ENGINES DISPLAYED AT HOT ROD RESTORATION BOOTH

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Three custom engines will be on display at the Hot Rod & Restoration booth at the 2013 trade show in Indianapolis, March 14-16. The engines, built by Hot Rod & Restoration contributing tech writer Mike Mavrigian, include three distinctly different examples that befit the street rod and resto market.

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 THE THREE ENGINES TO BE DISPLAYED INCLUDE:

 

-         A highly customized smallblock Chevy platform that features a Dart block & heads, and is bored/stroked to 383 CID. The unique features include a thoroughly ultra-smoothed-out exterior finished in an unconventional color, a custom fitted dual quad air cleaner assembly on the single-carb setup that captures the distributor, and a custom spark plug wire routing setup.

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-         A “Retro” LS engine that harkens back to the old-school days of the smallblock Chevy. Over-bored to 327 CID, the vintage-flavor example is complete with early Chevy orange paint, carbureted intake system, a very vintage dual-snorkel air cleaner and custom-fabricated coil pack covers that are reminiscent of early-generation Chevy valve covers.

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-         The latest build involves yet another LS platform, with this version utilizing an LQ9 6.0L iron block, bored and stroked to 408 CID. Among the cool features is a hi-rise intake topped with dual 600 cfm carbs and polished velocity stacks, along with adapter-mounted early-generation smallblock Chevy valve covers on the LS cylinder heads. We think you’ll like this one.

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The 408 LS is currently under construction, and will debut at the show.

 

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The hi-rise intake, topped with dual Holley carbs and stacks, will add an over-the-top appearance to our new LS build.

 

 

 

Feel free to stop by the HRR booth to view these engines and discuss technical details with the builder.

 

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