What gears are you going with in the 8.2?
Looks like a 4L60 trans.? So you don't have to have 4.56 gears.
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I got my line lock solenoid installed. In case anyone noticed I did install it backwards. In the out and out the in. I find it works better for me to shut off fluid to the rear brakes and have the fronts work as normal. This way I can roll out of a burn out better. Besides I am used to doing burnouts with one foot still on the brake pedal anyway.
I still can't decide if the gas tank mod is a complete waste of time or not. I am relocating the filler neck outlet so when I am at the drag strip fuel doesn't splash out the neck. It was also splashing out while doing donuts with an almost full tank of gas. I am also adding a sump for the in tank pump I will be putting in. I just have not got that far yet.
BrokenBlazerDave wrote: The Snow Performance kit is part number 212. Seemed to install good and work good so far. I haven't drag raced it yet or hit it with nitrous to see how well it works but soon enough. Any logs with HP Tuners is not showing any knock retard anymore and I have a ton of timing in it. I used an 02 Corvette timing table.
I totally agree with the fuel cell but I think for some reason I like doing things the hard way. I never haul anything in the trunk. I don't think there is any point in carrying the spare tire because of the two different sized tires front and back. The clutch style limited slip would hate two different size tires also. I still like the idea of filling the gas tank in the stock location. For some reason I am too indecisive on the fuel tank. I will figure it out soon.
BrokenBlazerDave wrote:The fuse panel is a small piece of aluminum with everything bolted to it and then bolted to the inner wheel well. The relays are dual 87 terminals so that they can be used for battery feeds and ignition feeds while still being fused. The fuse holders are a universal holders that clips to the one beside it so they can be stacked for as many as you need. The PCM holder is a funny one. I purchased a new Hunter alignment machine for the shop last year and it came with a whole bunch of spare parts. There were brackets to hold books, different heads, different adapters, and spare wiring. None of which I needed. So one of them became a mount for my computer. When I was cleaning up all the pieces after the install it looked like it would be close so I saved it. A few tweaks and it worked. The fuse holder is a factory GM piece for a fuel pump fuse on a 1989 K3500. It was in a spare harness for my truck. I like to go to my local wrecking yard and cut out relays and fuse holders from cars in the crush piles. They always come in handy.
BrokenBlazerDave wrote:Sorry for taking so long to reply. I really wanted to add some pics but had not been making very much headway. I have a few pics now. To answer a few questions first.
I am going with a fuel cell. The red 1981 is just for drag racing. I welded in that rear bar for rigidity but still may chop the back of the frame off to fit really big tires. That is still up in the air though. It is an LS block with Holley G-body swap mounts to Energy Suspension motor mounts. I have no sentimental attachment to the red car so I am going to chop the crap out of it. I added the weight of the frame bracing because my other car is cracking the roof from the twist it has. I will have to cut a bunch of the floor out to clear the crossmember.
I will get back to the red car soon.
I want to get the Buick done first to see if it works good.
i thought possibly the same but if you look at it its only a 10 bop cover which is just as the same as mine, and its a 8.5 10 bolt with bop cover. an easy way to tell its a bop with factory c clip eliminators is the tube size bells out to 3.125" about 2-3" away from the backing plate flange. but he did state he swapped a bop 8.5" 10 bolt out of impala in place of the 8.75 that was in the buick previouslyGM B-Body Forum wrote:If that cover is correct that's not a BOP rear that's a GM 8.75" 12 bolt, and if yours looks like that with the half moon indents on the sides of the cover its the same rear
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i was just going to call you backBrokenBlazerDave wrote:It is a 10 bolt. All the guts are 8.5" 10 bolt Chev (with C-clips). I used the BOP axles in the BOP housing with the Chevy guts. The axles are held in with a retainer plate at the end of the axle (no C-clips). The posi in the rear is a 742g715d unit from a local supplier with a used set of 3.42:1 gears from a 1997 Chev K1500 truck. The caliper mounts are a used set from a 1999 Chev 4X4 Blazer with 2002 2WD S10 rotors(NAPA #48-8625). The calipers are from the 1999 rear axle NAPA #SE5264A and SE5263A. It does not have parking brakes but it could if I cared or couldn't write my own safeties. The 12 bolt out of the Buick had a horrible ratio and did not seem to be popular enough to find a good ratio for it. I threw it out. I bought a 1979 Impala for parts that donated the 8.5" BOP axle. I had tried to buy the 1979 over 5 years ago before the owner let it sit on grass and let a bunch of mice use it for a home. If there is anything I forgot let me know. I will get some more pics up soon. I am just hooking up the nitrous now.