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What dealerships or 3rd party tuners were doing conversions to 427 or 454 power in this timeframe?

I've started a list, but feel free to add to it and post pics.

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Bill Thomas (1 confirmed)

Were there any Dana or Berger 427/454 converted cars in this timeframe? Also, I know Nickey built 454 cars until 73 and Motion until 72. Were others?

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I believe Berger was involved..

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I seem to remember a low mile 73 or so nova here on this site that was a not so well known dealer conversion to a 454..L-88 maybe? I seem to remember a Tony owning it or recently buying it? Anyone?
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Docs, Ads or photos to prove Dana and Berger were converting Novas beyond their factory 396 power plants?
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Of course, Fred Gibb was a conduit to the Harrell shop for some of the conversions...not sure if the dealership did other upgrades. But they were certainly part of the process.

Courtesy Chevrolet was also a player back then....and of course there many dealers who were part of the Yenko, Gibb and Motion networks. Byrne Bros Chevy in White Plains, NY was well known for hi-perf cars and parts.

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Grabiak Chevrolet in New Alexandria was to have converted at least one 69 Cortez Silver 396 to a 427...
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http://www.superchevy.com/features/s...er-454-camaro/

According to this article Berger did a single 1970 454 Camaro conversion
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1969 "Fast Track" L88 Nova SS


http://www.hotrod.com/articles/1969-...va-fast-track/



https://www.mecum.com/lots/SC0517-28...rolet-nova-ss/

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