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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 332
Posted By freevolvos
is the flexplate backwards?

is the flexplate backwards?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By freevolvos
smaller bore equates to more pressure

smaller bore equates to more pressure
Forum: projects & restorations 08-08-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By freevolvos
caterer yf is a downdraft carb you need a side...

caterer yf is a downdraft carb you need a side draft
Forum: projects & restorations 08-08-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By freevolvos
drag it home on the front wheels in had to do that

drag it home on the front wheels in had to do that
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By freevolvos
sometimes the gland nut that holds the damper in...

sometimes the gland nut that holds the damper in the tube comes loose, Lift up the rubber bellows and see if you can tighten it down
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 421
Posted By freevolvos
super rich

super rich
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-02-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 275
Posted By freevolvos
call the ring manufacturer and see what they...

call the ring manufacturer and see what they recommend, There are different gaps for n.a. nitrous-boost are usually the same but for sure get ahold of them. when rings but together bad things happen...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-02-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 488
Posted By freevolvos
wow how's the oil pressure? low? high? it almost...

wow how's the oil pressure? low? high? it almost sounds clutch related try holding the clutch in and see if it stops screeching and dying
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-02-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By freevolvos
the part that puts the bead on is indeed plastic...

the part that puts the bead on is indeed plastic and is set so it's a little bit above the rim during removal. I just don't want to bend any rims and thank you guys for the help
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-02-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 275
Posted By freevolvos
it will be greater the n.a. there's a formula for...

it will be greater the n.a. there's a formula for it,.008 times the bore size or something like that. are these new rings? or used?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-02-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By freevolvos
tire mounting question

so is there any special notes for mounting new tires on hydras? I think i read, dracos needed to be mounted on the machine upside down? also doing 960 15 inch steel rims for the snow tires any notes...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By freevolvos
i would also swap in a good known maf as pro...

i would also swap in a good known maf as pro parts Sweden is umm questionable quality at best
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By freevolvos
why are you would you worry about i.a.t. at idle?...

why are you would you worry about i.a.t. at idle? not to be a dick but as long as it's not pinging and runs fine otherwise and cools off at speed i don't see a problem, I bet a lot of cars see temps...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By freevolvos
that was my experience when i first started the...

that was my experience when i first started the fan it was loud at after it warmed up a bit it was as quite as a mouse pissing on cotton but when i took it apart to clean and oil the bushings im they...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 783
Posted By freevolvos
yoshifab had a sale on rods remember

yoshifab had a sale on rods remember
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By freevolvos
you cannot overcool an automatic that's what I've...

you cannot overcool an automatic that's what I've been told heat is what kills them
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By freevolvos
by the time they make noise the bushings are...

by the time they make noise the bushings are usually wallowed out but you may get lucky
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-23-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 574
Posted By freevolvos
I'm a member here and i bought a parts car

I'm a member here and i bought a parts car
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-23-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 515
Posted By freevolvos
up on top passenger side firewall

up on top passenger side firewall
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By freevolvos
on the L shaped connector did you try squeezing...

on the L shaped connector did you try squeezing the connector a little tighter? look for something stupid, I been fighting no dash light situation for a day here just the dam bulbs happen to have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By freevolvos
master cylinder not properly vented to...

master cylinder not properly vented to atmosphere? plugged vent maybe
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By freevolvos
look at the round and half round connectors on...

look at the round and half round connectors on the back of the cluster take a Dremel with a wire brush and clean then up also make sure the little L-shaped connector is making good contact by...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-21-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 844
Posted By freevolvos
working on my 240 day this week i noticed the...

working on my 240 day this week i noticed the temp gauge itself has (temp faker) printed on the top of the gauge itself, you can read it when the dash is apart maybe you're will read the same
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By freevolvos
counted both mine 25 86 and the 1990 has 25 ones...

counted both mine 25 86 and the 1990 has 25 ones a wagon the other a sedan
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 515
Posted By freevolvos
my 91 had the cat beat out and the o2 was beat up...

my 91 had the cat beat out and the o2 was beat up like it had been drug on the ground, as soon as the temperature gauge moved which is what closed loop operation? the car would run so horrible it was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By freevolvos
i just took apart a 1986 dash.i will count the...

i just took apart a 1986 dash.i will count the teeth when i get home
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2018, 06:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 983
Posted By freevolvos
it would be nice to have some specs on the can...

it would be nice to have some specs on the can other than stage 2-3 bull**** what does that mean? who started that? people trying to sell cams? hi-po cams are noisier than there soccer mom...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 617
Posted By freevolvos
if 16 dollars will put this car in the grave i...

if 16 dollars will put this car in the grave i shudder at the thought of sharing the road with it.... that being said any f.i. house will work for a few months
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By freevolvos
just cut the hoses and loop them so coolant can...

just cut the hoses and loop them so coolant can circulate and take the heater core out of the loop, get a couple feet of heater hose for a few bucks and worry about it later this will hurt nothing
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By freevolvos
wow broke of like that with a wrench? guess you...

wow broke of like that with a wrench? guess you know why it was damp! it's amazing it took 2000 p.s.i. of hydralic pressure lol
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By freevolvos
2800 is cheap iI spent 12k on the Impala and the...

2800 is cheap iI spent 12k on the Impala and the only panel i replaced was drivers side rear quarter panel, with s n.o.s. g.m. unit buut the paint and bodywork is flawless.. and i would never do it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-29-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By freevolvos
guess i got lucky too mine came out easy rusted...

guess i got lucky too mine came out easy rusted Wisconsin car.... Texas car should be mint
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 680
Posted By freevolvos
with nothing to lose why not try the ceramic...

with nothing to lose why not try the ceramic block seal. i had good luck with it once in a Pontiac with a cracked head got another three years out of it
Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,231
Posted By freevolvos
degree wheel ,magnetic base dial indicator, bent...

degree wheel ,magnetic base dial indicator, bent piece of wire,piston stop, cam card, a book on how to degree in a cam, beers, friends and Saturday afternoon. to do it right, Joe mondello would...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,071
Posted By freevolvos
meh not much will help.. i actually had a lumina...

meh not much will help.. i actually had a lumina that was leaking oil and the trans was slipping... i as a test dumped every bottle of hope in that just to see if anything helped stop and slow any of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,825
Posted By freevolvos
just because things are new doesn't mean there...

just because things are new doesn't mean there good, cold miss? fuel issue because the engines l lean maybe? dampness in the ignition system come to mind, how about the coil wire?
Forum: performance & modifications 06-14-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,972
Posted By freevolvos
individual cylinder timing is for people who need...

individual cylinder timing is for people who need every last horsepower out of an engine most of the time it's drag and land speed people doing that.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-14-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,972
Posted By freevolvos
i often thought about the m.p.g. thing myself.. i...

i often thought about the m.p.g. thing myself.. i was wondering if there was a cam that made peak power at say roughly 4k after i put the tach on mine i was shocked to see how little i get above 3...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-13-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,085
Posted By freevolvos
vary the rpm between 2000-3000 every now and...

vary the rpm between 2000-3000 every now and again to change the way the oil splashes around i would for sure break in any case except a roller maybe
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,022
Posted By freevolvos
silicone spray is not penetrating oil !

silicone spray is not penetrating oil !
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By freevolvos
hole could be small shifter adjustment? soggy...

hole could be small shifter adjustment? soggy engine and or trans mounts?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By freevolvos
just replace reverse gear? they take a beating in...

just replace reverse gear? they take a beating in every non synchronized transmision , put the trans into a forward gear to stop the gears from spinning then reverse. I had the exact same problem in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 615
Posted By freevolvos
there all offset if you really look 99 percent ...

there all offset if you really look 99 percent of them are like that want a centered rear end ,throughout the suspension travel? you need a watts link setup
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 808
Posted By freevolvos
i have found the shrader valves to be leaking on...

i have found the shrader valves to be leaking on two out of three cars i own
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By freevolvos
or a wacky i.a.c. motor possibly a bad coolant...

or a wacky i.a.c. motor possibly a bad coolant temp sender
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,869
Posted By freevolvos
what's so different about them ? i would think...

what's so different about them ? i would think the seals are shared with something else, what's the bore diameter ? could the seals out of a non abs m.c. be swapped into the abs m.c.? I'm guessing if...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-18-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,867
Posted By freevolvos
nitrous one button one bottle done.... drops the...

nitrous one button one bottle done.... drops the mic
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,362
Posted By freevolvos
worn shift collar and probably the 3rd speed gear...

worn shift collar and probably the 3rd speed gear engagement teeth, hub keys, maybe or even a failed pilot bearing , although that's usually affects fourth gear ,possibly the shifter as well
Forum: performance & modifications 05-17-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 745
Posted By freevolvos
stock case people use steering quickners sorry...

stock case people use steering quickners sorry for the spelling, i believe they slide into the steering shaft between the wheel and the rack
Forum: performance & modifications 05-16-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,466
Posted By freevolvos
i would lay out the coin for new, sticks get beat...

i would lay out the coin for new, sticks get beat to death and now they are 25 years old
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