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09-21-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,704
Posted By zipper06

Yep Brick i'm astill around and above the ground,...

Yep Brick i'm astill around and above the ground, still racing and kicking just not as high. I'm now closer to 76 yrs than 75, hope to race atleast another 5 yrs.
I too don't visit here too often...
04-21-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,814
Posted By zipper06

22 in fact mouse, none of my friends parked there...

22 in fact mouse, none of my friends parked there because they were running, people never learn, catilic converters are over 250* and you'rew righth, the grass was waist high, we got stck for an hour...
04-05-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,757
Posted By zipper06

Man not a good way to start the season, I was...

Man not a good way to start the season, I was wondering if you were coming to Super Chevy next weekend at Memphis, i'll have lot's of friends there, and probably go myself but not running.

Zip
04-04-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 14,247
Posted By zipper06

I'm guessing that my avatar was too big, from...

I'm guessing that my avatar was too big, from original, but i don't see where to upload a postage stamp size avatar.O'well not important anyway. I'll still be chaecking in and talking to people on...
03-28-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 14,247
Posted By zipper06

Thanks Bone it is in fact still there, now i...

Thanks Bone it is in fact still there, now i guess i just have to go find my avitar, or mak a new one, maybe my Anglia this time, the Malibu was getting old anyway, well maybe not old but my 48...
03-28-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 14,247
Posted By zipper06

yep no avitar, i'm not supprised though. Zip.

yep no avitar, i'm not supprised though.

Zip.
03-28-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 14,247
Posted By zipper06

I'm not at all impressed with the new forum,...

I'm not at all impressed with the new forum, where is the PM, i've been on here since 2006, i'm helping CSX build a 421 sm/blk and we were communicating in the message box, it seems to be gone so now...
03-10-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,091
Posted By zipper06

Thank's YB for the ups on this meet, i ran that...

Thank's YB for the ups on this meet, i ran that track in 1985 for the Div. 6 championships. I ran bracket #2 and dam near won the event, but i broke the rearend gear in the final 4, and the guy i was...
Forum: Engine Tech
03-08-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,910
Posted By zipper06

I set mine on .024/.025 on alcohol, i don't know...

I set mine on .024/.025 on alcohol, i don't know about E85 since i've never ran it.

Zip.
Forum: Engine Tech
03-01-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,656
Posted By zipper06

The lower the number the softer the metal, so the...

The lower the number the softer the metal, so the newer cam was 7 points softer than the older cam. The older cam i tested was about 11 or 12 yrs. old and the newer cam was 4 yrs. old and had 4 flat...
Forum: Engine Tech
03-01-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,656
Posted By zipper06

Last year i did some rockwell testing on 3...

Last year i did some rockwell testing on 3 different cams, one older solid flat tappet Bullit with more than 100 passes on it (still good) it checked 45/47 on the RC scale, i checked a failed...
Forum: Engine Tech
02-23-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,910
Posted By zipper06

I use NGK 8's, the head/mfg. people recommend 9's...

I use NGK 8's, the head/mfg. people recommend 9's for alcohol, but i found that 8's burn cleaner with my alcohol and toilet bowl engines, i don't know about an alcohol carb or E85 though. I do run...
02-23-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,129
Posted By zipper06

No YB i don't have any pics. in those days almost...

No YB i don't have any pics. in those days almost no one had camera'a in fact i only had about 4 or 5 pics. of my blown 56 t'bird and a couple 8 MM movies of it running, My first cousin has a few 8...
Forum: Engine Tech
02-22-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,459
Posted By zipper06

Re: head studs

I use procomp head studs, since i'm a procomp dealer, they work fine and i've never had a problem with them. I've probably sold 25 to 30 sets of them mostly sm/blk though. I don't have any b/blk sets...
02-22-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,129
Posted By zipper06

Yep it happened, i was there, most of the runs...

Yep it happened, i was there, most of the runs were 330 ft. and they didn't put down rosin in those days. We used to paint the slicks with rosin, I had atlas bucron tires which only had 2 groove...
Forum: Engine Tech
02-22-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,459
Posted By zipper06

Doug i know it's an added expense but i always...

Doug i know it's an added expense but i always use studs instead of bolts, they torque more accurately and put less strain on the block threads, due to chenging from couse threads on top to fine...
Forum: Engine Tech
02-21-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,459
Posted By zipper06

Doug, there's absolutely nothing wrong with...

Doug, there's absolutely nothing wrong with copper head gaskets, i prefer them to any other gaskets, even cosmetic, you can buy 4.380 X .043 gaskets from Summit for $92.00, i just use a spray sealer...
Forum: Engine Tech
02-18-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,453
Posted By zipper06

You're definately leaving something on the table...

You're definately leaving something on the table with 1 5/8" headers I don't know if there's 3 tenths there. It depends on the cam and you could definately use more stall in the converter.
Below is...
Forum: Engine Tech
02-17-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,453
Posted By zipper06

You would actually be better off with 1 7/8"...

You would actually be better off with 1 7/8" headers, but might have to run spacer plates because most of them have a stahl patern. I run hookers on my 377" and befroe that a 406" with alcohol i have...
Forum: Engine Tech
02-13-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 961
Posted By zipper06

They can be bought for $121.00 if you make your...

They can be bought for $121.00 if you make your own end caps or $171.00 with the end caps. That's much cheaper than making your own unless you have a CNC mill and alot of time on your hands.

Zip....
02-08-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,062
Posted By zipper06

Can you send a pic of the pistons HAHA gotya...

Can you send a pic of the pistons

HAHA gotya :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Zip.
02-05-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,935
Posted By zipper06

Thanks guys i appreciate all your friendship, and...

Thanks guys i appreciate all your friendship, and RJ is the only forum i'm ever on. It never ceases to amaze me how much experience and knowledge that the regulars here on the forum has. Someone of...
Forum: Engine Tech
02-02-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,943
Posted By zipper06

They say chevy thru 73 thru 91 model Zip.

They say chevy thru 73 thru 91 model

Zip.
02-02-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,935
Posted By zipper06

Never thought i'd make it

I reached the 3/4 centry mark today (75 yrs. old), i would have bet money i wouldn't see it but i oviously have.
I just wish i could still do the things that i could do 20 yrs. ago, or even 10 yrs....
Forum: Engine Tech
02-02-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,943
Posted By zipper06

How about these Zip. ...

How about these

Zip.


http://www.jegs.com/i/Hedman/500/69130/10002/-1
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