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  1. 1971 el camino
    08-24-2014 02:16 PM - permalink
    1971 el camino
    Hey Richard, car doing great, I want to thank you for all your help and support ....getting to learn motor from top to bottom....I wrote 2 letters to explain all going on with the installer and car and it said I had to many words to shorten up letter so here it is.....I'll keep you posted ...I picked up a #8362 street fire with a curve kit......thanks Richard.
    Ron
  2. dpri8977
    06-24-2014 02:49 PM - permalink
    dpri8977
    hello, i am the one who is trying to build the 468 piss poor engine, smile! with the 8cc pistons could you please tell me what cc heads to use and a cam part number for twin turbo. i need the help if you would please. i will sell the king demon carb and buy a blow thru carb and i will use the gt45 turbos. thank you
  3. bamaboy48
    04-04-2014 01:02 AM - permalink
    bamaboy48
    Ok, mechanical ? for ya. I'm about to start building my 1st stroker motor and need some technical advice. What is the largest stroker crank you can get for a stock deck height 350 SBC and what length of rod on what type of piston? And do I have to use a particular type of rings? A lil advice is needed...tnx
  4. oldbogie
    03-18-2014 02:45 PM - permalink
    oldbogie
    I just pushed the wrong button and sent an empty reply.

    Yes I agree, they seem to stop thinking about the GM factory roller set up when they reach as much cam as you can stuff into a TBI or TPI engine.

    Bogie
  5. Illogic
    10-02-2013 04:04 PM - permalink
    Illogic
    Hi. I recently saw a post you responded to in regard to a 429 HP question. I have a question regarding the same engine. I have a '68 T-Bird with the 429. It's making some noise that sounds like lifter/pushrod or something? A buddy told me to drain the oil, fill with 6 quarts of Type F trans fluid, bring it to temp and drain. Then, fill it back with oil. I haven't done that yet, but was planning on it soon. First, should I? Second, what type of oil would you recommend for that motor? It's stock w/ a Holly 650. Fuel? I'm not super savvy with motors compared to most out here, and surely not considered a mechanic. Any help would be great. Thanks.
  6. one2go
    09-30-2013 07:34 PM - permalink
    one2go
    The part # on the piston is p8831f custom made height is 1.440 sit flush at 9.015 my first motor thanks for your help...how do u post a pic.
  7. 65Xchevy II
    07-14-2013 10:14 PM - permalink
    65Xchevy II
    You recently gave me a post for overheating issues which was very helpful. I still need to hook up my bypass tube since i dont have a heater core installed. It is now cooling down at stop lights but still getting up to 230. I think my header crankcase evacuation system is pushing exhaust back into my valve covers since I put mufflers on the exhaust system and I am unable to find check valves any in the lines. If i remove this should i just use breathers or should I hook up a PCV to the carb? thanks
  8. jeremy1992
    03-20-2013 11:33 AM - permalink
    jeremy1992
    hey i was wondering if you could help me out on a head gasket selection i have a chevy 350 with flat tops and 73cc chevy 993 heads i need to get as close to 9.5:1 as possible any info will help thanks!
  9. bodiebyles
    02-13-2013 02:34 PM - permalink
    bodiebyles
    I'm Bodie Byles, The one who you called a dumb *** and needed mental help. I have a 67 Camaro street car that I plan on driving on the street, I have a Bill Mittchell SBC 454 with a set a CNCed and flowed heads in it, with a full Roller Cam set up. It Dynoed 707hp at 6800 Rpm. It has 8:7:1 compression. I have a ProCharger F2 supercharger I'm going to install on it. I thought with all your Knowledge you could tell me what kinda Transmission you would run in it? I have a buildt 4L85E Or a Turbo 400 built with a reverse valve body. I have a Coan Built convertern for the 400; I would have to get one for the 4L85E I'm just going to drive it around town and Maybe to the track . Can you think of anything stronger I could put in it? It should be making 1200-1300 hp on pump gas. You seem very Knowledgeble and I wanted your opinon.
  10. vinniekq2
    12-21-2012 07:28 PM - permalink
    vinniekq2
    http://www.hotrodders.com/forum/v8-e...ml#post1625617

    not sure if you followed either of his posts?
    he missed I was yanking his chain here,just wanted the video of the ford beating up his dream car brought to his attention

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    hot rodder since the mid 50's
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    Hemet, California, USA
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