10 second 68 Firebird Sacramento Raceway 1987
This 68 Firebird was my first car purchased when I was 17 in 1977. The car
is currently undergoing a frame-off restoration.
At the time this video was taken in 1987 it was powered by a 455 Pontiac
The best ¼ mile performance was an ET of 10.87 and a MPH of 124.83 WITHOUT
the aid Nitrous oxide.
The heads are ported factory cast iron D-Ports cast# 48.
Crankshaft is factory 455
Rods are factory 73/74 455 Super-Duty
Camshaft is a Cam Dynamics solid flat-tappet with .618/.644" lift (1.65
rockers) 265/275 @.050 duration
Advertised duration is 312/322 int/exh
Pistons are Ross flat-tops yielding 12:1 compression ratio with the 69cc
Carburetion is 2 660cfm Holley center squirters mounted on a Doug
Nash/Warrior tunnel-ram manifold.
The differential is a Dana 60 with a 4.10 ratio gear set
1969 Camaro SS
1969 Camaro bored 327
500hp M-22 4 speed Flowmaster super40 mufflers. Black houndstooth deluxe
interior. Painted in sterling gray metallic with ghosted Z-28 stripes in
ruby pearl. It is the same color as The Hammer by Steve Strope ( ours was
done first BTW! :P ) The car is shown with Z-28 hood, but we also retained
the stock SS hood, and it is painted to match. The car is Non-numbers
matching, as the original engine was blown in the 1970's by the original
Big Block 427 4 Speed Chevelle In Car Footage
***Check out the DRAG STRIP video!!! We went for a little cruise in our
68 chevelle with 427 4 speed.
All speed and traffic laws were obeyed in the making of all 427ImportEater
videos and productions. Nothing unlawful or illegal is portrayed or
encouraged. Speeds are kept under posted limits.
1750 HP 1969 Camaro. Alien Intake TT 427 SBC Street Test from Nelson Racing Engines.
Check out this SBC engine. Simply beautiful and 1750 HP to boot! Nre's
Tom Nelson explains the engine, does a walk around, and street tests. Go
to http://nelsonracingengines.com and http://nelsonsupercars.com for
details and downloadeable videos for your IPOD and PS3. Awesome Camaro. This video was a early
posting to you tube, but the encoding was faulty. For the thousands who
watched the defective video, we appologize. This video should be correct.
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