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Today, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Chuck Cole

So I am gleaning that if the shaft falls out and...

So I am gleaning that if the shaft falls out and it has the washer, it was not installed correctly and needs to be? Or does it not matter as long as the shaft is seated in the pump? Sorry to be so...
Today, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 94
Posted By Chuck Cole

I thought the washer was to prevent it from going...

I thought the washer was to prevent it from going too deeply into the pump, so it was not installed correctly if it fell out? I mean a few bolts to remove the pan and a few more on the oil pump is...
Today, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 94
Posted By Chuck Cole

A Plink you don't want to hear!

So as I was doing the once over on my almost finished 350. I heard a plink and then the oil pump shaft decided to exit the distributor hole (Upside down of course). Up until that moment I had been...
July 13th, 2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 1,986
Views: 105,317
Posted By Chuck Cole

I believe the SSII wheels are the best factory...

I believe the SSII wheels are the best factory wheels ever! I am still deciding if they would look right on the El Camino, but they have been on all my late 60's early 70's restorations. I can't...
July 9th, 2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By Chuck Cole

That is great info. Thank you. 12V is not that...

That is great info. Thank you. 12V is not that easy for most of us, but when you follow directions and pay attention to the details, all works out great!
July 9th, 2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By Chuck Cole

Electric Choke wiring

Since almost everyone recommended a 7111 intake and an electric choke on the carb, that is what I bought. 6 weeks of waiting from Jegs and I-5 and now my engine is complete. Can someone give me a...
July 7th, 2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 1,986
Views: 105,317
Posted By Chuck Cole

It is the way! Here rain is usual so we learn to...

It is the way! Here rain is usual so we learn to work in it. For me it is the heat in the Summer I have to avoid. In my project so far I have about double the hours of deconstruction as it should...
July 6th, 2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1,986
Views: 105,317
Posted By Chuck Cole

Buick out Olds in

The intake finally arrived, well uhhh not the one I ordered but the one they had in stock, so reluctantly I am installing a 7111 where a 2711 should have been. Thanks again JEGS for stalling my build...
June 30th, 2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 15,106
Posted By Chuck Cole

It looks showroom new Tom. I actually saw one in...

It looks showroom new Tom. I actually saw one in the showroom of Pete Findlay Olds in Las Vegas. My dad was never a Cutlass fan so even the 442 and variants never got him excited, but if I would...
June 25th, 2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By Chuck Cole

:p Over the years I have seen spacers which act...

:p Over the years I have seen spacers which act like a gasket that go from gasket thickness to about a half inch. I was told that thickness can modify the performance, but I am guessing from what...
June 25th, 2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By Chuck Cole

7111

Since the 7111 was NOT my original choice, but the 2711 which EDELBROCK dropped the ball on, and I am doing some fast learning. I have a QJET that is spec'd to W-31, with electric choke from I-5. ...
June 23rd, 2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,754
Posted By Chuck Cole

Washington rains from Mid October until May...

Washington rains from Mid October until May mostly. It is just asking for it to even be out in it, especially a truck that is light in the ass-end, not to mention the rust which is almost none after...
June 21st, 2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,754
Posted By Chuck Cole

:p I think you are right!

:p I think you are right!
June 21st, 2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,754
Posted By Chuck Cole

It is what it is, but it doesn't make it any...

It is what it is, but it doesn't make it any easier when they are holding you up for nearly a month! I have no use for a LS engine except as a boat anchor! I really tire seeing Gbody mods that are...
June 21st, 2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,754
Posted By Chuck Cole

As with most parts places, you never have a...

As with most parts places, you never have a problem until you have a problem. It seems they compound mistakes though. Once shipped it is anybody's guess; guess being the operative word
June 21st, 2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,754
Posted By Chuck Cole

Rock Aiuto was always fast but wrong too often...

Rock Aiuto was always fast but wrong too often for me. They were cheaper every time and I have yet to use the discount code because it is not easy to do for me
June 21st, 2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,754
Posted By Chuck Cole

That is so aggravating, With computers and cross...

That is so aggravating, With computers and cross parting, there should be no question whether it fits. I stockpiled the parts so in some cases they sat for weeks before I tried to use them. I...
June 20th, 2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,754
Posted By Chuck Cole

I'M Done with JEGS, Next!

I have had to re-order at least half of the parts I have ordered in the last two months from all sorts of sources, RockAuto, Ebay, Amazon, Summit, JEGS, AUTOZONE, NAPA. I have the correct parts...
June 19th, 2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 676
Posted By Chuck Cole

Thank you! I appreciate the straight words!

Thank you! I appreciate the straight words!
June 19th, 2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 676
Posted By Chuck Cole

Thornton Cast Iron Exhaust Manifold Studs

After spending a lot too many hours trying to track down something simple, I thought someone here can enlighten me. I need the 4 studs for the Thornton exhaust manifold to the flange. Grade 8; What...
Forum: Small Blocks
June 19th, 2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 958
Posted By Chuck Cole

Exhaust Flange Stud bolts

I am getting so close to finishing it makes me crazy, but as expected, it is the little things that jump out and slap me. Can anyone please tell me the stud thread, length and configuration I should...
June 15th, 2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,010
Posted By Chuck Cole

I will check them out. I hear nothing but...

I will check them out. I hear nothing but positives about your products
June 15th, 2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,010
Posted By Chuck Cole

Good to know. Thank you!

Good to know. Thank you!
June 13th, 2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,010
Posted By Chuck Cole

Perfect...thanks Tom! If it ever shows up I will...

Perfect...thanks Tom! If it ever shows up I will be done!
June 13th, 2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 15,106
Posted By Chuck Cole

Looks great of course Tom! I am sure you are...

Looks great of course Tom! I am sure you are getting anxious to get it out and rolling! I love it when a plan comes together! You will draw attention wherever you go in it :p I will be...
June 13th, 2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,010
Posted By Chuck Cole

Moving from 2711 to 7111

I tired of waiting for Edelbrock to make my manifold (2711) on backorder for a month now, so I told my supplier to switch the order to 7111 which he says he has ON THE SHELF dudes! I made most of...
June 8th, 2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1,986
Views: 105,317
Posted By Chuck Cole

Today was backtrack day for my engine build. A...

Today was backtrack day for my engine build. A good friend found me a nice timing cover and Fedexed it to me for free! So I had to take off the water pump, the harmonic balancer and timing cover,...
June 5th, 2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,330
Posted By Chuck Cole

The one hardest to get at Naturally, the one in...

The one hardest to get at Naturally, the one in the center of the cover, under the water pump, Small bolts
June 4th, 2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,330
Posted By Chuck Cole

Thanks! If I have to remove mine, I will repair...

Thanks! If I have to remove mine, I will repair it. It is is very good condition other than the hole becoming too large for threads. It snugged down, but then I went for that little bit more to...
June 4th, 2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,330
Posted By Chuck Cole

If it weren't for Bad luck I'd have no luck at all!

I am hoping someone can give me an easy fix for my timing cover, in which one of the self-tapping bolts decided to pull through when giving it a little torque. Of course it really was the last one...
Forum: Cars For Sale
June 3rd, 2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,972
Posted By Chuck Cole

Exciting! It won't be long now!:D

Exciting! It won't be long now!:D
June 2nd, 2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1,986
Views: 105,317
Posted By Chuck Cole

Looks great! Your Fab skills are impressive! ...

Looks great! Your Fab skills are impressive! Most of all it makes more power and we can never have enough horses! Starfires are SO cool!
May 25th, 2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,499
Posted By Chuck Cole

Good to know. We'll see how it works. If not...

Good to know. We'll see how it works. If not enough Horses it can be replaced. Thanks!
May 25th, 2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,499
Posted By Chuck Cole

I decided to stick with new and Jegs since they...

I decided to stick with new and Jegs since they already had the order and my money. I tried through Amazon, Ebay, Summit, Edelbrock, and even some privateers including Canada, but the shipping was...
May 25th, 2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,499
Posted By Chuck Cole

Yep knew

Yep knew
May 22nd, 2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,499
Posted By Chuck Cole

It made me wonder if there is suddenly a glut of...

It made me wonder if there is suddenly a glut of Oldsmo-maniacs building small blocks :eek: I mean when no one anywhere has them, is there a worldwide shortage of 2711? Can we start the bidding at...
May 22nd, 2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,499
Posted By Chuck Cole

I am a veteran but have not seen a discount from...

I am a veteran but have not seen a discount from Jegs.... HMMMM Jegs is where I am holding with the backorder so maybe I will check it further. All new parts for mine; valves, springs, lifters,...
May 22nd, 2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,499
Posted By Chuck Cole

Angry Nationwide shortage of edelbrock 2711

:confused: So I have spent all the time I can and have found no other way but to wait for EDELBROCK to restock all of the businesses that sell their 2711 intake. What I noted is that except for...
May 15th, 2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 696
Posted By Chuck Cole

:cool: Thanks for all the good info

:cool: Thanks for all the good info
May 15th, 2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 696
Posted By Chuck Cole

That clears things up. Of course the heads were...

That clears things up. Of course the heads were machined, so is the mating surfaces angles a concern? At what point do take a new intake to a machine shop? As far as I can tell the engine has only...
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