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Forum: Car Buildup Forum 02-13-2010, 05:48 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 18,326
Posted By bigblockcapri
Stinkin Rain!

Hey Man! Better get crackin on that Torino, cause this El Nino will be over sooner than you think! Need to get that cat raceready! See you at the races! Dale
Forum: General Tech 01-14-2010, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 676
Posted By bigblockcapri
10.50s

I have an 83 Capri with a 408 Windsor, 15-1 comp. Edlebrock Victor heads with minor porting, Super Victor, w/Holley 830. Mike's PG, 4500 RPM Continental convertor, 9 inch w/ 4.57s, 10.5x28x15 M/T ET...
Forum: General Race Tech 11-13-2009, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,102
Posted By bigblockcapri
HP flywheel or at rear tires?

Good question! Use the NHRA or IHRA rule books as you guide. I have a 408 Capri that runs 10.60s @ 130 with an 8 point cage, remember more bars help the Fox not to twist so much. If you are going to...
Forum: Engine Tech 11-12-2009, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,984
Posted By bigblockcapri
Sour deal.

Thanks for your answer, sorta thought that might have been the deal! Happy Thanksgiving to ya! Dale
Forum: Engine Tech 11-11-2009, 08:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,984
Posted By bigblockcapri
Jegs/Kaase heads

Did'nt Kaase used to market some SBF cylinder heads thru Jegs? Apparently not anymore after looking at Jegs website. But then Kaase's site has some P-38s or such coming soon? Tough market, there must...
Forum: Engine Tech 11-11-2009, 08:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 848
Posted By bigblockcapri
Antifreeze.

I just used my electric water pumps to circulate fresh coolant into the block and the cars are in trailers, engines covered with packing blankets, have Diapers under oil pan and up block , and I use...
Forum: General Tech 10-13-2009, 06:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By bigblockcapri
Hope this helps!

Welcome! In my humble opinion, stay with a 460-470 inch motor, use some Edlebrock Performers. Then your 8.8 with the 31 spline axles will live awhile!.You will actually be better off with a...
Forum: Car Buildup Forum 09-28-2009, 12:57 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 18,326
Posted By bigblockcapri
headers.

torinostyle2, thanks for the name, when I am on my feet again I will look him up and get some new headers for my 557. Hope to see you at the track! PS Yeah, I miss Inyokern Airport, my tow was 4...
Forum: Car Buildup Forum 09-27-2009, 12:18 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 18,326
Posted By bigblockcapri
headers

Hey torinostyle2! Nice ride! I remember it from PSCA @ Fontana. I have a Maroon 83 Capri, spent a bit of time talking to you in the staging lanes. Good job on the front end and shock towers on your...
Forum: Chilly's Garage 07-28-2009, 01:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 987
Posted By bigblockcapri
Pullin.

Man, I have never been to a truck or tractor pull, looks like I need to! Nice truck, AWESOME indeed!!! Good job! Dale
Forum: Events 07-24-2009, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,325
Posted By bigblockcapri
Pinks

Good runnin Pink Mustang, I was sorry to see him go out! Was really happy when your brother said he had a Mustang with a Ford engine in it! Is it a Southern thing to plant Chevys in Fox Body cars??...
Forum: General Tech 07-20-2009, 11:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By bigblockcapri
Steering shaft.

Coupe Devil, if you pm me I will give you Bob Meyer's email address. I am not sure if he would like it posted or not. Thanks! Dale
Forum: General Tech 07-20-2009, 11:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By bigblockcapri
Sring shaft.

Hey man! Sounds like the car will haul ***!! If you look through the archives on this site, I think you will find postings that address the steering shaft situation. Or contact Bob Meyer, he makes...
Forum: Chilly's Garage 07-20-2009, 06:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,059
Posted By bigblockcapri
Wuss!

Joe, being smart does'nt equate to being a wuss. Racecars are'nt any good if their bent or into the wall! Great pass! Keep it up! Dale Hemrick
Forum: General Tech 07-14-2009, 11:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By bigblockcapri
R&R.

Are you just going to change the K member over to a tubular one? If so, why not support the engine from top, and pull wheels, brakes, struts, disconnect motor mounts and lower old K member out the...
Forum: General Tech 07-14-2009, 08:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 768
Posted By bigblockcapri
Quick fuel carbs.

Hey Racers! Anyone have any experience with Quick Fuel carbs. I am going larger on one of my combos and these days if you can save a buck you had better. Seems like I can get a 950 QF Carb for $50...
Forum: General Tech 07-14-2009, 08:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 536
Posted By bigblockcapri
Tools.

Hey! I pulled one off one of my Fox bodys yesterday. You need 14 mm wrenchs and or sockets to service the two nuts/bolts on the joint, and either 13 or 14 mm for the nut/bolt at top of shaft by...
Forum: Chilly's Garage 07-12-2009, 11:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 958
Posted By bigblockcapri
On the ropes.

Took my Capri to a NHRA track last Friday afternoon, 115 miles one way from my house. Chassis guy was there as advertised, and he was in my trailer 10 minutes after I told him I needed his services,...
Forum: General Tech 07-12-2009, 11:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 536
Posted By bigblockcapri
Advice

It's too late to look outside now, I will look at one of my fox body cars in the am and post then. Later! Dale
Forum: Chilly's Garage 07-11-2009, 11:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 932
Posted By bigblockcapri
Sounds like my life!

Hey Bob, good luck to you and your wife! I went through a similar scenario starting in 1997. Had cancer surgery then 2 weeks later my wife died from kidney cancer. I recovered and went back to my job...
Forum: General Tech 07-11-2009, 11:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 536
Posted By bigblockcapri
Rag joint.

Hey man! Try Late Model Restoration . They show one for $9.99, part# DOR-31000. Should fit 79-93 Mustang and Capris. Good luck! Dale
Forum: General Tech 07-10-2009, 08:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By bigblockcapri
Spacers.

Zephyrbob, I would space the sway bar as well, if you are spacing the k member. Although my ride is trailered, I would think a car without a sway in street use would be a bit ill handling. Good luck...
Forum: General Tech 07-08-2009, 05:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,673
Posted By bigblockcapri
K members.

Thunderbirds are indeed Fox platforms, as are Fairmonts, Zephyrs, LTD LXs, Mercury Marquis. In my experiences, nothing is guaranteed to "fit", Go into your project knowing that nothing is a lead pipe...
Forum: Engine Build Archive 07-07-2009, 05:50 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 81,740
Posted By bigblockcapri
Tires.

Impressive hp and torque figures, those poor ET Streets won't last long. Do you guys have burnout contests at the drag races like the NMRA does here? That sounds like a good place to have your Falcon...
Forum: Chilly's Garage 07-07-2009, 12:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,886
Posted By bigblockcapri
LMAO

Now that's what I call "bustin a move"!! No doubt Moonshine induced! Good job, I needed a damn good laugh!! Thanks! Dale
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