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Forum: Small Blocks
Yesterday, 07:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,471
Posted By Mr Nick

Bosch 17025 is the replacement O2 sensor. ...

Bosch 17025 is the replacement O2 sensor.

TPS is AC Delco 213-898 or Duralast TPS136, just had to replace mine in the AutoZone parking lot while on Power Tour.
May 10th, 2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By Mr Nick

Either one would fit well up front and the...

Either one would fit well up front and the 235/45/18 front tires you already have will work with either size rim as well. I'd suggest getting 18x8 in case you want to go to a wider tire in the...
May 5th, 2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By Mr Nick

The thickness of the Wilwood rotor is very...

The thickness of the Wilwood rotor is very comparable to the thickness of drums, so nothing to really worry about.

However, you need to be sure the inner face of the spoke doesn't hit the outside...
April 27th, 2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By Mr Nick

Good info here, read the third Q and A. ...

Good info here, read the third Q and A.

http://scandc.com/new/faq
April 27th, 2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By Mr Nick

Ideally you'd install shorter aftermarket UCAs,...

Ideally you'd install shorter aftermarket UCAs, but if you don't want to do that adding shims 'should' work. I say should because I've heard of people having problems not being able to install...
March 17th, 2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By Mr Nick

4,5 backspacing on a 10" wide wheel might rub the...

4,5 backspacing on a 10" wide wheel might rub the outer lip of the quarter panel. As you found, 5.5" on a 10" wide wheel is ideal.
Forum: Small Blocks
February 17th, 2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,391
Posted By Mr Nick

Nice low stance on the car, are the factory rear...

Nice low stance on the car, are the factory rear wheel widened?
Forum: Small Blocks
January 26th, 2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By Mr Nick

I have the Holley Sniper on my 400+ hp SBO. It...

I have the Holley Sniper on my 400+ hp SBO. It ran very nice out of the box, but to truly utilize the advantages of EFI you need to be willing to fine tune it and also have the EFI computer control...
November 20th, 2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 849
Posted By Mr Nick

If you are worried about DOT codes, you may have...

If you are worried about DOT codes, you may have to be patient while your installer locates a set. Tires like what you're looking for are not in high demand, and as a result the inventory doesn't...
October 6th, 2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 930
Posted By Mr Nick

They are available in 5.5" backspacing, which is...

They are available in 5.5" backspacing, which is better than the 6.5" you had listed.

https://www.jegs.com/i/JEGS/555/66185/10002/-1

Remove the JEGS logo off the center cap, and you have a...
Forum: Electrical
October 1st, 2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By Mr Nick

Similar to your previous post, those are nice...

Similar to your previous post, those are nice bulbs but they are listed as yellow and not amber.

https://secure.cougarpartscatalog.com/plasmayellow.html

However, I tried to install the red LEDs...
September 30th, 2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,314
Posted By Mr Nick

The HydraMat is a pretty slick product.

The HydraMat is a pretty slick product.
Forum: Electrical
September 30th, 2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,343
Posted By Mr Nick

Depending how badly rusted it is, I've been able...

Depending how badly rusted it is, I've been able to free up sockets with sticking pins using WD40 and a metal pick, with the tail light harness unplugged of course.
Forum: Electrical
September 23rd, 2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,117
Posted By Mr Nick

If you didn't order a Sniper yet, Holley now...

If you didn't order a Sniper yet, Holley now makes a spread bore version as a direct replacement for a Q-Jet.
Forum: Electrical
September 21st, 2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,343
Posted By Mr Nick

https://secure.cougarpartscatalog.com/plasma2.html...

https://secure.cougarpartscatalog.com/plasma2.html

These are pricey, but well worth it. They light up instantly, and are brighter when on 'low' and much brighter on 'high.' They illuminate the...
Forum: Electrical
July 29th, 2018, 07:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,117
Posted By Mr Nick

I have the Sniper, and it's great. You may...

I have the Sniper, and it's great. You may experience a few quirks, however by now there are solutions for all of them. I'm using an MSD pro-billet dist and Blaster coil, with the Sniper...
July 8th, 2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 477
Posted By Mr Nick

CarID is a joke. They used comments I made on a...

CarID is a joke. They used comments I made on a different forum to create fake product reviews from fake customers. I called them out on it and they said "sorry" and sent me a 10% off coupon.
...
July 4th, 2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,249
Posted By Mr Nick

The stock manifold used in that article is a...

The stock manifold used in that article is a factory "tubular style" manifold, if you look at the photos. I'm not surprised the aftermarket shorty header was the same as the factory tubular...
Forum: Small Blocks
May 6th, 2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,471
Posted By Mr Nick

I had the original FAST EZ-EFI, while better than...

I had the original FAST EZ-EFI, while better than any local guy could get my Q-Jet to run, it still wasn't great. I now have the Holley Sniper and it's amazing. The cold start and idle are so nice....
April 15th, 2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 740
Posted By Mr Nick

They START at $17k ...

They START at $17k

http://roadstershop.com/product/full-chassis/1964-67-chevelle-fast-track-chassis/
April 12th, 2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 854
Posted By Mr Nick

I used Plasti-Dip to black out the rear window...

I used Plasti-Dip to black out the rear window trim on my Cutlass. With the black vinyl top and tinted windows I didn't like how it changed from black roof, to bright work, to black tinted window,...
April 12th, 2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By Mr Nick

I would contact G-Force and confirm it will work...

I would contact G-Force and confirm it will work with your convertible frame.
April 7th, 2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 825
Posted By Mr Nick

I have no problem cutting springs, the proper...

I have no problem cutting springs, the proper way.

Another option is to spec "universal" springs that will suit your needs.

https://www.hypercoils.com/suspension-coil-springs/
April 2nd, 2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By Mr Nick

Not sure if I replied in the other thread or...

Not sure if I replied in the other thread or not...

I have cheap coated headers. I wrapped the tubes that are close to the oil filter and starter, and also the collectors to keep heat away from...
Forum: Big Blocks
March 31st, 2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 657
Posted By Mr Nick

Does your Pertronix distributor have the same...

Does your Pertronix distributor have the same shaft as an MSD unit? I've been running a stock melonized MSD gear with my Erson roller cam for years, all good.
March 16th, 2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,655
Posted By Mr Nick

Luke - you back in Chicago yet?

Luke - you back in Chicago yet?
February 16th, 2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,218
Posted By Mr Nick

Interesting, I have the Canton pan as well and I...

Interesting, I have the Canton pan as well and I don't think I have the dipstick port on the passenger side like that. I'm currently using a modified Lokar LS1 dipstick and I'm not a big fan of it,...
Forum: Big Blocks
February 10th, 2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By Mr Nick

I was looking to install a block heater into my...

I was looking to install a block heater into my Daily Driver, an 09 Pontiac G8.

After a little research, I decided not to because (drum roll) it causes a CEL if the engine starts after sitting for...
January 20th, 2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,231
Posted By Mr Nick

Park/Running lights are the less bright of the...

Park/Running lights are the less bright of the two, turn signal flashes between low and high.
January 13th, 2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,496
Posted By Mr Nick

They will work fine on a 10" wide rim, that is a...

They will work fine on a 10" wide rim, that is a popular combo.
January 6th, 2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,231
Posted By Mr Nick

I have these for my 1969 Cutlass brake lights,...

I have these for my 1969 Cutlass brake lights, and they are amazing. I tested fitted them in the front turn signals and they won't fit, just like midrange & cdrod said. I may have to look into...
January 2nd, 2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 482
Posted By Mr Nick

Spring spacer can correct the sag and get the...

Spring spacer can correct the sag and get the ride height back to where you want it, but if the springs have softened with age, spacers will not correct that.

Can you get MOOG products?
December 30th, 2017, 07:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By Mr Nick

CarID is an unethical company, at least their...

CarID is an unethical company, at least their advertising/marketing dept is, and I'd never do business with them.

https://www.opgi.com/cutlass/1969/interior-accessories/seat-accessories/BMB0001/
December 30th, 2017, 07:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 773
Posted By Mr Nick

https://www.opgi.com/cutlass/1969/chassis-suspensi...

https://www.opgi.com/cutlass/1969/chassis-suspension/steering-components/CH27041/

This is what I have, includes the fitting adapters and rag joint you'll need.
Forum: Small Blocks
December 30th, 2017, 07:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 548
Posted By Mr Nick

Agreed. I cut the flange off my headers and...

Agreed.

I cut the flange off my headers and then welded the "male" side of a Flowmaster ball flange to them. You could probably put a slip flange on the converters you have, and then expand the...
Forum: Small Blocks
December 20th, 2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 852
Posted By Mr Nick

Do - take your time and don't rush or short cut...

Do - take your time and don't rush or short cut the install. Proper wiring is very important. Order from an EFI specific vendor with good post-sale customer service. I ordered from...
Forum: The Clubhouse
December 8th, 2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By Mr Nick

I've done it the previous four years. Anywhere...

I've done it the previous four years. Anywhere from 2 to 5 stops, I'd like to Long Haul sometime. I may pass on the 2018 trip though, the starting point is kind of far (not too bad) but it only...
November 27th, 2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,987
Posted By Mr Nick

I agree with your decision. If you're vehicle is...

I agree with your decision. If you're vehicle is used for cruise nights, car shows, ice cream runs, etc... stick with quality factory style parts, and you'll be good to go!
November 25th, 2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,987
Posted By Mr Nick

New UCA with tall upper and lower ball joints: ...

New UCA with tall upper and lower ball joints:
http://scandc.com/new/node/37

Different options with only tall upper ball joints, and bushing type:
http://scandc.com/new/catalog/11?page=7

...
November 24th, 2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,987
Posted By Mr Nick

Tall upper and lower ball joints are used very...

Tall upper and lower ball joints are used very often in the "Pro-Touring" world, I have them myself. Usually need to get a different upper control arm as well. They are shorter than factory arms. ...
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