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Old 05-12-2010, 09:19 PM   #1
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Default 408ci 88mm turbo Camaro Drag Build

Bought this car from a member on the board to start a drag car build.The car already has;
Moser 9" with strange center section
3.89 gears with full spool
Spohn torque arm with ds loop
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Plans include 408 stroker with 88mm turbo
Power Glide Trans
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Already have the turbo manifolds,intercooler,charge pipes,waste gate,bov,and exhaust
Started pulling weight out of the car for now.Keep updated when possible
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Here are a few more pics.I have pulled the front bumper support off just need to trim the frame ends off.Also going to do a standing up radiator and pulling the hood latch also.Since the car has had the wiper cowl cut out Im going to go with a vfn extended hood that is a pin style and use dzus pins
Did some work last night and also so go fast parts came in.
Cut the front frame horns back and also cut the upper rad suppport to allow for a stand-up radiator setup
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Pulled alot of misc stuff off last night also including gas tank and all fuel/wapor lines,removed power steering pump and looped rack,heat shields,abs pump,front sway bar brackets,traction control,cruise control,and other misc brackets.
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Some new parts that have came in.
vic jr intake with aarons elbow
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fuel cell
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complete fuel system includes aeromotive a1000 pump,fuel filter,-10 feed and -8 return
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radiator
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Next thing is the harness is coming out and being stripped down to neccesities and get the fuel system installed.
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ah you'll never make it.. where is the pic of the tb? and the ic piping and stuff.
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Looks nice. Good luck with the build...
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Old 05-16-2010, 02:59 PM   #4
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damn thats a nice project
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Nice project! If your going to trash all that stuff in the pile put it in a box and tell me shipping cost...lol
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Old 05-18-2010, 12:12 AM   #6
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Finished pulling harness and pcm from under the hood.Also finished the radiator set up.Dropped the lower rad support 2 inches to let the rad sit flush up top.Need to smooth all the welds down and respray the bay.
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Shipping short block out this week to get built.Been slow go as of late.
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are you going to at least plate over the cut area of the cowl?
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are you going to at least plate over the cut area of the cowl?
Yes, it was already cut out when I got the car I just haven't got to that part yet.
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Well its been a while since I have posted.Not much has changed on the car just been pulling stuff off.Fixing to pull dash and pull all the harness out and rewire it.Going to go ahead and run a FAST standalone.Also got a steering column from DMH Frabication.Here are some pics

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how much was the column
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that column sure looks sharp, bet it'll take off quite a bit of weight.
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how much was the column
with the quick release it was 250 shipped
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great project.keep it coming
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Today was a progressful day.I pull all the harness out of the interior.Pulled the dash and removed all the harness from the dash.Removed the door panels and pulled the harness out of the doors.I ordered a set of carbon fiber door panels from dmh fabrication and waiting on them to show.I am ordering a rocker swith panel to run all the necessities.I will keep updates when possible.
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Get er done!! nice work. lets see that stearing column in place.
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Heads,cam,and valvetrain should be inthis week.Started some wiring and mocking up the fuel cell.I will get some pics when I can.Thanks for all the kinds words.
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lookin good and great pictures, threads like this helps others out a good bit.
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