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How Many 348/409 owners on the H.A.M.B.

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by BSL409, Jun 15, 2013.

  1. BSL409
    Joined: Aug 28, 2011
    Posts: 612


    Looking for All you 348-409 owners and what you have :cool:
  2. hotrodder312
    Joined: Aug 1, 2012
    Posts: 223


    We just finished our '55 Handyman Wagon with a 348, 3 - 2's, and a five speed.
    Her maiden voyage was to the NATS East in York, PA.

    We use it as a daily driver. Gotta love those "W" motors.

    We are going to be posting some pictures in an album soon so check back.
  3. bulletproof1
    Joined: Feb 23, 2004
    Posts: 2,080

    from tulsa okla

    I have a 348 in a 57 chevy bus...someone really needs it more than me....
  4. 911 steve
    Joined: Nov 29, 2012
    Posts: 668

    911 steve
    from nebraska

    my brother has a 61 Impala bubble top with numbers matching 348 tri-power, 4-speed

  5. Man those 409's are just beautiful motors
    Joined: Oct 30, 2006
    Posts: 1,124


    I have a 348 that I know very little about, and have no idea what I'm gonna use it for...;)
  7. Kan Kustom
    Joined: Jul 20, 2009
    Posts: 2,715

    Kan Kustom

    Puttin one in my 40 Ford standard coupe.Three deuce,Muncie four speed.
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  8. Babyearl
    Joined: May 23, 2008
    Posts: 610


    I have a 409 going in '62 2 door post,,, someday..
  9. I have a 348 thats going back into my 59 Parkwood which is an original 348 car.
  10. Stick Shift
    Joined: Oct 2, 2005
    Posts: 2,558

    Stick Shift
    from LENA IL

    348 going in my 49 Chevy truck.
  11. G V Gordon
    Joined: Oct 29, 2002
    Posts: 5,710

    G V Gordon
    from Enid OK

    348 tri-power in the tub in my avitar.
    Joined: Feb 21, 2010
    Posts: 366


    I have a 59 Impala 2-Dr HT with a 348 / 3x2 / 4-speed. A fun cruiser
  13. Trophydash
    Joined: Mar 12, 2010
    Posts: 247

    from Tulsa, OK

    348 '58 Impala convertible
  14. PackardV8
    Joined: Jun 7, 2007
    Posts: 925


    My machinist has three 348"s and three 409"s. He's building one stroker to go in his '55 pickup and then the rest will be for sale. Anyone need any parts, let me know.

    jack vines
  15. cavman
    Joined: Mar 23, 2005
    Posts: 659


    4 speed, Dual Quad, Positraction, .030 over 409 in an unfinished 53 Chev B/A 2d post. tube axle, gasser type. One of these days, I'll find some time to work on it again.
    Through the years, I've had 8 '09 powered cars, and maybe 4-5 348 powered. Even a '55 sedan with a Z-eleven.
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  16. t-buckethead
    Joined: Jun 20, 2006
    Posts: 256

    from texas

    this 348 in my dads bucket,i have another 348 waiting for something

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  17. oldschoolgasser55
    Joined: Aug 22, 2010
    Posts: 66


    I have a 348 60 over 11.1 pistons big cam:
    some one took the pan, timing cover, and rocker arms, push rods.....
    no brake in just bad choice of friends .
    anyhoo I was going to put in a 55 truck to tow 55 gasser but I sold the truck and don't know what im going to do with it ???
  18. ROADSTER1927
    Joined: Feb 14, 2009
    Posts: 2,979


    I have a 60 chevy 2 door sedan ( still in paint PURGATORY ) and the dual Quad and 4 speed are awaiting the install. Also just picked a truck 409 for my 64 short box step side pickup. Also have a 348 in my 66 short box step side pickup. Gary
    Last edited: Jan 8, 2018
  19. Biscayner
    Joined: Jul 1, 2009
    Posts: 54

    from MN

    We have a '63 2dr post Biscayne that is a 425hp car, owned the car since '74. Now has a dual quad 350 but I have 2 409's one is a dual quad engine ready to go and the other is a 340hp from a 64 chev. My son will put the 409 in as soon as he does the body work some day, the other is slated for a street rod project some day.
  20. dolsen37
    Joined: Mar 7, 2006
    Posts: 182

    from Nebraska

    Just fire up the 348 (409) cam in my 32 3 window. 3x2's by Dickster27 and she fired right up. So far so good.
  21. stan65
    Joined: Nov 28, 2010
    Posts: 61

    from Toledo, IL

    The stroked 348 to 440 in my avatar is going in my 32 3W, I have another tripower 348 going into my 32 5W. They are both fiberglass cars, maybe some day I can afford a Henry one.
    Last edited: Jun 15, 2013
  22. stan65
    Joined: Nov 28, 2010
    Posts: 61

    from Toledo, IL

    Here is a pic of my 5W I just sat the body on this afternoon!

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  23. Candy-Man
    Joined: Mar 21, 2006
    Posts: 1,713


    409 in my Deuce... Will also be placing a 409 in my '40 Willys P/U....
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  24. yellow wagon
    Joined: Jun 13, 2007
    Posts: 612

    yellow wagon
    from WI

    checking in. .030 stock stroke 409, 333 heads, solid cam n lifters, dual quads, Jardine headers yadda yadda 473hp on 91 octane swill
  25. she's so fine.....

    409 a.jpg
  26. DeucePhaeton
    Joined: Sep 10, 2003
    Posts: 1,011


    1958 Impala - 348-3x2s 700R4, 3.70 Posi.
    See avatar.
  27. region rat
    Joined: Apr 19, 2008
    Posts: 14

    region rat

    Still have a 64 Impala SS. Best time, 11.30/120@3900# 421 inches Wounded now. Going back together soon with a new set of BWR heads. (ya gottta know somebody)

    Soon want to put together a tube 64 Impala with a bigger 09
  28. region rat
    Joined: Apr 19, 2008
    Posts: 14

    region rat

    Nice intake. Who made it??
  29. Commish
    Joined: Jan 9, 2010
    Posts: 379

    from NW Ok

    Have a 409 chrome valve covers and double snorkel air cleaner in a 1956 short Chevy bus fixed into a camper, used to take the kids camping and fishing in it a lot. Need to get it out of there and find a car to build around it.
  30. Engine mocked up in my 34 pickup. Still a long way to go.

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