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Forum: Pontiac - Street Today, 05:07 PM
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Posted By tom s
Hilift IS a diff company!Tom

Hilift IS a diff company!Tom
Forum: Pontiac - Street Today, 05:05 PM
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Posted By tom s
These sheets are hard to compare as the EXACT...

These sheets are hard to compare as the EXACT RPMs are what the TQ and HP is at on the pull and the engine is held at that RPMs for MANY seconds.A fellow board member is putting all of these pulls in...
Forum: Pontiac - Street Today, 04:13 PM
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Posted By tom s
https://johnsonlifters.com/Products/HydraulicRolle...

https://johnsonlifters.com/Products/HydraulicRollerLifters.aspx
Forum: Pontiac - Street Today, 04:11 PM
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Posted By tom s
Are the Johnsons Butler sells diff from Hilift...

Are the Johnsons Butler sells diff from Hilift Johnsons?Seems like Johnsons are the ones most reccomended between the two?Johnson makes a few diff Pontiac hyd roller lifters like Morel does?Tom
Forum: Performance Parts For Sale/Wanted Today, 03:19 PM
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Posted By tom s
There is a guy on the 301 board doing them.Tom

There is a guy on the 301 board doing them.Tom
Forum: Exhaust TECH Today, 11:00 AM
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Posted By tom s
My choice has been Hushpowers by Flomaster.I dont...

My choice has been Hushpowers by Flomaster.I dont run 3in ever IMO not necessary on a 100% street car.I pulled a set of Hushpowers off my 69 bird as a neighbor remarked how load it was at 5:30 in the...
Forum: Pontiac - Street Today, 09:28 AM
Replies: 112
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Posted By tom s
You made the choice!No one put a gun to your...

You made the choice!No one put a gun to your head!Tom
Forum: 61-66 Big Pontiac TECH Yesterday, 10:22 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By tom s
Dick,I bought a 63 08B short block,sold the 421...

Dick,I bought a 63 08B short block,sold the 421 pistons and bought a set of 428s and put a set of 96 heads on it and put in my 62 GP.Runs great.Tom
Forum: Pontiac - Street Yesterday, 09:36 PM
Replies: 112
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Posted By tom s
I just had my 434 RA V engine on the dyno...

I just had my 434 RA V engine on the dyno friday.We did 29 pulls on it with the 857 lifters with no issue.We only pulled them to 6200,made peak HP right at 6000.The builder wanted me to run his 20-50...
Forum: Pontiac - Street Yesterday, 09:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 854
Posted By tom s
4in stroke,4.150 bore.This engine liked a lot of...

4in stroke,4.150 bore.This engine liked a lot of timing which is usual for RA V chambers.Most HP were at 36-38 total.34-35 cost us 9 HP on the upper end.I know I could have got another 40HP with a...
Forum: Pontiac - Street Yesterday, 07:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 854
Posted By tom s
because there were 29 pulls I just will post the...

because there were 29 pulls I just will post the best HP pull and best TQ pull.He had to figure the corrected and wrote them in in pen.Tom
Forum: Pontiac - Street Yesterday, 07:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 854
Posted By tom s
It is a factory 303 std deck block.3in main.Its...

It is a factory 303 std deck block.3in main.Its really just a 70 RA block with engineering numbers.4.120 bore.Tom
Forum: Pontiac - Street Yesterday, 01:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 854
Posted By tom s
Steve,take a look at that intake lobe.tom

Steve,take a look at that intake lobe.tom
Forum: Pontiac - Street Yesterday, 12:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 854
Posted By tom s
Because im old and drive my cars from off idle to...

Because im old and drive my cars from off idle to 2000-2200 and shift and they are geared to drive on the highways at 2000-2200.If I have to kick it 3000 usually gets the job done.That why I pretty...
Forum: Pontiac - Street Yesterday, 11:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 854
Posted By tom s
They never released one bigger than 400.They did...

They never released one bigger than 400.They did offer some 4in stroke and 4.21 stroke 3in main cranks.I have owned both.Tom
Forum: Pontiac - Street Yesterday, 08:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 854
Posted By tom s
It’s on Metzler in Huntington Beach across the...

It’s on Metzler in Huntington Beach across the street from SMI carburetors.Tom
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-18-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 854
Posted By tom s
It is a huge old dyno made in England.Van Dyne...

It is a huge old dyno made in England.Van Dyne Engineering.They build sprint car engines.They do tons of Offy engines.I have cell phone pics I need to figure out how to post.Really nothing special...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-18-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 854
Posted By tom s
First time I have ever used that intake lobe.My...

First time I have ever used that intake lobe.My guy at Comp talked me into it.Because its a new dyno I just dont know where im at with numbers.I had figured 1.2 HP per CI but it fell a little...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-18-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 854
Posted By tom s
Another street RA V engine done

Got the engine on the pump today.Diff kind of dyno.NOT a sweep type unit.you dial in the number to start and end the pull.We made 29 pulls today starting at 2000 RPMs and made them every 500 rpms...
Forum: Performance Parts For Sale/Wanted 10-17-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,897
Posted By tom s
Guys,best if you call him!Tom

Guys,best if you call him!Tom
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-17-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,764
Posted By tom s
Same ones I have in a 455 I built back in April...

Same ones I have in a 455 I built back in April 2017.In my 69 bird,drive it every week with no issue.I think because all these lifters are assm by human beings we are all open to mistakes.So far so...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-17-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 243
Posted By tom s
Butler also sells their own gaskets for 389-421...

Butler also sells their own gaskets for 389-421 that are 46 thou.Tom
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-16-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,764
Posted By tom s
OK,here is another maker of hyd roller lifters...

OK,here is another maker of hyd roller lifters that are sold to cam companys.Anyone know about them?
https://www.gatermanproducts.com/
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-16-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 632
Posted By tom s
Guys,I have been running 2-4s on pontiac since...

Guys,I have been running 2-4s on pontiac since about late 1962.IMO they suck on the street with solid linkage.I dont care if they are 600s or 750s.Im running a set of 421 SD clones on a converted 421...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-16-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,764
Posted By tom s
Those are the old Comp lifters,no clue who made...

Those are the old Comp lifters,no clue who made them for them.I have a set in a running driving engine right now.Have been if for a few years.Tom
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