The Grinch T and me

Hey guys!

First off id like to both thank you for letting me into the community and apologize in advance for the stupid questions and even stupider ideas I’m probably going to throw at you!

I’m 32 and from Illinois. About an hour south of Chicago. In high school I had a 409/4 speed powered 64 C10 as my daily and kick myself in the ass everyday for ever selling it. That being said, I’ve been obsessed with the W motor ever since. I also build model cars and I’d say 90% have the W! Haha

My current 1:1 scale project is a 27
T coupe which is very early 60s competition inspired. I’ve picked up a mostly complete 59 348 which I hope to build into a stroker. Extreme motor set back, Edelbrock staggered 4x2 and 94s, finned everything, 63 t10 and a 59 9 inch with 4.11s. It’ll be pistachio and emerald green and my 6 year old has dubbed it The Grinch “because it looks grumpy and heartless.”

All that being said, I hope you guys enjoy seeing it as much as I am enjoying collecting parts and building it. I know I’ve come to the right place and can’t wait to get going on the motor.



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The heads are coming, but there be no water pump! Going to be running an in-line bilge pump to the radiator in the trunk.
Do you know what the GPM of that bilge pump is, I think you need something in the 35-40 GPM range. Also where will you mount the bilge pump, most pumps are better pushers than suckers.

Don Jacks

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Davies Water Pumps makes several electric pumps that will provide plenty of water to that engine as well as temp controllers.As long as he provides plenty of air flow across the radiator he'll be fine.
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