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Cars > Challenges > “SmokeGray” Vs “Elenor”

 

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SmokeGray89

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
United States

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frank76ta

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Richmond, Texas
United States

 

1989 Chevrolet Corvette

“SmokeGray”

1976 Pontiac Trans Am

“Elenor”

 
Photo of: 1989 Chevrolet Corvette
Photo of: 1976 Pontiac Trans Am
 

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About “SmokeGray”

I'm the second owner. I've owned it since 8/94. I always wanted a corvette and it took a few years to finally get this one. On the day I went to the dealer to take it for a drive on their test track it was only the second Corvette I had ever driven, I drove one a few weeks before that. Since I was selling my 69 Camaro and it was going to be my everyday car and my wife Jennie would have to drive it she needed to see how it felt. I had pulled over and she asked what was wrong and I told her she would have to do her own test drive because she had to make sure she felt OK driving it since it would be our second car. She was very reluctant to drive it, but finally agreed to take it around the test track. We didn't even get 25 yards with her driving when she said in a loud voice I like this, I really like this, and I knew I was finally going to get my Corvette.
I was lucky enough to have my Corvette in the April 2006 issue of Vette Magazine in a story about the Corvette Challenge Drag Racing series.

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About “Elenor”

This car I found on ebay located in Austin Texas and looking at the options and a 455HO with Hurst 4 speed and the t-tops our a rare custom made by american concepts these were a better made product than the fisher or hurst brand they still do not leak and our easy to care for. Bright red inteirior I had to have it. Car fshows under 48000 miles on it and look of interior amd no rust in under carriage, trunk or wheel wells, Car was original purcheased in Lubbok Texas and was custom like this back in 1978.

 

Specs for “SmokeGray”

The factory rating on the engine are:
L98 350 5.7 245 HP and 335 LB/T.
Auto 700R4 Dana 36 3.07
Best time slip:
R/T: 005
60': 1.877
1/8 8.456
1/8 81.72 MPH
1/4 13.258
1/4 104.15

Top Speed 160 MPH est.
30 MPG Highway

Specs for “Elenor”

455 HO engine 4speed manual Hurst engine with this year model only 110 were built like this one with all opitoins include rear defoger, power windows locks, and AC

 

Factory Options for “SmokeGray”

Oil Cooler
Bronze Glass Roof Panel ( Current Top is Blue)
Electronic Climate Control
Performance Axle 3.08
Electronic Climate Control
Bose Stereo
L98 245 HP

Factory Options for “Elenor”

[img][/img]American concept t-tops

 

Mods for “SmokeGray”

Accel Super Ram Manifold
SLP High Flow Runners
Ported Plenum
BBK 52 mm Throttle Body
24 lb Injectors
Edelbrock 255 Fuel Pump
Vortex Ram Air Intake
DUI Distributor
Magnecor 10 mm Wires
LT4 Hot Cam
Crane Vale Springs
1.6 Roller Rocker Arms
Proform Grey Valve Covers
March Power & Amp Pulleys
Air Pump Replacement Pulley
Hooker Headers & Y-Pipe
3" Straight Pipe ( No Cats)
Flowmaster Mufflers
Wood Dash
Chrome C6 Z06 Wheels
NITTO Drag Radials 315/35-17
Driller & Slotted Rotors
Greenstuff Pads
Hughes Pro 3000 Converter
Transmission Cooler
C6 Z06 Wheels
NITTO NT 555 Extreme 275-40 Front Tires
NITTO NT 555 Extreme 315-35 Rear Tires

Mods for “Elenor”

Front and rear was modified by first owner in 1978

 

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Points for SmokeGray Total Votes Points for Elenor
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