|Username||Post: 1957 Nomad|
"14th Year" Platinum Supporting Member
11-19-19 08:35 PM - Post#2780564
‘57 Chevy Nomad Info;
Previous owner was Thadd McNamarra a CT member.
Seller is his Son, health forces sale.
Engine: Early 454 block, probably a 72-3 truck. Pistons: .030 over TRW 10:1
Forged Crank and Rods: Complete Eagle set, standard rod journals, .010 undersized crank, Clevite bearings. high performance Oil Pump: Mellings Big Block Corvette with welded pick up, ARP pump drive shaft.
Timing set: Cloyes Hi-Po Corvette Cam: Chevrolet “off road” Duration @ .050= Intake 224°, Exhaust 234°. Lift Intake= .528, Exhaust = .553. Lobe Center= 110 °. Cam is listed as an “EngineTech ES1139R”
Heads: Factory #049, professionally ported and polished by Villacres Bros at El Inca Racing Cams in Los Angeles
Rocker arms and push rods; Corvette 1.7:1 ratio
Intake: Edelbrock Performer RPM
Carb: Edelbrock 750
Distributor: Mallory Uni-Lite (pick up =Mallory# 605). Curve. Total advance 19 °all in by 2700RPM.
Ignition Box: Crane Hi-6.
Coil: Crane LX92
Plug wires= MSD 8mm
Radiator: US Radiator Crossflow aluminum Weiand aluminum
Fans: Spal set to come on @ 195°,off @ 175°.
Starter: Hitachi HiPo Corvette
Headers: Sanderson block huggers
Converter: Hughes 3000 RPM stall speed. Electric lock-up controlled by dash switch
Trans: BowTie Overdrives 200r4
Rear end: Narrowed 57 Pontiac (58”). Currently has a 3.08 open rear, comes with a 3.43:1 Lockup third member and 35 spline axles
Climate Control: Vintage Air
Wheels: American Racing Hopsters
Tires: Front-Hercules RoadTour 655 M+S 205/60R15s;
Rear-Hercules H/P 4000 M+S P275/60R15s
Sellers contact Number 707 718 5413
"12th Year" Gold Supporting Member
11-22-19 09:30 PM - Post#2780797
Thadd was a member of our Solano Classic Car Club. I haven't seen him all year, but I didn't know why. The car was built by his dad. I believe there are some custom touches to the car. Nice car. Hope he is doing better.