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Forum: Engine Tech
12-10-2008, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,072
Posted By prostreet1972

He left the 2 bolt alone...he didn't turn into 4...

He left the 2 bolt alone...he didn't turn into 4 bolt splayed??

I am thinking about building a 406 on a very tight budget and was curious if 2 bolt would hold up to 13:1 comp. and occasionally a...
Forum: Engine Tech
12-09-2008, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By prostreet1972

Looking for good Machine shop in Ohio....

I am looking for good reputable Machine Shop with decent prices around Columbus Ohio, maybe Akron/Canton area. I am in Newcomerstown, Ohio, just south of New Philadelphia.

I just got a used crank...
Forum: Engine Tech
12-09-2008, 09:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,563
Posted By prostreet1972

I am also looking to build a 400. I have a...

I am also looking to build a 400. I have a question with rod length. What are the pros and cons for the 5.7 and 6.0 rods? I know it will change the pin height in the piston. Which is the safest,...
11-30-2008, 06:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,076
Posted By prostreet1972

I did the same thing with a 78 Malibu I had in...

I did the same thing with a 78 Malibu I had in high school. Massey Fergusson Red, it was definately red. My dad called it "arrest me red". It looked really good, and I didn't even put any hardner...
11-28-2008, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 582
Posted By prostreet1972

I just put manual discs on the front of my 72...

I just put manual discs on the front of my 72 chevelle. I used a master cyl. from a 69 vette disc/drum with a summit prop. valve to the rear. These brakes are awesome, the pedal is just right...not...
Forum: Engine Tech
11-16-2008, 10:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,142
Posted By prostreet1972

can you put block filler into a motor that is...

can you put block filler into a motor that is already together? Just wondering for some extra insurance.
Forum: Engine Tech
11-16-2008, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By prostreet1972

first time building a 400 SBC

I have built a couple 350's, now I am wanting to join the 400 club now.

What are some do's and don'ts? It will be a drag motor in a tubbed 72 chevelle. I would like to get high 10's out of it on...
11-09-2008, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,122
Posted By prostreet1972

I have a set of pheonix slicks on my chevelle...

I have a set of pheonix slicks on my chevelle 29.5x11.5W. I bought them used from a swap meet. They work great, I have no traction problems at all, but the tires just don't smoke when doing a burn...
11-09-2008, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 764
Posted By prostreet1972

I might be interested in buying it if you decide...

I might be interested in buying it if you decide to sell....
Forum: Engine Tech
09-21-2008, 01:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,089
Posted By prostreet1972

I am running a old MSD 7A with a fixed curve msd...

I am running a old MSD 7A with a fixed curve msd timing computer and locked out msd billet distributor, and msd 8.5 wires.

I am running a 750DP with proform body so it doesn't have a choke. I...
Forum: Engine Tech
09-19-2008, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,089
Posted By prostreet1972

yes, i did find TDC. I have stock flattop...

yes, i did find TDC. I have stock flattop pistons with 4 valve reliefs. 1.94/1.5 valves. Like I said it doesn't smoke, so it must be the cam.

So if i degree it in correctly my problems should...
Forum: Engine Tech
09-19-2008, 09:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,089
Posted By prostreet1972

Engine won't idle....

I have a sbc 350 stock bore and bottom end in my 72 chevelle. Double hump heads ported to match the team G intake. 750DP. Lunati bracket master II solid lift cam (part #00013). It's .500/.515. lift...
Forum: Electrical
09-04-2008, 09:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 862
Posted By prostreet1972

fuse for fan blows?...

I just hooked up a powermaster alt. 60/100amp. I have it wired direct to the battery master disconnect. Is this right?

I have ran the original 37 amp alt. for 2 years with no problems with...
Forum: Engine Tech
09-04-2008, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By prostreet1972

I have an air/fuel ration gauge. cheap digital...

I have an air/fuel ration gauge. cheap digital summit one and only the bottom 1 or 2 lean bars come on. The car just feels like it doesn't have much power, it doesn't pull. I have been shifting at...
Forum: Engine Tech
09-03-2008, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By prostreet1972

Problems....

ok, I put a lunati bracket master cam in my 350 sbc. I have the valves close to being at the right lash. but I am having problems with my carb. It is real rich at idle and really lean at WOT going...
Forum: Engine Tech
07-22-2008, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,107
Posted By prostreet1972

Crankcase Evacuation System

I bought a Crankcase Evac. System from the last swap meet. I have a couple of question on installing it. First what hose should I use?? Is the clear tubing the sell at Lowe's good enough or will...
07-12-2008, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 862
Posted By prostreet1972

another couple questions. I have an old NOS...

another couple questions. I have an old NOS sniper bottle, I want to put a hi-flow valve in it. Is it hard to do? do you have to be certified to do it? Also can you paint old bottles, just so you...
06-30-2008, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 862
Posted By prostreet1972

nitrous bottle filling??

Do the bottles get out dated? If so can you get them re-certified, or do you have to buy a whole new bottle.

I have an older sniper bottle, can I put a hi-flow valve on that bottle?

Thanks...
Forum: In The Pits
06-10-2008, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,960
Posted By prostreet1972

Race track attendence #'s down??

Just curious if other tracks attendence number's are down? I Race at Magnolia drag strip in Magnolia, OH and our numbers are pretty low...racers and spectators.

This economy sucks and gas...
Forum: Engine Tech
06-09-2008, 05:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,760
Posted By prostreet1972

I am 24 and always a gearhead, but new to racing...

I am 24 and always a gearhead, but new to racing and trying to squeeze every horse out of a motor.

How does the lash make the compression go up? do valves close sooner on the compression stroke...
06-09-2008, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By prostreet1972

It's been a while since I had a g-body, but I am...

It's been a while since I had a g-body, but I am pretty sure that you can get one from an s-10. Not sure if you are wanting new or used...
Forum: Transmission
06-08-2008, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By prostreet1972

Trans. case broke...

I have a 72 chevelle back halved ladder bar setup, 6 point cage. I was running all solid motor and trans mount. My trans case broke towards the back right by the round thing that a bench mount...
Forum: Engine Tech
06-08-2008, 03:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,760
Posted By prostreet1972

That CarCraft Tech article pretty much sums it...

That CarCraft Tech article pretty much sums it up. Even talks about dyno results. I can completely understand why the other type of adjusting (no. 1 TDC and no. 6 TDC) is just a rough one of...
06-08-2008, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By prostreet1972

Thanks for the suggestions. It's mild steel.

Thanks for the suggestions. It's mild steel.
06-08-2008, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By prostreet1972

6 to 10 point cage??

I have a 72 Chevelle that is back halved and currently has a 6 point cage in it. The main hoop, 2 bars back to the rear frame and 2 bars going diagonal from the main hoop to the front crossmember of...
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