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Old 10-06-2013, 01:57 PM   #26
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That's going to be SWEET!

I've got a '67 Chevelle that came from Arizona that I was contemplating doing the same thing to! Good luck on the project...keep us up to date!
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Old 10-06-2013, 02:00 PM   #27
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Old 10-06-2013, 02:04 PM   #28
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Old 10-06-2013, 02:30 PM   #29
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I got the trans installed today (from the bottom) and it ended up that having the Dirty Dingo slide mounts worked out pretty good as I needed a little more clearance in the bellhousing area so I just slid the engine forward about an inch and gained all the room I needed............I also took the stock crossmember and bolted it up to the trans ......Cool.....Just need to drill some new holes in the frame when it hits the sweet spot....LOL......although we are pretty close right now.......I also have plenty of room with the 4L70E trans to shim the trans mount to get the correct drivetrain angle later..........Too Cool!!!........Time for a Nap!!!



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Old 10-06-2013, 05:19 PM   #30
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Very nice, I am wondering how long before a modern ZL1 driveline is put in a 69 Camaro?
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Old 10-06-2013, 05:30 PM   #31
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Awesome. Can't wait to see the finished build.
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Old 10-06-2013, 08:19 PM   #32
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Very nice, I am wondering how long before a modern ZL1 driveline is put in a 69 Camaro?

Im sure Mark Stielow is working on that once he gets his new house situated and wedding.

Im having car envy on this one. I thought my 78 build was crazy. Nice work man!!
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Old 10-06-2013, 08:32 PM   #33
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That's going to be badass
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Old 10-06-2013, 08:50 PM   #34
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Nice build..thanks for sharing
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Old 10-06-2013, 09:43 PM   #35
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Well, I've got to say it brought some tears to my eyes to see that motor come out of that car. I'm just one of those old-farts that would have a difficult time (except for those suspension/brakes changes), making the major changes you have going here.

I will never forget getting the call from McManus Chevrolet (67th (South) Western, Chicago) saying they were just unloading it off the truck back in April 1966. I couldn't get there fast enough... I envy you and the fun you must be having with this transformation. Best of luck!!
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Old 10-06-2013, 10:03 PM   #36
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Well, I've got to say it brought some tears to my eyes to see that motor come out of that car. I'm just one of those old-farts that would have a difficult time (except for those suspension/brakes changes), making the major changes you have going here.

I will never forget getting the call from McManus Chevrolet (67th (South) Western, Chicago) saying they were just unloading it off the truck back in April 1966. I couldn't get there fast enough... I envy you and the fun you must be having with this transformation. Best of luck!!
Well said......those new motors will never sound as good as the old Big Blocks !!
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Old 10-06-2013, 10:11 PM   #37
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It will be one nice car when you are done! Will this be your ride next year at the Muscle Car Aventures? It will be nice to see it in person.
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Old 10-06-2013, 10:55 PM   #38
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Old 10-06-2013, 11:36 PM   #39
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Old 10-06-2013, 11:45 PM   #40
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Sweet!!! Following this one!!
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Old 10-07-2013, 05:55 AM   #41
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It will be one nice car when you are done! Will this be your ride next year at the Muscle Car Aventures? It will be nice to see it in person.

Yep!!............And Next years Power Tour.....


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Old 10-07-2013, 05:57 AM   #42
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Im sure Mark Stielow is working on that once he gets his new house situated and wedding.

Im having car envy on this one. I thought my 78 build was crazy. Nice work man!!


Mark has already built two LS9 powered 69's and one 67.......and is completing another 69 LS9 combo for himself.......

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Old 10-07-2013, 06:03 AM   #43
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Well, I've got to say it brought some tears to my eyes to see that motor come out of that car. I'm just one of those old-farts that would have a difficult time (except for those suspension/brakes changes), making the major changes you have going here.

I will never forget getting the call from McManus Chevrolet (67th (South) Western, Chicago) saying they were just unloading it off the truck back in April 1966. I couldn't get there fast enough... I envy you and the fun you must be having with this transformation. Best of luck!!


I know what you mean about the original car......But!!!...........All the parts removed were recycled back into Chevelles that were being built by other people to live another day.........What made it easier was that the car had some serious wiring issues and really couldn't be driven the way it was........

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Old 10-07-2013, 07:15 AM   #44
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Looking forward to more updates kwhizz!!!
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Old 10-07-2013, 07:39 AM   #45
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Now this is a fun build. I can't wait to see the finished result.
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Old 10-07-2013, 11:09 AM   #46
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Thanks for sharing, Keep the pics coming!
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Old 10-07-2013, 11:18 AM   #47
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Old 10-07-2013, 12:01 PM   #48
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Fantastic build, thanks for sharing. Those ride tech pieces look legit, nice work
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Old 10-08-2013, 10:06 PM   #49
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Great documentary, classic ride for sure!
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Old 10-08-2013, 10:21 PM   #50
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Thanks, we'll be anxiously awaiting to see how this turns out! Glad to hear the old parts are being put to good use, too...
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