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Henry J Done?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Von Hartmann, Sep 17, 2007.

  1. Von Hartmann
    Joined: Nov 21, 2006
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    Von Hartmann
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    from Byron, IL

    Well, I've probably had the car on the road for about four weeks now. I just have been procrastinating this thread. I posted some pics on here before, but those were just mock up. For those of you who haven't seen it yet, it has a '68 chevelle 327 bored bored to a 331, Double hump 2.02 heads, high lift cam, 10/1 compression, holley 390's, large journal steel crank, and so on. The trans is a built th400 with a shift kit a hipster torque converter with a 3500 stahl. The rear is a 9 in. ford with a 3.89 posi nodular 3rd member and 31 spline moser axles. Front brakes are 67 volvo 122s discs on a 38 willys straight axle. Rear has stock disc brakes. steel tilt front. drag link steering set up. runs like a raped ape. Haven't run it at the strip yet, but I expect it to run low 12s, high 11s. The first pic was when it was stock the way I bought it.
     

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  2. GrantH
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  3. buckeye_01
    Joined: Jun 20, 2005
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    Looks great! Done? Are they ever really done? How about done enough to rack up some miles.
     

  4. GassersGarage
    Joined: Jul 1, 2007
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    That Henry is just tooooo Baaaaaaaaaaad! Hows she run with the crossram?
     
  5. Jet Doc
    Joined: Nov 23, 2004
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    Jet Doc
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    Will it make an appearance at the Pile Up?
     
  6. FINKSTR
    Joined: Oct 8, 2006
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    Looks great. I was looking forward to checking it out at the Byron drag strip show but am glad you got the mechanical problem fixed. The shirt I got from you is killer.
     
  7. I love you henry j. You gotta bring it to the pile-up! I would ask for better engine shots, but bringing it to the pile-up will do.:D
     
  8. Kilroy
    Joined: Aug 2, 2001
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    Kilroy
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    from Orange, Ca

    A gasser ain't 'done' till it's faster than your reflexes...

    Feel free to use that whenever you want. :) :)
     
  9. The lettering is the finishing touch. Looks like a ton of fun! Enjoy!:cool:
     
  10. 52 HenryJ
    Joined: May 19, 2007
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    52 HenryJ
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    yet another reason to get mine done already!!! looks great man, How hard was it to set up that front end????
     
  11. Zettle Bros.
    Joined: Oct 17, 2004
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    Zettle Bros.
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    Lookin' great Ryan. You introduce it to the Byron PD yet?
     
  12. Thumper
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    Thumper
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    Kickass !! Dead on.
     
  13. paco
    Joined: Oct 19, 2006
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    paco
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    from Atlanta

    I've been a HJ fan since I was in HS......you've done this one "right".

    Paco
     
  14. ryangobie
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    ryangobie
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    from Jersey

  15. Von Hartmann
    Joined: Nov 21, 2006
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    Von Hartmann
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    from Byron, IL

    Yes it will be at the pile-up. And the front end wasn't too tricky to set up. I used the original stub and hung the axle on a milk crate with tie wire. It worked. He rides great and doesn't pull, and that's just alighning the front end with a tape measure. I haven't really showed it to the PD, Zettle Bros. But I also haven't been pulled over yet. I have a friend that knows most of the cops. I'm sure that helps
     
  16. dragrcr50
    Joined: Jul 25, 2005
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    dragrcr50
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    koooool as hell man I want it..............
     
  17. 51 Hemi J
    Joined: Sep 27, 2006
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    51 Hemi J
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    Looks great! I haven't even started on my J yet, but have a good "pile-o-parts" going.
     
  18. Hell Focking yeah! That is focking awesome!!!
     
  19. jangleguy
    Joined: Dec 26, 2004
    Posts: 2,668

    jangleguy
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    Looks killer! Congrats. Glad you're driving it. Please post drag results asap...
     
  20. Looks Great!!!
     
  21. ....that Henry's got such a pull off the line that one of the vent window glasses fell out !!! ...time for some colored plexi-glass.
    Kool Henry Ryan.....lookin forward to seein you guys at the Pileup.
    ...can't wait.
     

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