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Re: SVO: Is the Roller a true "bolt-in"
On Fri, 12 Dec 1997, Dave Compton wrote:
> Man, I take the bait every time...
...and I'm here to reel you in...:)
> > etc...oh yeah...different exhaust systems,
> not really, both big enough with 3" downpipes.
> > computers,
> same computers and meters, 86 vintage SVO
Yeah...like every stock '86 SVO runs the same...:)
Another couple of nickels...
> > timing,
> yup, same, set up by the same guy, Ken Schultz.
Neither engine has ever been apart? Both been blueprinted? Distributors
indexed? Heads cc'd?
> > CAM TIMING
> SAME, same cam.
No such thing...unless both have had their valvetrains "blueprinted"...
Big-ol' pile o nickels here!
> > (but then you knew that, right? *wink-wink*), transmissions,
> really, it's an 86 SVO tranny in Chris' car.
That's one for you...:)
> > axles,
> 3.61 vs. 3.73 one rigid, one floppy :)
There's at least one nickel.
> > brakes...
> one terriffic, one sucks. Neither matters on a dyno.
Disc vs. drums...it do matter...
> > If anybody wants to compare notes with him ...913.789.9888... I haven't
> > quite gotten him to get online yet -- I keep telling him how fun it is,
> > but...:(
> Will do. 108 is pretty high, I smell 2 power adders...
Like my dad always used to say, "Must be your upper lip"... I keep
trying to get him to do it, but he won't...
Call him and ask him...really fun guy to talk to...
*stackin' up nickels...almost got a dollar here already*