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2002 Real Street Eliminator Series - '02 Real Street Eliminator

Photography by The Car Craft Staff

Basic SpecsEngine: 377ci small-block Chevy V-8 (Bow Tie block with 350 main journals), Eagle forged 5.85-inch rods, Ross 4.155-inch forged lightweight flattop pistons, Eagle 4340 forged crankshaft, Canton road-race oil panHeads: Canfield 220cc aluminum with 2.10/1.60-inch intake/ exhaust valves, Canfield 1.6:1 roller rockers with stud girdleInduction: Edelbrock Victor Jr. port matched to the heads, modified for fuel injection by Rance Fuel Injection in Genesee, PennsylvaniaCamshaft: Comp Cams custom-ground solid roller, 252/268 degrees duration at 0.050 with 0.672/0.672-inch lift Transmission: Borg-Warner T56 manual six-speed from a '97 Camaro Z28Rearend: Currie 9-inch with 4.56:1 gears, True-Trac differential, and 31-spline axles Front suspension: Martz subframe, Aldan coilovers, 1-inch sway bar, Rear suspension: Global West Cat-5 rear leaf springs with spherical bushings, QA1 12-way adjustable shocksFront brakes: 13-inch rotors with Wilwood six-piston Superlite calipers Rear brakes: 12-inch rotors with Wilwood four-piston Dynalite calipersWheels and tires: Simmons FR three-piece 17x9.5 with P275/40R17 Yokohama AVS Sports, front; Simmons FR three-piece 17x11-inch with P315/35ZR17 Yokohama AVS Sports, rear

Real Street Eliminator Results
Dragstrip (100 points max.) Points Rank
1st run 12.70@112.35  
2nd run 12.70@113.16 92.910 3rd
3rd run 12.71@115.88
Autocross (100 points max.)
1st run 23.999 sec. 95.550 3rd
2nd run 23.313 sec.
3rd run 23.437 sec.
Average 23.583 sec.
Craftsmanship (40 points max.)
Paint   9.400 1st
Fit and finish 9.100
Overall detail 8.900
Engineering 8.300
Subtotal 35.700
Ride & Drive (30 points max.)
Comfort   8.875
NVH 8.375
Ride quality 8.875
Subtotal 26.125 2nd
Total score 250.285 2nd
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