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nickaboni2
11-26-2008, 09:17 PM
this is the engine I had built by dave tbow for my stude hot rod
289, BORE 3.656, STROKE 3.635, DISPLACEMENT 304.5, PISTONS- FLAT TOP, CONNECTING RODS- CONVERT TO FULL FLOATING WITH BUSHED WRIST PINS, COMPRESSION RATIO- 9.725, CAMSHAFT- AVANTI R1/R2 #1557663, INTAKE VALVES-R4 AVANTI 1.875 DIAMETER, EXHAUST VALVES- R4 AVANTI 1.625 DIAMETER, VALVE SPRINGS-R4 AVANTI STANDARD DUTY SPRINGS #1560822, OIL PAN- R1 AVANTI PAN WITH BAFFLES AND WINDAGE TRAY WIT R4 SIDE BREATHER TUBE, INTAKE MANIFOLD- R4 DUAL 4BBL, CARBURATOR- 500 CFM EDELBROCK PERFORMER(2) PROGRESSIVE LINKAGE, IGNTION- MALLORY UNILITE TYPE 47 DISTRIBUTOR, EXHAUST HEADERS- R4 HEADERS THAT HAVE BEEN PORTED AND POWDER COATED, EXHAUST SYSTEM-2.25 STAINLESS, TRANNY-GM 700R4 AUTO, TORQUE CONVERTER- 2000RPM STALL SPEED, REAR AXLE-4.09 DANA 44 TWIN TRAC WITH FLANGED AXLES.
IT LOOKS ABSOLUTELY AWESOME!!!

52-fan
11-28-2008, 10:28 AM
Pictures! [:p] We want pictures!
And next maybe a performance report when it's on the road. ;)

http://i152.photobucket.com/albums/s186/52-fan/StudebakersofArkansas2-1.jpg
1952 Champion Starlight, 1962 Daytona, both w/overdrive.Searcy,Arkansas
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