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Old 04-28-2005, 12:48 AM
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As I've mentioned before I work for a touring NHRA Sportsman Drag Racing team. The team consists of six cars and three drivers. I'm the guy who stays in the shop (mechanic, fabricator, shipping clerk, janitor, gardner, ect.)
We are just puting the finishing touches to this '67 Corvette. This was an all in house project. I did the plumbing and wiring and most of the final assembly. I also had a hand in some of the fiberglass body mods.
The chassis is all round tube 4130 chromemoly. The body is an aftermarket replica race body, that we modified to more closely resemble a stock body. It's powered buy a 565ci. big block Chevrolet. It will compete in Super Gas.
This is the third car I have put together in the 2 1/2 years I have worked at this shop, and was the most fun to build.
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Old 04-28-2005, 03:19 AM
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Craig S. that's a beautiful car, did one of your own paint it?
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Old 04-28-2005, 05:22 AM
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Verrry nice, two questions and a request. What tranny and rear are handleing those inches? And for us blood and guts guys, a body off picture.
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Old 04-28-2005, 06:41 AM
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does she run on 87oct ? jk...........nice work and good luck this season

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Old 04-28-2005, 10:25 AM
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Thanks Guys

tackit
The owner, owns a body shop. He had his painter paint the main body. The chassis is powder coated, and we painted the small parts and tin in the shop.

wayne64
The trans is a Mike's Ultimate Glide, PowerGlide, all billet internals. The rear is a 9 inch Ford in a Fab Nine Housing, Strange case, gears, spool, and axels.
I'll post some more pics tonight.
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Old 04-28-2005, 10:42 AM
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Verrry nice, two questions and a request. What tranny and rear are handleing those inches? And for us blood and guts guys, a body off picture.
yeah! yeah! yeah! me see engine too!!!! (Madam X insert neanderthal smiley here, jumping up and down)

565 ci damn.... Red Caddy might get engine envy on that one.
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Old 04-28-2005, 11:56 AM
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Yeah, pull that body off and show us the guts. We like to see all the fabricated parts. The car is awesome though.

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Old 04-28-2005, 07:19 PM
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AWESOME car. my favorite body style of vette.
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Old 04-28-2005, 07:42 PM
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Now ya got us salivatin- more, more, more!
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Old 04-28-2005, 08:12 PM
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Very nice, BRING ON THE PICS
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