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Cars > Challenges > “Black Betty” Vs “INZTG8R”

 

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Temecula, California
United States

 

1973 Chevrolet Camaro LT Z28 RS

“Black Betty”

1970 Dodge Dart Swinger 340

“INZTG8R”

 
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About “Black Betty”

In 1973 the Type LT replaced the SS option and added many new options to the Camaro line, such as factory A/C for the first time and power windows for the first time in the second gen production line. I've owned this for a few years and done some myself, with friends and paid for the rest. I try to maintain a stock look, and do a few shows from time to time. In the coming summer I will run it down the track a time or two and get my 0-60, and 1/4 mile times.

If you can provide documentation on how many LT Z28 RS optioned Camaros were produced in '73 I would like to hear from you.

About “INZTG8R”

I purchased this car off of the internet "sight unseen". It was a risky move, but ended up being a sweet deal. The drive train is numbers matching and the car is about 65% stock. I plan to bring it even closer to stock with the exception of the engine.


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Specs

Factory Options

Modifications

Don't forget to register your Swinger 340 @:http://www.34...ech/home.html

 

Specs for “Black Betty”

-350 Chevy Small Block 325HP
-Muncie M-21 Close Ratio 4 Speed
-3:73 Rear End
-650 CFM Edelbrock Carb

Specs for “INZTG8R”

These are the STOCK Specs:

Engine:
Displacement = 340 cu. in.
# of Cylinders = 8
Valve Arrangement = OHV
Bore & Stroke (in.) = 4.04x3.31
Bore Spacing = 4.46
Tappets = Hydraulic
Carburetor = 4bbl
Compression Ratio = 10.5:1
Air Cleaner = Unsilenced
Exhaust System = Dual
Horsepower @ RPM = 275 @ 5,000
Torque (lbs. ft.) @ RPM = 340 @ 3,200

Transmission:
Type = Manual 4-Speed (Hurst)
Ratios:
1st = 2.47:1
2nd = 1.91:1
3rd = 1.39:1
4th = 1.00:1
Reverse = 2.58:1

Axle:
Ratio = 3.55

Brakes:
Type = Front Disc, Proportioning Rear, Residual Pressure

Steering:
Type = Manual
Ratio = 24.0:1
Turning Radius, curb to curb (in.) = 37.8

Width (in.):
Track, Front = 57.4
Track, Rear = 55.6
Maximum Overall Car Width = 69.7

Length (in.):
Wheelbase = 111
Overall Car Length = 196.2

Height (in.):
Overall Height = 63.0

 

Factory Options for “Black Betty”

-Power Locks
-Power Windows
-Original Vinyl Top
-Front Disk Rear Drum Brakes
-All Trim Packages

Factory Options for “INZTG8R”

Fender Tag De-coding:

LM23:
Dodge Dart,Demon
Medium
2 Door Hardtop

H0R: 340 275HP 1-4BBL 8 CYL
1970
Windsor, ONT, CAN

166207: Sequence number

E55: 340 cid 4 barrel V8 275hp
D21: Hurst 4 Speed Manual Transmission
FE5: Bright Red Exterior Color
H6X9: Trim - High, Vinyl Bucket Seats, Black
TX9: Black Int. Door Frames
B17: Build Date: November 17
062298: Order number

FE5: Bright Red Top Color
C55: Bucket Seats
J45: Hood Tie Down Pins
J81: Rear Spoiler - Wing Type
M43: Grille Trim Moldings

N41: Dual Exhaust
N42: Chrome Exhaust Tips
N85: Tachometer
R11: Radio Solid State AM (2 Watts)
V8X: Tranverse Stripes, Black
Y05: Build to USA Specs

END: End of Sales Codes

 

Mods for “Black Betty”

-New ATK 325 HP crate motor, stock one was 245HP
-650 CFM Carb
-Hooker Competition Headers

Mods for “INZTG8R”

MOPAR Purple Shaft 292 Duration Cam

Edelbrock Aluminum Intake

Edelbrock 4bbl (600 cfm)

Hedman Ceramic Coated Headers

Flow Master Dual Exhaust

Period Correct Chrome Crager SS Rims

BFGoodrich T/A Radials:
*P205-70-14 Front
*P235-60-14 Rear


Dyno info coming soon.

 

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