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Tim_C. last won the day on April 17 2015

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  1. Actually, you can use hydraulic shafts with mechanical rockers. Only the shaft area needs oil, so the extra hole to feed a hydraulic rocker doesn't hurt anything and actually provides more oil volume to the rocker. The extra holes are still covered by the mech rocker so there is no loss in oil pressure either. It's the other way around. You can't use a mechanical shaft on hydraulic rockers because there is no hole to feed oil to the hydraulic lifter. The shafts are the same diameter and everything is located in the same place.
  2. Yes it needs to be from a non-intercooled from a 4 lug car.
  3. '84 is actually a very good year for a reliable fuel system. This would be a great driver with an engine rebuild.
  4. Looks like North Detroit. I'm going to that area for work next month.
  5. Wow! This is a great opportunity for someone!
  6. The factory fuse link design isn't worth duplicating. The design flaw in the fuse link is why you need a fuse link. LoL! It is best to solder in new links using the proper sized new fuse link wire. Get rid of that bogus link box. You can solder new link wire to the old terminals too. All they need is a good cleaning and maybe some tightening up on the female terminals.
  7. I remember that in Mesquite years ago. LoL! Wish I could do the same. Still travel for work about 60% of the time.
  8. Reinstalling bushings and the assemblies back to the car body is best done by professionals who know the little tricks to helping them grip correctly and quietly. Some get grease on the inner diameter and some don't. It makes a big difference in the performance of the car. Done incorrectly and the bushings will slip around and contribute to sway like a large majority of the DIY'ers do. I chose to have pros finish my poly bushing assemblies and it was worth every penny.
  9. I'm on the West Slope. I have an '86 ESiR. My sister used to live in Fountain, but they are up in the Springs now.
  10. Good to see you around again. I thought you were still up in MT?
  11. Since I have no intention of being a vendor again, I can say that my source for the cams is Colt Cams in Vancouver BC. One reason they were a little expensive is because shipping to and from up there added another $40 or so. I usually sent them up in lots of 6 or 7 cams. I sent up cores to be ground, with him Geoff, supplying cores when he found one that is unacceptable, etc... So, yes, he has the grinds and if you want one, be my guest to order direct. He does have a US core regrind of the Aussie only stock roller that will work even better with 1.6 ratio rockers. He is professional with his grinds, but he probably won't supply a cam card with the minute details on it. Most of you have the list with the general details. Someone had already posted the source without my asking, and if you disagree with that like I do, please tell him on this thread. That is not how business is done, even though I was already done with supplying them, it is proper to send me a message to at least ask and discuss it first. It is never good to just post up a source like that. I live a blessed life in peace, so I'll try to not let it get to me, but still, that isn't right. I have told many people in PM's over the years, so it wasn't like I was trying to hide it and not allow people the chance to get the cam they want.
  12. Good luck to you guys. Like I said, the perfect cam will cost due to the need for more metal. Those processes aren't cheap and not many if any would want to pay the price. Plus, there is no such thing as the perfect cam that fits every application. Thus the need for different grinds. Grinds that were offered for years with good success except for the few people who were in over their heads and didn't know the basics of what is needed to set up a cam. The Aussie rocker works, but is a 1.55 or so ratio. It is between the 2.0L SOHC 1.5 ratio, and the V6 1.6 ratio. I'm sure the Aussie cam will work with a 1.6 ratio rocker, but it was close and I didn't feel like trying it since I had the 1.55 Aussie rockers with the cam. It seems to me that you are trying to re-invent the wheel when there are good options out there already, unless you want to spend the cash to make your own custom grind. Even then, you will go through a few cams before you get it right. Since my cam source was already posted by someone, I'll say that yes, he has a regrind that is basically the same as the Aussie stock roller cam. Call him up and he can grind it for you, no problem. I will say that it is very bad morals to post up someone's source without asking. However, I would have said that is fine since I won't offer anything ever again to anyone on these boards. Doing business properly seems to be a lost art with these new boys trying to build cars. Again, good luck, you are going to need it.
  13. Be advised that your request does not include the rocker arms that the lifters fit into, which are needed to complete the assembly. I assume you already have them, and I don't want to insult your intelligence, but lifters do not include the hydraulic rockers needed to complete the assembly. I just hate to see someone receive less than what they thought, so I like to make sure everyone is on the same page completely to avoid buyers remorse problems that occur quite frequently.
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