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Old 06-30-2012, 11:22 AM   #1
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Bianca

Bianca was built on 01/12/2011, delivered to the dealership on 02/01/2012 and I drove her home that same day.

This is my 6th Sports car, it's kind of in my blood.

Previous - 1990 Trans Am GTA, 1995 Firebird Formula, 2000 Trans Am WS6, 2000 Cmaro Z28, 2004 GTO.

I had never purchased a Brand New car before ( 22 at the time) so I told myself (like everyone I think) that I was going to leave it alone and just enjoy it for a bit. Woops



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Comp Cam - 231 243 .6xx .6xx 113
FAST LSXr 102mm Intake
FAST Fuel Rails
Mototron 60lb Injectors
PRC Stage 2 Heads
PRC Dual Valve Springs
Vararam Intake
XS Power Long Tubes and Full Exhaust
Elite Engineering Catch Can
SLP Underdrive Pulley
C5R Timing Chain
ARP Bolts
LS7 Lifters
Melling 10926 Oil Pump
Dual Nitrous Bottle Setup with Remote Openers
Separate Clutch Resevoir
ADM Wideband
BMR Driveshaft Safety Loop
BMR Front and Rear Sways
BMR Endlinks
BMR Toe Rods
BMR Trailing Arms
BMR Subframe Connectors
BMR Complete Bushings throughout
Gforce1320 35 Spline 9” with 3.70 gears (in works)
MGW Shifter
 
Appearance
Seibon Carbon Fiber Trunk Lid
Carbon by Design Carbon Fiber Hood
Fuse Cover painted by Lupe
Bowties, Bezels, CAMARO painted by Lupe
5% Tint on Side Windows and Rear Window
35% Tint on Windshield
Embroidered Center Console Lid
Cup Holder Switch Panel
 
Wheels
22” Niche Concourse Custom Painted Grey and Black
Vredestein 265/35/22 (front)
Vredestein 315/30/22 (rear)
18” Forgestar F14 Black
Nitto 555 (front)
Mickey Thompson ET Street II (rear)






First picture of Bianca the following Morning.
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Old 06-30-2012, 11:26 AM   #2
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I finally took the car out to a couple meets and that's where I met the best car club in the world, H-Town Camaro Club. (They are the best people but my bank account hates them). Bianca was never the same from there on out.

First items ordered were a Vararam intake and BMR Split Drop Springs.
I installed the Vararam myself then had A.R.D. install the Drop Springs. With that I also did a muffler delete to give a little more sound to here.



Picture showing the muffler delete and drop srings.
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Old 06-30-2012, 11:31 AM   #3
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After I got used to all of that it was time for some upgrades.

XS Power Long Tube Headers and Full Exhaust
SLP Underdrive Pulley
Ported Throttle Body
160 Thermostat

Dyno Tune

Bianca made 416hp and 422trq

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=w-rRpbz4FkQ
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Old 06-30-2012, 11:33 AM   #4
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After I got used to all of that it was time for some upgrades.

XS Power Long Tube Headers and Full Exhaust
SLP Underdrive Pulley
Ported Throttle Body
160 Thermostat

Dyno Tune

Bianca made 416hp and 422trq

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=w-rRpbz4FkQ
Looking good so far! Did you notice a difference with the underdrive pulley? Been thinking about getting one but wasn't sure.
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Old 06-30-2012, 11:39 AM   #5
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Now I had a little extra power it was time to hit the track and see how she ran.

I purchased a set of C5 Z06 wheels off a member on here and then ordered a set of Mickey Thompson ET Street Drag Radials to go with them.

Car went 12.22 @ 115 at Camaro Nationals and then was always between 12.0 and 12.4.

Here's a video of a 12.4 run.

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Old 06-30-2012, 11:48 AM   #6
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Now comes the horrow stories. 2 vandalisms within 6 months of each other. It was a horrible half a year.

1st Event - October 30th, 2011.
Driving home from a softball game a bunch of ()*^#%^() kids deicded theyt want to throw rocfks and cement blocks onto cars. Needless to say they hit my car with one while i was driving down the road.

Link to the original thread.
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=179343


2nd Event - April 17th, 2012
I walked out to my car from the gym and found my Driver's Side glass laying on the ground. Wallet missing, glass everywhere, and scratches all down the door. It was a horrible night.

Picture after paint, and new tint.
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Old 06-30-2012, 11:56 AM   #7
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I soon got used to the current horepower (it's a curse) so I had to decide what was in store for the car next......NITROUS!

We did a custom Cold Fusion Nitrous Install. Due to the Vararam we weren't able to do the regular plate system so we tapped into the throttle body and did a port into that.
Also with the Vararam there is that out of place whole left from the factory air box, not any more. We did a custom Fuel cell that fits in the perfectly and holds 116 for the spray.

Had a CupHolder Switchplate made for all my switches and Pressure gauge.

On the dope Bianca put down 553hp and 632trq!

While it was in the shop also had BMR Trailing Arms installed.
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Old 06-30-2012, 11:57 AM   #8
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It's about time you started a build thread Car looks awesome and please when you get a chance definitely post some more pictures!
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Old 06-30-2012, 11:58 AM   #9
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First time out to the track on Spray was AWESOME. With the NOS Launcher we can controll almost everything involving th enitrous. The night was a test for it to see how we wanted to spray. Best run was with the N2O starting @ 80% and progressing in over .8 seconds which resulted in a 11.65 @ 126 mph.

Tire upgrade is in the works and then I'll be back out and find the 10s hoepully.
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Old 06-30-2012, 11:59 AM   #10
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Looking good so far! Did you notice a difference with the underdrive pulley? Been thinking about getting one but wasn't sure.
It's hard to say as it was installed the same time as the Longtubes, exhaust, Throttle Body and tune.
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Old 06-30-2012, 12:00 PM   #11
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It's about time you started a build thread Car looks awesome and please when you get a chance definitely post some more pictures!
I know, I was slacking and still am really.
Picture will be going up overtime...to be honest most are still on the camera and haven't even made it to the computer yet.
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I know, I was slacking and still am really.
Picture will be going up overtime...to be honest most are still on the camera and haven't even made it to the computer yet.
Haha, just giving you a hard time since you finally started a build thread, great build man. I will definitely be checking in make sure your not slacking!
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Haha, just giving you a hard time since you finally started a build thread, great build man. I will definitely be checking in make sure your not slacking!
I appreciate it!
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Old 06-30-2012, 08:05 PM   #14
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Are your LT's with/without cats? Sounds great!
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Are your LT's with/without cats? Sounds great!
Catless exhaust.

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Old 07-09-2012, 11:30 AM   #16
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Here's alittle video from recent drag strip Test 'n Tunes.

Still working out little kinks with the N20. Will be upgrading solenoids soon and then be out for some more passes.

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Update: Bianca is getting new shoes.

I took Bianca in to get different tires put on. In the process the decided to scratch 3 of my wheels.
After working with them they agreed to get them fixed at the person of their choosing. I went ahead and sent the 4th wheel of (at my expense) to fix a couple little rock chips and so they all matched. A WEEK later (not 2 days like promised) I went to pick up my wheels and my pretty Polished Aluminum wheels were painted Gray.

It took 2.5 more weeks and 3 different Supervisors, along with their insurance company to get them to pay for new wheels. GM chagred roughlt $745 per Polished Aluminum wheel. That a bill of over $3,505. Along with mounting and balancing fees this equaled a check to me in the amount of $3,638. I will update as soon as new wheels and tires are mounted.
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Old 07-24-2012, 08:22 AM   #18
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Got the itch for more things so have new tiems coming in for the vehicle.

MGW Shifter
Painted Bowties
Painted Bezels
Painted CAMARO
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Old 08-06-2012, 09:13 AM   #19
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22" Custom Finished Niche Concourse Wheels
All new Bowties, Emblems, and Bezels

Thanks to Mike @ BestWheelDeals and Lupe for the painted extras
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Nice!!!


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Old 08-06-2012, 09:48 AM   #21
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Wow first Camaro i have seen that is spraying!!!


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Old 08-06-2012, 09:54 AM   #22
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Wow first Camaro i have seen that is spraying!!!


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Old 01-30-2013, 09:21 AM   #23
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Been working on lots if new additions to the Camaro. Will list now then get shots of everything when done with installs.

BMR Cradle Bushings
BMR Read Upper Control Arm Bushings
BMR Differential Bushings
BMR Front Lower Control Arm Bushings
BMR Front Radius Rod Bushings
BMR Toe Rods
BMR Front and Rear Sway Bar and End Links
BMR Tunnel Brace and Sub Frame Connectors

Dif. Upgrade - Posi Mod, LPE 3.91 gears, LPW.Dif Cover

DSS 1000hp Axles

Seibon Carbon Fiber Trunk Lid

Brake Caliper Powder Coated by CustomsbyMike

Custom Painting from Lupe
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Old 01-30-2013, 10:53 AM   #24
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Sweet Build so far man and welcome to the club, these cars are definitely way to much fun
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Old 02-13-2013, 10:23 PM   #25
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Here are a few shots of some the recent upgrades. Not everything is here yet so install is at a stand still. Sorry for the bad quality pictures....good ole camera phones....
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