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Old 08-18-2010, 09:25 PM   #1
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Drives: 1969 Camaro RS, 2010 Camaro 2SS/RS
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Thumbs up Curt's 1969 Camaro Project


Finished this project Oct 2011.

Although we are still doing minor tweaks here and there (most recently, the fuel tank). Come back every so often to see what the latest changes are.

It was a fun (but very expensive) project (this is the second time around). All I can say is that there is no way anybody can make money restoring cars. No way! Unless, somehow, you make them for some rich guy.

This is a complete Pro-Touring rebuild. ZZ385 Fast Burn Turn-key Engine, FAST Fuel Injection, 5sp Tremec Transmission, Moser 12 bolt Rear-end, Complete Hotchkis Suspension (lowers the car 2"), Baer Disk Brakes all around, Steeroids Power Steering, Classic Wheels/Tires, Vintage Air Conditioning, Hydraulic clutch, Custom Interior, bad ass sound system, etc.

I'd like to thank Car Crafters for an awesome job on the car. Also, Jay at Bearnut Upholstery, Bryan at Innovative Audio, Ivan at Southwest Speed, Action Alignment (exhaust), the folks at Hotchkis, and of course, Rick's Camaro and Camaro Central (for all of the expensive parts).


Here are the some of parts that went in (more listed in later postings):

67-69 Camaro/Firebird TVS System Small Block
HPS 1000 Shock (Front) (sold each) 67-76 Camaro
Rear Hotchkis HPS 1000 Shock (sold each)
Camaro Shock Tower Brace, Rear, 1968-1969
Camaro Chassis Max Handle Bars, Hotchkis, 1967-1969
67-69 Camaro/Firebird Hotchkis Sub Frame Connectors -Coupe
67-69 Camaro F-Body / 68-74 X-Body Tubular Lower A-Arms
67-69 Camaro F-Body / 68-74 X-Body Tubular Upper A-Arms

Baer SERIOUS STREET System, Rear, 68-69 F-Body
Baer SERIOUS STREET System, Front, 64-72 A-Body 67-69 F-Body
11" Camaro Brake Booster & Master Cylinder Combo, Chrome, 1967-1969

Camaro Steeroids Rack & Pinion Conversion Kit, 1967-1969
Camaro Power Steering Pump, Chrome, 1967-1969
Camaro Power Steering Pump Bracket Set, Small Block, 1969
Camaro Power Steering Pump Pulley, All Engines, Double Groove, For Cars With Air Conditioning, 1969
Power Steering Belts1Camaro Power Steering Pump & Bracket Mounting Hardware, Small Block, 1969

Camaro Alternator, 85 Amp, Chrome, Powermaster, 1969
Camaro Air Conditioning & Heater Kit, For Cars Without Factory Air, Gen IV, Vintage Air, 1969

Camaro Wheel, Straight Pointed Spokes, 17" x 8", Vintage 40, 1967-1969
Tires, stems, mount and balance

Autopower Street-Sport Roll Bar - Camaro, Firebird 67-69
LG1 racing reclining seats
Seat Brackets
2-Inch Retractable Harness Belts

15-speed transmission 'early’ GM Conversion Package

Camaro 12-Bolt Differential, Multi-Leaf Spring Perch, 3.73 Ratio, 1967-1969
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