Detailed the engine on my 72'

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    This car has been a rolling restoration, and I have always been ashamed to open the hood at shows. Not any more.

    Engine before
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    Two weeks of hard work paid off.
     
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    You did an excellent job on that engine bay. I did mine a couple of years ago.
     
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    Realmongo I prefer to be called "Evil Genius"
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    It looks really good, Congrats!
     
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    I was trying to post this earlier.
     

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    Very nice!
     
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    Work in Progress... IMG_20110319_122842.jpg
     
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    Thanks!!
     
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    Thats awesome! I'm thinking of putting the Ram Air on it for the cool factor.
     
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    Thanks!!
     
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    That looks sweet! I can see you have done a lot of work painting everything.
     
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    Thanks. It fits pretty well too and seals to hood nice. The tires will break loose well the doors open though.:D
     
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    great job! looks factory fresh
     
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    are your headers blue or is it some sort of optical illusion?
     
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    Very nice job! Like one other poster; I'm curious about what look like robin's-egg-blue headers - powdercoating?

    And - I just can't resist this - congratulations on winning the Piston Cup! You and Doc Hudson from "Cars", huh? :stick:
     
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    I used VHT Header paint. I have had good luck with the stuff. It requires some prep work first. I sanded them all with emory cloth and some sanding discs, then just apply as per instructions. :flag:
     
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    Pulling the engine is the best way to do the job right and you did do that. Job well done.
     
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    Where did you get the air cleaner assembly. The small block ones seem to have an offset to them and I want to be sure to get the right one.
     
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    Cj pony pants. I pick it up for $486 to my door. It came with everything except a air filter and wing nut.
     
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