Be prepared, C-Prepared Autocross (1981 Camaro)

Discussion in 'Project Progress' started by 1981paul, Sep 11, 2008.

  1. SR79

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    Yeah, just seems like keeping the body around it as rigid as possible definitely wouldn't hurt anything, though. As light as that panel is I doubt it makes any difference either way. Removing it lightens it up that much more, and makes it a ton easier to work on things back there too, I'm willing to bet..
     
  2. 1981paul

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    It certainly does. The car is getting a 3-link rear with a watts, so this will make adjustment of the links and shocks that much easier. The structure needed to support the suspension and watts should hopefully add some rigidity to that area.
     
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    what's being done with that Corrado thats parked under all that crap?
     
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    That's not my car, but I think it's getting some Audi power plant and a rear wheel drive conversion.
     
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    1981paul Moderator Staff Member

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    So more updates, and I may as well start with my new favorite picture:

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    So much my favorite that it gets its own post. More to come.
     
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    1981paul Moderator Staff Member

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    And the other side:
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    That might catch a cone or two.

    Good side shot:
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    You can see the old fender underneath, waiting to be cut away. Not at ride height.
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    Front flair doesn't cover as much:
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    Some more cutting to do...
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    Some stuff missing:
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    Oh, there it is:
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    And finally, the baby-sitter taking a break after a hard days work:
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  7. 1981paul

    1981paul Moderator Staff Member

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    Going up to Cumberland to work on the car this weekend, but I got bored at home not having it near and decided to think about what it will end up looking like.

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    A shame there are no flairs, L88 hoods, or side dump exhausts in the game.
     
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  8. KJZ28

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    Wow I am speechless.....That is going to looks SICK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    Fingers crossed, but that's the hope.
     
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    Good luck Paul, please keep us posted on when you will be planning to have the car ready for its first outing. Love the Group 44 tribute
     

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