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#4566228 - 11/06/17 07:37 PM More stuff done to the Camaro......
clinebarger Offline


Registered: 12/19/13
Posts: 1739
Loc: Fort Worth, Texas
Moog Lower Ball Joints, Lower Control Arm Bushings, Outer Tie Rods.
UMI Sway Bars with Poly end links & mounts, 35mm front, 22mm rear.
AC-Delco reman Rack & pinion.
Royal Purple Max E-Z PS fluid.
Hotchkis Super Grease (Silicone) on all the Poly bushings.
Valvoline #2 for the ball joints & tie rods.

A buddy at a local Firstone let me use their alignment rack.....
.02 degrees total toe.
-.01 degrees Camber (Both)
3.0 degrees Caster (Both)

Drives great & the bigger sways didn't alter the ride quality all that much....Not that it rode like a Cadillac in the first place. Noticeably better cornering!!



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#4566242 - 11/06/17 07:56 PM Re: More stuff done to the Camaro...... [Re: clinebarger]
clinebarger Offline


Registered: 12/19/13
Posts: 1739
Loc: Fort Worth, Texas
Swapped the Aeromotive LS1 fuel rails for some Holley LS3 fuel rails, The injector angle was a little off using LS1 fuel rails, Also swapped out the natural stainless braided lines for some line that has braided black nylon over braided stainless. Looks better with the black rails in my opinion.

Got rid of the fuel feed into the fuel pressure regulator & the "dead head" on the fuel rails, Fuel now feeds into one rail...Through the cross-over, Through the other rail, Then to the regulator.

Before


After
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#4566255 - 11/06/17 08:07 PM Re: More stuff done to the Camaro...... [Re: clinebarger]
ls1mike Offline


Registered: 06/14/08
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Loc: In the Garage...
Looks great man. I have aftermarket sway bars. They are awesome.
Plus a bunch of other stuff made a huge difference.
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#4566256 - 11/06/17 08:07 PM Re: More stuff done to the Camaro...... [Re: clinebarger]
A_Harman Offline


Registered: 10/01/10
Posts: 6831
Loc: Michigan
I put an Edelbrock strut tie bar on mine that triangulates into the firewall. That significantly improved transient turn-in. But it made the engine a royal pain to work on.

I have about -1 deg. camber dialed into mine. Tire wear is OK. The track time that I put on it balances out the wear.

I put on a 32mm front bar when the original Z28 bar broke in 2015. I thought about changing the rear bar when I did the front, as I thought it might make the car understeer, but decided to try it out on track first. It didn't seem to affect over/understeer balance, and the car cornered flatter. A really good way to mess up the handling of a car is to put on a rear sway bar that is too big. I figured if the bigger front bar made it too understeery, I could balance it out by juggling tire pressures (more in front, or less in rear).


Edited by A_Harman (11/06/17 08:08 PM)
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#4566257 - 11/06/17 08:08 PM Re: More stuff done to the Camaro...... [Re: clinebarger]
clinebarger Offline


Registered: 12/19/13
Posts: 1739
Loc: Fort Worth, Texas
Aeroforce Scan Gauge so I can monitor Transmission Temp. Made the mount plate out of a dial caliper storage case I had laying around. Deleted the "Cubby" that I didn't use.

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#4566269 - 11/06/17 08:21 PM Re: More stuff done to the Camaro...... [Re: clinebarger]
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Registered: 04/28/08
Posts: 35978
Loc: Ontario, Canada
You planning on taking it to the drag strip at all to see what it runs?
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#4566270 - 11/06/17 08:22 PM Re: More stuff done to the Camaro...... [Re: clinebarger]
FlyNavyP3 Offline


Registered: 07/04/16
Posts: 1372
Loc: Jacksonville, FL
Do I spy a Dana 60 lurking back there? Looks great, has plenty of rear axle! Which is a sharp contrast to how they were originally delivered! The 4L80E is also a nice touch, how much stall? Cam and engine specs?
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#4566274 - 11/06/17 08:24 PM Re: More stuff done to the Camaro...... [Re: ls1mike]
clinebarger Offline


Registered: 12/19/13
Posts: 1739
Loc: Fort Worth, Texas
Originally Posted By: ls1mike
Looks great man. I have aftermarket sway bars. They are awesome.
Plus a bunch of other stuff made a huge difference.


Thanks Mike, I'd like to see some pictures of your Bird....You can post them on this thread if you want.
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#4566282 - 11/06/17 08:33 PM Re: More stuff done to the Camaro...... [Re: A_Harman]
clinebarger Offline


Registered: 12/19/13
Posts: 1739
Loc: Fort Worth, Texas
Originally Posted By: A_Harman
I put an Edelbrock strut tie bar on mine that triangulates into the firewall. That significantly improved transient turn-in. But it made the engine a royal pain to work on.

I have about -1 deg. camber dialed into mine. Tire wear is OK. The track time that I put on it balances out the wear.

I put on a 32mm front bar when the original Z28 bar broke in 2015. I thought about changing the rear bar when I did the front, as I thought it might make the car understeer, but decided to try it out on track first. It didn't seem to affect over/understeer balance, and the car cornered flatter. A really good way to mess up the handling of a car is to put on a rear sway bar that is too big. I figured if the bigger front bar made it too understeery, I could balance it out by juggling tire pressures (more in front, or less in rear).


I've read that 4th gens don't need a strut tower brace as the towers are so big....But I value your input on this! Do you think a simple single bar across the strut towers would be OK? Triangulated might interfere with my 4L80E dipstick.
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#4566290 - 11/06/17 08:47 PM Re: More stuff done to the Camaro...... [Re: clinebarger]
Ethan1 Offline


Registered: 12/29/14
Posts: 1620
Loc: 'murica
Originally Posted By: clinebarger
I've read that 4th gens don't need a strut tower brace as the towers are so big


That's silly. Metal thickness, composition, and shape are what matter. If sheer size were what mattered, they would be able to build skyscrapers without so many of those pesky girders.

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#4566312 - 11/06/17 09:11 PM Re: More stuff done to the Camaro...... [Re: FlyNavyP3]
clinebarger Offline


Registered: 12/19/13
Posts: 1739
Loc: Fort Worth, Texas
Originally Posted By: FlyNavyP3
Do I spy a Dana 60 lurking back there? Looks great, has plenty of rear axle! Which is a sharp contrast to how they were originally delivered! The 4L80E is also a nice touch, how much stall? Cam and engine specs?


Yes sir, Strange Dana 60 3.54:1 with a Eaton TrueTrac.

3400rpm 245mm Circle D Billet Cover converter.

Stock L92 6.2L long block freshened with new Insert's & Cam Bearings, LS3 hollow intake valves, Dual BTR springs, Hardened push rods, LS6 oil pump, Hinson C7-R timing chain.
Camshaft specs....
LSA 114
ICL 110
Duration @0.50" 220/230
Lift 579"/.562"
Chassis Dyno.....407 RWHP/444 RWTQ
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#4566386 - 11/06/17 11:54 PM Re: More stuff done to the Camaro...... [Re: clinebarger]
daves87rs Offline


Registered: 02/23/09
Posts: 16855
Loc: Michigan
Very nice!!!
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#4566662 - 11/07/17 09:47 AM Re: More stuff done to the Camaro...... [Re: clinebarger]
GMBoy Offline


Registered: 11/22/04
Posts: 7680
Loc: Texas
Love that generation F-car. I like the scan gauge job, looks very professional.

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#4567208 - 11/07/17 08:15 PM Re: More stuff done to the Camaro...... [Re: Ethan1]
clinebarger Offline


Registered: 12/19/13
Posts: 1739
Loc: Fort Worth, Texas
Originally Posted By: Ethan1
Originally Posted By: clinebarger
I've read that 4th gens don't need a strut tower brace as the towers are so big


That's silly. Metal thickness, composition, and shape are what matter. If sheer size were what mattered, they would be able to build skyscrapers without so many of those pesky girders.


Shear size wasn't exactly what I meant, They a double walled & pretty strong. But I don't know how much they flex.
The Subframe connectors that I welded in made a big difference in the stiffness & handling.
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#4567212 - 11/07/17 08:20 PM Re: More stuff done to the Camaro...... [Re: GMBoy]
clinebarger Offline


Registered: 12/19/13
Posts: 1739
Loc: Fort Worth, Texas
Originally Posted By: GMBoy
Love that generation F-car. I like the scan gauge job, looks very professional.


It's OK, Don't care for A-Pillar gauges!
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