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Old 09-09-2019, 11:42 AM
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i know---my plan is stupid considering the easier/better alternatives.


But this may be the easiest way to go to make a chevette work?
https://www.jegs.com/i/Alston+Race+C...gn=retargeting


i can weld.

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i know---my plan is stupid considering the easier/better alternatives.


But this may be the easiest way to go to make a chevette work?
https://www.jegs.com/i/Alston+Race+C...gn=retargeting


i can weld.
I'm not so sure that picture is accurate. You couldn't buy the steel for that price. Alston has an online catalog.
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If it matters, at the time I had a 68 Camaro, T-400, 12 bolt with 4.11 gears, 4 speed muncie and a 283 with a 4" bore to make a 302. It had 12.5:1 pistons, off road cam, 780 Holley. I shifted at 6000 rpm and ran a best of 13.2 in the quarter.
I wrinkled the driver side quarter in the front. Then I decided to install frame connectors.
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If it matters, at the time I had a 68 Camaro, T-400, 12 bolt with 4.11 gears, 4 speed muncie and a 283 with a 4" bore to make a 302. It had 12.5:1 pistons, off road cam, 780 Holley. I shifted at 6000 rpm and ran a best of 13.2 in the quarter.
I wrinkled the driver side quarter in the front. Then I decided to install frame connectors.
T400 and a Muncie?

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I actually used both, just of course not at the same time.
I hoped to get better times with the t400
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Bought a 4 spd COPO Nova in 1970. Then added a 454 with headers and 10" slicks with slapper bars. Broke/cracked the body/quarter panel seam at the top of the rear quarter window.
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reskin an altered

I worked with Joe Davis (RIP) who was partners with wes Ingram and ran a Fiat altered. Joe was a supervisor at the Mustang assembly plant and the first time a New Mustang ran at the old Fremont drag strip everyone stopped to watch a stock mustang on the drag strip. Jo decided to build a mustang gasser, He tried to get scrap body panes from weld test but Ford wouldn't let him get scrap out of the dumpster so he ordered new skin panels and built the Colt 45 Mustang. body and mounted it on the altered chassis.
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i may just go that route.


i am familiar, at least visually, with the Colt 45. But was/is this an altered, gasser, or funnycar or all 3? The tilt front end suggests gasser, but there's nothing that says an altered or fc can't have a tilt frontend?


Also, i hate to rub it in, but will anyways since i'm GM (specifically chevy) biased; The car had a chevy engine?
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