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I had to keep it secret until we had our National Convention on the Weekend.









1969 ZL-1 Chevrolet Corvette - Replica

RESTORATION / MODIFICATION BY

• CLASSIC FABRICATIONS PTY LTD, Fairy Meadow, NSW, Australia

ENGINE
• 540 CUBIC INCH (8.8 LITRE) DISPLACEMENT - SHAFIROFF ULTRA STREET ENGINE. NEW YORK, USA
• Donovan D500 9.8 (shaved 10.2) Aluminum Block
• Dart Pro1 325cc Aluminum Heads
• Moroso Street/Strip Oil Pan, Oil Pump & Pick Up
• HP Harmonic Balancer
• Internally Balanced & Professionally Blueprinted
* Holley Fuel Injection system,shaved manifold,2000cfm throttle body
• MSD Electronic Ignition. Pro Billet Dist, MSD-6AL ignition control, Blaster SS Coil.
• MSD Rev Limiter
• Powermaster Hi-Torque Mini Starter Motor
• Mahle Custom Coated 10.5-1 Forged Pistons
• Comp Cams "StreetRoller" Cam & Kit
• Comp Cams 1.7 Pro Magnum Roller Rockers
• Crane (HIPPO) Extreme Duty Solid Roller Lifters
• Eagle 4340 3D Steel Rods w/L19 Rod Bolts
• Callies 4340 Dragonslayer Crank
• Billet Specialties Tru-Trak Serpintine system with A/C
• 1995 Lincoln Mark VIII fan

HORSEPOWER

• Dynoed @ Factory - 712.5 HP (531KW) @ 6100RPM, 688.9 lbft Torque (934Nm)@ 4600RPM
* Now it has 747hp (557kw)& 709Ft/lbs (961nm) Flywheel @ 5534rpm, 622 rwhp

TRANSMISSION

• Tremec TKO-600 5–speed Ratios: 2.87, 1.89, 1.28, 1.0, 0.64
• Aluminum Driveshaft

DIFF

• 3.73 ratio, Tom's Diff's, also H/D half-shafts/flanges

BRAKES

• FRONT 14in Slotted Rotor / C6 caliper, BACK Standard size Wilwood Drilled/Slotted.

EXHAUST

• Hooker Dual SidePipes - 2 1/8 Primaries, 4 inch collector, 4 inch pipes
• Car Chemistry muffler inserts
• Extra Quieting by GT Motorsport, Kirrawee Australia.

WHEELS & TYRES

• STREET - INTRO 18 x 10 Pentia, soft lip. 18 x 12 Pentia soft lip.
• Michelin 275/35ZR18, 335/30ZR18 Pilot sport
• CIRCUIT – Wheels (still to come), Tires - Hoosier 275/35-18,335/30-18

RADIATOR

• Be Cool, USA. Aluminum


SUSPENSION

• Composite Monospring Front & Back
• Sway bars 1 ¼ front ¾ back
• Bilstein gas shocks
• Polyurethane bushes
• Heavy duty Upper / Lower A-Arms
• Spreader Bar – links front shocks
• Smart Struts & Performance Camber Rod Kit
• 6 – Link still to come

STEERING

• STEEROIDS Rack & Pinion

MISC.

* 32 Gallon (120L) Aluminum Gas Tank
• Electrified headlight system by Chris McDonald @... http://www.mcspeed.com/
• Electrified wiper door actuator by Motion Technologies Australia. Also info @ http://www.mcspeed.com/
• Paint by Classic Restorations (Wollongong,Australia)
• Engine Metal Fabrication by Classic Restorations
• Auto Meter Gauges (behind Radio delete plate)
• Heavy Duty Off-set Trailing arms

ROLLBAR & CHASSIS STRENTHENING

• Classic Fabrications, Chrome moly X piping linking chassis. Chrome moly 4 point Roll Bar
 

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OMG!!! :surprised

That is absolutely gorgeous!!! I love the paint scheme, the sidepipes, and especially the wheels!!! Holy cow, those wheels are to die for on that car!

:thud: :thud: :thud: :thud:

Beautiful car, my man! I was born in 1969 also but I don't look half that good!
 

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holy crap! Ever since you mentioned you were working on a ZL1 project I've been anxious to see it unveiled, and I must say you did a damn fine job with it!:hump:

What an awesome project!
 

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That is a beautiful 69. I graduated out of High School in '69. I remember those new, use to drool over them, yours out does them by far! :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
 

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In the words of Frank Barone....."Holy Crap"! That is one of the most beautiful C3's that I have ever seen.

How about some pics of the interior?
 

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:surprised

Very Impressive!!

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As Pat would say: "I'd jab a sharp piece of steel into the throat of a baby kitten, just to have that car".. Looks absolutely amazing.. It makes me want to stay alive... I'm speechless...
 

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man, I love the Baldwin paint scheme:thumbsup: How big are your rear flares? Almost looks like you could squeze another inch of tire width under those bad boys.
 

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holy crap, that car is soooo amazing, best C3 i have EVER seen, everything about it is perfect :thud:
 

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WOW!:thud:
 

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:thud: Oh my god. That's the most amzing car I've ever seen. :hump:
 

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I was losing my Corvette fever!! but now I'm back in business! On the 8't day GOD created the Corvette! but You did it again!!Congratulations
Greetz
Corvieman
 

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Well now I'm speechless, I wasnt expecting that many complements! Thank You all!.
I had the idea to do a vette in this scheme years ago and then saw 69MyWay's Vette.The style was exactly what I was imagining in my head! So thanks Chris. What I tried to do is copy but do in opposite...the White/Black stripe ZL-1. So technically its not Baldwin Motion. As far as I've reserched the paint scheme on the White/Black ZL-1 was most likely done at the factory.But there's a chance the Dealer could have done it because it was sitting on the lot for a while! The Flares are copies of the original style flares, so they are a standard width.
I'll try and put somemore pictures up when I get home from work! Thanks again!
 

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drop dead gorgeous
 
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