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Old 04-29-2013, 08:43 AM   #26
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Since I've almost finished my overall plans for the Camaro, I decided it was time to get back to the Monte Carlo. Ran across a deal on a 496 big block and a TH400 trans with a 4000 stall converter. I got it sitting between the frame rails yesterday. A little clean up and some fresh paint is the next item on the agenda.



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Old 05-20-2013, 12:10 PM   #27
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I finally took the stock spoiler off the Camao and put on the GM Dovetail.

Now the car looks like it actually has a spoiler on it.





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Old 07-09-2013, 05:46 PM   #28
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I got a little carried away on the cleanup for the Monte's big block. I decided to swap the cast iron heads out for these.





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Old 08-07-2013, 04:48 PM   #29
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I got new tires and wheels just in time for Camaro5Fest4 in Indy.



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Old 08-08-2013, 04:59 PM   #30
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I bought an ACS trunk liner at Camarofest. Today I sanded it down and painted it black. Tomorrow I'll attempt to tape up some flames and paint it silver. Saturday I'll tape up the silver and paint it black again and clear it.

I hope to have it done in time for a First Coast Camaro club meet on Sunday.

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Old 08-15-2013, 01:25 PM   #31
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I got the silver portion of the trunk liner painted. Decided doing flames was beyond my skills so I went without them.

Also installed the tinted LED backup lights and Technostalgia tails I got at camarofest along with the ZL1 rear diffuser I've been putting off doing.



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Old 11-11-2013, 10:56 PM   #32
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Took the car down to Palm Beach last weekend for a track night with TCCC5.



Here's my best time.

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Old 03-06-2014, 12:10 PM   #33
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Finally got the big block back together. New crank, heads and cam.

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Old 03-06-2014, 12:30 PM   #34
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Old 03-12-2014, 11:08 AM   #35
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The engine that came out of the Monte.


The new engine for the Monte.


Now to turn this mess back into a transmission.
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Old 03-20-2014, 03:42 PM   #36
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I installed the SwitchLink box today to control my linelock from the cruise control cancel button. Tested it and it works perfectly. Did away with the T-handle with the button on it. Now people will stop asking "How much you spraying?".

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Old 04-02-2014, 02:44 PM   #37
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Another trip to SGMP. Another best time. Got pulled on the big end, but at least it was a Camaro I lost to.



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Old 05-06-2014, 12:03 PM   #38
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Old 05-06-2014, 07:22 PM   #39
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Finally finished my trunk liner.
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Old 05-06-2014, 07:25 PM   #40
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Another Camarofest, some more pretties.
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Old 05-06-2014, 07:27 PM   #41
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Picked up an ACS Hood liner at fest as well. I'm going to have it painted to match the hood.
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Old 05-15-2014, 10:28 AM   #42
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Old 05-20-2014, 01:29 PM   #43
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Covered up the mess it the corner of the engine compartment. It looks so much better now.

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Old 05-26-2014, 11:15 PM   #44
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Fbody Gathering 18

Spent the weekend at the Fbody Gathering in Atlanta. Had a great time. Nothing like a 3 day parking lot party.

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Old 05-26-2014, 11:20 PM   #45
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Old 05-29-2014, 06:19 PM   #46
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New goodies from NightOwl showed up today.
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Old 05-29-2014, 11:38 PM   #47
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Hey buddy

I just stumbled across this thread.
I didnt know you had a journal going on.

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Old 05-30-2014, 09:41 PM   #48
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Hey buddy

I just stumbled across this thread.
I didnt know you had a journal going on.

Just trying to keep track of the things I've done to the car.
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Old 06-04-2014, 08:41 PM   #49
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My Camaro video

Our local Camaro club played a part in a new music video a while back. We had a good time doing it. My car is in here a couple of times.

Here's the finished product

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So did you get your lights put in yet?
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