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Old 10-27-2013, 08:49 PM   #18
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I decided that I wanted my next mod this past spring when I saw them on my friends Camaro (SSMike) at a car show Hex Vents. They looked so good on his Camaro I had to have them. I preorderd them and got them installed at Camaro5 fest in August by Steve from Hines Performance. This is far and away my favorite cosmetic mod on the Camaro. My winter project will be to take them off and paint the splash trays black and the mesh IOM.
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Old 10-27-2013, 08:55 PM   #19
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My next Camaro purchase was out of necessity not want. New tires at 27,000 my rear Pirellis were done. I probably had a few thousand miles left on the fronts but I just figured it would be best and easier to just replace all 4 at the same time. I went with Goodyear Eagle GT Sport all seasons. They had a much better wear rating then the Pirellis and they ride a lot smoother. I dont have a picture because I did not take any during the install and lets face it they are just tires so not much to see in a picture anyway.
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Old 10-27-2013, 09:01 PM   #20
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This is the most recent change to the Camaro and its probably a stretch to call it a mod but it does change the look a little. We got some personalized license plates. We had been talking about it for a while but it was hard to come up with something we could both agree on that was not already taken. We both thought that this was a good choice for a convertible.
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Old 10-27-2013, 09:12 PM   #21
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Oops I just realized that I forgot one mod. The Vinyl I put on the bowties. I got it from Big Worm Graphics and the IOM looks so much better than the gold.
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Old 10-27-2013, 09:14 PM   #22
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My future plans will likely include the following as time and money permit. Front splitter or new front end. I think the V6 front needs something to be a bit more agressive. I may just add a splitter or I may go with an SS front end I have not really decided yet. Some under the hood cosmetic items like strut covers, etc underhood bowtie, or possibly some LED lighting. I also want to add a heritage grill. Who knows what else may appeal to me down the road I will keep this thread updated as I add or change things.
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Old 10-27-2013, 10:39 PM   #23
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Nice start to your build thread Ron! I especially love the Hex Vents!
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Old 10-28-2013, 04:24 PM   #24
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Very nice... I am looking at doing the same thing eventually. Who did the paint work. I am looking at River City Creations & Lighting.

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Like many of us I get a lot of mod ideas from hanging out on this site. One of those was painting the engine and fuse covers. It really helps the bay look better and lets you add a personal touch to your Camaro. Here is a shot of the stock bay and what it looked like after the painting was finished.
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Old 10-28-2013, 07:32 PM   #25
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Very nice... I am looking at doing the same thing eventually. Who did the paint work. I am looking at River City Creations & Lighting.
Thanks I did the paint work myself. Its actually pretty easy to do. The time consuming part was the masking. After that its a breeze just hit it with some adhesion promoter, IOM paint I ordered from paintscratch.com and some clear coat. I got the lettering from thestickerwitch.com. The whole job was probably less than $75. Its held up perfectly for more than 2 years and that includes the occaisional washing of the engine bay. If you choose to get it from River City though you wont be disappointed they do some fantastic work there.
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Old 10-28-2013, 10:43 PM   #26
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Did you paint the black areas, or just tape them off and leave them as the stock material?
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Old 10-29-2013, 05:38 AM   #27
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I just taped them off and left them stock. I kind of liked that finish when compared to the painted area.
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Old 11-03-2013, 06:48 PM   #28
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Old 11-16-2013, 08:26 PM   #29
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zandron263 I don't believe we have ever meet. At least not in my old age memory. But this is great to have another Upstate C 5 member do a build. The more the better. You have a sharp looking Vert. there. Can't wait to see this build progress thru the winter months good luck with it. You have ssmike & Keith to answer any questions.
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Old 11-16-2013, 09:21 PM   #30
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zandron263 I don't believe we have ever meet. At least not in my old age memory. But this is great to have another Upstate C 5 member do a build. The more the better. You have a sharp looking Vert. there. Can't wait to see this build progress thru the winter months good luck with it. You have ssmike & Keith to answer any questions.
We have met Spike although I did not get to any events with you this year. Thanks for the compliment though I hope I can get out to a few more upstate events next summer.
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Old 11-16-2013, 09:59 PM   #31
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Very very nice ride...I see why ur a fan of IOM lol....best combo ever...your off to a nice start....subscribed
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Old 11-16-2013, 11:03 PM   #32
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Didn't realize you had a build thread! Looks fantastic! I love your headrests!
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Old 11-17-2013, 08:11 PM   #33
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Nice thread! I don't know why I haven't checked it out before. (Amazing what you have time when you feel too badly to do anything but sit & surf the web)

Looking foward to seeing what is next!
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Old 11-17-2013, 08:41 PM   #34
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Thanks Janice and Kevin I like checking out the different sections on C5 and started looking at the other build threads and figured why not join in. I have a long way to go but it's fun to document the changes and see the different things other members have done to their Camaros.
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