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  1. dvw replied to the thread Alternate means of IDing a 727? (Numbers ground off).

    Every cast art has a date code. Take it apart and see what you've got. As long as it has a 4 friction front clutch itll have what you...

    Nov 21, 2019 at 9:31 AM
  2. dvw replied to the thread Engine runs terrible when cold, great when warmed up.

    Have you checked the gap on the distributor pick up? Should be .008"-.010". Swap a coil from another car and test. Your coil voltage...

    Nov 21, 2019 at 9:25 AM
  3. dvw replied to the thread How important is compression?.

    Compression increases power. Going from 7.5/8.0 to 9.0-9.5 is big. 9.5 to 11.0, still helps but gains but less. 11.0-15.0 more gains...

    Nov 21, 2019 at 9:13 AM
  4. dvw replied to the thread 727 alignment.

    I've measured converter hubs that vary .025". Various manufacturers. Some are sloppy in the crank, some barely fit. My personal car is...

    Nov 20, 2019 at 10:26 AM
  5. dvw replied to the thread 1st time results of HEMI at track.

    Piston speed with a 4.75" stroke along with the weight of a big bore Hemi piston at 8000+ is not for the faint of heart. High dollar...

    Nov 20, 2019 at 10:17 AM
  6. dvw replied to the thread Redo of the 1976 movie Midway.

    My wife and I saw it last week I liked it. Different than the original. We also saw Ford vs Ferrari. Enjoyed it as well. Doug

    Nov 19, 2019 at 6:04 PM
  7. dvw replied to the thread Swapping Knuckles Side to Side.

    Yes, as long as the sway bar clears. Doug

    Nov 19, 2019 at 2:21 PM
  8. dvw replied to the thread Cutting Input Shaft?.

    I've been using the roller bearing for 16 years. Donor icrank is from a 1976 360 auto. It was not necessary to cut the input shaft....

    Nov 19, 2019 at 10:18 AM
  9. dvw attached a file to the thread What is everyone working on in the off season..

    I'm working on the tow vehicle. My ultra modern 95 3500 diesel dually. Rear brake wheel cylinders, starter rebuild, NV 4500 5th gear...

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  10. dvw replied to the thread My personal best.

    If you have a standard style manual valve body it takes about 600-700 rpm to complete the 1/2 shift. Anout 200-300 rpm to complete the...

    Nov 18, 2019 at 8:48 AM
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