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Old 07-09-2010, 05:30 PM   #1
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Talking USAFJeepers Camaro

By way of what I am about... I am a retired USAF MSgt now working in civil service on a weapons system I worked with on active duty. I have a wife of 25 years and 2 children attending Georgia Southern U.

I wanted a daily driver. I have loved Camaros since I was a young boy and saw all the bad asses driving Camaros and Firebirds. My first love was the blue with white rally stripes, 69, if I remember correctly. Somewhere along the way I decided to get a Rally Yellow one, I had been enamored of yellow vehicles for several years.

So I bought a daily driver V6 for the gas mileage and the lack of temptation to go fast. Unfortunately the V6 2LT has enough power to make you want to go fast, sigh.

Now knowing that what I know about cars can be measured with a micrometer, I will have most of my mild mods done by installers and friends in the Rockin Robin Camaro Club here in Warner Robins GA.

With no further ado, delivery day!




Garage gets the first decoration related to the car...


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Old 07-09-2010, 05:32 PM   #2
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First things first. It needs stripes. I did not want to get Rally stripes like everyone else so i searched the internets far and wide for ideas. I ended up with Shakedown stripes on teh sides, gill slit inserts, and hood spears with RS on them!



I think it turned out pretty good!
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Old 07-09-2010, 05:34 PM   #3
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So I did a appearance mod, surely another appearance mod is not next, come on, you added something to the engine right? Um-mm Nope! I purchased bow-tie stickers for the wheel centers and then painted and added stickers to the engine cover!




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Old 07-09-2010, 05:35 PM   #4
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those stripes look pretty damn cool
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Old 07-09-2010, 05:39 PM   #5
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Time for a performance mod. I studied the work of great V-6 owners, read threads, looked at videos, perused dynos. And then I purchased an InJen CAI. Thanks to a fellow Rockin Robin and the tire shop he manages, I was able to reward him for quick install of the CAI (Remember, I know NOTHINK! NOTHINK!)



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Old 07-09-2010, 05:40 PM   #6
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Next up is probably a Flowmaster American Thunder... Stay tuned, while I try to figure out how to have a muffler delivered to my house without my wife suspecting anything!

Added the Hooters Mod last Friday...

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Old 07-09-2010, 05:43 PM   #7
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those stripes look pretty damn cool
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Old 07-10-2010, 06:50 PM   #8
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Goofy lil video I did of current status.


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Old 07-10-2010, 07:11 PM   #9
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Looking good so far.
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Old 07-10-2010, 07:19 PM   #10
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First things first. It needs stripes. I did not want to get Rally stripes like everyone else so i searched the internets far and wide for ideas. I ended up with Shakedown stripes on teh sides, gill slit inserts, and hood spears with RS on them!



I think it turned out pretty good!
It is looking good. We bought our Hummer from Kandy at Jerry Barkers. Good people to do business with.
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Old 07-13-2010, 09:52 PM   #11
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Kandy was my salesperson as well. Of course it was easy for her... I wanted a Camaro, they could get me one, they told me how much money to bring!
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Old 07-13-2010, 10:01 PM   #12
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From one Ret MSgt to another... Job well done... your car looks sweet...
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Old 07-13-2010, 10:57 PM   #13
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Old 07-14-2010, 05:37 PM   #14
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Old 07-14-2010, 08:51 PM   #15
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Thanks for the compliments! I am about to decide on a axle back muffler mod
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Old 07-14-2010, 08:54 PM   #16
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Old 07-23-2010, 10:28 PM   #17
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Added a scanner light up under the hood area so it glows out through the grill. It actually looks nice for shows or parking at Hooters. Thanks to EvilBart it is installed in record time and all it cost me was some beer! I am clicking through all the different scans it has.

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Old 09-02-2010, 07:22 PM   #18
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I finally did it. I decided to get the Flowmaster American Thunder Axle back exhaust system. As I was bringing in mine to get it installed a black SS rolled in and was having the exact same exhaust installed! I was also able to look at the 2 stock exhausts side by side. The SS has 1/4 inch bigger pipes and the exhaust tip is a little bigger. It also looks like the V-6 muffler had an extra weld point? Maybe another chamber? Oh well, here is the very professionally produced video!

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