The Jalopy Journal
Ron thinks he took this pic somewhere in Illinois 1964, anyone recognize the car or the track?
Front of the hood says Ugly (something) ?[ATTACH]
Ron's new Chevy home from the dealership in 1962 a 2 x 4 409 4 speed that later became the M & M speed shop car after he sold...
I bolted mine to a 4 x 4 foot sheet of 3/4" plywood with stove bolts, got it standing in the shop corner with the more H.D. H.F. bead breaker....
Happy 409 Day Salty :)
Building another Shaker? With a cross ram? :cool: With a roll cage so you can unleash it, giddy up 409 ;)
More of the Manitowoc Speed Specialists cars.[ATTACH] [ATTACH]
Ron Sickengers 57 Chevy being pulled to the track with his wife's new 1964 Chevelle tow car. :cool:
Ron was part of Manitowoc group that called...
Wondering if you extended the traction bars to hit the bottom of the front spring perch like Salty recommended, they are short on the picture in...
No wonder them Fords look like there going backwards. :D:D:D
Did you get to race your buddy at the drag strip before the closings?
How about some pictures :rolleyes:
Yup, that area is blank on this one, the number must have been on the tag.
Sorry Uncle Buck, could not find any number or flat for stamping any where on the base plate.
Thank You, any idea of the cfm or what engine they were on, like maybe a Y block?
Been organizing the shelves, don't know what this fits. I know [ATTACH] this is the place to ask
Thank You for the heads up, guess my stuff can sit on the shelves a little longer.
When replacing the hose lines was it fuel injection hose, I was told not to use it in a old car with mechanical pump because it was made for...
My vote is to pull and clean
Use rtv for the head bolt threads, spray or brush on copper sealant on the gasket surface.
The Dog will show him the way home:rolleyes:
They look same as a fender to radiator support brace for a 2nd gen camaro.
Summit Racing has a budget gasket set for the whole engine @ $34.99 ;)
Went from forged flat top to a forged 13.4 to 1 dome piston in my big inch small block and did not re balance.
There was some difference in piston...
A rod going to the center carb to adjust shift point or is there a vacuum line going to the power glide, the shift point should be adjustable....
Gasser go Kart? :cool::cool::cool:
Off the engine stand now to bolt on the transmission, getting close to going back in the car.[ATTACH]
Changed the brake pedal light switch from the original 1964 Chevelle switch to one from a 1986 Chevy pick up with cruise. Wired in the cruse part...
I have had good results running them, got a set on vortec heads to change from center hole valve covers to 327 covers. with thick valve cover...
Thank you for the info, picked this up at a swap meet and it has the same casting number as blockhead555 :cool:
Any one know what transmissions...
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