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Forum: Paint & Bodywork Questions and Answers Yesterday, 09:29 PM
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Posted By Rick_L
To me the savings/availability of other items is...

To me the savings/availability of other items is what drives my online purchases in this area. I might add these type of items to an order for other things. I generally buy sandpaper and body...
Forum: Engine Building, Hi Performance Yesterday, 09:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 578
Posted By Rick_L
What does it matter what the camshaft lifter type...

What does it matter what the camshaft lifter type it is when picking a head chamber size and runner size?

The only logical correlation is that low compression and small runners might be...
Forum: LS Installation Questions and Answers Yesterday, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 95
Posted By Rick_L
1) GEN is "generator", i.e., alternator. The...

1) GEN is "generator", i.e., alternator. The plug looks like the 4 pin one for a mid year alternator.

2) Can't help you much here, except to ask, will they both plug into the transmission's VSS...
Forum: Cooling Systems, Radiators, Fans / A/C Yesterday, 01:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 325
Posted By Rick_L
I always thought so too. But recently I saw an...

I always thought so too. But recently I saw an installation where the vent housings were painted to match the dash color, and they actually looked pretty good.
Forum: Stock Chevy Discussion 55-56-57 Yesterday, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By Rick_L
Yes they can.

Yes they can.
Forum: Engine Building, Hi Performance 05-23-2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 578
Posted By Rick_L
It only makes sense in that it shows the (flawed)...

It only makes sense in that it shows the (flawed) logic they used to come up with the number.

Otherwise it still makes no sense at all to me.
Forum: Engine Building, Hi Performance 05-23-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 188
Posted By Rick_L
I don't know what rockers you have but whatever...

I don't know what rockers you have but whatever they are they can be used with a stock flat tappet cam.

Most roller rockers don't require tall valve covers either. Tall valve covers are only...
Forum: Garages Bodyshop or Work Area 05-23-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By Rick_L
You definitely shouldn't join the two compressor...

You definitely shouldn't join the two compressor outputs at the point of use with a manifold. If you do this, plumb the little compressor's output into the tank of the bigger compressor.

I...
Forum: Engine Building, Hi Performance 05-23-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 188
Posted By Rick_L
Roller rockers don't have anything to do with...

Roller rockers don't have anything to do with roller cams. Did you mean to say you have roller lifters?

The advantage of a roller lifter for any rebuild is that you don't have to worry about...
Forum: LS Installation Questions and Answers 05-23-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 14,658
Posted By Rick_L
The shock bar is there to keep the shocks from...

The shock bar is there to keep the shocks from poking holes in the body, and to keep road vibrations on the frame and not the body.

It's not there for looks, since you can't see it. Try to work...
Forum: Stock Chevy Discussion 55-56-57 05-23-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 348
Posted By Rick_L
The best advice on how to get a Danchuk...

The best advice on how to get a Danchuk windshield gasket to work is to put it away and get a better brand of gasket.
Forum: Engine Building, Hi Performance 05-23-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 578
Posted By Rick_L
Several terms there that are not familiar. To...

Several terms there that are not familiar. To appreciate them I guess you have to be a dynamic compression aficionado. Which I'm not and never will be.

One thing I do know is that some of the...
Forum: Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Springs, Shocks, Swaybars, Tire, Rims Etc 05-23-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By Rick_L
The good news is that every time you cut the...

The good news is that every time you cut the spring, it gets easier to R&R it.
Forum: Engine Building, Hi Performance 05-23-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 578
Posted By Rick_L
The rod length discussion is one of those never...

The rod length discussion is one of those never ending deals. I personally don't think it matters a hoot.

I agree with hutchenc's comments on runner volume. The runners recommended aren't...
Forum: Engine Building, Hi Performance 05-22-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 578
Posted By Rick_L
I don't buy into that. That logic would say you...

I don't buy into that. That logic would say you go to even smaller runners with 6" rods.
Forum: Transmission and DriveLine Questions 05-22-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 322
Posted By Rick_L
I made the same measurements with results similar...

I made the same measurements with results similar to 55madman.

The target is 4 with the frame level, and the engine/trans at 4 to a level frame. Many assume that the surface on the spring...
Forum: Electrical Questions and Answers 05-22-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 288
Posted By Rick_L
The headlight switch has a circuit breaker in it....

The headlight switch has a circuit breaker in it. It shuts off when current exceeds the setting, and it automatically turns back on after a short delay. The idea is to protect the wiring but allow...
Forum: Transmission and DriveLine Questions 05-22-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,750
Posted By Rick_L
A T5 can strip the gear teeth just due to torque...

A T5 can strip the gear teeth just due to torque - this with a fairly mild engine. No sidestepping of the clutch required, also with narrow hard compound tires.

Chevy wouldn't put a T5 behind a...
Forum: Engine Building, Hi Performance 05-22-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 578
Posted By Rick_L
Maybe on the rods if they are aftermarket. ...

Maybe on the rods if they are aftermarket.

But I disagree on the pistons, they can vary far more than this. I had a set of Manley forged pistons once that looked like the pin holes must have...
Forum: Engine Building, Hi Performance 05-21-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 578
Posted By Rick_L
10.5:1 static compression ratio with aluminum...

10.5:1 static compression ratio with aluminum heads will be fine. You'll have to run the 91 octane for sure though. The higher compression ratio will be a bonus at 5500' elevation.

I don't...
Forum: Cooling Systems, Radiators, Fans / A/C 05-21-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 150
Posted By Rick_L
No need to buy the crimper. Many a/c shops and...

No need to buy the crimper. Many a/c shops and many auto supplies can make/modify the hoses for you. VA should be able to supply hard lines for the compressor if you need different ones than the...
Forum: Transmission and DriveLine Questions 05-21-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 139
Posted By Rick_L
If you use the bellhousing side mount kit, you...

If you use the bellhousing side mount kit, you don't need a crossmember. The side mount kit shouldn't sag like the stock mounts do.

Just cut off the ears on the transmission or grind a recess...
Forum: Chit Chat Area, Anything on your mind goes here. 05-21-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By Rick_L
I agree with Old Buzzard, it looks like a piece...

I agree with Old Buzzard, it looks like a piece of carbon fell off, or a piece of carbon hit it, one that fell off somewhere else.

Is there a divot on the valve? What does the piston's...
Forum: Stock Chevy Discussion 55-56-57 05-21-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By Rick_L
They will be fine. The thick ones are usually...

They will be fine. The thick ones are usually used when there's a clearance problem when the valve cover hits the runners on an aftermarket intake manifold. But there's no real downside to them...
Forum: Transmission and DriveLine Questions 05-21-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 181
Posted By Rick_L
Where the 31 spline axle is bigger is at the...

Where the 31 spline axle is bigger is at the other end. You must change to a 31 spline housing and differential carrier if you have 28 spline stuff now.
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