Looks like you are starting with a really nice car!
Thanks,Looks like you are starting with a really nice car!
Was wondering how you know the 427 is a COPO engine?I wanted to start a build thread. I just bought the car and I haven't completely gone through it to see what needs to be done. It's a Bench seat car that was originally Yellow. Someone already swapped in '69 copo 427 engine. Seems like it's got a big street cam. It's my first Big Block car but I have had a couple other Novas. I'm coming directly from a 2021 GT500. I love that car but I needed something to tear into with both hands. I can't do anything to the Shelby without lowering it's value.
I want Fuel Injection, Air Conditioning, the right stances/suspension and insulation/sound deadening.
The rear of the car has 15x8 Rally wheels but for some reason, only a 235 tire with Air Shocks so I'm betting there is something strange going on with the Multileaf and Air shocks. The front alignment is also a little out of spec so that's where I'm going to start.
I don't care about being different or Original.
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The block numbers and the PO.Was wondering how you know the 427 is a COPO engine?
I got 275/60/15 on back of my 70. Welds with 5 1/5 bs with a 3/8 spacer. No rubbing on anything . Stock shock mounts no trimmed wheel openings etc. Jus sayin
Well, well, I just spotted this little spring helper gem tucked into the spring and look how close that snubber is to the sub-frame, lol. Those can't be Big Block springs.What kind of angle do the lower control arms have to the ground? Did somebody do a disc brake swap with lowering spindles?
Eastern State Mental Institution. It's the original building on the property. They kicked me out, lol. (That's where until recently they kept John Hinkley)Off topic, what is that building your Shelby is parked in front of in the first pictures? I love old buildings.
PS, my wife has a hard time forgetting the price when it comes to parts for my Nova regardless of quality