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  1. chadrick72
    Aug 22nd, 16 5:59 PM - permalink
    chadrick72
    Can you help with a vin number for engine size or do i need the block numbers?
    136371B138359
  2. my67conv
    Apr 12th, 16 3:41 PM - permalink
    my67conv
    Hi my name is Mike, I am new to the site. I just purchased a 70 SS with 454. I want to change the oil and noticed you used 0/40, do you still use it, and do you recommend I should?


    Thanks in advance.




    Mike
  3. rick
    May 5th, 11 11:16 PM - permalink
    rick
    Thanx for replying to my tailgate trim posting. I'll use the repro piece I have & continue to look for a restorable original.
  4. ElectronicsGuru
    Aug 9th, 10 9:32 PM - permalink
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    Jul 29th, 09, 10:58 AM
    1971ss454Elco
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    Marc
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    Re: Replace Elky Shocks
    Use Chevelle shocks like he said. Since mine was a rarer than most 454 Elco and had many options I elected to try and restore the brass air lines/fittings and spent major dollars on EBAY for a NOS set of "pleasure lift/superlift" airshocks. Elcos came with factory airshocks so whatever you do please PM me if you decide to go standard shocks in the back. I would like to have the factory brass lines/fittings off yours if their not cut or bent.
    Last edited by 1971ss454Elco; Jul 29th, 09 at 2:43 PM.


    still looking for factory fittings and lines? ive switched to regular and have mine just zip tied under the car, useless to me, just didnt feel like removing them yet, but i dont see myself ever using air shocks again so yea, lemme know.
  5. all years
    Nov 23rd, 08 2:42 PM - permalink
    all years
    If you are not in a rush I should be able to find you one.If you do not hear from me in about a week send me a reminder. Glad to help, John

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