Tag Archives: 1.6L engine

Chevette Update 4: Rollin’!

You know a car kit is coming together well when you get the engine in and the wheels on! The Chevette is making good progress now. It’s funny just how well the engine fits into the chassis; the transmission really seems to join up to the drive shaft and everything seems to be pretty well […]

Chevette Update 3: Foundations of Power (?)

Anyone can tell you that it takes a lot more than awkward looks and a rough ride to truly make a loser car loveable! One of the big things (well, okay, SMALL things) that plagued the North American automobile market in the 1973-1987 period (the Dark Ages) was pathetically weak engines. Coming out of an […]