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Forum: The Clubhouse
December 4th, 2018, 04:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,045
Posted By MDchanic

I'm a little more worried about this: ...

I'm a little more worried about this:

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/classicoldsmobile.com-vbulletin/360x240/airplane1rz6_6e63082a9a84df18bf85bcbd90089ee0d832637d.jpg

- Eric
Forum: The Clubhouse
December 3rd, 2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,045
Posted By MDchanic

I had heard that about the fiber being hard to...

I had heard that about the fiber being hard to finish. Also that the surface was rough and uncomfortable to lie on.

I am glad to hear that the current stuff is different. This is definitely...
Forum: The Clubhouse
December 1st, 2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,045
Posted By MDchanic

Thanks! With the new place and new animals...

Thanks!

With the new place and new animals and household projects, I don't have as much sitting-in-front-of-the-computer time.

Plus, I think having more space and being less hemmed in by...
Forum: The Clubhouse
November 29th, 2018, 04:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,045
Posted By MDchanic

Yes, the building is complete without the...

Yes, the building is complete without the concrete. It's inspected and usable, and the livestock areas will always have just compacted fill.

When they build the structure, they ring the bottom...
Forum: The Clubhouse
November 28th, 2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,045
Posted By MDchanic

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/classicoldsmobile.com...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/classicoldsmobile.com-vbulletin/800x533/img_25_42fcbaf4c2e66f546cda12ace8cb7924cade4608.jpeg

Looks like a good spot...

...
October 23rd, 2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 35,323
Posted By MDchanic

What an idiot. Everyone knows you put the...

What an idiot.

Everyone knows you put the duct tape on the INSIDE.

- Eric
August 11th, 2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By MDchanic

This thread should be bronzed. Or at least...

This thread should be bronzed.

Or at least stickied.

- Eric
Forum: Big Blocks
July 23rd, 2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,856
Posted By MDchanic

Dave, Ignoring for a moment the fine points of...

Dave,
Ignoring for a moment the fine points of the Alabama banking system, I think you may misunderstand the principle of the siphon.

A siphon involves an uninterrupted column of a liquid in a...
Forum: Big Blocks
July 9th, 2018, 04:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,856
Posted By MDchanic

The carburetor shouldn't be empty, because it's...

The carburetor shouldn't be empty, because it's essentially a bowl with a closed bottom (the jets in the bottom of the bowl lead upward again, like toddler's straw-cup), with a small air vent at the...
Forum: Big Blocks
July 8th, 2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,856
Posted By MDchanic

You have a small (possibly very small) air leak...

You have a small (possibly very small) air leak in the fuel lines between your tank and your fuel pump (including sender, hoses, and steel lines), which breaks the suction, or the "prime" of the fuel...
Forum: Big Blocks
July 8th, 2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,856
Posted By MDchanic

Hmmmmm... The great enemy of internet rumors and...

Hmmmmm... The great enemy of internet rumors and truth decay: Empiric data.

So you actually did an experiment at operating temperature and found that the fuel did not, in fact, leak out.

You...
April 18th, 2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 35,323
Posted By MDchanic

My wife brought the car in?!? - Eric

My wife brought the car in?!?

- Eric
April 7th, 2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,132
Posted By MDchanic

LI is high. Further upstate, it's 2.679 for...

LI is high.

Further upstate, it's 2.679 for Regular, 3.099 for 93, and 3.259 for ethanol-free 91.

... And did you really mean to type "97"? If so, which brand has it?

- Eric
March 19th, 2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,971
Posted By MDchanic

Yeah, alright. You engineers. With your...

Yeah, alright.

You engineers. With your MATH.

I liked the verses, by the way. Made me laugh.

- Eric
March 19th, 2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,971
Posted By MDchanic

Actually, total/100k population/mile driven. ...

Actually, total/100k population/mile driven.

If the population remains the same, but the number of miles driven increases, then an increase in the actual number of accidents may not represent an...
Forum: Electrical
February 24th, 2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,462
Posted By MDchanic

Another possibility: You could have a bad...

Another possibility: You could have a bad engine-to-body (firewall) ground.

Does the light go on as soon as the selector is in R, or does it wait a fraction of a second until the engine "clunks"...
Forum: Small Blocks
February 15th, 2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,366
Posted By MDchanic

I think we should be able to drill and bolt in,...

I think we should be able to drill and bolt in, but I've got to check into it further.




About a hundred miles down the road...

:)

- Eric
Forum: Small Blocks
February 14th, 2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,366
Posted By MDchanic

Thanks, Tony, but I'm afraid I've moved to...

Thanks, Tony, but I'm afraid I've moved to upstate NY, so I'm a bit farther away from the Maritimes than I used to be.

If you're ever near Kingston, NY, though, you should stop by. May even have...
Forum: Small Blocks
February 14th, 2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,366
Posted By MDchanic

Yes, that's true. I hadn't even noticed - when I...

Yes, that's true. I hadn't even noticed - when I laid it out after pulling it out of the box, I was just trying to make sure that all of the pieces fit together, and that nothing was missing (that...
Forum: Small Blocks
February 14th, 2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,366
Posted By MDchanic

Sorry, Tony. I could get one when it's warmer...

Sorry, Tony. I could get one when it's warmer and I've got the car out, but I don't have anything now.
Honestly, though, I'm not in love with the reproduction of sounds on the internet. I found...
December 3rd, 2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 35,323
Posted By MDchanic

At least they retained the rubber mounting... ...

At least they retained the rubber mounting...

- Eric
November 23rd, 2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 10,684
Posted By MDchanic

This will reduce the chances of leaks in marginal...

This will reduce the chances of leaks in marginal radiators, but the tradeoff is reduced pressures in the heads, which will yield reduced cooling of hottest local areas of the combustion chambers. ...
Forum: Electrical
November 20th, 2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,347
Posted By MDchanic

Just to be clear: The two pink wires were...

Just to be clear:

The two pink wires were originally connected to the same terminal
...
November 19th, 2017, 07:04 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,625
Posted By MDchanic

"Motivated seller." - Eric

"Motivated seller."

- Eric
Forum: Electrical
November 19th, 2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,347
Posted By MDchanic

That's the bugger. Red is Battery, Orange is...

That's the bugger.

Red is Battery, Orange is power to windows, Pink is Ign (trigger), which energizes the coil and then goes to ground via the relay case.

As Joe said, just replace with a...
Forum: Electrical
November 19th, 2017, 05:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,347
Posted By MDchanic

The windows aren't powered through fuses, they're...

The windows aren't powered through fuses, they're powered through a circuit breaker.

Seek the relay.

- Eric
Forum: Electrical
November 19th, 2017, 04:24 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,347
Posted By MDchanic

Okay, I've owned 2 1968 F/S cars, but not a '67,...

Okay, I've owned 2 1968 F/S cars, but not a '67, so I can't tell you this from personal experience, but here's the page from the FBM that shows the relay locations.

You will notice that there is...
Forum: Hurst/Olds
November 6th, 2017, 04:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,067
Posted By MDchanic

So what you're saying is that your buddy bought...

So what you're saying is that your buddy bought the car, had the seller complete the title for transfer, including writing your buddy's name in, and then never went to DMV to put it into his own name...
October 28th, 2017, 04:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,490
Posted By MDchanic

Hi Tom. This is NOT something that I know much...

Hi Tom. This is NOT something that I know much about personally, but I will offer some guidelines that may help.

First, as I or someone else may have pointed out earlier, according to the SPECS...
Forum: Electrical
October 24th, 2017, 07:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,965
Posted By MDchanic

I always back in to a garage when I'm storing an...

I always back in to a garage when I'm storing an old car, that way I can pull or replace the battery, fill up the float bowl, and mess with the ignition if I need to whenever I finally get back to...
Forum: Electrical
October 23rd, 2017, 05:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,965
Posted By MDchanic

The points are probably slightly corroded and not...

The points are probably slightly corroded and not passing current.

That being said, the only way to know is to check, and the only way to check is to take off the distributor cap, get a test...
Forum: Electrical
October 6th, 2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,965
Posted By MDchanic

You're welcome! I'm glad it's been helpful....

You're welcome!

I'm glad it's been helpful.

- Eric
Forum: The Clubhouse
September 10th, 2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,045
Posted By MDchanic

There seems to be a theme here. We will...

There seems to be a theme here.

We will discuss the price differences between a single building and two buildings when we get into details with different builders.

If we were to go with a...
Forum: The Clubhouse
September 9th, 2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 714
Posted By MDchanic

My thoughts and prayers are with those who stay,...

My thoughts and prayers are with those who stay, and those who leave.

- Eric
Forum: The Clubhouse
September 9th, 2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,045
Posted By MDchanic

Building a Pole Barn: Horses vs Horseless Carriages

Hi folks, I'm back (briefly, at least) with a question.

We've moved from Maine (too cold, too dark, nothing interesting going on) down to New York, in the hills a couple of miles from the Hudson. ...
Forum: Electrical
August 29th, 2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,496
Posted By MDchanic

Okay, he seems to have released the catch by...

Okay, he seems to have released the catch by pressing in the slot that is to the right of the one that I indicated, but you can't clearly see it while he's doing it.

Please let us know which slot...
Forum: Electrical
August 29th, 2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,496
Posted By MDchanic

Nope. If you read the instructions, there is no...

Nope. If you read the instructions, there is no mention of having to remove the buzzer switch before depressing the latch.

The photo you posted is printed three times in Chapter 9A, once in the...
Forum: Electrical
August 29th, 2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,496
Posted By MDchanic

It's right in this hole: ...

It's right in this hole:

https://classicoldsmobile.com/forums/attachments/electrical/71288d1373048868-cylinder-lock-removal-problem-keylock5.jpg

It's a little finger, like a door latch, that...
August 27th, 2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 980
Posted By MDchanic

No need for spring compressors for rear springs...

No need for spring compressors for rear springs on A-bodies.

- Eric
Forum: Small Blocks
August 16th, 2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,675
Posted By MDchanic

This is totally off the top of my head, but I...

This is totally off the top of my head, but I think ⅜" coarse.

- Eric
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