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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-28-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,850
Posted By tiredoldtommy
If your leather is black, you might try Doc...

If your leather is black, you might try Doc Bailey's Leather Black. Great stuff!!
Forum: website & board 09-29-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 14,357
Posted By tiredoldtommy
donated

donated
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,806
Posted By tiredoldtommy
15 years ago, I moved from Denver to Southeastern...

15 years ago, I moved from Denver to Southeastern Oklahoma in a 245 with a Coleman roof-top bag lashed to the rack. All my other worldly goods were in a moving van driven by professionals. It worked,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-17-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 769
Posted By tiredoldtommy
There are two hoses going to the heater core. Use...

There are two hoses going to the heater core. Use a piece of tubing and clamps to hook them up together. Done
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,799
Posted By tiredoldtommy
Grounds

Grounds
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-04-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,960
Posted By tiredoldtommy
Drive it til it quits. Then fix it and do it...

Drive it til it quits. Then fix it and do it again.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,377
Posted By tiredoldtommy
Glued the one in my 245 about 10 yrs ago with...

Glued the one in my 245 about 10 yrs ago with gorilla glue. Still holding.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,853
Posted By tiredoldtommy
Everybody around here has at least one t cam...

Everybody around here has at least one t cam laying about.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,794
Posted By tiredoldtommy
Yes, change the sender. Sounds like you have a...

Yes, change the sender. Sounds like you have a very healthy motor.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-15-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,542
Posted By tiredoldtommy
I had that, only on the intake side. Coolant...

I had that, only on the intake side. Coolant spraying directly onto the distributor. It was the result of not cleaning one of the head bolt holes when I changed the head. Make sure you get those...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,261
Posted By tiredoldtommy
You just plug it in to the lighter jack and put...

You just plug it in to the lighter jack and put it in the window. The downside for me was that the unit only worked for about a month and died.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,583
Posted By tiredoldtommy
I had a bw35 that leaked when sitting. When it...

I had a bw35 that leaked when sitting. When it was running, it didn't leak. Turned out to be a torque converter seal. When it was sitting, the fluid from the torque converter leaked back into the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,551
Posted By tiredoldtommy
Never trust anybody who claims to be a crack...

Never trust anybody who claims to be a crack tester.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-16-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,226
Posted By tiredoldtommy
Best I can determine, he did NO time. His...

Best I can determine, he did NO time. His prosecutor was Scott Pruitt (recently fired and disgraced director of the EPA). Reckon a corrupt weasel of a DA would take a little gift in return for a...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-04-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 79,474
Posted By tiredoldtommy
Yes, I'd take em too. Besides the temp...

Yes, I'd take em too. Besides the temp compensator, there's only a very small number of moving parts. If those few parts are in working order, they'll work better than that downdraft Ford/Holley...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,810
Posted By tiredoldtommy
Oh. Nevermind.

Oh. Nevermind.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,810
Posted By tiredoldtommy
Is it possible that you could have the metal part...

Is it possible that you could have the metal part brazed or silver soldered? Old school HVAC guys used to do that kind if stuff. Might have to replace the rubber part after.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,051
Posted By tiredoldtommy
I want to die in somebody else's red Ferrari at...

I want to die in somebody else's red Ferrari at 180, but to each his own.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,051
Posted By tiredoldtommy
If you have a compressor, go to Harbor Freight...

If you have a compressor, go to Harbor Freight and buy a paint gun. You'll save enough on paint to pay for the gun, and you'll get a nicer job. Just my opinion---worth what you paid for it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-25-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,017
Posted By tiredoldtommy
Check pins that the pads slide on. Rust, mud,...

Check pins that the pads slide on. Rust, mud, etc. can cause the pads to stay in contact with the rotor. Clean them and lube them. Might be stuck caliper, stuck e-brake cable, or something else , but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,150
Posted By tiredoldtommy
Go for Ken's deal. No brainer. I used to rebuild...

Go for Ken's deal. No brainer. I used to rebuild those fan motors, and if you can get the whole deal for 2 bills, you're way ahead.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,039
Posted By tiredoldtommy
You'll need to swap the entire fuel injection...

You'll need to swap the entire fuel injection system. They're both k-jet, but a lot different. You have a complete donor car, so start by swapping over everything, that looks different than the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,720
Posted By tiredoldtommy
Does it spin under electrical power? Those things...

Does it spin under electrical power? Those things have bronze bushings that wear out into an oval hole. Then the armature magnetically hangs up on the stator. If that is happening, your bushings are...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,001
Posted By tiredoldtommy
Bad ground somewhere

Bad ground somewhere
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,207
Posted By tiredoldtommy
Mine gets about 18 mpg on average when I drive it...

Mine gets about 18 mpg on average when I drive it normally. If I keep my foot out of it, I can get it up to 20 mpg. Can't keep my foot out of it, so I buy more gas. I just accept it as normal and...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-25-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,036
Posted By tiredoldtommy
Distributor?

Distributor?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,766
Posted By tiredoldtommy
Ignition timing is key. Higher altitude allows...

Ignition timing is key. Higher altitude allows you to advance the timing more, and enjoy better performance and efficiency. Leaner needles will help, too. With one of my 71 164's, I used a water...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,864
Posted By tiredoldtommy
No images

No images
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2017, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,245
Posted By tiredoldtommy
You could lighten the 760 about a half-ton, by...

You could lighten the 760 about a half-ton, by eliminating all the unnecessary wires. The 240, on the other hand is a 240.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-27-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,091
Posted By tiredoldtommy
I thought that kind of stuff was exclusive to...

I thought that kind of stuff was exclusive to Oklahoma, about 50 years ago. Seriously, I've driven quite a few miles on the "Okie soup can exhaust fix". When you're a broke kid with several prior...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-22-2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,146
Posted By tiredoldtommy
Could be a fun car if you could get the side...

Could be a fun car if you could get the side draft carbs on there and running right. Throw the downdraft away or use it for a doorstop or boat anchor or something. The middle way would be to put some...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-04-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,213
Posted By tiredoldtommy
Or, just buy a V, S, or C 70. I bought my C70...

Or, just buy a V, S, or C 70. I bought my C70 about a year ago, and now I can't seem to drive any of the other cars. The high pressure turbo 5 cyl whiteblock is an amazing engine. The five speed auto...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2017, 11:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,931
Posted By tiredoldtommy
Bad ground somewhere.

Bad ground somewhere.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,169
Posted By tiredoldtommy
Drill hole out big enough to let fuel run out...

Drill hole out big enough to let fuel run out quickly, and then jb weld?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2017, 09:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,648
Posted By tiredoldtommy
+1 I've owned two '71 164s and logged close...

+1

I've owned two '71 164s and logged close to 300,000 miles in them. Last year for those door handles and first year for the wheels--dead giveaway.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-20-2016, 05:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,365
Posted By tiredoldtommy
Hey, Ken, do you have any more of those? Sure...

Hey, Ken, do you have any more of those? Sure could use a few
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2016, 03:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,288
Posted By tiredoldtommy
Type F up to 1983. Dexron whatever 1984 on. Kick...

Type F up to 1983. Dexron whatever 1984 on. Kick down cable is not trivial to replace...requires that you drop the pan, but you know how to do that by now.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2016, 09:03 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 37,705
Posted By tiredoldtommy
Yup.

Yup.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-20-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,544
Posted By tiredoldtommy
How about a '66 Chrysler New Yorker.

How about a '66 Chrysler New Yorker.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-20-2016, 10:17 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,544
Posted By tiredoldtommy
I'll go $650. Srsly, what a beauty!

I'll go $650.

Srsly, what a beauty!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2016, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,758
Posted By tiredoldtommy
Why? I bought this c70 and the thing I hate about...

Why? I bought this c70 and the thing I hate about it the most is the automatic windows. Can't just open the drivers window a little. And there's a button on the armrest that rolls all the windows all...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2016, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,137
Posted By tiredoldtommy
Injector seals? Mine did what yours does before I...

Injector seals? Mine did what yours does before I replaced all the injector seals.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,892
Posted By tiredoldtommy
Thanks for that Lloyd, I think you just saved me...

Thanks for that Lloyd, I think you just saved me from a 300 mile round trip. They're cheap and purdy, but by the time I made the trip, bought spacers or machine work and tires, they wouldn't be cheap...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2016, 11:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,892
Posted By tiredoldtommy
No, I don't want to drive that far to meet...

No, I don't want to drive that far to meet anywhere. If they were down the block they'd already be mine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2016, 11:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,892
Posted By tiredoldtommy
There could be almost anything going on there....

There could be almost anything going on there. It's a pretty large suburb of Tulsa.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2016, 11:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,892
Posted By tiredoldtommy
Well I don't have my carry permit, yet, but I...

Well I don't have my carry permit, yet, but I have a big little brother who has one. I'd feel pretty safe with lil bro strapped in the Owasso cop shop parking lot.

Those would look nice on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2016, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,892
Posted By tiredoldtommy
What are these rims called?

http://tulsa.craigslist.org/wto/5659915227.html

Been kinda looking for something nicer for the c70, and found these. 150 miles away. Trying to talk myself out of it I guess.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,660
Posted By tiredoldtommy
Everclear?

Everclear?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,466
Posted By tiredoldtommy
Bad ground somewhere.

Bad ground somewhere.
Forum: showroom 06-18-2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,289
Posted By tiredoldtommy
Seriously nice wagon. Great job! Now that it's...

Seriously nice wagon. Great job! Now that it's done, you can come and do mine.
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