August 2008 Blog Posts (35)

welcome new friends...

i want to say welcome to all of my new friends. i've just recently joined this site. i belong to http://www.njfboa.org - that is my main forum. it's loosely based on our love for camaros and firebirds (f-bodies), hence the name New Jersey F-Body Owner's Association.



i dig all old muscle cars, not just chevies. of course, i have a special affinity for chevies, especially camaros, which are my two current projects: 1987 camaro and 1969 camaro.



the 1987 camaro will end up… Continue

Added by jims69camaro on August 20, 2008 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

pontiac 400 rebuild, 8-16-08

hey , im new to the site and the show. but i was wondering, when they stuck the tin indian on the test stand and fired it up, was there a slight hint of rods knocking? it sounded different then any of the other engines built and ran up for a test on the dyno....
just curious...

lates
sean

Added by sean on August 19, 2008 at 8:12am — No Comments

Classy Car!

This 1948 Olds 98 ragtop is a beauty! Owner Bobby Aldridge let us borrow his V-8 powered convertible that still has all its original chrome. The color is Porsche Guards Red. It’s been updated with a ’74 Nova subframe and a ’70 Chevelle rear end and a Chevy 350 crate engine… Continue

Added by Gearhead on August 18, 2008 at 9:02am — No Comments

CLUB CHEVY!!!

I have a new group calld club chevy we are looking for new members if you wold like to join go to groups then scroll the pages and you shold find it if not just send me a message. thank you!!

Added by nathan on August 18, 2008 at 7:44am — No Comments

video!



cromwell 7/4 from mnfordmudder on… Continue

Added by mnfordmudder on August 17, 2008 at 8:40pm — 1 Comment

i have a 1990 mustang and what to put a cam in it. what cam should i get if i want a clasic muscle car sound

i have a 1990 mustang and what to put a cam in it. what cam should i get if i want a clasic muscle car sound Continue

Added by chris on August 13, 2008 at 10:04pm — No Comments

need help

hey guys, i have a 1980 z28 that needs help.it needs to be restored. got caught up in a bad situation.does any one know of a good and i mean good shop in the new york new jersey area?..thanks for any input

Added by MIDNIGHT RAMBLER on August 12, 2008 at 8:12pm — No Comments

pocket change!!!

keep in touch I just picked up a 76 chevy 3/4 ton 4x4 with a very rough body its my fiancees truck, my friend with the short box has a 37 plymouth truck body that were going to try to make fit ill post pics during our project and if you have any suggestions please feel free to post a comment to me!!! oh yeah and I LOVE MY CHEVYS !!!

Added by pocket change on August 12, 2008 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

I NEED HELP BAD !!!!!

My wife has been diagnosed with multiple sclorosis in the middle of my project.I had to take the old dry rotted tires off my truck as they were unsafe..Now I cant afford new ones as I have to stay home to care for my wife & 3yr old son.Can someone please help me out with some used tires ???? I would like 40's or 44's but would gladly accept any tires...Thank You

Added by CUSTOM_BLAZER on August 12, 2008 at 10:30am — No Comments

1940 Ford Sedan

Check out the 1940 Ford Sedan we found at the Nashville Good Guy’s Show. It’s got suicide doors, shaved moldings and bumpers, Frenched taillights and a 350 small block. Owner Jeff Tomlinson took three years restoring this beauty in his own garage. The color is Pearl… Continue

Added by Gearhead on August 11, 2008 at 11:19am — No Comments

69 Z

This is my 69z I have spent two years putting it back original, it has a fresh 302 and I have been wondering what the real hp is? how about a dyno run anyone.

Added by tommy logan on August 5, 2008 at 7:04pm — No Comments

2.5 tons

hey any of yall know where i can get a set for a good price??

Added by bigcountry5831 on August 4, 2008 at 11:47pm — 2 Comments

Engineering to Keep From Tipping Over

Having watched crawling events, mostly on television or Youtube, the coolest part is seeing peole succeed over seemingly insurmountable obstacles. Number two then has to be spectacular roll-overs and then of course seeing all the driver's junk dumped all over the place. That being said, why hasn't someone developed a technical fix to being flopped over onto your side or lid? I'm assuming it is probably a weight issue and an issue of not knowing how to engineer some sort of kit for this… Continue

Added by David on August 4, 2008 at 8:59pm — No Comments

In 1997 oldsmobile decided to change a few things on their Aurora. Just my luck, this is the only year that I can't find control arm bushings for. No where to be found, Napa, Summit racing can't seem…

In 1997 oldsmobile decided to change a few things on their Aurora. Just my luck, this is the only year that I can't find control arm bushings for. No where to be found, Napa, Summit racing can't seem to find them. You would think that if oldsmobile made a car, the parts would be available. Any solutions? Help!! Continue

Added by Richard on August 4, 2008 at 3:12pm — 1 Comment

'55 ShoeBox

This beautiful '55 Chevy Shoebox is very similar to the car HorsePower built that we'll showcase in our new one hour special called Great Builds. Joe Elmore stops by to give us a preview. You asked for complete builds of our shows from start to finish and this is it!… Continue

Added by Gearhead on August 4, 2008 at 11:37am — No Comments

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