Beretta Z28

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Re: Beretta Z28

Postby jjanke » Sun Oct 02, 2016 10:54 am

hey guys !!!! thought i posted these a while back.....

All stainless braided fuel lines ran, stealth 15 gal aluminum fuel cell, and exhaust re routed and re hung
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Re: Beretta Z28

Postby jjanke » Sun Oct 02, 2016 10:58 am

Long story short ......the cage did not get done due to the fabricator having some serious health issues an needing surgery.....im hoping for a speedy recovery for him and will look forward to taking the car back to him soon.....but in the meantime ..... Getting some much needed work going on the Beretta. Dual rear LS1 rear caliper setup going in. I gotta get some progress going in a major way If I'm gonna get this car on the road next year !!!
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Re: Beretta Z28

Postby 3X00-Modified » Mon Oct 03, 2016 8:27 am

Bfest is under a day ride from some area's of MI....



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Re: Beretta Z28

Postby jjanke » Mon Oct 03, 2016 8:42 am

I better get busy!!!!!! Still a lot of ground to cover before B Fest 2017



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Re: Beretta Z28

Postby 3X00-Modified » Mon Oct 03, 2016 9:10 am

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Re: Beretta Z28

Postby jjanke » Sun Oct 09, 2016 7:27 pm

Super pumped to finally be making some progress on the front steering and suspension upgrades the Beretta/ Camaro..... Modded spindles/ knuckles by Jenson Keyes. Spohn Lower Tubular control arms, flaming River power steering rack. With custom made lines by Pirtek hydrolics, LS1 power stop brake kit.
Gonna smooth out some flanges on the engine cradle to ease the tires where they rub at full lock. But over all really happy with the new steering angle. Thanks also to Drew Meyer for his tech tips and the hook up on these driftmaro parts !!!
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Re: Beretta Z28

Postby jjanke » Sun Oct 09, 2016 7:31 pm

also got these 1990 vette wheels laced with some 275 40 17 sport comp 2 ....these will be the cruise /show wheels
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Re: Beretta Z28

Postby 1988GTU » Sun Oct 09, 2016 8:38 pm

Those wheels are killer!


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Re: Beretta Z28

Postby bonecrrusher » Mon Oct 10, 2016 7:54 am

Jon - are you going to have to shorten or lengthen the driveshaft?

Going with an aluminum shaft?


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Re: Beretta Z28

Postby jjanke » Mon Oct 10, 2016 9:59 am

I had a 3.5inch steel drive shaft custom made a while back.....it was made about 2 inches longer than the Camaro drive shaft .....there's a pic on page 26 of the new shaft...I test fit it ...but never actually installed it ....



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Re: Beretta Z28

Postby weba » Mon Oct 10, 2016 3:12 pm

That is most likely biggest steering angle ever in anything that even remotely looks like Beretta :)



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Re: Beretta Z28

Postby jjanke » Sun Oct 16, 2016 9:48 pm

Smoothed out some flanges on The engine cradle and welded em up to prevent the tire rubbing at full lock. And squeeze another degree out of the steering angle.
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Re: Beretta Z28

Postby jjanke » Sun Oct 16, 2016 9:59 pm

Modified the front brake hose bracket to accept the hose from the face instead of the top and was able to make these SJM performance braided steel brake hoses work from lock to lock.
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Re: Beretta Z28

Postby bonecrrusher » Mon Oct 17, 2016 7:34 am

Are the lower arms still powder coated?

I know its a drift car - but clean them up with some degreaser - the new calipers make them look terrible!

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Re: Beretta Z28

Postby jjanke » Mon Oct 17, 2016 7:38 am

Believe it or not .....I tried......they might need a fresh coat of spray paint :/




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