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  • New sheetmetal intake for the Turbo Camaro

    Going slowly down here in Texas.  With Christmas around the corner, I decided to get my turbo car a present.  Picked up a 102mm sheetmetal intake off of ebay.


    Height: 9″
    Material Thickness: 3 millimeters
    Throttle Body Opening: 102 millimeters
    Intake total length: 20 inches

    Came with 3/4″ high flow fuel rails, gaskets, hardware and a braided fuel crossover line.  It has 3 vacuum ports.

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  • New Braunfels Texas Swap Meet

    One of my favorite swap meets is coming up and its a big one.  April 18-20, 2014

    Comal County Fairgrounds
    801 E Common St.
    New Braunfels, TX 78130

    New Braunfels Swap Meet Website

    • April 18-20, 2014: No Car Show on Easter Sunday
    • 8:00 AM to dusk
    • 1,000+ spaces of hard-to-find car parts and related items
    • Food and drink concessions
    • ATM at Fairgrounds
    • Free parts hauling by swap meet volunteers
    • Round the clock security

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  • SBC Parts for sale

    From my previous build, I have my 383 SBC shortblock with a cam for sale (everything is BRAND NEW other than the block), Biondo electronics box with a Hurst Pro Stick shifter w/electronic shift solenoid, SBC big tube coated race headers by Sanderson (BRAND NEW), Eagle 5.850″ 4340 rods NEW, Professional Products 4340 3.75″ stroke 383 SBC crank NEW, Holley 650 double pumper w/electric choke NEW,    If you’re from Texas, head over to the Giddings Swap Meet.   I’ll be there with these parts on August 24th!  EMAIL ME at BartonekDragRacing at Yahoo dot com if you’re interested in these parts or DM me on Twitter.

    383 SBC SOLD!


    Biondo box with Hurst Pro-Stick shifter SOLD


    SBC Sanderson big tube race headers  $SOLD:

    1 7/8 primaries to a 3″ collector, coated by Sanderson.  Brand new, never bolted on, paid $550, sell for $275 shipped in the USA!

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    BRAND NEW Eagle 4340 5.850″ rods w/ARP rod bolts  $SOLD



    NEW (used to start engine about 4-5 times..too small)  Holley double pumper w/electric choke $SOLD:



    BRAND NEW Professional Products 3.75″ stroke 4340 crank for 383 SBC  $400:





  • Out with the old, in with the older…

    So what the hell is going on?  Where’s the Vette?  Got rid of it.  Wanted something that “was complete” and didnt need as much fabrication and time that my ’88 Corvette needed.  I scoured one of my favorite sites RacingJunk.com and found a ’67 Chevy II Nova, 2×3 mandrel bent backhalf, Mustang II front clip, glass fenders, hood and decklid, all electronics, driveshaft, fuel system included.  All it needed was a motor/trans.  Currently it sits on 32×14 rear Monocoque wheels and the standard Monocoque front skinnies.  I am going to leave the wheels the same since I havent seen these at any local burger stand and I kinda like the old school wheels.   My daughter and I set out on this 600 mile journey to Oklahoma to pick it up.  I was willing to drive pretty much anywhere in the USA for the right car.  Well this bad boy is ready to roll.  Its been a race car for many years, been beat on but now it’ll have an easier life.  I’ll drag race it once in a while but for the most part, it will enjoy the quiet life of burger stand auto meets, swap meets and cruises.

    Here’s some pics of the ’67 Chevy II..