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Yesterday, 02:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By cuisinartvette

Shouldnt have a problem getting 2k pretty quickly...

Shouldnt have a problem getting 2k pretty quickly for a refreshed 4 bolt steel crank 350.
Anotehr good cam is the 270 mega cam makes super good torque, sounds good but can be daily driven.
Who...
Yesterday, 10:32 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,606
Posted By cuisinartvette

86 has the 128 Im pretty sure. They can be...

86 has the 128 Im pretty sure. They can be improved if you arent looking for an internet hero # and expectations are realistic.
TPI is the wrong motor to go chasing hp #s. Optimize what the car is,...
Yesterday, 02:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 143
Posted By cuisinartvette

Some machine shops have a CNC program that can do...

Some machine shops have a CNC program that can do it. I think its a waste of time, build it right and forget about the #s.
One day they will all be faked anyways
10-19-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By cuisinartvette

x2 no advantage in your case (powerwise) at all,...

x2 no advantage in your case (powerwise) at all, it were me Id run the stockers til you had a large enough cam to warrant something heavier/stronger
Or as said get a "cheater" 1.6 non roller rocker...
10-19-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,037
Posted By cuisinartvette

Id run more converter and gear if...

Id run more converter and gear if possible....give what you have a try first, you may or may not want to change it.
How tall is your rear tire?
10-19-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 385
Posted By cuisinartvette

Did you check your fuel pressure under load? Id...

Did you check your fuel pressure under load? Id strap that down to a dyno, check your A/F readings and fuel pressure under load.

Could it be an ignition issue possibly....Ive seen cars with weak...
10-18-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 458
Posted By cuisinartvette

the C5 structure is stronger, bar none These...

the C5 structure is stronger, bar none
These arent like older cars where you lift the body off the frame, you cant.

The older street rods used suspension components mostly not the whole C4...
10-18-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,733
Posted By cuisinartvette

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/800x600/cuisinartcruzin101_3112f9832422347d92c2f51563f310f4e6c17efc.jpg
The 90 had the same tailights as the rest of em .
What Hagerty...
10-18-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 771
Posted By cuisinartvette

LOL so true. Wanting to fit isnt narcissitic?!...

LOL so true.
Wanting to fit isnt narcissitic?! Biggest gripe with vettes period pick a Gen.
Especially if you need a helmet for the track. Any vette Ive had winds up having the visors removed.
10-18-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 902
Posted By cuisinartvette

Never heard of that policy? x2 on less manuals...

Never heard of that policy?
x2 on less manuals cause there are more buyers for autos. Whats a few hundred maybe..in the grand scheme of things.
Asking prices dont really mean too much.

Just dont...
Forum: C3 General
10-18-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,261
Posted By cuisinartvette

Was like that out here, too. Many a musclecar...

Was like that out here, too. Many a musclecar pulled thier BB out and stuck a 2bbl SB in, mile a more cam headers & turbos/turndowns that was about it.
Definitely remember those lines
10-17-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 5,137
Posted By cuisinartvette

If only they could be tuned to run on all 8...

If only they could be tuned to run on all 8 reliably!
10-17-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,642
Posted By cuisinartvette

x2 no way to really tell and point the finger....

x2 no way to really tell and point the finger. Even with the best parts/tune stuff can fail without warning.
10-17-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By cuisinartvette

What Will said .640 lift after lash (little...

What Will said
.640 lift after lash (little easier to do with a roller)with decked block & heavily milled heads clearance is fine; its all about timing.
x2 on setting up the springs right that is...
10-17-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 5,137
Posted By cuisinartvette

Dont waste your money on tuned headers, just ones...

Dont waste your money on tuned headers, just ones that are sized well, fit & affordable. Same wiht mandrel vs non mandrel exhaust unless youre making a ton of power and need that last 5
10-17-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 401
Posted By cuisinartvette

Seller will hear a lot of that. The day of...

Seller will hear a lot of that.

The day of older cars & nostalgia being sought after is almost gone... DDS said it right, hard to ignore the facts.

Bought right Id DD that thing til the wheels...
10-17-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,800
Posted By cuisinartvette

Call Guy over at Manley you may be surprised....

Call Guy over at Manley you may be surprised. Good co, good product
What kind of rpm are you turning, ever considered a solid?
10-15-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,819
Posted By cuisinartvette

THIS! Explain what it means bet they approve...

THIS!

Explain what it means bet they approve it. Other countries laugh at us, bunch of lazy butt hurt feeling wussies. Embarrassing.
10-15-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,006
Posted By cuisinartvette

pics will sell the car, help yourself out here.

pics will sell the car, help yourself out here.
10-15-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By cuisinartvette

5k sounds fair. A steel blue 90 6 spd isnt real...

5k sounds fair. A steel blue 90 6 spd isnt real common. IMO 89-90 are some of the best early C4 yrs
10-15-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By cuisinartvette

Lucas is good, Mobil 15/50 is a good syn with...

Lucas is good, Mobil 15/50 is a good syn with more of what a flat tappet cam needs.
I dont believe the "cure in a can" products but Lucas stuff works.

THeir ps additive and trans "non slip" flat...
10-15-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 601
Posted By cuisinartvette

Had a few spreadbore Holleys they were reliable...

Had a few spreadbore Holleys they were reliable as a rock. Eddys are good, too.
Meantime have Lars set yours up. Best overall carb out there is a fine tuned Qjet on the street.

Look up...
10-15-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 116
Posted By cuisinartvette

Any speed shops, hot rod scene in San Jacinto/Hemet?

Feedback appreciated.

Anybody worry about driving nice iron in that area? May have to stay down there temporarily...some ok pockets but damn some real chitty areas I wouldnt want to have to stop...
10-15-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 5,137
Posted By cuisinartvette

You dont need a X or H pipe, do whats best for...

You dont need a X or H pipe, do whats best for you!
Unless you have a horrible exh port its a waste.
10-15-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 12,451
Posted By cuisinartvette

Hell yes! ditch the black wheels, GM needs a new...

Hell yes! ditch the black wheels, GM needs a new color palette. some of the old C3 and C4 colors would look awesome.
Gonna sell like mofo hotcakes at IHOP on AARP day!
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