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Forum: Pontiac - Street 12-06-2022, 01:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 369
Posted By Skip Fix
This!. I have one on my latest 455 in case I run...

This!. I have one on my latest 455 in case I run a mechanical. 400 in the 81 is stockish so a mechanical but all my others use an electric pump.
Forum: Pontiac - Race 12-06-2022, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By Skip Fix
I have 6cylinder Camaro springs in the IA/Camaro...

I have 6cylinder Camaro springs in the IA/Camaro and height is correct. I had some cut 1 coil off when the iron SBC and 4 speed were in it but it was too low with the IA in it. Stock lower control...
Forum: Suspension TECH 12-03-2022, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 187
Posted By Skip Fix
I thought I remember pictures of those Trevor. I...

I thought I remember pictures of those Trevor. I agree to keep the "look" white letters are needed.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 12-02-2022, 02:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 565
Posted By Skip Fix
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Forum: Pontiac - Street 12-01-2022, 01:56 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,694
Posted By Skip Fix
For me they would be for a "throw down" extra...

For me they would be for a "throw down" extra part motor-and probably flow better and be way lighter than the ported 6X heads I had originally planned-and all my extra headers are round port.

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Forum: Pontiac - Street 11-29-2022, 06:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,221
Posted By Skip Fix
I think the 2802 would be fine in a 400.The 2801...

I think the 2802 would be fine in a 400.The 2801 I have idles smooth at 700rpm
Forum: Pontiac - Street 11-29-2022, 06:35 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,694
Posted By Skip Fix
I ordered a set for the heck of it. Maybe use...

I ordered a set for the heck of it. Maybe use them with a extra parts motor build. Will check them out on a buddy's flow bench also.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 11-29-2022, 04:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,000
Posted By Skip Fix
Lot s of the stockers for their "square lobes"...

Lot s of the stockers for their "square lobes" have 150+ seat for HFT cams.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 11-29-2022, 11:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,221
Posted By Skip Fix
My 2801 dot to dot degreed right on with the gear...

My 2801 dot to dot degreed right on with the gear set I used. Nice mild cam like stock in a low CR 400.
Forum: THE LOBBY 11-29-2022, 11:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,255
Posted By Skip Fix
Flame Red was a great color! Buddy painted his 70...

Flame Red was a great color! Buddy painted his 70 Camaro that color! One of my receptionists bought a new 1988 GTA that color.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 11-29-2022, 11:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,000
Posted By Skip Fix
My running buddy tried them on his 500" 383...

My running buddy tried them on his 500" 383 Charger. They had issues requiring a rebuild and now using a HR.

I know there were some special FT the stocker guys used to use to tolerate the spring...
Forum: 77-81 Firebird & Trans Am TECH 11-28-2022, 06:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 299
Posted By Skip Fix
Maybe a stock base unmassaged could clear side...

Maybe a stock base unmassaged could clear side hung bowls no way center hung bowls.
Forum: Pontiac - Race 11-27-2022, 05:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 222
Posted By Skip Fix
Romac balancers

going through my parts pile I found a Romac balancer I got when there were few around that an A/C pulley would fit on. I found a powerbond SFi and BHJ machines a chamfer on the edge of one that I...
Forum: Pontiac - Race 11-27-2022, 05:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 917
Posted By Skip Fix
Indy cylinder heads Repair weld and remachine for...

Indy cylinder heads Repair weld and remachine for a new seat?
Forum: Pontiac - Street 11-25-2022, 10:18 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,664
Posted By Skip Fix
I agree but believing dyno numbers between...

I agree but believing dyno numbers between different shops is often way off, like different flow benches.

My now retired machinist had on old dial dyno, engines "ran the numbers". A shop down the...
Forum: Pontiac - Race 11-24-2022, 07:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 432
Posted By Skip Fix
I had a buddy in college with a 383 Cuda that one...

I had a buddy in college with a 383 Cuda that one Holley he had whistles on light acceleration, swapped to a different carb and no whistle.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 11-24-2022, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By Skip Fix
Annular boosters and a 50cc pump on the back....

Annular boosters and a 50cc pump on the back. Maybe an 830cfm?
Forum: Pontiac - Street 11-24-2022, 07:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,664
Posted By Skip Fix
My TA had no accessories on the engine dyno yet...

My TA had no accessories on the engine dyno yet track numbers show more HP! PS, PB, full exhaust, transmission and rear end. So kind of opposite there. And it ran the same without any exhaust at all...
Forum: THE LOBBY 11-24-2022, 01:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 591
Posted By Skip Fix
I remember the TV ad for it!

I remember the TV ad for it!
Forum: Pontiac - Street 11-24-2022, 01:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,664
Posted By Skip Fix
If we are going to throw out HP numbers how about...

If we are going to throw out HP numbers how about MPH and weight to go with them. That kind of helps even out if a stingy or a happy dyno. and numbers can be changed by a different correction factor...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 11-24-2022, 11:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,718
Posted By Skip Fix
Didn't Chevy shot peen their high perf rods? I...

Didn't Chevy shot peen their high perf rods? I want to think in one of my old Chevy Power manuals they even had shot size and spray pattern listed.
Forum: 77-81 Firebird & Trans Am TECH 11-23-2022, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By Skip Fix
Hood Bird was an option. I do not remember blue...

Hood Bird was an option. I do not remember blue lettering on a black TA in 78 so it may have been repainted and used the blue lettering. My factory black paint started fading in 1980 so i repainted...
Forum: Exhaust TECH 11-23-2022, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By Skip Fix
Mine were about that long also. I think...

Mine were about that long also. I think flowmasters and pretty thick tubing also. Also made it easy to go open headers. had front brackets to hold the rest of the exhaust up
Forum: Suspension TECH 11-23-2022, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By Skip Fix
yes it is stiffer than the stock 330lb/in spring....

yes it is stiffer than the stock 330lb/in spring. Autocrossing and stopping in a turn you get front end dive and that un loads the rear causing some loss of traction. For my driving a stiffer front...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 11-23-2022, 09:52 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,664
Posted By Skip Fix
I will agree with the others that cam is not...

I will agree with the others that cam is not going to make it. Comparison my 500" IA with 330cfm E heads has a 268/272@0.050 on a 112 IC 108 and was about 650 non corrected 695 corrected with a 4150...
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