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Forum: Big Blocks
April 27th, 2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,002
Posted By EightballZ

good work mark! what would be the (max.)...

good work mark!

what would be the (max.) healthy HP/TQ rating on that rotating assembly and .60 over, with the edelbrocks modified accordingly?
Forum: Cars For Sale
January 17th, 2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,184
Posted By EightballZ

IIRC its not about a special transmission, its...

IIRC its not about a special transmission, its "only" the converter with a higher stall speed.
Forum: Big Blocks
October 31st, 2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,060
Posted By EightballZ

still no answer on your drivers side...

still no answer on your drivers side breather...this one is missing and as far as i know its crucial for venting your engine!

you just suck air (oil) out of it but not getting any fresh air in.
October 29th, 2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 989
Posted By EightballZ

assuming hes german and hes driving his car as a...

assuming hes german and hes driving his car as a registered classic (for less tax and insurance) he will have a lot of issues swapping a modern engine in there. he might lose this status.
...
October 14th, 2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,074
Posted By EightballZ

yes its thorntons. they also showed up on ebay...

yes its thorntons. they also showed up on ebay but vanished again. they offer the SB version though.
...
October 14th, 2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,074
Posted By EightballZ

they also offer some decent shorties...at least...

they also offer some decent shorties...at least they should perform better than those tubular"accidents"

saw them on their facebook page
Forum: Big Blocks
September 24th, 2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,077
Posted By EightballZ

as for this rule..is there some sort of a minimum...

as for this rule..is there some sort of a minimum PSI? i mean if that applies correctly there would be 8 PSI at idle..wouldnt that be too low?
Forum: Big Blocks
March 1st, 2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 604
Posted By EightballZ

yes it is...but i doubt there is enough vacuum in...

yes it is...but i doubt there is enough vacuum in the air cleaner area to help significantly. but i might be wrong. still keeping it connected though
Forum: Big Blocks
March 1st, 2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 604
Posted By EightballZ

you mean an additional one? car came from...

you mean an additional one?

car came from the factory with a breather on the drivers side and PCV on the passenger side

i couldnt find any excessive blowby ... it would also blow the dipstick...
Forum: Big Blocks
February 28th, 2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 604
Posted By EightballZ

oh thats great. maybe i try this one someday. ...

oh thats great. maybe i try this one someday.

i was just asking because sometimes you see guys with 2 PCV'S for example and i was just curious if i have to improve mine too after i "massaged" the...
Forum: Big Blocks
February 23rd, 2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 604
Posted By EightballZ

Bigger PCV ?

hey guys,

i just learned about different PCV sizes and i'm wondering what modifications on your engine might make a bigger valve necessary?

any ideas?

thanks
kay
February 22nd, 2018, 12:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By EightballZ

i used bill hirschs cast iron gray as an...

i used bill hirschs cast iron gray as an aerosol...holds up perfect
October 17th, 2017, 03:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By EightballZ

whoops....thank you eric

whoops....thank you eric
October 17th, 2017, 02:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By EightballZ

New Tubular Headers 400-425-455

hey guys,

in case you havent seen them already:
...
October 3rd, 2017, 11:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 935
Posted By EightballZ

in my experience you just have to grind some...

in my experience you just have to grind some material off of the brackets..no big deal
Forum: Big Blocks
September 27th, 2017, 02:10 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,605
Posted By EightballZ

so you go a bit lose with clearances (mains,...

so you go a bit lose with clearances (mains, rods) with engines for performance use, right?

and that would also cause lower oil pressure readings especially at idle? is there a point where you...
September 27th, 2017, 02:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By EightballZ

wish i could find a copy of it...sure would look...

wish i could find a copy of it...sure would look cool on my garage wall
Forum: Big Blocks
May 19th, 2017, 01:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,193
Posted By EightballZ

would it even be possible to kill your pistons...

would it even be possible to kill your pistons with the wrong cam? despite from valve to piston clearance...
Forum: Body work
March 30th, 2017, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,084
Posted By EightballZ

great advise guys. thanks you!

great advise guys. thanks you!
Forum: Body work
March 29th, 2017, 03:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,084
Posted By EightballZ

yes thats my buddys car. came from knoxville to...

yes thats my buddys car. came from knoxville to germany 2 years ago. about to complete the engine rebuild in 4 weeks. such a boat!

thanks for your input guys. looks like i'm going to remove the...
Forum: Body work
March 28th, 2017, 12:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,084
Posted By EightballZ

Sheet metal repair - fender - correct procedure

Hey guys,

this is my first time doing autobody repair.

Looks like I need to remove the inner structure as well. What would be the correct procedure for that kind of damage?

...
Forum: Body work
March 17th, 2017, 12:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By EightballZ

wow..hard to find a pair under 100 bucks :eek: ...

wow..hard to find a pair under 100 bucks :eek:

i guess thats one of the reasons why body work is so expensive
Forum: Body work
March 15th, 2017, 07:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By EightballZ

Tools for fabricating repair panels - fender

hey guys,

i'm new when it comes to bodywork and such. so my question is, what tool is necessary to fabricate the raised bolt holes i marked in the attached picture?
Forum: Toronado
March 3rd, 2017, 12:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 961
Posted By EightballZ

this is really interesting. how would it affect...

this is really interesting. how would it affect handling and drivability i you have both leaf springs AND coil over springs on the rear axle? would'nt things get too stiff maybe ?
Forum: Big Blocks
February 13th, 2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By EightballZ

took a closer look today and found the entire...

took a closer look today and found the entire hose covered in that stuff...some yellowish gunk.

i almost sh*t my pants because of possible ring failure but then i remembered that i've put some of...
Forum: Big Blocks
February 13th, 2017, 03:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By EightballZ

Is that blowby?

hey guys,

do you think i might have a problem?

To me it looks like oil mist coming from the fill tube. No stains on air filter housing or intake...only on the radiator hose.

PCV system is...
January 31st, 2017, 11:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 193
Posted By EightballZ

Quick Fuel Carb Difference BD or BDQ

hey guys,

always wondered whats the difference between those two carbs? (except for choke).

you guys have any idea? i mean thats 150$ in total :confused:
...
Forum: Parts Wanted
January 31st, 2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 203
Posted By EightballZ

WTB Edelbrock Perfomer 2151 BB Intake

hey guys,

looking for the ebrock 2151 performer intake for 455 BB olds.

good condition

let me know

thanks
Forum: Toronado
January 29th, 2017, 11:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,320
Posted By EightballZ

try to talk to John Dorcey in Las Vegas (via...

try to talk to John Dorcey in Las Vegas (via Facebook). 1st gen toronado enthusiast with a lot of parts cars
Forum: Big Blocks
January 23rd, 2017, 09:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,896
Posted By EightballZ

afaik it helps to manage the idle and moves the...

afaik it helps to manage the idle and moves the torque curve towards low RPM range(??) if you advance the cam (in your case it has been retarded, right?)

i'm also still learning so dont take me...
Forum: Big Blocks
January 22nd, 2017, 10:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,896
Posted By EightballZ

i would love to see how much power the stock 1st...

i would love to see how much power the stock 1st gen toro manifolds are cutting.

good work troy, nice build. you have a choke on that carb?
November 21st, 2016, 11:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By EightballZ

PM sent :)

PM sent :)
Forum: Big Blocks
November 10th, 2016, 05:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,409
Posted By EightballZ

got ya. but is there a difference between SS and...

got ya. but is there a difference between SS and Q series? (except choke)

lets say BD-850 and BDQ-850...looks like they differ in jetting
Forum: Big Blocks
November 10th, 2016, 01:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,409
Posted By EightballZ

what would be the difference between SS and...

what would be the difference between SS and diamond Q-series? just choke and vac secondaries?
Forum: Parts Wanted
July 20th, 2016, 12:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By EightballZ

if you cant find any...try john dorcey at...

if you cant find any...try john dorcey at facebook. hes in las vegas and IIRC owns a junkyard full of 1st gen toros.
Forum: Big Blocks
July 11th, 2016, 11:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 866
Posted By EightballZ

nice. are you supposed to go with a vented oil...

nice. are you supposed to go with a vented oil filler cap with that PCV set up or is that just for the looks?

what height is that carb spacer?
Forum: Big Blocks
June 20th, 2016, 02:28 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 14,621
Posted By EightballZ

you installed that procomp shootout intake,...

you installed that procomp shootout intake, right? is that some sort of an edelbrock torker equivalent?
Forum: Big Blocks
June 16th, 2016, 10:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 18,681
Posted By EightballZ

are you supposed to use the stock valve cove...

are you supposed to use the stock valve cove bolts with this kind of cover?

can't really tell if you need longer bolts or if the stock bolts just slide in the holes and you only need a long...
Forum: Big Blocks
June 12th, 2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,284
Posted By EightballZ

need to fix this first with a new spark...

need to fix this first with a new spark plug...hope this helps.

20160612 155505 - YouTube
Forum: Big Blocks
June 11th, 2016, 04:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,284
Posted By EightballZ

here you can see the position of the secondary...

here you can see the position of the secondary throttle blades at WOT. i guess i need to do some adjustments. in the second video you can see how much travel is left when the pedal is at WOT. i also...
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