1987 Chevrolet Camaro DSE-Z Restomod Build - Full Restoration

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Published: 7 months ago
This 1987 Chevy Camaro DSE-Z (Detroit Speed Equipped) was built by Detroit Speed as a test mule to showcase their line of 3rd Gen F-Body suspension and body products. Initially purchased for $500 on craigslist, the goal for the car was to build something that will be at home on the street as well as the track.


Engine: Mast Motorsports LS7 (de-stroked to 388 c.i., dry-sump)
(735 hp - 615 lb./ft. tq.)
Transmission: Tremec T56 6-speed manual
Clutch: Centerforce Twin-Disc
Rearend: 9” Ford rearend with 4.11 gears, DSE C6 axle
Suspension: Complete Detroit Speed overhaul
Brakes: Baer 6R
Wheels: Formula 43 RAD5 18×11”
Tires: BFGoodrich Rival S 315/30/18

Built by:
Detroit Speed Inc.
185 McKenzie Rd.
Mooresville, NC 28115
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She lives!!!

18 hours ago

Am so in love with this car.the sound of it is amazing!!!!!

1 day ago

I always wanted to do something like this. my autobody school dropped the restoration program as i was applying for it sadly

4 days ago

I see the owner got rid of that ridiculous looking front lip and those wheels. Now if the seats could be replaced it'd be perfect...for me! lol

6 days ago

This is what the IROC was meant for and I’m glad someone finally built one. Best IROC by far. Congrats on a job well done.

1 week ago

Damn, I had an 87 IROC-Z, loved that car. This car is behind any 3rd gen, truly awesome. Excellent work!!!

1 week ago

dear friends, tell me what is the paint on the car and what is the name of the color?

1 week ago

How much do it cost to restore this?

1 week ago

That nice paint driving down that gravel driveway.....

1 week ago

Hey , what kind of name system is ir install????

1 week ago

Super chevy

1 week ago

Even though the damn thing overheated, I still miss my 88 Convertible 😉

1 week ago

This car is freaking gorgeous! It makes me miss my thirdgen F body Firebird Formula ('89) and my Camaro RS ('92) :)

2 weeks ago

Great car guys, I can't wait to get mine at that level

2 weeks ago

Can I drive it?,, I'll wear a condom.

2 weeks ago

I'm glad the Build Designers brought this back to life and made it 💯% BETTER in every aspect, from engineering, mechanically, to Aesthetically, this Build is Top Shelf Quality!

3 weeks ago

Destroked.....very fuckin nice.

3 weeks ago

Just saw this car on Build biology. Awesomeness

3 weeks ago

How much does this cost, on top of the donor car? I know it's expensive, but how much?

3 weeks ago

Great build untill the roll bar and race harnesses appeared!

3 weeks ago