1972 Camaro
Drag Race Car

Blown 496 Stroker


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cjbyron's 1972 drag race camaro
1972 Camaro
496 cu. in. , 8-71 supercharger
Pro Street Drag Racing

This is the build specs page for the Camaro and the $85,000 facelift modiification.
It is a compilation showing the specific parts and combinations that
are currently in the car. For text list of specifications see SPECS.

UPDATE: THE TEAM AND CREW HAS UNANIMOUSLY DECIDED THAT
THE CAR WILL BE DEDICATED TO THE 8th AIR FORCE, WWII 351st BOMBER GROUP

STAY TUNED FOR SOME EXCITING NEWS ON THE NEW PAINT SCHEME AND
THE DEDICATION TO THE "FLYING FORTRESSES" OF WWII

THIS WILL INCLUDE A COMPLETE NEW NAME AND ARTWORK TOO
WITH A ASSIGNMENT OF "NOSE ART" ARTIST and
A NAMING CONTEST
(see forum)

LATEST NEWS
HERE



 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RANDOM BUILD PHOTOS FROM SHOP - CLICK HERE


 

 

ENGINE BLOCK  
  • SCA Crankshaft, forged, stroke 4.250

  • SRP forged pistons, flat top

    SRP forged racing pistons

  • Clevite race series main and rod bearings

  • Callies H Beam 4340 forged rods, 6.385 length, 4.25 stroke

    firged racing rods

  • ARP main studs 235-5701

  • ATI Super Damper, dual keyed (2nd one 1/4"), SFi compliant, external balance



ATI super dampner balancer

  • Mark IV 454 block, 4 bolt main

Mark IV 454 block, performance model

  • Bored .60 over, stroked, total CU.IN.= 496
    (bore - 4.310, stroke 4.250) Deck .010



  • Moroso 7 quart oil pan, 20403, baffled with kickout, windage tray, crank scraper

    high capacity oil pan by Moroso, total of 10 quarts with pan filters and lines




  • Hughs Performance, extreme series, 168 tooth SFi Flex Plate

  • Moroso Oil Pump

  • MSD Dynaforce starter

  • Tilton electric, preoiler pump system


Run 15-50 Redline Synthetic Oil


HEADS

  • Spark Plugs - Autolite 3932, NGK R5671A-9

  • Bronze Valve guides, Competition 5 angle valve grind

  • Intake Valve - Stainless Steel, 2.300 x 5.5 Length

  • Exhaust Valve - Stainless Steel, 1.880 x 5.442 Length

  • AFR adjustable pushrod guides

  • AFR 6210 stud girdle and AFR Polylock rocker nuts 2.105 Length & 2.606 Length



  • 10 degree valve locks, Manley 10 degree Chrome Moly retainers

  • ARP 7/16 in rocker studs

  • ARP block to head studs

  • Milodon tall valve covers, aluminum, polished top, Stage 8 Locking Bolts

  • Locking oil dipstick

AFR aluminum racing cylinder heads

  • AFR (Advanced Flow Research) Aluminum "magnum" cylinder heads. CNC combustion chamber

  • Combustion chamber volume - 121cc

  • Intake runner volume - 345c

  • Valve Springs - PAC Pacaloy Racing springs, 1.625" O.D., .851" I.D., Coil Bind 1.100, Rate - 629, Max lift .850, Max RPM 7400-7650, Solid Roller, 275#@2.000, 810#@1.150

    Pacaloy Racing springs

 


VALVETRAIN

  • Lunati Billet Steel Camshaft, solid roller, custom ground, .670 lift, 266/278@.50
    LSA 114






  • Smith Brothers Chromoly Heat Treated 3/8" .145 pushrods

  • Lunati double roller timing chain with billet cam and crank gears, 9 position keyways, torrington bearing







  • Billet aluminum 3 piece timing cover

 

 

COMP Cams Ultra Pro Magnum XD Roller Rocker Arms

 

  • COMP Cams Ultra Pro Magnum XD Roller Rocker Arms,
    1.7 ratio, Chromoly (8650) Steel


Isky EZ-Roll Max , Solid Roller Lifters

  • Isky EZ-Roll Max , Solid Roller Lifters

INTAKE and EXHAUST

  • Weiand Aluminum blower Intake w/ popoff valve and aluminum intake stud kit, Stage 8 Locking Manifold Bolt.



  • SFi blower restraint plate/straps

  • Weiand 8-71 Polished roots blower (supercharger) 8mm belt/pulley.

  • Wieand dual carb linkage set.

  • Dual Enderle style Weiand intake scoop

  • Pro Systems built dual polished aluminum 950CFM double pumper carburetors with stainless AN hardline feeds (PRO Series 4150). Machine stepped boosters, VENOM II metering blocks, custom multi-adjustable air bleeds, Billet base plate, wet flowed.

Pro Systems custom carburetors

  • NOS roots supercharger 16 port nitrous plate, billet aluminum, steel hardlines and manifold

 

  • Stans Hi Performance headers, 2" with 3.5: collector, Performance Ceramic Coated, Stage 8 Locking Header Bolts.

  • 40 series Flowmaster muffler system with turn downs

  • 3" QTEC electric cutouts (2) system , pre-muffler

  • Water-Alcohol Injection System - 4 nozzle system w/ AEM progressive controller

  • PCI Helmet Air System

  • DEI Titainum heat wrap and spark plug protection

 


FUEL System

  • Aeromotive Stealth fuel cell system - 15 gallon, aluminum, internal submersible A1000 fuel pump (600 lbs./hr. flow rate at 13.5 V and 45 psi), built in pre filter, built in rollover vent ports, w/ fuel level sensor.



  • Aeromotive stainless steel 10 micron inline fuel filter, -10AN


  • Main fuel line -10AN (5/8") hardline, return line -8AN (1/2") hardline

  • 10# N2O tank with blowdown tube, automatic heater, electric opening valve system (operated by controller 15834 and with MSD system)
  • Aeromotive 13202 return style fuel pressure regulator, 10AN feed, 8AN return, 4 8AN outlets.

 


  • NOS brand progressive N2O controller 15834


IGNITION

  • MSD Pro Billet distributor w/.500 composite carbon gear


  • MSD Power Grid System Boost Retard Module




    NSD Launch controller


  • MSD 7751 Launch Control Module

  • MSD Blaster HVC-2 Ignition Coil


  • Taylor ThunderVolt 50 10.4mm Spark Plug Wires w/ DEI titanium heat protection
  • MSD Powergrid control system

MSD Powergrid ignition

 

  • MSD Grid7 Ignition control



  • MSD Flying Magnet Crank trigger system



COOLING

  • Derale dual electric cooling fans


  • AFCO Racing aluminum radiator with polished overflow catch can
    (change up planned in 2015)


  • Derale automatic fan controller system


  • Meziere 300 series billet aluminum, high volume electric water pump, 55gpm




ELECTRONICS

  • Auto Meter Pro-Comp Pro Dash Display Systems

  • Summit 200AMP rotary shutoff switch with 250A main fuse system at battery

  • DELCO chrome alternator, 100A, single wire

  • Optima battery with billet hold down, trunk mount

  • Dednbear CC3 Command Center / Delay Box

  • Autometer Pro Comp Tachometer with shift light system

  • Autometer Electric gauges, external mounted, Fuel Pressure, Manifold boost/vacuum pressure, peak recall and alarm enabled.

  • Grant Steering wheel with transbrake switch and line lock switch(s) plus autometer main dash system control switches

 

  • Carling V series custom rockers, locking APEM rockers

  • AEM W/B O2 gauge

  • Nitrous pressure gauge

  • Kenwood KIV701

  • Cooper Bussman 37700 Power Relay Modules (PRM) with JSpec fusing and Metri-Pack wiring

  • Custom CNC aluminum switch panels and custom fiberglas lw dash



 


DRIVE TRAIN SUSPENSION
  • Transmission - powerglide 2 speed with: billet race pump, 1600HP input shaft, pro-series transbrake system (A1), 1.8 gear set, 7 clutchpack drum, large aluminum billet pan, locking dipstick


  • Torque Converter - 10", stall 4500rpm, anti-ballooning plates, furnace brazed fins, conventional roller sprague, computer balanced

  • Hughs SFi flexplate w/ ARP bolts

  • TCI Flexplate shield and Transmission shield

    Run Red Line Racing Type F ATF

  • MSD Dynaforce, high speed starter




  • Hurst quarter stick shifter with pistol grip and brake lock switch

  • External 12" Setrab transmission fluid cooler

  • Inland Empire High-Strength Aluminum Driveshaft

  • Narrowed Ford 9" with back brace

  • Strange Axles - 35 spline racing axles



  • 4.56 gears in locker center (change up planned in 2014)

 

 

 

  • Art Morrison Ladder bars and diagonal link

  • AFCO racing adjustable Coilovers in rear

  • QA1 Double adjustable Procoil Coilovers in front

  • QA1 Control Arms w/ low friction ball joints



  • Competition Engineering Wheelie bar system

  • Energy Suspension Polyurethane bushings


OTHER

  • 14 point rollcage

  • Harwood fiberglas hood

  • Kirkey Pro-drag seats

  • Crow 6 point safety harnesses

  • .035 steel rear firewall

  • Wilwood 4 wheel disc brake system with Wilwood proportioning
    and Wilwood master cylinder

  • Biondo line lock

  • Flaming River Tilt Steering Column

  • WELD draglite wheels (15x15, 15x3)

  • ARP Grade 8.2 wheel studs



  • 32 x 17.5 Mickey Thompson ET Street rear slicks
    165/R15 front

  • Paint - PPG Satin Black (change up planned in 2015)

 


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CLICK HERE FOR photos of build stages and as progressing from 2014 onward