Reloaded Camaro Videos

1968 Camaro "Reloaded" Intro Video V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - We're starting a new Camaro project on V8TV, and here's how the project starts!
ARP Ultimate Fastener Spot
http://www.arp-bolts.com - ARP manufactures the ultimate fasteners for the inside - and outside - of your ride!
1968 Camaro "Reloaded" Subframe Repair Video V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314-783-8325 - This video covers replacing rusty body mount holes and a smashed subframe crossmember on our 1968 Chevrolet Camaro SS called "Reloaded."
1968 Camaro Detroit Speed Front Suspension Install Video V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314-783-8325 -We wanted our 1968 Camaro to retain its classic appearance, but handle and drive like today's best sports cars. To accomplish this, we relied on a Speed 3 front suspension kit from Detroit Speed and Engineering that we obtained through Classic Industries. This kit consists of tubular upper and lower control arms, a coil over spring and shock kit, new quick r...
1968 Camaro Roof and Window Rust Repairs Video V8TV
http://wwww.v8tvshow.com - 314-783-8325 - Our 1968 Camaro had some bad rust around the windows thanks to the original vinyl top holding moisture and corroding the steel below. In this video, we repair all that with a some new panels from Classic Industries, some 3M cutting and grinding tools, our HTP MIG 200 welder, and a Body Solder kit from Eastwood. As always, we strive for an undetectabl...
1968 Chevrolet Camaro Quarter Panel Replacement Video V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314-783-8325 - Replacing quarter panels on an American muscle car is major surgery, but it is not impossible. In this video, we take you through the steps we took to replace a rusty quarter panel on our 1968 Camaro with a new full quarter panel from Classic Industries. Covers removal, fitment, welding, and finishing with Eastwood Body Solder "lead" kit.
1968 Camaro Fender Rust Repair How-To Video V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314-783-8325 - In this installment, we tackle the common problem of rusty muscle car fenders. Using a repair panel form Classic Industries, some 3M grinding wheels, and an HTP MIG 200 and Quickspot II spot welder, we cut out the crust and weld in new steel for an undetectable repair.
1968 Camaro "Reloaded" OER Trunk Floor Install Video V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314-783-8325 - The original trunk floor was not terrible in our '68 Camaro "Reloaded" project, but it had some surface pitting and rust that we didn't like. The cure was a new OER trunk floor panel from Classic Industries. In this video, we show you the steps to removing the old panel and welding in the new one using an HTP MIG 200 welder.
1968 Camaro "Reloaded" OER Cowl Box Install Video V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314-783-8325 - The cowl boxes on our 68 Camaro were very rusty, so we decided to replace both using OER cowl box panels from Classic Industries. In this video, we show you the steps to removing the old boxes, sealing the new pieces with 3M Seam Sealer, and welding in the new ones using an HTP Hole Punch tool and MIG 200 welder.
1968 Camaro "Reloaded" Detroit Speed QUADRALink Install Video Pt. 1
(314) 783-8325 - This 1968 Camaro is being built to drive, both on city streets and the in occasional track-day event. To accomplish this, we decided to install a Detroit Speed QUADRALink rear suspension system on the Currie 9+ rear axle assembly. The QUADRALink is a highly adjustable 4-link system utilizing a panhard bar and adjustable coil-over shocks. This design eliminates the stock s...
1968 Camaro "Reloaded" Detroit Speed QUADRALink Install Video Pt. 2
(314) 783-8325 - This 1968 Camaro is being built to drive, both on city streets and the in occasional track-day event. To accomplish this, we decided to install a Detroit Speed QUADRALink rear suspension system on the Currie 9+ rear axle assembly. The QUADRALink is a highly adjustable 4-link system utilizing a panhard bar and adjustable coil-over shocks. This design eliminates the stock s...
1968 Camaro "Reloaded" OER Frame Rail Replacement Video V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314-783-8325 - The driver side frame rail on our '68 Camaro had a big crack in the arch of the rail. Instead of trying to repair the rail in the car, we removed the old one and replaced with it an OER frame rail from Classic Industries. In this video, we show you the removal process, fitting the new piece, protecting the mating surfaces, and welding it in with our HTP MIG...
1968 Camaro "Reloaded" OER Door Skin Replacement Video V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314-783-8325 - One of the doors on our 1968 Chevrolet Camaro "Reloaded" pro-touring car build had a dented and rusty door skin, but the original inner structure was in good shape. We decided to re-skin the door with a new OER panel from Classic Industries using a slick door skin tool from Dent Fix and some 3M Door Panel Adhesive.
ARP Ultimate Whole Car Fastener Spot
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1968 Camaro "Reloaded" Detroit Speed Subframe Connector Install Video V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - Building a well handling car is all about the chassis. We've already put a Detroit Speed Coil Over conversion on our Camaro's front subframe and installed one of their Quadralink systems on the rear end. Now its time to connect the subframe and rear frame rails with a set of Detroit Speed Subframe Connectors that fit tightly to the Camaros underside.
1968 Camaro "Reloaded" Sand Blasting Video V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314-783-8325 - All the metal work on our 1968 Camaro project, "Reloaded", was finally done. The next step was to send the body tub to the sand blaster to find any hidden rust. Once we got the car back, we repaired any rust we couldn't find before and put the whole car in BASF Black Epoxy Primer with a new 3M AccuSpray spray gun. Next, gap adjustments and body work!
1968 Camaro "Reloaded" Sheet Metal Alignment and Panel Gaps Video V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314-783-8325 - Now that the Camaro was covered in BASF Epoxy Primer, It was time to make the car a roller and put the body panels back on. We start by installing the sub frame and making sure it is square. Once the car can roll, we started putting on doors, fenders, hood, etc. With a little persuasion, the gaps were all lined up and the car is ready for body work.
1968 Camaro "Reloaded" Engine Build Part 1: Engine Assembly Video V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314-783-8325 - In this 4 part series, we'll show you the engine build for our 1968 Camaro, "Reloaded". In this first part, we start with a 490 CI short block from Fast Times Motor Works. Trevor takes you through all the steps in assembling this motor on the stand including degereeing the Comp Thumpr Cam and valvetrain. Also covered are the install of the Holley cylinder...
1968 Camaro "Reloaded" Engine Build Part 2: Vintage Air Front Runner Install Video V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314-783-8325 - In this 4 part series, we'll show you the engine build for our 1968 Camaro, "Reloaded". In this video, we show you how to install a Vintage Air Front Runner, step by step. Not only will this give us a high quality serpentine front drive system, but now our Camaro has air conditioning. In the next part of this series, we'll take you through all the steps of ...
1968 Camaro "Reloaded" Engine Build Part 3 TCI Transmission Video V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314-783-8325 - In this 4 part series, we'll show you the engine build for our 1968 Camaro, "Reloaded". This time we'll be dropping our motor into place and installing the TCI Super Street Fighter 4L80E transmission. We'll also take you through the steps of putting in our Be Cool Radiator, making MSD plug wires and setting up the MSD Digital E-Curve, plumbing the fuel line...
1968 Camaro "Reloaded" Engine Build Part 4: First Start Video V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314-783-8325 - In this final video of our 4 part engine build series for our 1968 Camaro, "Reloaded", we're gonna take a step back and talk about the parts that make this motor run. First, We do a resistance test on our MSD plug wires. We also discuss our FAST EZ EFI System and show you just how easy it is to set up the ECU and TCU. And finally, we fire up this big block ...
Muscle Car Restoration at the V8 Speed & Resto Shop - 314.783.8325
http://www.v8speedshop.com - Contact the V8 Speed & Resto Shop today to discuss how we can build your dream car!
1968 Camaro "Reloaded" Body Filler, Spray Polyester, and Body Work Video V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314-783-8325 - Once all the sheet metal had been put back on and the gaps had been set, our Camaro was ready for body work. Nathan covered each panel in body filler, then sanded them down to reveal high spots. He also took some time to shape the fiberglass hood and wing. Once he was happy with the shape of the car, he covered the whole thing in BASF Glasurit Sprayable Bod...
1968 Camaro "Reloaded" Glasurit 55 Line Base Coat Paint Spray Video V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314-783-8325 - Our '68 Camaro "Reloaded" was primed and sanded, and now body tech Nathan Newberry applied several layers of BASF epoxy sealer to the car followed by Glasurit 55 Line Polyester Base Coat in "Silver Bullet" silver. Here's the process he took to make sure the color went down properly.
1968 Camaro "Reloaded" MagnaFlow Exhaust Install Video
http://www.v8tvshow.com - 314-783-8325 - Now that the 490 big block for our '68 Camaro was running, it was time to install our stainless steel MagnaFlow Exhaust Kit. They make a kit that fits a stock '68 perfectly. Due to our Detroit Speed Quadralink rear suspension, we knew we would have to make some modifications to the tail pipes to fit around the reproduction stainless fuel tank from Classic I...

 

In this 4 part series, we'll show you the engine build for our 1968 Camaro, "Reloaded". In this first part, we start with a 490 CI short block from Fast Times Motor Works. Trevor takes you through all the steps in assembling this motor on the stand including degereeing the Comp Thumpr Cam and valvetrain. Also covered are the install of the Holley cylinder heads, Weiand Stealth intake, and ARP hardware using ARP Ultra Torque and Royal Purple Max Tuff assembly lube. Next time, we'll assemble the Vintage Air Front Runner Serpentine system.

 

The cowl boxes on our 68 Camaro were very rusty, so we decided to replace both using OER cowl box panels from Classic Industries. In this video, we show you the steps to removing the old boxes, sealing the new pieces with 3M Seam Sealer, and welding in the new ones using an HTP Hole Punch tool and MIG 200 welder.

 

Replacing quarter panels on an American muscle car is major surgery, but it is not impossible. In this video, we take you through the steps we took to replace a rusty quarter panel on our 1968 Camaro with a new full quarter panel from Classic Industries. Covers removal, fitment, welding, and finishing with Eastwood Body Solder "lead" kit.

 

Check out the June, 2013, issue of Hemmings Muscle Machines Magazine for a 6-page feature on our 1968 Camaro "RELOADED!" The Muscle Machines crew did an excellent job of telling the car's story, and you can find the issue on newsstands now.

 

After the BASF clear had hardened on our 1968 Camaro called "Reloaded" the surface looked really nice right out of the spray booth. But we were going for a mirror flat and shiny surface on this car, so the next steps were to wet sand and buff the car using the 3M Trizact system. The final result is a car that shines like wet paint, but is glass smooth.