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Forum: Heating & Cooling TECH 07-30-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By chuckies76ta
IMO, i would say drilling a hole in the...

IMO, i would say drilling a hole in the thermostat does nothing for cooling as the thermostat is already open. As mentioned the hole help remove air from the block/cylinder heads when filling the...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 07-30-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,560
Posted By chuckies76ta
Seeing you guys are posting on block numbers, I'm...

Seeing you guys are posting on block numbers, I'm thinking Rocky is always looking for information. My T/A has a 73 455 4 bolt SR block with casting numbers SR812568, H252, 48542 with last number...
Forum: Pontiac - Race 07-29-2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 866
Posted By chuckies76ta
The Wix racing filters are rated at 500 psi burst...

The Wix racing filters are rated at 500 psi burst rate.. Check it out. https://www.wixfilters.com/Speciality/WIX%20Filters%20Racing%20Catalog.pdf

I run Wix with no issues. 51069R racing filter.
Forum: Pontiac Business Entities Exchange 07-29-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By chuckies76ta
Well that was very kind of you to move them along...

Well that was very kind of you to move them along to someone who could use them.. To bad it wasn't #2. I would send a private message and if no response call it a day and move on. I find there are...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 07-22-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,700
Posted By chuckies76ta
Sorry to hear of your troubles. These guys....

Sorry to hear of your troubles.

These guys. https://johnsonlifters.com/



I had a set in one of my engines and is now in a friends engine bay and still rolling along fine with lots of miles....
Forum: Pontiac - Street 07-14-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 740
Posted By chuckies76ta
Awesome. Glad you got it figured out. And thanks...

Awesome. Glad you got it figured out. And thanks for
The feed back.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 07-14-2021, 05:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 740
Posted By chuckies76ta
I have the same Moser rearend. The seals sit...

I have the same Moser rearend. The seals sit inside the axle tubes, then the bearing sits inside the Ford end housing. So the seal can't be holding the axle from going in or the axle tube would push...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 07-12-2021, 06:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By chuckies76ta
Yes, I would agree with Half Inch Stud. Probable...

Yes, I would agree with Half Inch Stud. Probable loose converter with gearing. Be interesting to know what it flashes too. You've taken a big jump from a 13" converter to a 9.5". From what I...
Forum: 67-81 Firebird & TA Parts WANTED 07-11-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By chuckies76ta
Ya that looks way out. Should have it put on an...

Ya that looks way out. Should have it put on an alignment rack see what is going on.. There are 2 alignment pin holes that go from the frame to the body. I wonder how they are lined up.. Just some...
Forum: 67-81 Firebird & TA Parts WANTED 07-11-2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By chuckies76ta
Looks good. I like the look with the spoiler. Do...

Looks good. I like the look with the spoiler. Do you do a restoration on it?
What’s wrong with front end sheet metal?
Forum: 67-81 Firebird & TA Parts WANTED 07-11-2021, 07:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By chuckies76ta
Metro has the HF24 for the fender to hood bumper....

Metro has the HF24 for the fender to hood bumper. They also show the hood stops. Also these. Snap-In Bumper for Rear Compartment. Each - SB 69.
SB 32 Door Bumper. Made with twin retainers. I think...
Forum: Pontiac - Race 07-11-2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 325
Posted By chuckies76ta
Thanks. Did the tire move any on first time out...

Thanks. Did the tire move any on first time out with the hi tack? We want to try the tires and rims dry to see what will happen. I did Somewhat of a knurl on the otter lip area of the rim so the tire...
Forum: Pontiac - Race 07-11-2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 325
Posted By chuckies76ta
I did mark the tires first time out and they...

I did mark the tires first time out and they moved maybe 3/4" and never moved after that. Track was prepped very well as they had some very fast cars that day. It dead hooked off the line every pass....
Forum: Pontiac - Race 07-11-2021, 07:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 325
Posted By chuckies76ta
Were running M.T. E.T. Drag tires. They are Bias...

Were running M.T. E.T. Drag tires. They are Bias tires. Were using a 10" rim. Tire size is 28x10.5x15
They say not to run a tire on a rim that is more or less than 1" larger than tire. so were ok...
Forum: Pontiac - Race 07-11-2021, 07:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 325
Posted By chuckies76ta
Thanks guys. We mounted new MT Drag tires...

Thanks guys. We mounted new MT Drag tires (28x10.5x15) yesterday to dry rims that were prepped for the bead and will see what happens. No screws yet. Car is only doing 1.49 60 ft with this...
Forum: Pontiac - Race 07-11-2021, 07:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,153
Posted By chuckies76ta
Nice numbers. What brand balancer did you have...

Nice numbers. What brand balancer did you have that broke? Thanks
Forum: Pontiac - Race 07-10-2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 325
Posted By chuckies76ta
Screw in rims

Hi All: What's the consensus on screws in rims with slicks?
Like horsepower level, torque, weight of car, 60 times or ever the pressure you run them at.


Thanks
Forum: Pontiac - Race 07-08-2021, 07:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,434
Posted By chuckies76ta
In the Hughes video he talks about Spragless...

In the Hughes video he talks about Spragless creating a tremendous amount of heat on the street. Says will cook the tranny if driven too long. The 10 strut mechanical diode is where the strength is.
Forum: Pontiac - Race 07-07-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,434
Posted By chuckies76ta
We also have Sprag, Spragless or Mechanical...

We also have Sprag, Spragless or Mechanical diode. So much to know.

video on sprags..https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J12OKnF8F0A
Forum: Pontiac - Street 07-06-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 396
Posted By chuckies76ta
Your welcome. The clutch chatter is a pain in...

Your welcome. The clutch chatter is a pain in the rear for driving experience. It's annoying. I went with an 11" clutch from ACT. GM6-HDSS - HD/Perf Street Sprung. It has a strong clamping force so...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 07-06-2021, 07:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 396
Posted By chuckies76ta
I used the Setup from American Power-train in my...

I used the Setup from American Power-train in my 76 T.A. https://www.summitracing.com/parts/awr-hmgm01101sr/make/pontiac/model/firebird/year/1976 It appears they have added a bracket upgrade to the...
Forum: Pontiac - Race 07-04-2021, 07:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,835
Posted By chuckies76ta
Darby: What brand convertor did u go with. Thx

Darby: What brand convertor did u go with. Thx
Forum: Pontiac - Race 06-28-2021, 08:23 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,835
Posted By chuckies76ta
Thanks Scott.

Thanks Scott.
Forum: Pontiac - Race 06-26-2021, 09:30 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,835
Posted By chuckies76ta
So, just so We have this right the crank turns...

So, just so We have this right the crank turns say 7000 rpm, the Cam would turn at half this speed? say 3500. Also, is the only way to increase the oil pump output pressure higher is to shim the...
Forum: Pontiac - Race 06-24-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,835
Posted By chuckies76ta
Well dam, sorry to hear you had a bit of trouble....

Well dam, sorry to hear you had a bit of trouble. Such a worry when you dump so much money into these engines.
Our 505 made 789 hp and 700 torque corrected to sea level on the dyno. I thought...
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