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1969 Camaro Part 02

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Continued progress. See Part 1 for history and direction for this project.

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Driver's seat mounting tracks.
The battery was machined from aluminum and the battery tray was cut, scored and folded sheet aluminum, much in the same fashion as a sheet metal tray would be formed in 1:1.
The rear leaf springs and part of the axle were fabricated from brass. I’ll have to re-assemble them to see what I have to work with. Sure glad I bagged them as left & rights…
The headers are modified parts from the ’67Corvette I pulled the engine from. I added extensions for cut-outs. They will mate up to the chambered exhaust. Never got around to making the hardware, but no worries regarding those parts now, just more fasteners to machine....
These are the new rotors. Modified from Tamiya left over parts, with new aluminum machined hubs. Studs are made from steel bolts.
Here are the spindles and backing plates, machined from aluminum back when I started this project, and they have been modified to accept the new rotors/calipers.
Upper control arms for the modified C4 Corvette suspension. Another similarity shared on my real Camaro… Also machined from aluminum a while back.
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Machined from aluminum, with a foam element. It also needs some final finish work.
Reworked headers. Thicker, (now in scale) flanges were made out of styrene to replace the brass ones. I also drilled mounting holes in them. The brass mounting pins were replaced with steel pins. The extensions are aluminum tubing ( I forgot and thought I had made them from Plastruct like the roll bar). I also drilled the flanges and block-off plates for hardware.

Comments for this showroom

by: Mario Covalski (marioc) on 2011-11-13 - 16:43

Your work is always amazing Mark. I'm looking forward to see the complete model.