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  1. #40
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    Quote Originally Posted by SmallBlockCoupe View Post
    hey we all gotta start somewhere... im only 21 with a part time job and going to school full time...

    what year nova is that? 1972
    those are some mighty wide skinnys you got on that thing.. yea, its still a street car and always will be
    what size is that SB? its a 383 stroker, world block and worked 225 heads, makes a lil more than 500 hp and 545 tq on pump gas, soon to be torn down and plugged with low comp pistons and a procharger
    whats teh engine setup... 850 carb a very specail secret cam and 1.6 exhaust, 1.5 intake rockers, on motor runs 6's in the eigth all steel car, again on pump gas, 1.2's in the 60

    i know im gonna here some **** but my "coupe" is a bastard child..
    sbc powered ford....
    its a 377ci destroked 400, 13:1 c/r, dart 215cc iron heads, vic sr intake and quickfuel 750 carb...with a big shot plate...went 9.8 @135 in a buddies 34xxlb car...
    gonna be a stock suspension car... someday ill drop some coin on a ladder bar setup...
    im going to be using a 8.8 with all the bells and whistles done... doesnt make enough power to turn a 9in over or the power to break a 8.8...
    you would be very surprised how much power that 8.8 will take. weld it up good and make sure that the bars don't rip outta the car mine 92 was putting down a lil over 500hp to the ground with the vortech i had on it and running consistant 6's in the eigth as well
    If Guns Kill People, Do Pencils Misspell Words?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SmallBlockCoupe View Post
    http://s11.photobucket.com/albums/a1...t=26851417.jpg

    This is how the interior is now... waiting for save up for the 12pt cage [8.50 legal]
    then start doing the wiring..

    http://s11.photobucket.com/albums/a1...t=9e8cf42b.jpg

    oh yeah its a street car...

    who else on here has a money pit?
    lookin good man. i see you took the smarter route with the front spindles takes care of the 5 lug conversion and also cheaper to get bigger brakes
    If Guns Kill People, Do Pencils Misspell Words?

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    Before we work on artificial intelligence why don't we do something about natural stupidity?

  3. #42
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    Quote Originally Posted by beachtech View Post
    you would be very surprised how much power that 8.8 will take. weld it up good and make sure that the bars don't rip outta the car mine 92 was putting down a lil over 500hp to the ground with the vortech i had on it and running consistant 6's in the eigth as well
    ill be bracing the hella outta it...and when it eventually goes in for the cage alt the tq boxes are going to be tied into it as well...

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    Quote Originally Posted by beachtech View Post
    lookin good man. i see you took the smarter route with the front spindles takes care of the 5 lug conversion and also cheaper to get bigger brakes
    ill be running 99+ brakes[twin piston pbr]
    goona run pro stars just powder coat them black...

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    Quote Originally Posted by SmallBlockCoupe View Post
    ill be running 99+ brakes[twin piston pbr]
    goona run pro stars just powder coat them black...
    that's going to be one sweet set up
    If Guns Kill People, Do Pencils Misspell Words?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=An2a1...eature=related

    Before we work on artificial intelligence why don't we do something about natural stupidity?

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    Quote Originally Posted by beachtech View Post
    that's going to be one sweet set up
    what your goals for your car?

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