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hollywoodnc is ...a TRUE hot rodder mechanic, machinist, designer, restorer of GM 'H' bodies — updated 11 months ago

 

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About me and my passion for cars

(1978-1989)
Multiple GM dealership parts departments

(1979-1980)
Basic Auto Mechanic (night) school

(1976-present)
GM "H" body specialist (owned 13 Vegas/Monzas)

(2006-present)
1976 Buick Skyhawk total rebuild

My first car

1974 Vega GT

Car I wish I still had

1973 Hi-Po Vega, 4 spd., with 12:1 cr, sleeved 140, 3/4 cam, Offy Dual Port 360, 390 cfm, Mallory dual point, misc. IECO parts...
Drove from Toms River, NJ to Los Angeles, Ca. (70 mph average)in 4 to 5 days and did not burn a drop of oil!
In San Diego, oil return tube fell off and had to stop over in Yuma, Ar. to change Main bearings with eng. in car.
Drove to Virginia, stayed a month visiting relatives, then drove back to Bakersfield, Ca. and sold the car...it still didn't burn oil.

My dream car

1973 Corvette w/454 LS-7, standard trans. OR
Ferrari, Lamborgini, or Delorian

Car clubs I’m in

(1977-1980)
Vegabonds of America (Vega owners club)

Favorites

  • Type of racing: Drag
  • Driver: John Force
  • Driving song: Highway Star by Deep Purple
  • Car movie: Heart like a Wheel
  • Car book: V-6 Performance
  • Car magazine: Hod Rod
  • Car game: Slot Car Racing

— Profile last updated: Jul 12, 2014

Date Joined Feb 15, 2007
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For everyone who owns an h-body, another fun place to express our love for these overlooked collectibles!

Georgia, United States

 

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This is a club that is located in Cookeville, TN. We have a variety of Chevy, Mopar, and others that are represented by members in our group. We meet on the second Monday of the month at the soup kitchen, and attend shows as they arise. There are people of all ages that are members of our...

Tennessee, United States

 

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we hold a year H-body get together at temple raceway Todd and Dave have put on this event each year with growing numbers We hold several different classes and put on a small race

Texas, United States

 

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UPDATE 5/5/12...

Project FRANKENHAWK is 98% complete and just needs a few tweeks here and there. Working on those custom door panels. The old plastic that seems to come apart in pieces, when you remove them from the door, has a thick fiberglass and resin makeover (front...

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Uh, UPDATE on door latch clips...

Forever Classic (in my Dec. 3rd Update) didn't get the door latch clips that I wanted. Instead, I paid .38 each for those clips from Performance Specialties in Winston Salem, NC. Persistence pays!.

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UPDATE...

OK...No more HELP!!!!!! needed for the rod clips that attach the rod from the door handle latch to the door mechanism. Rodders...There's a New Kid in Town when it comes to getting parts for classics... Forever Classic Restoration. They handle classic...

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