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Old 11-14-2012, 10:07 PM   #151
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Lookin good brother!

If you dont mind, where did you get the cover next to the fuse box cover?
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Old 11-15-2012, 06:15 AM   #152
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Lookin good brother!

If you dont mind, where did you get the cover next to the fuse box cover?
Thank - you, many of the items under my hood came from ohio-speed.com and showstopperaccessories.com
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Old 11-26-2012, 07:41 PM   #153
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Decided to post up some before and after photos.
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Old 02-23-2013, 08:47 AM   #154
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Lots of new goodies being added. Complete install and pictures coming soon.

EP1200 Pedders Subframe Inserts
EP2112 Steering Rack Bushing
EP6578 Front Radius Rod Bush Inserts
BMR Trailing Arms
BMR Toe Rods
RX Ported Intake Manifold
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Magnetic matte black strip for back of Camaro
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Old 02-23-2013, 10:32 AM   #155
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Can't wait to see your impression on the Rx PIM
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Old 03-11-2013, 06:03 PM   #156
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Well the mods listed just above are all in now.

I spent this past weekend in the garage with my mistress. Total of 13 hours worth of time put into those mods.

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Old 03-11-2013, 06:24 PM   #157
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Looks great !!. Was it hard installing the bushings? Those are on my list and plan of doing them eventually haha. IM looks good!!
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Old 03-11-2013, 06:48 PM   #158
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Looks great !!. Was it hard installing the bushings? Those are on my list and plan of doing them eventually haha. IM looks good!!
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I cannot tell a lie, those cradle bushings were not easy, but not hard now that I know the secret, or at least what I had to do. The fronts went on with no issue. However the rears, once you drop them off the alignment pin, good luck getting them back up there by yourself. I had my son working the jack, I had a pry bar on one side and my daughter’s boyfriend on the other side. We pryed forward while the jack was raising it back in place. Not to bad once I had the secret or help. One other thing, you need a good size breaker bar to break those bolts free. And an impact wrench will help drive them in and out much faster.
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Old 03-11-2013, 08:46 PM   #159
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Thank - you.

I cannot tell a lie, those cradle bushings were not easy, but not hard now that I know the secret, or at least what I had to do. The fronts went on with no issue. However the rears, once you drop them off the alignment pin, good luck getting them back up there by yourself. I had my son working the jack, I had a pry bar on one side and my daughter’s boyfriend on the other side. We pryed forward while the jack was raising it back in place. Not to bad once I had the secret or help. One other thing, you need a good size breaker bar to break those bolts free. And an impact wrench will help drive them in and out much faster.
O wow, not sure if I wanna get them now haha. Have you gotten a chance to drive it since installing them?
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Old 03-11-2013, 08:56 PM   #160
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O wow, not sure if I wanna get them now haha. Have you gotten a chance to drive it since installing them?

Personally I would still do it. Just passing along the tip as I know it. Only drove it for a few minutes to warp it up from the cold hibernation. Hopefully tomorrow I can run it thru some paces.
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Old 03-12-2013, 12:05 AM   #161
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Nice Car looking very nice!
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Old 03-24-2013, 05:04 PM   #162
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Completed the install of the trailing arm outer bushing, BMR BK0006. NEVER AGAIN. That was one MAJOR PITA. I tried the method I saw on Camaro5, (prying them out with a socket and crow bar) that didn't work and I am calling BS on it ever working unless they changed them the day after it rolled off the assembly line. I went to Autozone and rented the puller. Still fought with that thing for what seemed like forever. Well at least it is done.
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Old 04-21-2013, 01:27 PM   #163
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Great build. I am picking up my 2013 1LT tomorrow! You have provided me with tons of great ideas. Thanks.

Oh and I love those wheels.
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Old 04-21-2013, 06:33 PM   #164
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Great build. I am picking up my 2013 1LT tomorrow! You have provided me with tons of great ideas. Thanks.

Oh and I love those wheels.

AWESOME. Be sure to start a build thread, and then continue with it as you work on your Camaro. Glad mine has helped you out. And Yes, I LOVE my Wheels.
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Old 04-21-2013, 06:47 PM   #165
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Went to Lapeer Dragway today. Set a new personal best.

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Old 05-05-2013, 04:25 PM   #166
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Congrats on the new best time, how did you like the Rx ported intake manifold?....I'm about to pick up the custom one Tracy just put out tomorrow and I'm wondering what your impressions are?
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Old 05-06-2013, 11:26 AM   #167
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Congrats on the new best time, how did you like the Rx ported intake manifold?....I'm about to pick up the custom one Tracy just put out tomorrow and I'm wondering what your impressions are?

Thank - you,

I lke it, couldn't pass up the deal as it was a used one from one of our fellow V6'ers. Plus I keep mine.

I would certainly buy it again. New it is a little costly, but I am working on all the bolt ons and this one was missing.
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Old 05-06-2013, 01:30 PM   #168
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How do you feel about the suspension pieces? Do they make a difference?
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Old 05-06-2013, 09:54 PM   #169
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Nice work on the track Mike. Like the new mods
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Old 05-07-2013, 11:15 AM   #170
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Did you time your bushings?
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Old 05-07-2013, 11:40 AM   #171
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Did you time your bushings?

No, I have been thinking about that for a couple weeks now. Wondering if I should have a timing and new alignment performed.
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Old 05-07-2013, 09:17 PM   #172
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It was good seeing you this weekend. Your car is looking good. Keep up the good work.
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Old 05-07-2013, 09:54 PM   #173
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It was good seeing you this weekend. Your car is looking good. Keep up the good work.
Thank - you, It was nice seeing you and your Camaro is looking good too. Love those new gorund affects.
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Old 06-02-2013, 12:29 AM   #174
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I noticed you have the BMR trailing arms, which ones do you have? I am torn between two at the moment. I know there are the trailing arms with polyurethane bushings link and now they have ones with single adjustable rod ends link.
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Old 06-02-2013, 06:29 AM   #175
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The first link, I bought a set of those (used) from someone here on this site. Then bought the urethane bushing that goes on the outside edge of the trailing arm too. As I found out this bushing s is what helps control the dreaded wheel hop the most.
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