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Forum: Car Buildup Forum   06-17-2016, 10:08 AM
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Posted By ag460torino
Yep! The rear is the only part I didn't really...

Yep! The rear is the only part I didn't really have my hands on. It was in it when I bought the car and I knew it had a Strange Spool and Richmond gears. The Strange axles had the small studs and I...
Forum: Car Buildup Forum   06-15-2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 229
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Posted By ag460torino
Thank You Lucas!! It's been a long road, or so it...

Thank You Lucas!! It's been a long road, or so it seems! lol
I couldn't believe how many people came by after the second pass to congratulate me on finally getting a good run :-) They have been...
Forum: Car Buildup Forum   06-13-2016, 01:34 PM
Replies: 229
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Posted By ag460torino
Hey there Gydyup! I got it to the track yesterday...

Hey there Gydyup! I got it to the track yesterday for the first time! I will try and post some pics later tonight.
A quick recap.....
1st pass, nervous/excited driver making stupid errors. I didn't...
Forum: Car Buildup Forum   05-26-2016, 09:19 AM
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Posted By ag460torino
HAHA... John Force is my idol! Great driver for...

HAHA... John Force is my idol! Great driver for an old "truck driver" as I've heard him say, lol
I like the reference but I'm not even a pimple on that mans, and cars, A**!
I do have a date for...
Forum: Car Buildup Forum   05-12-2016, 09:05 AM
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Posted By ag460torino
You got it buddy! I wish I could get to a point...

You got it buddy! I wish I could get to a point that fast! lol
I'm sure I drive people crazy with my drawn out posts, heck, I get mad at myself sometimes!!! My texting is bad too :-(
But the next...
Forum: Car Buildup Forum   05-12-2016, 02:18 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 28,057
Posted By ag460torino
The surging has more to do with the mechanical...

The surging has more to do with the mechanical fuel injection that the blower boost. Mechanical fuel injection is really designed for one thing.... WIDE OPEN THROTTLE! Or WOT as it's referred to. On...
Forum: Car Buildup Forum   05-06-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 28,057
Posted By ag460torino
injection injection injection!

First.. those videos are out of order. lol
Second, those were made at initial start up when there was a little corrosion getting in my main poppet and I was loosing pressure and it still had the...
Forum: Car Buildup Forum   05-06-2016, 08:35 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 37,318
Posted By ag460torino
WOW! You do some nice work! Bet your chomping at...

WOW! You do some nice work! Bet your chomping at the bit right about now, lol
You're doing it right though... right just takes a little longer :)
Forum: Car Buildup Forum   05-06-2016, 01:19 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 28,057
Posted By ag460torino
Thanks Gydyup..... It seems to have worked...

Thanks Gydyup..... It seems to have worked although by the time I got it figured out my laptop was about on fire and running slow, lol. Let me know if they open up ok...
Thanks again, first time I...
Forum: Car Buildup Forum   05-06-2016, 01:14 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 28,057
Posted By ag460torino
http://i1376.photobucket.com/albums/ah30/agiovanni...

http://i1376.photobucket.com/albums/ah30/agiovannisr/torino%20videos/th_SUNP0002_zpsdiubd1vj.mp4 (http://i1376.photobucket.com/albums/ah30/agiovannisr/torino%20videos/SUNP0002_zpsdiubd1vj.mp4)
Forum: Car Buildup Forum   05-06-2016, 01:08 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 28,057
Posted By ag460torino
http://i1376.photobucket.com/albums/ah30/agiovanni...

http://i1376.photobucket.com/albums/ah30/agiovannisr/torino%20videos/th_SUNP0005_zpspxa9cqgz.mp4 (http://i1376.photobucket.com/albums/ah30/agiovannisr/torino%20videos/SUNP0005_zpspxa9cqgz.mp4)
Forum: Car Buildup Forum   05-05-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 28,057
Posted By ag460torino
cam and compression

Also, with alcohol I was able to keep compression higher and the cam lift is only one part. You are "supposed" to have less valve overlap with blown but anytime you get that high with lift while...
Forum: Car Buildup Forum   05-05-2016, 11:39 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 28,057
Posted By ag460torino
I hope to have some "on track" videos at the end...

I hope to have some "on track" videos at the end of the month!
Give me some tips on how to link videos to this and I will or I will put them on my facebook page like before. I don't use fb much so...
Forum: Car Buildup Forum   05-04-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 28,057
Posted By ag460torino
AWOL!

Hey Ya'll!!
I knew I had been gone a while but didn't realize just how long until I saw the dates of my last posts! lol
I hope all of you & your projects/races are kicking *** and taking names!!!...
Forum: The Auction Block   08-30-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 341
Posted By ag460torino
MSD 8680 timing control

I got a text today from someone wanting this and it was marked sold... I guess....
Apparently there was someone who backed out of the deal... IT HAPPENS! LOL

I STILL have this BRAND NEW, NEVER...
Forum: Car Buildup Forum   07-20-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 28,057
Posted By ag460torino
FINALLY!!!!

Got new engine fired for the first time today!!!!!! WOO HOO!!!!!

It needs a lot of tuning but I am VERY HAPPY with how it sounds!!!!

Hope to have some pics and maybe a video soon!!! Hopefully...
Forum: Car Buildup Forum   06-27-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 28,057
Posted By ag460torino
Thanks for the compliments! Will definitely get...

Thanks for the compliments!
Will definitely get some videos! Hopefully that won't be too far down the road!!! LOL
Finished up cooling system and fuel lines today. Ready to put trans up in tomorrow...
Forum: Car Buildup Forum   06-26-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 28,057
Posted By ag460torino
FINALLY!!!!

Well...... after MANY set backs and 3 steps forward/2 steps back, etc... I am REALLY happy that I actually got the new motor dropped in today!!!!! WOO HOO!!!! well over a month behind schedule but at...
Forum: Engine Tech   06-18-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 633
Posted By ag460torino
blower assy

I bought a freshly restriped Hampton 8-71 on a Blue Thunder intake with twin 850's, all throttle/carb linkages, cable bracket, air scoop, all pulleys, spacers, belts, carb fuel lines, fuel log, etc...
Forum: Car Buildup Forum   06-17-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 24,498
Posted By ag460torino
sure saves on being meticulous! haha Plus, she...

sure saves on being meticulous! haha Plus, she will be driving it through the back yard... which is a field, for the next couple years learning how to drive. No sense doing a good job now... Maybe...
Forum: Car Buildup Forum   06-15-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 24,498
Posted By ag460torino
It is still done quite often, even on newer cars....

It is still done quite often, even on newer cars. More for collusion than rust at the body shops around here. The yard will torch a good 10-12" further from where you want. Even the trunk floor and...
Forum: Car Buildup Forum   06-15-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 24,498
Posted By ag460torino
It looks like that corner was hit at one time and...

It looks like that corner was hit at one time and they replaced the whole corner section. I have done many of those that way but we would go straight up and offset the metal edge for a flush weld....
Forum: Car Buildup Forum   06-14-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 24,498
Posted By ag460torino
LOL

Just finished reading through your buildup and I gotta say.... you got a knack for story telling!! hahaha

You definitely got your work cut out for you on that one!!! My kids both, daughter 12 and...
Forum: The Auction Block   06-12-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 999
Posted By ag460torino
She is her Daddy's Girl!!!! She already had dibs...

She is her Daddy's Girl!!!! She already had dibs on my Cobra if I pass away and we have a verbal agreement that has stipulations... but if she meets them, it gets left to her! It has been HER car...
Forum: The Auction Block   06-11-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 999
Posted By ag460torino
EDIT

Well, my 13yr old daughter went with me to pick this up and she is already making plans for it to be her first car at 15 1/2, lol.... She wants it black with the whitewall tires and leave the...
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