1973 Chevrolet Camaro

1973 Chevrolet Camaro RS

Owner(s): Bob and Karen Spencer

City / State: Pella, IA

Club: Resurrected Tin, ISRA, NSRA, Goodguys

Builder: Bob Spencer

Engine details: 355 cubic in.,1974 Chevy, Voodoo camshaft, Summit Racing heads

Carburetor: Demon on AirGap polished intake

Headers: Sanders Ceramic

Exhaust / mufflers: Owner designed dual with twin MEGs out center rear

Transmission: Saginaw 4 speed

Rear-end / ratio: 3:01 Posi

Front suspension: Lowered with QA1 adjustable shocks, 1 5/16" sway bar

Front Brakes: Stock discs

Rear suspension: Stock

Rear brakes: Stock drums

Wheels: American Racing Salt Flat Specials

Body modifications: Owner designed ground effects

Hood: Flamed with opening for intake scoop

Paint type / color: Medium metallic orange with subtle flames

Gauges: Elec. Summit Racing

Interior goodies: Pioneer 100 Watt, 10" subwoofer, custom interior panels by Linda VanKooten Upholstery

Custom pieces: Trunk divider panel, piston dipstick, windshield mount Pro Tachometer, changed taillights to Dual lights


Picture on Hot Rod cover(August 1992) with article

Cool story:
-Order / bought new in fall of 1972 from White Way Auto Pella, IA

-Only ticketed twice for speeding in 54 years!

-One owner stock engine on stand with 68,000 miles on it

-Owner painted, built engine, built custom ground effects

-First 70,000 miles were wife driven with 3 kids as an everyday driver in the winter and summer!