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July 7th, 2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,241
Posted By bccan

Don’t know what others have used for trunk...

Don’t know what others have used for trunk mounted setups but I always used 00 or 000 welding cable (+ & -) back in the day. Don’t know where your problem lies but just figured I would put that out...
June 23rd, 2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 941
Posted By bccan

Makes sense x 2. I’m sure different cities &...

Makes sense x 2. I’m sure different cities & venues have different rules, regs & procedures.

I went to B-J in CT & spent most of my time in the catacombs (sitting in Fast & Loud’s parked golf cart...
June 22nd, 2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 941
Posted By bccan

Mecum Portland Curiosity

Watching the auction, noticed every car has a strap dangling under the front end, mostly L/F.
Anyone know what it is there for?
June 17th, 2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,252
Posted By bccan

When I had a similar unit I just stuck the...

When I had a similar unit I just stuck the magnetic to the steel cowl panel inside the base of the windshield. IIRC I velcroed the head in the ashtray but am having trouble recalling. Alzheimer’s!
Forum: Other
June 2nd, 2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,157
Posted By bccan

Single “bar” headrest for bench is normal,...

Single “bar” headrest for bench is normal, buckets have 2 rods.
Forum: Other
June 2nd, 2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,157
Posted By bccan

Here’s one opinion- 1. Quick & easy 3 gauge...

Here’s one opinion-

1. Quick & easy 3 gauge mount to center, lower dash is the norm. I believe a member here sells modified 8 track consoles that would be nice to hold gauges. Other than than it’s...
Forum: Body work
May 30th, 2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,441
Posted By bccan

I made the mistake of removing the original lead...

I made the mistake of removing the original lead or filler (can't remember) from that area, Filled the area with some long forgotten alternative, it ended up with hairline cracks picking it up on 4...
May 27th, 2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,292
Posted By bccan

Parts aren’t cheap, hardest part of install is...

Parts aren’t cheap, hardest part of install is locating & drilling the holes in fender liners, other than that it’s easy. We installed ‘68 OAI in kid’s red ‘70 & he loves it. He feels there is a...
May 27th, 2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,303
Posted By bccan

I had a Dan Gurney BMX bike in late 70’s, it was...

I had a Dan Gurney BMX bike in late 70’s, it was cool but not as cool as that Hurst!

IIRC I sold it to a family I knew, it got stolen from the kid a week later & I think they suspected me. Not...
May 21st, 2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,291
Posted By bccan

If insurance covers (pays) claim it will sell the...

If insurance covers (pays) claim it will sell the info to Carfax.

In my experience (30+ yrs managing body shop) that $200 Tong Yang bumper will last MAYBE 2 Pittsburgh winters before it looks like...
Forum: Body & Paint
May 19th, 2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By bccan

See if a body shop will do a touch up for you or...

See if a body shop will do a touch up for you or set you up w/ a tiny amount of single stage paint (1-2 oz) & hardener (catalyst). Chip off loose edges & dab (don’t stroke) the catalyzed paint into...
Forum: Small Blocks
May 13th, 2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 513
Posted By bccan

Not to be a smart ass but that sounds like a...

Not to be a smart ass but that sounds like a dream OE HEI for performance. Usually they have too much mech adv & you have to limit it. Before you give up on it try putting your initial at 22* & see...
May 10th, 2019, 02:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,172
Posted By bccan

Despite realizing it probably is not necessary I...

Despite realizing it probably is not necessary I do the stat swap seasonally, I run a 160/165 in warm months an 185/190 in cooler months for warmer running temps & more heat. The lower temp stat...
Forum: The Clubhouse
May 6th, 2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 483
Posted By bccan

I watched so many people catch their heads on my...

I watched so many people catch their heads on my tooth I twist tie a pink shop rag on it @ shows.

Congrats on the award, car is gorgeous.
April 20th, 2019, 04:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By bccan

I have mine calibrated through trial & error to...

I have mine calibrated through trial & error to basically go 10,20,40ish @ light throttle/low load, rises w/ more throttle. Under certain VERY moderate throttle condition condition (driving @ tip in...
Forum: Small Blocks
April 17th, 2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,319
Posted By bccan

Used those smaller headers on kid's red car, they...

Used those smaller headers on kid's red car, they were tight to the front of the crossmember, had to get out the 48" prybar to clearance them. On the second pair that is, first pair had leaks where...
Forum: Paint
April 17th, 2019, 02:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 745
Posted By bccan

Rattle can + catalyzed matte clear. Looks...

Rattle can + catalyzed matte clear. Looks normal, way tougher + waterproof.
Forum: Small Blocks
March 28th, 2019, 02:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 528
Posted By bccan

I had the same thing happen right after a track...

I had the same thing happen right after a track day, kind of ballooned. My radiator guy thought it had frozen but no way that ever happened. I welded a washer onto the manifold fitting to reduce it...
March 18th, 2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 916
Posted By bccan

I think the one year only, factory experimental...

I think the one year only, factory experimental sunroof convertible should bring a premium.

Car appears to have a later engine judging by EGR valve which is a value damper. It would help to see...
Forum: Small Blocks
March 15th, 2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,744
Posted By bccan

I had starvation problems with the old...

I had starvation problems with the old Tanks/Aeromotive set up. There is now a new tank that has a series of baffles & instantly solved my problem. So, if you go that route be sure you are getting...
March 5th, 2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 580
Posted By bccan

Windlace

Windlace
Forum: The Clubhouse
February 13th, 2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By bccan

Though you can't call AOC retarded, there should...

Though you can't call AOC retarded, there should be a term for her brain never having developed in the common sense & reason regions.

When AOC was asked what she thought of Roe v Wade she replied-...
February 9th, 2019, 04:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,526
Posted By bccan

I don’t know the details on a corporate 10 bolt...

I don’t know the details on a corporate 10 bolt but you might want to do some facial exercises so you don’t get stretch marks from smiling when you get driving after the swap.
Forum: Paint
January 20th, 2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By bccan

Silver POR-15 is unobtrusive & effective.

Silver POR-15 is unobtrusive & effective.
January 12th, 2019, 03:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 719
Posted By bccan

I have a 4 spd DG in my ‘70, takes some work to...

I have a 4 spd DG in my ‘70, takes some work to make it mount properly & play nice w/ console but worth it. IIRC I ended up using the Shiftworks cable. I have a 70 top plate/lens on it. Kid’s red car...
Forum: The Clubhouse
January 8th, 2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By bccan

That Mustang won't fit in your Honda?!? Heck it...

That Mustang won't fit in your Honda?!? Heck it can't weigh much more than my disassembled DX w/ 2 cranks.

Still appreciate you helping me out a few years back. Brian

Mike is a great guy to...
December 5th, 2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 634
Posted By bccan

I drive the blue car at least a few times each...

I drive the blue car at least a few times each winter if rain washes the gunk of the roads. Kid’s (red) car is 24/7/365 for almost 10 years now, he just put his 4 snows on last week. Neither car has...
Forum: Transmission
November 20th, 2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By bccan

If trans is in good shape (sounds like it is) you...

If trans is in good shape (sounds like it is) you should be fine. Been running a high mileage, well maintained BRF that we later added a CK kit & servo to in kid's car (red one) behind a warmed over...
Forum: Big Blocks
November 17th, 2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By bccan

Edzolz, et al - Ebrock heads extend over the end...

Edzolz, et al - Ebrock heads extend over the end of the deck, between 1/4 - 1/2” as opposed to flush like a factory head. BBO w/ higher deck height not a big problem w/ stock pump (might need a...
November 6th, 2018, 02:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 958
Posted By bccan

There is an aerosol “bumper stripper” available...

There is an aerosol “bumper stripper” available from auto body suppliers that will likely remove paint from your liners. It might even be a SEM product but can’t remember. The paint that is on there...
October 24th, 2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 756
Posted By bccan

3:42 would be the outside comfort limit on the...

3:42 would be the outside comfort limit on the highway for most. 3:23 quite tolerable. Go with OD trans & 3.90, 4.10 become quite tolerable. FWIW my car tachs 2300 rpm @ 70 mph, 2600 @ 80 mph with...
October 20th, 2018, 03:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,315
Posted By bccan

I’m particular about tires and have been happy...

I’m particular about tires and have been happy with 3 sets of Cobras between 2 cars. Never noticed any noise, ride well, balanced ok (usually have all my tires “road force balanced” as I am the...
October 12th, 2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 519
Posted By bccan

I never had any problem w/ Super Comps on small...

I never had any problem w/ Super Comps on small blocks. Always seemed to tuck right up tight to floor, radius as high as it can be going past fire wall. The one time I had Hedmans (many, many...
October 7th, 2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,120
Posted By bccan

Headlight & cowl (thinking early Z28 optional...

Headlight & cowl (thinking early Z28 optional style (like nascar)) seem to be the best. 70-72 style said to be not as good as 68-69 under bumper style. My son swears by his 68 OAI on his 70 Cutlass,...
September 18th, 2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 569
Posted By bccan

IMO primarily a result of removing the lead that...

IMO primarily a result of removing the lead that was there from the factory. Plastic or All Metal seems to crack. One solution - weld those seams solid on the outside & then finish them, convertible...
Forum: The Clubhouse
September 15th, 2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By bccan

ttt

ttt
Forum: Parts Wanted
September 12th, 2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 303
Posted By bccan

PM Sent

PM Sent
Forum: Transmission
September 10th, 2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 667
Posted By bccan

x2 on above. Put a drain plug in the pan the...

x2 on above. Put a drain plug in the pan the first time you drop it as it likely will not be the last. Tuning the governor is trial & error and even tuning the speedo gears can take a try or three....
Forum: Small Blocks
September 8th, 2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 766
Posted By bccan

Koda is thinkin smart. “2 can play at this game.”

Koda is thinkin smart. “2 can play at this game.”
Forum: Small Blocks
September 6th, 2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 942
Posted By bccan

Cutlassefi stroker rotating assy & cam + a bit of...

Cutlassefi stroker rotating assy & cam + a bit of gear = FUN.
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