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04-30-2009, 06:01 AM
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Posted By maydayneal

Watch craigslist.com, you can find some pretty...

Watch craigslist.com, you can find some pretty good deals in there. Changing all the time.
Forum: Engine Tech
04-29-2009, 08:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 321
Posted By maydayneal

Straight weight oil??

When I bought my Nova a few weeks back....I asked him what oil and weight he was running. He said he starts out with VR1 20w-50 and moves to straight 40w in the hot of the summer.

Is heat the...
04-28-2009, 05:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 234
Posted By maydayneal

Gauge pack.....what do you find most useful?

My car came with what I believe to be the minimum set of gauges.....Tach, Water, Oil Pressure. I'm adding an outside fuel pressure gauge. And since I've got a PG tranny and a high stall...
04-25-2009, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,612
Posted By maydayneal

Re: ?

I suspected that I was driving thru the converter some.....this combo originally was in a 2500# Camaro and was turning 10.30's.

So would the additional weight (600#) make the converter loose like...
04-25-2009, 07:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,612
Posted By maydayneal

I have hoosier slicks....29.5 is the stated...

I have hoosier slicks....29.5 is the stated size...but looking on the website the tire specs says that the actual dia is 30.6.

On the spinning......I had my buddy watch and he indicated that the...
04-24-2009, 08:26 PM
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Views: 1,612
Posted By maydayneal

Ok...second trip to the track.....much better!!

Hey guys.....

After much adjusting and changing some things....the car is now running very well.

So much thanks to the forum members.....there were so many suggestions to my original post...
04-23-2009, 06:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,203
Posted By maydayneal

Great info guys.....I've really applied lots of...

Great info guys.....I've really applied lots of this knowledge and have got the engine ideling much better.

Best adjustment seemed to be to open the secondary idle adjustment just a...
04-19-2009, 07:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,203
Posted By maydayneal

No smoke.....but I just changed the plugs and...

No smoke.....but I just changed the plugs and they were pretty black.
04-18-2009, 08:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,203
Posted By maydayneal

750 the 4150 series. And the thing that...

750 the 4150 series.

And the thing that really bugs me about this carb is the idle adjustment on the secondaries.....which is impossible to get to unless you purchase the part to make adjustment...
04-18-2009, 06:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,203
Posted By maydayneal

Hmmmm....that makes since. The jets are...

Hmmmm....that makes since. The jets are 81....does that sound close to being right?

Anyway....with the PV out of the equation...maybe I'm not chasing a rich condition for the poor idle....we...
04-18-2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,203
Posted By maydayneal

Power Valve Plug??

Thought I would move this issue over to the carb section of the forum....

Trying to get to the bottom of some performance bugs on the combo....one of which is a poor idle. Doing the standard...
Forum: Engine Tech
04-18-2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,413
Posted By maydayneal

Re: p/v

Ok....I pulled the primary bowl and metering block off and guess what??.....the dang power valve has a plug in it......

So help me understand the reasoning behind that move??......I guess for...
Forum: Engine Tech
04-17-2009, 08:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,413
Posted By maydayneal

Re: Carb

Yea....looking at the drawings....does not look to be a hard thing to get to at all....just not sure I would know if its bad once I got there....unless its very obvious....just no experience with it.
Forum: Engine Tech
04-17-2009, 06:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,413
Posted By maydayneal

Update: My buddy stopped by....and we...

Update:

My buddy stopped by....and we adjusted timing a bit...he worked on the air/fuel mixture on the carb. Idleing much better although still seems to be running a bit rich....meaning when you...
Forum: Engine Tech
04-16-2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,413
Posted By maydayneal

Well I sprayed carb cleaner all around the intake...

Well I sprayed carb cleaner all around the intake and carb base plate and did not stall the RPM any....so I'm assuming no leak in those areas.

The damper is an ATI Super Damper. Dont have...
Forum: Engine Tech
04-16-2009, 07:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,413
Posted By maydayneal

I agree with ya...starting to think not related...

I agree with ya...starting to think not related to distributor. But this possible blown power valve has my attention.

I've only had the car for a couple of weeks, and when I picked it up....it...
Forum: Engine Tech
04-16-2009, 06:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,413
Posted By maydayneal

You can tell if its locked out, while you have...

You can tell if its locked out, while you have your timing light out check to see if the timing changes while you raise the RPMs if it doesn't its locked out. Make sure you set your total timing at...
Forum: Engine Tech
04-16-2009, 05:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,413
Posted By maydayneal

Thanks for the ideas....I will use carb cleaner...

Thanks for the ideas....I will use carb cleaner spray and see what happens.

Another observation....I removed the air breather to see the top of the carb....and when I turn off the motor (or dies)...
Forum: Engine Tech
04-15-2009, 07:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,413
Posted By maydayneal

Just wont idle....argggggg!

Need some thoughts on things to check off and try to narrow the cause for this......

I have a Chevy 350 40 over......Brodix Tk1 heads....Holley 4150 750CFM. Engine drops off quickly and dies when...
04-10-2009, 05:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 997
Posted By maydayneal

Thanks guys.....great thoughts and suggestions. ...

Thanks guys.....great thoughts and suggestions. I'll keep digging.
04-09-2009, 06:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 997
Posted By maydayneal

No...that was one in the list of items I was...

No...that was one in the list of items I was going to be checking.....good thing I did that first :D
04-09-2009, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 997
Posted By maydayneal

Dang guys.....I think I just figured it out. The...

Dang guys.....I think I just figured it out. The throttle cable is a little to long and when you put the peddle to the floor the rear butterflies barely open and the squirter is not pumping......the...
04-09-2009, 12:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 997
Posted By maydayneal

Re: ???

No chip at all.....adding a 3 step this weekend. My assumption was that there would be no limiter with no chip.

Bad assumption?....cause a problem?
04-09-2009, 06:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 997
Posted By maydayneal

New car...first time at track....need help

Hey guys....

KCIR had a test & tune session last night. Took the new Nova up there and made some passes. Did a great burn out....staged up and hit the gas at the green.

Thats when the gremlins...
03-24-2009, 08:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By maydayneal

Window Net Installation.....

Seems like this ought to be fairly straight forward....but wanted to check with the guys that have done this to make sure I'm on track with my thinking.

Looking at the various window nets and...
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