TECH CHECK

Chevy High Performance - - Pro­ject Left­over -

Owner: Peter Newell, Walpole, Mass­a­chu­setts Ve­hi­cle: 1968 Ca­maro

Engine

• Type: Chevy small-block

• Dis­place­ment: 350 ci

• Com­pres­sion Ra­tio: 8.7:1

• Bore: 4.000 inches

• Stroke: 3.480 inches

• Cylin­der Heads: Dart Pro 1, alu­minum

• Ro­tat­ing Assembly: GM forged steel crank, H-beam rods, Ross Rac­ing forged alu­minum pis­tons

• Val­ve­train: Comp Cams

• Camshaft: Nel­son Rac­ing cus­tom-grind solid roller

• In­duc­tion: Edel­brock Vic­tor Jr in­take, Quick Fuel Tech­nol­ogy Q-Se­ries 850-cfm Blow-Thru An­nu­lar Booster carb, twin Nel­son Rac­ing 61mm mir­ror-im­age tur­bos with hid­den plumb­ing by DMC Rac­ing

• Ig­ni­tion: MSD

• Ex­haust: Stain­less Works head­ers, cus­tom 3-inch steel ex­haust by Com­pe­ti­tion Spe­cial­ties, Borla muf­flers

• An­cil­lar­ies: Holley 160-gph fuel pump, Holley fuel fil­ter, Earl’s hoses and fit­tings, Holley VR-Se­ries fuel pres­sure reg­u­la­tor, Vin­tage Air Front Run­ner ac­ces­sory drive

• Out­put: 800 hp at 9 psi boost on pump gas

Driv­e­train

• Trans­mis­sion: Per­for­maBuilt Level 3 In­vin­ci­ble 4L60E

• Rear Axle: Dana 60, 4.11:1 gears, Strange En­gi­neer­ing 35-spline axles

Chas­sis

• Steer­ing: Rack-and-pin­ion

• Front Sus­pen­sion: Fat­man Fab­ri­ca­tions front sub­frame and Spor­tal­ign IFS with 2-inch dropped spin­dles, QA1 Quad Ad­just coilover shocks with re­mote reser­voirs

• Rear Sus­pen­sion: DMC Rac­ing back-half, cus­tom four-link, and Pan­hard bar; QA1 Quad Ad­just coilover shocks with re­mote reser­voirs

• Brakes: Wil­wood En­gi­neer­ing Su­per­lite 6R 14-inch drilled and slot­ted ro­tors with six­pis­ton calipers, front; Wil­wood En­gi­neer­ing 12.88-inch drilled and slot­ted ro­tors with Dy­nalite Pro four-pis­ton calipers, rear

Wheels & Tires

• Wheels: Boze Vor­tex (three-piece con­cave cus­tom) 18x8 front, 20x15 rear

• Tires: Han­kook Ven­tus V12 evo2 front, Mickey Thomp­son Sportsman S/R rear

In­te­rior

• Seats: Pro­car buck­ets cus­tom cov­ered by Cut­ting Edge De­signs

• Up­hol­stery: Black leather, cus­tom by Cut­ting Edge De­signs and JK Au­to­mo­tive De­signs

• In­stru­men­ta­tion: Ra­cepak IQ3

• Steer­ing: Bil­let Spe­cial­ties Cam­ber 14-inch wheel

• Car­pet: Char­coal Ger­man square weave

• Shifter: Lokar

Ex­te­rior

• Paint: House of Kolor Ap­ple Red

• Paint By: Com­pe­ti­tion Spe­cial­ties

• Hood: Stock cowl-in­duc­tion, steel

• Grille: Ed­die Mo­tor­sports RS, black bil­let

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