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Smokey Yunick

Hot Rod Magazine Dynos Smokey Yunick's 1963 Chevy 427 Mystery Motor
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Hot Rod Magazine recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of the big block Chevrolet Mark IV engine with a world-exclusive dyno test of one of the 427 Mystery Motors built by Smokey Yunick.

The 427 Mark II Mystery Motor isn’t actually part of the legendary Mark IV family, which debuted in 1965, but you can definitely consider it the missing link between the 348/409 and big-block Chevy engine families since it has characteristics from both.

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Mecum to Auction 1957 Smokey Yunick Corvette Racer at Indy Spring Classic

If you’re looking for something to do with your Mega Millions winnings, we recommend heading to Mecum’s Spring Classic Auction coming up in May. There they will be offering this 1957 racer which was the first car to use Rochester Fuel injection backed by a 4-speed transmission.

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