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Electrical Wiring — The Right Way

This last season we have wired a few cars in the shop. The ’33 Coupe Pro Street, the 1969 Camaro drag car, 72 Chevy Vega Pro Street, these all have a much more complicated wiring system than this classic ’70 Cuda pictured below. With this classic muscle car we don’t have to worry

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Metal Fabrication in Northeast Tennessee

Below are a few fabrication projects using aluminum and steel sheet metal. The three-piece trans tunnel below is easily removable – yet strong – all Dzus fastened. The rear wing below is more than just sheet metal fabrication – it is an extension of the Camaro body lines. The Chevelle below

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Window frame tubing and tabs have been finished and installed

The window frames for the Camaro are bent to shape, and the window tabs welded up. The window templates have been made, now time to cut some Lexan. The Lexan has been attached to window framing then bolted up to top of the door flange. The secondary window latch has

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Getting the 68 Camaro ready for the drag strip

This drag racing Camaro project is wrapping up quickly. The boys in the garage are finishing up final wiring and making templates for the Lexan windows. Addition of 5 lb. fire bottle and 3 Nozzles is always a good choice. Down to the Lexan windows, and the Camaro gets closer to

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Drag racing parachute and wing plus new Plymouth coupe flooring

The ’68 Camaro And Metal Fabrication This Stroud Pro Stock parachute just fits under the new wing we made for the 68 Camaro. We have been playing around with the side spill plate size and shape. The drag racing parachute bag holder had to be removable so that eventually the fiberglass rear

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1968 Camaro Rolling Chassis -sold

Built to run Sportsman Class or Bracket Racing, NHRA Certified 8.50. This is a new car. Mild steel, TIG welded, tube chassis, U.S. Body Source Fiberglass Body, Harwood trunk lid, rear bumper, and extended hood. F1 Hood Scoop from Suncoast Race Cars. Aluminum tubs and rear floors, welded-in steel firewall, drivers floor, and

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1968 Chevy Camaro Roller

The ’68 Camaro drag car recently received NHRA certification to 8.50.  We’ve been busy wiring and placing components. The firewall is getting close to being completed – lots of welding and grinding have gone into this one. We are just about ready to give it a final final before paint. View all

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68 Camaro Chassis Fabrication

Before we placed the body back on we had to make and TIG weld the drivers floor. The center “X” under the floor and both left and right foot wells – all in steel. The passenger floor is aluminum and removable with Dzus fasteners. The body is placed, but not yet secured, time to

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Chassis Fabricators in Northeast Tennessee

Spring has sprung, the dogwoods are flowering and our winter project has come out of hibernation. The Camaro chassis has been modified and fixed, then fully assembled, tore down, and painted. Now a few touch ups and we are ready to re-mount the body for the final time.

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We just finished these exhaust headers for the 68 Camaro

These look like a candelabra! They will be attached to an All Aluminum 555 Big Block. Plus we fabricated this custom gauge cluster for the Camaro.

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All Aluminum 555 Big Block Camaro

This Camaro BUILD had already been started when it came to us. Once we had it on the JIG table we decided the changes that were needed, and it’s been full speed ahead. Here are some snapshots of progress on this Camaro. Below shows the dry sump tank placement, radiator

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High Performance Chassis Suspension And Rear End

This Camaro is another project we have in the shop. We have been fitting the body and lining up the front fiberglass to the body. It’s all coming together. Chassis suspension; the photo below shows the upper wishbone has been fabbed up, the Chassis Engineering top gun 4-link bars and

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New Drag Race Chassis On The Jig Table

This mild steel tube chassis project is TIG welded. With 1000 horsepower it will be a Super Gas / Bracket Car. It will absolutely make a showing at Bristol Dragway next season.

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Test w/ NEW 427 SBC, 1/8 mile = 5.501 at 126.98 mph

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