UMI's Newest Test Vehicle- 1971 Camaro, Pro-touring Project

Discussion in 'Project Progress' started by UMI Performance, Jan 12, 2017.

  1. 70ZED

    70ZED Veteran Member Gold Member

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    I like your approach for sure !!
     
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    Pretty sure that is a composite spring.
     
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    Are you using the tall ball joints on that system?
     
  5. UMI Performance

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    Hey everyone,

    Hopefully I can answer all your questions here. Yes, that rear brace is for a Watts Link. Those are composite leafs outfitted with our Roto-Joints and yes they have been relocated slightly.

    We have been chipping away at the car among other projects. Right now it's a lot of the boring/tedious things like plumbing and wiring. Crucial but not very exciting to show! However we did get the front Wilwood brakes mounted up. We also wanted to see how the new Forgeline wheels looked, so we mounted up one of those with a 315 series BFG Rival tire. A lot of tire but should help us maintain traction.

    1971 Camaro Currie Wilwood UMI Performance 01.JPG 1971 Camaro Currie Wilwood UMI Performance 05.JPG 1971 Camaro Currie Wilwood UMI Performance 07.JPG 1971 Camaro Currie Wilwood UMI Performance 08.JPG
     
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    Few more pics of the wheel/tire combo. 1971 Camaro Currie Wilwood UMI Performance 02.JPG 1971 Camaro Currie Wilwood UMI Performance 03.JPG 1971 Camaro Currie Wilwood UMI Performance 06.JPG
     
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    Whoa, this read has been very informative, thank-you! 6-7 years ago I did my LS conversion along with a bunch of other work, there wasn’t a fraction of the components available as currently. One item I have been delaying is the roll cage, haven’t seen an aftermarket that appears to follow the body as your appears, will the cage components be available for purchase?
    Thanks and keep posting
     
  8. Lowend

    Lowend Administrator. .a car, a man, a maraca. Staff Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Really liking those firewall braces
     
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    [QUOTE="UMI Performance, post: 3534751, member: We prepped a few plates for the cage to sit on as well.
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    Those are the best roll bar floor plates I've ever seen!!
    You guys should sell those things.
    I can guarantee I'd be buying!
     

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