I'm thinking about putting water/meth intercooler sprayers on my Stealth after I have some dull boring maintence stuff done. I'd try higher boost but that head float thing scares me. Hell, at my age I know a little too much about engineering and can imagine all the things that can break whenever I boost.Ahh, the things we used to to make hp,, like 461 big valve heads were gold long before aluminum ,, I wonder if any of the kids out there weld the planetary gears together for the poor man's posi,, now how many remember that,,lol
Good news is that I've found a garage in town that can work on the cars. How do I know? Damned MG on the front page of their site. If they can balance 3 webers they can change my timing belt!
They of course gave me the ususal "you can't buy parts anymore" to which I said, "Wanna bet?" And so the great "which timing belt do I get" overthinking jamboree of 2020 has begun!
When I was flying around in the kit car, we had a guy in town who's family owned a body shop. Well old Kenny decided he was going to be a 1/4 miler and got a Camaro and put a big block in it and blew the tranny. Then once he got a better tranny, twisted the drive shaft like a pretzel. Then it was the rear end in a million pieces. He did the homemade posi trick and as far as I know he never blew it out. One night we're sitting at the drive-in hanging out and down the street at the body shop there's a bbbrrrrraaapppp......braaaapppp and then it gets louder and louder and kenny pulls into the parking lot with open headers followed by 3 cops who made him take it back to the shop.
Had a guy with a Vega with a 454 in it in town too. Damn that thing was fast.
God, those were the days, eh? Of course living in Ypsilanti where almost everyone was a factory rat led to a lot of fast cars. Went to high school with a guy who's dad worked at the Rawsonville ford plant who managed to get a one off Cougar Eliminator with a 427 SCJ engine and gave it to his kid for a first car.