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06-25-2019, 03:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,498
Posted By lodilobo

New scam approach?

I've bought and sold on RJ, Craigslist, and several other sites, and thought I had seen every scam out there. There apparently, is a new approach, that puzzles me. I get a text wanting to know my...
03-15-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 6,207
Posted By lodilobo

Questions on switching from racing gas to alcohol

I'm considering going to a Procharger on a 14:1 compression BBC, 565 with 950 h.p. I'm told that if I switch to alcohol, I will not need an intercooler, and the compression ratio will not be...
02-03-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,877
Posted By lodilobo

Scammer....same old scam with a new twist...

I got a text about my car for sale on RJ this morning, obviously a scammer,as all he asked was the condition and bottom line price. He said he could send the payment in full through Paypal, including...
Forum: Transmission
07-20-2017, 06:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,343
Posted By lodilobo

Powerglide leaks fluid 2 days after racing

I have a pretty well built powerglide with aftermarket 180 gears, trans brake, recently rebuilt. It never leaks trans fluid while racing / running, but a couple days after, I will see a large area of...
Forum: In The Pits
11-29-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,713
Posted By lodilobo

Probably one of those scammers that was exposed...

Probably one of those scammers that was exposed by a member here hacked. I would think the owners of this site would have figured something out by now. I definitely noticed a change in the quality,...
11-10-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 727
Posted By lodilobo

Please remove all this crap!

Some idiot really went to a lot of work to put all this crap here.
09-30-2015, 03:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,376
Posted By lodilobo

The riskiest thing you can do on this site, is...

The riskiest thing you can do on this site, is buy an engine, sight unseen. I finally learned after getting screwed twice, then almost a third time ( I'm a slow learner ). There are a lot of good...
09-22-2015, 03:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 686
Posted By lodilobo

Posting new ad...

I've been posting ads here for several years, have made some honor payments when selling items, but seems like I always trade. I don't pay the site when I trade. I have no ads, currently, but tried...
11-04-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,299
Posted By lodilobo

I've already done that. It seems they have...

I've already done that. It seems they have adopted a new policy. Down payments are not eligible for disputing. Of course, I'm trying to get them to do something, but I don't have much hope for...
11-03-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,299
Posted By lodilobo

Ad #182315732...2014 Corvette engine out of a...

Ad #182315732...2014 Corvette engine out of a wrecked corvette. This is the same guy, trying to scam somebody else, disguised as a new member.
11-02-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,299
Posted By lodilobo

Robert allen from st. Augustine, fla..... Aka southeren customs

I have an ad posted on RJ, titled LS7 WANTED. This guy calls me and says he has one, that he pulled out of a 2009 Z06 wrecked, with 9k miles. He is a truck driver, supposedly for Swift Trucking, and...
10-21-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,515
Posted By lodilobo

If someone buys something from me, and gives me a...

If someone buys something from me, and gives me a deposit, then chamges his mind, I will refund the deposit, unless there are circumstances to warrant keeping the deposit. This seems to be one of...
Forum: Transmission
09-25-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,064
Posted By lodilobo

I'm thinking that distributor is the culprit....

I'm thinking that distributor is the culprit. I've had convertor problems before, but never a situation where it would hold the rpm back. Thanks for the reply.
Forum: Transmission
09-25-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,064
Posted By lodilobo

Powerglide / convertor questions..

I'm trying to help a friend out, but based on the info I have, I'm not sure, so I need to ask for opinions. Camaro, 1979 355 motor, built pretty good. I estimate 420 - 460 h.p. P.G. w/ trans brake,...
07-26-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,083
Posted By lodilobo

Gz motorsports blows

Okay...I always buy new parts...nothing cheap when I'm building a ptoject. I bought a brand new Vacuum pump from GZ...somebody on a forum said they were pretty good....definitely pricey. It seems to...
Forum: Electrical
07-19-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,170
Posted By lodilobo

O.k...I'm convinced. It has to be a bad...

O.k...I'm convinced. It has to be a bad alternator. I ran the grtound to the engine block, and also ran a ground strap from a mounting bolt on the alternator to the block. Checked the ground with a...
Forum: Electrical
07-19-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,170
Posted By lodilobo

New build....alternator not working

I'm just finishing a project which I wired completely, but it seems the new alternator is not doing it's job. The battery is a brand new Optima...the wiring is a new Painless system...and the...
11-25-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,896
Posted By lodilobo

Rule of thumb...if a buyer wants you to send them...

Rule of thumb...if a buyer wants you to send them money, it's a scam.
04-21-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,169
Posted By lodilobo

I bought a trans from Sloans several years ago....

I bought a trans from Sloans several years ago. It worked well, and lasted about 2 - 3 seasons. I had no problems with dealing with them. A little strange how they make the extended actuator for the...
12-14-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,604
Posted By lodilobo

Why would you ship anything without receiving the...

Why would you ship anything without receiving the payment? You should have received the payment from paypal before ever shipping the parts. Then...if the buyer claims something is wrong, paypal does...
Forum: Engine Tech
11-04-2012, 03:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 12,786
Posted By lodilobo

Check CFE racing products....they have 18, 15, 12...

Check CFE racing products....they have 18, 15, 12 and 10 degree heads. Check the flow #'s. I'm using a set of the 18 degree heads, and they work well.
10-04-2012, 03:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,309
Posted By lodilobo

I haven't had the chance to get an accurate...

I haven't had the chance to get an accurate vacuum measurement yet....just too busy at work. I hope to do it today. I have a feeling the power valve is the culprit, based on some of the input here....
10-02-2012, 04:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,309
Posted By lodilobo

The carb is a Demon 1090 Dominator, and yes it...

The carb is a Demon 1090 Dominator, and yes it has a primary power valve (6.5) and secondary (plugged) according to the specs. I pulled up on the Demon site. I know less than nothing about power...
10-01-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,309
Posted By lodilobo

Fuel lines are 10 AN......pump and filter are...

Fuel lines are 10 AN......pump and filter are new...MagnaFuel pump w/ Aeromotive filter. I'm in the process of checking the fuel flow at the carb. That should tell me something. Also.....the...
10-01-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,309
Posted By lodilobo

Already has them.....thanks anyway.

Already has them.....thanks anyway.
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