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PostSubject: Cammin in 82   Tue May 22, 2012 12:03 am

Just went cruisin in wifey's 82, we had loudest car contest today....oh yey, I won!!!! Hah...Well, sort of....Wifey one!!!! This car needs paint, but that's it!!! Car is a mint 82 Trans Am , Interior is a Beauty!!! Paint is coming....but for today, just felt good driving it to the cruise in...Sounds definately meaty.... MEAT!!!!

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PostSubject: Re: Cammin in 82   Tue May 22, 2012 1:47 pm

damn that sounds more like an old school BBC !, lol, whats under the hood by the way, just the standard 305 lump with a new cam and an exhaust ?
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PostSubject: Re: Cammin in 82   Tue May 22, 2012 2:46 pm

It's actually a 305 built.... slightly...Jjokin...No, I had some leftover 350 stuff laying around for the knight Rider, and when I went turbo , it kind of messed up my idea for a cam car/KITT... But, boy this thing sounds good... It's actually running cold here, as it was warming up. Just sounds cool to me..... It has timing gears, Lunati grind cam, Headers, Performer intake, all the goodies... Screamin little 305 to say the least. Why on this engine? Because it was new!!! Thanks for the reply though!!!

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PostSubject: Re: Cammin in 82   Tue May 22, 2012 3:55 pm

hey nothing wrong with the 305's, thats what ive got, although im not going for blistering performance otherwise i would of seeked out a good 5.7 instead and done all the mods. Ive still fitted headers, had the exhaust done and a few other little tweeks here and there and KITT gets down the road very well indeed, but most importantly !...it sounds great, lol
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PostSubject: Re: Cammin in 82   Tue May 22, 2012 4:10 pm

There's something about that size displacement that sounds good, even ford's 302 (which to me, is one of the best sounding v8 engines) , sound great. The 305s also have some of the nicest tones. Agreed there. I'm not much on performance anymore. Getting older has calmed me down a little .i was always about speed , but anymore , I just like the sound going down the road of nicely running v8

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PostSubject: Re: Cammin in 82   Tue May 22, 2012 8:00 pm

Also...Here's the cam advance a little... Sounds are endless with this cam. love it!!!

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PostSubject: Re: Cammin in 82   Wed May 23, 2012 7:40 pm

cool man, what does that idle at ? im used to hearing my very smooth TPI idle instead of that sorta noise, lol

ive just bought myself a timing gun so i can check my timing, im having some issues that i cant seem to cure after replacing a few other things so fingers crossed its the timing
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PostSubject: Re: Cammin in 82   Wed May 23, 2012 9:54 pm

Right around 800-900....factory idle....That's the cam talkin!!!!

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PostSubject: Re: Cammin in 82   Wed May 23, 2012 9:58 pm

lol, i like its err...'accent' then Very Happy
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