1968 Camaro RS Build Project

Purchased a 1968 Restomod Camaro RS from Northshore Classics, a truly horrible experience. Read more about that here and other issues before I decided to go with Jed Reilly with Patriot Rods and Customs

UPGRADES:

  • Engine: GM Performance LS3 6.2l 525hp Connect and Cruise kit. Concept 1 pulley kit with ac, alt and power steering pump
  • Hedman headers
  • Transmission: 4l70E 4speed auto
  • Suspension: RideTech complete coil over system with tubular control arms, drop spindles, sway bar, and triangulated 4 link
  • Rear end: Speedway complete Ford 9″ housing 3.89
  • Brakes: Wilwood 12″, 6 piston front and 4 piston rear
  • Fuel tank: Tanks Inc EFI ready tank with pump and level sender
  • Exhaust: 3″ stainless steel including headers, hangers, v bands, mufflers
  • Vintage Air Heating and Cooling System
  • Cooling: AutoRad radiator
  • Gauges: Digital Dakota HDX
  • Console: Complete 68 center console with cool gauge pod, horse shoe shifter and linkage.
  • Radio: Retro Souths USA Hermosa Radio with bluetooth 1 12″ sub and 4 way speakers
  • Train horns with on board air set up
  • Electric Life power window conversion kit, front and rear glass. Classic window crank control
  • Dapper Lighting Head Lamps and Turn Signals

 

East Lake History

LOCATION

East Lake is a neighborhood on the east side of Atlanta, situated in Dekalb County. It is the easternmost of the 238 neighborhoods in the City of Atlanta. it is home tot he East Lake Golf Club, the site of the PGA’s annual Tour Championship. East Lake is one of Atlanta’s more historic neighborhoods. East Lake is located 4.5 miles (7.2km) from downtown Atlanta. With its 1910 to 1940s bungalows and cottages and its convenience to local eateries, shops, and transit, East Lake has enjoyed a rebirth in recent years.

HISTORY

East Lake is on part of a 19th-century plantation owned by Lt. Col. Robert Augusus Alston, whose home, known as Meadow Nook, was built in 1856 and still stands across from the East Lake Golf Course. It is the second-oldest home in the city of Atlanta. In 1892, the East Lake Land Company was chartered and land was acquired and divided up into lots. A.C. Bruce was president of the East Lake Land Company

 

Diego’s 21st

prior to the festivities we went to watch The Avengers End Game at Regal Atlantic Station.

He chose to go to Rusan’s for dinner. Here he is being carded.

Then his first legal drink

Later that evening we went to District, a night club.