The Jalopy Journal
Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by BSL409, Jun 15, 2013.
Looking for All you 348-409 owners and what you have
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.
I have a 348 in a 57 chevy bus...someone really needs it more than me....
my brother has a 61 Impala bubble top with numbers matching 348 tri-power, 4-speed
Man those 409's are just beautiful motors
I have a 348 that I know very little about, and have no idea what I'm gonna use it for...
Puttin one in my 40 Ford standard coupe.Three deuce,Muncie four speed.
I have a 409 going in '62 2 door post,,, someday..
I have a 348 thats going back into my 59 Parkwood which is an original 348 car.
348 going in my 49 Chevy truck.
348 tri-power in the tub in my avitar.
I have a 59 Impala 2-Dr HT with a 348 / 3x2 / 4-speed. A fun cruiser
348 '58 Impala convertible
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.
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.
this 348 in my dads bucket,i have another 348 waiting for something
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 ???
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
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.
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.
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.
Here is a pic of my 5W I just sat the body on this afternoon!
409 in my Deuce... Will also be placing a 409 in my '40 Willys P/U....
checking in. .030 stock stroke 409, 333 heads, solid cam n lifters, dual quads, Jardine headers yadda yadda 473hp on 91 octane swill
she's so fine.....
1958 Impala - 348-3x2s 700R4, 3.70 Posi.
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
Nice intake. Who made it??
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.
Engine mocked up in my 34 pickup. Still a long way to go.
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