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Forum: Pontiac - Race 09-17-2021, 01:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 588
Posted By Dragncar
Bracket racing it is of utmost importance to know...

Bracket racing it is of utmost importance to know where the other guys is.
I adjust my side mirror or rear view mirror depending on which lane I am in.
You could coast the last 100 feet with a...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 09-15-2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 904
Posted By Dragncar
Was it bored and honed with a tq plate ? You can...

Was it bored and honed with a tq plate ? You can hone with tq plate only but you need to bore it .008 under.
Pontiac bores distort a lot if you do not do a proper bore and hone.
Forum: Pontiac - Race 09-15-2021, 05:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 588
Posted By Dragncar
Higher RPM at the stripe does not necessarily...

Higher RPM at the stripe does not necessarily mean better E.T.more MPH.
Forum: Pontiac - Race 09-15-2021, 05:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By Dragncar
You are going to want to see if your heads are...

You are going to want to see if your heads are warped, how much. It will give you a idea of what you have going on. Might take a peek at your rod bearings then decide. You could ring and bearing it...
Forum: Pontiac - Race 09-14-2021, 05:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 588
Posted By Dragncar
I run one of the MSD dials instead of a chip. I...

I run one of the MSD dials instead of a chip.
I usually launch at 3600 RPM but it sure slows down if you turn it to 2200 RPM.
Its easy, reach down and turn the dial, play with it and find out what...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 09-13-2021, 01:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,076
Posted By Dragncar
Stay away from the 66 389. They had a LOT of...

Stay away from the 66 389. They had a LOT of overheating warranty issues.
Its also the reason the 67 400 is a great block. They have extra thick cylinder walls for the first year of the 400. Could...
Forum: SOLD Parts 09-11-2021, 03:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By Dragncar
So, first guy in and it is sold ?

So, first guy in and it is sold ?
Forum: Pontiac - Race 09-09-2021, 03:03 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,849
Posted By Dragncar
You are going to need a custom cam designed for...

You are going to need a custom cam designed for exactly what you are doing. The wrong cam and you are in trouble.
Big cooling system and all the rest is needed also.
Forum: SOLD Parts 09-08-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By Dragncar
I will take it

I will take it
Forum: Pontiac - Street 09-07-2021, 03:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 787
Posted By Dragncar
Not sure if they are available anymore, but I...

Not sure if they are available anymore, but I have had a all brass MALLORY condenser for over 30 years.
Condensers either work or they do not. No in-between from what I understand.
If you could...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 09-07-2021, 03:09 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,714
Posted By Dragncar
In the end, what will F.I. give you over a good...

In the end, what will F.I. give you over a good carb .
Forum: Pontiac - Street 09-04-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,280
Posted By Dragncar
I would not even consider a 325cfm port job on a...

I would not even consider a 325cfm port job on a street 400. It would never run great. Unless you did everything required to make a 400ci engine get the airspeed up in the port with a CSA large...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 09-01-2021, 03:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,143
Posted By Dragncar
Its hard to go wrong with a .040 plug gap. Its...

Its hard to go wrong with a .040 plug gap.
Its only going to use the least amount of current to jump the gap anyway. A larger gap does not necessarily mean you will have a higher voltage across the...
Forum: Pontiac - Race 09-01-2021, 03:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 909
Posted By Dragncar
What kind of converter are you runing ?

What kind of converter are you runing ?
Forum: Pontiac - Street 08-28-2021, 07:34 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,743
Posted By Dragncar
My 455 slows down if I let it go to 6K. 5500 and...

My 455 slows down if I let it go to 6K. 5500 and get it into high gear as fast as possible is where it runs quickest.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 08-26-2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,084
Posted By Dragncar
I have ran a BOP gear with .030 hole in the plug...

I have ran a BOP gear with .030 hole in the plug in front of it since 2008 with a solid roller. Gear is still fine.
Forum: Pontiac - Race 08-26-2021, 05:39 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,457
Posted By Dragncar
Its all about money. Follow the money.

Its all about money. Follow the money.
Forum: Pontiac - Race 08-25-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,457
Posted By Dragncar
If a helmet has never taken a hit. Been taken...

If a helmet has never taken a hit. Been taken care of, kept out of the sun, just how does it "go bad" ??
Same with belts. There should not be a replace your belts after 2 years rule. 5 years...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 08-25-2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 834
Posted By Dragncar
I traded a full set of 62 389 rods to a guy for a...

I traded a full set of 62 389 rods to a guy for a 1971 .030 400 block. Block is a little rough, might need one sleeve do to pitting. I still got the better end of the deal.

Years ago I did a test...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 08-25-2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,084
Posted By Dragncar
That little 6$ metric drill kit did drill a few...

That little 6$ metric drill kit did drill a few .030ish holes in some grade 8 1/4" allen set screws I was going to use in my lifter bores. It was pretty slow going so drilling 16 of them was not...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 08-25-2021, 07:16 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,084
Posted By Dragncar
The factory 3/8 pipe plugs with the 5/16 square...

The factory 3/8 pipe plugs with the 5/16 square hole are not so bad to drill.
harbor freight sells a set of small drill bits, 6$. They are metric. I checked them and they are roughly .040,.035,...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 08-24-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 834
Posted By Dragncar
There is not any 3/8 nut that can not be taken...

There is not any 3/8 nut that can not be taken off with a basic 1/2" ratchet with a long handle. Red Locktight or not. Even so, red goes away at only 400 degrees. But there is no reason to heat it....
Forum: SOLD Parts 08-24-2021, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By Dragncar
Is it a non drilled 2 bolt block ?

Is it a non drilled 2 bolt block ?
Forum: Pontiac - Street 08-21-2021, 07:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,855
Posted By Dragncar
I have a Holley 80gph pump I bought in the mid...

I have a Holley 80gph pump I bought in the mid 80s.
Still going.
Forum: Pontiac - Race 08-21-2021, 06:30 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,849
Posted By Dragncar
Questions,questions.

Questions,questions.
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