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Old 09-16-2013, 07:40 AM   #326
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Yep should be arriving today if I know Apex's shipping department.
Nice. Can't wait to actually see one and hear people's impressions
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Old 09-16-2013, 07:47 AM   #327
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have any ideas?
Just need pics, and your mod list. On second thought, maybe we should wait a couple of years.
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Old 09-16-2013, 10:53 AM   #328
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Just need pics, and your mod list. On second thought, maybe we should wait a couple of years.
Lol - pretty sure the only engine mods I'll be doing is a cold air intake.

OK and maybe a VMax ported throttle body


and then mabye a no-tune pulley from JRE depending how I'm doing weight wise.

But nothing besides that
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Old 09-16-2013, 10:57 AM   #329
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Lol - pretty sure the only engine mods I'll be doing is a cold air intake.

OK and maybe a VMax ported throttle body


and then mabye a no-tune pulley from JRE depending how I'm doing weight wise.

But nothing besides that
Cool...just let me know.
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Old 09-18-2013, 07:35 PM   #330
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Since I ordered my Apex catch can I've been trying to think of where I can take off whatever weight it adds.

Then on the way home today it hit me - center speaker. Instead of just unplugging it I'm just going to remove it. Can't believe it took me this long to figure this out.
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Old 09-20-2013, 01:38 PM   #331
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Had the day off so thought I'd do some detailing. I have to admit - the refresh isn't as easy to detail as the original 5th gen. There are so many crevices, nooks, seams, hiding places on the refresh...

Because the refreshed tail lights don't have a bezel, you have to get a towel up in them to get all of the dirt/dust out. Also realized that tinting them will be nearly impossible as they aren't smooth.


Rear diffuser - pre crevice cleaning


Post crevice cleaning
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Old 09-20-2013, 02:26 PM   #332
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Since I ordered my Apex catch can I've been trying to think of where I can take off whatever weight it adds.

Then on the way home today it hit me - center speaker. Instead of just unplugging it I'm just going to remove it. Can't believe it took me this long to figure this out.
eight ounces



EDIT: make sure you tie wrap the connector... it will slap around and make all sorts of noise if you don't
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Old 09-20-2013, 02:58 PM   #333
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EDIT: make sure you tie wrap the connector... it will slap around and make all sorts of noise if you don't
Sweet! Thank you much.

Also - I found another way to save weight Remove my airbag warning labels. Apparently they aren't stuck on well enough.

This bulletin is why they have to stop selling 2014 camaros by the way:

Bulletin Number is 13284 - "Air Bag Warning Label - Loss of Adhesion"
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Old 09-23-2013, 10:04 AM   #334
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I don't think I've ever wanted to burn rubber and dance with the redline more than I do right now.


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Had an idea for weight savings....Why not remove all the "spare tire/flat fix" stuff from the trunk completely....I mean, do we really need it?....I'd be calling AAA anyway for a flat....messing with it yourself on the side of the road is dangerous. and what are the odds of getting a flat really?....Just a thought...
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Old 09-29-2013, 10:26 AM   #336
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Got my Apex Catch can installed







Ignore the fact that the bracket is backwards in that last pic. Took the photo and then realized what I did. Lol
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Old 09-29-2013, 05:44 PM   #337
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The Apex can looks great. I'm sure if I didn't have my elite that is what I would go for.
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Old 10-04-2013, 10:03 AM   #338
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Old 10-05-2013, 09:55 AM   #339
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Loving them. Had a couple instances where I got stuck in traffic for an hour or so and the Recaros were more than comfortable enough. If anything I'd say they're more comfortable than the OEM seats. Definitely glad I decided to get them.

Oh - and guess who's allowed to go above 4,000 RPMs......

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Old 10-05-2013, 10:38 AM   #340
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Got my Apex Catch can installed







Ignore the fact that the bracket is backwards in that last pic. Took the photo and then realized what I did. Lol
Looks great! Glad we could be a part of your build.

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The Apex can looks great. I'm sure if I didn't have my elite that is what I would go for.
Thank you. Our goal was to build a high quality catch can the looked and functioned great. The Elite is a great can.
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Old 10-05-2013, 10:50 AM   #341
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Looks great! Glad we could be a part of your build.



Thank you. Our goal was to build a high quality catch can the looked and functioned great. The Elite is a great can.
Of course Chase!

And when I've saved up enough I'll be buying another set of Racing Brake rotors from you too. Nothing makes a car feel faster than losing 25 pounds of unsprung weight!
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Old 10-05-2013, 11:24 AM   #342
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Had an idea for weight savings....Why not remove all the "spare tire/flat fix" stuff from the trunk completely....I mean, do we really need it?....I'd be calling AAA anyway for a flat....messing with it yourself on the side of the road is dangerous. and what are the odds of getting a flat really?....Just a thought...
Yeah that "kit" weighs about 5 lbs. Took mine out when I changed to the Braille battery.

Did I start all this obsession with weight reduction? lol
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Old 10-05-2013, 12:14 PM   #343
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I question the logic of that flat tire kit. I haven't run a spare in my personal car in almost 20 years. Only once did I regret not having it.

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Old 10-05-2013, 01:03 PM   #344
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Yeah that "kit" weighs about 5 lbs. Took mine out when I changed to the Braille battery.

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....I think so....lol...
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Old 10-05-2013, 05:51 PM   #345
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Yeah that "kit" weighs about 5 lbs. Took mine out when I changed to the Braille battery.

Did I start all this obsession with weight reduction? lol
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Old 10-23-2013, 07:09 AM   #346
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Found The SS' Easter egg today.



While its cute, I'd still prefer having a Camaro as the image.
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Thought the SS was a sedan?


Never mind... I just saw the rear doors... no more posting before coffee!


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Old 10-23-2013, 04:55 PM   #348
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Lol - pretty sure the only engine mods I'll be doing is a cold air intake.

OK and maybe a VMax ported throttle body


and then mabye a no-tune pulley from JRE depending how I'm doing weight wise.

But nothing besides that
That was my thinking too. I did the thorrtle body and intake (WELL WORTH IT!) but now I want to make it loud. Like long tube headers loud
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Old 10-26-2013, 01:10 PM   #349
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Installed my black chrome splitter washer guards this afternoon - I scraped it about a week ago pulling into a parking lot. These things are definitely worth the 5 ounces they add.

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Old 10-27-2013, 12:30 PM   #350
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Checked my Apex catch can for the first time - this is after about 900 miles - need to pour it out and measure how much it caught. But from the looks of it, I did a pretty good job of seating my rings

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