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  1. Engine
    Hello, I'm having some serious issues getting my buildup to run right. I have a 383 4 bolt .040 over with flat tops. Sportsman 2s with 64 cc chambers, strip dominator(also have a air gap on the shelf) . I'm in high altitude so I'm running a avs thunder 650cfm. Lunati voodoo hyd flat tappet...
  2. Projects/Builds/My Ride
    figured id share a build ive been helping a friend with this car stock ran 17.3 second 1/4 miles times all stock the engine is a 3.1L 60*v6 the only engine mods are a 260 grind cam from delta camshaft and a set of home ported cyl heads that went on with the turbo. the total cost for the...
  3. Hotrodders' Lounge
    4 hour work day for me at the shop. Used the time to do a valve body swap on a '01 Jetta 1.8t auto .... I successfully installed a transbrake on the car .... that however wasn't my intention. Its in 2 gears at once in park, all other gears (R/N/D/2/1) are forward gears.... they all seam to be...
  4. Projects/Builds/My Ride
    ok heres what we got done so far.the frame is 2.5x 2.5 rec tube.134" corner to corner 26" wide the rear is welded in place using the axle pads out of my s10. this will be boxed in for more support. we built the rear trans mount yesterday and doing the front motor mounts today. the front end...
  5. Projects/Builds/My Ride
    ------------------------------"BUILDING BRITAIN"S FASTEST VAN"------------------- Three years ago I decided that a quick van for the street was the way to go and had the idea of building a moggy van with the rover v8 etc until I saw Dave Sidaways Fordson van on youtube,after seeing the van in...
  6. Hotrodding Basics
    Hello All. I got this idea stuck in my brain to make my own Rat rod from the frame up. More or less making it scratch built. I plan on using a mopar 318 (cheap and effective V-8 power) with a regular 3-speed auto. Maybe then getting some cheapo bare Honda frame or other "minicar"frame ...
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