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  1. I think the problem is that I kept the point in....

    I think the problem is that I kept the point in.
    It runs really good now.
    I went to .440 secondaries and put a dist. re-curve kit in.
    Now it has full timing in at about 2500 rpm.
    In my oppinion...
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    72 Convertible on ebay for 600 $

    Found this and thought that maybe someone could use this.
    Too sad that this one is in so bad shape. I donīt think that anyone will fix it.
    But also lots of good parts left. I think there is much of...
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    Some friends of mine helping me with the front...

    Some friends of mine helping me with the front bumper.
    Iīm under the car to get all the bolts in place :laugh:
    In the drive way my buddy Fiero (man, that was a good car)
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    Here you can see the new chrome parts. I love to...

    Here you can see the new chrome parts.
    I love to put stuff like this on my car :Brow:
    I used stainless bolts and had all the brackets sandblasted and powdercoated.
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    Hey guys, Some weeks ago that I kept my thread...

    Hey guys,

    Some weeks ago that I kept my thread updated.
    Thought I should post some new pics of the Chevy since the resto is going on.
    I recognized that all pics I posted in the past are gone. To...
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    Looks good. Always a pleasure to check out new...

    Looks good.
    Always a pleasure to check out new pics of your car :xyxthumbs:
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    Wow, Looks like a new frame. Ohh man, I have to...

    Wow,
    Looks like a new frame.
    Ohh man, I have to hurry a little bit.
    If I donīt you will cruise around in your Buick before I do in my Bel Air.
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    Adam,
    Youīll get new replacement shock at Kanter Auto.
    I purchased shocks for a 64 Olds at them.
    www.kanter.com

    But I donīt think they take a core?!!?
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    I think you will need a power steering pump...

    I think you will need a power steering pump bracket.
    The 350 bracket wont fit.
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    There is a difference between 455īs.
    75 - 76 motors had low compression cylinder heads.
    You wouldnīt like to have one of those.
    Iīm not sure about 74 engines.
    But a 73 should be the same as a 72...
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    John, I know this is not the 100% orig. color...

    John,

    I know this is not the 100% orig. color combo.
    When I bought the car it was sea mist green, like itīs now.
    The vinyl top was also green.
    Interior was white with dark brown carpet and...
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    Wow, looks good. I remember that day with my Bel...

    Wow, looks good.
    I remember that day with my Bel Air.
    I loved it.
    But I promise, you will love it even more when you put it back on.
    What are you going to do with the frame?
    I would say youīll...
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    Per, I promise you. There is nothing I didnīt expect to do.
    But it not possible for me at the moment.
    Maybe the dealer wonīt be able to sell it.
    In that case itīs going to be a real hard time for...
  14. BTW, I solved the jetting problem before I gave...

    BTW, I solved the jetting problem before I gave the car away.
    I put 0.0440 DA rods in.
    It runs perfect when itīs on operating temp.
    No bog or something like that.
    Just power when the pedal is...
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    hmm, good thought.
    But there is one problem, Iīm not the kind of guy who goes to his girl friend and says "Baby, could you give me some money? I want to re fuel my car."
    Maybe a bit macho !?
    I...
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    Thanks for the nice words. I have to sell the...

    Thanks for the nice words.

    I have to sell the Centurion because itīs my only car that is completely assembled.
    The Cadillac is parked in the garage without interior and motor.
    And the 57 Bel...
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    One sad "black" day for me

    Hey guys,

    As many of you know, I own my Centurion since years.
    I bought it when I was in school.
    Also many of you saw how the car looked like.
    It saw 25 years as a daily driver in New York...
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    Hey,

    I rebuilt the cylinder heads of my Centurion.
    I spent about 5 hours per head with porting.
    All valves are sealing perfect again, heads had been
    resurfaced to get good gasket seal.
    Took...
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    Thanks, Jep, I put in nearly everything you...

    Thanks,

    Jep, I put in nearly everything you can mount without the body.
    stainless fuel line, brake lines, 90% of the emergency brake, exhaust, .....
    Tomorrow Iīm going to start with the...
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    Rolf, Thanks, I also love the colors on the...

    Rolf,

    Thanks, I also love the colors on the car. I was very happy when I got it back from the body shop. Itīs easy to make a mistake with those small color charts you get to choose the color....
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    We put the body back on the frame today.:cool:

    We put the body back on the frame today.:cool:
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    Thatīs me (driver side) and my buddy with the engine on the hook :xyxthumbs:
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    Some more The brown stains you see on the floors...

    Some more
    The brown stains you see on the floors and quater are wax protection I sprayed in everywhere. I have to wipe it off tomorrow.
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    Iīm sorry.
    It took me some days instead of some hours to post the latest news about my 57ī

    Here we go:
    On the pics you can see that I was working really hard the last time.
    A buddy of mine...
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    OK guys.
    Itīs long ago that I freshed this thread up.
    A lot of work was done in the past weeks and months.
    The frame was powder coated black.
    The rear end was assembled and set up correct.
    I put...
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