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Forum: Classic cars 07-28-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 191
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Posted By dog ear
70 1/2 SCA Road Tests

TY Fleet500 for the various road tests you posted. Interesting!

Gearing, weight, driver skill, track conditions, general tuning and car preparation determine ultimate times in any individual car....
Forum: Classic cars 11-19-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 96,748
Posted By dog ear
Hey Fleet500, I am happy to see that you picked...

Hey Fleet500, I am happy to see that you picked up the 1970 and 1/2 Supercars Annual magazine. I am interested in reading a few of those tests.

Street / Strip Tuning 70 Supercars
350 Ram Air...
Forum: Classic cars 11-19-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 96,748
Posted By dog ear
Gross and Net horsepower figures are in fact...

Gross and Net horsepower figures are in fact derived at by widely diverse formulas and are not interchangeable. Only way to accurately produce true net figures is to actually install said engine on a...
Forum: Classic cars 12-17-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 96,748
Posted By dog ear
Mopar Muscle magazine has many reliable and...

Mopar Muscle magazine has many reliable and honest articles online and most are very informative. The 340 dyno article is another good indicator of actuarial 340 performance. Their numbers closely...
Forum: Classic cars 11-03-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 96,748
Posted By dog ear
Net and gross horsepower figures were published...

Net and gross horsepower figures were published in 1971 by Chrysler and GM. Some Mopar publications quoted the 340 at 240 net hp instead of 235. Go figure!

It is interesting to note that the...
Forum: Classic cars 11-03-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 191
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Posted By dog ear
We can quote horsepower ratings all day but in...

We can quote horsepower ratings all day but in the final analysis what really matters is how much power you can put down at the wheels on the street or track depending where you are at the time.
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Forum: Classic cars 10-20-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 96,748
Posted By dog ear
In reality, the Mopar 340 was honestly rated at...

In reality, the Mopar 340 was honestly rated at 275 (gross) horsepower. Its net rating would have certainly been much less according to the August 1969 Hot Rod Magazine results. In some circles, the...
Forum: Classic cars 08-20-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,752
Posted By dog ear
Sneak previews: 56-57 T-Bird w 292 & 312...

Sneak previews:
56-57 T-Bird w 292 & 312 dual-four barrel & 312 supercharged Y-Block.
57 Ford with E-Code 312 supercharged Y-Block. Rated at 300hp (street) 330HP (NASCAR)
57-58 Plymouth w 318 &...
Forum: Classic cars 08-20-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,752
Posted By dog ear
Many of you may have wondered where this tread is...

Many of you may have wondered where this tread is / was going? Well, it is one theme that I have not forgotton about on this site. While my focus will center around decidedly 50s - 60s American iron,...
Forum: Classic cars 08-19-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 15,621
Posted By dog ear
Supercars Annual was originally published by High...

Supercars Annual was originally published by High Performance Cars Magazine. I do not recall seeing any issues earlier than 1968. My best guess is that Supercars Annual was published between 1968 and...
Forum: Car comparison 11-08-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 16,427
Posted By dog ear
Hey, Walters, my 98 Buick Regal GS gets 30-33...

Hey, Walters, my 98 Buick Regal GS gets 30-33 mpg. It's leather interior is like new. I will trade you even; your 2011 Mustang for my modified cruiser. What do you say?

Heck! I will even give you...
Forum: Car comparison 11-08-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 16,427
Posted By dog ear
As a less mature teenager and young adult, I grew...

As a less mature teenager and young adult, I grew up with all of the old musclecars in Toronto, during the late sixties and early seventies. I was personally at the wheel of many of them, while...
Forum: Car comparison 10-22-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 27,954
Posted By dog ear
Fleet; Best thing to do is take it to one of...

Fleet;
Best thing to do is take it to one of chassis dyno centers and have them go through the ignition and carb. They will put the distributer on a timing machine and recalibrate it properly. They...
Forum: Car comparison 10-09-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 27,954
Posted By dog ear
This is just the pic part of the 1969 Hurst ad...

This is just the pic part of the 1969 Hurst ad promoting the new Shifters with Miss Hurst Shifter lady, Linda Vaughan as the model.

I do not think that Hubert Platt is smiling so broadly because...
Forum: Car comparison 10-09-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 27,954
Posted By dog ear
Here is a few ''Jungle'' Pam Hardy pics. She was...

Here is a few ''Jungle'' Pam Hardy pics. She was drag racer ''Jungle Jim'' Liberman's GF in the seventies. Together, they made the ''act'' come alive. It was great showmanship for the fans. Enjoy! :D
Forum: Car comparison 10-09-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 27,954
Posted By dog ear
I don't recall that test off hand. However, many...

I don't recall that test off hand. However, many of the ads for luxury cars were sexist in nature but they were subtle and subdued well into the eighties.

A number of Buick Riveria ads were very...
Forum: Car comparison 10-09-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 27,954
Posted By dog ear
Henk, I do have certain personal ''road tests''...

Henk, I do have certain personal ''road tests'' on women, but my motto is ''no sex, just talk!''

It's gets them very curious and as they say; ''curiousity gets the cat''!
Forum: Car comparison 10-09-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 27,954
Posted By dog ear
Yes Henk, I aim to please. How about The...

Yes Henk, I aim to please. How about The Drag-On-Lady - Shirley Shahan, or ''Jungle'' Pam Hardy? Looking at Pam might prove very interesting indeed! Let's just say that she brightens up every mans...
Forum: Car comparison 10-09-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 27,954
Posted By dog ear
Just in road test pic scans it is 20.3 GB. That...

Just in road test pic scans it is 20.3 GB. That is 67,000 pics. Actual road tests? Who can say? Thousands!

I also have numerous road tests in docs that comprise several thousand pages. They need...
Forum: Car comparison 10-09-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 27,954
Posted By dog ear
Hi Kitdy; I tend to collect from numerous...

Hi Kitdy;

I tend to collect from numerous forums, websites, newspapers, magazines, videos, and books. I still purchase stuff online when prices are inline and the info I want is not obtainable in...
Forum: Car comparison 10-08-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 27,954
Posted By dog ear
Yeah, I have several more...tell you what I will...

Yeah, I have several more...tell you what I will do. I will list all of the road tests on the Lincolns, Cads and Imps, that I have and if you want any of them, I will post them for you.

I have...
Forum: Car comparison 10-08-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 27,954
Posted By dog ear
Here is the 3-car road test comparsion between...

Here is the 3-car road test comparsion between Caddy, Chrysler Imperial and Lincoln from the August, 1960 Motor Life magazine.
Forum: Car comparison 10-08-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 27,954
Posted By dog ear
Sounds very interesting. Post a few from each...

Sounds very interesting. Post a few from each generation if you can. I am going to post a road test comparsion in a few minutes from Motor Life August, 1960 for our viewers to read. It's betweeen...
Forum: Car comparison 10-08-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 27,954
Posted By dog ear
Dig out that Cad article and post it when you...

Dig out that Cad article and post it when you have time, pls. I have quite a few 50s / 60s Lincoln articles. Yes, the late 50s Lincolns could really scoot with a four bbl.

Real problem with the...
Forum: Classic cars 08-10-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 96,748
Posted By dog ear
An informative 340 Engine Buildup from August 69...

An informative 340 Engine Buildup from August 69 Hot Rod.

Check out stock horsepower. Might seem low but not surprising. 340s went like hell anyway.
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