1987 Chevrolet Camaro

GR Auto Gallery
4722 50th St SE
Grande Rapids, MI

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Grande Rapids, MI



Year 1987
Mileage 1835
Engine 8
Doors --
Transmission Manual
Make Chevrolet
Model Camaro

Camaro 1987

Title Status --
Exterior Color Red
Interior Color Gray


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,

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 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; <" 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



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