Sunday, October 21, 2012

83 Avanti GM Small Block Engine

Photo Credit - GBZ

Shiny brand new GM small block crate engine - 290hp - 350ci
installed in Thom Gipe's '83 Avanti.
 Will add the new chrome air cleaner and it's
ready to hit the road!!

The present resto job for Thom entailed:
Old engine removal
Old computer and wiring harness removal
New engine prep and installation
Carburetor float repair and adjustment
Installation of torque convertor lockup kit
Sandblast clean/high temp coating on exhaust manifolds
New heater hoses installation
O-rings installation in AC hoses
AC recharge

Previous work I did on this car:
Complete body work
After paint assembly

The happy owners.


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