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10-08-2010, 03:07 AM
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Posted By chpseat987

So what do most people do to change this steering...

So what do most people do to change this steering box out? I Know someone out there has done it, I dont have money for a full tube chasis that would help out allot. If i can be any help i will keep...
10-06-2010, 03:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,199
Posted By chpseat987

So Iam not getting much response on the steering...

So Iam not getting much response on the steering box, I really need some help and ideas here please. I have been told that thier is a mustand rack out there that will dang near bolt right up to my...
09-29-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,199
Posted By chpseat987

builing a new cage and sterring for my Nova.

Hey guys its been a while since i have been in here. (sorry) But I have learned allot of good stuff from everyone, I have thick skin so I can take most anything LOL. In my 1972 nova I am ready to...
Forum: Engine Tech
05-11-2010, 10:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,176
Posted By chpseat987

Ya it hurts everyday let me tell ya... I missed...

Ya it hurts everyday let me tell ya... I missed our first race of the season this last friday and im going to miss the second race this coming friday. Its tough had all my savings in that dam motor....
Forum: Engine Tech
05-06-2010, 11:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,176
Posted By chpseat987

ya my machinest did, he said with the piston I...

ya my machinest did, he said with the piston I had it barley met mininum clearance. I dont remember what that number is though.
Forum: Engine Tech
05-05-2010, 03:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,176
Posted By chpseat987

here aree some pics of the findings, number 1 rod...

here aree some pics of the findings, number 1 rod looks like a pretzel, and #6 was hydrolic ?? that is way wierd what ya think? dam it cant figure it out how to add them, but if you would like...
Forum: Engine Tech
04-22-2010, 07:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,176
Posted By chpseat987

Got one head off it so far. UPDATE ON FINDINGS...

My car is at a friends house, he has been taking my car apart when he can little by little. Went over last night he had the right head ready to pull, we found a Brand new Expensive Comp lifter did i...
Forum: Engine Tech
04-20-2010, 07:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,176
Posted By chpseat987

no kidden and OUT THEY WENT, kind of like a women...

no kidden and OUT THEY WENT, kind of like a women they always get there way LOL. Im going to pull the motor this weekend and get it up to th machiest for an autopsy, I'll try to get some pics and put...
Forum: Engine Tech
04-12-2010, 09:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,176
Posted By chpseat987

I did loose oil pressure last year, that was...

I did loose oil pressure last year, that was fixed this WAS a fresh motor, bearings, crank polish, rings, new cam, Lifters, they did find my crank was bent by .0010 but was able to straighten it.. ...
Forum: Engine Tech
04-12-2010, 07:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,176
Posted By chpseat987

Ya that was me... :( Sorry for messing up the...

Ya that was me... :( Sorry for messing up the track out there and the long down time one of the rods busted through the diaper it caught alot of the oil but not all then about 4 gallons or so of...
Forum: Engine Tech
04-12-2010, 06:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,176
Posted By chpseat987

OMG I blew my motor apart this weekend, any ideas why???

My buddie talked me into loading up and we went to Grand Junction Col for test N tune and a jackpot race. I have to say that was the smoothest track ive ever ran down and the people were very nice. ...
Forum: Engine Tech
03-17-2010, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,959
Posted By chpseat987

Couldnt agree more with the cooler,, LMAO when I...

Couldnt agree more with the cooler,, LMAO when I rtead that, I would run them just on the intake to help keep the smoke down when you light it up, and not use any on the ext valves got to keep them...
Forum: Engine Tech
03-11-2010, 06:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,734
Posted By chpseat987

I purchased a set of the pro comps last year they...

I purchased a set of the pro comps last year they were alot easier on the budjet, I used the PC valves and my springs they matched my cam, 653 intake and 689 ex ish give or take a few I dont remember...
03-05-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,360
Posted By chpseat987

Our track went to IHRA last year, and they kept...

Our track went to IHRA last year, and they kept telling us they are about the grass root racers and after running with them for a season I belive it. Never been treated better and plus we have a...
Forum: Engine Tech
02-25-2010, 08:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,959
Posted By chpseat987

I have talked with several old timers on this...

I have talked with several old timers on this subject, and last season Mike strausberg was at our track, his mechanic builds my friends Engines and I asked them this question. They build all race...
Forum: Engine Tech
01-13-2010, 03:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,313
Posted By chpseat987

this is great stuff, Thank you, I started runing...

this is great stuff, Thank you, I started runing the engine over then flippen the ign switch it semed to be alot esier on it, but when the heat gets to it its all over, like I said I can count 3...
Forum: Engine Tech
01-12-2010, 11:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,313
Posted By chpseat987

starter problems all season

I have a 72 nova that has a big 427 with headers, I can not count how many starters I went through last year, and cost me several rounds, they get hot and game over, I placed a huge fan behind the...
Forum: Engine Tech
10-07-2009, 04:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,646
Posted By chpseat987

Ya they have been doing the cam thing for along...

Ya they have been doing the cam thing for along time now, our corrected altitude on a typical summer day can be over 7,000 feet. I have not cnc'd the heads but this winter I am planning to port,...
Forum: Engine Tech
10-06-2009, 07:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,646
Posted By chpseat987

Comp cams just sent me reply and there...

Comp cams just sent me reply and there recomdation take a look and tell me what you all think.


Cam Spec Card Inquiry
PART NO. ...
Forum: Engine Tech
10-05-2009, 09:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,646
Posted By chpseat987

Wow now thats hauling if I can get my car to run...

Wow now thats hauling if I can get my car to run flat 11's or even like a 10.99 ish i would be very happy with that :lol: . I dont want to mess with having to install a cert cage in the car I have...
Forum: Engine Tech
10-03-2009, 08:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,933
Posted By chpseat987

20W-50 Valvoline VR1 racing formula. Never had a...

20W-50 Valvoline VR1 racing formula. Never had a problem always stayed clean.
Forum: Engine Tech
10-03-2009, 07:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,646
Posted By chpseat987

here is some more informaton on the PRO COMP ...

here is some more informaton on the PRO COMP heads I am ruinning

320 cc intake runner

115 cc chamber

Manley Performance Valves
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1.880" Diamter, 11/32 Valve Stem, +.100 Long Exhaust
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Forum: Engine Tech
10-03-2009, 02:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,646
Posted By chpseat987

I have ran those heads all season long without a...

I have ran those heads all season long without a single problem withthem... So i shoudl really go to a 1050cc carb? WOW I figured that wouldbe way to much. Im sending my carb into a shop for full...
Forum: Engine Tech
10-02-2009, 02:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,646
Posted By chpseat987

What cam would be best for me 427 BBC

Okay after a tuff season, if you read my last posts,,, im pulling the motor down all the way for a full inspection. I need to put in a new cam. I have 14:1 SRP pistons with 1:7:1 rockers I am going...
Forum: Engine Tech
09-22-2009, 06:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,448
Posted By chpseat987

Thank you and no need at all to be sorry, thats...

Thank you and no need at all to be sorry, thats why I posted my question for everybody's suggestions thats how we learn and thank you again...
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