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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by vega1, Aug 19, 2018.

  1. vega1
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    Been long time coming car is 1965 Chevy 2 Muncie 4 speed 9.3 olds fully built roller 383 hairpin axle IMG_20180819_202630.jpeg IMG_20180812_191702.jpeg

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    :) Looks ANGRY !!!!!!!
     
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  3. vega1
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    It should be a pretty strong runner 610/610 blower grind 208 valve heads 230cc runners I hope she sees some time on the rear bumper

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    Satin blowers are badass looking. Great to make progress, keep on posting!
     
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  5. vega1
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    A little more progress my homemade alt bracket couldn't buy what I needed so I made it it's probably not the prettiest but it serves its purpose throttle linkage is complete next is drag links front brakes IMG_20180916_193213.jpeg IMG_20180916_150358.jpeg

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    Any progress is better than none, I know the feeling. Looks killer.
     
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  7. belair
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    Looks like it was well worth the wait.
     
  8. Beanscoot
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    It looks great, but what's a 9.3 olds?
     
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    Made a little more progress tonight got trans I and vertigate installed mocked up core support IMG_20180917_200613.jpeg IMG_20180917_200508.jpeg

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  12. Engine looks good. Not sure if you have it, but on your alt bracket, it should have a brace on rear to help keep it from flexing. You could use the fuel pump cover bolt holes if not running mech fuel pump. Flexing will potentially cause the mount bolts to develop crack and break
     
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  13. vega1
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    The bracket is there just can't see it in pics

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  14. vega1
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    Been a good night one of those when stuff went well even got the steering linkage sorted out IMG_20180917_210634.jpeg IMG_20180917_210629.jpeg

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  17. Engine looks good
     
  18. vega1
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    Scored some crankcase breathers and found some m/t valve cover I lent to a friend and forgot about IMG_20181015_200830.jpeg

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  19. vega1
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    And a little more progress homemade clutch linkage mock up not the finished product but close went this route do to hydraulic throw out bearing failure this way don't have to worry about brake fluid on my clutch if something goes awal MVIMG_20181107_214507.jpeg IMG_20181107_214513.jpeg

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  21. 41rodderz
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    Sweet. Love a Chevy 2 and with a blower what could be better.:cool:
     
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  22. Very nice! I couldn't read the name on the headers, what brand are they?
     
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  23. vega1
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    Hooker super comp

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