the 409 and 348 were GM's first run at a big block. late 50's into
the first half of the 60's. the 409 came stock with 409HP with 1 4bbl
or 425hp w/ 2 4 bbl. they were a great motor, but they had heavy
pistons and didn't rev esaily and were not tolerant of a missed shift
There's an ex Chevrolet dealer in the area here,
that has an exsquisite 64 Impala SS409 2-4 Barrell Rochester. So beautiful
it makes me cry it's not in a museum for everyone to enjoy!
I think it has less than 9,000 miles on it.
It was his grandfather's, Father's:
Now his. The 70 Chevelle SS 454 COPO LS7 is his bought whe he returned from
Nam, and so are the other treasures.
Nothing in the building is for sale.
Not even his son's 70 K30 DRW P/U that I helped him restore, then he rolled
If he rolled it, then you know *everything* in there is for sale - at the
Remember my teachings to young grass hopper?
Why don't you just stab a butter knife in my neck? It'd hurt less!!!
I'm not in the market for that stuff now:
I'm fighting City Hall to get into my new building, and should have never
closed on my old one. I have enough projects started and in a warehouse
playing on them on.
Actually, the vacation is quite enjoyable.
The Turbo tow truck should be ready by the end of summer, the F.O.R.D. one
anyway. The Chevy should take a year.
But the butter knife, that would hurt. Maybe even the dry price.
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