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09-15-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 428
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Posted By mep

Tom: Is there a way to contact or get info on...

Tom: Is there a way to contact or get info on another member? His user name is 555657 and he is watching one of my ads and although I sent him a private message I would like to call him about my ad...
06-28-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,795
Posted By mep

This guy contacted me today with same scam, on a...

This guy contacted me today with same scam, on a $55,000 car no less. Racing Junk, DO SOMETHING ABOUT THESE SCUMBAGS!!!! Mep
02-14-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 556
Posted By mep

BEWARE!! ROBY: AD #2129991 AND 2129995

MODERATORS: How long will you allow this clown to keep lying to people that he has $5500 invested in motors that he is selling for +/- $3000? I have seen several people post about his motors...
Forum: Engine Tech
12-28-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,641
Posted By mep

AFR and most head mfrs would probably tell you...

AFR and most head mfrs would probably tell you these are too small for your application. AFR suggests 180 runners for 327-350 small blocks and 195 for 383-400 motors, but for street motors. You...
Forum: Engine Tech
10-14-2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 623
Posted By mep

dipstick tube

Try tapering the end with a bench grinder, but leave the area under the ring almost full diameter. I found that the open end of a combo wrench works well to tap into the fill hole without distorting...
02-03-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 622
Posted By mep

SCAM

This guy is a fruitcake. He does it all the time, his favorite is big block Chevelles for $10-12k. He needs to get a life, but the moderators won't do him anything because he is not breaking the...
Forum: Engine Tech
10-14-2009, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,093
Posted By mep

I am using R45TS in a stock-type 350 with mild...

I am using R45TS in a stock-type 350 with mild cam. Seem to run good and they are pretty cheap. Mep
Forum: Engine Tech
05-24-2009, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By mep

400 sbc

Thanks, Zip. I was previously running this intake on the street on my 355 with 10.5 comp. It actually ran very well down low, although I suspect you are right in that a dual plane makes more torque...
Forum: Engine Tech
05-22-2009, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By mep

SHP SHORT BLOCK

Thanks. I'll probably go with the 421. Mep
Forum: Engine Tech
05-21-2009, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By mep

Dart shp short block- street recommendation?

Looking for advice for a Dart SHP-based 400 short block. Will be used on street in a 57 Belair hardtop. Local shop said stay away from 434/427 with this block, stay with 415 or 421 motor. ...
Forum: Engine Tech
05-15-2009, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,148
Posted By mep

Oil pan change: SBC in 70 Chevelle

Question: Is there an EASY way to change out the oil pan in a 70 Chevelle with sbc? There doesn't seem to be enough room to clear the front crossmember without loosening the motor mounts and...
Forum: Engine Tech
04-27-2009, 10:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,497
Posted By mep

compression ratio-pump gas

I have a 355 sbc with 10.5 flat tops. It previously detonated when I ran some old steel 64cc turbo Chevy heads, #340292. We replaced them with a set of 68cc AFR alum heads with 180 runners and the...
Forum: Engine Tech
04-10-2009, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,537
Posted By mep

sbc alum heads

I had a set of both Pro Com alum heads and still have a set of 180/68cc AFR street heads. There is no comparison in the quality, but AFR's are going for almost 1500 new. The people who bought the...
03-03-2009, 07:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,265
Posted By mep

hal396

I had the same experience with him. He listed a 56 hardtop under another name and described it as a 55. When I tried to advise him of the error my message came back saying he blocked me. Must be...
Forum: Engine Tech
02-12-2009, 10:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 16,230
Posted By mep

406sbc motor: Block #3951511

I am only running this on the street. Will only be pushing 400- 425 hp. What is the cost to girdle the mains? Motor is not installed yet, still on cradle. Thanks. Mike P.
Forum: Engine Tech
02-08-2009, 08:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 16,230
Posted By mep

406sbc motor: Block #3951511

Just bought a 9:1 motor #1511 block, 406, 4-bolt, with 3 freeze plugs. Bought from Richard Willis in Hennepin, OK. Super guy. Question: What head gasket thickness should I use to bump the compression...
11-19-2008, 06:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 561
Posted By mep

Retro-tek fuel injection system for street

Has anyone had experience with the Retro-tek fuel injection system? It looks like a Demon carb, but is a 750cfm EFI. I am considering it for a street 383 SBC with 180 AFR street heads 68CC and a...
11-05-2008, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 777
Posted By mep

Thanks. I will stay away. It sounded too good to...

Thanks. I will stay away. It sounded too good to be true. Thanks again. Mike P.
10-30-2008, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 777
Posted By mep

Feedback: Wheeler Power, Jacksonville, FL engines?

Has anyone had experience with Wheeler Power in Jacksonville, FL on engines/short/longblocks? Considering their 427 SBC forged shortblock for $2995. Seems like a good price for the pieces. Anyone...
06-21-2008, 03:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 753
Posted By mep

razzor540, #282009

Has anyone had dealings with this member? He has a 57 Belair for sale on RJ and is a long way from me. Thanks. mep
06-20-2008, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,810
Posted By mep

ONE STOP MOTORS

I have ad #1197700 active. They contacted me also. I found them to be a boiler room operation where you talk to a girl when you call in, and she hands you over to a closer. They charge you a fee,...
Forum: Engine Tech
05-26-2008, 06:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,511
Posted By mep

sbc heads

I have a 355 sbc 10:1 four bolt main. I had a set of 340292 64cc heads with a performer RPM non-air gap. We bought a set of 180 AFR street heads, 68 cc combustion chambers, and put on a Motown...
05-18-2008, 04:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 934
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05-18-2008, 04:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 586
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05-18-2008, 04:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 652
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