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1973 Chevelle Super Sport on 2040-cars

Year:1973 Mileage:1100 Color: Black / Black
Location:

Aragon, Georgia, United States

Aragon, Georgia, United States
Transmission:Automatic - Turbo 400
Body Type:Coupe
Vehicle Title:Clear
Engine:454 cu in
Fuel Type:Gasoline
For Sale By:Private Seller
VIN: 1D37Y3R402244 Year: 1973
Number of Cylinders: 8
Make: Chevrolet
Model: Chevelle
Trim: 2 door coupe
Options: Cassette Player, Leather Seats
Drive Type: Automatic - Turbo 400 transmission
Power Options: Air Conditioning
Mileage: 1,100
Sub Model: Super Sport
Exterior Color: Black
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Interior Color: Black
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ... 

This a very rare car, being only 2500 with the 454 big block engine were produced in 1973. Very clean!!! Complete frame off restoration done on car; a lot of the original parts were used after they were refinished; also replaced some parts with NOS and a few aftermarket parts; car is not a numbers matching, but it is a true SS; (engine ID# 14C144549); VIN# listed in description; exterior body parts were used from two different cars, but both 1973 Chevelles. Interior includes new carpet, headliner; dash pad and rear speaker shelf; owners manual included. Exterior has new vinyl top and paint job.  There are only 1100 miles on rebuilt motor and transmission. New BF Goodrich Radial TA tires (235 x15); chrome Craiger 5 spoke wheels (15" x 8"). AM/FM cassette player, power steering and brakes (front disc brakes and rear drum brakes). Emergency brake cable needs to be adjusted; being it is an automatic, I never used it; it is there if you want to work with it. Factory air; converted to 134A coolant; blower only works on high and low speed (may need a new relay switch); just recharged AC after fixing a leak around the coolant line connectors. The gas gauge works, but not accurate; it will only read to about half full. Dual exhaust; mild cam added when engine rebuilt (valve lift .520) - sounds really good. Car has been garage kept and never been out in the rain; driven only on clear, sunny days.
Car is show ready; I've entered it in three car shows with an award in each - One Top Ten Cars, One Top Three Cars and One First Place.  A $500 deposit is due within 48 hours of end of auction (PayPal only); remainder of payment due within 7 days of auction end; payment by certified bank check ; must clear bank before vehicle is released to buyer. Seller reserves the right to end auction early, as vehicle is also for sale locally. Buyer is responsible for pick up or shipping and all shipping charges. I will assist anyway I can. Please ask all questions before bidding.

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Diesel Power finds the ultimate modified oil-burner

Sat, 24 Aug 2013 20:00:00 EST

For nine years, Diesel Power magazine has run the Diesel Power Challenge, this year's grindfest being "a week-long torture test that features seven events, nine trucks, 8,000 horsepower, and nearly 15,000 pound-feet of torque." The road to being crowned "the most powerful truck" starts with a dyno run, and then continues through the completion of a CDL-style obstacle course, an eighth-of-a-mile drag race while towing a 10,000-pound trailer, a quarter-mile drag race without a trailer, a fuel economy test in the mountains and finally a sled-pulling test through a 300-foot-long packed-mud pit.
What kind of trucks get into such a fight? Last year's winner, for instance - who upgraded his truck this year to prove he didn't "luck into the win" - drives a 2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty with a 6.4-liter Power Stroke V8 upgraded with a custom intake, Elite Diesel triple turbos and a two-stage nitrous system. Another competitor has a 2005 Dodge Ram 2500 powered by a 5.9-liter Cummins inline-six, upgraded with Garrett turbos, dual-stage nitrous, a seven-inch exhaust stack and twin fans built into the bed to cool the Sun Coast Omega transmission. The numbers on that truck: 1,255 horsepower, and 2,063 pound-feet of torque at the wheels. Naturally, as the image above might suggest, things don't always end well.
You'll find all five videos covering this years challenge below. A scene in the dyno video sums it all up perfectly: a competitor leaves his nitrous on too long and the crew is treated to some ominous poppings, he leans out the window, throws both hands up and shouts, "Amer'ca!"

Tarantino's stolen Chevy Malibu from Pulp Fiction recovered after 19 years [w/video]

Mon, 29 Apr 2013 10:15:00 EST

Quentin Tarantino fans will likely remember Vincent Vega's cherry 1964 Chevrolet Malibu Convertible in Pulp Fiction. In a movie drenched in automotive references, the Malibu is very nearly a character in and of itself, and it serves as the subject of Vega's soliloquy about the kind of man who vandalizes another's automobile. It also happened to be Tarantino's personal car when the film was shot, and was apparently stolen shortly after production wrapped. Now police have located the car some 19 years later.
As it turns out, the thieves cloned the vehicle identification number from another '64 Malibu and had the car registered under the new digits. It was then sold to an unsuspecting buyer. Police happened upon the duplicate VINs while investigating another potential theft. Right now, it's unclear whether Tarantino has taken possession of the Chevrolet, if it has remained in the possession of the fraud victim, or whether it's caught somewhere in the gears of justice. Either way, you can catch Vega's memorable thoughts on the car keying in the Pulp Fiction clip below. But consider yourself warned: the video contains explicit language as Not Safe For Work as it comes.

Next-gen GM SUVs caught wearing new boxy bodies [w/video]

Wed, 15 May 2013 14:30:00 EST

We recently drove the brand-new 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and found it to be vastly improved compared to the outgoing model. And now that The General's pickup trucks have been squared away, it's time to focus our attention onto their passenger-friendly companions, the Chevrolet Tahoe and GMC Yukon (above).
Our spy photographers have passed along a huge smattering of photos (and a video), showing the new SUVs out testing. Both the short- and long-wheelbase models were spied, and while the overall shape of the vehicles hasn't changed all that much, we expect the updates to be substantial. In addition to new powertrain options, like GM's new small-block V8, we expect the interiors of both SUVs to get massive makeovers, providing better materials throughout their cabins and quieter, more refined environments. We even hear that some trick new suspension developments may be in store for upper-end models.
Visually, these spy shots allow us to see a couple of new details on the SUVs' front and rear fascias, including LED running lamps on the Yukon and some interesting LED taillamp treatments. Of course, the obvious third party missing from this set of photos is the Cadillac Escalade, but as we reported earlier, GM is working to further differentiate the 'Slade from the rest of the fullsize SUV lineup, and is working to make the new model "much less ostentatious."