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Forum: Day 2 stuff-modified cars 01-20-2021, 07:21 PM
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Posted By rszmjt
Sorry, I Don't have any nice 186,s rite now. All...

Sorry, I Don't have any nice 186,s rite now. All the heads I have would require a lot of work, inserts/studs/ etc. just orphan heads that are hurt. I know you are going to "lean" on it so a nice set...
Forum: Day 2 stuff-modified cars 01-20-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 85,272
Posted By rszmjt
[QUOTE=NorCam;1532725]Been there...done that. The...

[QUOTE=NorCam;1532725]Been there...done that. The problem with DHC heads is that they will not accommodate the large diameter 1.550 springs needed for this roller cam. The top guy at Trick Flow...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 12-29-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By rszmjt
I assume you asking about carb shaft/arm? I’ve...

I assume you asking about carb shaft/arm?
I’ve got many carb parts including shafts from Al @ Chicago Corvette in Eugene Oregon , 708-458-2500 . Great guy who really knows his stuff.
I think...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 12-28-2020, 02:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 770
Posted By rszmjt
FWIW - Stainless is not magnetic either, I donít...

FWIW - Stainless is not magnetic either, I donít know if the GM swirl polished valves are steel or Stainless, only true way is probably to weigh them or grind them, Ti gives off silvery sparks when...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 12-27-2020, 11:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 770
Posted By rszmjt
They don’t look like Ti , see if a magnet sticks...

They don’t look like Ti , see if a magnet sticks to them. Or can you weigh them? If they are Ti should be under approx 95 grams for intake, probably 70 for exhaust.

Intake may be as they appear to...
Forum: Day 2 stuff-modified cars 12-22-2020, 03:29 AM
Replies: 565
Views: 85,272
Posted By rszmjt
I’m pretty sure the 2nd generation of Lakewood...

I’m pretty sure the 2nd generation of Lakewood bars which were rectangular tubing had the extra holes for the J bolts, it makes way more sense if you think about it, because if you ever broke a j...
Forum: Day 2 stuff-modified cars 12-20-2020, 10:51 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 85,272
Posted By rszmjt
Interesting to note that Graeme’s bars have what...

Interesting to note that Graeme’s bars have what appear to be factory slotted inner U bolt holes, 2 front to back & 2 side to side and the 1,s posted by whitetop do not? I’ve never seen the slotted...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 12-20-2020, 04:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,246
Posted By rszmjt
Actually I didnít take this to Don, a friend was...

Actually I didnít take this to Don, a friend was by the shop and he made his own vapor blaster out of a small modified glass beader cabinet , with #13 slurry and pressurized liquid. We actually only...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 12-19-2020, 01:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,004
Posted By rszmjt
Did the shop who machined it put in a exchange...

Did the shop who machined it put in a exchange crankshaft? Itís either cracked or the bob weight figure is way off. Was it balanced? I had a shop screw up the bob weight calculation 1 time by...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 12-19-2020, 12:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,246
Posted By rszmjt
Heres a Z28 Intake I had Vapour blasted today, I...

Heres a Z28 Intake I had Vapour blasted today, I like that it still retains the GM silvery finish and the Winters logo and part numbers are nice and crisp. I think it came out pretty decent,...
Forum: Day 2 stuff-modified cars 12-13-2020, 04:10 AM
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Views: 85,272
Posted By rszmjt
Maybe you could re bend or over break the front...

Maybe you could re bend or over break the front stirrup at the bend area so it helps with the J bolt nut alignment? , and maybe elongate/tweak the outer hole too to keep the j bolt vertical?
Problem...
Forum: Day 2 stuff-modified cars 12-13-2020, 01:36 AM
Replies: 565
Views: 85,272
Posted By rszmjt
Graeme, It looks like you Lakewood bars have the...

Graeme, It looks like you Lakewood bars have the extra set of holes at the rear that are outside of the spring perch. If you want extra spring perch clamping it is possible to use 2 U bolts each side...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 12-12-2020, 01:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By rszmjt
I think the repos have numbers stamped in them...

I think the repos have numbers stamped in them and originals do not.
Also most of the repos are silver cad where as originals are dark grey or black phosphate.
My car has 100 % known originals...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 12-02-2020, 10:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,678
Posted By rszmjt
I have learned not to trust the aim explicitly, I...

I have learned not to trust the aim explicitly, I have found lots of discrepancies over the years comparing to survivor cars.
As far as the bolt I am pretty sure that it goes into bind on the...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 12-02-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,678
Posted By rszmjt
Warren, I have never seen that clip, my 06A...

Warren,

I have never seen that clip, my 06A Z does not have it , I have owned the car since 1974, factory ZL2 car, the GM #9788460 switch clip has 3 lip serrations that captures the plastic...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 12-01-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,678
Posted By rszmjt
Jonesy, I had the throttle arm in the vice in...

Jonesy, I had the throttle arm in the vice in soft jaws, I put a small amount of grease on the installed bushing/clip then worked the switch in, afterwards I washed the grease off and reinstalled the...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 11-26-2020, 10:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 604
Posted By rszmjt
I’ve seen quite a few repairs like that in...

I’ve seen quite a few repairs like that in Corvette cases too. Maybe slag when it came off the mold, and they simply tig welded it to make sure no sealing issues before machining.
It’s a 1972 era...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 11-23-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By rszmjt
Camaros & Firebirds transitioned to Borg ST10 in...

Camaros & Firebirds transitioned to Borg ST10 in 1974, and those tags are definitely Borg, recognizable by the lack of a 1/2 moon cutout each side in the middle of the tags , as 69-73 Muncies used...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 11-23-2020, 12:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By rszmjt
It looks like a 1974-77 Camaro or Firebird...

It looks like a 1974-77 Camaro or Firebird factory shifter. The tags are definitely for Borg ST10.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 11-20-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By rszmjt
A lot of time the studs don’t clear the bar &...

A lot of time the studs don’t clear the bar & clamp in the CK 10 honing machine or other equipment , we used to use donor bolts to torque the main caps up for block machine/ honing etc. They were...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 11-20-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By rszmjt
All 67-69 Z28 engines came with the windage tray...

All 67-69 Z28 engines came with the windage tray & studs, and Z28 oil pan. I have taken apart many original 302 motors over the last 50 years and everyone had them. I worked in a machine shop in the...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 11-10-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,613
Posted By rszmjt
Yikes ! That sucks, but that is a good reminder...

Yikes ! That sucks, but that is a good reminder to check your brakes constantly before moving your collector car or anything BTW.
When I worked at the local Corvette shop in Calgary, we used to...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 11-01-2020, 12:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,246
Posted By rszmjt
Should have it Vapour Blasted. Don Fergin @...

Should have it Vapour Blasted. Don Fergin @ Universal Cycle in Calgary, tumbling kinda doesnít look natural, makes them to dark. JMO.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 11-01-2020, 12:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 734
Posted By rszmjt
My 69 Z are both pressed in from drivers side,...

My 69 Z are both pressed in from drivers side, both centered, original springs
Forum: Technical & Restoration 10-31-2020, 10:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,246
Posted By rszmjt
It’s a early issue 1971 Z28, with the cast over...

It’s a early issue 1971 Z28, with the cast over oil fill tube hole, late 71 and 72 up had the cylinder numbers on runners. Take bottom shield off to check date, that will tell you.
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