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  • SunDude's Avatar
    Today, 03:30 PM
    CSX3102 has a convoluted history. It was originally sold as a 427 street roadster, but was seriously damaged in a collision by the first owner. The...
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  • hotfingrs's Avatar
    Today, 03:28 PM
    hotfingrs replied to a thread Valve Springs in Cobra Talk
    Absolutely, Try to find the cam card, or look up the cam number on the manufacturers web site, and it will tell you what springs you need.
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  • hotfingrs's Avatar
    Today, 03:14 PM
    hotfingrs replied to a thread Valve Springs in Cobra Talk
    In my opinion the Crower lifters are the best. After using other, and breaking off the rollers, I called Crower and was assured I'd wouldn't have...
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  • Silverback's Avatar
    Today, 03:13 PM
    Silverback replied to a thread Valve Springs in Cobra Talk
    Bingo. Different cam with same springs. That is the problem. I think Jack and I can agree on that.
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  • HTM101's Avatar
    Today, 02:37 PM
    HTM101 replied to a thread Valve Springs in Cobra Talk
    Yes, smaller lifts, less duration.
    12 replies | 46 view(s)
  • Silverback's Avatar
    Today, 02:15 PM
    Silverback replied to a thread Valve Springs in Cobra Talk
    When they rebuilt the engine, did they change the cam?
    12 replies | 46 view(s)
  • Kerry's Avatar
    Today, 01:41 PM
    Kerry replied to a thread Two Original Competition 427s in Racing
    I've always wondered about that 198mph. Was it in a drafting situation? Was it calculated from handheld stopwatch readings? Or are there dozens...
    5 replies | 45 view(s)
  • Ron77's Avatar
    Today, 01:20 PM
    Ron77 replied to a thread Two Original Competition 427s in Racing
    Kerry, In 1966 Dick Smith hit 198.6 MPH in his 1966 427 Cobra at a Daytona race. I have seen the car several times since he passed and it was at...
    5 replies | 45 view(s)
  • HTM101's Avatar
    Today, 12:51 PM
    HTM101 replied to a thread Valve Springs in Cobra Talk
    Here's some more info for us, and all the questions in your replies are good. The lifters are solid rollers, Crower bushed. These springs are...
    12 replies | 46 view(s)
  • hotfingrs's Avatar
    Today, 12:45 PM
    hotfingrs replied to a thread Valve Springs in Cobra Talk
    Never use old springs with a new cam......
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  • Silverback's Avatar
    Today, 12:03 PM
    Silverback replied to a thread Valve Springs in Cobra Talk
    What I found was if you used old springs with a new cam with more lift, the springs would fail. Just my experience. But that's okay. I still like...
    12 replies | 46 view(s)
  • Silverback's Avatar
    Today, 12:01 PM
    Have you ever had the corner weights set on your Cobra? I spent a lot of time and money on the handling of my Cobra and I could definitely tell a...
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  • rodneym's Avatar
    Today, 12:00 PM
    Well, I'd had "hoped" not to offend anybody with my original post. (*T Am I one of those arrogant attitudes? (honest question) IME, I have Google...
    50 replies | 818 view(s)
  • hotfingrs's Avatar
    Today, 11:51 AM
    hotfingrs replied to a thread Valve Springs in Cobra Talk
    The I spring gets more of a workout than the E spring. The I has more lift and duration. By swapping you're giving the I spring a "rest" and the E...
    12 replies | 46 view(s)
  • nomad's Avatar
    Today, 11:40 AM
    nomad replied to a thread Two Original Competition 427s in Racing
    Times 2!!!!
    5 replies | 45 view(s)
  • FuzzyDiceRide's Avatar
    Today, 11:26 AM
    When I first bought my Hurricane was on CC a lot . I learned a lot from that forum and other websites . I have owned my car now for 10 years now and...
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  • Tmark390's Avatar
    Today, 11:20 AM
    Tmark390 replied to a thread Valve Springs in Cobra Talk
    David - first off glad you found that. Did the main coil break or was it an inner spring, and are all the pieces accounted for? I have seen the flat...
    12 replies | 46 view(s)
  • Silverback's Avatar
    Today, 10:55 AM
    Damn Mark, when I first started reading that I thought you were referring to this site until I got to the end of the comment. And I totally agree...
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  • Silverback's Avatar
    Today, 10:50 AM
    Silverback replied to a thread Valve Springs in Cobra Talk
    Well David, for the most part I agree with Jack but I would want to know what caused a spring to break after 3000 miles. They should be good for much...
    12 replies | 46 view(s)
  • hotfingrs's Avatar
    Today, 09:58 AM
    hotfingrs replied to a thread Valve Springs in Cobra Talk
    I'd probably buy a new set of springs. If you have the cam card, it will tell you what spring pressure, open and close, and installed height. If...
    12 replies | 46 view(s)
  • HTM101's Avatar
    Today, 09:36 AM
    HTM101 started a thread Valve Springs in Cobra Talk
    I heard a bit of ticking, sounded like the valves may need to be adjusted. The next day while the engine was cold, I began adjusting the lash. ...
    12 replies | 46 view(s)
  • Kerry's Avatar
    Today, 09:32 AM
    Kerry replied to a thread Two Original Competition 427s in Racing
    Nice video. If I was picking up what it was putting down, a 550 HP roadster will reach 180 MPH with proper gearing? That surprised me.
    5 replies | 45 view(s)
  • Tmark390's Avatar
    Today, 09:12 AM
    Sundude, Have you seen CSX3281 it was here locally, completely restored put up for sale and now it's not listed but did not see it hit a auction?
    44 replies | 2783 view(s)
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