Started on May 19 by Gimp (Forum Supporter)

1981 Chevrolet Camaro

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My 1981 Camaro C-Prepared Project. Short list (no where near done yet): 383 SBC, TH350, Ford 9”, Custom 3-link rear suspension, Custom A-arm front suspension, Afco coilovers, Fiberglass front clip, flares, hood, doors, and decklid, Lexan front and rear glass, no side glass, Kirkey seats, 14pt cage, 16x12 wheels (14” wide rear, 12” wide front bias plys), Misc other “holy crap” bits Check the “more images” link for my build thread, or teamziptie.com for more images….

Latest updates
March 31
Ride Height

Many other updates to go with that.

April 26
don't look under the hood

there is nothing there…

April 26
side shot 2

don’t know why this file is fighting me

April 26
front mockup

mocking up the front clip

March 11
Door!

I have one. It’s on there! As always, more pictures and information in the build …

March 11
Another A-pillar shot

Much better placement.

March 11
A-pillars reborn

Got the new ones tacked in place. Rest of the cage is on order.

Jan. 19
Slight Progress

But a big leap for me. This is the first time in about 4 years …

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Comments
clemsparks
May 19, 2008, 2:49 p.m.

More photos and details please. I like what I see thus far!

Gimp
May 19, 2008, 10:18 p.m.

More details added.

patgizz
May 22, 2008, 10:33 p.m.

i gather i might want to find you a motor soon so i can start building it

neon4891
May 25, 2008, 7:07 a.m.

Umm, sounds itneresting, but what racing are you building it for?(Bia plys?)

Gimp
May 26, 2008, 5:38 p.m.

C-Prepared on bias-plys. Work better on the surfaces around me, and hopefully on the new nationals surface. There "should" be enough adjustability in the front to run r-comps if I had to.

TIGMOTORSPORTS
July 1, 2008, 9:52 p.m.

+ 1 for a 74-81 F Body !

Gimp
Sept. 11, 2008, 9:15 p.m.

Ask and you shall receive (once the page updates)

NewEdgePerf
Jan. 27, 2010, 8:50 p.m.

Go Gimpy Go!

thunderzy
June 20, 2011, 3:05 p.m.

Very cool Gimp. I have a 79 bird that I was considering turning into a track car. 403 olds with th350. Bought the Pro-Touring F-Body competition suspension kit for it, still in boxes. I plan to have the suspension kit installed soon. But not sure which way I should go with the build. Stripped down track car or mean street machine? currently considering adding a manual trans car to the stable as a tracj car and using the bird on the street. What do you think?

Gimp
June 20, 2011, 3:10 p.m.

I would honestly say mean street machine. I'm building this car for one purpose, CP autocross, but I get a little envious when my buddies in their XP Cobra replicas drive their cars around town. If you aren't looking to win trophies/jackets, go mean street.

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