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Forum: Show Off
08-08-2007, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,449
Posted By cobrajet428

Another horse in the stable

My son just bought a 88 Mustang coupe X Florida patrol car. It was originally ordered as an unmarked black car. The seller didn't realize that it was a X patrol car till my son asked me why it stated...
07-03-2007, 10:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,407
Posted By cobrajet428

Hey bjuice, check out the ad from Abruzzi for...

Hey bjuice, check out the ad from Abruzzi for their bracket champions powerglide trans on RJ main page, $2150! Call them, I'm sure they will work with you. George
07-03-2007, 05:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,407
Posted By cobrajet428

I sold a tranny on Ebay for $300 and had to build...

I sold a tranny on Ebay for $300 and had to build a crate for it because they would not accept it just strapped to a pallet. I did not charge the buyer for building the crate or having to take it all...
Forum: Transmission
06-29-2007, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,297
Posted By cobrajet428

Most tranny fluids for a specific trans type...

Most tranny fluids for a specific trans type (Dextron/Mercon etc.) will work just fine for most applications. For instance, I run a modified C-6 trans (1968) if I were using original internal soft...
Forum: Engine Tech
06-29-2007, 07:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,940
Posted By cobrajet428

A drop in oil pressure at idle as the engine...

A drop in oil pressure at idle as the engine heats up is normal. What you should be concern with is if the oil pressure goes back up as soon as you rev it a bit. Different engines react differently....
Forum: Engine Tech
06-27-2007, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,119
Posted By cobrajet428

Alls been said! :P The reason for running a...

Alls been said! :P The reason for running a little less oil is to get the oil away from the crank. A good windage tray with a built in scraper will also assist in keeping oil away from the crank....
06-27-2007, 04:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,943
Posted By cobrajet428

That is common, I've seen this problem in slicks...

That is common, I've seen this problem in slicks that I have installed without tubes. Didn't cause any problems. Like mentioned earlier, it could also be caused by your tubes. Try deflating them and...
Forum: Engine Tech
06-27-2007, 04:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,456
Posted By cobrajet428

Charles, I talked to an Eagle rep and was told...

Charles, I talked to an Eagle rep and was told that their cast steel nodular cranks will hold up to 700hp +. My neighbor accross the street has a 68 firebird with a stroker pontiac motor making about...
Forum: Engine Tech
06-26-2007, 07:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,456
Posted By cobrajet428

It's ok! I took it as a positive remark. Thank...

It's ok! I took it as a positive remark. Thank you :wink: I just wanted to point out that my combo shows that the numbers are doable (is that a word?) :shock: 8)
Forum: Engine Tech
06-26-2007, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,456
Posted By cobrajet428

To tell you the truth, All I want is to get it...

To tell you the truth, All I want is to get it all back together and be racing again. It'll run what ever it runs. I bracket race. All I want is for it to stay together and run consistant. Those are...
Forum: Engine Tech
06-26-2007, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,456
Posted By cobrajet428

Somethhing different

I've been buying parts for a while now for my new engine. It's another 428 ci (Ford FE) dinasore. :P I started with an early 390 mirror block (high nickel content) that had the cross bolt pedestals...
06-24-2007, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,242
Posted By cobrajet428

The Lakeland Drag Strip site has a section that...

The Lakeland Drag Strip site has a section that gives some good info on how to get started in drag racing. Visit the site and read or print the article for your info.
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Forum: Events/Videos
06-21-2007, 04:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 908
Posted By cobrajet428

Old Racer's Re-union

I know that most of you run Chevys, However you might enjoy seeing some old racers with old race cars compete. There's going to be an Old Racer's re-union at Panama City Fl. on Sept. 28, 29 & 30th. I...
06-20-2007, 02:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,006
Posted By cobrajet428

Double header, way to go! :)

Double header, way to go! :)
06-20-2007, 04:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,551
Posted By cobrajet428

Started street racing in my first car, a 1967...

Started street racing in my first car, a 1967 Mustang fastback back in 1969. Got a few tickets which I really couldn't afford so I started going to the track at National Speedway in Long Island. It...
06-19-2007, 09:13 AM
Replies: 26
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Views: 4,499
Posted By cobrajet428

I have enjoyed this forum for a few weeks now....

I have enjoyed this forum for a few weeks now. The only other forum that I frequent is the FE forum because that's the engine that I've been running for the last 20 years +. I'm a drag racer and have...
Forum: Show Off
06-14-2007, 08:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,122
Posted By cobrajet428

Been there, done all of that! Looking Good. When...

Been there, done all of that! Looking Good. When you're done you can start thinking of the next pase. :P A project is never finished, that's why it's called a project. :lol:
Forum: Show Off
06-14-2007, 08:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,122
Posted By cobrajet428

Sorry, I cannot post pics of "then", the pics are...

Sorry, I cannot post pics of "then", the pics are old polaroids and I don't have a scanner.But now:
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Forum: Show Off
06-13-2007, 03:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,122
Posted By cobrajet428

Cool car Al, thanx for sharing! :wink:

Cool car Al, thanx for sharing! :wink:
06-13-2007, 01:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,594
Posted By cobrajet428

All of us that have had formal training in auto...

All of us that have had formal training in auto tech know that a motor is electrical and an engine is mechanical but we all know that when a car guy speaks of a motor he means engine. The important...
Forum: Show Off
06-13-2007, 01:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,122
Posted By cobrajet428

Great story. Wish I could see some pics to go...

Great story. Wish I could see some pics to go with it. My wife says the same thing about me and my mustang. :lol:
Forum: Show Off
06-12-2007, 06:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,122
Posted By cobrajet428

I love Road Runners too. I had a 69 with a 440...

I love Road Runners too. I had a 69 with a 440 and a four speed tranny. It was my first all out bracket car. It wasn't real consistant with the four speed but it was alot of fun. It got stolen while...
Forum: Show Off
06-12-2007, 05:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,122
Posted By cobrajet428

Wow Buff, looks like you've done a few projects....

Wow Buff, looks like you've done a few projects. Good Job! :wink: Here are some links to how mine started and the stages it's gone thru.

Stage 1 my daily driver in Panama...
06-12-2007, 08:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,594
Posted By cobrajet428

While my car was down after the crash, (by the...

While my car was down after the crash, (by the way, my avatar was the run I crashed @ 121 mph 10.46 et) I was a hired driver on a dragster a friend owned. I did that for a year and got fairly good at...
06-12-2007, 07:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,594
Posted By cobrajet428

AGREE!!! :lol: :lol: :lol:

AGREE!!! :lol: :lol: :lol:
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