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  1. LS & LT Installation Questions and Answers
    I'm making this post to hopefully clear up any confusion so I can just send people this link instead of explaining everything every single time. Here she is: Frame stand setup from Dirty Dingo: DD-TRI-5 (https://www.dirtydingo.com/shop/product_info.php?products_id=1797) Install...
  2. Stock Chevy Discussion 55-56-57
    I just had my 235 totally rebuilt and am thinking about replacing the stock Rochester carb with one of Langdon's 32/36 2 bbl carbs...has anyone done this and have any suggestions as to what I must or should do to make this go smoothly? And, out of curiosity, what could I expect in terms of hp...
  3. Stock Chevy Discussion 55-56-57
    I'm in need of advice. I have an original '57 283 to get rid of. It's complete from 4 bbl to oil pan. I think it would bring more money by parting everything out, but I really hate to separate a completely date coded engine. I've been in the hot rod world so long, I'm not sure what the...
  4. Stock Chevy Discussion 55-56-57
    Hi All! Installed a re-built Rochester BC on our '55 235 w/Powerglide. Engine races at idle (in Park/Neutral) somewhere near 2K. Pertronx ign giving very steady 28 deg dwell. Timed off #1 (closest to fan) w/vacuum adv disconnected at carb and carb vacuum port plugged. Loosen dist. using the...
  5. Chit Chat Area, Anything on your mind goes here.
    Ive changed the fuel pump but no fuel to the carb. cant figure it out. please help.
  6. Stock Chevy Discussion 55-56-57
    I just purchased a 57 chevy and took in the original carb (single four barrel) in to my rebuilder. He recommeded the following: Plug the holes on the top of the engine that are used to get the heat from the engine up into the carb. He recommended doing this becuase of the negative effects...
  7. Stock Chevy Discussion 55-56-57
    I have a 56 Bel Air 4-door HT bought new by my grandmother. It is unrestored and I am trying to keep it stock. The 2GC carburetor on it is finicky. Rebuilding it never seems to make it quite right, and I would like to buy a new replacement carb. Are they available anywhere? I would even...
  8. Stock Chevy Discussion 55-56-57
    Hi. I have a 57 Belair 283, auto with a 2 jet carb. I rebuilt the old one once before and am not happy with it. The housing around the accel pump is warped and does not seal or line up well. It runs fine, except when you press on the gas! I purchased a rebuilt unit and have one problem...
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