JASPER, IND. — RideTech, a leading designer, manufacturer and installer of premium suspension components has partnered with Barrett-Jackson, the World’s Greatest Car Collector Auctions, to bring another exciting 48 Hour Build to the WestWorld of Scottsdale in Scottsdale, Ariz. on Jan. 13-21, 2018.
Together with a team of partnering manufacturers, the build will transform a 1971 Camaro into a Pro-Touring masterpiece in 48 hours over the course of six 8-hour days.
After the build is complete, it will go on a two-year journey, driving, racing and being shown off across the United States.
The project includes involvement from partners, and will feature a Lingenfelter Performance Engineering engine, Holley EFI, MSD ignition and Hooker exhaust. Bowler transmission, with Sonnax Level 3 upgrades, and a Pro Torque billet, lock-up torque converter. Baer brakes, Forgeline wheels, B.F.Goodrich tires, Vintage Air air conditioning, and a Kicker stereo. Recovery Room will be upholstering the interior and Classic Instruments will supply gauges. RideTech StrongArm control arms and Tru Turn steering up front with our new “unicradle” design Bolt-On 4-Link kit will be installed with a Currie Enterprises Crate 9″ Rear, and trick MillerBuilt floater axle conversion. RideTech TQ Series triple adjustable coilovers will be used all around. Summit Racing Equipment will be providing a wide range of parts prior to and during the build process.
For those attending the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction in January, the DIY Pavilion, where the build will be taking place, is located near the staging lanes outside the auction arena. For those not able to attend in person, updates and live feeds of the 48 Hour Build will be available via the Facebook and Instagram.
Previous 48 Hour builds include 2017’s transformation of a 1968 GMC C10, 2011’s project — a 1967 Camaro, and 2015’s project of the GoodGuys autocross champion 1971 Corvette that will be auctioned off at the 2018 Scottsdale event.