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  • 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...
    14 replies | 141 view(s)
  • 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 | 89 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 | 89 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 | 89 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 | 141 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 | 141 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 | 141 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 | 141 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 | 141 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 | 141 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 | 89 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 | 141 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 | 141 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 | 141 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 | 89 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 | 89 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 | 141 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 | 141 view(s)
  • Buzz's Avatar
    February 12th, 2018, 07:52 AM
    Buzz replied to a thread 295-50-15's in Unique Talk
    Thanks Phil. Your 295's tuck properly into your wheel wells more than the 275's did on mine. My rubbing problem wasn't on the fender lips, though -...
    5 replies | 72 view(s)
  • 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 | 89 view(s)
  • pgermond's Avatar
    February 11th, 2018, 08:30 PM
    pgermond replied to a thread 295-50-15's in Unique Talk
    My car was built in 2003 - running 295/50's with no problem.
    5 replies | 72 view(s)
  • pgermond's Avatar
    February 11th, 2018, 06:05 PM
    Here is the one I bought. http://www.replicaparts.com/front%20plate%20page.htm
    2 replies | 44 view(s)
  • pgermond's Avatar
    February 11th, 2018, 05:49 PM
    I had the same issue several years ago when a CHP was pissed because he had to work on Labor Day and took it out on me. Here is a link for...
    2 replies | 44 view(s)
  • Buzz's Avatar
    February 11th, 2018, 05:02 PM
    I would definitely install one of these if I could, Phil. Not enough space for even the thinnest of fans, unfortunately.
    14 replies | 141 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
    February 11th, 2018, 04:41 PM
    Have you looked at the SPAL fans? I squeezed one in between my sway bar and radiator. Very low profile and does the job for me. When I get in traffic...
    14 replies | 141 view(s)
  • 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...
    14 replies | 141 view(s)
  • Buzz's Avatar
    February 11th, 2018, 07:52 AM
    Buzz replied to a thread 295-50-15's in Unique Talk
    Thanks sracer5! Just what I was looking for!
    5 replies | 72 view(s)
  • Buzz's Avatar
    February 11th, 2018, 07:51 AM
    Buzz replied to a thread 295-50-15's in Unique Talk
    In that pic the rear end looks lower than it actually is, probably due to the uneven ground.
    5 replies | 72 view(s)
  • sracer5's Avatar
    February 11th, 2018, 07:48 AM
    sracer5 replied to a thread 295-50-15's in Unique Talk
    I own #9135 , built in the mid 90s. I run 295/50/15 tires. They donít rub !
    5 replies | 72 view(s)
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