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Old 03-02-2014, 05:27 PM   #1
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My 2013 Black 2LS

Well i figured i would start my build thread...since i'm about to hit my one year mark of owning the car..lol

purchased it march 15, 2013 from robbins chevrolet in humble texas

it's a 2013 2ls

the day i brought it home



first mods were blacked out bowties and removed trim rings off wheels



next was blacking out the tail lights/side markers...and then eventually the bezels...and removed the rear bowtie





next i picked up some havok wheels and painted them satin black



next was bmr lowering springs, acs front splitter and rocker add ons



debadged fenders and brembo brakes installed



added acs hood insert



front bowtie delete, red hash marks and gm dovetail installed...and afterburner tails....rounded out the exterior mods...dont think anything else will be done to the exterior...also had window tint done...





interior mods done are minimal...so i'll just post a group of the photos cause i dont remember the order of doing them..haha...abl panels, brushed accents on center console, footwell lights, drake shifter, hurst shift plate, four pack gauge cluster...a few more to come eventually...





next is performance stuff...

cai intake and elite catch can installed



first part of suspension mods after lowering springs arrived



ny-trex nitrous installed and mocked up





strut bar installed the same time as sway bars front and rear



how she sits now...with slotted/drilled rotors and acs rear extensions



parts waiting for install:

bmr trailing arms outer bushings
bmr toe rods

parts on order that i'm waiting on delivery for:

bmr subframe connectors/ tunnel brace
ss rear diff with 3.45 gears
axles (received)
ss rear hubs
bmr diff bushings
hopefully will receive these before the weekend so i can install this upcoming weekend...as i have an appointment to be tuned by matt from fsp the following week while he is in houston...

only thing left that will be done to the car will be some type of forced induction...

thanks for stopping by my thread...comments or criticisms are welcome and any advice will be appreciated!!!
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Old 03-02-2014, 05:32 PM   #2
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nice mods! can i asked where you got those gfx? I really like those
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Old 03-02-2014, 05:33 PM   #3
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Looks good! Nice work so far.
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Old 03-02-2014, 05:43 PM   #4
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nice mods! can i asked where you got those gfx? I really like those
Thanks guys! Ive always wanted a fun daily driver and this is by far the best one ive owned..lol


All ground fx are from acs....i wanna say some were ordered from gen5diy and some were ordered directly from acs website...
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Old 03-02-2014, 06:13 PM   #5
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How do you like the nitrous? What shot are u spraying?
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Old 03-02-2014, 06:38 PM   #6
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Old 03-02-2014, 07:23 PM   #7
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How do you like the nitrous? What shot are u spraying?
Installed is the 50 shot jet...but i havent even sprayed yet...put it on thinking i was just gonna stick with this...but ends up i think i wanna go forced induction...so probably gonna hold off on spraying unless i get another car at the end of this year...then ill go spray on this one and fi on my new car...
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Old 03-02-2014, 09:30 PM   #8
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Nice car man , if you have the spray you Mite aswelll and use it
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Old 03-02-2014, 10:23 PM   #9
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Installed is the 50 shot jet...but i havent even sprayed yet...put it on thinking i was just gonna stick with this...but ends up i think i wanna go forced induction...so probably gonna hold off on spraying unless i get another car at the end of this year...then ill go spray on this one and fi on my new car...
If you ever sell it let me know. Might pick it up off you if I can. But I agree, if u already have it mounted, might as well spray it once or twice
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Old 03-02-2014, 11:14 PM   #10
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Or you could lend it to me and I'll try it lol
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Old 03-17-2014, 12:19 AM   #11
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Looks good. Keep it up!
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Old 03-17-2014, 01:54 PM   #12
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Thanks!

Parts finally arrived for rear end swap...so hopefully change out the differential and install the rest of my bmr goodies this weekend...once thats done, tune it and will probably test out the nitrous...most likely will go forced induction sooner than planned...lol
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Old 03-17-2014, 03:03 PM   #13
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Thanks!

Parts finally arrived for rear end swap...so hopefully change out the differential and install the rest of my bmr goodies this weekend...once thats done, tune it and will probably test out the nitrous...most likely will go forced induction sooner than planned...lol
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Old 03-17-2014, 04:45 PM   #14
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Im planning to be there! Hopefully everything will be ready to go by then!
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Old 03-17-2014, 04:58 PM   #15
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What ratio are you going with? Rear-end + FI is gonna be insane!
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Old 03-17-2014, 05:36 PM   #16
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Im swapping in a factory rear from an ss with the 3.45...see how it goes....should be good for now compared to the factory 2.92...lol
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Old 04-02-2014, 11:47 AM   #17
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Last night finally got around to taking out all the rear end stuff so hopefully all this stuff will go in tonight...
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Old 06-26-2014, 12:31 AM   #18
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Im swapping in a factory rear from an ss with the 3.45...see how it goes....should be good for now compared to the factory 2.92...lol
Where do you order that?

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Old 06-26-2014, 12:42 AM   #19
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Damn the New brakes look sick with the havocs might need to get some for mine. And as far as the hood goes how did you install it?

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Old 06-26-2014, 10:03 AM   #20
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All the rear end stuff was pieced together....all the bmr stuff was ordered from apex, axles were from member on here, hubs were from dealer and diff was a local purchase...

The hood insert came with a template so i just taped off the hood and used the template to cut a hole and drill for the bolts...super easy, just nerve racking to cut into a new hood..haha
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Old 06-26-2014, 10:28 AM   #21
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you car simply looks amazing
Not looking like a LS model at all.
I especially love that picture you have when you sprayed.
That seems like a great spot to show off that power.
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Old 07-05-2014, 05:22 PM   #22
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New emblems from emblempros! Asked roger to make some similar to ones made for the 1le and these are what he came up with...love them!




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Old 07-05-2014, 05:48 PM   #23
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Emblems looks real good man . Roger does good work
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Old 11-15-2014, 10:54 AM   #24
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You've done a ton of stuff since I last saw it. You gave me your older headlight bulbs a while back. Thanks again!!


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