The Jalopy Journal
right stuff every time
set it in front of a jacked up tire and rotate the wheel to scribe a center line for setting toein
are you using the proper GM starter bolts? they are important also.
was always 2nd and cluster in mine, 11 of them :mad:
(I was young then, what can I say)
the way I see this car is that the original builder channeled it the way he did to save it so it could be unchanneled and restored to original....
very true, and that being said, you can move the bearing shell away from the radius if that is causing the bind. or you can chamfer the edge of...
sorry about that :p
one thing I can tell you about a 312 in a 54, did mine in 56 and then 11 overdrive transmissions and 8 4.11 rears. those 312's are strong, 54...
sure doesn't look safe to me either :eek:
very interesting, never seen one do that
Do not use 30wt. It is way too thick and will not work correctly. You need the thinnest oil you can get, the thick oil causes too much drag.
30 weight motor oil is what they used to use
good guys thinking about others :)
Wow I see really good and really bad answers here. Engine pro said it better than I can and I agree.
stretching the rules is indeed traditional and has been since the first race, end of story.
once you have a lathe for a while, you will find you can't live without one.
my local Napa rents tools and they said they never saw a balancer installer ever.
really??? I thought every self respecting engine builder had one.
I would think Lefthander might take yours back in this case and machine you some oversize, sure worth asking.
glass beads are also used to make highway signs reflective, think more corse texture than powder. but not as much as sand.
slot length is what you are looking for and aftermarket roller rocker arms should have enough if push rod length sets the geometry properly. you...
as always.....He who pays has the say
pay attention to what they said ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
that'll work fine too
try Crowers, they have a Crower look to me if I remember right
i'v had mine for 35 years so, what you see is what you get. not gonna change now.
sounds to me like the float might be rubbing somewhere and sticking.
my new tri power 58 came with 3.55's, they did well back then.
right on the money HEATHEN, having the oil pan targeted is a must for the engine to live.
Separate names with a comma.