July 2019 ROTM Entries
My 66' Chevy II (w/67 front end) has been in the family for over 20 years now. Its gone through a few changes, been sold a couple times, but always ends up, back in my garage.
MY latest engine combination:
LQ9 Block, Stock Crank, CNC'd Stock 317 heads, BTR cam & Valvetrain, Wieco pistons, K1 rods, 417 Intercooler, Twin 366 Turbos, all running on Pump E85. Custom Hot Side by Tin Soldier Racecars
Best ET, 8.59
Best MPH, 159
3465 lbs with me in it.
My 1974 Nova Custom is the first car I ever bought while in High School. I've owned it for almost 40 years!
Started as my daily driver... now my weekend cruiser with occasional trips to the drag strip. Best 1/4 ET 11.92 @ 114mph in street trim.
My current set-up:
Dart SHP 400 small block stroker.
Scat forged crank and rods.
SRP "D" dished pistons 10:1 Comp.
AFR 195 aluminum heads.
Edelbrock RPM air gap intake.
Holly 850 annular discharge carb.
Pertronix HEI Distributor.
Global West Tubular upper control arms with Delrin bushings.
Stock lower control arms with Del-a-lum bushings.
Proforged upper and lower ball joints (taller uppers) and Proforged taller tie rod ends.
Quick Ratio power steering upgrade.
1 1/8" CPP front sway bar.
Energy Suspension poly motor, trans, body, and differential mounts.
Competition Engineering subframe connectors.
Global West rear shackle kit with Del-a-lum bushings.
2004R CK Performance Overdrive Transmission w/ Street Edge 2800 stall lock-up converter.
Strange Engineering 3 1/2" Chrome Moly driveshaft with 1350 front and rear U-joints.
Chevy 12 bolt posi with US Gear 411 ratio and Strange axles.
Caltracs low profile bars.
WHEELS & TIRES
Front: Billet Specialties 16x7 with 225/55 R16
Rear: Billet Specialties 16x8 with 255/50 R16 Drag Radials
You guys are making the choice even harder
for this month .... BOTH Very Nice Entries --- :yes: ---
making me come back everyday too look them over ---- and, then
having to choose just one .... :rolleyes:
Nice job --- both will represent ROTM , anytime ... good job , and Good Luck to Both
Yes, two very nice contenders!
Need a couple more entries to make it more interesting. :)
So I will enter for the Originality folks. Need one non custom to consider. This restoration was just finished in June. Dad and mom are original owners. Dad ordered car in Nov of 65 and took delivery in Jan 66. Was my first car and drove as every day driver for a few years. Complete restoration of an original L79 down to each nut and bolt.
327/350 HP Muncie M21, factory posi, factory metallic brake linings, push button Am radio, heavy duty suspension and a few other options.
WOW! Three very worthy candidates.
Could there be more out there?
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