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06-23-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By JimMueller

You could look into coilovers and/or weight...

You could look into coilovers and/or weight jackers and then set the height where you want it instead of accepting whatever the spring happens to give you.
06-23-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 777
Posted By JimMueller

Quench, also referred to as "squish" or...

Quench, also referred to as "squish" or "piston-to-head clearance", is the distance between the flat part of the piston at TDC and the bottom of the the cylinder head. Be sure to take into account...
06-22-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By JimMueller

Dipstick fitment

On the recent motor rebuild, I added a 4" stroker crank and a crank scraper. After receiving the car back, my dipstick is difficult to slide down the tube (more so than before), and the last few...
06-10-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By JimMueller

The old EL12 came back to life after shaking it a...

The old EL12 came back to life after shaking it a bit. I have the ACDelco in there now, and it also works. I can't hear the clicking noise of either since the stroker went in and we took out the...
06-10-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By JimMueller

Hey Troy, I had it done already, but I appreciate...

Hey Troy, I had it done already, but I appreciate the offer :cheers:
06-10-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,428
Posted By JimMueller

From the FRRAX admin on 5/26: [/color]

From the FRRAX admin on 5/26:

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06-06-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,148
Posted By JimMueller

Battery gauge dives & recovers at idle

I got the car back from the engine rebuild a few weeks ago. Car went into the shop with a Braille 3121, left with my full size ACDelco 75PG battery that had been sitting in storage for months, shop...
06-03-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,509
Posted By JimMueller

Thanks for posting that...I used the ST2126LSR's...

Thanks for posting that...I used the ST2126LSR's in a recent build and my oil pressure behaves similarly. I was worried about the change in behavior.
05-31-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By JimMueller

The Novita EL12 seems to have failed after 8...

The Novita EL12 seems to have failed after 8 months. All four hazard lights still flash, turn signal lever clicks but the dash indicators do not light and no clicking noise from the . I guess I'll...
05-22-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By JimMueller

Brothers Performance in Deland used to have a...

Brothers Performance in Deland used to have a regular weekend dyno days, but that last I was there was in 2016 and it seemed to be open to all makes. Years ago I heard American Motorsports was under...
05-20-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 597
Posted By JimMueller

Honestly, no, I'm not sure. I did have an offer...

Honestly, no, I'm not sure. I did have an offer to buy a very lightly used ARH y-pipe that I could try installing. But it's more than just audible, I can feel it in the seat...it's like a soft fast...
05-20-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 597
Posted By JimMueller

The PE (physical engineer) that designed this...

The PE (physical engineer) that designed this torque arm says not to lower that brace at all, for both structural and geometry reasons. Not sure where to go with this now... will solid or poly motor...
05-20-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,210
Posted By JimMueller

Mine is similar with a recently built 418. I also...

Mine is similar with a recently built 418. I also have the improved racing baffle, scraper, windage tray, oil tube tie down, and an fbody pan. I used a new Katech 2390 pump with their provided...
05-19-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 844
Posted By JimMueller

I was bored and got under the car today. When...

I was bored and got under the car today. When trying to route the loose vacuum line from under the headlamp to the tank nipple, it busted off at the harness; there wasn't much free play in the...
05-18-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 597
Posted By JimMueller

I replaced the rear passenger side clam shell...

I replaced the rear passenger side clam shell exhaust hanger today and removed the safety wire, and replaced my wideband sensor. Still have the same vibration. The only tight spaces are on the driver...
05-17-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,030
Posted By JimMueller

We took the Saxon airflow straightener out that...

We took the Saxon airflow straightener out that was directly in front of the LS3 slot MAF (the honey comb was physically touching the front of the MAF) because I had read elsewhere that the slot MAFs...
05-17-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By JimMueller

Don was able to squeeze him in at Slowhawk,...

Don was able to squeeze him in at Slowhawk, thanks for the reference.
05-14-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 844
Posted By JimMueller

If I'm interpreting the link in post 16...

If I'm interpreting the link in post 16 correctly, so long as your check valve is working, the second nipple doesn't need to be capped, but capping it may mask a damaged check valve?
05-14-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 597
Posted By JimMueller

I was very happy with my vehicle, even with...

I was very happy with my vehicle, even with 850/375 springs and a full rod end rear suspension, before the overhaul. Now I'm frustrated at having to chase little things that were correct prior to the...
05-14-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 844
Posted By JimMueller

A friend found this, looks like the other nipple...

A friend found this, looks like the other nipple needs to be capped.

https://www.camarozone.com/forum/f15/hvac-controls-vacuum-system-179328/#/topics/179328
05-14-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 844
Posted By JimMueller

I finally found the vacuum tank diagram in the...

I finally found the vacuum tank diagram in the service manual, pages 1-112 through 1-113. It says when replacing the tank, connect the vacuum hose to the bottom nipple, nothing about the other...
05-14-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 470
Posted By JimMueller

I picked up the local used hanger, since the...

I picked up the local used hanger, since the insulator PN matched the PN shown in the post #4 thread.
05-14-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 470
Posted By JimMueller

This is what came off the local donor car, looks...

This is what came off the local donor car, looks similar, can't really tell without having mine removed. Biketopia, can you post photos of yours?...
05-14-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 597
Posted By JimMueller

It didn't behave that way before the car was...

It didn't behave that way before the car was towed to the shop, so I'm just hoping it's something simple that has been overlooked without a requiring a wild goose chase.
05-13-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By JimMueller

Do you have contact info for SD Concept? I...

Do you have contact info for SD Concept? I already have Slohawk.
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