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Forum: Engines 05-17-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Ted in Olympia WA
Lower compression is not a bad thing. It may...

Lower compression is not a bad thing. It may reduce your power about 30hp but you can run regular gas and you don't have to worry about the ping.

TED
Forum: Everything Else 05-15-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,707
Posted By Ted in Olympia WA
Anything can be done but I would stick with a...

Anything can be done but I would stick with a rear drive car and do the swap.

TED
Forum: Engines 04-30-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,573
Posted By Ted in Olympia WA
460 Ford headers will also work to modify by...

460 Ford headers will also work to modify by cutting off the flange. On my T-bird project the passenger side was pretty close but the driver's side needed lots of mods.
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Forum: Engines 03-28-2012, 01:23 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 43,771
Posted By Ted in Olympia WA
My guess would be about 300-325hp and 450-500 at...

My guess would be about 300-325hp and 450-500 at the flywheel. Not sure of the losses at the rear wheel?

Even though there are lots of good parts here, it is a mild build with a small cam. ...
Forum: Engines 03-14-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,520
Posted By Ted in Olympia WA
I agree, I would not worry about it and run it. ...

I agree, I would not worry about it and run it.

TED
Forum: Engines 03-12-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,451
Posted By Ted in Olympia WA
Sorry I thought that was a tach that was reading...

Sorry I thought that was a tach that was reading way too high.

If the choke in on and cold 13 to one does seem way too lean. So the needle is not sticking. I told you it was hard to do 3,000...
Forum: Swap Meet 03-12-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,765
Posted By Ted in Olympia WA
I have a nice one in dark brown, check you email....

I have a nice one in dark brown, check you email. Hard to tell what you mean by fair price.
TED
Forum: Engines 03-12-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,451
Posted By Ted in Olympia WA
Makes me want to get under the hood and twist and...

Makes me want to get under the hood and twist and hit a few things but without doing this it is impossible to tell what is wrong.

I idle goes up because it is on fast idle from the choke. As the...
Forum: Engines 03-02-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,476
Posted By Ted in Olympia WA
All the ones I have seen have been painted engine...

All the ones I have seen have been painted engine color.

TED
Forum: Engines 03-01-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,622
Posted By Ted in Olympia WA
First thing you need to do is find a 8.5 posi...

First thing you need to do is find a 8.5 posi rear out of a early 90's cop car. Belong this it is a matter of building up a 500 and reducing the weight. As long as you keep it under 11.5 (very fast...
Forum: Engines 02-27-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,638
Posted By Ted in Olympia WA
The reason for the compression rating on the 1970...

The reason for the compression rating on the 1970 and 1971 are different pistons only.
Forum: Engines 02-22-2012, 10:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,151
Posted By Ted in Olympia WA
You can always run a t TED

You can always run a t

TED
Forum: Engines 02-20-2012, 05:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,904
Posted By Ted in Olympia WA
They are temp sensors. One of them tells the...

They are temp sensors. One of them tells the heater blower when to start working since; owners of Cadillacs did not like cold air on them (I think it opens to ground at 130). The other one is a...
Forum: Engines 02-07-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,827
Posted By Ted in Olympia WA
My vote would be to run it for a while and see if...

My vote would be to run it for a while and see if it improves any.

TED
Forum: Members Rides 01-04-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,554
Posted By Ted in Olympia WA
Looks like a pretty nice car but it could do...

Looks like a pretty nice car but it could do without the bug catcher. The rear window has a molding under the vinyl top but the side windows are a bit harder to get to look right.

I only saw one...
Forum: Engines 12-31-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,796
Posted By Ted in Olympia WA
I have not heard of this swap either and I think...

I have not heard of this swap either and I think you are on your own. It sounds like you have all the know how to make it work. Make sure you post pictures of the progress.

TED
Forum: Members Rides 12-09-2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,222
Posted By Ted in Olympia WA
Excellent build and ride! Tell us what you think...

Excellent build and ride! Tell us what you think about the front drive in a truck, is this something you would do again?

TED
Forum: Members Rides 11-27-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,034
Posted By Ted in Olympia WA
Nothing wrong with that car, very nice! TED

Nothing wrong with that car, very nice!

TED
Forum: Engines 11-06-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,549
Posted By Ted in Olympia WA
An exhaust leak should have zero effect on...

An exhaust leak should have zero effect on mileage unless maybe it was fuel injected.

TED
Forum: Engines 10-01-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,137
Posted By Ted in Olympia WA
Here's a couple of links for you that will give...

Here's a couple of links for you that will give you lots of information. I have not done this my-self but I'm sure you are not the first one.
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Forum: Everything Else 07-29-2011, 01:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,178
Posted By Ted in Olympia WA
I have not done the replacement but on Rockauto...

I have not done the replacement but on Rockauto they do show replacement upper ball joints for about $90 each.

TED
Forum: Transmissions and drive-trains 07-29-2011, 01:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,662
Posted By Ted in Olympia WA
I would just do a stock rebuild. TED

I would just do a stock rebuild.

TED
Forum: Engines 07-05-2011, 02:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,216
Posted By Ted in Olympia WA
I have been using one with no problems. TED

I have been using one with no problems.

TED
Forum: Everything Else 06-30-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,009
Posted By Ted in Olympia WA
Cadillac Power Forum or Cowboyseven

I know that some of the members on the Cadillac Power Forum are also members here so I decided to give you an update here. The hosting service for the other web-site had a hard drive failure and...
Forum: Engines 06-25-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,958
Posted By Ted in Olympia WA
This is made by Victor and some people had good...

This is made by Victor and some people had good luck with them. The only brand I had problem with is ROL, like wet cardboard when it came off. I try to stock with Felpro, I have never used the...
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