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Post by patriot_5420 on Sat May 21, 2016 12:01 pm

Figured i could start a little album here for anyone that might enjoy it. How she was sitting when i got her:

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Body was rough and the dash and most of the interior trim is trash but the seat is near perfect:

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Post by patriot_5420 on Sat May 21, 2016 12:34 pm

Some of the major parts going in during the engine swap:

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And of course the transplant (93 truck 350 SBC 2 bolt, 1 piece rear main) freshly rebuilt with a few nice parts on it. Edelbrock proformer intake, aftermarket HEI, HP wires, HP plugs, new pistons, rods, crank and some nice painted covers:

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Old engine stripped and ready to go:

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Empty engine bay:

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Old heart out of the car:

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Fitting up the new:

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In and assembled:

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And running proof:

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Post by Joe73 on Sat May 21, 2016 6:01 pm

Awesome job.
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Post by knightfan26917 on Sun May 22, 2016 6:21 pm

Very nice!  Thanks for sharing your pics here.


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