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Old 07-16-2013, 10:04 PM   #35
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I only kept the fronts when I put the gfx on. I had the rears before and they should work.
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Old 07-16-2013, 10:10 PM   #36
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Everything looks great, but those rim really put it over the top !
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Old 07-16-2013, 10:24 PM   #37
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Everything looks great, but those rim really put it over the top !
Hey thanks man!
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Old 07-16-2013, 10:35 PM   #38
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I only kept the fronts when I put the gfx on. I had the rears before and they should work.
Thanks. I sent RPI a message on their website asking about fitment for the rear with the GFX package. Hopefully I'll hear back soon.
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Old 07-16-2013, 10:36 PM   #39
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That looks awesome Matthew!! Love those rims!!

Great choice.

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Old 07-16-2013, 10:48 PM   #40
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That looks awesome Matthew!! Love those rims!!

Great choice.

Hey thanks man I'm so pumped they look awesome. Really set the ride off!
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Old 07-18-2013, 12:14 PM   #41
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I wanted to post something that I consider pretty special. Last year my Grandmother passed away. She was a very kind lady. Over the years I would spend more and more time with her. She would tell me stories and we would hangout. I used to pick up her pills and groceries and bring them to her periodically. Saturdays (my day off) I would go up and visit. Gram didn't really go out to often so she wasnt really in tune with the modern era of cars. When I first brought my new Camaro up to show Gram she had a huge smile on her face. She walked around the car with her hand over her mouth most of the time "ewwwing and awwweeing". She looked at it like it was a spaceship. She really loved it. When I took her on our first ride in the new car together she wanted me to show her how quick it was, and i hit the gas and her head went right back into the headrest. During my first car show season I would tell her the results and show her the trophies. They are some of the most treasured memories and conversations I have ever had. Gram had a rough life really. She was pregnant with her first child in the 8th grade and had 5 kids total. Her and my Grandpa never really had much money. My grandpa died in 2010 and it really weighed heavy on my Grandma because he had been sick for so long and they had been married for over 50 years. For Christmas 2010, I bought her a gold heart shaped necklace that was engraved with Grandpa and her standing together. I told Gram that if anything were to ever happen to her I was going to want that necklace back. She said she would make sure it was in a place I would be able to find it. I never really thought it would be just 2 years before I got it back. Gram died of either a stroke or a heart attack in her sleep. Next to her bed where they found her was a box my father made for her for her birthday many years ago. In the box was the necklace. I got the necklace back and everyday when I get into my car I look at it hanging from my mirror and think about her. The story doesn't have much to do with the car except for sharing with you the modification that I have that means more to me than anything else.

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Old 07-18-2013, 09:58 PM   #42
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Thanks Matthew, enjoy the disease of a Camaro Owner!
Hey man just knowing that you checked out my build is awesome. I'm honored. Your car is the most custom camaro I've ever seen everything is so tasteful.
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Old 07-18-2013, 10:00 PM   #43
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Looks good!!! Definetly need to lower it now.
Ok.... I've thought about it all day! Haha expect pics when I drop it! Haha
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Cool story about your Grandma Matt,....... Thanks for sharing!
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Old 07-18-2013, 10:35 PM   #45
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Cool story about your Grandma Matt,....... Thanks for sharing!
Thanks for taking the time to read man. I really appreciate it.
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Old 07-19-2013, 02:30 AM   #46
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Old 07-19-2013, 09:00 AM   #47
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Thanks for checking them out man!
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Old 07-20-2013, 05:41 PM   #48
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Got my first big trophy today!! I'm pretty pumped about it! This was my first show with my new rims. Got a lot of compliments! 1st place!

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Old 07-23-2013, 09:11 AM   #49
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I am planning a car show to raise money for the Josh Martino Scholarship Fund. Josh was from my hometown DuBois, PA. He was serving in the US Marine Corps when a horrific training accident in Neveda took his life when a mortar malfunctioned. He was just 19 years old. I am looking for anyone out there to show some support and be at this car show. It is at the DuBois Mall behind Sears on August 31, 2013. The address is 5522 Shaffer Rd, DuBois, PA 15801. There will be plenty to do and we expect a huge turn out. If anyone out there is willing to participate that would be so fantastic and I would deeply appreciate it!
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Old 07-23-2013, 08:22 PM   #50
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Today I just installed a set of LED P13W fog light bulbs. These are pure white and drastically improve the visual appearance of the running light.

This is a before picture of the vehicle with the yellow lights.



I started with the drivers side. I turned the steering wheel completely over to the left to allow access to the inner fender well, like so.



You will notice there are three screws holding the inner fender well in and you will have to remove these screws to gain access.



You reach in and grab your fog light and you have to twist it so that it will pop out of the retainer. There is a button on the side of the harness you have to hold that will release your stock bulb. The new bulb just pops in. You put every thing back together and you will repeat these steps for the passenger side.





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Old 07-25-2013, 09:25 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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