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Yeah, love the car, I think a better color could have been used as did many others at the show.
Naw, I love the Butternut Yellow, I think that's what Chevy called it. Same color for Pontaic was Mayfair Maize. Both were a common color back in the day, which you don't see much these days. Many prefer the stronger colors.
 

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That thing must lay down some hefty rubber! O_O
 

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A recent article about the car :D

http://www.motorauthority.com/gm-engineer-drops-corvette-zr1s-supercharged-ls9-into-1969-chevrolet-camaro.html


For many auto enthusiasts, the golden age of automotive styling was during 1960s, when designers had virtual free reign on their designs and didn't have to worry about aerodynamics, pedestrian crumple zones and other such ‘nuisances’. At the same time, the ‘60s could hardly be called the high point of automotive technology, and the development of engines, brakes, suspension components and transmissions still had a long way to go.

Fast forward to 2009, and legendary GM engineer and pro-touring car builder Mark Stielow appears to have created the perfect marriage of automotive styling and technology - and by this we mean a 1969 Butternut Yellow Chevrolet Camaro with GM's insane LS9 V8 dropped into its engine bay.

For the uninitiated, the LS9 supercharged V8 is the most powerful production engine GM has ever made, with a mind-numbing 638hp (476kW) and 604lb-ft (819Nm) of torque on tap. It currently resides in the mighty Corvette ZR1 supercar and is available as a standalone crate engine for $21,000.

Named 'The Jackass', Stielow’s LS9-powered Camaro also takes the same wheels and super wide sport tires from the ZR1 to help transmit all that power to the road. The only issue that could crop up from this is trying to stop the car at 180mph with the stock Camaro brakes, but luckily these have also been replaced with the same carbon-ceramic units found in the ZR1.

A quick chassis dyno reveals that the car makes around 511hp (381kW) at its rear wheels, transmitted through a Tremec T56 6-speed transmission borrowed from the Dodge Viper. With all that power, we can expect lightning fast acceleration although no performance figures have been released.

As for the price of all those tantalizing mods, Stielow revealed to Edmunds that it’s actually cheaper to buy the Corvette ZR1 – but who could say no to an LS9-powered 1969 Camaro if money was no option?
 

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I love the yellow but when you slap a LS9 in with the Blue accents as well as the matched ZR1 Calipers... then the car should have been Black or Cyber gray.... she would stand out like a MoFo then... Would be dead sexy... right now she looks unfinished. Match the accents to the pain or change the paint. that is my opinion.

Still phenomenal job!
 

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I cant tell if thats Daytona Yellow or if its ButterNut Yellow. ButterNut looks more like an egg shell kind of white.
Daytona isnt as bright as the Corvette up above but its still Yellow.

Lighting is bad to tell
 

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I cant tell if thats Daytona Yellow or if its ButterNut Yellow. ButterNut looks more like an egg shell kind of white.
Daytona isnt as bright as the Corvette up above but its still Yellow.

Lighting is bad to tell
They call it PPG Daytona, in the show (indoors) it looked pretty dull, no idea how it looks in the sunlight :D
 

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that is one sick car, I would have used different wheels with that color. imo
 

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I love it to no avail however the one thing I do not like on older cars are completely offset wheels. It's what really turns me off of the baldwin motion remakes. I don't need a 10" lip or anything but I just do not like the flat face looks with old body lines. The LS9 would promote endless grins reguardless though.
 
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