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  1. Trying to figure out compression ratio

    Engine Topics
    I have a carbureted 1986 Corvette L98 350 in my 83 El Camino SS that I am looking to upgrade in the near future. I am blueprinting the upgrades and I am trying to figure out the current compression ratio to see if I need to fit pistons into the budget. The pistons in the engine are flat top...
  2. El Corvette or Camero ???

    Interior Restoration
    Among the many, MANY things I'm thinking about doing to my 72 is peppier engine and a custom interior of some sort. I've been looking at engines on Craigslist. A really nice engine can be had for $3,000 - $5,000. But is seems that I could get a wrecked Corvette or Camaro for the same price and...
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