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Old 11-05-2013, 04:40 PM   #18
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Thanks for the suggestions and the congrats!

1.It probably does have bad gas in it. I never thought of good gas as being a cheap mod but I will start there.

2.I did have traction control off. I had a little bit better of a burnout (later/off camera) but nothing like just some all out nastiness that 400HP should pull.

3. What's this fuse pull thing?

4. Do the Doritos go in the gas tank or glovebox?
Go to the V8 exhaust bolt on section... I think that's where the fuse pull sticky is. Should find it at the top of the page. Also, the Doritos, they either go directly into YOUR gas tank, or your cars glovebox to go in your gas tank when your closer to empty!
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Old 11-05-2013, 04:55 PM   #19
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LOL! I sure hope that thing has more to it than that! That's about what my V6 Charger will do..

Rock on though, SWEET car! You'll definitely learn all the tricks in the book to get your Camaro running like hell on these forums. Best forum on the net.
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Old 11-05-2013, 05:06 PM   #20
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It's a bone stock SS but I'm still proud of it. I took it out the first day and tried to do some burnouts and honestly it seems kind of underpowered. I thought the 400HP/automatic would feel insane but it really needs some help off the line. I know you guys will have some suggestions so I am all ears. I'd like to start with bolt-ons and something that kicks me in the seat of the pants. Anyways, I'm excited to finally have my dream car.



Honestly, I would suggest you throw one of our tunes on it. It will install in a few minutes, can easily be turned 100% back to stock, and it will easily give you that extra TQ that your looking for (amazing HP & TQ increases throught the RPM range). We haven't officially released it yet because of the insane volume the C7 has created for us, but PM me and I can work out a special "pre-sale" deal with you. I have them 100% ready to ship,
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Old 11-05-2013, 05:17 PM   #21
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Honestly, I would suggest you throw one of our tunes on it. It will install in a few minutes, can easily be turned 100% back to stock, and it will easily give you that extra TQ that your looking for (amazing HP & TQ increases throught the RPM range). We haven't officially released it yet because of the insane volume the C7 has created for us, but PM me and I can work out a special "pre-sale" deal with you. I have them 100% ready to ship,
Turned 100% back to stock, without leaving traces for the dealer to find?
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Old 11-05-2013, 05:53 PM   #22
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Cold Air Intake from us will eliminate a lot of the restriction on the intake side and give you a nice bump in overall power as well as throttle response. Its a good starting mod that gives you multiple benefits, and once you sets a good platform for additional mods down the road. The nice thing is it requires no tuning and does not mess with your warranty, if that's important to you

Let me know if you have any questions, I would be happy to help!
This is a great place to start. CAI's intake looks great, installs easily, and definitely improves throttle response considerably. I recommend the Apex Air Scoop as well. Make the CAI even better.
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Old 11-05-2013, 06:17 PM   #23
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I called Pfadt Racing and spoke with Eric who was actually the guy who posted above. I ended up going with their tune; I didn't really think I was going to buy anything this soon but it sounds pretty badass. I will probably add a cold air intake down the road so thanks for offering that, CAI. I expect to get this tune in the mail by Friday so I will report back then.
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Old 11-05-2013, 06:19 PM   #24
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Old 11-05-2013, 06:38 PM   #25
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Old 11-05-2013, 06:46 PM   #26
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Old 11-05-2013, 08:57 PM   #27
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Honestly, I would suggest you throw one of our tunes on it. It will install in a few minutes, can easily be turned 100% back to stock, and it will easily give you that extra TQ that your looking for (amazing HP & TQ increases throught the RPM range). We haven't officially released it yet because of the insane volume the C7 has created for us, but PM me and I can work out a special "pre-sale" deal with you. I have them 100% ready to ship,
Do these work on 2010 2LT/RS vehicles as well?
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Old 11-05-2013, 09:21 PM   #28
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It's a bone stock SS but I'm still proud of it. I took it out the first day and tried to do some burnouts and honestly it seems kind of underpowered. I thought the 400HP/automatic would feel insane but it really needs some help off the line. I know you guys will have some suggestions so I am all ears. I'd like to start with bolt-ons and something that kicks me in the seat of the pants. Anyways, I'm excited to finally have my dream car.
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Old 11-05-2013, 09:27 PM   #29
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Old 11-05-2013, 09:31 PM   #30
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Old 11-05-2013, 09:33 PM   #31
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Old 11-05-2013, 10:30 PM   #32
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Run through a couple tanks a premium and then do the fuse pulls people mention here already. Instead of going into drive, shift all the way down to manual (M). Providing you don't touch the paddle shifters on the steering wheel, this will put you in sport mode which is more aggressive than regular driving mode with lower miles per gallon as well.

I normally hit the traction control button twice which puts me in competitive mode which is a little bit more fun driving assuming it's not wet outside. Press and hold the traction control button for about seven seconds and it will completely turn off all the nannies. Be careful though because you have no computerized help if you go sideways. Competitive mode leaves some of the computerized features on but just not as restrictive as stock. These changes are temporary only last until you turn the car off. You have to do them every time you start the car if you want them on.

Be careful about tunes because they leave some remnants behind from what I've read in these forums even if you remove them. If you end up with some problems GMs can look for any reason not to honor the warranty and that could be just the thing to do it. If you're okay with that and I would highly suggest a tune.
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Old 11-05-2013, 10:56 PM   #33
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I didn't read the whole thread so sorry if this was mentioned. I have a 2010 SS/LS3 and last week I had the rear end 3.45 gear set switched out to a 3.91 gear set. OMG what a difference this switch out has made! A great mod for about a grand that I would certainly recommend.

Congrats on the new car....it looks exactly like mine did when I got it on 6/17/2009!

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Old 11-06-2013, 12:08 AM   #34
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Congrats on a very cool ride! Be careful....once your bitten by the mod bug, you'll find it very difficult to stop!
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