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jim28607

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Baldwin L88 on CL
« on: September 17, 2016, 10:31:23 AM »
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Re: Baldwin L88 on CL
« Reply #1 on: September 17, 2016, 01:49:24 PM »
At 30K I think he's going to own that engine forever..

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Re: Baldwin L88 on CL
« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2016, 02:33:49 PM »
Or longer than forever, at that price.  :)

No proof in any of the pics to verify what he says it is.
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Re: Baldwin L88 on CL
« Reply #3 on: September 17, 2016, 02:37:58 PM »
So is that intake manifold gouged out to clear the carb secondary throttle plate?
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Re: Baldwin L88 on CL
« Reply #4 on: September 17, 2016, 02:55:01 PM »
Yes. Edelbrock ended up making a manifold with the notch already in it for the 3 bbl. when it was popular.
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Re: Baldwin L88 on CL
« Reply #5 on: September 17, 2016, 02:58:58 PM »
Yes, for the 3 barrel carb.  It's an old racers trick used until the open plenum intakes were more common (even for 4 barrel carbs). 

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Bryon / 1968 Camaro SS 396 coupe - now old school 468 big block
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Looking for 68 Camaro with body # NOR 181016

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Re: Baldwin L88 on CL
« Reply #6 on: September 17, 2016, 03:36:34 PM »
My 1967 Corvette has the original engine and it is a 351 block but is only a 390 hp did the 351 block have a lot of uses? thanks Darrell

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Re: Baldwin L88 on CL
« Reply #7 on: September 17, 2016, 03:56:28 PM »
The 3904351 block was used for Full Size Chevrolet (Impala), Corvette and Warranty/Service.  4 bolt main for 430 and 435 hp, and some Warranty/Service.
Bryon / 1968 Camaro SS 396 coupe - now old school 468 big block
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Re: Baldwin L88 on CL
« Reply #8 on: September 17, 2016, 06:21:58 PM »
Thanks Bryon, I thought the 351 block was a Corvette only block I learn something new on this site every day

 

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