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Author Topic:   camaro/metric mix
marple
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 117
posted July 11, 2002 09:07 PM
i'm considering putting a camaro front clip on a metric car.(new car over the winter).
anybody ever do this?

redneck racing
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 276
posted July 12, 2002 10:14 AM
Marple am putting an 78 Camaro front clip under my 73 Nova have been a little slow due to my operation but i know it will work. New a guy who put a Camaro front clip under his 69 Chevelle so i dont see why it wont work you will probably have to tie it in with 2x2x3 tubing possibly. Eddie

URDUSTED
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 20
posted July 12, 2002 10:18 AM
Yes it can be done, and it is actually really easy. I have a friend that has this done to his car. If you werent specifically looking for it, you wouldnt see it.

marple
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 117
posted July 12, 2002 04:06 PM
coolness.rumor has it the last two track champions at my track did this.theere were very few cars that could hang with em.(the 415 motors didnt hurt but...)i figure besides a nova this is the next best thing to running a camaro.

BGA
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 16
posted July 15, 2002 07:29 AM
If a guy wanted to graft the camaro front sub onto his metric chassis what year camaro clip and what are the most important considerations on a project like this.
Bruce

powerglides
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 69
posted July 16, 2002 06:30 AM
Why not use a metric caprice clip? It is more stock appearing and has basically the same parts as a camaro! Plus replacement parts are easyier to find.

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