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    Yesterday, 03:48 PM
    EH179 replied to a thread 308 freshen up in Holden V8's
    Depends on a few things first. If we are strictly talking Single Plane only, The TP was designed for stroker engines of 355 c.i and up. The...
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    20-07-2019, 07:51 PM
    Measurement is done centre to centre of front to rear uni joints.
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    20-07-2019, 12:22 PM
    EH179 replied to a thread 308 freshen up in Holden V8's
    Not an original PM one, but Aussie speed still sell them for $899.
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    19-07-2019, 08:56 PM
    EH179 replied to a thread 308 freshen up in Holden V8's
    Seemed like a fair comparison to me with conclusive results, ..what do you see as the problem?
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    19-07-2019, 03:47 PM
    EH179 replied to a thread 308 freshen up in Holden V8's
    Yeah that's the one, thanks champion!
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    19-07-2019, 01:39 PM
    EH179 replied to a thread 308 freshen up in Holden V8's
    Yes mate, fully aware of that, but i asked if spacers were used in the comparison tests?
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    19-07-2019, 12:31 PM
    EH179 replied to a thread 308 freshen up in Holden V8's
    I know there was a thread years ago about the Performer being better than the Torker, but i cannot remember if they used carb spacers in the test. ...
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    19-07-2019, 12:25 PM
    Yep! Pauly has said it frequently, i have said it previously, and now a pro engine builder has confirmed... ignore at your own peril:) I broke an...
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    18-07-2019, 07:26 PM
    Where did i say it needs a machine? Not every engine wants locked out timing...been there...done that! Agree on the vac advance bit though:)
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    18-07-2019, 05:56 PM
    Whatever the engine wants, mate:) mine gets by just fine with a curve all in by 2200.:D One can also use the graphing machine to plot and test the...
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    18-07-2019, 04:18 PM
    Holley make a few regulators for carb use including 12-803, 12-704 and the billet return line one 12-879. Or do the Aeromotive if you can afford it....
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    18-07-2019, 02:45 PM
    EH179 replied to a thread 308 freshen up in Holden V8's
    Older grind? The TQ20 grind is a lot older than the 286. To answer your question, i would think yes... provided the whole inlet tract is modified...
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    17-07-2019, 08:27 PM
    EH179 replied to a thread 308 freshen up in Holden V8's
    Sugar-coating things is not my forte :) the requirements for the heads were posted earlier and there is probably a hundred cams that could do the...
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    17-07-2019, 06:43 PM
    EH179 replied to a thread 308 freshen up in Holden V8's
    Wtf? you say to look at the heads first, then say to look through the Comp Cams catalogue:rolleyes:;)
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    17-07-2019, 09:21 AM
    A subtle headbutt would've been more appropriate here, lol.
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    16-07-2019, 07:52 AM
    EH179 replied to a thread 308 freshen up in Holden V8's
    Sorry mate, no idea what head porters are charging for a pocket port/bowl clean-up, blend seats into the bowl etc.. i would think 1k would be...
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    15-07-2019, 02:33 PM
    EH179 replied to a thread 308 freshen up in Holden V8's
    If you were starting from scratch, the vn heads for sure. Port the early heads for 210-215cfm flow on the intake and skim them for a 52cc chamber,...
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    13-07-2019, 05:36 PM
    EH179 replied to a thread 355 no longer starting in Holden V8's
    Knackerbag, what spark plugs you running? Do you use a PCV valve? Checked the intake manifold gaskets are not leaking?
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    11-07-2019, 08:22 PM
    EH179 replied to a thread 355 no longer starting in Holden V8's
    Yep! could be IAB's blocked too.
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    11-07-2019, 07:31 PM
    Check that it turns over by hand first... it may have seized.
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    10-07-2019, 10:35 AM
    EH179 replied to a thread 355 no longer starting in Holden V8's
    I'm not convinced it is the coil.
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    09-07-2019, 10:55 AM
    Say gidday to Pete for us!
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    09-07-2019, 10:52 AM
    EH179 replied to a thread standard 308 rebuild in Holden V8's
    Can anyone recall about 15 years ago, when there was a mass amount of cam failures? Was it lubrication or cam/lifter material issues? Who can...
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    09-07-2019, 06:45 AM
    EH179 replied to a thread 355 no longer starting in Holden V8's
    First call should be to ICE and see if they can help. Could be long and tedious finding this gremlin.
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    09-07-2019, 06:35 AM
    EH179 replied to a thread standard 308 rebuild in Holden V8's
    There's a few reasons mate which i will list below: 1: The lowering or complete lack of ZDDP (Zinc) in Synthetics to preserve the Catalytic...
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    08-07-2019, 07:20 PM
    EH179 replied to a thread What plugs? in Holden V8's
    My post above, was to EVL253?
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    08-07-2019, 05:37 PM
    EH179 replied to a thread standard 308 rebuild in Holden V8's
    PAO/Ester/ synthetic, generally not recommended for flat tappet cams full stop.
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    08-07-2019, 05:33 PM
    EH179 replied to a thread What plugs? in Holden V8's
    You are correct, now i have my glasses on B7ES is gasket seat, but then so is BP7EFS! The correct tapered seat plug would be BP7FS and a .028" gap.
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    08-07-2019, 09:49 AM
    EH179 replied to a thread standard 308 rebuild in Holden V8's
    I think Monaroman is on the right track, with the suggestion of worn pump or sucking air through pick-up gasket, or other damage/blockage. Even the...
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    07-07-2019, 08:46 PM
    EH179 replied to a thread What plugs? in Holden V8's
    No-one uses resistor type plugs these days! They were common when we used solid wire leads, but not necessary today. The important points are...
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