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    Re: Head Swap - First Impressions

    My head build is finished, short of putting on the intake manifold and doing a final torquing of the manifold fasteners....some please convince me with dyno data why I should cut grooves in my ported...
  2. Re: T2 swap question: Using a daytona rad/ic combo

    Buy a 14 inch electric fan off ebay. I bought a Derale knockoffs for about a 1/3 the price retail.
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    Re: Rebuiliding my shortblock lots of pics

    Awesome post....Great to see all the pictures.

    What did the rebuild end up costing? Bearings, Pistons, Machine Shop, misc...?
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    Re: 85 T1 Engines....Unique

    I thought of another quirk of the 85 Turbo engine:

    If converted to a TII, you absolutely need a custom calibrated logic module. The GLHS, Stage II logic module will not work 'well' as the G-head...
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    Re: Omni A525 Dogbone Mount Problems

    I found the problem today...

    Front bracket was held on by only one bolt, the other two bolts were missing. The bracket was cracked and missing a piece near the third bolt hole (axial). I repaced...
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    287 Head Build-up

    I'm almost done with my port and polish job on my 287 head project. Thus far I've assembled the following...

    -1985 287 Casting Head, mildlyyyyyyyyy ported and polished, intake and exhust ports...
  7. Re: Cam Question: Square tooth vs. Round Tooth

    88 TBI cam needs no cam timing advance, correct?....G-head, 88TBI Cam, Square tooth sprocket. After 88, you need 4 degree advance when using a roller cam on a square tooth sprocket? This needs to...
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    Re: Omni A525 Dogbone Mount Problems

    When I R&R the front mount, do I need to remove the entire front bracket? I believe, there are four bolts/stud on the forward part of the bracket, and two or three bolts connecting the tranny to the...
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    Re: Omni A525 Dogbone Mount Problems

    I own a Polybushings dogbone mount but the vibration was excessive...all my fillings fell out. The mount peformed beautifully and there was no engine movement during acceleration.

    The front...
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    Omni A525 Dogbone Mount Problems

    I replaced the dogbone tranny mount in my TII omni this weekend, a week after installing it. It failed bad, a NAPA replacement part made of cast aluminum, the top lobe cracked off and was missing. ...
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    Minivan Front Calipers in an Omni

    I'm planning on installing 89 Kelsey-Haynes 60mm calipers on my 85 GLHT. The plan includes reusing the existing rotors and upgrading to a 24mm master cylinder.

    I'm not planning on changing the...
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    Re: '85 fwd performance stage 2 ecu

    I have another, identical LM forsale. PM me.
  13. Re: Cam Question: Square tooth vs. Round Tooth

    Thanks for the help.

    So an 88 cam is best option from an 85 slider? In that, the 88 cam does not require an advance in cam timing. I'm currently running an 90 turbo I roller cam on a G-head,...
  14. Cam Question: Square tooth vs. Round Tooth

    A couple of cam questions...not to the typical ones, though...

    87 and earlier cars got slider cams with square tooth sprockets?

    88 cars got roller cams with square tooth sprockets?

    89 and...
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    Re: Refurbishing Headliners

    3M Super 90 is a bit better and stocked at your local Home Depot.
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    Re: 85 T1 Engines....Unique

    If I swap in a 555, I can just reuse my 6 bolt flywheel?
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    85 T1 Engines....Unique

    What's unique and what are the upgrade limitations?

    From what I've found:

    1. 287 G head...good and bad. Good for porting and flow, bad for limited pool of parts.
    2. Dished G head...
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    Re: Mopar Adjustable Cam Sprocket

    Thanks, that's what I've been doing. In fact I use tie-wraps to secure the timing belt to crank and intermediate shaft while I play with the cam timing. What advance are you running and what kind...
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    Re: Mopar Adjustable Cam Sprocket

    No the degree is stamp on each keyway...what it doesnt have is the parting line holes at 3 and 9 oclock for absolute proper alighnment.

    Other than Fidanza, who else sells an adjustable cam...
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    Re: Mopar Adjustable Cam Sprocket

    I thought it was one or the other...5 keyway sprocket or adjustable keys. Maybe this is why I have 150PSI compression but only 12 inHg vacuum.
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    Mopar Adjustable Cam Sprocket

    Anyone know how to correctly install one of these for something other than 0 degrees?

    They have don't have the 3 and 9 o'clock slots to align the cam cap parting lines. What I do is put the cam...
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