The Jalopy Journal
Doing a little diggin, and thought I'd give this post a bump....anyone got fresh pics?
<<<<< 283 and Powerslide in my truck. Keep the PP heads. Add hardened seats and 1.84" (305) valves. DO NOT go bigger than .450 lift and 220@.050...
4 bbls are for overhead valve engines.
This is the Wilcap adapter you need:
I like this one.
Stock SBC flywheel (date coded J1155!):
Gots some pics for you guys. Pressure plate:
I've got the parts from an old hot rod that used this setup. If you need a pic, LMK.
I've heard the Coker 7.50s can be a wee bit lumpy.
Numbers came from Discount Tire's machine. I've still got mechanical brakes, so no spacers needed.
Just had a pair of wheels checked at Discount Tire, and need to know if they're close enough to straight.
Wheel #1: .027" and .024" lateral...
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Leroux, I'd LOVE to see more pics of your car.
I've heard bad stories about Eagle cranks and rods being prone to failure. I'd go with Scat H-beams if I was spending the money....
Pic stolen from Royboy.
Hijack question: Have you guys running 7.50's ever used tubes for 5.50-6.40 tires? I've got some good USA-made tubes gathering dust, and would...
Not mine, but pretty much what I'm building.
Mine: Looking more like a hot rod! by racer32 posted Sep 10, 2013 at 11:01 PM
Depending on the casting #, a 283 block will bore up to 4" with no problems, so your engine at +.040 gives you LOTS of leftover walls for future...
DoTD isn't in Denton. It's at Little River Dragway outside Temple. That's the only HAMB-type nostalgia event left this year...Oct. 10-11....
The services will be at Fisher Funeral Home. 604 w. Main St. Denison, TX.
If you ever went to the car show Daddyo used to organize for the...
Big Daddy's BBQ is on the fire for the party tomorrow night.
Still can't believe it's real. When I got a call this morning I thought someone was playing a really fucked up joke. Went straight over to Atlas...
No matter HOW you dress it up, a later LJ 350 still won't look the same as a SJ 327 or 283. There are features (like the boss on the back of the...
FWIW, I had a starter that wouldn't turn over the engine, but would run on a bench test. Bendix was fine, but the brushes were bad and the...
Makin' some progress with the warm weather. Clutch disc R&R and the engine is back in today.
You looking for an engine? I have a late-30's Long Beach replacement engine (diamond block). It came from a friend of mine's truck, and ran when...
Fixing the clutch and putting the banger back in. I'm going to drive the car while I gather hot rod parts. Current plan is to get another A frame,...
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