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  1. Gary S replied to the thread 1971 Camaro SS Question.

    The 3955272 block was used in 1969 for 396 applications. The 1971 SS396 should have the 3969854 block which was actually a 402. A...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 5:36 PM
  2. Gary S attached a file to the thread 5 degrees today.

    Around here, my snow blower gets used every winter. Last winter it had to move 6 feet of snow. So far this winter, it has been...

    IMG_0770.JPG Jan 20, 2018 at 4:47 PM
  3. Gary S replied to the thread 1970 RS/SS 396 PARTS NUMBERS.

    I have a book that shows the 40727 pump as being used on 1970 Camaro with 396. This book does not state if it was used on L34 or L78.

    Jan 20, 2018 at 4:16 PM
  4. Gary S replied to the thread 5 degrees today.

    My friend picked up a 8hp snowblower with a blown out engine for free. Then he got himself a 13hp Harbor Freight motor and installed it...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 9:03 AM
  5. Gary S replied to the thread Best gears for street?.

    1978 Z28 ratios--4 speed 3.73, auto 3.42 http://www.nastyz28.com/camaro/camaro78.html#engine 1979 Z28 ratios--4 speed 3.73, auto 3.42...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 8:56 AM
  6. Gary S replied to the thread Header bolts.

    I have never seen any "bad" header bolts. Even the cheap ones that come in the box with new headers will work great if you have good...

    Jan 19, 2018 at 11:55 AM
  7. Gary S replied to the thread 5 degrees today.

    That a deal!. Who cares what year model it is. Mine is going on its 21st Winter this year and I don't care that it isn't new. It still...

    Jan 19, 2018 at 9:47 AM
  8. Gary S replied to the thread 5 degrees today.

    Hey, you're right. I just noticed that mine did too. Last summer I was buying pail after pail of ice cream. Lately, I've been buying hot...

    Jan 19, 2018 at 9:46 AM
  9. Gary S replied to the thread A thought..

    They will probably have to test them under those conditions to find out what happens.

    Jan 18, 2018 at 9:31 PM
  10. Gary S attached a file to the thread 283? Engine Decode.

    CE indicates that is a replacement engine from Chevy. These were usually engines replaced under warranty. The 9 indicates it was...

    ce.jpg Jan 18, 2018 at 6:09 PM
  11. Gary S replied to the thread Neutral Safety Switch/Reverse Light Switch Location.

    You take both wires off the original switch and extend the to the new switch only. The old switches won't be needed at all.

    Jan 18, 2018 at 6:08 AM
  12. Gary S replied to the thread 283 engine build.

    They used flat tops on the base 283 engines with lower compression. The high performance ones like the 302 and some of the early...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 11:27 AM
  13. Gary S replied to the thread Neutral Safety Switch/Reverse Light Switch Location.

    They are combined into a single switch mounted up on the front side of the steering column. You can see the switch if you get down on...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 11:21 AM
  14. Gary S replied to the thread Switch under Center Console ? 79 Camaro.

    Correct. A '79 TH350 wouldn't have the lockup converter yet.

    Jan 17, 2018 at 10:24 AM
  15. Gary S replied to the thread 283 engine build.

    Without doing any math on it, it would seem to me that any 76cc head will lower the compression of the engine from the old 302s. Back in...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 8:50 AM