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  1. The only problem you are running into is that...

    The only problem you are running into is that while you are setting everything up correctly, once you start to rotate the engine to check witness, you will be experiencing anywhere from zero bleed...
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    If it runs fine on first cold startup and then...

    If it runs fine on first cold startup and then goes to crap it sounds like it might be lean due to a vacuum leak or low fuel pressure. Check fuel pressure first, then have the engine smoke tested...
  3. I have one. PM me for details. I also have some...

    I have one. PM me for details. I also have some long tube headers if you are interested in those.
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    I agree, remove the balancer. Be careful...

    I agree, remove the balancer. Be careful removing the broken bolts as you will need to drill them. If you drill off center then you risk damaging the threads and making your job more difficult. If...
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    If the engine is misfiring, that will cause a...

    If the engine is misfiring, that will cause a lean reading at the 02 sensor. When an engine has sat a long time it is not uncommon that a valve will not be sealing or than an injector or two might...
  6. Location makes a big difference on whether or not...

    Location makes a big difference on whether or not someone would have a hood that might be of interest to you.
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    Yeah, sound clips are a great idea except that...

    Yeah, sound clips are a great idea except that they are pointless. The same exhaust that seems to be good on one car sounds like crap on the next one, and video clips themselves do nothing because...
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    I have one in pretty decent shape. It's not...

    I have one in pretty decent shape. It's not perfect but it looks good and it isn't broken. $50 shipped to CA if you want a pic send me an email [email protected]
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    Engine temperature does not affect fuel ratio and...

    Engine temperature does not affect fuel ratio and low temps do not cause it to burn appreciably more fuel. If you can keep the engine at 160 it will still run at 14.7 AFR just like at any other...
  10. This actually doesn't work real well due to the...

    This actually doesn't work real well due to the fact the EEC will compensate instantly by pulling timing. This will kind of work if the vacuum leak is so extreme that retarding the timing won't be...
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    You need to send 2 cores. I have a few extra...

    You need to send 2 cores. I have a few extra right now, $25ea if anyone needs them. Shipping extra.
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    If you are careful to maintain proper radius and...

    If you are careful to maintain proper radius and make sure that you aren't making a reverse funnel, it can be helpful, but mostly it's not a big deal because the plenum itself only flows about...
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    MP made one years and years ago, but it was made...

    MP made one years and years ago, but it was made for a 95 and didn't fit early model cars well. So they discontinued it. I was in your position a few years later wanting a new, better design, so I...
  14. I remove those nuts all the time with a swivel...

    I remove those nuts all the time with a swivel socket and an impact.
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    Let me get this stuff out of storage and...

    Let me get this stuff out of storage and inventory it with pictures. I'll get back by the weekend.
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    I have carpet and seat belts. I have a slider...

    I have carpet and seat belts. I have a slider but it may not be in perfect shape. Head liner I'd have to check. I have some but not sure what condition, etc. What year also? 89-90 are different...
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    Classic vacuum/boost leak symptoms. Check all...

    Classic vacuum/boost leak symptoms. Check all post supercharger connections.
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    I offer a performance cam kit that is drop in for...

    I offer a performance cam kit that is drop in for a stockish build like that Email me for details if interested. If sending out the heads, consider sending them to me also for bigger valves and...
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    Clamping force is definitely not the issue with...

    Clamping force is definitely not the issue with the headgaskets. Replacing the bolts with studs without taking it apart and all the associated work that goes with that will simply accelerate the...
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    Also, I would not even recommend .010 on the rod...

    Also, I would not even recommend .010 on the rod journals unless the above mentioned skill and caution are employed.
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    Extreme care and exceptional skill must be...

    Extreme care and exceptional skill must be utilized when cutting the crank that much. Most crank shops will be careless with the radius on the rod journals and create a weak point there which...
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    Oil gauge issue is 99% a sensor or wire...

    Oil gauge issue is 99% a sensor or wire connection. Running issue could be an electrical connection issue - battery cables, fuse box, or other main connector corrosion. If a car sits a lot or has...
  23. I might have a working early model. The only...

    I might have a working early model. The only electrical difference between early and late model is the amp remote turn on lead - on the late model - starting in 93, it was a 3v turn on vs. the early...
  24. I have grills in usable condition, but not red. ...

    I have grills in usable condition, but not red. I have brackets, but need to know which year as the 89 and 90 are different.

    I have door seals as well.
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    I have a complete shortblock, but the heads and...

    I have a complete shortblock, but the heads and pan have been off for awhile. It's in my shop so it's clean and dry to the point that there is no rust on anything. It was a good running engine when...
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