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Today 06:44 PM
496CHEVY3100
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Originally Posted by CrashFarmer2 View Post
Nice!
Thanks,, I removed the fender flares ,spoiler and replaced flip headlihts removed them from the grill ..It was set up for Road Racing at Road Atlanta,
Today 06:37 PM
CrashFarmer2
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Originally Posted by 496CHEVY3100 View Post
This one has it,
Nice!
Today 08:44 AM
496CHEVY3100 This one has it,
Today 06:21 AM
CrashFarmer2
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Originally Posted by Dragonoake View Post
Something only a Corvette enthusiast would know about
I've always liked Corvettes.
Today 01:38 AM
Dragonoake
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Originally Posted by CrashFarmer2 View Post
Pretty rare option? Not many cars made equipped with it?
Something only a Corvette enthusiast would know about
Yesterday 11:44 AM
496CHEVY3100 Is this too much of a hint,
Yesterday 11:23 AM
CrashFarmer2
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Originally Posted by MARTINSR View Post
Yep!
Pretty rare option? Not many cars made equipped with it?
Yesterday 11:11 AM
MARTINSR
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Originally Posted by CrashFarmer2 View Post
Something about better stopping power?
Yep!
Yesterday 10:37 AM
CrashFarmer2
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Originally Posted by MARTINSR View Post
Yes it's an option, a GM option.

Brian
Something about better stopping power?
Yesterday 09:36 AM
MARTINSR Yes it's an option, a GM option.

Brian
Yesterday 09:18 AM
boothboy Art Arfon's first used a J56 P&W engine in one of his Green Monsters and I think Breedlove did also. Both switched to larger engines.

BB
Yesterday 09:07 AM
496CHEVY3100 I know this is NOT what you were looking for ..just thought I would throw it out there ,this is what I was referring to above ,,Finally found it,

If you wanted extra power for your family station wagon you could also order the J-2 carburetor option. The Rocket engines gave Olds station wagons a unique aura. Total 1957 Oldsmobile Fiesta Wagon production was 8,981 units.

Oldsmobile’s J-2 Option

For 1957 Oldsmobile offered the J-2 option which was three two-barrel carburetors for the 371 cubic inch V-8 which was standard for both models. This engine was also called the Rocket 88. In a large way the J-2 option made the 1957 Oldsmobile a muscle car as well as a luxury car. The J-2 option was also referred to as the Tri-Power package. Surprisingly, Oldsmobile charged only $83 for the J-2 option. There was

if I remember right Bur Renolds drove a Black and Gold J2 in a Movie ,don't remember the name .something about a rodeo mabe.
Yesterday 07:44 AM
deadbodyman A uv boot ring tightener ? some kind of ratchiting strap tightener ,squeeze the levers and tighten the strap?
11-26-2014 02:34 PM
MARTINSR You guys are all off, we are talking car stuff here.
If you guys were real hot rod fans you would know.

Brian
11-26-2014 12:56 PM
Dragonoake
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Originally Posted by MARTINSR View Post
Don't google it damn it.

Tell me what J56 means to you.
Jet engine, big brother to the J34 Westinghouse
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