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    11-04-2017, 12:53 AM
    Flashromaro replied to a thread Over Headed ? in Holden V8's
    Picked up a Quadrajet over the weekend which I will clean up and trial. I've never seen a carb as filthy as this before. Have stripped off the...
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    07-04-2017, 10:36 AM
    Flashromaro replied to a thread Over Headed ? in Holden V8's
    Yeah especially when I have been chasing what I thought was a tune issue. My own fault for not checking the valve springs over, as I was told to do...
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    07-04-2017, 01:20 AM
    Flashromaro replied to a thread Over Headed ? in Holden V8's
    Spent the afternoon changing out the valve springs after chatting with another AV8 member, outside of the forum. My dual valve springs were shot and...
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    04-04-2017, 11:19 AM
    matty12 replied to a thread LS1 coolant leaks in Holden V8's
    heater valve, radiator tanks and water pump, the pump will often look like its leaking under the thermostat housing but itll be the pump.
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    03-04-2017, 02:33 PM
    Made my own mounts using holden v8 rubbers and using a holley 302 sump. Cant remember -1 or -2
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    29-03-2017, 09:20 AM
    Flashromaro replied to a thread Over Headed ? in Holden V8's
    Haha no hope for the hair mate it's well on the way out. Plugs read rich on the 8.5 PV and did clean up with the 6.5 PV. Just not quite right...
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    28-03-2017, 10:33 PM
    Flashromaro replied to a thread Over Headed ? in Holden V8's
    The first change was the PV from 8.5 to 6.5 based on the 13Hg. Should I have left this alone and started at the primary jetting ? I have everything...
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    28-03-2017, 04:12 PM
    Flashromaro replied to a thread Over Headed ? in Holden V8's
    Thanks for the feedback hq. I'm out of the play room for a week or so. The 4.5 PV was experimental and as you explain more than likely a bandaid...
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    28-03-2017, 12:23 AM
    Flashromaro replied to a thread Over Headed ? in Holden V8's
    Reduced the PV to reduce the secondary from coming in to early. I picked it up on a corvette site where they commonly use 6210 650's. Has seemed to...
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    27-03-2017, 08:11 PM
    Flashromaro replied to a thread Over Headed ? in Holden V8's
    Yeah thats the standard size. Upped the primary to 28 as EH suggested and left the secondary at 37. Also has the 50cc secondary pump as you were...
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    27-03-2017, 06:54 PM
    Flashromaro replied to a thread Over Headed ? in Holden V8's
    Small success today. Primary 65 Secondary 83 PV 4.5 Don't think I'm pulling high 13's but she runs smooth from stop to full throttle. Worked...
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    27-03-2017, 03:54 PM
    Flashromaro replied to a thread Over Headed ? in Holden V8's
    Yes they are. Will have a tinker this arvo and see what happens.
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    26-03-2017, 11:42 PM
    Flashromaro replied to a thread Over Headed ? in Holden V8's
    Cheers hq308, I'd be lucky to run a 17.0 at the moment lol. Will keep at it though.
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    26-03-2017, 11:11 PM
    Flashromaro replied to a thread Over Headed ? in Holden V8's
    Thanks for everyone's input on this. Greatly appreciated. Here's where I got to today and have ran out of day light. I've split the phenolic spacer...
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    26-03-2017, 07:55 PM
    Flashromaro replied to a thread Over Headed ? in Holden V8's
    Hq308 - do you recall bogging down in the secondaries when you were running this carb set up. EH179 - any suggestions on jetting for the spread...
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    26-03-2017, 05:58 PM
    Flashromaro replied to a thread Over Headed ? in Holden V8's
    Thanks Bill, just trying to source some jets. Will let you know how it goes. Thanks for the info and confirmation.
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    26-03-2017, 04:34 PM
    Flashromaro replied to a thread Over Headed ? in Holden V8's
    Jetting, Primary 62. Secondary, 83.
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    25-03-2017, 09:48 PM
    Flashromaro replied to a thread Over Headed ? in Holden V8's
    I've fitted a 1" phenolic spacer this afternoon. Whilst I had the carb off I thought I would have a look at the T slot on the secondary butterflies....
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    25-03-2017, 01:02 PM
    Flashromaro replied to a thread Over Headed ? in Holden V8's
    Are there any issues related to using the adapter plate if converting from spreadbore to squarebore carbs ?
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    24-03-2017, 09:18 PM
    Flashromaro replied to a thread Over Headed ? in Holden V8's
    Thanks EH. I'll keep an eye out, as above I am trying to avoid the adapter plate. Have made the calls to have the dizzy recurved. Is everyone in...
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    24-03-2017, 09:08 PM
    Flashromaro replied to a thread Over Headed ? in Holden V8's
    Agreed, trying to avoid the adapter plate scenario, and its pretty grotty.
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    24-03-2017, 06:32 PM
    Flashromaro replied to a thread Over Headed ? in Holden V8's
    Yeap that's the one. I have a 600 vac sec floating around which will need a bit of work to get it up and running. What do you suggest?
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    24-03-2017, 01:57 PM
    Flashromaro replied to a thread Over Headed ? in Holden V8's
    Thanks for that Willie. Will give them a buzz.
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    24-03-2017, 12:07 PM
    Flashromaro replied to a thread Over Headed ? in Holden V8's
    Have a bit of homework to do in this department EH179, I'll get back to you with the info. List is 6210-3 2390. Not sure of the secondary jets as...
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