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Old 10-03-2021, 11:43 PM
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I like that shot of the pace car. Here is a photo of a '67 Z hillclimb car, a '67 A/Sedan road racer, both with Bobb sponsorship, and a Bobb dealership emblem.
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I like that shot of the pace car. Here is a photo of a '67 Z hillclimb car, a '67 A/Sedan road racer, both with Bobb sponsorship, and a Bobb dealership emblem.
Those pics are great! Thanks!

Here are a few more discoveries from the car:

I've discovered the front drum brakes are actually first gen Firebird.

The steering box/pitman arm is from a 1969 Z28.
Date B309B (I've seen one other box with the 8 misstamped as a "B")
Pitman 3953227

It's just under 4 turns lock to lock so my guess it's the standard Z28 box with mismatched steering arms/idler arm.

The crossmember/frame stands are correct for 67/68 396
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At least you crossmember isn't a Firebird unit, looks almost identical to the BBC unit but the holes are in a different position.
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Believe it or not, disc to drum (I know, who would’ve thought) was a common swap on drag race oriented cars back when these cars were new, or close to new. Seen many early Z/28s converted to drum that were drag cars.
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Yeah, were the drums lighter... That's hard to imagine.
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Drum brake shoes don't drag as much as Disc brakes pads do and slow the car down,thus why Drag racers like Drum.
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Drum brake shoes don't drag as much as Disc brakes pads do and slow the car down,thus why Drag racers like Drum.
Itís really about the staging where the drums have an advantage.
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