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Phantompooper

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San Diego, California
United States

 
 

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206Camaro
Aug 4, 2007 at 10:07 pm
wow thats a really nice car
 
 
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JonnyBlaze81
Jan 3, 2007 at 4:31 pm
Congrats on Dec. Man!!
 
 
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1997cobraFHS
Dec 21, 2006 at 11:22 pm
have you ever ran it at the track. if so what did you get?
 
 

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Challenges W: 79 L: 14

 

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Past Challenges

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roushy

1999 Ford Mustang

Owner: illinoisboss

  • roushy: 10 pts (loss)
  • The Rocket: 30 pts (win)
  • Total votes: 8
  • Ended: Nov 19, 2007
 
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Turbo Bird

1991 Pontiac Firebird

Owner: Turbo91Bird

  • Turbo Bird: 10 pts (loss)
  • The Rocket: 20 pts (win)
  • Total votes: 6
  • Ended: Feb 27, 2007
 
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F355

1995 Ferrari F355B

Owner: anselmoc5

  • F355: 47 pts (win)
  • The Rocket: 43 pts (loss)
  • Total votes: 18
  • Ended: Feb 13, 2007
 

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2000 Chevrolet Camaro Super Sport (The Rocket)

Trophies: 44 Give a trophy Last updated Jan 5, 2007  

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About

Super Sport #7669 of 8912 produced on May 15th, 2000. I bought my car on November 2004 from the original owner. She was pretty much stock when she came to me and has been undergoing an extensive series of modifications transforming her from a mild-mannered SS to the Street-terrorizing demon my car has become. Major mods include; valvetrain and cam, intake and exhaust, suspension and drivetrain upgrades.

Specs

LS1
346 cu in. 5.7L 325hp V8 OHV Engine
10.1:1 Compression Ratio
Multi-port Sequential Fuel Injection
Aluminum Block and Heads

Drivetrain
Tremec T56 Transmission
Aluminum Driveshaft
Auburn Posi Differential

We're still waiting on the updated RWHP numbers from the head work and subsequent mods, but last time she dynoed 396rwhp/390rwtq. Never tracked her as I have no 1/4 mile track near me.

Factory Options

2000 Camaro Super Sport
Onyx Black
SLP Base alterations package
Preferred options group B
No ASR or rear defroster
1999 Camaro Leather Seats, added by me.
12-disc CD changer, also added later.

Mods

Engine:

SLP Lid
K&N Filter
SLP Cold Air scoop
Washer Air box mod
SLP Bellows
SLP ported Throttlebody
Throttlebody bypass
LS6 intake Manifold w/Leginfelter EGR adapter
NGK TR-55ix Irridium Spark Plugs
Taylor 10mm Wires
LS6 Oil Pump
Comp 222/222 112LSA Cam
Comp Cams Double-Roller Timing Chain
Comp Cams Hardened Moly Pushrods
Comp Cams Titanium Retainers
Comp Cams Hydraulic Lifters
Harland Sharp 1.7 Roller Rockers
PCMforless Tune

Exhaust:

JBA Ceramic-coated Short-tube Headers
Custom-welded 3" Y-pipe
Magnaflow Cat-back w/CME tips
QTP E-Cutout

Drivetrain:

Pro 5.0 Shifter w/Hurst Pistol Grip Knob
Centerforce Dual-Friction Clutch
RAM Master Cylinder
Drill Mod
RAM Slave Cylinder
US Gears 4.10s
Auburn Differential
AAM Differential Cover
!CAGS
CD Racing Cross-Drilled/Slotted Rotors
SLP Line Lock

Suspension:

Hotchkis STB
Spohn Adjustable Panhard Rod
Spohn Lower Control Arms
Spohn Lower Control Arm Weld-in relocation brackets
LG G2 Springs
Bilstein Shocks revalved by Sam Strano
BMR adjustable Torque Arm
UMI Crossmember Brace w/driveshaft loop, Shaved 1" for ground clearance
Kenny Brown Double Diamond Subframe Connectors
Spohn 33mm solid front swaybar
Spohn 21mm solid rear swaybar
Prothane polyurethane endlinks/swaybar mounts

Interior:

Autometer triple-gauge A-pillar pod
Autometer Phantom Vaccum Gauge
Autometer Phantom Trans Temp Gauge
Autometer Phantom Oil Pressure Gauge
SLP SS Dash Plaque
White Gauge faces w/Firebird bezel and SS decal
Quest Pedal Covers
SLP SS Floormats
Dash mat
Raptor Shift light
SLP SS Rear deck mat

Exterior:

RK Sport Clear Corner Lenses
Sylvania Silverstar Headlights High/low Beams
SLP SS Grille w/white-rimmed SS badges
RK Sport Chrome SS badges on sides and back
RK Sport Stainless Steel LS1 emblems on sides
SLP badge on back of ram-air hood
15% side, 5% back window Tint
17" x 8.5" Front ZO6 Rims - 245/45ZR17 Falkens
18" x 10.5" Back ZO6 Rims -315/35ZR18 Michelin Pilot Sports
Shorty Antenna
CME Valence
RKSport Chrome CAMARO Rear inserts
Chrome "SS" License plate frame
Stainless "SS" nose emblem overlay
Smooth lock covers
!Side Molding
Flat Black Berger Panel
35th Anniversary Silver LE stripes

Engine bay:

MBA Billet Engine Plaque
Air Conditioning Dryer LS1 #7669 Decal
Stainless battery, PCM, and Fuse box covers
Red Wire loom
Red hood struts
!Wire mod
!AIR mod
Stainless LS1 emblem
Chrome SS Emblem
GM Performance Division plaque
Mobil 1 oil cap
Scott Settlemire Limited Edition Signature
"Ram Air" decal
Red Valve Covers

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No longer the Daily Driver

Looks like the Rocket won't be my daily driver any longer. My wife and I bought a 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer so I'll be driving her 1999 Camaro to work and whatnot from now on. I'll get it up in my garage as soon as she's clean enough to take pictures of.

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She's back!!!

Got the car back from the shop yesterday, unfortunately the new heads didn't end up working, so I have to put the old ones back on. She's got the new clutch in and new roller rocker arms, but other than that, she's back to how she was before the new heads....

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Still waiting.

Went to the shop again today and got some horrible news. Not only was my car not finished, it was broken again. I guess the head swap was too much. The rocker arm bearings came right out and were rattling all over the place. So I guess I need some new,...

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