Q: I want my 1994 Camaro Z28 to run 12-12.50 quarter miles.
Can you put together a parts list that will get me in the ballpark? Thanks for the help!
A: You picked a good ride for performance add-ons!
The list we’ve assembled will help you generate serious horsepower, but getting to the 12-second range will require some fine-tuning on your end.
A solid start would be a GM Performance LT1/LT4 Hot Cam kit. It comes complete with everything you need for a valvetrain overhaul, including a performance cam, 1.6 ratio roller rockers, valve springs, caps, keys, and shims.
Next, bolt on an Aeromotive adjustable fuel pressure regulator, a Summit Racing Street & Strip throttle body, BBK Premium Series shorty headers, and a MagnaFlow cat-back exhaust for power-building air and fuel flow.
This component combination should rev up your Z28.
It’s also not hard to envision a nitrous system or supercharger in your future, so once you see where these parts take you, you might want to consider adding more power that way!