Getting Close to pulling the motor

  Over the weekend I worked on getting the Vette motor ready to come out.   I have it now where it is six bolts away from coming out.  The four across the top of the motor and transmission and the two motor mount bolts. Then it is going to take a ton of cleaning. […]


Working on getting the motor out of the Vette and had some disappointing results.   I had to remove the valve covers to be able to get part of the fuel injection off the motor.  As soon as I pulled the first cover I saw that the motor has standard rockers.  I was under the […]

Donor Engine

Went back to pulling the engine from the ’89 Vette yesterday.   Pulled the alternator and part of the fuel injection off the car. Biggest problem is trying to remove bolts from a 28 year old car when the bolts have never been removed before.   Some of them I have shot with WD-40 and […]

Front end almost there.

So yesterday I did not sleep well so I got up and went to work early…  Real early, which means I was able to leave work early and work on the Hot Rod when I got home.  I was able to get the front brakes mounted and the steering rack and tie rod ends all […]

Carb and Intake Located

So went to Mom and Dad’s over the 4th of July weekend and got to snooping through the shop.  I know that both dad and I have some motors and parts in the shop.  I found a Holley Double Pumper and a Weiand intake.  I asked dad about them and he said the came off […]