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10-15-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,495
Posted By jreiley

Lexan Windshield

I need a lexan windshield for a 85 Camaro drag car. Any pointers would be appreciated.
05-07-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,275
Posted By jreiley

Got the same scam today with the same spiel, ...

Got the same scam today with the same spiel, paypal etc. Goes by Thomas Bill in the email to me.
Forum: Transmission
03-08-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,078
Posted By jreiley

Power Glide jerks`

When I start my race car with a racing powerglide and a trans brake, the car will jerk a few inches. Is this a characteristic of these transmissions or something else.
Forum: Engine Tech
02-24-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,028
Posted By jreiley

Are you running NASCAR late nodel? We have a 1/2...

Are you running NASCAR late nodel? We have a 1/2 mile dirt track here running with NASCAR sanctions. Even though I am strictly doing drags, the guys I hang with are all modified or late model...
Forum: Engine Tech
02-19-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,028
Posted By jreiley

I do reallly race the car but not to the extent I...

I do reallly race the car but not to the extent I would like. I'm retired, money is, at times, scarce. I sold another car to set this one up correctly. Thanks for your help.
Forum: Engine Tech
02-19-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,028
Posted By jreiley

If I got with a good vac pump, do I want valve...

If I got with a good vac pump, do I want valve covers that don't have breathers or fillers in them? If so, how do put oil in the sucker.
Forum: Engine Tech
02-11-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,028
Posted By jreiley

Its sounds that if I want to optimize the engine...

Its sounds that if I want to optimize the engine hp, I should go to a dry sump oil system. Having said that the cost is high but so is the return.. The next question is whose to use? If that just...
Forum: Engine Tech
02-11-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,028
Posted By jreiley

The way the prior owner of this car got his...

The way the prior owner of this car got his crankcase vacuum was putting a bung in the valvecover and plumbing to the vacuumm gauge. Is this a good way to get the vac reading. There is no vac pump...
Forum: Engine Tech
02-10-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,028
Posted By jreiley

Crank Case Vacumm

Do I need to care what the vacumm is in the crankcase on a bbc race engine? Just curious.
Forum: Engine Tech
01-27-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,588
Posted By jreiley

The only reason for installing a front...

The only reason for installing a front distributor is strictly for clearance.
Forum: Engine Tech
01-23-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,588
Posted By jreiley

Front Distributor for Chevy

What do I need to do to move the distributor on a bb to the front of the engine.
Forum: Engine Tech
08-13-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 271
Posted By jreiley

Oil Filter Relocation

I need to relocate my oil filter (sbc) and I am wanting to use a non-bypass type filter adapter on the block so I can use cannister type filters. All the remote relocation system I have seen, mainly...
Forum: Engine Tech
07-09-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,850
Posted By jreiley

Never having done this before, tell me if I'm on...

Never having done this before, tell me if I'm on the right track: Somewhere along the steering shaft, it will have to be cut and the 90 degree knuckle attached, then attach the 45 degree to the 90...
Forum: Engine Tech
07-02-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,850
Posted By jreiley

I took a couple pics of the area but they don't...

I took a couple pics of the area but they don't really show anything.. I'm going to put the car on my lift Thursday and get a better view of what I'm working with. BTW, I don't think the steering...
Forum: Engine Tech
06-29-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,850
Posted By jreiley

The headers are ok. I got them with the car. ...

The headers are ok. I got them with the car. They have been coated so they look ok. There is absolutly no room to fab a new tube for the front header. The cage extends all the way to the front of...
Forum: Engine Tech
06-25-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,850
Posted By jreiley

Headers and Steering Shaft problem.

This may not be the right place to ask this but I need an answer. I have a 3rd gen camaro that be put a big block in. When I bought the car I was told the headers that came with the car would clear...
12-01-2012, 04:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 548
Posted By jreiley

Max Slick Size

My 85Camaro is strictly a drag car. It has not been back-halfed or had really any work done on the suspension except air bags. I'm running 15 inch wheels with 10 inch slicks, not sure the diameter. I...
09-07-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,125
Posted By jreiley

Thanks for the help.

Thanks for the help.
Forum: Electrical
09-05-2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,724
Posted By jreiley

I use a panel from Digital Delay. Very nice. ...

I use a panel from Digital Delay. Very nice. Like the one you built, it has relays and is fused. I think I am going to go with your idea and mount the kill button as conspicuos as possible. ...
Forum: Electrical
09-04-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,724
Posted By jreiley

Are you using this switch to disconnect power to...

Are you using this switch to disconnect power to the ignition, such as a Painless type switch, or the leads from the battery itself?
09-02-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,410
Posted By jreiley

Who said I didn't have a roll cage? The cage is...

Who said I didn't have a roll cage? The cage is a 12 point cage, cerfified by NHRA tech.
Forum: Electrical
09-01-2012, 04:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,724
Posted By jreiley

Battery Disconnect

Like all race cars, I have the battery wired through a external (on the fender) disconnect switch. I would like to be able to shut down the batteries from my seat as well. Lokar makes a disconnect...
08-30-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 826
Posted By jreiley

Ask Richmond gear. They know their stuff.

Ask Richmond gear. They know their stuff.
08-30-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,410
Posted By jreiley

This car is a 1/8 drag car only. I have the...

This car is a 1/8 drag car only. I have the frame connectors welded. I saw an ad for frame braces that's why I wondered about them compared to connectors.
08-30-2012, 05:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,410
Posted By jreiley

3rd Gen Camaro Frames

My 85 has frame connectors. What is the difference between a frame connector and frame braces? Which should be used for 600hp? or does it make any difference?
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