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woody2136

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Walton, New York
United States

 
 

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Dec 3, 2012 at 7:43 pm
one great looking camaro
 
 
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JerryandMary
Jun 16, 2011 at 9:27 am
Congratulations woody2136 on having your 1980 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 (Z2cool image chosen as the Cool Ride of the Week for June 16, 2011.

Take care,
Jerry
 
 
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Jun 9, 2011 at 1:50 am
SWEET CAR
 
 

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? Lucky ?

1982 Chevrolet Corvette

Owner: orange82

  • ? Lucky ?: 99 pts (win)
  • Z28: 46 pts (loss)
  • Total votes: 29
  • Ended: Jan 3, 2008
 
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Sube

2006 Subaru Legacy

Owner: reeder1718

  • Sube: 18 pts (loss)
  • Z28: 62 pts (win)
  • Total votes: 16
  • Ended: Dec 10, 2007
 
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jakes 69

1969 Chevrolet Camaro

Owner: jim_sheila

  • jakes 69: 54 pts (win)
  • Z28: 11 pts (loss)
  • Total votes: 13
  • Ended: Nov 22, 2007
 

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1980 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 (Z28)

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Photo of a 1980 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 (Z28)

About

My work in progress street/track car. I rebuilt the engine for a gain of roughly 100hp and updated the interior with 4th-gen seats, console and all new gauges. The next year I did the rest of the driveline retrofitting a T56 6-speed with a new flywheel, clutch, shifter, driveshaft and 4.10 gears. I also rebuilt the front suspension with poly bushings and lowering springs, and wedged the subframe with solid body mounts and welding in connectors. I also upgraded the brake system with bigger rotors and converted the rear from drum to disc. To try and get the tires to hook I went with drag radials and adjustable traction bars. I also upgraded the fuel system and ignition. After I broke the rear end at the track I upgraded that also.

Next comes some body work at some point. Wheels are also on the list, and probably a shot of nitrous, because truth be told, I'm stupid like that.

2004 purchased
2005 interior swap
2006 355 build
2007 6spd swap
2008 brakes & suspension
2011 wheels & tires
2012 sold 355
2013 efi 383 build

Specs

383ci/6spd, 550hp/520tq, 8.5" 10-bolt, posi, 4.10s, traction links, 4-wheel disc

1/4: high 11s i think

13.5 best with 355 with garbage 60's@106mph

Factory Options

350ci/4spd, 190hp/280tq

1/4: high 16s stock

Mods

PERFORMANCE
forged Scat bottom end
AFR 195 Eliminator aluminum heads
Edelbrock roller cam (234/238 .575/.585")
Edelbrock 1000cfm throttle body
Hurricane EFI singe plane manifold
Accel DFI computer & wiring
Accel 36lb injectors & fuel rails
1-5/8 ceramic coated headers
3" x-pipe
Flowtech 3" cut outs
2.5" chambered mufflers & tail pipes
K&N filter
Equus gauges
custom fabbed gauge bezel
Summit shift light
B&M line lock
Summit driveshaft loop
4th-gen T56 6-speed trans
Pro5.0 short shifter
SPEC stage 3+ clutch (800ft-lb)
SPEC T56 retrofit steel flywheel (26lbs)
modified GM hydraulic clutch linkage (93-97 LT1 fbody)
Denny's Driveshaft 3" HD steel
Spicer u-joints
poly engine/trans mounts
solid body bushings (wedged install)
solid aluminum tie rod sleeves
aluminum radiator
gear reduction starter (to fit T56 bellhousing)
4.10:1 gears
Moser axles & rear cover
Welded axle tubes
Mickey Thompson 275/60/R15 drag radials
CE Slide-A-Link adjustable traction bars
Hotchkis 600lb coil springs
Pro-Touring F-Body 200-lb leafs
Alston Racing subframe connectors
Alston Racing triangle braces
12" front disc brakes (92 IROCZ)
Wilwood GMIII auminum calipers
11.6" rear disc (04 Blazer)
1" disc/disc master cylinder (79 Corvette)
Hawk Performance brake pads
Summit adjustable proportioning valve
Lokar custom ebrake cables
fiberglass pin-on 3" cowl hood
revamped electrical system
100 amp alternator
Proform electric water pump
60 amp electric fan
start solenoid & battery in trunk
NHRA-spec kill switch
SFI 18.1 harmonic balancer
-6AN braided stainless fuel feed & return lines
adjustable fuel pressure regulator

LOOKS
4th-gen leather seats, seat belts, console, shift boot & shift knob
lots of flat black, NO CHROME
Cavalier steering wheel
custom trim plates for dash (hvac & radio)


OLD 355
RPM AirGap intake manifold
Vortec heads (170cc, 64cc, 1.94/1.50)
Comp 280 cam (230/230 .480/.480)
1.5 ratio self-aligning rockers
TRW forged pistons
Hedman long-tube headers (1-5/8" primary, 3" collector)
MSD Ultimate HEI digital ignition w/ rev limit
750cfm Edelbrock 1407 carburetor

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I broke it!

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So after fighting wheel spin and crappy 60's at the drag strip for a while I went to a different track. They do more traction prep and I dropped a little more pressure in my...

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Track time

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I went to the track to get my suspension adjusted and the engine tuned just right to see what it will do. Due to rain and a guy grenading his engine I only got two runs in all...

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Carlisle 2007

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Everything is all done and functional. The 6spd, the suspension, the exhaust... It survived the 500 mile Carlisle trip and all is well. Last year's Carlisle trip I got 12.5mpg...

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