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Forum: Domestic Cars 05-20-2004, 04:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,209
Posted By Hoxviii
damn man, 9" lift just for 37's?!! Talk...

damn man, 9" lift just for 37's?!! Talk about top heavy. If i were you i'd figure out the minimum lift needed to get the tires to turn lock to lock and just trim the fenders to get the rest. ...
Forum: Domestic Cars 04-28-2004, 05:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,209
Posted By Hoxviii
if you gear right you can use high end power down...

if you gear right you can use high end power down low, but you'll be able to watch your gas gauge drop :wink2:

Say you make 100 lbs of torque at 2000 RPM (easy numbers), with 3.73's you would have...
Forum: Domestic Cars 04-22-2004, 02:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,209
Posted By Hoxviii
I turn 33-12.50's just fine with 3.50's and my...

I turn 33-12.50's just fine with 3.50's and my stock 300-6, hopefully it'll be alot better after my build :hi: .

When was the last time you gave it a good tune-up? If it's been a while start...
Forum: Classic Cars 04-09-2004, 11:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,002
Posted By Hoxviii
It is alot of work and time, but it is possible...

It is alot of work and time, but it is possible to have it all.
While doing my bug i maintained a 4.0 GPA, had a weekend day job, and plenty of time to have fun friday and saturday night. I'd work...
Forum: Classic Cars 04-08-2004, 04:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,209
Posted By Hoxviii
A VW convertible is a good way to start. They're...

A VW convertible is a good way to start. They're heap to pick up and relatively cheap to redo and have a high desirability (they sell for more than a hard top). You can redo the VW as a stepping...
Forum: General Chat 04-06-2004, 04:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,358
Posted By Hoxviii
I have to agree, bigtime :screwy: :screwy: As...

I have to agree, bigtime :screwy: :screwy:

As for mileage, a Nova is only a 7mpg car if you drive it like it's a 7mpg car. If you build a mild/medium 350 for it and learn how to stay out of the...
Forum: Classic Cars 04-05-2004, 03:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,002
Posted By Hoxviii
Restorations are a great way to learn and gain...

Restorations are a great way to learn and gain experience i you are at all into mechanical things. It's how I started off and look at me now (this board may not be the best example, i haven't said...
Forum: General Chat 04-03-2004, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 893
Posted By Hoxviii
Got a red '66 hardtop if you're interested :hi:...

Got a red '66 hardtop if you're interested :hi:

Justin
Forum: General Chat 04-03-2004, 07:47 AM
Replies: 468
Views: 63,813
Posted By Hoxviii
250, 350, what difference does 100 cubes make? ...

250, 350, what difference does 100 cubes make? :laughing:
I've never actually seen a 250 camaro, but i know they did make them. It'd be a neat one to hop up, just so you could say "i have a I-6...
Forum: General Chat 04-03-2004, 07:41 AM
Replies: 468
Views: 63,813
Posted By Hoxviii
Another way to look at this is seeing as how bus...

Another way to look at this is seeing as how bus production didn't even start until '49/'50, they couldn't even have been conversions. So hell, I'd give 100k for ANY '44 bus :hi:

Justin
Forum: General Chat 04-02-2004, 11:36 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 63,813
Posted By Hoxviii
Him: I da grage ma dadday's got a fidy seben...

Him: I da grage ma dadday's got a fidy seben chevy bel air to doh hawd top wit da for fitty for big block, fackry.

(in the garage my daddy has a fifty seven chevy bel air two door hardtop with the...
Forum: Motorsports 03-31-2004, 04:50 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,343
Posted By Hoxviii
Restrictor plates came about in 1988 after Bobby...

Restrictor plates came about in 1988 after Bobby Allison hit a fence at 210 MPH. It wasn't driver safety they were worried about, but spectator safety.

Just curious, but what was the hemi chevy? ...
Forum: Off Topic 03-30-2004, 03:47 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,556
Posted By Hoxviii
I'm willing to bet that I have the slowest car on...

I'm willing to bet that I have the slowest car on the board.
Keep in mind, this IS NOT a daily driver.

1954 VW Beetle
1100cc's
30HP
around 45 lbs/tq
1600 lbs
4 speed manual
4.37 open rear end
Forum: Domestic Cars 03-29-2004, 12:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,068
Posted By Hoxviii
Organized chaos, that's what i figured it was. I...

Organized chaos, that's what i figured it was. I knew the leading character was what the number applied to adn then alsofigured the rusing of numbers came in with nostalgia and bragging rights. ...
Forum: Domestic Cars 03-28-2004, 06:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,068
Posted By Hoxviii
Chevrolet engine designations

Does anyone know how GM decides on their RPO codes for engines? The reason i'm wondering is because i did some looking and it turns out the LT1 could come in a 260HP flavor with 2bolts and iron...
Forum: Classic Cars 03-27-2004, 07:47 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 34,734
Posted By Hoxviii
I have to step in here and disagree on this...

I have to step in here and disagree on this point. I live right by the MO/IL border. My truck is street legal in Missouri, but if I want to drive it in Illinois it has to be trailered. The tires...
Forum: Off Topic 03-18-2004, 11:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,429
Posted By Hoxviii
Make it perform. . . Justin

Make it perform. . .

Justin
Forum: Classic Cars 03-18-2004, 08:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,107
Posted By Hoxviii
A muscle car must be affordable to the masses. ...

A muscle car must be affordable to the masses. It must have a V8. It is based off of an intermediate sedan. It is normally based off of a non-performance oriented model.

Neither the viper nor the...
Forum: Off Topic 03-18-2004, 07:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,387
Posted By Hoxviii
just venting a little. . .

It's just been a bad week, a really frickin' BAD week. Anyway, here's one for each consecutive bad day that i've had:

:banghead: :banghead: :banghead: :banghead: :banghead: (and just for...
Forum: General Chat 03-17-2004, 05:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,560
Posted By Hoxviii
Anyone see article in I think it was pos err, uh,...

Anyone see article in I think it was pos err, uh, sport compact? They did a comparison of all of the cars that were depicted in 2f2f. The last car in the article was actually the yenko repro that...
Forum: General Chat 03-17-2004, 04:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,979
Posted By Hoxviii
Not quite. it's not the number of cylinders, but...

Not quite. it's not the number of cylinders, but rather the combusted volume pushing against the piston that produces the torque. Lets say you have a 6 cylinder and an 8 that are the same...
Forum: General Chat 03-17-2004, 04:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,364
Posted By Hoxviii
Hook a 12V water pump in parallel with the...

Hook a 12V water pump in parallel with the cranking circuit. When he hits the key it'll trip the pump and squirt him a good one. I recommend the cranking circuit so the car isn't moving when it...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 03-17-2004, 04:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,959
Posted By Hoxviii
With enough time, effort, and money (gotta...

With enough time, effort, and money (gotta remember the money) any motor can be put in any car. I've seen a sunshine yellow Metro with a blown 350, TH 400, and a 9" on 20" slicks. It was at a car...
Forum: European Imports 03-16-2004, 03:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,910
Posted By Hoxviii
Another real clean swap i saw was a 2.3 pinto...

Another real clean swap i saw was a 2.3 pinto motor. it actually fits under the decklid andwih little creatve plbing you can run the rad(s) under there too.

Justin

(hey, check it, as of 9:07PM...
Forum: Domestic Cars 03-16-2004, 03:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,456
Posted By Hoxviii
I know where there's a black '69 440 4 speed...

I know where there's a black '69 440 4 speed roadrunner not more than 3 miles from my house that's been parked ina garage for 20 years, but the old man refuses to sell it.

talk about ...
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