aussiesmg
aussiesmg MegaDork
7/1/14 7:00 p.m.

This car was a freebee I received along with the 406 challenge engine I had in the S10.

It is a, non sunroof hardtop, manual, Z28 car. No interior or drivetrain in it, craptastic paint and all.

Free is good.

Off getting a cage from John Mills in Fostoria

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We have sourced a couple of T5s, I have a couple of 350 SBC engines around, and a 9 bolt rear.

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t25torx
t25torx HalfDork
7/1/14 7:26 p.m.

Joo sonofab!tch. I hate you for this.

aussiesmg
aussiesmg MegaDork
7/1/14 8:07 p.m.

You'll hate me more after seeing the other one

http://grassrootsmotorsports.com/forum/build-projects-and-project-cars/camaro-z28-82-track-rat/86573/page1/

Gearheadotaku
Gearheadotaku PowerDork
7/3/14 1:44 p.m.

I was gonna hit you up for some parts, now I'll be asking for seat time!

aussiesmg
aussiesmg MegaDork
7/18/14 11:41 p.m.

More cage pics, good progress

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patgizz
patgizz PowerDork
7/19/14 8:49 a.m.

that's the one you got to a minute before i did a while back, isn't it? i was sore about that for a while

aussiesmg
aussiesmg MegaDork
7/25/14 8:55 a.m.

Cage is about done, looking strong, another John Mills Racing job.

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Pat, this one came from Chicago a while back. From a GRMer.

Mr_Clutch42
Mr_Clutch42 HalfDork
7/25/14 2:13 p.m.

I have kind of a silly question. Can you get around 17-19 mpg city in a 3rd gen Camaro with a fuel injected 406ci? I was thinking that I would modify an LT1 intake manifold or use an aftermarket one like that for a good price. It would be interesting for me to do if it's possible.

grafmiata
grafmiata SuperDork
7/25/14 9:11 p.m.

Aussie Steve --- Funding John Mills' 2015 Trans-Am season, one cage at a time...

aussiesmg
aussiesmg MegaDork
7/27/14 7:17 p.m.
Mr_Clutch42 wrote: I have kind of a silly question. Can you get around 17-19 mpg city in a 3rd gen Camaro with a fuel injected 406ci? I was thinking that I would modify an LT1 intake manifold or use an aftermarket one like that for a good price. It would be interesting for me to do if it's possible.

Not silly, but it depends..

Overdrive? Rear end ratio? Horsepower? torque? Weight? They all count towards mpg, not to mention the weight of the appendage on the end of your right leg.

Mr_Clutch42
Mr_Clutch42 HalfDork
8/2/14 7:11 a.m.

I have a T-56 with a 3.08 rear end that I would switch out with a 3.42 ratio when I need more acceleration. I don't have a lead foot and I have taken out maybe 50-80lbs from the car.

Oh, and good find on a free car, even if it's just the chassis. Many people want to sell these for $1500-2000 when they're not worth that much, especially since most of them are at least a little beat up.

aussiesmg
aussiesmg MegaDork
9/7/14 1:48 p.m.

Picked it up and back for a drivetrain

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