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Well after having a few discussions with my wife, she wants me to put my Camaro back on the road so that we can enjoy the car more instead of letting sitting in the garage and only running it a few times a year.

So things started running through my mind on what is the best way to use what I already have to make things work for the street. My wiring was all gutted and I made my own harness for just the components I needed for racing. The big concern was how am I going to get brake lights and turn signals again, so after doing a search on Google, I found my answer, a trailer brake kit. Very simple to hook up and it works with the integrated brake light/ turn signal. After getting that hooked up, I hooked up the back up lights and the running lights.

Next for exhaust, I'm using Dynomax 3" race bullet mufflers. My neighbor uses them on his Monza and I liked the sound, so I decided on using them.

At first the plans were to use M/T 33 x 18.5 ET Street tires but I caught flak wanting to cut open, in perfect condition, my GM quarters and stretch them, so I decided not to use the 33's. I did some talking with PROZ11 about his build and tire size and that helped me decide on going with M/T 29 x 18 radials which fit under the car with no problem.

I traded in my 5 gallon fuel cell for a 12 gallon cell with sending unit. I made a new gauge cluster that included a fuel level gauge so now I now how much is in the cell instead of using a stick..LOL

I'm measuring for a new rear end and it should be around 44" wide. I plan to get another S&W nine inch Ford housing and this time it will be braced. Then I need to order new Moser axles.
I hope to order this stuff sometime in June or July.

If anyone is in my area, I'll have a 38-1/2" Ford nine inch with 35 spline axles for sale, set up for ladder bars.
 

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Just wanted to update things. I got the new rear housing from S&W and got everything installed.
The new cell is installed, fixed up the trunk area, made a new shroud covering for up front and I'm waiting on one thing yet, and that is a new front bumper. Seems my kid doesn't understand that R does not stand for race....and he took out the garage door and the corner of the house and damaged the front bumper of my car. His car was a mess and so was the house but everything is all back to normal. New bumper should arrive today.
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Now THAT would be a nice street cruiser! Love the shot of the rear with the huge meats.

Brett.....
 

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Thank you sir, I really wanted to try and get a picture showing off the new tires and the new housing, but I just couldn't get one.
 

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Your next man.....get it done!
I got a spare 9" for that Nova of yours....LOL
 

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Got the new bumper fitted up, just some final sanding, primer and paint.
Bumper and hood came from Allen at Fiberboy Fiberglass.
Very nice stuff!
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Waiting on a new 3an rear brake line, was to be delivered on Saturday buy now it looks like either today or tomorrow.
Always something to hold things up!
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Yes, worked great (both the video & the car), haha.
Brett....
 
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