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03-05-2018, 12:05 PM
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Posted By tshort

I love the earplugs hanging from the rear view...

I love the earplugs hanging from the rear view mirror.
Beautiful car! Good luck with the sale.
03-23-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 28,494
Posted By tshort

Awesome. Looks great. How did ya'll fill the...

Awesome. Looks great. How did ya'll fill the width? Do you have different wheels on it now or just change backspacing?
03-22-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 28,494
Posted By tshort

When did ya'll sneak the flares on the car?

When did ya'll sneak the flares on the car?
07-15-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 16,176
Posted By tshort

Here are a few pics of my dad's '65 with what I...

Here are a few pics of my dad's '65 with what I believe are the modest Thumpers.

...
05-31-2016, 09:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 393
Posted By tshort

Shifter linkage problem with 200-4R and Dakota Digital

I'm having problems with the automatic shifter linkage hitting the electronic speedo adapter for Dakota Digital gauges coming off a 200-4R trans. This is in a '65. Has anybody run into this problem...
05-24-2016, 10:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,973
Posted By tshort

If you can't solve it by using one of the lower...

If you can't solve it by using one of the lower holes on the linkage then your actual pedal is probably bent. Many of us have found this to be a problem (I did on mine) even when using a carb. ...
05-17-2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,319
Posted By tshort

Congratulations, Jim! Very similar thing...

Congratulations, Jim!
Very similar thing happened to mine with the EFI. Was actually on the way to AutoZone and I noticed almost the same thing. Started kinda funny and on the way there a lot of...
03-22-2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 243,229
Posted By tshort

Mcjoshin, Have you tried TanksInc? I just...

Mcjoshin,
Have you tried TanksInc? I just purchased an EFI tank from them for a 700 hp EFI setup on my dad's '65. MUCH less than $1,000. I'm also mating it with a FiTech MeanStreet....if it will...
03-22-2016, 09:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,703
Posted By tshort

The issue is with high RPM shifts between 2 - 3. ...

The issue is with high RPM shifts between 2 - 3.
I also have this problem and it is the main reason I stopped going to the drag strip. I've got a solid flat tappet cam and a tall power band and...
03-04-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,556
Posted By tshort

I too have a vacuum pump and have it mounted next...

I too have a vacuum pump and have it mounted next to the gills under the reserve tank. It is loud and a little annoying hearing it run just before you start the car but my car is so loud that once...
02-18-2016, 08:33 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,015
Posted By tshort

Wow, I love this post!!! As a child of the...

Wow, I love this post!!! As a child of the seventies this is just before my time so I never witnessed anything like this in real life, only pictures. But there's something about these pictures that...
02-12-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 52,618
Posted By tshort

Here's the vette my dad and I were talking with...

Here's the vette my dad and I were talking with Jim about buying...and subsequently bought. This picture is about 1-1/2 years old and we've made a few changes but the flares haven't changed and I...
01-15-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,866
Posted By tshort

Here's a write-up I did with my C5 seat install. ...

Here's a write-up I did with my C5 seat install.
http://www.nwhoustonvette-rods.com/Projects/VooDoo427Rebuild/C5Seats1.html
11-16-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 15,763
Posted By tshort

So is it the Ridetech suspension that is allowing...

So is it the Ridetech suspension that is allowing for more room? I assume with stock suspension we can't fit 315's like that.
And BTW, your car looks AWESOME!!!
10-14-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,614
Posted By tshort

You're thinking of Alan. He has a twin of my...

You're thinking of Alan. He has a twin of my car. Mine has a solid flat tappet 427 in it.
10-14-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,614
Posted By tshort

Life is good, Jimbo. VooDoo HAS been making...

Life is good, Jimbo. VooDoo HAS been making occasional street appearances lately! Finally!!! Only problem is both of my older kids are always fighting for who gets to ride in Daddy's hot rod. A...
10-13-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,717
Posted By tshort

I agree with looking at the front toe-in. I...

I agree with looking at the front toe-in. I recently installed the Borgeson as well and it wandered all over the place. Measured my toe and it was toe-out. Pulled them in to about a 1/8" toe-in...
10-13-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,614
Posted By tshort

I've got 275/60/15's (MT drag radials) on I think...

I've got 275/60/15's (MT drag radials) on I think a 9" wheel. They do slightly stick out which requires a very stiff spring and longer suspension bump stops to keep from hitting the fenders.
...
10-01-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,383
Posted By tshort

Jim, I've still got the 'porcupine' block in my...

Jim,
I've still got the 'porcupine' block in my garage if you want it for a stool, coffee table or something else. Thinking about it....I do need a stand for my drill press...hmmmmm.
08-19-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 804
Posted By tshort

No reason you couldn't and some people have. ...

No reason you couldn't and some people have. Just adds more cost.
04-23-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 28,494
Posted By tshort

Why the change in wheels?

Why the change in wheels?
04-14-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 965
Posted By tshort

I've run a vacuum pump (very radical solid cam...

I've run a vacuum pump (very radical solid cam with no vacuum) for about 5 years. As mentioned, they put out a lot of vacuum and keep brakes solid. I've converted everything except for the brakes...
03-04-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,787
Posted By tshort

Wow, really digging this project. Subscribed!

Wow, really digging this project. Subscribed!
02-26-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,650
Posted By tshort

I run 275/60/15's on my '69. Mickey Thompson ET...

I run 275/60/15's on my '69. Mickey Thompson ET Street Radials. They stick out just a tad but doesn't look tacky IMO.
02-17-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,589
Posted By tshort

I've recently started my Borgeson install as well...

I've recently started my Borgeson install as well and am having a HELL of a time collapsing the steering column. Mine's a '69 originally a manual car and it has a collar looking thing on the shaft...
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