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03-06-2014, 08:05 AM
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Posted By etchison

after more looking i see that we have way...

after more looking i see that we have way diffrent brake pedal ratios. mine is closer to the piviot point
03-04-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,674
Posted By etchison

wilwood residual valves

i have a tube chassis door car with floor a mounted master. 4 wheel disc brakes and i have two blue 2# valves one front and one back. my partners new car he just picked up has the same breaking set...
Forum: Transmission
12-05-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,719
Posted By etchison

ill have to ask him

ill have to ask him
Forum: Transmission
12-01-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,719
Posted By etchison

same motor just freshed it....

same motor just freshed it. rings,bearings,oilpump. value springs. i think im going to have a new convertor done. the one in the car has been cut apart a few times and about 250 passes on it
Forum: Transmission
11-29-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,719
Posted By etchison

was having problem for a bit i would hit...

was having problem for a bit i would hit transbrake and it sometimes wouldnt go back. put a fresh motor in it and broke it in on gas on the dyno. after 35 pulls on gas and 5 on alcohol, went to load...
Forum: Transmission
11-28-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,719
Posted By etchison

fluid level is good. i actually slightly overfill...

fluid level is good. i actually slightly overfill it than drain the overflow for the fist few passes. i thing i forgot to mention is the motor is going though the traps about 400 rpms higher than it...
Forum: Transmission
11-27-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,719
Posted By etchison

trans rebuild and lost 4 mph and a .10?

i have a denenbear proglide with 1.80 gearset. car would not go into reverse. had it rebuild. trans builder replaced the band and had to do some machince work on the pump. dont know much about trans...
08-16-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 805
Posted By etchison

front coil-over spring rate????

tube chassis nova. 12 coil-over on the front. whats a good spring rate? front half of the car is 1295# on the scales. smallblock car.
06-22-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 728
Posted By etchison

i live in racine,wi about 10 miles from the guy...

i live in racine,wi about 10 miles from the guy if you want me and "the boys" can pay him a visit. let me know. free of charge! i do not like bullshit people.
06-22-2010, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 714
Posted By etchison

thanks bird!! i will try it this weekend and keep...

thanks bird!! i will try it this weekend and keep you posted. mike
06-22-2010, 10:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 714
Posted By etchison

compresion= #3 on the knob rebound= 4 spins...

compresion= #3 on the knob

rebound= 4 spins on the shaft

front coil overs???? the limiters have 1/2'' of travel

car weighs 2580 with driver. car is a small block car with a glide. 4.86...
06-22-2010, 10:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 714
Posted By etchison

too loose? kind of what was thinking. do you...

too loose? kind of what was thinking. do you recomend tighting the rebound or the compression? what about the frontend? thanks mike
06-22-2010, 06:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 714
Posted By etchison

video of car bouncing for the first 100 ft

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IyLRzEutk6g what causes this are my shocks set to loose? its a tube chassis ladder bar car with double adjustables afco in rear. the front end has single...
06-14-2010, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By etchison

on my pedals i went to menards and got some black...

on my pedals i went to menards and got some black skid tape. the kind you use for stair treads. works great! cut to size and just stick it on
04-04-2010, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 701
Posted By etchison

diagonal track bar

just installed new ladder bars on the nova(4130 pro bars from rick jones) and built a 1.125 diagonal track bar. my question is why does everyone install them drivers front to pass. rear? does it make...
Forum: Show Off
04-04-2010, 06:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,485
Posted By etchison

clean set-up!!! why did you install the grill?...

clean set-up!!! why did you install the grill? cooling problems?
03-31-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 441
Posted By etchison

my dad has a 500'' indy wedge motor in a 70 cuda....

my dad has a 500'' indy wedge motor in a 70 cuda. we had to put a front motor plate in.
03-23-2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,568
Posted By etchison

thanks wmeabates i'm using a track locater so i...

thanks wmeabates i'm using a track locater so i should be fine
03-23-2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,568
Posted By etchison

well i ordered the solid 3/4x5/8 for the rear and...

well i ordered the solid 3/4x5/8 for the rear and 3/4x3/4 4130 heims for the front from rick jones. thanks guys for all the help. mike
03-23-2010, 05:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,568
Posted By etchison

thanks thats good to know. but it is a good idea...

thanks thats good to know. but it is a good idea to change them to heim, right? also all 6 threads are righthand is this normal? thanks mike
03-22-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,568
Posted By etchison

ladder bar rear rodends?????

i posted a tread the other day about my rearend got some good advice, so guys i could use some more. car currently has 3/4x3/4 heims in the front and 3/4x5/8 soild in the rear. its a older A.R.T....
03-21-2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,765
Posted By etchison

everything is for sale dually, gooseneck,...

everything is for sale dually, gooseneck, golfcart,zuma and the car. i just want to make everything is right before my stuff is sold, just my style. the anti-roll is going to be installed, if it...
03-21-2010, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,765
Posted By etchison

the track locater will square the rearend? where...

the track locater will square the rearend? where do you mearsure to? why is a anti-roll a bad idea on a ladder bar car? doesn"t it help to plant the tires equally? i run 32x13.5w, so theres a big...
03-20-2010, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By etchison

there have great products. just the customer...

there have great products. just the customer service sucks. and they didn't stand behind a parts failure. just my 2 cents
03-20-2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,765
Posted By etchison

rear suspension and anti-roll bar ?????

the car is a 2x3 chassis car with ladders bars and double adjustable afcos with a track locater. first question getting the car ready for this year and i noticed the shocks are leaning 5-6 degrees...
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