My 72 Vega Wagon GT's first trial run. Full blown drag car. Alumin tubbed, narrowed 12" Chevy rearend, 327 small block chevy bored 30 over beast, 350 turbo trans with manual valve body, hurst lightning rod shifter, partial rollcage, MSD Ignition System, line-loc, 8 gallon fuel cell. Custom built by me and my dad for the last four years, all tubbing, aluminum, frame rails, and custom fab done in our garage.
1972 Vega Pro Street
A 1972 Pro Street Vega I shot while at the Shades Of The Past Rod Run
2013.....This car has been in the family since almost new...Driven by the
current owners Dad back and forth to work for sixteen year....A cool
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132702 / 1975 Chevrolet Vega Cosworth
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This all original 1975 Cosworth is one of 2,061 cars produced for the '75
model year, has only 291 actual miles, and has all of the rare and
difficult to find Cosworth Vega parts right where the factory installed
Assembled at GMs historic Lordstown, Ohio manufacturing facility, and
finished in standard issue 1975 Cosworth Vega code 19 black acrylic
lacquer, CV number 1094 is every bit as clean today as when it left the
showroom floor. The car has remained in all original, non-repaired
condition thanks in small part to GMs anti-rust improvements, and in large
part to immaculate maintenance and care given by loving owners throughout
its life. Today, it features an old school factory appeal that you just
can't find in its restored peers.
With 110 horsepower and a 6,500 RPM
redline, the Cosworth Vega was one of the hottest performing cars available
in 1975 and featured a hand-built mill from GM's Tonawanda engine plant
that was individually signed by its builder on a sticker that occupies the
cam cover. Measuring in at 122 cubic inches, and wearing a correct partial
VIN of 40392, this Vegas DOHC inline-four features sturdy forged aluminum
pistons, a heat-treated forged steel crankshaft and forged connecting rods
that both reveal the engines racing ancestry and assure high performance
durability. To meet ever increasing US emissions standards, a custom
designed stainless steel Exhaust
header and Bendix electronic fuel injection with pulse-time manifold
injection, four injector valves, an electronic control unit (ECU), five
independent sensors and two fuel pumps were installed. Thanks to this
revolutionary engine, the Vega was the first Chevrolet car to feature
electronic fuel injection which warranted an HEI distributor for increased
spark and a heavy duty radiator for increased cooling.
At the bottom of this sophisticated Chevrolet, an original Saginaw 4-speed
manual transmission, which wears a correct 338835 casting number and a
correct 15U240392 partial VIN, sends power to an original 10 bolt rear end
that's packed full of stout 3.73 gears. Holding that sports car drivetrain
off the ground is an original F41 heavy duty suspension which includes a
'torque arm' rear end for optimum rear axle power control, larger rear
stabilizer bars, Vega GT springs and shocks, provisions for the Vega's
"fast Steer" option and front disc brakes. At the center of the car, an
original single pipe Exhaust system
snakes spent gases along the floorpan to a factory replacement muffler
which barks an exotic four cylinder growl through two polished stainless
tips. And at the corners of the car, 13 inch British-made, gold-painted
cast aluminum wheels spin correct BR70-13 Goodyear Custom Steelgard Radials
around chrome lug nuts and satin finished Chevrolet center caps.
Take a look inside this pristine Cosworth Vega and you'll find the typical
all business/no compromises black interior that these cars have built a
reputation for. The custom bucket seats, which are completely fresh and
display no signs of wear at all, nicely complement a 100% straight and
crack-free dash. Inside that dash, an engine-turned gold bezel houses a
Cosworth exclusive 8,000 RPM tachometer between a 120 MPH speedometer,
gauges for the engines vitals and a gold-plated plaque which is branded
with the cars 1094 build sequence number. Below those gauges, a correct
radio delete sits next to the cars original heater/defroster; and in front
of those gauges, a familiar black steering wheel is centered behind a blue
Cosworth Vega horn button emblem. At the floor, the booted shifter for the
Borg Warner T10 transmission springs up from like-new black carpet which is
protected by color-keyed floor mats. And at the roof, the cars original
mouse fur headliner stretches tightly around vinyl sun visors and a bright
courtesy lamp. The door panels, which look as good as new, are decorated
with attractive stainless trim and chrome handles for both the doors and
windows. And the hatch, which is lined with the same black carpet as the
floor boards, appears to have never been used.
If you're a serious collector who's been searching for something rare and
unique, here's your opportunity to own one of the nicest and most
underappreciated cars on the planet! Call, click or visit
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77 vega 350 v8 for sale fast and furious
1977 chevy vega .
Solid southern car from Tennessee, I have the Tennessee title!! Its been
kept in a garage never driven since its in ny and .never seen snow or
salt.!virtualy rust free it has a 1970s 350 v8 and turbo 350 trans that was installed in Tennessee,
runs good and drives!! It has new wheels and tires.I bought it from a guy
here on LI who had bought it on eBay and had it shipped from Tennessee he
never registered it.He had plans of restoring it with his son but never had
the time. I bought it from him,drove it home put it in the garage where it
has sat for 2 years.My plan for the car was to make it into a dragster! You
never see one of these on the road but if ya go to the track there all over
the place!Vegas are very light you can fit any motor in them an abundance
of hi- performance parts are still available (fiberglass hoods,motor
mounts,frontend parts,v8 springs,rollcage rearend parts oil
pan,headers.ect.ect) through jegs or any online parts house. If you google
chevy vega youll see,also search youtube for hundreds of videos of vegas
in action!!thats what I did and I was hooked!! But Im sorry to say I have
gotten sidetracked by many other projects (a Honda) and need to pass this
one on to someone that will give the car the tlc it needs.
Being from Tennesse the car seems to have been worked on by a hillbilly,To
drive it the way it is it will need some finishing.(proper motor mounts,v8
springs,and an electric fan)The car has some cosmetic issues a few dings,a
small dent behind the rear fender well and some small dents in the hood
probably caused by a broken motor mount..
The car seems to have been re painted sometime during its lifetime it
mostly looks good but in some spots
the paint appears to have peeled and hillbilly painted over the areas with
spray paintspray paint is also evident in the interior with some overspray
on the windows.But overall not that bad,nothing that cant be fixed!!
1976 Pro Street Chevy Vega
Pro street vega I'm building: 14 point cage, narrowed ford 9 inch rear
end, sbc 350 with comp cams Big Mutha Thumpr cam, noisy gear drive, etc etc
1971 Chevy Vega GT "Jega"
A 1971 Chevy Vega GT built for Jegs Performance... The "LSX 454" under the
hood is just the frosting on the cake of this very nicely built Race
Car...I was able to catch up with the Car at the Detroit AutoRama
2013...Make sure you follow me so that you don't miss any of the other
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just painted the car and backed it out of the garage for a look see
Hurst Lightning Rods Triple Shifter Operation - 1984 Hurst/Olds
Just a quick take on the basic operation of a triple shifter. I got my
thoughts mixed up explaining the shifting sequence(s), but hopefully it
makes sense. At the time the car was produced "Hurst Lightning Rods"
shifter package was presented exclusively in the 83' & 84' Hurst/Olds;
however they can be retro fitted to other vehicles. I also did a rolling
start (30mph) to 85+, and then a 0-60.