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Forum: Electrical
08-03-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 615
Posted By qiksix

setting timing curves

what timing curves are you guy's running with alky. should it be fast/slow or locked out.
07-17-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By qiksix

thanks zip

thanks zip
07-16-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By qiksix

kinsler nozzles

kinsler screen tip nozzles, do the airbleeds need to vent inside/outside of stack or doesn't matter.
Forum: Engine Tech
06-05-2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,192
Posted By qiksix

I had a 350 do the same thing after a rebuild,...

I had a 350 do the same thing after a rebuild, turned out it didn't have enough crankshafft endfloat was picking up the bearing when getting hot.
Forum: In The Pits
03-30-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,816
Posted By qiksix

I think roadkill2 nailed on the head, it does...

I think roadkill2 nailed on the head, it does make them stronger to a degree but i'm no expert i'd compare it to a driveshaft you don't see any solid driveshafts.


Speaking of axles is there...
02-26-2012, 02:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,865
Posted By qiksix

Thanks guys just what we wanted to know. So i'm...

Thanks guys just what we wanted to know. So i'm guessing rebound is more important than compression seeing that strange and others only offers oneway adjustments. I'll see if he wants to spend more...
02-25-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,865
Posted By qiksix

coilover shocks

Just got home from the track with a mates car. He has strange single adjustable shocks on the rear, we tried some adjustments and 60 fts dropped from 1.58 to low 1.7s aswell as ets. Do strange shocks...
02-19-2012, 10:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 625
Posted By qiksix

As far as know they use the same plates on a...

As far as know they use the same plates on a number of different size systems, just got to make sure the amount you are going to use doesn't exeed the flow rate of either the plate or solenoids.
02-16-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,322
Posted By qiksix

Finished doing the flush put in some ol cheapo...

Finished doing the flush put in some ol cheapo oil and so far so good. Been driving it to work for 2 days no oil light, when i get home check the gauge it says 9psi idle i can live with that, working...
02-12-2012, 02:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,322
Posted By qiksix

I think gearhead could be onto something, i...

I think gearhead could be onto something, i dropped/strained oil there is a little crud in it, so i stuck a bit of wire through the sump plug and there's a fare bit of crud in there. i'm in the...
02-11-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,322
Posted By qiksix

No not a fram we only have ryco here in oz. Yes...

No not a fram we only have ryco here in oz. Yes was happening before oil change i'll drain/strain oil see what comes out. Before oil change it would drop straight to zero within a couple of minutes....
02-11-2012, 04:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,322
Posted By qiksix

Losing oil pressure

This is on my daily driver 2003 Pathfinder. I drove around the block for 1/2 an hour before the oil light flickers and comes on, turn engine off immediately sit for 5 seconds and start engine...
02-10-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,103
Posted By qiksix

So Zip would you say i try 16s or 18s, after i...

So Zip would you say i try 16s or 18s, after i get a new pump.
02-10-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,103
Posted By qiksix

Stacks are 2 3/16, 4.04 bore 268ci. I did ask Don...

Stacks are 2 3/16, 4.04 bore 268ci. I did ask Don at hilborn about nozzle size and said #12's, the more i look at other sbc injectors the more i think your right with 16-18s on that size bore, unless...
02-09-2012, 03:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,103
Posted By qiksix

Hey Zip you helped me out a while back when i...

Hey Zip you helped me out a while back when i first got it going.
Here goes, i haven't leak tested anything for while so they might not be exact;
alcohol fuel, kinsler p510(12) nozzles, barrel...
02-08-2012, 03:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,103
Posted By qiksix

It turned out the pump is a 80A-1, i get to...

It turned out the pump is a 80A-1, i get to return more, but i feel it's losing to much pressure aswell and maybe contributing to bad throttle responce and a rich idle smell, even with shutoff pulled...
02-07-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,103
Posted By qiksix

injection pumps

Zip and others;
I have a hilborn injected chevy v6 and i can't get a good tune on it. It runs ok no missing or backfiring, best i've gone is 7.34 on the 1/8th.
After going through the system i...
Forum: Transmission
09-30-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 247
Posted By qiksix

c4 valve body

Hi, can someone confirm for me where the check balls go and are they all needed in a std c4 valve body.
Forum: Transmission
08-20-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,158
Posted By qiksix

thanks guy's i think i'll try the f type fluid.

thanks guy's i think i'll try the f type fluid.
Forum: Transmission
08-19-2011, 07:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,158
Posted By qiksix

mixing fluids

just fitted a b&m deep pan to my t350, after searching here guy's are recomending to run 'f' type fluid. i have been running dexron III so the convertor still has a bit left in it, should i mix the...
Forum: Engine Tech
01-14-2011, 06:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,100
Posted By qiksix

Yes it can be done I welded a few old 6cyl. Jag...

Yes it can be done I welded a few old 6cyl. Jag heads for restorers. Depending what it is might not be worth the $$ and trouble by the time spent and rehardening etc. if needed.
Forum: Engine Tech
07-03-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 855
Posted By qiksix

I have the starter grounded i'll look into the...

I have the starter grounded i'll look into the voltage and timing issue more.

Just wanted to know how big a starter i need to buy. Will a 2.8HP 3.7 ratio do the job?

Also what's your thoughts...
Forum: Engine Tech
07-03-2010, 12:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 855
Posted By qiksix

starters/flexplates

Hey guys, what starters/flexplates are you using for a 14:1 chevy. I've just stripped my 2nd scat flexplate. Being doing some research whats the difference between a pioneer and a scat flex, the...
Forum: Transmission
03-20-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 528
Posted By qiksix

POWERGLIDE HELP!

Rebuilt glide 2 years ago, put in a mates car ran perfect now we've put it in brothers car, put on a deep pan with extension sent convertor to get checked, ok. Now it seems to slip in drive/rev...
Forum: Engine Tech
03-06-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By qiksix

I had thought of making it 3pc. as Zip had...

I had thought of making it 3pc. as Zip had mentioned before, sounds like too much trouble as my shaft rockers/pushrods etc. probably wont fit. So i think i'll fix the one's i have, do you guy's think...
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