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    New engine build

    As promised, this will probably be a long running thread as garage time is short at present.

    Extracting block from packing case.
    Re conditioned early 70's block. Think its a D0VE-A.









    Mounted on stand, bagged up until next time

    Last edited by fabphil; 28-05-18 at 05:02 PM.

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    waiting with baited breath

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    Good thread. Quite a car that now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Plumpcars View Post
    Good thread. Quite a car that now.
    I enjoy the tinkering.
    One day it will go up the strip and I'll scare myself

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    Finally got to have a look at the block and realised I didn't have any thing big enough to install the core plugs.
    5.99 and two days later this arrived 19mm 1/2" drive
    Hope to get the plugs installed tonight.

    Then just got to degrease and paint.
    Problem is I just can't be arsed in this heat

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    Block looks very nice; but those main caps dont look like any Chevrolet Ive ever seen...

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    Quote Originally Posted by malamute john View Post
    Block looks very nice; but those main caps dont look like any Chevrolet Ive ever seen...
    What can I say John, been a Ford guy all my life never under stood why people put Chevy engines in a Ford other than the're cheap

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    Quote Originally Posted by fabphil View Post
    What can I say John, been a Ford guy all my life never under stood why people put Chevy engines in a Ford other than the're cheap
    On the 'wings of a DOVE' so to speak!

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    Quote Originally Posted by fabphil View Post
    What can I say John, been a Ford guy all my life never under stood why people put Chevy engines in a Ford other than the're cheap
    LOL! To quote one of my heroes, Guy Gadbois, "yes, yes... I knew that...'

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