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  1. Dave Ray
    Aug 28th, 16 11:54 PM - permalink
    Dave Ray

    Well, my friend, it has come time to leave this site, and the Camaro one as well. Seems I am getting hammered by the elite here over the only accurate way to set valves, and they insist on going back to the "he was banned before" **** and bull.

    I have never seen people more intent on insisting on doing it completely and totally wrong. I have other stuff to do, and not waste my time here.

    Take care,

  2. jaketoolson
    Jun 21st, 16 3:33 AM - permalink

    What I mean Tom is, as a new user when I goto the main Forums page, the Engine forums says there are "38,587" threads in this forum. Yet when I click on this forum, it only shows 12 threads... I would expect to see some sort of links at the bottom allowing me to goto the next page etc, but theres nothing. I'm only allowed to view 12 topics in any given forum at once?

    I'd post screenshots, but I'm unable to here.
  3. jaketoolson
    Jun 19th, 16 4:34 AM - permalink
    I'm confused with the forums. The engine forum says it has over 30k threads, yet when I click on it I can only see about 10?
  4. Importtech
    Dec 13th, 15 10:19 AM - permalink
    HI Tom5

    I need some input on a imca stockcar circle track engine i'm building. Trying to decide which mellings select oil pump is right for my application. 355 with solid cam, edm lifters, full roller rockers, PAC 1201x springs... 7400 rpm max. I have some serious money in the heads so want to get it right... I bought a 10555C but wondering if I should rethink that.
  5. 70CHEVELLE396
    Nov 28th, 15 9:47 PM - permalink
    Hi Tom. I just read a post of yours in regards to steering box's. You mentioned VR in your original 70 box. If you don't mind, could you explain that to me, and if anyway let me know how I can do that to mine?
  6. LeoP
    Jul 4th, 15 2:04 PM - permalink
    Tom, sorry I dragged you into the mess in that thread, hopefully I'll do better reading of a thread before I post, but maybe not, Thanks for helping folks out.

    Jul 28th, 13 6:10 PM - permalink
    Hey Tom, thanks for the reply on the brake question. I did I not bench bleed the master. Will that defeat the power boost? The pedal is not spongy. It just doesn't have any stopping power. I can stop the car but I can't lock up the wheels.
  8. spowers2
    Apr 4th, 13 3:01 PM - permalink
    Tom, I just wanted to say Thank You for your help in my thread with tuning issues!
  9. alexdrastico
    Jan 23rd, 13 9:39 AM - permalink
    Hi Tom, today i've a new answer for you! Could you tell me the correct spark for my 1972 402 BB!!! The old owner used seven AC Delco R44T and one R44Ts!!!!!!!! Yes one spark was different from the others!!! Now i'm riding with NGK BR6FS, a marine spark. But could be these NGK sparks my issue? Maybe my distributor is ok! Thanks for your patience.
  10. alexdrastico
    Jan 10th, 13 2:41 PM - permalink
    Hi Tom, how do you do?
    I think about your message and i decide to buy a stock front disc brake conversion , like those used in 196, keeping the rear drum brake! I want it like it leaves Kansas City assembly plant in 1969!!!!
    But unfortunately i discovered that my engine is not a stock 396!!!! Last night i was looking for casting numbers and i saw these codes:

    Engine block : 3999290, D6 72 ( 402 BB 1972, 2 bolt )
    Front : T 0412 TLM (Towananda NY, april 12, Truck TH400 )

    Cylinder heads : 3993820, L 21 70, GM 11 T ( 1970 LS3 heads 330 HP, december 21 of 1970, 113 cc , oval port, open chamber , 2.06 INT. and 1,72 EXH.

    That's the truth?

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Oct 26th, 16
7:14 AM - HeinrichPrinsloo mentioned Tom Mobley in post Re: Hi from Sunny South Africa !!!
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Dec 2nd, 16
8:33 AM - rel3rd quoted Tom Mobley in post Re: Considering Fitech 400 on a Stock 1966 396 BBC- Advice please
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Nov 30th, 16
12:31 PM - busterwivell quoted Tom Mobley in post Re: Our 67 Malibu project
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Nov 28th, 16
2:35 PM - Geo71 quoted Tom Mobley in post Re: Which EFI setup should I go with?
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9:19 AM - paul bell quoted Tom Mobley in post Re: Oil Filters.. With or without a bypass valve?
I wouldn't any bypass valve, in...
Nov 27th, 16
11:12 AM - rel3rd quoted Tom Mobley in post Re: HOLLEY SNIPER EFI PROBLEM running Timing Control
might be Monday, I think those ...
10:30 AM - DragRacer quoted Tom Mobley in post Re: tuning a 750 4500 carb.
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Nov 26th, 16
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Nov 25th, 16
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Nov 23rd, 16
10:33 PM - Dean quoted Tom Mobley in post Re: FASTEST REAL STREET cars??????
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3:43 PM - Geo71 quoted Tom Mobley in post Re: Which EFI setup should I go with?
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Nov 22nd, 16
10:22 PM - UMI Tech quoted Tom Mobley in post Re: Speedtech Control Arms
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Nov 19th, 16
3:52 AM - impala quoted Tom Mobley in post Re: Jegs HEI distributor
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Nov 17th, 16
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10:53 AM - GOSFAST quoted Tom Mobley in post Re: The Next Generation of Lifter Technology......
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Nov 11th, 16
2:17 PM - Doug F. quoted Tom Mobley in post Re: HOLLEY SNIPER INSTALL & REVIEW (Replaced Fitech)
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