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Forum: TBI
05-20-2007, 04:54 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 95,704
Posted By swerve-driver

Re: L05 383 STROKER plus vortec heads & summit CAM

The GMPP TBI intake does have EGR provisions.

See this link: https://www.thirdgen.org/forums/tbi/216606-external-egr-vortecs.html?highlight=TBI+vortec+EGR

Worked fine.

S-D
Forum: Power Adders
04-26-2007, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,478
Posted By swerve-driver

Re: P1SC install diagram or photo of mounting plate and belt routing

Gracias-
I finally found it: https://www.thirdgen.org/forums/power-adder/260595-spring-loaded-tensioner-ati.html?highlight=procharger



That is a pretty nice setup he did- and it answered my...
Forum: Power Adders
04-26-2007, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,478
Posted By swerve-driver

P1SC install diagram or photo of mounting plate and belt routing

I am installing a P1SC on a 350 block that will go into a 3rd gen camaro. The head unit mounting bracket that came with the system was incorrect so I purchased the head unit mounting bracket for the...
Forum: TBI
03-31-2007, 09:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 17,311
Posted By swerve-driver

Re: Fel-Pro headgasket - use sealant or not ?

I always cleaned the mating surfaces with brake-clean- seemed to work pretty well.
The only place I used any RTV on the oil pan gasket is right in the corners where the gasket comes down from the...
03-25-2007, 10:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 686
Posted By swerve-driver

Re: parting out my 90 iroc

maybe interested in the rear. What is your location?
S-D
01-29-2007, 10:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 569
Posted By swerve-driver

Emissions in Illinois--

Not sure if anyone has seen this or can verify this.
I read this write up in the local rag and thought it may be of significance to people in the region.
This will only apply to people in Lake...
01-11-2007, 09:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 353
Posted By swerve-driver

He told me the rear was a drum, not sure of the...

He told me the rear was a drum, not sure of the gear ratio.
I am waiting for confirmation that the backing plate is the 1 large bolt and 2 little bolt kind and a price. Haven't heard anything...
Forum: Fabrication
11-16-2006, 09:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,550
Posted By swerve-driver

Things could get weird at high speeds with not...

Things could get weird at high speeds with not much weight on the front end. I guess, unless there are air intakes I don't see, be sure to roll down a window or two prior to lighting that biotch, I...
Forum: TBI
10-04-2006, 07:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 14,997
Posted By swerve-driver

Brightly colored graphics are one thing-...

Brightly colored graphics are one thing- measuring and folding the sheet metal to make it work is something all together different....
Forum: TBI
10-01-2006, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,473
Posted By swerve-driver

Item number: 270027138267 This is on e Bay. ...

Item number: 270027138267
This is on e Bay. Won't get much easier.
Forum: TBI
09-30-2006, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,473
Posted By swerve-driver

I would be careful of what that someone told you....

I would be careful of what that someone told you. The return line is there for a reason. I would have to imagine if you deadhead the fuel pump by blocking the return line, it will toast the pump...
Forum: Exhaust
09-02-2006, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By swerve-driver

I have to imagine powdercoating (like you see...

I have to imagine powdercoating (like you see flaking off everyones Draw-Tite hitch) and the coating put on headers (ceramic) are two different animals.

I would choose to eliminate the coating...
Forum: TBI
09-02-2006, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 674
Posted By swerve-driver

MadMan- Check the board sponsers- I would...

MadMan-


Check the board sponsers- I would start with Hawks Thirdgen.===========>
Forum: TBI
09-02-2006, 08:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,165
Posted By swerve-driver

I didn't know how a torque converter works and...

I didn't know how a torque converter works and why until reading that. Cool article.
I'll stick with the stick, though.

I believe 1st gear in a T56 is either 2.68 or 2.97. I wasn't able to find...
08-20-2006, 10:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By swerve-driver

I imagine the stock TPI filters could be used in...

I imagine the stock TPI filters could be used in their stock location.....
07-09-2006, 08:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 910
Posted By swerve-driver

I use a 8" extension and a crows foot- basically...

I use a 8" extension and a crows foot- basically an open end wrench head with a 3/8" square so the extension can be inserted.
SD
05-30-2006, 02:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By swerve-driver

I have the same setup on my car, but without the...

I have the same setup on my car, but without the problems. I would call Steve Spohn directly. He typically is pretty helpful, very knowledgable and stands behind his stuff.
Do you know exactly...
Forum: TBI
05-18-2006, 06:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,276
Posted By swerve-driver

Ahhh, fond memories! I need to get this rear...

Ahhh, fond memories! I need to get this rear broken in and start learning how to shift the Pro 5.0 shifter and then get it up to the track!

I also scored a pair of 2000 SS 10 spoke rims so I can...
Forum: TBI
05-16-2006, 09:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,276
Posted By swerve-driver

4:10 rear is in

I purchased a disc brake 10-bolt rear from a 91 Z-28 for ~$350. I stripped it, and had all parts on it cleaned and painted.
I purchased 4:10 gears and a Detroit TrueTrac for the rear and went to...
Forum: TBI
04-27-2006, 04:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 978
Posted By swerve-driver

Your English is fine. Much better than my...

Your English is fine. Much better than my ability to write, speak or understand Chilean (sp?). I have just returned from Germany and am in a position to fully appreciate the fact that other...
Forum: TBI
04-22-2006, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 978
Posted By swerve-driver

Yes. Timing is controlled by the ecm computer,...

Yes. Timing is controlled by the ecm computer, not the 6AL.
S-D
04-19-2006, 09:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 342
Posted By swerve-driver

This guy is selling good stuff. Ships fast and...

This guy is selling good stuff. Ships fast and is true to his word. Setup included all parts, brackes fasteners etc... And the fasteners and braces were loosely mounted so the user knows where...
04-19-2006, 08:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 629
Posted By swerve-driver

I used my SLP headers. I used a carbide to shape...

I used my SLP headers. I used a carbide to shape them to match the D port on the fastburns. Didn't take much. Unbeknownst to me, this caused a small exhaust leak, which I was certain was a blown...
04-09-2006, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 629
Posted By swerve-driver

I doubt GM would put themselves out on a limb by...

I doubt GM would put themselves out on a limb by overstating their research. Likely not worth it to them.

You will need to calculate own your compression ratios- don't guess. Once you have an...
04-09-2006, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By swerve-driver

Yes- Call them and tell them what you need. ...

Yes- Call them and tell them what you need. Their site only contains a fraction of what they offer and their catalog is a lot more complete. The "salesperson" I dealt with there was actually the...
04-09-2006, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 629
Posted By swerve-driver

Off the Gm Performance Parts site: "When tested...

Off the Gm Performance Parts site:
"When tested on a 383 ci small block engine with 9.5 to 1 compression ratio and .540" lift roller cam, single plane intake manifold and 750 cfm Holley carburetor,...
04-09-2006, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By swerve-driver

Complete balanced and clearanced 383 kits are...

Complete balanced and clearanced 383 kits are available everywhere. I bought mine from Competition Products. Nothing fancy, cast crank and stock style rods. The nice thing about it was that it fit...
03-21-2006, 07:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 342
Posted By swerve-driver

Hi Ted- Just PM'd you. Thanks, S-D

Hi Ted-
Just PM'd you.
Thanks,
S-D
Forum: TBI
03-11-2006, 08:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,276
Posted By swerve-driver

Drawing

Drawing
Forum: TBI
03-11-2006, 08:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,276
Posted By swerve-driver

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02-20-2006, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By swerve-driver

Cool- let us know if it works. I can't imagine...

Cool- let us know if it works. I can't imagine why it wouldn't.
The BMR site specifically mentions that Loc-tite may not be a final answer. Must be some serious vibrations or wiggling.

Also-...
02-16-2006, 09:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By swerve-driver

I searched the TGO boards for anyone posting with...

I searched the TGO boards for anyone posting with this problem and came up empty.

After reading on the BMR site- am I understanding correctly that Moser threads the TA mount holes and has the TA...
Forum: TBI
02-10-2006, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By swerve-driver

Technically speaking, it should run until it...

Technically speaking, it should run until it burns up.

Proceed with caution.

S-D
02-06-2006, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By swerve-driver

Deal complete. Thanks for your response.

Deal complete. Thanks for your response.
02-05-2006, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By swerve-driver

82-88 Camaro Rear Disc Calipers w/e-brake brackets

As stated, I need a pair of used 82-88 calipers with e-brake brackets.
Need the brackets, the calipers will be returned as cores.

e-mail or PM-
Thanks,
S-D
02-04-2006, 07:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,172
Posted By swerve-driver

I have to admit to laughing at the ChiTown post. ...

I have to admit to laughing at the ChiTown post. They are brutal, no question.

That is something important to know, as Jakal points out in the CTR post, from what I see, they don't care much...
Forum: Brakes
02-04-2006, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By swerve-driver

If you did not replace the booster and did not...

If you did not replace the booster and did not run it dry, I would leave it be until other things (bad rubber line or other blockage) are ruled out.
S-D
02-04-2006, 11:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,172
Posted By swerve-driver

Its the internet- could be a real live a-hole or...

Its the internet- could be a real live a-hole or someone jerking you around or whatever. There are people out there like that.

I am on that site- pretty much strictly for the video links. It is...
Forum: DIY PROM
01-05-2006, 08:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 674
Posted By swerve-driver

That may be a reference to the fact that you used...

That may be a reference to the fact that you used a total of 5 periods in your post, but four of them were in the etc.... part.
This was an aggravated offense since during that same post you used a...
01-05-2006, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,133
Posted By swerve-driver

Some mini starters have an aluminum adapter block...

Some mini starters have an aluminum adapter block to accept either the 168 or 153 flywheels. Straight across bolt pattern only.

A similar starter is seen in the following post.
...
12-30-2005, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By swerve-driver

Just because he was only speaking Polish doesn't...

Just because he was only speaking Polish doesn't mean he cannot speak English. People can put on Oscar-winning performances when their azz is in trouble.

Did you call the police?
Did you get his...
12-29-2005, 09:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 600
Posted By swerve-driver

Its funny to see a post that is going nowhere...

Its funny to see a post that is going nowhere positive- kind of like how you can see a sidewalk that leads right off the edge of a cliff.

Onto: Have a happy new year.

S-D
12-26-2005, 11:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 509
Posted By swerve-driver

I'm on board with that- good call. My well...

I'm on board with that- good call.

My well was making weird noises this summer (dry).

Calling in the well-driller takes away valuable $$ for car upgrades.

Although, I found that I only mowed...
12-26-2005, 11:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,239
Posted By swerve-driver

Ahh- so problem was trying to use the inner bolt...

Ahh- so problem was trying to use the inner bolt hole mounts on a 12-bolt rear.

If the yoke is going to hit mount due to being too close to the housing, flipping the mount-arm bolts won't do any...
Forum: TBI
12-26-2005, 11:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By swerve-driver

The only thing I know about that module is when...

The only thing I know about that module is when it is being replaced it is important to use the gel (or whatever that goo is that is typically included with the module) when re-installing it.

The...
Forum: TBI
12-26-2005, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By swerve-driver

Pleae let us know what module you are talking...

Pleae let us know what module you are talking about.

The one in the distributor, the one under the passenger dash ecm or some other one?

More info to us = better chance of solving your problem....
12-26-2005, 02:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,239
Posted By swerve-driver

Yeowch. I cannot tell for sure from your...

Yeowch.

I cannot tell for sure from your photos, but might you obtain more clearance by putting the bolts through the other way. Instead of having the nuts on the inside, hitting the pumpin, can...
12-21-2005, 05:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 509
Posted By swerve-driver

I'd get banned if I told you. I'll settle...

I'd get banned if I told you.

I'll settle for finding out that my current Baer brakes will fit the 12-bolt I just bought.

S-D

edit: typo
Forum: TBI
12-21-2005, 05:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,428
Posted By swerve-driver

S!imon: See all this arguing you started here? ...

S!imon: See all this arguing you started here? You should be ashamed of yourself! Kidding--

I checked out your engine- it looks awesome.

I don't know if they make a muffler short enough to...
Forum: TBI
12-20-2005, 10:08 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,689
Posted By swerve-driver

I'm lost. Did you run the 383 and break it? Now...

I'm lost.
Did you run the 383 and break it? Now you are re-building it?

How did it run prior to your current re-build? What happened?

And you're going carb?! Damn-it man! Where is your sense...
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