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How do I get a 67 Camaro to wheelstand (serious question)
« on: August 23, 2009, 10:39:06 AM »
As above and yes its a serious question. I would appreciate serious answers if people here know.... I am talking about at a drag strip obviously and would prefer to do as few modifications to standard as possible (obviously apart from engine etc etc) . I do understand its all in the way to get the car to hook up , Does the fitting of Caltracks have to be done? Any modifications to the front suspension? What have you guys done?? Thanks in advance

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Re: How do I get a 67 Camaro to wheelstand (serious question)
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2009, 05:12:02 PM »
You need to talk to Jerry MacNeish...  http://www.z28camaro.com/

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Re: How do I get a 67 Camaro to wheelstand (serious question)
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2009, 09:05:18 PM »
Jerry's new '67 in action  :o
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Re: How do I get a 67 Camaro to wheelstand (serious question)
« Reply #3 on: August 25, 2009, 01:30:06 AM »
Jerry's new '67 in action  :o
Holy crap!!
Doug  '67 RS/SS 396 auto I know the car since new

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Re: How do I get a 67 Camaro to wheelstand (serious question)
« Reply #4 on: November 27, 2009, 02:44:30 AM »
PM Bob West over on Team Camaro, he's the man!

He's at Springfield, MO.

Please tell him ol' pdq67 sent you asking.

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Re: How do I get a 67 Camaro to wheelstand (serious question)
« Reply #5 on: January 08, 2010, 08:56:22 PM »
I have a friend that has done this.  Assuming you have enough power, it is all in how the rear-end is set-up.  Start your research there.  I'll talk to him and see if I can't find out more. 

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Re: How do I get a 67 Camaro to wheelstand (serious question)
« Reply #6 on: January 09, 2010, 09:34:28 PM »

LIKE THIS !  ;D


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Re: How do I get a 67 Camaro to wheelstand (serious question)
« Reply #7 on: January 10, 2010, 02:32:15 AM »

LIKE THIS !  ;D


Very impressive that that is lifting the fronts on the street and not a prepped track surface.
Very old pic according the traffic in the background.
Ahh, those were the days.. Long before political correctness came along turned the majority of the population into wankers.

Oh, is that a Motion Camaro? Is that what I can see on the front fender?
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Re: How do I get a 67 Camaro to wheelstand (serious question)
« Reply #8 on: January 10, 2010, 12:07:38 PM »
I found the pic on the net and yes it look's to be a 427 motion prepped camaro !
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Re: How do I get a 67 Camaro to wheelstand (serious question)
« Reply #9 on: January 10, 2010, 04:05:25 PM »
I asked Mary Schorr about the pic. He was instrumental in the success of motion. Here is what he told me.

I took the wheelstanding photo on Sunrise Highway (not really a highway!) outside of Motion. I'm guessing it was taken in late 1968 and I'm not sure if Joel was driving or Billy Mitchell who was the car's regular "shoe."
I shot it on a Saturday with my Nikon SLR filled with Tri-X b&w film rated at asa 400. I believe the lens was an 85mm Nikkor.
Joel had just dynoed it for running on Sunday at New York National and they were checking it out. The big-block Camaro was the black 1968 model that was run during 1968 and 1969 seasons and set a long list of NHRA records. After the wheelstand he made a full pass, came around and did it again. Yes, there were no license plates on the car!

 There are some other shots of it in MOTION Performance, Tales Of A Muscle Car Builder.

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Re: How do I get a 67 Camaro to wheelstand (serious question)
« Reply #10 on: February 26, 2010, 05:31:11 PM »
I had a Nova drag car with a 406ci,10" slicks,Cal Tracs,Turbo 400 with 4000RPM stall and trans brake. No problem getting 12" of air.
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Re: How do I get a 67 Camaro to wheelstand (serious question)
« Reply #11 on: March 20, 2010, 09:46:25 AM »
thats the coolest street pic i have ever seen

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Re: How do I get a 67 Camaro to wheelstand (serious question)
« Reply #12 on: June 30, 2011, 02:01:54 AM »
Looks like my 67RS

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Re: How do I get a 67 Camaro to wheelstand (serious question)
« Reply #13 on: June 30, 2011, 02:20:46 AM »
Push down on Right pedal LOL
 cal tracs traction bars are worth every penny and are and will need adjustment to dial in .
some 90/10 shocks up front undo sway bar end links up front for weight transfer also.
Lastly very sticky tires MT Is what I run 275/60/15 with about 12.5 psi in them.
Good luck Happy Flying :)

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Re: How do I get a 67 Camaro to wheelstand (serious question)
« Reply #14 on: July 20, 2011, 02:54:24 AM »
Power, weight transfer and traction. Very simple.................................on paper.