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Old 11-29-2002, 06:19 PM
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Talking 292 inline GMC 6 banger into a 76 nova??

hello all,i know not many like a 6 banger.anyhow i customed fitted a 78 292 [gmc truck] inline 6 into a 76 nova its was somewhat tricky.i ended up modifyiny the pass.side motor mount even at that i had only about a 1/4 inch space between oil pan & draglink &engine crossmember.n then the 1BBL carb was really really close to the hood,ended up using a goofey looking 50,s something air cleaner that had aluminum mesh filter element.i put a 1964 194 cube head on w/new cam n lifters ,ran it really hard for 3 years n got 17+ mpg [ya it sounded john deere going down the street] Oh well i just wanted to be differnt n have dependability..

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Old 11-29-2002, 06:41 PM
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Ya dont need to sell me on the mighty 6 banger's. I think there way cool and give ya tons of credit in todays V8 world for beefin one up. They sound like pissed off hornets dont they? Anyway, post some pics on it. Oh yea. Not trying to get rid of ya, but you ever get on <a href="http://www.cliffordperformance.com" target="_blank">www.cliffordperformance.com</a> ? If not, its the place for the I6 lover. Huge 6 banger forum. Give it a look, but stay on here to. Later N good luck. HG
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