I've always thought this setup was cool. I had it on my 58 Impala ( 348 with 3-2's ). I have found a manifold that I am tempted to buy and put on my 69 for something different. What did they come on? Will it work?
Don't think a small block ever came with three deuces. GTOs, big blocks, Mopars, 406 Fords, etc. had them. Not the best setup for performance these days and I guess they are a tuning nightmare. Still, I think they are great and nothing else looks that good under the hood. If you like to tinker and can find the parts, I'd say go for it. Sound great at wide open throttle.
I had a cousin back in 66 that had a 55 Chevy with a 283 that had 3 dueces on it. Supposedly it was a Corvette motor (don't know what year). It ran like it. It was one of the baddest small blocks I've ever been in.
Sometimes the only difference between the Corvette and standard Chevy engine was the valve covers, sometimes not even that in later years. Having a "Corvette engine" sounds good though, and if it runs good, no harm done I think.
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