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Trans-Am Camaros / Re: JL8/J56 or HD Service rear end setup question
« on: October 21, 2017, 03:25:29 PM »
10-4.....thanks for the input. Im starting the assembly here this weekend so we'll see how it goes!

Trans-Am Camaros / JL8/J56 or HD Service rear end setup question
« on: September 24, 2017, 02:29:58 PM »
Hello all......I'm putting together a disc brake rear end with the "fixed mount" J56 corvette style calipers. I'm shooting for .005" axle end play......I know this will require custom c-clip thickness which will change as the posi clutches wear..I'm trying to get an idea of how often this will need to be adjusted or reset on a road car. I figured if anyone would know it would be someone here. Any guesses?

-So from what I've read, Penske would change his rear end every race so no issue here...

-the lesser funded guys...How often was this checked/changed? Was the pad knock back tolerable enough to make it thru a season?

-what about the JL8 owners.....I can't see this being a "dealer service" adjustment every other oil change or anything right?

Ok thanks guys.....Tyler

General Discussion / Re: Cowl Plenum Ducted Air Cleaner Assy.
« on: November 24, 2016, 12:44:59 PM »
No but it like looks pretty cool!.......let us know how it turns out

General Discussion / Re: Original DZ block on E Bay
« on: January 30, 2016, 02:51:51 PM »
Hey--are these things really worth all that much? I have one that I was just going to use in a 302 hot rod that not a good idea?

General Discussion / Craig's list '67 z-28
« on: January 30, 2016, 02:46:09 PM »

Don't know anything about this car, just came across it looking for parts if any of you clowns are interested ;D

Trans-Am Camaros / Re: 1967 Trans-Am season review
« on: January 23, 2016, 04:11:11 PM »
Check out the toggle switch....lower passenger side...close to the center. Wonder what that does?

Trans-Am Camaros / Re: Competition mono leaf springs
« on: October 03, 2015, 11:42:44 PM »
There's that fiberglass mono leaf spring from VBP but I don't know anything else about it.

General Discussion / Re: 1st gen camaro shop recommendations?
« on: January 18, 2015, 03:44:05 PM »
Thanks for the input!!!

I do like the "pricing structure" of both grave robbers and AMD install center....I know each job is a little different but you can at least get halfway/ballpark idea of what the final pricing might be.

Only downside (at least for me) is that they are 2000 mi away :'(

Round trip transport cost would be somewhere in the neighborhood of $2000 and I'm thinking that would be money better spent on the job itself.

I've seen a couple in California and one in Phoenix just hitting the internet...anyone have any good experiences on the west coast?

General Discussion / 1st gen camaro shop recommendations?
« on: January 16, 2015, 01:44:59 AM »
Ok so I have come to the conclusion that if I would like to enjoy my '67 at some point in the next 10 years, I'm gonna hafta pay someone to do the metal work.  ;D

It's gonna for sure need quarters, trunk pan, tail panel, and probably a bunch more but I want it right....does anyone have a good shop recommendation? I'm in Southern Arizona...was considering trying AMD installation center in Georgia, and I'm willing to drive, but a little closer to home would be nice. California maybe? Anyone have any ideas?

Please help!! I'm super nervous about taking it to the local paint/body place with little or no experience with these cars.

Looks like a second gen split bumper car in the background too?.?....(Green with lights on) now I know who I want to finish second!

I'm looking at a similar predicament...I'm in the process of piecing together a trans-am clone and I need to get a brake system that matches original as close as possible. Any suggestions on where to go? Willwood and Baer make some nice stuff, but it does not look original at all.

Just reading this thread now...Danny give 'er hell man!!!

Best wishes

Trans-Am Camaros / Re: 1967 Bryar Trans-Am photos
« on: November 27, 2013, 10:14:01 PM »
Ok...taking a second look, the mustangs and cougars have the same thing going on. Still not as cool as the camaro doing it tho!!!

Trans-Am Camaros / Re: 1967 Bryar Trans-Am photos
« on: November 27, 2013, 10:06:57 PM »
Check out the last pic in reply #8!!! You can see the right front tire of Donahue is almost off the ground and that is on a wet track!

Trans-Am Camaros / Re: Penske Camaros racing in Europe
« on: June 12, 2013, 07:48:34 AM »
Very cool article!! I had no idea these cars would fit into a class in europe...thanks for sharing it. Any idea where this thing ended up at?

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