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Tim, When the business first moved to Vancouver, Wa, after Marv Ripes sold it, they were in a really small, beat up, metal clad, building (I imagine everything was CRAMMED into it, and probably hard to find; maybe that’s why they did’t find them for you). They have since moved into a much LARGER and NICER building (sixteen skylights electricity experiments for high school on the roof to give you an idea!), and have purchased a LOT of new equipment and machinery. The fully machined aluminum torque converters they’re making look like jewelry. Anyway, after I read the Hydrophobia ad this Monday morning, I got online, and then gave A-1 a call. Talked to the receptionist, who transferred me to Alan/Allen, and asked him about those bellhousings. He did’t know if they still had any gas utility, but he took my phone number, said he’d go look, and call me back in a FEW minutes. After an HOUR long wait, he finally called back; he found the ONLY TWO LEFT, and wanted to know if I wanted ONE. NO , I want BOTH of them; they’re on the way as of this Monday afternoon. Now, if you’ll go to their Facebook page, scroll down to a photo of a Powerglide standing on it’s tail as a display at a trade show (with a heavy looking guy in the background), you’ll see ANOTHER, only polished bellhousing WITH the side mounts. So, they do have ONE more left, IF they’ll even part with their display, especially since I’m sure they had to pay someone to polish it. I thought I was done building Powerglides; looks like that is’t the case! I am Butch/56sedandelivery.

Old Chevy Luver, Back in the Junior Stock gas national average 2009 era, an aluminum Powerglide could’t be used in a Tri-Five due to the rules; I imagine they made the aftermarket bellhousing for use in Super Stock originally. That’s just a guess on my part however. I’ve been kicking around the idea of turning my 56 Sedan Delivery into a Bracket Car, but those bellhousings would probably be legal now since NHRA has again allowed some of the older cars back into Stock. They (NHRA) are also allowing the Tri-Five cars to use 3 speed automatics in Stock; who knows why. I could see a 3 speed automatic in a 57, due to the optional Turboglide offered that year. Basically, the Turboglide torque converter made it a 3 speed, even though there was no actual shift that occurred with them. I am Butch/56sedandelivery.

Tim, When the business first moved to Vancouver, Wa, after Marv Ripes sold it, they were in a really small, beat up, metal clad, building (I imagine everything was CRAMMED into it, and gas weed strain probably hard to find; maybe that’s why they did’t find them for you). They have since moved into a much LARGER and NICER building (sixteen skylights on the roof to give you an idea!), and have purchased a LOT of new equipment and machinery. The fully machined aluminum torque converters they’re making look like jewelry. Anyway, after I read the Hydrophobia ad this Monday morning, I got online, and then gave A-1 a call. Talked to the receptionist, who transferred me to Alan/Allen, and asked him about those bellhousings. He did’t know if they still had any, but he took my phone number, said he’d go look, and call me back in a FEW minutes. After an HOUR long wait, he finally called back; he found the ONLY TWO LEFT, and wanted to know if I wanted ONE. NO , I want BOTH of them; they’re on the way as of this Monday afternoon. Now, if you’ll go to their Facebook page, scroll down to a photo of a Powerglide standing on it’s tail as a display at a trade show (with a heavy looking guy in the background), you’ll see ANOTHER, only polished bellhousing WITH the side mounts electricity labs high school. So, they do have ONE more left, IF they’ll even part with their display, especially since I’m sure they had to pay someone to polish it. I thought I was done building Powerglides; looks like that is’t the case! I am Butch/56sedandelivery.

Old Chevy Luver, Back in the Junior Stock era, an aluminum Powerglide could’t be used in a Tri-Five due to the rules; I imagine they made the aftermarket bellhousing for use in Super Stock originally. That’s just a guess on my part electricity usage by state however. I’ve been kicking around the idea of turning my 56 Sedan Delivery into a Bracket Car, but those bellhousings would probably be legal now since NHRA has again allowed some of the older cars back into Stock. They (NHRA) are also allowing the Tri-Five cars to use 3 speed automatics in Stock; who knows why. I could see a 3 speed automatic in a 57, due to the optional Turboglide offered that year. Basically, the Turboglide torque converter made it a 3 speed, even though there was no actual shift that occurred with them. I am Butch/56sedandelivery.

Tim, When the business first moved to Vancouver, Wa, after Marv Ripes sold it, they were in a really small, beat up, metal gas density units clad, building (I imagine everything was CRAMMED into it, and probably hard to find; maybe that’s why they did’t find them for you). They have since moved into a much LARGER and NICER building (sixteen skylights on the roof to give you an idea!), and have purchased a LOT of new equipment and machinery. The fully machined aluminum torque converters they’re making look like jewelry. Anyway, after I read the Hydrophobia ad this Monday morning, I got online, and then gave A-1 a call. Talked to the receptionist, who transferred me to Alan/Allen, and asked him about those bellhousings. He did’t know if they still had any, but he took my phone number, said he’d go look, and call me back in a FEW minutes. After an HOUR gasbuddy near me long wait, he finally called back; he found the ONLY TWO LEFT, and wanted to know if I wanted ONE. NO , I want BOTH of them; they’re on the way as of this Monday afternoon. Now, if you’ll go to their Facebook page, scroll down to a photo of a Powerglide standing on it’s tail as a display at a trade show (with a heavy looking guy in the background), you’ll see ANOTHER, only polished bellhousing WITH the side mounts. So, they do have ONE more left, IF they’ll even part with their display, especially since I’m sure they had to pay someone to polish it. I thought I was done building Powerglides; looks like that is’t the case gas leak explosion! I am Butch/56sedandelivery.

Old Chevy Luver, Back in the Junior Stock era, an aluminum Powerglide could’t be used in a Tri-Five due to the rules; I imagine they made the aftermarket bellhousing for use in Super Stock originally. That’s just a guess on my part however. I’ve been kicking around the idea of turning my 56 Sedan Delivery into a Bracket Car, but those bellhousings would probably be legal now since NHRA has again allowed some of the older cars back into Stock. They (NHRA) are also allowing the Tri-Five cars to use 3 speed automatics in Stock; who knows why. I could see a 3 speed automatic in a 57, due to the optional Turboglide offered that year. Basically, the Turboglide torque converter made it a 3 speed, even though there was no actual shift that occurred with them. I am Butch/56sedandelivery.

All the Tri-Five Chevrolet vendors sell an aftermarket, mid-mount/bellhousing mount kit to use more modern automatics. But, in order to use an aluminum Powerglide with those, the machining process ears on either side of the stock bellhousing need to be cut off so they will fit. That’s a lot cheaper gas news australia way of doing it than the A-1 bellhousing, and less work. It looks a little cheap/cluttered to me however; the gas in oil car kit I bought years ago, I then sold for that very reason. The A-1 bellhousing looks better, but is a little more work, since the stock bellhousing on an aluminum Powerglide has to be completely removed/cut off. The A-1 bellhousing is then bolted to the front pump bolts, just like the SFI certified bellhousings on race automatics is bolted on/attached. I’ll admit, I do have some reservations about the aluminum transmissions just hanging out there, like the stock cast iron Powerglides and manual transmissions did; I’d probably add a rear crossmember/transmission mount just as additional support. But, would that be legal to do in the current Stock rules? Side mounting the engine, and using a rear transmission mount/crossmember, would be the best way, but the 55-57 blocks have no provision for sidemounting power outage houston zip code those engines. And, would doing that be legal? Decisions, decisions. I am Butch/56sedandelivery.

All the Tri-Five Chevrolet vendors sell an aftermarket, mid-mount/bellhousing mount kit to use more modern automatics. But, in order to use an aluminum Powerglide with those, the machining process ears on either side of the stock bellhousing need to be cut off so they will fit. That’s a lot cheaper way of doing it than the A-1 bellhousing, and less work. It looks a little cheap/cluttered to me however; the kit I bought years ago, I then sold for that very reason. The A-1 bellhousing looks better, but is a little more work, since the stock bellhousing on an aluminum Powerglide has to be completely removed/cut off. The A-1 bellhousing is then bolted to the front pump bolts, just what are the 4 gas giants in the solar system like the SFI certified bellhousings on race automatics is bolted on/attached. I’ll admit, I do have some reservations about the aluminum transmissions just hanging out there, like the stock cast iron Powerglides and manual transmissions did; I’d probably add a rear crossmember/transmission mount just as additional support. But, would that be legal to do in the current Stock rules? Side mounting the engine, and using a rear transmission mount/crossmember, would be the best way, but the 55-57 blocks have no provision for sidemounting those engines. And, would doing that be legal? Decisions, decisions. I am Butch/56sedandelivery.