1976 Chevy Corvette - Going Wide

This Greenwood Daytona Pays Tribute To Its Race-Bred Forebears

Andy Rumford Oct 21, 2009 0 Comment(s)
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The following is a full description of the changes I've made to the Daytona:
• 383 stroker engine, built to spec (540 hp/500 lb-ft)
• Weiand 6-71 Street Blower with manual boost control (12 psi)
• Polyurethane engine and transmission mounts
• Custom black-matte hoodscoop
• Engine-mounted gauge cluster (fuel pressure, boost)
• Dual Holley 750-cfm carburetors
• High-flow fuel-pressure regulator
• High-flow fuel pump
• Custom overdrive transmission
• Torque converter with 2,400-rpm stall speed
• Custom-ground Lunati camshaft
• Complete MSD ignition system
• Custom side exhaust
• Custom-cut harmonic balancer
• Shortened driveshaft
• Rear Mickey Thompson Street Radials (28-inch)
• Chrome power-brake booster and master cylinder
• DeWitt's aluminum radiator
• Bilstein gas shocks
• Glovebox signed by Lance Miller, Joe and John Greenwood, and Lyn St. James
• Frame-welded six-point rollcage, installed by Trappe Auto
• Vertical doors by Dream Car Customs
• Simpson racing harness

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Having been involved with the Corvette Club of Northern Delaware since 2003, our family has had the opportunity to attend many Corvette-related cruises, functions, and shows. Along the way, we've met hundreds of Corvette owners from across the country. We thoroughly enjoy the hobby and are continually pursuing ways to improve the car.

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In 2005, our Greenwood was chosen to be in the Chip's Choice display at Carlisle. Needless to say, it was quite an honor to be featured there only a year after the original racers occupied the same spot.

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