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Old 07-25-2013, 08:25 AM   #51
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Just bought a set of Eibach lowering springs for the car. I will post pictures of the install and before and after photos!

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Old 07-30-2013, 09:17 PM   #52
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I bought an Eibach Pro-Kit. 1 inch lowering springs for the car. WHAT A DIFFERENCE! I snapped some before and after pictures of the cars fender to tire space. Really was worth it and it did not really effect the ride quality. I recommend these to anybody.

Before rear


After rear


Before front


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Too dark now to take more pictures! Will post more soon. Better angles.
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Old 08-03-2013, 08:08 PM   #53
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I lowered the Camaro. It looks a lot meaner now. I snapped a few shots when I was driving some country roads.















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Old 08-09-2013, 10:05 AM   #54
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So here are my thoughts for some future plans.

Exterior
I would like to get a VR GM blade spoiler.
I was thinking about getting one of those polished trunk lid covers with the SS in the center in red.
If I dont do that I thought about getting the trunk lid insert painted white too.
I also am podering a heritage grille with a sparks restoration SS emblem.

Performance:
my next mod will be long tube headers with high flow cats.
I would like a Hurst Short Throw.

Interior:
is something I need to stop neglecting. I hear river city will paint the door panels way cheaper than RPI can sell me a set. I would like a nice red and white combo. So panels would be red and different bezels and stuff will be white.
I will be getting some Lloyds Mats, but I know I will only use them for car shows.
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Old 08-20-2013, 11:31 AM   #55
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Haven't really updated the thread in a while. Hope everybody is doing great. Got some plans in the works for some new stuff. As always you guys will be the first to know and see the pictures!
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Old 08-23-2013, 11:51 AM   #56
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Had some fun times this weekend with my SRT4 car show friend. Pictures were taken by a friend of mine with a Chevy Indy pace truck with 575,000 miles. Hit 3 car shows. Saturday we went to the Murray Ford car show in DuBois Pa. Saturday night we went to a cruise in at the Philipsburg, PA bowling ally sponsored by UMI Performance. Sunday went to a car show at the Clearfield, PA fairgrounds but got disqualified because I left early.





















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Old 08-23-2013, 11:55 AM   #57
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Old 09-14-2013, 01:07 PM   #58
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Held a car show Labor Day weekend in benefit of a local Marine who died in the training accident in Nevada a few months back. It was a very upbeat day. I organized the entire show myself with very little help till the day of the show when I had most of my family helping. It sure was a great day. Night before chance of rain was 70%. The day of the show was sunny and beautiful, not even one drop of rain. When it was all said and done i made $2116.52 that I donated to the "Josh Martino scholarship fund". It was the right thing to do and I am very happy with the turn out. Here are some pics I got.























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Old 10-15-2013, 10:41 AM   #59
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Took these 2 pictures with my cell phone. They came out looking great!
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Old 10-16-2013, 01:11 PM   #60
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The oh so famous stitching modification! Oh how I love the existence of this mod! I'm finally up to date now and just did this yesterday!

























Can you tell me what trick you performed here to color the stitching? Thanks
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Old 10-16-2013, 03:28 PM   #61
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Can you tell me what trick you performed here to color the stitching? Thanks
Yeah man! As far as I know you can do it if your car has leather. I went to Jo-Ann Fabrics and got myself a red "cloth/fabric marker". All you do is wet a towel, color a section of stitching and then wipe the excess dye off of the leather leaving only the stitching red. I seen it on youtube. here is the link.
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Old 10-16-2013, 08:24 PM   #62
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Great thanks!!

So how long did it take you to do everything?

Toward the end of the video, are they using the pen inside a wet paper towel letting it bleed through onto the stitching?
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Old 10-16-2013, 08:43 PM   #63
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Looks good. Oh how I hated dying my stiching. Turned out great but my eyes were crossed for about an hour afterwards lol
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Old 10-17-2013, 03:51 PM   #64
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Great thanks!!

So how long did it take you to do everything?

Toward the end of the video, are they using the pen inside a wet paper towel letting it bleed through onto the stitching?
You have to let it bleed when you are doing the steering wheel, shift knob, and shift boot. Thats how I did it. With the seat stitches just color them and wipe the excess dye from the leather. The Wheel was a pain in the ass. So was the shift boot because for some reason when you wiped the excess dye from the boot the stitches would get pink. Speaking of pink. Expect to touch it up periodically. What color are you going to go with? Took me about 2 hours. I was meticulous.
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Old 10-17-2013, 03:53 PM   #65
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Looks good. Oh how I hated dying my stiching. Turned out great but my eyes were crossed for about an hour afterwards lol
It was a pain in the ass. It sounded good when I read about it on the forum. All in all at the end of the day it was the easiest mod and cheapest by far, just takes some time, but wow it makes a huge difference. Had 2 markers into it. $8 bones!
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Old 10-18-2013, 07:47 PM   #66
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You have to let it bleed when you are doing the steering wheel, shift knob, and shift boot. Thats how I did it. With the seat stitches just color them and wipe the excess dye from the leather. The Wheel was a pain in the ass. So was the shift boot because for some reason when you wiped the excess dye from the boot the stitches would get pink. Speaking of pink. Expect to touch it up periodically. What color are you going to go with? Took me about 2 hours. I was meticulous.
Geez 2 hours huh??? Well I may go ahead and try it. Sometime the cheapest mods are the best looking mods. LOL SOMETIMES! I'm going with yellow if I can find it.
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Old 10-21-2013, 12:53 PM   #67
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If I did it again it would probably take me about 20 minutes. haha.
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Old 11-25-2013, 02:45 PM   #68
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Happy Thanksgiving everybody! Hope to be posting some cool new stuff this winter! Stay in touch!
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Old 12-02-2013, 06:14 PM   #69
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Old 12-03-2013, 11:14 AM   #70
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Looks great
Thanks man!
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Old 12-12-2013, 07:20 AM   #71
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Just got another slight modification. Emblempros makes these fill in panels to fit right into the Chevy emblem that the Camaro has embossed into the underhood liner for the vehicle. I decided to get myself one. The guy over at emblempros does quality work. If you have never tried anything that he has, buy it, and try it! It's quality stuff! The best part about this modification is you can have it custom made. I got mine in red and white and it is engraved with "Chevrolet Camaro" on top, and "in memory of Kay Reed" on the bottom. I can still remember when I got the car and went to show Gram. she thought it was a spaceship (gram didn't get out often). the last time I seen her I talked to her about how sad I was that I had to put it away for the winter. She really liked the car and supported my decision to get it. As a matter of fact my grandma supported every decision I ever made. I think about her all the time and miss her a lot so to have her name on my car means a lot to me!

Install was pretty straight forward

1. Remove 8 clips holding the liner under the hood
2. Place the liner on your work bench
3. Lay down the provided template (that I almost heaved in the trash)
4. Make little marks through the 4 holes on the template onto the liner
5. Cut little X's where you marked the liner
6. Stick the bolts on the back of the bowtie through the liner
7. Throw on a washer and locking nut to the backside of the liner and tighten
8. Hang the liner and add the 8 clips back in and you are done!
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Old 12-12-2013, 08:43 AM   #72
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Looks great man!!
Keep up the good work
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Old 12-12-2013, 12:30 PM   #73
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Looks great man!!
Keep up the good work
Thank you!
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Old 12-19-2013, 02:52 AM   #74
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Sick transformation, the car is coming out beautifully all together! And respect for your Grandma bro, very touching story!
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Old 12-19-2013, 11:29 AM   #75
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Sick transformation, the car is coming out beautifully all together! And respect for your Grandma bro, very touching story!
Thank you brother! Congrats again on your COTW!
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