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    Spectre front spoilers - Camaro vs. Firebird

    So I'm on the hunt for the awesome aluminum lower front spoiler that Spectre used to make for the Camaro in 2 different versions; 67-68 and 69 only.

    My question is for those members here who have enough experience to tell me:

    Which version I would have an easier time making work with my 69 Firebird?


    I know the lower front valance on the Firebird and Camaro differ a fair bit. But if someone could tell me which *might* fit better to start with, I would really appreciate it!

    Here is a picture of the 69 Camaro version:
    https://www.pepboys.com/spectre-fron...duct/20060342#


    Thanks!
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    http://www.TheFOAT.com/92GTA
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    1992 Pontiac Trans Am GTA w/SLP Performance Package. Dark Jade Grey Metallic, grey leather, T-Tops.

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    look at spoilers by randy
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    Thanks, but that's what I already have and it's not enough. I also asked if he could make a more extreme one as a custom commission and he refused.
    http://www.TheFOAT.com/92GTA
    1969 Pontiac Firebird
    w/BP 461ci stroker kit, 670 heads & XE274H cam. Primer black w/black interior.
    1992 Pontiac Trans Am GTA w/SLP Performance Package. Dark Jade Grey Metallic, grey leather, T-Tops.

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    Quote Originally Posted by anguilla1980 View Post
    Thanks, but that's what I already have and it's not enough. I also asked if he could make a more extreme one as a custom commission and he refused.
    Was considering one of those. What do you mean by "not enough?"

    Also, have you looked at these?
    http://www.jakesrodshop.com/public_h...t_spoiler.html
    Red Forman: "The Mustang's front end is problematic; get yourself a Firebird."

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    I haven't seen that, but it does look very close to what I'm looking for.

    By not enough, I mean it's zero better functionally that the D80 front spoiler that was stock on the 69 Camaro. I need something that will add more downforce on my front end for 1/2 and 1 mile top speed events. I'm in the 199mph and under class just for fun, but still need something that serves the function.
    http://www.TheFOAT.com/92GTA
    1969 Pontiac Firebird
    w/BP 461ci stroker kit, 670 heads & XE274H cam. Primer black w/black interior.
    1992 Pontiac Trans Am GTA w/SLP Performance Package. Dark Jade Grey Metallic, grey leather, T-Tops.

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    Good luck getting something from Jakes Rod Shop....

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    Following... Looking for a larger spoiler on a 69 Camaro.

    Is the part at the Pepboys link the same company as https://www.spectreperformance.com
    69 Camaro
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cdog View Post
    Following... Looking for a larger spoiler on a 69 Camaro.

    Is the part at the Pepboys link the same company as https://www.spectreperformance.com
    Yes
    http://www.TheFOAT.com/92GTA
    1969 Pontiac Firebird
    w/BP 461ci stroker kit, 670 heads & XE274H cam. Primer black w/black interior.
    1992 Pontiac Trans Am GTA w/SLP Performance Package. Dark Jade Grey Metallic, grey leather, T-Tops.

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    Quote Originally Posted by anguilla1980 View Post
    I haven't seen that, but it does look very close to what I'm looking for.

    By not enough, I mean it's zero better functionally that the D80 front spoiler that was stock on the 69 Camaro. I need something that will add more downforce on my front end for 1/2 and 1 mile top speed events. I'm in the 199mph and under class just for fun, but still need something that serves the function.
    I doubt you will find anything off the shelf to help you in those type events. A factory plastic one won't live at those speeds
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    Quote Originally Posted by anguilla1980 View Post
    Yes

    I'm wondering if it mounts horizontally on a 69 or does it mount at a steep angle like on the 67-68's? Have you verified if pepboys actually has them in stock or do they just show them on their site?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cdog View Post
    I'm wondering if it mounts horizontally on a 69 or does it mount at a steep angle like on the 67-68's? Have you verified if pepboys actually has them in stock or do they just show them on their site?
    They haven't stocked them in a few years and looking at looking at pics of cars with it installed, it's on a steep angle like this /
    http://www.TheFOAT.com/92GTA
    1969 Pontiac Firebird
    w/BP 461ci stroker kit, 670 heads & XE274H cam. Primer black w/black interior.
    1992 Pontiac Trans Am GTA w/SLP Performance Package. Dark Jade Grey Metallic, grey leather, T-Tops.

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    Quote Originally Posted by anguilla1980 View Post
    They haven't stocked them in a few years and looking at looking at pics of cars with it installed, it's on a steep angle like this /
    Yeah, that's what I thought. I think those are now unobtainium. So buying one and modifying it is unlikely.
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    They come up for sale every 6 months or so, sometimes NOS, or used. I'm just not sure if I should be looking for a 67-68 or a 69. Not sure what year Camaro lower valence is closest to a 69 Firebird.

    I'm in no hurry and am willing to just buy one when as they come along.
    http://www.TheFOAT.com/92GTA
    1969 Pontiac Firebird
    w/BP 461ci stroker kit, 670 heads & XE274H cam. Primer black w/black interior.
    1992 Pontiac Trans Am GTA w/SLP Performance Package. Dark Jade Grey Metallic, grey leather, T-Tops.

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    I'm also looking for a front air dam like the Spectre but no one has anything currently on the market. I know Rod Prouty had a Spectre front air dam on Jane but has long since removed it. I also looked at the Randys spoilers and they are good for looks but add nothing to keep the front end down and he is not interested in making anything else.

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    I have also been looking at the current front splitter that is on Big Red. I had pics but can't find them at the moment.

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