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Forum: Engine Tech
12-19-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,012
Posted By SPEEDNEEDS1

I have done it myself, had a set of 781 GM ovals...

I have done it myself, had a set of 781 GM ovals with a team g intake "oval", pulled engine out of car to put rear main seal in. Hoist hooked to carb pad and cracked about 1" under carb pad.............
Forum: Engine Tech
07-24-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 763
Posted By SPEEDNEEDS1

I once had a 454 flat top std bore truck engine...

I once had a 454 flat top std bore truck engine with a 305H .575-.575 lift cam and it worked great. Engine went 6.90 @ 3600lbs, but I did have a set of 291 cloced chamber heads. Hope this helps.
07-10-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 950
Posted By SPEEDNEEDS1

0 1/2 gold pump, alky, victor jr intake, 1950lbs...

0 1/2 gold pump, alky, victor jr intake, 1950lbs with aluminum head bbc so around 1750 1800 lbs dragster with this combo, 4500 stall converter, 4.10 gear, 16x33 tire. I know with a shorter tire, and...
07-09-2012, 11:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 950
Posted By SPEEDNEEDS1

4.100 toilet on a 355

I know this toilet is to big for my 450hp 355, just wondering if it will work. If so what return and nozzle size should I start with???? My motor is a street engine with 11.5 compression .509-.533...
Forum: Transmission
05-24-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,637
Posted By SPEEDNEEDS1

I have been driving my bosses Pro Mod Camaro the...

I have been driving my bosses Pro Mod Camaro the past couple of weeks so I have not had a chance to run my car in high gear. Hope to try it this weekend.
Hammertime, I will put .30 in the box...
Forum: Transmission
05-12-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,637
Posted By SPEEDNEEDS1

Thanks for the info, I would have messe up today,...

Thanks for the info, I would have messe up today, however we was called up three times and rained every time. Finally after 4 hours they called the race. Thanks for the help.
05-10-2012, 11:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,654
Posted By SPEEDNEEDS1

I am running my first alky set-up this year, my...

I am running my first alky set-up this year, my only advice is go with a well known carb. builder "APD, Rupert" being the best in my opinion. Mine is a APD, I took it out of the box, bolted it on and...
Forum: Transmission
05-10-2012, 11:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,637
Posted By SPEEDNEEDS1

Also, how much delay should I expect to take out....

Also, how much delay should I expect to take out. Last race I was at 1157 in the semi's, I was .006 but broke out by .003
Forum: Transmission
05-10-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,637
Posted By SPEEDNEEDS1

I am running trans brake, shifting by time. My...

I am running trans brake, shifting by time. My shift time is going to be at 0.000 so it will shift when trans brake releases.

Hammertime, I run tractor hyd. fluid for trans fluid. Have ran it for...
Forum: Transmission
05-10-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,637
Posted By SPEEDNEEDS1

Leaving in high gear with a dragster????

I am going to try leaving in high gear to calm car down enough to run a 5.50 index class. It is only going to slip the converter, not the tranny right? Car currently runs 4.80's so leaving in high...
Forum: Engine Tech
05-05-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 625
Posted By SPEEDNEEDS1

The NOS converter is a deffinate problem when...

The NOS converter is a deffinate problem when trying to run on motor. I ran a S-10 a few years ago and on 2-stages it would run 5.20's, on motor it ran 6.80's. It was a pure turd on motor and it made...
Forum: Engine Tech
05-04-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 657
Posted By SPEEDNEEDS1

Fixed my car tonight after work, thanks for the...

Fixed my car tonight after work, thanks for the help.
Forum: Engine Tech
05-02-2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 657
Posted By SPEEDNEEDS1

Forgot to mention, oil leak will start about...

Forgot to mention, oil leak will start about 100-150 feet out. I know this because after watching my brother drive the car you can see it kinda like spraying out between the slicks. May be part of my...
Forum: Engine Tech
05-02-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 657
Posted By SPEEDNEEDS1

I have a major problem with rear oil seal!!!

I put my new 540 together over the winter and all went well, put it in the car and everything was well. I ran it the first pass and noticed a small oil leak around the back side of the engine, now...
Forum: Engine Tech
04-23-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,771
Posted By SPEEDNEEDS1

My new comp. cam was the same way. It was...

My new comp. cam was the same way. It was supposed to be installed at 112 and when I put it in straight up it was at 118. Had to move the crank gear and put a button in cam gear to get it right. Comp...
Forum: Transmission
04-17-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 468
Posted By SPEEDNEEDS1

Hughes performance makes a 1" spacer for their...

Hughes performance makes a 1" spacer for their new lock up pro mod power glide. It is made out of aluminum and they make it in house. I am sure they can cut you one that is 5/8 if you call them....
04-16-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,669
Posted By SPEEDNEEDS1

I never was a real big fan of the black wheels...

I never was a real big fan of the black wheels until I traded for a car with them on it. I have replaced the rears with polished, but I will have my new rears coated black this winter or trade for...
Forum: Engine Tech
04-15-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,720
Posted By SPEEDNEEDS1

I talked to my brother last night and he said...

I talked to my brother last night and he said test session went bad. The roll over valve fell apart and after the car would get to 150ft.out it would fall on its face. Done this 4 passes in a row...
Forum: Engine Tech
04-12-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,720
Posted By SPEEDNEEDS1

I am going to Z-MAX this weekend to watch the big...

I am going to Z-MAX this weekend to watch the big boy's play so my brother is going to run the dragster. He is trying it at 5.0 psi the first pass and then he is moving the two-step down then up 400...
Forum: Engine Tech
04-11-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,720
Posted By SPEEDNEEDS1

launch is at 4800 and goes to around 6400-6500 as...

launch is at 4800 and goes to around 6400-6500 as soon as the trans brake releases. It hits the tire really hard. I accidently left the three step switch on one pass and left wide open and it slowed...
Forum: Engine Tech
04-10-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,720
Posted By SPEEDNEEDS1

On the shock setting, it is all of the way loose,...

On the shock setting, it is all of the way loose, then 4 clicks tight. Havent moved it either way yet, I need to go to test n tune and try looser and tighter just to see what happens.
Forum: Engine Tech
04-10-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,720
Posted By SPEEDNEEDS1

I have talked to the guy's at hughes and they...

I have talked to the guy's at hughes and they said that the converter will work fine, but if they had known it was going in a dragster when they built it I would be .4-.5 hundreths faster in e.t.,...
Forum: Engine Tech
04-09-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,720
Posted By SPEEDNEEDS1

Can't say if it is under tired or not but I think...

Can't say if it is under tired or not but I think it is. I see every one else running a 16.5-17x33's and some with 34.5's. I have access to all of the 17x33.5 and 34.5's that I could ever use, but I...
Forum: Engine Tech
04-07-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,720
Posted By SPEEDNEEDS1

Ran car again today, switched to Goodyear 14.5x33...

Ran car again today, switched to Goodyear 14.5x33 d-6 compound, put shift time on 2.000 and shifted on 7200, however it still has the traction issue. It launches great, out about 20ft and shakes like...
Forum: Engine Tech
04-06-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,720
Posted By SPEEDNEEDS1

Need help on shifting by time??

This past weekend I had my car out for the first time and shifted it at 2.200. After making the first pass not looking at the tach it shifted at 7500 and I wanted it to shift around 7000-7200. How...
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