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12-16-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,864
Posted By 7t9l82

Go look at that boat anchor l82 intake and a...

Go look at that boat anchor l82 intake and a performer the only similarity is rhe distributor hole and it's aluminum.
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12-15-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,864
Posted By 7t9l82

i will make a couple observations purely for what...

i will make a couple observations purely for what its worth, meaning nothing lol. somebody said their cam sounded like a solid lifter? whats wrong with that, I'm seriously thinking of going to a...
11-01-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,621
Posted By 7t9l82

I'm of the opinion the valve and seat would cut...

I'm of the opinion the valve and seat would cut the tube in pieces eventually.
many years ago we had just freshened up a pro stock engine and had put it back in the car somehow one of us (I'm sure...
11-01-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By 7t9l82

Oh crap! I'm sorry to hear that, they were very...

Oh crap! I'm sorry to hear that, they were very good people and went the extra mile for me many times. I hope this is a temporary situation . If anyone knows more pass it on.
I have the 550 springs...
10-05-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 882
Posted By 7t9l82

I have an RPM air gap with a dropped base air...

I have an RPM air gap with a dropped base air cleaner and it fits fine
An aftermarket intake won't hurt a thing and will normally help a bit.
Forum: C3 General
09-26-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 128,014
Posted By 7t9l82

I'd say it was worth while too. It's a difficult...

I'd say it was worth while too. It's a difficult thing to get right as the car has so many fifdiffer angles involved.
But I think you nailed it.
08-29-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,868
Posted By 7t9l82

I think there will always be people going to...

I think there will always be people going to extreme limits the way they build a car.
I may add fuel injection at some point but I've given up on doing an overdrive transmission. I have about 400...
08-06-2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 728
Posted By 7t9l82

Why would a 750 vacuum secondary holley be too...

Why would a 750 vacuum secondary holley be too big and a 750 cfm quadrajet isn't,? That Holley guideline is a total joke.
07-21-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,246
Posted By 7t9l82

Two words, Daniel Stern. I wired mine up as he...

Two words, Daniel Stern. I wired mine up as he recommended and the results are unbelievable.
07-05-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,241
Posted By 7t9l82

Richie zul is in your neck of the woods,I'd call...

Richie zul is in your neck of the woods,I'd call him and ask if he would look em over for you.another really good guy would be "General" Lee Edwards.but he's in virginia.and also in virginia is...
06-16-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 48,388
Posted By 7t9l82

Best looking car in the picture, hands down.

Best looking car in the picture, hands down.
06-03-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,268
Posted By 7t9l82

Trick flow make an aluminum head that looks like...

Trick flow make an aluminum head that looks like the old double hump heads,a coat of paint and few would tell the difference. Any aftermarket modern head will substantially out perform the originals....
04-08-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 766
Posted By 7t9l82

Where do people come up with this stuff? If...

Where do people come up with this stuff? If everything is in good condition 450 hp is no issue for these cars. They did build them with L-88 's you know.
04-05-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 24,350
Posted By 7t9l82

Bless you! I'm sticking with my 15 in setup. I...

Bless you! I'm sticking with my 15 in setup. I have the nitto drag radials on mine and they handle just fine.
04-01-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,319
Posted By 7t9l82

If the rear valance is filled in there is no way...

If the rear valance is filled in there is no way I'd cut it back open.. you can get factory style pipes that are quieter. And there are fiberglass covers that can be painted. Some places can even put...
03-29-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By 7t9l82

Email Lars for his tuning papers and follow them...

Email Lars for his tuning papers and follow them to the letter. That L-82 will run better than it ever did from the factory.
03-23-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 854
Posted By 7t9l82

I have the QA1 non adjustable, they custom valved...

I have the QA1 non adjustable, they custom valved them for my car and they are fabulous. I couldn't be happier.
01-03-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,777
Posted By 7t9l82

Take a ride in a 400 h.p c3 Corvette then come...

Take a ride in a 400 h.p c3 Corvette then come back and readress your request.
I run drag radials on mine and it still has traction issues.
01-03-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,704
Posted By 7t9l82

No they can be put on upside down. The picture...

No they can be put on upside down. The picture looks correct.
I'd use o rings but use what you like. The seal in the picture looks twisted and there is crud on the spring . your going to have to...
11-26-2017, 09:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 451
Posted By 7t9l82

Pvc pipe with s screw in plug on one end always...

Pvc pipe with s screw in plug on one end always worked for me.
I have an old friend that had a very successful speed shop in the 60's that closed in the early 70's and last I heard he still had...
11-02-2017, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 696
Posted By 7t9l82

That picture with the Chevy performance covers...

That picture with the Chevy performance covers has a hydraboost system. You may get by with a smaller brake booster
10-09-2017, 09:34 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,907
Posted By 7t9l82

An L-88 that early should have closed chamber...

An L-88 that early should have closed chamber heads. We used to mill piston tops all the time years ago. I think your on the right path. I knew alot of 11-1 427 engines with that Cam and they ran...
10-09-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Posted By 7t9l82

Yep I agree with Terry 82. Who cares, throw it in...

Yep I agree with Terry 82. Who cares, throw it in the garbage where it belongs. None of the cars that came with that suitcase full of marbles are worth keeping it on there. If you need a converter...
08-25-2017, 08:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,620
Posted By 7t9l82

It looks like the slot in the heads the pushrods...

It looks like the slot in the heads the pushrods go through may be a bit tight but I can't tell. I do agree better pushrods should be on your short list. Do you have 1.6 rockers?
Forum: C3 General
08-18-2017, 10:25 PM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 128,014
Posted By 7t9l82

My gosh that's fantastic progress ! You need to...

My gosh that's fantastic progress ! You need to get a picture of you next to it your a real inspiration! Keep up the great work!
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