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Forum: Buick 12-11-2019, 12:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,176
Posted By WILMASBOYL78
Wildcats....

My grandfather would have loved that photo...he always drove a Buick with the biggest motor he could get...he was named Tom also, guess that's where I get it from :burnout:
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 12-10-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,404
Posted By WILMASBOYL78
Day Two...

What's old is new again...seems like only yesterday we were killing ourselves to make sure every part number matched, every bolt was the right color and so forth. In the end, we remember the way the...
Forum: Lounge 12-08-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By WILMASBOYL78
Pearl...

My dad was a Seabee...spent some time there at the end of the war. I saw a brief mention of the date on the news...the coverage gets less and less each year.

:flag::flag:
Forum: Lounge 12-08-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By WILMASBOYL78
Post Lest we forget...

I usually don't miss this date, but somehow I did. Yesterday was the 78th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. One of the last survivors from the Arizona was buried among his fallen...
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 12-07-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 288
Posted By WILMASBOYL78
64 Fury...

Sounds like a lot of parts were stolen 'while in storage'...these boys need a better security system :rolleyes2:

That era Mopar is one of my favorites...it must have been quite a car when it was...
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 12-04-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,562
Posted By WILMASBOYL78
69 Nova....

My understanding is this car has born with engine/rear...replacement tranny and has the Fisher Build sheet that matches the TT and has the L78 listed. I will agree that many folks prefer a...
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 12-03-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,562
Posted By WILMASBOYL78
Cool 69 L78 Nova...

For a few bucks more you can have one that is done and ready to go...

https://corvettemikemidwest.com/used-corvettes-for-sale/1969-hugger-orange-l78-96-375hp-ss-nova/
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 12-03-2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,751
Posted By WILMASBOYL78
Post Mustangs...

Following this story...how much horsepower did these big engines really make??

boss 429, 428 scj, etc....seems like what I have read has them 'under-valued'...

thanks...wilma
Forum: Lounge 12-02-2019, 01:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 238
Posted By WILMASBOYL78
Winter has arrived...

Well the weatherman got this one right...started about 2pm here today...we got 6 inches on the ground and it's still coming down. Good thing all the cars are tucked away secure and warm.

Be...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 12-01-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By WILMASBOYL78
291 heads...

I'm sure there were common production dates for the heads...might help to compare with another May built car. Sully has a May L78 Nova...maybe he has the dates from his cylinder heads.

As a...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 12-01-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By WILMASBOYL78
Post 291 heads...

The CE replacements were typically due to valve train failure on the solid lifter big blocks. Our 70 Marine Corps Nova had a 1972 CE block, but retained the original February dated 291 heads...in...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 11-30-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 907
Posted By WILMASBOYL78
69 OG Nova...

This Nova sure has come along way since the original 6 cylinder and Powerglide...looks great.

:biggthumpup:
Forum: Lounge 11-28-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 303
Posted By WILMASBOYL78
Talking Happy Thanksgiving...

Hope all you SYC turkeys have a great day...enjoy!

-wilma
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 11-23-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 395
Posted By WILMASBOYL78
Thumbs up Ford Custom...

That red interior is the bomb...:worship::worship::worship:

-wilma
Forum: Parts/Memorabilia - Wanted 11-22-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 100
Posted By WILMASBOYL78
Nova rear seat...

I have a really nice seat bottom available...can send some photos if needed...but, I am in NY.

Let me know.

-wilma
Forum: Pay it Forward Classifieds 11-20-2019, 03:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By WILMASBOYL78
Post pencil...

I've seen those kind of promotional pencils before...pretty sure I have one from the NY Worlds's Fair.

Hopefully someone will have a car from there...

-wilma
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 11-19-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 959
Posted By WILMASBOYL78
Post 396...

The BB 396 was a mid-year intro to the Chevy line-up...probably around March of 1965 from what I have read. The L78 version [396/425hp was available in the Corvette and the full size Chevy models]...
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 11-19-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 700
Posted By WILMASBOYL78
Fairlane Gt....

:biggthumpup::Can-I-Have-It:
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 11-17-2019, 11:50 PM
Replies: 923
Views: 1,305,312
Posted By WILMASBOYL78
Post Stance...

The 'stance' of a muscle car is kind of like...its attitude. The stance make a statement...don't mess with me, I'm a race car and you aren't.

One of my personal favorites is the Motion Camaro...
Forum: Member's Rides 11-16-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 10,635
Posted By WILMASBOYL78
Post airborne sled...

I had that happen to me one time a few years back....some yahoo on a sled was racing across a farm field that bordered the local two lane highway. He must not have realized where the field ended and...
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 11-06-2019, 12:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By WILMASBOYL78
Charger..

https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/06/13/definitive-1968-70-dodge-charger-buyers-guide

Looks like that is correct...slant six all the way up to the Hemi.
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 11-05-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By WILMASBOYL78
Charger

I think it was a 383/2bbl motor..
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 11-04-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 383
Posted By WILMASBOYL78
68 Chevelle...

Strictly a parts car...buy it cheap and strip it down.

-wilma
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 11-03-2019, 01:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By WILMASBOYL78
Charger...

Cool car...the A/C option is 2.5 times the cost of the 383 4bbl. :crazy:

This would make a great cruiser :biggthumpup:
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 11-02-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,167
Posted By WILMASBOYL78
Camaro...

Why do they always install the SS grille logo upside down :hmmm:
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