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    The only reason i would by directly from Danchuk...

    The only reason i would by directly from Danchuk was the fact their website was the most user friendly. Other than that, the typical vendors (Cliff's Classic Chevrolet, H&H, etc.. ) all have about...
  2. Thread: ALuminum heads

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    I'd paint 'em the same color as the block

    I'd paint 'em the same color as the block
  3. Thread: ALuminum heads

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    I would run these. Looks like a good choice for...

    I would run these. Looks like a good choice for early 327.
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    When I replaced my old GM aluminum heads with the...

    When I replaced my old GM aluminum heads with the new AFR aluminum heads several years ago, I used FelPro #1003. I carefully torqued them to spec, and used ARP bolts/washers. These gaskets do not...
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    On a typical flat tappet cam, the rocker arm is...

    On a typical flat tappet cam, the rocker arm is adjusted when the lifter is on the bottom (heal) of the cam lobe. It's a common practice on with new lifters to soak them overnight in a bath of motor...
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    Rear Shocks For Lowered Cars

    I'm looking for a part number recommendation for the rear shocks on my 55. I have 2.5" lowering rear leaf springs, and I also use a shock bar between the frame rails. What I really want is a shock...
  7. Thread: Exhaust issue

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    Yup. The 2458's are 1 5/8" tube. 2110's are...

    Yup. The 2458's are 1 5/8" tube. 2110's are "Super Comps" and are 1 3/4" tubes.
  8. Thread: Exhaust issue

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    Depends in part on if you have now, or ever plan...

    Depends in part on if you have now, or ever plan to lower the car. Hooker 2110 will fit for stock height, 2112's for lowered, but you'll need to use a rear crossmember and get rid of the stock...
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    No doubt a roller cam is the way to go. FWIW,...

    No doubt a roller cam is the way to go. FWIW, I've been running a 292 Magnum flat tappet in my old 355 (AFR 190 heads, flat tops, etc...), with no issues. Future engine will be a bit tamer with the...
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    Stock style never looks dated. Ciadella...

    Stock style never looks dated. Ciadella interiors could help you with a stock type, but in your color choice.
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    I like Wizards detailer..

    I like Wizards detailer..
  12. Thread: 9 INCH

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    My 55 is like an old friend. Through thick and...

    My 55 is like an old friend. Through thick and thin, the old car stays with me...
  13. Thread: 9 INCH

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    Yes I was a Mississippi resident, both in...

    Yes I was a Mississippi resident, both in Meridian and Gulfport. I worked for the US Navy (Civilian) for 31 yrs. My 55 has been licensed in 5 states....
  14. Thread: 9 INCH

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    Utah now. That picture was at Cruising the Coast...

    Utah now. That picture was at Cruising the Coast in Mississippi a few years ago....
  15. Thread: 9 INCH

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    Something to consider... as we know, a stock...

    Something to consider... as we know, a stock 55-57 Chevy, is 60" wide. However, there are some 9" (stock) rear housing that are 57 or 58" wide. Early Bronco's for example.
    I'm running a stock 9"...
  16. Yes, there is significant difference. The tree...

    Yes, there is significant difference. The tree ornaments are very small, these are more like 6" long. I'm out of town, but later this week, I'll post up some pictures
  17. Kiddie Car Classics Hallmark Collection For Sale

    Not sure if anyone here might be interested, but, I have an extensive collection of Hallmark "Kiddie Car Classics"... these are small metal replicas of different peddle cars. I personally bought all...
  18. Thread: Vintage Air

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    I did mine as well. It was rather challenging...

    I did mine as well. It was rather challenging especially since my car was effectively "done"... lots more stuff to work around, especially getting the stock defrost ducts out (Mr. Sawzall helped...
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    So.... now that are all singing from the same...

    So.... now that are all singing from the same hymnal, has anyone used the CompCams XE274 in their 383?
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    Good question, and perhaps I didn't say it...

    Good question, and perhaps I didn't say it correctly... I mean 12cc dish, not dome..
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    Yes sir. Actually, according to my compression...

    Yes sir. Actually, according to my compression ratio calculator, it will be 10.28 to 1 with +12cc pistons. Only variable I don't know for 100% will be final deck height. So, I'm assuming it will...
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    I'm going to build a 383 in the future. My plan...

    I'm going to build a 383 in the future. My plan is to use 12cc dish pistons, with my AFR 190 heads that have been decked to achieve 64cc chambers. The plan is to have about 10.5 to 1 compression...
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    I'm in the same boat. I absolutely hate the...

    I'm in the same boat. I absolutely hate the format of the other site. I was one of the very early members, have attempted to contribute to discussions with some decorum and sense for years. ...
  24. Thread: AGM battery

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    I agree... and I make a huge effort to buy...

    I agree... and I make a huge effort to buy American as well. This said, I've had no issue with an Optima that I bought about 4 yrs ago (MIM).
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    Although MIM, I still buy Optima's. Never had an...

    Although MIM, I still buy Optima's. Never had an issue with Optima MIM or not. I found Amazon to be the best deal, but, they've doubled in price. Aszclowns.
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