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Forum: Engine   Today, 10:39 AM
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https://www.jegs.com/i/JEGS/555/50256/10002/-1?gcl...

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Summit's Version of the stock pan
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Forum: Engine   Yesterday, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 80
Posted By Big Dave
The 292 six cylinder truck filter used a ACDelco ...

The 292 six cylinder truck filter used a ACDelco 25010754 Oil Filter. It held a full quart of oil in the canister, but was twice as deep (or sticking out from the side of a six) than the standard...
Forum: Performance   Yesterday, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 69
Posted By Big Dave
None of these cams are sold as service parts...

None of these cams are sold as service parts anymore by Chevrolet. Lunati, CompCams, Erikson, Isky, and CamDynamics all sell a reproduction grind: but none of them actually use the factory grind...
Forum: Performance   04-05-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 69
Posted By Big Dave
That " rougher idling cam or larger cam" is the...

That " rougher idling cam or larger cam" is the sound of lost power. It is the sound your engine makes as it struggles to stay running with the intake valve off it's seat. It is the sound of lost...
Forum: Electrical & Wiring   04-03-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 53
Posted By Big Dave
Welcome to the Team! Sorry I am no help as I...

Welcome to the Team!

Sorry I am no help as I have no use for an electronic carburetor, which is all TBI is. All of the draw backs of EFI with none of the benefits which is why the factory went to...
Forum: Welcome Forum   04-02-2020, 11:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 62
Posted By Big Dave
Welcome to the Team Mark! Great find. ...

Welcome to the Team Mark!

Great find.

Big Dave
Forum: General Tech   04-02-2020, 11:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 86
Posted By Big Dave
At this point my best guess is a clog in the fuel...

At this point my best guess is a clog in the fuel line as a new pump doesn't work any better than the old one. Those cloth socks collapse when they clog. Bad news is the only thing to clog the pump...
Forum: General Tech   04-02-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 86
Posted By Big Dave
No engine will run without fuel. Do you have...

No engine will run without fuel.

Do you have power to the pump?

Is the pump properly grounded. You can have the battery sitting in the trunk next to the pump but if it doesn't have a ground...
Forum: Troubleshooting   04-02-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 155
Posted By Big Dave
In addition to what was said above the first ting...

In addition to what was said above the first ting I would do is to check to see if the engine turns over by hand. You may have blown a head gasket resulting in a cylinder hydro-locked by being full...
Forum: Welcome Forum   03-31-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1
  Newbie
Views: 34
Posted By Big Dave
Welcome to the Team Kirk! Good luck finding...

Welcome to the Team Kirk!

Good luck finding the hood you want. They are not reproduced and original used hoods are as rare as hen's teeth, and popular, so when you do find one they cost an arm and...
Forum: Engine   03-31-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 51
Posted By Big Dave
The hose barb (tube with a bead rolled on the...

The hose barb (tube with a bead rolled on the end) is the inlet and attaches to a short length of neoprene hose that is your gas line from the tank. You need to replace that hose with one that is...
Forum: General Tech   03-31-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 56
Posted By Big Dave
My guess is since a TH350 didn't exist before...

My guess is since a TH350 didn't exist before 1969 that you are using the PowerGlide linkage (of course the 350 wasn't available in anything other than the Camaro before 1967 so I assume you...
Forum: General Tech   03-30-2020, 10:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 472
Posted By Big Dave
Because the cabs drove on the same mean streets...

Because the cabs drove on the same mean streets that the cops did. Most inner cities have an obstacle course of pot holes and broken concrete approaches to rusted out steel bridges.

Heavy Duty...
Forum: General Tech   03-30-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 472
Posted By Big Dave
No brochures. You (as the procurement...

No brochures.

You (as the procurement officer of your department) went into the sales manager's office and told him what you wanted. He Whipped out his sales book and looked to see what was...
Forum: General Tech   03-30-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 43
Posted By Big Dave
I have no idea. I don't do restoration work so I...

I have no idea. I don't do restoration work so I have no experience in this area.

I would however pull the trigger and buy the replacement aftermarket bumpers iof the restoration house says they...
Forum: General Tech   03-29-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 472
Posted By Big Dave
If I am not mistaken, and I often am when I rely...

If I am not mistaken, and I often am when I rely upon my memory. They made a 1967 427SS as well as a series for 1969. By that time the factory saw the demand for these cars drop into the tens...
Forum: General Tech   03-29-2020, 01:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 472
Posted By Big Dave
All police cars are four doors to stash any...

All police cars are four doors to stash any occupants in the back seat. And they are sedans and not hard tops to gain the structural rigidity of the added "B" pillar to tie the roof into the middle...
Forum: Interiors   03-28-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 71
Posted By Big Dave
In 1964 front seat belts were an option. No hope...

In 1964 front seat belts were an option. No hope of finding factory original belts so you need to look at aftermarket.

If originality is an issue (like I said they didn't have rear seat belts...
Forum: Welcome Forum   03-28-2020, 10:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 126
Posted By Big Dave
Welcome to the Team Arron! Hope you enjoy...

Welcome to the Team Arron!

Hope you enjoy owning it for the nest twenty five years or more!

Big Dave
Forum: Steering   03-28-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By Big Dave
I suspect there is a mismatch. Is that your Power...

I suspect there is a mismatch. Is that your Power Steering Gear box off of your old frame or the one that came with new frame? Are they both the same in appearance? (check Saginaw steering box sites...
Forum: General Tech   03-28-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 472
Posted By Big Dave
You can put any big block in place of any other...

You can put any big block in place of any other big block if you are talking about a full size car (not so for a Camaro or a Nova). In fact today a 427 is to just like all of the 396 engines I sent...
Forum: Engine   03-28-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5
  More HP
Views: 122
Posted By Big Dave
Welcome to the Team! Spin it up to 10,000...

Welcome to the Team!

Spin it up to 10,000 RPM. The higher you rev any engine the more power strokes per minute. More power strokes is equal to more power. If you had a 283 spinning at 4,500 and...
Forum: Steering   03-28-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By Big Dave
What did you change from the time you took it...

What did you change from the time you took it apart (it fit) until you put it back together and discovered that it no longer fits?

Big Dave
Forum: Brakes & Suspension   03-28-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 404
Posted By Big Dave
I don't think the F41 was ever offered as a...

I don't think the F41 was ever offered as a suspension package on the full size car to the public. Only the F40 HD suspension was an option. The F41 was the spring and shock combination used on the...
Forum: General Tech   03-28-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 472
Posted By Big Dave
The cop car was actually tougher and was built...

The cop car was actually tougher and was built with heavier duty parts than the SS. The 9C1 was the starting point for the 1994-97 Impala SS which actually had a heavy duty suspension; but it had a...
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