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Old 01-22-2014, 07:54 PM
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Default Project Double Trouble - 2009 Z06 - KP Racing and GAP Racing

So last year we were given the opportunity to work with the crew over at KP Racing on the Worlds Fastest Camaro. Unfortunately there was a product malfunction that caused the car to roll many times but luckily our good friend Joe Huneycutt was able to escape with only minimal injury. Owner of the Camaro, Kelly Bise, decided to build a new car this year and once again we have team up with KP Racing to go out and set some records this year. This is a Land Speed car. So building the cage is different than drag racing or other motorsport events. The cage was built by Bonneville standards and we also learned a lot after the Camaro was taken apart after the crash. The new project titled " Double Trouble " that will documented in GM Hightech Magazine, is a 2009 Z06 Corvette. Having an aluminum frame makes it challenging to build the cage but we were up for the challenge. The car wil have a Late Model Engines built 427 with an RHS block along with a list of other goodies including twin 88 mm turbos and a Nitrous system. Mr. Bise requested the cage be safe for one, but he wanted to retain all the comforts of a street car. That meant keeping the A/C, Navigation, heads up display, etc.



Here is video of the crash ***** Caution NSFW ***** due to language
http://youtu.be/v9ytQ1hbNUg
here is another view from the end of the track
http://youtu.be/MIU5sZJ81qQ



I will update as much as I can and will have the crew from KP try to update also as we chase records all over the country !!!!
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Old 01-22-2014, 07:57 PM
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Once KP stripped the interior out, they shipped the car over so we could start bending up tubing


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It was time to pull the engine to make some changes and the windshield had to go for now


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Old 01-22-2014, 08:04 PM
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More tubing








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I remember seeing that posted on one of the other forums I go to.
That was one fast Camaro. The Corvette will be slouch either.
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Time for those tricky door bars and other bracing












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More bars for safety


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"Hmmm, Today I think I'll build a cage to go 265+ in a mile..."

Nucking futs.
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Looking good guys!
Lots of bends.
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