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Forum: Pontiac - Street 03-08-2023, 10:49 PM
Replies: 333
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Posted By Verdoro 68
I needed to remove about .10 from the crossover,...

I needed to remove about .10 from the crossover, so I busted out the trusty Dewalt cordless die grinder with a carbide bit. I picked this tool up to port the intake and it's come in handy so many...
Forum: Interior TECH 03-08-2023, 04:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,702
Posted By HoovDaddy
Call some trim shops near you and get a quote to...

Call some trim shops near you and get a quote to make them if you supply the material. I posted a pic below of what real Comfortweave looks like.

A lot of times the repop foam is just too thick....
Forum: Pontiac - Street 03-08-2023, 01:29 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 17,859
Posted By Skip Fix
my Tomahawk needed massaging in some of the...

my Tomahawk needed massaging in some of the corners.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 03-07-2023, 04:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,979
Posted By Skip Fix
The mid-lift method for measuring geometry is the...

The mid-lift method for measuring geometry is the most accurate, or 'correct' way to determine proper geometry (pushrod length is the variable).

Swapping between rocker brands is also a problem...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 03-06-2023, 01:20 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 17,859
Posted By Verdoro 68
Measured the pushrod length via the method...

Measured the pushrod length via the method described in this Straub Tech video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o5is9BsH5OU

Sure enough, the 8.7s are too short. After checking the intake and...
Forum: EFI Tech 02-13-2023, 09:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 774
Posted By Gator67
Last Friday I received a box of parts from Carl....

Last Friday I received a box of parts from Carl. So over the weekend I pulled the fuel module and installed the fuel pressure regulator, mounted the MAP sensor, swapped out VaporWorx controllers...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 02-01-2023, 03:10 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 13,484
Posted By Skip Fix
Intake port 2.350-2.380(nit straight across top...

Intake port 2.350-2.380(nit straight across top and 1.185 wide. Compared to a FelPor1233 raised at the top. going to need a taller gasket and a Torker 2 or tomahawk will probably need welding at top....
Forum: Pontiac - Street 01-09-2023, 03:53 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 17,859
Posted By Verdoro 68
While I wait for the heads, I started prepping...

While I wait for the heads, I started prepping the car so it's at least ready for the engine.

I refinished the frame and rebuilt the suspension last Spring, but it had gotten dusty so I wiped...
Forum: 61-66 Big Pontiac TECH 01-06-2023, 03:20 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 17,199
Posted By Marv
Thanks Stuart. I've been mates with Marty (MCM),...

Thanks Stuart. I've been mates with Marty (MCM), Benny (BCW), Al (Skid Factory) and the Haltech guys for nearly 20 years. We go ok down here given there aren't that many people or access to resources...
Forum: 61-66 Big Pontiac TECH 01-06-2023, 02:06 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 17,199
Posted By Stuart
Neat stuff. Getting coverage from the MCM boys is...

Neat stuff. Getting coverage from the MCM boys is a big deal.
I watch a ton of Australian car channels - MCM, Skid Factory, Benny's Custom Works, Barrel Brothers, Home Built by Jeff, Haltech, and...
Forum: Suspension TECH 12-17-2022, 11:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,524
Posted By Skip Fix
Yep! I'll often get a slightly longer Grade 8...

Yep! I'll often get a slightly longer Grade 8 bolt to get more threads through the nuts to. Sometimes esp the repop ones are barely long enough to get the full diameter of the bolt in the nut.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 12-01-2022, 07:37 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 13,484
Posted By tom s
My machine shop is pretty picky.When I got my...

My machine shop is pretty picky.When I got my heads last year,they went right to him.The valve job sucked,he pressure tested,was not crazy about the springs as if I remember they coil bound at...
Forum: 70-73 Firebird & TA TECH 11-29-2022, 01:03 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 79,901
Posted By Gator67
Here you go! ...

Here you go!

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Main components
FAST EZ EFI 2.0
FAST E6 ignition box with rev limiter
FAST coil (E92 or 93)
New fully charged Odyssey battery
Powermaster...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 11-13-2022, 09:49 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 17,859
Posted By Verdoro 68
After a few days of drips, I pulled the short...

After a few days of drips, I pulled the short block apart again. The lip on the two piece was entirely wet so it was clear it was leaking. I'm still not sure exactly what why the Viton seals gave me...
Forum: LS Talk 11-05-2022, 10:10 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 13,357
Posted By Scarebird
Thanks. LS motors do not require them as...

Thanks.

LS motors do not require them as they are port injected. LT motors are direct injection so have no fuel wash on the intake valves, supercharged motors have this issue worse and so have...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-21-2022, 06:47 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 17,859
Posted By Verdoro 68
I haven' t made much progress resealing the pan...

I haven' t made much progress resealing the pan as I was out of town last week and down with a cold this week, but it turns out that's a good thing. I got a message from Butler today saying they've...
Forum: 70-73 Firebird & TA TECH 10-13-2022, 08:48 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 79,901
Posted By Gator67
I drew out how we wired everything on a piece of...

I drew out how we wired everything on a piece of paper and immediately realized that there was no signal from the distributor to the ignition box to trigger the spark signal for the coil. With the...
Forum: EFI Tech 10-13-2022, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 766
Posted By Formulajones
Good to hear. You'll want to clear your learn...

Good to hear. You'll want to clear your learn table as that is now corrupted.

To keep that from happening again, once you have a good base fuel table built that has very little correction going...
Forum: EFI Tech 10-07-2022, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 766
Posted By JLMounce
First thing I would do I simply clean it. If...

First thing I would do I simply clean it. If cleaning it up helps or fixes the issue, I'd start looking at why the car may be running rich enough to cause a fouled o2 in such a short period of time....
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-06-2022, 10:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,608
Posted By PAUL K
Thanks.... I suggested to the gentleman I...

Thanks.... I suggested to the gentleman I purchased the roll bar from, we swap out our interior panels. I have no idea how he trimmed them but thought he did a stellar job. This was the third time he...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-06-2022, 05:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,559
Posted By dataway
To remove the underhood suitcase .... pretty much...

To remove the underhood suitcase .... pretty much yes. The heater core is on the interior side HVAC case ... so should be all under dash work. Shouldn't need to remove the underhood stuff ... except...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-05-2022, 10:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,608
Posted By PAUL K
Thanks Jeff. The suspension consists of Cal-tracs...

Thanks Jeff. The suspension consists of Cal-tracs with Landrum leaf springs, factory WS-6 springs up front. Carrera drag shocks in the front and Comp Engineering in the back.

I wish those DAPA...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-05-2022, 06:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,506
Posted By Cliff R
"Lumpy" idle means less effficiency as you have...

"Lumpy" idle means less effficiency as you have to increase overlap to a point where you are bleeding off a good amount of cylinder pressure at idle and pulling some intake charge over into the...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-04-2022, 09:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,103
Posted By Formulajones
Yeah the jury is still out with my experiment. ...

Yeah the jury is still out with my experiment. It was just something I wanted to try for future purposes and to maybe see if it helps or changes anything on the big in tank pump in any way.
Forum: 70-72 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 10-03-2022, 07:32 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 134,544
Posted By TxSportCoupe
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