Keith Byer’s 1969 Camaro

Project Quick Facts

Profile ID: 31434
Year: 1969
Make: Chevrolet
Model: Camaro
Markets: Muscle Car, Performance, Pro-Touring
Vehicle Type: American
Contact: Projects CBN

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Vehicle: 1969 Camaro

Engine

Type: LS9

Displacement: 6.2 L/376 ci

Compression Ratio: 9.1:1

Bore: 4.065 inches

Stroke: 3.622 inches

Cylinder Heads: GM with L92-style ports, 68cc chambers

Valvetrain: Titanium 2.16-inch intake, sodium-filled stainless 1.59-inch exhaust valves; investment-cast roller-trunnion 1.7:1 rockers

Camshaft: 0.562/0.558-inch lift, 211/230-deg. duration at 0.050-inch

Induction: Eaton LSA/LS9 screw-type 2.3L blower with integral dual-brick air-to-water intercooler, Lingenfelter 2.6-inch pulley (19-percent overdrive)

Accessory Drive: GM and Concept 1 components

Exhaust: 1 7/8-inch stainless headers, 3-inch stainless primary system by Kent Waters, Borla mufflers

Output: 676 hp, 660 lb-ft

Drivetrain

Transmission: TREMEC TKO-600 (prepped for road racing)

Rear Axle: Ford 9-inch, 3.73:1 gears, Truetrac limited-slip carrier

Chassis

Steering: Detroit Speed rack

Front Suspension: Detroit Speed hydroformed subframe and double-wishbone suspension with forged-aluminum Corvette steering knuckles

Rear Suspension: Detroit Speed QUADRALink with adjustable Panhard bar

Dampers: Detroit Speed-valved double-adjustable remote-reservoir coilovers

Brakes: Brembo 14-inch carbon-ceramic rotors, six-piston calipers front and rear; Stainless Steel Brakes Corp. stainless master cylinder

Wheels & Tires

Wheels: Forgeline GZ3 19x10 front, 19x12 rear

Tires: Nitto Invo 275/35 front, 325/30 rear

Interior

Seats: Recaro

Upholstery: Wayne Lundy Interiors (Lula, GA)

Dash: Handbuilt steel by Kent Waters, handformed dashpad

Instrumentation: ProParts Spek-Pro, Hendrick Performance carbon-fiber insert

Steering: Flaming River Waterfall wheel

HVAC: Vintage Air, Clayton Machine Works vents

Exterior

Body Prep and Paint: Trent Crane and Kent Waters

Paint: Axalta Standox, 2012 Porsche Platinum Silver Metallic

Modifications: Driprails replaced with 16-gauge steel sheet

Photography by Chris Shelton