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Chevy Cheetah straight axle Gasser ;)
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There are a lot of roads in need of repair from neglect, Registration fees used for rounda bouts round here :mad:
On that cylinder did the valve bend or break, what was the condition of the exhaust valve keeper and retainer?
Cruising along at 2000, rpm seems like a retainer must have failed, maybe check if the retainers you have installed are up to the roller spring...
My Gasser project
[ATTACH] Learned that in WW 2 the Canadian Royal Air force used the code word Tickety Boo to mean their mission was on schedule, so I named my...
Won't the early Ford transmission to Chevy adapter require a 168 tooth flywheel and early style 2 bolt Chevy starter ?
Too small, Too Long :eek:
Post #2452 also has "The Hand logo" on the 55 Chevy
Got a side picture of your air cleaner?
The current base on the air cleaner looks like it has a built in riser, maybe make your own air cleaner...
750 rpm idle is not bad, how does it run and drive in its current state ?
Is there any oil on the intake floor or the plugs ?
Picture looks taken about 40 years old so I'm thinking she had a few burgers by now, could it be
Purple Hornies hanging under that Street Freek ? :D
You do have the skills to make it a 2 door ;););), just thinking out loud :D
My guess is that the secondary blades were not cracked open, have tuned that carb back for gas and its long gone on a diffrent project.
The engine in my 1964 Chevelle is on the edge of detonation using 91 octane, if leaning on it hard I mix in race gas or octane boost. E-85 first...
Did it sell in 2015 and where did it end up ?
Hydraulic clutch conversion ?
My 68 year old left leg don't move fast enought to cut a good light , so I have been running a powerglide in my...
Thongs are not traditional, pannties or nothing :D:D:D
Curious of what super tight is ? :eek:
Can you turn it over with a torque wrench and get a ft lb measurement :rolleyes:
Even the original Dragon Snake had instructions on where to Tow on the back roll pan :D:D:D[ATTACH]
How about some specs of your build, are those 350 cfm carburetors :rolleyes:
Are you putting it in the 56 ?
When that baby winds...
Used to have to small a radiator in the bracket car, Tryed Hy-Per coolant water wetter to help cool if winning and running round robin. :rolleyes:...
Is the project that your putting this engine a daily driver or a have fun Hot Rod, seeing that it runs strong I would put a mechanical oil...
You have had it apart sooo many times, ot to be able to do it in your sleep :rolleyes:
Your not waisting any never seize on it, are you :D
Pictures taken at Wisconsin international raceway drag way 1971
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It was more than that Salty :D:D:D
Come on up to the Fall Out Drags, running the 64 this is your chance to get even :rolleyes:
Tisler Auto Salvage
11530 County Rd NN.
Reedsville Wi 54230
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