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#1 comp1839

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Posted 11 August 2013 - 05:56 AM

i started a pro mod camaro a while back. finally found some time to start on it again.  here is the inspiration for the build.

 

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here is where i'm at.

 

the motor and transmission.

 

 

 

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the rear end and rear brakes.

 

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front struts and front brakes.

 

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Posted 11 August 2013 - 06:00 AM

here are the rear shocks.

 

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over the weekend i got around to making the motor plate, and front wheels.

 

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Posted 11 August 2013 - 09:18 AM

Off to a great start !  I will be sure to watch this one.



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Posted 11 August 2013 - 09:41 AM

Awesome start Dave, what material did you use to make the rotors?



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Posted 11 August 2013 - 11:48 AM

Yeah man, I have been waiting for this. Looking Great Dave.



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Posted 11 August 2013 - 11:53 AM

I wondered when this would reappear. The engine is one of your best.



#7 Len Woodruff

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Posted 11 August 2013 - 01:09 PM

Good to see this one back on track Dave.



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Posted 11 August 2013 - 03:13 PM

Outstanding work Dave, as always.

 

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Posted 11 August 2013 - 04:27 PM

As others have said, it's great to see this one back on the move.  Super work, Dave...! :)



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Posted 12 August 2013 - 11:38 AM

That motor is so crazy awesome, man!



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Posted 12 August 2013 - 12:13 PM

thanks a ton, guys!!! it'd good to be working on this car again. it has sat entirely too long.

 

tony, the rotor itself is a machinable composite of some sort. sort of like, but not, renshape. where it's from..........i don't know. sorry.  the hubs are machined aluminum.



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Posted 13 August 2013 - 03:22 PM

Dave good to see you back ,this car is one fine piece man , it is amazing !





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Posted 13 August 2013 - 08:50 PM

Aaah, GREAT to see this back on the bench Dave. :)  The rims look awesome! B)

 

Hey, you haven't tackled any of the body prep as yet??



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Posted 14 August 2013 - 03:33 AM

That is a nice motor!



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Posted 15 August 2013 - 11:19 AM

Love the work as always Dave.

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Posted 15 August 2013 - 12:43 PM

Dave.... I am super excited to see you back on this build. I have been waiting for some updates and you sure didn't let me down. I sure love your work and I am looking forward to more. Everything is a masterpiece by it's self. I sure can't wait for your next update.

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Posted 16 August 2013 - 01:55 PM

thank you guys!

 

got the drawings done for the rear wheel centers. here's one of them.

 

 

 

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fits nicely over the wheel hubs / studs.

 

 

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used a sharpie to see what they'll look like in black.

 

 

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Posted 16 August 2013 - 03:41 PM

Beautiful work.



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Posted 17 August 2013 - 02:46 AM

crazy good stuff Dave!! sweet!!



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Posted 17 August 2013 - 07:36 AM

Super job, Dave! Looking forward to more...