PONTIAC ZONE TECH FORUMS
 

Go Back   PONTIAC ZONE TECH FORUMS >
Engine Tech
> Grape Vine - General Discussion
User Name
Password

Grape Vine - General Discussion Shop Talk - Bench Racing, No political or religious topics are allowed.

sponser links

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 06-04-17, 09:05PM   #1
Gach
Administrator
 
Gach's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: ....
Posts: 17,616
Default Probird Wins

The Nostalgia race...congrats Rick !
__________________
The things they hide, the way they spin things, the excuses that they make and the things they omit.
Gach is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-18-17, 02:52AM   #2
probird
Insane Injun
 
probird's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Athens, IL.
Posts: 336
Default

Thanks Gach! Unfortunately I broke my freshly rebuilt engine the next weekend. I think it's fixed but the valve train sounds noisy to me. Maybe I'm just paranoid after breaking a rocker arm and snapping the roller off of the lifter next to it. There was a little damage on the cam that I polished out and a nick in one lifter bore. I guess I'll find out if it's fixed next weekend with a 2 day race.
probird is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-18-17, 09:23AM   #3
Gach
Administrator
 
Gach's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: ....
Posts: 17,616
Default

Always sucks when you break stuff.
__________________
The things they hide, the way they spin things, the excuses that they make and the things they omit.
Gach is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-18-17, 11:26AM   #4
sprint250
Moteesuh
 
sprint250's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: La Jolla , California
Posts: 3,428
Default

That's the racin' deal.
If it breaks :Make it stronger.
If it doesn't break : Make it lighter
__________________
Step Away From The KOOL AID !
sprint250 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-18-17, 12:25PM   #5
JSPONT
Registered User
 
JSPONT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2014
Posts: 1,252
Default

Congrats! Good job! Sorry about the breakage. At least is was not a total loss!
JSPONT is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 06-18-17, 05:08PM   #6
Mr.Pontiac
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Weirton WV
Posts: 1,738
Default

Congrats, PROBIRD, saw you race a couple of times, awesome car!!
Mr.Pontiac is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-18-17, 05:25PM   #7
Gach
Administrator
 
Gach's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: ....
Posts: 17,616
Default

He's one of the awesome Pontiac guy, love seeing him win.
__________________
The things they hide, the way they spin things, the excuses that they make and the things they omit.
Gach is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Ausmus Wins NMCA NA10.5 Beech Bend Gach Grape Vine - General Discussion 5 05-25-17 04:05PM
Jeff Kinsler WINS Ultra Street Mark G Grape Vine - General Discussion 8 10-09-13 05:50PM
Congrats Probird Gach Engine Tech Discussion - Street or Strip 1 05-21-13 11:17PM
Turbo69Bird turbo combo wins trophy at Etown! DocsTA Races - Shows - Swaps - Events 2 10-28-09 12:27AM
2 coyotes with one shot- wins $2300 Zedo Grape Vine - General Discussion 10 02-09-07 01:42PM


All times are GMT -3. The time now is 08:38AM.

Featured Ads
Ken's Speed & Machine
Mayhem Turbocharging

Carter Cryogenics.  What can we freeze for you?

Pacific Performance Racing

Central Virginia Machine Service.  Home of the Injun Engine!

All Pontiac Engine Kits

Larry's Auto Machine.  Full serivce auto, marine machine shop, domestic and foreign.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
2001 - 2007 PontiacZone.com
Page generated in 0.08065 seconds with 28 queries