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View Poll Results: Are Pro Comp parts worth buying?
Yes, the price is too good to pass up. 21 21.00%
No, Pro Comp parts are off shore junk. 30 30.00%
Only if they have good reviews. 51 51.00%
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Old 05-03-2011, 06:22 AM
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I was trying to find the thread on here about the girdles that will fit pro comps but I can't find it do you know the topic name to search
Call Skip and talk to him about the big block girdle... he may have 1 or will tell where to go.

I'm running small block chevys and 1 mopar 440 and 1 mopar 372.
I'm running girdle on all hp motors.

"O" 2 I bought from him almost 3 years ago 4 wysco billet distributor #jm6601
Only problem with 1 the rotor cap crack - 5 months after it was install skip ship out a hole new distributor that is real cool. I have a MSD and Mallory distributors with there coils to. I just did not see where 1 was good over the others. I paid at that time for the wysco for 4 was $41.50 each. If 1 go bad I was going to just install another wysco. 2 wysco I been using the pass 2.5 years 1 in a 327 small block PC heads best time 11:08 in the 1/4 mile 82 camaro, and 1 in a chevy S10 84 350 PC heads best time 10:22 in the 1/4 mile.

I all so talk to few of the guy at Procomp about there parts warranties about 4 years ago. The heads I was told been out around 1996 and few did slip through that had some problems. And should have been ship back to them but was still being sold through the sellers and around some heads was install with cheap parts that was install buy some sellers.

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Anyone know anything about those cheap steel shaft rockers on ebay? I've seen a lot of bad stuff on the aluminum ones, but I've heard nothing on the steel ones.
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procomp rods

i bought a set of procomp rods and i bought them from skip.
i have a 12.9-1 sbc 383 stroker all forged rotating assembly,i run the motor hard on and off the hose with a shot of nos depending on what kit i have on from 210 to 300+.i have beat this motor up time an time again and the rods are still where i left them last i checked.i did say all forged but this motor is a no big brand name motor,rpm crank,procomp rods,icon pistons,procomp timing chain the only good brand names are pro1 heads,howards roller cam(solid),IMO if a part says it will hold XX amount of horse power then i could care less if it is made from recycled plastic 700 horse capable is 700 horse.
my question is if its not about the dealer why not say"i bought procomp parts and blew them all over my garage floor when started"not a certain dealer that sells all procomp parts,i can say one thing to skip
the parts are what he said they are and yes i would use both procomp and skip
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Anyone know anything about those cheap steel shaft rockers on ebay? I've seen a lot of bad stuff on the aluminum ones, but I've heard nothing on the steel ones.
got these from skip white I bought 3 set about 2.5 to 3 years ago.... I paid $125.00 at that time for each. Never had a problem.

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Old 05-04-2011, 07:33 AM
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I will bite the bullet, you guys go in together and buy me a pro comp engine,i will run it and see how goes it.......does this thread make anyone else wanna slap their wife?
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I will bite the bullet, you guys go in together and buy me a pro comp engine... *SNIP* ...does this thread make anyone else wanna slap their wife?
Sounds like whoever buys you an engine will be the ones biting the bullet...

But no, this thread- nor anything else- sure as hell doesn't make ME "wanna slap their wife". And the feeble attempt at "comedy" (if that's what it is) is lost on me as well.
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slap??

if your wife is ANYTHING like my late wife,you will only slap her one time,THEN you better NOT go to sleep !!!!!!!!!
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Maybe I overreacted here, but just like when some j-a came here ripping on retarded people, I just see red. My problem, not anyone else's.

I have noticed some members rip on the "China connection" to the exclusion of any or all other factors regarding the suitability of a part to be used in a particular application. And that's their opinion and I respect that part of it- but THIS thread was never intended to address the socio-political aspects of world trade as it exists in the 21st. century. It WAS created to: "...outline the various PC parts as to their quality and suitability for use in an engine build."
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I see no downside to discussing the level of quality of an inexpensive line of products. (Though if I did have a wife, she'd probably want to smack me for buying too many toys.)
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if you thought slapping my wife was a feeble attempt at comedy then i will hold off on my other material.
i don't see anything wrong with someone starting this thread or for that matter letting me know that pc stuff is junk.
honestly for someone like me that doesn't live the life i would not know any other way that pc is junk without the information on here.
even if it is not junk i would not want to spend my hard earned money on expensive aftermarket stuff from a company with a bad rep. so thank you guys for the info and my apologies for the joke cobalt.
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Honestly, like I said it's my problem, not yours for my reaction. It does seem to bring out a lot of strongly held opinions when the chi-com connection is being discussed, though. I do wish it were the other way around like it used to be- that WE were manufacturing and selling goods to other countries. I'm afraid I might be gone from this earth before it's all resolved.
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got these from skip white I bought 3 set about 2.5 to 3 years ago.... I paid $125.00 at that time for each. Never had a problem.

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What about the steel shaft rockers? Anyone?
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What about the steel shaft rockers? Anyone?
I check with 3 local machines shops on Procomp shift rocker arms no 1 tried them. They have used the steel 1's in the pictures. With no problems.

Here's link to Procomp you may find some info there all so some right ups there to.

http://www.procompelectronics.com/

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any comments on the aluminum ones?
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I was trying to find the thread on here about the girdles that will fit pro comps but I can't find it do you know the topic name to search
Howard cams makes a stud girdle for the Procomp Block chevy heads.
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