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October 16th, 2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 830
Posted By mhouston44

[QUOTE=matt69olds;603232]Oh great, another guy...

[QUOTE=matt69olds;603232]Oh great, another guy who thinks "it has a Q-Jet, thats the culprit to EVERY problem"!QUOTE]

Actually I am not another guy that thinks a quadrajet is the only problem. I...
October 16th, 2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 830
Posted By mhouston44

I am running the pertronix electronic points...

I am running the pertronix electronic points replacement. I kept the same distributor but swapped the points and coil out withthe pertronix kit. I am going to pick the car up today from the engine...
October 15th, 2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 830
Posted By mhouston44

The fuel pump is the RobbMc mechanical fuel pump....

The fuel pump is the RobbMc mechanical fuel pump. I'm not sure if it is faulty but it was brand new when put on the engine and has only been run 30 minutes or thereabouts. Any quick way I'd be able...
October 15th, 2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 830
Posted By mhouston44

Fuel in my oil

Guys,
I finally got my engine back a few months ago and after putting it back in the car and getting it fired up I heard a small knocking in the car. Obvioulsy it was not normal sounding so after...
Forum: Big Blocks
February 10th, 2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,069
Posted By mhouston44

Edelbrock performer intake plumbing

I am in the process of putting my engine back into my car. It has been about 15 months since i took it apart and i upgraded from a stock cast 455 intake to the edelbrock performer.

I have...
June 5th, 2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,555
Posted By mhouston44

http://api.viglink.com/api/click?format=go&drKey=1...

http://api.viglink.com/api/click?format=go&drKey=184&loc=http%3A%2F%2Fclassicoldsmobile.com%2Fforums%2Fchassis-body-frame%2F41495-remove-body-frame.html&v=1&libid=1338903775645&out=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ul...
Forum: Big Blocks
May 31st, 2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,635
Posted By mhouston44

Hey guys, thinking about potentially going with...

Hey guys, thinking about potentially going with 1.7 roller rockers. Anyone know a good rocker to use? i have seen the scorpion ones, are they worth having?

I already have a set of the harland...
Forum: Big Blocks
May 21st, 2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,635
Posted By mhouston44

Hey guys, just wanted to give an update on whats...

Hey guys, just wanted to give an update on whats going on with my build. I just got a call the other day from the machinist. He said the crank was bent about .025 and when he went to put it on the...
May 2nd, 2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,357
Posted By mhouston44

The more I look at things I may actually end up...

The more I look at things I may actually end up going with 18"tall rims.

I know this question has been asked a million times and I tried to look for the thread I have read probably 20 times that...
March 19th, 2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,326
Posted By mhouston44

the more i research it, the more i think its just...

the more i research it, the more i think its just a real early model of a CJ5. from what i have read the M38A1 ha a two piece windshield and the recessed headlights. Someone told me that was an...
March 19th, 2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,326
Posted By mhouston44

Citcapp, you are the 2nd person to tell me it...

Citcapp, you are the 2nd person to tell me it looks like an M38A1. The guy i was talking to said because of the glove box being on the drivers side made him think it was the military version, but...
March 19th, 2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,326
Posted By mhouston44

any of you olds guys know much about jeeps?

Trying to identify what i have here. It is a friend of mines dads jeep. he wants to get it fixed up and going but has no idea what it is. He "thinks" its a 58 but isnt exactly sure. I have searched a...
February 16th, 2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,516
Posted By mhouston44

Looks real good man!

Looks real good man!
February 14th, 2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,357
Posted By mhouston44

Yeah I am always going to have the SS2's. My only...

Yeah I am always going to have the SS2's. My only issue is that if i ever go to disc brakes on the car i may not be able to fit the 14" wheels on there depending on which brake setup i go with.
...
February 10th, 2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,357
Posted By mhouston44

im going for the mean musclecar look. I...

im going for the mean musclecar look. I photoshopped a couple sets of american racing torque thrusts on my car. the top are 15" and bottom 17", the 17" looks kinda funny cause the tire looks so small...
February 10th, 2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,357
Posted By mhouston44

Thank you. I have thought about the argent but...

Thank you. I have thought about the argent but not thought about black. The other day i was looking at some larger OE wheels and they were painted argent which from what i think i understand makes...
February 10th, 2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,357
Posted By mhouston44

Mak, nevermind on that i figured out how to do...

Mak, nevermind on that i figured out how to do it. Check this out and tell me what you all think.
February 10th, 2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,357
Posted By mhouston44

Mak thats awesome. is there a way you can put the...

Mak thats awesome. is there a way you can put the wheels on the link above in a picture of your car? i have been looking at those but want to know what they look like on a car. Is there a reason you...
February 9th, 2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,357
Posted By mhouston44

Man this is a pretty tough choice. I looked into...

Man this is a pretty tough choice. I looked into the OE style wheels for my car and they make them in a size that would be nice, but i cant stop thinking to myself that if im going to spend all that...
February 7th, 2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,357
Posted By mhouston44

I am torn between the original and wanting to do...

I am torn between the original and wanting to do something a little different. I have kind of been looking at the billet specialties street lite wheels as well. My only problem with the originals is...
February 6th, 2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,357
Posted By mhouston44

Wheel opinions

I am looking for some opinions on what wheel you all think would go good with my car. I am keeping the originals just to be able to throw them on whenever i feel like going all original, however i am...
Forum: Big Blocks
February 1st, 2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,066
Posted By mhouston44

i read on another post on here about the press on...

i read on another post on here about the press on vs loose fit. I am only familiar with the one i took off. Is there any particular damper that fits better than another? I guess the ones i would be...
Forum: Big Blocks
February 1st, 2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,066
Posted By mhouston44

Well I'd really hate to have to replace this w30...

Well I'd really hate to have to replace this w30 hood certainly. The car will max out 5500 rpm and not for any long periods. It's sounding like good insurance to upgrade the balancer. Any...
Forum: Big Blocks
January 31st, 2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,066
Posted By mhouston44

Stock Harmonic Balancer vs Aftermarket

I have tried searching the site but no clear answers. I am getting my engine redone and im looking at somewhere around 450 hp and 500ft-lbs. At what point do you want to replace the balancer? I still...
January 30th, 2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,293
Posted By mhouston44

Muncie M62/M64

My dad is looking at a 1972 Pontiac GT. Its the stripped down lemans/GTO that didnt have all the bells and whistles. It had a 3 speed manual on the floor. I was just curious about this transmission....
January 19th, 2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,331
Posted By mhouston44

My future father in law once owned the 1974 z28...

My future father in law once owned the 1974 z28 lot#452 that sold last night. I rode in the car several times and it was a nice car with lots of options. I believe he paid right at about 20,000 for...
Forum: 442
January 16th, 2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,123
Posted By mhouston44

Vette442, I would absolutely be interested in...

Vette442, I would absolutely be interested in that head. I am going to send you a pm
Forum: 442
January 16th, 2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,123
Posted By mhouston44

Thanks guys for all the responses. I have a true...

Thanks guys for all the responses. I have a true x code w30 but the engine is not the original. Unfortunately I don't have any build sheets and haven't come across them in the car yet. The car is a 4...
Forum: 442
January 16th, 2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,123
Posted By mhouston44

Thanks for the reply. Anyone know how much of a...

Thanks for the reply. Anyone know how much of a hit it would cause at car shows as far as scoring the car. Also how much would it bring the value down on a sale?
Forum: 442
January 16th, 2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,123
Posted By mhouston44

1972 w30 heads

I know ga heads were what were suppose to come on the w 30 but had anyone ever seen a car come from the factory with one ga and one g head? Any documentation out there I could see?
Forum: Big Blocks
January 3rd, 2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,250
Posted By mhouston44

I have full size starter. Part of my problem is...

I have full size starter. Part of my problem is my starter wires are all about 4 inches too short so I don't have enough slack to hook them to the solenoid without holding it awkwardly under the car....
Forum: Big Blocks
January 3rd, 2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,250
Posted By mhouston44

I have the super comp hookers 1 3/4 to 3"...

I have the super comp hookers 1 3/4 to 3" collectors. I had them on iron heads without the center divider extended so I wasn't getting the full effect. I did notice a slight "seat of the pants"...
Forum: Big Blocks
January 3rd, 2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,501
Posted By mhouston44

excellent. My car doesn't have air but I don't...

excellent. My car doesn't have air but I don't have a problem modifying the bracket if need be. What size lines are you running from the tank to pump and pump to carb?
Forum: Big Blocks
January 3rd, 2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,501
Posted By mhouston44

It is a street car. It will be hot dogged around...

It is a street car. It will be hot dogged around town mostly but could occasionally see the track
Forum: Big Blocks
January 3rd, 2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,501
Posted By mhouston44

Thanks guys. I'm leaning towards the robbmc...

Thanks guys. I'm leaning towards the robbmc mechanical pump. My carb is a qjet tuned specifically to my car. Knowing that and the power ill have, will my stock sending unit and lined from the tank...
Forum: Big Blocks
January 1st, 2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,501
Posted By mhouston44

Mechanical or electric fuel pump?

I am in the middle of ordering parts for a 455 build. Estimated hp somewhere around 450ish give or take. I am trying to decide on if i want to use a mechanical fuel pump or electric. Can anyone give...
Forum: Big Blocks
November 3rd, 2011, 06:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,635
Posted By mhouston44

Thanks for the information. I was able to get my...

Thanks for the information. I was able to get my rod caps off last night and these were the bearings, for my #8 cylinder, and what was left of the bearings for my #7 cylinder. My crank actually didnt...
Forum: Big Blocks
November 2nd, 2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,635
Posted By mhouston44

Yeah i definately think i want the roller cam. ...

Yeah i definately think i want the roller cam.

CutlassEFI, i notice you strongly recommend the KB IC886, i know you are a dealer for erson and accel, but do you also sell these pistons? The way...
October 31st, 2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,049
Posted By mhouston44

Great info guys, thanks. That looks very doable...

Great info guys, thanks. That looks very doable in my garage which means money saved! What kind od media do you all suggest for blasting the frame. It's got the undercoating and a good bit of rust...
Forum: Big Blocks
October 31st, 2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,635
Posted By mhouston44

Yea ill have the machine shop take a look. The...

Yea ill have the machine shop take a look. The block appears to be in good shape. I got the oil pan off and the last two rods are black as opposed to gold like the others. I have a feeling that's...
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