Chevrolet 261 Jobmaster

269 cid
4.4 L
4400 cc
9.0:1 cr

1962 block with 848 milled head, .060 cast pistons, 254/264 duration cam grind.
McGurk intake with matched NOS 1948 Stromberg bxov-2 carbs.
Original fenton headers with heat riser.
Cast aluminum valve & side covers and air filter covers.
261 dual action fuel pump with glass bowl filter.
Spin-on full flow and Frantz bypass oil filters.
K&N Air filters.
Stock bypass thermostat housing.
Pertronix Ignitor, HV coil and solid core wires.
1947 Sun RPM sender & gauge

Frank Hutchison-The Chevrolet Six
Recorded on July 9, 1929 in New York City.

An ode to the Chevy the escape vehicle of choice for moonshiners escaping from revenue agents.

Frank McGurk's Article about rodding the 261, from May 1955 Hot Rod magazine

I made these graphs to illustrate the dyno tests in the article.

Unloading after machine shop


Spin-on oil filter lines
(final version - custom made hydraulic hoses and fittings)

Frantz bypass filter and custom made hydraulic hoses and fittings

with polished McGurk Intake

Another unpolished McGurk intake after cleaning


1948 Chevrolet Fleetmaster Coupe

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1952 Chevrolet Truck

Early Chevrolet Techtips