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  1. I believe you are correct regarding the corrosion...

    I believe you are correct regarding the corrosion in your Z28's cooling system, Gary. Dissimilar metals where there is electrolysis at play...... The metal most prone to corrosion becomes the defacto...
  2. Sacrificial Anode To Prevent Corrosion From Electrolysis In Cooling System

    Exploring options to prevent corrosion from electrolysis in cooling system. Along with correct anti-freeze/distilled water mix and possibly an additive to minimize corrosion...... I am looking at...
  3. Offenhauser 3 carb intake and new 2-1/2" outlet...

    Offenhauser 3 carb intake and new 2-1/2" outlet exhaust manifold for 1963 - 1984 Chevy inline 6 have been sold. Other items listed above remain available.


    Thanks,


    Harry
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    Never did air suspension, but many moons ago, I...

    Never did air suspension, but many moons ago, I built a '55 Chevy and set it up to handle. Lowered the car a few inches, installed stiffer springs and front and rear anti-sway bars.

    Also...
  5. Thread: 8.5" Rear End

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    Howdy from Texas and welcome aboard, JHaverty!...

    Howdy from Texas and welcome aboard, JHaverty! What is width of this rearend measured from wheel mounting surface, drum to drum? Have spring perches been welded on that will locate it properly and at...
  6. Thread: 9 INCH

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    Dave, that is 60" measured from the wheel...

    Dave, that is 60" measured from the wheel mounting surface drum to drum. FWIW...... '67 - '69 Camaro (both the 10-bolt...... And stronger 12-bolt rears from Camaro SS cars) are same width, as are '67...
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    I'd just leave it in primer, Dualfours. Whomever...

    I'd just leave it in primer, Dualfours. Whomever buys it can paint or powder coat it to match their engine whether it is one of several OEM colours or a custom colour. Or smooth the prominent parting...
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    http://www.trifivechevys.com/attachment.php?attach...

    http://www.trifivechevys.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=11172&d=1596383381

    The thermostat housing on the left is the one I remember as being OEM on these cars, Dualfours.

    If both are in the...
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    :) I like it! Thanks, Gary! Kinda reminds me of...

    :) I like it! Thanks, Gary! Kinda reminds me of the old Johnny Cash song......

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18cW_yHo3PY

    Happy Motoring,

    Harry
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    Thanks to all here for your kind words and well...

    Thanks to all here for your kind words and well wishes for all who have had cancer. Having had 2 surgeries to remove cancer from inside my ear canal 8 years ago, I wholeheartedly agree with Buster...
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    :) Mark, you got me to thinking. I believe many...

    :) Mark, you got me to thinking. I believe many of us have either wanted a particular car or truck that has eluded us...... Or have considered the possibility of building our own one off...
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    Mark, my eldest son had a '68-1/2 Firebird when...

    Mark, my eldest son had a '68-1/2 Firebird when he was just out of high school. At least that's what we called it after we figured out that it was a '68 Firebird from front bumper to firewall to top...
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    Well, we do digress here from time to time,...

    Well, we do digress here from time to time, Rescue Dog! But 3 pages out of 5 on topic ain't bad, all things considered. :)

    Happy Motoring,

    Harry
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    They were more rare than the bucket seat models...

    They were more rare than the bucket seat models with console mounted shift lever, Mark. Maybe we should have kept our old 6-bamger 'stripper' Camaros as an investment? :)

    FWIW...... I like the...
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    http://www.someotherplace.com/ct/HarryCar11.jpg ...

    http://www.someotherplace.com/ct/HarryCar11.jpg

    Timo, as others have said...... Reinforce the body if you have a hardtop or convertible. If you have a sedan or station wagon its not necessary ...
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    You are right, Gary. The huge intake ports and...

    You are right, Gary. The huge intake ports and big solid lifter cam were not well suited to the 3.07 highway gear at all. Learned that the hard way. I did not buy the car to drag race and once I...
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    Gary, I was WIA 8 May of '67 and mustered out of...

    Gary, I was WIA 8 May of '67 and mustered out of the Corps against my wishes Friday 13th, Oct., 1967. During those years, my folks were having a pretty rough time and one of the reasons I left...
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    Yes, I recall hearing of the disc brake kits that...

    Yes, I recall hearing of the disc brake kits that used the 'metric' calipers not stopping as well as they should, Mark. Apparently, the full sized GM car calipers have a great deal better clamping...
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    I stand corrected, Bama. If there were OEM manual...

    I stand corrected, Bama. If there were OEM manual disc brakes available on American cars, I was not aware of them.

    When I ordered my new 1969 Nova SS396, it came with front disc and rear drum...
  20. Photos of Corvette dual quad intake...... ...

    Photos of Corvette dual quad intake......

    https://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/attachments/mvc-046s-jpg.3081537/



    https://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/attachments/mvc-049s-jpg.3087679/
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    Have you considered adding a power brake booster?...

    Have you considered adding a power brake booster? Several different types available. Makes a lot of difference and all OEM disc brake applications use them. For a reason.

    :) Just an idea,

    Harry
  22. Jim, I have done this brake upgrade before and I...

    Jim, I have done this brake upgrade before and I can tell you from personal experience that if done correctly, stopping ability both from repeated high speed runs and when descending steep grades...
  23. Installing larger '59 - '64 larger drum brakes on '55 - '57 Chevy

    In years past, I have swapped larger drum brakes onto these cars with good results and that is what I will do with my present '57 Chevy. I will swap the stock 11" X 2" wide front drums and 11" X...
  24. Thread: 383 SBC?

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    Happy to help. Locked timing...... Especially 26...

    Happy to help. Locked timing...... Especially 26 degrees...... Even on a race engine that will operate only in an extremely narrow RPM range is a clue that whomever the owner of this engine is...
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    :) Very nice '57 150, Kurt! Looking forward to...

    :) Very nice '57 150, Kurt! Looking forward to hearing more about her as you proceed. Just curious...... I had several '55 150s in the '70s. These were business coupes and the rear quarter windows...
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