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Old 04-08-2013, 03:10 PM
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Default Silver Legacy RS Seventy 1/2 Camaro

Wanted to share another project that I have been building.

I found this 70 1/2 RS Camaro that a guy had installed a HO 350 chevy engine and a new 400 tranny but it was not painted just in primmer and I decided this would be a good start to a 2nd Gen build that I always wanted to do.

Took it down to bare metal and found all kinds of hidden problems. Someone had rearended the car at some time not real bad just pushed the rear roll pan area in about 3" and they just filled it with BONDO!! So the first thing was to find the parts to repair this problem. Here is a picture of the car in bare metal.


Found a stock rear section of a wrecked Camaro at a junk yard for $200 and got it back to the shop to install the used section on the car.


Here is the rear section where all the bondo was after it was ground out.


As you can see it was pretty bad and needed to be replaced.


The back was drilled to remove the damaged metal and the new one would be installed.


This Camaro will get all kinds of cool little treatments. I will be installing DSE suspension with Baer six piston brakes and Intro Custom wheels wraped by BFG 18" KDW tires. The body mods will be Corvette C6 door handles, a shorter that stock rear spoiler, a half way across the front lower front spoiler, filled side marker lights and tucking in the front and rear bumpers. It will be painted Mercedes silver with a single charcoal stripe and black interior. It will have a Greening Auto custom fiberglass dash with custom mods to the gauge area and the AC ducts. We will use a set of Classic Instrument Gauges and a Kicker stereo system with a RideTech Tiger Cage to keep me safe and be able to use a five point harness for AutoCross.

I will be adding pictures as we go along for you guys to see.
Thanks for checking it out.

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Old 04-08-2013, 04:03 PM
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Damn Ed... 3 Babies on the way congrats
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Subscribed... The white will be interesting and so does the...
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a half way across the front lower front spoiler,
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Im not sure what that is.
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I'm happy your doing a 2nd Gen.

So what are the plans for this project ???
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Old 04-09-2013, 10:42 PM
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Nice project.
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Old 04-10-2013, 02:40 PM
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Jay, I know 3 at once, I am a fool.
Marty, This will be my Driver/AutoCross car is the plan. This way DSE can use it when they come out to the left coast if needed.
Chris and Wayne glad you like it and I will add some pictures so you can see the front bumpers and the 1/2 spolier so it will make sense.

Here is the cuts to the front fenders and lower valance.




Here is where we are adding the metal to make the bumper flush and almost gives it a sticking out effect.





Now you can see how the lower spoiler is going to only go over to the center section and not all the way across.



The bumper turned out pretty cool and the marker is filled along with the seam from the headlight to the front marker light to the grille.



Now to get started on making the spolier both front and rear out of metal...
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ed i've seen these pics before......any reason your arent mentioning the builder ?
i am a HUGE fan of giving credit where credit is do regardless if you like the person or not.
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Now I see.

Cool!

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It looks nice , first time I've seen recessed bumper on the front of a second gen. Cool.
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Default Front Spoiler

Here are the pictures of the front spoiler in metal.







Wanting to make the spoiler shorter and not all the way across as this is getting lowered and is a driver so i did not want to make the metal spoiler every time it gets close to a curb. If this hits I should not be going over it.

Rear Spolier then off to the painter.
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