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07-15-2018, 04:37 AM
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Posted By blackozvet

Pic with measurement for yedister also when...

Pic with measurement for yedister

also when doing rear coilovers use 8" springs - no longer or you will have clearance issues if using a strengthening / support bracket.
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01-17-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,408
Posted By vetteman9368

For starters most of the time someone starts off...

For starters most of the time someone starts off with ďIím not trying to be a dickĒ, well thatís exactly what they are trying to do. If you read through the thread, youíll see that my intention was...
01-17-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,408
Posted By pologreen1

The simple Business answer is NO! I'll give 10...

The simple Business answer is NO! I'll give 10 instant thoughts for your consideration.

1. An obsolete car
2. Inferior design
3. The value of the car is less than the parts you HOPE to sell
4....
01-14-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,408
Posted By 383vett

Kudos to you for trying to create a product that...

Kudos to you for trying to create a product that could help strengthen the weak point of most C4s out there. I say most because I already have a 12 bolt. When I had a 44, I broke pretty much every...
01-14-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,408
Posted By vetteman9368

The Hammerhead raw casting is made to fit...

The Hammerhead raw casting is made to fit multiple applications. The snout height was a compromise toward that. Making it fit multiple applications is the only way to make something like that cost...
10-27-2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 906
Posted By Purple92

I'd agree with Gregpenn & DGXR - start by doing a...

I'd agree with Gregpenn & DGXR - start by doing a compression test / or a leakdown test. (While you have the plugs out I'd throw in a new set.) Once you figure out what the engine condition is -...
10-27-2017, 12:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 906
Posted By GREGGPENN

109k still has some long life. Since you're...

109k still has some long life. Since you're competent, borrow a gauge from AutoZone and do a compression test. I suspect it's going to be fairly even.

As far as value (and since you might...
10-26-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 906
Posted By DGXR

If you are just looking for a strong running...

If you are just looking for a strong running engine, there's no need to add performance parts. Just fix whatever is worn or broken. These motors are pretty strong from the factory and many owners...
Forum: Drag Racing
10-20-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 999
Posted By Frans96ss

I was thinking the same thing.... Now it says 2...

I was thinking the same thing.... Now it says 2 inch haha.... but yes .200 is HUGE in pushrods.
Forum: Drag Racing
10-20-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 999
Posted By 4 Speed Dave

Changed from 6.800 to 6.800 pushrod lengths? ...

Changed from 6.800 to 6.800 pushrod lengths? [You types 8.6 to 6.6 but I assume you meant 6.800-6.600.] .200" is a HUGE change somebody goofed really badly on the assembly of the valvetrain. ...
Forum: Drag Racing
10-16-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 999
Posted By ralph

New valvetrain taking a set under some stress?...

New valvetrain taking a set under some stress? Recheck the lash and see if, in fact, it loosened up. If so, then reset lash and keep a close eye in it. If it loosens again, I'd start digging deeper.
10-14-2017, 02:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 879
Posted By cardo0

Well even with expensive valve train parts like...

Well even with expensive valve train parts like shaft rockers you still need to verify enough clearance of the rocker arm to the valve spring retainer, the rocker arm on the stud and the p-rod in the...
Forum: Engine Mods
10-13-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,298
Posted By Kevova

IDK if it was just put together. Wear in? Lock...

IDK if it was just put together. Wear in? Lock nuts not tight. I would run or drive 20-30 minutes see if tapping returns.
10-13-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 879
Posted By C409

..... Just a side note ... a universal FYI so to...

..... Just a side note ... a universal FYI so to speak ... roller lifters should be installed with oil only as a lubricant ... no assembly lube on the rollers (its OK on the lifter body) ... this...
10-13-2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 879
Posted By C409

..... Those are not restrictors , they are drain...

..... Those are not restrictors , they are drain back stands to keep valley oil from raining down onto the cam and getting into the rotating assembly (windage) ... Lifter galley restrictors screw...
10-11-2017, 08:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 879
Posted By cuisinartvette

If lash is on bet its just your oil getting warm...

If lash is on bet its just your oil getting warm and thinning some so you hear more
Shaft rockers are great they never really go out of adjustment, really adds stability. Pricy but worth it 100%
Id...
10-11-2017, 08:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 879
Posted By billschroeder5842

No worries, I believe you are good. Pop the valve...

No worries, I believe you are good. Pop the valve cover and re-tighten. Celebrate your success with a beer(s)
10-11-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 879
Posted By C409

..... Who made the lifters ? Bushed lifter...

..... Who made the lifters ? Bushed lifter failures are documented ... even with famous name brands ... why the switch ? .....
10-11-2017, 06:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 879
Posted By gerardvg

:iagree: Check the valve springs and rocker...

:iagree:

Check the valve springs and rocker arm geometry, and of course make sure the rocker does not bind with the valve retainers.

Usually after a run the valve lash should be checked, what...
10-11-2017, 12:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 879
Posted By A Peter C4

After breakin of new parts lash should be checked

After breakin of new parts lash should be checked
06-17-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,643
Posted By TBMSport

:cheers: Bon chance! I look forward to...

:cheers:

Bon chance! I look forward to seeing "real world" fitment pictures of various interference points and other details that you encounter vs. my partial and "theoretical" fitment...
06-17-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,643
Posted By confab

Thanks for that.. I own a transmission shop, so...

Thanks for that.. I own a transmission shop, so I'm a bit of a transmission "fetishist" I guess you could say.


Not sure if I'm done with this or not. I keep looking at it. For a thousand...
06-17-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,643
Posted By TBMSport

A member brought this thread to my attention and...

A member brought this thread to my attention and as I've already walked down this path from a R&D technical perspective, I figured it would be helpful to the OP and others to save you a lot of money,...
03-11-2017, 09:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,898
Posted By gman35

great pics

Thanks for the pics.. great looking job.. I have a hurst dual gate II 4 speed auto shifter that I am fabbing into my 1987 C4 console.. that has a burlwood madera concepts bezel kit. I like the stock...
03-11-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,898
Posted By OldGyrene

Very cool ! Nice manufacturing job. While the...

Very cool ! Nice manufacturing job. While the purists will scream, it's YOUR car !
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