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Cars > Challenges > “Ruby” Vs “The Black Car”


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Waltham, Massachusetts
United States





1986 pontiact trans am


1985 Chevrolet Camaro Z-28

“The Black Car”

Photo of: 1986 pontiact trans am
Photo of: 1985 Chevrolet Camaro

Head to Head


About “Ruby”

Well I bought it from a Guy who's owned her for the past 15 years I had one long ago and I have one again

About “The Black Car”

I bought this car in 1989 and drove it daily until 2005 when I started to heavily customize it. The motor is rebuilt and supercharged. The hood wears a custom fiberglass scoop. The dashboard is fully digital.


Specs for “Ruby”

It is a stock 305 C.I.D 5.0 Tunedport injection with a set of 3.42 gears in the posi rearend

Specs for “The Black Car”

The car is powered by an LG-4 305 rebuilt and supercharged with a WEIAND 142 miniblower. Smog-legal SLP 1-3/4" headers, 3" Catco convertor and Flowmaster exhaust. A Three Rivers Aluminum driveshaft spins the 3.42 rear (w/disc brakes and an EATON posi unit). Spohn subframe connectors tighten up the rear along with tubular control arms, a "Wonderbar" and Panard bar.


Factory Options for “Ruby”

Power window,brakes,stering,doorlocks, 4 speed automtic with a WS6 package

Factory Options for “The Black Car”

Air Conditioning, Tinted Windows. 4BBL V-8 700R-4 Auto
Z-28 Trim package, antisway bars.


Mods for “Ruby”

Flowmaster exhaust and new brake set up all around

Mods for “The Black Car”

Supercharger, Hurst dual-gate shifter, Street Raptor Torque Convertor, Ram-air scoop, 16 " Z-Q8 wheels, 1989 Trans Am side skirts, fender vents and turn signals. Headlights come from a 1989 Berretta GTU. Custom driving lights are installed in the front nose. Hand -made fiberglass dashboard (with Knight Rider-style gauges). Front and rear video cameras. An ABS overhead console houses a police scanner and radar detector. The rear seat has been removed and replaced with a "Back to the Future" inspired flux-capacitor panel that is powered by two solar panels on the deck-lid.


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