Alex Wright’s 69 Camaro | Smitty’s Custom Automotive

Vehicle Quick Facts

Profile ID: 43139
Year: 1969
Make: Chevrolet
Model: Camaro
Markets: Muscle Car, Performance, Resto-Mod
Vehicle Type: American
Contact: Chris Smith



Vehicle Story


Type: Chevrolet Performance LT4 crate engine

Displacement: 376 ci

Compression Ratio: 10.0:1

Bore: 4.065 inches

Stroke: 3.622 inches

Cylinder Heads: A365 T6 Rotocast, 2.13 steel/1.59 titanium valves, 65cc combustion chambers

Rotating Assembly: Forged steel crankshaft, powdered-metal steel connecting rods, forged pistons, OE dry-sump oiling system, custom tank

Valvetrain: OE 1.8:1 ratio rocker arms, OE pushrods

Camshaft: Hydraulic roller (0.492/0.551-inch lift; 189/223-deg. duration at 0.050)

Induction: Eaton intake manifold, intercooled Eaton 1.7-liter R1740 TVS supercharger at 9 psi, Rick’s Tanks stainless steel fuel cell

Ignition: LT4 controller, OE coil packs

Exhaust: Ultimate Headers 1 7/8-inch primaries, 3-inch stainless steel system, MagnaFlow mufflers

Ancillaries: CNR aluminum radiator, American Autowire loom

Built By: Chevrolet Performance

Machine Work: Chevrolet Performance

Tuner: Lingenfelter Engineering

Output (at the wheels): 638 hp, 632 lb-ft


Transmission: TREMEC T-56 assembled by Bowler Transmissions, Centerforce clutch assembly and steel flywheel

Rear Axle: Currie 9-inch assembly, Wavetrac differential, 3.55:1 gears, 33-spline axles


Front Suspension: Detroit Speed hydroformed subframe, Detroit Speed spindles, RideTech Track 1 triple-adjustable coilover shocks, Detroit Speed splined antisway bar

Rear Suspension: Detroit Speed QUADRALink, antisway bar, Panhard bar, Track 1 triple-adjustable coilover shocks, Detroit Speed subframe connectors, Detroit Speed mini-tubs, RideTech TigerCage

Brakes: Wilwood Aero 14-inch discs, six-piston calipers front; Wilwood 14-inch discs, four-piston calipers rear; Wilwood proportioning valve

Wheels & Tires

Wheels: Forgeline GA3 18x10 front, 18x12 rear

Tires: BFGoodrich Rival S 275/35 front, 335/30 rear


Upholstery: Smitty’s Custom Automotive (Tiffin, OH)

Material: Leather

Seats: Cerullo XR, RideTech five-point safety belts

Steering: Flaming River column and steering box, MOMO wheel

Shifter: Bowler

Dash: TMI leather, Detroit Speed insert

Instrumentation: AutoMeter Spek-Pro

Audio: Kicker head unit, 6.5-inch front speakers, 6x9-inch rear speakers, 10-inch subwoofer, Kicker amps, installed by Smitty’s Custom Automotive

HVAC: Vintage Air


Bodywork: Smitty’s Custom Automotive

Paint By: Smitty’s Custom Automotive

Paint: PPG custom blue mix

Hood: Carbon-fiber

Grille: OER

Bumpers: OER

Photography by Robert McGaffin

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