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1970 Chevelle Malibu #’s Matching Engine Buildup Part III at Northwest Corner Classic Cars

1970 Chevelle Malibu #’s Matching Engine Buildup Part III at Northwest Corner Classic Cars   1970 Project Chevelle Malibu Complete!! This has been a long process, but perfection takes time. Thanks to Chris Peppe who did all the work on the build. This build, like many projects we devote countless hours to, took a little […]

1970 Chevelle Malibu #’s Matching Engine Buildup Part II at Northwest Corner Classic Cars

1970 Chevelle Malibu #’s Matching Engine Buildup Part II at Northwest Corner Classic Cars   Once we tore down the motor we were extremely please to find very little wear and no damage in the original engine. It was so well taken care of through out its life; there was no sludge or carbon buildup […]

1971 Buick GS LS7 Race Engine Upgrade Part II at Northwest Corner Classic Cars

1971 Buick GS LS7 Race Engine Upgrade Part II at Northwest Corner Classic Cars Follow along in this post of the buildup of the nasty LS7 engine!   Since my last post of the buildup of the “BIG BAD BUICK” we have taken the car to Lebanon Valley Dragway to see this Monster in Action. […]

With 39,000 original miles, we are spcing it up a bit and building the #'s matching motor into more of a mighty mouse.

1970 Chevelle Malibu #’s Matching Engine Buildup at Northwest Corner Classic Cars

1970 Chevelle Malibu  #’s Matching Engine Buildup at Northwest Corner Classic Cars   If you live near Lime Rock, CT, chances are good that you have seen me cruising in this incredible Malibu. My personal car, I have owned this car for more than 3 years. We have a lot of history together. It will take […]

1955 Chevy Pro Street 427 Heart Transplant Part II at Northwest Corner Classic Cars

1955 Chevy Pro Street 427 Heart Transplant Part II at Northwest Corner Classic Cars   In the last post on this car, we removed the tired big block, detailed the engine compartment, and prepped the car for a sweet 427 Big Block with 4 bolt mains and a steel crank. This motor sounds incredible while retaining […]

1971 Buick GS LS7 Race Motor Swap at Northwest Corner Classic Cars

1971 Buick GS LS7 Race Engine Upgrade at Northwest Corner Classic Cars

1971 Buick GS LS7 Race Engine Upgrade at Northwest Corner Classic Cars   I just acquired this Brutal 71 GS Race Car. It is a 11 second car with full interior, all metal body panels and full glass. It retains the stock look but has all the goodies to become a potential 9 second car […]

1955 Chevy Pro Street Heart Transplant at Northwest Corner Classic Cars

1955 Chevy Pro Street Heart Transplant at Northwest Corner Classic Cars Here we have on of the nicest Pro Street Rides around here! The car is super solid with incredible paint, and has all the goodies one wants in a Pro Street Cruiser.   Follow along in part 1 as we remove the tired old […]

1970 Chevelle Rear-end Swap at Northwest Corner Classic Cars

1970 Chevelle Rear-end Swap at Northwest Corner Classic Cars

Check out this Beautiful Malibu with 38,000 original miles. My personal car, I wanted to swap out the factory 3:08 open rear and swap in a 3:55 Posi rear for more performance.   Please stay tuned for part 2 where we build up the #’s matching Motor!      

1970 Chevelle 12 Bolt Rebuild at Northwest Corner Classic Cars

1970 Chevelle 12 Bolt Rebuild at Northwest Corner Classic Cars This is the last installment on our build of the Chevelle that was just delivered yesterday. We installed customer selected 3:73 Richmond gears and they match the power band of the LS-5 Big Block Motor perfectly!  

1970 Chevelle LS5 Big Block Motor Install at Northwest Corner Classic Cars

1970 Chevelle LS5 Big Block Motor Install at Northwest Corner Classic Cars   PART 2: In Part 1 we showed the tear down of the motor, the bare block from the machine shop, and assembly of the short block. In part 2 please follow along as we do the final assembly of the motor, installation […]