The greatest thing about this hobby, as enthusiasts, is the countless amount of directions one can take a vehicle. Today, it’s about going fast, and cramming power into a fifth-generation Chevrolet Camaro.
In the spirit of the COPO Camaro, LSXtv set off to build a similar beast without the hefty price tag of a true COPO. The build, Project True SStreet, began as a series of unfortunate events. The sourced fifth-generation Camaro came as a rolling shell after thieves stole the powertrain and nearly every interior piece from the car before the car was recovered.
That’s when the solid-axle comes into play. Moser Engineering makes a solid-axle conversion for the fifth-generation Camaro, exactly what was needed to ensure the Camaro could handle the incoming power and abuse on the horizon.
“Although it was initially designed for NHRA Stock Eliminator class racing, it can be adapted for other classes or uses as well, including extreme high-horsepower street cars that are more interested in straight-line performance than cornering. It was designed so that only minimal modifications are required as compared to other designs in the market, and comes with all the adjustability you need, right out of the box.”
The independent suspension is, obviously, the way to go for makeshift, traffic light drag strips, but for serious business, the solid-axle will help make the Camaro a true beast. Check out the progress in the video up above.