Another upgrade

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  1. Rick

    Rick G8I operations

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    Old engine did me good but time for yet another upgrade. Some say go big or go home. Been working a lot but hope to drop it in in time for the Fall Swap meet at MIR.

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  2. Mavman72

    Mavman72 Gone backwards but lookin' forward

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    OOOHH You gonna let us in on how big that 351 is now!!!!
     
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    greasemonkey Burnin corn

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    Great looking mtr,I`m sure you can`t wait to run it.Just bought a piece to my puzzle,c6 w/ a deep pan,shift kit & it is supposed to have low gear set in it.Took a chance at $275,have not had a chance to take it apart yet to see if it has the gear set.But,if it does & it does`nt have torrington bearings in it,then it will still be fairly cheap to fully rollerize it & all I will need is about another $1000 to have a trans that will be hard to break at my power level & other than weight will not take more HP to pull than a c4.I plan to spend about $500 on a 9 in. 4000 stall converter.
     
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    bossmav Drag racing nut

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    Looks SWEET! I hope to see you this weekend at MIR

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    mav1970 Bob Hatcher

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  7. Rick

    Rick G8I operations

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    Although 5 months later I am proud to say it's alive, Engine is in. Still a few things left to do we changed to a PG and need a new drive shaft, Going to a smaller tire also need to reset the suspension and scale the car again.
    Wont be long now I hope.
     

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    71gold Frank Cooper Supporting Member

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    do you have a pic. that is any bigger? LOL
     
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    And why not get a bigger intake manifold!

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    Rick, can't remember if it was your car or not.. but is this a CHI headed Windsor?

    errr.. NM.. by the pic I can see they're not CHI's. What castings are those? And any FWHP estimates?
     
  11. Rick

    Rick G8I operations

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    They're Victor Seniors with a CHI 4.0 on top hoping for 800 or so, time will tell.
    Picked up some smaller Hoosers 29.5 x 11.5w yesterday, coming down from a 32 x 14.5w should help with the gearing a bit. Still thinking about a Radial though.
     
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    Sorry about that, it's a lot smaller now
     
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    Thanks Rick. Looking forward to your results and good luck with it!
     
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    Glad to hear its running...Im sure you will be happy with the outcome
     

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