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Old 08-07-2012, 02:07 PM   #1
Nvincent4708
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My Other Project '73 Corvette Build

Here are some pics of the engine I Built for this thing.

ENGINE:
385 Stroker (.040 over)
Eagle fully balanced rotating assembly
Edelbrock aluminum 64cc heads
Howards full roller retrofit cam
1.5 Summit Roller Rockers
Trick Flow Pushrods
March Serpentine System
Edelbrock Water Pump
ARP Bolts on EVERYTHING
Energy Engine / Trans Mounts
Electric Fan
Electric Fuel Pump
TH350 Build Trans w/ 3200 Stall
HEI Ignition System

Suspension:
Full Tubular A-Arms, upgrade fiberglass mono-lead suspension
All New frame
New 3.73 full posi-rear
Steeroids Rack & Pinon Steering System

Exhaust:

Full Length Hooker Ceramic Coated Headers
Full 2.5" Hooker Exhaust
Flowmaster 10 Series Offset Mufflers
Dual Tips



Bare Block before the Machinist








New Cylinder Heads




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Engine Build Up

























































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Old 08-07-2012, 02:08 PM   #2
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Old 08-07-2012, 02:09 PM   #3
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Old 08-07-2012, 02:11 PM   #5
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OLD ENGINE:

Plain shot to hell 350.. had NO power..lots of blowby.. noises.. everything wrong..





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Old 08-07-2012, 02:14 PM   #6
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Old 08-07-2012, 02:20 PM   #7
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Nick, I appreciate you giving me this Corvette for free when you're done.


























Nice build, buddy.
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Old 08-07-2012, 02:22 PM   #8
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Nick, I appreciate you giving me this Corvette for free when you're done.

Nice build, buddy.
did i mention this isn't mine?

i'm building it for my brothers boss


hence why i don't have a lift to spoil myself this time :(
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Old 08-07-2012, 02:25 PM   #9
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did i mention this isn't mine?

i'm building it for my brothers boss


hence why i don't have a lift to spoil myself this time :(
I know. You told me. I'm just messin' with you.
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Old 08-07-2012, 02:26 PM   #10
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I know. You told me. I'm just messin' with you.
i know.. lol thanks
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