Robert Emerson

Robert Emerson

starting at 11 Years of age I started working with my dad on vehicles and by the time I was 13 I was pulling small block Chevys and Studebaker engines and working on cars of dads friends and co workers at Chrysler plant in Newark Delaware. By the time I was 16 I had my own Vehicle which was a 1971 Ford Torino with a Ford 302 stock under the hood to which i actually drove till it rusted apart. My Next vehicle was a 1976 Pontiac Sunbird which had went through Three incarnations the first was stock It Consisted of a 151 Cid 4 Cyl With a Holly 2 Barrell Carb and a Saginaw 4 Speed Manual Transmission connected to a Baby GM 10 Bolt with 3/73 Gears the Second incarnation of this Vehicle I installed an odd fire 3.8L 231 Buick V-6 with a Borg & Warner 5-Speed Manual Transmission to which i ran for several years and then decided to raise the Anty so now the Third Incarnation I went with a Chevy 305 Small Block with an offenhouser 360 degree Dual Port intake manifold Chromed out and Stainless braided hoses and plug wires the engine was connected to a Chevy Turbo 350 Transmission and last but not the least it was connected to a GM 10 Bolt Posi Rear with 4-11 Gearing This was my Baby for many years till the Uni Body finally gave up Along with wokring on cars and Building these hot rods I have also worked at local auto parts stores being a Counterman and also getting the reputation as the go to guy for Performance parts and hard to find Grey market parts for high end automobiles.

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