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    Being a 355 doesn't that bring the camshaft range...

    Being a 355 doesn't that bring the camshaft range down by 500rpm hence why I thought that my 3.23 may still work????
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    So first of all you need to know of you have a...

    So first of all you need to know of you have a "turbo or trimatic" block, if turbo you can source a T5 & bell housing direct from a later V8 commodore and bolt it in, however if its trimatic you will...
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    Look at the prices guys want for Holden V8 T5 /...

    Look at the prices guys want for Holden V8 T5 / T5G transmissions these days ($2-2.5K), my comment was more to do with the desirability of the GM V8 T5. Either the T56/TKO for 1/2 the price & both...
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    IMO: T5 V8 (GM) transmissions are the holy...

    IMO:

    T5 V8 (GM) transmissions are the holy grail of "Blue Menies & Walkinshaws" so unless your are building 1 purchase a T56!
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    3.23 on 295/50/15 tyres, T5 trans

    3.23 on 295/50/15 tyres, T5 trans
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    Holden V8 cam...

    Hey Smitty,

    How do you think that cam will go in a 355 10:1 comp set up (same heads, manifold & carb)??? Or too much for a tuff manual street car????

    CROW 5787 238/246@.50 534/539" lift 108 LSA
  7. Check that you have the regulator connected...

    Check that you have the regulator connected correctly, check the ports as you may have them reversed.
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    YES, it isolates the callipers & or rear wheel...

    YES, it isolates the callipers & or rear wheel cylinders. (Note there are proper hose clamps NOT vicegrips many back yarders use).
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    Just go & get 3 brake hose clamps & attach them...

    Just go & get 3 brake hose clamps & attach them to the rubber lines (2 fronts & 1 rear), a lot easier & no mess.
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    Hi this "priority oiling modification" is that...

    Hi this "priority oiling modification" is that just a different way of skinning a cat from COME Racing modification???

    I'm guessing the same result?????
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    I purchased a VL Black engine for my VK 5 years...

    I purchased a VL Black engine for my VK 5 years ago with a "Group A" cam in it, I couldn't get it to run right either. I read that these carbs tops buckle, shafts wear, choke jams, secondaries unit...
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    Isn't the old trick just to fit a 5/32"...

    Isn't the old trick just to fit a 5/32" roll/tension pin in the end of the push rods?
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    12 second VK isn't to be sneezed at. So maybe...

    12 second VK isn't to be sneezed at.
    So maybe its 300 flywheel hp I should be aiming for, it most likely double what it is now.
    BTW:
    Did some online research into the VL HDT Director 5.6L stroker,...
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    As far as the brakes are concerned, VK std brakes...

    As far as the brakes are concerned, VK std brakes will not cut it with an LS in the engine bay.
    The front VY SS rotors will need a "hub" to fit onto the VK spindle.
    Brake hoses are different as...
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    I am accepting of my "desire" to use the factory...

    I am accepting of my "desire" to use the factory GMH 955 manifold & Quadrajet for the authentic value & have to accept the limitations of them.
    With that in mind:
    My preference would be a...
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    So Smitty, did Holden delete the mechanical fuel...

    So Smitty, did Holden delete the mechanical fuel pump, also any idea of the fuel pump part number (then Im surmising I wont need a pressure regulator in the system)???
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    EH179, I'd like it to reliable, with good road...

    EH179,

    I'd like it to reliable, with good road manners. Keeping in mind the build is my twist on a Group C road car rather than the race car HDT built.
    I want to be able to get in it and drive...
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    Hi EH179 May I ask, why you suggest to leave...

    Hi EH179

    May I ask, why you suggest to leave it "std stroke" with this camshaft spec?
    Not that Im doubting your comment just I don't understand camshafts sufficiently why the 272 spec stick is...
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    So when HDT upgraded to a 3/8 line from the tank...

    So when HDT upgraded to a 3/8 line from the tank via the sender unit as thats only 5/16 fitting or was that too increased?

    Also did they continue to use the mechanical pump & used the electric...
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    I know an LS would be a better (& potential...

    I know an LS would be a better (& potential cheaper) option, however as its a Group C tribute car I've built. I want to stay with the Holden engine, thanks for info & suggestions.

    I'm 6 months...
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