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Old 10-28-2011, 11:55 PM
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Now that the motor is in, car is painted, and exhaust is installed it was time to try her out on a road course. I chose Buttonwillow because it is one of my favorite tracks. Especially the 13 CW configuration.



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In the later pics with the Torque Thrusts are those wider wheels in front then the early pics??
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Gaetano, Good to see you posting about your Camaro...it's a cool ride to share what's going on with it. Bet you're excited about the new engine.
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In the later pics with the Torque Thrusts are those wider wheels in front then the early pics??
Yes sir. I was screwing around with my car out in the garage back in the day and decided to try the rears up front. When I turned the wheel from left to right I noticed rubbing and figured out it was the wheel wells so I cut the wheel wells out in the locations that it rubbed and the rest is history.
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Gaetano, Good to see you posting about your Camaro...it's a cool ride to share what's going on with it. Bet you're excited about the new engine.
Thanks Corey, appreciate the kind words. I thought I was going to be intimidated with the new motor having so much more power than my old one but it actually turned out to be alot more fun.
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Thanks Corey, appreciate the kind words. I thought I was going to be intimidated with the new motor having so much more power than my old one but it actually turned out to be alot more fun.
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So after my first day on the track I noticed the car was getting really loose early on in my sessions and by the 5th lap I was drifting through the turns.

Turned out my rear differential was shifting from side to side in the corners and my rear tires were rubbing against my quarter panels and tail pipes.

Next step, watts link. Oh, and while I'm at it I may as well mini tub it. Not sure why I decided to mini tub but I did it anyways.

In order to fit wider tires for the mini tub I had to narrow my tank and move my exhaust inboard of the leaf springs.

Here are some pics of the mini tub, narrowed stock tank, watts link, and relocated exhaust.






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Gae, you skipped the part about the sending the leaky motor back to Nyes...
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Gae, you skipped the part about the sending the leaky motor back to Nyes...
oh he's leaving out a bunch!

Wait till you see what we have cooking for next year. Even he doesn't know.
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I didn't know that sucker was 13.5:1! Wow, no wonder you don't drive it on the street.

Great pics. Keep em comin...

Yeah I remember your issues with NYES too..... are you happy with the engine now that it's in and all setup tho?
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