Homecoming for the Queen - My 1967 Project Final Phase!

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Re: Homecoming for the Queen - My 1967 Project Final Phase!

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Post by erkthejerk73 » 04 Jan 2015, 20:21

is it there yet?

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Post by devildog » 04 Jan 2015, 20:30

So I didn't try to adjust it, just let it run...


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Post by 1967 S Code » 04 Jan 2015, 21:06

Awesome. It sounds great! After tuning it will be even better. :ylsuper:
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Post by Mike_B_SVT » 05 Jan 2015, 01:08

Very cool :-)
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Post by 1969XR7Vert » 05 Jan 2015, 05:40

Congrats Greg! Sounds great. Now, don't let it go too long with open exhaust, you want to hear the engine for its health and you'll need exhaust in order to properly do that.
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Post by devildog » 05 Jan 2015, 11:43

1969XR7Vert wrote:Congrats Greg! Sounds great. Now, don't let it go too long with open exhaust, you want to hear the engine for its health and you'll need exhaust in order to properly do that.

YES YES YES....I am looking a 3" H-pipe with the Hooker AeroChamber mufflers to pair with the Super Comp headers.

Still have some misc plumbing to deal with, then I can get the interior started enough to get it to the shop for alignment and exhaust!
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Post by devildog » 06 Jan 2015, 18:10

Test fit the hood today and BONUS--it will close without hitting the air cleaner. One more thing I don't have to worry about..phew.

Here is run 2 after adjusting the timing, I think this is the sound you are looking for :dogpile:

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Post by 1969XR7Vert » 06 Jan 2015, 18:31

Funny Greg, I cannot see the smile on your face which is going to require plastic surgery to remove! I am pretty sure it is there though! Sounds nice!
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Post by devildog » 06 Jan 2015, 19:41

Lol...yea, I always have an ear to ear smile when I watch the replay or see the look on my neighbors' faces.

I am still pretty intense when it is running though...listening and watching for any signs of trouble. Got it hot enough to open up the thermostat today, so still taking it a step at a time.

The headers need a few heat cycles to fully cure as they say also. I wind up chasing down nuts that rattle off the flares when it is running :buck: , need to take off the mounting bolts.
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Post by 1969XR7Vert » 07 Jan 2015, 08:33

Flares? Whatchu talkin' 'bout Willis?
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