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    Yesterday, 02:55 PM
    NAZ replied to a thread Holley carb questions in Roadster
    You are interpreting the total advance correctly, base is 17, 38 total, all in by 3500. I'm with Mike, 38 total seems a bit too advanced but do you...
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    Yesterday, 11:47 AM
    NAZ replied to a thread Holley carb questions in Roadster
    If you have a wire from the 6AL labeled "electric choke" I suspect someone other than MSD placed that label on there. I've run your same CD box for...
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    Yesterday, 11:02 AM
    NAZ replied to a thread Holley carb questions in Roadster
    Do not pull 12VDC for the choke off the MSD box or the coil. This should be a separate switched circuit from the ignition. Yes, running with the...
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    08-23-2019, 10:11 PM
    Make sure you change the distributor gear when you put in a new cam. And ensure you use a gear material that's compatible with your cam and oil pump...
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    08-23-2019, 07:52 PM
    NAZ added 2 photo(s) to album Bad to the Bone 33HR
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    08-23-2019, 08:05 AM
    Saw the 33 Hot Rod and it was the only one in the FFR lineup that would work for me. Of all the FFR cars it is the most blank sheet you could go any...
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    08-22-2019, 12:17 PM
    NAZ replied to a thread chevy engine in Roadster
    Put whatever engine / trans / rear end you want in YOUR CAR. That's what hot-rodding is all about, making performance improvements your way. The...
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    08-21-2019, 08:29 AM
    NAZ replied to a thread How can i set caster? in Roadster
    You need a caster / camber gauge. I use a Rebco but there are others out there like Longacre that are similar. The old fashioned bubble type is...
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    08-21-2019, 08:25 AM
    Did you set the gap between the large clevis washers and the side of the pedal to .020"-.025" like directed in the Wilwood set-up instructions? If...
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    08-20-2019, 07:56 PM
    Do you have the Wilwood dual M/C & balance bar pedal assembly?
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    08-20-2019, 10:12 AM
    NAZ replied to a thread chevy engine in Roadster
    Go Dad Go is the resident expert on using Chevy power in the roadster. Go with what you want. If you think you're going to sell ANY kit car for...
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    08-19-2019, 09:51 PM
    Jim, depends on the wheels and tire width but yes the steering can really make sharp turns. The rack spacers will allow you to control that and keep...
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    08-19-2019, 12:59 PM
    Don't sweat the small stuff. Here's some tips that will work better and look way better than a stack of washers. Replace the fasteners holding...
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    08-18-2019, 09:18 PM
    NAZ replied to a thread Holley carb questions in Roadster
    My bad, somehow got the idea you had the programmable version of the MSD box. So once you confirm the zero it's easy to check the advance curve if...
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    08-18-2019, 12:23 PM
    NAZ replied to a thread Holley carb questions in Roadster
    Please confirm which MSD ignition box you have -- the 6AL or the 6AL-2. Rereading your post I may have misunderstood which box you have. And if you...
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    08-17-2019, 10:49 PM
    NAZ replied to a thread Holley carb questions in Roadster
    You'll need a piston stop such as this one in the thread size for your heads: https://www.summitracing.com/parts/pro-66792/overview/ Once you...
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    08-17-2019, 09:54 PM
    NAZ replied to a thread Holley carb questions in Roadster
    You have two questions: one about ignition timing and advance, the other about carb operation. Let's take the carb first. With the 12V power ...
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    08-17-2019, 12:46 PM
    The pinion on a Ford 8.8 is offset to the right 9/16".
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    08-17-2019, 08:00 AM
    Jim, on paper I need a bit over 110A but I'm running a 100A and it's working. East Coast Auto Electric makes some kits for installing v-belt drive...
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    08-16-2019, 08:30 PM
    NAZ replied to a thread Fouling Plugs ... Again in Roadster
    Papa, maybe you need one of these: https://www.harborfreight.com/pneumatic-spark-plug-cleaner-32860.html?_br_psugg_q=spark+plug+cleaner Or a...
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    08-16-2019, 07:39 PM
    NAZ replied to a thread Miss during hard acceleration in Roadster
    I'm absolutely anal about using a torque wrench on fasteners but spark plugs are not an item I typically torque. But yes, if you use a lubricant on...
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    08-16-2019, 07:22 PM
    I'm surprised that the LS has room for a full size alternator hugging the block down low. I have so many electronics on my car I need a full size...
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    08-16-2019, 03:01 PM
    Won't fit in a low or mid mount -- chassis is too narrow. I used this one:...
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    08-14-2019, 10:04 PM
    Great! It'll be good to have another drag racer in the group.
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    08-14-2019, 09:17 AM
    NAZ replied to a thread Pressure Bleeding Problem in Roadster
    After half a century of working on a variety of brake systems I’ve used several methods of bleeding brakes and juice clutches. All work – some are...
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    08-13-2019, 10:59 PM
    I like that car, it's the coolest one in the FFR stable. And I like drag racing but you should first read the NHRA rule book closely before you...
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    08-13-2019, 01:52 PM
    Seth, that small cylindrical item in the suction line looked like a check valve -- a popular item on race cars to keep from emptying your tank in a...
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    08-13-2019, 07:39 AM
    I don't expect you will have any issues with that short length of hose. Very neat installation. If you want to keep everything AN in the future you...
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    08-12-2019, 04:11 PM
    NAZ replied to a thread Pressure Bleeding Problem in Roadster
    First the basics: Ensure the M/Cs return all the way to the stop so that the vent port is uncovered and that the bottom of your reservoirs are above...
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    Thanks NAZ. I am really looking forward to take the phones and computers away from the kids, and give them some tools!
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    Naz, Just read your profile. I am a now retired Helicopter Pilot/Mechanic. Ex-Army. Working for Airbus Helicopters. Former MBB/Eurocopter. Army CW3, FAA CFII and A&P
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Been building and modifying vehicles for five decades. Started turning wrenches over a half-century ago and learned to weld when I was 12. I'm the kid that never figured out what I wanted to be when I grew up so I kept trying different jobs and going back to school to learn new trades. Iíve had a wide range of careers and experiences. Iíve worked as a Ford mechanic, a nuclear warhead technician in the US Army, a pipe fitter/welder, millwright, machinist, an engineer and an assortment of operations management positions.

Iíve worked in a variety of maintenance fields and have been responsible for wrenching on or managing the maintenance of a wide range of weapons systems and vehicles. My last gig was as a search & rescue pilot and even then I was also the maintenance officer for my squadron. Iíve used these acquired skills over the years to build race cars and hot street cars.

Now retired, Iím spending my time racing a FFR 33 Hot Rod I built. Of course, itís not the typical build -Ė this one is a one-off mostly scratch built chassis. Everything from the firewall back is custom fabrication with no FFR items left.
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"The High Country", beautiful Flagstaff, AZ
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Cars, motorcycles, horses, competitive shooting, flying, off road vehicles, racing
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Allegedly retired but seem to be busier than ever

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