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Old 09-16-2015, 01:58 PM   #1
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SLP Supercharged SS Journal

I decided to make a journal of my 2012 Camaro 2SS/RS. I purchased the car in August 2014.

I kept the car mostly for the first few months. I purchased the Range AFM device, Cold Air Inductions intake, CFD shifter, and Pypes catback exhaust. The car was a world of difference. As winter approached, I wanted more power. One of my best friend's owns a shop in my hometown. Through conversation with him; I decided to get a supercharger from SLP. I elected to keep the SLP canned tune and put my stock airbox back on, at first. After a month, I contacted Cold Air Inductions and ordered the extended elbow for the SLP blower. Upon arrival I got it tuned and re-dyno'd. Since then, I have blacked out the emblems and wheels.

2/8 - I installed my headers, plugs and wires. Car was tuned on 2/8 by New Era and dyno'd 490whp and 488wtq.

3/14 - installed Stainless Works 3 inch Chambered Exhaust

4/7 - installed new hood.

4/16 - installed front splitter & first time at the drag strip since it was supercharged.

Modifications:
SLP TVS 2300 Supercharger
Cold Air Inductions Intake
Stainless Power headers with cat delete
MSD Wires
NGK TR6 plugs
New Era Performance Tune
Stainless Works 3 inch Chambered Exhaust
CFD Shifter
Blacked out emblems and markers
Plastidipped rims
RK Sport Hood
Front Splitter

Future Modifications:
LS3 conversion
Blower Cam
Suspension

Below are some pictures of the car.

The day after I bought the car:
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This is the way the car looks today:
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This is how the car looked before the hood:
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It was like Christmas when the blower came:
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After the install....
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Current engine bay with CAI and SLP Coil Covers:
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2012 Camaro 2SS/RS
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490whp /488wtq


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Old 09-16-2015, 02:04 PM   #2
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Here are some more pictures of the car...

I took some pictures down on by the Hudson River:
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At a car meet with my buddy:
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with my friend's SRT Caliber.
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2012 Camaro 2SS/RS
SLP TVS 2300 Supercharger, Cold Air Inductions Intake, CFD shifter, Stainless Power Headers, Stainless Works 3inch Chambered Exhaust. Tuned by New Era Performance.
490whp /488wtq


My Build: http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=423574


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Old 02-07-2016, 10:51 AM   #3
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Since winter has yet to hit western NY, I decided to install my headers, plugs and wires. I went with Stainless Power, no cats, MSD wires and NGK TR6 plugs.
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490whp /488wtq


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Old 02-07-2016, 10:56 AM   #4
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Here are a couple more pics. Getting it tuned tomorrow by New Era Performance.
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490whp /488wtq


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Old 02-09-2016, 07:53 AM   #5
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I got the car tuned yesterday. New Era Performance is top notch. Mike, the owner and tuner, is very knowledgeable and great to talk with. I would highly recommend them to anyone in the northeast

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490whp /488wtq


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Old 04-07-2016, 08:37 PM   #6
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I installed my new hood. RK Sport with ram air and heat extractors. It is painted matte black. Install was easy. I had to lower the hood latch and make a few other adjustments. Overall an easy install. Took about 45mins.

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2012 Camaro 2SS/RS
SLP TVS 2300 Supercharger, Cold Air Inductions Intake, CFD shifter, Stainless Power Headers, Stainless Works 3inch Chambered Exhaust. Tuned by New Era Performance.
490whp /488wtq


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Old 04-07-2016, 10:00 PM   #7
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Very nice build...love the look of the new hood...

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Old 04-08-2016, 09:29 AM   #8
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Very nice build...love the look of the new hood...

Kurt ABL99...
Thank you. You have quite an awesome build, as well!
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490whp /488wtq


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Old 04-11-2016, 07:51 AM   #9
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i think so,You have quite an awesome build, as well!
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Old 04-13-2016, 10:50 AM   #10
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How long did it take you to install the SLP supercharger and did you drive without a tune ??
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Old 04-13-2016, 11:09 AM   #11
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How long did it take you to install the SLP supercharger and did you drive without a tune ??
It took about 8 hours to install. It was a straightforward and easy install. It's nice to have a second set of hands, as well. It comes with a canned tune from SLP. I drove around with that tune for about a month or so before I got a custom tune and installed a cold air intake.
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Old 04-18-2016, 06:46 AM   #12
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I went to the local track for its opening test and tune weekend. It was a blast. This is the first time I ran my car since getting the supercharger. I ran between 12.337 and 12.358 on all 4 runs of the day. I couldn't get my 60ft faster than 1.93. I think it's time to invest in lowering it and getting some drag radials.

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490whp /488wtq


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Old 04-24-2016, 04:41 PM   #13
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I took some pics after my local Cars & Coffee this morning...
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490whp /488wtq


My Build: http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=423574

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Old 04-24-2016, 06:17 PM   #14
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I like what you have done to the car. Keep posting pic of the car and what do you plan to do next?

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