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  • Buzz's Avatar
    February 11th, 2018, 10:34 AM
    On my current rebuild, I intend to address and fix some nagging issues that have been problematic since my first rebuild several years ago. The first...
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  • pgermond's Avatar
    February 11th, 2018, 09:02 PM
    I finally got fed up with my Southern Automotive 406, which turned out to be a 396. After breaking valve springs that weren't correct and numerous...
    6 replies | 90 view(s)
  • Jim Harding's Avatar
    January 1st, 2018, 08:53 AM
    Jim Harding started a thread Happy New Year in Unique Talk
    Best wishes to all forum members for a safe and prosperous new year. Here’s to many good days for cruising in our little cars :D. And best wishes to...
    4 replies | 229 view(s)
  • moore_rb's Avatar
    January 16th, 2018, 08:52 AM
    Good day everyone- Just a note to inform everyone that my Unique 289 (chassis 2899359) has been listed on bringatrailer.com. The auction is live...
    6 replies | 259 view(s)
  • Buzz's Avatar
    February 11th, 2018, 07:31 AM
    Buzz started a thread 295-50-15's in Unique Talk
    Hi guys, it's been a while. I've been busy with other projects and travel, so the rebuild of my accident-damaged 1988 Unique 427 kept being put on...
    5 replies | 75 view(s)
  • sracer5's Avatar
    December 24th, 2017, 08:13 AM
    I bought an early/mid 90s Unique 427 #9132 with the early frame and non adjustable shocks. Anyone here have a reasonably priced suggestion for...
    3 replies | 209 view(s)
  • spitfun's Avatar
    January 29th, 2018, 11:25 AM
    I just put these on my car from TireGraficx. I ground off the BFGoodrich T/A Radial names with my Dremel instead of going over it (took me about 6...
    3 replies | 125 view(s)
  • pgermond's Avatar
    February 7th, 2018, 05:25 PM
    Would love to hear the story behind this one. Rancho Murieta is in my back yard, so I'll probably hear something. ...
    3 replies | 83 view(s)
  • pgermond's Avatar
    January 11th, 2018, 08:43 PM
    Anyone of you guys ever have an issue with both blinkers flashing when turning on the signal right or left? My lights flash as if I have the...
    3 replies | 180 view(s)
  • pgermond's Avatar
    January 27th, 2018, 01:12 PM
    pgermond started a thread Amp Meter + in Unique Talk
    Are there any electrical geniuses in the house? I my amp meter is showing a slight + charge all the time. It didn't use to, so naturally I'm...
    2 replies | 99 view(s)
  • Hawaiian427's Avatar
    February 11th, 2018, 04:49 PM
    Our DVM here in Honolulu has declared that we need to run front license plates. Gag. Do you have pictures of what you are running and can you...
    2 replies | 44 view(s)
  • pgermond's Avatar
    January 23rd, 2018, 09:22 PM
    Maurice is too modest to post this, but I will! http://www.wbrc.com/clip/13276478/absolutley-alabama-unique-motors
    1 replies | 98 view(s)
  • davebetts's Avatar
    Today, 11:24 AM
    Ditto Installed the Spal fan, wired mine into the existing two front puller fans, used same switched power. I flip them on right after each start...
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  • davebetts's Avatar
    Today, 11:16 AM
    Bill Parham and the crew built mine in 2004, still going strong. This engine never missed a beat, when the other cars at the track were overheating...
    6 replies | 90 view(s)
  • pgermond's Avatar
    February 15th, 2018, 12:12 PM
    Thanks, Gary. Lift 0.550 int/0.557 exh Duration 290 int/302 exh Crower Hi-Draulic Hauler Performance Level 5 camshafts are designed for fully...
    6 replies | 90 view(s)
  • beast's Avatar
    February 15th, 2018, 06:52 AM
    Nice build, Phil. What is the lift and duration on the cam? Thanks, Gary
    6 replies | 90 view(s)
  • Buzz's Avatar
    February 14th, 2018, 12:31 PM
    That sounds like Mike, all right, lol! Just recently I spoke to an old friend of his and heard some more stories of his adventures. Hollywood could...
    14 replies | 146 view(s)
  • weaver's Avatar
    February 14th, 2018, 10:22 AM
    The original owner bought the bare minimum to help save on duties, he would have us ship small parts to his friend in Miami and sneak them into St...
    14 replies | 146 view(s)
  • Buzz's Avatar
    February 13th, 2018, 06:37 PM
    Interesting, thanks Alan. I wonder what else is unique about my Unique, lol! Over the years I've studied the specs of just about every puller and...
    14 replies | 146 view(s)
  • pgermond's Avatar
    February 13th, 2018, 11:52 AM
    The specs are available on the link I posted with the photo of the fan and radiator. https://www.summitracing.com/parts/spu-ix-30100400/overview/
    14 replies | 146 view(s)
  • weaver's Avatar
    February 13th, 2018, 11:48 AM
    I just noticed the mounting brackets for the sway bar was added by the original owner, ours is totally different. The specs on the Spal slim fan...
    14 replies | 146 view(s)
  • Buzz's Avatar
    February 13th, 2018, 09:58 AM
    I tilted the radiator forward at the top about as far as it would go - well beyond the length of the top mounting bolt - and I can just barely get 2"...
    14 replies | 146 view(s)
  • Buzz's Avatar
    February 12th, 2018, 05:03 PM
    That is one mean sounding idle, Phil! Congrats on the fresh powerplant.
    6 replies | 90 view(s)
  • Buzz's Avatar
    February 12th, 2018, 03:10 PM
    Hi Alan - my car is # 7125 date of manufacture 3/88. I will check to see how much extra room I can make by tilting the top forward. I looked at it...
    14 replies | 146 view(s)
  • weaver's Avatar
    February 12th, 2018, 02:51 PM
    We have been using this fan for several years and it does the trick. Do you have the factory vin number for your car?
    14 replies | 146 view(s)
  • weaver's Avatar
    February 12th, 2018, 02:46 PM
    Order a Spal #30100400 from Jegs, about $85.00. Make a spacer about 3/4" thick and shim the top of the radiator forward at the top, it will work.
    14 replies | 146 view(s)
  • pgermond's Avatar
    February 12th, 2018, 12:28 PM
    Jim, It was built in 2003. When I removed the intake to replaced the valve spring that broke I found a bolt laying in the valley!!! Not good, nor...
    6 replies | 90 view(s)
  • Jim Harding's Avatar
    February 12th, 2018, 12:17 PM
    Sweeeet..nice idle. What was the build date of you old motor? My only issue with my 2007 motor from SA was rocker arms. Had two go bad before...
    6 replies | 90 view(s)
  • Buzz's Avatar
    February 12th, 2018, 11:16 AM
    Hello Bill. I wish i had the same type of sway bar bushing mount that your later Uniques have so I could do the same. I apologise for the poor...
    14 replies | 146 view(s)
  • sllib's Avatar
    February 12th, 2018, 08:39 AM
    Buzz; I had the same problem; 2.05" between bar and radiator. I slotted the bushing mounts to the rear about an inch which gave me plenty of...
    14 replies | 146 view(s)
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