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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 10-28-2012, 10:56 AM Thread Starter
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took my 521 out last night for testing...1st time testing... 1.40 60ft 6.5 1/8 10.43 @122....huge wheelstand...car ran good up to bout 800ft then it start surging...solid roller cam, brandnew valve springs,1050 dominator,bg fuel pump,1/2 inch line alll the way to regulator,36 timing, autolite 3924....seems like its running out of gas..not sure whats going on..could it b that the timing is to high? had a few other problems so i only got to make one pass...going to take it back out next week and lower the timing....and keep a close eye on fuel pressure...any thing else i need to b lookin out for? car went faster than i was expecting first pass off the trailer...i was gon be satisfied wit a 10.50, now i think it will run a high nine...all suggestions welcomed

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Sounds like you've got all the bases covered. I'm going with the fuel delivery. You might want to go -8 all the way to the carb.
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