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  1. Which Muncie 4 speed for Performance 327?

    Transmission - Rearend
    Hello there, I have a 1955 Chevy 3100 step side pickup that is 100% all original. I am building a 327 motor for it. It will have 2.02 160 aluminum heads, a Holley 750 double pumper, a weiand dual plane intake, headers, and a nice mild can of sorts. Run at about a 5500-6000 redline. I want to...
  2. 1977 350 Chevy Build

    Engine
    I have a 77 c10 that I have redone over the past year. Now it looks great but it still has the old low compression 350. I daily drive it, and I am in highschool so I can't afford to tear it down and do a complete rebuild. What would you suggest? I have been thinking that a set of heads, new cam...
  3. Domed Piston Compression

    Engine
    I recently bought a spare 400 engine for my 71 Grand Prix, an L78 with the 6X 8 heads which have large D shaped combustion chambers. It has 7.7 CR, Jimmy Carter era low compression, and I want to bump it up to the low 9's and put a medium cam in it for some perfomance. I wonder if this is a...
  4. Choosing Converter: Shift kit / Stall / size / performance / economy etc

    Transmission - Rearend
    Hi there, eyes are burning from reading so many TC articles - and thought id get some advice from the pros here: I would like some recommendations for my setup and also have some basic questions regarding stall, economy, shift kits, etc.. Id like as much nominal performance as a daily driver...
  5. Ford 400

    Hotrodding Basics
    I just bought a truck, a 1981 ford f250 xlt ranger 4x4, it has the 400 engine, it runs alright but could have more power for the mud, hauling trailers, and all the like, im new to the modified ford engines, any insite on getting more power? Or should i do like people have been telling me and...
  6. V10 Engine Swap

    Hotrodding Basics
    A gentleman brought a badly damaged 98 dodge viper to my shop for repair. The hood was wrecked, the body noticeably out of true, and all of the driveline but the V10 trashed. I told him it was barely worth parts. He signed the title over immediately and left. I took what I could and junked the...
  7. Engine Stalling at Idle

    Engine
    I am sure many of you have seen my other posts where i just dropped a built v8 into my s10 well i have been running it and i am having problems getting the idle down, i know the large cam i have will require it to be higher, but the thing is, if i revv it up a bit then let it idle back down, it...
  8. 1976 built Pontiac 455 pinging!

    Hotrodding Basics
    I have a 1970 cadillac with a 455 pontiac motor in it. stock short block & rotating assembly, large cam, high rise intake manifold ported and polished matching the ported and polished 6x heads, roller rockers, hei distributor, electric feul pump, demon 850 carb with no choke on it. currently...
  9. Comp Cams

    Hotrodding Basics
    Hey there, has anyone used a Comp cam part # 32-221-3 Grind # 268H. Would like to know what your experince has been with this cam. Please let me know ,Thanks.
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