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  • Forzfed: And many parts.  I have 5 spare hoods and 2 extra tunnels.
    July 12 2020, 01:50:46 PM
  • 1 RARE T: I’m gonna pm you.
    July 12 2020, 01:57:57 PM
  • nocooler: Drag week and power tour canceled
    July 15 2020, 05:28:12 PM
  • Scoobum: Why?
    July 17 2020, 12:54:04 AM
  • nocooler: Covid - I'm sure they don't want to deal with the red tape. Each state seems to be doing there own thing.
    July 17 2020, 04:01:13 PM
  • Scoobum: Kung flu and global warming are the biggest scams ever.
    July 18 2020, 08:47:04 PM
  • earlbrown: It's not called a 'plandemic' for nothing
    July 19 2020, 03:38:19 AM
  • daveismissing: Just about every FB post by Earl puts a smile on my face
    July 27 2020, 11:54:01 PM
  • daveismissing: keep it in drive and unplug the TCC :)
    July 27 2020, 11:55:55 PM
  • nocooler: Order oil filters on the internet - homeland security investigates you for buying suppressors! [link]
    July 28 2020, 10:42:31 AM
  • earlbrown: That's cheaper and easier than doing a TH350 swap.      ....and will still deliver the extra heat, shitty gas mileage and buzzy road experiance the owner is hoping for. :)
    July 28 2020, 06:12:55 PM
  • Just a Six?: Who knows the larger rear brake cylinders we used back in the day? All I can remember S-10 manual trans but what year was it early 80's?  :hmm
    August 03 2020, 01:28:35 PM
  • ULYCYC: Yes S-10   GM # 18012305 You can cross it over to the brand of choice.
    August 03 2020, 03:34:13 PM
  • Just a Six?: Thanks Ed I think one of mine may have a little leak in that area
    August 03 2020, 04:46:32 PM
  • Just a Six?: Any chance you know which year? I'm trying to find it on Rock Auto because GM discontinued them I did find one on E Bay but Rock is better to deal with for us up North
    August 03 2020, 05:04:36 PM
  • Just a Six?: Looks like 83-88 are the same according to E Bay but no mention of Manual Trans
    August 03 2020, 05:23:31 PM
  • Just a Six?: I mean Manual brakes
    August 03 2020, 05:36:14 PM
  • reality: Dave  [link]
    August 03 2020, 06:09:16 PM
  • reality: CTC, Parts source or any other discount place has these
    August 03 2020, 06:10:37 PM
  • Just a Six?: Thanks for the link & I'll see if CTC has some in the warehouse
    August 03 2020, 08:13:08 PM
  • Steve Wood: 85 David
    August 03 2020, 11:42:03 PM
  • earlbrown: Keep in mind, the goal is to have larger bores in the cylinders. Over the years the part number has been superceeded a lot of the time to the smaller bore units. Because ''they fit''.
    August 05 2020, 11:58:02 PM
  • Steve Wood: Also remember that those larger cylinders work better with larger front brakes.  Otherwise, you may find your self spinning down a slick road when the rears lock up before the fronts.
    August 06 2020, 11:17:26 AM
  • earlbrown: I've heard that over and over but I've never seen it.   To me it makes sence to run larger rears realitive to stock fronts because we usually run wider/stickier rear tires.  Kinda puts things back in balance.
    August 06 2020, 01:32:10 PM
  • earlbrown: Not to mention, those 'small' rear cylinders were specked out when the Regals had skinny 14" rears from the factory.
    August 06 2020, 01:33:00 PM
  • Steve Wood: too bad you were not in the middle of Hwy 6 with me during a light rain in 5 O'Clock traffic when I had to hit the brakes at 35 mph.  You would have had some experience to add to your already impressive resume.
    August 06 2020, 03:55:39 PM
  • earlbrown: Odd.  I've drove my shit in the snow with pretty bald BFG T/As, in the rain, etc..   And I've always locked up my stock fronts first.
    August 07 2020, 05:27:36 PM
  • nocooler: Mine would always lock the rears up first with the big cylinder. I changed a couple other cars back to small cylinders as the owners didn't like it. I found if you leave the shoes loose they aren't as bad. I would adjust them tighter before going to the track.
    August 08 2020, 03:55:56 PM
  • Just a Six?: I have no stock proportioning valve so I used to run an adjustable valve when I was driving 3+ hours to the track every weekend but took it out years ago. If it happens to rain & the roads get greasy I head to the slow lane because I've had the back end jump out on me although I also had no front sway bar at the time & it was a bad combination especially on a windy rainy day. I've never thought about going back to stock but since my track days are over this discussion has me thinking about it?
    August 08 2020, 08:01:46 PM
  • nocooler: I need a truck like this - [link] - wonder how it tows!
    August 13 2020, 09:54:29 PM

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