Larry's 49 Chevy gets a 500 hp LS3

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

Post by ARCHINSTL » Mon Dec 31, 2018 1:56 am

Oh, Larry - will you have my baby?
Well, if not - leave your workshop and ethic to my gkids?
Scratch that - they are clueless when it comes to mechanics or things not involving a diode/thingie board/pad ... :roll:
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Re: Larry's 49 Chevy gets a 500 hp LS3

Post by larry mcgrath » Mon Dec 31, 2018 8:09 pm

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

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

Post by larry mcgrath » Wed Jan 09, 2019 5:03 pm

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

Post by splatterdog » Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:09 pm

Oh man! Better roll back the odo to zero on this ride.

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

Post by larry mcgrath » Sun Jan 13, 2019 9:28 pm

Engine is in and mostly hooked up
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Re: Larry's 49 Chevy gets a 500 hp LS3

Post by larry mcgrath » Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:19 pm

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 Powder coated. Next I'll just be waiting on the painter. :D
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Re: Larry's 49 Chevy gets a 500 hp LS3

Post by larry mcgrath » Fri Feb 01, 2019 4:34 pm

Picked up my parts in Missoula Monday, they look sweet. A few more pix of the progress.
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Re: Larry's 49 Chevy gets a 500 hp LS3

Post by atoyta » Fri Feb 01, 2019 6:26 pm

Very nice work Larry, I enjoy watching the progress!

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

Post by Jarf » Mon Feb 04, 2019 7:20 pm

Anybody know what is the best way to clean drool off of my keyboard?

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

Post by larry mcgrath » Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:05 pm

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

Post by Petros » Wed Mar 13, 2019 11:38 pm

drilled and slotted rotors, they look big too. I has brake envy.
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