1987 Chevrolet Camaro

"Crazy Camaro Time"

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Engine Size
6.2L V8
Transmission Type
4-Speed Manual
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Metro Detroit

GR Auto Gallery is pleased to present this custom-built 1987 track car Chevy Camaro for your consideration. Owned and built by an obsessive engineer. Have records for everything in the car. Appeared in Hot Rod 4 times. 8-page feature in September 2012, 3rd Gen car for “50 years of the Camaro” July 2016, and 2 other appearances. Appeared in Bangshift, Speed Hunters, 1320video.com
Was at SEMA in 2011. Joe Rogan called it “the baddest 3rd gen he's ever seen”
Hot Rod Power Tour in 2011 and 2012. I posted many build threads on www.frrax.com. Very well documented.

Short Block
Brand new GM LS3 block 12623967
Mahle Forged Pistons 930223165, -4cc
H-beam rods
Clevite H series coated rod and main bearings
ATI Damper with dry sump cog, ATI-918852. Keyway slot cut in crank.
Balancing and machine work by Automotive Machine, Fraser MI.
Blueprinted / documented all clearances
Comp Cam 226/238, 0.598/0.615, 112 LSA
BTR .660" Polished Dual Spring Kit w/ locators, viton seals, & Titanium Retainers
Comp pushrods

Top End
GM Performance Ported LS3 heads, decked to 65cc
Felpro 1041 head gasket
LS3 intake and injectors
Warr 92mm mechanical throttle body
K&N Filter
Oil Control
Improved Racing Oil pan baffle
High Pressure Accusump oil accumulator. Braided -10 lines

Hawks 3rd gen 304 Stainless long tubes headers.
Lightweight side exit exhaust.
Exhaust is tucked high and tight to prevent rubbing during street driving and trailer loading

Cooling: Griffin Race Radiator
KRC aluminum power steering pump, bolt on tank, and underdrive pulley. High pressure Aeroquip lines
Underdrive alternator pulley
Spohn LS swap motor mounts
Gen III ECM Tuned by Rich Gala at Motor City Speed
446 HP / 429 Tq to the wheels

Jerico 4 speed transmission. Gear ratios 2.7, 1.78, 1.28, 1:1. Retrofitted with speed sensor
Quartermaster 8.5” twin disk clutch and flywheel
Howe hydraulic throwout bearing
LS conversion bellhousing
Kevlar scatter shield
3.5” Aluminum Dynotech driveshaft with 1350 u-joints and Nascar hardened slip yoke

Rear Axle – strength of a 12 bolt and weight of a 7.5” 10 bolt
3.42 ratio, 8.625” ring gear
Aluminum Center section from Trailblazer EXT
Torsen T2R diff
Moser 30T spline axle shafts
4130 axle tubes 3x0.120”
Moser housing ends offset machine for negative camber
9” wheel bearings
Adjustable LCA and PHB mounts
3 lbs lighter than the smaller/weaker factory axle. 50 lbs lighter than a similar 9”

Retrofitted ABS system
Wilwood pedals with balance bar
Front: Wilwood 4 piston calipers, Hawk DCT10 pads, Brake ducts for cooling. C6 Rotors
Rear: C5 Corvette Rotors and Calipers. Custom made CNC aluminum caliper bracket.

Koni Adjustable front struts
Hot Part Camber Caster Plates
1600 lb/in springs (1200 also included)
Weight jacks to adjust ride height welded into k-member
36mm hollow sway bar with rod ends
Polyurethane control arm bushings
Bilstein Race shocks, valved by Unbalanced Engineering
300 lb/in springs (400 also included)
Weight jacks welded into chassis
Decouple Torque arm (adjustable)
Rod end aluminum control arms (adjustable)
Rod end aluminum panhard bar (adjustable)
Unbalanced Engineering lowered panhard bar bracket (chassis side)
4130 panhard support brace
24mm hollow sway bar with rod ends

Primary cage structure made from 1.75x0.095” DOM, (NASA <3000lbs, SCCA >2700)
Additional cage structure for increased rigidity and safety. Triangulation from front strut mount to rear shock mount creates one of the stiffest 3rd gens ever built, if not the stiffest.
TIG welded
All unnecessary sheet metal brackets removed for weight savings.
“16 oz in a pound” rule applied throughout the car.
Welded in weight jacks (adjustable spring perches)

Grant Steering wheel
Woodward Power Steering aluminum quick disconnect
Woodward Power Steering collapsible steering column
Wilwood pedals with balance bar
Wilwood remote bias adjuster
Sparco Pro 2000 FIA Competition seats, moved rearward 10” for improved weight distribution
Schroth 6pt harness (2”) driver
AutoMeter Ultra-Lite full sweep gauges
shift light
LED SES light
Automobile auxiliary power outlet for charging your phone or Go-Pro
Long Shifter
ABS on/off switch
Power windows
Cage is tucked up high/tight to the B-pillar roof skin and the seats sit low. This provides a generous amount of head room. You won't find a tighter fitting cage; <¼” clearance to roof skin in some areas
Wheels and Tires – 18x10.5 Corvette Z06 wheels / Pirelli slicks (2013), all four corners

Aero and Body
VFN fiberglass hood (hinges)
Lexan windshield
Hardtop roof conversion. 21 lbs removed from roof structure and then tied to cage with dimple die gussests
Percy's Speed Glass Lexan hatch
Aluminum decklid
Adjustable Lexan spoiler
Doors are fully intact and have original glass windows. Has door locks and window seals. ~110 lbs to be saved if you choose to gut the doors.
Comes with front splitter and side skirts (not currently installed on car) for track use.

To see over 80 photos of this car, including undercarriage please visit our website www.grautogallery.com

This vehicle is located at our Metro Detroit facility.

Gr Auto Gallery, LLC and our sister company, Wheelz Sales and Leasing Inc. makes every effort to represent each vehicle accurately and with integrity. We also welcome third party inspections when necessary. Although we try to do our very best to be accurate in our description writing we are human and do make mistakes. Unless otherwise noted, All vehicles are sold AS IS, No Warranty Expressed or Implied. All sales final.


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