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Forum: Engine Tech
03-07-2010, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 959
Posted By purplemonte

should i stay with the 8 inch one?

should i stay with the 8 inch one?
Forum: Engine Tech
03-07-2010, 07:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 959
Posted By purplemonte

What balancer to use on sbc?

Currently have a 8 inch competition Products balancer on my 355. Want to upgrade to a sfi rated balancer. Is there any benifits to running a smaller balancer? If I go smaller is there anything else i...
01-10-2010, 07:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,843
Posted By purplemonte

[quote="russ67chevelle"]u guys are doin great! ...

[quote="russ67chevelle"]u guys are doin great!

lets get some more cars for us all to enjoy while cooped up in the house

thanks sofar for all the clips...here is one of my car...

sorry its...
01-09-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,843
Posted By purplemonte

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wIsYaXSHeRc

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wIsYaXSHeRc
Forum: Transmission
09-24-2009, 06:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,059
Posted By purplemonte

Maybe your tranny is slipping too, a...

Maybe your tranny is slipping too, a 7.70?[/quote]

The 7.70 is on motor,, Im sure if i took the time to do some tuning i could get it down a couple tenths but for bracket racing ive never...
Forum: Transmission
09-24-2009, 02:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,059
Posted By purplemonte

ive been running the one in my Monte for 11 years...

ive been running the one in my Monte for 11 years now with a 4000 stall running 7.70 in the 1/8th and for the last year with a 100 shot of nitrous and its still together and its basically all stock...
Forum: Transmission
09-23-2009, 06:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,059
Posted By purplemonte

how to build a strong th350

Anyone have any good sites or suggestions on how to build a strong th350?
06-14-2009, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By purplemonte

Nitrous troubles

Ran my car for the first time since last august. Decided to make a pass on Nitrous and when i hit the purge nothing came out but alot of warm air. Car was put in storage with a full bottle and has...
Forum: Engine Tech
05-24-2009, 07:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,452
Posted By purplemonte

We have raced 2 times now but we are having...

We have raced 2 times now but we are having distributor problems. The first time we ran in the 9.65 range but the car bogged till about half track. It took me a while but i figured out the car was...
05-03-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By purplemonte

after another 2 weeks of excuses and arguements...

after another 2 weeks of excuses and arguements they say theyve finally shipped , was supposed to get it friday but it never came. Shipping company shows a package coming on monday,, hopefully its...
05-01-2009, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By purplemonte

Found out thier actual name is Js transmissions...

Found out thier actual name is Js transmissions and Car Parts out of Tampa florida. Id advise everyone to stay away.
04-22-2009, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By purplemonte

No I havent seen them on here found them with a...

No I havent seen them on here found them with a search engine and read about them in a magazine .
04-22-2009, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By purplemonte

Anyone ever deal with One Stop transmissions

Ordered a tranny from One Stop Transmissions in Riverview Florida on march 25. Was told it was on the way and id get it in 7 to 10 days. It took me 2 weeks to finally get a hold of the place after it...
04-19-2009, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 572
Posted By purplemonte

650 speed demon help

Have a 355 chevy with a edelbrock performer package in it and vortec heads. I put on a 650 speed demon and the car has a bog when you hit the throttle for a second or 2 before it takes off. It is a...
Forum: Engine Tech
04-12-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,608
Posted By purplemonte

Ive heard the same thing, Ive switched both of my...

Ive heard the same thing, Ive switched both of my cars to baldwin filters
Forum: Engine Tech
04-12-2009, 08:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,452
Posted By purplemonte

Ive only got to drive it on the street a little...

Ive only got to drive it on the street a little because of the terrible weather here. Its got a ton or torque , Im probably gonna have to find him a set of drag radials ,,, with street tires its all...
Forum: Engine Tech
04-07-2009, 03:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,452
Posted By purplemonte

Re: rate my engine

Thanks ,, seeing how we have the same car and better gearing with the overdrive and better heads. Id think with drag radials we should be around the 9.0 range .. We start in may Ill post up what we...
Forum: Transmission
03-31-2009, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By purplemonte

th2004r question

How do you set the tv cable on a th2004r
Forum: Engine Tech
03-29-2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,452
Posted By purplemonte

Thanks,, you are right, the Jrs were some good...

Thanks,, you are right, the Jrs were some good times this will be our first year out of them and ill miss it. I just want him to get a season in a slower car before he gets in a fast one.His class...
Forum: Engine Tech
03-29-2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,452
Posted By purplemonte

Rate my engine?

I had a 355 built for my son to run for his first year out of jr dragsters. Give me your opinions of what i can expect from this motor hp and torque wise. we are running 1/8th mile and are hoping to...
03-29-2009, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 754
Posted By purplemonte

i have a 01 2500 hd and the gas guage is doing...

i have a 01 2500 hd and the gas guage is doing the same thing. The dealerships service dept says it is a sensor on the sending unit. They quoted me 600 to fix it but i found the sensor is only 150 ....
12-18-2008, 02:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By purplemonte

Who has the best deal on axles?

Want to put some new axles and cclip eliminaters in my 8.5 gm rear.. Who do you guys recomend?
12-02-2008, 09:26 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 12,115
Posted By purplemonte

http://forums.racingjunk.com/viewtopic.php?t=7674...

http://forums.racingjunk.com/viewtopic.php?t=7674

I wouldn't buy anything from those jerkoffs.[/quote]

Your probably right,, but my options to find something different are limited.. Unless...
12-01-2008, 04:30 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 12,115
Posted By purplemonte

if you get a chance id love to see a picture of...

if you get a chance id love to see a picture of them on your car. Im thinking of the same ones for a 87 monte ss im fixing up.
01-01-2008, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 537
Posted By purplemonte

Nitrous solenoid

Gonna add a purge to my system,, anyone got a used working solenoid laying around they want to sell.. ?
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