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Old 06-17-2014, 10:36 PM   #5351
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Back in the day my old boss built insane motors with 2 bolt main blocks & cast cranks and pushed them HARD... cast crank can take a pretty good beating
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Geez I can't believe you are finally going to bring that thing back from the dead! I sort of feel like we need to have a séance to speak with the spirit of the dead Camaro before you get started. You might need to hear from it's soul for guidance. LOL (or maybe not?)


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What the hell is that thing?!?!


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Old 06-17-2014, 11:39 PM   #5352
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So what have you guy heard about powder coating an engine?

I have a client that says he'll do it for me.

Orange with black accents or polish it and powder clear it.
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Old 06-17-2014, 11:45 PM   #5353
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Retains heat... ??? no idea here...
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Old 06-17-2014, 11:48 PM   #5354
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Retains heat... ??? no idea here...
I thought about that. I asked him and he said there is a special powder that allows heat to escape. Like the stuff on a Maggie.
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Old 06-17-2014, 11:51 PM   #5355
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Would look similar to this one but my orange with the black Maggie on top.

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Old 06-18-2014, 12:07 AM   #5356
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Old 06-18-2014, 07:33 AM   #5357
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Do Orange baby!!! That is going to look awesome.
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Old 06-18-2014, 09:21 AM   #5358
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You have a custom Camaro. Black with the same Victory Red accents you have on the body.
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Old 06-18-2014, 11:04 PM   #5359
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may as well throw an 8rib on there while it's out & accessible.
what cam you go with (specs)?
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Old 06-19-2014, 03:43 PM   #5360
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Old 06-20-2014, 03:07 AM   #5361
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yep... you know all about oranges!
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Old 06-20-2014, 01:09 PM   #5362
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Yell Yea... THR orange FTW..
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Old 06-20-2014, 01:24 PM   #5363
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Old 06-21-2014, 09:18 PM   #5364
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Agreed... THR orange is the best orange.... But Randy is has a bit of a problem telling the difference between red and orange...

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Old 06-22-2014, 12:31 AM   #5365
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Old 06-24-2014, 12:31 PM   #5367
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You have a custom Camaro. Black with the same Victory Red accents you have on the body.
Hmmmmmmm.............. Pete that might be a great idea. I'll have to think of a good scheme.

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may as well throw an 8rib on there while it's out & accessible.
what cam you go with (specs)?
Cam card is coming in the next post.

I think a rear cog drive would be a cheaper option. The harmonic balancer is balanced to the crank. Would that throw it off possibly?

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Agreed... THR orange is the best orange.... But Randy is has a bit of a problem telling the difference between red and orange...



We never did a poll. Maybe we should. lol
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Old 06-25-2014, 12:35 AM   #5369
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what's that - about 9* overlap @.050? and that's compared to -3* with the last one.
i'd expect to see a bit less boost unless you drop back to the 2.8
on the blower drive, are you running a 1:1 right now? even if you cogged it, i'd expect to start seeing belt slip with the stock 6rib and a 2.8
i know my 2.9 would most likely slip if i swapped from my underdrive to a direct just from the extra load... but then again, at 15psi or so on a stock engine, i'd have other things to worry about

now on the other hand, with the more aggressive cam, you'll probably come close to balancing out the loss of boost pressure - just without as flat a curve, i'd imagine.


and please - anybody who knows i'm wrong on something, call me out on it. these are just the conclusions i've reached from my recent research on how cam specs affect the power curve - particularly on PD blower cars... which was way over my head when i started a couple months ago.
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what's that - about 9* overlap @.050? and that's compared to -3* with the last one.
i'd expect to see a bit less boost unless you drop back to the 2.8
on the blower drive, are you running a 1:1 right now? even if you cogged it, i'd expect to start seeing belt slip with the stock 6rib and a 2.8
i know my 2.9 would most likely slip if i swapped from my underdrive to a direct just from the extra load... but then again, at 15psi or so on a stock engine, i'd have other things to worry about

now on the other hand, with the more aggressive cam, you'll probably come close to balancing out the loss of boost pressure - just without as flat a curve, i'd imagine.


and please - anybody who knows i'm wrong on something, call me out on it. these are just the conclusions i've reached from my recent research on how cam specs affect the power curve - particularly on PD blower cars... which was way over my head when i started a couple months ago.
PQ trying to understand this info >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

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My rear drive is 1:1 right now. I was hoping to put a small and large pulley set in back to spin it faster and still put a larger pulley in front?
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Robert helped me with the correct tool to buy. Piece of cake.




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Old 06-26-2014, 10:51 AM   #5372
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Very cool...I wonder if that's a good method for doing Hexvents??
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It does want to noodle up the edge a little. I'd be careful on body panels. haha
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Old 06-27-2014, 10:25 AM   #5374
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Very cool...I wonder if that's a good method for doing Hexvents??
My Buddies V6 hood starts to vibrate and flop around over 100MPH with the Hex Vents.
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