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Forum: Southwest Today, 01:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,784
Posted By Formulajones
There is racing all 3 days. Friday is typical...

There is racing all 3 days. Friday is typical test and tune day for the track, and they also have testing for this event as well as diesel drags.

Saturday is Muscle Car Day or Nostalgia day, not...
Forum: Pontiac - Street Today, 11:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,145
Posted By Formulajones
Had no choice but to run a custom dish piston in...

Had no choice but to run a custom dish piston in the 571ci. Using old Edelbrock heads with their bathtub chambers. What I would have thought would make that scenario even worse is the fact that Tony...
Forum: Pontiac - Street Today, 10:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,040
Posted By Formulajones
Fuel mileage is something I've always paid...

Fuel mileage is something I've always paid attention to since we drive our classics daily. They have to be at least somewhat respectable on mileage or they'd drive me into the poor house.

These...
Forum: Pontiac - Street Yesterday, 01:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By Formulajones
I've used Motive, Richmond, and US Gear ...

I've used Motive, Richmond, and US Gear

Never any issues with any of them. Never had noise issues with any of the Richmonds I've used either.

My favorite gear is US Gear however which...
Forum: Pontiac - Street Yesterday, 10:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 437
Posted By Formulajones
That's where I would disagree. Factory did it...

That's where I would disagree. Factory did it for years and it works fine.

We have 2 A-bodies here that we street drive and drag race. One with a factory rear sway bar and factory rear lower...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-12-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 418
Posted By Formulajones
They all pretty much start to open before the...

They all pretty much start to open before the rated temp. I've bench tested a bunch of them when I was experimenting with them years ago. The rated temp on these things is just a "range" there is...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-11-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 471
Posted By Formulajones
I was just wondering David. I know some guys...

I was just wondering David. I know some guys around here are pretty annoying but only 27 posts in and being frustrated must be some kind of new record :D
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-11-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 418
Posted By Formulajones
Thermostat isn't operating properly. What...

Thermostat isn't operating properly.

What ever the temp rating is on the thermostat, it will force the engine to run in that general range no matter how cold outside. Water does not circulate...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-11-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 471
Posted By Formulajones
This is where I get lost. You only have 27...

This is where I get lost. You only have 27 posts. Have you been around here a long time under another name? Or are you talking about past discussions on another website?
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-11-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 471
Posted By Formulajones
I read through that Kenth a couple times as I was...

I read through that Kenth a couple times as I was part of the discussion on modifying the vacuum advance units.

I can't find where he describes specifically about where to hook up to a ported...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-10-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 371
Posted By Formulajones
I used the one piece from BOP. Very nice piece,...

I used the one piece from BOP. Very nice piece, excellent fit, and bone dry.

I've been a fan of them for years. I've used them on SBC and BBC engines for a couple of decades now since Felpro...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-10-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 779
Posted By Formulajones
They do, the MSD digital E-curve distributor...

They do, the MSD digital E-curve distributor allows you to set the mechanical curve electronically as well as the vacuum curve electronically for extremely precise adjustments.

And yes I bench...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-10-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 779
Posted By Formulajones
This quote from Cliff explains why some people...

This quote from Cliff explains why some people see wonky idle. This is especially true when you use a vacuum canister that adds a ton of timing and doesn't even begin to work until 12-15 inches of...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-10-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 779
Posted By Formulajones
I provided that measurement in my post Jeremy. ...

I provided that measurement in my post Jeremy. Approximately .200" of movement is all you need from the vacuum advance. This will give you roughly 10-12 degrees of timing at the crank. 20 is too...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-09-2019, 11:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 779
Posted By Formulajones
All these old engines will like vacuum advance. ...

All these old engines will like vacuum advance. It's just crucial to set them up properly.

The adjustable units need work. Can't just turn the screw on those things and toss in a limiter. The...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-08-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 987
Posted By Formulajones
Revisiting this. I just installed another...

Revisiting this.

I just installed another RobbMC starter on the car. This one has the nose cone support as the previous one did. I did a brand new flex plate as well.

Checking clearance and...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-08-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 837
Posted By Formulajones
You're welcome. I'll start a post about it after...

You're welcome. I'll start a post about it after more test driving and give an idea of what I think about it, but my initial impressions of it so far are excellent.

Jim did another one for me on...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-08-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 837
Posted By Formulajones
Yep, that's pretty much what I gathered from...

Yep, that's pretty much what I gathered from checking around, that he was having trouble building the converters as snug as he had previously due to lack of parts supply.

It drove just as you...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-08-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 383
Posted By Formulajones
I've always enjoyed working with some of the...

I've always enjoyed working with some of the stock parts and seeing how well I could make them work with the primary goal being street friendly, and work at the track at the same time.

We have 2...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-08-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,118
Posted By Formulajones
That's how I remember the Ohio tracks being when...

That's how I remember the Ohio tracks being when we lived there.

:thumbup:
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-08-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 837
Posted By Formulajones
I pulled the 10" Continental out of dad's car...

I pulled the 10" Continental out of dad's car yesterday.

It's stamped

P2
PS
R
TB
BAL
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-08-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,118
Posted By Formulajones
Excellent job TCS. Cool to see a big motor street...

Excellent job TCS. Cool to see a big motor street car getting it done. I assume you have a roll bar or is the track lenient on the rules?

I have the new TSP converter installed in dad's, and I...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-07-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 228
Posted By Formulajones
Just for the record, the gear vendor is...

Just for the record, the gear vendor is documented only losing 1 hp per 400 hp. It uses a highly efficient cone clutch system that has virtually no parasitic losses.

It's nothing you'll notice on...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-06-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 993
Posted By Formulajones
If I ever get around to building the shelving...

If I ever get around to building the shelving unit I need and stack the pile of rearends I have stashed in an orderly fashion, I'll snap a pic of that 72 multi leaf I have. The GM posi in that one...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-06-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 993
Posted By Formulajones
Yep. Multi leaf in 72 is SS Nova only as far as...

Yep. Multi leaf in 72 is SS Nova only as far as I'm aware, and not easy to find these days.

Gear ratio has likely been changed to 3.73 as I believe a 3.42 is the steepest gear offered on that car...
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