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02-12-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,052
Posted By NewbVetteGuy

There was no way in @#$#% I was going to try to...

There was no way in @#$#% I was going to try to run new stainless lines. I went with Earl's VaporGuard composite rubber.
Sure I'll catch flack for it, but it was REALLY easy to use. I used the...
01-18-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,888
Posted By NewbVetteGuy

I am in agreement now. ResDoggie had another .3...

I am in agreement now. ResDoggie had another .3 CR and a better cam than the ones I tested with yesterday, AND that single plane intake. (I was only modeling a "high flow" dual plane yesterday. I...
12-22-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 17,368
Posted By NewbVetteGuy

Truly awesome, Steve. I really love what you...

Truly awesome, Steve.
I really love what you did there; EFI TRI-Y 496 that other than the fuel rails looks like it should. I've not seen this before; super cool.


Adam
Forum: C3 General
12-18-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 566
Posted By NewbVetteGuy

For vacuum hose stuff, I'd look @ Dr. Rebuild. ...

For vacuum hose stuff, I'd look @ Dr. Rebuild. He also sells a detailed vacuum diagram for your year car.

The Dr. Rebuild vacuum hose sets are the premium offering; there's a good number of...
12-13-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,978
Posted By NewbVetteGuy

The air has no idea whether a CARB or an EFI...

The air has no idea whether a CARB or an EFI system is attached to the intake.


Here's some more objective data on the subject:
FiTech explicitly says that you should choose a single plane or a...
12-13-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,978
Posted By NewbVetteGuy

Iíll check out the FAST site; Danny Cabral runs...

Iíll check out the FAST site; Danny Cabral runs the Holley Efi forums and has chosen a dual plane, port injected manifold for his personal car.

The Holley guys also arenít making vague...
12-12-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,978
Posted By NewbVetteGuy

A good dual plane on 350 cubes can certainly...

A good dual plane on 350 cubes can certainly carry power to the OPs camís hp peak of 5,600 so any further power ďgainsĒ above that RPM are pointless.

Torque down low and in the mid range can be...
12-12-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,978
Posted By NewbVetteGuy

The formulas for intake wave tuning are well...

The formulas for intake wave tuning are well known; it's not even remotely controversial or up-for-discussion, really.
If you know the length and average CSA of an intake's runners you can just plug...
12-04-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,888
Posted By NewbVetteGuy

195s for a 383 and if you currently have 1.5...

195s for a 383 and if you currently have 1.5 ratio rockers, buy a set of 1.6 ratio rockers for the intake side.

You want to size heads based upon the min CSA, not just the advertized port volume....
11-28-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 21,220
Posted By NewbVetteGuy

The DART SHP block can have the 400 bore size,...

The DART SHP block can have the 400 bore size, and use a cheaper 350 sized 3.75" crank, is a super thick / strong block, priority mains oiling, splayed 4 bolt mains, and has provisions to use the...
11-27-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 21,220
Posted By NewbVetteGuy

CNC Motorsports build some GREAT short blocks. ...

CNC Motorsports build some GREAT short blocks.

If you think you might ever want to upgrade to a forced induction combo a DART SHP Block is good for 700HP and they'll support huge bore sizes.
Dart...
11-26-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,337
Posted By NewbVetteGuy

Yea, it's funny because I know we've been on...

Yea, it's funny because I know we've been on threads discussing the merits of doing a rebuild with 355 cubes vs. 383 and I ended up very close to your build in the end. I've been slowly copying where...
11-01-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 567
Posted By NewbVetteGuy

At like 4:39pm west coast time yesterday evening...

At like 4:39pm west coast time yesterday evening I told Stingr69 he could have it since I didn't have a firm commitment from you and 2 work days had passed.

-I know it sucks; I missed a sale by...
10-29-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 662
Posted By NewbVetteGuy

Yea, I'm going the Plastigauge route. Adam

Yea, I'm going the Plastigauge route.

Adam
10-24-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,511
Posted By NewbVetteGuy

They donít. Both Holley and Tanks Inc stop...

They donít. Both Holley and Tanks Inc stop providing Corvette tanks after model year 1974. There are very few options for late C3s. Stock tank, 82 sending unit and Holley Hydramat.


Adam
10-22-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 644
Posted By NewbVetteGuy

Sorry about that Sunflower1972. I had "Asshole...

Sorry about that Sunflower1972. I had "Asshole cranked up to 11" there for a while.

-Like a minute before I posted I was trying to get the square plugs out of the other side of the block using...
10-12-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,317
Posted By NewbVetteGuy

And Metalhead for the win! I talked with...

And Metalhead for the win!

I talked with Kurt @ Champ Pans just now (he's their technical sales rep who fields the questions from the weirdos like me that ask too many questions); he said they...
10-10-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 664
Posted By NewbVetteGuy

The HD's will make a cushier ride, which you...

The HD's will make a cushier ride, which you stated as the direction you were wanting to go.

If you look at the old VB&P full suspension packages (now that they're out of business, I guess you...
10-02-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,185
Posted By NewbVetteGuy

I know it's $170 over your budget, but that ATK...

I know it's $170 over your budget, but that ATK HP94M 383 looks AMAZING!

I really like ATK, they are engine builders first and money makers second, IMHO. The HP94M has ATK's variant of the...
10-02-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,002
Posted By NewbVetteGuy

The Felpro 0.015" SBC gasket is 1094. It no...

The Felpro 0.015" SBC gasket is 1094.
It no longer has the black coating on it; it's now clear and EVERYTHING ON EARTH will stick to it -dust, hair, dirt -keep it in the bag until right before you...
09-26-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 626
Posted By NewbVetteGuy

https://www.hotrod.com/articles/19-single-plane-sm...

https://www.hotrod.com/articles/19-single-plane-small-block-chevy-intakes-test/


Adam
09-26-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 485
Posted By NewbVetteGuy

Great post, HeadsU.P.! -I wondered what the...

Great post, HeadsU.P.!

-I wondered what the heck that spring was doing in there; it's just in there to stop the hose from collapsing?!? Wow. Learned something today.


Adam
09-21-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 395
Posted By NewbVetteGuy

Choosing a cam's LSA: I know it's...

Choosing a cam's LSA:

I know it's controversial, but David Vizard has a method for determining the ideal LSA on a SBC. Ideal is only from a "max HP and Max Torque Peak" perspective, but it seems...
09-21-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By NewbVetteGuy

Fantastic Article on Valve Train Deflection

https://www.enginelabs.com/engine-tech/deflection-correction-how-to-evaluate-and-minimize-lost-valve-lift/

Covers a lot of ground. I really liked the idea of thinking about the spring forces @ max...
09-21-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,498
Posted By NewbVetteGuy

You have to dig really hard to find a "win" in...

You have to dig really hard to find a "win" in the carb category with the current gen EFI systems. All these tests are so far from the real life conditions that most real cars will see and EFI pulls...
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