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Old 05-19-2013, 01:28 PM
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Where to begin....picked up this car in Oct '12 as I have always wanted a 1969 Camaro and lately Pro Touring. This was a 3 yr build completed in 2009 and was in Chevy High Perfomance magazine Dec '09. Two owners later it became mine. With those previous owners some needed upgrades were made like guages, seats, T56 Mag with hyd clutch, etc. but more were needed. Many changes needed to be made in my opinion to take the car to the next level. So here we go and hence the project name.

What it did look like.

Overall a good build with extensive investment in the mechanicals:

DSE Quadralink with 9" rear
DSE mini-tubbed
DSE polished SS fuel tank
Chassisworks subframe with subframe connectors
ZZ572 w/ Hogans intake and FAST XFI injection
T56 Magnum w/ hyd clutch
Wilwood brakes - polished 4 piston on all four corners
Forgeline ZX3 18x12, 18x10


Vintage Wheels - Cobra knock off wheels (old)





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Replaced mirrors with 2nd gen models, had gaps adjusted, front bumper was repaired among some other paintwork. Added some billet parts, etc.

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Old 05-19-2013, 01:32 PM
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Current - Subframe removal for smoothed firewall - Anvil 100% CF inner fenders, Concept 1 pulley/accessory system, VA Gen IV a/c evap upgrade, Ididit steering column, Restomodair Diablo bulkhead, Clayton Machine works pedals, wiring upgrades, plumbing changes/upgrades, DSE dash with Ultra-Lite II guages, VA controller, Optima battery relocate to trunk with MAD electrical upgrades, complete exhaust redo and so much more









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Looks like you had a good base to start with.

And 572's always get my attention.
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nice car!!!
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The Forgeline's set it off just riiiiight!!
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Sweet Ride!
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The Forgeline's set it off just riiiiight!!
Most Definitely!
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Finishing up some trunk pan replacement and exhaust cutouts. Last of the sheet metal replacement.

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New to market 105mm Accufab throttle body LS style to feed the reworked 572 and new AFR heads (in progress). Should be able to hit our target of 850hp on pump gas.

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Progress has been slow lately but things are picking up now. A bit more metal work to complete.



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