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Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 07-19-2021, 12:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,367
Posted By VintageMusclecar
No idea on the details of the car itself, just...

No idea on the details of the car itself, just trying to reunite the car with the original engine.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 07-18-2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,367
Posted By VintageMusclecar
1969 z28 vin # 19n555159

If you own this car or know who does, please contact me.


Eric
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 01-02-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 669
Views: 185,671
Posted By VintageMusclecar
Rick; Sorry for the delayed response. ...

Rick;

Sorry for the delayed response.


The engine is .030" over--strangely enough, when we checked the bores on initial examination, they were actually pretty straight--but they were just over...
Forum: Lounge 06-08-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,644
Posted By VintageMusclecar
Absolutely.

Absolutely.
Forum: Lounge 06-08-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,644
Posted By VintageMusclecar
Stepping down as a sponsor of the site.

Before anyone jumps to any conclusions, let me preface that it's nothing personal towards the site or anyone here, I'm just not in a position to continue being a sponsor on the site any more. It...
Forum: Lounge 06-06-2018, 03:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,104
Posted By VintageMusclecar
Wann'a know what I really miss?

I really miss the good old days when these cars brought people together instead of driving them apart--pun intended.


There will always be rivalries, that's a given--but I miss the days when...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 04-25-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 62,845
Posted By VintageMusclecar
This should go without saying, but I am extremely...

This should go without saying, but I am extremely grateful that Rick chose me to do this engine build for him. Some might see this as just another garden variety big block Chevy build, but to me,...
Forum: Chevrolet 04-25-2018, 02:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,659
Posted By VintageMusclecar
I purchased this Chevelle back around 1991 or...

I purchased this Chevelle back around 1991 or 1992. I found it in our local "Tradin' Post" classified newspaper. It was black on black, and it had a very mild (flat tops, stock 1.94 461's and a COMP...
Forum: Parts/Memorabilia - For Sale 04-07-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,924
Posted By VintageMusclecar
Holley 3124 1965 Corvette 396/425

Dated 533, or the 3rd week of March `65. This is a real-deal carb, no bullshit, no monkey business, no re-stamping.

This carb led a very neglected life before it came to me, and it does have a few...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 02-11-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,495
Posted By VintageMusclecar
This is exactly why I believe that you always...

This is exactly why I believe that you always give someone at least one chance to make things right.

EVERYONE makes mistakes now & then, that's inevitable. It's how you deal with & resolve them...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 02-09-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,495
Posted By VintageMusclecar
Let the shop owner know. If I was in his shoes I...

Let the shop owner know. If I was in his shoes I would want to (A) know and (B) have the chance to make things right.
Forum: Member's Rides 11-28-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 17,783
Posted By VintageMusclecar
:eek2:

:eek2:
Forum: Day 2 stuff-modified cars 11-16-2017, 08:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,628
Posted By VintageMusclecar
Interesting air cleaner tests for you day 2 guys

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EkpsydS8JXI&feature=youtu.be

Note the results on the small diameter open element units and the old stand-by Fly Eye unit.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 11-14-2017, 09:26 PM
Replies: 743
Views: 1,118,112
Posted By VintageMusclecar
First test drive with the 400 Turbo is in the...

First test drive with the 400 Turbo is in the bag--just a quick jaunt around the neighborhood.

This dinky converter is definitely gonn'a take a little getting used to lol...but I can live with it....
Forum: Parts/Memorabilia - Wanted 11-14-2017, 12:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,144
Posted By VintageMusclecar
I have a set coming out of the machine shop...

I have a set coming out of the machine shop tomorrow.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 11-12-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,448
Posted By VintageMusclecar
8.5 front & rear.

8.5 front & rear.
Forum: Vintage Musclecar Parts 11-05-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,175
Posted By VintageMusclecar
Tech tip: Fuel fouled spark plugs

It happens to all of us at one point or another--a choke sticks shut, a needle & seat sticks, a float sinks, too many cold starts w/o enough warm-up time, or sometimes it's simply a matter of a...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 10-14-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,354
Posted By VintageMusclecar
There's a lot more to it than CFM and jetting....

There's a lot more to it than CFM and jetting. Jetting only changes the overall fuel curve up or down. Air bleeds, PVCR's and emulsion (along with booster feed size and design, etc.) change the shape...
Forum: Lounge 10-12-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,752
Posted By VintageMusclecar
You can build one for less than that with better...

You can build one for less than that with better parts.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 09-13-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,456
Posted By VintageMusclecar
Needle & seat is probably stuck. Read this...

Needle & seat is probably stuck.

Read this (http://www.vintagemusclecarparts.com/pages/needleandseat1.html)
Forum: Parts/Memorabilia - For Sale 08-08-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,747
Posted By VintageMusclecar
lol....um...nope...but the visual impact would've...

lol....um...nope...but the visual impact would've made the loss in mileage worthwhile. :D
Forum: Technical & Restoration 07-01-2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,912
Posted By VintageMusclecar
I run the reproduction open element air cleaner...

I run the reproduction open element air cleaner on the Chevelle with a double pumper. I cut the two tiny spot welds holding the breather elbow into the base and removed the elbow, then plugged the...
Forum: Member's Rides 06-26-2017, 04:07 AM
Replies: 672
Views: 608,224
Posted By VintageMusclecar
I had the pleasure of seeing this fine example of...

I had the pleasure of seeing this fine example of automotive history in person today--one word springs to mind--"stunning". :drool:

Better yet, I got to spin a few wrenches on it with Sam....
Forum: Technical & Restoration 06-23-2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,225
Posted By VintageMusclecar
That's the wrong plug, it takes a 5/8" socket....

That's the wrong plug, it takes a 5/8" socket. Sam's takes the early 13/16" socket--will have a PN in a moment...

*edit*

B6ES-11

BR5ES

BR6ES
Forum: Vintage Musclecar Parts 04-19-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 15,941
Posted By VintageMusclecar
Carburetors and fuel pressure: Please read

Over the last few months I've had several customers contact me regarding flooding & poor idle issues with carbs I've built for them. (FWIW, I'm referencing mainly Carter AFB's and Rochester...
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