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SSpade22 09-11-2012 09:25 AM

Pictures of my new build (in process) [COTW 2/4/13]
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So right now my Camaro is in the shop getting a laundry list of modifications put on it. My shop has been kind enough to provide me with picture of the car and parts as they are being put on the car; I thought fellow Camaro lovers would appreciate it if I shared them with you!!!

I apologize some of the pictures are kind of big, if you zoom out a little it helps see them more clearly.
Car will be on the DYNO sometime this week, I will be sure to share the results with you.
Engine swap to a TSP 418 w/ 4in stroke with 10.5:1 compression
Kooks 2" Longtube Headers
Kooks Full Off Road Exhaust
West Coast Cylinder Heads
Pfadt Stage 3 Suspension Kit
Built RPM 4L80e
LS7 Lifters
LS2 Valley Cover
Lifter trays
LS2 Front Timing Cover
Deluxe Cam Install Package
ARP Head Stud Kit
LS9 Head Gasket
Custom Cam
9" Driveshaft Shop Rear End
Procharger F1R Setup
Yank 4L80e SC 3400
Yank Flexplate
FAST 102mm 146102
FAST 102mm gaskets
FAST 102mm billet fuel rail kit
FIC 2000cc injectors
FORE dual hat fuel set up
(Also took back seats out and a lot of useless stuff to make the car 300lbs lighter)

babytiger 09-11-2012 09:27 AM

Impressive. Someone is serious......

ss04flores 09-11-2012 11:19 AM

thank you. we need more of this on this forums. looks great

Scrappy Doo 09-11-2012 11:23 AM

What's the rear wheel guestimate?

caliguy 09-11-2012 11:31 AM

Nice, i would of detailed engine compartment before putting it back,:laugh:

PAUL SS 09-11-2012 11:54 AM

:confused0068: Yikes! Impressive.

Jameg1011 09-11-2012 12:02 PM


CamaroSkooter 09-11-2012 12:05 PM

This is a very nice start to a build thread :thumbsup: 09-11-2012 12:19 PM

Very nice start. Can't wait to see what else is up next!

SSpade22 09-11-2012 12:40 PM


Originally Posted by Scrappy Doo (Post 5560471)
What's the rear wheel guestimate?

Well, I told my shop to help me get the parts for a car that can handle at least 800rwhp, but now it seems it will be able to take quite a bit more. So my guess would be upwards of 850 rwhp.

SSpade22 09-11-2012 12:42 PM


Originally Posted by caliguy (Post 5560496)
Nice, i would of detailed engine compartment before putting it back,:laugh:

Yeah, after I saw that picture I was kicking myself because I forgot to ask them to do it lol. Once I get it back Iíll be taking a fine toothed comb to it. (not literally a comb, but you understand)

thespymaster 09-11-2012 12:49 PM

SUBSRIBED :drool: :drool: :drool: :drool:

This is going to be a MF'er on the strip for sure, nice build!

PfadtRacing 09-11-2012 12:57 PM

Looks Great! Thanks for including Pfadt in your build! You're really going to love the difference that the Solid Subframe Mounts make in the attitude of your car while launching!

pierre777 09-11-2012 01:19 PM

Great build subscribed :popcorn:

TPAJETSKI 09-11-2012 02:19 PM

"Where does he get all those remarkable toys?" I may have butchered the quote, but who cares that car is going to be awesome.

SSpade22 09-12-2012 10:45 AM

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Thanks for all the compliments guys!! I just scheduled an appointment with my shop to stop by tomorrow and take a look where itís at, last I heard they were making space to fit the 4L80E. Once that gets in they have to do a bit of wiring, but once thatís doneÖÖ. ITS DYNO TIME. Iíll take some more pictures of parts and of the car on the lift and I should have them up on C5 sometime tomorrow.

BTW, does anyone have any friends or know of anyone that has done a similar build? I was just curious how much different the car will drive once I get it back. I was running an STS twin turbo kit (550rwhp) before. Obviously itís going to be much more powerful now, but howís the drivability?

Here are a few pics of the exterior....

SSpade22 09-14-2012 08:12 AM

Update: New Pictures and progress
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So I stopped by my shop the other day to check on the progress of my Camaro. Now that the tranny is in they are going to start work on the wiring and mounting the procharger as well as the exhaust. They estimate that it will be on the dyno middle of next week!

Threw in another picture of the procharger and the new wheel tire combo im going to be running. 315 nitto invos.

The last two pictures are of my old L99 that got destroyed..... Tried to pump too much power into a weak block.

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