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hollywoodnc is ...a TRUE hot rodder mechanic, machinist, designer, restorer of GM 'H' bodies — updated 1 year ago


About hollywoodnc’s Garage


About me and my passion for cars

Multiple GM dealership parts departments

Basic Auto Mechanic (night) school

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

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 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

Vegabonds of America (Vega owners club)


  • 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


Logo for Texas H-body club

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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I must have the following clips... (preferably "NEW") The metal clips used for attaching the dashpad onto the framework (dash). Total: 6 The plastic anchors/support clips for holding the rear quarter glass in place. Total: 8 The metal molding clip w/stud...

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Nov. 2, 2011...

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DAMN!!!...The Sanderson headers won't fit! Must be modified with recuts/welds and rebends to fit. The total length from front of header flange to collector flange is 23". For...

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October 21, 2011...

Since I installed this 1966 300 cid in this car, I was wondering if headers were available for it. As you may be aware, I am running this engine with the original cast iron manifolds that came out of a Buick "Special". Even though I had them sandblasted,...

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