Publish date: 2016-05-27 08:23:34
It is just amazing to see projects that start with stripped bare cars as they completely reveal the bodywork of the car. In Bakersfield, California, this 1969 Camaro being built from ground up at HED Industries. At first glance you might say that the body work only has a few work done on it with the large air ducts exposed but the fenders and doors have been widened by 2.5 inches on each side. A rear diffuser together with a classy front splitter was built in and all made from metal. A completely new front bumper was fabricated as well as the headlight buckets and grille. Everything in the front was made from scratch. The whole front hood, interior and exterior structures, was all hand-made.
Performance wise, the 1969 Camaro is built on a DSE front subframe and a rear QUADRALink suspension system. For the QUADRALink, HED Industries remodeled it into a cantilevered system simply because they wanted create the car in a unique way. ERL Performance combined together the 441-inch LS7 together with a Magnuson HeartBeat supercharger that is expected to power up to an amazing 1,000 horsepower. The engine will be connected to a TREMEC Magnum six-speed transmission and the Camaro will ride on Forgeline wheels measuring 18×9.5 for the front and 19×12 for the rear that drives around Wilwood binders. HED Industries said that they “Body-dropped” the entire Camaro to have a balanced low ride height.
The project is still on going and they are currently working on the interior that will be a full cage with custom dash board. Ron Mangus Hot Rod Interiors will do the finishing touches for the Camaros interior. Josh Hodges is the proud owner of this soon to be roaring Camaro. Josh says that the finished Camaro will be featured in the 2016 SEMA show for the Magnuson Booth.
All we can do now is wait until this promising 1,000 fully customized 1969 Camaro will be finally revealed at the 2016 SEMA show which will be on November 1 – 4 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. A lot is expected in this build as it will go side by side with world class builds.
HED Industries also has other amazing builds, they are currently working with another 1969 Camaro. It will have a Twin Turbo Warhawk engine rated to power up to 1,400 horsepower. like the Josh’s featured 1969 Camaro, this camaro will also be equipped with TREMEC 6 speed manual transmission. All that power will be supported by TCI front subframe/Heidts in the front and Independent /w custom Tube Chassis for the rear. The wheels will also be Forgeline wheels.
They have more featured projects in their site, you can check them out at hedindustriesllc.com.
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