By The Numbers
1968 Camaro
Michelle Welch, 37
Soddy-Daisy, TN
Performance: 8.81-second e.t.'s (eighth-mile)

Type: 402-inch big-block Chevy
Block: factory ’71 Impala
Oiling: Melling oil pump, ARP oil pump shaft
Rotating assembly: Keith Black pistons,
  factory crank
Cylinder heads: factory iron
Camshaft: Comp Magnum
Valvetrain: Comp Magnum steel
  roller-tip rocker arms,
  Cloyes billet steel double
  roller timing chain
Induction: RPM Air-Gap polished aluminum
  intake, Barry Grant Speed Demon 750
Ignition: HEI MSD coil,
  module, cap, and button
Cooling: factory radiator
Fuel system: factory tank,
  Edelbrock fuel pump,
  stainless lines
Exhaust: 2 ¾-inch stainless,
  40-series Flowmaster mufflers
Fasteners: ARP
Transmission/shifter: Turbo 400,
  TCI Saturday Night Special Converter,
  factory shifter
Driveshaft: factory
Rear axle: Auburn 3.73 Posi with
  Yukon ring-and-pinion
Front suspension: Hotchkis two-inch
  drop springs
Rear suspension: gas shocks,
  factory monoleaf springs
Brakes: slotted rotors, stainless brake lines,
  SSBC master cylinder and power booster
Seats: 1969 Camaro seats with headrest
Dashboard: factory with
  Stewart-Warner gauges
Stereo: Kenwood head unit,
  Boston Acoustics speakers,
  and Alpine amplifier
Wiring: factory
Column: factory column
  with Grant steering wheel
Paint: custom copper
Wheels: 17-inch Billet Specialties Qualifiers,
  17x7- and 17x8-inch
Tires: Nitto NT555; 235/45R17,
  and 255/50R17