[elky] Re: FW: pics of the chevelle

I love my center-bolt covers for the same reason.


On Dec 1, 2011, at 5:28 AM, John Christensen wrote:

> I would take my center bolt valve covers over the old ones any day. They seal 
> a lot better, and the one piece rear main seal is a better design too. I have 
> not had the problems with leaks on the Elky since going to that style. 
> If they are aftermarket, then they are probably pretty nice heads. 
> 
> JC
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> John Christensen
> 1984 El Camino "Elkenstein" 350 TBI
> NECOA #042 http://www.myelcamino.net
> Saint Charles, IL
>  ---
> John Christensen
> 1984 El Camino "Elkenstein" 350 TBI
> NECOA #042 http://www.myelcamino.net
> Saint Charles, IL
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> 
> On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 5:56 PM, CTSVMONGO <ctsvmongo@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Thanks Robert, that’s awesome of you to offer that.  Im calling on some 
> others tonight.  I saved a few of my favorite ones that ended on Ebay.
> 
> One that has been my favorite paint combo since I started looking, has a 350 
> with a 700r4- It has the centerbolt valve covers.  He said it has aluminum 
> heads on it, it runs really strong, has a nice cam- for some reason I don’t 
> have a lot of expectations out of the motor because of those valve covers, I 
> know they don’t do anything, but does the centerbolt style mean mid 80s/90s 
> pos?  seller bought it like that but knows little about it. Its in Wichita 
> ks. Black with a red stripe.
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> 
> I think I just need to do some comparing before I pull the trigger.  I really 
> like that blue 69… still on the list.
> 
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> From: elky-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:elky-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf 
> Of Robert Adams
> Sent: Wednesday, November 30, 2011 5:28 PM
> 
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> To: elky@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [elky] Re: FW: pics of the chevelle
> 
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> 
>                      Well sounds like it isn't quite the right car.  If you 
> or anyone ends up buying a car a long way from home Geri and I can fly out 
> and drive it to you for a very fair price.  We flew down and picked up Mike 
> Bowmans (monte lister that bought Rays aerocoupe) SRT8 that he bought and we 
> drove it to him. 
> 
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>                         Robert Adams 
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> On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 9:23 AM, CTSVMONGO <ctsvmongo@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> Its in Springfield Missouri.  I made myself sleep on it.  Im gonna sleep on 
> it again.  The car could not look more like I want it to, but its not the 
> “hot rod” I think I have been looking for.  If I could combine the 
> drivetrain/suspension from that 66 with the looks of this 69 id be in heaven, 
> and probably on my way back with it.   Im in no hurry, so im gonna have to 
> sleep on it.
> 
> When I first started looking I found a couple that sold for around $18 that 
> were balls to the wall race cars that were daily drivers with full interiors. 
>  One was in Lincoln NE, and I am comparing everything I see to it….
> 
> I was hoping there would have been a little more excitement in the pictures 
> he sent me… will see.
> 
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> 
> From: elky-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:elky-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf 
> Of John Christensen
> Sent: Wednesday, November 30, 2011 4:57 AM
> 
> 
> To: elky@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [elky] Re: FW: pics of the chevelle
> 
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> 
> Looks nice Brian. Where is the car? In your area?
> JC
> 
> On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 4:21 PM, CTSVMONGO <ctsvmongo@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> Sorry Ray, I sent a couple the past few days with the wrong account. 
> 
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> http://dl.dropbox.com/u/49793992/imagejpeg_2_18.jpg
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> http://dl.dropbox.com/u/49793992/imagejpeg_2_6.jpg
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> http://dl.dropbox.com/u/49793992/imagejpeg_2_7.jpg
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> http://dl.dropbox.com/u/49793992/imagejpeg_2_8.jpg
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> http://dl.dropbox.com/u/49793992/imagejpeg_2_9.jpg
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> http://dl.dropbox.com/u/49793992/imagejpeg_2_10.jpg
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> http://dl.dropbox.com/u/49793992/imagejpeg_2_11.jpg
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> http://dl.dropbox.com/u/49793992/imagejpeg_2_12.jpg
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> http://dl.dropbox.com/u/49793992/imagejpeg_2_2.jpg
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> http://dl.dropbox.com/u/49793992/imagejpeg_2_5.jpg
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> 
> The guy with the chevelle I am thinking about purchasing sent me some more 
> pictures today. Love the color, stance, wheels, year…
> 
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> 
> Does it look like a basket case in pretty wrapper in the pictures?  It really 
> doesn’t have much done to it except new interior
> 
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> 
> Thanks for your input.  Just want to hear another voice pointing out the not 
> so obvious to my clouded eyes.
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