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04-14-2014, 08:26 PM
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Posted By altereddoug

540 bbc efi tuning for the holley hp

Where in Illinois or surrounding states is a great shop to tune a holley hp efi? For a 540 bbc on e85, should be around 800+ hp using 83# injectors . Strictly drag car Thanks
Forum: Events/Videos
09-07-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 770
Posted By altereddoug

Clinton Il swap meet Sept 8

I know of at least 180 vendors will be at the swap meet in Clinton, Il
Sept 8., 2012
located at clinton Auto Auction. Rain or shine.
Tons and tons of race parts, new old stock....

1 dollar...
Forum: In The Pits
09-07-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 720
Posted By altereddoug

First ever swap meet in Clinton, IL Sept 8

I know of at least 180 vendors will be at the swap meet in Clinton, Il
Sept 8., 2012
located at clinton Auto Auction. Rain or shine.
Tons and tons of race parts, new old stock....

1 dollar...
Forum: Electrical
09-04-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,231
Posted By altereddoug

bbc alternator for midplate n elec water pump

Any ideas which company makes a good bracket for the bbc? . have a front motor plate and electric water pump. just getting into finding one. Going to efi main reason going to add alternator
08-22-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 628
Posted By altereddoug

Advanced auto parts for performace parts

Let me tell ya something about this place. I like to support local businesses. But when you can go online and buy parts for 20% then go pick em up at same store a hour later is something screwed up....
08-21-2012, 08:41 PM
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Views: 726
Posted By altereddoug

efi intakes vs converting dart to efi

Is there an advantage to running a efi intake vs converting one? I have a 4500 Dart intake and going to efi. Is it better to convert it or go with say a super victor efi for 340.00 vs 250 to convert...
Forum: Engine Tech
05-04-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 522
Posted By altereddoug

4.5 bore mark 4 block and cometic head gasket

Do they still make the 4.5 bore head gasket? All I can find is a 4.540 bore gaskets. Or one they call Mercury Marine 1050 Engine Gen IV & Dart Block 2 Bolt Intake Side of Gasket.

I am looking for...
06-19-2010, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 456
Posted By altereddoug

racespace search

how the heck do you look up someone? everytime i do it says not found. trying to find this is the guys number 423-534-1336 he said to look up on racespace name is bmtcarhauler, and thats not his...
Forum: Engine Tech
05-15-2009, 05:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 259
Posted By altereddoug

bbc oil pump rod min max endplay

Anyone know what the min and max clearances are for a bbc? the distributor and oil pump rod movement.
05-05-2009, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 597
Posted By altereddoug

I was looking at this one. Seems pretty easy to...

I was looking at this one. Seems pretty easy to make.
http://www.gottrikes.com/Tube_Bender.htm
Forum: Electrical
05-05-2009, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 999
Posted By altereddoug

I have heard of several that were sent back and...

I have heard of several that were sent back and had 2 7al3's go bad. I would go digital and not look back.
05-04-2009, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 597
Posted By altereddoug

tubing bender

Been playing around with the idea of getting a bender. Is it better to buy one or build one, like from gotrikes?? ave alot of cash if I build one but is it any good from this place? Anyone ???
10-18-2008, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,143
Posted By altereddoug

Todd, yes it is a wrap. Took the lidy...

Todd,
yes it is a wrap. Took the lidy graphics a few days to do the work . It is 6 sections because of all the curves of the body. In one picture I can clearly see the inside of the front...
10-18-2008, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,143
Posted By altereddoug

Finally finished the cars body

A whole lot cheaper than paint, and it is just a racecar. But the color is unbelievable and the camera I have just doesn't do it justice
...
10-11-2008, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 916
Posted By altereddoug

weight distribution on a solid altered

Anyone know what a good area to start when adding parts to a rigid altered? Do you want something around 60 front 40 rear weights ? 50/50? 40/60??

Making around 800-850 hp with a 540 bbc
Forum: Engine Tech
08-06-2008, 02:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,339
Posted By altereddoug

I found out why you use QUALITY lifters two years...

I found out why you use QUALITY lifters two years ago. I used a set of herbert .300 longer roller lifters on just a .746 lift cam. Brand new motor and it lasted 45 minutes. After the warm up I...
Forum: Transmission
07-16-2008, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,304
Posted By altereddoug

Yes it will, but the endplay is already screwed...

Yes it will, but the endplay is already screwed up because the sun gear drum wore down the rivets and bolt heads on the planetary carrier, around .030. Just have to recheck it when I get it back...
Forum: Transmission
07-16-2008, 05:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,304
Posted By altereddoug

I decided just to machine a new thrust washer...

I decided just to machine a new thrust washer that goes underneath the input sun gear and leave it at that. Simplest way to fix it and not weld anything. Just made a hardened bronze washer .100...
Forum: Transmission
07-12-2008, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,304
Posted By altereddoug

Anyone know what the thickness is of a brand new...

Anyone know what the thickness is of a brand new input sun gear thrust washer? My old one is .812 and only need, at a minimum, .840.
Forum: Transmission
07-08-2008, 07:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,021
Posted By altereddoug

We had a tranny rebuilt about ten years ago and...

We had a tranny rebuilt about ten years ago and they didn't put the bushing in the front pump for use with a turbo spline input shaft. It lasted
3/4 of a run.
Also we used to run a mounts like...
Forum: Transmission
07-06-2008, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,304
Posted By altereddoug

Really if I drive them farther in, just alittle...

Really if I drive them farther in, just alittle farther and remove the bolts and weld them in, like factory, would be the way to go then.... cause even the bolts button heads bolts are rubbing.
Forum: Transmission
07-05-2008, 08:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,304
Posted By altereddoug

glide planetaries

Anyone had a problem witht the planetary pins being ground down by the sun gear shell?
I think the problem is underneath the sun gear pinion, loacated in the planetaries. The thrust washer(bearing)...
Forum: Engine Tech
03-09-2008, 06:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 322
Posted By altereddoug

LS6 block

I have a original LS6 block and heads. About ten years ago I had to get it decked, before I knew what it was worth. You can barely make out the numbers on the pad. TO4?? i believe it ends in CRR. The...
Forum: Engine Tech
02-24-2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,299
Posted By altereddoug

On a budget what would be a better block to buy? ...

On a budget what would be a better block to buy?
I doubt if I could afford a new block that is cnced to exact specifications. In a perfect world I would love to have one, but the reality is that...
Forum: Engine Tech
02-23-2008, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,299
Posted By altereddoug

New Dart big m

What all is required when purchasing a new block?
Any other machine work? I am looking at the big M 9.8 deck 4.5 bore. And the actual bore the way it is sent is 4.490? for part number 31263444
Doug
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