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by lefty o
Wed Jun 16, 2021 10:49 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: AMC 401 Intake Manifold MPG
Replies: 5
Views: 106

Re: AMC 401 Intake Manifold MPG

a vac carb, and good dual plane intake will help quite a bit.
by lefty o
Tue Jun 15, 2021 10:20 am
Forum: Offtopic Forum
Topic: Explain why the RPM act thread is locked
Replies: 5
Views: 91

Re: Explain why the RPM act thread is locked

id wager it got locked for the same reason the political forum got the axe. there is a troll among us. as for censorship, when you are in someone else's house, you follow their rules or find the door.
by lefty o
Mon Jun 14, 2021 6:09 pm
Forum: General Tech
Topic: rpm-act
Replies: 50
Views: 2230

Re: rpm-act

I thought it was reasonably clear. Motorsports is Performance Art. How is a person who chooses some form of motorsport to express inner desire any different than a poet or painter expressing inner desire. If we keep letting the overzealous wackjobs have the stage they will convince themselves Miche...
by lefty o
Mon Jun 14, 2021 3:47 pm
Forum: General Tech
Topic: rpm-act
Replies: 50
Views: 2230

Re: rpm-act

i know better than to discuss anything with you, but if you can legally burn the American flag as a type of freedom of speech, you can sure as hell express yourself by modifying a car/truck. [/quote] You can burn a flag and call it art but you are still subject to local burn ordinances. You can tak...
by lefty o
Mon Jun 14, 2021 12:36 pm
Forum: General Tech
Topic: rpm-act
Replies: 50
Views: 2230

Re: rpm-act

Unity is great and useful, no argument. However whatever case is to be made to support the RPM act, which I strongly do, and have since the first it was proposed, it is always best if the argument is based on sound logical argument. Trying to ride in on the coattails of "art" as a justification, is...
by lefty o
Mon Jun 14, 2021 10:14 am
Forum: General Tech
Topic: rpm-act
Replies: 50
Views: 2230

Re: rpm-act

i did not know cobb was raided by the communist.
by lefty o
Fri May 21, 2021 11:04 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Compression ratio with IRON heads on pump gas?
Replies: 17
Views: 1054

Re: Compression ratio with IRON heads on pump gas?

how much compression is affected by cam choice. usually safe in the 10:1 and under category, but choose poorly with the cam, and it can run into trouble, choose better , and you can run higher. your tuning ability can also affect how much you can get away with.
by lefty o
Wed May 19, 2021 8:35 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Building an 11 second 70's nostalgic SBC
Replies: 213
Views: 7391

Re: Building an 11 second 70's nostalgic SBC

Rob I'm having surgery today I'm still all for it.Just a one armed bandit right now due to torn rotator cuff and bicep tear. had mine done yesterday, not very fun. At least it’s not a kidney stone. Unfortunately, I have chronic kidney stones. I’m not downplaying your arm as I have never had that is...
by lefty o
Wed May 19, 2021 1:42 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Building an 11 second 70's nostalgic SBC
Replies: 213
Views: 7391

Re: Building an 11 second 70's nostalgic SBC

barnym17 wrote: Wed May 19, 2021 2:47 am Rob I'm having surgery today I'm still all for it.Just a one armed bandit right now due to torn rotator cuff and bicep tear.
had mine done yesterday, not very fun.
by lefty o
Wed May 12, 2021 9:53 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Engine combo?
Replies: 9
Views: 719

Re: Engine combo?

holley strip dominator.
by lefty o
Wed May 12, 2021 9:52 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Cleaning out the garage...
Replies: 33
Views: 2128

Re: Cleaning out the garage...

Dave Koehler wrote: Wed May 12, 2021 9:45 am Is this the Bikini Speed Clean corp? Call me.
swedish bikini cleaning team! =P~
by lefty o
Wed May 12, 2021 12:34 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Cleaning out the garage...
Replies: 33
Views: 2128

Re: Cleaning out the garage...

MadBill wrote: Tue May 11, 2021 11:50 pm Pardon my skepticism MsIbuki, but you come across as a spambot. Prove me wrong by posting something else somewhere. :?
if it looks like a duck, walks like a duck, and quacks like a duck............ 8)
by lefty o
Mon May 10, 2021 10:48 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Engine combo?
Replies: 9
Views: 719

Re: Engine combo?

youll end up with about 255degr@.050 int, and 268 exh on a 106lc. bet the cam king can dial one in for you.
by lefty o
Thu May 06, 2021 12:14 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Cooling fan shootout - Engine Masters
Replies: 88
Views: 3346

Re: Cooling fan shootout - Engine Masters

ClassicRob wrote: Wed May 05, 2021 10:36 pm Which begs the question, what RPM can a fan clutch safely sustain?
ive spun them to 8000, but regularily shift at 7000.
by lefty o
Wed May 05, 2021 9:43 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Cooling fan shootout - Engine Masters
Replies: 88
Views: 3346

Re: Cooling fan shootout - Engine Masters

rfoll wrote: Wed May 05, 2021 9:24 pm On a similar thread, someone suggested that the clutch fan is helped by the air pushing through the radiator, lessening the parasitic loss.
dont forget a properly fitting fan shroud.