May 27, 2009
By Rob Einaudi
On Monday I ended up behind this cool Camaro in the ferry line coming back from Vashon Island. We just missed the previous boat and had an hour to kill, so I went over and talked to the owner. Turned out to be Jay Rowlands, actor/director/producer of the upcoming feature film Clutch. Jay and I had corresponded a bit about his film via e-mail a year ago, but had never met in person. Look for clips from Clutch to show up on StreetFire in the next few months as Jay finishes up the final editing.
Jay picked up this Daytona Yellow Camaro last year. It was originally 4-speed L34 SS 396 big block car, though the original drivetrain is long gone. It’s currently motivated by a LT-1 style 350 and was serving duty as a dedicated drag car until Jay put it back on the street, with new exhaust and street tires. The Flowmaster 40s with 3 inch tubes and an X-pipe sound great. So good, in fact, that Jay has been using the car for some sound editing on the movie. The license plate was my favorite part of the car, though. Jay said that he’s had that plate on various cars over the years. Stoked!
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