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Cars > Challenges > “Drag car” Vs “Suzie II”

 

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1978 Chevrolet Camaro

“Drag car”

2007 Mazda MAZDASPEED MAZDA6 Sport

“Suzie II”

 
Photo of: 1978 Chevrolet Camaro
Photo of: 2007 Mazda MAZDASPEED MAZDA6
 

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About “Drag car”

-78 Camaro body

-Fiberglass One piece front end

-Fiberglass doors

-Fiberglass trunk lid

-All Windows Lexan

Chassis

-Cage NHRA Certified to 8.50

-Tube Chassis, Round tube Strut front end

-Motor set back 15 inchs

-Ladder Bar Rear with Coilovers

-New Strange Single Adjustable Shocks

-Ford 9” Rear with 5.29 gears

-Strange Aluminum Case (9")

-Morser axles

-1350 U-Joints

-Wheelie Bars

-Strange Strunt front end

-Strange Front Brakes

-Wilwood Rear Disc Brakes

-Fits 32/14.5 Slick Goodyear

-15 x 15 Rear Welds

-15 x 3.5 Front Welds

Engine

-434 SBC (650 HP on dyno)

-MSD Dist

-Roller Cam, at .682 lift

-Brodix Heads (Ported) Flow 324

-2.08, 1.60 Stainless Valves

- Jessel Aluminum Roller Rockers With Shafts1.6 Ratio 7/16” Stud

-SRP Pistions 13.5:1

-Oliver Billet Rods

-Magnum Callies Crank

-Dart little M Block (4.030)

-Brodix Single Plane Intake (Flowed and Ported)

-975 Demon Race RS Carb

-Electric Water Pump

-7 Quart Oil Pan

- Custom Made Headers

-Transmission

-1.76 First Gear Powerglide

-BTE Transbrake

-JW Ultrabell

-Hurst Quarterstick Shifter, with elec. Solenoid

-Electric Fan Transmission Cooler

-5700 Coan Stall Converter

-Ignition

-MSD 6AL

-3 step

-RPM Activated Switch

-RPM Dial for Launch

-Biondo Elite 400 Delay Box

It runs a 6.01 @ 113.50 MPH in the 1/8 mile
with a 1.293 60' time and a 3.855 330"

About “Suzie II”

I purchased this car new in August 2007. It is my daily driver and my hobby. This is my first forced induction car, and is a blast to drive. All-wheel Drive, 6-speed manual, and 270+ hp adds up to a lot of fun.

 

Specs for “Drag car”

Body

-78 Camaro body

-Fiberglass One piece front end

-Fiberglass doors

-Fiberglass trunk lid

-All Windows Lexan



Chassis

-Cage NHRA Certified to 8.50

-Backhalf Chassis, stock front end

-Motor set back past crossmember

-Ladder Bar Rear with Coilovers

-New Strange Single Adjustable Shocks

-Ford 9” Rear with 4.71 gears

-Strange Aluminum Case

-1350 U-Joints

-Wheelie Bars

-Moroso Springs in front with Comp 90/10 Shocks

-Fits 32/14.5 Slick (Toyos on now with good life left)

-15 x 15 rear Welds

-15 x 3.5 Front Welds

-Setup for BBC and SBC (BBC Plate and Headers inc.)



Engine

-383 SBC

-Burns Pump Gas 10:1

-Solid Lifter Cam, Around the .575 Range

-Dart 200 cc Straight Plugs

-K Motion Valve Springs

-2.02, 1.60 Stainless Valves

-Crane Aluminum Roller Rockers 1.6 Ratio 7/16” Stud

-Keith Black Hyperutectic Pistions

-X Rods

-Scat Cast Crank

-4 Bolt Main Block

-Hurricane Single Plane Intake

-750 Quick Fuel Carb New 6/08

-Electric Water Pump 6/08

-7 Quart Oil Pan

-Schoenfeld Headers

Transmission

-1.76 First Gear Powerglide

-BTE Transbrake

-JW Ultrabell

-Hurst Quarterstick Shifter, with elec. Solenoid

-Electric Fan Transmission Cooler

-5200 Stall BTE Converter (2 Years old)



Ignition

-MSD 6AL Box

-RPM Activated Switch

-RPM Dial for Launch

-3 step

-2 Red Top Optima Batteries

-Alternator (14.2 volts when running)

-Mallory Unilite Dist

old motor, 2008

Specs for “Suzie II”

VEHICLE TYPE: front-engine, 4-wheel-drive, 5-passenger, 4-door sedan

ENGINE TYPE: turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 16-valve inline-4, aluminum block and head, direct fuel injection
Displacement: 138 cu in, 2260cc
Power (SAE net): 270 bhp @ 5500 rpm
Torque (SAE net): 280 lb-ft @ 3000 rpm

TRANSMISSION: 6-speed manual

DIMENSIONS:
Wheelbase: 105.3 in
Length: 186.8 in
Width: 70.1 in
Height: 56.3 in
Curb weight: 3589 lb

C/D TEST RESULTS:
Zero to 60 mph: 5.4 sec
Zero to 100 mph: 14.5 sec
Zero to 110 mph: 17.5 sec
Street start, 5-60 mph: 6.9 sec
Standing ¼-mile: 14.0 sec @ 99 mph
Top speed (governor limited): 149 mph
Braking, 70-0 mph: 155 ft
Roadholding, 300-ft-dia skidpad: 0.87 g

FUEL ECONOMY:
EPA city/highway driving: 19/25 mpg

 

Factory Options for “Drag car”

No factory options listed.

Factory Options for “Suzie II”

No factory options listed.

 

Mods for “Drag car”

Car runs a 6.990 in the 1/8
60' 1.576
330 4.533
1/8 6.990
MPH 98.12

best run in 2009
6.51 in the 1/8 @106 MPH
With my 385 motor

Fastest run with my 434
60' 1.293
330 3.855
1/8 6.015
MPH 113.50

Mods for “Suzie II”

Short Ram Intake (from Mazdaspeed CAI)
HKS SSQV Recirculating Bypass Valve
Custom Turbo inlet Pipe
CPE Wishbone Rear Engine Mount
TWM Stage 1 Short Shift Kit
Eibach Pro Sport Springs
Bilstein HD Struts/Shocks
SPC Adjustable Ball Joints
Turbine Tech Front Engine Mount
Turbine Tech Front Mount Liquid/Air Intercooler

Exterior Modifications:

Power Folding LED Mirrors
Shark Fin Antenna
Badgeless Sport Grille (Color matched)
CAR-LED Black 'Ring' Tail lamps
Smoked L.E.D. Side Marker Lights
Smoked L.E.D. Rear Reflector Lights
Tinted Windows 35%/20%
18x8 Maxda RX-8 Rims w/ Yokohama Sport Advan tires

Interior Modifications:

Lotek Gauge Pod
STRI-DSD Gauge(s) including Boost, Oil Pressure, Volts
Red L.E.D. Drink Holder Lighting
Red L.E.D. Center Console Lighting
Red Neon Under Dash Lighting
Audio Link MP3 Player w/ 2GB Memory


Stereo System Modifications

Rockford Fosgate Custom Stereo Components

 

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