste is different. You have car that is different than the rest and sure to please many other people.

Enjoy the hell out of it, Man!

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I enjoyed every single mile of it. All 5,000 plus miles.
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Old 10-13-2009, 08:49 AM   #88
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Sorry you didn't get a chance to pick up your wheels and join in our cruise-in, but the past few Fridays haven't seen good weather anyway. I wasn't sure I'd like those wire wheels on the Camaro, but it looks sharp on that black! Love it that you're doing all this with a V6.
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Old 10-13-2009, 09:31 AM   #89
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Cool, are those five stars on your ride? Love that red line too, that is tight. It really changes the whole look of your car. I was a bit nervous about them too. But, if they didn't work I also have a charger I could have put them on. That's a V6 too. I'm still waiting on my Pedders suspension to completely come in so Pedders USA can get it out to me. Kinda pisses me off that I've seen other people here getting kits from Pedders or at least it seems that way from what there saying and then Pedders (somebody) is doing a Camaro and I couldn't get my two kits even though I ordered them 5 weeks before I went home on vacation, spent 4 weeks at home, and I'm now back in Iraq with another two weeks behind me and they still haven't come in from Austrailia. What?
Anyway, that'll throw a Drop Coil kit and the Sport Pkg kit up under my baby. Then whenever Fesler gets there kits in I'll have their complete Hydro Carbon Fiber interior kit minus whatever they come out with between the last two months and whenever they get the parts I ordered. That will complete the things I've already paid for and then I'll be looking at a JetHot engine/exhaust treatment and maybe Lingenfelters SC kit. Also, thinking about putting the STS remote twin turbo on the Charger. All in all it's going to be very busy for me till next Christmas with paint and as many car show's as I can get too.
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Old 10-13-2009, 09:57 AM   #90
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Thanks on the wheels! They are MSM by OZ - $99 each from TireRack. I bought them along with my winter tires - 18x8's, narrower and higher profile, better for sloppy roads. The red stripe is what really sold me on those, as opposed to silver ones that don't look too different from the stock wheels. I'll put the stock ones back on come spring, when it's warm enough to safely use the summer Pirellis. I would have waited until it's a little colder to swap these out now, but got a glass chunk in one of my Pirelli's so it will need to be replaced. Had the winter tires, figured might as well put them on now.

Sounds like you have everything planned out for a good while! How annoying about the Pedders order! I wonder if they use the same kind of allocation that GM does?
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Old 10-14-2009, 06:58 AM   #92
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Thanks on the wheels! They are MSM by OZ - $99 each from TireRack. I bought them along with my winter tires - 18x8's, narrower and higher profile, better for sloppy roads. The red stripe is what really sold me on those, as opposed to silver ones that don't look too different from the stock wheels. I'll put the stock ones back on come spring, when it's warm enough to safely use the summer Pirellis. I would have waited until it's a little colder to swap these out now, but got a glass chunk in one of my Pirelli's so it will need to be replaced. Had the winter tires, figured might as well put them on now.

Sounds like you have everything planned out for a good while! How annoying about the Pedders order! I wonder if they use the same kind of allocation that GM does?
I have no idea but it is extremely irk-some

An yes I said irk-some.
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Old 12-14-2009, 03:38 AM   #93
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Power Adder

All right, now it's time to start looking at the power. Still waiting on the Pedders suspension and drop coil kit. Ordered the window louvers from Defender Worx. Waiting on the black outs for the side marker lights to be available also. That's going to really be cool.
Dayton wanted to do a photo shoot at one point, if there still interested when I come home I'll get the car preped for that too.

As for the power, I'm looking for someone willing to partner up and help me re-build my engine to handle a roots style twin screw Supercharger. Beef out the tranny and shaft but keep the weight down and find some other places on the vehicle to save weight as well. In theory right now my pain will be in maintaining a decent gas miliage comparable to the entire standard power train now and allow anyone to daily drive the vehicle. This is going to be fun.
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Old 03-29-2010, 01:51 PM   #94
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Been having to much fun driving all over the country. Will up date as soon as possible.
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Old 03-30-2010, 12:40 AM   #95
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Very cool ride. Enjoy it
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Old 04-01-2010, 06:38 AM   #96
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Black is the best color, but those wheels are so ugly... It's not a lowrider or a caddy.. The daytons just don't look right on it. I guess you like it and it's your car, so you can do whatever... Just be ready to handle the complaints.

If your going this way with it then hook up some hydraulics... lol
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Old 04-02-2010, 02:14 PM   #97
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Actually I mostly get complaints here. I do get some in the streets, but there I get mostly complements on the rims. An I've stopped in mississippi, oklahoma, lousiana, texas, arizona, florida, nevada, and california. In fact the only thing weird is I get Knight Rider comments from somebody everywhere. But I'm ok with that too.
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Old 04-02-2010, 02:15 PM   #98
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I thought about hydrolics but I don't think I'll like the ride.
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Old 04-04-2010, 03:36 AM   #99
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Whoa Eazy-E please don't put hydro's on a Camaro.. Wrong car..

If anything you would want an Air Ride set up, but that is pushing it as well. It's a SPORTS CAR... come on man don't make it some ghetto ride...
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LOL, I got the pedders street II suspension with drop kit to go on it now.
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