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Old 11-21-2015, 02:40 PM
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Default SS Camaro - Track trips, build pics etc.

These events happen over about a 2-3 year period, all condensed down for easy viewing.

Trip 1: Had a small meet up right before the track:

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Track was pretty full and we started late, so i only got 2 runs. First run:

Far lane: 98 Z28, built M6, 4.10s, VR reverse split cam, stock heads, full exhaust, bolt ons, 315 Nitto 555Rs on the back.

Near lane: Very close to the same except 3.73s, Cam Motion cam, and ET Streets on factory wheels.

Time slip:

.468.......105 Reaction
1.94.......1.65 60ft
7.98.......7.54 8th E.T.
90.4.......90.2 8th MPH
12.26.....11.85 1/4 E.T.
115.9.....114.1 1/4 MPH

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2nd race:

Far Lane: Z28, 6.0 LQ4, built M6, 12 bolt with 4.56, Pat G cam, TFS 215 heads, bolt ons, Mufflex exhaust, 28 inch ET Streets

Near lane: Same as near lane above

Time slip:

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More pics:

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Old 11-21-2015, 02:41 PM
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Couple more videos:

As a sidenote, I got my shifting issues worked out. Turns out my mph on my trans tables was off by about 5 mph and it was causing all hell to break loose at WOT. Its fixed now so next time the car should see some honest mid 11s cam only. Waiting for the heat to die down some.


Fast Forward: Went back to the track this past friday. Finally got the car off the limiter. Best run was still about 11.8x. Couldn't get it to go any faster. I had a new best 60ft of around 1.58 and a new best trap of 115. DA was about 1650 at the time of the runs. Couldn't seem to get the ETs down though. My only 2 vids from that night are shitty but I will link one from someone else:

Car was filthy: Right lane

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Fast Forward Again: Well we headed back out. Car ran a new best, but still had more in it. Couldn't get it to leave good. Here are the slips in order:

1.73......7.62/90.8...........11.93/113.9 Spun some out of the hole.

Pics and vids:

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4th Trip out: Track altitude: about 250 ft, DA for the night: about 2250. Yeah it was muggy with about 80-90% humidity. But we ran anyway for fun. Car ran good for the weather I thought, and pulled the driver tire 6-8 inches every run. Felt awesome :drive:

Here's how the slips stacked up:
Time...7:14.....7:18.....9:08.....9:34.....9:40... ....9:49
60'.....1.591....1.602...1.581....1.590...1.596... ..1.608
1/8.....7.350....7.342...7.316....7.344...7.321..... 7.327
1/8.....92.48....92.66...92.76....92.47...92.91..... 93.06
1/4....11.573..11.539..11.525..11.568..11.526...11.5 17
1/4....116.82..117.13..117.14..116.55..117.08...117. 59

And a couple of vids:

Since the last run it has a Fast92, AI 243s, PA Racing K member, Midwest bumper supports F+R, Strange 12 bolt. I was running about 3/4 tank of gas and an ice chest in the back. I know the 12 bolt is slowing me down some (over the previous runs) but I drove home so it's worth it Car is also tuned by a rookie tuner (me) and is set to conservatively shift around 6400. It ran exactly how you would find it any day on the street. Nothing added or subtracted.


Have run recently about 10 more passes. Changes are: Lightweight battery, Midwest chassis drag bar, speed inc carpet, sjm abs delete, firecore50 wires.....ET streets are bald and it was acting funky coming out of the hole but I did get a new personal best, 1.56 60ft, [email protected] Track wasn't running 1/4 at the time but I'm predicting it was a legitimate 11.30 pass. New changes are removing inner fender supports, removing front sway bar, aluminum radiator, and a full 17"Racestar setup. Inching closer to 10s NA I hope.

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Stock carpet ready to be pulled:

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Pulled the gauges to delete the idiot lights:

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Letting the new carpet breathe, it does still have some padding under it, but it is a little louder then stock:

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Found under the stock carpet.....winning!!!

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Lightweight battery getting its first charge:

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Simple aluminum flat bar hold down:

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Old 11-21-2015, 02:42 PM
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Midwest drag bar:

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Firecore50 wires:

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Full 17" Racestar setup. Hoosier ProStreet 26x7.5x17 fronts, new ET Radials in the rear:

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For the bushes:
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$135 shipped:
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Truth be told, the radiator swap and inner fender cutting was a kill two birds with one stone kind of deal. The last outing to the track I ripped a huge gash in the bumper. I installed a bracket to move my car ramps closer for when I load my ATVs on my car hauler....and I new it was close but had loaded successfully several times before. This time I wasn't so lucky.......

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Did a quick patch and we raced anyway:
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But I needed a I found a place called OnlinePartsBin (or something of the nature) and they did a VIN matched paint and then shipped the bumper for $250. So I took it apart while I waited....lead time was about 2 weeks.

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I've always hated the China halo lights so I found a set of OEMs to go back on:

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The busted bumper and china lights got hung for decoration:

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And, 3 weeks later Fedex drops this beauty off:

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Thanks EmblemPros:

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Two more random tire pics:
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Old 11-21-2015, 02:43 PM
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Wheel spin on the 3rd pass, 64/6500 shifts for 1 and 2, then 6700 for 3 and 4. Looks like I gained next to nothing by putting the shifts higher.

60ft........1.52......1.53.........1.53.........1. 54
MPH........94.2......94.4.........94.5.........94. 3

No changes.


Most recent, Go-Pro

At 0:25 in this one

At 1:00 in this one:

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Midwest Chassis rear bumper support but it isnt new.....
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A full 10lbs of metal removed, about 1 pound went back in.
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Losing the catback and 4" cutout, going to a single 4" bullet. Total weight lost will be a minimum of 35 lbs.
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I love stock appearance......

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To come.....
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I also have a 5 gallon bucket of misc brackets, bolts, back of the radio etc thats up to 30lbs and Im not near done yet. I also found a full gallon of coolant in the spare tire well so figure that was an extra 8 pounds I was dragging around for nothing :bang:

Got a chance to tinker some more.

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Decided to run the 4" pipe all the way out the back for the fumes, and the drone. I realized I had to delete the upper panhard support brace to make room for the pipe. I don't trust running without one so I fabbed up some supports of my own.

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Running vertically supporting the bracket

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This is what I started with, to go after the Y merge.

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It snaked over the rear end quite nicely, with a little gap on top and bottom. Its ******* loud.....

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After some inspecting I realized WOT blasts make for super hot exhaust pipes. Was too close to the gas tank for comfort and melted a tiny bit of the bumper. So I wrapped the rear section and repositioned the tailpipe slightly.

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The cutout i removed.
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Got to tinker some today. Switched from a Chrs1313 AC ram air to a SSRA Megamouth (non-AC) ram air

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Cut out the lower radiator support. It was worth 5lbs. The edges of the bracket are still strong enough for an adult male to hang from. I'm gonna run some aluminum flat bar across to give the air dam something to mount to.

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Before my 11.2 run I had done the following weight reduction:

ABS Delete: 10
Bumper supports F+R: 40
9.5" converter: 15
Cruise delete: 5
Power seat delete: 10
Lightweight battery: 20
Spare tire delete: 20
Monsoon delete: 20
K Member: 30
Front swaybar delete: 15
Midwest rear bar: 5
Front fender cut: 5
Lightweight carpet: 20
Driver airbag delete: 5
Total: 220 lost

Since I've done:
AC Compressor/bracket: 20
Sway bar brackets: 5
AC fan delete: 5
Lower radiator support cut: 5
Catback delete: 30
Misc bucket of brackets: 35
Spool: 20
Condensor and evap: 5
Coilovers: 10
Spare tire well delete: 10
Upper panhard delete: 5
Total so far: 150

Total 370 lbs.

I was concerned with the air going around the radiator since the condenser was gone. So I fabbed up a couple pieces out of ABS, pictured here plus the hole I was facing.

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Life gets in the way at times, but I'm still working on it.

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UPS delivers happiness in a box.

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3120, stock brakes, no driver, 1/8th tank of gas.

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Found this guy wondering around the shop. I taught him the way home.

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Center of lower radiator support cut out

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Airbag computer with bracket:
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Compressor with one hard line still attached:

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