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steve'66
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posted 11-02-2002 10:14 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for steve'66   Click Here to Email steve'66     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Se're shifting with a 6200 rpm light now, probably hits 6500 on the 1-2 shift. Gonna t&t it when I get back from a road trip next week. I want to kick it up a few hundred rpm and see if it has enough cam for it.

Here's some stats:
Rods - Eagle 6.250 4350 H-beam
Crank - Eagle 4340 forged knife edged
SRP pistons (flat tops)
Speed pro plasma moly rings
Cloyes Double Roller chain
Comp Solid roller cam 35-772-8 286/292 248/254 @ .050 .610/621 lift lsa 110, c/l 106, installed at 105, overlap 69 degrees @ .015"
Heads - Edelbrock Victor Jr's 2.05/1.60 valves
Rockers - Harland Sharp aluminum rollers
Springs - 195#s closed 350+ @ .600
Intake - Edelbrock Victor Jr. ported to heads
Fully balanced
Milodon pan & pick up
MSD billet Distributor
Race c-4 w/ 9" converter 4600 stall
spooled 9" rear
10" MT et drag slicks
4.5" MT et drag fronts
It's best muffled is 10.82 in the 1/4 mile.

See ya all in a week or so and thanks in advance for any suggestions.

SteveW

[This message has been edited by steve'66 (edited 11-02-2002).]

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Moneymaker
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posted 11-03-2002 11:24 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Moneymaker   Click Here to Email Moneymaker     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Steve, based on what we already know, that bad a$$ 408 SHOULD make power all the way to 7200 RPM. That would dictate a shift point of about 6800 to 7000.

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madmanmike
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posted 11-03-2002 11:28 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for madmanmike   Click Here to Email madmanmike     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
The cam has enough overlap spin it higher

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TomP
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posted 11-03-2002 01:22 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for TomP   Click Here to Email TomP     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I'd think that engine oughta hang together past 7500 anyways, might not go any faster past 7000 though.

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I65Stang
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posted 11-03-2002 02:30 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for I65Stang   Click Here to Email I65Stang     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I'm no help Steve but let me know when you are going to t&t so I can try and make it out .

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steve'66
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posted 11-10-2002 07:25 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for steve'66   Click Here to Email steve'66     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Thanks for the input everyone! I'm back and I'll drive it this Wednesday night and try a higher shift point or two.

SteveW

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Moneymaker
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posted 11-10-2002 08:17 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Moneymaker   Click Here to Email Moneymaker     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Shift the bitch when she screams!!!!!!

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Alex Denysenko
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NHRA/IHRA/SRA member and licensed Superstock driver
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Professional Manwhore
The Barry of BarrysGrrl

Quote #1: "I never met a magazine mechanic I liked."
Quote #2: "Make sure brain is in gear before engaging mouth!"
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Fastymz
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posted 11-10-2002 08:22 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Fastymz   Click Here to Email Fastymz     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Moneymaker:
Shift the bitch when she screams!!!!!!


ROTFLMAO,Now thats advice you cant find anywere else.

SCOOP

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