The Youtube OP mentioned that he had never seen 4 Hercs in a row like that. I do not know about now for sure but back in the 90's that was pretty much SOP. The radio chatter was pretty hilarious if any of the pilots strayed from "low and tight".
Brodix also makes a aluminum BBC intake that I believe is low like the the original L78 intake that was used on the 70 Camaro. I think they make it for both the Oval and Rectangular port heads.
This is from their website, all their intakes have carb flange height listed, this one is the...
Although Firebirds and Camaros used the same subframe, Pontiac engine mounts are completely different mounts from Chevy mounts and a 455 Pontiac is dimensionally the same as a 350 Pontiac, really no comparison to a BBC.
LOL...believe it or not, Greasepit and Ancarana both sound familiar. There was a guy named Matt Chalmers that built both a 427 66 Impala and a 427 71 Camaro trying to beat the guy with the Baldwin Camaro.
There was a guy that had a Baldwin Camaro that wrecked it sometime in the middle 70's to early 80's that took the engine and tranny out and put it in a 68 Camaro. Supposedly the street car to beat in western PA with both Camaros. I never saw the Baldwin car, but, I saw the 68 a couple of...
Matching the color seems not to be a problem, it is trying to get the suede finish right that seems to be a challenge. I kinda remember years ago even with the right lacquer formula it was hit or miss.