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Search: Posts Made By: redrocket
Forum: Performance Apr 15th, 12, 04:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,289
Posted By redrocket
Re: New best 1/8, 489 72 Nova

Good times there.Has the track officals bothered you about a roll bar yet?
Just curious if I could get a couple passes in to see if I picked up any.
Forum: Performance Apr 15th, 12, 04:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,101
Posted By redrocket
Re: fuel system questions

I used to run the holley blue with 1/2 inch line to a deadhead regulator for ten years. Car ran 10.70's, but last time at the track I noticed the pressure after I launched never went above 3 pounds.I...
Forum: Tag Team May 28th, 11, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,055
Posted By redrocket
Re: 385 vortec combo

If your heads have screw in studs and guide plates you don't need or want self guided rocker arms
Forum: Tag Team May 28th, 11, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,055
Posted By redrocket
Re: 385 vortec combo

My last engine combo was a 385 pump gas motor w/ vortec heads.I had reverse dome pistons w/9.8:1 compression,Eddy rpm air-gap,Comp cams x treme energy 284 cam,vortec heads w/2.02-1.60 valves,screw in...
Forum: Performance Nov 2nd, 10, 05:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,044
Posted By redrocket
Re: fuel pump question

Can i use the areomotive 3/8" line pump, dead head style with no return line? and will a 3/8" line be big enough to support my 550 hp 406 750 mighty demon plan on running there fuel filter ahead of...
Forum: Engine Nov 1st, 10, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 981
Posted By redrocket
Re: a V8 for a 74 Nova

I had to cut a chunk out of my crossmember to fit my canton oil pan.If you go the modify route be sure to weld in new metal to reinforce it.
Forum: Performance Nov 1st, 10, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,902
Posted By redrocket
Re: 489 powered Nova making 1st pass

How much power did you pick up from your baseline,was it worth it?
Forum: Performance Nov 1st, 10, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,902
Posted By redrocket
Re: 489 powered Nova making 1st pass

Where did you take it?About how much does that run?I would love to get mine on a dyno to get it running right.
Forum: 1968-1974 Oct 29th, 10, 11:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,614
Posted By redrocket
Re: where can i get this?

You talking about the plastic air deflector that sends air up to the radiator,screwed to the core support?
Forum: Performance Oct 29th, 10, 11:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,902
Posted By redrocket
Re: 489 powered Nova making 1st pass

Sounds real good Bob,good to see another nova from St.louis that doesn't mind some track time.What kind of rear suspension you running?Front?What size & kind of rear tires?
Forum: Performance Oct 29th, 10, 11:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,044
Posted By redrocket
Re: fuel pump question

I understand what your saying about the fuel line work hardening.I plan to clamp it to the frame every foot with rubber lined clamps,then run #10 from each end to the regulator & fuel filter.Not...
Forum: Performance Oct 28th, 10, 05:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,044
Posted By redrocket
Re: fuel pump question

By the way if anyone wants to put a high pressure fuel pump on their car and use aluminum fuel line,russel performance makes a fuel line that they say is rated to 250 psi.Moroso,jegs,summit,and most...
Forum: Performance Oct 28th, 10, 05:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,044
Posted By redrocket
Re: fuel pump question

O.K. i bit the bullet and ordered the fuel filters,return regulator,and 5/8 aluminum fuel line to put the A1000 on.My question now- my sump has two 3/8 npt bungs, is it acceptable to use a 3/8 to #10...
Forum: Performance Oct 15th, 10, 07:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,044
Posted By redrocket
Re: fuel pump question

So I should just buck up and put on the A1000 is what your saying.If i do that should i step up to a 5/8 line up to the regulator and back?
Forum: Performance Oct 15th, 10, 07:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,044
Posted By redrocket
Re: fuel pump question

I actually have an aeromotive A1000 pump that i never installed.I was trying to avoid the cost of a return style regulator,return line to the tank,and even bigger main fuel line.You think their is a...
Forum: Performance Oct 15th, 10, 06:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,044
Posted By redrocket
fuel pump question

My holley blue pump can't keep up any more and its slowing me down at the track (car bogs after launch and on the 1-2 shift).Don't feel like paying $160 for holley's black pump,has any body tried...
Forum: Performance May 29th, 10, 04:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,773
Posted By redrocket
Re: Which heads???

Why not just use a pair of vortec heads with matching intake?Price has to be lower than a set of aluminum heads.
Forum: Performance May 1st, 10, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,042
Posted By redrocket
Re: Holley carb question

I had mine hooked up the same as above
Forum: Bench Racing Jul 27th, 09, 05:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,698
Posted By redrocket
Re: NEW Guy with a 73 SS

Nice car,I have a 74,but the paint is not up to par with yours.Dig the blue dash lights.
Forum: Body Shop Jul 27th, 09, 05:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,506
Posted By redrocket
Re: Door year?

It is a 73-74 door
Forum: New Member Introductions Jul 15th, 09, 09:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 877
Posted By redrocket
Re: Brand spankin new

Welcome Dan, you should be able to learn plenty on here.Hope you find your nova.
Forum: Nova Tech Jun 21st, 09, 12:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,874
Posted By redrocket
Re: How do u tuck the bumpers???

On my 73 it came with the same front bumper brackets that the 68 -72 novas had.I didn't have the energy absorbing bumper mounts.I just removed the plastic between the bumper and car then slid the...
Forum: Driveline Jun 16th, 09, 06:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,749
Posted By redrocket
Re: 9" ford

Very nice!A little pricey
Forum: Driveline Jun 16th, 09, 05:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,749
Posted By redrocket
Re: 9" ford

Good info.I know they eat more power,just thought it would be nice to change gears at will with two different center sections.But in reality who has the money for two $1000+ center sections,so i'll...
Forum: Driveline Jun 15th, 09, 08:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,749
Posted By redrocket
9" ford

Is there a factory 9" ford rear that has the same dimensions or is +/- half an inch of the factory 8.5 in my 74 nova?Leaf spring mounting pads don't matter will need to replace them anyway.
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