Engine issue help!

Old 12-29-2012, 10:17 PM
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racerx1976
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Default Engine issue help!

Just wondering if anyone might have an idea on why my sbc acts like it wants to fall down when I try to stall it up now. The engine is a 355 ci with 58cc chambers, throat cut, bowl ported with 2.02/1.60 valves. 13.54:1 comp. weiand single plane intake, 700 dbl pumper carb.
Cam is .488/.510 in/ex. 300/310 Adv. Dur. 112 Lobe Center 81 Overlap.
3000 stall conv. With th400 tranny.

Used to have a crane fireball 2 292 duration .480 in/ex cam in it and it ran like a champ with a 750 com carb on it, besides just running a tad rich.
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Old 01-02-2013, 07:19 PM
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MY opinion is convertor is too tight ,don't know anything about your car but I would GUESS at least a 4500 convertor. I also don't like the 112 C/L , I would want 106-104 Later J.Smith 4621 racing
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Old 03-02-2013, 04:25 PM
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i agree the converter is to tight depending on what the car is used for u need about 4500 stall or more
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Old 05-01-2013, 06:42 AM
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going to say stall also. and im wondering about that 400 tranny. anything done to it...
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Old 05-02-2013, 04:33 AM
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He has probably figured it out by now. It's been 5 months since he posted this.

It's odd that the date of p68ramair's post is the 2nd but it came before outlaw256's post dated the 1st.
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