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Old 06-14-2013, 01:51 PM   #1
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Joseph's 2011 Rally Yellow 2LS

I got this from my club's forum and I just copied and pasted everything so the formatting may or may not work. Ok so I got my Camaro July 29, 2011. I've wanted a Camaro ever since my uncle and cousin introduced them to me when I was young. While it may just be a basic model, I still love it.

Exterior Cosmetic Mods
  • Anvil Glossy Carbon Fiber Rear Notch Spoiler
  • Blacked out bowties
  • Hood Spears
  • Front Fascia Blackout
  • Heritage Grille
  • 4 inch stainless steel tips
  • Blacked out tail light bezels
  • window tint
  • FR ZL1 10 Spoke Replica Wheels (20x9F, 20x10R)
  • OEM RS Headlights
  • Night Owl kit
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  • Trifecta Tune
  • Cold Air Inductions' Cold Air Intake
  • Custom Magnaflow exhaust
  • BBK Long Tube Headers
  • VMAX Ported Throttle Body
Morning after I picked up my car (July 30, 2011)


The cable to install my tune came in! (April 12, 2012)


Getting ready to install a new exhaust (June 1, 2012)


Just installed my intake (June 22, 2012)
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Old 06-14-2013, 01:52 PM   #2
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Joseph's 2011 Rally Yellow 2LS

Ok so my Heritage grille got installed so I thought I may as well fix my headlights.

Before:



During:



After:



There was a lot of problems that arose from trying to fix the headlights but luckily, I had friends from school help me out.
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Old 06-14-2013, 01:54 PM   #3
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Joseph's 2011 Rally Yellow 2LS

So I was at Carmike watching a movie and when I came out, I saw this!



Sure it's a dodge but it still looks good. I just might end up going with similar color wheels. I think the machined face TSW Nurburgrings are the ones for me. I found a couple of pics of them on a yellow camaro.

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Old 06-14-2013, 01:56 PM   #4
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Wow, what a transformation. Looks great!
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Old 06-14-2013, 01:57 PM   #5
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So if anybody wants to give me some advice, feel free to let me know.

As far as future mods, I want some hash marks and definitely some TSW Nurburgrings.
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Old 06-14-2013, 01:59 PM   #6
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Wow, what a transformation. Looks great!
Lol thanks. Hopefully I can do more stuff to my car, money permitting!
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Old 06-14-2013, 03:31 PM   #7
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The hash marks will look great, got them on mine and they look great!

You're retrofit looks insane! Love it!
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Old 06-14-2013, 05:08 PM   #8
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I thought the last ones was your car. Sorry.
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Old 06-14-2013, 05:46 PM   #9
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transformation looks great
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Old 06-14-2013, 05:53 PM   #10
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Alot has changed since ive visited here. Looks awesome!!!
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Old 06-15-2013, 04:19 PM   #11
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The hash marks will look great, got them on mine and they look great!

You're retrofit looks insane! Love it!
Thanks! I'm thinking about going with some CF vinyl for the hash marks. The retrofit was a pita but at least it looks like the way I want it!

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I thought the last ones was your car. Sorry.
For some reason I had a feeling that was the case. No worries.

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Alot has changed since ive visited here. Looks awesome!!!
Thanks!
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Old 06-15-2013, 04:23 PM   #12
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It seems I keep getting yellow cars that park next to me every time I go to the movies!

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Old 10-16-2013, 02:18 PM   #13
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Just an update, I bought some 20x9 and 20x10 Factory Reproductions Polished Replica ZL1 rims, some side gills and the lightest tint (50%) from Big Worm Graphix. I'll add a couple of photos of the cars I ended up parking next to today at school. I like to call it "The American Trinity".



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Old 02-20-2014, 02:04 PM   #14
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I've decided to ditch the projector retrofit and the oracle halos because of the MANY problems I was having. I contacted SinisSick and I was able to get some new OEM RS headlight for an EXTREMELY good price. Since I still wanted the RGB halos, I got the Night Owl kit with an RGB strip for my grille. The install was about 3 times shorter than for my retrofit. It could've been faster but things tend to be slow when installing car parts with friends.

I've only got one picture of the finished product and that's because my friend took it. I'll probably take one tonight.

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Old 02-20-2014, 03:54 PM   #15
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Nice looking 2LS ! !

Great transformation with the wheels and all !
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Old 02-20-2014, 04:27 PM   #16
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your LS looks awesome with the hashmarks your wheels and your headlights. It looks amazing. congrats on having a sweet ride.
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Old 02-20-2014, 05:19 PM   #17
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Thanks, guys!

Currently I'm torn between getting an SS bumper or a ZL1 bumper. The SS bumper would be getting T4 bumper ports and splitter with a Street Scene lower grille + ports. The ZL1 probably won't have any fog lights since I'll probably remove the area and make it ports.

What do you guys think?
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Old 03-17-2014, 03:21 PM   #18
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On the oem rs headlights: was this a one time deal? Or do you know a place to get them discounted? I'm trying to stuff a few more mods in before C5 fest and would love to add these.
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Old 03-17-2014, 04:39 PM   #19
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Nah, they were brand new. Just PM SinisSick and I'm sure you'll get a great deal. I'm going to go through him for all OEM upgrades I want to get. It was a pleasure doing business with him.
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Old 03-22-2014, 11:53 AM   #20
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I went to the track last night and I ran my car as soon as I got there (20 minute drive from school) and I ended up running my best time yet.



That was with traction control on. I ran a total of 15 passes. All the other passes were between 14.6-14.9 with traction control on and off. I kept getting wheel spin off the line. My friend said my tires had too much air. That's something to consider next time.

At least I got one of my professors to want to race me with his new Challenger RT!
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Old 04-01-2014, 11:06 AM   #21
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Joseph's 2011 Rally Yellow 2LS

I got Forza 5 for the Xbox One and I decided to customize a ZL1 to see what my car would look like with different vinyl groups.

The difference between my actual car and my Forza 5 car is the triangles on the doors, the center stripe on hood, roof, and trunk, some thicker hash marks, and maybe a rear blackout.

I'm posting this on my iPhone so I don't know if the video will come out properly.

http://youtu.be/L54sPo0QTE8
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Old 04-22-2014, 01:48 PM   #22
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I took my mom out to dinner and decided to park in the back of the restaurant like I always do. As we were walking away, my mom says I should take a picture of my car next to the tree and to "make it look pretty like the other pictures". Since moms obviously know best, I did so. I really like the outcome.



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Old 04-22-2014, 02:02 PM   #23
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nice car, i like the halos and painted grill
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Old 04-22-2014, 02:25 PM   #24
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nice car, i like the halos and painted grill
Thanks a lot! I got the RS headlights from SinisSick for a pretty good price. PM him and you may get a good deal on a brand new set!
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Old 04-30-2014, 10:10 AM   #25
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My mom has a knack for finding awesome spots to take pictures!

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