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DriveTrain / Re: hard to start (here we go again)
« Last post by ski27fever on July 28, 2015, 11:51:27 AM »
I installed mini high torque starter and bam this thing is great.1/2 the weight of original starter and twice the cranking power.
car starts smoothly hot ot cold,so looks like a good fix.thanks for the tips.
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Electrical / Re: engine ground??
« Last post by ski27fever on July 28, 2015, 11:48:57 AM »
thanks for the tips,everything is running smooth now.
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DriveTrain / Re: rear gears
« Last post by NOT A TA on July 28, 2015, 10:35:13 AM »
You can use this calculator to try and figure it out. http://www.wallaceracing.com/calcmph.php

Spinning over 3000 @ 70 MPH with stock height tire I suspect 3.73 or higher numerical rear end ratio.
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Aftermarket Questions / Re: New radiator/ larger motor
« Last post by TAKID455 on July 28, 2015, 09:49:19 AM »
Contact me if you want to do a dual elec fan setup and rad w/ shroud. I run it on my car w/o issues. (455 w/ 550 hp)  Fans pull 4400 cfm and only draw 18 amps via brushless motors. Its not the cheapest but it out performs the rest.  PM you remail, I can send you some pictures.
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Hey guys,

My father is trying to sell his 1975 Trans Am. 

40,000 miles.
400 cu in V8
Automatic transmission.
Original owner.
Never wrecked.
No body rust.
Honeycomb tires with a spare honeycomb.
Molded wheel wells.
Original interior.
Engine rebuilt by Nunzio Romano.
Car runs and is in great shape but needs some work.

Pictures:
http://imgur.com/a/xAWwE

Car is located in Northern, NJ (near Newark).

Asking $12,000 but will accept reasonable offers.
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Aftermarket Questions / Re: New radiator/ larger motor
« Last post by Aus78Formula on July 28, 2015, 12:32:11 AM »
Get a separate trans cooler.
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Restoration / Re: Window regulator wheel
« Last post by Aus78Formula on July 28, 2015, 12:02:34 AM »
There's actually plenty of power window regulators for 70-81 but since they are nearly all slightly different to stock, they then don't get classed as reproduction. In many cases they are only sold direct through power window specialist shops. No idea how they compare to stock replacements. Expensive though if you only need to replace a bush or two, it's more the hassle or removing it all for access. Take lots of pics in every access hole, might be handy for reassembly!

http://www.a1electric.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=GM85-K

http://www.mattsclassicbowties.com/contents/en-us/p10794.html
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Parts for Sale / Louver Key
« Last post by kentuckyyeti on July 27, 2015, 06:50:29 PM »
Aftermarket stainless steel rear window louver key.  Fits InterPart brand LiftLouvres locks.  $12 shipped TTL48.

100_0035 by kentuckyyeti, on Flickr
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DriveTrain / Re: dyno number for a W72
« Last post by bluebyu64gp on July 27, 2015, 06:02:25 PM »
That will be nice to see...
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DriveTrain / Roller Cams
« Last post by bluebyu64gp on July 27, 2015, 04:13:05 PM »
Hey all, been a while since I've been on.  Currently in the middle of my 455 build.  So far have HarbBloc up to freeze plugs, bored .040 with boring plate used.  New Eagle 4.250 crank, Scat H Beam 6.8 rods, DSS Forged racing pistons, with new flex plate and balancer.  Set up has been balanced.  Now to start the top end. 

I have decided to go hydraulic roller set up...We (my Dad and I) see some fairly inexpensive roller lifters on eBay.  I'm sure not made is USA...Are these any good???  I'm guessing probably not the best, but just checking it to see if anybody here has tried them or know somebody that has.

Engine will be running ported 6X-8 heads and ported intake manifold...

Eventually going E-Heads...but going with what I have for now and the budget it fits in.

Thanks
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