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Re: 1976 G10 shorty
Charlie99909 #799199 December 02nd 2022 9:23 am
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Originally Posted by Charlie99909
Very nice. You’re gonna have a great summer with that rig.

Spring cannot come soon enough!


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Re: 1976 G10 shorty
MAN OF VINTAGE #799200 December 02nd 2022 11:04 am
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Quite the collection of Chevy Shorties

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Re: 1976 G10 shorty
MAN OF VINTAGE #799205 December 02nd 2022 12:46 pm
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It certainly is. Nice van Man! '76 was a good year for the 350 SBC
Welcome to the Site!
I feel so much better now. Thanks!

My insurance agent said She's going to drop by and drop of my new insurance booklet. I told her She can't miss it, just to look for the Van museum... grin

Long live the Smallblock Chevy!!!


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Re: 1976 G10 shorty
MAN OF VINTAGE #799217 December 02nd 2022 7:10 pm
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Sweet!


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Re: 1976 G10 shorty
MAN OF VINTAGE #800012 December 23rd 2022 11:48 am
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Cool find


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Re: 1976 G10 shorty
MAN OF VINTAGE #800768 January 19th 2023 4:58 pm
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Rain > Snow - I'm enjoying this mild Midwest winter.
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MAN OF VINTAGE #800774 January 19th 2023 9:34 pm
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Some way cool Chevy vans, Man! Nice shorty you have.

I should probably go ahead and mount my winter tires to keep the mild winter steak going. But we really need at least a lot more rain. A LOT More rain. Down here in the Dirt. LOL! Happy New Year!


"Who New? Blue"
1990 Chevy G30 454 EXT
Church Van, maternity division

"DogVan"
1988 Dodge B250

"Cabin Cruiser"
'94 Dodge B350 www.xplorermotorhome.com/
Xplorer MH model 230 230 hp MPI 360 LA Wedgy OD auto

Old vans are getting pricey!
Re: 1976 G10 shorty
Wedgy #800780 January 20th 2023 9:07 am
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Originally Posted by Wedgy
'76 was a good year for the 350 SBC


Curiosity, what is different about the 76 LS9 over the other years?


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NEmery #800788 January 20th 2023 11:39 am
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GM/Chevy guy for 50 years.

My work had bought 2 new Chevy C10 LB work trucks. Both 350's. a 1976, and a new 1977 when I started doing service. The '76 was a straight up Beast. My '77 was smooth and tame by comparison. Night and Day difference.

So. Lets talk Chevy V8 engines!
Chevy truck/van motors can be sourced from Detroit, or Tonawanda New York. I think they built the SBC there in NY too. I know Chevy built BBC motors came from both plants in the Vans. Beginning in 1990. Are they better engines? Tonawanda seems to believe so, as per their BBC valve cover badging. As per Chevy SS 454 pickup.

Canadian built BBC Vans, 1st digit VIn # 2. Big Block 7.4/454 motors came from Tonawanda. IDK if all the other SBC Canadian built units had Tonawanda motors.
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"Who New? Blue"
1990 Chevy G30 454 EXT
Church Van, maternity division

"DogVan"
1988 Dodge B250

"Cabin Cruiser"
'94 Dodge B350 www.xplorermotorhome.com/
Xplorer MH model 230 230 hp MPI 360 LA Wedgy OD auto

Old vans are getting pricey!
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