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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Los Gatos, Sep 8, 2010.

  1. Los Gatos
    Joined: Jan 25, 2010
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    Well guys hi is been long time, like to say the my truck break dowm with 2 pistons busted and , Am not a mechanic or a painter , but with a book i guess you can do miracles.
    I decide to work in my engine paint and do some nice , i guess, work.
    The head was mill 60 for previous problems, so i have the block the decide to use and put .040 over pistons, work my !@#$%^&* off for 2 weeks and this is my result :eek::eek::eek::eek:
     

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  2. Los Gatos
    Joined: Jan 25, 2010
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    purrrr like a kitty strong like a tiger
     
  3. Those are good engines. Is it a 230ci ? 60 off the head is just the right amount for a good compression boost.
     
  4. BISHOP
    Joined: Jul 16, 2006
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    Now you have to polish the carb and sediment bowl.

    Looks nice.
     
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  5. stealthcruiser
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    I bet Ringo Starr would like it a lot!!!!!!!:D:D:D
     
  6. fbcoach68
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    from SOCAL

    Wow that looks like a lot of work. Awesome pinstripping.
     
  7. GassersGarage
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  8. BulldawgMusclecars
    Joined: Jul 15, 2010
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    Great job! Love the pinstriping!
     
  9. Ralphies54
    Joined: Dec 18, 2009
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    Looks fantastic, detail the carb etc and maybe if you turn the thermostat housing around it'l get the kink out of the hose?
     
  10. captainjunk#2
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    looks like art work , almost to nice to cover up
     
  11. Los Gatos
    Joined: Jan 25, 2010
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    yes am thinking to keep doing more stuff, thank you guys for the advice.
    Hey Ringo where u at , need to keep the hood dowm for Ringo
     
  12. 39 chevy kustom
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    Looks awesome , can't wait to see the split exhaust and multi-carb intake.
     
  13. that looks awesome
     
  14. 73super
    Joined: Dec 14, 2007
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    2 Weeks and that's the end result? Looks like time well spent to me. Love seeing people take time on the old stuff and use it! Awesome job.
     
  15. denwbaseball
    Joined: Sep 9, 2010
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    from Ottawa, IL

  16. farmer12
    Joined: Aug 28, 2006
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    Great engine, looking good.
     

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