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by fryedaddy
Wed Feb 17, 2021 2:11 pm
Forum: Hard Core Performance
Topic: 8 inch rear end advice
Replies: 23
Views: 178

Re: 8 inch rear end advice

i know its out,i just thought i would throw that in there in case anyone didn't know.
by fryedaddy
Fri Feb 12, 2021 12:06 pm
Forum: Hard Core Performance
Topic: 8 inch rear end advice
Replies: 23
Views: 178

Re: 8 inch rear end advice

you can check a rear end ratio with the rear end gear already installed in the car.jack up the back half of the car,put in neutral.and spin the drive wheel,turn the tire-wheel two turns,count how many times the yolk turns to get the ratio.three and a half turns of the yolk is 3.50,the 3.89 should tu...
by fryedaddy
Thu Feb 11, 2021 12:23 pm
Forum: Hard Core Performance
Topic: 8 inch rear end advice
Replies: 23
Views: 178

Re: 8 inch rear end advice

i have put a 3.25,3.50,3.89 and 4.11 gears in my comet over the years.it has a 4.11 in it now but when it goes im looking for another 3.89.it was my favorite gear for the street.it will take off well and its not so low you cant drive it.great all around gear!
by fryedaddy
Sun Jan 03, 2021 11:52 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: shifter for toploader 66 comet
Replies: 6
Views: 165

Re: shifter for toploader 66 comet

i have my trans,bell,shifter and flywheel.i need a clutch,pressure plate,throw out bearing,and alignment tool and i will be ready to put it all back in the car.
by fryedaddy
Sun Jan 03, 2021 12:45 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: shifter for toploader 66 comet
Replies: 6
Views: 165

Re: shifter for toploader 66 comet

i broke down and bought me a shifter out of my stimulus check.i bought a comp plus because i had one in it before.it fit good and it matched my black and white interior
by fryedaddy
Sun Dec 13, 2020 9:43 am
Forum: Big Block V-8 Performance
Topic: ITS TIME TO SWAP
Replies: 28
Views: 1828

Re: ITS TIME TO SWAP

i dont think i will be discussing this topic much till after christmas. got to get those grand babies some presents,so the clutch kit and shifter will have to wait a month or two.
by fryedaddy
Sun Dec 13, 2020 9:39 am
Forum: Big Block V-8 Performance
Topic: ITS TIME TO SWAP
Replies: 28
Views: 1828

Re: ITS TIME TO SWAP

thanks,i forgot to mention the other benefits of a manual trans-roll it off if the battery is dead,starter bad,etc. my c6 will roll start on a big hill at 30 mph
by fryedaddy
Sat Dec 12, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: Big Block V-8 Performance
Topic: ITS TIME TO SWAP
Replies: 28
Views: 1828

Re: ITS TIME TO SWAP

i was told that a toploader will stand up to 600 hp,the 427s had 425hp-more like 500 and they held up with the tl.if you dont dump the clutch at 6000 with slicks regularly ,with street tires and no 6000 launches with slicks i should be fine,good suggestion on the manual valve body-been there,done th...
by fryedaddy
Tue Dec 08, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: speedometer gear???
Replies: 3
Views: 66

Re: speedometer gear???

your 66 should have a 28 spline open rear.it would be nice if you had a 67 gt rear,they had 31 spline posi.
by fryedaddy
Sun Nov 29, 2020 7:37 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: shifter for toploader 66 comet
Replies: 6
Views: 165

Re: shifter for toploader 66 comet

thanks Joe,im either going to buy a new affordable shifter or a nice used one that someone is willing to let go at a reasonable price.
by fryedaddy
Sat Nov 28, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: shifter for toploader 66 comet
Replies: 6
Views: 165

shifter for toploader 66 comet

im looking for a decent shifter for a 4 speed toploader at a decant price for a comet or fairlane.im not cheap but i cant afford a new one right now
by fryedaddy
Sat Nov 28, 2020 12:37 pm
Forum: Big Block V-8 Performance
Topic: ITS TIME TO SWAP
Replies: 28
Views: 1828

Re: ITS TIME TO SWAP

looks like the 4 speed is going in, c6 is full of medal shavings and my convertor sounds like a bowl of marbles.the front seal has no rubber on it.
by fryedaddy
Sat Nov 28, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: Big Block V-8 Performance
Topic: ITS TIME TO SWAP
Replies: 28
Views: 1828

Re: ITS TIME TO SWAP

POP, i haven't told anyone yet but my knees are going bad,but are ok right now.i want to change those gears while i am still able.
by fryedaddy
Thu Nov 26, 2020 10:02 pm
Forum: Big Block V-8 Performance
Topic: ITS TIME TO SWAP
Replies: 28
Views: 1828

Re: ITS TIME TO SWAP

i pulled the engine out today.wife hollered at me to come in and eat so after that thanksgiving meal it was all she wrote.i have not pulled the convertor out yet but the front side is dry. there is fluid puddled under the convertor.tomorrow i will find out what failed when i get it apart
by fryedaddy
Thu Nov 26, 2020 11:53 am
Forum: Big Block V-8 Performance
Topic: ITS TIME TO SWAP
Replies: 28
Views: 1828

Re: ITS TIME TO SWAP

i dont plan to do any more racing unless its a street race or maybe a test&tune once in a blue moon.c6 is out of a 428 torino.if its not too bad i may fix it and put it back together for now.but my ol junker is a little rare with the bb 4 speed,and i have not changed any gears in a long time.i miss ...