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14 Sep, 2010

[COTW 9/13/10]: Speedster’s SST Camaro

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This week’s Camaro-of-the-Week is Speedster’s mega modified Camaro [Build Journal HERE]. Nearly every major component in this car has been replaced, modified, or upgraded. Here’s the impressive list:

Engine – Nelson Racing Engines Pro Mod LSX, NASCAR Valvetrain, Inconel Valves
Forced Induction – Air To Water Intercooled Twin Turbo, supports 38+/- psi boost
Trans – Bowler 4L85E race built for Extreme HP
Diff – Ford 9″ 3.25 ratio, 35 spline Outlaw Axles
Suspension – All solid mounts, 1.5″ drop coilovers; Pfadt, Pedders, Spohn, Xtreme Innovations
Frame/Tubs – Sectioned, Narrowed, Tubbed
Wheels/Tires – Forgeline 18×9 – 275, 18×12.5 – 345 MT DRs
Cooling-Custom Radiator, Tranny Cooling, Intercooler Water Reservoir integrated into front bumper
Fuel – Dual Fuel Cells/Pumps/Quad Filters, Octane On Demand, 16 injectors, Dual fuel filler nozzles
Electric-Aircraft Quality Connectors and Wiring, 4 Computer systems all talking together, TapShift buttons converted to LineLoc and TransBrake controls
Interior – Custom, heavily modified, but looks stock
Cage – 8.50 Cert Rollcage, Adaptable to 7.50 Cert
Parachute – removable for street use (needed for 1/4 mile above 150 mph, standing mile above 180 mph)
Full SFI safety equipment – Remote Battery cutoffs, FE36 Fire Suppression System.
* Goals: A true street car that can be driven to the 1/4 mile track, staged and run well into the single digits; 200+ mph in standing miles and open road events. Drive home. Attempt to maintain 20+ mpg cruise mileage, air conditioning on, no overheating.

If you haven’t already been following the build journal for this Camaro, it’s the mother of Camaro5 Member Journals so far. The car is still a month away from being “completed” so make sure to subscribe to the build thread and follow along.

See the build journal at the following LINK

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