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Forum: Electrical Yesterday, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 172
Posted By tgilligan
Update: I was able to snag a very good gauge...

Update: I was able to snag a very good gauge from Oldspackrat (thanks Scott!) and went to put the new gauge in and noticed I'm having some sort of grounding/electrical issue. When the turn the key...
Forum: Parts Wanted April 15th, 2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 122
Posted By tgilligan
Great, thanks!

Great, thanks!
Forum: Parts Wanted April 15th, 2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 122
Posted By tgilligan
Thanks. I sent him a PM although not sure if I...

Thanks. I sent him a PM although not sure if I did it right.
Forum: Electrical April 15th, 2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 172
Posted By tgilligan
Thanks Joe.

Thanks Joe.
Forum: Electrical April 15th, 2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 172
Posted By tgilligan
I might try the soldering route. As for the...

I might try the soldering route. As for the socket, there isn't much slack to it and it's on the left side of the dash behind the air duct and the light switch. Found it by chance when I reaching...
Forum: Parts Wanted April 15th, 2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 122
Posted By tgilligan
1970 Cutlass Supreme Fuel Gauge Cluster

Looking for a fuel gauge to replace a broken one in my 70' Cutlass Supreme. It's not the Rally-pac as it doesn't have the integrated temp and oil gauges, rather it's the version with just the dummy...
Forum: Electrical April 15th, 2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 172
Posted By tgilligan
Help! - Fuel Gauge and Mystery Socket

Hi All,
Need some help. Fuel gauge was in perfect working order as of yesterday. I pulled the gauge this morning to replace the bulbs on the back as they were all blown. After reinstalling, I...
Forum: Electrical April 14th, 2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 132
Posted By tgilligan
Reposting the pic of my fuse block as it looks...

Reposting the pic of my fuse block as it looks like it didn't take in my original post. Hopefully someone can confirm that the ACCSY spade is one that I can use for the lights on my aftermarket...
Forum: Electrical April 14th, 2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 132
Posted By tgilligan
1970 Cutlass Supreme Fuse Block

Hi All,
Can someone help me decipher my fuse block? I’m looking to add some gauges (oil and temp) as well as a tach later. For a keyed source for lighting of those gauges, I’d like to run a wire...
Forum: Transmission April 10th, 2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 87
Posted By tgilligan
TH350 Kickdown Cable

Hi All,
Looks like I have a leak from the kickdown cable. Not sure if itís the o-ring or the detent plug but I have extra of both to be safe. My question is if I can disconnect the cable from the...
Forum: Electrical April 9th, 2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 188
Posted By tgilligan
Yeah my lack of knowledge and overall paranoia...

Yeah my lack of knowledge and overall paranoia wants to avoid piggybacking the terminal if possible. So with that said, my IGN terminal is being used for my MSD dist., what about the ACC terminal,...
Forum: Small Blocks April 9th, 2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 341
Posted By tgilligan
Water pump is brand new when I put the engine...

Water pump is brand new when I put the engine back together last month. Radiator is new as well, just a cheap one since my budget was spent. Iíll check the thermostat as well and I was looking at a...
Forum: Small Blocks April 8th, 2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 341
Posted By tgilligan
Yep, itís hooked up to a full port just below the...

Yep, itís hooked up to a full port just below the throttle blades at the base of my Holley 4150 DP. In reality Iím closer to the rich side as I think the fuel bowls are a little high so I need to...
Forum: Small Blocks April 8th, 2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 341
Posted By tgilligan
After the cam swap and changing the springs and...

After the cam swap and changing the springs and bushings in the MSD, initial is around 17-18, total without advance is around 34-35, canít recall the total with advance to be honest.
Forum: Small Blocks April 8th, 2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 341
Posted By tgilligan
After taking your advice about the air pocket, it...

After taking your advice about the air pocket, it definitely works. My concern is that although itís keeping temp stable, itís keeping it at 220-230. Is that too hot?
Forum: Small Blocks April 8th, 2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 341
Posted By tgilligan
Thanks! You really bailed me out this weekend...

Thanks! You really bailed me out this weekend with all my questions, much appreciated!
Forum: Small Blocks April 8th, 2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 341
Posted By tgilligan
The above posts got me thinking and after looking...

The above posts got me thinking and after looking more into the model number I have, it appears itís only a 1-row radiator and that isnít going to cut it as I thought it was a 2-row.

I saw an...
Forum: Electrical April 8th, 2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 188
Posted By tgilligan
Crap...I figured I had it too easy in my head. ...

Crap...I figured I had it too easy in my head. So since my IGN spade on the fuse block is being used for my MSD, know of another good source?
Forum: Small Blocks April 8th, 2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 341
Posted By tgilligan
I have an aftermarket Spectre CU161 2-row...

I have an aftermarket Spectre CU161 2-row radiator in there now. I had originally picked up a CU165 as it was a better quality but it didnít fit the saddles. Also have a brand new Stant thermostat...
Forum: Electrical April 8th, 2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 188
Posted By tgilligan
Aftermarket Tach Install Help

Hi Guys,
As if I didn't have enough on my project plate, I want to add a tach to my 70' CS. The dash bezel has a clock blank where nothing is used and I was originally going to try and snag a tic...
Forum: Small Blocks April 8th, 2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 341
Posted By tgilligan
Hi Joe, The sending unit for the light is the...

Hi Joe,
The sending unit for the light is the first hole directly to the right of the water neck (looking at the front of the engine). Next to that in the far right corner of the Edelbrock intake,...
Forum: Small Blocks April 8th, 2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 341
Posted By tgilligan
As always, many thanks Eric. Seemed to work and...

As always, many thanks Eric. Seemed to work and a couple of road tests showed the temp stayed solid where it normally is. It likes to stay in the 220-230 range but based on some of the changes I...
Forum: Small Blocks April 7th, 2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 341
Posted By tgilligan
Thanks Eric. Any suggestions without the hose? ...

Thanks Eric. Any suggestions without the hose? Here in the northeast, it's still friggin cold so I haven't hooked up my hoses or gone into my crawlspace to turn on the valves to my outside spigots...
Forum: Small Blocks April 7th, 2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 341
Posted By tgilligan
Mechanical Temp Gauge Problems

Hi All,

My cooling setup is a 2 row radiator (aftermarket) with factory fan shroud and fan clutch. The radiator saddles and the top cover plate will only fit a 2 row setup. As I didn't have a...
Forum: Parts For Sale March 30th, 2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By tgilligan
PM replied

PM replied
Forum: Parts For Sale March 30th, 2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By tgilligan
Quadrate 4bbl - 7042250

Selling my QJet 4bbl 7042250 as it was pulled off my engine during the rebuild. I changed to a Holley and was going to keep the QJet as a backup but figured it could go to a good home.

I...
Forum: Small Blocks March 28th, 2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Posted By tgilligan
My apologies as the radiator does have the relief...

My apologies as the radiator does have the relief nipple. It has about 12 inches of hose connected to it running down the side of the radiator. Thanks all for the help.

For the price of most of...
Forum: Small Blocks March 26th, 2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Posted By tgilligan
Thanks very much for the pics, was very helpful....

Thanks very much for the pics, was very helpful. I do have that same nipple which had the rubber cap and clamp on it. Iíve replaced it once already for being cracked and dried out. For the hose...
Forum: Small Blocks March 24th, 2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Posted By tgilligan
1970 Cutlass Supreme 350 Coolant Overflow Tank

Hi All,

Wanted to get some opinions on whether a coolant recovery/overflow tank is recommended and if so, what everyone's setup looks like. I've seen the reproduction bottles (quite pricey) but...
Forum: Small Blocks March 18th, 2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 162
Posted By tgilligan
Fuel Line Setup - Holley Carb

Hi All,

Looking for advice/pictures/ideas for how others have their fuel lines setup. I have a Holley 4150 DP sitting on my Edelbrock Performer intake. It's on a spacer to clear the blocked EGR...
Forum: Small Blocks March 16th, 2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 139
Posted By tgilligan
Distributor advance - MSD Ready-to-Run

Hi All,
Assuming the internals are correctly aligned does it matter if the distributor advance canister on the base of the billet housing on an MSD is facing right or left?
Forum: Brakes/Hydraulic Systems March 8th, 2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By tgilligan
Brake Drum and Shoes

Forgive the question as it may end up showing my lack of mechanical knowledge but I need to ask. I changed the shoes, hardware and drums all the way around and noticed when I did the fronts that I...
Forum: Small Blocks March 5th, 2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By tgilligan
Unfortunately, keeping the 4bbl QJet might not be...

Unfortunately, keeping the 4bbl QJet might not be possible. I was looking at the Edelbrock 1411 as a comparison to the QJet but with my concerns of the throttle linkage having clearance issues, I...
Forum: Small Blocks March 5th, 2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By tgilligan
Carb Advice - Edelbrock Intake

Hi,
I have the Edelbrock 3711 intake on my 350 currently. It has block off plates for both the EGR and the choke as I converted the QJet from hot-air choke to electric choke. I'm looking to go...
Forum: Transmission February 28th, 2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 247
Posted By tgilligan
Speedo Gear Housing - TH350

Hey Guys,
I need to pick up a speedo gear housing as mine is leaking. Saw them on OPGIís website and became confused as how do I know if I need the 35T-39T or the 40T-45T? Iím assuming this the...
Forum: Electrical February 18th, 2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By tgilligan
External Regulator Alternator - 70 CS 350

Hi,
On my 70í CS 350 the alternator is an externally regulated version but I donít notice a ground wire in either the connector going to the horn relay and regulator or directly to battery. Is...
Forum: Small Blocks February 12th, 2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,245
Posted By tgilligan
RockAuto does still stock and sell the Spectra...

RockAuto does still stock and sell the Spectra tanks but itís indexed under the ĎCutlassí rather than the ĎCutlass Supremeí. However as long as you find the right tank to match venting and any misc...
Forum: Small Blocks December 7th, 2017, 11:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By tgilligan
QJet Electric Choke Conversion

After searching the threads and finding the best way to convert from hot-air choke to electric on my 4bbl QJet, I wanted to inquire about the oil pressure switch that will be used as the keyed source...
Forum: Small Blocks October 23rd, 2017, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By tgilligan
Thanks Eric, Iíll do that. For the tranny line,...

Thanks Eric, Iíll do that. For the tranny line, which is currently being bisected by that TVS tree, keep that line connected to the same port on the intake runner?
Forum: Small Blocks October 23rd, 2017, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By tgilligan
350 Vacuum routing?

Need help with proper vacuum routing for my application. The stock intake was swapped for an Edelbrock Performer. The QJet is a hot air choke 4BBl setup. With changing out the manifold and no...
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