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September 2012 Chevy High Performance Parts

The Latest Offerings for Your Street Machine

Jul 18, 2012
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Corner Carver

’67-69 Camaro Fast Track IFS/IRS chassis system

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The new Camaro Fast Track chassis utilizes Roadster Shop’s very own proven Fast Track front and rear fully independent suspension systems. This chassis is specifically and uniquely engineered to incorporate modern suspension technology into your treasured vintage muscle car for an unbeatable combination. Based around proven C6 Corvette spindles and hubs, RS employs their own unique suspension geometry, offering increased negative camber gains and controlled roll center. The large diameter tube control arms bring an increase in strength and additional clearance to run up to a 10-inch-wide front and 12-inch-wide rear wheel. The Fast Track IFS and IRS have been designed as a system with matched camber curves and roll centers for a dynamic front/rear balance equaling predictable performance. CAD lightweight materials are used to ensure strength and reduce the unsprung weight. Delrin bushings have been specifically machined to eliminate deflection while reducing vibration. Custom 300M drive axles and billet 930 CV joints have been machined specifically for this application with ratings exceeding 1,000 hp to meet the demands of today’s performance-minded driver.

Roadster Shop
847.848.7637 ·

Visually Striking

’64-72 Chevelle Gauges

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Offering lighted needles, backlit faces, and full character message center for all displays, the VHX Series provides a fresh approach to outfitting a custom vehicle. The VHX Series utilizes solid-state sensors and precision stepper motors for the ultimate accuracy, coupled with a limited-lifetime warranty for complete support both now and in the future. The VHX Series utilizes either a stock or aftermarket wiring harness, and either a stock, modified, or late-model drivetrain. Systems are available with a blue or red display color and either a satin silver or carbon-fiber–style face.

Dakota Digital
800.593.9776 ·

Added Rigidity

Bolt-in Full Frame for ’68-74 Nova

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The Schwartz G-Machine chassis offers sports car–like 1.08g handling capability and ride quality similar to a European luxury car. Engine mounts are available for both modern LS and older small- and big-block Chevy engines. All Schwartz Chassis feature greasable needle bearing upper A-arms, separate shimless camber and caster adjustments, four-bar rear suspension with Teflon-lined spherical rod ends for bind-free operation and a smooth ride. Fitment is similar to the Schwartz chassis for the ’62-67 Chevy II Nova in that the front subframe is removed from the body. The Schwartz chassis then bolts into the remaining stock unibody structure. Mini-tubbing is not required for fitment, but doing so will allow room for 345/30R19 tires. The resulting Pro Touring–style stance is a couple inches lower than stock. Chassis rail ground clearance is similar to the stock subframe. No floor cutting is required to fit the chassis.

Schwartz Performance
815.206.2230 ·

Quick Shifts

Hurst Aluminum Paddle Shifter for Fifth-Gen Camaros

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Easy-to-install aluminum paddle shifters are available for both V-6 and V-8 Chevy Camaros and add ease and ergonomic convenience, as well as an F1-inspired look and feel to any automatic transmission–equipped fifth-gen. Hurst paddle shifters put transmission control at the tips of the driver’s fingers. The kits are easy to install and operate, and require no removal of the steering wheel, airbag, or wiring to complete the installation. Each Hurst kit includes a set of adjustable paddle shifter levers, which can be placed in a custom position for increased driver comfort, and all mounting hardware comes standard.

Hurst Shifters
818.483.1366 ·

Big flow

Super Victor II Intake Manifolds for Big-Block Engines With Rectangular-Port Heads

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The Edelbrock Super Victor II is a new single-plane intake manifold designed for use with large cubic-inch big-block Chevrolet competition engines using the latest in rectangular-port cylinder head designs. It’s ideal for any 1,000-plus horsepower drag race standard-deck (9.8-inch) engine with high airflow demands. It also features an extra-large carburetor outer flange with a 5x5-inch opening for high-flow carburetors and throttle stop applications. This intake manifold also utilizes new modern casting techniques to create smooth, thin, and extended divider walls for optimal out-of-the-box performance. This also allows for an improved runner design, resulting in 5.0 square inches of runner area in the plenum. Three additional versions are also available: PN 2895 features thicker flanges resulting in an 0.080-inch increase in port exit height over standard designs, PN 2898 has been machined to increase the port exits by 0.250 inch for raised-port cylinder heads, and PN 2897 is available with the same features for tall-deck (10.2-inch) applications and some high-runner standard deck applications as well. Both PN 2897 and PN 2898 feature 5.38 square inches of runner area at the plenum.

310.781.2222 ·

Improved Handling

Art Morrison Four-Bar Kit

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The suspension experts at Art Morrison Enterprises have developed a kit that allows builders to adapt a highly effective, adjustable four-bar rear suspension to a wide variety of vehicles. Notable benefits of this setup from AME include the use of “Johnny Joint” lubricated rod ends that provide the articulation and “tightness” of competition spherical bearings for precise housing control, adjustable coilover shocks, and the ability to “tune” the roll stiffness through the adjustable antisway bar. AME’s new four-bar package is great for true high-performance street applications. The Johnny Joints are lubricated to provide necessary harmonic dampening and quiet operation. Shock and sway bar adjustability allow the suspension to be set up as taut as desired. Included in the AME package are four “Big Tube” bars with Johnny Joints and mounting brackets, rearend housing mounts, crossmember and coilover mounts, a pair of Strange adjustable coilover shocks, an antisway bar with mounts and adjusting links, plus all required hardware.

Art Morrison Enterprises
800.929.8355 ·



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