2010 Chevy Camaro SS - Crossover Vehicle

Smitten By The Fifth-Gen, A Dedicated Custom Truck Builder Takes A Shot At Building His First Car.

Stephen Kim Apr 1, 2010 0 Comment(s)
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Another welcome deviation from the standard sport truck creed is a motor that isn't stock. While the LS3's 426 hp kicked out far more giddy-up than Cory was accustomed to in factory trim, he stabbed a Fastlane 232/236-at-0.050 hydraulic roller into the short-block with just 750 miles on the odometer. It was matched up with a set of Kooks 1.75-inch long-tube headers, dual 3-inch MagnaFlow mufflers, and a cold-air induction system and PCM tuning from Fastlane, Inc. With a combo that's conceivably putting out in excess of 500 hp, Cory doesn't regret crossing over to the bed-less scene one bit.

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Perhaps it's because drag racing is in his family bloodline, but Cory's having a hard time satisfying his new craving for horsepower. "Compared to the trucks I'm used to driving, this car really hauls. I'm having so much fun with it that I'll probably strap on a Magnuson supercharger pretty soon," he says. In the meantime, his new ride has already drawn lots of attention, and several people have brought in their fifth-gens for a Kustom Werx transformation. Cory admits that he isn't ready to give up trucks just yet, but with his newfound passion for speed, maybe he can at least convince his customers that there's nothing wrong with making some real power.

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Tech Check
Owner: Cory Scott-Conroe, Texas
Vehicle: 2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS

Engine
Type: GM LS3
Displacement: 376ci
Compression Ratio: 10.7:1
Bore: 4.065 Inches
Stroke: 3.622 Inches
Cylinder Heads: Factory GM rectangle-port aluminum castings
Rotating Assembly: Stock
Pushrods: Stock
Camshaft: Fastlane 232/236-at-0.050 hydraulic roller; 0.560/0.580-inch lift; 114-degree LSA
Intake: Factory intake manifold, Fastlane cold-air induction system

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Fuel System: Stock tank and pump
Ignition: Stock
Exhaust: Kooks 1.75-inch long-tube headers, dual MagnaFlow 3-inch mufflers
Final Tune: Factory PCM tuned by Fastlane

Drivetrain
Transmission: Tremec TR6060 trans, stock clutch
Rear Axle: Stock GM multi-link independent rear suspension

Chassis
Steering: Stock
Front Suspension: Detroit Speed and Engineering springs and sway bar
Rear Suspension: Detroit Speed and Engineering springs and sway bar

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Brakes: Factory 14-inch rotors and Brembo four-piston calipers, front; 14.4-inch rotors and Brembo four-piston calipers, rear

Wheels & Tires
Wheels: Custom Intro 22x8.5, front; 22x10, rear
Tires: Nitto 265/30-22, front; 285/25-22, rear

Interior
Seats: Stock
Carpet: Black
Shifter: Stock

Exterior
Paint: GM Inferno Orange
Hood: Stock

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