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Re: A Big Block Kinda Day..
« Reply #15 on: February 27, 2017, 12:10:03 AM »
Your car is lovely!

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Re: A Big Block Kinda Day..
« Reply #16 on: February 27, 2017, 02:40:51 PM »
Right turn, Clyde -

I was wondering if anyone would get the movie reference..



And thanks guys. 


Mike, we big block guys have to stick together on this predominantly 69 small block / Z forum..




Question:  And for the record what does big blocks have that the 302's dont.?.

Answer:   Torque.



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Re: A Big Block Kinda Day..
« Reply #17 on: February 27, 2017, 05:59:31 PM »
Right turn, Clyde -
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Question:  And for the record what does big blocks have that the 302's dont.?.

Answer:   Torque.




Don't forget that couple hundred POUNDS of weight on the front end ...  :)
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Re: A Big Block Kinda Day..
« Reply #18 on: February 27, 2017, 06:23:17 PM »
They added the weight to the engine to help keep the front wheels on the ground from all the torque..   :o
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Re: A Big Block Kinda Day..
« Reply #19 on: February 27, 2017, 08:02:40 PM »
But Darrell while you're torquing up and holding down lil 302 done gone screamed away......far away down the track
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Re: A Big Block Kinda Day..
« Reply #20 on: February 27, 2017, 08:39:50 PM »
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Re: A Big Block Kinda Day..
« Reply #21 on: February 27, 2017, 11:49:18 PM »
Very nice Darrell. No replacement for displacement.

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Re: A Big Block Kinda Day..
« Reply #22 on: February 27, 2017, 11:58:29 PM »
No replacement for displacement.

Correct, as long as the displacement does not exceed 302 cubic inches!!! ;D

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Re: A Big Block Kinda Day..
« Reply #23 on: February 28, 2017, 01:43:26 AM »
   You guys really have bought in to the 302 urban legend..
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Re: A Big Block Kinda Day..
« Reply #24 on: February 28, 2017, 01:56:55 AM »
'Being this is a Big Block Chevy, the most powerful engine in the world, it will blow your doors clean off. You just gotta ask yourself - do you feel lucky ? Well do you, PUNK ?'

Sorry, the "Every Which Way But Loose" got me started. Now if I could remember "Any Which Way You Can" my evening would be complete.

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Re: A Big Block Kinda Day..
« Reply #25 on: February 28, 2017, 02:11:31 AM »










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Re: A Big Block Kinda Day..
« Reply #26 on: February 28, 2017, 02:20:45 AM »
'Being this is a Big Block Chevy, the most powerful engine in the world, it will blow your doors clean off. You just gotta ask yourself - do you feel lucky ? Well do you, PUNK ?'

Sorry, the "Every Which Way But Loose" got me started. Now if I could remember "Any Which Way You Can" my evening would be complete.

Regards,
Steve

Steve, you forget a very important part of the quote, "Did he throw two rods or only one?" Well to tell you the truth in all this excitement I kinda lost track myself." ;D

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Re: A Big Block Kinda Day..
« Reply #27 on: March 01, 2017, 05:07:55 AM »
I thought it was "did I fire 6, or only 5 (and so on). Big uns usually won't pitch 'em unless you get way over that 6500 mark often. I've got a nice windowed JH that mirrors that, where the piston took a "right turn, Clyde". Literally -

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Re: A Big Block Kinda Day..
« Reply #28 on: March 01, 2017, 01:02:29 PM »
I thought every day was a big block kind of day.

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Re: A Big Block Kinda Day..
« Reply #29 on: March 01, 2017, 05:02:13 PM »
I thought every day was a big block kind of day.

Yup, if you go fishing every day and need an anchor! :D

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