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  1. #1
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    Default Project "Dust Off" then and now.

    Here are some pics of project Dust Off then and now. Let me start by saying that I purchased this car in Phoenix in 1973. The first two photos were taken in the late 70's when the car was in drag racing trim. It was then stored in mom's garage for the next 30 odd years collecting dust. The others are how it looks in 2010 after being dusted off (hence the name) to start the current build with the G-Link rear suspension, Moser 9" w/floating hubs, DSE subframe, Corvette C6 Z06 brakes and Forgelines all around. And for reference I included the rendering Shawn did for me.

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    Still have a long ways to go before it hits the street but I'm happy with the start.

    Steve Hayes
    "Dust Off"
    68 Camaro

    Speed has never killed anyone. Suddenly becoming stationary, that's what gets you!
    "Jeremy Clarkson"


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    Good looking car!
    1969 Pontiac GTO
    -The Nameless project.

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    Looks Good I like the stance!

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    Im bringing this back from the dead because it deserves so much more attention than what it has


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    I agree...Great car!

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    Do you have a build thread? Love that car!

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    I had forgotten about this thread, here are some updated photos of Dust Off on RT129 The Tail of the Dragon in Deals Gap, TN.

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    Steve Hayes
    "Dust Off"
    68 Camaro

    Speed has never killed anyone. Suddenly becoming stationary, that's what gets you!
    "Jeremy Clarkson"

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    Some build pics.

    DSE subframe pics
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    Wheels just delivered at work.
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    Rear wheel hubs used to mock up rear end.
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    Installing rear 4 link suspension and mini-tubs.
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    Mocked up rear to check WMS to WMS dimension.
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    Steve Hayes
    "Dust Off"
    68 Camaro

    Speed has never killed anyone. Suddenly becoming stationary, that's what gets you!
    "Jeremy Clarkson"

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    More pics.

    Moser 9" floater rear install.
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    Steve Hayes
    "Dust Off"
    68 Camaro

    Speed has never killed anyone. Suddenly becoming stationary, that's what gets you!
    "Jeremy Clarkson"

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    One year only 1968 Camaro color code "D" Grotto Blue with the D91 nose stripe.
    Steve Hayes
    "Dust Off"
    68 Camaro

    Speed has never killed anyone. Suddenly becoming stationary, that's what gets you!
    "Jeremy Clarkson"

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    Always loved this car. Clean. Understated. Very, very cool.
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    hi ,what wheel /tire sizes are you running,thanks and regards

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    Figured this can go here as well:



    Andrew
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gmc427 View Post
    hi ,what wheel /tire sizes are you running,thanks and regards
    Front 275/35R-18 on 18x10 wheels, rear 335/30R-18 on 18x12 wheel. BTW, Thanks Andrew! I keep forgetting about this thread.
    Steve Hayes
    "Dust Off"
    68 Camaro

    Speed has never killed anyone. Suddenly becoming stationary, that's what gets you!
    "Jeremy Clarkson"

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    Some on track pics.

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    Steve Hayes
    "Dust Off"
    68 Camaro

    Speed has never killed anyone. Suddenly becoming stationary, that's what gets you!
    "Jeremy Clarkson"

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    Great photos. I love this car. It was the inspiration for my build.

    Keep flogging it!

    Daniel

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    Love that color!


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    How loud are the exhaust dumps before the axle? I'd like to run a setup like that, but I'm concerned about noise, drone and fumes.

    Thanks,

    Daniel

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    I bet they're louder and stinkier than if you ran them out the back.

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