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4-Speeds

Not-quite-so-new-guy
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Hey... I'm Andy, 19, and From Vancouver BC. Been here for a while, Finally decided to make a thread. I got an '84 calais, Rebuilt 350, Four speed, 3.42's.. blah blah.. Anyways... It's also my daily.. So it's comin' along quite slowly.

8,000 dollars worth of rust


the power...Or lack there of..


moniterings..


And ya can't forget the sounds
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And it goes purddy good, and sounds decent to boot.
http://s103.photobucket.com/albums/m132/M0ngoose/?action=view&current=sounds.flv

Looking around I've seen a couple of people/cars that are from other forums...

Later.
 
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Jman

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Ontario
Welcome

Nice touch with the gauges. It does sound good. I should learn how to do that someday.

4speed auto, or stick?
 
Chevyman85

Chevyman85

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Oct 25, 2006
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Hello there and welcome to the site! Its a lot smaller than most forums. By any chance are you Mongoose on BCGBody.com?
Looking forward to talking to you later!
 
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4-Speeds

Not-quite-so-new-guy
Nov 19, 2006
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yup thats me....

And it's a stick :twisted:

And an update...


Time to build her better than before... set back engine... hydro clutch... 383... all the good stuff.
 
GP403

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OUCH! :cry: :cry::cry:

Is it just me or is your frame seriously bent upwards in front? What'd you take it for a flight off into a ditch or something? ;) She'll never be the same if that's the case.... (more :cry: as /me plays taps for 4-Speeds)
 
87GP

87GP

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Jul 15, 2006
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I would say that frame is hurtin'! Might have bent the cowl a bit too. Is the windshield cracked in the lower left corner? How about the driver's door, does it drop down when you open it?

Only way to get that frame somewhat straight would mean lots of heat and a frame machine. The heat will kill the temper of the steel and it will fold much quicker on next impact. Would be better to change the frame. probably easier and faster. Might also be easier and faster to find another G body and salvage what you can off this one. They are cheap enough that you should not be spending huge money fixing wrecks.
 
Chevyman85

Chevyman85

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Oct 25, 2006
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Its hard to look at that picture... Your keeping it then? And replacing the front clip? What is this I read about a 383 in store for the future... that sounds intresting! Keep posting pictures of the progress!
 
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4-Speeds

Not-quite-so-new-guy
Nov 19, 2006
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course i'm keeping it... It's ma first car... ill have to roll it 15 times before it goes.. :mrgreen:

I'm thinking of doing a proper rebuild... building a 383... Moving the engine back 3 inches, maybe a t56 or tko to replace the saginaw.. putting in a 12 bolt... and all the rest that goes along with that.... I was setting out to make a proper racecar.... so now i can take it apart and do everything really well....

I'm probably going to get a new frame.... box it in etc...
 
87GP

87GP

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Jul 15, 2006
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Yeah if you're going to get serious about HP, get another frame.
 
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