68 firebird vs 68 firebird 474 ci vs 461 ci race sunday
met a guy with another 68 firebird, 474 ci pontiac 400 block, raced him a few times and also got to test out the new thermal gasket for the fuel pump. IT WORKS! it does shorten the pump stroke so i starve out around 5,100 rpm so the plan is to upgrade to a 3/8 sending unit and then add a fuel pump to resolve the situation if the bigger pickup doesn't help me...
(new video) Pro-Touring '67 Camaro LS2 -"Project OverClock" ACTION, RESTORATION PHOTOS
Justin Smith's Pro-Touring '67 Camaro LS2 -"Project OverClock" Details Below ------------------------------ Composition Complete tear down and re-assembled. Painted by Chris Milton PPG Black Base and Clearcoat Drive 500HP LS2 6.0L block with LS7 valve terrain, heads and L76 intake. M12 T56 6 Speed Transmission. Suspension Global West and RideTech 4link. QA1 and Varishock coil overs. Moser M9 and 3.89 Tru- Trac Brakes Baer 13" Sports Wheels Boze ZE Forged "Boost" 18x8.5 Front 19x13 rears mounted on 345 Pilot Sports Interior Black leather with stainless and aluminum pieces. Audio/Nav Android OS driven with JL Audio components Glass Classic Innovations flush mount Custom Parts Ring brothers, Fesler, RideTech, Anvil, Ricks Tanks, Mast. --------------------------------------------------------------------------- AWARDS Corvette & Chevy Show 2012 - Best in Class Pro-Touring Classy Chassis 2012 - First Place in Resto-Mod/Street Rods LSXTV - http://www.lsxtv.com/features/car-features/swap-insanity-pro-touring-67-Camaro-ls2-project-overclock/ FACEBOOK - http://www.facebook.com/#!/OverclockCamaro MUSIC BY Awolnation - Sail Remix Instrumental by someone else. VIDEO PRODUCED BY Gearhead Flicks http://www.gearheadflicks.com/ FILMED AT Lone Star Motorspots Park - http://www.hennesseyperformance.com/ Hennessey Performance Engineering - http://www.lonestarmotorsportspark.com/ Thank You John!
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 engine. 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 chambers 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
JCG Restorations 1968 Camaro -- /BIG MUSCLE
Tucked away in a small industrial park in Oxnard, CA sits JCG Restorations & Customs, a moderately sized shop that has built some of the best performing pro-touring cars that we've ever driven. Now generally we don't focus in on shops, however when the owners of three of our best test cars start dropping names, we tend to listen. Originally we descended on JCG to drive Blu Balz, a stunning 1968 Camaro owned by one Karl Dunn. However since Mother Nature decided to water the Earth that day, we put our original plans on hold and got shop owner Cris Gonzalez to give us the in's and out's of what it takes to make a stellar pro-touring car.