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  1. Agreed for a mild-ish streeter, just go for a hyr...

    Agreed for a mild-ish streeter, just go for a hyr roller - set and forget.
  2. Thread: Rev range

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    I like the idea of a rev-limiter too - even in an...

    I like the idea of a rev-limiter too - even in an auto. I recall many years ago at Easternats, thrashing the Torana around the track. It's a 3 speed auto, but I accidently went 1st -> 2nd -> Top ->...
  3. Agreed - that setup looks neat as, nice work.

    Agreed - that setup looks neat as, nice work.
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    Not for sale - but just for interests sake - my...

    Not for sale - but just for interests sake - my old man has a VS wagon with stock 304 V8 up front (his daily driver) - his is also up around that 450,000km mark - bloody incredible. His still runs...
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    Very well summed up!

    Very well summed up!
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    If anyone has 8 minutes of boredom to kill -...

    If anyone has 8 minutes of boredom to kill - check out this "Trading Post" inspired video that a mate made for his high school project - be warned it's about 20 years old! He asked me to use my...
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    Yeah when I got hooked on cars as a teenager back...

    Yeah when I got hooked on cars as a teenager back in the 90's.... it was more innocent and fun. I still have fond memories of buying the trading post each week and then spending a couple of hours...
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    I can't confirm if my cam is retarded or not as...

    I can't confirm if my cam is retarded or not as it was shop built - but I have no reason to believe it is (of course, who knows!).

    I like the PCV workaround too, noted.
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    Great feedback, thanks swampy - and yes, the...

    Great feedback, thanks swampy - and yes, the ignition curve will be the next logical thing to play with.

    Just on the idle vacuum too - my car will idle super happy now at ~800rpm (perhaps even a...
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    The cam is a Comp Cams Extreme Energy XR288HR...

    The cam is a Comp Cams Extreme Energy XR288HR (hydro roller) - 236/242 @ 0.050", .555/.576 valve lift, 110LSA.

    Yep agreed - I think the initial movement was opening that particular PCV to full...
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    Yeah I'm really kicking myself for not realising...

    Yeah I'm really kicking myself for not realising and jumping on this much sooner. What a wild transformation.
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    Yep agree completely swampy. Eric at Goody's who...

    Yep agree completely swampy. Eric at Goody's who did my leakdown test, does them a lot for a variety of his customers - especially race cars where leakdowns will be done at least annually, purely to...
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    I've just put some updates on where I'm at with...

    I've just put some updates on where I'm at with my old dinosaur here: https://www.aussiev8.com.au/showthread.php/73508-Ultimate-street-carb-choice-for-warm-383-SBC/page4

    Finally did a leakdown...
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    Wow - 9 odd months since my carb swap, and I...

    Wow - 9 odd months since my carb swap, and I finally got into round 2 of the fine-tuning. I'm happy to announce that I've found and resolved (aka removed!) an issue that has been driving me nuts with...
  15. Excellent comparisons, great reading. Keep them...

    Excellent comparisons, great reading. Keep them coming mate.
  16. Damn how good does that fresh nickle plating look!

    Damn how good does that fresh nickle plating look!
  17. cava454 - she sounds nice and healthy on the...

    cava454 - she sounds nice and healthy on the dyno! Lots of killa-wasps there to play with! Looking great too.
  18. Generally speaking, the car has always tended to...

    Generally speaking, the car has always tended to run on the rich side - nothing extreme, but definitely richer rather than leaner. So I think that's well worth taking a good look at, cheers.
  19. 46Crab - I’m in Kilsyth mate. Have been fairly...

    46Crab - I’m in Kilsyth mate. Have been fairly well shielded from the hot spots, but there’s no getting away from these lockdowns! Whereabouts are you based?

    Swampy - thanks for the feedback on...
  20. Hi all, It's certainly the pandemic that keeps...

    Hi all,

    It's certainly the pandemic that keeps on giving isn't it! Quite a roller-coaster ride - full of both pro's and con's and definitely a lot of frustration.

    I've been lucky enough to...
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