The Jalopy Journal
Very cool Greg. Is this the car with the Fat motor?
Doug, The car is actually ready to run now. Unfortunately the Bonneville salt has been crappy and does not support good racing.
I doubt that we...
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Thanks, I couldn't quite figure of the pipe plug. I suppose that the pan would fit
quite a few applications.
I have had this new oil pan (in the box) on the shelf for a long time and
I do not know the application. The printed number on the end of the
I love this Iconic photo the Cunningham Corvettes at Lemans in 1960.
Although it was a great effort, only the # 3 car was successful, winning
Body panels were made by Allegheny Ludlum in The Pittsburgh area.
They also made some square birds and Lincoln Continentals as well
as a small...
I was referring to the 1966 Coupe in post # 5694
The other red Coupe was a 65 396 Corvette. Not sure of the lettering on the 65. It may be faux...
The red 66 Corvette appears to be the Penske L88 racer before it was repainted Sunoco
Very similar. The spindles were different. The steering arms may have been different and
the corvette crossmember had extra holes drilled in it...
Minor differences between 53-62 frames. 53 54 do not have frame dimple for
the fuel pump. all others will interchange. 59 - 62 have frame...
A couple of West Coast fuelies running at the Hershey Hillclimb several
years ago. The white 57 was raced competitively by Joe Frietas...
Looks like Don Yenko. I have seen this determined look on his face before.
I was fortunate enough a few years back to work on the car getting it ready to go to Elkhart lake to be driven by Jim Jeffords (not in serious...
In my opinion the PPE driven by Jim Jeffords was one of the coolest early
Corvette road race cars ever.
And they drove the Grand Sport Corvettes from the dock to the race course.
Imagine trying that today.
My eyes are not what they used to be, but I don't see any
fuelie emblems. The fuelie script on a 61 should be above
the stainless trim.
57 Corvette, 283/283 Rochester fuel injection, Borg warner 4 speed transmission, black urethane paint with beige interior. Hardtop only, new...
I remember Marcia from Loring and Maxton.
Nice photo of the 1954 Corvette assembly line in St louis. The 53s that were built in Flint
Michigan all had black tops and bullet air cleaners.
Kinda hard to beat Mechanicsburg, Pa.
Smack dab between Hershey and Carlisle
Rudestude, Thanks for posting the article on the 66 Corvette at Bonneville.
196 MPH is very fast for a midyear Corvette with very poor...
Just curious, Did the article say how fast the Corvette went at Bonneville.
Doug, At first I thought that the Corvette body was somehow tied together and hinged, so that it could be lifted, but after looking at the later...
I made the mistake of stopping by Bonneville in 2010 to visit Speed Week
and when I returned to Pennsylvania, I Immediately started on my 1956...
I made a few passes down this strip in 63 and 64.
Also the new castle drag strip. Seems like eons ago.
Doug the runners inside the plenum were shortened to improve airflow. Dave
Photo of a typical Bill Thomas Rochester Fuel injection with the plenum rewelded down the center. Dave
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