Drive Type: Rear Wheel
Model: Bel Air/150/210
Greenwich, Ohio, United States
This is my 1955 Chevy 210 2 door Hardtop.This is a very nice driver quality car.First the good,This car has an HP code 1965 327 that has been completely rebuilt professionally.It is 40 over with forged crank Speedpro pistons,Cleveite bearings,Felpro gaskets, High volume Melling oil pump.Also has a solid lifter Crower Cam #00320 comp solid cool lifters with the small oil hole in the face of the lifter,Comp roller rockers and heavy duty pushrods. Camel hump heads completely rebuilt with unleaded valves and guides also screw in studs were installed at rebuild.New fuel pump,water pump, one wire alternator and edelbrock carb,Headers.The flywheel and clutch are stock size for a 427 corvette.The transmission is a 1967 Muncie wide ratio 4 speed that was totaly rebuilt and shifts perfectly and tight.New Hurst comp shifter.The u joints are heavy duty,Not sure what brand...The rear is a 9" 373 Ford Motorsports posi with 11 inch drums and Moser racing axles. The car has power disk brakes in front and new ball joints upper and lower.New A frame bushings upper and lower as well as wheel bearings.Tie rod ends were in great shape so I did not replace,but new ones come with.It has Purple Hornies glasspack mufflers (if you want to call them mufflers) its kinda loud.It has less than 1500 miles on all this stuff.
We've been on the fence with NASCAR for some time now. On one hand, it's some of the closest racing anywhere in motorsports, with actual passing and door-handle-to-door-handle action as a matter of course. But on the other, it's become template racing - a personality-driven sport more about the drivers than any sort of loyalty to a particular automaker. The Car Of Tomorrow format really rammed that message home, with a racecar's identity coming down to little more than headlamp stickers slapped on the nose. That's not necessarily a bad thing in and of itself, but we've wondered for some time what's in it for the automakers, who pay big money to stay in a series that has had little increasingly little do with street car sales, let alone innovation.
Apparently General Motors was beginning to wonder the same thing. In a new ESPN report, Rick Hendrick, team owner of Hendrick Motorsports, suggests that GM would have seriously considered leaving NASCAR if it wasn't for the move away from the COT to the new Gen 6 racer. According to Hendrick, GM North America boss Mark Reuss spearheaded the charge away from the 2007 COT and toward a racecar with clearer automaker ties - cars like the new Chevrolet SS racer shown above. Learn more about the fight for a closer-to-production look in the ESPN story at the link.
Now, if we could just get more rear-wheel drive V8 coupes into showrooms....
Living in an apartment complex has its benefits, but for shade-tree mechanics who like/need to work on their own cars, it definitely has a number of disadvantages. Relatively simple tasks such as brake jobs and oil changes are difficult when you don't have dedicated driveway space, to say nothing of more in-depth repairs... like pulling an engine, for example.
For these types of challenges, a little ingenuity and plenty of muscle are needed to get the job done. Scroll down to watch these four men snatch the V8 out of a Chevrolet K1500 using nothing but a chain, landscape timber and good ol' fashioned brute strength. Good work, gentlemen.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a recall for a number of General Motors cars and crossovers bought or currently registered in the hot-climate states of Arkansas, Arizona, California, Nevada, Oklahoma and Texas. As many as 40,859 units consisting of the 2007 Chevrolet Equinox, Pontiac Torrent and Saturn Ion and the 2007-2009 Chevrolet Cobalt (shown) and its Pontiac G5 twin are being recalled for potential fuel leaks.
This recall is being issued due to potentially faulty fuel pump components that can crack and cause gasoline to leak from the return or supply ports and possibly cause a fire. NHTSA has not indicated how many fuel leaks or vehicle fires have been reported. As a fix, GM will replace the fuel pump modules on all affected vehicles free of charge. Since Pontiac and Saturn have been shuttered, owners will be able to go to another GM-brand dealership to have their vehicles repaired.
While the list of affected cars and crossovers varies by state and model year, if you own any of these models and live in Arizona, California, Florida, Nevada, Oklahoma or Texas, be sure to check the official notice below for more details.