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Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 05-05-2022, 09:30 PM
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Posted By IROCZman15
I went over to the Nostalgia Spring Event at...

I went over to the Nostalgia Spring Event at Island Dragway on Sunday May 1. Lots of cars were there and the weather was good almost all of the day until 6pm. Jerry was there with his firebird, and I...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 04-27-2022, 08:02 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 159,011
Posted By IROCZman15
thanks guys. I'll keep on chipping away at it....

thanks guys. I'll keep on chipping away at it. Hopefully some more Test-n-tune and I can get the timeslip I've been after for a long time.
the car is running pretty darn good on the street too, and...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 04-18-2022, 09:04 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 159,011
Posted By IROCZman15
It has been a while but I do have an update. ...

It has been a while but I do have an update.
Despite the several times I wanted to go to the track in March and April, the repeated bad weather and rain-outs didn't allow my spring shakedown of the...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 03-06-2022, 08:08 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 159,011
Posted By IROCZman15
Took the car out this afternoon, but whew there...

Took the car out this afternoon, but whew there was a lot of people on the road so didn't get crazy. Made some adjustments to the idle in the driveway, and with the new placement of the oxygen...
Forum: The Later Years 93-present 03-06-2022, 07:47 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 61,282
Posted By IROCZman15
oh wow, I now see what the dipstick interference...

oh wow, I now see what the dipstick interference in the pan was. Glad you got that sorted out, must be a big relief. Good stuff
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 03-05-2022, 07:16 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 159,011
Posted By IROCZman15
thanks matt. I'm digging it too. I'm going to...

thanks matt. I'm digging it too. I'm going to take the car for a drive tomorrow and bust out the laptop too to get the tune stuff lined up if it needs it.
adam- I'm probably not going to do an...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 03-04-2022, 08:05 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 159,011
Posted By IROCZman15
Got the wheels and tires a few days ago and just...

Got the wheels and tires a few days ago and just got a chance to get em mounted and balanced. Bolted them up and aside from some very slight shaving of the caliper fins and drivers side e-brake cable...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 02-27-2022, 07:38 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 159,011
Posted By IROCZman15
Yep, I am totally up for doing that and hopefully...

Yep, I am totally up for doing that and hopefully thats all it turns out I need to do; a little buzzing and some paint.
Some shaving of the e-brake stuff might need to happen, but I'll cross that...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 02-25-2022, 09:06 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 159,011
Posted By IROCZman15
very good point. I will certainly do exactly that...

very good point. I will certainly do exactly that on Sunday when I get back under the car to tighten a few things after some heat cycles. Thanks man, you are right.. if those threads got boogered up...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 02-21-2022, 08:39 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 159,011
Posted By IROCZman15
thanks fellas. If anyone notices anything...

thanks fellas. If anyone notices anything concerning or has advice, as always.. feel free to shout it out. I would rather make changes to the car now instead of later. That's the reason I post all...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 02-20-2022, 08:03 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 159,011
Posted By IROCZman15
Got the y-pipe cleaned up, sanded down, and shot...

Got the y-pipe cleaned up, sanded down, and shot it with VHT primer followed by a coat of VHT paint. Across all my avenues of car buddies that I asked, most said to avoid the heat wrap, but some said...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 02-16-2022, 10:54 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 159,011
Posted By IROCZman15
Damn, a shield would be better yea, but I...

Damn, a shield would be better yea, but I definitely don’t have any head room above the pipe to work anything in there. I can barely fit a finger above the pipe in most areas. I did my best to do...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 02-15-2022, 08:11 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 159,011
Posted By IROCZman15
great point Matt. Ok, i'll see what I can adjust....

great point Matt. Ok, i'll see what I can adjust. Most of the lines in the trans tunnel are tucked up quite high now, but the ones near the driveshaft tunnel can be adjusted. You are right on that...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 02-13-2022, 08:35 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 159,011
Posted By IROCZman15
The garage and my tools have been taking a...

The garage and my tools have been taking a beating recently and currently R.I.P to my trusty angle grinder, a electric drill, my bench-mounted vise, and something is jamming up the wire in my MIG...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 02-02-2022, 08:32 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 159,011
Posted By IROCZman15
definitely, for sure. Great idea. I do remember...

definitely, for sure. Great idea. I do remember hearing that while watching some v-band videos, and I am glad you brought it up... because I was getting all excited to install the headers tomorrow....
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 02-01-2022, 07:25 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 159,011
Posted By IROCZman15
thanks fellas. It is coming along, and I hope to...

thanks fellas. It is coming along, and I hope to have this thing on the road in a few weeks.

The 880 rod was reccomended to me by the guys at the County welding supply store that I go to often....
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 01-31-2022, 08:20 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 159,011
Posted By IROCZman15
very true Larry, I am excited to get more tig...

very true Larry, I am excited to get more tig torch practice in!

Today after work, I did just that. I tig welded one flange of the v-bands to each header's exit. I used my old Miller EconoTig,...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 01-30-2022, 07:32 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 159,011
Posted By IROCZman15
Having the transmission cross-member and mount...

Having the transmission cross-member and mount done was a big cross-off and it allowed me to move on to modifying the cross-member that spans the gap between the right/left sub-frame connector, and...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 01-25-2022, 07:58 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 159,011
Posted By IROCZman15
A good bit of progress, but nothing specifically...

A good bit of progress, but nothing specifically exhaust related.

I think I mentioned above that I was going to have to get creative with routing the exhaust because I am UNWILLING to let my...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 01-22-2022, 07:56 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 159,011
Posted By IROCZman15
yea, I agree with you. I am going to try to get...

yea, I agree with you. I am going to try to get it to the closest accessible spot in a collector, but the massive 700r4 and trans tunnel sheetmetal prevent me from a good amount of possible mounting...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 01-18-2022, 07:49 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 159,011
Posted By IROCZman15
Good to know, thanks fellas. The manual just...

Good to know, thanks fellas.

The manual just had the basic generic info that I had expected. Even the official holley efi youtube videos were pretty generic about it, saying not to let the sensor...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 01-17-2022, 08:27 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 159,011
Posted By IROCZman15
Thanks guys, good stuff. Should have stopped by...

Thanks guys, good stuff. Should have stopped by to see you guys down south, didn't think of it. Decided on not installing cutouts and I am thankful for all input on the topic too. IT will save money,...
Forum: Stop the Presses! 01-17-2022, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By IROCZman15
UMI 2021 Autocross event coverage in Hot Rod magazine March 2022

hardly any actual printed car magazines left in existance, so it came as a suprise that Hot Rod magazine would want to dedicate a few pages of thier magazine to the UMi Autocross event. Definitely...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 01-08-2022, 09:25 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 159,011
Posted By IROCZman15
...continued flanges/ports: ...

...continued

flanges/ports:
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51807683287_1582f5ec3c_z.jpg


Inside Ebay collector:
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51809367215_c84cd38d46_z.jpg
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 01-08-2022, 09:10 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 159,011
Posted By IROCZman15
Drove the car around the neighborhood one last...

Drove the car around the neighborhood one last time on Thursday night with the old exhaust system. Then I removed the water pump pulley and main crank pulley as well as the rear diff cover. I dropped...
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