QUICKlook Features — October 8, 2013 at 9:43 pm

1968 Chevrolet Camaro – A Custom Cars and Coffee Feature


Custom cars and coffee W.A is without a doubt one of Perth’s best casual meetups you could ever want to check out , and we are proud to be a supporter of this great event .

Every cars and coffee we attend we will be pulling one car of the event organisers choice aside and doing a mini feature of it , this month’s choice is this beautiful green 1968 Camaro owned by Chris Spaulding

Chris purchased this beauty 5 years ago as a red bucket of bolts, he then spent 12 months transforming it to what it is today with many long hours and late nights in the shed. Everything from the body panels, every nut & bolt, electrical, chassis, suspension, brakes, interior was updated.

The engine consists of a 396 small block chev engine, Dart Little M block,  Racer Pro Heads, Competition Engineering Solid Roller camshaft, Jesel shaft rockers, Victor Jr manifold with a Barry Grant 950 Silver Claw carbie, MSD Digital 6 ignition and Stewart Race Pumps fuel system.

The gearbox is a Fully manualised TH 400, 4000 stall Dominator converter, B&M shifter  , pushing the power to a Fabricated 9inch diff  with 3.9’s ,  Strange centre and Moser axles

Suspension details :   Detroit Speed Quadralink Rear suspension with Koni adjustable coil overs, panhard bar, Detroit Speed Front coil over suspension with Koni adjustable shocks, 1 ¼ inch sway bay and RHD steering rack with Tilt column.

Brakes :                Baer Claw 4 piston brakes with 13inch rotors and Detroit Speed Master Cylinder and Booster

Wheels :               Front 17 X 8 Budnik wheels, 245/40/17 tyres

Rear 17 X 11 Budnik Wheels 315/35/17 Mickey Thompson tyres

Stereo:                                 Custom Autosound with front splits and 6X9 rear

Interior:               Black Leather with full Dakota Digital gauges, tilt column, billet wheel, electric windows

Paint colour        Sublime Green by Sam @ Awesam Paintworks

Exhaust:               Custom made 2 ¼ inch headers ceramic coated  and full 3” stainless exhaust

Thanks Chris for allowing us to share your ride with the world 🙂



Photos By Ryan Annear – Fully Automotive

Ride Information supplied by Owner

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