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Old 02-25-2007, 12:19 PM   #1
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Default Looking to beef up the looks of my NBM Z28's Rear...

Why does my Rear not look as Beefy/Mean as other camaros in my area...i mean there is a red SS with a Mean lookin ***...he has 11 inch Zr-1's and black berger panel, and hes still at the stock height...

i thought my 11inch rims with the 315/35/17 tires would beef it up pretty good but it doesn't...i also have a black berger panel but as far as "beefing" it up, well it didn't

would a SS spoiler help with this any?

i am also lowered with the pro-kit...does that take alot of the toughness out of the looks and make it look more clean than mean?

anyways post some pics of your rears and give me some idea of what i need to do..
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its probably the wheel's offset, . . are the wheels sticking out from the wheel well a little? or are they still tucked in? if they are tucked in try getting a 1 inch wheel adapter. That would definately beef it up.
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its probably the wheel's offset, . . are the wheels sticking out from the wheel well a little? or are they still tucked in? if they are tucked in try getting a 1 inch wheel adapter. That would definately beef it up.

nah they stick a lil bit...i dont think thats the prob though..
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lower it-it will look tough exhaust makes a diff too.


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I think the SS spoiler is what you're missing. Also, whose 315 are you running? Nitto, Sumitomo, BFG, Goodyear? If you are running one of the narrower ones then thats probably part of your problem too.
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As far as the the exahust on the camaro im comparing mine to is dumped at the axle (TSP TD's)....

As far as lowering mine...IT IS lowered

I indeed think that what i missing is the SS spoiler as well...where can i pick one up?

and for the tires...im running sumitomo's...when i change (near future) ill be goin with BFG's, which is also what the SS is running that im comparing my car to
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post a pic of urs from behind SVThis
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Heres a pic that i took the first day i had the car...the backend got DIRTY from the 100 miles drive home and blurry cause it was just a point a shoot camera i was useing...but you get the idea

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lower it-it will look tough exhaust makes a diff too.


dude everytime i see these two pics i
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Heres a pic that i took the first day i had the car...the backend got DIRTY from the 100 miles drive home and blurry cause it was just a point a shoot camera i was useing...but you get the idea

stainless inserts, ss spoiler and a different exhaust tip would do it. i really think the spoiler is probably the weak link. what is it lowered with? it still looks a little high, but it may be the pic angle.
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yep a SS spoiler and some really nice tips would do it definatly.I got my SS spoiler on Ebay for like $275 shipped and it looks and fit's great. I have stock tips on mine BUT i also have a set of polished Stainless tips that look like stock. I may not be putting them on after i saw that BADASS black one above a few post's. That is HOTT.~Cole~
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Great looking cars BTW. But I'm kinda stuck here too. I kinda think it might be the taillights?? Mine's not lowered but has 28X12.50 ET Streets and TD's, but still doesn't do it for me. Had black-outs for awhile, but they got old. SS spoiler can't hurt any though. Nice car either way you go, just don't buy the import taillights and you'll be fine..LOL.

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Ok here's what you need:
1. Gloss black retro panel, not flat like it looks like you have
2. Stainless CAMARO fill-ins from DragonZ28
3. Stainless Z28 From DragonZ28
4. Corsa tips or CME
5. 98+ SS spoiler (thatspoilercompany on ebay is your best bet)
6. Move the slp badge over to the middle more, its way to far off to the left
7. Move the Z28 badge over to the middle more, its way to far off to the right

Thats about all I can think of.
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just don't buy the import taillights and you'll be fine..LOL.

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funny u say that...the guy i bought it off of had altezza's on the car befor he realized it was gay and swapped them back to stock

heres 2 vid of my car all cleaned up and befor the berger panel, oh and it still had the ricer tails on it though

www.putfile.com/camminls1
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Yea, after seeing that pic, its definitely the spoiler. The tires aren't bad, but my BFG's make those look thin, stainless inserts is a good suggestion too, you'll be set after that.
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Those exhaust tips are not very exciting either, IMO.


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Yea, after seeing that pic, its definitely the spoiler. The tires aren't bad, but my BFG's make those look thin, stainless inserts is a good suggestion too, you'll be set after that.

yea the spoiler is defently NEXT on the list...

im thinkin about keeping the Z28 hood though for a Smooth/clean look...or would it look stupid with the SS spoiler and the Z hood
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yea the spoiler is defently NEXT on the list...

im thinkin about keeping the Z28 hood though for a Smooth/clean look...or would it look stupid with the SS spoiler and the Z hood
it'll look fine. i've got no prob with the z28 hood... but to me the stock z spoiler is horrible, way too plain jane
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Ok here's what you need:
1. Gloss black retro panel, not flat like it looks like you have
2. Stainless CAMARO fill-ins from DragonZ28
3. Stainless Z28 From DragonZ28
4. Corsa tips or CME
5. 98+ SS spoiler (thatspoilercompany on ebay is your best bet)
6. Move the slp badge over to the middle more, its way to far off to the left
7. Move the Z28 badge over to the middle more, its way to far off to the right

Thats about all I can think of.
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IMO do this.....Get a nice exhaust, exhaust will make everything in the rear. IMO dumps is the way to go for a "mean" look. Go glossy on the rear berger panel. Then also the stainless inserts. Will look GREAT
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