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Forum: Pontiac - Street 01-15-2022, 04:14 PM
Replies: 50
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Posted By 76TA462
LOL. Great analogy. PS - on the 10.4:1 cr I...

LOL. Great analogy. PS - on the 10.4:1 cr I meant to say aluminum heads.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 01-15-2022, 02:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,604
Posted By 76TA462
I have about 550 plus, each hp and tq from a...

I have about 550 plus, each hp and tq from a 455/462. I run an aluminum intake and have 10.4:1. Pump gas no issues. Street driven and not track. For me, the OEM was no fun, but the plus 500 hp tq...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 01-15-2022, 02:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 714
Posted By 76TA462
Been using PowerMaster for as long as I can...

Been using PowerMaster for as long as I can remember. Used it on my stock 455, and continued using it with my modified 455. Originally swapped out after too many hard starts with my OEM and long...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 12-04-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,695
Posted By 76TA462
I had excessive blow-by that caused the same...

I had excessive blow-by that caused the same problems, and adding breathers just caused a mess. My quick successful fix was to keep the PCV (strictly for the purpose it was designed for) and add an...
Forum: G8 General Tech/Discussion 10-24-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,299
Posted By 76TA462
28 inch tire??

Does anyone know of a good summer performance tire in 285 45 18 size? Thanks.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-06-2021, 05:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,997
Posted By 76TA462
Not sure for the GP but for my 76 TA when I...

Not sure for the GP but for my 76 TA when I swapped from TH400 to 2004R I used the same cross member in the same place and only had to use a slightly taller tranny mount, the same drive shaft with no...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-06-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,997
Posted By 76TA462
I replaced my TH400 with a 2004R spring of 2020...

I replaced my TH400 with a 2004R spring of 2020 behind a stout 455 (about 575 hp and tq). No problems after two summers but not tracked. I used Extreme Automatic's stage 2 for ease of mind. If you...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 09-14-2021, 08:57 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,941
Posted By 76TA462
78W72 LOL touchy subject for many. I run a...

78W72 LOL touchy subject for many. I run a 2004R stage 2 from Extreme Automatics behind a 455 with about 575 each of TQ and HP. Two seasons now and absolutely no issues. I push it but have not run...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 09-14-2021, 08:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 733
Posted By 76TA462
Having gone through the challenge of adding EFI I...

Having gone through the challenge of adding EFI I couldn't agree more with the above points. I used the Sniper, but the gremlins were old car issues not the unit (they all seem to be good - and...
Forum: Pontiac - Boost 09-13-2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,324
Posted By 76TA462
Agreed 100 percent with JLMounce. Switching over...

Agreed 100 percent with JLMounce. Switching over in my 1976 from carb to EFI was well worth the effort for me, but as mentioned, Gremlins demanded patience. For me it was mostly grounds and...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 09-13-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,941
Posted By 76TA462
Summer 2020 I installed a 2004R (Extreme...

Summer 2020 I installed a 2004R (Extreme Automatics Stage 2). I stayed with the original 3:23 gears, and have 27 inch tires. Works perfect for me and highway driving is a dream compared with the...
Forum: Pontiac - Boost 09-13-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,324
Posted By 76TA462
Using the Sniper with timing control. After the...

Using the Sniper with timing control. After the initial set-up and gremlins (not associated to the Sniper) I am extremely happy with it on my 455.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 08-22-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,093
Posted By 76TA462
All sorts of ways to do this. I am more...

All sorts of ways to do this. I am more comfortable with a spare in my old car, not like the new cars I drive with fillers and no spare. I run front 245 45 18 and rear 285 40 18. For my spare I use...
Forum: Electrical Tech 08-01-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 355
Posted By 76TA462
Window Relay

I have been using a direct power line from the fuse box to power my windows, but want to put a relay back in. Doing an on-line search I found OEM part number 1721119 but finding one with a reasonable...
Forum: 66-67 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 07-13-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 896
Posted By 76TA462
Used Magnaflow Welded for years with 2.5 Pypes...

Used Magnaflow Welded for years with 2.5 Pypes X-Pipe, and always liked the sound, fit, etc. The Pypes needed some modification for fit but not a drama. Used Hedman 4-tube and Doug's (very...
Forum: Suspension TECH 07-13-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,686
Posted By 76TA462
I am using UMI Performance upper and lower...

I am using UMI Performance upper and lower tubular control arms and their (Viking) coil overs. Happy with the outcome.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 07-10-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 811
Posted By 76TA462
I always used the BOP polymer gear with my OEM...

I always used the BOP polymer gear with my OEM distributer and roller cams on 462. A couple years back I changed to an MSD Pro Billet which comes with a steel gear and is a different diameter, so I...
Forum: 70-73 Firebird & TA TECH 07-09-2021, 05:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,910
Posted By 76TA462
That solid blue large wheel lowered TA you showed...

That solid blue large wheel lowered TA you showed in your original post under "WV/Circle Racing Billets on the Losi T/A" looks sweet, but what caught my attention was the molded in wheel spats. I...
Forum: 70-73 Firebird & TA TECH 07-09-2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,910
Posted By 76TA462
1976

1976
Forum: 70-73 Firebird & TA TECH 07-09-2021, 05:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,910
Posted By 76TA462
I am using 18x10 on rear with 5.75 inch...

I am using 18x10 on rear with 5.75 inch backspacing. Rubber is 285 40 18. Fit easy. Did not have to roll the fenders, just ground off about an eight inch from the top side inner lip. Lowered car...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 07-08-2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,092
Posted By 76TA462
I had a long EFI journey, here goes. I have had...

I had a long EFI journey, here goes. I have had the Sniper 550-510 shiny finish (but it also comes in black and in classic gold finish) since March 2019 and it is as shiny as ever lol. I had RFI...
Forum: 70-73 Firebird & TA TECH 07-08-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,739
Posted By 76TA462
I have run headers since the 80's in my 76 455. ...

I have run headers since the 80's in my 76 455. Always had hot start problems, and maybe it was simply due to the headers. I went through a variety of fixes over the years. Rewound OEM, new OEM,...
Forum: Electrical Tech 06-07-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,544
Posted By 76TA462
In my case, the MSD relays are triggered by the...

In my case, the MSD relays are triggered by the ignition. The MSD relay has constant power and ground. Each is triggered by either power or ground. As example, the fans I am about to install will...
Forum: Electrical Tech 06-07-2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,544
Posted By 76TA462
Only for the sake of information. I am running...

Only for the sake of information. I am running the Sniper EFI, MSD Pro Billet distributor (which is phased and timing is controlled by the Sniper ECU) with MSD Blaster Coil, and the electric fan for...
Forum: Electrical Tech 06-07-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,544
Posted By 76TA462
MSD 75643 on 76 F Body

MSD 75643 on 76 F Body
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