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 Post subject: G'day from Down Under!
 Post Posted: Thu Nov 03, 2011 6:14 am 
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Hi All,
This is my first post on the site. Obviously.
I was directed to this site over two years ago from the Innovate forums regarding the good ol' dominator tuning and 2-circuit conversion.
In that time, I've had some 'life' issues, such as a divorce (and a passion for fishing!) that has ultimately lead to the car being ignored.
You're probably interested in the car, right?
It's a '67 Plymouth Belvedere II, basically the same as the GTX sans the badges.
Details of the engine are as follows:
A .030 over 440 block with Indy aluminium main caps and a Callies 4.25" crank, Oliver billet rods and Diamond pistons, giving a compression ratio of 10.4:1. On top is a pair of E'brock heads with some minor work, Indy rockers, and a 0.587/0.593 287/294 cam, under an M1 intake and 1050 Dominator. Downstream is a Mopar 175K converter and a 3.55 rear end.

The converter needs to be upgraded, but that'll have to wait for now. Tuning is the first step here.

So far it's run 12.54 and 114 mph, but that was on 8 year old 205/70/14 street tires (seriously!).
Clearly, I'm keen on getting it deep into the 11s!

I've got the 8896 Dominator, which I've tossed the Quikfuel metering plates on (#34-105).
i've got all the little set screws from McMaster to hopefully set it up properly.
I'm going to start with this (as supplied by Poboyracin over on the innovate site):
"Tuner's 2-Circuit baseline:
Start with a .040 IFR. Restrict the transition circuit to .0595 by installing drilled 10-32 set screws in the main body.
Enlarge the angle channel that feeds the main boosters to .159. Set the power valve channel restriction at .089.
Put .026" main air bleeds in it, and .078" idle air bleeds.
86 main jets in the front with a 6.5 power valve, and 93 in the rear without a power valve."

If anyone has any different suggestions based on my engine specs, feel free to let me know.
I pulled the carb off the car tonight, and plan to set it up over the weekend. Oh, and I just bought a 6.5 'high flow' power valve.

Ken has already made me feel very welcome on here, so I hope to be one of the users that actually tries something before asking for help (but don't hold me to that!)
Cheers!
Jason


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 Post Posted: Thu Nov 03, 2011 8:04 am 
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Welcome to the Board Jason \:D/ \:D/ \:D/ \:D/

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 Post Posted: Thu Nov 03, 2011 9:24 am 
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Welcome \:D/

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 Post Posted: Thu Nov 03, 2011 10:47 am 
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Well, I see you finally made it! Good deal! Oh, and since it's spring time down under you should be planning a fishing trip for some of those spring runs! ;-) Up here we get runs of bluefish, sea trout and some others in the spring and then again in the fall. I'd assume that it works near the same for you there in Oz.

Ennywho, hope your carb mod goes as well as most everyone elses has. Just make sure you pay attention to details and you'll be OK.


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 Post Posted: Fri Nov 04, 2011 12:26 pm 
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Welcome to the site!!

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 Post Posted: Sun Nov 06, 2011 4:05 am 
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Hi Ken,
I actually went out for a quick fish yesterday chasing some Snapper (not sure what the US equivalent is?) and Mulloway. Mulloway is also known as Kob fish (at least in South Africa). My last trip I managed to bring home a 15lb mulloway, which I suppose is a small one in the scheme of things, but it was the biggest I've caught.
We do get a spring run of fish. Indeed, I recently spent a week on Fraser Island for the spring Bluefish run (called Tailor here). While I didn't manage anything close to a trophy Tailor, I was lucky enough to land a 72cm Bonefish!
Spring is also the start of tuna and mackerel in Moreton Bay, where I usually fish.
Spring is also the start of very unpredictable weather.

Cheers!
Jason


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