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Old 22-04-2013, 12:06 PM
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Car looks good. Like the stance. Photos of your guage pak?
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Old 15-05-2013, 01:36 PM
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Dakota Digital VHX Gauges

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Car looks good. Like the stance. Photos of your guage pak?
Vic,

Here are a couple of photos. My photographic skills don't really do the gauges justice.

I've also been following your build thread and glad you got your engine swap done and car running again.

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Old 15-05-2013, 03:25 PM
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Wow, I like the original dash with the new tech gauges. Drooling a bit.
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Old 12-06-2013, 06:44 AM
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Wow, I like the original dash with the new tech gauges. Drooling a bit.
I agree with Vic , they look great
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Old 12-06-2013, 07:26 AM
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They are Cragar Dragstars I think and love them, but the rear wheels are really wide. This isn't a problem itself, but I want to try to find a way to get them under the guards a bit more. It's got 295 tyres and I thought about getting 265s but it is the wheel that sticks right out to the edge of the guard. I don't want to tub it, but is there something else I can do. Can you get the inside centres milled at all? Probably a silly question but I'll ask it anyway.
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Hi Darren, What backspace do your 15x8s have? Ideally on a Gen II camaro you want 15x7 with 4" backspace on the front and 15x8 with 4.5" backspace on the rear. My car has been lowered 2 inches all round and with the above spec wheels I have fitted 225/60 on the front and 275/60 on the rear. I personally dont like the 275/60 tyre as the side wall was too high compared to the front. I put 295/50's on the 8"rim but needed to roll the outer fender lip to get the clearance with the tyre. The inside has plenty of clearance so no mods there required.
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Old 20-01-2014, 12:40 PM
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Update

Well, it's been a while since I updated. Anyway, I've fitted up new wheels I got of a member here and they look great. Centres were grey but I used plasti dip to paint the centres black and they look OK. That stuff worked really well.

Put new front springs in over the weekend. I used King springs and the stance is about as good as it's going to get. I hope the springs don't settle in too much more or I'm going to have clearance issues. Front cross member is about 100mm from the ground at the moment so that's all good.

Next is to build a rear parcel shelf and to mount the speakers and stereo properly. Also have the dash out trying to improve fitment.

Anyway, just some pics for now with the new stance.

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Update

Well,

It's been a while since I posted on here, but now that the build up is finished, I guess I should post here, rather than on the Build Ups thread.

My son and I got out to a club coffee catch up on Sunday morning followed by a nice detour out through the country then back home. Was a beautiful day and great to bond with him as he gets a bit older.

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Old 04-06-2018, 02:18 PM
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Old 05-06-2018, 02:59 PM
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Just stunning
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Old 06-06-2018, 08:09 AM
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Thanks Ken. I'm really enjoying the car.
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Old 06-09-2018, 12:55 PM
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Fitech

So, I've been unimpressed with my Holley 600 vac secondary carby since the day I got the car. Considering a tune is in excess of $500 nowadays I have been looking for a while now at the throttle body fuel injection systems that are available and have been on the market for some time now.

So, I bit the bullet and sprung for the Go Efi 8 kit by FiTech. Can handle up to 800HP which will be more than enough for my application (for now ), and give me some room for future developments.

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Will be doing the install in a couple of weeks so I'll post up some photos and comments on how it goes if anyone is interested.

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Old 24-09-2018, 10:59 AM
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Fuel Injection Insall

So, I started the first bit of work on the fuel injection install on the weekend. I installed the surge tank/fuel pump. The tank/pump gets fed from the original manual fuel pump and has an electric pump inside to increase the fuel pressure that is then fed to the FI throttle body. This way I didn't have to modify my tank or fuel lines or mount an inline fuel pump.

I had previously relocated the battery to the boot and was looking for an un-intrusive place to locate the surge tank. I decided to cut a hole in the area where the battery used to be and to mount the surge tank with the bottom half located through the hole. That way, it is out of the way and still allows free flow of air into the cold air induction intake. Have done as much pre-wiring and fuel hose routing as possible and will finish the install off next weekend.

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I'll post more pic up after the rest of the install on the weekend.

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