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Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion Today, 04:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,249
Posted By Vortecpro
Do you know what town in Colorado this car came...

Do you know what town in Colorado this car came out of?
Forum: Technical & Restoration 01-08-2021, 01:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 748
Posted By Vortecpro
The guides need honed, valve job needs to be...

The guides need honed, valve job needs to be done, then the porting and finally the CCs set.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 01-07-2021, 02:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 748
Posted By Vortecpro
I will post as I go, yes it looks really good.

I will post as I go, yes it looks really good.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 01-07-2021, 03:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 748
Posted By Vortecpro
Al Mathon Headmaster LOL I have a guy that...

Al Mathon Headmaster LOL
I have a guy that welds it for me then I machine it, you'd be surprised what we've fixed. I will post pictures as go, heres a little preview.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 01-07-2021, 01:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 748
Posted By Vortecpro
What do you do?

Lets say your 840 date coded COPO heads have been through a few sub par machine shops and have very sunken seats or 1.900 diameter exhaust seats installed right into water.......does this sound...
Forum: Member's Rides 12-27-2020, 02:46 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 22,044
Posted By Vortecpro
Excellent.......I feel much better! How was the...

Excellent.......I feel much better! How was the 302 power in high altitude?
Forum: Member's Rides 12-26-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 22,044
Posted By Vortecpro
You got some weird things going on with that oil...

You got some weird things going on with that oil pump pickup. I like your choice of oil pan gaskets.....the only one I will use.
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 12-19-2020, 04:17 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,558
Posted By Vortecpro
Olds racers hang out at my shop, Tony Pizzi's...

Olds racers hang out at my shop, Tony Pizzi's name has come up, he was a hard core go fast guy out of Phil, mainly back then did heads, was always very fast in his time. I was told in 1970 he ran a...
Forum: Lounge 11-15-2020, 01:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,887
Posted By Vortecpro
Thumbs up Lets send some engine credit to Gary McGlasson as...

Lets send some engine credit to Gary McGlasson as well.
Forum: Chevrolet 11-08-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 21,810
Posted By Vortecpro
You might want to ask your machinist to drill the...

You might want to ask your machinist to drill the extra cooling holes in the deck of your block which work with todays head gaskets, if your running a factory steel shim gasket you can omit the holes.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 10-16-2020, 02:59 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,266
Posted By Vortecpro
yes

yes
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 09-09-2020, 01:18 AM
Replies: 1,045
Views: 1,386,770
Posted By Vortecpro
There was a guy who worked at the Mesa proving...

There was a guy who worked at the Mesa proving grounds that had a Chevelle that looked EXACTLY like this one, ran 11.70s in the 80s.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 07-01-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,220
Posted By Vortecpro
In my opinion theres a big difference between...

In my opinion theres a big difference between running your car down a dragstrip (which I very much condone) and sliding a muscle car sideways in every direction with ZERO respect to the car.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 05-15-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,672
Posted By Vortecpro
The question is are you using the right...

The question is are you using the right calculator? You can't go wrong with the Moroso power speed calculator, lines right up with my dyno/track testing.
Take a look at this MPH calculator its...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 05-15-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,672
Posted By Vortecpro
TQ.......does not win drag races, hi RPM HP wins...

TQ.......does not win drag races, hi RPM HP wins drag races................Example

https://youtu.be/YvEwFnPx8rs
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 05-15-2020, 03:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,672
Posted By Vortecpro
I don't know what MPH a 430 inch Pro Stock ran...

I don't know what MPH a 430 inch Pro Stock ran back in the day, but HP is calculated by MPH over 1320 feet, and 139 MPH for example is 622 HP @ 3010 pounds. I would find it very hard to believe 1970...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 05-07-2020, 02:54 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,769
Posted By Vortecpro
I lived at 43 and Bell in the 80s and was all...

I lived at 43 and Bell in the 80s and was all over Glendale, never seen that car.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 04-30-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,146
Posted By Vortecpro
Thumbs up Send that thing right over to my shop, I've got a...

Send that thing right over to my shop, I've got a nice line up of engines to test in it!
Forum: Technical & Restoration 03-18-2020, 02:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,307
Posted By Vortecpro
You need to get a hold of Mark Yacovonne, Tony...

You need to get a hold of Mark Yacovonne, Tony Pizzi was the subject of many discussions between he and I. Tony Pizzi.........hard core engine guy, hard core racer.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 03-15-2020, 01:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,375
Posted By Vortecpro
Your damm right he did...................

Your damm right he did...................
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 03-06-2020, 01:42 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,375
Posted By Vortecpro
Dave's 4300 mile black LS6 didn't have stripes,...

Dave's 4300 mile black LS6 didn't have stripes, did have a M22. So how much did it actually hurt the selling price?
Forum: Mecum Auctions 03-05-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,068
Posted By Vortecpro
Where did you live at the time?

Where did you live at the time?
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 03-05-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,375
Posted By Vortecpro
John, I've seen one go for more than that and it...

John, I've seen one go for more than that and it wasn't a convertible, no stripes either. Theres a group of people out there who pay what it takes to get special cars.

I just bought another one...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 02-16-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,909
Posted By Vortecpro
The reason there sleaved down 454s is to move the...

The reason there sleaved down 454s is to move the bore away from the intake valve. My engines are aways filled for NHRA stock.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 02-16-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,909
Posted By Vortecpro
NO

NO
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