OtherGround Forums Just built a C3 corvette for my dad

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383 fuel injected , estimate 470 hp 500 torque . Made 450 hp and 470tq before cam and additional cylinder head work . 700r4 trans upgrade , full coilover suspension , slotted / drilled rotors with ceramic brakes and a ton other stuff  . Took the car apart and replaced everything. Took 6 months 

 

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Looks awesome! What kind of coin did you drop for that masterpiece?
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Sick

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That's awesome.

 

How did you learn to do all of that stuff?

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now that's a ride
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5/1/16
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1976 corvette 6,000

20, 000 in parts . Every component not including some interior and cosmetic stuff was replaced , rebuilt or upgraded . 

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Hocky -

That's awesome.

 

How did you learn to do all of that stuff?

I was a mechanic on f-16’s and then f-22’s for a little while before going back to f-16’s . Also uncle owned a Suzuki dealership. So as kids we would always be there fixing our dirt bikes while our uncle showed us the proper way according to Suzuki . 

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That's awesome man, you have a proud father

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REALLYBIGRHINO -

Sick

Thank you 

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You're fucking awesome...does your father have any idea?
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Sur2eaL -

That's awesome man, you have a proud father

He said he was and gave me a 1985 corvette as a thank you . 

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ABCTT_TFK_Mr.Smiff - You're fucking awesome...does your father have any idea?

Thanks man , I appreciate that 

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Nevermind my question ..... is the 85 another project or done?
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Damn... That's fucking awesome.

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Runs and drives , got it for 1,500 owner couldn’t figure out the fuel pump problem 

 

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ChucksChin - 

Runs and drives , got it for 1,500 owner couldn’t figure out the fuel pump problem 

 


You have any plans for it?
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Sorry , I think he realized it when he took it took get inspected and all the mechanics were asking him questions about and saying how cool it was .
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ABCTT_TFK_Mr.Smiff -
ChucksChin - 

Runs and drives , got it for 1,500 owner couldn’t figure out the fuel pump problem 

 


You have any plans for it?

This winter I'm going to come up with a rear mounted turbo setup and a cam . At 10 psi of boost I should get about 400hp and a shit ton of torque thanks to the factory Tuned port fuel Injection 

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ChucksChin - 
ABCTT_TFK_Mr.Smiff -
ChucksChin - 

Runs and drives , got it for 1,500 owner couldn’t figure out the fuel pump problem 

 


You have any plans for it?

This winter I'm going to come up with a rear mounted turbo setup and a cam . At 10 psi of boost I should get about 400hp and a shit ton of torque thanks to the factory Tuned port fuel Injection 


Right on...please post pics. Threads like this are awesome. Good luck with everything and hope your pops has fun with his new toy.
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ABCTT_TFK_Mr.Smiff -
ChucksChin - 
ABCTT_TFK_Mr.Smiff -
ChucksChin - 

Runs and drives , got it for 1,500 owner couldn’t figure out the fuel pump problem 

 


You have any plans for it?

This winter I'm going to come up with a rear mounted turbo setup and a cam . At 10 psi of boost I should get about 400hp and a shit ton of torque thanks to the factory Tuned port fuel Injection 


Right on...please post pics. Threads like this are awesome. Good luck with everything and hope your pops has fun with his new toy.

Thanks , He Loves it and drives it damn near everyday . Seems to get a kick out of people racing him at stoplights. 

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