[200q20v] Re: Who Let the Dogs Out?
Lawrence C Leung
l.leung at juno.com
Thu Feb 22 14:39:24 EST 2001
Now all we have to do is wait for someone to wreck a Z06 near either of
you. 380/380 emissions legal, out of the box. Can't imagine what could be
found after a little massaging.
LL - NY - shimmed WG and totally envious :-)
On Thu, 22 Feb 2001 11:11:38 EST QSHIPQ at aol.com writes:
> Shhhh.... While closing up my shop late last night, I heard that
>familiar v8 gurgle and a flash of pearl black sneak out the door...
>Whoooops... Not again?!
>After absolutely munching #2 connecting rod at Road America Qclub
>year (overrev), Bob Dupree's LT1Q has been sleeping in my shop,
>to becoming der'parts car... As of yesterday, that has changed
>Bob put the latest LT1 motor into the 5ktq just before Steamboat, but
>wasn't quite ready for the trip (bogey time got us), so he took his
>urq. Yesterday, he cleaned up the last of the engine wiring,
>interior swap, added a killer off the shelf sound sytem (the 12in
>the ski bag hole works great), and cleaned up the trim and exterior.
>quarter crank of the flywheel to start that beast creates envy...
>Following the car along Lake Shore Drive last night, really made me
>ass off (or maybe it was holding out 4 fingers for 40mph, 5 for 50 :).
>crazier project has never eminated from my garage, and the sight and
>it brought back memories of Monterey: The German race car techs
>throttle with enormous grins; Ned wondering if the LT1 would fit in a
>body; Ingo & I driving comfortably for "hours" at more than double
>state speed limits, everyone waking up just to 'do' the entrance ramp
>A toast to Bob Dupree for patience, persistence and creatively
>to a really wild one-off application of the LT1 virtual concept.
>forward to the ride <again>! Bug bob for more recent pics, but the
>ones can be found at:
>"Please hold all children firmly by the hand and follow the yellow
>Disney tour paige
>Team LT1Q - vette powered '87 5ktq
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