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Owner: NineBall
Last Updated: 11/16/16
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12/11/16 -
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11/16/16 -
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11/16/16 -
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11/16/16 -
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03/20/08 -
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Basic Specifications

Vehicle Color: Hugger Orange
Engine Type: 8 Cylinder
Transmission: Manual
Est. Horsepower: 650 HP
Est. Curb Weight: 3,500 lbs.

At the Track

Best 60': 1.95
Best R/T:
Best 1/8 Mile ET: 7.63
Best 1/8 Mile MPH: 98.05
Best 1/4 Mile ET: 11.58
Best 1/4 Mile MPH: 124.52

NineBall's 1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS

The "Rainmaker"

1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS
1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS
1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS

About this Current Vehicle:

Here is one of my all-time favorite vehicles, a true hugger orange SS convertible. I found this car back in 2005, in Tennessee. It was driver quality, had a weak paint job, and mostly stock type parts. It stayed that way for about 8 years, then I decided to strip the entire car down to bare metal. One thing led to another, and it became a full pro-touring restoration. After getting the car back from sheetmetal and paint, I built it myself.

Factory Options:

Authentic code X55 SS-350 Camaro
Authentic code 72 Hugger Orange paint
DX1 hood stripe option
Factory front disk brakes
Quick-ratio steering box
12-bolt rearend, multi-leaf springs

Exterior Modifications:

Forgeline GZ3 3-piece forged wheels, 18x8.0 front and 19x12.0 rear (matte graphite center, hyper silver lip)
Toyo Proxes R888 tires, 245/35-18 front and 345/30-19 rear
Detroit Speed minitubs, rear frame rails notched/narrowed
All emblems, chrome, and stainless trim has been converted to brushed or silver
Removed a few body panel seams (tail panel, lower valence, trunk hinge panel)
Marquez billet turn signal housings and side marker lights
LED tail lights
Detroit Speed halogen headlights
Sheetmetal & Floors replaced by GAP Racing (Houston, TX)
Paint & Body by RF Customs (Spring, TX)

Interior Modifications:

Arizen front bucket seats w/ custom Houndstooth cloth inserts
LeCarra steering wheel
Detroit Speed dash panel with custom designed SpeedHut gauges (GPS/electronic)
Foose center console
Vintage Air A/C system
Cut-pile type modern carpet, instead of loop carpet

Performance:

Custom LS7 427ci built by Texas Speed & Performance
ETP/Mast LS7 cylinder heads
Beck sheetmetal intake manifold w/ CNC billet cross-ram runners
F.A.S.T. EZ-EFI2.0 engine management w/ EZ-LS timing controls
TSP custom grind camshaft 233/239 .595/.603 113 LSA
Wegner Automotive billet serpentine pulley system
Hooker ceramic-coated 1-7/8" long tube headers
Magnaflow mufflers on custom dual 3" stainless exhaust
Tanks Inc fuel tank with internal Walbro pump

Suspension/Chassis:

SpeedTech front upper and lower A-arms
SpeedTech / ATS forged aluminum tall spindles w/ C5 Corvette hubs
SpeedTech torque-arm rear suspension system
QA1 adjustable coil-over shocks
DSE / Lee Manufacturing quick-ratio steering box
DSE weld-in subframe connectors
Wilwood 6-piston front brakes, 4-piston rear brakes
Wilwood brake master cylinder (manual)

Drivetrain:

T56 6-speed manual transmission (built, 4th gen f-body model) w/ Hurst billet shifter
Ram billet dual-disk clutch system w/ billet slave cylinder
Ram adjustable master cylinder
Custom 3" steel driveshaft
Moser 12-bolt rear axle housing, narrowed 2 inches per side, w/ 3.42 posi

Electronics:

N/A

To-Do List:

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21 Comments on NineBall's Camaro SS


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m10ren on May 15 2010, 8:28 am

That's one great looking SS you have. 15 stars for your ride. Check out and rate my 69 RS project, after a 2 year resto, it is almost finished. Burnout

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95droptopz on December 14 2009, 7:29 pm

bad ass

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avanert on August 19 2008, 6:29 pm

stunning camaro! Love the reverse hockey stripes, don't see many with that scheme.

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Bandit on July 01 2008, 3:36 pm

Well if it ain't the infamous NineBall of Pro-touring fame! Glad to see you on this site. Your SS is an icon of quality car craftsmanship.
Please join my PT group, I have extended you an invitation. Cool

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boostjunkie on April 07 2008, 1:34 pm

Very nice, That has got to be fun driving around.

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Badboyz28 on March 24 2008, 2:59 pm

Damn nice car! This is like my dream car......

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ncSSu on February 28 2008, 10:01 pm

This car is absolutely amazing! Are you still planning on building the twin-turbo LS7 for it?

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quarterracer on February 27 2008, 10:55 pm

This is definitely by far one of the nicest Camaro's I've ever seen. You've got and had some awesome cars.

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redfire69 on February 21 2008, 4:52 am

I like the stripes but the innovator hood will look good too, esp with the TA wing... stars!!

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BALZYZ28 on December 17 2007, 2:34 pm

baddass!!

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