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Chevy II "gasser"-from racecar to streetcar

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by colorado51, Nov 3, 2010.

  1. Gene@Gearworksmfg
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  2. Old-Soul
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  3. Awesome built. Turned out great.
    Glad to hear you are on the mend. Good luck healing up.
     
  4. Thanks for sharing, I really like those Chevy II's, never had one.

    Does the car have the stock front subframe? Are the headers custom-made?
     
  5. Hot Rod Bob
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    Very nice love the ChevyII !
     
  6. colorado51
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    Actually, the front end was updated by the previous owner to a Speedway axle on a custom subframe. That is one thing that I didn't have to change out!

    Headers are a swap meet find, not sure of the brand, but they are for a Chevy II.
     
  7. 454navyss
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    cool car, it looks 100x better now than it did when you got it
     
  8. erock805
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    Awesome car thanks for the posts!
     
  9. GassersGarage
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    Great looking Nova. I love the first series.
     
  10. Beebeebobby
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    Always liked these Chevy s. I might add, many moons ago it was not that uncommon for the starter to be welded together or tacked in a bind....LOL. Looks like you been doing some nice work there gettin' it back in shape. Good to see it wasn't in too bad a shape. Not that my opinion matters a lot. Always have liked altered vehicles..
     
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  11. zach from ny
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    Totally sick car. Love the interior. Good work man!
     
  12. mt94ss
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    I love your car! You did a fantastic job. What good therapy our cars are, huh?

    I still remember sitting in Mickey D's when I was 15 or so and a Chevy II gasser pulls up to the drive thru. It was shaking the tables and glass. Hard to miss! I wanted a gasser ever since and finally am building a '55. I hope it turns out half as cool as yours!

    Later,

    Mike
     
  13. Wow, what a transformation! Car looks great. It still has attitude, but much better manners!
     
  14. violet springs
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  16. fitzee
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    Nothing better then a old race car saved and put back on the street. Very tastefully done.
     
  17. 29ratrod
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    Love the Chevy II's. A 63 Chevy Nova was the first car I built. And your's is awsome. I like to find me a 63 Nova wagon to fix up.
     
  18. fearnoevo
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    First of all, thank you for the inspiration.

    I know its off topic, and I am not trying to derail your thread, but my son and I just drug this home last weekend. He wants to have it on the road the day he turns 16. Thats about 15 months away.

    We have a bit farther to go than you did.

    HAH!

    without trying to break any rules here or derail this tribute to a hell of a job a second time.... I might know of a guy with a really sweet '64 wagon he might be willing to part with to help bank roll his sons project, wink wink, nudge nudge
     

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  19. maddog1949
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    great lookin car.:)
     
  20. Nice job! Lotta hard work but it paid off!!!Lookin good!!!
     
  21. truckjunky24
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    Great job!! I like those Chevy 2s, thanks for the post!
     
  22. biscaynes
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    same here, nice work!
     
  23. Wheelie
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    very, very cool man.
     
  24. Great thread and awesome car! You have done a fantastic job on it. The wheel change made a huge improvement. Looks like alot of fun.
     
  25. BBYBMR
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    Spot on!! Great car and you did a perfect job putting it back on the street. Very bad-ass!!
     
  26. SmokinBill
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    Super nice job on the rebuild.You do nice work.
     
  27. What a transformation....Looks great!!!!
     
  28. dragrcr50
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    looks much better now, you did a great job on it. I had no idea the eng had any problems with it , sorry man..........
     
  29. Falcon Gasser
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    Very nice transformation. Great thread and showing al the work you have done. I bet its a blast to drive on the street. Get feeling better and hope everything works out with your recovery.

    Jon
     

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