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02-14-2019, 08:34 AM
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Posted By leigh1322

Funny!....... I think

Funny!....... I think
02-12-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,037
Posted By Little Mouse

To me would want it to run on pump gas, a good...

To me would want it to run on pump gas, a good hydraulic roller can easly make up the difference in the tq loss of less compression.
02-11-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 445
Posted By Rescue Rogers

put the carb on and get the motor broken in. You...

put the carb on and get the motor broken in. You still have a lot to buy and modify for FI. You need to buy the command center and wiring plus plumbing it. You need to drill and weld a bung onto...
02-11-2019, 02:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 445
Posted By lars

Use known components to fire a new engine so you...

Use known components to fire a new engine so you know it will immediately start and run. If you don't get immediate engine start on a new engine, you can flatten a cam PDQ...

Lars
02-04-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 622
Posted By jackson

yep different .. suggest those are exhaust valve...

yep different .. suggest those are exhaust valve rotators.
-edit -- those rotators are OE
01-29-2019, 01:28 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,053
Posted By 427Hotrod

The differences you're seeing on compression...

The differences you're seeing on compression height is to allow for decking the block. Many lower cost cast and hypereutectic pistons are made "short"..so the piston will remain down in the hole...
01-21-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,259

Guys, Maybe I can help here.....there is no...

Guys,

Maybe I can help here.....there is no one head fits all.

The correct head choice is application sensitive always (and to some extent who's azz is in the seat and how they typically drive...
01-19-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,259
Posted By Little Mouse

4.030 X 3.750 using a 1.81 minimum CSA chokes at...

4.030 X 3.750 using a 1.81 minimum CSA chokes at 5,169 rpm
01-18-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,033
Posted By jb78L-82

Agree! RWHP 357-360 on a Mustang Dyno is AT...

Agree!

RWHP 357-360 on a Mustang Dyno is AT LEAST 475-480 Gross HP, probs more because it is a Mustang dyno, not a dynojet. I believe you are getting these results with a 355, 10.7 compression,...
01-18-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,033
Posted By resdoggie

I would disagree. You guys can play with...

I would disagree.

You guys can play with your desktop dynos all you like but here are real world Mustang dyno results for my Howard's roller with 0.560" lift. Dyno guy said that equates to...
01-17-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 83
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Posted By Jebbysan

That intake would not support my 406 past 6000...

That intake would not support my 406 past 6000 rpm....
Any dual plane starts getting petered out around 500 horsepower.....it just starts becoming a cork.....
But for what the OP is...
01-08-2019, 12:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,466
Posted By 7T1vette

Putting higher octane fuel in a low compression...

Putting higher octane fuel in a low compression engine is just wasting money. There is no "value added" for spending money on what the engine cannot use.

Pump regular is fine for L-48 engines from...
01-02-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,410
Posted By jb78L-82

Adam, I did my OEM control arms upper and...

Adam,

I did my OEM control arms upper and lower about 10 years ago and went with poly urethane from prothane...Best thing I ever did to tighten up the handling and steering response but little...
01-02-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,410
Posted By jackson

this thread ...

this thread
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/c3-general/4225346-pressing-in-control-arm-bushings.html
01-01-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 762
Posted By jb78L-82

Moog is a good brand..I would use poly for both...

Moog is a good brand..I would use poly for both the endlink bushings and sway bar mounting bushings. You have a 1 1/8 inch bar if it is an OEM gymkhana front sway bar. Poly bushings will last 2-3...
Forum: C3 General
12-26-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By Greg

Easiest, fastest and cleanest way is if you have...

Easiest, fastest and cleanest way is if you have access to an air hammer. Hit the control arm right next to the bushing, rather than the bushing itself, and they back right out. Then drive the new...
12-23-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,123
Posted By jackson

summit K1102 kit hydraulic flat tappets...

summit K1102 kit hydraulic flat tappets...
12-22-2018, 12:02 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 17,742
Posted By Rusted40

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/1984x1488/p9150022_6802aeebd6037ae063815d186b7f29825813a5ee.jpg


no pics of it on the stand, but here are the guts
2-197 spearco core...
12-21-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 17,742
Posted By SteveG75

496 BBC in my '75. Originally ran a '69...

496 BBC in my '75.

Originally ran a '69 tri-power setup to stay under the stock hood. Used both the stock carbs and a Mopar mechanical secondary setup. Decided to upgrade to EFI and had a custom...
12-14-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,958
Posted By HeadsU.P.

Lets not split hairs. Its nothing to worry about...

Lets not split hairs. Its nothing to worry about unless you are running a Top Fuel dragster and are looking to shave 100th of a second.
12-13-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,958
Posted By jim2527

A small step is ok as the sharp edge helps to...

A small step is ok as the sharp edge helps to keep fuel atomized and prevent reversion.

if the head port is larger flow doesn’t slow down because the pushrod pinch point is still the limiting flow...
12-12-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,682
Posted By sstonebreaker

None of which is relevant since the OP stated he...

None of which is relevant since the OP stated he wants to go with MPFI, NOT TBI.
12-12-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,682
Posted By zwede

OEMs use long runners to build enough low end...

OEMs use long runners to build enough low end torque to run down the highway at 1,200 rpm and get good fuel economy. Probably not the primary goal of a C3 build.
12-09-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,686
Posted By ajrothm

Thanks for the heads up Les... I knew there was...

Thanks for the heads up Les... I knew there was going to be a video, I didn't know it would be this quick. He just dynoed it Friday morning. I'm heading up there tonight to get it, we'll be playing...
12-05-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,458
Posted By HeadsU.P.

On the china walls use The Right Stuff made by...

On the china walls use The Right Stuff made by Permatex. (AutoZone) Its basically Permatex Black, but in a aerosol can, around $14. The difference between the old tube and the new stuff is; perfect...
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