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Forum: Chilly's Garage 01-17-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,095
Posted By Dakota Boy
I was throwing out some cuss words that day that...

I was throwing out some cuss words that day that Speed Channel disappeared.
Forum: The Auction Block 12-15-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 4
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Views: 1,336
Posted By Dakota Boy
what is the comp. ratio on this engine? Has...

what is the comp. ratio on this engine?

Has it been run already, or does it still need to be broken in?
Forum: Chilly's Garage 09-22-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 973
Posted By Dakota Boy
BOSS 429 on craigslist milwaukee this morning.

http://milwaukee.craigslist.org/pts/4034451609.html

No, I dont know the seller. Price isnt listed either. Just thought you guys might like to see it.

I wonder how much it is worth these...
Forum: Engine Tech 07-28-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 417
Posted By Dakota Boy
Just driving around town. It just seemed odd...

Just driving around town.

It just seemed odd that there would be such big differences in appearance.
Forum: Engine Tech 07-28-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 417
Posted By Dakota Boy
interesting spark plug readings today.

I put new plugs in a couple weeks ago.

Checked them today. About half of them are very clean, almost as new-looking as when they were installed. The others were sooty and black (not wet). ...
Forum: Engine Tech 07-17-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 961
Posted By Dakota Boy
I've had good luck with the Ford Contour dual fan...

I've had good luck with the Ford Contour dual fan w/shroud; and a Flex A Lite electronic controller.
Forum: General Tech 07-16-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 804
Posted By Dakota Boy
That's sorta what I was thinking last night. ...

That's sorta what I was thinking last night.

Isnt there a kit that is sold for that? I'll need to do some drilling on the metering block...
Forum: General Tech 07-15-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 911
Posted By Dakota Boy
My car was a devil to start hot until I dropped...

My car was a devil to start hot until I dropped the timing to around 6-8 deg.
I have a 1000 CCA battery.

My two cents, for what its worth. (not much)
Forum: General Tech 07-15-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 804
Posted By Dakota Boy
The fuel pump is mechanical; not electric.

The fuel pump is mechanical; not electric.
Forum: General Tech 07-15-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 804
Posted By Dakota Boy
I upgraded from 5/16" to 3/8" fuel line a few...

I upgraded from 5/16" to 3/8" fuel line a few winters ago.
Unfortunately I currently dont have a way to view/measure fuel pressure at 3500 rpms...
Forum: General Tech 07-15-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 804
Posted By Dakota Boy
lean surge at WOT

stock 460 engine; D3 heads; performer intake; FPA shorty headers.

3310 Holley vac sec. carb; 750cfm
main jets = 72
power valve = 6.5
secondary side has no jets; just the "plate"; #21
vac...
Forum: Car Buildup Forum 06-12-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 14,267
Posted By Dakota Boy
Nice car! Your boy (like mine) is probably...

Nice car!

Your boy (like mine) is probably counting the days until he can drive the car himself.... Unfortunately, I have already shown my boy how the line-lock works! :D
Forum: General Tech 05-08-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 308
Posted By Dakota Boy
Alternator recommendations?

'58 Tbird.
460 from a '73 Mercury.
No big stereo system (no radio at all, actually).
Electric fan (late 90's Ford Contour unit with a FAL electronic controller).
Not a whole lot of electrical...
Forum: General Tech 05-08-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By Dakota Boy
Here's proof that a blind dog CAN find a bone...

Here's proof that a blind dog CAN find a bone once in a while:

I installed a leaf spring "helper" on the passenger-side leafs. Then I clipped one of those hard nylon coil spring stiffeners onto...
Forum: Events 05-02-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 429
Posted By Dakota Boy
New event In Milwaukee: July 2013

www.blueribbonbeerrun.com
Forum: General Tech 04-30-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By Dakota Boy
I know the answer is out there; I just need to...

I know the answer is out there; I just need to find the right guy (or shop).
Forum: General Tech 04-30-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By Dakota Boy
Battery is in the right rear corner of the trunk....

Battery is in the right rear corner of the trunk.

'58 Tbirds were unibody cars (no body mounts exist).

There is evidence of a right front fender-bender at some point in this car's past.
Forum: General Tech 04-29-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By Dakota Boy
right rear corner of car sags 1"

Car sagged to the right with the old, original leafs.

New leaf springs installed. Car sagged less, but still...
So I flipped them around to rule out a potential issue with one of the...
Forum: The Auction Block 04-02-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,489
Posted By Dakota Boy
thanks for posting the vids. that engine...

thanks for posting the vids.

that engine sounds awesome :cool:
Forum: Chilly's Garage 02-01-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By Dakota Boy
Rand Paul for President! As for most other...

Rand Paul for President!

As for most other politicians.... "meet the new boss.... same as the old boss"

(The Who lyrics)
Forum: Chilly's Garage 01-29-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 14,613
Posted By Dakota Boy
maybe, maybe not. I dont have one. Yet. ...

maybe, maybe not.

I dont have one. Yet.

But a guy at work has one.... and he sure likes it.
He also has Desert Eagle 50 cal. pistol, so I guess he likes to own "hand-cannons".

My sister...
Forum: General Race Tech 01-29-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 863
Posted By Dakota Boy
have you tried fordpowertrain.com? He has a...

have you tried fordpowertrain.com?

He has a lot of headers for engine swaps that the "general public" isnt thinking about....
Forum: Chilly's Garage 01-29-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 14,613
Posted By Dakota Boy
Debating here over wether sawed-off shotguns or...

Debating here over wether sawed-off shotguns or pistols are the best for self-defense....

Why not just get The Judge.... a revolver that will hold both .410 shotgun shells and .45 bullets :D
...
Forum: Chilly's Garage 01-29-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,124
Posted By Dakota Boy
I cant remember..... was the Cash For Clunkers...

I cant remember..... was the Cash For Clunkers deal announced BEFORE the government bailed out a some of the big automakers?

If it was BEFORE, then it was a classic "set-up".
Forum: Chilly's Garage 12-19-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By Dakota Boy
I shipped a restored 1982 Yamaha YZ60 last year...

I shipped a restored 1982 Yamaha YZ60 last year from WI to AL for just under $150. Shipped on a standard 40" x 48" pallet; in a crate I built outa OSB board and 1 x 1's. Gross weight was probably...
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