This is the edited version of my other video. I must say I despise windows movie maker, the song always goes out of sync when you're trying to edit. anyways..
This 1984 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 is my first car. Purchased without a motor I got a great deal. It came with relatively fresh paint, 85iroc gfx, and almost no rust except for on the LCA's (which i plan to replace). The body has 118k km's on it as well as the T-5 tranny. The previous owner has bought a 3" mandrel bent stainless header back Exhaust with a cat delete. it came with a set of hooker competition headers as well as weld draglites all around, 215's in the front, 255's in the back.
Since i bought the car in may, '08 I've bought a '69 010 sbc longblock. tore it all down and rebuilt it to make sure it was done right. (good thing i did, somehow the previous owner managed to get a seed inbetween the deck/heads.) So far the engine is rebuilt, bored .060 over with hypereutectice pistons, a .477 lift cam with 112 LSA, '72 883 heads, edelbrock rpm air gap intake, holley 650 dp w/ squarebore mech secondaries and hooker headers. Nothing fancy, but as a student, cars are bloody expensive. one day i want to built a nice all-aluminum roller 383.
As for the car, nothing much has been done to it yet, all i've done is put new e-brake cables in. However, once the motors in and running, i'm going to put my funds into a pile of UMI suspension stuff, such as SFC's, LCA's, LCARB's, Adj PHB, Wonderbar, Koni Yellows all around, Eibach Pro-kit and maybe a hurst shifter / shift knob ( i feel it gives the car a more late 60's muscle car look), and maybe some 4th gen seats and audio equipment (since theres absolutely nothing now).
Anyways, the video's not as good as i was hoping, i was patient with movie maker for a while, but now eventually i just gave up. would rather do it on mac/iMovie.
1984 Camaro Project.. Very tight budget..
My '84 Camaro project.
after i replaced the heads, the performance sucked! so i decided to pull
the motor and tear it down. and experimenting with paint schemes.. tell me
wat yall think.. ill take any ideas!
my 1984 camaro z28 305 h.o 5 speed burnout
My 1984 Camaro small
burnout 3/4 throttle because if i floor it the clutch slips needs a new
one... its a 305 H.O 5 speed 40000 origanal miles ive had it sence it was
ten and am going to keep it and restore it. iv had it 7 years now been a
real good car. last time out before it went in garage for winter and im
gunna put in new clutch
1984 Z28 Camaro Project Car
My dad's 1984 Chevrolet Z28 Camaro.
I no longer plan to restore and use this car as a daily driver. I will be
buying an older pickup truck and will restore it and I will upload videos
of the restoration process of it.
I will restore this car at a later time. Fuel economy plays a big role in
this decision and I really
would like something that already runs and doesn't have 200k miles and that
gets better than 8 to 10 mpg and doesn't have rust holes everywhere. I have
been finding more and more big problems with this car than I first thought
there were and it is cheeper for me to get a more practical and a bit
better on gas. I hope this doesn't dissapoint anyone and I hope you guys
enjoy the videos to come!
Shout out to gearheadAbe
Keep up the good videos!
1985 Camaro Start to Finish
This video chronicles the transformation to my wife's first car, a 1985 Camaro. She bought the
car in 1995 and when we first met she was driving it. We decided to sell
it to my brother a few years after we got married. During the summer of
2008, I reacquired the car and secretly brought it back to its original
Third Gen Camaro Z/28
This is my 1984 Z28 Camaro, currently equipped with a
"H.O." 305, 5 speed, and 3.73 Posi in the rear. Exhaust is custom.
In the process of building a 383 Stroker for it.
AFR 195 heads
Forged Scat crank
Forged Scat 6" connecting rods
Forged pistons (10.5:1)
Victor Jr. Intake
Crane roller rockers
Custom grind LSM roller cam
and a few other odds and ends which I can't remember right now.
Shout out to Thirdgen.org
This site is a must for all your Third gen Camaro / Firebird needs
1984 Camaro First Start
The first attempt at starting her for the first time with the rebuilt small
block. headers only. she cranks slow cause the battery from the matrix
doesn't have enough balls and the previous like minute of cranking was
some engine info:
350sbc punched to 358
hypereutectic .060 over pistons
edelbrock??cam 477/477 @ 112 LSA (came with motor, not 100% sure)
hooker competition headers
edelbrock RPM Air-Gap Intake
Holley 4150 4777-C 650CFM DP
Taylor Performance Distributor w/ MSD Street Fire Wires.
I believe them to be higher compression heads from '71. cant remember
castings, maybe 993? or something.