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    my 81 already had the removal of all smog and...

    my 81 already had the removal of all smog and computer done..The factory 81 tubular exhaust manifolds were pretty good except being prone to cracking, for those still having all the emissions,...
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    spark plug gap with improved HEI

    [QUOTE=kpic;1179634]Toobroke..
    As LLC5 stated a properly set up GM HEI will fire .060-080" gap; the larger the gap, the bigger the fire ball which ignites the charge air quicker and increases...
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    Hi..agree if close to home or town..but it...

    Hi..agree if close to home or town..but it depends where you are driving...here in the Western USA..you can be 150 miles from even a tiny one-horse town in the middle of the desert, ..and..with no...
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    Hooker headers now installed on 81

    The new Hooker headers are installed on the 81. !! Long tube, ceramic coat..2456-1 HKR, 3 in collector with Hooker reducers to 2.5 in. New pipes all the way back..no cat, a few less bends..opted for...
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    Wow..that is quite possibly original as left the...

    Wow..that is quite possibly original as left the factory air in that spare !!
    Nick
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    yup..interesting point..you can of course carry...

    yup..interesting point..you can of course carry the small spare in the under carrier..page 3-6 in the 81 owners manual says the take off tire/wheel can be temporarily carried in the...
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    specs for alignment

    I agree that specs for alignment should be determined.with some driver research..not on someone elses on line diatribe: I could be like toobroke and say I will give you specs next Saturday..or...
  8. thanks all so far..Can anyone post the shape and...

    thanks all so far..Can anyone post the shape and dimensions of exhaust ports on a stock, original head on 81 small block?
    And..what else can I look for, on exterior of heads..to see if original,...
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    Quote" I like the way it makes my '71 track...

    Quote" I like the way it makes my '71 track straight when I let go of my steering wheel at freeway speeds. "

    OK..now I am really worried..let me know 12 hours in advance when and where this...
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    When I was 16..I focused on prophylactics....not...

    When I was 16..I focused on prophylactics....not protracters or whatever they are..I did not make my tools...I tried to use my tool..as often as I could.
    and then..and now..I take my cars to a good...
  11. Help! since posts live a long time on the web

    just in case anyone should read this..have Men in Black...zap your mind and delete your memory of it.
    (but I have no doubt that...was/is not firing on at least half of "cylinders"..
    N
  12. \ never say never Nick

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    never say never

    Nick
  13. Help! just to answer my own question..and thanks all...

    just to answer my own question..and thanks all for the advice posted..I went with Performance Distributors DUI for Chev 350, elect tach, no computer, mech advance of 24 all in at 3,000, vac can 8-10...
  14. what is shape and dimensions of exhaust ports on stock heads 81 350

    what is the shape (square, round, D, oval ??) and dimensions of the exhaust ports on stock heads for 81 350ci and...
    has anyone used Remflex exhaust manifold gaskets..for aftermarket headers,..which...
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    Agree !! with Tom..Drive to a good laser...

    Agree !! with Tom..Drive to a good laser computer 4 wheel alignment shop..with shim kit for front and rear, and the specs you want.
    Nick
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    agree Kpic..(first name?) as we know the web...

    agree Kpic..(first name?) as we know the web forums are like going to city park and listening to the "speakers"..interesting entertainment but a hi filter has to be on. I can't wait for Saturday to...
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    Too Broke: Did I say anything about expecting...

    Too Broke: Did I say anything about expecting performance gain?? NO...but since you made your snarky comment, ..these headers are replacing leaky cracked headers..so that is the main reason..gotta...
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    updating my own posts on exhaust manifolds for...

    updating my own posts on exhaust manifolds for 81: Hooker 2456 fit..a long tube, available in plain-blackpaint, at around $250, as a 2456-1HKR ceramic coat about $450, or 2456-4 ceramic but with a...
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    a little less caster on left is correct and manages crowned roads

    Correct you are Hib...setting caster slightly less on left (about 1/3 deg less) is part of correct street car alignment and is the way to manage crowned roads and most are crowned.
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    Help! . I'll soak the bolts overnight before I go. ...

    . I'll soak the bolts overnight before I go.

    Should I bring new shims with me?

    Thanks again for the input.[/QUOTE]

    Yes..spray whatever you van with PB Blaster or equiv..Liquid Wrench...
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    Help! If you are lucky enough to have the slotted...

    If you are lucky enough to have the slotted shims, as on my 81, they lift right out..drop right in.
    A water witching wand, a piece of old dry chicken bone, and a indian head penny help too.
    N
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    sounds like a good set up Hib. And I agree, There...

    sounds like a good set up Hib. And I agree, There are some things we used to do ourselves that no longer make sense in light of modern technology.
    There are places that will do a "free alignment...
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    Help! Agree..in my car, since I had done front...

    Agree..in my car, since I had done front bushings, wheel bearings, shocks, and had done rear trail arms, camber struts, shocks, bearings..all the parts were new, nuts and bolts fresh and free of...
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    alignment for late C3

    Pretty much referring to C3 here...late models factory specs are better( than the old 70s specs) for sport-street, can be modified for true track. But for C3 , do some we searches..look at quite a...
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    PAY (gladly) to get 4 wheel align--toe,caster,...

    PAY (gladly) to get 4 wheel align--toe,caster, camber..done professionally on a computer alignment. DO not go to some in and out alignment tire shop..find a good specialty alignment shop. And..for...
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