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Forum: Engine Tech
03-13-2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 957
Posted By tcarda

I think you will be around 670-680 hp and 570-590...

I think you will be around 670-680 hp and 570-590 tq, but I think the ported Super Vic is going to hurt you. Thats a big intake for your cu in. A Victor Jr. would be a better choice...IMO.
Forum: Engine Tech
12-23-2010, 06:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 605
Posted By tcarda

X2.

X2.
Forum: Engine Tech
12-19-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,474
Posted By tcarda

I would put a Ford motor in it, however I like my...

I would put a Ford motor in it, however I like my cars to start when I get in them. :P

The frame of the car was built with SBC power in mind, so I would rather keep the Chevy Theme. Plus I love...
Forum: Engine Tech
12-09-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,311
Posted By tcarda

Go back there and break his legs....

Go back there and break his legs....
Forum: Engine Tech
12-09-2010, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,124
Posted By tcarda

Re: selecting new heads

Call Curtis at RFD and get a set of his Edelbrock 24 degree Sportsmans heads. He can angle/flat mill them down quite a ways. I just put a set of them on my 532 and it made awesome power!!
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Forum: Engine Tech
11-26-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 850
Posted By tcarda

This is only available in the TALL DECK version...

This is only available in the TALL DECK version for now. The short deck version will be coming shortly.
Forum: Engine Tech
09-29-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By tcarda

Hmmmm...Did the bad batch of bolts in the L19s...

Hmmmm...Did the bad batch of bolts in the L19s too? My friend put together a 540 and on the 10 pull on the dyno it blew apart. The two bolts were sheared off right at the threads and there was no...
Forum: Engine Tech
08-04-2010, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,695
Posted By tcarda

Re: Big Bore small stroke big block chevy

I am a truck puller and have to deal with the OEM headed motors for a while. There is a friend of mine who is running a motor like your trying to build except his bore is 4.5 X 3.76 stroke and making...
Forum: Engine Tech
06-22-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,103
Posted By tcarda

X2. One machine shop quoted me $1200 for a set of...

X2. One machine shop quoted me $1200 for a set of pushrods and the other told me just over $600.....for the EXACT same pushrod.
Forum: Engine Tech
01-06-2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,330
Posted By tcarda

I used Autolites 3933s in my Dart 355 headed 540...

I used Autolites 3933s in my Dart 355 headed 540 with a 14.2 compression. The dyno guy liked the way they looked after 15 dyno pulls.
Forum: Engine Tech
10-09-2009, 03:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By tcarda

Thanks. I have a new Dart Big M block too with...

Thanks. I have a new Dart Big M block too with billet caps still in the crate and I was wondering the same thing.
Forum: Engine Tech
09-28-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,591
Posted By tcarda

What I do not understand is the when we build...

What I do not understand is the when we build high performance motors and stick thousands of dollars into these motors and there still people that skimp on cheap parts. I do not feel sorry for anyone...
Forum: Engine Tech
09-07-2009, 07:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,875
Posted By tcarda

Re: Nasty BBC camshaft Help?

I had a 468 that was 10:1, 990 heads, Victor Jr. intake, 850 Holley, and the cam was a Ultrandyne .625/.625 solid lifter cam. I sold the engine and they guy I sold it to put it in a 66 Chevelle and...
Forum: Engine Tech
07-26-2009, 06:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,255
Posted By tcarda

Absolute worst heads Chevy ever made for the BBC....

Absolute worst heads Chevy ever made for the BBC. Those are the emissions smog heads, better known as "peanut ports".

You will also have a terrible time finding pistons for them that will work. ...
Forum: In The Pits
07-21-2009, 04:48 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,949
Posted By tcarda

COOL! If you guys would let me put a BBC in it,...

COOL! If you guys would let me put a BBC in it, it wouldn't take near as long to get it down the road!! :lol:[/quote]


I keep telling them that, but we would need 6 of them as each wheel is...
Forum: Engine Tech
07-20-2009, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By tcarda

Re: carb spacers

I have used a 2" aluminum super sucker and it seemed to work for my engine. Every engine seems to like something a little different.. JMO..
Forum: Engine Tech
07-19-2009, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,653
Posted By tcarda

Is it bowtie block?

Is it bowtie block?
Forum: Engine Tech
07-19-2009, 09:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 273
Posted By tcarda

Dry Sump questions

I am building a BBC 532 for my Super Stock 4x4 pulling truck. Some of the specs are: Dart Big M block with 55mm cam tunnel and .904 lifter bores, 1600 Pro Systems carb, sheet metal intake, and RFD...
Forum: In The Pits
07-19-2009, 09:12 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,949
Posted By tcarda

Hopefully the slow economy is not hurting the...

Hopefully the slow economy is not hurting the suppliers and they can keep going. At Paving Products in Brooklyn Park, MN there are many lines that have been shut down since the beginning of the...
Forum: In The Pits
07-18-2009, 06:09 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,949
Posted By tcarda

I am a Project Leader for Caterpillar Inc. My...

I am a Project Leader for Caterpillar Inc. My division is based out of Peoria, Illinois but I work in Champlin, Minnesota. My responsibilities of being a Project Leader are to wrench and write the...
Forum: Engine Tech
07-14-2009, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 705
Posted By tcarda

What heads do you have?

What heads do you have?
Forum: Engine Tech
07-11-2009, 07:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,528
Posted By tcarda

I have used JE pistons in 4 of my motors with no...

I have used JE pistons in 4 of my motors with no complaints or problems.
Forum: Engine Tech
07-07-2009, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 661
Posted By tcarda

PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Engine Tech
07-04-2009, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,546
Posted By tcarda

I agree with the Dart tech for the 308s. A friend...

I agree with the Dart tech for the 308s. A friend of mine has a 489 BBC and is making 846 hp on the dyno with his 308s and a Brodix intake manifold. He had a set of 345s last year, but his engine guy...
Forum: Engine Tech
07-04-2009, 06:29 AM
Replies: 11
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Views: 5,299
Posted By tcarda

I have my parts delivered to work and UPS man...

I have my parts delivered to work and UPS man knows if there is a package for me that it is engine parts or something. :D Also, it helps that my wife does not see everything I am buying and keeps...
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