The Jalopy Journal
Any sales folks here have the experience of actually selling a 1960's muscle car to a customer who
sat down and picked all the high performance...
tubman: THANK YOU for the clarification.
10% is better than 0%.
Wow! Glad you found it.
Paint it black and mount it on the engine. Black makes it look smaller. In a week you won't even notice it't there. Or, fabricate a new bracket...
Y-Blocks are heavy engines. Too heavy for a model A. Bad choice.
The 272 isn't free. once you start rebuilding it and trying to use it
you will quickly spend what you thought you were saving. Nothing is FREE.
Don't buy anything unless you first have a plan.
Sounds like $$$ is burning a hole in your pocket. Buying parts at $300-400 each is not
the way to...
Sounds like you are buying a "problem project".
272's are undesirable and anything without a title is just parts.
Save your $500 and move on.
Got to give those vendors for taking the time,effort and money to lug all that stuff to Hershey.
Would be interesting to find out what the cars...
Thanks for posting all those photos and info. Well done.
Looks like the Russian made cars you see driving around the diplomats.
Reminds me of a George Bailon style custom.
Sell it and buy the correct intake if you want to save money ,time and
aggravation in the long run. $219...
Short answer is "No". No need to worry about ambient temperature.
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