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Old 09-06-2009, 08:43 PM   #26
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I would go small-block for a 3rd gen F-body. Big block can be made to fit, but it is a lot of headaches that I don't think you really would want. And they could also mess up your deadline for sure.
yeah a small block sounds better, less headaches means more fun
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Old 09-06-2009, 10:36 PM   #27
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lol that'd be cool if you could put rocket fuel in ur camaro lol
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Old 09-06-2009, 10:50 PM   #28
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lol that'd be cool if you could put rocket fuel in ur camaro lol
Random? haha, am i supposed to know what that means?
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Old 09-07-2009, 12:59 PM   #29
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Random? haha, am i supposed to know what that means?
LOL!!! That's what I was saying to myself? What? lol
Anyways, the small block will do fine. A nice 350 sounds about right. I was going to say big block just because I am a horsepower/torque freak!! lol
But, you can do a nice small block 350 with a nice cam and nice carb and good set of headers/exhaust and it will sound mean and move pretty good. (Plus a big block may take it's toll on the stock rear end after a while.)
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Old 09-07-2009, 02:10 PM   #30
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yeah i know it was random, but i got the idea from that one family guy episode where peter puts jet fuel in his truck and pretends to fly around in it. then it came to me.... what if you put rocket fuel lol.
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Old 09-07-2009, 02:36 PM   #31
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Ohh hahaha i remember that, i wouldn't risk it, even though mustangs use it to try to compete with Camaro lol
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Old 09-07-2009, 02:37 PM   #32
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You should be able to pick up a nice TPI swap for a good price. That would be great for you. GOBBS and GOBBS of Torque to get that thing moving, and they are super reliable for an everyday car. You hit the key in the morning and it fires right up and runs just right.
If you are not a total knucklehead a 350/305 TPI motor will get good MPG too. They can just chug along in OD and barely use any gas.
I used to drive an 87 Iroc-Z 50 miles ONE WAY to work every day for about a year. I always got in the high 20's and I had a few mods, intake, exhaust, headers, chipped. So the car moved really nice when I jumped on it.

just a suggestion. I am not trying to tell you what to do, its just that I have had 9 Camaros, and that is not including the 2010 2SS/RS I will be buying. SO I have had a few chances to mess with these cars, or I would not be putting my 2 cents in, haha.

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Old 09-07-2009, 02:39 PM   #33
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thanks, these are the suggestions i want, these will definitely help me out in the building of this Camaro
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Old 09-07-2009, 04:03 PM   #34
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Old 09-07-2009, 06:34 PM   #35
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LOL!!! That's what I was saying to myself? What? lol
Anyways, the small block will do fine. A nice 350 sounds about right. I was going to say big block just because I am a horsepower/torque freak!! lol
But, you can do a nice small block 350 with a nice cam and nice carb and good set of headers/exhaust and it will sound mean and move pretty good. (Plus a big block may take it's toll on the stock rear end after a while.)
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You should be able to pick up a nice TPI swap for a good price. That would be great for you. GOBBS and GOBBS of Torque to get that thing moving, and they are super reliable for an everyday car. You hit the key in the morning and it fires right up and runs just right.
If you are not a total knucklehead a 350/305 TPI motor will get good MPG too. They can just chug along in OD and barely use any gas.
I used to drive an 87 Iroc-Z 50 miles ONE WAY to work every day for about a year. I always got in the high 20's and I had a few mods, intake, exhaust, headers, chipped. So the car moved really nice when I jumped on it.

just a suggestion. I am not trying to tell you what to do, its just that I have had 9 Camaros, and that is not including the 2010 2SS/RS I will be buying. SO I have had a few chances to mess with these cars, or I would not be putting my 2 cents in, haha.

Good Luck.
Sounds like a good plan!
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Old 09-08-2009, 07:08 AM   #36
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:O rust is a BITCH, good luck with that man thinkin of doing something similar ill wait and see how it works out for you
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Old 10-14-2009, 06:53 PM   #37
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Thanks to the mechanics down at the car lot, it runs.
It still needs more attention, but it runs.
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Old 02-17-2010, 06:09 AM   #38
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I think Lingenfelter will be a good choice and the drop ship method works great. TAG's car looks to be an awesome set up as well. All these customized camaros!!
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Old 02-17-2010, 11:07 AM   #39
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Oh, you look like you are going to have fun with that one! I am in LOVE. Makes me want to get in trouble with the wife and find one of my own. Love the third gens.

Bad things will happen to you and your car if you do not keep us up to date on the build up!!!
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Old 03-09-2010, 04:22 PM   #40
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muffler looks a little too rusty... better cut it off
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Old 12-16-2010, 06:18 PM   #41
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I'm also restoring a 1984 Camaro, i'm starting with the engine first. Which books are you using as a restore guide for the engine? any advice would be great, thanks!
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Old 01-07-2011, 12:06 AM   #42
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Its been a while, i sold the car as restoring it would be out of reach for costs, i did end up using the money i sold it to, to buy a 1994 Z28. i sold the car to a friend that i know will and still is fixing it up to drive like new.
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