One Bad Big Block Vette!

1966 Corvette

When Bill Daly brought us his Vette a few years back we re-vamped his drive train with a NOS-powered small-block. Eventually, though, he decided he needed more power and scratched that itch by dropping a 572 ci Big Block under the hood. The problem was that the hood would no longer close with that monster under it (at least not with the air cleaner installed).

1966 Vette hood.

To remedy that situation he brought the car back to us so we could modify the hood and let that monster motor breath right.

1966 Vette hood modification-1

Dave Anderson, our fiberglass wizard, dove into the project and in a few weeks had the job done to perfection.

1966 Vette hood modification-2 1966 Vette hood modification-3

1966 Vette 1966 Vette, hood raised.

1966 Vette with 572 big block

It's all about the cubic inches! NOS is nice, but there is not substitute for raw displacement horsepower.

1966 Vette

1966 Vette

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