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Bad Penny Camaro at Bowler Transmissions annual
We ran our Camaro Performers '68 project car called Bad Penny at Bowler Transmission's annual event. This was a full blown SCCA autocross and the Camaro ended up turning in the fastest time of the day with a 46.86 time. We were running on Toyo R888 tires, God I love these tires.... Great event and it was worth flying to IL all the way from CA.





Bad Penny Camaro LS454 chassis dyno tuning 2010
Well, BP Version 3.0 is almost back on the road. We took her over to Westech Performance for some Dyno TLC and she put 532 hp and 519 tq to the rear wheels. The torque curve is nice and flat with 450 ft-lbs of torque (or more) from 3400 all the way to over 6100 rpm. Now to install the rest of the sheetmetal and hit the track.





Upgraded 350 ZZ4 engine dyno at Westech - Best Of Show Coach Works
Did a slight upgrade.to a friends ZZ4 short block. We added Summit 200cc heads and when with a 64cc chamber volume to drop the compression to 9.6:1 -- We also ran a COMP Thumpr camshaft, Weiand intake and Holley 770 Ultra Street Avenger carb. The whole combo make a street friendly 412 hp and 415 ft-lbs at Westech Performance on thier Superflow Dyno. Best of all we made more power than the ZZ4 did stock and we did it on 87 octane gas. Build was done at JR Competition Engines in Escondido.





Bad Penny Camaro at Gingerman Raceway for Motorstate Challenge for Camaro Performers Magazine
I shared my '68 Camaro with David Pozzi at the Motorstate Challenge held at Gingerman Raceway in Michigan. I did pretty good, but as usual David drove the snot out of my car and turned in better times. In any event it was a blast. The next day we continued beating on the car at the Autocross.




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