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by wheels
Tue Mar 27, 2012 7:12 am
Forum: General BS
Topic: Gas vs Race Gas vs E85 vs Alcohol
Replies: 10
Views: 8516

Re: Gas vs Race Gas vs E85 vs Alcohol

I run 91 in my small block Nova, best of 11.17@122 on that fuel. It is around 10:1 as well and as a matter of fact the car picked up going down from 93. Too much octane is a killer. Now on the NOS front...not sure.
by wheels
Thu Aug 11, 2011 8:48 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: Electric water pump vs thermostat
Replies: 28
Views: 10319

Re: Electric water pump vs thermostat

I run between 180 and 220 (when I forget to turn the fan on). I recently installed a thermostat to control the heat in the colder months, but that was when I had a mechanical fan. Now that I have an electric fan I have not run without the thermostat to see how it behaves. This Evans stuff leaves no ...
by wheels
Wed Aug 10, 2011 3:17 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Electric water pump vs thermostat
Replies: 28
Views: 10319

Re: Electric water pump vs thermostat

Anyone heard of using windshield washer fluid in the cooling system? A guy asked me today if I had heard of that. Some derby car guys are trying it around here but I don't know any results. I think they are mistaking evaporative cooling for something useful in a closed loop system that has no phase...
by wheels
Thu Aug 04, 2011 3:19 pm
Forum: General BS
Topic: You and your ride... Post it here get to know everyone...
Replies: 1516
Views: 310860

Re: You and your ride... Post it here get to know everyone..

I'm kind of on board with the Chevy thing......I'm used to Ford/Chevy battles.

There is something special about the maiden voyage. However I'm lucky all my neighbors like my car....except for their dogs.....
by wheels
Thu Aug 04, 2011 9:34 am
Forum: General BS
Topic: You and your ride... Post it here get to know everyone...
Replies: 1516
Views: 310860

Re: You and your ride... Post it here get to know everyone..

Hey Wheels, Good lookin ride you got there! Welcome to our little playground where Camaro's Rule! Yeah we're all good sports here. We even let you nova guys hangout. :mrgreen: Bla Bla Bla !!!!! What did you say!!! :smt003 :smt003 :smt003 :smt003 :smt003 :smt003 I think he said everybody and their g...
by wheels
Tue Aug 02, 2011 12:07 pm
Forum: General BS
Topic: You and your ride... Post it here get to know everyone...
Replies: 1516
Views: 310860

Re: You and your ride... Post it here get to know everyone..

Wow thanks.....I'm a rookie at posting..... :oops:
by wheels
Tue Aug 02, 2011 11:25 am
Forum: General BS
Topic: You and your ride... Post it here get to know everyone...
Replies: 1516
Views: 310860

Re: You and your ride... Post it here get to know everyone..

Hey Bruce, I am about an hr for the grove in Montgomery county.

I will get some more pics soon, I have a video on youtube just don't know how to link it. Search "nova at atco" it will come up.
by wheels
Mon Aug 01, 2011 7:21 pm
Forum: General BS
Topic: You and your ride... Post it here get to know everyone...
Replies: 1516
Views: 310860

Re: You and your ride... Post it here get to know everyone..

Yeah Bruce that pic is from Atco...the Grove is closer for me but Atco has more stuff going on, plus it closer to sea level. Thanks for the kind words, the car has been a labor of love and after 24 years I'm still not tired of it...maybe that's wierd I'll watch out for guys with power tools, thanks ...
by wheels
Thu Jul 28, 2011 1:43 pm
Forum: General BS
Topic: You and your ride... Post it here get to know everyone...
Replies: 1516
Views: 310860

Re: You and your ride... Post it here get to know everyone..

Hi all my name is Bill, I joined the site last year finally got to doing this. I have a 67 Nova I have had since 87. I have a wife and 2 kids a daughter 10 and a son 6. I don't post much but like coming here for tech, never know what you might learn. The pic is ripped from a video, a little blurry, ...
by wheels
Thu Dec 16, 2010 2:36 pm
Forum: General BS
Topic: All Nova owners check in here.
Replies: 75
Views: 9682

Re: All Nova owners check in here.

I'm a newbie to the board, I have a 67 Nova street/strip best time 11.27@120