Checking Run-Out On R3 Avanti Engine

Every factory engine and transmission is aligned and dowel pinned at the factory.  The dowel pins were missing from the previous engine work – approximately 20+ years ago.  I checked the  alignment and used oversize pins to hold the center line of […]

Avanti R3 Engine – Dyno Report!!

Initial dyno engine readings = 377 HP  – with the wrong carb. Second dyno output = 394 hp on 93 octane pump gas with moded Edelbrock AVS. 404 hp with 122 octane racing fuel. Reading 7 lbs boost at manifold (after carb). Which […]

R3 Avanti in Paint

Pearly Aqua Girl(pearl enhanced Stude factory color)

Vacation Time and Car Finds!!

While tooling around the panhandle of Florida – enjoying the local scenery, our motorhead/car stuff radar went off.  Look at this ‘in progress’ novelty.  We found it sitting in the open doored garage of a gear-geek.   We were tickled to make a […]

Original R3 Forged True Pistons – Do You Want These?

Forged True I have some excellent pistons from an R3 that Im going to offer here before I put them on Ebay.  The engine was rebuilt and then sat unused for 20+ years and rust set in on the cylinder […]

Avanti R3 – Restoration Progress

R3 Avanti Engine and Blower – Work Progress Pictures

Nimesh Solanki in Duluth GA is rebuilding the R3 engine.  He specializes in building high performance engines.  http://www.solankiperformance.com/index.html Before with Machined Crank New Studs Cleaned, Honed, Painted Machined Out Blower Cover on Left Top Curve Over Fins on aftermarket impeller […]

SDC – 42nd SouthEast Zone Meet – Highlights

Sunshine day in Georgia – perfect for a car show.  Thanks to the North Georgia Chapter of the SDC for doing such an excellent job of organizing the Stude show and zone meet.  35 Land Cruiser – Best of Class (Rare- […]

Avanti R3 Restoration – Update

New wheel bearings (repainted white/green original factory markings on spring).    New Rear Brakes   Rebuilt power steering – center privot needle bearingwith rebuilt/resealed power cylinder. In-line gas tank drain as per original factory spec’s. Note: new stainless line clamps […]

Avanti R3 Restoration – Update

New wheel bearings (repainted white/green original factory markings on spring).    New Rear Brakes   Rebuilt power steering – center privot needle bearingwith rebuilt/resealed power cylinder. In-line gas tank drain as per original factory spec’s. Note: new stainless line clamps […]

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