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Re: Winter Upgrades....

#46 Post by wikd69 » Tue Jan 20, 2015 9:58 pm

69434 wrote:AFCO double adjustable, new coil over springs on all 4 corners. New custom BRE 1150 carb. calibrated for Q16 fuel.
Looking for high 8's with a '69 Camaro, 2988#, N/A 434 sbc, AFR 245 heads.
High 8's !!!!! zoom zoom !!!!!!!!!!!! :thumb:
1969 ProStreet Camaro RS Best 9.75@139 1.46 60'
Blown 427 BBC, TH400 w/Brake, Back-Half Ladderbar
Narrowed 12-Bolt, 4.10 Gears, Spool, Moser 33 Spline

http://www.marsh-racing.com/harrys_camaro-1.htm

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Re: Winter Upgrades....

#47 Post by John_Heard » Tue Jan 20, 2015 10:22 pm

wikd69 wrote:Thanks Bruce :)

Yep, I got the switch box mounted. I used some lightweight clamps from Summit:

http://www.summitracing.com/parts/lng-22755

These Longacre clamps (my proshop price is a bit under $16 each) are for 1 3/4" bar and like John I'm running 1 5/8" in my cage. I spent another $3 on a 6 inch long piece of 1 5/8" exhaust tubing which just happens to be 1 3/4" on the outside. I cut a couple of narrow rings from the tubing and cut them on one side so I could fit them around the smaller tube. I had to take about .020 off the mating surface of the clamps to get a good clamp but as you can see it worked out pretty well. This is mockup on a bit of leftover 1 5/8" tubing...
Good deal, that'll work out great.

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Re: Winter Upgrades....

#48 Post by Bruce69Camaro » Wed Jan 21, 2015 5:48 am

That really looks good Harry.....

When are you going to wake up the neighbors?
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Re: Winter Upgrades....

#49 Post by 69434 » Wed Jan 21, 2015 9:29 am

wikd69 wrote:
69434 wrote:AFCO double adjustable, new coil over springs on all 4 corners. New custom BRE 1150 carb. calibrated for Q16 fuel.
Looking for high 8's with a '69 Camaro, 2988#, N/A 434 sbc, AFR 245 heads.
High 8's !!!!! zoom zoom !!!!!!!!!!!! :thumb:
I know it will be a challenge to get in the 8's, I'm going to tune on the engine & chassis this season.
A better carb. & DA shocks should help me to tune it better.
'69 Camaro-N/A-23°-SBC-2988#
Best 1/8 mile pass 5.753 @ 119.92
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Re: Winter Upgrades....

#50 Post by wikd69 » Wed Jan 21, 2015 10:41 am

Bruce69Camaro wrote:That really looks good Harry.....

When are you going to wake up the neighbors?
Just as soon as I button up all this wiring :smt003

Of course, I have to run the motor through a series of heat cycles then pull the rockers and headers and re-torque the heads. Thats a challenge, cuz to get to the lower head bolts ya gotta pull the headers and to pull the headers you gotta pull the starter, break the motor plate lose, remove the motor mounts, lift the motor and *then* slide the headers out. Re-torque the heads, and then put everything back. Man, ya gotta really really like twisting wrench to pursue this sort of fun.
1969 ProStreet Camaro RS Best 9.75@139 1.46 60'
Blown 427 BBC, TH400 w/Brake, Back-Half Ladderbar
Narrowed 12-Bolt, 4.10 Gears, Spool, Moser 33 Spline

http://www.marsh-racing.com/harrys_camaro-1.htm

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Re: Winter Upgrades....

#51 Post by Bruce69Camaro » Wed Jan 21, 2015 11:00 am

Keeps us out of trouble though.....that's a plus!
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Re: Winter Upgrades....

#52 Post by waterdog » Fri Jan 23, 2015 7:52 am

Everybody's wiring projects look like works of art, that's an upgraded I really need to do. 69434 your camaro is flying.
1970 Nova SS 3580lb, Shafiroff 434 na, 9.94@135.8

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