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  1. 200-4R local builder suggestions

    Drivetrain & Performance
    I live in Kansas City area, i am looking a good transmission shop to build a 200-4R. I have read all about Jake shoe, Chris at CK Performance but i want someone local not half a continent away. Does any one have suggestions? Any first hand experience with any shop in KC area?
  2. Consecutive trans leaks: pan to hose to front

    Drivetrain & Performance
    Hey guys and thanks for your time. I have a 73 350 with an automatic powrglide. I bought it from a careless amatuer who was in the beginning phases of prepping it for racing. The engine had been completely overhauled but I couldnt drive the car cause of the battery when I first bought it. So...
  3. My Story, My Progress, My Questions, My 77 Nova

    4th Generation Nova's
    Hello people. I own a 77 nova concours. I've had it for about 4 years now. I had know idea about SBC engines. Needless to say I didn't know what I had. All I knew is that I had a blue engine with an edelbrock Carb. I paid 800 bucks for the car. When I bought it, the guy that I bought it from...
  4. TH400 fittment issues

    Drivetrain & Performance
    Hi all, newbie here. Putting together my first nova, and am running into some problems. The drivetrain is a blown sbc to a th400. The car was originally a 6 cyl. So i dropped in the motor and trans, and bought the th400 cross-member from classic industries as well as the trans mount from...
  5. Trans Mount

    Drivetrain & Performance
    Hey guys, I've got a transmission mount question. I pulled the original 327 and a TH400 and put a 383 and the same TH400 back in my 67. When I put the transmission crossmember mount bolts back in, they seemed to not want to tighten. When I removed the bolts originally, I remember them being...
  6. T5 and a SIX

    Drivetrain & Performance
    Well it's finally finished and on the road! Last October I bought an '86 NWC T5 out of a V6 Camero. Over the long Edmonton winter my teen-aged son and I swapped out the old 3 speed and installed the T5 behind the 194ci six. We built a console and my wife and I changed out the interior. The...
  7. Trans Whinning

    Drivetrain & Performance
    Lately i have been hearing whinning coming from my trans when in first or second but not in third. My trans fluid is getting a little dirty but nothing real bad. I think its the pump pickup becasue the harder i lay into or higher rpms i go it gets louder. it pulls hard in first and second, but i...