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  1. This is for a 350 Chevy in a 77 Vette. It seemed to be running a little rough so I did a cylinder drop test by pulling a plug one at a time from the distributor. Pulling the wire from cylinder #8 didn't affect the idle. So here is where I am chasing the prob down with that cylinder: There was...
  2. Hello, I have a 383 with 10.5 compression, comp cam xr288hr, 1.6 ratio rockers, afr 195s, Edelbrock Q-jet performer manifold, rebuild Q-jet that was done by Quadrajetpower, and a 4 speed. I have the timing at 26 at idle, 36 total and running 10” of vacuum advance connected to a manifold port on...
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    I know I have probbly asked this question before, but I am asking again. What is a safe ground clearance with my project that I am running a sbc 350 and 700R4transmission. What is the bare minimum that would be safe?
  4. Hi all, having a heck of a time trying to plumb in my radiator cooler onto my air compressor. I was hoping I could get some help here. My compressor has a 1/2 hard copper pipe that connects from the head of the air tank (pipe OD is 5/8). It uses a 5/8 long compression fitting nut and ferrule to...
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