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 larry mcgrath » Mon Aug 05, 2019 3:48 pm

A few more pix, body is mounted on to the frame, pix don't do the job the justice it deserved. :D :D
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Re: Larry's 49 Chevy gets a 500 hp LS3

Post by larry mcgrath » Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:05 pm

A few more pix
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Re: Larry's 49 Chevy gets a 500 hp LS3

Post by larry mcgrath » Thu Aug 29, 2019 5:56 pm

A few more pix of the Chevy ft clip is on, fitted up nicely, inner panels and bottom of hood look great.
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Re: Larry's 49 Chevy gets a 500 hp LS3

Post by larry mcgrath » Tue Sep 17, 2019 6:25 pm

Car is painted ---nexe will be cutting and buffing.
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Re: Larry's 49 Chevy gets a 500 hp LS3

Post by splatterdog » Thu Sep 19, 2019 6:17 pm

Wow, the reflection of the fluorescents really show how straight it is.

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

Post by Petros » Thu Sep 19, 2019 8:43 pm

the underside of that hood is painted better than the outside of any car I have owned.
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Re: Larry's 49 Chevy gets a 500 hp LS3

Post by larry mcgrath » Mon Sep 23, 2019 3:45 pm

A few more of this going together, so far every thing is working out nice. :D :D :D :D :D :D
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Re: Larry's 49 Chevy gets a 500 hp LS3

Post by larry mcgrath » Tue Oct 01, 2019 10:20 pm

Front bumper installed, paint gets a coat of wax and it will go to a welder friend to finish exh hangers. :D
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Re: Larry's 49 Chevy gets a 500 hp LS3

Post by atoyta » Wed Oct 02, 2019 12:27 am

Super nice Larry

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

Post by larry mcgrath » Tue Oct 15, 2019 9:35 pm

Car is home, assembly to start. :D
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Re: Larry's 49 Chevy gets a 500 hp LS3

Post by larry mcgrath » Sat Oct 26, 2019 9:04 pm

A few pix of the progress -- changed cameras pix are a little clearer. Gas tank is in, missing some fittings to hook up gas lines, battery box is instaled in trunk. :D
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Re: Larry's 49 Chevy gets a 500 hp LS3

Post by larry mcgrath » Mon Oct 28, 2019 8:11 pm

Battery is in cables finished up, wiper motor is installed. :D
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Re: Larry's 49 Chevy gets a 500 hp LS3

Post by larry mcgrath » Sun Nov 03, 2019 4:51 pm

Started installing the engine wiring harness, along with a total new fuse breaker panel and wiring.
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Re: Larry's 49 Chevy gets a 500 hp LS3

Post by larry mcgrath » Sat Dec 07, 2019 6:49 pm

A few more pix of the progress, headlights are in and wired, had to adjust the height of the brake pedal to match the clutch pedal. this is getting close to being started again, before I start to run the wiring for the rest of the car. Happy Holidays one and all!!!!!!!!!! :D
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Re: Larry's 49 Chevy gets a 500 hp LS3

Post by larry mcgrath » Sat Dec 28, 2019 4:43 pm

A few more pix of the progress --- put the seats in the rear just to see how they match with the paint and dash. :D :D
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