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Forum: Engine Tech 07-29-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 37
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Posted By ernie
As far as to what hose or line to use, PCV...

As far as to what hose or line to use, PCV specific hose is or at least used to be available. I only say that because I haven't bought any in awhile. You can also use 3/8 metal line with high...
Forum: Engine Tech 07-29-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,249
Posted By ernie
In my experience,fuel line or that clear hose...

In my experience,fuel line or that clear hose don't hold up well to a vacuum situation. They tend to collapse, and therefore you would have no pcv system. I would look there and also be curious as to...
Forum: Driveline 07-25-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 928
Posted By ernie
Finally fixed !

Well it's been awhile since I got my responses for my shifting woes, but I am happy to report that after installing a longer rod behind the modulator, my shifting problems are no more! I had pulled...
Forum: Engine Tech 06-20-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 577
Posted By ernie
How about your tires? If oversized, they will...

How about your tires? If oversized, they will affect your final drive ratio which will kill your low end grunt. . . . worth a mention.
Forum: Engine Tech 06-04-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By ernie
Thank you . . . Thank You very much !

Thank you . . . Thank You very much !
Forum: Engine Tech 06-04-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By ernie
thanks , Does anyone pin them upon reassembly ?

thanks , Does anyone pin them upon reassembly ?
Forum: Engine Tech 06-04-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By ernie
fuel pump eccentric

Hi again, I have a question ; 1970 429 4v motor DOVE A w/ DOVE C heads, I'm in the process of replacing the timing chain and gears and although I didn't notice during disassembly, I see it during...
Forum: Engine Tech 05-31-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,233
Posted By ernie
Just my two cents, where the valve is tapping, is...

Just my two cents, where the valve is tapping, is it seating properly? Possibly stuck open a little. Maybe that's why it pops and smokes now. You did run low on oil and may have damaged a valve or...
Forum: Engine Tech 05-30-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By ernie
You bring up a good point. At 10.5 or 11.0:1 she...

You bring up a good point. At 10.5 or 11.0:1 she does have a little ping on a hot day. I followed other recommendations for the thermostat ( 160 deg. high flow), retarding timing down to 5 btdc (poor...
Forum: Engine Tech 05-30-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By ernie
A thunderjet. Still runs very well. Has an eddy...

A thunderjet. Still runs very well. Has an eddy performer intake and a 670 cfm
avenger carb. stock dual ex. and I'm installing 3:50's in the rear (taking out 3:00's). For now !
Forum: General Tech 05-30-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 663
Posted By ernie
O.K., so the trans. is out. I pulled the...

O.K., so the trans. is out. I pulled the convertor, and the input shaft is a little scored. I have to think from the car sitting alot,possibly drying up and then a dry resart? Anyway, now I suppose I...
Forum: Engine Tech 05-30-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By ernie
Nothing is lost, I fully understand what you are...

Nothing is lost, I fully understand what you are saying.
All I'm asking is the following,
1. Has anyone ever advanced a stock cam?
2. Is there any advantage to doing this?
3. Does...
Forum: Engine Tech 05-29-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By ernie
I know how to install a timing chain and...

I know how to install a timing chain and gears.After reading and hearing the war stories of how the cam timing should always be checked, to me that means that it should always be checked, stock,...
Forum: Engine Tech 05-28-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By ernie
Valve timing

A few weeks or so ago I asked about cam gears, being plastic coated for noise or whatever. Anyway, what I have is a '70 429,never opened up prior to my ownership. Last winter I replaced valve seals...
Forum: General Tech 05-07-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 663
Posted By ernie
Thanks again!

Thanks again!
Forum: General Tech 05-07-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 663
Posted By ernie
Just went to the Broader performance website,...

Just went to the Broader performance website, good stuff! They say they send detailed instructions also. Sounds like my next adventure. Thanks, Ernie
Forum: General Tech 05-07-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 663
Posted By ernie
A few more questions, Where do you find parts for...

A few more questions, Where do you find parts for these transmissions? Are they dealer only? Aftermarket ? I see the rebuild kits for sale, but what about hard parts?
Forum: General Tech 05-07-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 663
Posted By ernie
thanks for the info. greatly appreciated! Ernie

thanks for the info. greatly appreciated! Ernie
Forum: Engine Tech 05-06-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By ernie
Nice ride ! Looks like it should be in a movie. ...

Nice ride ! Looks like it should be in a movie. 'Christine meets The Evil Gasser', I wonder who would win. Looks like a lotta fun, Good Luck,. What about a profile? Specs. ,times, etc. ?
Forum: General Tech 05-06-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 663
Posted By ernie
Best I can tell, its the front pump. So now I...

Best I can tell, its the front pump. So now I have the convertor seal and the pump gasket. Whats involved with pulling pump off ? Does it just unbolt and slide off? No worries about check balls etc....
Forum: General Tech 05-05-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 663
Posted By ernie
Yeah,I've used vaseline and always good results,...

Yeah,I've used vaseline and always good results, thanks. Was wondering if any new formulas have been discovered.
Forum: General Tech 05-05-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 663
Posted By ernie
I've never done a rebuild on an auto. trans. . I...

I've never done a rebuild on an auto. trans. . I eventually plan to redo the whole drivetrain, I just can't right now. Between the detailing and repainting of components and the engine bay itself its...
Forum: Engine Tech 05-05-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 817
Posted By ernie
upgrades are possible

Have you ever thought of going electronic? I think a few vendors on here offer a service with a recurved Dura Spark that would make for a zero maintenance unit, once installed. The only thing would...
Forum: General Tech 05-05-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 663
Posted By ernie
Transmission leaks

I have a '70 Torino with a C-6 trans. it's all stock and original,the trans. leaks like an old cloth diaper. Anyway, I'm going to order a reseal kit and was wondering what is the best lube for...
Forum: Engine Tech 05-05-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 817
Posted By ernie
When you get your 'new' distributor, set your...

When you get your 'new' distributor, set your point gap before installing in motor. This way you can check the gap for all eight opening sequences. Also, make sure to check that all hardware is tight...
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