Book Release: How to Build Max-Performance LT1 Engines

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Recently released is a new book for LT1 Performance Engines. It looks like a great read and we’re ordering a copy to look over ourselves here at CZ.

This book investigates every component of the LT1 engine, discussing their strong and weak points and identifying characteristics. Upgrades and modifications for both improved power production and enhanced durability are described and explained in full. All relevant factory casting numbers are listed. Aftermarket component upgrades for improved street and track performance are defined clearly and in great detail.

Check out How to Build Max Performance LT1 Engines on Amazon

Video: A Very Blinged-Out Chevy Camaro ZL1

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So, we like our cars with a lot of muscle and some tasteful modifications, most of us do anyway. However, sometimes people just get ideas in which they consider bright, as bright as what you see here. Somebody in of course Florida, wanted something to serious grab attention while driving down the road. Here was their idea of a sweet ride.  Read More

SEMA: Meet the 1994 Chevy “El Camaro”

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At the SEMA show this year one Chevy Camaro caught my attention. It was the only mid-gen Camaro that was of this body style that I had seen, and two, it seemed to be sporting a truck bed. Coming upon it, you could see the sign in the bed, calling it the “El Camaro”, as in a Chevy Camaromade to resemble the El Camino if you didn’t get it the first time.  Read More

Camaro Photos: SEMA 2012, Part 2

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Just like the first article, this post contains many more of the Chevy Camaros that were present at the SEMA show this year in the heart of Las Vegas. Whether they were inside the convention center within exhibitor booths showcasing the latest stuff in the auto industry, or outside in between the Convention Center and the road course outside.  Read More

Photos: The Camaros of SEMA 2012, Part 1

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The SEMA show is a huge event held in Las Vegas every year showcasing the hottest and newest stuff hitting the auto industry. Many of the builds that you see on the show room floor were built just for this show alone.

Here are a few of the Chevy Camaros that graced the SEMA floor this year from simple and clean to wild and crazy. Conversions and wide-bodies aren’t strangers at events such as this, either. High-performance to deck-out exteriors, there was no lack of bowties to look at.  Read More

Video: The New Camaro ZL1 Convertible Takes to Back Roads

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It was big news when talks of the new Camaro Zl1 started buzzing around. Now that it’s here and all over battling it out with the Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 dominating some respect, enthusiasts couldn’t be happier. Especially those interested in the new convertible version.

The ZL1 is a beast to be reckoned with when it comes to looks and performance. It has that mean exterior already. Cruisin’ down the scenic highway, the 580 horses just roar. That’s right, cruising topless in a 580 hp 6.2-L monster down the back roads has got to be an amazing feeling.

The convertible has just as much power as its coupe sibling with the 6.2-L V8 available with either a six-speed manual or atutomatic transmission. It also features Magnetic Ride Suspension (MRS) to help with ride quality for those casual drives but also knows when to stiffen up when it’s time for serious play. Stopping power is provided by Brembo six-piston front and four-piston rear brakes hiding behind 20-inch forged aluminum wheels. Those wheels are wrapped with Goodyear Eagle F1 Supercar G:2 tires.  Read More

Video: “Bumblebee” Camaro Donut Fail

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Track events always have their beginner level drivers out there trying to learn the ropes and get racing experience. However, if you’re going to rep your Camaro and give the crowd a little something to cheer about, maybe you should sort of know the basics of driving. A bright yellow Camaro failing to attempt donuts isn’t hard to overlook. Yes, people make mistakes and feeling the pressure to show off things often go wrong. You’re not alone, buddy.

Everyone knows the famous “Bumblebee” Camaro from the movie Tranformers. The bright yellow muscle car stood out giving car enthusiasts something to drool over, you know, besides Megan Fox.  Read More

Camaro ZL1 joins the 11 Second Club

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DETROIT – The 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 is officially in the “11-second” club, as engineers recently turned an 11.93-second/116-mph quarter-mile elapsed time run in a showroom-stock Camaro ZL1 automatic. A Camaro ZL1 manual ran an 11.96-second ET at 117 mph.

Only a few other production vehicles can run the quarter-mile as quickly as the ZL1. Fewer yet can also run 0-60 in 4 seconds, reach a top speed of 184 mph and lap the famous Nürburgring in 7:41.27 – all with the street-legal, factory-issued components and no time-consuming equipment adjustments at the racetrack.  Read More

Want a Camaro to Race in a Grand Touring Series? You’re in Luck.

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Sereni United has given anyone interested in joining a FIA sanctioned GT class racing series and enjoys the 5th Generation Camaro an excuse to race. There are still many details being ironed out, but this looks like a very solid platform, and based on testing it seems to be quite competitive. “The Camaro is fast and the lap times are similar to the Lamborghini Gallardo. We had hoped for this result but there is still a lot of work to do” said Franz Russegger, Lead Developer for Serani.  Read More

Aftermarket Headlight Options

Since we all know that stock f-body lights aren’t the greatest, the majority of us turn to aftermarket lights to help us at night.
The goal of aftermarket lighting is to achieve more visibility, and up close to a wall should resemble this:

NOT THIS:
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