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My guess is take it out and see what it does. There's way too many variables to take a wild guess and they typically end up with the racer building unrealistic expectations and going away disappointed. Concentrate on having fun and a good learning experience to go forward with.
11.70's @ 111 hooking dead w/ 3200# , if heavier, 11.90 @108. i agree with mike. take it out and see.
He did take it out yesterday he just wanted to see what others thought it would run before he went. I think your guess for mph is off for et's as well. 108 mph is more like 12.20-12.30's. I hope I don't stick my foot in my mouth when he reports back with results.
The motor starts to break up at 5500rpm....it sounds all ignition
People at the track told me I should not have had my MSD Blaster 2 Coil mounted Horizontally.....and you could see some oil dripping out....i have been battling this same issue for 2 years with 3 different engines.....I have put in 2 different pro billet distributors and 4 different MSD Box but never thought to change the coil....
So i have a brand new coil and i am going to mount it vertically like the instructions say.....
Also its not valve float i have brand new valve springs....it sounds almost like hitting the rev limiter
BUT i did have fun had not been to the track since last September
1972 Chev Nova
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