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Forum: Small Blocks
November 10th, 2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,089
Posted By jag1886

You missed a digit, it's a 80457 Holley, it...

You missed a digit, it's a 80457 Holley, it should be jetted almost perfectly out of the box for what you have and where you live, you should buy a Holley manual and make certain the execrator pump...
Forum: Small Blocks
November 10th, 2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,132
Posted By jag1886

It's been proven that a bolt will seal better...

It's been proven that a bolt will seal better that a stud in a water passage, just ask the Mopar guys that have water leaking out of there exhaust manifold.
November 10th, 2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,273
Posted By jag1886

Good grief they sold those POS back in the early...

Good grief they sold those POS back in the early 80's under a 1/2 dozen different names, I can't believe they got him to endorse a crummy produced like that.
Forum: Small Blocks
November 10th, 2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,089
Posted By jag1886

You haven't filled out your profile so we no idea...

You haven't filled out your profile so we no idea as to where you live, it does make a difference as far as elevation. You don't need a dial back timing light just bump the timing up to 10 and put a...
November 7th, 2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By jag1886

I believe the correct way too describe your car...

I believe the correct way too describe your car would be a 2 door post, I know that's not what Olds called it but that's what everyone else calls it.
November 7th, 2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 278
Posted By jag1886

Electric fans Part 2

I got my fans working, it took forever because I have been a little burned out on the car these days, it was a large job to put in the fans, controller, and the 150 Amp charging system all at once, I...
Forum: Small Blocks
November 6th, 2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,717
Posted By jag1886

This is a common problem I have 2 sets of heads...

This is a common problem I have 2 sets of heads done by the same shop that did this and they are so stupid they didn't even understand what I was telling them when I found the problem. They are...
November 6th, 2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,295
Posted By jag1886

You need springs and shocks, it will make the car...

You need springs and shocks, it will make the car ride like new again. You don't realize how bad a car is riding till after you put new ones in.
November 6th, 2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 632
Posted By jag1886

Headers, intake and carb are good choices maybe...

Headers, intake and carb are good choices maybe want to recurve the distributer, if the engine is in good shape I wouldn't mess with the heads. Putting a gear in the rear end is a good bang for your...
November 6th, 2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,334
Posted By jag1886

I think you need a better filter on your email.

I think you need a better filter on your email.
November 6th, 2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,153
Posted By jag1886

I'd sell the engines and buy a good heater. Even...

I'd sell the engines and buy a good heater. Even junk weight at the recycler would pay for a good forced air propane heater.
Forum: Transmission
November 3rd, 2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,004
Posted By jag1886

If you don't have a proper TV cable that is...

If you don't have a proper TV cable that is correctly positioned on the carb and adjusted the transmission isn't going to work properly even if everything inside is perfect. If the TV isn't set up...
October 22nd, 2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,457
Posted By jag1886

Been really dragging my feet on this project, I'm...

Been really dragging my feet on this project, I'm getting really burned out this car, I did get everything wired up and started it the other night for a couple of minutes, the fans do turn on with...
October 22nd, 2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,468
Posted By jag1886

There is no rhyme or reason to car show judges....

There is no rhyme or reason to car show judges. You can't go to a show expecting anything or you are going to be disappointed every time. The last show I was a Caddy CoopDeVille that had a garage...
Forum: Small Blocks
October 8th, 2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By jag1886

I don't believe they ever made a 550 DP so first...

I don't believe they ever made a 550 DP so first you might want to find out what your friend really has.
October 1st, 2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,676
Posted By jag1886

I totally agree, I don't understand spending good...

I totally agree, I don't understand spending good money on an engine rebuild an then want to cut corners to save a few dollars on oil.
Maybe someday when you need an operation they can just put...
Forum: Small Blocks
September 29th, 2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,174
Posted By jag1886

I may be stupid but I have to ask WHY.

I may be stupid but I have to ask WHY.
September 26th, 2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 907
Posted By jag1886

Holley still builds a 650 Spreadbore that would...

Holley still builds a 650 Spreadbore that would bolt right on the engine. That would work very well and can be tailored to your cam quite easily.
September 26th, 2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 768
Posted By jag1886

That looks like it would work well almost any...

That looks like it would work well almost any speaker likes a nice big box behind it. I built a set of custom stand offs for my 65 and they sound good but I can tell I need to drill a hole in the...
September 23rd, 2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,036
Posted By jag1886

If you do sell them put me on top of your list of...

If you do sell them put me on top of your list of buyers.
September 18th, 2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,555
Posted By jag1886

A MOPAR in an Olds? I can see the LS, everyone...

A MOPAR in an Olds? I can see the LS, everyone always say Chevy but it's really just a GM engine they use in everything.
As much money as I have in my setup now I wish I had put an LS in I'd have 75...
September 18th, 2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,036
Posted By jag1886

There is someone on this sight that used 68 up...

There is someone on this sight that used 68 up headers, they only fit his car because he moved the engine back to get the first tube that curves down to clear the main cross member.
American racing...
September 17th, 2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 599
Posted By jag1886

I have a bender like that it works well with...

I have a bender like that it works well with practice and don't get the tubing in the wrong size slot, it will kink every time.
September 16th, 2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,126
Posted By jag1886

Exactly the one in the OP's post is a T-Bucket....

Exactly the one in the OP's post is a T-Bucket. The one in your photo is a roadster, it has a roadster body. What's the point of your rebuttal?
September 16th, 2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,322
Posted By jag1886

I also would be interested in a clock for my 65...

I also would be interested in a clock for my 65 John. What is the little red light on the dash for?
September 16th, 2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,126
Posted By jag1886

That's cool but It's Bucket-T not a roadster. I...

That's cool but It's Bucket-T not a roadster. I love any old creation that doesn't have a Chebbie engine in it.
September 16th, 2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,287
Posted By jag1886

You might go and talk to a local stereo shop, a...

You might go and talk to a local stereo shop, a lot of them carry those radios. I would think that an amp would help as long as your unit has preouts to hook it up. You may also be having a problem...
Forum: Parts Wanted
September 16th, 2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By jag1886

Here are a couple of photos of the wheel I have,...

Here are a couple of photos of the wheel I have, it's not perfect but it's a lot better than yours.
Forum: Small Blocks
September 14th, 2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,324
Posted By jag1886

Thank God and Greyhound you're gone. Go whack a...

Thank God and Greyhound you're gone. Go whack a mole on a Pontiac sight.
September 14th, 2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 906
Posted By jag1886

Does it work?

Does it work?
Forum: Eighty-Eight
September 14th, 2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,601
Posted By jag1886

Could be something as simple as the neutral...

Could be something as simple as the neutral safety switch stopped working or is out of adjustment.
September 11th, 2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,586
Posted By jag1886

I have decided to go 455 so its gotta go. ...

I have decided to go 455 so its gotta go.

Quitter!!
Forum: Parts Wanted
September 11th, 2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By jag1886

I have one with way less cracks than that, it...

I have one with way less cracks than that, it looks like blue, is it? The one I have is blue, if interested I'll go and dig it out.
September 11th, 2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,457
Posted By jag1886

Haven't updated for a while. I'm pretty slow at...

Haven't updated for a while. I'm pretty slow at these things these days. I have been working on the wiring. Had to pull the loom all apart to remove all the old wiring and add the new wiring for the...
September 5th, 2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 775
Posted By jag1886

55 Amp is an A/C alternator, NAPA, Carquest,...

55 Amp is an A/C alternator, NAPA, Carquest, Schucks or any parts store will have it, there's nothing odd about it or you can look around your area for an Automotive Electrical shop they can just...
September 5th, 2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,783
Posted By jag1886

As long as the box says Moog on it they will be...

As long as the box says Moog on it they will be good replacement parts. I found the cheapest place to buy them was off Amazon. If 1 ball joint is getting bad then the other isn't far behind, if the...
September 3rd, 2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By jag1886

If you can't find it you can always drill it and...

If you can't find it you can always drill it and put a small washer and cotter pin in to hold it. That carb Is a Holley Weber like they used on 4 and 6 bangers way back when.
Forum: Small Blocks
August 27th, 2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,275
Posted By jag1886

I know a lot of people say an electronic ignition...

I know a lot of people say an electronic ignition does nothing for performance. My findings are when you put more fire in the hole it helps the overall performance package. The stock ignition can be...
August 24th, 2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 419
Posted By jag1886

Electric Fans

Well it has finally cooled off here in Boise so I could work on the car a little. I got the Derale fans to fit this weekend, man it was total PITA to get these in the car, I was lacking a 1/2" of...
August 22nd, 2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,205
Posted By jag1886

Great looking car, I don't think it would fit my...

Great looking car, I don't think it would fit my garage.
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