E-Rod '79 CAMARO Z28 HOT ROD PERFORMANCE TEST

The HOT ROD 1979 Camaro Z28 powered by the new GM E-Rod crate engine is finished, and the guys take it to El Toro Marine Base for final performance testing. In this video, David Freiburger, Nick Licata, and Jason Scudellari flog the Camaro for everything it's worth to get the final numbers. This Z28 features Hotchkis suspension, Wilwood brakes, and a paint job so vibrant from Diversified Creations in Michigan that will make your computer screen buzz.

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1970 Chevrolet Camaro SS Restoration Project - Insane Build of the Rampage Camaro
Restoration project of the 1970 Camaro SS that would be Rampage rolled into the Roadster Shop looking ratty—but intact—and remarkably straight. It had sat in the desert heat for years, the top half of the car orange from rust blooming through the sunbaked paint. Disassembly showed the floorpan was in a similar condition, with just a bit of rust. The floor could have been salvaged for a restoration, but that was not what was in store for Rampage. After returning from the mediablaster, steel tubing was used to reinforce the body, and the floorpan, inner rear wheeltubs, and trunk bulkhead were cut out. The path that led to the Rampage Camaro began years ago when Roadster Shop co-founder Jeremy Gerber had an idea for a “wicked widebody” car. Jeremy selected a second-generation Camaro because it wasn’t quite as blasphemous to cut one up as opposed to a more-iconic 1969 Camaro or Mustang SportsRoof. Artist Chris Gray put the idea to paper, first as a line drawing, not much more than a sketch. It was everything Jeremy had envisioned. “I had a look, we just had to build it,” Jeremy told us. A repeat Roadster Shop customer caught a peek at the sketch and it inspired him as well. Chris soon had a full rendering completed, with aerodynamic upgrades and the proper stance. He was sold. It was time to get things moving. Thomson Racing Engines supplied an LS7 that runs on pump gas and puts out an impressive 740 hp. The 427ci V8 was mounted 5 inches farther back in the chassis than normal and uses a Harrop individual throttle-body cross-ram intake manifold with twin custom-fabricated plenums that use ducting to pull cool air from the car’s leading edge. To cope with the tremendous cornering forces the wide Hoosiers are capable of, a Dailey billet dry-sump pump was tasked with oiling the bearings and valvetrain. Almost as important as Rampage’s performance was its sound. The shallow pan as well as the suspension design helped free up room to build a 180-degree header system that has a pair of primary tubes from each bank cross under the engine. The primary tubes meet at Burns stainless 4-into-1 collectors and were made to be as equal in length as possible for efficient scavenging. Behind the LS7 is a Tilton bellhousing that mounts a five-speed Jerico road-race dogbox transmission at an angle for improved ground clearance. It’s yet another packaging trick and allows the Exhaust to run underneath the transmission and driveshaft. The car’s overall width is 81 inches, front and rear, as measured from the tires. The 18×12- and 19×12-inch wheels, front and rear, wear 345/35/ZR18 and 345/35ZR19 Hoosier R6 tires, respectively. A slightly less aggressive street tire is also an option, and that drops the width 1 inch per side for an overall width of 79 inches—still as wide as a fullsize truck. As aggressive as it looks, Rampage still uses the same geometry as the Roadster Shop’s production Fast Track suspension, just with more track width. To compensate for the added width, custom control arms were built using 0.090-wall chrome-moly tubing, but their mounting points are the same as off-the-shelf Roadster Shop control arms. Technically, Rampage could be converted to stock Camaro width by removing its flares and swapping on new control arms and a more conservative wheel and tire package. Restoration performed by: Roadster Shop 28775 N. Rte 83 Mundelein, IL 60060 Other projects by Roadster Shop: Chevrolet Colorado Prerunner Build - Raptor Offroad - Insane Project!! http://bit.ly/2rN24lP 1963 Corvette C2 Restoration Project http://bit.ly/2uzaU47 1965 Ford Mustang Restoration http://bit.ly/2tpa5dA Subscribe for more videos: http://bit.ly/2nFw0JF Music: Song: Anna Yvette & AFK - Clouds [NCS Release] Music provided by NoCopyrightSounds. Video Link: https://youtu.be/KeU2pyfBz1E Disfigure - Blank [NCS Release] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p7ZsBPK656s SiriusBeatTV https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzIvArw09BmICMQFC5EZv7w





Rat Rod vs Lamborghini Aventador! Roadkill Episode 5
On this episode of Roadkill, HOT ROD's David Freiburger and Mike Finnegan spend 24 crazy hours with a 1930 Model A Rat Rod and a 2012 Lamborghini Aventador to find out which wildly impractical, larger-than-life car attracts the most attention. Roadkill appears on the Motor Trend channel. http://www.youtube.com/motortrend Subscribe now to make sure you're in on all the action! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=motortrend Facebook - http://facebook.com/motortrendmag & http://facebook.com/hotrodmag Twitter - http://twitter.com/motortrend Google+ - https://plus.google.com/101867967859016552744/posts Website - http://www.motortrend.com & http://www.hotrod.com





Low-Buck Speed Project! LS Swapped 1979 Camaro! #Bonemaro - Hot Rod Garage Ep. 37
On this episode of Hot Rod Garage presented by Lincoln Tech we set out to build some dirt-cheap speed! With a modest budget in-hand we set off to find a suitable project car, and once we find the #bonemaro in the California Desert, things start rolling. Watch Tony Angelo and Lucky Costa use all their knowledge and resources to pick the perfect low-buck engine program, with tons of money-saving tips and tweaks along the way. After the this full-length episode, stay tuned for a Q and A session! HOT ROD Garage appears every other Thursday on the Motor Trend channel. http://www.youtube.com/motortrend Subscribe now to make sure you're in on all the action! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=motortrend - https://www.facebook.com/HOTRODGarageShow..., http://facebook.com/motortrendmag & http://facebook.com/hotrodmag Twitter - http://twitter.com/motortrend & https://twitter.com/hotrodmagazine Google + - https://plus.google.com/+motortrend/p... Website - http://www.motortrend.com & http://www.hotrod.com





Cheap V-8 Turbo Build! LS-Turbo #Bonemaro! - Hot Rod Garage Ep. 38
In this episode of Hot Rod Garage presented by Lincoln Tech, we take our low-buck drag project, #bonemaro, upgrade the engine for Boost, and build a turbo system using the best ebay has to offer! Using a CX racing turbo kit designed for a truck, some parts from Craigslist, and a ton of elbow grease, Tony and Lucky work to get the Camaro Boosted and ready for action. Once on the Dyno, the #bonemaro makes over more than 500WHP 500 hp on mild Boost, -- more than enough to propel this thing to some wicked fast times on the track! HOT ROD Garage appears every other Thursday on the Motor Trend channel. https://www.youtube.com/motortrend Subscribe now to make sure you're in on all the action! https://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=motortrend - https://www.facebook.com/HOTRODGarageShow..., http://facebook.com/motortrendmag & http://facebook.com/hotrodmag Twitter - http://twitter.com/motortrend & https://twitter.com/hotrodmagazine Google + - https://plus.google.com/+motortrend/p... Website - http://www.motortrend.com & http://www.hotrod.com




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