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Bay City, Michigan
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1995 Chevrolet Camaro Z28

“Sleen - RIP 10-26-06”

1997 Chevrolet Camaro SS

“The SS”

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About “Sleen - RIP 10-26-06”

I bought this car completely stock in November 2004. 2 weeks shy of having owned it for two years, I was in an unfortunate accident resulting in the car being totalled on 10-26-06 :(

I am going to take part in as many challenges as I can throughout January as a final farewell.

Throughout the 2 years I had this car, I put a lot of blood, sweat, and money into it. From fixing stuff (yeah, its a chevy, lol) to adding go-fast goodies, It has taught me a great deal and at the same time creating an obsession for performance that i just cant shake (not that i want to :D ). I am currently rebuilding its LT1 into a whole new monster which will be transplanted into my black 97' Z28 rolling chassis (see garage).

I had many un-finished plans for this car, but at least now part of it can survive on through the next project!

About “The SS”

I bought this gem in 2001 just after i was in a very bad industrial accident, the camaro SS has always been my dream car ever since i laid eyes on one while driving past a dealership in 1996. My father set out on the hunt to track one down for me when i left for the marines in july of 1999. we decided to buy a brand new 2000 SS but my dad fell inlove with it and kept it for himself, later trading it in on a 02 LE SS (red with the stripes, not just an 02 that most people claim to be anniversary cars) but on the way home from the hospital my dad and i drove past this car sitting at a local dealership! we went and looked at it just a couple days later, and bought it imidiatly after car #0594 was mine!(i paid for it not my dad) after my purchase i installed 4.11 gears, a nitrous kit, and all sorts of goodies. i then blew it up in 03, put a new motor in it in 05 with the GM847 cam and a few other tricks. i then spun a rod, it is now getting a 355 built for it and will retain the nitrous kit, and the big ass cam! this car is truely a looker expecialy with the LS1 eibach sportlines (ls1 springs makes the car sit lower than the LT1 springs)and the agresive look of a true SS car! the car handles on rails and goes like a bat out of hell on the 1320! in 07 come getsome!


Specs for “Sleen - RIP 10-26-06”

Approx 400bhp

Specs for “The SS”

5.7 LT1-cammed
borg werner T-56
hust short throw
factory ZR1 SS wheels-(why mess with a good thing)


Factory Options for “Sleen - RIP 10-26-06”

No factory options listed.

Factory Options for “The SS”

Every SLP and GM option


Mods for “Sleen - RIP 10-26-06”

Chrome 18/17" C5 Corvette Wheels
Aftermarket Driving Lights
Black "CAMARO" Bumper Inlays
Diamond/Clear Turn Signal Markers
Diamond/Clear Rear Bumper Markers
Tinted Windows
Side Moldings Removed
Stainless Steel "Z28" Emblems
RS Rear Valance
Black Chrome Ractive Oval Exhaust Tips

Pace Setter Long Tube Headers
True Dual Exhaust (all the way out the back)
Comp Cams CC305 Cam
Crane Cam 10308-1 Valve Springs
Crane Cams Gold 1.5 Roller Rockers
Comp Cams Hardenned Pushrods
Comp Cams Lifters
Fel-pro Valve Seals
GM Heavy Duty Timing Gear Set
Dynotech Dynaspark Optispark Distributor Tune
Custom Cold Air Intake w/ 4" K&N Filter
Throttle Body Air Foil
Throttle Body Bypass
MSD 6a Ignition
MSD 8.5mm Plug Wires
MSD Blaster Coil
NGK tr55 Plugs
Underdrive Pully
Manual Radiator Fan Switch
160 Degree Thermostat
Line Lock
LT4 Knock Module

T-56 6 Speed Manual Conversion
Spec Stage 3 Clutch

Adjustable Panhard Bar
Strut Tower Brace
Lower Control Arms
Subframe Connectors
Polyurethane Transmission Mount
Polyurethane Torque Arm Mount
Polyurethane Sway Bar Endlinks
Polyurethane Motor Mounts
Polyurethane LCA Mounts

Sony Xplode Head Unit
XM Radio
Four 6" Rockford Fosgate T162C Coaxial Speakers
800 Watt Kenwood Amp
Two 400 Watt Sony Xplode Subwoofers
Custom Sub Enclosure

Alarm system with remote start
98+ Style Console

Mods for “The SS”

Pace setter long tubes
GM847 cam, comp 1.6 RR, ZEX 125 shot, 4.11 gears, eaton locker, Madz28 tune,Eibach sportline springs, custom off road Y pipe, SLP TOTL exhaust with flowtech 3 inch cut out, K&N modified to fit the factory 96-97 SS ram air intake, Harlan shift light, Auto meter tripple guage pod with ultra lite A/F ratio nitrous pressure and volt meter (for now) JL audio W0 12's, kenwood amps, pioneer head unit, all interiors replaced with pioneer premier, painted radio bezle, door handle guards and vent surrounds white (it looks sick!)GTS headlight and tail light blackouts, polished brake lines, polished AC condensor, other numerous hand polished parts, ect...


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