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Yesterday, 08:32 PM
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Posted By 69427

You'll get great plug life with an HEI system....

You'll get great plug life with an HEI system. :thumbs: And, you won't get that increasing timing retard that points do as the rubbing block wears.
02-11-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,705
Posted By 69427

As I mentioned in post #2, we (GM's component...

As I mentioned in post #2, we (GM's component divisions and personnel) were all kicked to the curb by GM in 1999. After that AC-Delco morphed into a purchasing group, buying stuff from all over the...
02-06-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,705
Posted By 69427

You could, but you would need an ECM that has the...

You could, but you would need an ECM that has the capability of controlling the coil dwell current, and also some type of crankshaft position sensor to let the ECM know what RPM the engine is running...
02-06-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,736
Posted By 69427

I've tried watching that series, but, with the...

I've tried watching that series, but, with the exception of the quiet mature guy that runs the dyno, those other two goobers annoy the hell outta me. The Hot Rod guy has what, a journalism degree or...
01-26-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 837
Posted By 69427

The last time I weighed my car was at a truck...

The last time I weighed my car was at a truck stop. The scales are long and segmented, so the truckers can see how the weight is distributed amongst the axles. I just parked my cat straddling two...
01-25-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 464
Posted By 69427

Found an ancient picture from when I had the C3...

Found an ancient picture from when I had the C3 batwing on the car. The camber bracket is just a piece of steel channel, with some cutting to clear the exhaust, some fences to capture the adjustment...
01-25-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 464
Posted By 69427

I made a strut rod bracket several years ago...

I made a strut rod bracket several years ago similar to what Richard described. I've got a narrowed C4 suspension with a C4 batwing adapted to my C3 differential, so the camber bracket wasn't an...
01-13-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,468
Posted By 69427

Presently (until I find a lighter battery that...

Presently (until I find a lighter battery that makes $/# sense) I'm using a 16# 300 CCA/360 CA $29.95 lawn tractor battery that I get at my local Farm and Fleet store in my '69. With the C4 PMGR...
12-12-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By 69427

GM sold off most of their component divisions...

GM sold off most of their component divisions (and the engineering expertise) about twenty years ago. GM kept the Delco name/trademark though. Today, Delco is just a pass-through organization that...
12-08-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By 69427

It's pretty close to a 25 watt bulb. Like a...

It's pretty close to a 25 watt bulb. Like a previous poster said, you can touch it, but you'll probably conclude that once is enough.
11-08-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,275
Posted By 69427

Paul, I gotta respectfully disagree with you on...

Paul, I gotta respectfully disagree with you on the quality of that magazine article. Those clowns repeatedly keep echoing that old disproved wives' tale about increasing backpressure gives you more...
11-05-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,275
Posted By 69427

Nothing exotic here. Just a couple exhaust tube...

Nothing exotic here. Just a couple exhaust tube nipples welded to the collector reducers, a crossover pipe that slides over the left reducer nipple, and then a band clamp to connect the crossover...
11-05-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,275
Posted By 69427

I can remove my H-pipe in one minute (probably...

I can remove my H-pipe in one minute (probably less if it was a contest).

There are also several different ways to fabricate an H-pipe, Some are permanent, others are removable. (Some are...
11-03-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,275
Posted By 69427

Take what you have above, and expand the exhaust...

Take what you have above, and expand the exhaust pulse sequence another firing period, and pick eight firings:

LRRLRLLRLRRLRLLR for the standard firing order.

LRLLRLRRLRLLRLRR for the 4/7 swap...
11-03-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,275
Posted By 69427

Okay, but the mufflers don't see any difference...

Okay, but the mufflers don't see any difference in pulses coming out of the header collectors. The exhaust pulses are LRRLRLLR for both systems.
11-03-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,275
Posted By 69427

I'm not following why the 4/7 swap would sound...

I'm not following why the 4/7 swap would sound different.

I'm running a 3" system and H pipe in mine also. :thumbs:
10-27-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 396
Posted By 69427

PM answered.

PM answered.
10-24-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 860
Posted By 69427

The TI system (including the circuit board...

The TI system (including the circuit board schematic) is a very simple system, compared to later electronic ignitions. I'll offer up some help if I can. Couple things:

1) The schematic shows two...
09-13-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,102
Posted By 69427

And yet, every Corvette manufactured in the last...

And yet, every Corvette manufactured in the last almost 40 years has been built with a lightweight fiberglass monospring. Before standard aluminum heads, aluminum blocks, magnesium valve covers,...
09-02-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 278
Posted By 69427

Two things: The battery voltage looks good. Also,...

Two things: The battery voltage looks good. Also, the supply voltage at the 12 Pink/12 White connection is probably okay, as the downstream voltages you quoted above look correct. Second, a TI setup...
08-29-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,759
Posted By 69427

Guys, I certainly think a splitter or a spoiler...

Guys, I certainly think a splitter or a spoiler is a good idea, but ya can't combine them willy nilly. In a previous post there's a picture of a splitter (which works by allowing fast moving air to...
08-20-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,759
Posted By 69427

My opinion on that is that the air, by the time...

My opinion on that is that the air, by the time it reaches and passes under the rear spring, is so turbulent that a rear diffuser is going to be very inefficient (there's also the weight penalty of a...
08-18-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 927
Posted By 69427

Foose is a helluva talented guy on the bodywork...

Foose is a helluva talented guy on the bodywork stuff, but I swear he puts the ugliest ass wheels on pretty much everything he builds.

Those wheels belong on a ghetto cruiser.
07-10-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,732
Posted By 69427

Chaparral 2E ...

Chaparral 2E

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07-07-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By 69427

Run a stock/heavier flywheel. It makes life...

Run a stock/heavier flywheel. It makes life easier at stoplights, and helps the idle quality.

I run a lightweight flywheel and pressure plate, but I do a lot of track days and have pulled every...
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