Our friends at RideTech have once again partnered with Barrett-Jackson to bring another exciting 48 Hour Build to this week’s WestWorld event in Scottsdale, AZ. In conjunction with a team of partnering manufacturers, RideTech is spearheading the transformation of a 1971 Camaro into a Pro-Touring masterpiece in 48 hours. The project will be completed over the course of eight 6-hour days.
After the build is complete, the 48 Hour Camaro will go on a two-year journey, driving, racing, and being shown across the U.S. at national events. The Camaro will feature a Lingenfelter Performance Engineering LS3 engine, Holley Terminator EFI, MSD ignition and Hooker stainless steel headers along with a special Bowler 4L75E transmission featuring Sonnax Level 3 upgrades. The 48 Hour Camaro will also include Baer brakes, Forgeline wheels, BFGoodrich Rival S tires, Vintage Air air conditioning custom Classic Instruments gauges, and a Kicker stereo.
The suspension will consist of RideTech StrongArm control arms and Tru Turn steering up front with RideTech’s new “unicradle” design Bolt-On 4-Link rear suspension. The Currie Enterprises Crate 9″ rear end assembly will feature a trick MillerBuilt floater axle conversion. RideTech TQ Series triple adjustable coilovers will be used all around.
Summit Racing Equipment has provided a wide range of parts to complete the project.
Check back often for live coverage of the build below. We’d also encourage you to visit RideTech’s landing page to see earlier videos and check out the parts list for the build. RideTech will also post Live videos on its Facebook page and other social channels throughout the event.