81 Camaro Pro Stock

Original 1981 Don Hardy NHRA Pro Stock Camaro being transformed to race in the new 3.75 Pro Stock Racing Series
The full project is currently in progress and will be shown on the TV show Pro Stock Rescue.




 Taking it for a ride on 9/27/15 before completely 
disassembling and starting the rebuilding project


Starting new chassis


New front chassis - Lamb struts


Wishbone


New cowl & firewall, rear motor plate 


Reworking the quarter panels.


Lenco 5 speed, Liberty shifter, Browell bell housing 




Optic Armor polycarbonate windows



Dash & gauges


Making headers, Burns collectors


Front motor plate, radiator overflow tank, radiator filler, XRP plumbing


Dry sump tank, oil breather / overflow, oil pump, XRP plumbing



Tunnel near completion 


Racepak mounted


Wiring in progress, MSD grid and Smartwire


Electrical completed and tested, ready to start engine


At Tim Oros's shop - painting started



 



Status 12/1/18


Funny car cage


Removing all the old paint jobs!


Fabricated 4130 chrome moly rear end


New 4 link, Strange Pro Stock 2 piece axles
and Strange aluminum center section


Carbon fiber wheel tubs and panels


Ram dual disc clutch



Making hood scoop


Tree to mount front end, lights & grills


Front end complete, OEM headlights & grills



Carbon fiber blocked off grill


Wing, truck lid & chutes


Reher Morrison 650 ci


Pedals


Jaz 1.5 gallon fuel cell, C&R radiator


Braille battery mounted in driver compartment


Driver controls - launch controller, fire system, 
kill button, Racepak switch panel, chute lever 



Tunnel complete and powder coated