Survivor! Gordon Rojewski’s 1967 Camaro
As a GM engineer, Gordon Rojewski took a measured and deliberate approach to building his ’67 Camaro. He had the benefit of input from fellow GM engineer (and pro touring pioneer) Mark Stielow, plus a well-preserved six-cylinder Camaro starting point with just the right amount of wear and character.
Gordon worked with Michigan’s Sled Alley Hot Rods on the build. The team there media blasted the underside of the car, taking care to preserve the body as they made mods to accommodate the Detroit Speed Quadralink rear suspension and a new DSE front subframe. This included modifying the transmission tunnel to better accept the Tremec T56 six-speed.
A 680hp LS7 engine was employed for power, with all the necessary accessories and electronics well integrated to deliver optimum performance. Minor wheel opening mods helped them fit the 18×10- and 19×12-inch Formula 43 wheels with Michelin tires.
The rest of the build was equally well conceived and executed, from the Recaro front seats installed using seat track adapters Gordon designed, to the stealthy six-point roll bar and cleverly modified dash that incorporates vents and controls for the Vintage Air, a DASH4 data display, and an Alpine stereo.
The end result is a pro-touring performer that delivers serious performance with understated style and vintage charm. Multiple cross-country trips and competitive track-day excursions have proven that it’s a well-designed and well-executed formula.
Photos by Goodguys and Gordon Rojewski