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by larry mcgrath
Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: Gallery and Projects
Topic: Larry's 49 Chevy gets a 500 hp LS3
Replies: 86
Views: 6748

Re: Larry's 49 Chevy gets a 500 hp LS3

Car on it's way to the paint shop, a happy day it is.
by larry mcgrath
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: Gallery and Projects
Topic: Larry's 49 Chevy gets a 500 hp LS3
Replies: 86
Views: 6748

Re: Larry's 49 Chevy gets a 500 hp LS3

Some pix of the ft disc brakes- calipers - rotors - carbon fiber ceramic brake pads- Russell s/s brad brake lines. This finishes up building the chaseif , now I'm waiting on the painter. :D :D :D
by larry mcgrath
Mon Mar 04, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 80ish mph. Anyone else get er purring?
Replies: 15
Views: 385

Re: 80ish mph. Anyone else get er purring?

The Rocket has seen 130 mph ---- TOMTOM--- fastest T4 around-- not stock-- 165HP V 20 Black Top-- lots of fun to drive. Larry Must have been close to 6000 rpm cruising speed! This engine is red lined at 8200 rpm, that's where the rev limiter is set. This engine was built by Toyota but the cyl head ...
by larry mcgrath
Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 80ish mph. Anyone else get er purring?
Replies: 15
Views: 385

Re: 80ish mph. Anyone else get er purring?

Qa1 shocks all around, 15" tires from a Mazda mieda -- other than that it's stock.
by larry mcgrath
Fri Mar 01, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: 80ish mph. Anyone else get er purring?
Replies: 15
Views: 385

Re: 80ish mph. Anyone else get er purring?

The Rocket has seen 130 mph ---- TOMTOM--- fastest T4 around-- not stock-- 165HP V 20 Black Top-- lots of fun to drive. Larry
by larry mcgrath
Fri Mar 01, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: Gallery and Projects
Topic: Larry's tercel gets a 20v Black Top
Replies: 174
Views: 26260

Re: Larry's tercel gets a 20v Black Top

Started the car up yesterday --- let it run for 30 min and busted it out of it's spot without shoveling. The snow fall is nothing but POWDER--- no water content--- won't compact enough to make a decient snow ball,easy to get high centered thou.
by larry mcgrath
Wed Feb 27, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: Gallery and Projects
Topic: Larry's tercel gets a 20v Black Top
Replies: 174
Views: 26260

Re: Larry's tercel gets a 20v Black Top

A little up date on the Rocket--- seems to be snowed in a bit--- weather has been rather shitty this February., still snowing as of right now, long range outlook --10 days-- doesn't look good at all. Spring is coming I hope. Rocket is Hardly visible. :D
by larry mcgrath
Sat Feb 23, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: General
Topic: Help Me! Please
Replies: 17
Views: 430

Re: Help Me! Please

Id'e find a good a/t rebuilder buy a trany kit , and rebuild the trany, a kit shouldn't be that hard to come by. Swaping from a/t to a manual trany is not a walk in the park, Id'e go the rebuilding process. Larry
by larry mcgrath
Fri Feb 01, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Gallery and Projects
Topic: Larry's 49 Chevy gets a 500 hp LS3
Replies: 86
Views: 6748

Re: Larry's 49 Chevy gets a 500 hp LS3

Picked up my parts in Missoula Monday, they look sweet. A few more pix of the progress.
by larry mcgrath
Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Gallery and Projects
Topic: Larry's 49 Chevy gets a 500 hp LS3
Replies: 86
Views: 6748

Re: Larry's 49 Chevy gets a 500 hp LS3

Exhaust is in, drive shaft, shifter are in. Trany, rear end serviced. Waiting for some special O-rings for the rack and pinion steering oil lines to show up to finish up the driver side, so the rt header can be installed . Headed to Missoula MT to get ft spindle brake backing plates, bumper braces P...
by larry mcgrath
Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Need help funding Toyota Tercel suspension project.
Replies: 7
Views: 233

Re: Need help funding Toyota Tercel suspension project.

I would agree with all the posts, I'm 72 have worked since I was 8yr old NO one has ever given me S--t. Get off your but and get a job !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
by larry mcgrath
Sun Jan 13, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: Gallery and Projects
Topic: Larry's 49 Chevy gets a 500 hp LS3
Replies: 86
Views: 6748

Re: Larry's 49 Chevy gets a 500 hp LS3

Engine is in and mostly hooked up
by larry mcgrath
Wed Jan 09, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: Gallery and Projects
Topic: Larry's 49 Chevy gets a 500 hp LS3
Replies: 86
Views: 6748

Re: Larry's 49 Chevy gets a 500 hp LS3

This is coming along piece by piece, fuel lines are in and clamped in place, brake lines are done, a-arms in , rack and pinion steering. :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D
by larry mcgrath
Mon Dec 31, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: Gallery and Projects
Topic: Larry's 49 Chevy gets a 500 hp LS3
Replies: 86
Views: 6748

Re: Larry's 49 Chevy gets a 500 hp LS3

Thanks Tom, I know what you mean, my 4 kids are all in the medical field- with great jobs, but no interest in cars , or dam little. This all coming together, bolting parts on that will stay is quite a high. I hope every thing is going well for you and your family, have a HAPPY NEW YEAR.. Larry
by larry mcgrath
Sun Dec 30, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Gallery and Projects
Topic: Larry's 49 Chevy gets a 500 hp LS3
Replies: 86
Views: 6748

Re: Larry's 49 Chevy gets a 500 hp LS3

Moving right along with the assembly of this, sure is a change to instal parts that are put on to stay.