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Old 11-23-2015, 08:19 PM
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I just picked this up for ANOTHER winter project. not sure what direction i want to go in...
this was a 10 second street strip car (lots of time slips in the glove box lol)
i've run big blocks, small blocks, i might try LSsomething with this???

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Old 11-23-2015, 08:45 PM
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All nice possibilities.
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Old 11-23-2015, 09:01 PM
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All nice possibilities.
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Old 11-24-2015, 07:30 AM
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Old 11-24-2015, 10:20 AM
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Here's a thought: Turbo LSx
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Old 11-24-2015, 04:39 PM
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ive kicked it around for awhile...
not sure tho ($$$). my Chevelle still takes priority.
and I have a million small block and big block parts to either sell or play with.
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Old 11-24-2015, 05:40 PM
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looks good foundation to start with.
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Old 11-27-2015, 10:55 PM
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hey guys, do i have a "grand national rear" in this thing? how do i tell? a friend of mine says it is. and what makes a GN. rear so much better?
sorry if its a dumb question. i'm still learning these cars.
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Old 11-28-2015, 06:32 AM
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http://www.maliburacing.com/rearend_guide.html
from the looks of the picture you posted you do.I'm basing this on the bottom of the housing is squared off.the gn 8.5 is the strongest/most desirable rear end gm ever made for these cars.the 7.5's that you find in these cars only take so much abuse before they let go.even less with sticky tires.

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