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Old 08-25-2014, 02:19 AM   #1
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Rod's 2013 AGM 2SS build thread..."THE ONE WITH NO NAME"

So as i start this build thread I realize that my girl doesn't have a name.....odd? I'm not so sure. I believe that I spend too much time making sure that she flies under the radar that I've never bothered to name this girl...instead I realize that this is the beauty who's stolen my heart and I only keep the love under wraps!

Everything started with my dad! He's a huge car guy and he was the General manager of Pearson Oldsmobile Pontiac GMC in Sunnyvale, Ca. He was always a car guy and the apple obviously didn't fall far from the tree. I always loved 1st gen camaros but realized that making a 1st gen a DD would be way too much money so when I saw the 5th gen concept in 2006 I nearly shit myself and proclaimed "that will be mine"....
fast forward 6 years after a divorce and many deployments I finally was able to "pull the trigger" on my very own 2013 2SS/RS AGM camaro.....ahhhhhhh! I loved this car......but stock isn't in my vocabulary!!!!! She needed to be set apart from the group!! This begins my seemingly never ending saga with my "new mistress" hahahaaha
The first picture is the one I found of the car on the internet doing a google search of Ashen Grey Metallic 2SS. I was stationed in Gulfport Ms. at the time and the car was in Atlanta, Ga. "ROAD TRIP". I called the dealer a told them that i'd be there in 3 days to pick it up! I was a determined buyer. I loved the car but always felt that things were missing.....things I thought GM could have done better for the 2nd most beloved models GM has ever produced....behind the Vette of course..........Thus begins the ever going "modding saga" of "the one with no name"

THE MODS LIST!
EXTERIOR MODS
GM ZL1 front bumper
GM ZL1 hood
ACS ZL1 hood insert
GM ZL1 Rockers
GM ZL1 Rear bumper and diffuser
MPD1 Spoiler (ordered 4-5 week lead time :( Sucks!)
PFADT 1.25" springs
20x9 Giovanna monza fronts W/ 275/40/20 Nitto Invo's
20x10.5 Giovanna Monza rears W/ 315/35/20 Nitto Invo's
R1 Concepts drilled and slotted rotors (ordered)
Hawk HPS pads (ordered)
Oracle Ghosted side markers (ordered)
White owl RGB halo kit (ordered)
RGB grille lighting (ordered)
RGB lighting in the air box (ordered)
Big worm graffix tail light tint
Big worm graffix DRL tint
Big worm graffix front turn signal tint
Big worm graffix clear headlight protectors
River City Customs Painted upper grille bow tie and SS emblems AGM outer/Gloss Black inner (ordered)
30% tint on the back 5 windows
PPG AGM paint with 2021 Clear coat then fully wet sanded and buffed....no orange peel on this car!
Le Mans hash marks matte black (ordered)


INTERIOR MODS
1LE Suede steering wheel
1LE suede shift knob and boot
Hurst short throw shifter
Diode Dynamics full LED (white) lighting kit
JL Audio 12W6V2 in sub thump driver side enclosure
JL Audio HD900/5 in Sub Thump passenger side amp rack with JL logo
Dynamat on entire roof, rear deck lid, both doors, and in the spare tire area
RGB foot well lighting front and rear (ordered)
RGB trunk lighting (ordered)

GO FAST PARTS
GM NPP Dual mode exhaust
CAI Cold air intake
Vararam power wedge
Diablo Trinity tuner

FUTURE UPGRADES LIST
LT Headers (maybe JBA)
HFC's (same brand as LT)
CMS Tune by Ryne
Cam (unsure of brand maybe CMS custom grind)
BMR toe links
BMR trailing arms
BMR lower control arms
BMR cradle bushings solid poly
BMR sway bars
Engine bay dressing up (Thinking about a dark red metallic color for spraying random ugly plastic parts)
MSD plug wires
Stainless steel Brake lines
external clutch reservoir
ProCharger ?????
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Old 08-25-2014, 09:25 PM   #2
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So when I got the car back from paint I installed some Giovanna Monza wheels.....apparently they were part of a "bad casting batch" this is what happened! Luckily Giovanna or WTW corp. was aware of the issue and they took care of it insantly. They were a dream to work with. They sent out new wheels let me remount my tires on them and send the old ones back to them. I couldn't have been happier with their customer service Dept.
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Old 08-25-2014, 09:28 PM   #3
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they then sent me some Mecca's to replace them. The last picture is her usual pose!
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Old 08-26-2014, 10:51 AM   #4
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Looks Awesome " No name "
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Old 08-26-2014, 09:16 PM   #5
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Looks Awesome " No name "
Thank you sir.....She will need a name soon! I was thinking RONIN, but not too sure about that
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Old 08-26-2014, 09:50 PM   #6
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Very nice!
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Old 08-26-2014, 09:54 PM   #7
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Looks great!
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Old 08-26-2014, 10:00 PM   #8
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Looks great! I love the AGM, but I may be biased!
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Old 08-26-2014, 11:41 PM   #9
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Looks great! I love the AGM, but I may be biased!
@Deke your car is my inspiration......now i need the Supercharger though hahaha

Thank you all for the kind words many new updates coming very soon....stay tuned!
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Old 08-27-2014, 12:45 AM   #10
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Old 08-27-2014, 12:47 AM   #11
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Really nice
Thanks a lot man, i appreciate that!
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