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Old 07-12-2013, 03:31 PM   #26
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Your car looks great! Mods are coming along nicely!!! The hood insert and stripe really give the car an aggressive edge!
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please help me guys with choosing the exhaust
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Old 07-13-2013, 12:22 PM   #27
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Great build so far! Hood insert looks great. As far as exhaust I can't speak for the ones you have but I have the MRT v2 with an LS3 midpipe and I think it sounds great, although the midpipe didn't really change the exhaust note much. I would def look into the MRT v2. I don't have too many great vids of how it sounds but here are two.



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Old 07-21-2013, 03:30 PM   #28
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About a month ago I installed CAI cold air intake. Thanks OHIO SPEED (Jim) vendor on this site for a great price and fast shipping. I ordered silver/aluminum color air box and tube. And painted them AGM color. And the clamps I painted orange. As you can see, I'm adding ashen grey matallic color parts to my car, and trying to find the balance between IOM and AGM. I liked the orange color when I bought the car, but I think that adding another color it gives more character and more aggressiveness. I painted myself in the garage. It wasn't to difficult, so I'm planning on painting my engine cover and fuse box lid. I bought the paint at http://www.automotivetouchup.com
Originally I planned that my next mod will be RS headlights. But I like so much that deeper tone ("growll) CAI gives when I press the accelerator, that I changed my mind, and will upgrade my exhaust next. Let's make that v6 a little more aggressive and give it more muscle car sound.
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Old 07-27-2013, 02:44 PM   #29
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At the time i had my stripes installed, I didn't have my spoiler. But I had a stripe for the spoiler when I ordered ZL1 stripe kit. So I got my spoiler stripe installed recently and also did rear bumper blackout. Used the same matching matte black vinyl.
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Old 08-03-2013, 10:40 PM   #30
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replaced my cabin air filter. bought it on ebay for 12.43 $. this is how it looked after 13000 miles. not nice, but not too horrible either.
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Old 09-22-2013, 04:41 PM   #31
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Finally, after watching hundreds youtube clips and reading hundreds reviews, bought new exhaust. I chose Gibson performance axle-back exhaust. Bought it on ebay for 363$. I think that's a good price. Got it installed at Speed inc, in Schaumburg. Thanks for a great job guys
You guys should have seen the smile on my face the first time i started my camaro with new exhaust I have it for a month now, and absolutely love it ! Now I feel that I'm driving a muscle car
That deep rumbling is like music to my ears
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Old 09-28-2013, 04:21 PM   #32
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Some photos of the latest upgrades: stillen/street scene side skirts and front splitter. Bought these parts from a vendor Team STILLEN here. Thanks for a good price. Got it painted at All Auto Body inc (elk grove village, il). Side skirts painted IOM to match the car and splitter painted AGM to give more aggressive look. Still thinking about buying stillen lower grille ducts. Just not sure if it would look good with my front license plate on. What do you guys think?
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Old 09-28-2013, 04:45 PM   #33
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Great build so far
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Old 09-28-2013, 04:48 PM   #34
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Pretty nice build so far man!
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Old 09-28-2013, 05:01 PM   #35
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looks great !
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Old 10-10-2013, 06:05 PM   #36
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looks great !
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Great build so far
thanks guys

I was looking for a new watch lately, to match with my camaro. I found that Fossil and TAG Heuer makes watches with camaro name/logo, but didn't like any of those. And then I found this beauty (Triwa havana nevil orange) and immediately bought it. I know this is camaro build journal, but I consider this watch as an accessory to my car so I'll post it here.
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