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Forum: Cigarette
10-11-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,941
Posted By MILD THUNDER

Cams got the MSE treatment as well. ...

Cams got the MSE treatment as well.

https://youtu.be/hTyIQxrPCCI
10-01-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,326
Posted By MILD THUNDER

https://www.holley.com/products/fuel_systems/carbu...

https://www.holley.com/products/fuel_systems/carburetors/brawler/street/parts/BR-67214?gclid=Cj0KCQjw8svsBRDqARIsAHKVyqHHmpc6-iUn5RLyds9Q4EIj3xnzk_J745fK7EzzveiBKEf6Vz2GkTQaArfLEALw_wcB
10-01-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,326
Posted By MILD THUNDER

Had enough of that edelbrock pile of junk. Picked...

Had enough of that edelbrock pile of junk. Picked up one of those "brawler" series carbs. 850cfm double pumper. Really nice carb for the money. Billet metering blocks and baseplate, screw in bleeds,...
Forum: General Q & A
10-01-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 666
Posted By MILD THUNDER

Are you increasing the stroke as well? If not,...

Are you increasing the stroke as well? If not, and sticking with a 4" stroke, id just use a ext balance GM forged crank. But if youre going 4.25, and it comes setup for nuetral balance, id keep it...
Forum: General Q & A
10-01-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,847
Posted By MILD THUNDER

If youre set on running a thermostat, id ditch...

If youre set on running a thermostat, id ditch the crossover, go with a circulating pump and mercury thermostat housing setup.

What kind of water pressure are you seeing ?
Forum: General Q & A
09-22-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,519
Posted By MILD THUNDER

Nice build. 700 plus hp, not a chance. Pretty...

Nice build. 700 plus hp, not a chance. Pretty much a stock compression ratio of an HP500. No way would bolting on some afr heads, and a little larger cam, net over 200hp gain on an HP500.

Tons of...
08-31-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,326
Posted By MILD THUNDER

Probably where im going this winter on the car....

Probably where im going this winter on the car. Esp since im gonna need a controller for the 4L80E im installing, since holleys ecu can do that, why not go full efi
Forum: General Q & A
08-28-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,010
Posted By MILD THUNDER

The reason the daytona box works well, really...

The reason the daytona box works well, really isnt just the timing. Its the combination of timing, with the carb adjustment. The engine loves lots of timing under load at idle. So, lets say you set...
Forum: General Q & A
08-28-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,010
Posted By MILD THUNDER

https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/c3-tech-perfo...

https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/c3-tech-performance/3617677-test-results-will-an-open-holley-power-valve-affect-engine-idle.html
Heres a test a guy did to prove an open powervalve has no effect...
Forum: General Q & A
08-28-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,010
Posted By MILD THUNDER

A powervalve opening at idle, DOES NOT DUMP FUEL...

A powervalve opening at idle, DOES NOT DUMP FUEL IN THE ENGINE. It is not a hose spigot that just dumps fuel in the engine. I dont understand why people keep blaming powervalves for their problems....
08-28-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,326
Posted By MILD THUNDER

The largest jets im seeing for the edelbrocks is...

The largest jets im seeing for the edelbrocks is a .119 orifice.

The 750cfm i have came with .110, and .107 jets stock Im at .110, and .113, on a mild 468, and its still lean at wot. If i was...
08-27-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,326
Posted By MILD THUNDER

How about float adjustments? On a holley, very...

How about float adjustments? On a holley, very easy, and easy to compensate for varying positions of engines. Edelbrock? Take carb apart and BEND tangs till it has the right level and amount of drop....
08-25-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,326
Posted By MILD THUNDER

I just got done doing some tuning on the...

I just got done doing some tuning on the edelbrock carb on this new to me 71 BBC monte carlo. I installed a wideband on it the other night. It felt lean to me , esp at cruise. Sure enough, it was...
Forum: General Q & A
08-24-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,824
Posted By MILD THUNDER

Fuel psi alone isnt the end all. Ive rebuilt...

Fuel psi alone isnt the end all. Ive rebuilt carbs that have had crap stuck in the needle and seats, and showed good fuel pressure on the gauge.
08-23-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,326
Posted By MILD THUNDER

I had holley carbs on boats since 2003....

I had holley carbs on boats since 2003. Everything from twin 850 quick fuels on blower motors, single dominator setups, and single 4150 setups. I can honestly say, ive never "blown" a powervalve.
...
Forum: General Q & A
08-23-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,824
Posted By MILD THUNDER

Id bet its starving for fuel. Which holley...

Id bet its starving for fuel.

Which holley pump?

325cc heads are the same size ports a 365hp 454 mag had. Its not the heads holding it back.
Forum: General Q & A
08-03-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,512
Posted By MILD THUNDER

Have you checked the rotor phasing? As well as...

Have you checked the rotor phasing? As well as double checked the polarity of the pickup leads and coil leads?
Forum: General Q & A
08-02-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,512
Posted By MILD THUNDER

You checked it with a timing light to make sure...

You checked it with a timing light to make sure the timing is where its programmed to be right? What does the datalog show ?
Forum: General Q & A
07-22-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,512
Posted By MILD THUNDER

If youre worried about hurting the engine, dont....

If youre worried about hurting the engine, dont. The extra timing at idle wont hurt anything.

The idea is to keep base timing low , say around 16-18*,in nuetral, no load on engine. Then as its...
Forum: General Q & A
07-22-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 15,010
Posted By MILD THUNDER

Valve Lifters & Components |...

Valve Lifters & Components | ChevroletPerformanceParts.com (http://chevroletperformanceparts.com/catalog/engine-components/big-block-components/valve-lifters-components)
Forum: General Q & A
07-11-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,032
Posted By MILD THUNDER

I measured deflection of the stud , just rolling...

I measured deflection of the stud , just rolling the engine over by hand against spring pressure, it was eye opening. Now imagine the exhaust valve, that not only has to overcome spring pressure, but...
Forum: General Q & A
07-11-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,092
Posted By MILD THUNDER

Separate thru hull pickup

Separate thru hull pickup
Forum: General Q & A
07-05-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,519
Posted By MILD THUNDER

What do ya mean not matching up?

What do ya mean not matching up?
06-26-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,833
Posted By MILD THUNDER

First you/we need to know what block you have....

First you/we need to know what block you have. Second, what heads you have.

Before selecting a valve spring, you need to get some measurements. What size are the spring pockets? What is your...
Forum: General Q & A
06-26-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,849
Posted By MILD THUNDER

A bit off topic in regards to oil grades and...

A bit off topic in regards to oil grades and brands, but I took note of the oil pressure on the 485hp 6.4L in my Challenger. 0w40 Pennzoil synthetic, all readings taken at idle in gear.

60*=55psi...
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