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#201 customsrus

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 03:39 PM

LOOKING SWEET, YOU GOT SKILLS!!!!!!!!I do like the look of the longer door. It really changes the overall look of the car. If GM did this one, I'd be standing in line!!!!!!

hey thanks for your comments. I think the longer look better to, they blend in nicely with the new top



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Posted 24 January 2013 - 03:42 PM

Great body mods!

Thanks Johnny1973



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Posted 24 January 2013 - 03:43 PM

looks fantastic John! loving the way it looks

Thanks Bill. hope to finish this soon, but the way my luck is here lately it will probably be another year LOL



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Posted 24 January 2013 - 04:07 PM

I have some spare LS7 valve covers and engine parts if you want them. I dont have the main engine, block and heads, but I have the intake, valve covers, etc. I would be happy to donate them to your project.

thanks for your offer Brandon, I may have to take you up on it if I can not do anything with this motor. Who ever design this must of had two many drinks that day. Also Brandon do the valve covers you have, do they have the igintion coils molded to them . John



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Posted 24 January 2013 - 04:49 PM

Yea, it has the detail coil pack covers. I also have the stock ZR1 intake tubes and several other misc engine parts Im not using. Like I said, they are yours if you want them.

 

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 04:40 PM

John, this is some killer body work, and the design looks great! I'm waiting to see this baby in color, it should be incredible!

 

Oh, and I'm down with all the others, I want this body in resin! 



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Posted 30 January 2013 - 09:10 PM

Small update, got to work on the engine over the last couple of days, Made a power steering pump and an alternator bracket. Also made a power steering reservoir on the front of the driver side coil cover. Also scribed some cylinder head lines on the block made exhaust manifold mounts and drilles holes for spark plugs.The power steering cap and the oil fill cap were made from some metal pins found in my parts box. I will make new pullies later. I am including pictures with an original engine for comparison. Thanks for looking..Also I want to thank II Brandon II for his offer of the corvette motor parts listed above, even though I did not need his parts (as of yet) its people like him that make this hobby unique. IF I can return the favor believe me I will. On to the pictures.

 

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 09:19 PM

Ok I made some new pullies using whatever round platic I could find. Attached them to my lathe (aka my dremel) cut some belt grooves and cut to size. On the balancer I inserted the original pully into plastic tubing and then shaped to look like the others. Also I was not fond of the kit exhaust so I found some in the parts box that I liked. I did have to switch side of the exhaust outlets so they would point down.

 

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 04:40 AM

Nice work John! Glad to see you still on this build and making progress. Its turning out fantastic!



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Posted 31 January 2013 - 05:13 AM

Looks great!!!

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 06:17 AM

ABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 07:43 AM

this new look chevelle is very hot ... I look forward to see more :)



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Posted 31 January 2013 - 07:59 AM

No problem man! Ive always said, if I have it just laying around and Im not using it, Im always more than willing to donate it to someone else's projects. Great work on that engine.



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Posted 01 February 2013 - 01:17 AM

Whoa, dude, this is one of the things I dreamed of for a good while... awesome and gorgeaous job!



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Posted 01 February 2013 - 02:20 AM

Excellent work on every level!

 

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 04:00 AM

very nice!

modern headlights perhaps?

again, very nice!



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Posted 01 February 2013 - 04:57 AM

 What a pleasure to watch you build this baby! B)



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Posted 01 February 2013 - 07:35 AM

Ok I made some new pullies using whatever round platic I could find. Attached them to my lathe (aka my dremel) cut some belt grooves and cut to size. On the balancer I inserted the original pully into plastic tubing and then shaped to look like the others. Also I was not fond of the kit exhaust so I found some in the parts box that I liked. I did have to switch side of the exhaust outlets so they would point down.

 

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John, great job turning the blob of red styrene into something that actually looking like an engine.

 

Some of these pattern makers either don't think we know what an engine looks like, or they don't care :rolleyes:



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Posted 01 February 2013 - 08:29 AM

Ok I made some new pullies using whatever round platic I could find. Attached them to my lathe (aka my dremel) cut some belt grooves and cut to size. On the balancer I inserted the original pully into plastic tubing and then shaped to look like the others. Also I was not fond of the kit exhaust so I found some in the parts box that I liked. I did have to switch side of the exhaust outlets so they would point down.

 

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nice work you would get along well with my dad aka oldguy70. there is always something that can be added or fixed on a mold to make it more realistic.



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Posted 06 February 2013 - 07:01 PM

Have been working on this motor the last few days. First off I filled in the back side of the exhaust manifolds with some plastic sheet then shaped with files. I ended up redoing the coil covers they had too much going on for my taste, Ihad drilled out 9 holes for hold downs it just did not look right once I had them painted. the picture here is after I stripped the paint off.

 

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