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Old 09-05-2007, 03:38 AM   #71
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I can't pump my own gas in Oregon
Well, that sucks. Is this your State government'* way of "protecting" you from the evil volatile vapors of demon gasoline? Do they figure the average Joe might spill a drop on the ground requiring the local Haz-Mat team to shut down the city until the site can be remediated - thus necessitating that only "professionals" be permitted to operate the pumps? This is government gone bad.

But....that borescope is one neat tool.
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Hmmm even JB weld won't fix that for long.

It'* awesome to see the great tools in use and knowing how one can tell problems without having to pull it apart.

Paul appears to be stuck on my ability to pull a motor in 2 hours. What can I say..when you know what you are doing.. it'* easy to perform any task quickly.(Look out Tim...one day ) . Our motors are very straight forward. I'm sure we'll be talking and I'll pass on any secret tricks.
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As stated in another topic
Link? I missed the initial thread. Searching isn't giving me the right results.
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http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...ic.php?t=84694


To answer a question above about timing......not sure what my typical advance in those conditions is, but the reason I run the 2.3" is to get timing rather than more boost.

Don't forget I ran a 2" pulley with 15psi of boost last year with no problems. Why? Because someone didn't put 87 octane in my car. Ok, someone did, but I caught him and corrected the mistake. And he'* a member here now.
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Sorry to hear your engine has passed on. What type of engine will you be swapping in? Same as before?
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Kidding. I've found a good candidate. If it doesn't sell in the next week or so, I'll order it. Out of a 95 Buick Riviera, 175psi of compression on all 6 cylinders.
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I like the V12 idea
ITB'* give wicked quick throttle response.
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And are a wicked bitch to tune.

I had 4 once. I made my own balancing gauge.
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Just a suggestion for some peace of mind.

If you were to syphon a quart of gas out of your tank and take it to any bulk fuel plant, they could test it and tell you for sure what the octane rating is. The best place would be the source where your gas station purchases it'* gas from. If it'* a major comany (exxon, shell, chevron, etc) they would be very concerned.

I work in the fuel industry and believe me, the suppliers do take complaints like this seriously. At the very least, the owner of the station would recieve a warning to train his attendants better.

My 2 (cdn) cents worth.


*edot* Just a thought here, since mistakes do happen.......... someone could have filled the premium tank with regular and your complaint may just save someone else from the same problems.
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Paul appears to be stuck on my ability to pull a motor in 2 hours. What can I say..when you know what you are doing.. it'* easy to perform any task quickly
Not doubting your master mechanic abilities Billy. You're good and we all know it.
I just want Bill to take his time so I can be there to play with him.

Bill, you now have the opportunity to build it the way it should be built to withstand your heavy foot.
We are all expecting great things.
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